As Christians, we pray for God’s kingdom to come “on earth as it is in heaven.” But what does that even mean? Would we recognize God’s kingdom if it moved in next door?
Come join Silverton Friends Church in welcoming author and pastor, Marty Troyer (The Peace Pastor and our own, Aimee Troyer’s brother) for an author meet-&-greet for his timely book, “The Gospel Next Door” a new resource from Herald Press, that explores how to see and join the work of Jesus right where we live.
Sunday, August 7, 2016 from 4-7pm,upstairs at Main St. Bisto (201 E. Main Street, Silverton, Oregon)
This is an important book for our day and age and the further impact of the gospel! If you have not read it please take a moment to order a copy here.
Copies of “The Gospel Next Door” will also be available for purchase at this event.
From Amazon.com about “The Gospel Next Door”
As Christians, we pray for God’s kingdom to come on earth as it in heaven. But what does that even mean? Would we recognize God’s kingdom if it moved in next door?
Learn to see God’s work in your neighborhood, city, and the world and learn how to join it. With stories from his own city of Houston, Texas, author Marty Troyer introduces a theology of place that empowers us to truly see the work of God where we live, work, and play. The Gospel Next Door unpacks the gospel through the lenses of following Jesus, making peace, and overcoming injustice. Those seeking to connect more deeply with the world that God so loved will find compelling stories and practical ideas for healing brokenness and imagining new life. Start living out the kingdom of God here and now.
Marty Troyer is a husband, father, pastor, and writer in Houston, Texas, where he has served at Houston Mennonite Church since 2008. He loves preaching and working to make God’s kingdom come on earth as it is in heaven.
His blog, The Peace Pastor, which emphasizes a gospel-centered Jesus ethic, has been hosted by the Houston Chronicle for over five years. Troyer’s blog has led him to countless encounters across the city and nation about what it means to take Jesus’ call to peace seriously.