'I love Jesus but hate the church.' We hear this kind of talk all the time, but what if it's profoundly mistaken? Rob Bentz challenges readers to rethink this popularyet ultimately harmful mentality. Drawing on his experience as a pastor, Bentz helps those disenchanted with the church to rediscover its importance for the Christian life by examining the biblical, theological, and historical reasons why Christ's followers should embrace gospel-centered communityeven when it's hard. Honest yet hopeful, The Unfinished Church provides an encouraging look at God's ultimate building project: his church.