Becoming a 21st-Century Church

A Transformational Manual

By J. Fred Lehr

Becoming a 21st-Century Church

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  • Pages: 88
  • Publication Date: 10/3/2017
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Becoming a 21st-Century Church

A Transformational Manual

By J. Fred Lehr

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  • ISBN: 9781532635410
  • Pages: 88
  • Publication Date: 10/3/2017
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About-

Why are 80 percent of our congregations stagnant or dying? There are a variety of reasons. This book dives deeply into one of the main reasons—the failure to adapt to the cultural changes of our day. When the Reformation began 500 years ago it sparked a number of radical changes (like worshipping in the vernacular rather than in Latin, etc.) that shocked the church. Over time many saw the merit of those changes and adapted. In the very same way today, major cultural changes are taking place. Is the church open to understanding those changes? And are congregations making the necessary effort to appropriately adapt to them without compromising our central message, the Gospel of Jesus Christ?



This “transformational manual” addresses the cultural shifts and provides practical and experience-based ideas to appropriately respond while keeping a strong emphasis on the Gospel of Jesus. Are you ready to become a 21st century church?

Endorsements & Reviews-

“For anyone in church leadership—rostered or lay—the fact that our culture is changing and continues to change rapidly is no surprise. We can’t continue to do church in the way most of us were trained. How we respond to our culture in a way that preserves Christ’s saving message of grace through faith, yet reaches those that don’t know Him as their Savior, is the challenge we all face. Pastor Lehr, in Becoming a Twenty-First-Century Church, has outlined the changes mainline churches are experiencing and then, based on his years of practical hands-on experience as a parish pastor, helps church leaders navigate the new seas we are sailing. Pragmatic and focused on results, this is a must-read for those leading our churches today.”

—John Auger, Synod Vice President, Delaware-Maryland Synod. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

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J. Fred Lehr

Bio(s)-

J. Fred Lehr has always focused on making the church all it can be. A student of cultural attitudes, organizational systems, and in general the practical aspects of being the church, Lehr has concentrated his recent efforts on understanding the impact of the postmodern church and how we can successfully and faithfully respond to that major cultural shift while still being true to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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