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Generation Rising: A Future with Hope for the United Methodist Church

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Computers, mass media, consumerism, and family instability have transformed our society dramatically over the past three decades. These cultural shifts undermine the stability of real, authentic community and make it more difficult to fulfill God's call to live in love and connection to one another. Jesus calls us to reconciliation, but life today moves toward ever-more al ...more
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Published August 1st 2011 by Abingdon Press (first published October 1st 2010)
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John
Dec 12, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: church-y-stuff
A spotty read, as with any anthology. Some chapters are fantastic. Others not so much. The standouts are the chapters on small groups (very informative), young adults and internet ministry (engaging and thoughtful read). The weakest are the chapters on Preaching (what WAS this guy saying?), Missions, and Ordination (Whine much?).

I am the leading edge of Gen X and found this to be applicable, but only marginally helpful.
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Jan 12, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A thought provoking collection of thoughts about the issues that face the church, especially the United Methodist Church.
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