church growth

Books

Slow Church, by C. Christopher Smith and John Pattison

Chris Smith and John Pattison think that church should be less like a drive-through and more like a sit-down restaurant that grows its own vegetables.
Books

Why Liberal Churches Are Growing

This volume of essays explores evangelistic growth where it is coupled with liberal or progressive theology. The strongest chapters outline new sociological data or paint panoramic views of discrete segments of the church. The editors’ diagnostic reflections on the nature of liberal churches are wonderful.