The principles outlined here help laypersons develop or refine the skills needed for a ministry of healing, sustaining, guiding, and reconciling. Specific...
By virtue of Lutheranism's spiritual heritage and identity in America as an immigrant church, Lutherans are specially placed to give hopeful leadership about...
David K. Switzer presents a clear, illustrative and practical manual for pastoral caregivers that covers the entire range of pastoral care emergencies...
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...
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:...
Bacher and Inskeep believe that mainline denominations serve as caretakers of the important American expressions of Christianity, and if they are weak or lost,...
Ten sessions, based on such themes as "accept one another," "serve one another," "teach one another," and "honor one another."...
What is church? What makes the church one? While these questions may seem innocuous, church has become conflicted territory, with internal factions, external...
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