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Radical Sending

Radical Sending Author Demi Prentiss
ISBN-10 9780819231840
Release 2015-10-10
Pages 192
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As congregations explore their emerging visions, they need support in "equipping the saints" for their day-to-day lives and ministries beyond the doors of the building. The Dismissal -- "go in peace, to love and serve the Lord" -- becomes as important as the Eucharist in feeding the people for the journey. But churches often fail to focus on this baptismal calling to "go" into the worlds of work, family, and community. This book fills that void, focusing on how the baptized become "go-ers," providing practical and tested ways of fulfilling that calling. Go to Love and Serve builds on and complements the work of Stephanie Spellers' Radical Welcome, which called congregations to move beyond diversity and inclusion to be places where the transforming gifts, voices, and power of marginalized cultures and groups bring new life to the mainline church. Each chapter is followed by discussion questions for use with small groups or for personal reflection. * Foreword by Stephanie Spellers * Core resource for discernment in living out baptismal promises * Empowers the laity for their ministries beyond the church doors * Study questions for small group discussion or individual reflection

The Scattering

The Scattering Author Dwight L. DuBois
ISBN-10 9781498229784
Release 2015-11-05
Pages 186
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Imagine being able to connect everything you do in life with God's dream of shalom. Imagine all God's people seeing their family responsibilities, work, and community involvement as ministry. Imagine congregations that equip and empower people for ministry--not just in the church, but in all they do. Imagine leaders and members finding a renewed sense of joy, purpose, and vitality as they give themselves away for the sake of the Gospel. Dwight DuBois not only imagines these life-giving outcomes in fresh and powerful ways, he shows readers how to create an environment that equips everyday saints to connect their faith with all of life. Based on the real life struggles of pastors and members, The Scattering lays bare our preoccupation with the health of the institution and offers powerful new language for the church as being both gathered and scattered. This language breaks down unhelpful stereotypes, and provides readers with hopeful and rewarding ways to interpret who we are and what we do as the church of Jesus Christ. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; }

Radical Love

Radical Love Author Patrick S. Cheng
ISBN-10 9781596271364
Release 2011-03-01
Pages 176
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An exploration of the teachings of Jesus in relation to the LGBTQ community that “helps readers welcome a theology that leaves no one behind” (Chris Glaser, author of Coming Out as Sacrament). A common claim, on both on the political right and left, is that Christianity is incompatible with queerness. As this first book on the subject of queer theology insightfully argues, Jesus Christ can be understood by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as the embodiment of a love so extreme that it dissolves all existing boundaries. In discussing revelation, God, Trinity, creation, atonement, sin, grace, Holy Spirit, church, and sacraments, Patrick Cheng—a theologian, seminary professor, and ordained minister—provides a historical survey of how queer theology has developed from the 1950s to today, and then illuminates its themes using the ecumenical creeds as his guide. He discusses Jesus’s communion with all people—holy and profane. He explores Jesus’s crossing of all barriers—from Divine to sexual. Above all, he reminds us that those barriers are societal, rather than religious, concepts. “An excellent introduction for beginners and an excellent synthesis for more advanced readers." —Virginia Ramey Mollenkott, author of Sensuous Spirituality

African Theology as Liberating Wisdom

African Theology as Liberating Wisdom Author Mari-Anna Pöntinen
ISBN-10 9789004245952
Release 2013-02-14
Pages 419
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In African Theology as Liberating Wisdom; Celebrating Life and Harmony in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Botswana, Mari-Anna Pöntinen analyses contextual interpretations of the Christian faith in this church. These interpretations draw from the Tswana tradition and liberation in Christ.

A Radical Faith

A Radical Faith Author James W. Goll
ISBN-10 9780800795092
Release 2011-09-01
Pages 144
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Bestselling author and respected leader offers the only book/workbook combination on the fundamentals of faith for Spirit-empowered Christians; foreword by Jack Taylor.

A Radical Faith Study Guide

A Radical Faith   Study Guide Author James W. Goll
ISBN-10 9781441259936
Release 2011-09-01
Pages 144
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The writer to the Hebrews itemizes the elements of a firm spiritual foundation. These fundamentals must be built into the foundation of every Christian so he or she will not collapse in the face of life's storms. When Christians are shaky in their beliefs, they become vulnerable in the fight against hell. Yet the enemy, as the psalmist pointed out, is constantly shooting at their foundations. What can they do? They can fortify their foundations, says James W. Goll, one of the most respected leaders in the renewal movement. In the only book/study guide combination on the topic, he lays out the biblical elements of a firm foundation from Hebrews 6, including faith in God, the baptism with the Holy Spirit, resurrection from the dead, and more. His clear, conversational approach equips both new and veteran Christians with the tools they need to establish an unshakable foundation.

Radical Moves

Radical Moves Author Lara Putnam
ISBN-10 9780807838136
Release 2013-01-07
Pages 336
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In the generations after emancipation, hundreds of thousands of African-descended working-class men and women left their homes in the British Caribbean to seek opportunity abroad: in the goldfields of Venezuela and the cane fields of Cuba, the canal construction in Panama, and the bustling city streets of Brooklyn. But in the 1920s and 1930s, racist nativism and a brutal cascade of antiblack immigration laws swept the hemisphere. Facing borders and barriers as never before, Afro-Caribbean migrants rethought allegiances of race, class, and empire. In Radical Moves, Lara Putnam takes readers from tin-roof tropical dancehalls to the elegant black-owned ballrooms of Jazz Age Harlem to trace the roots of the black-internationalist and anticolonial movements that would remake the twentieth century. From Trinidad to 136th Street, these were years of great dreams and righteous demands. Praying or "jazzing," writing letters to the editor or letters home, Caribbean men and women tried on new ideas about the collective. The popular culture of black internationalism they created--from Marcus Garvey's UNIA to "regge" dances, Rastafarianism, and Joe Louis's worldwide fandom--still echoes in the present.

Disciplines of the Holy Spirit

Disciplines of the Holy Spirit Author Siang-Yang Tan
ISBN-10 9780310872009
Release 2010-06-15
Pages 240
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CONNECT WITH THE LIFE-CHANGING MINISTRY OF THE HOLY SPIRITDisciples of the Holy Spirit shows how a dynamic, close walk with God can be yours each day through the ministry of the Holy Spirit. As the energizer of your faith, the Spirit wants to bring you into a transforming communion with Christ. He wants to empower you to love your enemies, live without fear, and give generously out of an inner abundance.Your part? Simply yielding to him through the following spiritual disciplines: Solitude—helping you draw near to God for spiritual growth and vigor. Surrender—helping you surrender to God’s will and purpose for your life, preparing you for effective ministry. Service—helping you move into fellowship with others and partnership with God in reaching a broken worldAs you practice the spiritual disciplines, your concept of what it means to be a Christian will acquire a new, life-changing dimension. You’ll grow closer to Jesus—and your life will increasingly reflect the power and presence of the Holy Spirit.“Dr. Tan always has something worthwhile to say. His passion for people, life, and God, combined with his extensive professional knowledge make this book an important read.”-Larry Crabb Jr., Ph.D., counselor and best-selling author“A passionate, fresh guide for how Christians can grow in Christ through the traditional spiritual disciplines. Believers of differing theological backgrounds will find encouragement and wisdom.”-Stanton L. Jones, Ph.D., author of the God’s Design for Sex book seriesDr. Siang-Yang Tan is senior pastor of First Evangelical Church in Glendale, California. He is also associate professor of psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary, a licensed psychologist, and the author of Lay Counseling: Equipping Christians for a Helping Ministry. He lives in Arcadia, California.Dr. Douglas Gregg is former director of the Office of Christian Community at Fuller Theological Seminary and a training specialist with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. He is the coauthor of Inner Healing: A Handbook for Helping Yourself & Others and lives in Los Angeles.

The American radical press 1880 1960

The American radical press  1880 1960 Author Joseph Robert Conlin
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105036947344
Release 1974
Pages 720
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The American radical press 1880 1960 has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The American radical press 1880 1960 also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The American radical press 1880 1960 book for free.

The Philosophic Radicals

The Philosophic Radicals Author William Thomas
ISBN-10 UOM:39015001680522
Release 1979-01-01
Pages 491
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Stealth Jihad

Stealth Jihad Author Robert Spencer
ISBN-10 9781596985568
Release 2008-10-28
Pages 328
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Exposes a plot by Islamic jihadists to overtake America from within through less terrorism and more stealth jihad, ultimately aiming to establish Islamic law worldwide, and explains what steps must be taken to preserve American culture.

Men At War

Men At War Author Christopher Coker
ISBN-10 9780190257484
Release 2014-01-06
Pages 325
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Since Achilles first stormed into our imagination, literature has introduced its readers to truly unforgettable martial characters. In Men at War, Christopher Coker discusses some of the most famous of these fictional creations and their impact on our understanding of war and masculinity. Grouped into five archetypes-warriors, heroes, villains, survivors and victims-these characters range across 3000 years of history, through epic poems, the modern novel and one of the twentieth century's most famous film scripts. Great authors like Homer and Tolstoy show us aspects of reality invisible except through a literary lens, while fictional characters such as Achilles and Falstaff, Robert Jordan and Jack Aubrey, are not just larger than life; they are life's largeness-and this is why we seek them out. Although the Greeks knew that the lovers, wives and mothers of soldiers are the chief victims of battle, for the combatants, war is a masculine pursuit. Each of Coker's chapters explores what fiction tells us about war's appeal to young men and the way it makes- and breaks-them. The existential appeal of war too is perhaps best conveyed in fictional accounts, and these too are scrutinized by the author.


Refuel Author Nelson Bibles Staff
ISBN-10 0718006763
Release 2004
Pages 384
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Featuring a magazine format, combines the New Century Version New Testament with music reviews, inspirational writings, Christian lifestyle advice, and other topics of interest to teenage boys.

Radicals rabbis peacemakers

Radicals  rabbis   peacemakers Author Seth Farber
ISBN-10 1567513263
Release 2005-07-01
Pages 252
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Conversations with leading Jewish critics of Israel and Zionism who support the Palestinians' struggle for freedom.

The Radical Humanist

The Radical Humanist Author Manabendra Nath Roy
ISBN-10 UVA:X004735292
Release 2002
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Michigan Christian Advocate

Michigan Christian Advocate Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015080399754
Release 1948
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Michigan Christian Advocate has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Michigan Christian Advocate also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Michigan Christian Advocate book for free.

Ascent from Darkness

Ascent from Darkness Author Michael Leehan
ISBN-10 9780849947032
Release 2011-10-04
Pages 256
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