Foreword xi Dave Ferguson Preface xiii Neil Cole Acknowledgments xvii Part One: Change Is Possible?with God 1 1 So What?s the Difference? 3 2 Basic Organic Principles That Work in All Contexts 13 3 No Longer Business as Usual 24 4 Churches in Transfusion 42 Part Two: Implementing Change from the Inside Out 65 5 Dying as if Your Life Depended on It 67 6 Detoxifying from Dependence 82 7 How Small People Cause Big Problems 101 8 Leadershifts 114 9 Disciples, Disciples, Disciples 129 10 Water the Green Spot 136 11 Healthy Reproduction 154 12 New Measures of Success 170 13 The Price of Transfusion 185 Conclusion: Equipping People for Ministry in the World 196 Notes 199 The Authors 205 Index 207
Neil Cole is an experienced and innovative church planter and pastor. He is the cofounder and executive director of Church Multiplication Associates. He is the author of Church 3 . 0, Organic Church, and Journeys to Significance , all from Jossey-Bass. Phil Helfer is the cofounder of Church Multiplication Associates and the pastor of Los Altos Grace Church. He is an expert on incorporating organic church principles into conventional churches. ABOUT LEADERSHIP NETWORK The mission of Leadership Network identifies and connects innovative church leaders, providing them with resources in the form of new ideas, people, and tools. Contact Leadership Network at leadnet.org.