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  • Rooted and Renewing: Imagining the Church's Future in Light of Its New Testament Origins

    Rooted and Renewing: Imagining the Church's Future in Light of Its New Testament Origins

    As changes in demographics, participation, and leadership continue to roil faith communities in the Western world, questions about the historic roots of church communities have become all the more important. Rooted and Renewing explores everyday realities in the earliest church communities in order to help Christians discover how to be church in today's world. Aimed at church members and leaders alike, the book includes as study guide for with questions for reflection and discussion.

    $18.99

  • Surviving the Bible: A Devotional for the Church Year 2020

    Surviving the Bible: A Devotional for the Church Year 2020

    Using the annual lectionary as his guide, Christian Piatt has developed a devotional that allows us to read through major parts of the Old and New Testaments. Every week has four Scripture readings, glossary terms, deeper thoughts, and a closing prayer. Start anywhere. Set it down and come back to it. Use it as an in-depth study guide or a daily devotional. There's no "wrong way" to use Surviving the Bible.

    $18.99

  • Word of Life: Introducing Lutheran Hermeneutics

    Word of Life: Introducing Lutheran Hermeneutics

    Timothy J. Wengert explores the genesis of Lutheran biblical interpretation by tracing the early work and methods of Martin Luther and other Wittenberg exegetes. Their new approach led them to view Scripture in terms they called "law and gospel," to read and translate the Greek and Hebrew text, and to focus on a theology of the cross and justification by faith. Wengert then demonstrates how these approaches can used in preaching and teaching today.

    $29.00

  • When the Center Does Not Hold: Leading in an Age of Polarization

    When the Center Does Not Hold: Leading in an Age of Polarization

    Over the past forty years, polarization has permeated nearly every level of American life, including the intimate spheres of faith and interpersonal relationships. In When the Center Does Not Hold, David R. Brubaker, with contributions by colleagues Everett Brubaker, Carolyn Yoder, and Teresa Haase, offers relevant, practical mentorship on navigating polarized environments, equipping leaders to both manage themselves and effectively lead others in highly polarized and anxious systems. In this book, readers will find hope.

    $16.99

  • Come to the Water Leader Sourcebook: Holy Baptism Resources for the Whole Congregation

    Come to the Water Leader Sourcebook: Holy Baptism Resources for the Whole Congregation

    This rich sourcebook and curriculum guide equips you to lead your whole congregation into a deep understanding of Holy Baptism based on Daniel Erlander's classic baptism manuals, Let the Children Come and Water Washed, Spirit Born.

    9781506458496

    $44.95

  • Fortress Introduction to the Gospels, Second Edition

    Fortress Introduction to the Gospels, Second Edition

    In the second edition of this well-known textbook, Mark Allen Powell offers an accessible and trustworthy introduction to the contents, structure, and themes of the New Testament Gospels. Written as a basic introduction for Gospels courses at the undergraduate to early seminary level, Powell surveys the genre of the Gospels, their political, religious, and social worlds, and key methods of approaching early Christian texts. This second edition features a new chapter on the historical Jesus.

    $25.00

  • 30-Day Journey with Martin Luther King Jr.

    30-Day Journey with Martin Luther King Jr.

    Through brief daily readings and reflections, the 30-Day Journey series invites readers to be inspired and transformed. Martin Luther King Jr. led a country from division, racism, and hate toward unity and equality. Whether you are familiar with MLK's writings or are encountering them for the first time, this journey provides the perfect way to engage the thought of this hero of the civil rights movement.

    $16.99

  • I Can Do No Other: The Church's New Here We Stand Moment

    I Can Do No Other: The Church's New Here We Stand Moment

    Author Anna M. Madsen's book is a fresh and challenging look at the legacy of Martin Luther and the new reformation that is calling people of faith to action today. She makes a compelling case that justice, anchored in justification, is our new Reformation moment, one not inconsistent with Luther's theology, but weighted differently to address the different weighty concerns of our day. A study guide is included to encourage group conversation and action.

    $18.99

  • Atlas of the Biblical World

    Atlas of the Biblical World

    Based on the latest current scholarship, Atlas of the Biblical World features striking full-color maps and insightful commentary to make the ancient biblical world come alive. Sharp commentary that accompanies each map provides factual data, addresses questions of interpretation, and locates the biblical narrative in its wider historical and cultural context, making this particular atlas an ideal introduction for students of biblical studies.

    $24.00

  • Manna and Mercy Videos: A Journey from Genesis to Revelation

    Manna and Mercy Videos: A Journey from Genesis to Revelation

    Illuminating videos that accompany study of Daniel Erlander’s Manna and Mercy. Videos created by South African pastor and justice activist Alan Storey.

    9781506447865

    $20.00

  • Intercultural Church: A Biblical Vision for an Age of Migration

    Intercultural Church: A Biblical Vision for an Age of Migration

    Safwat Marzouk offers a biblical vision for what it means to be an intercultural church. Migration today offers the church an opportunity to renew itself by rediscovering the biblical vision of the church as a diverse community. This vision views cultural, linguistic, racial, and ethnic differences as gifts from God that can enrich the church's worship, deepen its sense of fellowship, and broaden the church's witness to God's reconciling mission in the world.

    $18.99

  • Love and Quasars: An Astrophysicist Reconciles Faith and Science

    Love and Quasars: An Astrophysicist Reconciles Faith and Science

    In Love and Quasars, Paul Wallace shows how faith and science are pitted against one another, and he explains how the standard ways of reconciling them don't work. He then proposes a reasonable, thoughtful approach that will appeal to Christians and students of science alike. Readable and wise, Love and Quasars is an indispensable resource for people who wonder if faith and science can coexist.

    $16.99

  • The Galápagos Islands: A Spiritual Journey

    The Galápagos Islands: A Spiritual Journey

    Travel with bestselling author Brian McLaren as he follows his love of nature (specifically tortoises) all the way to the Galapagos Islands. Experience the beauty and fragility of this extraordinary place as McLaren reflects on how his faith has evolved and how the natural world awakens his soul.

    $16.99

  • A Place for You Leader Sourcebook: Holy Communion Resources for the Whole Congregation

    A Place for You Leader Sourcebook: Holy Communion Resources for the Whole Congregation

    This rich sourcebook and curriculum guide equips you to lead your whole congregation into a deeper understanding of Holy Communion based on Daniel Erlander's classic book, A Place for You.

    9781506447803

    $44.95

  • Embracing God's Future without Forgetting the Past: A Conversation about Loss, Grief, and Nostalgia in Congregational Life

    Embracing God's Future without Forgetting the Past: A Conversation about Loss, Grief, and Nostalgia in Congregational Life

    Embracing God's Future without Forgetting the Past helps congregations, leaders and members alike, process the grief and loss in their congregational system, and use what they have learned to adapt creatively to the changing realities they face in mission and ministry. Congregations who work through their grief over change and loss and redefine their relationship with their past can draw strength and encouragement from their memories and step boldly into God's good future with confidence.

    $16.99

  • Luther's Outlaw God, Volume 2: Hidden in the Cross

    Luther's Outlaw God, Volume 2: Hidden in the Cross

    In this second of three volumes addressing Luther's outlaw God, Steven D. Paulson uses several biblical figures to illustrate Luther's understanding of law and gospel and what this means for preaching. With remarkable depth and clarity Paulson explores the question: Where do we find a gracious God? Luther's answer was: not in the law! Where then? Only in the publicly executed and hated God, Jesus Christ, hidden in the cross.

    $34.00

  • Red State Christians: Understanding the Voters Who Elected Donald Trump

    Red State Christians: Understanding the Voters Who Elected Donald Trump

    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.

    $26.99

  • 30-Day Journey with Dorothy Day

    30-Day Journey with Dorothy Day

    Through brief daily readings and reflections, the 30-Day Journey series invites readers to be inspired and transformed. Remembered for her radical activism and dedicated life of service, Dorothy Day embodied the power of truly loving your neighbor. Whether you already admire Day or are encountering her for the first time, this journey provides the perfect way to engage the thought of one of the twentieth century's most extraordinary women.

    $16.99

  • Everyone Must Eat: Food, Sustainability, and Ministry

    Everyone Must Eat: Food, Sustainability, and Ministry

    Rural contexts are often over-looked, treated as "flyover land." But because everyone must eat, rural communities and their work in food production are vitally important to the whole of society. Mark Yackel-Juleen, the executive director of Shalom Hill Farms, connects issues of food production and environmental sustainability in profound ways to the Bible and theology. He offers actionable tools for rural leaders and ministers to address issues of sustainability and land use in their ministry.

    $18.99

  • Becoming Like Creoles: Living and Leading at the Intersections of Injustice, Culture, and Religion

    Becoming Like Creoles: Living and Leading at the Intersections of Injustice, Culture, and Religion

    Creolization offers a way of envisioning a future through interplay between cultural diversity, injustice and oppression, and intersectionality. People of faith must embrace such practices to be relevant and effective for ministry in the 21st century. Becoming Like Creoles prepares followers of Jesus to live in a world where injustice is real and cultural diversity is increasing. This book will equip readers to embrace a Creole process, becoming culturally competent and social justice focused.

    $20.00

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