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Transformation: discipleship that turns lives, churches, and the world upside down [electronic resource] / Bob Roberts, Jr.

Roberts, Bob, 1958- (Author). Adams, James. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780310771760 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 0310771765 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 26 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Zondervan : 2010.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by James Adams.
Summary, etc.: Author and pastor Bob Roberts Jr. is one of the architects of what church and Christian community can become in this new century. His unique approach to Christianity is based on what he calls T-Life (transformed life), which leads to a T-World (transformed world). Drawing inspiration from early church history and the emerging church in the developing world, Roberts envisions a new way of engaging the local church to achieve common goals. He calls for building a church culture rather than a church program. Glocal churches create disciples who, transformed by the Holy Spirit, are infiltrating today's culture on a global and local scale. In Roberts's terms, when we establish a relationship with Jesus Christ and begin applying his principles, we experience T-Life (transformed life). Transformation begins with a growing, interactive relationship with God that includes personal and corporate worship. This, in turn, results in community. As community serves others, transformation has both a global and local (glocal) impact and creates T-World. Transformation redefines the focus and practice of the church, not from external bells and whistles, but from the internal transformation of the very character of its people.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Church development, New.

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