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Money, motivation, and mission in the small church

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Published by Judson Press in Valley Forge, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Small churches.,
  • Church finance.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 122-123.

    StatementAnthony Pappas ; Douglas Alan Walrath, general editor.
    SeriesSmall church in action
    ContributionsWalrath, Douglas Alan, 1933-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV637.8 .P37 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125 p. ;
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2056405M
    ISBN 100817011463
    LC Control Number88034778
    OCLC/WorldCa18982544

    A nearby church sent people on one trip to Mexico. Another church reported they are sending people each year. A third church reported their goal to have someone on a mission trip every day year round. At the same time, prayer, money, and new missionaries are not showing a sharp incline.


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