Mirror to the Church

Mirror to the Church by Emmanuel Katongole
Resurrecting Faith After Genocide in Rwanda

This might be my favorite book of the year; it drills through the surface of superficial american christianity and challenges us with the deep and difficult matters of faith - forgiveness, reconciliation, unity and being a prophetic voice in a world that desperately needs to hear some good news!

  • pg. 22 - blood of tribalism greater than waters of baptism
  • pg. 35 - preserving the church building
  • pg. 37 - preacher says time for a pistol, not a bible
  • pg. 46 - can church help us form new identities?
  • pg. 52 - dysfunctional church of the west
  • pg. 108 - taking a break from the murdering...
  • pg. 109 - what difference does Jesus make questions
  • pg. 111 - the kingdom of God
  • pg. 122 - "a hopeful interruption to the death-bound reality of the world"
  • pg. 133 - saying no to the idols of the age
  • pg. 149 - propping up the status quo
  • pg. 150 - students refusing to divide
  • pg. 152 - in rwanda, the church described as "epicenter that radiated violence"
  • pg. 160 - church in Nyange
  • pg. 164 - the "how long" questions
  • pg. 165 - the church of division

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