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The Return of a Mighty Church: A Modern Fable
by Jack Eggar
Pastor David Newman and his family have just been called to serve with Midland Bible Church. Following their initial excitement over the new appointment, however, comes the realization that the church has forgotten its purpose and lost its way. So begins this intriguing fictional account of a sad reality facing many present-day pastors and church leaders. The good news is ...more
Hardcover, 197 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Regal Books
(first published December 15th 2005)
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This book is an excellent reminder that we need to constantly monitor ourselves as a church body. We need to stay outwardly focused and remember our vision and goal to reach others for Christ. It is very easy to allow programs and church functions to become inwardly focused- more of a social club that a mission station. I only gave it 4 stars, because I felt that the changes in the church were too easy and simplistic, and I would have enjoyed more practical advice and strategies.