This is a 2001 reprint of the book by Getz in the line of many books on the church. This book grew out of the experience Getz had starting the Fellowship Bible Church in Dallas. Howard Hendricks credits Getz with pioneering the Bible Church movement through these experiences. In many ways the book is typical of many church growth books–“I don’t know why, God just blessed us”–when in fact the book is a text for church growth methodologies. Getz is not so far out as many mega-church men, but still stretches my comfort zone.
We Who Are SlavesMarch 31, 2018
Jesus said, “If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me” (Luke 9:23). To deny oneself in today’s culture might simply mean to practice a little self-control, perhaps to eat a little less, or to be more diligent with one’s personal devotions. But this […]
Who Needs The Local Church?July 2, 2017
This is a day of convenience, quick on-line shopping, and instant everything. It is almost possible for a person to live one’s whole life without leaving the house. If someone can arrange to work from home, the rest is easy. You can do all of your banking online, shop for almost anything and have it […]
Biblical LeadershipFebruary 28, 2017
Not the number of one’s servants, but the number whom one serves, is the heavenly criterion of greatness and the real preparation for leadership. Oswald Sanders What is Biblical leadership? Everyone seems to know these days and yet no one seems to know. All of us who […]