Experiencing the Truth: Bringing the Reformation to the African-American Church
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How does a believer choose a church to attend? Sadly too many Christians search for churches that serve them and meet their perceived needs. Instead they should prefer places where God is exalted and biblical truth and Christian doctrine are proclaimed. Such churches are essential if Christians are to understand what God is doing and what he calls His people to be.
Experiencing the Truth presents these truths not simply to African-American churches, but also to the whole church today. Anthony Carter, Michael Leach, and Ken Jones clearly present the need for a vibrant, experiential, Reformed Christianity among African-Americans. These authors lay out the biblical basis for choosing and attending a church, and they demonstrate how the historic Reformed expression has been the most biblically accurate and experientially consistent expression of Christianity.
Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Crossway Books & Bibles
Publication Date: 2008
|Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)|
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Many Christians choose churches that serve them instead of churches that proclaim biblical truth. Carter presents the biblical basis for choosing a church and then challenges people with the need for solid, Reformed teaching.
Anthony J. Carter (MA, Biblical Studies, Reformed Theological Seminary) serves as the assistant pastor of Southwest Christian Fellowship in Atlanta. The author of two books, the Non Nobis Domine blog, and numerous magazine and journal articles, Carter frequently travels as a conference speaker and guest lecturer. He is also an organizing member of the Council of Reforming Churches.
"Provides a biblical diagnosis and prescription for what ails the African-American church and much of the larger church world as well. From theology to preaching to worship and Christian spirituality, these veterans of the church and pulpit apply the scalpel of truth to every major area of church life." Thabiti Anyabwile, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church of Grand Cayman
Experiencing the Truth calls believers to preach, promote, and practice a historic, biblical, and experiential Christianity in their churches African-American or otherwise. Anthony Carter, Michael Leach, and Ken Jones lay out the biblical basis for choosing and attending a church, and they demonstrate how the historic Reformed expression has been the most biblically accurate and experientially consistent expression of Christianity. Experiencing the Truth will serve as a valuable resource for all believers seeking to bridge the cultural gap among Christians and to bring about a more unified Christianity through understanding and submission.
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