By Gordon Lynch
Understanding Theology and renowned Culture is among the first books to offer an summary of the main matters and techniques during this box of analysis.
- Provides a close advent to key theories and debates in well known cultural studies
- Presents a reasoned argument in regards to the distinct contribution that theology could make to the examine of well known culture
- Illustrated via a number unique case stories, from Eminem to The Simpsons
- Suitable for either starting scholars and extra complicated researchers.
- The writer has created the Theology and pop culture Gateway that is one of many first educational web gateways for the examine of theology and modern culture.
By Ben Wiebe
This booklet is out of print from the writer.
By Pat Otwell
Learn find out how to boost an efficient Alzheimer’s ministry.
The Guide to Ministering to Alzheimer's sufferers and Their Families examines the significance of spirituality in facing the standard demanding situations of this mysterious illness. no longer a “how-to” handbook with step by step directions or attempted and real formulation, this precise publication as a substitute examines the fundamental parts of ministering to dementia sufferers in keeping with the first-hand money owed of relatives residing via soreness and uncertainty.
The e-book explores the phases of Alzheimer's, grief and guilt, to be had assets, and implications of non secular deal with sufferers and households. it's both worthwhile as a textbook for graduate and undergraduate paintings, a reference for examine teams and seminars, and a primer for people with restricted wisdom of the illness.
Ministers occasionally overlook Alzheimer’s sufferers and their households simply because they believe they don’t recognize what to assert or do even supposing they need to be obedient and devoted servants during this really expert ministry. The Guide to Ministering to Alzheimer’s sufferers and Their Families communicates the ideas, emotions, and wishes of these tormented by the disorder to aid ministers suppose more well-off, convinced, and useful as they increase a theological realizing of God, Alzheimer’s sufferers, and their position in ministry. The e-book additionally presents types for ministry; role-play situations; a pattern textual content for a care facility worship provider, a care facility memorial provider, and a funeral carrier for a Christian and a non-Christian in addition to a pattern clergy seminar software on Alzheimer’s ministry.
The Guide to Ministering to Alzheimer’s sufferers and Their Families examines:
- common features of early, gentle, average, and critical Alzheimer’s
- general information regarding Alzheimer’s
- ethical decision-making
- support crew ministry
- respite care
- religious rites
- faith issues
- hospitalization of Alzheimer’s patients
- long-distance caregiving
- working with different clergy
The Guide to Ministering to Alzheimer’s sufferers and Their Families additionally incorporates a unique appendix of choices from the Scriptures. This booklet is a different source for all Christians who wish to minister to these suffering from Alzheimer’s—especially pastors, clergymen, chaplains, pastoral counselors, church leaders, healthcare execs, and seminary students.
By Billy Graham
It will not be a accident That This e-book Has Crossed Your Path...
In Peace with God Dr. Billy Graham asks God to aid this publication “find its means into the palms and hearts of a misplaced, careworn, and looking out global . . . males, ladies, and young humans in all places [who] thirst for peace with God.”
In spite of a existence soaking wet with duties and rewards, are you thirsting? Searching for a few anonymous factor that's extra very important than whatever in life? You will not be by myself. All mankind is looking for the reply to the confusion, the moral sickness, the religious vacancy that oppresses the area. All humanity is crying out for assistance, for convenience . . .for peace.
Dr. Graham stocks God’s light, reassuring promise of non secular calm—of authentic personal peace—amidst a private existence wracked with an excessive amount of pressure, too many burdens, too nice a heartache.
“I recognize males who could write a money for one million funds in the event that they may possibly locate peace,” writes Dr. Graham. “Millions are seeking it. yet we Christians have chanced on it! It is ours now and endlessly. we now have came across the key of existence! . . .When your spouse dies or your kids get ill otherwise you lose your activity, you could have a peace that you don’t comprehend. you could have tears at a graveside, yet you could have an abiding peace, a quietness.
“God’s peace will be on your heart—right now . . .Whatever the circumstances, whatever the decision, regardless of the accountability, regardless of the cost, regardless of the sacrifice—His energy can be your energy on your hour of need. “It’s all yours, and it’s unfastened. You don’t need to paintings for it . . . . don't placed it off.”
For plenty of humans, suffering from paycheck to paycheck is a lifestyle. the vast majority of their source of revenue is spent paying bank card money owed, mortgages and automobile notes, a not easy development with out obvious result in sight. whilst emergencies arise,they inn to borrowing extra money or juggling accounts simply to make ends meet.
By Tony Evans
Leave in the back of the "Same previous" and
adventure Life's maximum Fulfillment
God has ordained a custom-designed existence for you that results in the growth of His country.
until eventually you recognize the explanation you have been uniquely created, you'll believe empty and pissed off. yet figuring out and residing out your individual project from God brings deep delight, God's optimum glory, and the main profit to these round you.
Embark on a trip with Dr. Tony Evans to find your personal calling! alongside the way in which you will see...
- why it is so very important to find your God-given purpose
- what it takes to stroll effectively at the course God has for you
- how your lifestyles may still glance if you end up embracing your destiny
allow God fill your days with ardour and desire as you step into the function your writer designed only for you.
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By Jerry Bridges
The liberty in falling wanting God’s common is determined by His present of grace. regrettably, too many folks overlook the unfastened provide. We spend our lives basing our dating with God on our functionality instead of on Him. We see our identification as by no means being helpful of His love.
Isn’t it time to prevent attempting to degree up and start accepting the remodeling energy of God’s grace? The fabricated from greater than 10 years of religious study, Navigator writer Jerry Bridges’ Transforming Grace is a fountainhead of notion and renewal that might express you simply how inexhaustible and beneficiant God’s grace fairly is. A dialogue advisor is accessible individually (ISBN 9781600063046).
By Calvin M. Hooper
Too many Christians are stuck up in society’s definition of what believers should imagine, say, appear like, and act like. fairly, Christians have to come back to what the Bible says approximately how they need to dwell. eight necessities for Following Jesus boils down all of the serious evidence to 8, destroying the entire many distractions, traps, and roadblocks that get within the means of truly dwelling the Christian lifestyles. It paints a transparent photograph of what a Christian way of life is from a biblical, no longer worldly, viewpoint. now not tied to any denomination, you'll study 8 crucial, useful, and biblical directions that will help you deepen your Christian stroll in response to the acronym D-I-S-C-I-P-L-E. This examine advisor, whole with questions on the finish of every bankruptcy, will deepen your Christian figuring out of the Bible and your dedication to following Jesus.
By Loren Covarrubias
This booklet is filled with excellent news and actual chances. you'll find what you may have consistently wanted—God’s want and the day-by-day event of His presence and care.
God’s desire is nearer than such a lot folks can think; it's not so elusive or selective as a few could have you ever think. future is at humanity’s doorstep, the doorstep, because of God’s favor.
In researching desire with God, you'll how one can:
- • event the want of God on your lifestyle.
- • benefit from the intimacy of Daddy’s lap in addition to the future of Father’s goal.
- • take care of the devils on your personal garden.
- • realize existence in one other dimension.
You are approximately to find and event what you could have consistently desired—the desire of God.
By Gordon T. Smith
2015 Christianity Today Award of advantage (Spirituality) 2014 most sensible booklet of Spirituality―Academic, from Byron Borger, Hearts and Minds book shop Evangelicals are identified for his or her emphasis on conversion. yet what approximately existence after conversion and beyond justification? Desperately wanted is a entire theology of the Christian lifestyles from commencing to finish, besides the technique of formation and transformation. In Called to Be Saints, Gordon Smith attracts on a amazing life of reflecting on those subject matters to provide us a theologically wealthy account of our participation within the lifetime of Christ. either profound and functional, this publication is a trinitarian theology of holiness that encompasses either justification and sanctification, either union with Christ and communion with God. Smith unfolds how and why Christians are known as to develop into clever humans, do stable paintings, love others and revel in rightly ordered affections. If holiness is the continuing trip of turning into mature in Christ, then there isn't any greater advisor than Smith. Christians in each stroll of existence will locate this a wealthy source for studying what it skill to "grow up in each method . . . into Christ" (Ephesians 4:15).