Wednesday, August 16, 2006

a compelling read through a missiological lens

I keep a separate blog for my Out of Bounds Church? book, but at a personal level the emergentkiwi is celebrating the book review’s (by Mark Hopkins, School of Intercultural Studies, Fuller Theological Seminary) in the Evangelical Missions Quarterly July 2006.

“I was encouraged to find Taylor’s work deeply anchored in biblical/theological thinking. He has done a fine job of exegeting global popular culture … Another strength is Taylor’s “insistence on ‘extreme discipleship’ rather than ‘Christianity lite'” … This book is a compelling read that I recommend for anyone wanting a good introduction to both the emerging church and practical missiological issues related to faithfully engaging global popular culture.”

At heart I have always seen the emerging church as a missionary movement. So it is very pleasing to have such a positive review from a global missions journal.

Buy Out of Bounds Church? here

Posted by steve at 11:13 PM

1 Comment

  1. I’d heard EMQ had a good review, now I must finish the book and move it from my bedside to my bookcase!

    Comment by tim bulkeley — August 18, 2006 @ 8:04 am

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