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Yearning for the Vast and Endless Sea

by Chris Russell

Chris Russell's 'Yearning for the Vast and Endless Sea' has been written to bring 'evangelism' back to the Father's heart, drawing on wisdom from known & respected leaders.

  • For anyone who wants to share the Gospel but struggles with what evangelism has become.

  • Draws on wisdom from known leaders and their insights into evangelism.

  • Shares practical wisdom as well as theological grounding for sharing the Good News.

  • Author

    Chris Russell

  • Book Format

    Paperback / softback

  • Publisher

    Hymns Ancient & Modern

  • Published

    January 2024

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Evangelism is a contentious word, conjuring up all sorts of assumptions. It can create suspicion or imply tribalism, or can be seen as a desperate response to falling numbers. For some the term has become irredeemably polluted. But what if we recovered an authentic understanding of evangelism as good news that enables people to know that they are drenched in the love and grace of God? And how do we do that?

This is a book for everyone who wants to share the gospel but who cannot relate to what evangelism has become. Its title is taken from Saint-Exupery, ‘If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the people to gather wood, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.’

Drawing on writers like Bonhoeffer, Newbigin and Pope Francis’ landmark Euangelii Gaudium, Chris Russell aims to redeem evangelism from its present predicament. He sets it in a deeper and richer theological context, asks how the church and individual Christians can communicate the love of God in language and action, and explores how the good news is received.

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  • Author

    Chris Russell

  • Book Format

    Paperback / softback

  • Publisher

    Hymns Ancient & Modern

  • Published

    January 2024

  • Weight

    174g

  • Dimensions

    135 x 216 x 14 mm

  • ISBN

    9781786225177

  • ISBN-10

    1786225174

  • Eden Code

    6205336

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  • Author/Creator: Chris Russell

  • ISBN: 9781786225177

  • Publisher: Hymns Ancient & Modern

  • Release Date: January 2024

  • Weight: 174g

  • Dimensions: 135 x 216 x 14 mm

  • Eden Code: 6205336


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