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Gone for Good?

£29.99

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In their thought-provoking analysis, Francis and Richter provide a detailed account of the different reasons behind church leaving. They also identify how some church leavers can be converted more easily than others into becoming church returners. The authors look at why many people are disillusioned with the church, while for others questions are around matters of teaching, style of worship or incompatibility of lifestyle. For others, the costs of being involved in the church are too high, for others there are issues about change or lack of it. Leslie Francis and Philip Richter have evaluated over 700 telephone interviews and more than 900 questionnaires completed by people who have left churches of different Christian denominations. They provide powerful and authoritative insights into what church leavers really think about the church and into who is likely to return and who is likely to stay away.

Gives many first-hand accounts of people leaving the church and their reasons. Following on from an analysis of these reasons, this book begins to develop a realistic pastoral strategy for church growth.

A very good, clean copy in pretty much 'as new' condition with only slight discolouration to outside edges.

Item details

Author(s):
Francis, Leslie J. and Richter, Philip
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0716206331
ISBN-13:
9780716206330
Number of pages:
360
Publisher:
Epworth

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In their thought-provoking analysis, Francis and Richter provide a detailed account of the different reasons behind church leaving. They also identify how some church leavers can be converted more easily than others into becoming church returners. The authors look at why many people are disillusioned with the church, while for others questions are around matters of teaching, style of worship or incompatibility of lifestyle. For others, the costs of being involved in the church are too high, for others there are issues about change or lack of it. Leslie Francis and Philip Richter have evaluated over 700 telephone interviews and more than 900 questionnaires completed by people who have left churches of different Christian denominations. They provide powerful and authoritative insights into what church leavers really think about the church and into who is likely to return and who is likely to stay away.

Gives many first-hand accounts of people leaving the church and their reasons. Following on from an analysis of these reasons, this book begins to develop a realistic pastoral strategy for church growth.

A very good, clean copy in pretty much 'as new' condition with only slight discolouration to outside edges.

Author(s):
Francis, Leslie J. and Richter, Philip
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0716206331
ISBN-13:
9780716206330
Number of pages:
360
Publisher:
Epworth

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