The Purpose Driven Church has brought focus and direction to more pastors and church leaders than you can count. What a gift! Every church is driven by something. Tradition, finances, programs, personalities, events, seekers, and even buildings can each be the controlling force in a church. But Rick Warren believes that in order for a church to be healthy it must become a purpose-driven church, built around the five New Testament purposes given to the church by Jesus.The issue is church health, not church growth! declares Warren;If your church is healthy, growth will occur naturally. Healthy, consistent growth is the result of balancing the five biblical purposes of the church. Rick Warren shares a proven five-part strategy that will enable your church to grow ;
warmer through fellowship
deeper through discipleship
stronger through worship
broader through ministry
larger through evangelism The Purpose Driven Church shifts the focus away from church building programs to emphasizing a people-building process. Warren says,If you will concentrate on building people, God will build the church.