This book also does not imply that great churches are always big churches, but great churches do grow.
The average tenure of the pastors of the breakout churches was 21.6 yrs. vs. less than 4 yrs. for the average American pastor.
CONCLUSION I greatly appreciate the author's hard working research for this book and it should be read.
This is a very helpful book in the pattern of Jim Collin's Good to Great.
This book has been very helpful along with Thom's new book, Simple Church, to help us develop a plan... Read more
I will start with my only two complaints: first, the text proofing in this book is atrocious. Missing spaces caused words to run together, mainly at the sentence ending... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Gary from Colorado
This book helped me with the important issues one addresses in strategic planning within a church. It lays out the surveys and research in an easy to understand fashion, then... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Dan Sheppard
Numerous editing errors distract from the book. Someone did not read the manuscript after putting it in this format, Thomas Rainer can do better.Published 2 months ago by Roger McNamara