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Simple Church Audiobook

Simple Church: Returning to God's Process for Making Disciples

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The simple revolution has begun. From the design of the iPod to the uncluttered Google homepage, simple ideas are changing the world. Simple Church clearly calls for Christians to return to the simple gospel-sharing methods of Jesus. No bells or whistles required, so to speak.

Based on case studies of 400 American churches, authors Thom Rainer and Eric Geiger prove that the process for making disciples has quite often become too complex. Simple churches are thriving, and they are doing so by taking these four ideas to heart: Clarity. Movement. Alignment. Focus. Each idea is examined here, simply showing why it is time to simplify.

2006 Thom S. Rainer; (P)2009 christianaudio.com

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    abner rivera 07-31-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Very educational and inspiring."

    love the step by step structure of it. simple language. recharging and refreshing and full of hope.

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    david 07-23-17
    david 07-23-17 Member Since 2012

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    "keep it simple"

    good read.... really speaks to today
    not easy but simple... what should you take off you daily, weekly, monthly schedule

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    alex 02-02-17
    alex 02-02-17
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    "good book. "

    Very good points but can be repetitive at times. Helps you look at the big picture of church structure. Good for those looking to improve the performance of their church process and maximize staff effort.

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    Amazon Customer West Valley, NY 01-03-17
    Amazon Customer West Valley, NY 01-03-17 Member Since 2015
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    "every churxh leader needs to read this book!"

    this book should be required reading for the leaders of every church. it outlines healthy principles that need to be applied in every church as well as a process in which every church can follow to implement them.

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    Ben Palm 10-20-16
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    "Simple = Focused and excellent"

    When a church is simple, it can do a few things well, pouring all its energy into the programs that will help people grow closer to Christ. This book spells it out well - a great read!

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    Jennifer A. Standerfer 06-13-16
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    "makes so much sense!"

    listened to the audible version first but will very likely be picking up the paper version so the highlighting and underlining can begin! Our churches are so "busy" we often forget why we are here! make deciples!

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    Pastor Gary Hanks 06-07-16
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    "great idea, great explantation"

    Being a Pastor and teacher I greatly enjoyed how the book unfolded including explaining the research behind the process as well as implementation. If you're planting or established in your church it's a worthwhile investment to read and apply.

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    Phillip Jones 06-03-16
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    "Powerfully transformative, Profoundly simple"

    Thom Rainer and Eric Geiger have tapped into key principles for successful ministry that transcend generational barriers and propels the local church back into relevance for the future. Every church that truly desires to make a difference should take a hard look at their processes and evaluate changes in light of the principles proposed in Simple Church.

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    Darren Wooff 01-27-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Liked it so much ordered the book!"

    With a good dose of humour the authors share their research on how simplifying the processes of a church makes it more appealing and effective.

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    J. Long 07-08-15
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    "Must listen"

    This is something every church should listen to. Instead of doing many thing poorly, do a few things with excellence.

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    "Inspiring process for developing spiritual growth"

    This book takes you through a simple process to help your spiritual community focus and encourage everyone to grow.

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