Don't Call It a Comeback: The Old Faith for a New Day

Edited by Kevin DeYoung, Foreword by D. A. Carson, Contributions by Ted Kluck, Russell D. Moore, Tim Challies, Justin Taylor, Collin Hansen, Jonathan Leeman, Greg Gilbert, Owen Strachan, Thabiti Anyabwile, Denny Burk, Jay Harvey, David Mathis, Andrew David Naselli, Ben Peays, Eric C. Redmond

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Don't Call It a Comeback: The Old Faith for a New Day

Edited by Kevin DeYoung, Foreword by D. A. Carson, Contributions by Ted Kluck, Russell D. Moore, Tim Challies, Justin Taylor, Collin Hansen, Jonathan Leeman, Greg Gilbert, Owen Strachan, Thabiti Anyabwile, Denny Burk, Jay Harvey, David Mathis, Andrew David Naselli, Ben Peays, Eric C. Redmond

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Recent cultural interest in evangelicalism has led to considerable confusion about what the term actually means. Many young Christians are tempted to discard the label altogether. But evangelicalism is not merely a political movement in decline or a sociological phenomenon on the rise, as it has sometimes been portrayed. It is, in fact, a helpful theological profile that manifests itself in beliefs, ethics, and church life.

DeYoung and other key twenty- and thirty-something evangelical Christian leaders present Don’t Call It a Comeback: The Same Evangelical Faith for a New Day to assert the stability, relevance, and necessity of Christian orthodoxy today. This book introduces young, new, and under-discipled Christians to the most essential and basic issues of faith in general and of evangelicalism in particular.

Kevin DeYoung and contributors like Russell Moore, Justin Taylor, Thabiti Anyabwile, and Tim Challies examine what evangelical Christianity is and does within the broad categories of history, theology, and practice. They demonstrate that evangelicalism is still biblically and historically rooted and remains the same framework for faith that we need today.

Part of The Gospel Coalition series. 


Editor:

Kevin DeYoung (MDiv, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) is the senior pastor at Christ Covenant Church in Matthews, North Carolina. He serves as a council member at the Gospel Coalition and blogs at DeYoung, Restless, and Reformed. He is assistant professor of systematic theology at Reformed Theological Seminary (Charlotte) and a PhD candidate at the University of Leicester. He is the author of several books, including Just Do Something; Crazy Busy; and The Biggest Story. Kevin and his wife, Trisha, have seven children.


Endorsements:

“I absolutely love this book! First, each chapter solidly tackles a critical component of our Evangelical faith and practice. Second, the authors demonstrate not only a strong grasp of God’s Word, but also of the perspective of church history, which is sadly lacking in most contemporary books. Third, these guys write tight, making every sentence count, so even though it packed with truth, the book is a quick read. I am so proud of these brilliant, godly men.”
Rick Warrennumber one New York Times best-selling author, The Purpose Driven Life; Pastor, Saddleback Church

“It brings this aging man great joy to see a rising generation address contemporary questions with theologically informed answers. These are the right guys, on the right topics, at the right time.”
C.J. Mahaney, Senior Pastor, Sovereign Grace Church of Louisville

“Sometimes I wonder how I could have spent my entire life in the church, safely ensconced in the evangelical subculture, and yet have such a difficult time articulating the essence of significant biblical concepts and convictions that I claim to have built my life upon. And I don’t think I’m alone. Don’t Call It a Comeback is more than just a primer for the young and uninitiated; it is essential reading for all who want to make sure they are clear and convinced on the things that matter most.”
Nancy Guthrie, author, Seeing Jesus in the Old Testament Bible study series


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Specifications:

Category: Theology
Christian Living
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 228
ISBN-10: 1-4335-2169-5
ISBN-13: 978-1-4335-2169-0
Size: 6.0 in x 9.0 in
Weight: 12.6 ounces
Published: January 31, 2011