5 Lessons from Deep and Wide by Andy Stanley – Faithful & FruitfulAnd to this day I am grateful that I have been able to spend my life this way. So when my professors assigned a number of books on pastoral leadership and church growth, I was happy to read them. I had fundamental questions to answer before I hoped to lead a church: What is the church? What does it mean to be a pastor? How do these two church and pastor fit together? What is success in ministry?
Book Review - Deep and Wide by Andy Stanley (part 1)
Other Editions Thank you for your incite. We are His body and since people who were nothing like Jesus like Jesus, people who are nothing like Jesus should like us as well. It took 7 years for me to finally give in - and it was the happiest time of my life when I finally made the decision to get out of the military.
For some men, that plan is to be a preacher. He was constantly playing to the consumer instincts of His crowds. Yes and no. I am afraid I must give up.
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That being said, yes. They come to witness these supernatural realiti. But with that last one- we had no supernatural sense of compulsion. I agree with everything in this chapter.
But he was willing to volunteer. Yes the church has issues but we are forgiven not perfect. I am simply trying my best to articulate something that is very hard to articulate? I think "burning conviction" is the best explanation I have.
I am simply trying my best to articulate something that is very hard to articulate. It is a bit of consumerism. The main thing that I disagree on is the total focus of the book which is changing a church for the sake of unbelievers. He saw the grace of one church ddeep the hypocrisy of his own. They need specific direction.
I had a chance to read a pre-release copy and walked away with a number of significant lessons. Despite coming in at pages, it was a quick and engaging read. In fact, I read almost the whole thing in one day. Deep and Wide by Andy Stanley is broken into five major sections. Here are the titles, subtitles, and my one-sentence summary of each section:. The first section of the book is remarkably personal and vulnerable. Stanley recounts the lessons he learned from his parents, particularly his high-profile father, Charles Stanley.
Was it your gut. My two cents on "the call" with or without Andy Stanley. The fact is that in our modern society people likely will not come to a church without these modern conveniences. Your current template is perfectly designed to produce the results you are currently getting.
It is uncanny how similar this idea is to the teaching of the Pharisees. We are about the salvation of sinners because we are about the Glory of God. He gives you pointers on sermons, pages, and basic nut and bolts things like welcoming people and music. Hardcover .