Vaughan Roberts finds direction for today's church in Paul's first letter to the Corinthians. Ancient Corinth was a similarly confusing cultural landscape to our own, but in Paul's vision Roberts finds a path of wisdom that will help you choose the true spirituality of the gospel of Christ and become the authentic church God intends for you to be. Each chapter includes a Bible study.
Rodney Clapp asks and answers the question, How can the church provide a significant alternative to the culture in which it is embedded?
Drawing on the work of cultural analysts like Lesslie Newbigin, Richard John Neuhaus and Charles Taylor, Philip W. Eaton proposes an alternative idea of Christian higher education that aims to equip students for responsible engagement in our post-Christian world.
All mission is local—the people of God joining the work of God in a particular place. In Starting Missional Churches Mark Lau Branson and Nicholas Warnes introduce us to seven missional churches while examining common challenges regarding church planting.
Does the Christian community have the resources to develop a coherent response to today?s health care challenges? In a comprehensive survey covering the full scope of the Bible and three millennia of Christian belief and practice, Willard Swartley fleshes out the central place of health care in the church?s mission.
A group of evangelicalism's most stimulating thinkers consider possible apologetic responses to the challenges of postmodernity. Edited by Timothy R. Phillips and Dennis L. Okholm.
Vinoth Ramachandra considers six areas of contemporary global discourse where powerful myths energize and mobilize a great deal of public funding, academic production and media attention: myths about terrorism, religious violence, human rights, multiculturalism, science and postcolonialism.
With Playing God, Andy Crouch opens the subject of power, elucidating its subtle activity in our relationships and institutions. He gives us much more than a warning against abuse, though. Turning the notion of "playing God" on its head, Crouch celebrates power as the gift by which we join in God's creative, redeeming work in the world.
For many of us, the word "religious" evokes thoughts of brainwashing, violence and eye-rubbingly tiresome conversations. Why not be done with it? Combining wit and candor with sharp cultural observations, David Dark flips the script on religiosity, arguing that "If what we believe is what we see is what we do is who we are, there's no getting away from religion."
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