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Treasure in clay jars : patterns in missional faithfulness

Author: Lois Barrett
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans, ©2004.
Series: Gospel and our culture series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Building on the ground laid by the book Missional Church: A Vision for the Sending of the Church in North America (Darrell Guder et al. 1998), Treasure in Clay Jars centers on case studies of nine missional congregations from across North America that are diverse in their denominational affiliations, worship styles, political stances, and socioeconomic backgrounds. The book explores eight concrete "patterns" common  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lois Barrett
ISBN: 080282692X 9780802826923
OCLC Number: 54029488
Description: xiv, 172 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Discerning missional vocation --
Biblical formation and discipleship --
Taking risks as a contrast community --
Practices that demonstrate God's intent for the world --
The public witness of worship --
Dependence on the Holy Spirit --
Pointing toward the reign of God --
Missional authority.
Series Title: Gospel and our culture series.
Responsibility: Lois Y. Barrett, editor ; Walter C. Hobbs, project leader ; Lois Y. Barrett [and others].

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Barry Harvey ""Treasure in Clay Jars"is a godsend for those who contend that the church is called to a distinctive way of life that runs counter to the dominant trends of modern and now postmodern Read more...

 
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