The Ten Most Influential Churches of the Past Century
: Your Church Can Influence the World History has shown that great leaders have the ability to reach beyond the walls of their churches to influence cultures for Christ. We've seen it in the Pentecostal/Charismatic movement, in...
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Your Church Can Influence the World
History has shown that great leaders have the ability to reach beyond the
walls of their churches to influence cultures for Christ. We've seen it in the
Pentecostal/Charismatic movement, in the explosive growth of house churches
in Communist China, in the expansion of the Southern Baptist Convention, and
in the worldwide rise of praise and worship music led by Hillsong Church, among
In The Ten Most Influential Churches of the Past Century, Dr. Elmer Towns
presents evidence of the powerful influence of these churches and how their
innovative strategies and faith accomplish these goals. Then he tells how you
can apply these principles to your church. You will learn how some of the most
influential leaders in Church history became conduits for your future ministry and
how your church can experience exponential growth.
Most importantly, you will see that the great results in these ten churches
grow out of the power of the Word of God, the ministry of many dedicated lay
workers, the faith-producing ministry of great leaders-all under the anointing of
the Holy Spirit.
Elmer L. Towns (D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary) is co-founder of Liberty University, with Jerry Falwell, in 1971, and was the only full-time teacher in the first year of Liberty's existence. Today, the University has over 11,400 students on campus with 39,000 in the Distance Learning Program (now Liberty University Online), and he is the Dean of the School of Religion.
Towns has published over a hundred books including My Father's Names; 10 Sunday Schools That Dared to Change; 10 of Today's Most Innovative Churches; Towns' Sunday School Encyclopedia and the Gold Medallion Award awarded by the Christian Booksellers Association for writing the Book of the Year, The Names of the Holy Spirit. The multi-volume Praying through..... series has been received by a wide readership.
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