By Ross A. Lockhart,Darrell L. Guder
“Ross Lockhart has given us a hard-hitting, fast moving, biblically grounded research of our cultural captivity in North American affluence. He has additionally written a really useful, hopeful booklet that might supply encouragement and embolden pastors and congregations to extra devoted engagement in Christ’s challenge to Laodicea and beyond.”
—Will Willimon, United Methodist Bishop, retired; Professor of Christian Ministry, Duke Divinity institution, Durham, NC; writer of the lately released novel, I’m no longer from right here: A Parable (Cascade Books)
“With the Bible in a single hand and an iPad within the different, Ross Lockhart reads affluence and apathy because the websites of the ‘Laodicean’ captivity of the church. to damage unfastened from that captivity, a person must say anything; the an individual is the missional church, the whatever is Jesus Christ, crucified and risen.”
—Richard R. Topping, relevant; Professor of reviews within the Reformed Tradition,
Vancouver institution of Theology
“It is unusual that our wisest commentators on issues churchly and cultural also are our funniest. Ross Lockhart has knowledge and humor to spare. those essays are one way or the other either impatiently prophetic and graciously pastoral. They’re additionally pleasant. You won’t positioned the ebook down extra cynical. You’ll positioned it down extra able to serve.”
—Jason Byassee, Butler Chair in Homiletics and Biblical Hermeneutics, Vancouver tuition of Theology
“Practical and provocative, witty and clever, Lockhart supplies once more with a e-book that pushes Christians and their religion groups past self-interested upkeep into major, life-changing, and genuine undertaking. This booklet is for we all who're confident that church can now not be ‘business as usual.’”
—Robert C. Fennell, Atlantic college of Theology
“Ross Lockhart reveals within the letter to Laodicea a major missional situation during this first-century neighborhood, which benefits shut realization at the a part of modern groups rising from Christendom, specifically in North America.”
—Darrell L. Guder, Henry Winters Luce Professor of Missional and Ecumenical Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary
Ross A. Lockhart is affiliate Professor at St. Andrew’s corridor on the college of British Columbia. he's the founding Director of the Centre for Missional management and writer of Gen X, Y religion? (2002) and coeditor of 3 methods of Grace (2009).
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