Slow Church Reading List #2 – Terroir

February 25, 2016


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[easyazon_image align=”left” height=”333″ identifier=”1579105807″ locale=”US” src=”” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”220″][easyazon_link identifier=”1579105807″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″][easyazon_link identifier=”1579105807″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]The Challenge of Church Growth: A Symposium[/easyazon_link]

Wilbert Shenk, Editor.

An early critique of the church growth movement from Mennonite scholars.  Really helpful in thinking about the ways in which the industrial philosophies behind church growth are destructive.

[easyazon_image align=”left” height=”333″ identifier=”1573123749″ locale=”US” src=”” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”222″] [easyazon_link identifier=”1573123749″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]The McDonaldization of the Church: Consumer Culture and the Church’s Future[/easyazon_link]

John Drane

A wonderful companion volume to Slow Church, this book names the challenges to which Slow Church intends to be an alternative.

[easyazon_image align=”left” height=”333″ identifier=”0801036119″ locale=”US” src=”” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”206″] [easyazon_link identifier=”0801036119″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]After McDonaldization: Mission, Ministry, and Christian Discipleship in an Age of Uncertainty[/easyazon_link]

John Drane

Drane’s follow-up book that suggests some practices that will help us move away from McChurch.

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