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A Wesleyan Theology of the Eucharist: The Presence of God for Christian Life and Ministry
Author: Jason E. Vickers
Paperback (306 pages)
ISBN: 
9780938162575
Hardback (306 pages)
ISBN: 
9780938162520
Ebook
ISBN: 
9780938162513

A Wesleyan Theology of the Eucharist: The Presence of God for Christian Life and Ministry by Jason E. Vickers, general editor. This book brings together noted Wesleyans who seek to recover the importance of Holy Communion. Leading Wesleyan scholars reflect on the Eucharist in connection with each of the major areas of Christian theology and on the relationship between the Eucharist and aspects of Christian life and ministry.

Author Information:

Jason E. Vickers, PhD is Professor of Theology and Site Coordinator, Memphis Campus, Asbury Theological Seminary. Dr. Vickers is an elder the Western North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, past president of the Wesleyan Theological Society, and current editor of the Wesleyan Theological Journal. Dr. Vickers is the author or editor of ten books. 

Answering the Call Guidebook
Author: Meg Lassiat
Paperback
ISBN: 
9780938162674

This book is available through the GBHEM Candidacy Office. http://www.gbhem.org/clergy/candidacy

Attend to Stories How to Flourish in Ministry book cover.
Author: Karen D. Scheib
Paperback
ISBN: 
9781945935145
Ebook
ISBN: 
9781945935152

Refresh, renew, rekindle passion for ministry by helping others revisit their stories.

Reinvigorate your ministry as you help others. Author Dr. Karen Scheib says that to experience a new sense of freedom in caring for others, we must first help them attend to their story and connect their story with others and God. But to do so effectively, we must be willing to revision our own story, so that we can exemplify Christian happiness and offer others a path toward fulfillment.

Author Information:

Karen D. Scheib is Associate Professor of Pastoral Care and Pastoral Theology at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. Dr. Scheib is the author of Challenging Invisibility: Practices of Care with Older Women and Pastoral Care: Telling the Stories of Our Lives. She is active in the Society for Pastoral Theology and has served as co-editor of the Journal of Pastoral Theology. Dr. Scheib is an elder in The United Methodist Church.

Benedict on Campus Eight Spiritual Disciplines for Collegiate Ministry
Author: David E. MacDonald

Incorporate spiritual disciplines into collegiate ministry settings.

Inspired by the religious life of St. Benedict and richly illustrated with concrete examples, MacDonald adapts eight spiritual disciplines for emerging young adults. This book is a practical guide for those who work with emerging adults—college and university chaplains, campus ministers, student leaders, pastors, parachurch professionals, and spiritual directors. 

Spiritual practices include:

Author Information:

David E. MacDonaldis University Chaplain at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. He is also an elder in the East Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church. 

Bid Our Jarring Conflicts Cease
Author: David N. Field
Paperback
ISBN: 
9780938162247

Schism and heresy are not doctrinal divisions but failures to love.

Author Information:

David N. Field is Research Associate of the Research Institute for Theology and Religion at the University of South Africa and Academic Coordinator for the Methodist e-Academy, which is a theological education project for Methodist Churches in Europe providing online supplementary education in Methodist Studies for ordination candidates and continuing education for pastors and lay leaders. His PhD is from University of Cape Town, South Africa. Author of many publications, Dr. Field is a lay member of the Evangelisch–methodistische Kirche (United Methodist Church) where he serves on the Commission for Church and Society of the Swiss Annual Conference, and he is a member of the World Methodist Council and a member of the executive committee of the Basel Bible Society.

Breaking Through the Stained Glass Ceiling
Author: HiRho Y. Part and Susan Willhauch
Paperback
ISBN: 
9780938162643

Can women successfully pastor churches of 1,000 or more? How can they possibly take care of their large, diverse flocks - and themselves?

E. Byron Anderson Book
Author: E. Byron Anderson
Paperback
ISBN: 
978-0938162223

Common worship? Yes, because a broken church cannot repair a broken world. Common worship is evidence of our engagement with Christ’s prayer “that we may be one.” Anderson says, “To say that Christian liturgy is a place and set of practices through which we come to inhabit the habit of Christ means that how and what we worship says something about the character of the church’s life in the world.”

Author Information:

E. Byron Anderson is the Ernest and Bernice Styberg Professor of Worship and Director of the Nellie B. Ebersole Program in Music Ministry at Garrett-Evangelical Seminary in Evanston, Illinois.

Author: M. Kathryn Armistead & Melanie B. Overton
Paperback
ISBN: 
9780938162667
Courageous Past Bold Future
Author: Patricia J. Thompson
Paperback
ISBN: 
9780938162995

The year 2006 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the historic decision in 1956 to accord full clergy rights to women clergy in The Methodist Church. Courageous Past-Bold Future chronicles this historic journey of passion, struggle, courage, and hope. In a moving early chapter, Thompson recounts the stories of the 27 women from 19 annual conferences who were received on probation at the 1956 General Conference, as well as three women elders from The Methodist Protestant Church still serving that year.

E. Stanley Jones and Sharing the Good News in a Pluralistic Society cover
Author: F. Douglas Powe Jr. and Jack Jackson, General Editors
Paperback
ISBN: 
9781945935107
Ebook
ISBN: 
9781945935114

Reclaim the Third Way of Evangelism

Produced in cooperation with The Foundation for Evangelism, this book offers a Wesleyan evangelism through the lens and in the spirit of E. Stanley Jones. As Christians seek ways to authentically, faithfully, and genuinely share the gospel, they find themselves pulled in two opposite directions.

Author Information:

F. Douglas Powe Jr. is James C. Logan Professor of Evangelism, an E. Stanley Jones Professorship, and Professor of Urban Ministry; Managing Director for The Institute for Community Engagement; Director of Urban Ministry Program at Wesley Theological Seminary.

Jack Jackson is E. Stanley Jones Associate Professor of Evangelism, Mission, and Global Methodism at Claremont School of Theology.

Foreword by Jane Boatwright Wood.

Contributors: Thomas R. Albin, Jeffrey Conklin-Miller, Robert E. Haynes, Jack Jackson, Joon-Sik Park, F. Douglas Powe Jr., Mark R. Teasdale, Kimberly D. Reisman, Brian Yeich

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