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Communities of Hope: Growing Christian Community Through Social Action

Nigel Adams

Paperback 2024-05-01

Find out how a Nottingham foodbank became a community of hope and discover why this model of developing social action can bring the kingdom of God to people today.

Christian-led social action ministries make a huge contribution to society. But how do we develop new communities where Jesus is known and loved from these activities?

Tracing the story of his own experience working with a food -bank that expanded in many directions, Nigel Adams shares how Hope House in Nottingham offers such an inclusive welcome to all that it has grown into a community of hope. Combining theological insights with practical application, Nigel reveals that when God’s people unite to show compassion to those in need, a new kind of community is born that follows Jesus and blesses everyone.

Be inspired and equipped to start and grow a community of hope in your local area.

CONTENT BENEFITS Nigel Adams explores a new kind of mission that develops Christian social action or compassion ministry into communities that follow Jesus.

Includes the real-life mission story of Hope House, Nottingham

Explores the biblical concept of the kingdom of God in a community context

Offers a glimpse of the possibilities of developing similar communities from local social action initiatives

Understand how to build a GRACE-filled (Giving, Relief, Advice, Community, Empowering) community of hope

Develop true gospel communities out of social action activities

Be equipped to develop new approaches to local mission

A resource for church leaders, pioneers and evangelists

Suitable for anyone interested in social action or Christian mission

A useful text for anyone studying community mission

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Find out how a Nottingham foodbank became a community of hope and discover why this model of developing social action can bring the kingdom of God to people today.

Christian-led social action ministries make a huge contribution to society. But how do we develop new communities where Jesus is known and loved from these activities?

Tracing the story of his own experience working with a food -bank that expanded in many directions, Nigel Adams shares how Hope House in Nottingham offers such an inclusive welcome to all that it has grown into a community of hope. Combining theological insights with practical application, Nigel reveals that when God’s people unite to show compassion to those in need, a new kind of community is born that follows Jesus and blesses everyone.

Be inspired and equipped to start and grow a community of hope in your local area.

CONTENT BENEFITS Nigel Adams explores a new kind of mission that develops Christian social action or compassion ministry into communities that follow Jesus.

Includes the real-life mission story of Hope House, Nottingham

Explores the biblical concept of the kingdom of God in a community context

Offers a glimpse of the possibilities of developing similar communities from local social action initiatives

Understand how to build a GRACE-filled (Giving, Relief, Advice, Community, Empowering) community of hope

Develop true gospel communities out of social action activities

Be equipped to develop new approaches to local mission

A resource for church leaders, pioneers and evangelists

Suitable for anyone interested in social action or Christian mission

A useful text for anyone studying community mission

Koorong Code657679
EAN9781788933377
Pages288
DepartmentAcademic
CategoryChurch
Sub-CategoryMissions
PublisherAuthentic Media
Publication DateMay 2024
Dimensions15 x 130 x 198mm
Weight0.281kg