This fascinating study explores the current debate on economics in the first century and Paul’s place in it. Out of this it identifies key principles from Paul, and suggests how these might apply in the contemporary world.
The Bible tells a story of young people answering God’s call, reflecting something of his character as they act as agents of creative change. This booklet makes a compelling case for fresh and more honest ways of working with young people, and calls for an understanding of the young that is both biblically rooted and follows the very passion of God.
This encouraging study explores the theme of morale both in 2 Corinthians and in the experience of 21st-century church leaders, and sets out a series of practical insights from St Paul that can help us to stay positive, motivated and in good heart.
This robust engagement shows that the idea of 'The Journey of Christian Initiation' has no real support in Scripture, nor much in historic Anglican documents. The real Anglican position is that set out in the New Testament: that baptism is indeed complete sacramental initition into Christian discipleship.
The author shares his experiences of working in schools, whether church or community. He argues that schools can be ideal partners for mission, whether that be seeking the good of the community or carefully thought through evangelistic initiatives. Through sharing successes and failures, the booklet offers inspiration for all those working with schools, who wonder how to go about it.
Despite the advances of the last century, women today still face significant injustices in many spheres of life. This book draws on recent scholarship to bring such injustices to light, explores their pervasive effects, and argues that it is imperative for the church to take them seriously.