Dear Church: Letters from a Disillusioned Generation

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Harper Collins, 2006 - 219 pages
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Dear Church is a series of letters from a former emergent church staffer to the global church she's not always sure she wants to be a part of. On a personal level, Sarah's story awakens the sometimes M.I.A. voice of the twenty-somethings who are distancing themselves from conventional expressions of religion. But, thanks to discussion questions that can be used for personal or group reflection, this book is much more than just one person's story. On a global level, Dear Church invites every pers
 

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I LOVE this book! Sarah's frustrations with the church matched mine completely. However, she was humble and honest enough to apologize for the way we have held our Churches on such lofty ground. The ... Read full review

Dear Church: Letters from a Disillusioned Generation

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First-time author Cunningham is a 20-something who feels ambivalent about and alienated from the church. In 14 letters, she vents her frustrations, telling the church why she is dissatisfied and ... Read full review

Contents

This Is Important
Introducing the Twentysomethings
No Gatekeepers 57
Sick of Being Disillusioned 117
Progress Isnt Painless 130
The Best Dirt Ive Ever Eaten 138
One Last Thing 211
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About the author (2006)

Sarah Raymond Cunningham is the author of Portable Faith and The Well Balanced World Changer and the creator of the children's Christmas book, the Donkey in the Living Room. As a freelance consultant, she has also helped develop some of the top Christian events in the country. When her hands aren't busy juggling projects, Sarah is living as Chief Servant to the Emperor, her four year old son, and his chief of staff, his one year old brother. She blogs about finding extraordinary friendships in an ordinary world at sarahcunningham.org.

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