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Zondervan releases Companion Guide to Andy
Stanley’s bestselling book ‘Deep & Wide’

A Blueprint for Church Leaders Who Want to Create Irresistible Environments, Define Their Ministry Goals, and Communicate More Effectively with Unbelievers

Grand Rapids, Mich., July 28, 2017 — Every Sunday people walk into church and decide if they will return the following week before the preacher even opens his mouth.

In his bestselling book Deep & Wide, author and pastor Andy Stanley showed church leaders how to create churches unchurched people love to attend. Now Zondervan is pleased to announce the release of Stanley’s new companion guide, Going Deep & Wide (on sale August 1), in which Stanley lays out a blueprint and offers practical steps to help leaders turn up the irresistible in their churches. Each section includes discussion materials that walk readers deeper into the content of Deep & Wide and invites conversations about how to apply what they’ve learned.

Stanley’s next bookIrresistible Faith: Our Chance to Change the World … Again, releases with Zondervan on February 2, 2018. In it, Stanley will help readers to align their personal faith and that of their local church with what Jesus came to unleash in the world. This will change how the church and Christianity are perceived by the unchurched.

About Andy Stanley: Communicator, author, and pastor Andy Stanley founded Atlanta-based North Point Ministries in 1995. Today, North Point Ministries consists of six churches in the Atlanta area and a network of 30 churches around the globe that collectively serve nearly 70,000 people weekly. As host of Your Move with Andy Stanley, which delivers over five million messages each month through television and podcasts, and author of more than 20 books, including The New Rules for Love, Sex & Dating; Ask ItHow to Be Rich;Deep & WideVisioneering; and Next Generation Leader, Andy is considered one of the most influential pastors in America. Andy and his wife, Sandra, have three grown children and live near Atlanta.

About Zondervan: Zondervan is a world leading Bible publisher and provider of Christian communications.  Zondervan, part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc., delivers transformational Christian experiences through its bestselling Bibles, books, curriculum, academic resources and digital products. The Company’s products are sold worldwide and translated into nearly 200 languages. Zondervan offices are located in Grand Rapids, Mich. For additional information, please visit

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