Church: Why Bother?   -     By: Philip Yancey
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Church: Why Bother?

Zondervan / 2001 / Paperback

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Why are there so many more professing Christians than churchgoing Christians? Is it because something is wrong with the church? In his candid, thought-provoking manner, award-winning author Philip Yancey reveals the reasons behind his own journey back from skepticism to wholehearted participation in the church, and weighs the church's human failings against its compelling worth as the body of Christ. Yancey does not whitewash the church's faults, rather he sets them against the overwhelming balance of its strengths: its heart for God, its care for the hurting, its outreach to the lost, and its value as family and community.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 112
Vendor: Zondervan
Publication Date: 2001
Dimensions: 8 X 5 (inches)
ISBN: 0310243130
ISBN-13: 9780310243137
UPC: 025986243135
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Insights from Philip Yancey’s personal pilgrimage away from and back to the church. Why are there so many more professing Christians than churchgoing Christians? Is it because something is wrong with the church? In his candid, thought-provoking manner, award-winning author Philip Yancey reveals the reasons behind his own journey back from skepticism to wholehearted participation in the church, and weighs the church’s human failings against its compelling worth as the body of Christ. Yancey does not whitewash the church’s faults, rather he sets them against the overwhelming balance of its strengths: its heart for God, its care for the hurting, its outreach to the lost, and its value as family and community.

Author Bio

Philip Yancey serves as editor-at-large for Christianity Today magazine. He has written thirteen Gold Medallion Award-winning books and won two ECPA Book of the Year awards for What's So Amazing About Grace? and The Jesus I Never Knew. Four of his books have sold over one million copies. Yancey lives with his wife in Colorado.  Website: www.philipyancey.com

 

 

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    Best little book I have read in a long time.
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    I am not through with the book yet, but what I have read has helped me a lot. Thank Philip Yancey for writeing such a down to earth and right on book. I have searched many years myself for a church that I can't wait to go to. Still am but getting closer. Thank you.
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    September 30, 2003
    Amy
    Shalom to all~May the peace of God be with you all~Philip Yancey is my favorite Chrisitan author and I read a lot of his books because I enjoy his writing and topics he talks about in his books.However,I read this book not by choice but by necessity. I was struggling with the very same topic Philip Yancey talked about in the book. I read it a while ago, but I still remember the last paragraph of the book because it gave me a reason to serve church again with all I've received from God. I want to recommend this book to those who are struggling in faith and especially those whose struggle is due to fellow Christians not because of God.
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