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  • 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 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

  • Mission Rift: Leading through Church Conflict

    Mission Rift: Leading through Church Conflict

    In Mission Rift, David E. Woolverton reorients our view of congregational conflict. In part 1, he examines conflict from a theological and ecclesiological framework, exploring why it may be essential to discipleship and mission. In part 2, he presents six principles of missional leadership, challenging pastors and other leaders to create environments that use conflict as a tool to facilitate growth and empower a congregation's witness within the community and beyond.

    9781506464770

    $23.00

  • Today Everything Is Different: An Adventure in Prayer and Action

    Today Everything Is Different: An Adventure in Prayer and Action

    In Today Everything Is Different Dirk Lange does not fail to deliver the "unexpected" in helping readers gain both a greater understanding of Christian spirituality and a path to it. On this adventure, the reader will explore the foundational underpinnings of baptism, the impact of prayer in many forms--especially in community--and the insights of giants like Luther and Bonhoeffer. The great beauty of the book, however, is found in the incredibly moving stories Lange shares.

    9781506433479

    $19.99

  • The Nones: Where They Came From, Who They Are, and Where They Are Going

    The Nones: Where They Came From, Who They Are, and Where They Are Going

    In The Nones: Where They Came From, Who They Are, and Where They Are Going, Ryan P. Burge details a comprehensive picture of Americans who say they have no religious affiliation. He gives readers a nuanced, accurate, and meaningful look at the growing number of Americans who say they have no religious affiliation. Burge explains how this rise happened, who the nones are, and what they mean for the future of American religion.

    9781506465852

    $19.99

  • El Uso de los Medios de Gracia: The Use of the Means of Grace (Spanish Edition)

    El Uso de los Medios de Gracia: The Use of the Means of Grace (Spanish Edition)

    Este documento fue adoptado en la Asamblea Nacional de la Iglesia Evangélica Luterana en América en el 1997 para ser utilizado como guía en las prácticas sacramentales de la iglesia.

    9780806637020

    $4.95

  • 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

  • Wide Welcome: How the Unsettling Presence of Newcomers Can Save the Church

    Wide Welcome: How the Unsettling Presence of Newcomers Can Save the Church

    Jessicah Krey Duckworth presents the stark differences between the established congregation and the disestablished one, intentionally equipped to facilitate the encounter between new and established members.

    9780800699390

    $19.00

  • 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

    $19.99

  • I Can Do No Other: The Church's New Here We Stand Moment

    I Can Do No Other: The Church's New Here We Stand Moment

    Author Anna M. Madsen's book is a fresh and challenging look at the legacy of Martin Luther and the new reformation that is calling people of faith to action today. She makes a compelling case that justice, anchored in justification, is our new Reformation moment, one not inconsistent with Luther's theology, but weighted differently to address the different weighty concerns of our day. A study guide is included to encourage group conversation and action.

    9781506427379

    $18.99

  • Doing Justice: Congregations and Community Organizing, 2nd Edition

    Doing Justice: Congregations and Community Organizing, 2nd Edition

    Doing Justice introduces people of faith to congregation-based community organizing rooted in the day-to- day struggles and hopes of urban ministry. Drawing from the author’s decades of...

    9781506418810

    $24.00

  • 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

    $27.00

  • Pastoral Care of Gays, Lesbians, and Their Families

    Pastoral Care of Gays, Lesbians, and Their Families

    This book, written by a pastoral theologian with years of experience in counseling gay and lesbian individuals and their families, assist both pastoral...

    9780800629540

    $20.00

  • 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

    $24.99

  • The Church Enslaved: A Spirituality for Racial Reconciliation

    The Church Enslaved: A Spirituality for Racial Reconciliation

    Two of the most vocal activists on racial issues in the church seek nothing less than a conversion of American Christianity. They directly challenge the...

    9780800636975

    $20.00

  • Premarital Guidance

    Premarital Guidance

    Deeply rooted in the traditions of the church, Charles Taylor brings both the resources of faith and the skills of contemporary psychology to bear in the...

    9780800627126

    $23.00

  • Augustine's Theology of Preaching

    Augustine's Theology of Preaching

    How do the theological convictions that Augustine brought to his preaching challenge, sustain, or shape our work today? By presenting Augustine's thought on preaching to contemporary readers Sanlon contributes a major new piece to the ongoing reconsideration of preaching in the modern day.

    9781451482782

    $24.00

  • 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

  • Empowerment Ethics for a Liberated People: A Path to African American Social Transformation

    Empowerment Ethics for a Liberated People: A Path to African American Social Transformation

    Cheryl Sanders here sharpens the agenda of black liberation by offering both a fresh reading of historical black religion and a distinctive approach to...

    9780800629175

    $17.00

  • 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

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