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Murray – Teaching the Bible to adults and youth

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Author Murray, Dick, 1924-
Title Teaching the Bible to adults and youth / Dick Murray ; foreword by Lyle E. Schaller

Publisher Abingdon Press | c1993 | Rev. and updated
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-173)
Description 173 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Summary Shows how to make the Bible “transparent” with God evident throughout. Dick Murray offers suggestions for teaching, provides different approaches and perspectives from which to teach and conduct activities for learning, and examines Bible study series.
Subject Bible — Study and teaching

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Fryer – Reclaiming the “L” word

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Author:     Fryer, Kelly A., 1961-
Title:     Reclaiming the “L” word : renewing the church from its Lutheran core / Kelly A. Fryer ; foreword by Timothy F. Lull
Published:     Minneapolis, MN : Augsburg Fortress, c2003
Description:     111 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Series:     Lutheran voices
Bibliography:     Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-96)

Summary: Where Lutheran Christians stand at the foot of the cross and where they are met by Jesus.  Shows where mission and the Lutheran theological tradition connect.  Fryer gives “5 Guiding Principles”:

  1. Jesus is Lord
  2. Everyone is welcome
  3. Love changes people
  4. Everybody has something to offer
  5. The world needs what we have.

As a result she offers “5 Strategic Behaviors”:

  1. Pray always
  2. Set people free
  3. Take action
  4. Expect surprises
  5. Be hopeful.

ISBN:    0806645962 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780806645964 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Subjects (Topics):    Lutheran Church — Doctrines
Mission of the church
Evangelistic work
Church renewal

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Aldrich – Life-style evangelism

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Author:     Aldrich, Joseph C., 1940-
Title:         Life-style evangelism : crossing traditional boundaries to reach the unbelieving world / Joseph C. Aldrich
Published:     Portland, OR : Multnomah Press, c1981
Description:     246 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Published:     Portland, OR : Multnomah Press, c1981
Note:     Includes indexes
Subjects:     Evangelistic work
Witness bearing (Christianity)

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Lutheran Handbook

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Title:

The Lutheran handbook.:  here we stand 

Publication info:

Minneapolis : Augsburg Fortress, c2005.

Physical description:

240 p. : ill. ; Maps & Diagrams, (pp. 177-193) 

Summary:

The essential field guide for all thingsLutheran. Confirmands—or anyone hiking the trails of life’s adventures and challenges—will want to pack this handy illustrated field guide to Lutheran theology and culture. This enjoyable, easy-to-read, reliable, all-in-one collection helps you understand the essential information about our theology, culture and Lutheran way of life. Organized by Church Stuff, Everyday Stuff and Bible Stuff with how-to’s like “How to Forgive Someone” and lists like “The Top-10 Bible Villains.”

Subject term:

Lutheran Church–Doctrines.

Subject term:

Religion—Lutheran

ISBN:

0806651792

Tags:

Christian, Christian Education, Christian Living, Christianity, church history, confirmation, handbook, humor, Lutheran, Lutheranism, Martin Luther, ministry, organization, religion, theology

 

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Izard – Knitting into the Mystery

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Jorgensen

Personal Author:

Jorgensen, Susan S., 1951-

Title:

Knitting into the mystery : a guide to the shawl-knitting ministry / Susan S. Jorgensen, Susan S. Izard.

Publication info:

New York : Morehouse Pub., 2003.

Physical description:

ix, 147 p. : col. ill.; Notes & Refs. (pp. 135-139)

Contents:

Celebrations — In the beginning — Introduction — A history of the shawl knitting ministry — Contemplative knitting — Casting on — Opening your heart — Selecting yarn — Basic instructions — Knitting — Knitting “alone” — Knitting with others — Keeping a knitting journal — Binding off — Giving away a shawl — Receiving and wearing a shawl — Stories and prayers — Stories of witness — From one shawl: Vicky’s story — Prayers for the seasons of life: a collection.

Subject term:

Prayer.

Subject term:

Knitting–Religious aspects–Christianity.

ISBN:

0819219673

Tags:

afghans, crafts, devotional, essays, faith, hobbies, knitting, ministry, needle arts, patterns, prayer, prayers, shawls, spiritual, spirituality

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Swindoll – Growing wise in family life

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Swindoll

Author     Swindoll, Charles R.
Title     Growing wise in family life / Charles R. Swindoll.
Publisher     Portland, Or. : Multnomah Press, c1988.
Descrip.     304 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Summary     This Bible based book  is filled with practical suggestions designed to strengthen your family.  Pastor Chuck Swindoll has authored more than 30 best-sellers along with an internationally syndicated radio program,  and being  chancellor of Dallas Theological Seminary.  He provides the wisdom to deal with our families so they stay together, developing and maintaining a cohesive family unit. The information contained within is timeless.
Bibliog.     Bibliography: p. 295-298.
Notes     Includes indexes.
Subject     Families — Religious life.
Parenting — Religious aspects — Christianity.
ISBN     0880702397

 

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Strobel – Surviving a spiritual mismatch

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Strobel

Personal Author:
Strobel, Lee, 1952-
Title:
Surviving a spiritual mismatch in marriage / Lee Strobel, Leslie Strobel.
Publication info:
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan, c2002.
Physical description:
270 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents:
Entering into the mismatch — In Leslie’s words : a story of loneliness, fear, perseverance, faith — In Lee’s words : a story of anger, resentment, conviction, renewal — The players : God, your spouse, and a mentor — Giving your spouse what God gave you — The chill, the children, and the most challenging question — Before you tell your spouse about God — What to say when words are hard to find — The power of a praying spouse — Avoiding the dating traps — When Christians are out of sync — Conclusion: Into the future of your mismatch.
Subject term:
Spouses–Religious life.
Subject term:
Non-church-affiliated people–Family relationships.
Added author:
Strobel, Leslie.
ISBN:
0310220149 (pbk.)

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