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  • Embrace: God's Radical Shalom for a Divided World, By Leroy Barber


    God's Radical Shalom for a Divided World

    by Leroy Barber

    The walls between us seem impenetrable. We live in an age of strife and division. Factors such as race, class, values and lifestyles keep us from connecting with others in meaningful ways. It's easy to avoid or ignore those who make us uncomfortable and those we simply do not like, but God's call to the church is to do just the opposite. Leroy Barber has spent decades pursuing reconciliation and ...

  • Becoming a Just Church: Cultivating Communities of God's Shalom, By Adam L. Gustine

    Becoming a Just Church

    Cultivating Communities of God's Shalom

    by Adam L. Gustine
    Foreword by Dennis Edwards

    IVP Readers' Choice Award

    Stop outsourcing justice!

    Many local churches don't know what to do about justice. We tend to compartmentalize it as merely a strategy for outreach, and we often outsource it to parachurch justice ministries. While these organizations do good work, individual congregations are left disconnected from God's just purposes in the ...

  • The Openness of God: A Biblical Challenge to the Traditional Understanding of God, By Clark H. Pinnock and Richard Rice and John Sanders and William Hasker and David Basinger

    The Openness of God

    A Biblical Challenge to the Traditional Understanding of God

    by Clark H. Pinnock, Richard Rice, John Sanders, William Hasker, and David Basinger

    Voted one of Christianity Today's Books of the Year

    The Openness of God presents a careful and full-orbed argument that the God known through Christ desires "responsive relationship" with his creatures. While it rejects process theology, the book asserts that such classical doctrines as God's immutability, impassibility and foreknowledge demand reconsideration.

    The ...

  • The God Who Is Triune: Revisioning the Christian Doctrine of God, By Allan Coppedge

    The God Who Is Triune

    Revisioning the Christian Doctrine of God

    by Allan Coppedge

    "We worship one God in Trinity, and Trinity in Unity." (Athanasian Creed, 6th century A.D. The triunity of the Christian God is not just one isolated doctrine among others. Allan Coppedge unfolds the implications of the trinitarian being of God for our entire understanding of the nature, character and acts of God. Building on the theology of the church from the early church fathers, tracing it ...

  • God the Peacemaker: How Atonement Brings Shalom, By Graham Cole

    God the Peacemaker

    How Atonement Brings Shalom

    New Studies in Biblical Theology

    by Graham Cole
    Series edited by D. A. Carson

    What does God intend for his broken creation? In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Graham A. Cole seeks to answer this question by setting the atoning work of the cross in the broad framework of God's grand plan to restore the created order, and places the story of Jesus, his cross and empty tomb within it. Since we have become paradoxically the glory and garbage of the universe, our ...

  • Happy Church: Pursuing Radical Joy as the People of God, By Tim McConnell

    Happy Church

    Pursuing Radical Joy as the People of God

    by Tim McConnell
    Foreword by John Ortberg

    Most Christians resist the idea that we are to pursue happiness. We are more comfortable with the idea of finding joy or being blessed. But seeking happiness seems too superficial or too flighty for people of faith. In Happy Church, Tim McConnell offers a radical call for Christians to reclaim happiness. Happiness flows from the joy of the Lord and being glad in Christ. When the church ...

  • Playing God: Redeeming the Gift of Power, By Andy Crouch

    Playing God

    Redeeming the Gift of Power

    by Andy Crouch

    Midwest Publishing Association Award of Excellence

    Outreach Magazine Resource of the Year

    ForeWord Book of the Year Award Honorable Mention

    Power corrupts—as we've seen time and time again. People too often abuse their power and play god in the lives of others. Shady politicians, corrupt executives and ego-filled ...

  • The Doctrine of God, By Gerald L. Bray

    The Doctrine of God

    Contours of Christian Theology

    by Gerald L. Bray

    What is theology? What is the nature of God? How should we think about the relationships among the persons of the Trinity? In a carefully reasoned style Gerald Bray distills the essence of these questions and introduces readers to a theological understanding of the personal, trinitarian existence of God. Engaging classical and contemporary theology along the way, Bray also leads ...