Jacob's Blessing: Dreams, Hopes, & Visions for the Church

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Wood Lake Publishing Inc., 1999 - Church renewal - 224 pages
An alternative to the remnant and mega-church model. Authors Sinclair and White combine their ministerial and journalistic strengths to write with honesty and hope about the future of the church. Study Guide included.
 

Contents

Introduction
10
A Worthy Lineage
17
Commitment to a Cause
31
Blessing 3 In Touch with Mystery
47
The Whole Person
61
Partners in Spirituality
73
Teaching Our Successors
87
Welcome Strangers
103
Names and Memories
137
Encountering the Economy
149
Evangelism with Empathy
169
Harmony with God
185
Closing Thoughts
205
Footnotes
211
Bibliography
219
Copyright

Up Front
117

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About the author (1999)

Donna Sinclair A journalist for more than 30 years, Donna Sinclair is an award-winning writer who has travelled widely in Canada, Africa, Central America, Britain, and Eastern Europe. She is the author of The Long View, The Spirituality of Bread, The Spirituality of Gardening, A Woman's Boko of Days, A Woman's Book of Days 2, and numerous other titles. Donna lives with her husband, Jim, in North Bay, Ontario. Christopher White has served congregations in Ontario, Alberta, and Moyamba, Sierra Leone. He has contributed to CBC Radio's Morningside, Take Five, Fresh Air, and This Morning, and has been a columnist for Oshawa and Whitby newspapers. His articles have also appeared in the award-winning magazine, the United Church Observer.

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