What Can I Do?: Ideas to Help Those Who Have Experienced

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If you’re in a church with a manipulative leader creating the culture, I believe you should leave. At the same time, he must convince the congregation that the Bible calls us to make disciples. Joe is married to Margaret, the father of three adults, and the proud grandfather of eight terrific young people. Our average weekly attendance is 120-160. The same must also be said for evangelism and social action--they must come from a people whose lives are "consecrated by God".

Pages: 176

Publisher: AUGSBURG BOOKS (February 1, 2007)

ISBN: 0806653272

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