It Starts At Home: A Practical Guide to Nurturing Lifelong Faith
Over the past several years church leaders have seen one report after another stating that over 50 percent of evangelical kids walk away from Christianity as adults. Believing the best strategy for turning the tide is to strengthen families, the...
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Over the past several years church leaders have seen one report after another stating that over 50 percent of evangelical kids walk away from Christianity as adults. Believing the best strategy for turning the tide is to strengthen families, the authors seek to challenge leaders to restore their homes as the proving ground of meaningful success.
It Starts at Home upholds marriage and family as the proving ground for lasting success. It helps recalibrate a leader's priorities by asking them to evaluate their leadership where it counts most. Experienced leaders, speakers, and pastors Kurt Bruner and Steve Stroope provide a clear purpose, an effective strategy, and a simple plan for couples, parents, grandparents, and church leaders in this movement toward intentionality in the home.
It isn't too late.
Kurt Bruner is pastor of Spiritual Formation at Lake Pointe Church near Dallas, a graduate of Talbot Seminary and author of books with combined sales of over 500,000 copies, including The Divine Drama, the recent best-seller Finding God in The Lord of the Rings; Inklings of God and Shedding Light on Dark Materials a critique of the writings of Philip Pullmann.
Steve Stroope is lead pastor of the multi-campus Lake Pointe Church near Dallas, Texas. Under his leadership, the congregation has grown from 57 members in 1980 to a current attendance of more than 11,000. He is also a sought-after speaker and church consultant and the co-author of Money Matters in the Church and It Starts at Home. Steve and his wife have two grown daughters and several grandchildren.ý
- <div><p>table Of Contents<br><br>foreword<br><br>part One:  It Starts At Home<br>chapter 1:  Losing Faith<br>chapter 2:  Spiritual Formation At Home<br><br>part Two:   Intentional Couples  <br>chapter 3: The Foundation<br><br>part Three:    Intentional Parents   <br>chapter 4:  Beyond "oops"<br>chapter 5: Strategy Number One -  Leverage Legacy<br>chapter 6: Strategy Number Two -  Play The Odds<br>chapter 7: Strategy Number Three -  Define "normal"<br>chapter 8: Strategy Number Four -  Go With The Grain<br>chapter 9:  A Simple Plan  (120 Day Assessment, Plan & Ideas)<br><br>part Four:  Intentional Grandparents <br>chapter 10: Second Generation Impacy<br><br>part Five:   Intentional Leaders<br>chapter 11:  The Challenge<br>chapter 12:  Innovation<br>chapter 13:  One Church Model<br></p><p> </p></div>