This far by faith : the unfinished story of Madison Square Church / the editorial team: Alfred E. (Al) Mulder and Jackie Venegas, editors ; Don Bryant, Victoria Gibbs, and William A. Wiarda.
This far by faith : the unfinished story of Madison Square Church
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Madison Square||285.731 T349 (Text)||31307022978797||Non Fiction||Available||-|
|Main||M 285.731 T349 (Text)||31307022982120||History and Special Collections (in-house use only)||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781943359639
- ISBN: 1943359636
- Physical Description: 239 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm
- Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI : Madison Square Church, 
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Welcome to our story / Al Mulder -- We've come this far by faith / David Beelen -- Reaching across the tracks / Rich Rockwood -- Radical change and a new direction / Bob Schuyler -- Summary timeline: 1857 to 1967 -- Organization, setbacks and a second wind / Don Griffioen --The Bingham sisters' story -- Co-pastor years: tension and growth / Reginald Smith -- Lord, we lift your name on high / Audrey Laninga and Lois Meyne -- Equipping God's people for service / Al Mulder with Christy Carlin Knetsch -- Full partners: promise, pain, and progress / Andrea Bult -- Are we there yet? / Al Mulder with Laura Pritchard -- Learning to love our neighbor / Al Mulder with Earl James -- Summary timeline: 1968 to 2016 -- Epilogue: "Leaning on the Lord" / Darrell Delaney -- Acknowledgments -- Appendices: "I remember when...." ; Madison 2014 centennial celebration ; Madison missionaries 2016 ; List of photos and illustrations.
|Summary, etc.:|| "The song "We've Come This Far by Faith," with its hopeful lyrics and upbeat rhythm, has been a longtime favorite at the racially diverse Madison Square Church. By faith a Dutch-immigrant congregation in the Oakdale Park neighborhood started a Mission among English-speaking folks in the Madison Square area. By faith Madison persisted in its mission--navigating an ever-changing terrain, embracing a diverse community, and pursuing racial reconciliation with justice. THIS FAR BY FAITH recounts Madison's often messy obedience and God's equally surprising grace. Madison faces the future "leaning on the Lord."--Back cover.
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