The Gospel Driven Church Hardback

Retrieving Classical Ministries for Contemporary Revivalism

by Ian Stackhouse;

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The Gospel Driven Church

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The first in the Deep Church series, this book is an enquiry into the culture of revivalism and the urgent need to retrieve core ministry practices of the church.

Charismatic Renewal has at the core of its ideology an aspiration for revival. This is a laudable aspiration, but in recent years, in the absence of a large-scale evangelistic impact, it has encouraged a faddist mentality among church leaders. The Gospel Driven Church documents this development and the numerous theological and pastoral distortions that take place when genuine revival fervour transmutes into revivalism. Moreover, Stackhouse aims to show how a retrieval of some of the core practices of the church, such as preaching, sacraments, the laying of hands and prayer is essential at this crucial stage in the trajectory of the renewal movement in the UK. He commends to church leaders a recovery of these means of grace - including Spirit baptism - as a way of keeping the church centred on gospel rather than mere pragmatic concerns about size and numbers.

The Gospel Driven Church by Ian Stackhouse was published by Paternoster Press in September 2004 and is our 15282nd best seller. The ISBN for The Gospel Driven Church is 9781842272909.

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Details for The Gospel Driven Church

Author / Artist
Book Formathardback
PublisherPaternoster Press (September 2004)
Number of Pages304
Thickness16 mm
Height127 mm
Width203 mm
Product Code94641
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