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City on a Hill

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We are now living in post-Christian times, when Christianity no longer is the prevailing influence on the mind and heart of our culture. But we cannot compromise. More than ever before, it is imperative that Christians understand and embrace the biblical pattern for the church. Philip Graham Ryken knows that the changing face of America makes the need for the church to remain steadfast even more important. City on a Hill will provide readers with a deeper understanding of how to live for Christ in the twenty-first century: go back to the model set out in the first century. Sure to be an encouragement and challenge to anyone concerned about the effectiveness of the church today.
^D.Phil., University of Oxford, England) is Senior Minister of Tenth Presbyterian ^Church in Philadelphia, where he has preached since 1995. He is the author of several ^books including What Is the Christian Worldview, The Heart of the Cross, ^and The Message of Salvation. Dr. Ryken lives with his wife, Lisa, and their ^children in Center City, Philadelphia.
More than ever before, it is imperative that Christians understand and ^embrace the biblical pattern for the church laid out in the first century. City ^on a Hill provides readers with a deeper understanding of how to live for Christ ^in the twenty-first century.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1.  The Church in the Twenty-First Century- ^An Overview

2.  Making God's Word Plain - Expository Preaching

3.  ^Giving Praise to God - Corporate Worship

4.  Growing Together in Groups ^- Fellowship

5.  Shepherding God's Flocks - Pastoral Care

6.  ^Thinking and Acting Biblically - Discipleship

7.  Reaching the World ^- Missions and Evangelism

8.  Serving with Compassion - Mercy Ministry

9.  ^Why the Church Needs the Gospel - Repentance and Renewal

We are now living in post-Christian times, when Christianity no longer ^is the prevailing influence on the mind and heart of our culture. But we cannot ^compromise. More than ever before, it is imperative that Christians understand and ^embrace the biblical pattern for the church. Philip Graham Ryken knows that the ^changing face of America makes the need for the church to remain steadfast even ^more important. City on a Hill will provide readers with a deeper understanding ^of how to live for Christ in the twenty-first century: go back to the model set ^out in the first century. Sure to be an encouragement and challenge to anyone concerned ^about the effectiveness of the church today.


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We are now living in post-Christian times, when Christianity no longer is the prevailing influence on the mind and heart of our culture. But we cannot compromise. More than ever before, it is imperative that Christians understand and embrace the biblical pattern for the church. Philip Graham Ryken knows that the changing face of America makes the need for the church to remain steadfast even more important. City on a Hill will provide readers with a deeper understanding of how to live for Christ in the twenty-first century: go back to the model set out in the first century. Sure to be an encouragement and challenge to anyone concerned about the effectiveness of the church today.


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We are now living in post-Christian times, when Christianity no longer is the prevailing influence on the mind and heart of our culture. But we cannot compromise. More than ever before, it is imperative that Christians understand and embrace the biblical pattern for the church. Philip Graham Ryken knows that the changing face of America makes the need for the church to remain steadfast even more important. City on a Hill will provide readers with a deeper understanding of how to live for Christ in the twenty-first century: go back to the model set out in the first century. Sure to be an encouragement and challenge to anyone concerned about the effectiveness of the church today.
^D.Phil., University of Oxford, England) is Senior Minister of Tenth Presbyterian ^Church in Philadelphia, where he has preached since 1995. He is the author of several ^books including What Is the Christian Worldview, The Heart of the Cross, ^and The Message of Salvation. Dr. Ryken lives with his wife, Lisa, and their ^children in Center City, Philadelphia.
More than ever before, it is imperative that Christians understand and ^embrace the biblical pattern for the church laid out in the first century. City ^on a Hill provides readers with a deeper understanding of how to live for Christ ^in the twenty-first century.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1.  The Church in the Twenty-First Century- ^An Overview

2.  Making God's Word Plain - Expository Preaching

3.  ^Giving Praise to God - Corporate Worship

4.  Growing Together in Groups ^- Fellowship

5.  Shepherding God's Flocks - Pastoral Care

6.  ^Thinking and Acting Biblically - Discipleship

7.  Reaching the World ^- Missions and Evangelism

8.  Serving with Compassion - Mercy Ministry

9.  ^Why the Church Needs the Gospel - Repentance and Renewal

We are now living in post-Christian times, when Christianity no longer ^is the prevailing influence on the mind and heart of our culture. But we cannot ^compromise. More than ever before, it is imperative that Christians understand and ^embrace the biblical pattern for the church. Philip Graham Ryken knows that the ^changing face of America makes the need for the church to remain steadfast even ^more important. City on a Hill will provide readers with a deeper understanding ^of how to live for Christ in the twenty-first century: go back to the model set ^out in the first century. Sure to be an encouragement and challenge to anyone concerned ^about the effectiveness of the church today.

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We are now living in post-Christian times, when Christianity no longer is the prevailing influence on the mind and heart of our culture. But we cannot compromise. More than ever before, it is imperative that Christians understand and embrace the biblical pattern for the church. Philip Graham Ryken knows that the changing face of America makes the need for the church to remain steadfast even more important. City on a Hill will provide readers with a deeper understanding of how to live for Christ in the twenty-first century: go back to the model set out in the first century. Sure to be an encouragement and challenge to anyone concerned about the effectiveness of the church today.

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Meet the Author

Philip Graham Ryken

Philip G Ryken (D.Phil., Oxford) joined the Staff of Tenth Presbyterian Church(PCA) in Philadelphia in 1995 and presently serves as Senior Minister.

He is the author of many books including What Is the Christian Worldview; The Message of Salvation (The Bible Speaks Today Themes;, The Doctrines of Grace: Rediscovering the Evangelical Gospel; Jeremiah, Exodus, and Ecclesiastes (Preaching the Word Series); Luke (2 vols), Galatians and 1 Timothy (Reformed Expository Commentary) and Ryken's Bible Handbook.

He also serves on Wheaton College (IL) Board of Trustees, Westminster Theological Seminary (PA) Board of Trustees, and as an Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals council member.
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  • Catalogue Code 330469
  • Product Code 9781575675053
  • ISBN 1575675056
  • EAN 9781575675053
  • Department General Books
  • Category Christian Living
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Moody Publishers
  • Publication Date Mar 2003
  • Sales Rank #76012
  • DRM Adobe
  • Printable No

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