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Uncommon Church

Community Transformation for the Common Good
  • By Alvin Sanders
$12.29
($17.00)
Product Description
How can the people of God develop churches in ways that help and don't hurt poor neighborhoods? In urban ministry, Christians too often treat the poor as goodwill projects instead of people. Because of this mindset, many remain unchurched. Healthy, local, urban churches are needed because they combine personal empowerment and community transformation. Every poor neighborhood needs uncommon churches that will seek the common good of their communities. Alvin Sanders engages hard truths about these neighborhoods and provides a model for how to do ministry in difficult conditions. The local, urban church is the key to community transformation, as it plays three crucial roles of empowering, partnering, and reaching. Pastors and church planters interested in Christian community development will find here practical insights into the power of the local church, which is often underrated. Churches can serve their communities and improve the quality of life of every facet of the neighborhood.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780830841622
    • Manufacturer: Inter Varsity Pr
    • Author: Alvin Sanders
    • ISBN 13: 9780830841622
    • Publication Date: 10/01/2020
    • Format: Paperback
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