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  • Life Unsettled: A Scriptural Journey for Wilderness Times

    Life Unsettled: A Scriptural Journey for Wilderness Times

    The metaphor of wilderness journeying and the biblical book of Numbers take center stage in Cory Driver's creative account of life in wilderness times, a hallmark metaphor for the life of faith. The author combines the study of biblical texts, ancient Jewish legends, modern theological insights, and his own personal journeys to provide a guide for moving forward when we feel lost and confused. It includes a discussion guide ideal for group use.

    9781506463216

    $19.99

  • A Future without Walls: Confronting Our Divisions

    A Future without Walls: Confronting Our Divisions

    A Future without Walls offers a comprehensive and complex analysis of Othering, while unveiling the connections between our divisions and the roots, forms, and consequences of the walls that have been erected. The dividing walls are more than a problem calling for a quick fix. They are embedded in both our history and our current culture and demand fundamental transformation. The book offers concrete steps forward to help us dismantle these walls.

    9781506466033

    $24.99

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

    $26.99

  • 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

    $39.00

  • A Primer on Pastoral Care

    A Primer on Pastoral Care

    Based on her twenty years of teaching and on her own experience in pastoral care, Jeanne Stevenson-Moessner has written a basic pastoral-care text to assist in...

    9780800637606

    $21.00

  • Preaching Parables to Postmoderns

    Preaching Parables to Postmoderns

    Stiller argues that Jesus' parables, through their narrative, personal, and oral dimensions and reversal of expectations, provide unique access to Christianity...

    9780800637132

    $20.00

  • 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

  • Preaching Mark

    Preaching Mark

    An expert guide from Galillee to Jerusalem This new resource examines the major literary units of Mark's Gospel with an eye toward helping the pastor in...

    9780800634285

    $21.00

  • 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

  • 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

  • Stories for Telling: A Treasury for Christian Storytellers

    Stories for Telling: A Treasury for Christian Storytellers

    "Where can I find good, enjoyable stories that deal with Christian values?" "What can I use to communicate the gospel in story language?" Well-known...

    9780806621920

    $13.99

  • Dutiful Love: Empowering Individuals and Families Affected by Mental Illness

    Dutiful Love: Empowering Individuals and Families Affected by Mental Illness

    Dutiful Love explores the distinctive relationship between self-sacrificial love and caregiving when that duty to care extends over the course of an entire lifetime because of social limitations placed upon people with severe mental illness. The author draws upon her own experiences as the sibling of someone with mental illness. The book includes discussion questions, making it an ideal resource for individual reflection, church study groups, and college, seminary, and university classrooms.

    9781506464886

    $24.00

  • The Unfolding Gospel: How the Good News Makes Sense of Discipleship, Church, Mission, and Everything Else

    The Unfolding Gospel: How the Good News Makes Sense of Discipleship, Church, Mission, and Everything Else

    Many churches and their leaders are discouraged about the future of the church. John Bowen believes the solution is to be found not in new programs or strategies but in a recovery of theological vision--that of Jesus and his gospel, which transforms every aspect of life. Bowen hopes that church leaders--evangelical and mainline, young and old, emerging and traditional--will have a transformative "Aha!" moment as this gospel hypothesis unfolds. 

    9781506471679

    $21.00

  • Pastoral Imagination: Bringing the Practice of Ministry to Life

    Pastoral Imagination: Bringing the Practice of Ministry to Life

    Pastoral Imagination: Bringing the Practice of Ministry to Life informs and inspires the practice of ministry through "on the ground" learning experienced in a variety of ministry settings. Each of the fifty chapters explores a single concept through story, reflection, and provocative open-ended questions designed to spark conversation between ministers and mentors, among ministry peers, or for personal journal reflections. The book is closely integrated with the author's Three Minute Ministry Mentor web resource.

    9781506470061

    $18.99

  • Faith-Based Organizing: A Congregational Planning Resource for Addressing Poverty

    Faith-Based Organizing: A Congregational Planning Resource for Addressing Poverty

    Faith-Based Organizing: A Congregational Planning Resource for Addressing Poverty presents a faith-based effort to identify what sustains poverty and to organize people to work together to overcome its root causes. The result is collaborative relationships that change systems contributing to poverty. Within this process, new leadership will emerge, relationships will be enriched, and congregations will experience renewed love for people by undergoing transformation.

    9781506470153

    $19.99

  • 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

  • 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

  • Journey to the Empty Tomb

    Journey to the Empty Tomb

    Accessible and informed, this book from best-selling author, Paula Gooder, focuses on the events leading up to the first Easter-the Gospel accounts of the death and resurrection of Jesus that are at the very heart of the Christian faith.

    9781451498042

    $19.00

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