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  • Delivering the Sermon: Voice, Body, and Animation in Proclamation

    Delivering the Sermon: Voice, Body, and Animation in Proclamation

    Teresa L. Fry Brown introduces preachers to the effective use of voice and body in the animation of the word in the preaching moment. Suggestions and exercises...

    9780800604479

    $15.00

  • Church Administration: Programs, Process, Purpose

    Church Administration: Programs, Process, Purpose

    This comprehensive guide, from two experienced and thoughtful churchmen, treats each aspect of congregational governance as a sacred calling with an overriding religious mission.

    9780800637422

    $34.00

  • 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

  • Journeying in the Wilderness: Forming Faith in the 21st Century

    Journeying in the Wilderness: Forming Faith in the 21st Century

    Journeying in the Wilderness places a confessional understanding of faith in dialogue with five contextually altering forces in order to provide a pathway for congregations to reimagine faith formation in the midst of twenty-first-century realities. The use of stories, nontechnical language, and biblical perspectives make this work accessible for congregational leaders and others who seek to explore new directions in forming faith. Each chapter includes leadership competencies, shared practices, and group discussion questions.

    9781506455600

    $19.99

  • The Season of Creation: A Preaching Commentary

    The Season of Creation: A Preaching Commentary

    As the global climate crisis worsens, many churches have sought to respond by instituting a movement to observe a liturgical season of creation. Scholars who...

    9780800696573

    $35.00

  • Exploring Practices of Ministry

    Exploring Practices of Ministry

    The authors share their wisdom with seminarians and other readers seeking to deepen theological reflection and expand skills as ministry practitioners. This book is a companion journal for pilgrims on the way to becoming confident practitioners of ministry.

    9781451488937

    $19.00

  • 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

  • Treasures Old and New: Images in the Lectionary

    Treasures Old and New: Images in the Lectionary

    In Treasures Old and New Gail Ramshaw illuminates forty primary images from the three-year lectionary. With each of the images she considers related terms,...

    9781451486124

    $29.00

  • Preaching from the Lectionary: An Exegetical Commentary: Stand-alone CD-ROM

    Preaching from the Lectionary: An Exegetical Commentary: Stand-alone CD-ROM

    In this rich and deeply informative resource, one of the most learned and insightful biblical scholars of our time provides an exegetical analysis of each...

    9780800696818

    $37.00

  • Kindling Desire for God: Preaching as Spiritual Direction

    Kindling Desire for God: Preaching as Spiritual Direction

    The discipline of preaching has undergone several evolutionary moments in the past century, focusing on its purpose as being variously persuasion, explanation,...

    9780800662639

    $19.00

  • Literary Companion to the Festivals

    Literary Companion to the Festivals

    This beautiful volume offers poems and other literary readings to enhance liturgical celebration of the church's Lesser Festivals and Commemorations. Drawn...

    9780800636050

    $18.00

  • Listening for the Soul: Pastoral Care and Spiritual Direction

    Listening for the Soul: Pastoral Care and Spiritual Direction

    This book explores the relationship between the practices of pastoral care and the practices of spiritual direction with the aim of enabling pastoral...

    9780800632397

    $25.00

  • 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

  • Fundamentals of Preaching: Second Edition

    Fundamentals of Preaching: Second Edition

    Originally published in 1983, Fundamentals of Preaching has been a leading comprehensive textbook on preaching, guiding in the novice from the first steps...

    9780800629274

    $23.00

  • They Are Us, Second Edition: Lutherans and Immigration

    They Are Us, Second Edition: Lutherans and Immigration

    By virtue of Lutheranism's identity in America as an immigrant church, Lutherans are specially placed to help lead conversations about immigration in the United States today. They Are Us explores the biblical, historical, theological, and cultural foundations for Lutheran participation in an issue with important implications for this nation. Based on professional experience and grounded in Christian faith, the authors make the case for immigration reform and call the church to a mission of evangelical hospitality.

    9781506464213

    $17.99

  • 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

  • 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

    $14.99

  • Godly Play: An Imaginative Approach to Religious Education

    Godly Play: An Imaginative Approach to Religious Education

    A practical yet innovative approach to religious education -- becoming childlike in order to teach children. Godly Play invites us to consider spiritual...

    9780806627854

    $16.99

  • 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

  • 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

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