Get Involved! Donate Now Volunteers In Mission ABC Reads White Cross ABHMS Home
ABC Reads

Books offer American Baptists opportunity for unity

ABC Reads Logo

ABC Reads brings American Baptists together through the power of a book. Sponsored by Judson Press, ABC Reads highlights a book annually that's appropriate for reading and discussion in small group settings, as well as individually. The book provides an opportunity for learning, sharing and growing in knowledge and faith in Sunday school classes and Bible studies, as well as men's, women's and youth groups.

See the complete list of past ABC Reads titles

Church on Purpose
ABC Reads 2015

The 2014 ABC Reads selection is “Church on Purpose: Reinventing Discipleship, Community, & Justice” by Adam L. Bond and Laura Mariko Cheifetz. This edited volume offers congregations fresh and thoughtful dialogue about traditional models of ministry and leadership.



This book spotlights key topics including:

  • Discipleship ministries such as Sunday school
  • Intergenerational worship settings
  • Evangelism
  • Ecumenical partnerships
  • Social justice ministry

Recognizing the generational shift within churches across the country and anticipating areas of congregational life that require reform, this resource offers possibilities for new directions within Christian communities.

SAVE AN ADDITIONAL 15% OFF WHEN YOU ORDER 10 OR MORE COPIES ONLINE! Enter code ABCREADS in the discount box at checkout.

Order today!

Founded in 1824, Judson Press—a ministry of American Baptist Home Mission Societies—publishes Christ-centered leadership resources for the transformation of persons, congregations and communities.

Home | Get Involved! | Contact Us | Privacy Policy |
© 2007-2016 American Baptist Home Mission Societies
American Baptist Churches USA