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Creating Sacred Moments at Home
by Traci Smith
Faithful Families is brimming with easy, do-it-yourself ideas for transforming your family's everyday moments into sacred moments! Faithful Families helps you: connect faith to your family's everyday life; add family faith moments into your daily routine; learn new spiritual practices alongside your children; teach your children to appreciate religious diversity with time-tested non-Christian and Christian spiritual practices; respond to life's everyday challenges and opportunities with meaningful practicesFaithful Families is the perfect gift for Parents, Grandparents, Aunts and Uncles; Baptisms; Baby Showers; New Families; Christian educators and those they serve; Preschool Classes; and Godparents
New Worshiping Communities:
A Theological Exploration
by Vera White & Charles Wiley
What is the church to make of the many new expressions of worship springing up across the nation and the world? A gathering of academic theologians, New Worshiping Community practitioners, and leaders from within Presbyterian councils met at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary to start the conversation. New Worshiping Communities documents those discussions and provides theological and biblical foundations to the 1001 New Worshiping Communities movement in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Unafraid: Living with Courage
and Hope in Uncertain Times
by Adam Hamilton
Learn how to flourish as a beacon of hope and serenity in an anxious age! Drawing on the latest research, therapeutic insights, biblical principles, and his personal experiences, Hamilton helps you untangle the knots of fear and worry---and embrace Jesus' recurring advice: "Do not be afraid." Full of practical solutions to help you live courageously! DVD, Book and Group Study Leaders Guide are all available.
Big God Big Questions:
Confirmation for a Growing Faith
The brand-new confirmation curriculum for the PC(USA) is based on the findings of the Confirmation Project. It is focused on preparing youth to authentically answer the membership questions:
- Trusting in the gracious mercy of God, do you turn from the ways of sin and renounce evil and its power in the world?
- Who is your Lord and Savior?
- Will you be Christ's faithful disciple obeying his word and showing his love?
- Will you devote yourself to the church's teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers? Big God Big Questions equips students to employ the study of Scripture, tradition, and church, to tell their own story as Christian believers in the context of their local congregational experiences. The complete set is available for check out.