Download Awe and Expectation: On Being Stewards of the Gospel by Allen G. Jorgenson PDF

By Allen G. Jorgenson

Awe and Expectation charts new territory in exploring the intersection of theology and stewardship. Theologians, ministers, and lay individuals of the church will locate during this e-book fabric to gas their imaginations as they reconsider the function of stewardship in a post-Christendom church. beginning with sacrament and finishing with note, Awe and Expectation surveys how a theology of stewardship illumines these middle actions that outline the church and the way those related practices form the contours of stewardship. It encourages Christians to appreciate the explosive strength of stewardship either inside and past the partitions of the church. This booklet will let Christians to determine the area in Awe and Expectation as Stewards of the Gospel.

"Rather than relegating stewardship to a capital crusade or a different Sunday provider, Jorgenson makes a compelling case for reclaiming a theology of stewardship that permeates Christian existence. wealthy with scriptural perception and sacramental knowledge, Jorgenson uncovers the awe and expectation on the middle of our lives as stewards--not simply of cash yet of all of God's creation."
--Deanna A. Thompson
Professor of Religion
Hamline University

"Allen G. Jorgenson methods the topic of 'stewardship' with historic studying and deep, meditative theological thoughtfulness. during the lenses of historical past, theology--a magnificent integration of Luther, Schleiermacher, and Rahner--the sacraments, and of preaching, Jorgenson develops an figuring out of stewardship that's in dating with the main exigent questions of daily event. this is often theology at its such a lot sincere. I learn Awe and Expectation with nice pleasure."
--Christine Helmer
Professor of non secular Studies
Northwestern University

"Awe and Expectation is a gorgeous account of stewardship grounded within the mysteries of the gospel and the middle practices of the church. Allen Jorgenson properly reminds us that stewardship has to do with who God is and what God has performed, and the ability in which God acts in and during us. I want i would had a booklet like this whilst i used to be best stewardship courses because the pastor of an area congregation."
--John Vissers
Principal
The Presbyterian collage, McGill University

"Yes, stewardship is a strategy for elevating money for the church, yet Jorgenson exhibits that it truly is even more: it truly is our engagement with the gospel. In demonstrating this fact, this publication does whatever notable: it distills the knowledge of Christian educating, the rules of Christian spirituality, and the privileges and demanding situations of Christian worship and undertaking right into a beautiful and literate essay."
--Alan L. Hayes
Director
Toronto college of Theology

Allen G. Jorgenson is affiliate Professor of Systematic Theology and Assistant Dean at Waterloo Lutheran Seminary, Waterloo, Canada. he's the writer of The attract event within the Christologies of Friedrich Schleiermacher and Karl Rahner (2007).

Show description

Read or Download Awe and Expectation: On Being Stewards of the Gospel PDF

Similar christian theology books

Embodiment and the New Shape of Black Theological Thought (Religion, Race, and Ethnicity)

Black theology has a tendency to be a theology approximately no-body. even though one could suppose that black and womanist theology have already given major realization to the character and that means of black our bodies as a theological factor, this inquiry has essentially taken the shape of a spotlight on concerns in terms of liberation, treating the physique in summary phrases instead of concentrating on the experiencing of a fabric, fleshy fact.

Redeeming the Enlightenement: Christianity and the Liberal Virtues (Radical Traditions)

During this probing publication Bruce okay. Ward reexamines 4 of the ethical imperatives or "liberal virtues" linked to the Enlightenment -- equality, authenticity, tolerance, and compassion -- and argues that they're, in reality, in line with Christian ethical beliefs. within the present debate surrounding post-Enlightenment secular humanism, Ward contends that we must always search to not reject or reclaim the Enlightenment yet to redeem it.

Torah In the Balance, Volume II: The Set-Apart Life in Action--The Outward Expressions of Faith

The perspectives expressed and practices witnessed, concerning the position of God’s Torah within the lifetime of modern Messianic Believers, usually tend to reason rigidity for a lot too many people—than facilitate any feel of non secular achievement, less reduction. there's little doubting the truth that as a broadly combined team of individuals, from either Jewish and Christian backgrounds, that every guy and girl in the Messianic neighborhood brings either confident and unfavorable issues into the meeting.

One Blood: A Parting Word to the Church on Race

Dr. Perkins’ ultimate manifesto on race, religion, and reconciliation we live in old instances. now not because the civil rights flow of the 60's has our kingdom been as vigorously engaged within the reconciliation dialog. there's a nice chance instantly for tradition to alter, to be a extra excellent union.

Extra info for Awe and Expectation: On Being Stewards of the Gospel

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.45 of 5 – based on 38 votes