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Review: Growing God’s Church: How People Are Actually Coming to Faith Today by Gary L. McIntosh

Review: Growing God’s Church: How People Are Actually Coming to Faith Today Gary L. McIntosh Baker Books 2016
After so many church growth books have been written, marketed, read, and whatever becomes of such material afterward, this book contains some information that reveals some of the results of a research project that measured what might be considered as the outcome of all the advice presented in the church growth books.That’s the way I read it.What really is working with whom is the gist of McIntosh’s results. Fear not, this does not read like a statistical report or a doctoral thesis.He insured the results remained accessible to most readers.Part 1 explores the biblical version of what church is and does along with some discussion of the current versions found in today’s culture, mostly Western culture.I found it thorough and hard to argue against even if I didn’t agree with some of what he had to say.
Part 2 reveals the results of his research work, bar graphs for those that w…

Review: Classic Human Anatomy in Motion: The Artist’s Guide to the Dynamics of Figure Drawing by Valerie L. Winslow