Vintage Church: Timeless Truths and Timely Methods

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Crossway Books, 2009 - Religion - 335 pages
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This book defines a biblical church as one that properly balances the eternal truths of Scripture with timely, relevant methods designed to engage the culture. The book in the popular Re:Lit series picks up where Vintage Jesus leaves off, beginning with a focus on the person and work of Jesus and then exploring the confessional, experiential, and missional aspects of his church. This study grows out of the vintage concept of taking timeless truths from Scripture -- truths about church leadership, preaching, baptism, communion, and more -- and blending them with aspects of contemporary culture, such as multi-campus churches and the latest forms of technology, to reach people with the gospel. While Vintage Church is helpful for pastors and church leaders, it is the kind of book you could hand to someone who has questions about ecclesiology but finds the very term ecclesiology intimidating. The authors put forth twelve practical questions about church doctrine and answer them in clear, biblical language that lay people and new believers can understand. - Publisher.

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Review: Vintage Church: Timeless Truths and Timely Methods

User Review  - Evan - Goodreads

Really enjoyed reading this book. As someone who has a limited role in church ministry, it made me want to get more involved. I thought the concepts were great and really enjoyed the biblical basis ... Read full review

Review: Vintage Church: Timeless Truths and Timely Methods

User Review  - Cindy - Goodreads

I don't like Driscoll's sarcastic humor and pessimism. Probably the only time a read a book by him. Read full review

About the author (2009)

Mark Driscoll is an American pastor and author. He is the founder and preaching pastor of Mars Hill Church in Seattle, Washington. He was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota, and was raised as a Roman Catholic. He earned a Bachelor's degree in communications from Washington State University with a minor in philosophy and also has a Master of Arts degree in exegetical theology from Western Seminary. He has written books about the Old Testament, the New Testament, and others entitled, Vintage Church: Timeless Truths and Timely Methods, On Church Leadership, On Who is God, and The Relevant Church: A New Vision For Communities of Faith.

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