A timely and well-written book. Bader-Saye explores the dynamics of fear and the practices of Christian community (hospitality, peacemaking and generosity) that provide an alternative way of life.
This engaging study brings Butler-Bass’s multivolume project on vital mainline congregations to conclusion. She profiles congregations where the rediscovery of practices of faith has brought new vitality to the old mainline.
If you only read one book on preaching this year, here’s the one. Florence goes deep into the practice of testimony as the guiding perspective for preaching in the postmodern era.