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The measure of a church

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Published by Regal in Ventura, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church,
  • Love -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Hope -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Faith

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementGene A. Getz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV600.3 .G48 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination264 p. :
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3952676M
    ISBN 100830727744
    LC Control Number2001048862
    OCLC/WorldCa48263725


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I read Dr. Getz first edition of this book and it changed my perspective on both the church and the New Testament. Although the present edition has been revised and updated with more material, it still advances the original proposition that the Apostle Paul measured the true standard of a church, not in attendance (numbers) or the pastor's speaking ability, but in terms of the three so called /5(3).

In a world of competing voices about what church is all about, we need a thoroughly biblical understanding of what makes a church strong, healthy, and mature. Gene Getz, with the wisdom God has granted him over decades of ministry, gives us just this. Previously titled The Measure of a Church, this book addresses matters like/5(13).

He has been a church planting pastor in the Dallas New York University), a host and teacher of Renewal Radio, served as a professor at Moody Bible Institute and Dallas Theological Seminary. He has authored more than 60 books, including The Measure of a Healthy Church, Elders and Leaders, and the Men of Character series/5(9).

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Previously titled The Measure of a Church, this book addresses matters like: The "It just isn't a healthy church " In a world of competing voices about what church is all about, we need a thoroughly biblical understanding of what makes a church strong, healthy, and mature/5.

I read Dr. Getz first edition of this book and it changed my perspective on both the church and the New Testament. Although the present edition has been revised and updated with more material, it still advances the original proposition that the Apostle Paul measured the true standard of a church, not in attendance (numbers) or the pastor's speaking ability, but in terms of the three so called 5/5(2).

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The Top 3 Things Every Church Should Measure. Posted on July 7, September 6, by Chris Walton. We’ve been talking about the power of church metrics for a few weeks now.

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In his book, long-time pastor, scholar and teacher—the author of more than sixty books—Dr. Gene Getz develops a reliable scriptural framework for identifying and measuring the relative strengths and weaknesses of The measure of a church book church.

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The Measure of Our Hearts Deseret Book Co.,p. ) He was obviously ahead of his time. After obtaining a testimony of the gospel and the Lord’s church, we should then strive to become pure in heart. This will result in happiness and eventually the promise of a society without contention. It is the Savior’s way to peace.

One of the key pillars of the spiritual health of any congregation is the level of spiritual commitment among its members. Spiritual commitment reflects a personal depth of faith and is manifested in both attitudes and behaviors.

The Gallup Organization recently researched the spiritual commitment level of members of American faith communities of all types and identified nine items that. As a born-again believer, you have the ability to make that desire a reality. Let’s explore “the measure of faith” that you have been given.

Faith Is for Christians; It’s important to understand that Romans (and the rest of the book of Romans) wasn’t written to unbelievers. But even this is not a measure of a church’s success, because it is Jesus who builds His church, not man.

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Churches that do measure have often fallen into the trap of measuring proxies. Often, it is difficult to measure the things that are important, so we look for things that might indicate we are moving in the right direction.

In church, that often comes down to measuring butts and bucks. How do you measure success in the church, especially in the neighborhood congregation. In my denomination we fill out annual parochial reports, which reveal members gained (or lost), worship attendance increase (or decrease), a larger (or smaller) our budget, and so on.

Good, measureable numbers. Solid. Up or down. Growth or decline. And—the message becomes. by Matt Slick. A successful church can be measured in different ways, but the obvious two are God's standard and man's standard. Obviously, we should appeal to God's standard.

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Gene Getz, in his book The Measure of a Church, suggests that we evaluate on the basis of three essential ingredients, faith, hope, and love. Surely these are essential to a New Testament Church. But I would like to suggest a somewhat simpler basis of evaluation.

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