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Cory Driver (Author)
Release date: 
December 1, 2020

The metaphor of wilderness journeying and the biblical book of Numbers take center stage in author Cory Driver's creative account about 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. The book includes a discussion guide ideal for group use.

David J. Lose (Author)
Release date: 
June 9, 2020

David J. Lose has spent decades speaking and writing about the tumultuous changes affecting our culture and our churches. Each time he speaks to a congregation, he hears this question: "Why don't my children and grandchildren go to church?" The question behind the question is this: "What did we do wrong?"

In this heartening book, Lose walks readers through the shifting cultural tides and offers practical suggestions for recovering a vibrant church for all generations.

Release date: 
June 2, 2020

Respected biblical theologian Terrence E. Fretheim weaves key insights from Scripture with theological reflections on the nature and activity of God. He emphasizes for pastoral leaders the importance of using this kind of language to speak to the realities of life and faith in sermons, worship, prayers, and teaching of all kinds. Filled with helpful insights communicated in clear language, this is a must-read for all want to know more about the nature of God.

Release date: 
June 2, 2020

Managing with Integrity challenges the readers to explore different perspectives on and conceptions of corporate ethics. It is an ethical guide for managers, employees, politicians, clergy, candidates for priesthood, and business students, equipping them to eradicate corporate unethical conduct from all spheres of life.

Barry Taylor (Author)
Release date: 
June 2, 2020

In Sex, God, and Rock 'n' Roll, Barry Taylor weaves together the threads of his life--from life on the road with a world-famous rock band, to theologian, priest, teacher, and theist-non-theist-post-theist. Taylor reflects on several of the most significant moments in his life to show just how poignantly the sacred moves in all of our lives.

Release date: 
June 2, 2020

The Augsburg Confession is the single most-important confession of faith among Lutherans today. However, it is often taught either from a historical perspective or from a dogmatic one. Timothy J. Wengert situates the history and the theology of this document within the practice and life of faith and so shows just how relevant the Confession's witness is for today's Lutheran parishes and their leaders.

Release date: 
June 2, 2020

. . . And the Church Actually Changed: Uncommon Wisdom for Pastors in an Age of Doubt, Division, and Decline arises out of N. Graham Standish's work as a spiritual director and coach to clergy of all denominations and traditions. He draws on insights from counseling, spirituality and spiritual direction, organizational development, and other fields. Each chapter is built around a dialogue between a clergy coach and various clergy clients about significant clergy leadership issues.

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