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Review of ‘The Message of the Church’ from Partnership Perspectives

THE MESSAGE OF THE CHURCH Assemble the people before me By Chris Green ‘The Bible Themes’ series of ‘The Bible Speaks Today’ range continues with this substantial volume on the Church. Christ Green, who lectures in preaching and church planting at Oak Hill Theological College, London (UK), has an obvious love and concern for the

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Just because I’m your servant, doesn’t make you my customer

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If there’s something wrong with the shirt I’ve bought, I take back to the shop. If the mechanic hasn’t fixed the car, I take it back to the garage. I’m a customer, I have paid, and I expect the level of service. That model of thinking is so prevalent in a consumer society, that people

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Does your church have a long tail?

It’s one of the big theories about the Web.  Chris Anderson first outlined it in his book, ‘The Long Tail’, and the marketing guru Seth Godin riffs on it endlessly.  And it’s so nearly right it’s important to see that it’s completely wrong.   It goes like this: at one time the only way to

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“A book to make you love the local church” (Amazon ✰✰✰✰✰) “Breath-taking” (Churchman)

You can now order ‘The Message of the Church‘ at 20% discount from IVP-US (the British IVP edition has reached #1 BestSeller on Amazon.co.uk). Just click on the link  here. You can order the UK edition from IVP here at a 28% discount. And it becomes even cheaper if you buy several copies to read in your small group

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