Framed against the current church preoccupation with quantity, The Persevering Church considers a New Testament church in its quest for quality and numbers. Paul's letter to the Ephesian church reveals its trials and triumphs in its desire for both.
In this book the author seeks to focus on the primacy of Christ and the priority of serious biblical preaching and teaching:
We must return to and invest in our biblical roots. "For you have exalted above all things your name and your word" (Ps 138:2b).
We need to be as the Emmaus disciples. "Did not our hearts burn within us while he talked with us on the road, while he opened to us the Scriptures" (Lk 24:32)?
Acts two shows that quality and quantity will coexist if only they are united by Spirit empowered teaching and preaching