Glocal: Following Jesus in the 21st Century

Glocal: Following Jesus in the 21st Century

by Rick Love


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781532602085
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 07/14/2017
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.28(d)

About the Author

Dr. Rick Love has served as a pastor, missionary, mission director, and now as a peacemaker. Rick is a global citizen, having lived in Indonesia and England. He has consulted andlectured in over forty countries in the last thirty-five years. Rick currently serves as President of Peace Catalyst International. He has published four books including Peace Catalysts: Resolving Conflict in our Families, Organizations and Communities (InterVarsity, 2014).

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Part I Introduction

1 Mother Jones, the Princess, and the Prince 3

2 Following Jesus in a Glocalized World 11

3 Paradigm Shifts and Heart Renewal 25

Part II A Core Message Worth Dying For

4 Jesus-Centered 37

5 Jesus-Centered and Kingdom-Focused 45

Part III A Core Identity Worth Living For

6 An Integrated Identity 57

7 Work Worship, and Witness 65

8 Paul the Businessman-Follower of Jesus 72

Part IV A Core Dream Worth Suffering For

9 Blessing All Nations 83

10 Blessing and Human Rights 92

11 Blessing and Peacemaking 99

12 Blessing and Sharing the Gospel with Integrity: The Ethics of Evangelism 105

Part V Bearers of Blessing Among Neighbors and Nations

13 Aligning Ourselves with a Glocal World 115

14 Starting a Glocal Reformation: Lessons Learned from Martin Luther 121

Works Cited 125

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