Donald Trump won more Evangelical Christian votes than any candidate in history on his way to winning the 2016 US presidential election. Veteran journalist Angela Denker set out to uncover why, traveling the United States for a year, meeting the people who support Trump, and listening to their rationale. A must-read for those hoping to truly understand how Donald Trump became president.
Walter Brueggemann shows Christian preachers how to consider the faith witnessed in several Old Testament traditions and to help them discover rich and suggestive connections to our contemporary faith challenges. He claims that sustained engagement with the Old Testament is worth the effort for the preacher. This volume is part of the new Working Preacher Books series designed to provide timely and compelling books on biblical preaching. God uses good preaching to change lives.
An extensive retelling of the Bible, focusing on God's grace and never-ending love for humanity in the classic Erlander style.
This three-book collection, Good Grief: The Complete Set, offers Good Grief, a foundation for understanding grief; The Good Grief Devotional, a collection of valuable insights for those who grieve; and The Good Grief Journal, a pathway for expressing, exploring, and growing from a significant loss.
As a queer woman in the church, Emmy Kegler knows too well how Scripture can be used to wound and exclude. And yet, the stories of Scripture continued to captivate her. So she set out to fall in love with the Bible, wrestling with the stories inside. Kegler shows us that even when we feel like lost and dusty coins, God picks up a broom and sweeps every corner of creation to find us.
Holy Grounds: The Surprising Connection between Coffee and Faith—From Dancing Goats to Satan's Drink
From the coffee bean's discovery, coffee has fueled prayer and shaped religious culture for generations.
In Holy Grounds, Tim Schenck explores the relationship between coffee and religion. Along the way, he examines the power of ritual, introduces readers to the patron saint of coffee, wonders about ethical considerations, and explores lessons people of faith should learn from coffeehouse culture about building healthy, authentic community.
This colorful and inviting board book introduces young children to Holy Communion with its welcoming message: there's a place for you!
Author Dana Horrell calls on years of experience in community action to create this practical guide to help congregations reach out to their local communities. Engage! provides twenty-six practical and proven tools to help leaders develop methods and strategies to get started on a path of effective planning.
The primary audience for Engage! includes pastors, lay leaders, and members in local congregations who are engaged in community ministry.
Seculosity: How Career, Parenting, Technology, Food, Politics, and Romance Became Our New Religion and What to Do about It (Hardcover/eBook)
We have a universal yearning, writes David Zahl, not to be happy or respected so much as enough--what religions call "righteous." Today, we look to all sorts of everyday activities--from eating and parenting to dating and voting--for the meaning once provided on Sunday morning. Seculosity takes a thoughtful yet entertaining tour of American "performancism." Ultimately, Zahl brings us to a fresh appreciation for the grace of God in all its countercultural wonder.
In this critical time in history, this volume argues that what is urgently needed is a clear, biblically based, theologically grounded rationale for the manner in which the church speaks and acts in the political arena. This volume includes essays from leading Lutheran theologians, a summary description of what this means for local ministry, and a study guide to encourage conversation and action.
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