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Resources by Don Reed

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Breakout Churches
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Breakout Churches

by Thom S. Rainer, Don Reed and Don Reed

Breakout Churches Can Your Church Become One?This is the story of thirteen churches and the leaders who moved them from stagnancy to growth and from mediocrity to greatness. Drawing on one of the most comprehensive studies ever on the church, this book reveals the process of becoming a “breakout” church and the factors that lead to this spiritual metamor… Read more…

Membership Matters
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Membership Matters

by Chuck Lawless, Don Reed and Don Reed

Insights from Effective Churches on New Member Classes and AssimilationFindings from a national study to improve membership classes and to motivate current members into active ministry.How do churches move members—both old and new—into ministry? Many church staff and lay leaders know they need to start new member classes as a point of entry into their ch… Read more…

Understanding the Koran
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Understanding the Koran

by Mateen Elass, Don Reed and Don Reed

What You Should Know about Islam’s Holy BookHow is it like the Bible? How is it different? Why is it important?Muslims believe the Koran exists as a literal book in heaven and was dictated to the prophet Muhammad by the angel Gabriel. It is only the length of the New Testament, yet a fifth of the world claims it is the complete revelation of God. To most A… Read more…

How to Choose a Translation for All Its Worth
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How to Choose a Translation for All Its Worth

by Gordon D. Fee, Mark L. Strauss, Don Reed and Don Reed

With so many Bible translations available today, how can you find those that will be most useful to you? What is the difference between a translation that calls itself “literal” and one that is more “meaning-based”? And what difference does it make for you as a reader of God’s Word?How to Choose a Translation for All Its Worth brings clarity and in… Read more…

Naked Gospel
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Naked Gospel

by Andrew Farley, Don Reed and Don Reed

I found myself lying on the floor of my apartment, sobbing for hours on end: “God, I’m doing everything I’m supposed to do, and I still don’t feel closer to you. In fact, I feel worse than ever! How could this have gone wrong? I can’t see any way out. Help me.”As a university student, Andrew Farley found himself physically and emotionally addicte… Read more…

Will of God as a Way of Life
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Will of God as a Way of Life

by Jerry L. Sittser, Don Reed and Don Reed

Practical help for understanding and following God’s will for your life“God has a plan for our lives,” but what does that mean in practical terms? How do we know God’s will for important life decisions, like who to marry, what job to take, what church to join? How can we be free if God has a perfect plan for us? Does suffering mean we are off track? … Read more…

Unexpected Journey
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Unexpected Journey

by Thom S. Rainer, Don Reed and Don Reed

Following Jesus is a journey none of the people in this book ever expected to take. Why did they? What difference did it make? The book you’re holding is dangerous. If you read it, you’ll see that God is still active in saving even the most unexpected people: An atheist woman who viewed Christians as “idiots.” A married couple high in… Read more…

Multiplying Church
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Multiplying Church

by Bob RobertsJr., Alan Hirsch and Ed Stetzer, Alan Hirsch and Ed Stetzer, Don Reed and Don Reed

The Multiplying Church is a primer for pastors and lay leaders involved in, or wanting to learn about, the church multiplication groundswell in North America. It shows how multiplying churches should be a natural, regular function of every church to reach the 70 percent of Americans who have no meaningful church relationship.Detailing the stories and guiding… Read more…

Surprising Insights from the Unchurched and Proven Ways to Reach Them
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Surprising Insights from the Unchurched and Proven Ways to Reach Them

by Thom S. Rainer, Don Reed and Don Reed

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 darken our culturally relevant, seeker-sensitive doors. What are we missing?Maybe we’ve been asking the wrong people. Instead of consulting the unchurched masses, it… Read more…

Unchurched Next Door
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Unchurched Next Door

by Thom S. Rainer, Don Reed and Don Reed

If You Invite Them, They Will Come.It’s true. In a national survey done by author Thom Rainer and his staff, eight out of ten unchurched men and women said they would come to church—if only someone would invite them. When and how is the next big question. Rainer helps you figure out where your neighbors, friends, and coworkers are in their spiritual ques… Read more…


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