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Face Midlife with Renewed Passion 2
Nehemiah with an Urban Twist 6
Listening as a Way of Life 10
Unlikable Jesus? 1 2
More Than Just The Sex Talk 20
The Spiritual Journey with David Benner 22
Spiritual Disciplines Handbook Expanded 24
Loving the Addicts in Your Midst 26

WI NTER 20 16

Do You Desire More of God?

This revised and


expanded edition
of Adele Ahlberg
Calhouns bestselling
work gives us
directions for our
continuing journey
toward intimacy with
Christ.

Includes
13 New
Practices

Adele has provided a treasure trove of spiritual disciplines that will nourish
your soul. . . . Read it, engage the disciplines, and allow God to
transform you in the deepest levels of your being.
R U T H H A L E Y B A R T O N , author of Sacred Rhythms and Invitation to Solitude and Silence

F O R M O R E I N F O R M AT I O N S E E P A G E 2 4 .

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IVP Connect 19
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IVP Praxis 25-30
IVP Academic 31-39
Recent Releases 40-43
Bestselling Books 44-45
Bestselling Bible Studies 46
Bestselling Reference Books 47
How to Order 48

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NOVE M BER 20 15

AT MIDLIFE, OUR
PERSPECTIVE CAN
BECOME BLURRY.
Midlife is a disruptive season where we
collide with limitations on all sides. We
recognize there is more of life in the
rearview mirror than on the road ahead of
us. We wonder if our lives so far have been
worthwhile. We are uncertain about what
lies ahead.
But midlife is also an opportunity to
recalibrate our vision. Its a time to look
back, take stock of our lives so far, and
refocus on new dimensions of identity
and calling.
Peter Greer and Greg Lafferty offer insight
for navigating midlife with fresh clarity
and purpose. Drawing on the wisdom of
the book of Ecclesiastes, they show how
we can come to grips with the realities of
who we are and what we should become
in the years to come. In a world that can
seem meaningless at times, God offers
perspective that anchors us, renews us
and propels us back into the world in
meaningful mission and service.

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN LIFE / PERSONAL GROWTH

208 pages, hardcover, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-4434-0, $20.00, WPD

REDISCOVER WHO GOD


HAS CALLED YOU TO
BE AND SEE THE REST
OF YOUR LIFE WITH THE
CLARITY OF 40/40 VISION.

PETER GREER is the president and CEO of HOPE International, a global faith-based
microfinance organization. Peter is a graduate of Messiah College and Harvard University. He previously served as managing director for Urwego Community Banking in Rwanda and as a microfinance
technical advisor in Zimbabwe and Cambodia. Peter is the coauthor of The Poor Will Be Glad, The
Spiritual Danger of Doing Good and Mission Drift.

FINDING MEANING IN MIDLIFE


FROM THE INTRODUCTION
Most of us have seen dramatic midlife crashes fueled by discontent, and perhaps participated in
and experienced some of the damage ourselves. Seemingly out of the blue, friends or family members have had major lapses in judgment. Maybe weve committed a few ourselves. These decisions
make no sensebut midlife is known for rashness, not rationality. . . .
Many will say, So be it. In the end, we die. So live it up. Indulge the desire. Have the fling. Pursue
the thrills. But even as we give ourselves license, the agitation persists. Deep questions linger. We
cant escape them.
But its not all doom and gloom. Opening our eyes to our mortality and limitations can allow us to
live more fully. Midlife is an opportunity to leave some of our youthful folly behind, to look back at
our first forty and refocus on what matters most for our next fortyor however long we have. Its a
time to prepare for our second act, to get our second wind.
After all, midlife is a test in the middle of lifenot deathand its an exam I desperately want to
pass. Thankfully I dont have to do it alone.

Through the lens of Ecclesiastes, Greer


and Lafferty show us its not a midlife
crisis, but a midlife opportunity. If youre
hungry to learn from the wisdom of others
who have traveledand who are currently
travelinglifes path, this book is for you.
J.R. BRIGGS,

Just as Moses didnt start his most


notable ministry until later in life, this book
invites us to not waste our time thinking
what could have been and focus instead
on what could be.
JENNY YANG,

V I C E P R E S I D E N T O F A D V O C A C Y A N D P O L I C Y, W O R L D R E L I E F

AUTHOR OF FAIL

GREG L AFFERTY is the senior pastor of Willowdale Chapel, a church with campuses
in Kennett Square and Jennersville, Pennsylvania. Previously Greg served at both Wheaton Bible
Church and Christ Community Church in suburban Chicago, and Saddleback Church in Southern
California.

JANUA RY 201 6

Roadmap to Reconciliation

FEATURES & BENEFITS

Roadmap to
Reconciliation
Moving Communities into Unity,
Wholeness and Justice

Introduces the authors own change model


diagram that reflects the steps in the
reconciliation process

Includes reflection questions and exercises


for individual or group use

Based on the authors consulting experience


with churches, colleges and Christian
organizations

CONTENTS
Foreword by Eugene Cho
Introduction: A Prophetic
Journey
1. What Is
Reconciliation?
2. Landmarks of
Reconciliation

McNeil

Brenda Salter McNeil


With contributions by

Foreword by

J. Derek McNeil

5. A Group Effort: The


Identification Phase
6. Planning for Action:
The Preparation Phase
7. Doing Justice: The
Activation Phase
8. Staying the Course

3. Shake It Up! The Power


of Catalytic Events

Conclusion: Picturing the


Future

4. A Shift in Perspective:
The Realization Phase

Acknowledgments

In our desire to be agents of reconciliation in our


neighborhoods as well as our churches, where do we
begin?. . . Brenda provides not only a compelling call for
biblical reconciliation, but practical ways we can grow in
our understanding of racial injustice and social inequity

Eugene Cho

and begin to engage in these complex issues.

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN LIFE / SOCIAL ISSUES

128 pages, hardcover, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-4442-5, $16.00, WPD

NANCY SUGIKAWA, associate pastor, Lighthouse Christian


Church, Bellevue, Washington

We can see the injustice and inequality in our lives and


in the world. We are ready to rise up. But how, exactly,
do we do this? How does one reconcile? What we need
is a clear sense of direction.

political boundaries that will arise. These pages voice


her call to all believers to embark on the prophetic
journey that leads to reconciliation and transformation
in our own backyards and around the world.

Based on her extensive consulting experience with


churches, colleges and organizations, Rev. Dr. Brenda
Salter McNeil has created a roadmap to show us the
way. She guides us through the common topics of
discussion and past the bumpy social terrain and

Each chapter lays out the next step in the journey. With
reflection questions and exercises at the end of each
chapter, its ideal to read together with your church or
organization. Are you ready to take the next step into
unity, wholeness and justice?

B R E N DA SA LT E R M c N E I L is a dynamic speaker, author and trailblazer with over twentyfive years of experience in the ministry of racial, ethnic and gender reconciliation. She is
an associate professor of reconciliation studies in the School of Theology at Seattle Pacific
University where she also directs the Reconciliation Studies program. She is the coauthor
of The Heart of Racial Justice and the author of A Credible Witness.

DECEM B ER 20 1 5

Compassionately addresses the emotional


struggles of same-sex attracted Christians

Answers specific questions relevant to the


church on LGBT issues

Gives an honest and open account of the


authors own struggles

Rooted both biblically and in the authors


own experience

The big idea of Ed Shaws book is simple: the church


must make the biblical commands on sexuality seem
plausible again. He calls all of us to repentance
and wisely shows us a better way to battle sin, to

SAME-SEX ATTRACTION and


the CHURCH

FEATURES & BENEFITS

Biblically thorough, evangelistically zealous, humbly self-disclosing


and pastorally compassionate. WESLEY HILL

SAME-S EX
ATTR ACTION
and the CHUR C H
The Surprising Plausibility
of the Celibate Life

understand sufferers and to proclaim truth with grace.

JUSTIN TAYLOR, blogger, Between Two Worlds

same-sex attraction.

AMY ORR-EWING, Director of Programmes for the Oxford


Centre for Christian Apologetics (OCCA)

SHAW

Ed Shaw shares his story and perspective in this book


with deep sincerity, conviction and honesty. He makes
a profound contribution to the conversation about

As a Christian who also knows same-sex desire firsthand,


I would put a few things differently than how Ed Shaw
does here. But that doesnt stop me from applauding
this biblically thorough, evangelistically zealous, humbly
self-disclosing and pastorally compassionate defense of

ED SHAW

traditional Christian sexual ethics.

WESLEY HILL, Trinity School for Ministry, Ambridge,


Pennsylvania, and author of Washed and Waiting

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN LIFE / SOCIAL ISSUES

192 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-4451-7, $16.00, WPD

When Christians have same-sex attraction, how


should the church respond?
Pastor Ed Shaw experiences same-sex attraction, and
yet he is committed to Scripture and the churchs
traditional position of fidelity in heterosexual marriage
and celibacy in singleness. In this honest book, he
shares his pain in dealing with these issues, but at
the same time shows us that obedience to Jesus is
ultimately the only way to experience life to the full.

Shaw points out that the Bibles teaching seems


unreasonable not because of its difficulties, but
because of missteps that the church has often taken
in its understanding of the Christian life. We have been
shaped by the world around us and urgently need to
reexamine the values that drive our discipleship. Only
by doing this in the light of the Bible can we make
sense of its call on the lives of those who are attracted
to their own sex.

E D S H AW was educated at Durham University, the Cornhill Training Course and Oak Hill
Theological College. He is the pastor of Emmanuel City Centre in Bristol, England, and
part of the editorial team at livingout.org. He has worked for churches in Durham and
London and was the student minister at Christ Church Clifton for six years before joining
Emmanuel in 2009. He loves his family and friends, church and city, music and books.
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O CTO BER 20 15

Rebuilding is way
harder than building.
But sometimes God calls you to
this stretching work rather than
starting something new. Pastor
and hip-hop artist Tommy Kyllonen
faced this journey when God led
him to an abandoned ToysRUs
building in inner-city Tampa and
said, Rebuild this into a church.
How do we rebuild in a healthy
way despite living in a world
of brokenness? Drawing on
Nehemiahs example as the
rebuilder of Jerusalems walls,
Kyllonen reveals the struggles and
joys that he, his family and his
young urban, multiethnic church
experienced as they pursued a
seemingly impossible dream
of restoration. Their story will
encourage and inspire you to

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN LIFE / PERSONAL GROWTH

176 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-4445-6, $16.00, W

pursue Gods rebuilding work in


your own life, church and world.

Tommy is the real deal, a refreshingly authentic champion


of community transformation producing measurable
results for the glory of God at Crossover Church.

Mark DeYmaz,

author of Leading a Healthy Multi-Ethnic Church

From the Ground Up


Powerful stories and examples from a cutting-edge pastor and hip-hop artist
Features the life of Nehemiah as a foundational narrative throughout the book
Offers hope, healing and encouragement for those challenged in their lives and ministries
Appeals to those with interest in racial reconciliation, urban ministry and hip-hop culture

Tommy Urban D. Kyllonen

is the lead pastor of Crossover


Church in Tampa, Florida, and an
internationally known hip-hop artist,
author and urban ministry coach and
speaker. He is also founder of the
Flavor Fest Urban Leadership Conference and publisher of the Christian
hip-hop magazine S.O.U.LMAG. He
lives in Tampa with his wife, Lucy,
and two young daughters.

FEB RUARY 201 6

Consider Your Calling

FEATURES & BENEFITS

G O R D O N T. S M I T H

Con sider
Your
Callin g

Explores six critical questions we all ask


regarding vocation and calling

Brief and accessible book by the author of


Courage and Calling

Explores calling in three core stages of life

CONTENTS
Introduction
Question One: What on Earth Is God Doing?
Question Two: Who Are You?
Question Three: What Is Your Stage of Life?
Question Four: What Are Your Circumstances?
Question Five: What Is the Cross You Will Have
to Bear?
Question Six: What Are You Afraid Of?
Conclusion

SMITH

Appendix: A Prayer for Those Who Work

SIX QUESTIONS FOR

What will you do with your one wild and precious


life? poet Mary Oliver asks. In this brilliant,

D I S C E R N I N G Y O U R V O C AT I O N

captivating, and immensely practical meditation,


Gordon Smith offers you a compass for every stage of
your life. Read it slowly, prayerfully, taking notes on
the book and on your life, and you will find your way.

B I SAC

KEN SHIGEMATSU, pastor of Tenth Church Vancouver and


author of God in My Everything
RELIGION / CHRISTIAN LIFE / PROFESSIONAL GROWTH

120 pages, paperback, 5 x 7 inches, 978-0-8308-4607-8, $16.00, WPD

What on earth is God doing? Who are you? What is your


stage of life? What are your circumstances? What is the
cross you will have to bear? What are you afraid of?
We ask these six critical questionsand then we ask
them againat points of transition in our lives. They all
lead us to the one core question: What is the good work
to which I am called?

answer in the midst of our very complicated lives.


Thats why he has written this brief and accessible
bookto offer the support and insight we need as we
ponder these six core questions in community with
God and others.
As a steward of your life, in attentiveness to the calling
of God, how is God inviting you to engage the world?

Gordon T. Smith, author of Courage and Calling,


acknowledges that this is not a simple question to

G O R D O N T. S M I T H (PhD, Loyola School of Theology, Ateneo de Manila University) is the


president of Ambrose University and Seminary in Calgary, Alberta, where he also serves
as professor of systematic and spiritual theology. He is an ordained minister with the
Christian and Missionary Alliance and is the author of many books, including Courage and
Calling, Called to Be Saints and The Voice of Jesus.
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AVA I L A B L E N OW
FEATURES & BENEFITS

Reflections from a seminary president and


his wife on his terminal cancer

Includes photos and reflections from their


daughter and son

Authors CaringBridge website had over


150,000 reader visits

Seldom have I been as moved as in reading these


epistles from Steve and Sharol Haynereach ending
Joyfully yours. Through his life Steve helped so many
to find life in all its fullness in Christ. Now, with his
beloved Sharol, he guides us through the ending of life
in fullness of hope.

LEIGHTON FORD, author of The Attentive Life


Steve Hayner has been first a hero and then a friend
since I met him many years ago. . . . To follow the
journey that he and Sharol traveled together through
the valley of the shadow of death was a privilege and
a heartbreak and an education in hope.

JOHN ORTBERG, senior pastor of Menlo Park Presbyterian


Church, author of Soul Keeping

Steve and Sharol Hayner spent their lives teaching


everyone who knew them just what it means to truly
live for Christ. Then during Steves final months of life,
they taught us how to truly die in Christ. . . . This small
book will now help countless others to find the still,
small voice of God in the midst of their own tempest.

RICHARD STEARNS, president, World Vision US

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN LIFE / DEATH, GRIEF, BEREAVEMENT

159 pages, hardcover, 5 x 7 inches, 978-0-8308-4447-0, $16.00, W

Steve Hayner was healthy and fit and serving as


president of Columbia Seminary when he found out
he had pancreatic cancer. He and his wife, Sharol,
embarked on a journey together with their children that
soon included tens of thousands of visits from friends
and acquaintances via the CaringBridge website. The
overwhelming response to their posts attested to the
surprising and engaging way that they chose to live in
the face of death.

S T E V E H AY N E R (19482015) was the president


emeritus of Columbia Theological Seminary and
an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church
(U.S.A.), as well as a professor, author and former
president of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship.

As a result they uncovered the remarkable truth that


God, our good Shepherd, provides a feast for us when we
are in the valley of the shadow of death as well as in the
green pastures.
Steve was always known for signing letters and emails,
Joyfully, Steve. These pages, including reflections from
some of those closest to Steve and Sharol, offer us a
glimpse into what it means to walk in honesty, with joy,
even through great pain.

S H A R O L H AY N E R has been in ministry for


over forty years with her husband Steve.
Ordained in the PCUSA, she served at
Peachtree Presbyterian Church and now
serves at Kairos Church, both in Atlanta.

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LI F E IS B E T T E R W HE N YO U L I S T E N
Be quick to listen, slow to speak.
James 1:19

In this noisy, distracting world, it is difficult to truly hear. People talk past each other, eager to be heard
but somehow deaf to what is being said. Listening is an essential skill for healthy relationships, both
with God and with other people. But it is more than that: listening is a way of life.
Adam McHugh places listening at the heart of our spirituality, our relationships and our mission in
the world. God himself is the God who hears, and we too can learn to hear what God may be saying
through creation, through Scripture, through people. By cultivating a posture of listening, we become
more attentive and engaged with those around us, and more able to minister to those in distress.
Our lives are qualitatively differentindeed, betterwhen we become listeners. Heed the call to the
listening life, and hear what God is doing in you and the world.

Adam McHugh is a voice worth listening to. His new book will be a gift to
anyone who wants to cultivate what Jesus called ears to hear.
John Ortberg,
senior pastor of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church

Adam S. McHugh (ThM, Princeton Theological Seminary) is an ordained Presbyterian

minister and spiritual director. He has served at two Presbyterian churches, as a hospice chaplain and as campus staff with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. He is the author of Introverts in
the Church and lives in Santa Barbara, California.

If it were possible to
combine the voices of
Dallas Willard, N. D. Wilson
and Jim Gaffigan, then
what you would get is
Adam S. McHugh. His
writing is profound, lyrical
and self-deprecating in all
the right ways. . . . I adore
this stunning, important
book and want to give it to
everyone I know.
Emily P. Freeman,
author of Simply Tuesday

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN LIFE / SPIRITUAL GROWTH

224 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-4412-8, $16.00, W

978-0-8308-3702-1

Also by Adam S. McHugh

This book puts together extremely helpful thinking to better


understand who we are and how to navigate and celebrate being
introverted and in leadership in an extroverted world.

Dan Kimball, author of They Like Jesus but Not the Church

NOVEMB ER 201 5
FEATURES & BENEFITS

M a r k L . S t r au S S

JeSuS

Gives a fresh look at the difficult


dimensions of Jesus teaching and ministry

Grapples with the most troubling passages

A great companion to God Behaving Badly

CONTENTS
1. Everybody Likes Jesus

8. Racist or Inclusivist?

2. Revolutionary or
Pacifist?

9. Sexist or Egalitarian?

3. Angry or Loving?

10. Was Jesus AntiSemitic?

4. Environmentalist or
Earth Scorcher?

11. Failed Prophet or


Victorious King?

5. Legalist or Grace
Filled?

12. Decaying Corpse or


Resurrected Lord?

6. Hellfire Preacher or
Gentle Shepherd?

Discussion Questions

7. Antifamily or Family
Friendly?

Scripture Index

Notes

S t r au S S

Jesus Behaving Badly engages the hard sayings


and doings of Jesus, not by merely explaining them

the

away, but by representing a fullness of Jesus in the

P u z z L i n g Pa r a d o x e S

three dimensions of a real historical figure and in the

of the M a n from g a L i L e e

fourfold portrayal of the Gospels. If the aim of this


book is to reckon with the whole Jesus and not a mere
caricature, Strauss has accomplished this with sense

B I SAC

and wit.
RELIGION / BIBLICAL STUDIES / JESUS, THE GOSPEL & ACTS

208 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-2466-3, $16.00, WPD

Everybody likes Jesus. Dont they?


We overlook that Jesus was

Judgmentalpreaching hellfire far more than the


apostle Paul
Uncompromisingtelling people to hate their families
Chauvinisticexcluding women from leadership
Racistinsulting people from other ethnic groups

NIJAY K. GUPTA, George Fox Evangelical Seminary

Anti-environmentalcursing a fig tree and affirming


animal sacrifice
Angryoverturning tables and chasing moneychangers in the temple
The Jesus everybody likes, says Mark Strauss, is not the
Jesus found in the Gospels. Strauss believes that when we
unpack the puzzling paradoxes of the man from Galilee,
we find more insight into his countercultural message
and mission than we could ever have imagined.

M A R K L . ST R AU S S (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament at Bethel


Seminary San Diego. He is the author of several books including How to Read the Bible in
Changing Times, The Essential Bible Companion (with John Walton) and the commentary on
Marks Gospel in the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary Series. He is also vice-chair of the
NIV translation committee and an associate editor for the NIV Study Bible.

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Includes Bible studies, resources and


diagrams for ministry with specific
international populations

9. Communication that
Connects

Introduction: The
Challenge and
Opportunity of CrossCultural Evangelism

10. Stories that Bring


Change: Understanding
and Sharing the Gospel

1. Love at the Heart


of the Universe: A
Completely Good and
Beautiful God

11. Making Disciples in


Community
Conclusion

Part 1: Entering
2. Keeping in Step with
the Spirit
3. Praying and
Exercising Spiritual
Authority

Appendix 2: Suggestions
and Resources for
Ministry Among
Chinese

4. Developing Trust
Relationships
5. Examining Worldview
Lenses: Log and Specks
6. Understanding Value
Systems: Honor,
Innocence, Joy and
Power
Part 2: Drawing In
7. Communities that
Draw In: Living and
Sharing Good News
8. Conversion in
Community: Five
Stages

Appendix 1: Key Words for


Tracing the Four Values
in the Bible

Appendix 3: Suggestions
and Resources for
Ministry Among
Muslims

CROSSING

CROSSI NG CULTU RE S w i t h J E SU S

CONTENTS

Ka tie J. R aws on

R aws on

FEATURES & BENEFITS

C U LT U R E S
with J E S U S

Sharing Good News with Sensitivity and Grace

Appendix 4: Suggestions
and Resources for
Ministry Among Hindus
Appendix 5: Resources for
Helping People Break
Free from Personal and
Family Bondages
Acknowledgments
List of Figures, Tables
and Sidebars
Notes

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN MINISTRY / MISSIONS

208 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-4438-8, $16.00, W

You can be a missionary by crossing an ocean or by


crossing the street.
We now have unprecedented opportunities to meet
people from every culture and nationBuddhists and
Muslims, students from Singapore and workers from
the Middle East. But how do we share the gospel with
people from different cultures and worldviews?
Crosscultural evangelism can be scary. But veteran
crosscultural minister Katie Rawson shows how we can

witness the way Jesus did, entering into peoples worlds


and drawing them into God-centered community. She
equips readers to evangelize Jesus way, depending on
him as companion and guide and venturing out in joy
to be and share good news.
Filled with compelling stories, practical resources and
relational tools, this guide shows how you can share
the gospel through story and diagram, with clear
communication and authentic community.

K AT I E J . R AW S O N (DMiss, Fuller Theological Seminary; PhD, University of North Carolina)


is senior resource developer with International Student Ministry (ISM) at InterVarsity
Christian Fellowship in Raleigh, North Carolina. She has ministered among international
students with InterVarsity for over three decades, serving at North Carolina State University
and UCLA. Rawson is a contributor to Passport to the Bible: An Explorers Guide.

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TREBESCH

SHELLEY G. TREBESCH

MADE TO FLOURISH

MADE TO

FEATURES & BENEFITS

FLOURISH
BEYOND QUICK FIXES TO A
T H R IV I N G O R G A N I Z A T ION

Provides step-by-step analysis of why


organizations workand dont

Includes diagrams and vivid case studies

Meant for leaders and managers at all levels

Beneficial principles for churches, mission


organizations, nonprofits, NGOs, parachurch
organizations and businesses

CONTENTS
1. A Vision to Flourish
2. Languishing or
Flourishing? Predicting
the Ripple-Effects of
Change

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN CHURCH / LEADERSHIP

Every organization is made to flourish. But when


problems arise, quick fixes and poor leadership training
can drag it down.
The key to a thriving team is to look below the surface
at the hidden dynamics that can cause it to lose focus,
turn inward or even cease to exist. Budget problems,
personality conflicts, mission drift, government
regulationsall these and more can tempt us to respond
rapidly and superficially.

11. The Ecosystem


of Flourishing
Structure

3. The ECO Model at


Work

12. The Nuts and Bolts of


Structure

4. Flourishing People
5. DNA: The Life
Force of Flourishing
Organizations

13. The Future of


Flourishing
Innovation and
Entrepreneurs

6. Putting Your DNA to


Work

14. Flourishing: A Daily


Reality

7. The Discipline
of Flourishing
Organization
and Capacity
Development

15. One Organizations


Story

8. Making Organization
Development Work
for You

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10. Making Culture Work


for You

9. The Ecosystem of
FlourishingCulture

16. Flourishing
Organizations
Appendix 1: Technical
Aspects of Flourishing
Appendix 2: Flourishing
Developmental
Assessment Tool

Shelley Trebesch offers leaders the tools needed to


develop practical solutions that actually work. Diagrams
help readers visualize key dynamics while vivid case
studies illustrate how to put the book into practice.
Here is the book that gives churches, NGOs, mission
agencies,
parachurch
groups,
other
nonprofits,
businesses and teams within these groups what they
need. Trebesch charts the path to the life-giving, holistic,
fruitful abundance that God intended for organizations.

S H E L L E Y G . T R E B E S C H (PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary) is a consultant and trainer who has


helped dozens of international organizations develop leaders and navigate complex change.
She served as vice president for capacity development for Prison Fellowship International
and assistant professor of leadership and organization development at Fuller Theological
Seminary. She is the author of Isolation: A Place of Transformation in the Lives of Leaders.

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FOLLOWING JESUS AND LOVING THE WORLD

Brings together Matthew 28 and Matthew 25

Shows how we can have whole-life witness

CONTENTS
Foreword by Christopher
J. H. Wright
Introduction: Choices
Part 1: Biblical
Foundations
1. How Should We Then
Live?
2. Commission and
Context: Living Out
Jesus Final Imperatives
3. Five Great
Commissions, One By
One
4. The Great
Commission: Three
Takeaways

6. The Great
Compassion: Eight
Takeaways

10. Pray: Remembering


That We Have Access to
the Throne Room of God
Almighty
11. Welcome and
Celebrate: Looking for
Ways to Welcome the
Stranger
12. Simplify and Give:
Making a Generous
Lifestyle a Priority
13. Stand Together:
Finding Like-minded
People and Advocating
for Others
14. Go: Serving CrossCulturally and Leaving
Our Comfort Zone

GREAT
COMMISSION
GREAT
COMPASSION

BORTHWICK

5. The Great
Compassion: Caring
for the Disadvantaged

9. Look: Opening Our


Eyes and Responding
to Needs and
Opportunities

GREAT COMMISSION GREAT COMPASSION

FEATURES & BENEFITS

Epilogue: Witnessing to All


the Senses

Part 2: Lifestyle
Imperatives

P A U L

Recommended Resources

7. Choose: Committing to
Kingdom Mission in Our
Personal Choices
8. Learn: Developing an
Ongoing Posture of
Learning and Discovery

Appendix: One Hundred


Ideas for Great
Commission, Great
Compassion Outreach

B I SAC

B O R T H W I C K

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN MINISTRY / MISSIONS

192 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-4437-1, $16.00, W

Go and do. Jesus commands it, and the world needs it.
Word and deed go together. One without the other is
not enough.
Mission mobilizer Paul Borthwick shows how
proclamation and demonstration of the gospel go hand
in hand. God gives us the Great Commission, Matthew
28s call to go wherever Jesus sends us, making
disciples and proclaiming good news to all nations. And
we become people of his Great Compassion, Matthew

25s vision for treating others as we would treat Jesus


himself, caring for the needy and living justly.
Borthwick offers practical ways for us to live out the
Great Commission and Great Compassion in every
sphere of our lives. Holistic discipleship means
learning and looking, praying and giving, welcoming
the stranger, simplifying our lives and standing with
and for others on Gods behalf. Will you answer the call?

PAU L B O RT H W I C K (DMin, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) is senior consultant for


Development Associates International and teaches global Christianity at Gordon College in Wenham,
Massachusetts. Through his speaking, writing and resource ministry, Borthwick works to mobilize
others to participate in world missions. His books include Western Christians in Global Missions, How
to Be a World-Class Christian and Six Dangerous Questions to Transform Your View of the World.

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CHRISTIAN MISSION

DEC EMB ER 201 5

JOHN STOTT

FEATURES & BENEFITS

in the

MODERN WORLD

CHRISTIAN
MISSION

Updated and expanded edition of a John


Stott classic

Outlines a combined commitment to


evangelism and social action

Defines and examines terms such as


mission, evangelism, dialogue, salvation
and conversion

CONTENTS
Preface to the First
Edition

in the

Preface to the Revised


and Expanded
Edition

MODERN
WORLD

STOTT and WRIGHT

U P D AT E D A N D E X PA N D E D

5. Dialogue
6. Reflections on
Dialogue
7. Salvation

1. Mission

8. Reflections on
Salvation

2. Reflections on
Mission

9. Conversion

3. Evangelism

10. Reflections on
Conversion

4. Reflections on
Evangelism

Notes

John Stotts Christian Mission in the Modern


World is a small classic and remains surprisingly
relevant for today. And no one is more qualified than
Chris Wright to bring the discussion up-to-date.

B I SAC

MICHAEL W. GOHEEN, author of Introducing Christian Mission

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN MINISTRY / MISSIONS

224 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-4439-5, $17.00, WPD

Jesus sends us into the world just as the Father sent


him. And yet Christians continue to disagree on
what this involves. Some believe that the focus of
Christian mission is evangelizing and saving souls.
Others emphasize global justice issues or relief and
development work. Is either view correct on its own?
John Stotts classic book presents an enduring and
holistic view of Christian mission. Expertly updated
and expanded by Christopher J. H. Wright, Christian

J O H N S TOT T (19212011)

has been known


worldwide as a preacher, evangelist and
communicator of Scripture. His many books,
including Why I Am a Christian and The Cross of
Christ, have sold millions of copies.

16

Today

Mission in the Modern World provides a biblically based


approach to mission that addresses both spiritual and
physical needs.
With his trademark clarity and conviction, Stott
illuminates a balanced approach to mission that offers
timeless guidance for current and future Christians
to embrace Jesus unconflicted and holistic model of
ministry.

C H R I S TO P H E R J . H . W R I G H T (PhD, Cambridge)
is international ministries director of the
Langham Partnership. His books include Old
Testament Ethics for the People of God, Mission of
God and Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament.

DECEM B ER 20 1 5

Examines Jesus, Peter and Paul as models of


movement-pioneering leadership

Offers practical guidance on how to begin


and persevere as a movement leader, with
historical and contemporary case studies

Foreword by
Dave Ferguson

Troublemaker and
Bishop

Introduction
1. Movement Pioneers
Lead from the Inside
Out

6. Five Levels of
Movement
Leadership

2. Jesus Our Apostle


and Pioneer

Pioneer Profile: Victor


Landero, Columbian
Apostle

3. Peter, First Among


the Apostles

7. No Place Left in
America

Pioneer Profile:
Hudson Taylor and
the Second Era of
Protestant Missions

8. From Church to
Movement

4. Structuring for
Movements

10. What Would It Take


to Stop You?

5. No Place Left in
South Asia

Acknowledgments

Pioneer Profile:
William Taylor,

9. No Place Left in the


House of Islam

STEVE ADDISON
Author of Movements That Change the World

PIONEERING

PIONEERING MOVEMENTS

CONTENTS

ADDISON

FEATURES & BENEFITS

MOVEMENTS
Leadership That Multiplies
Disciples and Churches

Foreword by DAVE FERGUSON

Appendix: Discovery Bible


Study
Bibliography

Steve Addison unpacks the leadership required to spark


and sustain movements of disciples and churches. I love
this book! It is biblically sound, practical and inspiring.

DAVID GARRISON, author of A Wind in the House of Islam

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN MINISTRY / MISSIONS

192 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-4441-8, $16.00, W

Gods mission needs movement leaders.


Jesus pioneered something completely new in human
historya dynamic missionary movement intent
on reaching the world. His mission is as clear today
as in the days of the early church: to make disciples
everywhere, baptizing them and teaching them to obey
everything Jesus has commanded. But the potential of
the church remains untapped. What does it take to lead
movements that successfully carry out this mission?

In Pioneering Movements, Steve Addison identifies what it


takes to follow Jesus example. Building on his previous
books Movements That Change the World and What Jesus
Started, he reveals the apostolic qualities and behaviors
of biblical, historical, and contemporary pioneers who
can guide church and ministry leaders today.
This is a book for those who are called to embrace
the mission-driven work that Jesus and his disciples
beganmaking disciples of all nations, in all places.

S T E V E A D D I S O N (DMin, Fuller Theological Seminary) has a calling to fuel movements that multiply
disciples and churcheseverywhere. He and his wife Michelle lead MOVE, an Australia-based
mission agency dedicated to making disciples and multiplying churches around the world. Steve
served as a church planter in Melbourne, Australia, and he is the author of Movements That Change the
World: Five Keys to Spreading the Gospel and What Jesus Started: Joining the Movement, Changing the World.

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FOREWORD BY

AL AN H I R SCH

SAM METCALF

FEATURES & BENEFITS


HOW APOSTOLIC MOVEMENTS


CAN CHANGE THE WORLD

Gives biblical and missiological foundations


for parachurch ministry

CONTENTS
1. The Power of a
Balanced Anatomy:
The Biblical Genius and
Design for Apostolic
Structures and
Movements
2. Limping or Leaping
Through Time: The
Encouragement of
Apostolic Missionality in
History

THE
LOCAL

3. Mother Teresa Wasnt


a Para-Catholic!:
Why Parachurch Is a
Dirty Word
4. So What Is
Apostolic?: The Oftneglected Essential to
Authentic Missionality
5. Holy Discontent and
Sanctified Ambition:
The Apostolic Imperative
of Ephesians 4

6. Setting Visionaries
Free: Pioneering as
a Second Decision
Entrepreneur
7. Finding Second
Decision People: How
to Engage and Release
Apostolic Leaders
8. Running Together!:
The Exponential
Leverage of
Interdependence
9. Movements of God:
The Extraordinary
Results of Apostolic
Gifting Lived Out in
Apostolic Structures
10. The Momentum of
Movements: To Kill or
to Multiply, That Is the
Question
Conclusion: Be a History
Shaper

A critically dangerous read for anyone within earshot


of Christendom. If Sam is wrong, nothing will change
and the church will continue its downward slide into
a remnant. If Sam is right, the church is uniquely and

B I SAC

powerfully poised to reach the world.

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN MINISTRY / MISSIONS

224 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-4436-4, $17.00, W

Many people have given up on the church. But


that doesnt mean that theyve given up on God or
Christianity. In many cases, it was merely that local
church congregations were not the best context for
missional people to live out their sense of Gods call.
The good news is that God is raising up vibrant
movements of Christians in a vast array of vocations
around the world: disciple-making ministries, missions,
relief and development, social activism, advocacy and

HUGH HALTER, author of The Tangible Kingdom

much more. These are all strategic ways to live for the
kingdomin venues beyond the local church.
Mission leader Sam Metcalf shows how God has worked
through entrepreneurial individuals and organizations
to cross cultural barriers, renew secular societies and
transform the nations with the power of the gospel. He
gives biblical foundations for missional movements,
showing that what has often been called parachurch
is an equally valid manifestation of the church.

SA M M E TCA L F is president of CRM, a worldwide ministry focused on pioneering new ground


among the unreached and unchurched, bringing lasting transformation among the poor and
mobilizing the church for mission. He also coordinates CoNext, a global partnership of CRM-like
entities in eleven nations. Sam holds a masters degree from the School of Intercultural Studies
at Fuller Seminary and a doctorate from the Fuller School of Theology.

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Over 10 Million LifeGuides Sold

FEATURES & BENEFITS

LiSteninG
tO GOd

More than 120 titles available!

Over 15 million LifeGuides sold!

10 sessions include helpful notes for group


leaders

Convenient workbook format for groups or


individuals

Field-tested by individuals and groups prior


to publication

10 studies f o r in dividuals or gro ups

Carolyn nystrom

CONTENTS
Getting the Most Out of
Listening to God

6. Responsibility of a
God-Listener

1. The God Who


Speaks

7. Listening to
Understand

2. Listening to the
God Who Hears

8. Holy Help in
Listening

3. Listening to the
God of Covenant

9. Listening as SelfDiscipline

4. Listening to God
when All is Lost

10. Listening as Ears of


the Church

5. Listening as
Worship

Notes for Leaders

A L i f eG u i d e

LifeGuide
BIBLE STUDIES

B i b l e S t u d y

B I SAC

RELIGION / BIBLICAL STUDIES / BIBLE STUDY GUIDES

64 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-3110-4, $9.00, WEU

Does God hear us? Does God speak? How can we connect
with God when all seems to be lost? What is our role in
listening? Through exploring both biblical characters
and teaching, the ten sessions in this LifeGuide Bible
Study help us understand how to seek and find an ever
deeper dialogue with God.

With tasteful icebreakers, solid biblical content and


reliable leaders notes, LifeGuide Bible Studies have
been a standby for small group leaders since 1985. Got a
Bible and a LifeGuide? Youre ready to lead.

CA R O LY N N YST R O M (MA, Wheaton College) has written more than eighty books, Bible study
guides and childrens titles. She served as general editor for the Christian Classics series and
she coauthored Guard Us, Guide Us and Praying with theologian J. I. Packer, and Before I Was Born
(Gods Design for Sex) with Sandra Speidel. In addition to actively serving in her church and
community, she has been a foster parent, an elementary schoolteacher and a book editor.
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wendy elizabeth chapin

FEATURES & BENEFITS

facingthe talk

facingthe talk

Models how to establish an open


relationship with our children

Includes the authors frank reflections about


her conversations with her daughters

Helps readers process their own sexual


history and how that might color
conversations with their daughters

Includes an appendix of key resources for


teaching biblical perspectives on sexuality

CONTENTS
1. Learning to Talk

8. Fear Factor

2. The How-To Sex Talk

9. Overcoming Fear and


Shame

chapin

3. Talking Topics: Ages


Nine to Twelve
4. Where Did My Little
Girl Go?
5. Back Story

C O N V E R S AT I O N S W I T H M Y

6. The How-Not-To Sex


Talk

FOUR DAUGHTERS ABOUT SEX

7. Talking Topics: Ages


Thirteen to Seventeen

Appendix A: Resources for


the Talks
Appendix B: Sexual Abuse
and Violence Against
Women
Appendix C: Talking Topics
Notes

With grace and humility Elizabeth tells an inspiring


story of a mom who set out to intentionally talk with
her daughters about sex and sexuality. . . . Elizabeth
shows us a mother who pays attention, who hopes
her daughters make different choices than she did and

B I SAC

who will love them no matter what choices they make.

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN LIFE / FAMILY

192 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-4322-0, $16.00, WPD

What are we teaching our daughters about sex?


Our girls are bombarded with sexual messagesat
school, through social media, in movies, songs and
advertising, and so on. How are we helping them process
these messages? At what age should we start talking
about sex? Most importantly, how do we empower them
to make wise choices about their bodies and learn to
take care of themselves in a world that can feel very
unsafe?

LISA GRAHAM McMINN, author of Growing Strong Daughters

Not a typical how to parenting book, these pages


inspire and encourage us to have conversations about
sex with our girls that will prepare them to make healthy,
wise and informed choices. Wendy Elizabeth Chapin is a
professor and a mom of four who is open about all her
missteps as a parent. She shows us how she has been
able to offer her girls not just a set of rules about sex, but
an alternative imagination, a reframing of what Western
media culture defines sex to be.

W E N DY E L I Z A B E T H C H A P I N (MA, George Fox University) is a writer and speaker based in


Kenmore, Washington, where she lives with her husband and four daughters. She is pursuing
graduate work in the intersection of religion, gender and technology at the University of
Washington and is an adjunct faculty member at George Fox Evangelical Seminary, where
she teaches courses on evangelism and leadership.

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Shows how weakness is overcome by love


through reflection on 1 Corinthians 13

Each chapter concludes with a spiritual


leadership audit

Shows how God redeems specific weaknesses

Includes stories and illustrations from a


breadth of Christian ministry contexts

CONTENTS
Introduction: An Invitation
to Discover Strength in
Weakness
1. Impatience Isnt a
Virtue

10. Pitfalls of Needing to


be Wanted

4. The Tight Grip of Pride


and Close-fisted Greed

11. When Hope Waxes


and Wanes
12. No Pain Is Ever Wasted
13. Befriending
Brokenness and
Inviting Redemption

Macchia

3. Is It Ever Acceptable
to Have a Competitive
Spirit?

6. Is an Independent
Spirit in Your Veins
and Arteries?

8. The Truth Always Sets


Us Free
9. When Fear and Worry
Ensnare a Heart

2. When Envy and


Jealousy Ransack the
Mind

5. The Maddening
Manipulation of Self
and Others

7. The Destructive Power


of Unbridled Anger

Stephen A. Macchia

BROKEN A ND WHOLE

FEATURES & BENEFITS

A Leaders Path to
Spiritual Transformation

Benediction: Broken and


Whole

Thank you for writing this important piece for leaders.

EUGENE PETERSON

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN LIFE / SPIRITUAL GROWTH

220 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-4606-1, $16.00, WPD

In his nearly four decades of pastoral, parachurch and


nonprofit ministry leadership Steve Macchia has come
to understand his own brokenness. He writes:
Ive experienced great success and a few embarrassing
failures. Ive considered myself effective and Ive watched
myself tire into utter exhaustion. . . . As much as I like to
view myself as a good or even a very good leader, Im
more truthfully a blessed and broken leader, one who is
daily in need of being restored and renewed, refreshed
and redeemed by the Spirit of God who resides in me.

In these pages Steve offers the gifts of love found in


1 Corinthians 13 as the antidote to our brokenness,
writing with personal transparency from his own
experience. Each chapter concludes with a powerful
spiritual assessment tool to use in reflecting on our own
leadership strengths and weaknesses. By embracing
and befriending our own brokenness we can find true
wholeness in Gods strength. In these pages you will
discover a new way to live in freedom and joy.

ST E P H E N A . M ACC H I A (DMin, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) is founder and


president of Leadership Transformations, Inc., and is the director of the Pierce Center for
Disciple-Building at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Previously, Macchia served for
fourteen years as president of Vision New England. He is the author of ten books, including
Becoming a Healthy Church and Crafting a Rule of Life.
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128 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches,


978-0-8308-4611-5, $15.00, W

128 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches,


978-0-8308-4612-2, $15.00, W

If youre tired of substitutes and want to go for


the real thing, if you are ready to experience deep
levels of companionship and connection, then
Surrender to Love is for you.

David Benner guides us to a place of wisdom


and devotion with this beautiful book. With
empathy and insight he demonstrates that
the two great tasks of lifeknowing God and
knowing ourselvesconverge into a single
adventure as we are drawn into the arms
of our loving God.

G A RY J. OL I V E R ,

John Brown University, executive director,


The Center for Relationship Enrichment

MARK R. McMINN,

Wheaton College, author of Why Sin Matters

BESTSELLING SERIES
from D A V I D B E N N E R
Three spiritual formation favorites
from David Benner
150,000 copies sold combined
Expanded edition of each book
includes an experiential discussion
guide for individuals or groups

DAVID G. BEN N ER is an in-

ternationally known depth psychologist, transformational coach and author


whose life passion has been helping
people walk the human path in a deeply
spiritual way and the spiritual path in a
deeply human way. Some of his books include
Presence and Encounter, Spirituality and the Awakening Self,
Sacred Companions and Soulful Spirituality.

144 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches,


978-0-8308-4613-9, $15.00, W

David G. Benner has done it again! Desiring


Gods Will is the perfect capstone for one of the
finest trilogies of Christian spiritual formation
that has ever been written. I recommend it
for any serious seeker who desires for his or
her heart to resonate in perfect pitch
with the heart of God.
G A R Y W. M O O N ,

vice president for spiritual development,


Psychological Studies Institute

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN LIFE / SPIRITUAL GROWTH

David Benner never disappoints. He


is intelligent without being academic,
psychologically astute without being trendy,
spiritually profound without being pious. He
clearly knows the landscape from which he
dares to speak.
RICHARD ROHR,

Center for Action and Contemplation,


Albuquerque, New Mexico

O CTO
ER 201
5 5
DECBEMBE
R 201

S P I R I T UA L D I S C I P L I N E S

Adele Ahlberg Calhoun

SPIRITUAL
DISCIPLINES
H A N D B O O K
Practices That Transform Us

H A N D B O O K

REVISED AND EXPANDED EDITION

FEATURES & BENEFITS


Revised and expanded edition of a bestseller

Includes a new preface, thirteen new


disciplines and a new appendix on icons

Digital edition calculates results for what


discipline would most meet the readers
current formation needs and desires

CONTENTS
Preface to the Revised
Edition

Appendix 3: Suggestions
for Spiritual Mentors

The Spiritual Disciplines


and Desires

Appendix 4: Using
Spiritual Disciplines
Handbook with Small
Groups

Introduction: Discovering
Your Desire
Part 1: Worship

Appendix 5: Names for


Worshiping God

Part 2: Open Myself to


God

Appendix 6: One Anothers

Part 3: Relinquish the


False Self

Calhoun

Part 4: Share My Life with


Others
Part 5: Hear Gods Word
Part 6: Incarnate the Love
of Christ
Part 7: Pray
Acknowledgments
Appendix 1: Spiritual
Growth Planner

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN LIFE / SPIRITUAL GROWTH

352 pages, paperback, 7 x 10 inches, 978-0-8308-4605-4, $22.00, W

Maybe you long for a more intimate prayer life or deeper


insight from Gods Word but just dont know how to get
there. Or maybe you want to learn about new spiritual
disciplines like visio divina, unplugging or attentiveness.
In Spiritual Disciplines Handbook Adele Calhoun gives
us directions for our continuing journey toward
intimacy with Christ. While the word discipline may
make us want to run and hide, the author shows how
desires and discipline work together to lead us to the

Appendix 2: A Series on
Spiritual Disciplines for
the Congregation

Appendix 7: Postures for


Prayer
Appendix 8: Spending Time
with God
Appendix 9: Suggestions
for Fasting Prayer for the
Church
Appendix 10: Seasons,
Stages and Ages of
Transformation

O CTO B ER 201 5

Glossary
Bibliography
Index of Spiritual
Disciplines

transformation were longing forthe transformation


only Christ can bring. Instead of just giving information
about spiritual disciplines, this handbook is full of
practical, accessible guidance that helps you actually
practice them.
With over 80,000 copies in print, this well-loved catalog
of seventy-five disciplines has been revised throughout
and expanded to include thirteen new disciplines along
with a new preface by the author.

A D E L E A H L B E RG CA L H O U N (MA, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) has worked in


Christian ministry for over forty years and is currently copastor, with her husband, Doug, of
Redeemer Community Church in Needham, Massachusetts. A retreat speaker and trained
spiritual director, she has taught courses at Wheaton College and Northern Seminary. She is
also the author of Invitations from God and the coauthor of True You.
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THROUGH THE YEAR

Being close to God means communicating with himtelling him what is


on our hearts in prayer and understanding what he is saying to us. The
second half of this conversation is so importantand so difficult. How do
we hear God?

Compiled and Edited by

JAN JOHNSON

HEARING

W I LLAR D

In these daily devotionals Dallas Willard helps us understand how we can


know the voice of God and act on it. Now in a new format with an expanded
introduction, this classic provides daily Scripture readings and suggestions
for prayer, journaling and reflection to draw you into Gods presence. You
may be surprisedand even transformedby what you discover.

B I SAC

HEARING G OD

HE ARI N G GO D T H RO U G H T H E Y E A R

DALLAS
WILLARD

GOD
THROUGH THE YEAR
A 3 6 5 - D AY D E V O T I O N A L

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN LIFE / DEVOTIONAL

336 pages, paperback, 5 x 7 inches, 978-0-8308-4616-0, $16.00, WEA

DA L L AS W I L L A R D (19352013) was a professor in the School of Philosophy at the University of Southern


California in Los Angeles for over forty years. A highly influential author and teacher, Willard was as
celebrated for his enduring writings on spiritual formation as he was for his scholarship. His books include
The Divine Conspiracy, The Spirit of the Disciplines, Hearing God, Renovation of the Heart and others. His books have
received numerous Christianity Today Annual Book Awards and other recognitions.

JA N UA RY 2 0 1 6

R EV IS ED
R EL EA S E D AT E
JA N U A R Y 2 0 16

DISASTE R M I N I ST RY H A N D B O O K
When floods or tornadoes devastate an area, or when shootings and
violence shock a community, people turn to local churches as centers for
response and assistance. But few churches plan in advance for what they
should dountil the storm hits.

Jamie D. Aten and David M. Boan

Disaster
Ministry
HanDbook
How to prepare your congregation for crisis response
Concrete ways to minister to your community
Practical guidance for physical, emotional and spiritual care
Resources and worksheets for emergency preparedness

Dont get caught unprepared. Jamie Aten and David Boan, codirectors
of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute, provide this practical guide for
disaster preparedness. Filled with resources for emergency planning and
crisis management, this book helps local congregations prepare for the
unthinkable, provide relief to survivors, care for the vulnerable and help
communities recover.

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN MINISTRY / PASTORAL RESOURCES

208 pages, paperback, 7 x 10 inches, 978-0-8308-4122-6, $19.00, W

JA M I E D . AT E N (PhD, Indiana State University)


is the codirector of the Humanitarian Disaster
Institute. He teaches psychology at Wheaton
College and previously served as assistant
director of the Katrina Research Center.

DAV I D M . B OA N (PhD, Biola University) is


associate professor of psychology at Wheaton
College and leads basic and applied research
on international relief efforts as codirector
of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute.
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JON ATH AN BEN Z with KR I S T I N A R OBB- D OVER

FEATURES & BENEFITS

BE NZ

THE RECOVERY-MINDED CHURCH

THE
RECOVERY-MINDED
CHURCH

Presents practical tools and practices to


become a recovery-friendly community

Reveals insights from focus group surveys


of one hundred pastors and lay leaders

Includes small group discussion guide and


one-hour workshop curriculum

CONTENTS
Introduction
Section 1: Tools for
Loving People With
Addictions
1. Responding to
Addiction
2. The Intervention
3. Myths About
Addiction
Section 2: Tools for
Creating a RecoveryFriendly Church

Loving and Ministering to


People with Addiction

4. Cultivating a

Culture of LongTerm Sobriety


5. Ending the Shame
6. The Practice of
Attentive Listening
7. The Practice of
Healing
Conclusion
Acknowledgments
An Appendix of
Resources for
Ministry
Bibliography

I believe the recovery community has a lot to teach


the church, and the church has a lot to offer the
recovery community. . . . Jonathan Benz and Kristina
Robb-Dover offer a challenging, inspiring and
eminently practical guide for becoming a prodigal
churcha hope-full community where the grace of

B I SAC

God brings healing.


RELIGION / CHRISTIAN MINISTRY / COUNSELING & RECOVERY

176 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-4125-7, $16.00, WPD

You want to have vibrant and healthy relationships


with those who struggle with addiction in your church
and community. But you find yourself wondering
how to meet their needs in a wise, helpful and Godhonoring way.
The Recovery-Minded Church addresses the pressing
questions you are facing in ministering to those with
addictions. Here you will discover a clinically informed,
biblical and theological framework to love the addicts

J O N AT H A N B E N Z is a clinician, speaker, ordained


minister and certified addictions professional
who serves as the program director of the Three
Strands Christian addiction treatment program
at The Recovery Place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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SEAN GLADDING, author of The Story of God, the Story of Us


and Ten

in your midst and also practical tools to help you


succeed in doing so, including discussion questions
after each chapter for use in small group settings.
God desires to welcome his prodigal children with open
arms and a spirit of celebration. We need to reflect this
same kind of grace and mercy in our ministry to those
with addictions, to move our churches from being
recovery-resistant to recovery-minded.

K R I S T I N A R O B B - D OV E R is a writer and
minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
As a featured columnist with the online
magazine Beliefnet, she writes regularly at
her blog Fellowship of Saints and Sinners.

B ER1 420 1 5
O CTON BOVEERM 20

M A N D Y

S M I T H

Foreword by D A V I D

FEATURES & BENEFITS


Shows how transparency and weakness


accomplish effective ministry

Drawn from personal experience and


pastoral expertise

Includes discussion guide

THE
VULNERABLE
PASTOR

SELECTIONS FROM CONTENTS


Part 3: Practicing in Public:
Vulnerability with an
Audience

Part 1: Getting Over


Ourselves: Vulnerability
with God

H A N S E N

Part 2: Being True to


Ourselves: Vulnerability
Behind the Scenes

I truly tell you that The Vulnerable Pastor resonated


with the core of my being. It not only made being a pastor
possible again, it made being a pastor wonderful.

DAVID FITCH, author of Prodigal Christianity


Smith is not. . . . Her voice is like a breath of fresh air
in an airtight, stuffy room. This isnt a book just for

S M I T H

A vulnerable pastor is often an oxymoron. Mandy

H O W H U M A N L I M I TAT I O N S
EMPOWER OUR MINISTRY

pastors but for all of us who want to be real with


ourselves, others and God.

RUTH GRAHAM, author of In Every Pew Sits a Broken Heart


In todays ministry culture, fraught with the perception
of

perfection,

Mandy

offers

pastors

refreshing

permission to be human. But most refreshing of all,


she doesnt just write about her message. She does
what the most effective authors doshe lives it too.

J.R. BRIGGS, pastor, author of Fail

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN CHURCH / LEADERSHIP

224 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-4123-3, $16.00, W

Often as pastors we feel like we need to project strength


and competency in order to minister effectively. Thats
why we go to conferences and emulate the latest
superstars. But deep down, we know our own limitations,
our weaknesses, our faults. We fear that if people knew
who we really are, wed be disqualified from ministry.

shows how vulnerability shapes ministry, through our


spiritual practices and relationships, influencing our
preaching, teaching and even the nuts and bolts of the
daily schedule. Understanding our human constraints
makes our ministry more sustainable and guards us
against disillusionment and burnout.

Not so. Mandy Smith unpacks the biblical paradox that


Gods strength is revealed through our human weakness.
Transparently describing her pastoral journey, Smith

We dont have to have it all together. God has called us


to lead not as demigods, but as humans, so the world
can see that the church is a place for humans like them.

M A N DY S M I T H , originally from Australia, is lead pastor of University Christian Church, a


campus and neighborhood congregation with its own fair-trade caf in Cincinnati, Ohio.
She is a regular contributor to Leadership Journal and PARSE and the author of Making a Mess
and Meeting God. She is also the creator of The Collect, a citywide trash-to-art project. Mandy
and her husband live with their two kids in a little house where the teapot is always warm.

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JANUA RY 201 6
B OL S ING ER

T OD B OL SING ER

CANO E ING
the

CANOEING the MOUNTAINS

MOU N TA IN S

CHRISTIAN
LEADERSHIP IN
UNCHARTED TERRITORY

FEATURES & BENEFITS


Presents a new and bold vision for


leadership in a post-Christian age

Engaging, narrative-driven content

Written by an experienced ministry and


executive leader

Offers unique, practical leadership tools


and strategies

CONTENTS
1. Seminary Didnt
Prepare Me for This

9. Dont Just Do
Something, Stand
There

2. Adventure or Die

10. The Mission Trumps

3. A Leadership Model
for Uncharted
Territory

11. Take a Good Look


into the Coffin

Uncharted Territory

On the Map Skill Set

Relationships and
Resistance

4. Competence and
Credibility

12. Gus and Hal Go to


Church

5. Preparing for the


Unknown

13. Et Tu, Church?

6. Eating Strategy for


Breakfast

14. How a Nursing


Mother Saved
America

Leading off the Map


7. Navigating the
Geography of
Reality

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN CHURCH / LEADERSHIP

240 pages, paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 978-0-8308-4126-4, $17.00, WPD

Explorers Lewis and Clark had to adapt. While they had


prepared to find a waterway to the Pacific Ocean, instead
they found themselves in the Rocky Mountains. You too
may feel that you are leading in a cultural context you
were not expecting. You may even feel that your training
holds you back more often than it carries you along.
Drawing from his extensive experience as a pastor and
consultant, Tod Bolsinger brings decades of expertise in

8. How My Italian
Grandfather Was
Killing Me

Transformation

15. The End of Our


Exploring
Epilogue: Taking the Hill
with Grandma
Notes

guiding churches and organizations through uncharted


territory. He offers a combination of illuminating insights
and practical tools to help you reimagine what effective
leadership looks like in our rapidly changing world.
If youre going to scale the mountains of ministry, you
need to leave behind canoes and find new navigational
tools. Reading this book will set you on the right course
to lead with confidence and courage.

TO D B O L S I N G E R (PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary) is the vice president for vocation and
formation and assistant professor of practical theology at Fuller Theological Seminary. He
serves as an executive coach for corporate, nonprofit, educational and church organizations
in transformational leadership. He has also served as senior pastor of San Clemente
Presbyterian Church and associate pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood.

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N OV E M B ER 20 1 5

J. D. P A Y N E

FEATURES & BENEFITS


A concise, practical resource for church
planting teams to work through together

Shows how vibrant new churches are


birthed out of new disciples

Written with a missionary mindset, for


either domestic or overseas contexts

7. Church
Multiplication Cycle

Preface
Introduction
1. What Is Church
Planting?

8. Methods

2. Hows Your
Ecclesiology?

10. Pastoral
Development

3. Practices of Team
Members

11. Strategy
Development

4. Pathway to Planting

12. Ethical Guidelines

5. Stages of Planting

Conclusion

6. Planned Role
Changes

Acknowledgments

9. Where to Begin?

APOSTOLIC CHURCH PLANTING

CONTENTS

PAYNE

APOSTOLIC
CHURCH
PLANTING
B I RTH I N G
N EW C H U R C H ES
FR O M N EW B ELI EV ER S

Church planting must always be grounded in


evangelismreaching people who are not yet Christians
with the gospel. . . . This book clearly articulates a
model of true church planting and calls us to fulfill its
biblical mandate. Read it and be challenged!

JEFF IORG, president, Golden Gate Seminary

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN CHURCH / GROWTH

128 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-4124-0, $15.00, WPD

Church planting is not just about gathering new


communities of people who are already Christians. In
the book of Acts, church plants begin with sharing the
gospel. Planting churches flows naturally out of making
disciples.
Pastor J. D. Payne explains the process and stages of
church planting, with biblical foundations and practical
steps for planting teams. He provides a pathway for the
multiplication of disciples, leaders and churches. Here

are church planting strategies and activities that are


simple, highly reproducible and can be participated in by
ordinary team members, not just by charismatic leaders.
This guide can be used for planting in contexts among
any given people group, domestically or internationally.
It is an ideal resource for teams to work through together
as they follow Gods call in their community.

J . D . PAY N E (PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) serves as the pastor of church
multiplication for The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Alabama. He has pastored
churches in Kentucky and Indiana and served as a seminary professor for a decade. He is
a national missionary with North American Mission Board and has written books such as
Discovering Church Planting, Evangelism, Missional House Churches and Strangers Next Door.
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JANUA RY 201 6

THE NEXT WORSHIP

FEATURES & BENEFITS

foreword by

Mark Labberton

Sandra Maria Van Opstal

A compelling vision for multiethnic worship


by a leading practitioner

Practical resources for planning services


and training worship leaders

Examples and case studies from various


churches and communities

CONTENTS
Foreword by Mark
Labberton

G LO R I F YI N G GO D

Introduction
1. Tension at the Table
2. The Myth of Normal
Worship

Van Opstal

I N A D I VER SE WO RLD

6. Its Not Just the


Food: Components of
Multiethnic Worship
7. Guess Whos Coming
to Dinner: Creating
Culture Change

3. Reconciliation

8. Master Chef: Training


Worship Leaders

4. Hosting Well (Shared


Leadership)

Epilogue: North Park


University

5. Designing Your Menu:


Models of Diverse
Worship

Appendix

Drawing on years of creative leadership in a variety


of contexts, Sandra Van Opstal offers us testimonies,
tools and insights to inform the next steps in our
own journeys of growth and sanctification. May God
use this book to break down barriers and strengthen
intercultural bonds of many worshiping communities!

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN RITUALS & PRACTICE / WORSHIP & LITURGY

176 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-4129-5, $18.00, WPD

What happens when a diverse church glorifies the


global God?
Pioneering worship leader Sandra Maria Van Opstal is
known for crafting worship that embodies the global,
multiethnic body of Christ. But leading worship in
multicultural contexts can be a crosscultural experience
for everybody. Likening diverse worship to a sumptuous
banquet, she shows how worship leaders can set the
table and welcome worshipers from every tribe and

JOHN WITVLIET, Calvin Institute of Christian Worship,


Calvin College and Calvin Theological Seminary

tongue. Van Opstal provides biblical foundations for


multiethnic worship, with practical tools and resources
for planning services that reflect Gods invitation for all
peoples to praise him.
When multiethnic worship is done well, the church
models reconciliation and prophetic justice, heralding
Gods good news for the world. Enter into the praise of
our king, and let the nations rejoice!

SA N D R A M A R I A VA N O P STA L is a Chicago-born, second-generation Latina and a leading


practitioner of multiethnic worship. She served as the worship director for the Urbana Student
Missions Conference and has led worship for the Willow Creek Association, the Christian
Community Development Association and the Evangelical Covenant Church. She is a pastor
at the Grace and Peace Community in Chicago and is the author of The Mission of Worship.

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The following pages


feature this seasons
releases from the IVP
Academic line. These
books hold value not only
for the classroom but
also for the pastors shelf
and the library of any
thoughtful Christian.

FEB RUARY 201 6

PHILOSOPHY

D O U G L AS G R O OTHUIS

IN SEVEN SENTENCES

PHILOSOPHY
IN SEVEN
SENTENCES

P H I LO SO PHY IN SEV EN SEN TEN CES


A Small Introduction to a Vast Topic
Philosophy is not a closed club or a secret society. Its for anyone who
thinks big questions are worth talking about.
In this lively introduction, Douglas Groothuis upacks seven short yet
pivotal sentences from the history of Western philosophy, including key
ideas from Protagoras, Socrates, Aristotle, Augustine, Descartes, Pascal
and Kierkegaard. And since every philosopher has a story, not just a series
of ideas, Groothuis also offers a bit of each ones life to set the stage.

B I SAC

G RO OTHUIS

A SMALL
INTRODUCTION
TO A VAST TOPIC

RELIGION / PHILOSOPHY

144 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-4093-9, $16.00, WPD

D O U G L AS G R O OT H U I S (PhD, Philosophy, University of Oregon) is professor


of philosophy at Denver Seminary in Denver, Colorado. He has written
several books including Truth Decay, Deceived by the Light, Jesus in an Age of
Controversy and Christian Apologetics.

NOVEMB E R 201 5

H OW TO READ JOB
We often turn to the book of Job when we encounter suffering. But what
if the book is not only about Jobs suffering? Written by two respected
commentators, this matchless guide to reading and appreciating the
book of Job covers all relevant aspectsliterary, historical, theological and
hermeneuticalfor the student, teacher and busy pastor.

B I SAC

RELIGION / BIBLICAL STUDIES / WISDOM LITERATURE

192 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-4089-2, $18.00, WPD

How to Read Series

32

J O H N H . WA LTO N (PhD, Hebrew

T R E M P E R LO N G M A N I I I (PhD, Yale

Union College) is professor of Old


Testament at Wheaton College and
Graduate School. His books include
The Lost World of Scripture, The NIV
Application Commentary: Job and The
IVP Bible Background Commentary:
Old Testament.

University) is Robert H. Gundry


Professor of Biblical Studies
at Westmont College in Santa
Barbara, California. His books
include How to Read Genesis, How to
Read the Psalms, How to Read Proverbs
and Old Testament Essentials.

FA I T H O N T H E ROA D
A Short Theology of Travel & Justice
The Bible is a story about people on the road, and Christianity is a faith always on the
move, seeking to follow the Jesus who kept traveling from town to town proclaiming Gods
reign. In this short but profound book, Joerg Rieger reflects on how Christian faith reorients
how we think about and practice traveling.

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN LIFE / SOCIAL ISSUES

144 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-4096-0, $18.00, W


AVAILABLE DECEMBER 2015

T H EOLOGY AS D I SCIP LES HIP


In this fresh and engaging text, Keith Johnson examines how the discipline of theology
not only leads to discipleship, but is itself a way of following after Christ in faith. Unlike
other introductions that overview doctrines according to the Apostles Creed, Johnson
presents theology by describing the Christian lifebeing in Christ, hearing Gods Word
and sharing the mind of Christ.

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY / SYSTEMATIC

224 pages, paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 978-0-8308-4034-2, $20.00, WPD


AVAILABLE DECEMBER 2015

M O DE R N O RT H O D OX T H I N KER S
From the Philokalia to the Present Day
Andrew Louth introduces us to twenty key Orthodox thinkers from the last two centuries.
The colorful characters, poets and thinkers included range from Romania, Serbia, Greece,
England, France and also include exiles from Communist Russia. The book concludes
with an illuminating chapter on Metropolitan Kallistos and the theological vision of the
Philokalia.

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN CHURCH / HISTORY

416 pages, paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 978-0-8308-5121-8, $35.00, WJK


AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 2015

AM ER I CAN EXCEPTIO NA LIS M A ND C IVIL RELIG IO N


Reassessing the History of an Idea
The idea of Americas special place in history has been a guiding light for centuries. With
thoughtful insight, John D. Wilsey traces the concept of exceptionalism, including its
theological meaning and implications for civil religion. This careful history considers not
only the abuses of the idea but how it can also point to constructive civil engagement and
human flourishing.

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIANITY / HISTORY

240 pages, paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 978-0-8308-4094-6, $22.00, WPD


AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 2015

33

T H EOLOGY AND THE MIRRO R O F S C RIPTURE


Theology and the
Mirror of Scripture

Daniel J. Treier and


Kevin J. Vanhoozer

Theology and the


Mirror of Scripture
A Mere Evangelical Account

A Mere Evangelical Account


In this inaugural volume in the Studies in Christian Doctrine and Scripture,
Daniel J. Treier and Kevin J. Vanhoozer set forth a programmatic proposal for
evangelical theology, rooted in the claim that the churchs vocation is to mirror
the witness of Scripture in its doctrine and discipleship. Such mere evangelical
theology will be an exercise in Christian wisdom for the purpose of building up
the fellowship of saints.

Treier and
Vanhoozer

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY / GENERAL

280 pages, paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 978-0-8308-4076-2, $26.00, WPD


StudieS in
ChriStian
doCtri ne
SCripture

AVAILABLE DECEMBER 2015

aa n
n dd

Studies in Christian
Doctrine and Scripture

This collection of essays explores the legacy of Lesslie Newbigins classic work, The
Gospel in a Pluralist Society, critically analyzing the nature of Western pluralism and
discussing the influence of Newbigins work on the field of missiology. By looking
backward, this first installment in the Missiological Engagements series advances
a vision for Christian witness in the pluralistic world of the twenty-first century.

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN MINISTRY / MISSIONS

240 pages, paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 978-0-8308-5094-5, $28.00, WPD

SCOTT W. SUNQUIST
and AMOS YONG

THE GOSPEL AND


P L U R A L I S M T O D AY
Reassessing Lesslie Newbigin
in the 21st Century

SUNQUST

and YONG

AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 2015

NEIT

THE GOSPEL AND PLURALISM TODAY

Reassessing Lesslie Newbigin in the 21st Century

MISSIOLOGICAL
ENGAGEMENTS

MISSIOLOGICAL
ENGAGEMENTS

T HE G O S P EL A N D PLUR AL I SM TODAY

Edited by

Missiological Engagements
N E W E X P LO RAT I O N S
IN THEOLOGY

THE REALITY OF GOD AND


HISTORICAL METHOD

T H E R EAL I T Y O F G O D A ND HISTO RICA L METHO D


THE REALITY
OF GOD AND
HISTORICAL
METHOD

Apocalyptic Theology in Conversation with N. T. Wright


Samuel Adams engages the classic problem of the relation between faith and
history from the perspective of apocalyptic theology in critical dialogue with the
work of N. T. Wright. In this first volume in the New Explorations in Theology, he
argues that historical and theological scholars must take into consideration, at a
methodological level, the reality of God that has invaded history in Jesus Christ.

APOCALYPTIC THEOLOGY I N
ADAMS

CONVERSATION WITH N. T. W R I G HT

S A M U E L V. A D A M S

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY / SOTERIOLOGY

288 pages, paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 978-0-8308-4914-7, $40.00, WPD


AVAILABLE DECEMBER 2015

New Explorations
in Theology

34

I D E NT I T Y A N D I D OL AT RY
The Image of God and Its Inversion
In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Richard Lints argues that idol language
in the Bible is a conceptual inversion of the image language of Genesis 1. He shows
how the narrative of human identity runs from creation to fall to redemption in Christ,
and examines the recent renaissance of interest in idolatry with its conceptual power to
explain the culture of desire.

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY / GENERAL

208 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches, 978-0-8308-2636-0, $22.00, WIV


AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 2015
New Studies in
Biblical Theology

WH O SH AL L ASCEN D THE MO UNTAIN O F THE LO RD?


A Biblical Theology of the Book of Leviticus
How can creatures made from dust become members of Gods household forever? In
this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Michael Morales explores the narrative
context, literary structure and theology of Leviticus, following its dramatic movement
from the tabernacle to the templeand from the earthly to the heavenly Mount Zion in
the New Testament.

B I SAC

RELIGION / BIBLICAL STUDIES / OLD TESTAMENT

320 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches, 978-0-8308-2638-4, $27.00, WIV


AVAILABLE JANUARY 2016
New Studies in
Biblical Theology

T HE U N CON T RO L L I NG LOVE OF GOD


An Open and Relational Account of Providence
The seemingly intractable debates over the problem of evil tend to assume a God of
unlimited power. Thomas Jay Oord argues that this concept is false, suggesting that we
need a new understanding of providence that can account for a world of both evil and
goodness. The God of perfect love in Scripture cannot be all-controllinginstead, God gives
freedom and agency to others.

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY / SYSTEMATIC

192 pages, paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 978-0-8308-4084-7, $22.00, W


AVAILABLE DECEMBER 2015

PART N ER S I N CH R I ST
A Conservative Case for Egalitarianism
When it comes to understanding what Scripture says about men and women, those on
both sides of the debate can and do marshal strong evidence from the Bible. Does the Bible
contradict itself then? Not so. John Stackhouse describes the single approach in Scripture
that guides us with clear direction and moves us beyond the impasse in this important
debate.

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN CHURCH / LEADERSHIP

208 pages, paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 978-0-8308-4081-6, $20.00, W


AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 2015

35

AN I N TROD UCTI ON TO THE O LD TESTAMENT


Exploring Text, Approaches & Issues
Enter the classroom of John Goldingay, one of todays premier biblical interpreters, and begin
the adventure of exploring the Bibles First Testament. More workbook than handbook, this
refreshing introduction to the Old Testament outfits you with basic knowledge, points out
the main approaches, outlines the primary issues and then sets you loose to explore the
terrain for yourself.

B I SAC

RELIGION / BIBLICAL CRITICISM & INTERPRETATION / OLD TESTAMENT

400 pages, casebound, 6 x 9 inches, 978-0-8308-4090-8, $40.00, WPD


AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 2015

GLO BA LCH U RCH


Reshaping Our Conversations, Renewing Our Mission, Revitalizing Our Churches
The missional church conversation has focused almost exclusively on Western thought at
the expense of hearing the voices of the global church. In this important book, Graham Hill
explores the missional themes and ideas of 103 indigenous and majority world Christians.
The future of the global churchincluding the churches of the Westexists in these global
exchanges.

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN MINISTRY / MISSIONS

480 pages, casebound, 6 x 9 inches, 978-0-8308-4085-4, $45.00, WPD


AVAILABLE JANUARY 2016

AN I N VI TATI ON TO ANALY TIC C HRISTIAN THEO LO GY


Analytic theology is a new and stimulating movement that uses the tools and methods
of philosophy to help us understand and articulate Christian doctrine. Thomas McCall
introduces us to analytic theology, explaining its connections to Scripture, Christian
tradition and culture, and calling the discipline to deeper engagement with the traditional
resources of the theological task.

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY / GENERAL

192 pages, paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 978-0-8308-4095-3, $22.00, WPD


AVAILABLE DECEMBER 2015

T HE CH U RCH
Gods Pilgrim People
From his roots in Africa, David Zac Niringiye takes us on the journey of a pilgrim people,
helping us appreciate what the church is at all times and in all places. This introduction
provides a biblical theology that tells the story of the people and promise of God through
Moses, of the kingdom of God in Christ, and work of his people by the Holy Spirit.

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY / ECCLESIOLOGY

201 pages, paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 978-0-8308-4075-5, $20.00, WEE


AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 2015

36

R E FO R M AT I O N R EA D I N GS OF PAUL
Explorations in History and Exegesis
In light of recent interest in whether the Protestant Reformers interpreted Paul
correctly, this edited volume enables a more careful reading of the Reformers
themselves. Edited by Michael Allen and Jonathan A. Linebaugh, each chapter
pairs a Reformer with a Pauline text and brings together historical theologians
and biblical scholars to examine these Reformation-era readings of Pauls letters.

B I SAC

RELIGION / BIBLICAL CRITICISM & INTERPRETATION / NEW TESTAMENT

336 pages, paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 978-0-8308-4091-5, $28.00, W


AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 2015

CROSSOVER P REAC HING


Intercultural-Improvisational Homiletics in Conversation
with Gardner C. Taylor
In our increasingly pluralistic and multicultural society, there is a need for preaching
that is capable of crossing cultural boundaries and engaging multiple contexts.
Jared Alcntaras exciting new work proposes an intercultural and improvisational
account of preaching in conversation with the legacy of Gardner C. Taylor.

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN MINISTRY / PREACHING

336 pages, paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 978-0-8308-3908-7, $35.00, W


AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 2015

Strategic Initiatives in
Evangelical Theology

T HE CH OS EN P EOP LE
Election, Paul and Second Temple Judaism
In this careful and provocative study, Chad Thornhill considers how Second Temple
understandings of election influenced key Pauline texts with sensitivity to social,
historical and literary factors. While Paul is able to move beyond ancient categories
of a collective view of election, Thornhill shows how he also follows these patterns.

B I SAC

RELIGION / BIBLICAL STUDIES / NEW TESTAMENT

336 pages, paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 978-0-8308-4083-0, $35.00, W


AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 2015

37

J. B. Lightfoot
the gospel of St. John
A Newly Discovered Com mentar y

T h e L i gh Tf o o T L e g acy S e T

Volu me 2

T H E GOSPEL O F ST. JO HN
A Newly Discovered Commentary
Recently discovered in the Durham Cathedral Library, J. B. Lightfoots commentary
on the Gospel of St. John is a landmark event of great significance to both church and
academy. Carefully transcribed and edited, these texts give us a new appreciation
for Lightfoots contributions to biblical scholarship. Included alongside the
commentary are Lightfoots long out-of-print essays on the historical reliability of
the Fourth Gospel.

B I SAC

RELIGION / BIBLICAL COMMENTARY / NEW TESTAMENT

384 pages, hardcover, 6 x 9 inches, 978-0-8308-2945-3, $40.00, WPD

Edited by

AVAILABLE DECEMBER 2015

Ben WiTheringTon iii


and Todd d. STiLL
Assisted by

JeaneTTe M. hagen
The Lightfoot Legacy Set

PSA LM S 17 2
This volume provides a diversity of Reformation-era commentary on the text of
Psalms 172, much of which appears for the first time in English here. Edited by
Herman Selderhuis, this volume in the Reformation Commentary on Scripture
series offers rich material for the theological and pastoral retrieval of Reformation
exegesis. Here are both familiar voices and lesser-known figures from a variety
of theological traditions, including Lutherans, Reformed, Radicals, Anglicans and
Roman Catholics.

B I SAC

Old Testament

VII

PSALMS i72

edited by

Herman J. Selderhuis

general editor

RELIGION / BIBLICAL COMMENTARY / OLD TESTAMENT

400 pages, hardcover, 7 x 10 inches, 978-0-8308-2957-6, $50.00, W


AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 2015

Timothy George
associate
general editor

Scott M. Manetsch

Reformation Commentary
on Scripture

R UT H

RU T H

L. Daniel Hawk undertakes a detailed narrative analysis of Ruth that goes beyond
the description of its content and stylistic features to illumine its deep structure
and use of metaphor. Informed by contemporary studies on ethnicity, this Apollos
Old Testament Commentary uncovers a work of remarkable sophistication that
employs a story of intermarriage to address opposing ideas of Israelite identity.

B I SAC

RELIGION / BIBLICAL COMMENTARY / OLD TESTAMENT

176 pages, hardcover, 6 x 9 inches, 978-0-8308-2525-7, $30.00, WIV


AVAILABLE OCTOBER 2015

Apollos Old Testament


Commentary

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T HE M ESSAGE OF

T HE M ESSAG E O F WOR SH I P
Christians have often been divided over the theology and practice of worship,
with differing views about spiritual gifts, the place of liturgy, the weight given to
whole-life worship, and the role and style of music. John Risbridgers Bible Speaks
Today volume seeks to establish common ground, following a loosely trinitarian
structure and showcasing a variety of voices in the Psalms.

WORSHIP
J OHN R ISBRIDGER
THE BIBLE
SPEAKS TODAY
BIBLE THEMES SERIES EDITOR

B I SAC

RELIGION / CHRISTIAN RITUALS & PRACTICE / WORSHIP & LITURGY

DEREK TIDBALL

288 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-2417-5, $20.00, WIV


AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 2015

The Bible Speaks Today


Bible Themes Series

T H E M ESSAG E O F JO SHUA

FIRTH

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Joshua

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DAVID G. FIRTH

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The Message of

The book of Joshua is action-packed but also troubling for contemporary readers:
Isnt there too much violence, and isnt this inconsistent with the rest of Scripture,
and the gospel? David Firths Bible Speaks Today volume contends that we must
read Joshua as part of Gods mission, which for much of the Old Testament centered
on Israel, but finds its ultimate focus in Jesus Christ.

Joshua

B I SAC

RELIGION / BIBLICAL COMMENTARY / OLD TESTAMENT

256 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 978-0-8308-2442-7, $18.00, WIV


AVAILABLE DECEMBER 2015

O
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T HE O L D T ESTAMEN T S ERI ES EDI T O R:

J. A. MOTYER

Fourth Edition, Now in Paperback


The Bible Speaks
Today Series

N E W T ESTA M EN T I NTROD UCTI ON


Donald Guthries New Testament Introduction has established itself as a benchmark
evangelical work since its first publication in 1971 and its revised edition decades
later. This widely acclaimed reference resource, now in paperback, offers
background information for each book of the New Testament and addresses
critical issues such as authorship, date of composition, literary structure and
cultural setting.

B I SAC

Donald Guthrie

New Testament
i n t ro D u c t i o n
fourth edition

RELIGION / BIBLICAL STUDIES / NEW TESTAMENT

1,161 pages, paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 978-0-8308-4086-1, $50.00, WIV


AVAILABLE APRIL 2016

Guthrie New Testament


Reference Set

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2 CORINTHIANS, REVISED EDITION


Pauls long, complicated history with the
Corinthian church culminates in this
ardent defense of Christian ministry
in general and of his own ministry in
particular. In this revised and expanded
commentary, Colin Kruse illuminates
Pauls contrast of the old and new covenants and his eloquent exposition of
the ministry of reconciliation.
288 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-4288-9,
$18.00 / IVP ACADEMIC

Missions expert David Sills charts the


global challenges confronting Christian
mission in the twenty-first century,
identifying ways practitioners can help
without hurting, reach oral learners,
conduct short-term missions, engage in
business as mission and more.
224 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-4430-2,
$17.00 / IVP books

THE ANALOGY OF FAITH

THE CULTIVATED LIFE

If God is transcendent, how can human


beings speak meaningfully about him?
The answer lies in analogy, which recognizes both similarity and dissimilarity
between God and our God-talk. In his
erudite study, Archie Spencer argues for
a christological account of analogy as the
answer to the problem of Gods speakability.

Sociology professor and spiritual director Susan Phillips walks us through our
circuslike cultural landscape to invite us
into a cultivated life of spirituality and
attentiveness. God extends to us an invitation to live in the garden of grace, and
these pages unfold the spiritual practices
that can lead us into a new and delightful
way of living.

384 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-4068-7,


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256 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-3598-0,


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BEAUTIFUL FEET

EFFECTIVE DISCIPLING IN MUSLIM


COMMUNITIES

Can women be effective witnesses for Jesus? Sometimes women feel like theyre
not cut out for evangelism, but Jessica
Fick shows how women can share their
faith in normal, everyday ways. With
specific aptitudes like empathy and vulnerability, God has created women with
beautiful feet to bring the good news of
Jesus to those around them.

Muslims who come to Christ face momentous spiritual, psychological and social obstacles that drive many to abandon
their faith. Missiologist Don Little draws
on New Testament principles, historical
practices and interviews with seasoned
disciplers to effectively disciple believers
from Muslim backgrounds.

192 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-4320-6,


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350 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-2470-0,


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BUSINESS ETHICS IN
BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVE

EXPLORING CHRISTOLOGY
& ATONEMENT

Michael Cafferky sets a new standard


with this comprehensive textbook from
a Christian perspective. Using twelve
biblical themes to evaluate contemporary ethical approaches and concerns,
he covers consumer behavior, management, accounting, marketing, corporate
responsibility and more.

The Scottish theologians John McLeod


Campbell, Hugh Ross Mackintosh and
Thomas F. Torrance were theologians
of reconciliation who emphasized the
reality of Gods redemptive grace in the
person and work of Jesus Christ. In this
magisterial treatment, Andrew Purves
unfolds the riches of their theology for
pastoral ministry today.

496 pages, casebound, 978-0-8308-2474-8,


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CHANGING WORLD,
UNCHANGING MISSION

272 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-4077-9,


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REC ENT R ELEAS ES

THE FAITHFUL CREATOR

INSIDE JOB

As Paul says in Romans, creation groans


for redemption. But can we trust God to
make all things new? In this scholarly
yet accessible text, Ron Highfield presents an overview of creation, providence
and the problem of evil, addressing the
question of human anxiety in the face of
suffering. Our faithful Creator promises a
glorious future for all creation.

Leaders work hard to succeed, but often


at the cost of their own souls. Stephen W.
Smith helps leaders set aside the lifedraining values of power and position and
instead explore the life-giving qualities of
building character. There is a better way
to live than the craziness of our driven
world. This is your invitation to journey
inside and do the work within your work.

400 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-4082-3,


$35.00 / IVP ACADEMIC

207 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-4428-9,


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FOOLS TALK

THE LOVE OF GOD

Our world is changing dramatically, yet


many Christians still rely on cookiecutter approaches to evangelism and
apologetics. In his magnum opus, Os
Guinness presents the art and power of
creative persuasionthe ability to talk
to people who are closed to what we are
saying. Discover afresh the persuasive
power of Christian witness.

Theology has constantly wrestled with


the nature of Gods love and what it
means for how God relates to the world.
In this comprehensive canonical theology of divine love, John C. Peckham argues
for an account that avoids the errors
of both voluntarist and experientialist
theologies and faithfully represents the
full biblical witness.

270 pages, hardcover, 978-0-8308-3699-4,


$22.00 / IVP BOOKS

352 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-4079-3,


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GOD OF JUSTICE

MAPPING YOUR ACADEMIC CAREER

Exploring the biblical narrative of justice


throughout Scripture, this twelve-session
curriculum from International Justice
Mission will help you and your church
bring freedom and reconciliation to those
in need. Prepare to have your heart and
mind engaged, to be instructed by Scripture, and to be mobilized as the hands
and feet of Jesus.

Experienced teacher Gary Burge identifies three cohorts or stages in the


academic career and explores the challenges, pitfalls and triumphs of each.
Based on a careers worth of experiences,
observations and insights, he leads academics to reflect on where they are, have
been and are headed in their professional lives.

125 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-1028-4,


$16.00 / IVP CONNECT

144 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-2473-1,


$16.00 / IVP ACADEMIC

IGNITE YOUR GENEROSITY

THE MESSAGE OF LAMENTATIONS

What does the Bible say about stewardship and giving? This twenty-one-day devotional will help you see your resources
of time, talents and treasures in a fresh,
God-honoring way, igniting your desire to
live generously and providing practical
guidance for you to do so. Discover the joy
that comes from a life of giving freely to
his plans and purposes.

The destruction of Jerusalem is the likely


setting for the book of Lamentations,
delivered from a place of unspeakable
pain in poetry of astonishing beauty and
intricacy. In this Bible Speaks Today volume, Christopher Wright shows that we
must not, and cannot, isolate Lamentations from the rest of the Bible.

80 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-4431-9,


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170 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-2441-0,


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OLD TESTAMENT THEOLOGY: ISRAELS GOSPEL

REDISCOVERING JESUS

In the first volume of his three-volume


Old Testament theology, John Goldingay is
closely attentive to the First Testaments
narrative, plot, motifs, tensions and subtleties. Telling the story of Israels gospel as a
series of divine acts, he gives readers fresh
and challenging perspectives on God and
Gods ways with Israel and the world.

Who is your Jesus? This textbook introduction gives an enjoyable and challenging
look at how we encounter Jesus in Scripture
and our culturefrom the New Testament to the gnostic gospels, historical Jesus
studies, Islam, Mormonism, Hollywood and
Americana. See Jesus truly and notice the
difference it makes for faith and life.

940 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-2494-6,


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272 pages, casebound, 978-0-8308-2472-4,


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OPENING TO GOD

RENEW YOUR LIFE

David Benner invites us to discover openness


to God as the essence of prayer, spirituality
and the Christian life. Using the four movements of lectio divina, Benner opens us to a
world of possibilities for communion with
God: praying with our senses, with imagination, with music and creativity, in contemplation, in service and much more.

If youve ever felt utterly exhausted by life


and longed to find a source of refreshment,
you are not alone. In Renew Your Life Pastor
Kai Nilsen points the way to the wellspring
of renewal in the Holy Spirit. Through
revitalizing spiritual practices, we find the
energy for creative life change in God.

180 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-3550-8,


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160 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-4604-7,


$16.00 / FORMATIO

PAULS THEOLOGY OF PREACHING

RETURN TO ME

Duane Litfin explores how Pauls theology of preaching can inform the churchs
preaching today. Through a detailed study
of 1 Corinthians 14, Litfin shows how Pauls
method of proclamation differed from
Greco-Roman rhetoric and how Pauline
preaching can be a model for the contemporary preaching task.

The theme of repentance is evident in almost every Old and New Testament corpus.
In this New Studies in Biblical Theology
volume, Mark Boda offers a comprehensive
overview of the theological witness of Scripture to the theme of repentance, a return to
intimate fellowship with the triune God, our
Creator and Redeemer.

400 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-2471-7,


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232 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-2637-7,


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PROPHETIC LAMENT

RUTH

The American church avoids lament, but lament is an essential component of Christian
faith. Soong-Chan Rahs prophetic exposition of Lamentations provides a biblical and
theological lens for examining the churchs
relationship with a suffering world. Hear the
prophets lament as the necessary corrective
for Christianitys future.

In the book of Ruth we meet not only Ruth


herself but also other significant players
who populate the drama: Naomi, Elim-elech, Mahlon, Kilion, Orpah and Boaz. In addition there are other unnamed characters:
a kinsman, reapers, elders and neighbors.
Like us, each of these characters needs the
Redeemer who is foreshadowed here.

224 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-3694-9,


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READ UP, VOLUME 2

SCRIPTURE AND COSMOLOGY

Whether your reading group is looking to


discuss contemporary issues, history, fiction
or memoirs, this discussion guide has you
covered with descriptions, discussion questions, author conversations or excerpts for
more than thirty thoughtful books. Bring
Read Up to your next book club and get the
conversation started.
96 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-5789-0,
$6.00 / IVP BOOKS

Kyle Greenwood introduces readers to ancient Near Eastern cosmology and the ways
the Bible speaks within that context. He then
traces the way the Bible was read through
Aristotelian and Copernican cosmologies and
discusses how its ancient conceptions should
be understood in light of Scriptures authority
and contemporary science.
304 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-4078-6,
$28.00 / IVP ACADEMIC

REC ENT R ELEAS ES

THE SOUL OF SHAME

UNBURDENED

Shame affects every aspect of our lives, but


God is telling a different story. Curt Thompson unpacks the soul of shame, revealing
its ubiquitous nature and neurobiological
roots while providing the theological and
practical tools necessary to dismantle
shame. Embrace healing as you find freedom from the messages that bind you.

As a male Christian leader, the question


is not whether you struggle with sexual
integrity, but how you struggle. Counselor
Michael Todd Wilson understands the challenges of sexual sin and temptation and
provides honest, grace-filled counsel drawn
from years spent helping men experience
hope and transformation.

256 pages, hardcover, 978-0-8308-4433-3,


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128 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-4432-6,


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SPIRITUALITY OF GRATITUDE

UNDERSTANDING GENDER DYSPHORIA

God invites us to enter into a world of


thankfulness at every moment in our lives
perhaps especially in the hard times. Come
and discover a spirituality of gratitude with
pastor and bestselling Korean author Joshua
Choonmin Kang in these fifty-two short
chapters that can be read in weekly sabbath
reflection or daily devotional use.

An expert on human sexuality, Mark


Yarhouse offers a Christian perspective of
transgender identity that eschews simplistic
answers, engages the latest research and
listens to peoples stories. This accessible
guide challenges Christians to rise above
the politics and come alongside individuals
navigating these issues.

160 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-4603-0,


$16.00 / FORMATIO

191 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-2859-3,


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STRUCTURED FOR MISSION

WE SPEAK

The existing ways of being the church are


no longer meaningful to many. How should
the church respond? Alan Roxburgh calls us
to see the underlying narratives that make
structures necessary and to experiment
with new ways of being the local church in
a changing world.

As Christians, we are all called to speak


outin our workplaces, our schools, our
neighborhoods. This devotional-style book,
along with its companion DVD, is designed
to be a complete church-wide curriculum
on evangelism.

192 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-4424-1,


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189 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-4425-8,


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80 minutes, DVD, 978-0-8308-4426-5,
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TALKING DOCTRINE

WOMEN & IDENTITY

A group of Mormon and evangelical scholars undertook a remarkable journey over


fifteen years to discuss differences and
investigate possible common ground in
their beliefs. With both candor and generosity, these essays reflect their thoughtful,
respectful and nuanced engagements.

We live only a small fraction of the lives


God has for us, circling around the demands of the present moment while God
whispers softly or even hollers for us to
harness our whole hearts. These studies follow the biblical themes as well as
the journeys of women embracing Gods
strength and wisdom to live whole lives.

256 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-4080-9,


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64 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-3108-1,


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TWO STEPS FORWARD

YOUR VOCATIONAL CREDO

The spiritual journey continues for Hannah,


Meg, Mara and Charissa, the characters we
met in the bestselling book Sensible Shoes.
Sometimes life feels like two steps forward
and one step back. Find your own spiritual journey reflected in the lives of these
women and discover the way forward.

Do you wonder what God has designed you


to do? Deborah Koehn Loyd helps you develop your personal vocational credo, using
unique tools and practical guidance to help
you discover how to live into your vocation.
She walks you through the transformational
journey of becoming the world-changer God
has intended you to be.

304 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-4318-3,


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Begin the Journey Toward Peace

TODAY

Brenda Salter McNeil is a legend. Shes one of the churchs greatest thinkers on
one of the worlds greatest challengesreconciliation. Fifty years ago Dr. King
lamented that the most segregated hour in the world is eleven oclock on
Sunday morning. Here is Dr. Salter McNeils plan to change that.
SHANE CLAIBORNE,

author, speaker, activist

F O R M O R E I N F O R M AT I O N S E E P A G E 4 .

Everybody Likes Jesus.

Dont They?

Mark Strauss provides a wonderful account of Jesus full of wit and wisdom that
shows that the meek and mild Jesus is Sunday school fiction. . . . Reading this
book could be like meeting Jesus for the first time.
M I C H A E L F. B I R D , Ridley College, Melbourne, Australia

F O R M O R E I N F O R M AT I O N S E E P A G E 1 2 .