Pressure Points: Twelve Global Issues Shaping the Face of the Church  -     By: J.D. Payne
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Pressure Points: Twelve Global Issues Shaping the Face of the Church

Thomas Nelson / 2013 / Hardcover

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* The contemporary church is burdened by difficult issues brought on by the fast pace of globalization. How can we respond in ways that glorify God? Viewing today's challenges as opportunities to advance God's kingdom, Payne provides biblically based ideas for dealing with unreached people groups, pluralism, international migration, poverty, urbanization, health care, and more. 208 pages, hardcover from Nelson.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 208
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 8.38 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 1418550744
ISBN-13: 9781418550745
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Each generation of believers faces numerous challenges to the mission of the church.

While the church does not have control over the large issues of each generation, its response to them is a matter of Kingdom stewardship.

J. D. Payne gets to the heart of the twelve most important problems we face today. In Pressure Points J. D. helps us see how we can prevent these global issues from pushing the church off its biblical moorings, so we can absorb the pressures while responding in a way that remains faithful to the church’s calling and mission. Come to see that despite all the challenges, some of the greatest days for Kingdom advancement are ahead of us. 


 

Topics include:
  • Unreached people groups
  • Truth and pluralism
  • The West as a mission field
  • The majority world church
  • World religions
  • International migration
  • Globalization
  • Poverty
  • Urbanization
  • Children and youth
  • Healthcare
  • Oral learners

Author Bio

J. D. Payne (Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) serves as the pastor of church multiplication with The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Alabama.  He has pastored churches in Kentucky and Indiana and served as a seminary professor for a decade.  He is the author of several books on missions.  J. D. and his wife, Sarah, live in Birmingham with their three children, Hannah, Rachel, and Joel.

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