Deliberate Simplicity: How the Church Does More by Doing Less

Paperback | February 9, 2009

byDave Browning

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Less is more. And more is better. This is the new equation for church development, a new equation with eternal results.Rejecting the "bigger is better" model of the complex, corporate megachurch, church innovator Dave Browning embraced deliberate simplicity. The result was Christ the King Community Church, International (CTK), an expanding multisite community church that Outreach magazine named among America's Fastest Growing Churches and America's Most Innovative Churches. Members of the CTK network in a number of cities, countries, and continents are empowered for maximum impact by Browning's "less is more" approach. In Deliberate Simplicity, Browning discusses the six elements of this streamlined model:. Minimality: Keep it simple. Intentionality: Keep it missional. Reality: Keep it real. Multility: Keep it cellular. Velocity: Keep it moving. Scalability: Keep it expandingAs part of the Leadership Network Innovation Series, Deliberate Simplicity is a guide for church leaders seeking new strategies for more effective ministry.

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Less is more. And more is better. This is the new equation for church development, a new equation with eternal results.Rejecting the "bigger is better" model of the complex, corporate megachurch, church innovator Dave Browning embraced deliberate simplicity. The result was Christ the King Community Church, International (CTK), an expan...

Dave Browning is the founding pastor of Christ the King Community Church, International (CTK), an eight-year-old nondenominational church with locations in twelve states and seven countries. He is a graduate of Denver Baptist Bible College (BA), Northwest Baptist Seminary (MDiv), and has completed the course work for his doctorate of m...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.56 inPublished:February 9, 2009Publisher:ZondervanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0310285674

ISBN - 13:9780310285670

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As the landscape of Christendom changes, most look for new methods, slick fixes, or new forms of church. In Deliberate Simplicity, you get something completely unexpected. Dave cuts through all the mess with practical ways to make church natural, simple, and effective. Regardless of the form or stage of your church, Deliberate Simplicity will save you time, money, and misery. -- Hugh Halter, , Author