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Missing in America Making an Eternal Difference in the World Next Door

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ISBN-10: 0764435639

ISBN-13: 9780764435638

Edition: 2008

Authors: Tom Clegg, Warren Bird

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List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Group Publishing, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 195
Size: 6.32" wide x 8.98" long x 0.49" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Warren Bird (PhD, Fordham University) serves as a primary researcher and writer for Leadership Network and has more than ten years of church staff and of seminary teaching experience. He has collaboratively written twenty books, all on subjects of church health or church innovation. Warren and his wife live just outside of New York City.

Prefacep. 7
Centering: What it means for Christians to be Christ's followersp. 13
Choosing to Leave the Past Behind: Why do followers of Christ do so much pretending?p. 14
Admitting Your Fear as Your Biggest Problem: How does fear keep us from sharing our faith with our friends?p. 29
Reaching People Who Don't Believe They're Lost: Do people outside of God's kingdom feel that they're missing anything?p. 43
Overhearing: If you could get inside people's souls, you'll find God already at workp. 57
Becoming Fluent in the Language of the Heart: Can we see how God reveals himself to each of our friends?p. 58
Discovering What We All Have in Common: Could watching for cultural clues help you find ways God is already at work?p. 80
Translating: Indispensable attitudes that will help your friends experience the gospelp. 97
Exchanging Counterfeit Confidence for Genuine Doubt: Is it OK to reveal your doubts about your faith?p. 98
Developing a New Perspective on Eternity: Jesus knew that everyone has something broken inside-how did that understanding help his ministry?p. 110
Connecting: When people are ready, God can use you to help them cross the line of faithp. 121
Trusting in God: Have you found the difference between working "for God" and working "with God"?p. 122
Learning to Love Beyond Words: Why is building relationships better than winning arguments?p. 140
Traveling: Taking the first steps with your friends prepares them for the journey of a lifetimep. 151
Helping Your Friends Begin Their Journey With Jesus: As we help people get ready for heaven, do we also help them live in wholeness here on earth?p. 152
Moving From Making Decisions to Making Disciples: How can you help make your church a center for life transformation?p. 166
Crossing the Line of Faith: How to Help Those Who Are on the Movep. 180
I Once Was Blind but Now I See: How to Tell Your Story Without Gimmicksp. 183
How to Rate Your Congregation's Priorities in Spreading the Good Newsp. 185
Additional Resources by Various Authorsp. 189
Training Resources From Tom Cleggp. 190
Endnotesp. 194
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