In 1983 the two largest Presbyterian churches in the United States reunited. The “Plan for Reunion” called for the preparation of a brief statement of the Reformed faith for possible inclusion in The Book of Confessions. This statement is therefore not intended to stand alone, apart from the other confessions of our church. It does not […]
From Library Journal: In 13 essays, the contributors, members of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary faculty, explore the meaning of Christian spirituality in its theological, communal, and personal dimensions. Their concern is ‘with that holistic spirituality which impacts every facet of human life.’ The authors’ treatment of their topics vary considerably. Some are scholarly in […]
This book is written to honor Robert Lynn, who contributed to both theological foundations and the practice of faith during his tenure as Senior Vice Presidents for Religion of the Lilly Endowment. These essays, by seventeen authors of various denominational, professional, and personal backgrounds, describe different aspects of the role of congregations in transmitting faith. […]
No law is more frequently violated by church staff members than copyright law. This practical reference book provides a comprehensive overview of how copyright law specifically applies to the local church. The book provides quick access and answers to almost any question concerning copyright law and the church.
Come, Holy Spirit – Renew the Whole Creation.’ That prayer is the theme chosen for the seventh assembly of the World Council of Churches which will be held in Canberra, Australia, in February 1991. But to pray for the coming of the Spirit we must spiritually prepare ourselves. As individuals, communities and churches. Such preparation […]
The coherence of this volume arises from the way in which John Calvin serves as the centering focus of various disciplines and scholarly approaches which touch on the life of the church. Its five sections convey the range of interests among the contributors: Calvin and his times, theology, ecclesiology, interpretation of Holy Scripture, and worship […]
“Inspiring, Insightful, and most importantly, useful..Dick Meyer is the best small group facilitator I know in the country”……Dennis Denning, Pastor, Northminister Presbyterian Church, Cincinnati, Ohio. One Anothering deals head-on with the issues of confrontation, accountability, contractual agreements, and “caring, not curing” includes 11 sessions, each with preparatory readings and group exercises, based on the “one […]