How God Saves the World



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Perfect for:

  • Sunday school studies
  • Weeknight groups
  • Individual study
  • Pastor’s library

In these pages you’ll:

  • Get a survey of unique gospel stories throughout church history
  • Appreciate the role of indigenous people in the missional church
  • Learn fresh ways that the Holy Spirit moves throughout history
  • Be encouraged by God’s faithfulness and church saints’ boldness

About the Book

In a world awash with mission statements, the Christian mission is increasingly becoming white noise, lost in a sea of marketing language and organizational best practices.

How God Saves the World: A Short History of Global Christianity takes a look at the mission of the church in a way you might not have understood it before. Rather than exploring the history of global Christianity through a long series of countless names and events, Timothy Tennent presents this remarkable journey in the three-act model of a true epic play.

Complete with a world in turmoil, heroes and heroines of all shapes and sizes, and the ultimate Guide leading the way, this short book will remind you of the small, yet significant, role we play in a much larger story that spans both time and space.

About the Author

Timothy C. Tennent (PhD) is the President of Asbury Theological Seminary and a Professor of Global Christianity. His works include Invitation to World Missions: A Trinitarian Missiology for the Twenty-first Century and Theology in the Context of World Christianity: How the Global Church Is Influencing the Way We Think about and Discuss Theology. He blogs at and can be followed on twitter @TimTennent.


  • Length: 19 Chapters
  • Pages: 124 pages
  • Trim size: 5×7

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