Rev Gavin Pate, serving at All Saints Dallas, is the Administrator for the Anglican Mission in the Americas. A year ago, we had the privilege of hearing Gavin+ preach.
Reading “Restoring Health: Body, Mind and Spirit” by Ed Hird was a great way for me to start the new year. Ed’s insights based on scripture, historical research, and personal experience bring Paul’s letter to Titus to life.
Ed points out that Crete’s 1st Century pirate culture and North America’s 21st Century post-modern, highly-individualistic, pleasure-driven culture run on uncomfortably close parallel lines. The apostle’s advice to Titus serves us well today. It is especially appropriate for encouraging young leaders, but any serious Christian will benefit from reading it.
Doctrinally sound and vividly written “Restoring Health: Body, Mind and Spirit” was so inspiring that by the time I was two thirds of the way through it, I had begun using the book as a springboard for a couple of talks I had to give.
I commend this book highly to anyone who wants to understand and engage secular culture while building up believers who are seeking to live in Kingdom culture.
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