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The Nurture of Ministry: Quaker Practices Past and Present By Holly Stevens
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This report for New Garden Friends Meeting in Greensboro, N.C., provides a context for how nurture of Friends' ministries has been understood through the years. It begins with a review of Friends'... More > original practices, including the special relationship between the elder and the Gospel minister, and how the practice of recording began (and was eventually abandoned by some unprogrammed traditions). Then it focuses on recording practices as they evolved and diverged among North Carolina Quakers since the early 1800s. It concludes with some queries that invite corporate discernment by the monthly meeting around the issues of what ministry means, how it is identified, and how it can be nurtured. It calls for a classic Quaker view of ministry that is not confined to occupational offices. Though this report was written with one semi-programmed, progressive monthly meeting in mind, it would be of value to other monthly meetings wanting to explore new understandings of ministry and its nurture.< Less
The Nurture of Ministry: Quaker Practices Past and Present By Holly Stevens
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This report for New Garden Friends Meeting in Greensboro, N.C., provides a context for how nurture of Friends' ministries has been understood through the years. It begins with a review of Friends'... More > original practices, including the special relationship between the elder and the Gospel minister, and how the practice of recording began (and was eventually abandoned by some unprogrammed traditions). Then it focuses on recording practices as they evolved and diverged among North Carolina Quakers since the early 1800s. It concludes with some queries that invite corporate discernment by the monthly meeting around the issues of what ministry means, how it is identified, and how it can be nurtured. It calls for a classic Quaker view of ministry that is not confined to occupational offices. Though this report was written with one semi-programmed, progressive monthly meeting in mind, it would be of value to other monthly meetings wanting to explore new understandings of ministry and its nurture.< Less
Chaplaincy: A Ministry of Presence By Matt Sanders
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At the heart of the role of chaplaincy is PRESENCE. This manual, designed for new chaplains, explores four dimensions of presence: (1) As the chaplain is present to him/herself with compassion and... More > awareness, and (2) is present to The Presence with sensitivity and authenticity, he/she then (3) moves outward to others with simple, skillful means to help lighten their loads in life, and (4) helps others to connect more deeply to The Presence in ways that serve their highest good. This is part training manual, part memoir, part prayer book, and part self-care handbook. The author provides practical suggestions for pastoral support, and prayer with others, offers bits of wisdom to apply in one's ministry, and uses stories from his pastoral work in detention and hospital ministries to provide concrete examples of ways to apply these ideas. Additionally, this book is meant to help the chaplain nurture his/her own soul through self-care and prayer.< Less
The Woman Behind You By Debbi Dunlap, Renee Shores, Sylvia Tomberlin, Linda Zak
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So you want to mentor women but it sounds complicated? No time for another training program? Heads up! The authors--a women's counselor, a neonatologist, a veteran educator, and a pastor's wife... More > (with 10 kids!)--have done the prep work for you. This cafeteria-style format's a gold-mine of concise, substantive guides, helping you really help your mentorees--however complex their needs. Armed with this book, you'll discover faith-nurturing has never been so meaningful, simple and fulfilling.< Less
Chosen Lady By Deniece E. Senter
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Chosen Lady is for preachers' wives and women who are in leadership positions. It is designed to help God's Leading Lady find her role in ministry and appreciate the gifts and benefits of working for... More > the Kingdom of God. This book has been carefully written with my life experiences, and Biblical teachings to help you overcome the impossible, change the unchangeable,love the unlovable and walk in your calling. Your husband and your church are God's precious possessions given to you, the chosen lady, to help nurture, love, care for and bring you to your best potential. A preacher has one of the most important jobs in the world and the woman who stands behind her man of God is of equal importance. Behind a great man there is a great praying woman of God.< Less
Chosen Lady By Deniece E. Senter
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Chosen Lady is for preachers' wives and women who are in leadership positions. It is designed to help God's Leading Lady find her role in ministry and appreciate the gifts and benefits of working for... More > the Kingdom of God. This book has been carefully written with my life experiences, and Biblical teachings to help you overcome the impossible, change the unchangeable,love the unlovable and walk in your calling. Your husband and your church are God's precious possessions given to you, the chosen lady, to help nurture, love, care for and bring you to your best potential. A preacher has one of the most important jobs in the world and the woman who stands behind her man of God is of equal importance. Behind a great man there is a great praying woman of God.< Less
Everyday Bread - Leader’s Notes By Inclusive Church
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Welcome to Living Christianity! This is a course to nurture new Christians, to refresh old ones and to catch up with people asking questions about the Christian faith. It has been written by leaders... More > in parish ministry in the Church of England who are concerned to celebrate the breadth and diversity of traditional Anglicanism.< Less
Everyday Bread - Leader’s Notes By Inclusive Church
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Welcome to Living Christianity! This is a course to nurture new Christians, to refresh old ones and to catch up with people asking questions about the Christian faith. It has been written by leaders... More > in parish ministry in the Church of England who are concerned to celebrate the breadth and diversity of traditional Anglicanism.< Less
Helping Christians Grow - Instructor's Guide By Grace Bible College & Seminary
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Christian nurturing is very important to the church’s ministry and it is necessary for the growth and maturation of new believers. The author encourages and instructs those who would like to... More > help develop spiritual maturity in others. He also makes them aware of their own need for more instruction. The emphasis is on the interdependence that exists in the Christian community. Recent converts need to be instructed and encouraged, while mature Christians need to teach and nurture others in order to grow themselves. www.gbcs.us< Less
Developing a Small Group Leader By Community Christian Church
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In our churches, most of us have several people we know who have the potential to grow God’s Kingdom beyond what we could ask or imagine. What would happen if we invested them, equipped them,... More > challenged them and nurtured them into new leaders of small groups, ministries, and/or initiatives? All of these things can be accomplished through the power of a small group. This guide will help you develop your leaders to their fullest potential.< Less