134. Milestone

Some time this month, Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations will pass a remarkable and unexpected milestone as someone purchases the 100,000th copy. Several thousand congregations have used the book as the basis for sermon series, leadership discussions, small group readings, or strategic planning since it was first published two years ago. More than 4,000 congregations […]

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166. Five Practices of Fruitful Living

I’m pleased to announce that Abingdon Press has released my newest book, Five Practices of Fruitful Living. It is available now from Cokesbury at a wonderfully reduced price as well as from Amazon and from a wide array of on-line and storefront Christian booksellers. From the time I wrote Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations, I […]

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40. The Road from Inspiration to Fruition

While driving this past weekend to a Bishopís Confirmation Days event in St. Louis, I made a brief stop at a roadside rest area. As I walked around in the crisp morning air, I paused to read an historical marker commemorating the Interstate Highway system. It told a story Iíd never heard before. In 1919, a […]

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