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Cinco Practicas de Congregaciones Fructiferas:

Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations (Spanish Version)

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Publisher:
Abingdon Press
Publication Date:
8/1/2009
ISBN:
9781426702488
Pages:
150
Trim Size
6x9
Product Type:
Paper

People are searching for a church shaped and sustained by Radical Hospitality, Passionate Worship, Intentional Faith Development, Risk-Taking Mission and Service, and Extravagant Generosity. These fundamental practices, now available in Spanish, are critical to the success of congregations. Their presence and strength demonstrate congregational health, vitality, and fruitfulness. By repeating and improving these practices, churches fulfill their mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. ""Robert Schnase astutely weaves theological insight, practical advice, and exemplary stories into an inspiring book for pastors and laity alike. """" ""L. Gregory Jones, Dean and Professor of Theology, Duke Divinity School ""Robert Schnase s words are thoughtful, provocative, and challenging. Any congregation will find encouragement and insight to deepen faithfulness and multiply fruitfulness. """" ""Lovett H. Weems, Jr., Distinguished Professor of Church Leadership, Wesley Theological Seminary ""Stimulating. Challenging. Uniquely helpful. Bishop Schnase gives us powerful language, rich examples, and practical suggestions for fulfilling the mission God gives us. """" ""Janice Riggle Huie, Bishop of the Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church Read the Circuit Rider Review of ""Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations ""by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr., senior pastor at Providence United Methodist Church in Charlotte, NC. Las personas buscan iglesias con la forma y el sustento de la hospitalidad radical, la adoracion apasionada, el desarrollo intencional de la fe, la mision y servicio arriesgados, y la generosidad extravagante. Estas practicas fundamentales son esenciales para el exito de las congregaciones. Su presencia y fortaleza son muestra de salud, vitalidad y crecimiento de una congregacion. Por medio de la repeticion y mejora en la practica de estas cualidades, las iglesias llevaran a cabo su mision de hacer discipulos de Jesucristo para la transformacion del mundo. ""Esta obra excelente del Obispo Robert Schnase trasciende el contexto angloparlante y denominacional del Metodismo Unido. Los aportes de este libro bendicen, iluminan y desafian a todas las comunidades de fe e iglesias hispanas en los Estados Unidos y tambien del continente latinoamericano y caribeno. Para aquellos lideres, pastores, pastoras y laicos que deseen herramientas poderosas para renovar y transformar sus iglesias, la lectura del presente libro es obligada."" Obispo Juan A. Vera Mendez Iglesia Metodista de Puerto Rico ""Robert Schnase resume en una manera clara y simple los aspectos practicos mas importantes que pueden caracterizar a una iglesia fuerte, vibrante y creciente. Cualquier pastor, sacerdote, rabino o lider laico que aplique estos principios, experimentara una enorme mejoria en el ambiente de su congregacion y la vera crecer y multiplicarse. ""Obispo Raul Garcia de Ochoa Conferencia Anual Oriental - Iglesia Metodista de Mexico ""En su libro, el Obispo Schnase nos ofrece sabiduria pastoral para un ministerio fructifero. A la vez practico y profundo, su libro invita a nuestras congregaciones a una transformacion espiritual y misional. Lo recomiendo con entusiasmo."" Joel N. Martinez Obispo jubilado de la Iglesia Metodista Unida ""

Robert Schnase serves as bishop of the Missouri Area of The United Methodist Church. Based in Columbia, Mo., he is the leader of nearly 900 congregations with 175,000 members across the state, offering ministry through local churches, colleges, campus ministries, social services and mission projects throughout the world.


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