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    Beauty, Order, and Mystery

    A Christian Vision of Human Sexuality

    Center for Pastor Theologians Series

    Edited by Gerald L. Hiestand and Todd Wilson

    Based on the 2016 conference of the Center for Pastor Theologians, this volume brings together the reflections of church leaders and academic theologians on the theme of human sexuality. Contributors engage with Scripture, draw on examples from church history, and delve into current issues in contemporary culture, including embodiment, marriage, homosexuality, pornography, transgenderism, and gender dysphoria.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Sustainable Children's Ministry

    From Last-Minute Scrambling to Long-Term Solutions

    by Mark DeVries and Annette Safstrom

    Are you a children's ministry leader on the edge of burnout? Sustainable Children’s Ministry shows you how to recruit volunteers, partner with parents, navigate politics, and care for your own soul instead of frantically scrambling to do it all yourself. This practical resource will help you build a ministry foundation that will still be standing long after you are gone.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Family Therapies

    A Comprehensive Christian Appraisal

    Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

    by Mark A. Yarhouse and James N. Sells

    Mark A. Yarhouse and James N. Sells survey the major approaches to family therapy and treat significant psychotherapeutic issues within a Christian framework, offering timely wisdom for therapeutic practice. Fully updated and revised, this second edition is an indispensable resource for those in the mental health professions, including counselors, psychologists, family therapists, social workers, and pastors.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Gender Grace

    Love, Work Parenting in a Changing World

    by Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen

    From brain structure and role models to the creation drama and the new covenant, Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen helps us to understand more clearly the forces--and the freedoms--that shape our lives.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Singles at the Crossroads

    A Fresh Perspective on Christian Singleness

    by Albert Y. Hsu

    Albert Y. Hsu provides a balanced, biblical understanding of Christian singleness that debunks the myth of the "gift of singleness" and honors singleness as a status equal to marriage. Includes an interview with John Stott.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Church for the Fatherless

    A Ministry Model for Society's Most Pressing Problem

    by Mark E. Strong

    Mark Strong urges the American church to embrace its pivotal role as a place of refuge and growth for our nation's fatherless. From mentoring programs for dads to special ministry efforts for children, Strong gives practical ways that churches can be conformed to the image of our loving Father.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Marriage at the Crossroads

    Couples in Conversation About Discipleship, Gender Roles, Decision Making and Intimacy

    by Aída Besançon Spencer, William David Spencer, Steven Tracy, and Celestia Tracy

    In this unique book Aída and William Spencer and Steve and Celestia Tracy, two couples from the differing perspectives of egalitarianism and soft complementarianism, share a constructive dialogue about marriage in practice. They cover a variety of topics like marriage discipleship, headship and submission, roles and decision-making, and intimacy in marriage.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Divorce and Remarriage

    Four Christian Views

    Spectrum Multiview Book Series

    Edited by H. Wayne House
    Contributions by J. Carl Laney, William A. Heth, Thomas R. Edgar, and Larry Richards

    Editor H. Wayne House introduces a lively debate on varying Christian views of divorce and remarriage. Contributors include J. Carl Laney, William Heth, Thomas Edgar and Larry Richards.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Divorce and Remarriage in the Church

    Biblical Solutions for Pastoral Realities

    by David Instone-Brewer

    Divorce and remarriage are major pastoral issues facing every church. Yet when we turn to Scripture for guidance, we often hear conflicting messages about its teachings. David Instone-Brewer shows how the New Testament provides faithful, realistic and wise guidance of crucial importance and practical help for the church today.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    People-Pleasing Pastors

    Avoiding the Pitfalls of Approval-Motivated Leadership

    by Charles Stone
    Foreword by Ed Stetzer

    Charles Stone's research on thousands of pastors and ministry leaders demonstrates the dangers of approval-motivated leadership. Bringing together biblical insights and neuroscience findings, Stone shows why we fall into people-pleasing patterns and what we can do to overcome these tendencies for more effective ministry.

    Introductory Introductory

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