Change and Conflict in Your Congregation (Even If You Hate Both)
How to Implement Conscious Choices, Manage Emotions and Build a Thriving Christian Community
6 x 9, 176 pp
A warmhearted guidebook to help your church navigate change and channel conflict into a stronger sense of mission and community. Lay leaders, pastors and church staff will be empowered by creative, practical strategies to establish appropriate congregational behavior, offer nonanxious leadership and foster community discussion and discernment.
College & University Chaplaincy in the 21st Century
A Multifaith Look at the Practice of Ministry on Campuses across America
6 x 9, 368 pp
Contributors who are actively engaged in the work of college chaplaincy explore the many aspects of campus ministry: navigating the secular academy as religious professionals, supporting students' increasingly hyphenated religious identities, and more.
Essential Wisdom for Listening and Leading with Purpose, Meaning and Joy
5 x 7¼, 176 pp
A tool kit for leaders of all kinds and all levels of spiritual involvement—people of faith, people of no faith, spiritual but not religious—for deepening our engagement with our true selves, one another and the communities in which we live and work. Helps us realize what we most value and identify where we find passion and purpose.
Practical Clergy Responses to Community, Regional and National Tragedy
6 x 9, 384 pp
Exploring how spiritual care changes following a disaster, and with theological perspectives and practical tools, this definitive guidebook integrates classic pastoral care with the unique challenges of disaster response on community and regional levels.
A comprehensive resource for spiritual leadership development in the 21st century—for all faith traditions. Experts in the field explore how to train spiritual leaders who bring healing, faith, justice and support to communities and congregations.
Integrates the classic foundations of pastoral care with current approaches to spiritual care, particularly in acute or long-term care facilities and rehabilitation centers. Experts in the field offer theological perspectives, theory and practical tools,
A Sourcebook for Spiritual Directors and Other Professionals Providing Counsel to People of Differing Faith Traditions
6 x 9, 400 pp
A unique approach to understanding the faith traditions of the world and enriching your spiritual counsel. This comprehensive professional resource approaches a wide array of faith traditions from a perspective that blends theology, history and an understanding of the common spiritual practices in each faith.
Christian Clergywomen Share Their Hard Days, Holy Moments and the Healing Power of Humor
6 x 9, 240 pp
Be informed and inspired, delighted and supported, encouraged and entertained by stories and prayers on the work of the Church—from the unique perspective of clergywomen from around the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
How to Find Our Common Humanity as We Celebrate Diversity
6 x 9, 176 pp
Presents the theology for Interfaith as a faith—to love each other, act with compassion and in community—and how to make it work. Explores who might be called to Interfaith and the questions, "What can I do?" and "How can I get involved?" For anyone interested in exploring the world's spiritual paths without feeling they must abandon their own.