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  • The Assembly: A Spirituality

    The Assembly: A Spirituality

    Gathering with others constitutes the essential symbol of Christianity. Assembly is the biblical name for this local community. The book calls the church to think anew about gathering and to refresh its practice, articulating a spirituality that engages the assembly's gathering into the triune God and turns it toward the needs of our neighbors.

    9781506478814

    $26.00

  • Language for God: A Lutheran Perspective

    Language for God: A Lutheran Perspective

    Language for God explores the ways language and images influence who we are and how we live. It declares the necessity of language and images for God that are expansive and inclusive of all genders. Lutheran perspectives are used as a compass to offer scriptural, theological, and historical insights to advance the reformation of Christian language.

    9781506473963

    $26.00

  • The Cross in the Midst of Creation: Following Jesus, Engaging the Powers, Transforming the World

    The Cross in the Midst of Creation: Following Jesus, Engaging the Powers, Transforming the World

    The Cross in the Midst of Creation asserts that the crucifixion is ongoing as institutional powers diminish human life and destroy creation, and that the resurrection is ongoing as faith overcomes despair and the Spirit equips people to follow Jesus and to struggle for a transformed world.

    9781506471693

    $26.00

  • Joyful Defiance: Death Does Not Win the Day

    Joyful Defiance: Death Does Not Win the Day

    Joyful Defiance encourages readers to reflect on experiences of anxiety, anger, exhaustion, and grief, emotions not always welcomed in the Christian tradition. Lament is an act of faith in God that acknowledges pain and protests death. Joy is a counterstory and a truer tale, less a feeling than a way of being for the self and for the world.

    9781506472614

    $19.99

  • A Gospel for All Ages: Teaching and Preaching with the Whole Church

    A Gospel for All Ages: Teaching and Preaching with the Whole Church

    A Gospel for All Ages helps ministry practitioners craft messages to foster faith in people of all ages. It explores several strategies for proclaiming the gospel among intergenerational faith communities, including meaningful conversation, vibrant worship, and experiential education. Reflection questions and practical advice from experts included.

    9781506473949

    $22.00

  • Called: Recovering Lutheran Principles for Ministry and Vocation

    Called: Recovering Lutheran Principles for Ministry and Vocation

    Called: Recovering Lutheran Principles for Ministry and Vocation traces Lutherans' views on ministerial call and constructively reorients the call to Luther's doctrine of vocation. The book provides insights to those considering the office of ministry and encourages all believers to live their spiritual priesthood in response to neighbors' needs.

    9781506481302

    $21.00

  • Stuck: Why Clergy Are Alienated from Their Calling, Congregation, and Career ... and What to Do about It

    Stuck: Why Clergy Are Alienated from Their Calling, Congregation, and Career ... and What to Do about It

    This book lets pastors who feel stuck know that they're not alone or crazy, and it's not their fault. It helps congregations better support their clergy. And it joins in the conversation about reshaping seminary training and professional development.

    9781506480831

    $22.99

  • In Deep Waters: Spiritual Care for Young People in a Climate Crisis

    In Deep Waters: Spiritual Care for Young People in a Climate Crisis

    Climate change is creating a spiritual emergency that hits young people harder than any others, observes author Talitha Amadea Aho. In Deep Water guides readers of any generation to develop a communal practice of ecologically informed spiritual care, especially for today's youth.

    9781506469782

    $21.00

  • Eighth-Day Discipleship: A New Vision for Faith, Work, and Economics

    Eighth-Day Discipleship: A New Vision for Faith, Work, and Economics

    Eighth-Day Discipleship explores the fruitful connection between faith, work, and economics in the church today. Integration of these elements is seen as critical to living meaningfully as Christian disciples in the world. The author draws on elements of Luther's Catechism to build an evangelical design for the disciple's life.

    9781506478838

    $22.00

  • Trauma-Informed Pastoral Care: How to Respond When Things Fall Apart

    Trauma-Informed Pastoral Care: How to Respond When Things Fall Apart

    In Trauma-Informed Pastoral Care, pastoral psychologist Karen A. McClintock offers clergy competence and confidence as they care for trauma victims in their congregations and communities, provides practical skills to lower the risk of secondary trauma, and suggests culturally sensitive models for healing.

    9781506480718

    $22.00

  • Recovering Abundance: Twelve Practices for Small-Town Leaders

    Recovering Abundance: Twelve Practices for Small-Town Leaders

    Recovering Abundance invites readers to join a movement of renewal for small towns and rural communities. Andy Stanton-Henry explores twelve civic-spiritual practices, rooted in Jesus's miracle among the multitude, demonstrating how it has been embodied in ordinary leaders and how it can be applied today.

    9781506474007

    $22.00

  • Necessary Risks: Challenges Privileged People Need to Face

    Necessary Risks: Challenges Privileged People Need to Face

    In Necessary Risks, Teri McDowell Ott explores her wrestling, as a privileged white Christian woman, with ten risks and the underlying systems and structures that need to be changed. Such risks, she argues, transform individuals and communities, creating a path toward a more equitable and just world.

    9781506471815

    $21.00

  • Storycraft: The Art of Spiritual Narrative

    Storycraft: The Art of Spiritual Narrative

    In Storycraft: The Art of Spiritual Narrative, celebrated author Walter Wangerin Jr. illustrates the power of well-told stories and shows how important embracing story is as an essential tool for preaching and teaching the gospel. The book offers a theology of story that is profoundly incarnational as the Word takes on flesh in practiced speech.

    9781506481753

    $19.99

  • 20 Myths about Religion and Politics in America

    20 Myths about Religion and Politics in America

    The way most people think about religion and politics is only loosely linked to empirical reality, argues Ryan P. Burge. In 20 Myths about Religion and Politics in America, Burge strives to be an impartial referee and to overcome these caustic misperceptions by using both rigorous data analysis and straightforward explanations.

    9781506482019

    $23.99

  • Refugia Faith: Seeking Hidden Shelters, Ordinary Wonders, and the Healing of the Earth

    Refugia Faith: Seeking Hidden Shelters, Ordinary Wonders, and the Healing of the Earth

    In Refugia Faith, Debra Rienstra explores nature's refugia--places where life endures in a crisis--and applies this model to faith. Drawing from theology, nature writing, and science, she examines how Christian spirituality and practice must adapt for a climate-altered planet.

    9781506473796

    $23.99

  • Real People, Real Faith: Preaching Biblical Characters

    Real People, Real Faith: Preaching Biblical Characters

    Real People, Real Faith portrays biblical characters as multidimensional human beings who journeyed with God. Cindy Halvorson provides practical tools for creating portraits of real people whose relationship with God is like our own. Being touched by a biblical character's story can help one experience the Divine's love and care for them.

    9781506469669

    $18.99

  • The Divine Art of Dying, Second Edition:Living Well to Life's End

    The Divine Art of Dying, Second Edition:Living Well to Life's End

    The Divine Art of Dying aims to empower people who are dying to live as fully as they can until life's end. The book includes reflections from Karen Speerstra's hospice journal and essays written jointly by Speeratra and Herbert Anderson on learning to wait, letting go, giving gifts, and telling stories. Each chapter has suggestions for caregivers.

    9781506478876

    $21.00

  • God's People Made New: How Exploring the Bible Together Launched a Church's Spirit-Filled Future

    God's People Made New: How Exploring the Bible Together Launched a Church's Spirit-Filled Future

    God's People Made New reveals the role of God's Word in forming a congregation. Through the voices of congregants, biblical texts, theological reflection, and tools for studying the Bible, Rachael J. Powell inspires congregations to enter into the power of Scripture.

    9781506467054

    $18.99

  • 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 important to the whole of society. Mark Yackel-Juleen, the executive director of Shalom Hill Farm, 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.

    9781506448381

    $18.99

  • Clergy Burnout, Revised and Expanded: Surviving in Turbulent Times

    Clergy Burnout, Revised and Expanded: Surviving in Turbulent Times

    In Clergy Burnout, Fred Lehr explores the nature and practice of codependence in the life and ministry of clergy. In short, insightful, and easily accessible chapters, he offers many useful examples along with hard-won and carefully distilled wisdom for ministry amid today's cultural shifts.

    9781506474304

    $21.00

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