Simply Christians: New Test. Christianity In The 21st Century

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"The September 18, 2002, New York Times reported on the
growth rate of religious groups in the U.S. with one million or more
adherents. Many were surprised to learn that the second-fastest-growing
religious group in America over the past 10 years was the fellowship of
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ. Between 1990 and 2000, these
churches increased by 18.6 percent. This fact should not have been
surprising. The goal of these churches resonates with many people."
-Sam Stone, Simply Christians, evaluates the impact of the "4-C's" and answers two questions: Who are these people? What do they believe?


This book will be helpful to at least three groups of people:


  1. Those who have never heard of the "Restoration Movement." This
    fast-growing, 19th-century effort sought to unite believers and
    evangelize the world by teaching and practicing the Christianity of the
    New Testament. The book introduces readers to Christian Churches and
    Churches of Christ which continue to share this vision.
  2. Those who know little about this fellowship of churches, but want to learn more.
  3. Those who want an up-to-date look at the most recent available
    facts and figures, along with a review of the basic principles of the
    Restoration Movement."


"In essentials, unity; in opinions, liberty; and in all things,
love. The church we read about in scripture, the church of the Lord
Jesus Christ, is what people want and need. Sam Stone does an excellent
job in Simply Christians of explaining why the Christian
Churches/Churches of Christ have become the second fastest-growing
religious group in America and talks about where we go from here. Way
to go, Sam! This is a must-read for all in our movement." -Bob Russell,
Retired Senior Minister, Southeast Christian Church

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"The September 18, 2002, New York Times reported on the growth rate of religious groups in the U.S. with one million or more adherents. Many were surprised to learn that the second-fastest-growing religious group in America over the past 10 years was the fellowship of Christian Churches and Churches of Christ. Between 1990 and 2000, these churches increased by 18.6 percent. This fact should not have been surprising. The goal of these churches resonates with many people." -Sam Stone, Simply Christians, evaluates the impact of the "4-C's" and answers two questions: Who are these people? What do they believe?

This book will be helpful to at least three groups of people:

  1. Those who have never heard of the "Restoration Movement." This fast-growing, 19th-century effort sought to unite believers and evangelize the world by teaching and practicing the Christianity of the New Testament. The book introduces readers to Christian Churches and Churches of Christ which continue to share this vision.
  2. Those who know little about this fellowship of churches, but want to learn more.
  3. Those who want an up-to-date look at the most recent available facts and figures, along with a review of the basic principles of the Restoration Movement."

"In essentials, unity; in opinions, liberty; and in all things, love. The church we read about in scripture, the church of the Lord Jesus Christ, is what people want and need. Sam Stone does an excellent job in Simply Christians of explaining why the Christian Churches/Churches of Christ have become the second fastest-growing religious group in America and talks about where we go from here. Way to go, Sam! This is a must-read for all in our movement." -Bob Russell, Retired Senior Minister, Southeast Christian Church

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SKU 764
Subtitle N/A
Author/Speaker Sam E. Stone
ISBN 9780899004891
Translator N/A
Language English
Pages 96
Binding Paperback
Publisher College Press
Copyright 2004
Edition Revised 2005
Print Date N/A
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