The hopeful neighborhood field guide

Reviewed by:

Ceil Carey, retired public librarian and long time book discussion leader

REVIEW INTRODUCTION

Title:

The hopeful neighborhood field guide

Author:

Tony Cook and Don Everts

Publisher:

IVP

https://www.ivpress.com/

Date:

November 2020

Format:

Paperback

Length:

72 pages

OVERVIEW


The hopeful neighborhood field guide is an interesting, short little book, only 72 pages. But each chapter not only is filled with information about pursuing the common good in your neighborhood but gives the reader directions to a variety of resources such as the hopefulneighborhood.org/field guide website.  

Would you like to have an impact on your neighborhood? Would you like to get to know your neighbors better and come together for common good, using the many talents available! Using this booklet you will receive guidance and advice for pursuing this goal.

One of the co-authors, Don Everts, has also written a longer book entitled The Hopeful Neighborhood. To read the review for this volume, check out this link https://eclalibraries.org/2020/12/26/the-hopeful-neighborhood/

 

ASSESSMENT

Rating (1 to 5):

4

Suggested Audience:

Those interested in making a difference in their neighborhoods.

Christian Impact:

This has a Christian worldview where readers would want to implement the ideas and suggestions as a way to love out their Christianity in the world.

The Hopeful Neighborhood Field Guide: Six Sessions on Pursuing the Common Good Right Where You Live


About Mary Clapp

The Evangelical Church Library Association, founded in 1970, is a fellowship of Christian churches, schools, and individuals.

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