Conspiracy of Goodness: Contemporary Images of Christian Mission

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"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...
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Overview

"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

In the tradition of the controversial bestseller Resident Aliens, Abingdon Press offers another provocative book about the mission of the church and the apostolic ministry of its servants. Messer describes the Biblical mandates for the mission of ministry and calls for leaders to live as a covenant of global gardeners.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780687094844
  • Publisher: Abingdon Press
  • Publication date: 6/28/1992
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 180
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.49 (d)

Meet the Author

Donald E. Messer is president of Iliff School of Theology, Denver,
Colorado.
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