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Center church : doing balanced, Gospel-centered ministry in your city

Author: Timothy Keller
Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI : Zondervan, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Today many pastors are struggling to adapt to a post-Christian culture without abandoning orthodox theology. How do we communicate the concepts of grace and substitutionary atonement in our globalized culture and context? In Center Church, Timothy Keller offers challenging insights and provocative questions based on over twenty years of ministry in New York City. This book outlines a theological vision for ministry  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Keller
ISBN: 9780310494188 0310494184
OCLC Number: 741548450
Awards: Winner of Christianity Today Book Award (Church/Pastoral Leaders) 2013
Commended for Christian Book Award (Bible Reference/Study) 2013
Description: 395 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The gospel is not everything --
The gospel is not a simple thing --
The gospel affects everything --
The need for gospel renewal --
The essence of gospel renewal --
The work of gospel renewal --
Intentional contextualization --
Balanced contextualization --
Biblical contextualization --
Active contextualization --
The tension of the city --
Redemption and the city --
The call to the city --
The gospel for the city --
The cultural crisis of the church --
The cultural responses of the church --
Why all the models are right ... and wrong --
Cultural engagement through blended insights --
The search for the missional church --
Centering the missional church --
Equipping people for missional living --
The balance of ministry fronts --
Connecting people to God --
Connecting people to one another --
Connecting people to the city --
Connecting people to the culture --
Movements and institutions --
The church as an organized organism --
Church planting as a movement dynamic --
The city and the gospel ecosystem --
Late modernity and the center church.
Responsibility: Timothy Keller.


In Center Church, Timothy Keller outlines a broad theological vision that connects classical evangelical doctrine to holistic and vibrant ministry expression, particularly in globalized, urbanized  Read more...
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