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    Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership

    Seeking God in the Crucible of Ministry

    Transforming Resources

    by Ruth Haley Barton
    Foreword by Gary A. Haugen
    Afterword by Leighton Ford

    In this expanded edition of her spiritual formation classic, Ruth Haley Barton invites us to an honest exploration of what happens when spiritual leaders lose track of their souls. Weaving together contemporary illustrations with penetrating insight from the life of Moses, Barton explores topics such as facing the loneliness of leadership, leading from your authentic self, reenvisioning the promised land and more.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Pocket Dictionary of Christian Spirituality

    The IVP Pocket Reference Series

    by Don Thorsen

    This pocket dictionary is an A to Z introduction and resource for curious newcomers and novice students of spirituality. Don Thorsen charts the Christian spiritual pilgrimage through its many traditions, schools of thought, and tested practices. Among the over 300 definitions you'll find terms and ideas, traditions and movements, practices and rituals, and texts and theology.

    Introductory Introductory
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    The Magnificent Story

    Uncovering a Gospel of Beauty, Goodness, and Truth

    Apprentice Resources

    by James Bryan Smith

    What is the story you have been told about the gospel? James Bryan Smith, author of the bestselling book The Good and Beautiful God, brings us this spiritual formation resource full of field-tested material and practices for both individuals and groups. Uncover the magnificent story of beauty, goodness, and truth that will satisfy the ultimate longings of your heart.

    Introductory Introductory
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    hardcover

    An Unhurried Leader

    The Lasting Fruit of Daily Influence

    by Alan Fadling

    What does it look like to let Jesus set the pace for your leadership? Through biblical illustrations, personal examples, and on-the-ground leadership wisdom, Alan Fadling guides you into a new view of kingdom leadership. You might just find that the whole of your life is transformed into a more livable and more fruitful pace.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Living the Lord's Prayer

    The Way of the Disciple

    by Albert Haase OFM
    Foreword by Gerald L. Sittser

    In this book Father Albert Haase follows the lines of the Lord's Prayer, showing how the ideas have been understood by great people of faith, including Francis of Assisi, Martin Luther, Thérèse of Lisieux and others, and revealing how God can use this ancient prayer to transform your very soul and teach you to walk in the way of a true disciple of Christ.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Crafting a Rule of Life

    An Invitation to the Well-Ordered Way

    by Stephen A. Macchia
    Foreword by Mark Buchanan

    In this practical workbook Stephen A. Macchia looks to St. Benedict as a guide for discovering your rule of life. It takes time and effort; you must listen to God and discern what he wants you to be and do for his glory. But through the disciplines of Scripture, prayer and reflection with a small group you will journey toward Christlikeness.

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    Life on the Vine

    Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit

    by Philip D. Kenneson

    Philip Kenneson digs into the fruit of the Spirit listed in Galatians 5:22-23, combining rich, theologically grounded reflection on Christian life and practice with analysis of contemporary culture. He explores what each fruit means in its biblical context, then investigates how key traits of late modern Western culture inhibit the development and ripening of each fruit.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Dwell

    Life with God for the World

    by Barry D. Jones
    Foreword by Michael Frost

    Christians often wrestle with their role in this fallen, physical world. But Jesus, the Incarnate One, offers a radical model for living as he teaches us how to dwell in the world for the sake of the world. If we are to become like him, we must learn what it means to live out this missional spirituality in the places we dwell.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    The Radical Pursuit of Rest

    Escaping the Productivity Trap

    by John Koessler
    Foreword by Mark Galli

    Whether in our careers, churches, schools or families, busyness is the norm, and anything less makes us feel unproductive and anxious. John Koessler understands that rest is not automatic or easy to attain. With honest, biblical reflections on trends in our culture and churches, he presents a unique perspective on how pursuing rest leads us to the heart of God.

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    Consider Your Calling

    Six Questions for Discerning Your Vocation

    by Gordon T. Smith

    What is the good work to which I am called? Gordon T. Smith acknowledges that this is not a simple question to answer in the midst of our very complicated lives. That's why he has written this brief and accessible book—to help us explore six core questions we need to ask in order to discover our calling, in community with God and others.

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