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Read & Download Woke Church: An Urgent Call for Christians in America to Confront Racism and Injustice ☆ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Oices like Frederick Douglass Dr Eric Mason calls the evangelical church to a much needed reckoning In a time when many feel confused complacent or even angry he challenges the church toBe Aware – to understand that the issue of justice is not a black issue it’s a kingdom issue To learn how the history of racism in America and in the church has tainted our wi I love Eric Mason but this book is not sound at all While there are things he wrote I agree with I cannot recommend this book due to the social gospel being preached in this book

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Read & Download Woke Church: An Urgent Call for Christians in America to Confront Racism and Injustice ☆ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Tness to a watching worldBe Redemptive – to grieve and lament what we have lost and to regain our prophetic voice calling the Church to remember our gospel imperative to promote justice and mercyBe Active – to move beyond polite safe conversations about reconciliation and begin to set things aright for our soon coming King who will be looking for a WOKE CHURC Honestly I do not understand the current movement today within the church that suggests that justice is peripheral and actually against the gospel The Dallas Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel has united many against it from Al Mohler to the traditionally justice oriented progressive Evangelicals I do not need to be persuaded that seeking justice is an important of what it means to be the church There is certainly differences in method and strategy What types of justice that an individual or church seeks after will matter based on calling geography demographics etc And of course the church should not be partisan in its approach to justice although it will likely be political Eric Mason did not need to convince me of the biblical calling toward justice or of the history of the church being on the wrong side of justice But I am still glad that I read Woke Church Woke Church is organized around four themes Be Aware Be Willing to Acknowledge Be Accountable Be Active Mason walks through awareness and acknowledgement Blind spots are real If we are blind to both injustice and how it works and has work historically we cannot even start to right injustice The early historical and biographical sections of the book were strong The strongest section of the book for me was the discussion of the prophetic Mason charges the church with being properly prophetic He walks through the Old Testament prophets both how they called the people toward justice and how they were received Prophetic does not mean unaccountable and it does not separate the concept of prophetic from the proclamation of the Lordship of Jesus Christ Done rightly we are proclaiming the gospel and Lordship of Jesus Christ as part of a prophetic call Woke Church ends with Be Active This section is not prescriptive but descriptive of how Mason leads his church to be active Different contexts will be active in different ways John Perkins wrote one of the two introductions to Woke Church and this final section has the finger prints of Perkin s legacy all over it In someways I am not sure there is really anything here that is particular to Woke Church Good ministry to the community a ministry that seeks justice and the Shalom of the community will naturally work on racial injustice as well as all other forms of injustice Mason highlights racial injustice because the Evangelical church as a whole has been largely silent during virtually every major wave of injustice in America affecting blacks And that call to racial justice is important The second introduction to the book is Lingon Duncan Duncan publicly repented from racial blindness during the Together For the Gospel T4G conference earlier this year and has written about it in several places During Duncan s T4G talk he says that in 1990 he first taught a course on Pastoral and Social Ethics in Jackson Mississippi He said it never occurred to him in the context of the class to discuss racism I go back and forth about the title Woke is a controversial term Jemar Tisby and Tyler Burns on their Pass the Mic podcast had a good discussion about the term in April 2017 Jemar was less interested in the term because it has the connotation of having arrived and there never is a full completion to wokeness Tyler was supportive of the term because he thought it communicated an important idea that some people have awoken from their slumber and realize that they have been asleep to issues of injustice particularly racial injustice Somewhat like the term social justice the concerns raised by the Dallas statement are not really about justice because the Dallas statement wants to pursue justice but only in certain areas like abortion and gay marriage Woke has a particular negative connotation for many that need to be convinced of the basic concept I am not sure there is any getting around the problem Those that are turned off by the idea of racial justice being particularly important are the ones that need to read the book and are the ones that are least likely to read it

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Read & Download Woke Church: An Urgent Call for Christians in America to Confront Racism and Injustice ☆ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF “Between the Christianity of this land and the Christianity of Christ I recognize the widest possible difference” –Frederick Douglass 1845The prophets of old were not easy to listen to because they did not flatter  They did not cajole They spoke hard words that often chafed and unsettled their listeners Like the Old Testament prophets andrecent prophetic v The Bible calls in fact expects believers to be spiritually aware euivalent to woke Therefore this is a call on the church to do just that


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    Download Author Eric Mason : Woke Church: An Urgent Call for Christians in America to Confront Racism and Injustice – PDF or EPUB This is a must read book for every Evangelical Christian This timely biblical and well written work deserves a wide readership and great acclaim Dr Eric Mason founder of Epiphany Fellowship in Philadelphia PA writes winsomly and persuasively calling on the church to acknowledge it's sins in it's complacency in not just

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