• Sermons That Sing
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    Sermons That Sing

    Music and the Practice of Preaching

    Dynamics of Christian Worship

    by Noel A. Snyder

    Preaching and music are both regular elements of Christian worship, yet they often don't interact or inform each other in meaningful ways. Theologian, pastor, and musician Noel A. Snyder considers how preaching that seeks to engage hearts and minds might be helpfully informed by musical theory—so that preachers might craft sermons that sing.

  • Forming Resilient Children
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    Forming Resilient Children

    The Role of Spiritual Formation for Healthy Development

    by Holly Catterton Allen
    Foreword by Catherine Stonehouse

    We can't protect children from all hardships, but we can promote healthy development that fosters resilience. In this interdisciplinary work, Holly Catterton Allen equips educators, counselors, children's ministers, and parents with ways of developing children's spirituality so they can persevere when facing trauma and thrive in challenging times.

  • Together in Ministry
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    Together in Ministry

    Women and Men in Flourishing Partnerships

    by Rob Dixon

    Is it possible for churches and organizations to foster healthy mixed-gender ministry collaboration? Longtime ministry leader Rob Dixon casts a compelling—and encouraging—vision for flourishing partnerships between women and men. With research findings, biblical examples, real-life stories, and practical next steps, this roadmap equips teams and individuals with next steps for making that vision a reality.

  • Lead Like It Matters to God
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    Lead Like It Matters to God

    Values-Driven Leadership in a Success-Driven World

    by Richard Stearns

    Sharing the principles he has learned over a remarkable corporate and ministry career, Richard Stearns offers seventeen crucial values that transform leaders and their organizations. When leaders embody these ideals, they not only improve their witness for Christ, they shape institutions, influence culture, and create healthy workplaces where people can flourish.

  • Hinge Moments
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    Hinge Moments

    Making the Most of Life's Transitions

    by D. Michael Lindsay

    In life we get opportunities to make decisions that will either change our lives for the better or pose problems for years to come. Exploring these "hinge moments," Gordon College president Michael Lindsay shares faith-based stories of success and failure from his ten-year study of other leaders, providing both practical and spiritual insights for making the most of each stage of life.

  • Cradling Abundance
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    Cradling Abundance

    One African Christian's Story of Empowering Women and Fighting Systemic Poverty

    by Monique Misenga Ngoie Mukuna
    With Elsie Tshimunyi McKee

    Growing up in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Monique Misenga Ngoie Mukuna persevered through many challenges to become a businesswoman, church leader, social activist, and teacher. In this unique and gripping resource, "Maman" Monique tells her own story as she sheds light on the lives of Christian women throughout the Majority World at work in every level of the church and community.

  • The Integration of Psychology and Christianity
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    The Integration of Psychology and Christianity

    A Domain-Based Approach

    Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

    by William L. Hathaway and Mark A. Yarhouse
    Foreword by Stephen E. Parker

    Done properly, integration enriches our understanding of both Christianity and psychology. Through biblical and theological grounding, this expert overview takes stock of the integration project to date, provides an introduction for those who wish to come on board, highlights work yet to be done, and offers a framework to strategically organize next steps.

  • Transforming Worship
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    Transforming Worship

    Planning and Leading Sunday Services as If Spiritual Formation Mattered

    by Rory Noland
    Foreword by Ruth Haley Barton

    Spiritual formation is the key to the survival of our faith. According to worship leader Rory Noland, in order to stem the tide of nominal Christianity we need to reclaim our worship services as formative spaces that are substantive and purposeful. Combining discipleship and worship—what Noland calls "Transforming Worship"—he offers a vision for worship as spiritual formation.

  • Effective Intercultural Evangelism
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    Effective Intercultural Evangelism

    Good News in a Diverse World

    by W. Jay Moon and W. Bud Simon

    We live in a multicultural society, but many Christians hesitate to engage those of other faiths about Christianity. Exploring evangelism from the perspective of four major worldviews, Jay Moon and Bud Simon unpack the intercultural dynamics at hand when sharing the gospel across cultures, offering contextual evangelism approaches that are relevant, biblical, and practical.

  • Institutional Intelligence
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    Institutional Intelligence

    How to Build an Effective Organization

    by Gordon T. Smith

    We tend to view institutions cynically, but they are essential to human flourishing and thriving communities. Focusing on the nonprofit sector, Gordon Smith unpacks the core of institutional intelligence, showing team leaders, directors, executives, board members, and employees how to work effectively within the institutional character of their organizations.

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