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  • My Vertical Neighborhood: How Strangers Became a Community, By Lynda MacGibbon
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    My Vertical Neighborhood

    How Strangers Became a Community

    by Lynda MacGibbon
    Foreword by Michael Frost

    When Lynda MacGibbon moved from a small town to a high-rise apartment in the city, she decided to take Jesus' command to "love your neighbor" literally. In this charming memoir, MacGibbon tells the story of the community that took shape among the strangers who shared her apartment building and how the simple risk of reaching out with love can lead to beautiful friendships.

  • IVP is pleased to partner with the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) to publish a line of co-branded books that align with both organizations' shared values of justice and community development. Founded under the leadership of Dr. John Perkins more than thirty years ago, CCDA aims to inspire, train, and connect Christians who seek to bear witness to the Kingdom of God by reclaiming and restoring under-resourced communities.

  • Intergenerational Christian Formation: Bringing the Whole Church Together in Ministry, Community, and Worship, By Holly Catterton Allen and Christine Lawton and Cory L. Seibel
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    Intergenerational Christian Formation

    Bringing the Whole Church Together in Ministry, Community, and Worship

    by Holly Catterton Allen, Christine Lawton, and Cory L. Seibel
    Foreword by Jason Brian Santos

    In a revised an updated edition, this comprehensive, up-to-date text offers a framework for intentional intergenerational Christian formation. It provides the theoretical foundation of intergenerationality, then gives concrete, practical guidance on how worship, learning, community, and service can all be achieved intergenerationally.

  • Sensible Shoes Participant's Kit
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    Sensible Shoes Participant's Kit

    Sensible Shoes Series

    by Sharon Garlough Brown

    The novel Sensible Shoes is meant to bring spiritual transformation in community. This participant's kit offers everything you need for either a twelve-week small group or a one-day retreat. You'll receive prayer prompts plus a copy of the book, a beautiful journal with a ribbon and quotes from the characters, and a study guide.

  • The Community of the King, By Howard A. Snyder The Community of the King, By Howard A. Snyder
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    The Community of the King

    by Howard A. Snyder

    Howard A. Snyder probes the relationship between the kingdom of God and our daily experience of the church.

  • Divine Merger: What Happens When Jesus Collides with Your Community, By Mark E. Strong
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    Divine Merger

    What Happens When Jesus Collides with Your Community

    by Mark E. Strong
    Foreword by Kevin Palau

    What would happen if your community had a head-on collision with Jesus? Pastor and community leader Mark Strong offers practical ideas for any follower of Christ, pastor or church leader to engage their community and start ministering. This book is designed to give you the vision and tools you need to fulfill your own God-given mission in your community and church.

  • Life Together in Christ: Experiencing Transformation in Community, By Ruth Haley Barton
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    Life Together in Christ

    Experiencing Transformation in Community

    Transforming Resources

    by Ruth Haley Barton

    We've all been let down by so-called community. Why is it so hard for us to connect and grow together for the long haul? Veteran spiritual director Ruth Haley Barton helps us get personal and practical about experiencing transformation together. This interactive guide allows us to grow through and by the experience of transforming community.

  • Making Neighborhoods Whole: A Handbook for Christian Community Development, By Wayne Gordon and John M. Perkins
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    Making Neighborhoods Whole

    A Handbook for Christian Community Development

    by Wayne Gordon and John M. Perkins
    Foreword by Shane Claiborne

    Civil rights leader John Perkins and CCDA president Wayne Gordon revisit the founding principles of the Christian Community Development Association, seeking to provide the terms for a new discussion around the emerging priorities of Christian community development today. Includes profiles of thriving urban ministries.

  • The Economics of Neighborly Love: Investing in Your Community's Compassion and Capacity, By Tom Nelson
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    The Economics of Neighborly Love

    Investing in Your Community's Compassion and Capacity

    by Tom Nelson

    What does the good news of Jesus mean for economics? Marrying biblical study, economic theory, and practical advice, pastor Tom Nelson presents a vision for church ministry that works toward the flourishing of the local community, beginning with its poorest and most marginalized members and pushing us toward more nuanced understandings of wealth and poverty.