By Terry D. Cooper
Is it satisfaction or loss of self-esteem?
Do we like ourselves an excessive amount of or too little?
The debate concerning the human has usually been framed this fashion in either theological and mental circles. Convictions approximately preaching, instructing, marriage and baby rearing, in addition to politics, social welfare, enterprise administration and the aiding professions, normally, fall on one aspect or the opposite of this divide. With theological and mental perception Terry D. Cooper presents trenchant research of this centuries-long debate and leads us past the standard impasse.
Humanistic psychology has usually appeared conventional Christianity as its archrival in assessing the human situation. Cooper demonstrates how the Christian doctrine of a sinful and fallen humanity sheds gentle at the human which indicates either satisfaction and self-denigration. Bringing theological insights starting from Augustine and John Calvin to Reinhold Niebuhr including the mental theories of Freud, Jung, Carl Rogers, Gerald might and Karen Horney, Cooper publications readers in the course of the maze of competing claims to a solution which affirms Christian conviction whereas significantly enticing smooth mental thought.
A version of the right kind integration of Christian theology and the self-discipline of psychology, Sin, delight & Self-Acceptance can be of certain aid to scholars and practitioners of psychology, pastoral counseling and medical psychology.
By Steven J. Lawson
Charles Spurgeon, the good Baptist preacher of nineteenth-century London, is remembered this present day as "the prince of preachers." notwithstanding, the energy of Spurgeon's ministry went some distance past easy rhetorical ability. In The Gospel concentration of Charles Spurgeon, Steven J. Lawson indicates that Spurgeon fearlessly taught the doctrines of grace and concurrently held forth the loose supply of salvation in Jesus Christ.
- Spurgeon's existence and Legacy
- Unshakable Foundations
- Sovereign Grace
- Evangelistic Fervor
- The middle of the Gospel
- Spirit-Empowered Witness
- Conclusion: we'd like back Spurgeons
Resources and Tools
- Part of A lengthy Line of Godly males Profile series
- Subject index
By Tilden Edwards
By Neil Pembroke
There is an pressing want this day to deepen and enhance the pastoral measurement of Sunday worship. This e-book makes an attempt to satisfy that want. the sensible tips that's provided has its beginning in rigorous and entire theological mirrored image. This mirrored image attracts not just at the riches of the Christian history, but in addition on a few splendidly illuminating mental learn.
The dialog among the 2 disciplines yields a few very fascinating and critical new rules on worship as pastoral care. every one bankruptcy involves a theoretical base and a few useful feedback and assets. lots of the prayers, litanies, and rituals are unique; there also are references to different precious worship assets. This publication will revolutionize how you take into consideration worship as pastoral care.
By R.W.H Miller
R.W.H Miller adeptly units out the origins of seafaring venture within the Early Church and the medieval period. The early glossy interval can be thought of, resulting in a close exploration of the advancements within the 19th century that observed the basis of The Missions to Seamen, the British Sailors' Society, the Apostleship of the ocean and the venture to Deep Sea Fishermen. specific recognition is given to the paintings of the Catholic Church through the 19th and 20th centuries. those advancements are set opposed to the backdrop of the industrial, technical, and cultural advancements of every interval and society.
Miller unearths the function of key figures, corresponding to G.C. Smith, John Ashley, Francis Goldie SJ and Peter Anson, whose decision and imaginative and prescient instigated genuine switch. One enterprise Anchor is either a triumph of scholarship and a full of life narrative of heroic ministry and (occasionally) erring clergy, and may attract historian, educational, and pupil alike.
By Wynnetta Wimberley
By Matthew Myer Boulton
By Larry A. Brookins
It is my prayer that those manuscripts will motivate and impression your lifestyles up to they did to people who heard them while I first preached them. i'm definite that they're going to. So, allow the adventure start towards a extra fitter, holier, and actual you."
By Peter K. Stevenson,Stephen I. Wright
Preaching the Incarnation, a follow-up to the authors' Preaching the Atonement, bargains a theological dialogue of ten vital Bible passages hooked up with the doctrine of incarnation, bringing ancient and literary questions on the textual content into discussion with Christian culture, drawing out the results of the passage for preaching. In every one bankruptcy a sermon is gifted, by way of a remark that units the sermon in context and highlights the rhetorical technique of the preacher. recognized preachers William Willimon, Thomas lengthy, Rowan Williams, and Anna Carter Florence every one give a contribution sermons to the e-book, as do the authors.
By Ebony Hosey,Alana Hosey,Iris Hosey-Luck,Samuel Hosey Jr.