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We Refused to Lead a Dying Church!
Churches that Came Back Against All Odds

Paul Nixon

We Refused to Lead a dying church

Paul Nixon does it again with this groundbreaking follow-up to his bestseller: I Refuse to Lead a Dying Church! (The Pilgrim Press, 2006) We Refuse to Lead a Dying Church! shares the miracles of God’s transformative power in dying churches that decided to choose life with real examples of ordinary pastors and lay leaders who inspired church growth.  Nixon shares the stories of 15 churches from the United Church of Christ, United Methodist Church, and Presbyterian Church (USA) that decided giving up, dying, was not an option.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR of We Refused to Lead a Dying Church!

Paul Nixon, an ordained minister in The United Methodist Church, lives in Washington, DC and works with young adults in creating new expressions of faith community. He serves as a New Church Development Strategist for the Path 1 project of The United Methodist Church and consults with churches and denominations throughout the United States. He is the author of Finding Jesus on the Metro: And Other Surprises Doing Church in a New Day (2009), also published by The Pilgrim Press.


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Paperback:  128 pages
Publisher:  The Pilgrim Press
ISBN:  978-0-8298-1895-6
Product Dimensions:  5.5 by 8.5 inches

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