b'Church RevitalizationA Pastoral Guide to Church RenewalRussell N. SmallThere are more churches needing revitalization than there are leaders skilled for the workC hurchRevitalizationguidescurrentandfutureleaders through the often-complex process of bringing a church to a place of vibrancy. This book demonstrates how the overarching goal of seeing people come to faith in Christ and develop into Christlikeness canand mustinform the most foundational to the most fleeting aspects of revitalizing a struggling church.Church revitalization strategist Russell Small systematically walksreadersthroughthemanyconsiderationsofleadinga church out of a decline. He helps identify the best approach for addressing what a particular churchs revitalization need may be:Refreshoften most fitting after a difficult season in the churchs lifeRenovateneeded when a decline has lasted five to ten yearsRestoreappropriate for churches with generational patterns focused on survivalReplantbest for a church facing imminent closureFew joys compare to seeing Gods life and power realized for the local church, which happens when believers begin to think and serve as Jesus did. Small will encourage pastors and church leaders engaged in this critical task.RussellN.Small(PhD,SoutheasternBaptistTheological Seminary) is a church revitalization strategist with the Southern BaptistConservativesofVirginiaandleadpastoratLiberty Baptist Church in Appomattox, VA, which he led through a revitalization more than a decade ago. He is also an associate professor at the Liberty University John W. Rawlings School of Divinity.RELATED TITLESUNIQUE SELLING POINTS Helps identify the best approach for978-0-8254-4753-2$23.99addressing which model of revitalizationPaperback5.5 x 8.5240 pagesis needed RELIGION / Christian Ministry /Teaches leaders how to better under- Pastoral Resourcesstand and communicate a churchsKregel MinistryRights: Worldpurpose March 14, 2023The Mentoring Church Learning ChangeProvides many practical tools and exer-978-0-8254-4464-7$18.99 978-0-8254-4455-5$18.99 cises for building and sticking to strate-gic revitalizationwww.kregel.com 17'