Description of Transformational Church by Thom Rainer
Churches committed to following Christ's example want this world changed for the sake of eternity. While the supernatural piece of making that happen goes without saying, how does a body of believers do its part to be in that "sweet spot" where true spiritual transformation occurs? In Transformational Church, best-selling research authors Ed Stetzer and Thom S. Rainer survey fifty thousand churchesthen narrow the scope down to five hundred congregationsfor a qualitative answer. Their book, the most comprehensive study of the modern American church to date, contains a wealth of indispensable new data, nuanced insights, and how-to guidance, all centered on this key finding: "Transformational churches make disciples whose lives are being transformed by the gospel, so that people engage the culture around them for its ultimate transformation."