Realizing the presence, promise, and power of the Kingdom of God.

Fan into Flame

This book provides a working handbook for people in ministry, to help them understand the broad parameters of Christian leadership and to chart a course for continuing growth in their walk with and work for the Lord. Includes numerous assessment tools and helpful guidelines.

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Foreword: The Goal of Pastoral Ministry
Introduction: The Gift of God

Part 1: The Context of Ministry

  1. The Minister as Shepherd
  2. The Church
  3. The Kingdom
  4. The Hope of Glory

Part 2: The Ministry of the Word

  1. Immersion
  2. Handling
  3. Applying
  4. Proclaiming
  5. Engaging
  6. The Defining Word
  7. The Word for Our Times
  8. The Ministry of the Word: Self-Check 1

Part 3: The Ministry of Prayer

  1. The Terrain of Prayer
  2. The Liturgical Uses of Prayer
  3. Prayer and Ministry
  4. Teaching Others to Pray
  5. The Ministry of Prayer: Self-Check 2

Part 4: The Ministry of Example

  1. Loving God (1)
  2. Loving God (2)
  3. Loving God: Self-Check 3
  4. Loving Our Neighbors: Seekers
  5. Loving Our Neighbors: Servants
  6. Loving Our Neighbors: Shepherds
  7. Loving Our Neighbors: Sowers
  8. Loving Our Neighbors: Stewards
  9. Loving Our Neighbors: Self-Check 4


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