The Good Book Company and Acts 29 to partner on new “Love Your Church” series
CHARLOTTE, NC – The Good Book Company (TGBC) is partnering with the church-planting network Acts 29 to publish a series of short books that inspire and equip ordinary church members to love their church and make a difference in and through their church.
Building on some of the themes addressed in Love Your Church by Tony Merida (The Good Book Company, June 2021), the series will initially include nine titles. Contributors will be drawn from diverse backgrounds, nations, and ethnicities to represent perspectives from the global church. Authors will include Tony Merida, Jen Oshman, Dwayne Bond, Barnabas Piper, and more. A wide range of topics will be covered, such as how to belong, what a truly welcoming church looks like, how to honor leaders without worshiping them, how to make the most of Sunday gatherings, and how to care for each other well. The first three titles are slated for release in spring 2023.
Matt Chandler, President of Acts 29 and Lead Pastor of The Village Church, Flower Mound, TX, said, “Acts 29 is thrilled to partner with The Good Book Company to produce this new book series. It will inspire members of local churches toward greater love for one another as they engage their communities with the gospel of Christ for the glory of Christ.”
Carl Laferton, EVP Publishing at TGBC, said of the partnership, “Acts 29 is a thriving and rapidly-growing network of churches that shares our heart as a publisher: to bring glory to Christ by equipping His people to love Him and love His people and His world, helping Christians to see how they can make a real difference to their churches.
“Now more than ever, as we move into this post-pandemic season, as Christians we need a vision of what our churches can be and how we can each help make that vision a reality.”
Acts 29 is a diverse, global community of over 700 healthy, multiplying churches in 40 countries, characterized by theological clarity, cultural engagement, and missional innovation. They aim to plant healthy, multiplying churches; pursue holiness and humility; be a radically diverse and global community; and pray for conversions through evangelism.
Founded in 1991, The Good Book Company (TGBC) is an international Christian publisher. Their Bible studies, books, devotionals, videos, tracts, evangelistic courses, and training materials are used throughout the English-speaking world, and in translation in over 35 languages worldwide. Everyone at TGBC is passionate about the Lord Jesus, His word, His church, and His gospel of grace. They create and publish biblical, relevant, and accessible resources that will encourage Christians to keep going, keep growing, and keep sharing their faith.