Our Global Families: Christians Embracing Common Identity in a Changing World

Our Global Families: Christians Embracing Common Identity in a Changing World

by Todd M. Johnson, Cindy M. Wu

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As Christians, we belong to not only a diverse global Christian family but also a diverse human family. Todd Johnson, a noted expert on global Christianity and world missions trends, and Cindy Wu show how divisions within these families work against our desire to bring about positive change in the world. They provide an overview of global Christian identity, exploring how we can be faithful to our own tradition while engaging Christians across denominations and be better informed as we work with people of other religions. The book utilizes the latest research data on global Christianity and world religions and includes tables, graphs, charts, and end-of-chapter discussion questions.

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ISBN-13: 9781441221797
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/10/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 319,964
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Todd M. Johnson (PhD, William Carey International University) is director of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity and associate professor of global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts. Cindy M. Wu (MA, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) has served in various church-planting contexts and lives in Houston, Texas.

Table of Contents


Our Global Families: Introduction
Part One: Our Changing World
1. Meet Your Global Christian Family
2. Meet your Global Human Family
3. It's a Small World, after All
Part Two: Our Changing Identity
4. We Are Family
5. We Are Global
6. We Are Local
Part Three: Our Changing Relationships
7. Solidarity with Christians
8. Solidarity with Others
9. Love Thy Neighbor
Part Four: Changing Our World
10. What We Can't Do
11. What We Can Do
Small Group Discussion Questions

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