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  • In the Closet of the Vatican

    Power, Homosexuality, Hypocrisy; THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

    by Frederic Martel and 1 more

    The New York Times Bestseller'[An] earth-shaking exposé of clerical corruption' - National Catholic ReporterIn the Closet of the Vatican exposes the rot at the heart of the Vatican and the Roman Catholic Church today. This brilliant piece of investigative writing is based on four years' authoritative research, including extensive interviews with those in power.The celibacy of priests, the ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Divine Renovation

    From a Maintenance to a Missional Parish

    by Fr. James Mallon

    Highly acclaimed for his work with parish renewal and the New Evangelization, Fr. James Mallon shares with us the many ways for bringing our parishes to life. Through humorous and colourful stories, Mallon challenges us to rethink our models of parish life, from membership-based communities to assemblies of disciples of Jesus who proclaim and share the good news with all peoples. Accessible and ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • All the Pope's Men

    The Inside Story of How the Vatican Really Thinks

    by John L. Allen and 1 more

    A fascinating and enlightening look at the world’s oldest and most mysterious institution, written by an American journalist with unparalleled knowledge about the Vatican's past and present.The sexual abuse scandals that shook American and British Catholicism in 2002 brought to light a long-standing cultural gap between the English-speaking Catholic world and the Vatican. In Rome, the crisis was ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • 1929 - A Crisis that Shaped The Salvation Army's Future

    by John Larsson

    In 1929 a constitutional storm that had long been gathering suddenly burst, sweeping from office General Bramwell Booth, the son and successor to William Booth Founder of The Salvation Army. So traumatic was this event that for many years '1929' – for that is how it was known – was only talked of in hushed tones in Army circles. The telling of what happened was left to those from outside the ... Read more

    $9.30 AUD

  • The Salvation Army Year Book 2015

    by Deslea Maxwell

    From General André Cox’s foreword: ‘This edition of The Year Book provides many facts and much information about the work of the worldwide Salvation Army. Most inspiring are the impact-filled stories of positive, lasting transformation, where God, through the mission and ministry of his faithful people, changes the lives of men, women, boys and girls for the present and into eternity.’   This ... Read more

    $10.50 AUD

  • Death Comes For The Archbishop

    by Willa Cather

    Death Comes for the Archbishop is a 1927 novel by Willa Cather. It concerns the attempts of a Catholic bishop and a priest to establish a diocese in New Mexico Territory. The novel was included on Time's 100 Best English-language Novels from 1923 to 2005 and Modern Library's list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century, and was chosen by the Western Writers of America to be the ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Unwelcome

    50 Ways Churches Drive Away First-Time Visitors

    by Jonathan Malm

    Walking into a church for the first time can be scary. Are you making your first-time guests feel welcome? Or are you driving them away—unintentionally—with bad signage, reserved seating, clunky communication and more? In this practical book, Jonathan Malm examines 50 ways churches make first-time visitors feel unwelcome. The transgressions range from insider lingo to awkward transitions, a cold ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Values-Driven Leadership

    Discovering and Developing Your Core Values for Ministry

    by Aubrey Malphurs

    What are the core values of your ministry?Values-Driven Leadership is a pioneering work designed to help church and parachurch leaders understand the cutting-edge concept of organizational core values. Every ministry organization has a set of core values that guides what the ministry seeks to accomplish. Understanding and implementing these core values is key to a high-performing ministry.In this ... Read more

    $15.83 AUD

  • The More Than 52 Churches Workbook

    Pursue Christian Community and Grow in Our Faith

    by Peter DeHaan

    series 52 Churches #4
    What does your church do well? What could it do better? Are you sure?It’s time to put thoughts into action. This workbook will guide you—if you dare let it. Join church advocate Peter DeHaan, PhD, in a journey of self-discovery to pursue a meaningful spiritual community and help move faith from theory into conduct. Consider 175 thought-provoking questions in The More Than 52 Churches Workbook to ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Advanced Strategic Planning

    A 21st-Century Model for Church and Ministry Leaders

    by Aubrey Malphurs

    First published in 1999, Advanced Strategic Planning explains why planning is so important to carrying out the church's mission. Now in its third edition, this classic resource offers•a nine-step strategic thinking and acting model•useful ideas for developing a ministry strategy•diagrams to help illustrate concepts•a new section on spiritual formationThe methods in this book are proven to work, ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Church Marketing 101

    Preparing Your Church for Greater Growth

    by Richard L. Reising

    Over 90 percent of all Christian churches in the United States have fewer than 200 members. While they vary in shape, size, ethnicity, and denomination, they have one thing in common: the desire to grow. So why is it that some churches fail to grow for years, while other congregations in the same community increase exponentially?The problem, says church marketing authority Richard Reising, is that ... Read more

    $14.95 AUD

  • Staff Your Church for Growth

    Building Team Ministry in the 21st Century

    by Gary L. McIntosh

    Why, when, and how should a church add to its professional staff? Here is a practical manual dealing with the issues of hiring and utilizing multiple staff positions to encourage church growth. ... Read more

    $15.83 AUD

  • The Salvation Army Year Book 2018

    by Various

    This fascinating book provides a wealth of information about what The Salvation Army is doing around the world as it seeks to share the Christian gospel whilst also meeting human need in the communities in which it ministers.Illustrated throughout with colour photographs, the book features reports from each territory, command and region in which the Army works, as well as features on the Whole ... Read more

    $10.00 AUD

  • The 52 Churches Workbook

    Becoming a Spiritual Community that Matters

    by Peter DeHaan

    series 52 Churches #2
    What would you learn if you visited 52 churches?How might that experience change the way you treated visitors at your church?But you don’t need to go to a boatload of churches to find out. Church-reform advocate Peter DeHaan, PhD already has. The 52 Churches Workbook is the perfect tool to gain valuable insights without the pain and hassle of going to a different church every Sunday for an entire ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • The Churches of God

    by G. H. Lang

    If you've ever wondered what the churches of the New Testament looked like - how they functioned, how they were governed, how they conducted their evangelistic and missionary enterprises, what ordinances they observed, what their liturgy consisted of, how decisions were made, how discipline was administered; if you've ever wondered how far modern churches have drifted from the New Testament ... Read more

    $9.20 AUD

  • Prayers for a Privileged People

    by Walter Brueggemann

    In Prayers for a Privileged People, this much-published author sculpts—as carefully as if with chisel—prayers on behalf of those who are people of privilege and entitlement—the haves—at an urgent moment in our society. The privileged face, on the one hand, the seduction of denial or, on the other, the temptation of despair. These prayers of wisdom and prophetic power remind us that when things go ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • Justification, Volume 1

    by Scott R. Swain and 2 more

    series New Studies in Dogmatics
    The doctrine of justification stands at the center of our systematic reflection on the meaning of salvation as well as our piety, mission, and life together. In his two-volume work on the doctrine of justification, Michael Horton seeks not simply to repeat noble doctrinal formulas and traditional proof texts, but to encounter the remarkable biblical justification texts in conversation with the ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • The Heart of the Artist

    A Character-Building Guide for You and Your Ministry Team

    by Rory Noland

    Over 100,000 sold!• Great for individuals and teams• Includes provocative discussion questions“I wish I had your gift!”How do you handle those words as a creative artist? Somewhere between pride and self-abasement lies true humility—just one aspect of the balanced character God wants to instill in you as an actor, a musician, a visual artist, or other creative person involved in ministry. God is ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • How to Lead When You Don't Know Where You're Going

    Leading in a Liminal Season

    by Susan Beaumont

    How do you lead an organization stuck between an ending and a new beginning—when the old way of doing things no longer works but a way forward is not yet clear? Beaumont calls such in-between times liminal seasons—threshold times when the continuity of tradition disintegrates and uncertainty about the future fuels doubt and chaos. In a liminal season it simply is not helpful to pretend we ... Read more

    $36.62 AUD

  • The Wounded Minister

    Healing from and Preventing Personal Attacks

    by Guy Greenfield and 1 more

    Every church deals with personality conflicts and intermittent discord. But in some churches, what should be normal clashes has become a devastating form of abuse-pastoral abuse. A growing phenomenon that cuts across denominational lines and impacts every level of ministry, pastoral abuse leaves in its wake thousands of wounded clergymen with ruined ministries, broken relationships, damaged health ... Read more

    $17.59 AUD

  • Churches That Make a Difference

    Reaching Your Community with Good News and Good Works

    by Ronald J. Sider and 2 more

    Churches over the past generations have been weakened by a failure to meet both the physical and spiritual needs of their communities. Many have adopted a narrow vision, focusing on only one aspect of ministry. But in today's environment of faith-based opportunities many Christians are eager to start reaching out to their world with both Good News and good works, and therefore they are searching ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Growing People Through Small Groups

    by David Stark and 1 more

    This fresh look at small groups starts with people and principles rather than program and structure. Stark and Wieland examine why many small-group ministries fall short of their goals, and they offer strategies that start with God's leading and people's needs. Straightforward, informative, and practical, this new organic system works for smaller churches as well as larger ones. Useful for lay ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • The Salvation Army Year Book 2020

    by Various

    From General Brian Peddle’s Foreword: ‘This book is a statistical and programmatic representation of The Salvation Army. These dimensions are of little value if they are not saturated with the pervading presence of a holy God. It is my hope that in every expression, programme and place there is evidence of a spiritual footprint, a spiritual imprint.’The book contains reports and photographs from ... Read more

    $11.00 AUD

  • Church Administration and Finance Manual

    Resources for Leading the Local Church

    by Otto F. Crumroy Jr

    These 544 pages of field-tested solutions deliver proven procedures, planning models, and copier-friendly forms for all aspects of local church administration. Packed with excellent guidelines and tools for assessing and improving parish management." A wealth of information on parish administration." -- The Living Church ... Read more

    $36.07 AUD