Book Shares 180 Inspirational Reflections by Walter Rauschenbusch

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Book Shares 180 Inspirational Reflections by Walter Rauschenbusch

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/3/20)—Today’s readers are invited to experience the influence and impact of the late Walter Rauschenbusch—renowned Baptist pastor, theologian and founder of the social gospel—via “To Live in God: Daily Reflections with Walter Rauschenbusch.” The book of 180 reflections is organized around the following themes:

  • the inward journey of solitude,
  • the outward journey of service and
  • the common journey of solidarity.

A man of deep spirituality, whose thoughts and prayers are the heart of this inspirational tome, Rauschenbusch was known for his ministry around the social justice implications of the Christian gospel.

Each daily reading is comprised of a scriptural passage in addition to a quotation and prayer by Rauschenbusch. Readers will find this book the perfect guide for cultivating and transforming one’s own spiritual life.

The book was written by Dennis L. Johnson, M.Div., D.Min., a retired American Baptist pastor with more than 40 years of ministry to local congregations in Illinois and West Virginia. He was an adjunct faculty member at Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, Lisle, Ill., and Palmer Theological Seminary, St. Davids, Pa., mentoring and guiding students in the practice of theological reflection. His denominational positions have included past president of American Baptist Churches of Metro Chicago and West Virginia Baptist Convention. He was also a parliamentarian for the general board of American Baptist Churches USA.

Founded in 1824, Judson Press is a publishing ministry of American Baptist Home Mission Societies, American Baptist Churches USA. It is committed to producing Christ-centered leadership resources for the transformation of individuals, congregations, communities and cultures.

American Baptist Home Mission Societies partners with American Baptists to promote Christian faith, cultivate Christ-centered leaders and disciples, and bring healing and transformation to communities across the United States and Puerto Rico.

American Baptist Churches USA is one of the most diverse Christian denominations today, with approximately 5,000 congregations comprised of 1.3 million members, across the United States and Puerto Rico, all engaged in God’s mission around the world.