qThis book is one more sign of a fresh movement in the church.q Shane Claiborne author, The Irresistible Revolution Dillon Burroughs has defended the faith as a writer, speaker, and professor. But when he asked himself how he was helping a homeless guy in his city or a hungry family in Darfur, everything started to unravel. Now, with renewed vision, disarming candor, and deep respect for the church, Burroughs gently leads readers through a reassessment of hot-button topics like these: Jesus was a friend of sinners and consumed alcohol. How did that work? He also said to love neighbors, sinners, and enemies. Does loving homosexuals fit in there somewhere? Why are the odds in America stacked against the success of a traditional marriage? Burroughs provides a safe place for spiritually minded and culturally savvy people to process their questions and find a more relevant and Christlike faith.I pulled up to Nataliea#39;s preschool in our 1997 Nissan Quest min- ivan with the crooked headlight and rattling side window and then proceeded to stop at her favorite ice cream store, Brewsters, as we passed the 50 minutes between Nataliea#39;sanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Harvest House Publishers - 2011-02-01|