Author: Kathie Reimer
1001 Ways to Introduce Your Child to God shows parents how to make learning about God a part of their child's everyday life. From cover to cover you will find ideas for sharing God's love, showing your child what God is like, teaching your child about God, and developing godly character traits in your child-as well as dozen of simple crafts and activties you and your child can do together. Let 1001 Ways to introduce Your Child to God. Help you show your child the meaning of God's love.
Author: Dan Dick
Quest is not a program, but a way of thinking that offers a systems approached to leading the church. It provides a variety of concepts, tools. and methodologies for assessing the condition of the church and for designing appropriate organizational structures. It is grounded in the premise that our cultural reality calls us to be a different kind of church.
Author: Freda Gardner
This guide is a supplement to the Active Parenting Now program, allowing leaders to ass faith-based content to the program. The first edition of this guide was a joint project of the Family Ministries Commitee, Synod of the Trinity, Camp Hill, PA and the Office of Family Ministries,Presbyterian Church (USA), in collaboration with Active Parenting Publishers, Marietta, GA.
Author: Menotti, Gian-Carlo
Teresa Stratas stars in this Christmas opera (in English) about a lame boy (Amahl) and his mother. When the Magi stop at their humble home on the way to find the Christ-child, Amahl steels some gold to help his destitute family, much to the shame of his mother. He is found out, and the understanding and kind Magi explain who the Christ-child is and why the gifts are all for him. Amahl begins to understand, returns the gold and asks to go along with the Magi on their journey.
Author: United Methodist Church
Training video intended for use in local congregations. Presents 6 situations portraying a range of inappropriate behavior in church settings. Participants are offered tools to help identify sexual harassment and take steps to stop unwanted behavior. Assists church members to take additional steps to prevent sexual harassment in their congregations and ensure safety and hospitality in their churches. Comes with Study Guide.
Author: Andy Langford
Beginnings is a 9-12 week small group study that introduces the basics of Christian faith. Each Beginnings session inckudes a meal, a video presentation, and a small-group discussion.
Author: Marita Littauer
Lessons learned in the deep places
Wisdom, experience, and Scrpture all agree - tough times give us endurance and depth if character.
Author: William J. Diehm
People need to learn ways to make their relationships more loving, honest, and lasting. That has not changed since this book was first published, nor since the first people carried on the first relationship. This is i why i like this book, and why i am delighted Stephen Ministries is republishing it. Caring Criticism is a treasure chest full of ways to grow and deepen your most important relationships. It meets head-on a very challegeing topic- giving and receiving critisicm- and does so in a...
Author: Christian A. Schwarz
With Natural CHurch Development, Christian A. Schwarzhas introduced a fascinating approach to church growth that really works and has been accepted all over the world. Now he shows how the biblically-based principles of Natural Church Development can also be a blessing for the spirtual development of the individual believer. Color Your World is a powerful, graphically-written book for people who seek to live out their faith with balance and passion.
Author: C. Ellis Nelson
C. Ellis Nelson - noted author, Christian educator, and church leader- collaborated with and collected with the works of ten leaders experienced in congregational affairs to design a resource that helps ministers and lay leaders understand the dynamics of congregations so that they may use that spiritual energy to invigorate their own congregations.
Author: Charlene R. Kamper
This was written to help students determine realistic expectations regarding the process of dating and to address the appropiate expression and management of the emotions often associated with it. The lessons focus on important areas for interpersonal relationship development: evaluating one's readiness and reasons for choosing someone to date, clarifying dating expectations, and being able to indetify positive and negative behaviors.
Author: Doug and Amy Martin
A five-week small group study designed to help couples explore God's perspective on making and adoption decision.
Author: Jane P. Ives
Couples who care, a collection of true stories, illusttate dramatically how married couples in Christian settings help other couples build enduring, fulfilling marriages.
Stories in the first section witness to the importance of mentoring and relationships, family, influences from society on marriages, and formal pre-marriage programs. The second section deals with how couples can benefit from marriage enrichment programs, with the final section narrating experiences where couples have...
Author: Jane P. Ives
Couples Who Cope is a collection of true stories that explores how adversity affects marriages. Grouped around the themes of family crises and concerns, seperation caused by career demands, relationship breakdown and recovery, illness of a spouse, and death, the stories illustrate the importance of communication and conflict-resolution skills. These stories affirm that such skills can be learned and that we can indeed, with God's help, building enduring, fulfilling relationships and sustain...
Author: Yong Hui V. McDonald
" Following the tragic automobile accidental death of her husband, Rev.Keith McDonald, Rev. Yong Hui McDonald, shares her personal journal and reaffirms the Christian message of hope and resurrection.. Dancing In The Sky not only refers to the vision of her husband, but also to her triumphant spirituall dance with God in the ongoing process of grief and healing."
Author: Severence, Diana Lynn, PhD
This 4-part series (a 4 or 8 week program) is a basic introduction to the Bible for those who have no background in the Bible, as well as a refresher for those who do. Great teaching materials for adults or youth. Includes 4 30-min. video programs on 2 tapes, leader's guide, student handouts master copy, full-color suppliment, and papyrus
Author: James Hodge and Linda Cooper
The inspiring journey of a prophetic priest and his campaign to close the Army School that has trained dictators and death squad leaders.
Author: Dick, Dan R.
The Bible study: 17 week study for congregational leaders. Introduces a variety of concepts that help us think about God, the church, the world, and our Christian life. Challenges you to explore the ways you lead and live within the Christian community. First step in a journey, using Scripture and the teachings of John Wesley as a lens for viewing the 21st century in a deep and meaningful way.
Author: Buscaglia, Leo
Why do we have to die? Where do we go when we die? This strikingly beautiful allegory addresses these questions in a way that will help children and adults appreciate the changes of nature and accept the season of death. Comes with Discussion Guide.
Author: Adam Hamilton
In 24 Hours That Changed the World, Adam Hamilton took us on a Lenten journey through the last day of Jesus' life. Now, in his inspiring follow-up book, Hamilton examines Christ’s dying hours and his final words as seen and heard through the eyes and ears of those who stood near the cross.
This small-group study DVD contains seven teaching sessions featuring Hamilton providing fresh insight into Jesus’ final words at the cross through the perspective of those who witnessed the crucifixion....