Using the story of five churches wrestling with change and searching for genuine growth in their ministry, < i> The Transforming Church< /i> identifies the five dysfunctions of an unhealthy church and the five characteristics of a growing, healthy congregation. Hopeful and encouraging in tone, Kevin Ford will help churches identity and resolve common frustrations churches face and become a healthy church that is relevant and life-giving to society. Includes a free Transforming Church Snapshot assessment (via Website)--a $40 value. Foreword by Billy Graham. Endorsements from Howard Hendricks, Charles Colson, and Tony Campolo.