Patron Saints for Postmoderns

Patron Saints for Postmoderns Are You Feeling Discouraged In Your Efforts To Reflect Christ Each Day In Our Broken World Does It Feel Lonely Too Difficult Too Overwhelming The Saints Can Help You Especially The Ones Whose Stories Chris Armstrong Tells Here, Because He S Chosen Them For The Ways They Ve Inspired Him And Deepened His Own Faith A Professor Of Church History, Armstrong Provides Rich Portraits Of Ten People From The Past Whotranslated The Gospel For Their Own Timesbroke Down Barriersministered Out Of The Brokenness We All Shareknew What It Feels Like To Live On The Marginsbelieved In The Power Of Stories To Bring Transformation Through ChristKnowing Their Stories Buoys Our Own, And Observing Their Steps Gives Us Lived Out Action To Go With Our Theology Perhaps Important, Seeing Their Ordinariness Their Foibles, Sins And Mistakes Helps Us Realize That No Matter Where We Come From, No Matter How Inadequate We Think We Are, God Can Change Each Of Us By His Grace And Use Us For His Glory So Settle In, And Spend Some Time Getting To Know These Brothers And Sisters In Christ Who Struggled And Failed And Fought And Lived Faithfully In Their Day Together, Armstrong And Ten Saints From The Past Will Encourage You In Your Struggles And Help You Live Faithfully In The Present. The author highlights ten lesser known Christians from history who today s Christian can look to for inspiration Their lives date from the third century until the 20th century Their backgrounds, vocations and times They each had an impact upon Christian history I enjoye
This is a good read for information on several religious figures of lesser reknown Armstrong is direct, balanced and provides a sound summary of each persons accomplishments, positions, strengths, foibles and successes, as well as pointing out why they were influential His p
3.5 I enjoyed reading these ten biographies, but recognize such a book is not for everyone Two comments questions 1 Could there have been balance between male and female here there are three women and 7 men 2 I was thinking pos

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  • Paperback
  • 249 pages
  • Patron Saints for Postmoderns
  • Chris R. Armstrong
  • English
  • 17 October 2017
  • 9780830837199