Against the Tide, Towards the Kingdom


Jenny and Justin Duckworth were founders of Urban Vision movement.

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Jenny and Justin Duckworth were founders of Urban Vision movement.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Charles Ringma ix

Acknowledgments xii

Introduction xiii

Part 1 Throwing It Overboard

1 Going Deep: Throwing out the "Next" and the "New" 3

2 Staying Faithful: Throwing out Experience Seeking 9

3 Living the Dream: Throwing out Entertainment 13

4 Finding Our Vocation: Throwing out Career 18

5 Trusting God: Throwing out Financial Security 24

6 Nurturing Healthy Relationships: Throwing out the Hollywood Romance 29

7 Opening our Homes: Throwing out the Picket Fence 35

8 Paddling against the Current: Throwing out Respectability 41

Part 2 Taking It On

9 The Shared Life: Taking on All God Sends Us 49

10 The Rhythmic Life: Taking on Discipline and Balance 56

11 The Simple Life: Taking on Justice, Grace, and Generosity 63

12 The Transformed Life: Taking on Hope for Change 70

13 The Reconciled Life: Taking on the Work of Mending 77

14 The Kingdom Life: Taking on Kingdom Moments 86

Part 3 Launching

15 Preparing to Journey: Gathering a Crew, Knowing Your Destination, Charting a Course 93

16 The Shape: Building a Boat 101

17 The Wider Church: Paddling in Synch 104

18 The Provisions: Sustaining the Journey 108

19 On the Waka in the Wake of Jesus 110

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