Community is Messy: The Perils and Promise of Small Group Ministry
Intended Target Audience
Small Group and Discipleship Pastors, Community Life Coordinators and those who lead in a part-time or volunteer capacity the group life, community, or discipleship efforts for their church.
Subject of Book
Drawing on her background in environmental engineering and her current pastoral role at National Community Church in Washington D.C., Heather Zempel assesses the perils and possibilities inherent in small groups and other environments for Christian community. The book helps leaders begin to see the inherent "mess" of such gatherings as raw material for arriving at something beautiful.