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Ministering Cross-Culturally: An Incarnational Model for Personal Relationships
Sherwood G. Lingenfelter
Marvin K. Mayers
In Ministering Cross-Culturally, the authors demonstrate that Jesus needed to learn and understand the culture in which he lived before he could undertake his public ministry. The authors examine how this can help us better understand what it means to establish relationships of grace with those from different cultural and social backgrounds. With more than 70,000 copies of the first edition in print, this incarnational model of ministry has ...
Ministering to the Mourning: A Practical Guide for Pastors, Church Leaders, and Other Caregivers
Formerly titled Comforting the Bereaved , this practical, insightful guide gives direction to pastors and lay-leaders of all levels of experience. Included are recommended Scriptures to read; an explanation of the stages of grief; approaches to conducting funerals in special circumstances such as suicide, victims of crime, multiple family deaths, or when the deceased is unknown to the pastor; signs of healthy and unhealthy grief, and how ...
Ministering To Twenty-first Century Families
There is nothing traditional about the typical family of the twenty-first century, and so it follows that ministering to today's families presents an assortment of new challenges. Rainey believes that the resources needed by the church to confront and combat family problems do exist, and Ministering to Twenty-First Century Families is a user-friendly guide to combating the destruction of the family unit. Offering practical solutions and ...
Ministering to Your Family
Kenneth E. Hagin
Faith Library Publications
"Do not make the mistake multiplied thousands of Christians are making. That is, wondering and wavering concerning the will of God in anything that is promised by God.
Ministering to Today's Adults: A Complete Manual for Organizing and Developing Adult Ministries in Local ...
Kenneth O. Gangel
Wipf & Stock Pub
Ministering to Gay Teenagers: A Guide for Youth Workers
Group Publishing, 2012
When it comes to ministering to gays and lesbians, far too many churches have chosen silence over service, or a reactive stance over proactive involvement. But congregations must abandon their comfort zone and minister to a group of people who need to experience the love of Jesus like never before. With truths drawn from his own personal experiences, youth pastor Shawn Harrison seeks to equip youth workers in ministering to gay teenagers, their ...
Ministering To The Lord
One of the main reasons today's Christians suffer "power failure" is that we have neglected to personally minister to the Lord. As a result, we have not been able to tap into the fullness of God's power and strength. Can you love the Lord too much? Can you spend too much time with Him? Absolutely not! You will maximize your effectiveness in ministering to others as you first experience the daily power of His presence. Roxanne Brant shares the ...
Ministering to Babies in the Womb
Arthur A. Burk
Most parents demonstrate a high level of responsibility in caring for their baby's body and soul. Now you can be just as diligent in caring for your child's spirit. These tools have been in use for more than twenty years so we can see the significant difference between those adults who received spiritual nurture in the womb and those who were only nurtured spiritually after they were toddlers. This set is appropriate for adults who were not ...
Ministering Through Spiritual Gifts: Recognize Your Personal Gifts and Use Them to Further the Kingdom (Life ...
Dr. Charles F. Stanley
God gives every believer a spiritual gift the moment he or she accepts Christ. Many Christians haven't identified their gifts, or they're not sure how to use them for God's glory. In the ten lessons of Ministering Through Spiritual Gifts , Dr. Charles Stanley encourages you to pinpoint your God-given strengths by exploring the seven gifts in Romans 12. He then challenges you to consciously develop your gifts— not for your own personal ...
Ministering to Abortion's Aftermath
Impact Books, Inc.
Are There Spiritual Effects From Abortion? Read a dozen, actual stories of women who have found suffering and then freedom from the various traumas associated with Abortion's Aftermath...Guilt, Shame, Torment, Miscarriage, Childlessness, and even Suicide. You will also discover the strategic steps and simple truths that have led to these women, and hundreds more like them, being set free! This book is full of hope, and this hope heals. Chapters ...
The Urban Face of Mission: Ministering the Gospel in a Diverse and Changing World
Harvie M. Conn
P & R Publishing
Comfort Those Who Grieve: Ministering Gods Grace in Times of Loss (Ministering the Master's Way)
Until the end of time, when the curse of sin is finally removed, suffering will be a large part of the human experience and a large part of that suffering will be walking through the painful reality of death. Death is not foreign territory that ministers of grace walk upon. As a result, 'Death,' writes Paul Tautges, 'provides a natural opportunity not only for ministry to others, but also for personal growth in ministers.' Therefore, church ...
Visit the Sick: Ministering God's Grace in Times of Illness (Ministering the Master's Way)
The demands of the twenty-first-century have led to the neglect of certain essential responsibilities in the life of a Christian. One of those is the visitation and care of the sick in our congregations. This book is designed to instruct and motivate pastors, church leaders, and other care-giving Christians through the counsel of our heroes of church history, to recapture the practice of visiting the sick. This is accomplished by considering ...
Tribal Church: Ministering to the Missing Generation
Carol Howard Merritt
The Alban Institute
Many churches are seeking ways to reach out to the younger generations. Unfortunately this often manifests as either a "come be just like us!" attitude--suggesting an unwillingness to change in order to be inclusive of young people--or as a slick marketing campaign that targets young adults in much the same way secular advertising does. Both of these approaches often leave young adults feeling that their particular spiritual gifts and needs are ...
Ministering in the Power of the Holy Spirit (Believer's School of Training)
Norman Robertson Media
Ministering In The Power Of The Holy Spirit is a complete Bible course of 12 lessons that will teach you in-depth all about theanointing and how to develop your ministry in the supernatural. Thisteaching manual/workbook will give you revelation knowledge and youwill definitely want to add it to your spiritual reference library -ideal for personal, family or group bible study.
Well-Intentioned Dragons: Ministering to Problem People in the Church
Bethany House Publishers
Every church has them--sincere, well-meaning Christians who leave ulcers, strained relationships, and hard feelings in their wake. They don't intend to be difficult; they don't consciously plot destruction or breed discontent among the members. But they often do undermine the ministry of the church and make pastors question their calling.Well-Intentioned Dragons guides those on church staffs in facing the strenuous task of dealing with difficult ...
Ministering to Your Pastor
Too many pastors are forced out of the ministry each year because of insufficient support from their church. Are you aware of your pastor's needs? This book teaches God's design for your personal and active involvement in your pastor's welfare. Learn how to empower your pastor so he can be free to fulfill God's plan for him and his church!
Test, Train, Affirm, and Send Into Ministry: Recovering the Local Church's Responsibility in the External ...
Day One Publications
The once strong commitment by the local church throughout church history to affirm a person who possesses the gifts and godly character suitable for Christian ministry, known as the external call, has practically vanished in the twenty-first century. This book is designed to equip and call back local churches to this biblical responsibility. This is accomplished by answering the typical questions that accompany this topic: Who is responsible? ...
Crisis Caring: A Guide for Ministering to People in Crisis
Roslyn A., Ph.D. Karaban
Including guidelines for assessment, intervention, and referral and a list of additional sources, this is a guide to the ministry of crisis counseling for both community and individual settings. It presents and then demonstrates the methods and strategies in vignettes of specific cases to illustrate the methodology.
The Long Journey Home: Understanding and Ministering to the Sexually Abused: A Collaborative Address from ...
Wipf & Stock Publishers
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