Church That Works

Your One-Stop Resource for Effective Ministry

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The expertise of veteran church consultant and best-selling author Gary McIntosh is now available in an easily portable format. McIntosh offers readers his invaluable insights on the church in order to help leaders make their churches more effective. It's just like hiring your own church consultant, but at a fraction of the cost. This at-a-glance practical guidebook helps pastors and church leaders with a wide variety of issues, including:

-reaching different generations

-assimilating visitors

-following trends

-designing worship

-danger signs of decline

-and many more.

Short, to-the point chapters examine trends and ministry methods that can be easily adapted to fit every church's needs.


"Church That Works is remarkably insightful, informative, and thought-provoking. I found it easy to read, yet packed with practical information. Gary has an outstanding knowledge of a wide range of subjects. I heartily recommend this work to all pastors and church leaders."--Dr. Mark Williams, vice president of training, Dynamic Church Planting International

"Church That Works contains powerful ministry changing insights, inspiration, and information that will enable every leader in the church to understand 21st century congregation health, growth, and outreach. Comprehensive in scope, practical in discussion, and empowering in change; every minister and church member will be lifted to a new level of effectiveness. It is a must read." --Mark T. O'Farrell, district superintendent, Southeastern District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance.

The Author

  1. Gary L. McIntosh

    Gary L. McIntosh

    Gary L. McIntosh (PhD, DMin, Fuller Theological Seminary) is president of the Church Growth Network and distinguished affiliate professor of Christian ministry and leadership at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University. He is an internationally known...

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