What on Earth is the Church?: An Inquirer

What on Earth is the Church?: An Inquirer"s Guide

by Robert Thornton Henderson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498238854
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 04/25/2016
Pages: 126
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Robert Thornton (Bob) Henderson has had a long and colorful career as a pastor, mentor, Presbyterian denominational leader, ecumenical participant, author, encourager, and missiologist through some tumultuous cultural episodes. But it was South African missiologist David Bosch who said that missiologists are always gadflies in the church, always challenging its expressions and self-understanding. In that sense, Mr. Henderson is comfortable with his role as an ecclesiastical gadfly who has influenced many emerging collegians and young adults for over five decades.

Table of Contents

Foreword William Pannell vii

Preface xi

1 What on Earth Is the Church? 1

2 Where You Would Probably Not Look 6

3 Jesus the Rock: His Messianic Message and Mission 21

4 What on Earth Are You Looking For? (And What Are You Not?) 28

5 The Door and the Disciplines 40

6 The Church: Its Form and Function 51

7 Models and Mentors 62

8 The Mystery Behind the Mystery 75

9 The Worldliness of Worship 93

Epilogue: The Church: The Aroma of Christ 103

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