Creating communities of the kingdom: New Testament models of by David W. Shenk

By David W. Shenk

David W. Shenk and Ervin R. Stutzman weave into the biblical remark useful purposes gleaned from modern theology, anthropology, sociology, psychology, and verbal exchange concept. contains questions for overview, research and dialogue. 232 Pages.

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This belief provided the framework for their understanding and interpretation of the Old Testament Scriptures. Especially when preaching to the Jewish people, the apostles proclaimed Jesus as the fulfillment Page 23 of God's promises to establish his kingdom on earth. The preaching of the good news of Jesus must be woven into the concern for the kingdom of Godthe rule of God. The gospel is not just "good news"; it is the "good news of the kingdom" (Matthew 4:23). The good news is that God's rule is being established on earth.

Discuss with your church leadership the possibility of appointing a prayer ministry coordinator for the congregationvolunteer or paid. 3. Covenant with God to pray daily for the fullness of Christ in the church and fulfillment of God's mission in the world. 4. Obtain and use one of the prayer aids listed at the end of this chapter. For Further Help Operation World: Handbook for World intercession. Page 41 Available from Operation Mobilization, 121 Ray Avenue, Hawthorne, NJ 07506. World Christian Prayer Map.

Rita Lentz Wenger and Joyce Swartz invested hundreds of hours typing and retyping the manuscript. Jonathan Shenk Page 16 assisted in editing. We are indebted to the Eastern Mennonite Board of Missions and Charities, where we work. It has provided for us continuing relationships with newly forming congregations among some seventy language groups in North America and around the world. Eastern Board encouraged the writing of this book and provided time for the authors. Our spouses, K. Grace Shenk and Bonnie Stutzman, encouraged us continuously.

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