CONGREGATIONAL RENEWAL

BOOKS RELATED TO SMALL CONGREGATIONS


Part-Time Pastor, Full-Time Church, by Robert LaRochelle

Many congregations wonder if they can continue to be a vital full-time church if all they can afford is a part-time pastor. … The book's premise is that congregations without a full-time pastor can be fully functioning and vital if they're willing to think creatively and plan carefully. Review: http://www.christiancentury.org/reviews/2011-03/part-time-pastor-full-time-church-robert-larochelle


Born of Water, Born of Spirit: Supporting the Ministry of the Baptized in Small Congregations by Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook and Fredrica Harris Thompsett

"Written with theological acumen and practical savvy, Born of Water, Born of Spirit demonstrates how the ministry of the baptized can revitalize small congregations and lead us all into deeper understandings of the Church’s mission." More: http://www.ucobserver.org/arts/books/2011/02/born_water/