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  • Including the Stranger Including the Stranger
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    Including the Stranger

    Foreigners in the Former Prophets

    New Studies in Biblical Theology

    by David G. Firth
    Series edited by D. A. Carson

    The Old Testament, particularly the Former Prophets, has been regarded as having a negative attitude towards foreigners. In this NSBT volume, David Firth argues that the Former Prophets subvert the exclusivist approach in order to show that the people of God are not defined by ethnicity but rather by their willingness to commit themselves to the purposes of Yahweh.

  • God Is Stranger God Is Stranger
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    God Is Stranger

    Finding God in Unexpected Places

    by Krish Kandiah
    Foreword by Andy Crouch

    Have we missed the Bible’s consistent teaching that God is other, higher, stranger? Krish Kandiah offers us a fresh look at some of the difficult, awkward, and even troubling Bible passages, challenging us to replace our sanitized concept of God with a more awe-inspiring, true-to-the-Bible God. Allow yourself to be surprised by God as you find him in unexpected places doing the unexpected.

  • What Jesus Intended
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    What Jesus Intended

    Finding True Faith in the Rubble of Bad Religion

    by Todd D. Hunter
    Foreword by Esau McCaulley

    Many of us feel disoriented and unsteady after an endless string of church scandals. After forty years of ministry, Todd Hunter is no stranger to betrayal and pain in the church. But by unpacking the purposes of Jesus, we can expose twisted, toxic religion for what it is and embrace the healing and goodness we've always longed for.

  • Faith Like a Child
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    Faith Like a Child

    Embracing Our Lives as Children of God

    by Lacy Finn Borgo

    A well-known challenge of Jesus to his followers is to become like little children. Lacy Finn Borgo considers this invitation to childlike faith and explores seven different ways of welcoming the child within. Offering wisdom from years of experience as a spiritual director, Borgo explores practices to welcome and enliven your childhood self.

  • What Does It Mean to Be Welcoming? What Does It Mean to Be Welcoming?
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    What Does It Mean to Be Welcoming?

    Navigating LGBT Questions in Your Church

    by Travis Collins

    Is your church wrestling with LGBT questions? Travis Collins has walked congregations through the complex issues surrounding gay Christians. In this practical resource, readers will hear from gay friends and dig into Scripture with interpreters on both sides, considering the implications of their convictions for life and ministry. Let's examine how we might welcome everyone into the church while calling for all to be transformed.

  • The Message of Mark
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    The Message of Mark

    The Bible Speaks Today Series

    by Donald English

    In this BST volume, Donald English offers a wise, welcoming, and nontechnical guide to Mark, the smallest of the four Gospels. Along with exposition of each section of the text, English draws out principles and applications about the nature of true faith, the cost of discipleship, and how we should receive God's Word today.

  • Great Commission, Great Compassion
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    Great Commission, Great Compassion

    Following Jesus and Loving the World

    by Paul Borthwick
    Foreword by Christopher J. H. Wright

    Go and do. Jesus commands it, and the world needs it. Mission mobilizer Paul Borthwick shows how proclamation and demonstration of the gospel go hand in hand, bringing together the Great Commission of Matthew 28 and the Great Compassion of Matthew 25, while offering practical, holistic ways for us to live them out in every sphere of our lives.