10 Prescriptions for a Healthy Church

10 Prescriptions for a Healthy Church
Author Bob Farr
Author Kay Kotan
Foreword by Michael J. Coyner
Publisher Abingdon Press
Publication Date 4/2015
Binding Book - Paperback
ISBN 9781630883157
Retail Price $18.99
Discount Price $16.79 (12% discount)
Ten Prescriptions for a Healthy Church
offers prescriptions for the top ten issues seen during church
consultations. Bob Farr and Kay Kotan share their expertise from working
with churches across the country, detailing the most common concerns
and obstacles, and then go straight to the point: What to change, and
how, for positive results. They offer a helpful approach to fixing
common problems, and strategies to help congregations achieve success in
specific areas of ministry. Proven success stories offer practical
application, inspiration, and hope.

love the way this book addresses issues of mission, vision, worship,
hospitality, outreach, and other important matters and offers concrete,
pragmatic practices to fulfill these without compromising the gospel.
This is a refreshing new guide for pastors and laity. --Tex Sample,
Robert B. and Kathleen Rogers Professor Emeritus of Church and Society,
Saint Paul School of Theology
and Kay have so much experience. They get it: the types of changes most
churches need are not new. The pathway to health is not flashy. Basic,
steady, strong: That is what you find in this very useful material. --
Cathy Townley, Worship and Church Planting Consultant and Coach,
Minnesota Annual Conference, UMC
Farr is a powerhouse of a leader who has a great grasp on what it takes
for a congregation to discover the path toward vitality and health. As
you read the prescriptions in this amazing book, you will see a catalyst
for Jesus Christ. --Bob Crossman, New Church Strategist; author, Committed to Christ: Six Steps to a Generous Life
is better than Bob and Kay at explaining the concept -- and the
specifics -- of ‘Prescriptions’ than can improve local church health.
Very few people have spent more hours in church basements, parlors and
sanctuaries across the country helping churches diagnose – and
overcome—the real life problems they face. Leveraging years of
experience and insights, this book is an easy-to-use, instrumental tool
for clergy and laity in churches that are willing to take definitive
steps toward a new future. --Jim Ozier, Church Consultant, Coach,
Speaker; author, Clip In: Risking Hospitality in Your Church