Six Practices for Spiritual Growth and the companion workbook, Challenge Yourself to Grow Spiritually, A Seven-Week Bible-Based Adventure A Fifth Collection of 26 Blogs on How the Spirit Works in Your Life and Church is a free eBook from David S. Luecke.
This fifth collection of Dr. David Luecke’s emphasizes how fruitful churches today emphasize change, and how their “product” is helping believers grow closer to God and enjoy more of the love, joy, and peace of the abundant life Jesus came to offer. Such growth can be envisioned as a Spiritual journey of being drawn closer to God. This movement is the work of the Holy Spirit, and our job is to put ourselves in the Spirit’s workshop. That can happen by engaging in six GROWTH practices presented in this book of short essays.
Witnessing in the New Post-Modern Culture A Fourth Collection of 26 Blogs on How the Spirit Works in Your Life and Church is a free eBook from David S. Luecke.
This fourth collection of Dr. David Luecke’s blogs offers fresh understandings of Spirit, grace and fellowship that provide valuable touchpoints for outreach. Learn the difference between Grace1 and Grace2. Understand how grace-focused and Spirit-shaped ministries will be so important in the future. Appreciate options for living as Christians in the post-Christian world. Recognize how the future of traditional denominations is not bright while informal networks are growing and will better guide effective ministries.
It Takes a Fellowship of the Spirit to Raise a Believer A Third Collection of 26 Blogs on How the Spirit Works in Your Life and Church is a free eBook from David S. Luecke.
This third collection of Dr. David Luecke’s blogs addresses how a church’s purpose is to raise believers up to a higher level of life in Christ. Learn how to move on from Medieval motivation for church life when “should” no longer works. Understand how God’s Word works best through informal fellowships. Learn how to organize a Spiritual fellowship. Recognize church cultures that are more receptive to the Spirit’s work.
Encourage Adventures in Step With the Spirit A Second Collection of 26 Blogs on How the Spirit Works in Your Life and Church is a free eBook from David S. Luecke.
This second collection of Dr. David Luecke’s blogs continues to address how declining mainline churches can regain spiritual energy and grow again. Understand the Spirit’s role in the Trinity. Recognize spiritual experiences when you have them and what triggers them. Chart your personal spiritual journey. Learn movement through four stages of faith development. Be aware that the Spirit’s work has to stay fresh for a church to be healthy.
What Happened to Our Churches? is a free eBook from David S. Luecke.
Dr. David Luecke’s book addresses how declining mainline churches can regain Spiritual energy and grow again. The only way for a Christian congregation, which is biblically a fellowship of the Holy Spirit, to increase its energy (the time, talents and treasure of its participants) is to pay more attention to how the Spirit calls, gathers, enlightens and sanctifies its participants. This book of short conversation-starter blogs addresses why and how to do that.
Why and How American Church Life is Changing So Rapidly Now is nine short essays for starting discussions and includes devotional scriptures and lead questions.
Buy the paperback
Believers who raise their awareness of the Holy Spirit, practice GROWTH in the Spirit, and share their experiences, will find their Christian life becomes more exciting and fulfilling.
Pastors who teach Spirit awareness and GROWTH practices will see their congregation become more stimulating, healthy, and attractive.