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Whether you are a pastor, a volunteer, or a church member, you want your church to grow well. After all, there s no better place to experience God than in the loving, healthy community of a church. But what does an effective church look like? Is it possible to grow and be healthy at the same time?
Pastor Robert Morris has experienced firsthand the spiritual and relational excitement of a growing, dynamic church. In "The Blessed Church, "Pastor Morris brings you practical wisdom for cultivating real growth by nurturing true and Biblical health in your spiritual community.
" In "The Blessed Church "Robert Morris reveals why Gateway Church in Dallas Fort Worth has become not just one of the largest churches in America but also one of the most influential. Robert s devoted, attentive shepherding of this great fl ock is one reason why Gateway is so blessed. In "The Blessed Church "the biblical principles that lead to true success in the body of Christ are carefully explained. If you love the local church, as both Robert and I do, you won t want to miss the insights found in this helpful and practical book. "
Dr. Tony Evans, senior pastor, Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship; and president, The Urban Alternative
" Our world desperately needs healthy, vibrant churches, so I m so thankful Robert Morris has written "The Blessed Church" a book that draws on the Gateway back story to describe the qualities of a healthy local church. More than anything, a heart for God and a love of people define the ministry of Pastor Morris and Gateway Church. If you want a growing vitality in your church, you will profit from every page of "The Blessed Church.
Chris Hodges, senior pastor, Church of the Highlands
" How has your church remained so healthy while growing so quickly?