Where Faith and Culture Meet: Six Sessions on How You Can Engage Your Culture (Intersect / Culture)

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9780310280941: Where Faith and Culture Meet: Six Sessions on How You Can Engage Your Culture (Intersect / Culture)

Take your group to a place ... ... Where they can see people's needs in a new way ... Where they can understand their calling ... Where they will learn how their faith can shape culture This six-session DVD and corresponding curriculum helps your group experience and envision how followers of Christ can be a counterculture for the common good. Together you'll experience stories of other believers who changed the culture around them. You'll watch how their journeys unfolded, their challenges, and their breakthroughs. Also included on the DVD are insights from trusted pastors and Christian leaders such as Tim Keller, Lauren Winner, James Meeks, Brenda Salter McNeil, and Ken Fong. Sessions consist of: 1. Begin: God calls the church to be a counterculture for the common good 2. Dwell: When we live closely with others, we find new opportunities to minister 3. Unite: We serve more effectively and joyfully when we serve together 4. Reconcile: God wants to heal our racial and ethnic divisions, especially in and through his church 5. Invest: Transforming entire communities begins when we give ourselves to people one by one 6. Abide: Spiritual disciplines help us abide in Christ so we can serve him faithfully

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Andy Crouch is editorial director for The Christian Vision Project at Christianity Today International and executive producer of Where Faith and Culture Meet, a series of short documentary films on Christians creating 'a counterculture for the common good.' He is a member of the editorial board of Books andamp; Culture, and a senior fellow of the International Justice Mission's IJM Institute. His writing has appeared in several editions of Best Christian Writing and Best Spiritual Writing. He lives with his family in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania.

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'The videography is excellent and professional, and the stories are compelling....If you're looking for a missional resource to jump start discussions in your small church, this is a great place to start. Amazingly, 4-out-of-the-5 churches featured are small churches, so this should be a real encouragement to your congregation. Just shows that small churches can be missional churches that engage their culture effectively!' -- Confessions of a Small-Church Pastor

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