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Rich Nathan and Insoo Kim have got some good news for an either-or world. Walking you through seven impasses in the journey of faith—progress or orthodoxy? unity or diversity? justice or mercy?—the authors show why the life centered in Christ (the God-man) is life in the liberating reality of the both-and.
Daily news of systemic injustice has caused activist rhetoric to balloon. Tyler Wigg-Stevenson hopes to slow this trend, suggesting that our complex global situation is forcing us to see our limits as world-changers. He calls Christians to leave aside the heady pursuit of causes and take their rightful place as standard-bearers of God's peace.
Jenny Booth Potter knew as a young adult that racism could no longer be tolerated. But what exactly could she do? With candor and humility, Jenny shares her journey of growing in awareness, reckoning with her own white privilege, and learning how to be an antiracism advocate. For anyone overwhelmed by the enormity of racism, this book shows what everyday antiracism looks like.
Diana Shiflett has spent years leading groups of all descriptions in spiritual practices, and in this personal, hands-on guide, she walks us through a wide array—from communal silence and Scripture meditation to active prayer and corporate discernment. Offering step-by-step instructions, this resource will show you how spiritual practices can become life-giving resources in your ministry setting for years to come.
Justice Awakening is a handbook for Christians who want to bring an end to human trafficking and modern-day slavery. Pastor and activist Eddie Byun provides biblical foundations for understanding God's heart for justice and the oppressed. Here are practical, on-the-ground steps that any believer or church can take.
The world is not as God intends it to be. But complex problems warrant more attention than quick posts on social media. How can we actually make a difference? Helping us accomplish change through a range of strategic avenues, activist Mae Elise Cannon shows us how to channel our passions to care effectively for our neighbor and the world.
Amy Sherman unpacks Proverbs 11:10—"When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices"—to develop a theology and program of vocational stewardship. Here is practical help for churches, ministries and other faith communities to navigate the complex process of following Jesus in those places where we happen to prosper.
God is altering history, birthing the new creation all around us, and we have been invited to join God in that task. With groundbreaking ideas and practical illustrations from around the globe, missional leaders Michael Frost and Christiana Rice introduce the metaphor of a midwife to depict us as God's birthing attendants, partnering in God's restorative mission.
Modern-day church doctor Jimmy Dorrell leads struggling congregations through a process of self-interrogation and biblical discovery, helping us root out church growth thinking and plant seeds of kingdom growth instead.
Winfried Corduan describes the beliefs and real-life practices of the world's religions, including Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Native American religions and Baha'i. This edition has been thoroughly revised and expanded, with a new chapter on Islam after 9/11 and additional material throughout.