|Publisher:||New City Press of the Focolare|
|Product dimensions:||5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
John H. Armstrong is president and founder of ACT3 Network (1991). A pastor for twenty years, he has speaking, consulting and mentoring experience in diverse contexts and different Christian denominations. He has edited and written thirteen books, including Your Church Is Too Small: Why Unity in Christ's Mission Is Vital to the Future of the Church (2010). His blogs can be accessed at wvvw.costlylove.com, johnharmstrong.com, and act3network.com
Table of Contents
Part 1 Who is God?
1 The Steadfast Love of the Lord 13
2 The Meaning of Costly Love 25
3 Two Faces of God's Love 41
Part 2 Why Should We Love?
4 Falling in Love With God 57
5 To Whom Shall I Be a Neighbor? 73
Part 3 How Can Love Become Our Goal?
6 Can the Church Regain Love as Its Goal? 91
7 How Discipleship Is Rooted in Love 107
8 The Most Astounding Command Ever Uttered 123
Part 4 How Can We Recover the Commandment Jesus Gave?
9 The New Commandment 139
10 How the New Commandment Was Lost 151
11 The Way of the New Covenant 165
Part 5 What Makes Our Love So Costly?
12 Costly Love in a Hostile World 183
13 Followers of the Way 199
14 Finding Divine Life in Costly Love 213
15 This Is My Body, Broken by You 229
For Further Reading 243