Catholic ecclesiology stands at the threshold of a new moment in the reception of the Second Vatican Council. The election of Pope Francis—coinciding with the fiftieth anniversary of the council—has inspired a fresh consideration of its teaching in such diverse areas as ecumenism, inculturation, missiology, and ministry. The chapters in this volume have their origin in a special symposium that called together over forty of the leading Catholic scholars from throughout North America in order to discuss the future of theological reflection on the church. The nine essays in this volume guided that conversation and offer an entry into some of the most pressing issues in ecclesiology today.
: Open Doors and Open Windows: A Journey with God is a story about Catherine’s own journey to find a personal relationship with God. It tells of her life as a girl, her experiences as a young adult, a broken heart and rescue by Paul, the man from Tennessee. Let the lessons Catherine learned from her love of God and life experiences make you aware of doors God may open in your life
Represents an attempt to provide objective criteria and analytical frameworks by which the quality and function of contemporary congregational music can be assessed. This book also considers how well modern music is serving the modern church, and also how effectively it is operating as a musical form in the secular culture that surrounds it.
Jesus said He would build His church; our job is to follow. The Church of the Open Door calls us to a dynamic, Spirit-filled life as the body of Christ. Warren Wiersbe’s study of Acts, the Epistles and Revelation paints a picture of what the church should do and be.
Have you ever imagined your life free from sin and keeping Satan out of your life. There has to be a way. Bill Vincent reveals that the greatest form of spiritual warfare for any Christian is the powerful force of obedience. SATAN'S OPEN DOORS will give you a fresh revelation of how God supplies in the Spirit and prompt your heart and mind to find hidden sins and identify rebellion. As you are challenged to be holy, you'll discover how grace gives you the power not to be a slave to sin anymore.