The Body

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Thomas Nelson Incorporated, Sep 1, 1994 - Religion - 448 pages
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This watershed book is one of the most important works published in this generation. In "The Body," Chuck Colson sounds a clarion call for the church to rise above sectarian divisions and market-driven programs and to be once again the people of God. "Why does Christianity fail to make a visible difference in the lives of so many believers?" Colson dares to ask. "Why, in the midst of a surge of religious interest and activity, do moral values continue to plummet?" Sucked into the tastes and values of secular culture, many Christians today have a "McChurch" mentality. They expect the church to cater to their felt needs with a broad menu of quick fixes and entertaining programs. For all God's people who are discontent with such a low view of the Body of Christ, this book offers a refreshing, invigorating challenge that can inspire us to rise above a stunted Jesus-and-me faith and reclaim God's holy vision for His church.

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User Review  - Biographyguy - Goodreads

God certainly works in mysterious ways. I have always felt, since becoming a Christian, that my calling was to become a pastor. I really was mentally preparing myself for whatever God had in store for ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dayo Adewoye - Goodreads

A brilliant book that reminds the church that her first duty is to be 'the Church.' Read full review

Contents

What Is the Church?
9
Identity Crisis
29
Gimme That Hot Tub Religion
39
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Colson, formerly special counsel to President Nixon, is founder and chairman of Prison Fellowship and the Wilberforce Forum. He also chairs the Council for Biotechnology Policy. Colson's Breakpoint daily radio commentaries are heard by more than one million listeners.

Vaughn received her bachelor's degree from the University of Richmond and her master's in English literature from Georgetown University. She serves as Editorial Director for Prison Fellowship Ministries. She lives with her husband, Lee.

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