The Great Commission is not just for professional clergy; it is a charge to every follower of Christ-ordinary Christians like you and me.Bob Roberts Jr. urges disciples of Jesus to reclaim their role in God's transforming work around the globe....
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The Great Commission is not just for professional clergy; it is a charge to every follower of Christ-ordinary Christians like you and me.Bob Roberts Jr. urges disciples of Jesus to reclaim their role in God's transforming work around the globe. In Real-Time Connections, Roberts illuminates the ways that Christians from all walks of life can use the everyday associations of their work for the service of God's kingdom.It's an ancient idea in a new global reality. The growth and influence of the first Christian communities came from people of every vocation. Today's global economy offers followers of Jesus opportunities to interact with nations and people groups once accessed only by remote missionaries.Real-Time Connections helps readers shed preconceived notions of what it means to "go into all the world" for Jesus, equipping them with practical guidance and encouraging them with firsthand stories of real people doing just that. Readers can discover their vital role in expanding God's kingdom around the globe using skills and talents that they already have.
Bob Roberts Jr.(D.Min., Fuller Seminary)is the founding pastor of NorthWood Church in the Dallas /Ft. Worth area, and has been involved in the planting of 100 congregations in the United States.
Bob also works in Australia, Asia, Afghanistan, Mexico, and Nepal helping with church planting and development and global engagement. He's involved with community development programs in local neighborhoods in the Fort Worth area and has worked with many denominations, institutions and organizations throughout the US in identifying new places to start churches and train church planters.
He is the author of The Multiplying Church: The New Math for Starting New Churches; Glocalization: How Followers of Jesus Engage a Flat World;and Transformation: How Glocal Churches Transform Lives and the World.