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Messiah College

One College Ave
Grantham, PA 17027

General Phone: 717-766-2511
Financial Aid Phone: 717-691-6007
Sector: Private nonprofit, 4-year or above
Classification: Baccalaureate Colleges--General

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Steve Chalke's Lost Message: 1 - Banner of Truth

The Lost Message of Jesus by Steve Chalke and Alan Mann, and its significance for today. This book has featured in the evangelical world for a while now. Hardly a Christian magazine, newspaper, organisation, online discussion forum, preacher or individual Christian has not had something to say about it - for, against, or on the fence. The fact that we take it up in our magazine is hardly from a desire not to be left out. Rather, I want us to look at this book in the wider context of evangelicalism today, and highlight some of the things it is saying to us. Its main author Steve Chalke, 48, has an impressive evangelical record. He was ordained a Baptist Minister in 1981, having studied at Spurgeon's College in London, and then served as a minister for four years. In 1985 he set up the Oasis Trust (OT), an organisation that now has 300 staff, students and volunteers. It pioneers mission, healthcare, education and housing initiatives in the UK and abroad. Additionally, OT works closely with Youth for Christ, the Salvation Army, and Youthwork Magazine. It is also the founding partner of Faithworks, which aims to help individuals and churches get - more available