Religion - Christianity

Words Of Faith: An Easy Reference to Theological Terms

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
Rob L. Staples

In the beginning, according to the first chapter of Genesis, God created the universe simply by uttering words. Christians dare not take lightly the importance of words for understanding, clarifying, and communicating the Word.

Theology. Providence. Justification. These are some words that help create and define our Christian existence.

Wholeness in Christ: Toward a Biblical Theology of Holiness

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
William M. Greathouse

Holiness theology didn't begin with John Wesley. Holiness theology began with Christ. In Wholeness in Christ, holiness theologian and former general superintendent William M. Greathouse examines both the Old and New Testament roots of the holiness doctrine.

Upward Call: Spiritual Formation and the Holy Life

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
Morris A. Weigelt
Wesley Tracy
E. Dee Freeborn
Janine Tartaglia-Metcalf

Four gifted communicators present a unique marriage between the Wesleyan teaching of holiness and the spiritual formation tradition. The result is a compelling expression of what it means to heed the call to a life of growing Christlikeness.

Think on These Things: Meditations for Leaders: 30th Anniversary Edition

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
John Maxwell

A leader's ability to achieve anything great for God begins in his or her heart and mind. —John C. Maxwell

Effective leadership starts with healthy, clear thinking. Successful leaders know how to focus on the essentials.

Best-selling author and leadership specialist John C. Maxwell shares meditations sure to challenge us as leaders to reach our full potential as servants of God. In this 30th anniversary edition of his very first book, we learn that our ability to achieve anything great for God begins in our hearts and minds.

Theology of Love: The Dynamic of Wesleyanism, Second Edition

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
Mildred Bangs Wynkoop

In this seminal work on holiness Mildred Wynkoop brought to the forefront the understanding that holiness is relational. Here she explains that loving God and loving neighbor find articulate expression in the holy life--a life oriented in dynamic and loving relationship toward God that in turn reaches out and embraces others. A Theology of Love reinvigorated for new generations the meaning of John Wesley's concept of perfect love.

Story of God: A Narrative Theology

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
Michael Lodahl

implementing and advancing the study of narrative theology. One of the first books to formulate and examine Wesleyan theology using the Bible's overarching story, it continues to serve as a popular text in colleges and universities and as a reliable resource for ministers and theologians.

Reflecting God

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
Donald E. Demaray
Steve Harper

Come! God's invitation is simple, but the barriers that exist between ourselves and a holy Father are vast. He has invited each of us, no matter who we may be, to an intimate fellowship with Him. Coauthors Gary Cockerill, Donald Demaray, Steve Harper, and Wes Tracy help Christians understand God's desire to cross the barriers to closeness. Reflecting God presents a journey to intimacy by recognizing obstacles and developing habits that bring Christians and those around them to a deeper understanding of intimacy and love.

Outward Sign and Inward Grace: The Place of Sacraments in Wesleyan Spirituality

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
Rob L. Staples

An exploration of Wesleyan theology and the sacraments. The author addresses this issue of balance between structure and freedom in worship and symbolism's vital role. Infant baptism and the Eucharist's relation to evangelism is also discussed.

 

On-Purpose Leadership: Multiplying Your Ministry by Becoming a Leader of Leaders

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
Dale Galloway
Warren Bird

Break through the barriers that bar you and your church from achieving a new level of leadership and ministry. This book introduces a three-level perspective for developing ministry leaders within the local church that builds on Christ's own ministry model and draws upon contemporary leadership experts for expanded instruction. Encouraging and empowering lay leaders provides the room to expand vision and effect ministry. Open this book and find the confidence to break through to an extraordinary ministry future.

Here We Stand: Where Nazarenes Fit in the Religious Marketplace

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
Wesley Tracy
Stan Ingersol

Believe anything you want.

The twentieth century has brought with it a myriad of opinions, philosophies, doctrines and ideologies. Each one of them important; each one valid. And the world says, Believe what you want.

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