Patricia Farris

Patricia Farris

Patricia Farris is Senior Pastor of First United Methodist Church, Santa Monica, Calif.

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Resources

Shine! Light for All People

Shine! Light for All People

Articles

Review: A Thicker Jesus

By Patricia Farris
You might not realize it at first, but if you’re passionate about church renewal, A Thicker Jesus: Incarnational Discipleship in a Secular Age (Westminster/John Knox, 2012)… read more

Review: shiny gods

By Patricia Farris
Mike Slaughter has not written another stewardship campaign program. Instead, he argues for a conversion of the wallet. Grounded in his own personal and family experience… read more

Review: Church Worth Getting Up For

By Patricia Farris
While visiting a variety of churches, Charles Gutenson, author, professor, church consultant, and former COO of Sojourners, asks the pointed, possibly painful question: “If… read more

Review: Spiritual Kaizen

By Patricia Farris
Bishop Grant Hagiya, Episcopal Leader of the Greater Northwest Area of The United Methodist Church, has been at it a long time. A life-long United Methodist, a student of Chinese… read more

Review: Rich Church Poor Church

By Patricia Farris
In Rich Church Poor Church: Keys to Effective Financial Ministry, J. Clif Christopher affirms: “Jesus has died and been resurrected. The Holy Spirit has been sent to be… read more

Review: Make or Break Your Church in 365 Days

By Patricia Farris
Paul Borden writes as someone who knows, or rather, as someone who has learned the hard way, all that is truly involved in church renewal. As Executive Minister of Growing Healthy … read more
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