By Henry G. Brinton
The skill to strike a stability among those competing camps is the major to coping with rigidity within the church and within the higher neighborhood -- and 'Balancing Acts' presents readers with the instruments to discover and nurture Christian solidarity within the face of political, cultural, and theological variety. even if the problem is girls in ministry, presidential politics, immigration, homosexuality, or struggle, this ebook demonstrates how universal floor are available via humans of religion who're keen to accomplish a balancing act among legal responsibility and liberation.
"How are we to minister and serve within the church at the present time? here's a fit research of the problem to trustworthy Christians in North American congregational lifestyles, supplied through a considerate and skilled pastor. Brinton calls us to stability the obligation-keeping useful for all times including the liberation-seeking name of the gospel. The paintings merits a cautious analyzing via either pastors and lay leaders in congregations, in addition to through seminarians getting ready to serve and lead the church."
Louis B. Weeks, President
Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian college of Christian Education
"A transparent and compelling version for people and congregations wrestling with matters which are more and more dividing and polarizing the church and our society. via grounding his paintings within the primary but opposing biblical subject matters of legal responsibility and liberation, Brinton presents a method for us to maneuver from the labels of left and correct, conservative and liberal, towards a typical floor the place discussion and knowing are possible."
Vanessa B. Andrews, Director
National Cathedral Association
Henry G. Brinton is the senior pastor of Fairfax Presbyterian Church in Fairfax, Virginia, and senior author for the preaching magazine "Homiletics". he's additionally a widespread contributor to the Outlook component of the "Washington Post", writing on modern non secular concerns. Brinton is a graduate of Duke college (B.A.) and Yale Divinity institution (M.Div.).
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