"North American evangelicals learned to do church in relation to modernity," asserts David Firtch. Furthermore, evangelicals have begun to model their ministries after the secular sciences or even to farm out functions of the church whenever it seems more efficient. As a result, the church, too often, has stopped being the church.
In The Great Giveaway, Fitch examnines various church practices and shows how and why each function has been compromised by modernity. Discussing such ministries as evangelism, physcial healing and spiritual formation, Fitch challenges Christians to reclaim these list practices so that the church can regain its influence. Pastors, leaders and students who minister to the postmodern world will find in this book fresh insight that will stir the hearts of many and spark much-needed discussion about the evagelical church.