Acts to Action

Acts to Action

by Susan Brown-Snook, Adam Trambley

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Jesus' first disciples and modern-day Christians face the same question: How do we share the good news of Christ that we have experienced with the people we meet in the course of our daily lives?
The Book of Acts details how the early disciples overcome the challenges of spreading the gospel in the midst of failing institutions, theological differences, and widespread uncertainty. With a focus on Acts Chapter 8, editors Susan Brown Snook and Adam Trambley and contributors from across the Episcopal Church discuss how these lessons from Christ's earliest followers apply to the mission Jesus still gives us today: to be his witnesses in our churches and neighborhoods and to the ends of the earth.

The authors explore essential elements of church mission, including worship, proclamation, loving and serving, repentance, and knowing the community. Framed by reflections from church leaders Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows and Gay Clark Jennings, the book provides encouragement and practical suggestions to help individuals and groups move from Acts to action.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161643341
Publisher: Forward Movement
Publication date: 08/15/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Susan Brown Snook serves as canon to the ordinary for church growth and development in the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma, leading ministries of congregational development, evangelism, church planting, and spiritual and numerical growth. Adam Trambley is the rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Sharon, Pennsylvania. He has served as vice president of Sharon City Council and been on the board of the local library, food bank, and Chamber of Commerce.

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