Item description for Cultural Change & Your Church: Helping Your Church Thrive in a Diverse Society by Michael Pocock & Joseph Henriques...
Overview This timely book informs readers about the changes in our cultural landscape, then encourages and challenges the church to embrace the resulting opportunities to minister to people of all cultures. End-of-chapter questions are appropriate for individual or group use.
Publishers Description As the face of North America becomes more diverse, so should the face of today\u2019s church. This book helps churches minister to and evangelize people from other cultures, countries, and religious backgrounds. It informs readers about the changes in our cultural landscape, then encourages and challenges the church to embrace the resulting opportunities to minister to people of all cultures. The authors consider the Bible\u2019s examples and teaching as it relates to diversity, introduce several American and Canadian churches modeling diversity, and help church leaders overcome resistance to change. Discussion questions at the end of each chapter are appropriate for individual or group use by pastors or concerned laypeople.
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Studio: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.98" Width: 6.32" Height: 0.53" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2007
Publisher Wipf & Stock Publishers
ISBN 1556352255 ISBN13 9781556352256
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More About Michael Pocock & Joseph Henriques
Michael Pocock (D.Miss., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is chair and senior professor of world missions and intercultural studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. Gailyn Van Rheenen (D.Miss., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) retired from Abilene Christian University in 2003 to launch Mission Alive, an organization devoted to the training of Christian leaders. Douglas McConnell (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) is dean of the School of Intercultural Studies and associate professor of leadership at Fuller.
Michael Pocock was born in 1942.
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Every Church should read this book May 14, 2003
Multicultural churches are not just more interesting, there biblical! The United States is a diverse melting pot. The Great Commission "Go..to all nations" has been made easier. The nations have come to us! Reading this book will give you a passion for seeing your church reach the nations in neighborhood.