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Incarnational mission : being with the world / Samuel Wells.

By: Wells, Samuel, 1965- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2018Description: x, 254 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780802874863; 080287486X.Subject(s): Missions -- Theory | Incarnation | Church and the worldDDC classification: 266 Online resources: Recommended on the Living Library website (click to connect)
Contents:
Not of this fold -- The mission of being with -- Being with the lapsed -- Being with seekers -- Being with those of no professed faith -- Being with those of other faiths -- Being with the hostile -- Being with neighbors -- Being with organizations -- Being with institutions -- Being with government -- Being with the excluded.
Summary: A bold new way of thinking about Christian mission. “With,” says Samuel Wells, “is the most important word in the Christian faith.” In this compelling follow-up to Incarnational Ministry: Being with the Church, Wells explores what it means for mission-minded Christians and churches to be with the world. Drawing on the Gospels, Acts, and personal insights gleaned from his more than two decades in ministry, Wells elaborates on the concept of being with in eight dimensions: presence, attention, mystery, delight, participation, partnership, enjoyment, and glory. His vivid narratives and wise reflections will help Christian readers better understand how to be with all kinds of people outside the church, both individually and collectively. - From publisher.
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Book: Standard Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre
Main BV2063 .W45 2018 (Browse shelf) Issued 07/02/2020 19-425

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Not of this fold -- The mission of being with -- Being with the lapsed -- Being with seekers -- Being with those of no professed faith -- Being with those of other faiths -- Being with the hostile -- Being with neighbors -- Being with organizations -- Being with institutions -- Being with government -- Being with the excluded.

A bold new way of thinking about Christian mission. “With,” says Samuel Wells, “is the most important word in the Christian faith.” In this compelling follow-up to Incarnational Ministry: Being with the Church, Wells explores what it means for mission-minded Christians and churches to be with the world. Drawing on the Gospels, Acts, and personal insights gleaned from his more than two decades in ministry, Wells elaborates on the concept of being with in eight dimensions: presence, attention, mystery, delight, participation, partnership, enjoyment, and glory. His vivid narratives and wise reflections will help Christian readers better understand how to be with all kinds of people outside the church, both individually and collectively. - From publisher.

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