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Your church is too safe : why following Christ turns the world upside-down

Author: Mark Buchanan
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Your Church is Too Safe is a biblical reflection and roadmap to making the earthly church more like the heavenly Kingdom it is called to represent. Part celebration and part manifesto, this book by pastor Mark Buchanan is a plea for churches to return to their roots: to be both good news and bad news, an aroma and a stench ... a disruptive force to whoever or whatever opposes the Kingdom of God. --from publisher  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Buchanan
ISBN: 9780310331230 0310331234 9780310523284 0310523281
OCLC Number: 741548412
Description: 240 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : what are you arguing about? --
Singing heaven's love song --
Sons of thunder (or, How the Son makes all things new) --
What lurks on the east side --
Put this to work --
Going to Mordor --
We believe and we know --
It takes a village --
Eat whatever --
In-between places --
A tale of two communities --
Words made flesh and dwelling among us --
When clean and unclean touch --
Jesus and the three spirits --
Wreck the roof --
Unity for the sake of the world --
Healing in our wings --
Break walls and build them --
Even the sparrows --
Conclusion : these that turn the world on its head.
Responsibility: Mark Buchanan.

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Your Church is Too Safe is a biblical reflection and roadmap to making the earthly church more like the heavenly Kingdom it is called to represent. Part celebration and part manifesto, this book by pastor Mark Buchanan is a plea for churches to return to their roots: to be both good news and bad news, an aroma and a stench ... a disruptive force to whoever or whatever opposes the Kingdom of God. --from publisher description.

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