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Using the example Jesus set as a model for ministry, this book from Tim Keller is a great guide to sharing faith in a powerful way.
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The book that ignited a generation of Christian leaders, Tim Keller's Ministries of Mercy is available for the first time in a UK edition. Redesigned, and with a foreword from John Sentamu, this new edition of Ministries of Mercy is here to guide a whole new group or readers and leaders in following Jesus' call towards compassion, and towards works of mercy.
Tim Keller's foundational book has been an outstanding resource for such leaders as John Piper, Eleanor Mumford, and John Sentamu. Covering both the principles of ministry, as well as the practicalities, Keller unfolds a timeless calling for anyone looking for purpose in ministry. From how to start a grassroots ministry, to living out the examples found in the parable of the Good Samaritan, you'll soon be fired up in word and deed to serve your community for God.
As well as a new foreword by John Sentamu, each chapter of the book ends with group discussion questions to help Churches and groups better realise their calling, and work through what to do about it.
Ministries of Mercy will equip you to meet the needs of others, to live and love by example, and be inspire others to do the same.
It's a resource for reaching out, and a calling card for caring
Ministries of Mercy by Timothy Keller was published by SPCK Publishing in August 2017 and is our 10314th best seller. The ISBN for Ministries of Mercy is 9780281078332.
Like the Samaritan who found a dying man on the road to Jericho, we're aware of people in need around us: the widow next door, the family strapped with medical bills, the homeless man outside our church. God calls us to help them, whether they need shelter, assistance, medical care, or just friendship.
Tim Keller shows that caring for these people is the job of every believer, as fundamental to Christian living as evangelism, discipleship, and worship. But he doesn't stop there. He tackles a range of thorny practical issues as he shows how we can carry out this vital ministry as individuals, families, and churches.
Foreword by John Sentamu, Archbishop of York
Prologue: The One Who Showed Mercy
Part 1: Principles
1. The Call to Mercy
2. The Character of Mercy
3. The Motivation for Mercy
4. Giving and Keeping: A Balanced Lifestyle
5. Church and World: A Balanced Focus
6. Conditional and Unconditional: A Balanced Judgement
7. Word and Deed: A Balanced Testimony
Part 2: Practice
8. Getting Started
9. Preparing the Church
10. Mobilising the Church
11. Expanding Your Vision
12. Managing Your Ministry
13. Mercy Ministry and Church Growth
14. Meeting Needs
'I commend this book to all who would heed Jesus' call to be ministers of mercy: to walk with Him along the paths of justice, mercy and truth.' - John Sentamu, Archbishop of York
'Tim Keller's ministry has been a neon signpost for Christians looking for biblical reasons for social engagement. Ministries of Mercy explores the story of the Good Samaritan as a compelling basis for acts of mercy.' - Joel Edwards, General Director of the Evangelical Alliance 1997-2009
'Tim Keller has approached a challenging subject with typical biblical integrity.' - Eleanor Mumford, founder of Vineyard Churches, UK and Ireland
|Author / Artist||Timothy Keller|
|Publisher||SPCK Publishing (August 2017)|
|Number of Pages||256|
|Page last updated||5th October 2017|