FRONT DOOR BACK DOOR – WHY PEOPLE JOIN AND WHY THEY LEAVE CHURCHES
Once again J. Russell Crabtree (founder of Holy Cow! Consulting) has provided a resources to church leaders and clergy using the jewels fromf the database of hundreds and hundreds churches and the voices of tens of thousands of church members.
In this latest book, Russ takes the data and shows readers the three things that churches tend to do well in developing the people who join them.
Developing the case for shaping churches to be organizations of learning, Russ also shows areas where people become disenfranchised, even after years of vital engagement. Finally, Russ shows the evidence on what contributes to the deterioration of member’s engagement with a congregation.
This ground-breaking book is a must read for clergy, judicatory officials and church leaders.