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  • Call to Allyship: Preparing Your Congregation for Leaders of Color

    Call to Allyship: Preparing Your Congregation for Leaders of Color

    How can churches do the work of becoming allies for the leaders they call? Call to Allyship is a must-read for call committees, church councils, social justice teams, and anyone prepared to do the work of understanding, welcoming, and celebrating these leaders.

    9781506497761

    $12.99

  • Ashes to Action: Finding Myself at the Intersection of the Minneapolis Uprising

    Ashes to Action: Finding Myself at the Intersection of the Minneapolis Uprising

    In Ashes to Action, Shari Seifert provides her riveting first-person account of the events following May 25, 2020. Shari joined others in the Calvary Lutheran Church community to show up, listen, and ask what was needed in the moment. 

    9781506496788

    $12.99

  • Faith in Action: A Handbook for Activists, Advocates, and Allies

    Faith in Action: A Handbook for Activists, Advocates, and Allies

    You want to make the world better. This book can help. Faith in Action offers quick dives into a range of topics, from racial justice...

    9781506432564

    $12.99

  • Death by Baptism: Sacramental Liberation in a Culture of Fear

    Death by Baptism: Sacramental Liberation in a Culture of Fear

    Gifted storyteller Frank G. Honeycutt calls on his many years of pastoral experience to examine one of the most stunning (and overlooked) theological claims of the New Testament: how baptism radically unites followers of Christ in his death and resurrection. In baptism, we have already died (Romans 6). Disciples commence life in the kingdom on this side of the grave.

    9781506470047

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  • Made, Known, Loved: Developing LGBTQ-Inclusive Youth Ministry

    Made, Known, Loved: Developing LGBTQ-Inclusive Youth Ministry

    Made, Known, Loved: Developing LGBTQ-Inclusive Youth Ministry builds on experience and wisdom developed through The Naming Project, a ministry created at the intersection of youth, faith, and LGBTQ identity. Ministry cofounder Ross Murray shows congregations how to examine their values and create a program that affirms LGBTQ youth in their faith and their identity, accepts and welcomes diverse sexual orientations and gender identities, and equips future leaders for the church and the LGBTQ community.

    9781506468006

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  • The Bush Still Burns: How Spirituality and Organizing Transformed a Pastor and Congregation

    The Bush Still Burns: How Spirituality and Organizing Transformed a Pastor and Congregation

    In this compelling and practical volume, Terry Allen Moe describes how he and the congregation he served turned to the burning bush of deepened spirituality, coupled with hard-nosed organizing, to transform a community of faith and impact the local neighborhood in Portland, Oregon. It's timely inspiration for congregations struggling to find their way out of decline and the immobilization caused by fear and lack of creative leadership.

    9781506468693

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  • Holy Spirit: Creative Power in Our Lives

    Holy Spirit: Creative Power in Our Lives

    Includes Free Downloads
    Who is the Holy Spirit? How does the Spirit work in our lives as individuals, families, communities, and in the world at large? What would happen if we claimed...

    9780806670584

    $18.00

  • Cultural Architecture: A Path to Creating Vitalized Congregations

    Cultural Architecture: A Path to Creating Vitalized Congregations

    Cultural Architecture: A Path to Creating Vitalized Congregations serves to assist pastors and leaders as they guide their congregations through the painstaking and intensive process of redevelopment. It provides hands-on tools to guide congregational leaders in creating vision, core values, and strategic plans. Although Hill's approach is grounded in his experiences within the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, his systems for cultural architecture can be applied to congregations of any denomination.

    9781506466972

    $19.99

  • Scripture Out Loud!: Dramatic Readings for Lent and Easter

    Scripture Out Loud!: Dramatic Readings for Lent and Easter

    Looking for new ways to open up the readings for your congregation? Try this collection of twelve dramatic readings of Revised Common Lectionary texts that fall between Ash Wednesday...

    9780806639642

    $14.95

  • Preaching to the Choir: The Care and Nurture of the Church Choir, Second Edition

    Preaching to the Choir: The Care and Nurture of the Church Choir, Second Edition

    Preaching to the Choir imparts practical and pastoral wisdom to church musicians in their vocation as choir directors. This updated second edition attends to recent challenges choir directors have encountered and provides guidance as they look to the future, always with a sense of the Spirit’s presence, a deep care for those who sing, and a warm sense of humor.

    9781506491257

    $14.99

  • Ask, Thank, Tell: Improving Stewardship Ministry in Your Congregation

    Ask, Thank, Tell: Improving Stewardship Ministry in Your Congregation

    The goal of this book, says author Charles Lane, is to perform a dramatic rescue of stewardship, freeing it from any connection whatsoever to "paying the...

    9780806652634

    $19.00

  • Resurrecting Church: Where Justice and Diversity Meet Radical Welcome and Healing Hope

    Resurrecting Church: Where Justice and Diversity Meet Radical Welcome and Healing Hope

    Resurrecting Church interweaves three stories, beginning with the remarkable turnaround story of Caldwell Presbyterian Church, which was on the edge of extinction when author John Cleghorn became its pastor. Cleghorn also tells the story of his own growth and liberation from the myopia of privilege. Also included are stories of several diverse congregations that have taken risks, deepening empathy and seeking justice. The book updates the conversation about church vitality in timely and surprising ways.

    9781506464848

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  • Jesus the Harmony: Gospel Sonnets for 366 Days

    Jesus the Harmony: Gospel Sonnets for 366 Days

    Author and poet Gracia Grindal has written 366 sonnets based on the life and ministry of Jesus to inspire meditation and reflection. Each poem entry is based on a specific biblical connection and relates to a holy day or season. The book's introduction provides historic background on Gospel harmonies, tells the story of how the author created the sonnets, and offers suggestions for using this unique devotional volume.

    9781506464558

    $6.25

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  • Power Surge: Six Marks of Discipleship for a Changing Church

    Power Surge: Six Marks of Discipleship for a Changing Church

    A powerful plan to transform church members into impassioned disciples. Drawing on his experience at Prince of Peace, Foss makes the case for transforming...

    9780800632649

    $26.00

  • Aging and Loving: Christian Faith and Sexuality in Later Life

    Aging and Loving: Christian Faith and Sexuality in Later Life

    In Aging and Loving: Christian Faith and Sexuality in Later Life, James Childs addresses the social, ethical, physical, and spiritual issues related to sexuality and aging. The book is written for various professionals who minister to the aged (pastors, chaplains, other care providers), for the aging and aged themselves, and for their families. The book provides an ethical account of Christian love that liberates as it engages the special issues of sexuality in later life.

    9781506466415

    $5.25

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  • A Future without Walls: Confronting Our Divisions

    A Future without Walls: Confronting Our Divisions

    A Future without Walls offers a comprehensive and complex analysis of Othering, while unveiling the connections between our divisions and the roots, forms, and consequences of the walls that have been erected. The dividing walls are more than a problem calling for a quick fix. They are embedded in both our history and our current culture and demand fundamental transformation. The book offers concrete steps forward to help us dismantle these walls.

    9781506466033

    $6.25

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  • The Gospel People Don't Want to Hear: Preaching Challenging Messages

    The Gospel People Don't Want to Hear: Preaching Challenging Messages

    Lisa Cressman, founder of Backstory Preaching, provides tools to craft difficult sermon messages that can be heard. Part 1 focuses on the preacher's preparation, the building of mutual trust with listeners, and the authority needed to proclaim the gospel with empathy, compassion, and skill. Part 2 focuses on the sermon itself with practical suggestions on what to say and how to say it.

    9781506456393

    $4.75

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  • The Student Bible Atlas

    The Student Bible Atlas

    For over twenty-five years, The Student Bible Atlas has been a trusted companion for Bible students of all ages and interests. Clear, concise, colorful, and priced for any budget, there are nearly 100,000 copies in print!

    9781506400105

    $14.99

  • Preparing for Marriage: A Guide for Christian Couples

    Preparing for Marriage: A Guide for Christian Couples

    An effective resource for pastors and counselors to use in premarital counseling. This practical workbook helps engaged couples explore their expectations,...

    9780806625690

    $14.00

  • 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

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