Item description for A Conspiracy of Goodness: Contemporary Images of Christian Mission by Donald E. Messer...
Overview In the tradition of the controversial bestseller Resident Aliens, Abingdon Press offers another provocative book about the mission of the church and the apostolic ministry of its servants. Messer describes the Biblical mandates for the mission of ministry and calls for leaders to live as a covenant of global gardeners.
Publishers Description "A beguiling image for the mission of the Church in our time. It combines the Samaritan parable's deceptive simplicity with a realism about what the Church is up against in this world."--Mark Trotter, Pastor, First United Methodist, San Diego. After describing the biblical mandates for the mission of ministry, Dr. Messer calls church leaders to: -understand the world as God's body -live as a covenant of global gardeners -work as bridge builders -form a company of star-throwers and peacemakers -embrace a community of fence movers
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Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.02" Width: 5.98" Height: 0.49" Weight: 0.63 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 1992
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
ISBN 0687094844 ISBN13 9780687094844
Availability 107 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 22, 2016 01:33.
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More About Donald E. Messer
Donald E. Messer is an educator, author, practical theologian, civil rights activist, and United Methodist clergyman recognized worldwide for his humanitarian service combating world hunger and HIV/AIDS. He is the author of 15 books, including Breaking the Conspiracy of Silence: Christian Churches and the Global AIDS Crisis and Ending Hunger Now (coauthored with Senators George McGovern and Bob Dole).
Donald E. Messer currently resides in Denver, in the state of Colorado. Donald E. Messer was born in 1941.
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