You will be challenged and changed.
This book is very easy and quick to read, but the lessons learned in this book can be pondered and worked out in a real-life context over and over again.
Having worked in urban ministries, I can realte much more to Lupton's book than I can to any stories from the mainstream media.
I've just passed this on to our Youth Pastor, as the youth in our church have done yearly mission trips to inner city areas to share the Gospel..... Read morePublished 9 months ago by OliveBranch
Fantastic book. Gives one a heartbreaking view into the lives of those effected by poverty; but also delivers hope to those wanting to be a part of change. Read morePublished 9 months ago by computerguy
Best book ever on working in a culture not your own. All people have value. Love them, and love your way in.Published 14 months ago by beadchick
It's insightful and a quick read. It's a collection of short stories that you can read start to finish, or with whatever free time you have.Published 22 months ago by Omar Martin
This book had great stories and insights about the inner city and cross-cultural work. I did find the title a bit misleading as I thought it would use those stories to discuss how... Read morePublished on October 17, 2012 by Beauty for Ashes
Theirs is the kingdom really shook the foundation of my entire ministry. Robert Lupton's real deal stories of himself and those ministered to has changed me. Read morePublished on March 23, 2012 by Kiesha
Lupton's book is written in short, easy to read essays that tell compelling stories. Each vignette demonstrates a simple, but profound, truth in a modern-day parable. Read morePublished on December 30, 2010 by Julie
Lupton does a good job in this book. He really challenged my thinking and my politics at my church.Published on June 22, 2009 by R. Crudup Jr.
This book is a wonderful collection of short, easy to read, reflections from Robert Lupton. You can sit down and read only one if you are short on time, or read them all from front... Read morePublished on January 17, 2009 by K. B. Dozier