Advent Conspiracy: Making Christmas Meaningful (Again)

Advent Conspiracy: Making Christmas Meaningful (Again)


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An updated and revised version of a book that has already impacted thousands of churches. Are you tired of how consumerism has stolen the soul of Christmas? Join the groundswell of Christ-followers who are choosing to make Christmas what it should be---a joyous celebration of Jesus' birth that enriches our hearts and the world around us.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780310353461
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 11/06/2018
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Rick McKinley is the author of Faith for this Moment: Navigating a polarized world as the people of God and This Beautiful Mess. He is the founding pastor of Imago Dei Community in Portland, Oregon, a church creatively demonstrating the faithful presence and prophetic witness of Chris in their city. Rick and his wife, Jeanne, live with their four children in Portland.

Table of Contents

The Makings of a Conspiracy

Introduction: Tea Years Later 9

Chapter 1 A Radical Idea: The Beginning of a Movement 17

Chapter 2 Idolatry Near the Manger: Altars to the Wrong God 29

Four Thoughts that Could Still Change the World

Chapter 3 Worship Fully: The Missing Ingredient 43

Chapter 4 Spend Less: The Story Bur Money Tells 65

Chapter 5 Give More: The Gift of Meaningful Connection 83

Chapter 6 Love All: Making a Difference Here and Now 101

A Lasting Legacy

Chapter 7 What if? 119

The Continuing Adventure 129

Stories from Co-Conspirators 141

Acknowledgments 149

Small Group Guide 151

Notes 165

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