"Your Christians are so unlike your Christ." ^^Mohandas Gandhi famously critiqued the contemporary church with this pithy phrase. The challenge ever since has been for the church to look more like Christ. ^^Tim Morey had this challenge in...
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"Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."
^^Mohandas Gandhi famously critiqued the contemporary church with this pithy phrase. The challenge ever since has been for the church to look more like Christ.
^^Tim Morey had this challenge in mind as he oversaw the planting of Life Covenant Church in Torrance, California, and he keeps it in mind as he coaches other church planters in the Evangelical Covenant Church. In this book he brings his experience, combined with research and theological reflection, to help your church cultivate the irreducible qualities of an embodied apologetic: a community that is revealed by its faithful to be experiential, communal and enacted.
Eddie Gibbs (D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary) is director of the Institute for the Study of Emerging Churches at the Brehm Center for Worship, Theology, and the Arts and a senior professor in the School of Intercultural Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. He is the author of numerous books, including Emerging Churches and the critically acclaimed ChurchNext (winner of a Christianity Today book award) and most recently ChurchMorph: How Megatrends Are Reshaping Christian Communities.
Tim Morey (D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary) is founding and lead pastor at Life Covenant Church in Torrance, CA where he is involved with preaching, teaching, administering the sacraments, developing vision and leaders and counseling. He also serves on the Evangelical Covenant Church's national church planting team and as adjunct professor teaching practical theology at Talbot School of Theology
- Foreword By Eddie Gibbs
- Introduction: Unreached, Unchurched And Dechurched
- 1 Show And Tell: Why We Need An Embodied Apologetic
- 2 Same Wine, Different Skin
- 3 Living Out God's Mission In Disciplemaking
- 4 Disciplines Of Disciples
- 5 Experiential Faith
- 6 Communal Faith
- 7 Enacted Faith