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Resources

Joining God, Remaking Church, Changing the World: The New Shape of the Church in Our Time

by Alan J. Roxburgh. Morehouse Publishing, 2015.

This book explores how a neighborhood-based faith congregation can leave an impact on the community using practices modeled by Jesus.

Offerings

possibilities for a neighborhood-based faith community, societal changes that led to church decline, how to reclaim God's missionary mandate, tools for engaging

Best For

clergy and lay leaders

Cost

purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Find areas your church can make an impact by asking the congregation, "What is God doing in our neighborhood and how can we join in?"
  • Experiment with different forms of ministry by engaging in five practices modeled by Jesus: listening, discerning, testing and experimenting, reflecting, and deciding.

About the Contributor
Contributor
Jan Goodyear

Jan Goodyear is a retired middle school language arts teacher. She retired after 33 years of teaching and has since educated herself on church transformation and applied that knowledge by consulting with churches on visioning, structure, leadership development, and Christian education. 

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