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Encountering God Together

Biblical patterns for ministry and worship

by David Peterson


Price: £9.99
Publisher:IVP(Inter Varsity Press)
Published:January 2013
"I am often disturbed or disappointed by what I experience when I 'go to church'," says David Peterson. Here is a dense tool-like exposition of church based ministry. As Peterson writes, "We encounter God by listening to what he has revealed to us in Scripture and by responding to the work of his Son, as the gospel directs." This title offers more uses of the word "edification" that you might expect in a year of reformed theological education. So conservative it is: creative it isn't! It covers a broad range of topics including prayer, scripture reading, preaching, bodily expression, liturgy, evangelism, and emotion. It's tight and hot on being theologically precise throughout.

Reviewer: Johnny Douglas   (31/05/13)
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