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Featured Author

AARON DAMIANI (MA, Biblical Exegesis) serves as the lead pastor of Immanuel Anglican Church in Chicago and is the author of The Good of Giving Up: Discovering the Freedom of Lent and Earth Filled with Heaven: Finding Life in Liturgy, Sacraments and other Ancient Practices of the Church. Aaron writes and speaks regularly about spiritual formation, leadership, and recovering the gifts of the ancient church for today's challenges. Aaron and his wife Laura live with their four kids in Chicago's Irving Park neighborhood.

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Featured Book

What if Jesus Was Serious ... About Prayer?: A Visual Guide to the Spiritual Practice Most of Us Get Wrong

What If Jesus Was Serious about the Church?

Skye Jethani

Researchers have uncovered the following three trends: First, distrust of institutions, including the church, is at an all-time high. Second, young people raised in the church are leaving at alarming rates and not returning. Third, loneliness and social isolation are at pandemic levels. What's the connection? It appears that an entire generation is starving for the very thing the church is called to provide but has chosen to look for it elsewhere. Why is this happening? Following the model set by What If Jesus Was Serious?—short readings and engaging illustrations—What If Jesus Was Serious about the Church? looks at what the Bible really says about the church, its purpose, and the impact of its modern captivity to consumer values. Rather than an event, a building, or an institution, the New Testament calls the church to be a community living in communion with God and one another for the sake of the world.

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New Releases

  • Things I Wish I'd Known Before We Got Married
  • Things I Wish I'd Known Before We Became Parents
  • Resilient Kids: Raising Them to Embrace Life with Confidence
  • Earth Filled with Heaven: Finding Life in Liturgy, Sacraments, and other Ancient Practices of the Church
  • A Deeper Walk: A Proven Path for Developing a More Vibrant Faith
  • One Volume Seminary: A Complete Ministry Education From the Faculty of Moody Bible Institute and Moody Theological Seminary
  • Mystery in Crooked Creek Woods: Tree Street Kids (Book 4)
  • Lions to the Rescue!: Tree Street Kids (Book 3)
  • Kingdom Politics
  • What If Jesus Was Serious about the Church?: A Visual Guide to Becoming the Community Jesus Intended
  • Fear and Faith: Finding the Peace Your Heart Craves
  • Our Hymns, Our Heritage: A Student Guide to Songs of the Church
  • The Characters of Creation: The Men, Women, Creatures, and Serpent Present at the Beginning of the World
  • God, Sex, and Your Marriage
  • On Worship: A Short Guide to Understanding, Participating in, and Leading Corporate Worship