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  • Reclaiming the ''C'' Word: Daring to Be Church Again

    Reclaiming the ''C'' Word: Daring to Be Church Again

    God is up to something! God is on a mission to save and bless the world, and God calls the church to be part of this mission. That means getting focused,...

    9780806653198

    $14.99

  • 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

  • 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

    $23.99

  • Aging, Spirituality, and Religion, A Handbook: Volume 2

    Aging, Spirituality, and Religion, A Handbook: Volume 2

    Aging, Spirituality, and Religion, Volume 1 published in 1995 by Fortress Press, provided the sociological, psychological, and theological perspectives for...

    9780800632731

    $39.00

  • Becoming an Anti-Racist Church: Journeying toward Wholeness

    Becoming an Anti-Racist Church: Journeying toward Wholeness

    Martin Luther King's observation that 11 a.m. on Sunday is the most segregated hour of the week remains all too true. Christians addressing racism in American...

    9780800664602

    $20.00

  • Embodied Liturgy: Lessons in Christian Ritual

    Embodied Liturgy: Lessons in Christian Ritual

    Embodied Liturgy marks a “return to the body” in thinking about Christian liturgy and sacramental practice. With the body as a primary focus, the volume explores the crucial content of liturgical theology, examining the offices of prayer, the church’s liturgical calendar, sacraments and sacramental theology, word and sacramental liturgy, ritual studies, music and art, and cultural issues.

    9781451496277

    $34.00

  • Reviving the Congregation: Pastoral Leadership in a Changing Context

    Reviving the Congregation: Pastoral Leadership in a Changing Context

    Dr. Foss here offers a compelling introduction to the new context in which we lead our congregations and the personal and congregational strategies that will offer a way forward.

    9781451482881

    $19.00

  • Pastoral Visitation

    Pastoral Visitation

    Clergy, students of pastoral care, and lay visitation volunteers will find Nancy Gorsuch an effective guide in developing an intentional, proactive program...

    9780800631901

    $19.00

  • The Caring Church: A Guide for Lay Pastoral Care

    The Caring Church: A Guide for Lay Pastoral Care

    The principles outlined here help laypersons develop or refine the skills needed for a ministry of healing, sustaining, guiding, and reconciling. Specific...

    9780800626181

    $17.99

  • Beyond Maintenance to Mission: A Theology of the Congregation

    Beyond Maintenance to Mission: A Theology of the Congregation

    Here, in a newly revised edition, is a powerful and pertinent guide for congregations wanting to move away from 'maintenance thinking' to powerful, creative...

    9780800663261

    $24.00

  • Elders Rising: The Promise and Peril of Aging

    Elders Rising: The Promise and Peril of Aging

    Riding the age wave with grace In this inspiring book, Roland D. Martinson draws on the folk wisdom and experience of over fifty persons between...

    9781506440545

    $18.99

  • Faithful Conversation: Christian Perspectives on Homosexuality

    Faithful Conversation: Christian Perspectives on Homosexuality

    Bitter battles over the churches' stance toward its gay and lesbian members have tested the churches' fundamental orientation and even threatened to split...

    9780800635800

    $10.00

  • The Pastor: A Spirituality

    The Pastor: A Spirituality

    Renowned liturgical theologian Gordon Lathrop has composed a rich, meditative, and explicitly ecumenical spirituality for working pastors - whatever and...

    9780800698355

    $24.99

  • A Servant's Manual: Christian Leadership for Tomorrow

    A Servant's Manual: Christian Leadership for Tomorrow

    Christians and their institutions are stuck, says Michael Foss, stuck in the thinking and dilemmas of the past. This short volume is a plea for Christians to...

    9780800634537

    $16.00

  • Pastoral Care of Older Adults

    Pastoral Care of Older Adults

    By the year 2000 more than half of mainline Protestants will be over the age of sixty. Older adults have special needs to which many pastors are not...

    9780800629649

    $17.99

  • Beyond Church Walls: Cultivating a Culture of Care

    Beyond Church Walls: Cultivating a Culture of Care

    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.

    9781451490343

    $19.00

  • The Lord's Supper

    The Lord's Supper

    This new release of Martin E. Marty's classic book on Holy Communion features a new study guide to help individual readers and study groups ponder the...

    9780806633398

    $8.99

  • The Art of Growing Old: A Guide to Faithful Aging

    The Art of Growing Old: A Guide to Faithful Aging

    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...

    9780806636177

    $14.99

  • Future Faith: Ten Challenges Reshaping Christianity in the 21st Century

    Future Faith: Ten Challenges Reshaping Christianity in the 21st Century

    In Future Faith: Ten Challenges Reshaping Christianity in the 21st Century author Wesley Granberg-Michaelson provides a lucid view of how the top ten winds of change blowing through...

    9781506433448

    $18.99

  • A Formula for Parish Practice: Using the Formula of Concord in Congregations

    A Formula for Parish Practice: Using the Formula of Concord in Congregations

    The most up-to-date English commentary on the Formula of Concord, A Formula for Parish Practice provides helpful, concise descriptions of key theological debates and a unique weaving of historical and textual commentary with modern Lutheran experience. Covering the entire Formula of Concord the book includes discussion questions at the end of each chapter. 

    9781506427034

    $34.00

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