Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus

by C. Christopher Smith, John Pattison. InterVarsity Press, 2014.

This book challenges congregations to move away from fast-pace consumerism and focus on living in Christian community.


stories from well known authors, spiritual practices, scripture, and discussion questions

Best For

Christian congregations focusing on spiritual practices and abundance


purchase as book, e-book, or audio book

Suggested Uses

  • Focus your congregation's mission and culture to align with God's teachings.
  • Change your congregation's thinking from scarcity to abundance by reading this together.

About the Contributor

Kara Faris

Kara Faris is the Center for Congregation’s director of resource grants and resource consulting, as well as a resource consultant to congregations. 

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