Vital Vintage Church: How Traditional Congregations Thrive
The prevailing witness is that the mainline church’s days are numbered. This testimony is so frequently repeated that only a fool dare challenge it. The contrary view found in Vital Vintage Church, however, comes from someone who actually attends church every Sunday, someone who currently teaches in two mainline denominational seminaries, consults with dozens of mainline churches, and stands in th...
Paperback: 176 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (February 10, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.4 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 739353
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“Mainliners should read this....”
pulpit almost every Sunday of a mainline church where he is the senior pastor. From that vantage point, Rev. Michael Piazza has seen enough signs of hope to convince him that, if we can change the narrative of doom and gloom, many of our Vintage Churches are poised to experience a time of great renewal. It won’t happen if we continue to do business as usual, but it also won’t require us to abandon the church we love. Taking out the pews and the stained glass isn’t the answer, but changes will be required. So, take a breath, take the plunge, and take it from one whose daily ministry is proving THERE IS HOPE FOR THE MAINLINE CHURCH!