Beyond the Box: Innovative Churches That Work

By Bill Easum and Dave Travis. Revolutionize your ministry! Beyond the Box evaluates what’s working in emerging churches and helps leaders discover new ideas for their ministry. When it comes to church leadership, the leaders in this book aren’t thinking inside, outside or around the box-they’re beyond it! Successful church consultants Bill Easum and Dave Travis show you radical church ministries that work, demonstrating how your church can grow beyond conventional methods. Gear up and bring people in your community to the faith of Jesus! Table Of Contents: Contents: Beyond One-Person Leadership: the Shifting to Teams; Beyond One Team: Moving to a Culture of Equipping; Beyond My Church: Thinking Kingdom Community; Beyond Single Location: One Church in Many Locations; Beyond Church Planting: Planting Churches that Plant Churches; Beyond Minding the store; Resources You Can Use Author: Bill Easum is the Vice President of Easum, Bandy and is one of the most highly respected church consultants and Christian futurists in North America. Bill has been a pioneer in the church growth movement, with 35 years of pastoral ministry in four churches and two denominations. During his 24 years at Colonial Hills Church in San Antonio, the church grew from 35 in worship to over 1,000, with 2,200 members. His record of evangelization and social justice ministries has been acknowledged by the Industrial Areas Foundation in New York as one of the finest records in North America. Bill is a graduate of Baylor University, B.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, M.D., and Perkins School of Theology, S.T.M. Bill and his wife Jan have one daughter, Caran. Bill’s main vice is he loves to salt water fish and then let the fish go.