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Release date: 
May 19, 2020

When you're in the midst of terrible depression, the days and weeks can feel like an eternity. Drawing on the wisdom of spiritual figures from the past and present--including Henri Nouwen, Thomas Merton, and many others--The Long Night is a comforting and inspirational companion. Writer, editor, and minister Jessica Kantrowitz has been where you are. As a mentor and friend, she will walk with you on this journey toward life and light.

Release date: 
May 5, 2020

In A Lay Preacher's Guide: How to Craft a Faithful Sermon, Karoline M. Lewis provides lay preachers with an essential and accessible guide to the basics of Sunday-morning preaching. In this go-to resource for lay preachers, Lewis lays out in a concise and clear format the steps to preaching a faithful sermon, a process that can be immediately applied to weekly sermon preparation.

David Crowe (Author)
Release date: 
May 5, 2020

Two of the twentieth century's most fascinating figures, grappling with a world in which Western culture and their respective governments were failing them, came to Paris at the same time in the 1920s. Hemingway and Ho Chi Minh in Paris tells the untold, engrossing story of these two young men and their journey into the heart of resistance in 1920s Paris.

Release date: 
May 5, 2020

Katherine Sonderegger follows her monumental volume on the doctrine of God with this second volume of her Systematic Theology, which explores the doctrine of the Holy Trinity. In the One God, Trinity speaks of the life, movement, and self-offering of God, who is the eternal procession of goodness and light. The eternal descent of the Father of Lights is the offering who is Son, eternally received and hallowed in the one who is Spirit.

Lisa Cressman (Author)
Release date: 
May 5, 2020

Lisa Cressman, founder of Backstory Preaching, provides tools to craft difficult sermon messages that can be heard. Part 1 focuses on the preacher's preparation, the building of mutual trust with listeners, and the authority needed to proclaim the gospel with empathy, compassion, and skill. Part 2 focuses on the sermon itself with practical suggestions on what to say and how to say it.

Greg Carey (Author)
Release date: 
May 5, 2020

In Using Our Outside Voice, Greg Carey contends that responsible public biblical interpretation requires the ability to enter a conversation about the Bible, understand the various arguments in play, and offer informed opinions that others can understand. This role demands not only basic knowledge but also identifiable skills, habits, and dispositions. This book is ideal for students in biblical studies and those who teach, preach, and interpret the Bible.

Release date: 
May 5, 2020

With Courage and Compassion celebrates the contributions of women to nations, societies, churches, and the ecumenical movement. While recounting the progressive stance the World Council of Churches has taken in recognizing the leadership and theological gifts of women, this book is honest about the many forms of exclusion and even violence against women in societies in the church and the ecumenical movement that persist. It calls for a transformation of unjust attitudes and systems.

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