The church is Jesus' hands and feet today. But critics see it as hypocritical, irrelevant, and unloving. Materialism and consumerism abound. Mike Erre, teaching pastor and author of "Jesus of Suburbia" and "Why Guys Need God, "reveals how this has happened and how Christians can more effectively demonstrate Christ's presence by again becoming... incarnational--allowing Jesus to live in and through His people eucharistic--reenacting the ministry and sacrifice of Jesus to the world baptismal--dying to old ways of thinking and presenting the resurrection of Jesus as the beginning of the renewal of all things communal--correcting an overly individualistic spirituality by living as the community of God eschatological--presenting a more helpful and hopeful interpretation of the end of our story
Readers will discover how the church can cooperate with Jesus in the world in which they live.