In this accessible integration of psychology and theology, Marjorie Lindner Gunnoe offers a comprehensive understanding of personhood from both perspectives, examining the intersection of biblical perspectives with established theories of social development as proposed by Erik Erikson, B. F. Skinner, Evoluntionary Psychology, and more.
Discover your gifts with this practical guide that describes twelve different kinds of gifts and gives examples of how each can be used in church, family, work, and society. By using this workbook alongside the Discover Your Gifts book, you can grow in your understanding and use of your own gifts and become better equipped to recognize and unleash the gifts of others.
Number of Studies: 12
What is life all about? Is there any meaning to our existence? Os Guinness invites us to examine our lives and join the quest for meaning and a life well lived. Calling for a firm grasp of reason, an honest awareness of conscience, and a living sense of wonder, this volume invites you to come and find yourself on a sure path to meaning.
We're being formed by our devices. Unpacking the soft tyranny of the digital age, Felicia Wu Song combines insights from psychology, neuroscience, sociology, and theology as she considers digital practices through the lens of "liturgy" and formation. Exploring pathways of meaningful resistance found in Christian tradition, this resource offers practical experiments for individual and communal change.
Each of us has gifts to offer to the world around us, but we have not always identified or deployed them effectively. Incorporating new research on the impact that our gifts can make, Don Everts explores the many kinds of gifts God gives, whether spiritual, civic, artistic, or entrepreneurial. Discover how our gifts can pave a way for reconnecting with our communities.
How can we cultivate both fresh understanding and fresh experience of the Holy Spirit, no matter what our theological tradition? This much-needed master class on pneumatology from Gordon Smith encourages us to hold biblical convictions firmly but gracefully as the guiding principles of discernment and humility help us intentionally live Spirit-responsive lives day by day.
Giving voice to the real-life stories of Black millennials and younger adults, Sheila Wise Rowe goes beyond their struggles to point towards hope, joy, and healing. Drawing on years of counseling trauma and abuse survivors, she provides stories, reflections, and tools for Black readers of all ages as they journey toward healing from the barriers affecting them, their children, and their communities.
When it comes to the Christian life, what exactly can we expect with regard to personal transformation? In this NSBT volume Gary Millar explores the nature of gospel-shaped change, focusing on "life in the middle"—between the change that is brought about when we become Christians and the final change in which we will be raised with Christ.
Can the intellectual life be a legitimate Christian calling? James Sire brings wit and wisdom to this question in his deeply personal exploration of how to think well for the glory of God and the sake of his kingdom, showing how to cultivate intellectual virtues—habits of the mind—that will strengthen you in pursuit of your calling.
Do you long for a deep, fundamental change in your life with God? Drawing on the monastic tradition of creating a "rule of life" that allows for regular space for the practice of spiritual disciplines, Ruth Haley Barton takes you more deeply into understanding seven key disciplines along with practical ideas for weaving them into everyday life.
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