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Why we love the church

in praise of institutions and organized religon

by Kevin DeYoung

  • 180 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Moody Publishers in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church,
  • Apologetics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKevin DeYoung and Ted Kluck.
    ContributionsKluck, Ted.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV600.3 .D49 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23180900M
    ISBN 109780802458377
    LC Control Number2009010121
    OCLC/WorldCa298183544

    Why We Love the Church Quotes Showing of 3 “I sometimes find, especially among my peers, that authenticity is not a means of growing in holiness, but a convenient cover for endless introspection, doubt, uncertainty, anger, and : Kevin DeYoung. It also provides a solid biblical mandate to love and be part of the body of Christ and counteract the "leave church" books that trumpet rebellion and individual felt needs. Why We Love the Church is written for four kinds of people--the Committed, the Disgruntled, the Waffling & the Disconnected.

    Yet all of that pales to the four main reasons I love the church. 1. Jesus Loves the Church. If you do a Bible Study on religion, you’ll find a lot of bad news. But if you do a Bible Study on the church it’s almost entirely good news. Religion gets a bad rap in the bible. But the church doesn’t. It also provides a solid biblical mandate to love and be part of the body of Christ and counteract the "leave church" books that trumpet rebellion and individual felt needs. Why We Love the Church is written for four kinds of people - the committed, the disgruntled, the waffling, & the disconnected.

    Why We Love the Church: In Praise of Institutions and Organized Religion eBook: Kevin DeYoung, Ted Kluck: : Kindle Store. It also provides a solid biblical mandate to love and be part of the body of Christ and counteract the “leave church” books that trumpet rebellion and individual felt needs. Why We Love the Church is written for four kinds of people–the Committed, the Disgruntled, the Waffling & the Disconnected.


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In Why We Love the Church DeYoung and Kluck have given us a penetrating critique of church-less Christianity and a theologically rigorous, thoroughly biblical, occasionally hilarious, but equally serious defense of the centrality of the church in God’s redemptive purpose.

In spite of her obvious flaws, DeYoung and Kluck really do love the church, because they love the Christ whose body it is/5(68). In Why We Love the Church DeYoung and Kluck have given us a penetrating critique of church-less Christianity and a theologically rigorous, thoroughly biblical, occasionally hilarious, but equally serious defense of the centrality of the church in God's redemptive purpose.

In spite of her obvious flaws, DeYoung and Kluck really do love the church, because they love the Christ whose body it is/5(69). Why We Love The Church is really a response book and an ecclesiology book in one.

It's a response to the current "church-leaver" movement and books being written on why so many people are leaving the church today/5. It also provides a solid biblical mandate to love and be part of the body of Christ and counteract the "leave church" books that trumpet rebellion and individual felt needs.

Why We Love the Church is written for four kinds of people—the Committed, the Disgruntled, the Waffling, and the Disconnected/5(6). Their newest book paints a picture of the local church in all its biblical and real life guts, gaffes, and glory in an effort to edify local congregations and entice the disaffected back to the fold.

It provides a solid biblical mandate to love and be part of the body of Christ and counteract the “leave church” books that trumpet rebellion and individual felt needs.

All we need are a few Christians together and we have a church. The church is reduced to just loving Jesus and other people.

This really is the framework and the tone of the book. The authors are fresh, clear, and compelling. As a Christian and a pastor who loves the church I can say that was refreshed and encouraged by the book.

Yet Why We Love the Church is still plenty good in its own right. The book, they say, is written for four kinds of people: the committed, the disgruntled, the waffling and the disconnected.

For each of these people there will be value in reading the book and reflecting on the message it shares. Why We Love the Church is written for four kinds of people -- the Committed, the Disgruntled, the Waffling, andthe Disconnected.

Free shipping on VBS, books, Bibles, and church supplies on orders of $50 or g: Paperback. In Why We Love the Church DeYoung and Kluck have given us a penetrating critique of church-less Christianity and a theologically rigorous, thoroughly biblical, occasionally hilarious, but equally serious defense of the centrality of the church in God’s redemptive purpose.

In spite of her obvious flaws, DeYoung and Kluck really do love the church, because they love the Christ whose body it is. Why We Love The Church: In Praise of Institutions and Organized Religion By Kevin DeYoung & Ted Kluck DeYoung, Kevin, and Ted Kluck.

Why We Love The Church: in Praise of Institutions and Organized Religion. Chicago: Moody Press, “Kevin DeYoung is coauthor of Why We’re Not Emergent and author Just Do Something. He serves.

In Why We Love the Church DeYoung and Kluck have given us a penetrating critique of church-less Christianity and a theologically rigorous, thoroughly biblical, occasionally hilarious, but equally serious defense of the centrality of the church in God's redemptive purpose. In spite of her obvious flaws, DeYoung and Kluck really do love the church, because they love the Christ whose body it is.

BOOK: Why We Love the Church DeYoung and Kluck’s Why We Love the Church (In Praise of Institutions and Organized Religion) is spot on. It is a sensible, poignant, funny, and biblical response to the tsunami of critical books on all that is wrong with Christ’s Church.

This book is a defense of the local church (and other traditional institutions) in a day when it is the object of criticism and the victim of outright abandonment.

Aside from the authors’ attempts to be cute in their writing, which can become a bit tiresome, there really is some good thinking here regarding what we do and why.

These are some of the reasons that led me to read Why We Love the Church by Kevin DeYoung and Ted Kluck. You may recognize these authors from their first book, Why We’re Not Emergent, a resource that won Christianity Today’s Book Award in the Church/Pastoral Leadership category.

Together, these two authors team-up and provide a wonderful resource for. "Why We Love the Church" is a winsome, Biblical, and extremely readable apologetic for why Christians should continue to love the church and be part of a local church. In reply to those who say "We love Jesus but the church is lame", DeYoung and Kluck admit that the church has not all gotten it right but we still need to love the Church, warts and all, since the Church is the bride of Christ for /5(50).

A few weeks ago I wrote about a book entitled Pagan Christianity. In that book, Frank Viola challenges the basis of many of the practices of the modern church. In response to my review, a few of my friends suggested that I read Why We Love the Church: In Praise of Institutions and Organized book, written by Kevin DeYoung and Ted Kluck, is a sort of counterpoint to.

The coauthors of the award winning book Why We're Not Emergent have teamed up again to bring us their latest book called Why We Love the Church: In Praise of Institutions and Organized DeYoung and Ted Kluck have returned with their unique combination of wit and discernment to give a counterbalance to the surge of books published today on quitting church, hating church, church is.

Throughout the book, DeYoung interacts with popular books written about what is wrong with the institutional church. In this chapter he corrects the misconceptions of the “restorationist literature” (p.

), which postulates that nearly everything the institutional church is currently doing, the early church would never have done. This book presents the case for loving the local church. It paints a picture of the local church in all its biblical and real life guts, gaffes, and glory in an effort to edify local congregations an.

Why We Love the Church presents the case for loving the local church. It paints a picture of the local church in all its biblical and real life guts, gaffes, and glory in an effort to edify local congregations and entice the disaffected back to the fold.

Why We Love the Church presents the case for loving the local church. It paints a picture of the local church in all its biblical and real life guts, gaffes, and Free shipping over $  Mention the church to a group of Christians and you are likely to get a mixed response.

Some might say that, while they do love Jesus, they don’t love the church. Others might respond, “Of course we love the church.” God has ordained the church, a fellowship of the flawed, to carry out his purpose and will in the world.One, we do not strive for conversion to the Church but to Christ and His gospel, a conversion that is facilitated by the Church.

21 The Book of Mormon expresses it best when it says that the people “were converted unto the Lord, and were united unto the church of Christ. ” 22 Two, we must remember that in the beginning, the Church was the.