Make the assembly not just a place To Attend To Satisfy Your Spiritual Obligations attend to satisfy your spiritual obligations a place where God is worshiped The most accessible synthesis and introduction of the 9Marks material I know of An excellent Gospel centered philosophy of ministry I recommend this to all pastors Really great look at the Christian community the local church A great mix of practical and conceptual So much of local church ministry can seem mysterious
when you re not sure what the point of your community is you re not sure what the point of your community is and Dunlop give honest biblical clarity to the mystery 9Marks is straight killing it in the local church game Can t get enough of it An excellent escription practical iscussion of how the Church of Christ should function Not by imitating today s cooperate structures but functioning as the warm caring living organism known as the Body of Christ While geared towards pastors and elders I found this book helpful for guiding me in how to pray for church leaders It was also helpful in showing the responsibilities of church leaders to the congregation and the congregation to the leaders Best 9marks boo. Goes beyond small groups Full of biblical principles and practical advice this book will help pastors lead their congregations toward the kind of community that glorifies God edifies his people and attracts the lo. .
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The Case That The Local Church Iscase that the local church is to be a supernatural community that shows off the power of God by both its unity and its I really enjoyed this book and it is full of biblical wisdom It was wonderful to have an American book that offered solutions to the issues in the church that were not program riven as if church is a business but focused on the power of faithfully preaching and living out the gospel It was wonderful that throughout the book the authors admitted that supernatural community comes that throughout the book the authors admitted that supernatural community comes God and not from our efforts However there are things we can o to get in the way that we need to identify and stopThe book felt very baptist as I would expect I found it slightly ironic that after saying the solution to church unity wasn t program structural that they offered strict official membership as the silver bullet to supernatural community Especially with new membership courses explaining African Literature different areas of what is expected of them I have to say that felt uite programriven to me The only real criticism is that I felt sometimes. What oes a community that testifies to God's power look likeGod's people are called to a togetherness and commitment that transcends all natural boundaries whether ethnic generational or economic But such a commu. ,
The Bible verses used idn t back up the points made as clearly as the authors made out Often I felt conclusions were Afghani and 'AbduhAn Essay on Religious Unbelief and Political Activism in Modern Islam drawn beyond what the verses were actually saying Therefore some of the points the authors made as being clearly from the Bibleidn t uite have as solid foundations as you were lead to believe This isn t to say their points were not Biblical or completely ifferent from what the verses said just that their conclusions were over statedOver all the best book on Christian community I have ever read which has personally challenged me and made me think hard about the barriers to community in our own made me think hard about the barriers to community in our own Would highly recommend to any committed member of a church even though the book is aimed at church elders and pastors The first part of the book started a little slow for me if you re familiar with 9Marks this will be mostly review but the practical part of the book the last 60% or so is gold This book gives practical instruction which is part of the worship at CHBC The book encourages pastors and leaders to make the
Worship In Their Assemblyin their assembly The encouragement is to. Nity can be enjoyed only when it relies on the power of God in the gospelIn The Compelling Community pastors Mark
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