Colors of God: Conversations about Being the Church

Colors of God: Conversations about Being the Church


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780830856275
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 06/10/2010
Pages: 231
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Randall Peters was a seasonal lecturer of philosophy and religion at Trinity Western University for seven years and now hosts a daily television show in Vancouver, Canada, on religion and culture. He has a graduate degree in theology and did Ph.D. studies at Simon Fraser University.

Dave Phillips teaches in a Graduate School of Marriage and Family Therapy. As well, he leads workshops and corporate seminars on Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness Training and is a soft skills consultant for a Canadian Labour Association.

Dave holds two graduate degrees in Therapy, and Theology, and is an approved Supervisor with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Dave loves to golf, loves the Vancouver Canucks and is an avid consumer and critic of modern film.

Quentin Steen works as a labor specialist and part-time speaker in Kelowna, B.C., Canada. He is finishing his MA in Leadership and Philosophy of Religion.

Table of Contents

Authors vii

Introduction 1

Part 1 The Stories we Found Ourselves In 11

Chapter 1 neXus: Life in Connexion 13

Chapter 2 The Birth of neXus 15

Chapter 3 Our Stories 23

Chapter 4 The Parables of Jesus 35

Part 2 The Four Colors of neXus 43

Gospel Faith 45

Chapter 5 Royal Blue 47

Chapter 6 Blue FAQ 73

Chapter 7 Blue Notes 87

Healthy Living 95

Chapter 8 A Green Thumb 97

Chapter 9 Green FAQ 117

Chapter 10 Green Notes 131

Inclusive Community 139

Chapter 11 The Red Blood 141

Chapter 12 Red FAQ 159

Chapter 13 Red Notes 173

Cultural Engagement 181

Chapter 14 Mellow Yellow 183

Chapter 15 Yellow FAQ 205

Chapter 16 Yellow Notes 211

Chapter 17 Concluding Thoughts 221

Notes 227

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