A practical, creative guide for planting or redesigning a church and developing leaders
Written by Linda Bergquist and Allan Karr, two experienced church planters and mentors/teachers, Church Turned Inside Out offers church leaders a new way to think about how their churches are run. Taking cues from the world of business and offering a multi-disciplined and leading-edge approach, the authors stress the importance of incorporating the design process when establishing a new church or planning the ongoing future of an established church. This groundbreaking book also includes ideas for becoming a more effective church leader.
- Offers a practical perspective and a multi-disciplinary approach to establishing a new church or running an existing one
- Includes important lessons for nurturing church leadership skills
- Shows how to honor a church's purpose while embracing its unique culture
- Contains a wealth of illustrative models, examples, charts, and other visual aides
Keywords: cultivating church community, patterns that honor god, missional ecclesiology, releasing communities, designing in culture, embracing culture, models for church leadership and design, organizing a church by design, organizing a church as living system, church planting