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Kings and Presidents

Politics and the Kingdom of God

By: Timothy R. Gaines, Shawna Songer Gaines
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About This Product This book may not be the kind of thing you can discuss in polite company. How do we deal with it? What if a faithful approach to politics wasn't simply about who was going to win the next election? How might our political hope change when we encounter a God who offers us a different kind of kingdom?

God isn't asking the church to be politically uniformed, apathetic, or even bi-partisan. On the contrary. God is asking us to be faithful citizens of the kingdom-a kingdom of surprising hope where the majority of God's work to save the world will be done.

In Kings and Presidents, authors Tim Gaines and Shawna Songer Gaines helps us recast our political hope by challenging the claim that history is written exclusively by the powerful. Through a careful study of 2 Kings, we will find that trusting in God's faithfulness is plenty political, and it has real implications for our communities, the world, and the kind of political hope we can find in it all.

Read this interview with the authors Tim Gaines and Shawna Songer Gaines! Read Now!

 160 pages.  
"I highly recommend this for congregational reading and political reality."
-Dan Boone
President, Trevecca Nazarene University

"Kings and Presidents is a relevant, timely, and important book. Tim and Shawna challenge us to think differently about politics, beginning with the assertion that as followers of King Jesus, our citizenship is in the kingdom of God."
-Ron Benefiel
Center for Pastoral Leadership
Point Loma Nazarene University

"Tim and Shawna have penned a love letter for the churches--and the churches would be wise to read it!"
-Jeffrey W. Barbeau
Associate Professor of Theology, Wheaton College

"In the World of the Kingdom, success has little to do with winning elections and much to do with imitating the savior who empties himself on behalf of others." Read full review
-David Young

"This book gets five stars...Kings and Presidents is a book that definately will help any Christian or congregation better address politics and life through the eyes of Christ."Read full review
-Ryan Scott

"Anyone looking to find a way to be a faithful person of God in the midst of a culture obsessed with power and elections would do well to pick up this book." Read full review.
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