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Discovering the New Testament: Community and Faith

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
Jirair Tashjian
Alex Varughese
Roger Hahn
David Neale
Jeanne Serrao
Dan Spross

Discovering the New Testament combines all the elements you're looking for in a survey of the New Testament - thorough, sound biblical scholarship, combined with an eye-catching format and a writing style that's easy to understand.

IN DISCOVERING THE NEW TESTAMENT, YOU'LL FIND:

  • Objectives defined for each lesson
  • Personal questions to help you relate the Bible to your life
  • Sidebars to explain theological points
  • Keywords identified and defined on each page

Worship Plot: Finding Unity in Our Common Story

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
Dan Boone

Many churches today are caught in the worship war. Services are split into styles--contemporary, traditional, liturgical. Discussions and sometimes arguments arise over whether or not to have a pulpit, use drums, sing hymns, or use movie clips for illustration. These varying styles and preferences have caused many to change churches or even skip worship all together. This division of the Body of Christ is a cause for great concern and is jeopardizing the true meaning of worship for future generations.

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.

 

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