It's a paradox. Eight of ten people want to grow spiritually. But they're not looking to the church to find answers to their biggest spiritual questions. Why not? The 1 Thing suggests that the church may be distracted while trying to emulate other institutions, such as a theater, mortuary, seminary or museum. The authors guide you through a friendly, funny montage of hard-hitting artifacts of contemporary church life. And they bring you to the church's most potent tool-a ministry based on the model of friendship. Discover how your church can develop a fireside ambience that attracts people to a life-changing relationship with Jesus--the 1 thing.