The Externally Focused Quest: Becoming the Best Church for the Community (Hardcover)

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    Eric Swanson is a missional leadership specialist with Leadership Network, leading initiatives with externally focused churches that are missionally engaging their communities, cities, and the world. With Rick Rusaw he is the cofounder of the Externally Focused Network.

    Rick Rusaw is the senior pastor at LifeBridge Christian Church and an innovative leader, speaker, author, and trainer. With Eric he is the cofounder of the Externally Focused Network.

    Eric Swanson and Rick Rusaw are coauthors of The Externally Focused Church and The Externally Focused Life. They frequently speak and train at seminars and conferences on missional/externally focused churches.

    A practical approach for leaders to guide their congregations to become more externally focused

    The Externally Focused Quest: Becoming the Best Church for the Community is designed for church leaders who want to transform their churches to become less internally focused and more oriented to the world around them. The book includes the clear guidelines on the ten changes congregations must adopt to become truly outwardly focused. This book is not about getting all churches to have an annual day of community service as a tactic but changing the core of who they are and how they see themselves as a part of their community.

    • Outlines the ten changes needed for church leaders to transform their churches
    • Presents a highly practical approach that shows leaders how to become more externally focused without having to give up programs that serve members
    • A new volume in the popular Leadership Network Series

    This book reveals what it takes to make the major shift from an internal to external focus and how that affects church leadership.

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    ISBN 9780470500781
    Genre RELIGION / Christian Church / Growth
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 248
    Publisher Date 2010-04-12 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Jossey-Bass Inc Pub
    Copyright Year 2010
    Height 9.25 in
    Wdth 6.25 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 1.02 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Becoming the Best Church for the Community
    Series Name Jossey-Bass Leadership Network Series
    Series Volume Number 44
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Swanson, Eric
    Country of Origin United States

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