Thom Rainer’s latest book, Autopsy of a Deceased Church, drops this week. Dr. Rainer is the president of LifeWay Christian Resources and an acknowledged leader on issues affecting local church ministry.
This is a crucial book for church leaders, especially those who are struggling with a sick or dying church. From the description:
No one wants to see a church die. And yet, far too many churches are dying. For more than twenty-five years, Dr. Thom Rainer has helped churches grow, reverse the trends of decline, and has autopsied those that have died. From this experience, he has discovered twelve consistent themes among those churches that have died. Yet, it’s not gloom and doom because from those twelve themes, lessons on how to keep your church alive have emerged.
Whether your church is vibrant or dying, whether you are a pastor or a church member, Autopsy of a Deceased Church will walk you through the radical paths necessary to keep your church alive to the glory of God and advancement of Christ’s Kingdom!
I have five review copies of Autopsy of a Deceased Church to give away. Here are the rules:
1. You must be an active blogger.
2. You must read the book.
3. You must review the book on your blog.
4. You must be one of the first five bloggers to request a copy in the comment section of this blog. Facebook comments will not be counted.
Three options for purchase after these five are gone (ALL REVIEW COPIES HAVE BEEN CLAIMED):
LifeWay.com where it is currently on sale for $7.99 per copy.
At LifeWay Christian Stores where they can be purchased by the case of ten for $5.00 each.