Mend The Gap Paperback
Can the Church Reconnect the Generations?
by Jason Gardner;
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Mend The Gap
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As society alters beyond recognition, the gap between young and old threatens to become a deep fracture in the heart of families, communities - and churches.
Urgent surgery is required to mend the gap.
Resisting simplistic solutions, Jason Gardner deftly analyses the reasons for the growing generation gap, including the role of the church. He provides practical steps forward for church leaders, youthworkers and parents. Underpinning this hopeful book is an unshaking belief in Christ's burning ability to inspire a 'whole big bad beautiful mix of people to follow him, regardless of their age'.
Mend The Gap by Jason Gardner was published by Intervarsity Press in April 2008 and is our 18198th best seller. The ISBN for Mend The Gap is 9781844742844.
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Mend the GapMelanie Carroll, via The Good Book Stall
I have to be honest this book is touted as an analysis of the generational gap aimed at youth-workers, Church Leaders and Parents in order to stop the rot, for want of a better term. However for me, though it may be a book for Youth Workers and church -leaders it isn’t one that really helps in the generational rebalance. It is an interesting book for a youth-worker, but (though not simplistic) much of it is obvious and it is biased to the youth with the emphasis being on change being needed within the older generations to solve the problems. Definitely an interesting book for a youth-worker as it does have some good material on youth spirituality and society.
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"Jason offers a vision of an intergenerational church where people of all ages worship together, learning with and from each other ...You need to read it." - Jenny Baker, Sophia Network
"I couldn't put this book down." - Matt Summerfield, Urban Saints
"A compelling insight into the challenges of creating and cherishing multi-generational church." - Jill Rowe, Oasis UK Church
"This book takes on the absolutely vital task of bringing the generations back together again, and does so with cultural insight, biblical rigour, love for young people and confidence in the potential of the local church." - Mark Greene, LICC
"Born out of a deep concern, yet brimming with optimism, the pages of this book contain a wake-up call. Read it and act!" - Phil Green, Evangelical Alliance
Details for Mend The Gap
|Page last updated||3rd October 2013|
|Author / Artist||Jason Gardner|
|Publisher||Intervarsity Press (April 2008)|
|Number of Pages||224|