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The hole in our Gospel / Richard Stearns.

By: Stearns, Richard (Richard E.) [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Thomas Nelson, 2009Description: xv, 303 pages ; 24 cmISBN: 9780785229186; 0785229183; 9780849948596; 0849948592; 9780849947001; 0849947006; 9780849946769; 084994676XOther title: What does God expect of us? [Portion of title]Subject(s): Stearns, Richard (Richard E.) | World Vision International | Church work with the poor | Christian lifeLOC classification: BV639.P6 | S74 2009
Contents:
Part 1 : The hole in my gospel and maybe yours. A hole in the whole -- A coward for God -- You lack one thing -- Part 2 : The hole gets deeper. The towering pillars of compassion and justice -- The three greatest commandments -- A hole in me -- The stick in your hand -- Part 3 : A hole in the world. The greatest challenge of the new millennium -- One hundred crashing jetliners -- What's wrong with this picture? -- Caught in the web -- The horsemen of the Apocalypse -- Spiders, spiders, and more spiders -- Finally, the good news -- Part 4 : A hole in the church. A tale of two churches -- The great omission -- AWOL for the greatest humanitarian crisis of all time -- Putting the American dream to death -- Two percent of two percent -- A letter to the church in America -- Why we're not so popular anymore -- A tale of two real churches -- Part 5 : Repairing the hole. What are you going to do about it? -- How many loaves do you have? -- Time, talent, and treasure -- A mountain of mustard seeds -- Study guide.
Summary: Encouraging Christians to love their neighbors, examines the manner in which worldwide poverty is handled and how it must be changed and inspires individuals to reach out by using their time, talent, and money.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-303).

Part 1 : The hole in my gospel and maybe yours. A hole in the whole -- A coward for God -- You lack one thing -- Part 2 : The hole gets deeper. The towering pillars of compassion and justice -- The three greatest commandments -- A hole in me -- The stick in your hand -- Part 3 : A hole in the world. The greatest challenge of the new millennium -- One hundred crashing jetliners -- What's wrong with this picture? -- Caught in the web -- The horsemen of the Apocalypse -- Spiders, spiders, and more spiders -- Finally, the good news -- Part 4 : A hole in the church. A tale of two churches -- The great omission -- AWOL for the greatest humanitarian crisis of all time -- Putting the American dream to death -- Two percent of two percent -- A letter to the church in America -- Why we're not so popular anymore -- A tale of two real churches -- Part 5 : Repairing the hole. What are you going to do about it? -- How many loaves do you have? -- Time, talent, and treasure -- A mountain of mustard seeds -- Study guide.

Encouraging Christians to love their neighbors, examines the manner in which worldwide poverty is handled and how it must be changed and inspires individuals to reach out by using their time, talent, and money.

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