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    Spirituality for the Sent

    Casting a New Vision for the Missional Church

    Edited by Nathan A. Finn and Keith S. Whitfield

    While spiritual formation focuses on the inner life of the Christian, the missional church discussion focuses on one's life in the world. Nathan A. Finn and Keith S. Whitfield bring together leading evangelical voices to cast a new vision for a missional spirituality that fosters spiritual maturity while also fueling Christian evangelism, cultural engagement, and the pursuit of justice.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Spiritual Theology

    A Systematic Study of the Christian Life

    by Simon Chan

    Simon Chan surveys the little-explored landscape where systematic theology and godly praxis meet, and he highlights the connections between Christian doctrine and Christian living.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Christian Spirituality

    Five Views of Sanctification

    Spectrum Multiview Book Series

    Edited by Donald Alexander
    Contributions by Gerhard O. Forde, Sinclair B. Ferguson, Laurence W. Wood, Russell P. Spittler, and E. Glenn Hinson

    How can we grow closer to God? Is there a secret to spiritual life? Do we need a second blessing? Is sanctification instantaneous or is it a process? The nature of Christian spirituality has been widely debated throughout the history of the church. Donald L. Alexander brings together five scholars in a fascinating debate on sanctification and spirituality.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Christian Spiritual Formation

    An Integrated Approach for Personal and Relational Wholeness

    by Diane J. Chandler

    This comprehensive theory and practice of Christian spiritual formation weaves together biblical and theological foundations with interdisciplinary scholarship, real-world examples, personal vignettes, and practical tools to assist readers in becoming whole persons in relationship with God and others.

    Advanced Advanced
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    Providence Prayer

    How Does God Work in the World?

    by Terrance L. Tiessen

    From the view that God does not intervene in the world to the view that God is the only effective agent in the working of his will, Terrance Tiessen identifies ten views of providence and adds his own.

    Advanced Advanced
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    Meditation and Communion with God

    Contemplating Scripture in an Age of Distraction

    by John Jefferson Davis

    John Jefferson Davis summons the resources of traditional biblical meditation for a culture lost in the cloud. He establishes the trinitarian view of God's real presence in Scripture and then ushers readers through three successive stages of meditation--consummating in a method for deep assimilation of the Christian worldview.

    Advanced Advanced
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    Teaching the Faith, Forming the Faithful

    A Biblical Vision for Education in the Church

    by Gary A. Parrett and S. Steve Kang
    Foreword by J. I. Packer

    With the decline of traditional Sunday school and education programs in recent years, many Christians have not learned the fundamental doctrinal content of the faith. In this text Gary Parrett and Steve Kang set forth a thoroughly biblical vision for intentional teaching of the Christian faith that attends to both the content and process of educational and formational ministries.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Called to Be Saints

    An Invitation to Christian Maturity

    by Gordon T. Smith

    Theologies of justification are too numerous to count. In this book, Gordon Smith synthesizes a lifetime of writing on calling, conversion, discernment and spiritual formation in a comprehensive and compelling theology of sanctification. Smith presents holiness in its christological, sapiential, vocational, social and emotional dimensions.

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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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    Saying Is Believing

    The Necessity of Testimony in Adolescent Spiritual Development

    by Amanda Hontz Drury

    What if our view of testimony is all wrong? Integrating sociological analysis and theological reflection, Amanda Drury presents testimony as not merely something that describes what happened in the past, but as an essential practice for Christian spiritual formation, especially for adolescents in the process of developing their identity.

    Intermediate Intermediate

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