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    The Gospel Driven Church : Retrieving Classical Ministries for Contemporary Revivalism

    Charismatic renewal has at the core of its ideology an aspiration for revival. This is a laudable aspiration, but in recent years, in the absence of a large-scale evangelistic impact, it has encouraged a faddist mentality among church leaders. The Gospel-Driven Church documents this development and the numerous theological and pastoral distortions that take place when genuine revival fervor transmutes into revivalism. Moreover, Stackhouse aims to show how a retrieval of some of the core practices of the church, such as preaching, sacraments, the laying on of hands, and prayer is essential at this crucial stage in the trajectory of the renewal movement in the United Kingdom. He commends to church leaders a recovery of these means of grace - including Spirit baptism - as a way of keeping the church centered on the gospel rather than mere pragmatic concerns about size and numbers.
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    Praying Psalms: a personal journey through the Psalter

    In Praying Psalms Ian Stackhouse offers daily reflections on all 150 psalms. In so doing, he seeks to alert the reader to the sheer emotional range of the Psalter in the hope that this will give courage to pray bold, honest prayers. Indeed, Praying Psalms is best used not as a commentary but a basic primer for anyone wanting to encounter the psalms in all their rawness and vitality. Whether in small groups settings or private prayer, and whether in sequence or in random selection, Praying Psalms is a confident reassertion of the central place of the Psalter in Christian spirituality. "Passion. Joy. Anger. Wonder. Confusion. Rejection. Thankfulness. Pain. Awe. Worship. Wisdom. These are just some of the words conveyed by the psalms to those who read them thoughtfully. And Ian Stackhouse is a thoughtful reader and prayer. These bite-size reflections on all 150 psalms are just the thing to take us closer to God in wonder, joy, confusion, and whatever we are feeling. I highly recommend this book!" --David M. Howard, Jr., Professor of Old Testament, Bethel Seminary (Bethel University), St. Paul, Minnesota