Scarred By Struggle Transformed By Hope

Author: Joan Chittister
Editor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802829740
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Building on the biblical story of Jacob wrestling with God and on the story of her own battle with life-changing disappointment, Sister Joan Chittister deftly explores the landscape of suffering and hope. (Practical Life)
Scarred by Struggle, Transformed by Hope
Language: en
Pages: 125
Authors: Joan Chittister
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-03-15 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

Building on the biblical story of Jacob wrestling with God and on the story of her own battle with life-changing disappointment, Sister Joan Chittister deftly explores the landscape of suffering and hope. (Practical Life)
The Gospel People Don't Want to Hear
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Lisa Cressman
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-05 - Publisher: Fortress Press

Lisa Cressman, founder of Backstory Preaching, offers preachers tools to craft difficult sermon messages that can be heard. The gospel changes lives, but to do that it must first be heard. For it to be heard, people have to trust they are "seen" and their concerns and fears are acknowledged.
Truly Well and Joyful
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Paula M. S. Paquette, MTS, MPA
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-04 - Publisher: WestBow Press

In the parables, Jesus of Nazareth taught many lessons. The wisdom he gives us is timeless and certain to help us find happiness, joy, peace, purpose, and fulfillment. We look for fulfillment and meaning on a daily basis in the lives we lead. We search for peace and restoration when
Welcome to the Wisdom of the World and Its Meaning for You
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Joan D. Chittister
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-09 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company

Best-selling author Joan Chittister in this book brilliantly presents universal spiritual insights distilled from five major religious traditions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Exemplary inspiration from one of the foremost contemporary writers on spirituality. Booklist Chittister, a Benedictine nun and prolific author, here turns her attention to a broad
Facing Decline, Finding Hope
Language: en
Pages: 126
Authors: Jeffrey D. Jones
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-05 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Church today isn’t the same as it was fifty years ago—or even ten years ago. In spite of the powerful stories of turn-around churches with skyrocketing memberships, the difficult reality is that most congregations are getting smaller. Jeffrey D. Jones asks brave questions for congregations facing this reality—what if membership