"I love Jesus but hate the church."? We hear this kind of talk all the time, but what if it's profoundly mistaken? Rob Bentz challenges readers to rethink this popular - yet ultimately harmful - mentality.
Drawing on his experience as a pastor, Bentz helps those disenchanted with the church to rediscover its importance for the Christian life by examining the biblical, theological and historical reasons why Christ's followers should embrace gospel-centered community - even when it's hard.
Honest yet hopeful, The Unfinished Church provides an encouraging look at God's ultimate building project: his church.
"... The Unfinished Church is a clarion call for Christians to be the church, to love the church, and to serve the church until, as the apostle Paul says, we all 'attain to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.' Convicting, wise, and urgent."?
- Mark Buchanan, author, Your Church Is Too Safe