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Assaulting the Gates

Paul Borden
Assaulting the Gates
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Assaulting the Gates

Paul Borden

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Learn the Big Picture approach that will aim yourcongregation at the mission field in your back yard, or around theworld. Many churches want to make thetransition from an inward to an outward focus, from catering to the needs of membersto reaching out into the world to make disciples of Jesus Christ. Too often they tryto accomplish this radical change by taking half steps and partial measures, initiating a new program here or adding a new staff members there.

Yet this kind of change requires more. To succeed in changing its corefocus this way, a congregation must learn strategic thinking; it must commit itselfto seeing the big picture, and to taking the steps necessary to paint that pictureafresh. Everyone, including pastors, lay leaders, key teams and groups, and thecongregation as a whole must be involved in a process of transformation. Paul D.Borden, author of Hit the Bullseye and DirectHit, knows that this transformation will not be easy. But if the targetis bringing more people into saving relationship with Jesus Christ, what could bemore worthwhile?



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Learn the Big Picture approach that will aim your congregation at the mission field in your back yard, or around the world.

Many churches want to make the transition from an inward to an outward focus, from catering to the needs of members to reaching out into the world to make disciples of Jesus Christ. Too often they try to accomplish this radical change by taking half steps and partial measures, initiating a new program here or adding a new staff members there.

Yet this kind of change requires more. To succeed in changing its core focus this way, a congregation must learn strategic thinking; it must commit itself to seeing the big picture, and to taking the steps necessary to paint that picture afresh. Everyone, including pastors, lay leaders, key teams and groups, and the congregation as a whole must be involved in a process of transformation. Paul D. Borden, author of Hit the Bullseye and Direct Hit, knows that this transformation will not be easy. But if the target is bringing more people into saving relationship with Jesus Christ, what could be more worthwhile?



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Learn the Big Picture approach that will aim yourcongregation at the mission field in your back yard, or around theworld. Many churches want to make thetransition from an inward to an outward focus, from catering to the needs of membersto reaching out into the world to make disciples of Jesus Christ. Too often they tryto accomplish this radical change by taking half steps and partial measures, initiating a new program here or adding a new staff members there.

Yet this kind of change requires more. To succeed in changing its corefocus this way, a congregation must learn strategic thinking; it must commit itselfto seeing the big picture, and to taking the steps necessary to paint that pictureafresh. Everyone, including pastors, lay leaders, key teams and groups, and thecongregation as a whole must be involved in a process of transformation. Paul D.Borden, author of Hit the Bullseye and DirectHit, knows that this transformation will not be easy. But if the targetis bringing more people into saving relationship with Jesus Christ, what could bemore worthwhile?


- Publisher

Learn the Big Picture approach that will aim your congregation at the mission field in your back yard, or around the world.

Many churches want to make the transition from an inward to an outward focus, from catering to the needs of members to reaching out into the world to make disciples of Jesus Christ. Too often they try to accomplish this radical change by taking half steps and partial measures, initiating a new program here or adding a new staff members there.

Yet this kind of change requires more. To succeed in changing its core focus this way, a congregation must learn strategic thinking; it must commit itself to seeing the big picture, and to taking the steps necessary to paint that picture afresh. Everyone, including pastors, lay leaders, key teams and groups, and the congregation as a whole must be involved in a process of transformation. Paul D. Borden, author of Hit the Bullseye and Direct Hit, knows that this transformation will not be easy. But if the target is bringing more people into saving relationship with Jesus Christ, what could be more worthwhile?


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Paul Borden

PAUL D. BORDEN is Executive Minister of the American Baptist Churches of the West. He lives in California.

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  • Catalogue Code 354292
  • Product Code 9781426702204
  • ISBN 1426702205
  • EAN 9781426702204
  • Pages 195
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Missions
  • Publisher Abingdon Press
  • Publication Date Nov 2009
  • Sales Rank #66058
  • Dimensions 216 x 138 x 13 mm
  • Weight 0.281kg

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