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Church planting is for wimps

Mike McKinley

Church planting is for wimps

how God uses messed-up people to plant ordinary churches that do extraordinary things

by Mike McKinley

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Published by Crossway Books in Wheaton, Ill .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMike McKinley
SeriesA 9Marks book
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV652.24 .M37 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24487673M
ISBN 101433514974, 1433524646
ISBN 109781433514975
LC Control Number2009031789

Read "Church Planting Is for Wimps How God Uses Messed-up People to Plant Ordinary Churches That Do Extraordinary Things" by Mike McKinley available from Rakuten Kobo. This latest addition to the IXMarks series tells the story of the revitalization of Guilford Baptist Church in northern Brand: Crossway. The Nuts and Bolts of Church Planting A Guide for Starting Any Kind of Church Aubrey Malphurs C Today, however, I felt compelled to write this book for two reasons. First, church planting is the best solution to the current state of the church in America—a church in crisis. Early in the twenty-first century, 80 to 85 percent of the File Size: KB.

  Look at the Book. Interactive Bible study with John Piper. Solid Joys. Missional Communities in Church Planting Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders. Josh Cousineau discusses missional communities in church planting. I Will Build My Church. Today we continue our chapter-by-chapter blog discussion of the book Church Planting is For Wimps. For those of you who may have just been browsing so far, it is not too late to join in! Simply pick up a copy of the book and start reading. If you have missed the previous posts, please read my thoughts on chapter 1, chapter 2, chapter 3, and.

For pastors and seminarians considering a church plant and those already struggling in their own fledgling congregations, this book is a thoughtful and encouraging resource. Church Planting Is For Wimps by Mike McKinley was published by Crossway in November and is our th best seller.   This is a refreshing book on church planting/church growth. In the midst of so many pragmatic—“do this and be awesome”—books, comes a humble pastor encouraging us to patiently and passionately proclaim God’s Word.


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This is a book that will be of great benefit to pastors who are thinking of giving up on their churches.”/5(51). The title of this book, 'Church Planting Is For Wimps" is, in a small way, a tongue in cheek critique of the current hipster-church-planter fad going on in some evangelical circles right now.

While Mike McKinley affirms the need for new Church start ups, the bulk of the book deals with the need for Church Revitalization/5(56).

Church Planting is For Wimps is an engaging book that weaves together personal story, theological reflection, practical suggestion, and great humor.

This is a book that will be of great benefit to pastors who are thinking of giving up on their churches.”. Church Planting Is for Wimps is the story of McKinley's move from being on staff at Capitol Hill Baptist Church preparing to plant to taking on the role of revitalizing the existing Guilford Baptist Church.

I have only one quibble with this book, and it is admittedly a small one. The title leads to the assumption it is about church planting/5(4). Church Planting Is for Wimps is the story of McKinley's move from being on staff at Capitol Hill Baptist Church preparing to plant to taking on the role of revitalizing the existing Guilford Baptist Church.

I have only one quibble with this book, and it is admittedly a small one. The title leads to the assumption it is about church planting/5(43). Mike McKinley’s new book (with a foreword by Darrin Patrick) is entitled Church Planting Is for Wimps: How God Uses Messed-up People to Plant Ordinary Churches That Do Extraordinary Things.

Mike is a rare writer who makes me laugh out loud and also points me consistently to the gospel with biblical wisdom and insight. You can read the table of contents and the intro and the first chapter. For pastors and seminarians considering a church plant and those already struggling in their own fledgling congregations, this book is a thoughtful and encouraging resource.

Church Planting Is for Wimps: How God Uses Messed-up People to Plant Ordinary Churches That Do Extraordinary Things - eBook () by Mike McKinley/5(4).

Church Planting Is for Wimps. or an established pastor whose church wants to be more involved in church planting, you’ll. find this book a refreshing, grace-filled, hopeful, and useful. While the book is intended for ministers, particularly church planters or church revitalizers, I believe the average church member would benefit greatly from reading this work.

The book ended almost too soon. Although a quick read, Church Planting is for Wimps leaves the reader desiring more from McKinley concerning revitalization. The humorous. Church Planting is for Wimps – a Review On By Rod In Church, Theology As some of you know I am in “transition” as they say, waiting on God to give me guidance and direction for His next steps for me and my family.

Church Planting is for Wimps: How God Uses Messed-up People to Plant Ordinary Churches That Do Extraordinary Things – Mike McKinley.

McKinley writes with self-deprecating humor and shares his story of revitalizing a church. The book is refreshing because McKinley doesn’t pretend to be the foremost expert on church revitalization. Church Planting Is for Wimps tells the story of the revitalization of Guilford Baptist Church in northern Virginia.

Weaving together Scripture and biblical principles with humor and personal anecdotes, author Mike McKinley asserts that a pastor’s faithful exposition of God's Word, passion for sharing the gospel, and care in the training of other godly leaders are more important than the size.

Church Planting Is For Wimps is an engaging book that weaves together personal story, theological reflection, practical suggestion, and great humor. This is a book that will be of great benefit to pastors who are thinking of giving up on their churches. Greear, lead pastor, The Summit Church, Durham, North Carolina.

By Mike McKinley: Yesterday, I discussed a book that rocked my world last week. This is the continuation of my review on Church Planting Is For Wimps by Mike McKinley. If you haven’t already. We are reminded that God uses weak and fearful pastors in plants and revitalizations; church planting is indeed for "wimps." For pastors and seminarians considering a church plant and those already struggling in their own fledgling congregations, this Author: Mike Mckinley.

Get this from a library. Church planting is for wimps: how God uses messed-up people to plant ordinary churches that do extraordinary things. [Mike McKinley] -- This latest addition to the IXMarks series tells the story of the revitalization of Guilford Baptist Church in northern Virginia.

Weaving together scripture and biblical principles with humor and. We are reminded that God uses weak and fearful pastors in plants and revitalizations; church planting is indeed for "wimps." For pastors and seminarians considering a church plant and those already struggling in their own fledgling congregations, this book is a thoughtful and encouraging resource.

Mike McKinley – Church Planting is for Wimps from 9Marks on Vimeo. Here’s the endorsement I had the privilege of writing for the book and Mike: Mike knows a lot about the ups and downs of church planting, and he writes about it with all the honesty and humor necessary for laboring in God’s grace.

There’s no airbrushing of : Thabiti Anyabwile. Church Planting Is For Wimps is an engaging book that weaves together personal story, theological reflection, practical suggestion, and great humor.

This is a book that will be of great benefit to pastors who are thinking of giving up on their churches. Church Planting Is for Wimps is the story of McKinley's move from being on staff at Capitol Hill Baptist Church preparing to plant to taking on the role of revitalizing the existing Guilford Baptist Church.

I have only one quibble with this book, and it is admittedly a small one. The title leads to the assumption it is about church planting/5(42). Church Planting Is for Wimps, while being a very fast read, is a challenging one.

McKinley’s experience revitalizing Guilford Baptist is encouraging, humbling and altogether helpful. This book is a must read for all wannabe church-planters who want to know what it takes to plant a church: An ordinary guy willing to be used by an extraordinary.Today we continue our chapter-by-chapter blog discussion of the book Church Planting is For Wimps.

For those of you who may have just been browsing so far, it is not too late to join in! Simply pick up a copy of the book and start reading. And if you missed last week’s post. McKinley is the author of "Church Planting Is for Wimps: How God Uses Messed-up People to Plant Ordinary Churches That Do Extraordinary Things," a forthcoming work from Crossway due out at the end of April.

Towers had the chance to interview McKinley and ask him some questions about the book and church planting/revitalization.