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Centered in a definition of vocation that flows from Luther's conviction that all Christians share the same vocation but live it out in various occupations and...
Like all human bodies, the body of Christ that we call "church" needs to attend to its health or it may become ill. Renowned pastor, preacher, and teacher...
David K. Switzer presents a clear, illustrative and practical manual for pastoral caregivers that covers the entire range of pastoral care emergencies...
Eleven sessions, based on such themes as "love one another," "bear one another's burdens," "submit to one another," and "encourage one another." Includes...
Doing Justice is an introductory theology of congregation-based community organizing rooted in the day-to-day struggles and hopes of urban ministry and in...
Faithful aging is not simple aging; it is growing old. It is embracing not only the challenges of a long life, but engaging the possibilities of creativity and...
Here, Granger Westberg presents a creative, new way for congregations to provide a wholistic ministry to their members. His parish nurse program brings...
Pastoral care has been traditionally understood as pastoral acts administered to individuals or small groups by an ordained or lay religious practitioner. As congregations in the twenty-first century begin to reclaim the missional nature of church, this view must be broadened to include care and concern for the needs of the larger community. In Beyond Church Walls, Rick Rouse articulates precisely what a missional approach to pastoral care looks like?and the substantial impact it can have on congregations and communities.
By virtue of Lutheranism's spiritual heritage and identity in America as an immigrant church, Lutherans are specially placed to give hopeful leadership about...
Beginning from a Lutheran understanding of faith and life from the perspective of a theology of the cross, Mowchan invites readers to consider such question as:...
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