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Cultivating Perennial Churches: Your Guide to Long-Term Growth

SKU 9780827205123

By Robert D. Dale


From The Columbia Partnership (TCP) Leadership Series

There are many books for churches looking to start with a healthy beginning. But what happens after the big boom of a church’s start? Today, roughly eight of ten American congregations are either static or in decline. Many of those churches started out with an outstanding start. But why didn’t they succeed in the long run?

This book is about church growth and health from a different angle—long-term growth and vitality. Author Bob Dale writes from his more than 30 years of experience to show not just how to plant a church, but how to keep it healthy and always growing.

A Leadership Series title


"Once again, Robert Dale strikes gold. After panning seven church streams for gems, he then hits payload with a final chapter that brings them all together into one dazzling bracelet that every church will want to wear."
—Leonard Sweet, Drew University, George Fox Evangelical Seminary,