Filled with firsthand accounts from disaster-struck communities, Help and Hope provides practical instructions for pastors and volunteers who know to prepare now in order to respond when tragedy happens. This book is designed with utility in mind, with quick reference tabs, checklists, and space for your own notes. Help and Hope prepares you to be, literally, the shelter from the storm.
The authors, writers of the popular “Two Friars and a Fool” blog, find the purpose of prayers not in the praying but in the doing--to Praise! Confess! Heal! Intercede! Never Pray Again follows a traditional liturgical structure, drawing upon major forms of prayer and presenting each as a practice rather than merely a prayer.
This reflection on the “Moral Monday” movement’s beginnings introduces Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, the sources of his courage from both a biblical imagination for justice and a deep connection to “fusion” civil rights history, and the inspiring story of the Southern freedom movement’s revival.
In her hope-filled new book, Sharon Watkins, the General Minister and President of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and moderator-elect of the National Council of Churches, shares her vision of how the good news of Jesus calls American Christians to unite around justice, mercy, and openness in the 21st century.
In Seamless Faith, author Traci Smith shares dozens of simple practices to equip families of all kinds with the tools they need for bringing faith home. Filled with easy-to-organize traditions, ceremonies, and spiritual practices for many of life's stressful and faith-filled moments, this is a resource parents will rely on for years to come.
This is a memoir of spiritual sojourn without leaving home; of faith lost and found with the help of an Urban Monk, Suburban Shaman, Amish couple, Wiccan Priestess, crew of Scientologists, Josh the Bartender, and a whole cast of interesting characters along the way. For everyone who crashes into religion when they go looking for God, Reba Riley’s poignant and funny story reminds us that we don’t have to choose a religion to choose God … or good, the Godiverse will meet us exactly where we are, exactly as we are, and that sometimes we have to get lost to get found.