Becoming a Blessed Church: Forming a Church of Spiritual Purpose, Presence, and Power

by Graham Standish. Rowman & Littlefield, 2016.

This book demonstrates what can happen when a congregation seeks God's purpose, presence, and power.


appendix with 14 practical processes

Best For

Christian clergy and lay leaders


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Deepen the church's spirituality in all aspects, whether it be in budgeting or committee meetings, by sharing this resource with clergy and lay leaders.
  • Train spiritual leaders and apply spiritual practices by utilizing the appendices.

About the Contributor

Beth Booram

Beth Booram is the co-founder and director of Fall Creek Abbey, an urban retreat center in Indianapolis dedicated to “renewing the contemplative spirit.” In addition, she is a trained spiritual director and author of several books including When Faith Becomes Sight. Beth worked for five years on contract as a resource consultant with the Center for Congregations. 


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