Martin Thielen joins us to discuss ten things Christians need to believe—and ten things they don’t—to “qualify” as Christians. His new book, What’s the Least I Can Believe and Still Be a Christian? A Guide to What Matters Most is a lively and engaging book for seekers and believers who may find themselves questioning some of the assumptions they grew up with. The book is available at a great discount from TheThoughtfulChristian.com.
Ideal for individual, group, or congregational study, the book is accompanied by a free online leader's guide, featuring unique and easily implemented aids for carrying out a seven-week, congregation-wide initiative that will help local churches reach out to their communities.
Martin Thielen is Senior Pastor of Lebanon First United Methodist Church, in Lebanon, Tennessee. He has been a national worship and preaching consultant, seminary professor, and author, and has led more than one hundred church leadership workshops across the country.
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