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The Mystic Way of Evangelism A Contemplative Vision for Christian Outreach

The Mystic Way of Evangelism A Contemplative Vision for Christian Outreach

by Elaine A. Heath

Although each generation searches for effective ways to be salt and light, Elaine Heath argues that the church is currently in an especially difficult place--a dark night of the soul. She calls the church to embrace, rather than ignore, its difficulties and find different ways of doing outreach.Heath brings a fresh perspective to the theory and practice of e… Read more…

We Were the Least of These: Reading the Bible with Survivors of Sexual Abuse

We Were the Least of These: Reading the Bible with Survivors of Sexual Abuse

by Elaine A. Heath

Much of what is written about abuse and the Bible focuses on the ways Scripture is used to hurt rather than heal. This accessibly written book provides a much-needed perspective, illuminating the good news of healing and liberation that the Bible offers survivors of sexual abuse. As a theologian and survivor of abuse herself, Elaine Heath handles this sensit… Read more…

The Mystic Way of Evangelism: A Contemplative Vision for Christian Outreach

The Mystic Way of Evangelism: A Contemplative Vision for Christian Outreach

by Elaine A. Heath

Elaine Heath brings a fresh perspective to the theory and practice of evangelism by approaching it through contemplative spirituality. This thoroughly revised edition includes a new study guide.Praise for the First EditionOutreach Resource of the Year Award Winner"[Heath's] biographies of the mystics are inspiring, and her emphases on suffering and … Read more…

Healing the Wounds of Sexual Abuse: Reading the Bible with Survivors
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Healing the Wounds of Sexual Abuse: Reading the Bible with Survivors

by Elaine A. Heath

This accessibly written book illuminates the good news of healing and liberation the Bible offers survivors of sexual abuse. As an expert in pastoral ministry and a survivor of abuse herself, Elaine Heath handles this sensitive topic with compassion and grace. The book is illustrated with stories and insights from survivors, and each chapter ends with reflec… Read more…

Naked Faith

Naked Faith

by Elaine A. Heath

Now and then through the history of the church a great light appears, a prophet who calls the church back to its missional vocation. These reformers are lovers of God, mystics whose lives are utterly given to the divine vision. Yet as Jesus noted, a prophet is often without honor among her own people. In the case of Phoebe Palmer (1807-1874), honor was lost … Read more…

Missional. Monastic. Mainline.

Missional. Monastic. Mainline.

by Elaine A. Heath and Larry Duggins

Here is the long-awaited volume that provides both the theoretical foundations and practical guidance for developing new monastic and missional communities in contexts that are theologically progressive, racially and economically diverse, and multicultural. This book contains the wisdom and perspectives of people who live and serve in missional, new monastic… Read more…