How Christ Came to Church
The Pastors Dream A Spiritual Autobiography
A spiritual classic by pastor and evangelist A. J. Gordon published just after Gordon's death in 1895. This volume tells the story of an actual dream that Gordon had, and how dreaming that Jesus attended his church and heard him preach brought life to his dead church and electrified his ministry. The issues Gordon raises and the insights he shares are relevant to today's pastor. There is a conclusion by A. T. Pierson another world-renowned pastor of his era, who followed Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle in London.
This edition of A. J. Gordon's classic is printed in recognition of the 175th anniversary of Gordon's birthday and the 125th anniversary of Gordon College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. After Gordon's story, his closest friend, A. T. Pierson, provides reflections on the significance of this nineteenth-century leader's experiences. Also, Scott Gibson, current professor at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, provides a brief introduction.