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Spent Matches: Igniting the Signal Fire for the Spiritually Dissatisfied

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Spent Matchesexplores the possibility that a few small paradigm shifts within the church might make the difference between extinction and effectiveness.In fact, taking a clue from the automobile industry, the church might be able to not only halt the rapid decay in attendance but also become an effective tool in achieving Jesus' final command. For instance, the Hybrid car ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published July 7th 2015 by Thomas Nelson (first published April 28th 2015)
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The early overuse of broad generalities gives way to useful practical ideas.
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This book was just ok. There were some good insights about doing discipleship differently, but it was a bit too radical for my taste.
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Jul 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Sometimes, I wonder if Christians will ever penetrate the culture that I’m a part of. Meanwhile, my friends all around lament the loss of our Christian culture as materialism and decadence run rampant throughout American society. Then, I read a book like Spent Matches: Igniting the Signal Fire for the Spiritually Dissatisfied (Refraction) and realize that Christianity has never done as good a job of touching the lives of people around me the way that I had always believed.

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I found this book thought-provoking. Several helpful chapters. Some helpful insights and calls to action. I intend on putting some of what I've read here into practice.
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