Some of you may have already heard of the new role at SBTS I have assumed. In addition to my responsibilities at my local church and with Practical Shepherding, I have decided to accept a third hat to wear. I am the Senior Fellow of the Mathena Center for Church Revitalization at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
As many of you know, this is an important and needed work dear to my heart, so when SBTS approached me about this role, I felt compelled to consider this strategic opportunity. This new guidebook on Church Revitalization being released at The Southern Baptist Convention this week is the first of what we hope will be many fruits of this new center. I wrote 3 chapters in it and oversaw most of the project as it was being compiled. Dr. Mohler acted as the book’s editor.
Here is a small portion of the article that describes this guidebook and reason we wrote it:
“This new guide book seeks to help this historic need in the SBC by relying, not upon the latest trends and church growth gimmicks, but upon the power of God working in his Word,” said Brian Croft, senior fellow at the Mathena Center. “It is a helpful beginning to what we hope will launch a great movement of God’s Spirit and equipped men called to this unique work to breathe new life into dying churches.”
Read the rest of the article here
Pick up a copy of this guide book here