City on a Hill: Reclaiming the Biblical Pattern for the Church [NOOK Book]

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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 ...
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City on a Hill: Reclaiming the Biblical Pattern for the Church

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Overview


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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781575675053
  • Publisher: Moody Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/1/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 526,023
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author


PHILLIP GRAHAM RYKEN (M.Div., Westminster Theological Seminary;
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.
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Table of Contents


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

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