Written as a follow-up to Not Just a Soup Kitchen, David Apple's Neighborology is more than a book-it is a concept that provides a blueprint for how churches and servant leaders of every ministry can be neighborly helpers. This book provides insight into developing the heart of a servant by modeling the compassion of Jesus Christ and presenting practical instruction and invaluable resources. This book is a must-read for servants of today and tomorrow.
Publication Date: 2017
Topics: Compassion, neighbors, caring, servant, giving
Table of Contents:
- A Theology of Caring
- Developing the Heart of a Servant
- A Nation of Givers
- Listening: How to Show that We Care
- Hospitality as a Way of Life
- The Church at Work
- Listening Revisited: What we Hear and Say
- Developing Healthy Boundaries in the Body of Christ
This is an invaluable tool for churches of every ministry context. Get it! Read it! Live it! Preach it!
Rev. Doug Logan, Lead Pastor, Epiphany Fellowship, Camden, NJ
Dr. David S. Apple has directed ACTS (Active Compassion Through Service), the mercy minstry of the Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, since 1988. He has led divorce recovery and single parent ministries, and presently oversees over two hundred volunteer staff in outreach, evangelism and hospitality to homeless and addicted persons. His ministry includes deacon training and equipping churches across the United States for ministry in their communities. He is the author of Not Just a Soup Kitchen: How Mercy Ministry in the Local Church Transforms Us All.
Number of Pages: 193