Samuel Wells is Vicar of St Martin in the Fields, London and a renowned public theologian. He is well-known for his broadcasting and writing, and is the author of more than thirty books.
`At the interface of critical academic reflection and faithful
church theology, we have no better voice than that of Sam Wells. He
invites us to rethink, from the ground up, our abiding temptation
to condescending help and service to others. He compellingly
renders a more excellent way toward the transformative with.' --
This book is one of a handful of books which I have to keep looking up from the page and starring into horizon - it's a Things Are Going To Have To Change book. It's a book which I read and find a resonance not only in my head and my heart, but deep in my soul. A book that engages acting and longing, praying and imagining. It is a great gift to the church, and I sense, if we take time to obey, might mean things aren't ever the same. -- Chris Russell, Advisor to the Archbishop of Canterbury on Evangelism and Witness
In this wonderful book Sam Wells reflects on how `being with' is profoundly missional. As one would expect of anything written by him, it is full of deep wisdom and insight, inspiring faith and love. Every Christian should read it. -- John Inge