One Sacred Effort

Author: Chad Brand
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
ISBN: 1433670062
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One Sacred Effort. The preamble of the original constitution of the Southern Baptist Convention describes the purpose of the SBC as “eliciting, combining, and directing the energies of the whole denomination in one sacred effort, for the propagation of the Gospel.” These words are not only historically significant; they convey the mission and purpose and distill the distinct facets of the SBC Cooperative Program. One Sacred Effort looks close at this unique and enduring ministry operation.

The Mission Of Today S Church

Author: R. Stanton Norman
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780805443783
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The Mission Of Today S Church. The Mission of Today’s Church features twelve essays written by Baptist leaders addressing what it means to be a Christian today, how believers best work together, and what their future holds.

The Baptist Faith And Message 2000

Author: Douglas K. Blount
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
ISBN: 9780742551022
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The Baptist Faith And Message 2000. Southern Baptists are the nation's largest protestant denomination, with over 43,000 churches and millions of members. Since its inception, controversy has surrounded the Baptist Faith and Message 2000, Southern Baptists' most recent confession of faith. The present volume consists of essays by Baptist scholars explaining and defending that document. Each of the 18 articles of the BF&M 2000 is addressed, with special attention to the most critical issues and changes from the denomination's 1963 confession. Also included is an appendix comprising the full text of all three Baptist Faith and Message statements from the 20th century (1925, 1963, and 2000), in side-by-side columns for easy reference and comparison. Contributors include Al Mohler, Paige Patterson, Tom Nettles, Dorothy Patterson, E. David Cook, and C. Ben Mitchell, with a foreword by Susie Hawkins. Brief yet comprehensive, detailed yet accessible to the non-specialist, this volume is a must read for Southern Baptist professors and students, staff and church members, and anyone interested in one of the most powerful religious forces in America.

Research In The Social Scientific Study Of Religion

Author: Monty L. Lynn
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Research In The Social Scientific Study Of Religion. Various articles are presented covering psychological, sociological and cross-cultural topics or relevance to religious/spiritual researchers and academics.


Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Publisher: Brunnen Verlag Gießen
ISBN: 3765573922
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Nachfolge. "Billige Gnade ist der Todfeind unserer Kirche. Unser Kampf heute geht um die teure Gnade." Für Dietrich Bonhoeffer gibt es keinen lebendigen Glauben ohne Gehorsam. Seit seinem Studienaufenthalt in New York, wo er eine Hinwendung zu einem persönlichen Christusglauben erlebte, sind seine Theologie und Spiritualität geprägt von der Sehnsucht, die Anweisungen der Bergpredigt wörtlich zu nehmen. Die Nachfolge, wie sie die Bergpredigt fordert, zur Mitte und zum Motor seiner Theologie und seines Lebens geworden. Wichtigstes Dokument dieses Strebens ist sein Buch "Nachfolge", eine Auslegung der Bergpredigt, die damals wie heute inspiriert, Jesus zu folgen. Die Einführung von Peter Zimmerling erläutert die Hintergründe des 1937 erstmals erschienenen Buches und zeigt, dass Bonhoeffer Leiter eines Predigerseminars der Bekennenden Kirche wurde, weil ihm damit ein Experimentierfeld zur praktischen Umsetzung seiner Gedanken zur Nachfolge zur Verfügung stand.

God S Last And Only Hope

Author: Bill J. Leonard
Publisher: Eerdmans Publishing Company
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God S Last And Only Hope. Analyzes the recent controversy between moderate and fundamentalist Baptists from an historical perspective