Following Jesus in Turbulent Times: Disciple-Making in the Arab World

Following Jesus in Turbulent Times: Disciple-Making in the Arab World

by Hikmat Kashouh

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Nations are haemorrhaging refugees around the world. How displaced peoples are treated is under constant scrutiny– whether in the UK, the USA, and Australia, or Turkey, Colombia, and Uganda. How will the Church respond in these turbulent times? Resurrection Church Beirut in Lebanon was a small church of around one hundred people who then welcomed refugees from Middle Eastern countries, sacrificially served those in need in their community and saw the kingdom of God come. Through Pastor Hikmat’s leadership over the last decade, Resurrection Church has grown to over two thousand believers and the emphasis he brought on disciple-making has resulted in the church currently having two hundred and seventy life groups. Using his church’s powerful testimony, Pastor Hikmat Kashouh teaches us how to disciple refugees from Arab contexts. Jesus is drawing more and more people to himself in the Middle East through the ministry of churches like Resurrection Church in Lebanon, and through miraculous divine visitations of God. In this book the church has a resource to help love, serve and disciple refugees, equip emerging indigenous leaders and understand discipleship of people from non-Christian backgrounds.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783685141
Publisher: Langham Creative Projects
Publication date: 10/31/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 152
Sales rank: 1,037,935
File size: 320 KB

About the Author

HIKMAT KASHOUH is the senior pastor of Resurrection Church Beirut (previously Hadath Baptist Church), a vibrant and growing missional church located in the suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon. Over the last decade, Rev Kashouh has led Resurrection Church through the blessings and challenges of their numerical growth, focusing on disciple-making and serving those in need. Hikmat Kashouh is involved in Global Kingdom Partnership Network and also has a PhD in Textual Criticism from the University of Birmingham, UK. Before leading Resurrection Church Beirut he was the academic dean at Arab Baptist Theological Seminary, where he still is a research professor. Pastor Hikmat speaks at various conferences in the Arab world and the West. He and his wife Krista have three children, Markus, Betine and Daniella.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
    1. Acknowledgements
    2. Introduction
    3. My Journey
    4. Reaching
    5. Witnessing
    6. Changing
    7. Nurturing
    8. Teaching and Instructing
    9. Growing
    10. Serving
    11. Freeing and Healing
    12. Praying
    13. Belonging
    14. Structuring
    15. Suffering
    16. Pooling Our Resources

  • Epilogue
  • Appendix: The Pathway of Following Jesus

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