Good News to the Poor: Social Involvement and the Gospel
By Tim Chester
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About Good News to the Poor
Help them or tell them?
Be like Jesus or talk about Jesus?
Social action or gospel proclamation?
Quite often we find ourselves gravitating toward one of those modes over the other—at times going so far as to pit word against deed, as if the two were mutually exclusive. Yet Good News to the Poor shows us how both are integrated in the biblical vision of mission so that we may become both evangelists and activists—Christians who talk the talk and who walk the walk.
—Marvin Olasky, Editor in Chief, World News Group
—Justin S. Holcomb, Episcopal Priest; Professor of Christian Thought, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; author, On the Grace of God
—Ben Peays, Executive Director, The Gospel Coalition
—Dan Cruver, Director, Together for Adoption; author, Reclaiming Adoption: Missional Living Through the Rediscovery of Abba Father
—Keith Walker, Director, SIM-UK/N. Europe
—Tom Sine, author, Living on Purpose: Finding God’s Best For Your Life
Table of Contents
1. The Case for Social Involvement
2. More Than a Private Faith
3. The Case for Evangelizing the Poor
4. Social Involvement and Proclamation
5. Social Involvement and the Kingdom of God
6. Good News to the Poor
7. Good News to the Rich
8. Welcoming the Excluded
9. Strengthening the Weak
10. Following the Crucified Lord
11. Can We Make a Difference?
Essays by Stewart Henderson
|Size:||5.5 in x 8.5 in|
|Published:||July 31, 2013|