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The Boundary-Breaking God


The Boundary-Breaking God

An Unfolding Story of Hope and Promise
A Living Way: Emergent Visions, Band 3 1. Aufl.

von: Danielle Shroyer

13,99 €

Verlag: Jossey-Bass
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 04.09.2009
ISBN/EAN: 9780470523490
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 192

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A fresh, new exploration of who God is and what God wants for creation A young pastor introduces us to a God who delights in breaking through boundaries, loves to pop up in unexpected places, and favors the outsider over the institutional insider. Written for anyone longing for a more generative and loving God, this book offers a new paradigm through which faith can be understood. This boundary-breaking God engages life at every corner-social, economical, political, intellectual, ecological. Offers a refreshing view of God that is creative and expansive. Written by the popular pastor of Journey Community Church in Dallas, this fresh vision of who God can be is enlivened by winsome personal stories and anecdotes. Seeing God's story as a story of boundary breaking opens our imaginations and compels Christians to live as people of hopeful purpose who attempt to change the world for the better. Opens up the Christian "good news" for those who are tired of the same old, same old
A Living Way: Emergent Visions Series Foreword. Acknowledgments. 1 The Universe Is Moving Outward. 2 The God of Green Lights. 3 We Come Bearing Gifts. 4 From Gatekeepers to Door. 5 When the End Is Just the Beginning. 6 Wind Power. 7 A Whole New World. Epilogue. Notes. The Author.
Danielle Shroyer is pastor of Journey Community Church in Dallas, Texas, a holistic missional Christian community. Danielle has served in numerous roles, including university chaplaincy, youth ministry, contemporary church staff ministry, chaplain of a retirement community, and pastor of one of the first independent emerging communities of faith. She serves on the Emergent Village Coordinating Group, focusing in areas of social justice and theology, and she facilitates the Dallas Emergent Cohort.
Praise for the Boundary- breaking God "I am more than grateful for this book by Danielle Shroyer. It is not only true, it is also beautiful to live with God's promise in the heart and God's enlarging horizon before your eyes. The Boundary-Breaking God is full of memorable stories and quotable sentences, going with us as faithful companions."—Jürgen Moltmann, professor of systematic theology, emeritus, University of Tübingen; author, Theology of Hope and The Crucified God "Danielle Shroyer loves the stories of scripture and writes with a unique combination of wonder and theological vigor, seamlessly integrating biblical narrative with contemporary theological inquiry. . . . For those newly curious about the Bible, this book provides a clear, gentle, and substantive introduction. For those too familiar and tired, this book offers a fresh and engaging invitation to re-imagine!" —Mark Scandrette, author, Soul Graffiti "In a lively and engaging style [Danielle Shroyer] invites readers to enter into the story of the boundary-breaking God and experience the liberation, reconciliation, and call to mission announced in the Gospel of Jesus Christ in a way that is fresh and compelling."—John R. Franke, Clemens Professor of Missional Theology, Biblical Seminary; author, Manifold Witness: The Plurality of Truth

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