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Author: Ross A Lockhart; Darrell L Guder
Publisher: Eugene : Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2016.
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""I'm rich and I don't need a thing, "" bragged the early Christians in the big city of Laodicea. The Apostle John, however, saw their affluence and arrogance through a theological lens. He declared them to be bankrupt, ""lukewarm Christians"" whom God would gladly gargle and spit out. Today, the mainline church in the West finds itself in a dominant culture of Laodicean affluence, where even faith is a commodity to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lockhart, Ross A.
Lessons from Laodicea : Missional Leadership in a Culture of Affluence.
Eugene : Wipf and Stock Publishers, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ross A Lockhart; Darrell L Guder
ISBN: 9781498239035 149823903X
OCLC Number: 951223558
Description: 1 online resource (192 pages)
Contents: Pages:1 to 25; Pages:26 to 50; Pages:51 to 75; Pages:76 to 100; Pages:101 to 125; Pages:126 to 150; Pages:151 to 175; Pages:176 to 192.

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""I'm rich and I don't need a thing, "" bragged the early Christians in the big city of Laodicea. The Apostle John, however, saw their affluence and arrogance through a theological lens. He declared them to be bankrupt, ""lukewarm Christians"" whom God would gladly gargle and spit out. Today, the mainline church in the West finds itself in a dominant culture of Laodicean affluence, where even faith is a commodity to be consumed. While the gospel spreads and thrives in the global South and East, the Western mainline church looks longingly back at Christendom and forward in fear. As Christians li.

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