Planting in a Post-Wild WorldPlanting in a Post-Wild World
by Thomas Rainer, Claudia West
“As practical as it is poetic. . . . an optimistic call to action.” —Chicago Tribune Over time, with industrialization and urban sprawl, we have driven nature out of our neighborhoods and cities. But we can invite it back by designing landscapes that look and function more like they do in the wild: robust, diverse, and visually harmonious. Pl ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2015-10-07 | ISBN-13: 9781604695533

I Am a Church MemberI Am a Church Member
Thom S. Rainer
Best-selling author and ministry leader Thom S. Rainer drew an exceptional response when he posted a 500-word declaration about church membership to his daily blog. "I Am a Church Member" started a conversation about the attitudes and responsibilities of church members -- rather than the functional and theological issues -- that previous new member ...
Number of pages: 79 | Publication Date: 2013-05-01 | ISBN-13: 9781433679735

Autopsy of a Deceased ChurchAutopsy of a Deceased Church
Thom S. Rainer
No one wants to see a church die. And yet, far too many churches are dying. For more than twenty-five years, Dr. Thom Rainer has helped churches grow, reverse the trends of decline, and has autopsied those that have died. From this experience, he has discovered twelve consistent themes among those churches that have died. Yet, it’s not gloom and ...
Number of pages: 112 | Publication Date: 2014-05-01 | ISBN-13: 9781433683923

Becoming a Welcoming ChurchBecoming a Welcoming Church
Thom S. Rainer
Most church members don't see their churches clearly. In almost all of Thom S. Rainer's consultations, church members perceive their church to be friendly. But as he surveyed guests, he found that the guests typically saw church members as unfriendly. The perception chasm existed because the members were indeed friendly . . . to one another. The ...
Number of pages: 128 | Publication Date: 2018-03-01 | ISBN-13: 9781462765454

I WillI Will
Thom S. Rainer
Could you be the answer to the problems you see?   Every day we are faced with the needs of those around us. Emotional. Physical. Spiritual. What are we to do about it? Are these problems for our pastors to address or is there a way for the church member to make an impact that will last?   Bestselling author Thom S. Rainer answers these questio ...
Number of pages: 128 | Publication Date: 2015-07-15 | ISBN-13: 9781433687297

The MillennialsThe Millennials
by Thom S. Rainer, Jess Rainer
At more than 78 million strong, the Millennials—those born between 1980 and 2000—have surpassed the Boomers as the larger and more influential generation in America. Now, as its members begin to reach adulthood, where the traits of a generation really take shape, best-selling research author Thom Rainer (Simple Church) and his son Jess (a Mill ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2011-01-01 | ISBN-13: 9781433670039

Surprising Insights from the Unchurched and Proven Ways to Reach ThemSurprising Insights from the Unchurched and Proven Ways to Reach Them
Thom S. Rainer
We’ve read all the hot books on evangelism, we’ve attended scores of seminars―and still we’re not reaching the unchurched. Eighty to ninety percent of churchless Americans will never enter our culturally relevant, seeker-sensitive doors. What are we missing? Maybe we’ve been asking the wrong people. Instead of consulting the unchurched ma ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2008-02-24 | ISBN-13: 9780310286134

Simple ChurchSimple Church
by Thom S. Rainer, Eric Geiger
The simple revolution is here. From the design of Apple products to Google's uncluttered homepage, simple ideas are changing the world.Now in paperback, multi-awarded #1 national bestseller Simple Church guides Christians back to the simple gospel-sharing methods of Jesus. No bells or whistles required. With insights based on case studies of  4 ...
Number of pages: 296 | Publication Date: 2011-06 | ISBN-13: 9780805447996

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