Church Representation Rules is a vital tool for all those involved in parochial, diocesan and national Church governance. This 2022 edition incorporates the contents of the four Amendment Resolutions (2019-2022) passed since the 2020 edition was published. The Rules aim to simplify local church governance and enable parishes to adapt the rules to best serve ministry and mission in their contexts.
In The Life We're Looking For, bestselling author and cultural critic Andy Crouch reveals how we traded lives of rich relationship for a world of impersonal power - and how each of us can fight back. From the generosity of early Christians to the efforts of entrepreneurs working to create more humane technology, Crouch shows how we can restore true community and put people first in a world dominated by money, power and devices.
The Monastic Heart carries the weight and wisdom of the Benedictine spiritual tradition into the twenty-first century. Sister Joan draws deeply from Saint Benedict, a young man who sought moral integrity in the face of an empire in the sixth century, not by conquering or overpowering the empire, but by simply living an ordinary life extraordinarily well. This same monastic mindset can help us grow in wisdom, equanimity and strength of soul as we seek restoration and renewal.
How to Pray: A Guide for Young Explorers is packed full of real life stories, teaching, fun facts, activities and inspiration to get creative and confident in prayer. With insights and ideas from CBBC presenter and author Gemma Hunt, children's workers and children from around the country, this is the go-to guide for prayer for a new generation.
In Priesthood for all Believers, Fr Simon Cuff argues that a radical focus on the particularity of vocation and intentionality of living out vocation are central tools in the Church's tool box to stop clericalism in its tracks. Some attempts to be less clericalist by doing away with certain forms of ministry can, he suggests, encourage clericalism. One of the best ways to overcome clericalism is a more intentional focus on particular ministries and the particular ministry of the ordained.
he ESV Psalms Photography Edition seeks to capture the beauty of this beloved book of the Bible by featuring the text of each psalm alongside captivating original photography of the landscape in Ireland and Northern Ireland.
So many of us struggle to create space in our daily routines for time with God. In Quiet, Naomi Vacaro offers hope and a unique solution for creating (and maintaining) a quiet-time habit.
Chris Lane shares his reflections on how God meets with us in desert and wilderness experiences, using personal stories and biblical narratives to bring a message of hope.
Next Steps to Following Jesus is a flexible and engaging resource that helps children and families at all stages of faith to walk through the Bible and explore the life of Jesus together.. As well as reading about the extraordinary life of Jesus, you can enjoy adventures along four different pathways that bring the life of Jesus into the life of your family. You can choose one pathway or try them all. • The THINK, FEEL, GET ACTIVE, CREATE pathway
What will heaven be like? Answering this question for kids can be challenging, especially as it’s hard to get past the myths. This beautifully illustrated, biblically faithful storybook by Joni Eareckson Tada excites children with this truth—that when Jesus comes back to this world, he will bring heaven with him! There will be a new creation where we’ll have new hearts and a new body, living in a new city. And best of all, we’ll be with Jesus, forever! It will be better than we can ever imagine
@hillsongunited is committed to creating a musical expression that speaks to the timeless message of the work of Christ, awakening us to the truth of who He is. It was birthed in the heart of the youth ministry of Hillsong Church in Australia. New in to us their latest offering.