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Practicing the King's economy : honoring Jesus in how we work, earn, spend, save, and give

Author: Michael Rhodes, (Instructor at the Memphis Center for Urban Theological Studies); Rob E Holt; Brian Fikkert
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Publishing Group, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The church in the West is rediscovering the fact that God cares deeply for the poor. More and more, churches and individual Christians are looking for ways to practice economic discipleship, but it's hard to make progress when we are blind to our own entanglement in our culture's idolatrous economic beliefs and practices. Practicing the King's Economy cuts through much confusion and invites Christians to take their  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Rhodes, (Instructor at the Memphis Center for Urban Theological Studies); Rob E Holt; Brian Fikkert
ISBN: 9780801075742 0801075742
OCLC Number: 1019844707
Description: 317 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Practicing the king's economy in occupied territory --
"God, not Mammon": the worship key in scripture --
The worship key today: stories and practices of cross-shaped giving --
"One table, one baptism, no distinction": the community key in scripture --
The community key today: stories and practices of gleaning job creation --
"No poor among you": the equity key in scripture --
The equity key today: stories and practices of impact investing --
"The heavens declare the glory": the creation care key in scripture --
The creation care key today: stories and practices of stewardship --
"The lord has give you the Sabbath": the rest key in scripture --
The rest key today: stories and practices of Sabbath.
Responsibility: Michael Rhodes and Robby Holt, with Brian Fikkert.

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A pastor, an urban social activist, and an economics professor and bestselling author invite God's people to experience the joy of following Jesus more fully in how we spend, save, and give.  Read more...

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