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Compassion, Justice and the Christian Life: Rethinking Ministry to the Poor

Compassion, Justice and the Christian Life: Rethinking Ministry to the Poor
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  • Seller:Carbenmadness Books
  • Sales Rank:365,281
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Pages:144
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.4
  • Dimensions (in):8.3 x 5.4 x 0.4
  • Publication Date:April 20, 2007
  • ISBN:0830743790
  • EAN:9780830743797
  • ASIN:0830743790
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Synopsis
The urban landscape is changing and, as a result, urban ministries are at a crossroads. If the Church is to be an effective agent of compassion and justice, Robert Lupton notes, we must change our mission strategies. In this compelling book, Lupton asks the tough questions about service providing and community building to help ministries enhance their effectiveness. What are the dilemmas that caring people encounter to faithfully carry out the teachings of Scripture and become personally involved with "the least of these?" What are some possible alternatives to the ways we have traditionally attempted to care for the poor? How do people, programs and neighborhoods move towards reciprocal, interdependent relationships? To effect these types of changes will require new skill sets and resources, but the possibilities for good are great.

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