The Jesus Factor in Justice and Peacemaking

“This book asks-and answers-all the questions that rumble in the back of my mind as I think about how to be faithful to my religious tradition while working side by side with people of many different faiths to engage in building peace. The book truly meets the practitioners of peacebuilding halfway–addressing our dilemmas, theories, and…

Ambassadors of Reconciliation, Volume 2: Diverse Christian Practices of Restorative Justice and Peacemaking

Restorative justice refers to a social movement that seeks to repair interpersonal, communal, and social injustices without recourse to violence or retribution. Volume two analyzes the contemporary terrain of restorative justice and peacemaking in North America and profiles the exemplary work of nine practitioners who incarnate the scriptural vision in real life contexts of profound…

Inclusion: Making Room for Grace

Inclusion, says the author, is a discipline of consciously extending the boundaries of our communities to embrace and affirm people of diverse backgrounds and experiences. In this resource for ministers and church leaders, Law provides models, theories, and strategies that are both practical and theologically sound for moving faith communities toward greater inclusion.  

Leading Congregational Change: A Practical Guide for the Transformational Journey

With this much-needed handbook, the authors brilliantly combine their experience guiding dozens of churches through the change process with both the study of Christian disciplines and the sophisticated understanding of such important business thinkers as John Kotter on leading change and Peter Senge on learning organizations. In this eminently readable book the authors have distilled…

Take This Bread: A Radical Conversion

Early one morning, for no earthly reason, Sara Miles, raised an atheist, wandered into a church, received communion, and found herself transformed–embracing a faith she’d once scorned. A lesbian left-wing journalist who’d covered revolutions around the world, Miles didn’t discover a religion that was about angels or good behavior or piety; her faith centered on…

Sex God

“You can’t talk about sexuality without talking about how we were made. And that will inevitably lead you to who made us. At some point you have to talk about God. Sex. God. They’re connected. And they can’t be separated. Where the one is, you will always find the other.” -fromSex God Rob Bell is…

Real Sex

SEX. Splashed across magazine covers, billboards, and computer screens–sex is casual, aggressive, and absolutely everywhere. And everybody’s doing it, right? In Real Sex, heralded young author Lauren F. Winner speaks candidly to Christians about the difficulty–and the importance–of sexual chastity. With honesty and wit, she talks about her struggle to live a celibate life. Never…