What Does It Mean to Be Welcoming

Is your church wrestling with LGBT questions? Travis Collins has walked congregations through the complex issues surrounding gay Christians. In this practical resource, readers will hear from gay friends and dig into Scripture with interpreters on both sides, considering the implications of their convictions for life and ministry. Let's examine how we might welcome everyone into the church while calling for all to be transformed.

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  • Author : Travis Collins
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Pages : 144 pages
  • ISBN : 0830874186
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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What Does It Mean to Be Welcoming?

What Does It Mean to Be Welcoming?
  • Author : Travis Collins
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release : 14 August 2018
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Is your church wrestling with LGBT questions? Travis Collins has walked congregations through the complex issues surrounding gay Christians. In this practical resource, readers will hear from gay friends and dig into Scripture with interpreters on both sides, considering the implications of their convictions for life and ministry. Let's examine how we might welcome everyone into the church while calling for all to be transformed.

Welcoming and Affirming

Welcoming and Affirming
  • Author : Leigh Finke
  • Publisher : Augsburg Fortress Publishers
  • Release : 25 August 2020
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How should I respond when a teen comes out? Do I have to tell their parents? What does it mean to be transgender? And how do I talk to a trans youth? These are the kinds of tough questions facing Christian communities everywhere. It's not enough for faith leaders to improvise their way through these questions. Leaders need concrete tools to navigate the LGBTQ+ landscape. Welcoming and Affirming: A Guide to Supporting and Working with LGBTQ+ Christian Youth is one

A Marginalized Voice

A Marginalized Voice
  • Author : Reginald Williams
  • Publisher : Callista Casey Publishing
  • Release : 19 March 2020
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The downpour of death and destruction flooding that life path of Black boys makes them prime candidates to be placed on the Endangered People's List. To be young, Black, a male, and muted, is a recipe for living with an emotional and potentially, a mental disorder. Black boys, too often, blinded by frustration, are angry, confused, and disconnected. Like pain, calling attention to illness in the body, A Marginalized Voice draws attention to the harmful practices, and social ills that

The True Meaning of the Last Supper: Welcoming Others

The True Meaning of the Last Supper: Welcoming Others
  • Author : Donald R. Steelberg
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Release : 26 July 2011
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Do you ever ask yourself why the first celebration of Holy Communion that we have says nothing about the forgiveness of sins, why the Apostle Paul is very careful about the way he describes the cup as a new covenant, or why doesn’t he demand that the leader of the congregation in Corinth straighten these folk out? What happened that caused Holy Communion today to become all about the forgiveness of sin? Would those Corinthians have any conception of

How to Cope – The Welcoming Approach to Life’s Challenges

How to Cope – The Welcoming Approach to Life’s Challenges
  • Author : Claire Hayes
  • Publisher : Gill & Macmillan Ltd
  • Release : 10 April 2015
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The gentle and powerful way to turn feelings of distress into helpful action ‘Life can be demanding enough without us causing ourselves greater upset because we “don’t feel happy”. Instead, let’s welcome all our feelings of distress, all our thoughts and beliefs about life’s challenges, and focus on transforming these in a way that is helpful for us.’ In How to Cope, psychologist and clinical director of depression awareness charity Aware Dr Claire Hayes takes a good

In Season and Out, Homilies for Year A

In Season and Out, Homilies for Year A
  • Author : William Grimm
  • Publisher : ISD LLC
  • Release : 11 January 2017
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The Catholic liturgical calendar is replete with feasts and celebrations that may or may not fall on Sundays. In this volume, Fr William Grimm complements his homilies for the annual cycles (A, B and C) with homilies for feasts that occur each year. For us in the 21st Century, it is not enough simply to understand what the readings mean as those who composed them intended us to grasp. Our challenge and opportunity is to find out what they mean

Humankind and Nature

Humankind and Nature
  • Author : Albert Wong,Artur Wardega
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release : 12 January 2015
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As climate change continues to batter the coastlines of North America and elsewhere, and as extreme weather events provide abundant proof of its reality, religious leaders can no longer ignore the fact that the human has become a geologic force, a force that must be re-educated and re-formed in order to guarantee safe passage into a sustainable future. Hopefully, Jesuits and their lay partners can continue to provide leadership in regard to this issue, correctly identified by Fr Adolfo Nicolá

7 Lessons for New Pastors, Second Edition

7 Lessons for New Pastors, Second Edition
  • Author : Matthew D. Kim
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release : 17 December 2020
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In 7 Lessons for New Pastors, leading author Matthew D. Kim gives seminarians and new pastors a behind-the-scenes look at the life of a pastor. Drawing on his own experience as a senior pastor and the wisdom of seasoned pastors, Kim seeks to prepare future ministers mentally, emotionally, physically, relationally, and spiritually for the first year so that it can be a solid foundation for a lifetime of effective ministry. Both new and experienced pastors will profit from reading this book.

The Traffic in Women's Work

The Traffic in Women's Work
  • Author : Anca Parvulescu
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 19 May 2014
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“Welcome to the European family!” When East European countries joined the European Union under this banner after 1989, they agreed to the free movement of goods, services, capital, and persons. In this book, Anca Parvulescu analyzes an important niche in this imagined European kinship: the traffic in women, or the circulation of East European women in West Europe in marriage and as domestic servants, nannies, personal attendants, and entertainers. Analyzing film, national policies, and an impressive range of work by theorists

The Gathering, A Womanist Church

The Gathering, A Womanist Church
  • Author : Irie Lynne Session,Kamilah Hall Sharp,Jann Aldredge-Clanton
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release : 21 August 2020
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A womanist church has great power to transform church and society, primarily because womanist theology centers the experiences of Black women while working for the survival and wholeness of all people and all creation. Experiences of the triple oppression of racism, sexism, and classism give Black women an epistemological insight into recognizing injustice and creating solutions that benefit all. The Gathering is unique, the only church founded and identified as “womanist,” applying womanist theology to the full life and worship

Deep Time, Dark Times

Deep Time, Dark Times
  • Author : David Wood
  • Publisher : Fordham Univ Press
  • Release : 04 December 2018
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The new geological epoch we call the Anthropocene is not just a scientific classification. It marks a radical transformation in the background conditions of life on Earth, one taken for granted by much of who we are and what we hope for. Never before has a species possessed both a geological-scale grasp of the history of the Earth and a sober understanding of its own likely fate. Our situation forces us to confront questions both philosophical and of real practical

Congressional Record

Congressional Record
  • Author : United States. Congress
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 30 November 2021
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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

Warm and Welcoming

Warm and Welcoming
  • Author : Warren Hoffman,Miriam Steinberg-Egeth
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 15 December 2021
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Warm and Welcoming tackles institutionalized biases and barriers to inclusion within Jewish communities, offering stories and context about the issues facing Jews of all backgrounds, as well as practical, concrete advice to change how Jewish institutions of all sizes, capacities, and histories engage with diverse populations.

The Welcoming Congregation

The Welcoming Congregation
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations
  • Release : 30 November 1990
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"This manual, prepared by the UUA's Office of Lesbian and Gay Concerns, is designed to help interested congregations become more welcoming places for the gay, lesbian, and bisexual people in their midst and in the wider community"--P. 1.

I Was a Stranger

I Was a Stranger
  • Author : Jodi Mullen Fondell
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release : 06 August 2019
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I Was a Stranger will help you build empathy for the strangers and foreigners among you. Through personal experience and through the narratives of people who have moved to a foreign country for a variety of reasons, Jodi Mullen Fondell offers encouragement for churches desiring to be a place of welcome and embrace for those who often find themselves rejected by the broader society. Packed with tips on how to help your church navigate the road toward greater openness, this