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A Conspiracy of Goodness

Donald Messer

A Conspiracy of Goodness

Donald Messer

$34.99

Paperback
176 Pages

- Publisher In the tradition of the 1989 controversial bestseller Resident Aliens, Abingdon Press offers another provocative book about the mission of the church and the apostolic ministry of its servants.After describing the biblical mandates for the mission of ministry, Dr. Messer calls church leaders to: understand the world as God's body, live as a covenant of global gardeners, work as bridge builders, form a company of star throwers and peacemakers, and embrace a community of fence movers.

- Publisher "A beguiling image for the mission of the Church in our time. It combines the Samaritan parable's deceptive simplicity with a realism about what the Church is up against in this world."--Mark Trotter, Pastor, First United Methodist, San Diego.After describing the biblical mandates for the mission of ministry, Dr. Messer calls church leaders to:-understand the world as God's body-live as a covenant of global gardeners-work as bridge builders-form a company of star-throwers and peacemakers-embrace a community of fence movers

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About "A Conspiracy of Goodness"

176 Pages
- Publisher

In the tradition of the 1989 controversial bestseller Resident Aliens, Abingdon Press offers another provocative book about the mission of the church and the apostolic ministry of its servants.After describing the biblical mandates for the mission of ministry, Dr. Messer calls church leaders to: understand the world as God's body, live as a covenant of global gardeners, work as bridge builders, form a company of star throwers and peacemakers, and embrace a community of fence movers.
- Publisher

"A beguiling image for the mission of the Church in our time. It combines the Samaritan parable's deceptive simplicity with a realism about what the Church is up against in this world."--Mark Trotter, Pastor, First United Methodist, San Diego.After describing the biblical mandates for the mission of ministry, Dr. Messer calls church leaders to:-understand the world as God's body-live as a covenant of global gardeners-work as bridge builders-form a company of star-throwers and peacemakers-embrace a community of fence movers
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Meet the Author

Donald Messer

Donald E. Messer is an educator, author, practical theologian, civil rights activist, and United Methodist clergyman recognized worldwide for his humanitarian service combating world hunger and HIV/AIDS. He is the author of 15 books, including Breaking the Conspiracy of Silence: Christian Churches and the Global AIDS Crisis and Ending Hunger Now (coauthored with Senators George McGovern and Bob Dole).

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 210071
  • Product Code 0687094844
  • EAN 9780687094844
  • Pages 180
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Missions
  • Publisher Abingdon Press
  • Publication Date Jun 1992
  • Sales Rank #24164
  • Dimensions 229 x 151 x 12 mm
  • Weight 0.273kg

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