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  • A Gospel for All Ages: Teaching and Preaching with the Whole Church

    A Gospel for All Ages: Teaching and Preaching with the Whole Church

    A Gospel for All Ages helps ministry practitioners craft messages to foster faith in people of all ages. It explores several strategies for proclaiming the gospel among intergenerational faith communities, including meaningful conversation, vibrant worship, and experiential education. Reflection questions and practical advice from experts included.

    9781506473949

    $22.00

  • 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

  • One Anothering, Volume 1: Biblical Building Blocks for Small Groups

    One Anothering, Volume 1: Biblical Building Blocks for Small Groups

    Eleven sessions, based on such themes as "love one another," "bear one another's burdens," "submit to one another," and "encourage one another." Includes...

    9780806690551

    $16.00

  • Everyone Must Eat: Food, Sustainability, and Ministry

    Everyone Must Eat: Food, Sustainability, and Ministry

    Rural contexts are often over-looked, treated as "flyover land." But because everyone must eat, rural communities and their work in food production are important to the whole of society. Mark Yackel-Juleen, the executive director of Shalom Hill Farm, connects issues of food production and environmental sustainability in profound ways to the Bible and theology. He offers actionable tools for rural leaders and ministers to address issues of sustainability and land use in their ministry.

    9781506448381

    $19.99

  • 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

  • Practicing Care in Rural Congregations and Communities

    Practicing Care in Rural Congregations and Communities

    Small towns and rural areas have particular challenges, and in seeking to live out the Christian life in the midst of those, local churches have unique and useful insights into what it means to care for one another.

    9780800699543

    $4.75

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  • Caring Liturgies: The Pastoral Power of Christian Ritual

    Caring Liturgies: The Pastoral Power of Christian Ritual

    Caregiving practices in churches often center around listening and giving counsel, making referrals, and creating support groups for specific needs. In Caring Liturgies...

    9780800697365

    $24.00

  • A Field Guide to Contemporary Worship: How to Begin and Lead Band-Based Worship

    A Field Guide to Contemporary Worship: How to Begin and Lead Band-Based Worship

    This is a must-have guide for anyone thinking about starting a contemporary worship service and an essential reference work for those wondering about the nuts and bolts of instrumentation...

    9780806695907

    $24.99

  • Determining the Form

    Determining the Form

    This fifth title in the Elements of Preaching series offers preaching students and clergy an overview of some of the most common sermonic forms and provides...

    9780800604448

    $19.00

  • Reclaiming the ''E'' Word: Waking Up to Our Evangelical Identity

    Reclaiming the ''E'' Word: Waking Up to Our Evangelical Identity

    Includes Free Downloads
    In this third book in the best-selling Reclaiming series, Kelly A. Fryer asks and answers such important questions as: What does the word ''evangelical''...

    9780806680064

    $11.99

  • 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

  • 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

    $5.45

  • Introduction to Christian Liturgy

    Introduction to Christian Liturgy

    Designed as a general introduction to Christian liturgy, this book explores the meaning, history, and practice of worship in Eastern and Western, Catholic and Protestant traditions...

    9780800698850

    $34.00

  • 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

    $19.00

  • A Field Guide for the Missional Congregation: Embarking on a Journey of Transformation

    A Field Guide for the Missional Congregation: Embarking on a Journey of Transformation

    The roster of books on leadership is full of high theory and grand expositions of biblical principles. But there is precious little practical advice for regular...

    9780806680446

    $19.00

  • 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

  • The Evangelizing Church: A Lutheran Contribution

    The Evangelizing Church: A Lutheran Contribution

    In a series of engaging essays and responses, the book explores how evangelism has functioned within Lutheranism...

    9780806651095

    $24.00

  • Chasing Down a Rumor: The Death of Mainline Denominations

    Chasing Down a Rumor: The Death of Mainline Denominations

    Bacher and Inskeep believe that mainline denominations serve as caretakers of the important American expressions of Christianity, and if they are weak or lost,...

    9780806651422

    $14.99

  • 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

    $49.00

  • Turn Your Church Inside Out: Building a Community for Others

    Turn Your Church Inside Out: Building a Community for Others

    A primer for reinvigorating church life Drawing on his experience as pastor of one of the largest and fastest-growing congregations in America, Walt...

    9780806640341

    $16.00

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