9780801013874

The Church in an Age of Crisis

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  • ISBN13:

    9780801013874

  • ISBN10:

    0801013879

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-10-01
  • Publisher: Baker Pub Group

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Summary

Though many of the signs of the times are disturbing to those of us in the church, we ignore them at our great peril. Changes in belief, culture, marriage and family, media and technology, and mission affect us not only as individuals but also as a body of believers.

Author Biography

James Emery White, PhD, is the founding and senior pastor of Mecklenburg Community Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, often cited as one of the fastest-growing church starts in the United States. Former president of Gordon-Conwell. Theological Seminary, White is the author of several books, including Rethinking the Church and What They Didn't Teach You in Seminary.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. 7
Introduction: A Seventh Agep. 9
Faith
A Post-Christian Americap. 17
Why Johnny Can't Prayp. 24
The Church of the Jedip. 31
Unfortunate Godmongeringp. 37
Pseudo-Orthodoxyp. 45
Mindset
The Divine Supermarketp. 55
Neomedievalp. 62
The New American Dreamp. 70
Wikiworldp. 77
Forgetting How to Blushp. 84
Marriage and Family
Just Not into Marriagep. 93
Pornificationp. 100
Modern Familyp. 107
Regarding Genderp. 115
The Disappearance of Childhoodp. 122
Media and Technology
Supersaturationp. 131
Homo Interneticusp. 138
New Newsp. 145
Is Google God?p. 152
Celebrificationp. 157
Mission
Not in Kansas Anymorep. 167
Listening to the Unchurchedp. 174
No Longer Seekingp. 180
Clash of Civilizationsp. 186
Whatever Happened to Evangelism?p. 193
Afterword: Acting on a Lesser Godp. 199
Notesp. 202
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