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This Odd and Wondrous Calling

Paperback|Sep 2009
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Unique pastoral windows on the joys and challenges of church ministry ^^This Odd and Wondrous Calling offers something different from the many books available on ministry. It is a book both honest about the challenges of the vocation...


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Unique pastoral windows on the joys and challenges of church ministry
^^This Odd and Wondrous Calling offers something different from the many books available on ministry. It is a book both honest about the challenges of the vocation and reflective of its joy from two people still pastoring.


^^Anecdotal and extremely readable, the book covers a diversity of subjects revealing the incredible variety of a pastor's day. The chapters move from comedy to pathos, story to theology, Scripture to contemporary culture. This Odd and Wondrous Calling is both serious and fun and is ideal for those who are considering the ministry or who want a better understanding of their own minister's life.


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Lillian Daniel is senior minister of First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, and co-host of the Chicago-based television program 30 Good Minutes. She is also the author to Tell It Like It Is: Reclaiming the Practice of Testimony. Martin B. Copenhaver is senior pastor of Wellesley Congregational Church, United church of Christ, in Wellesley, Massachusetts. His other books include To Begin at the Beginning: An Introduction to the Christian Faith.
-Publisher

PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 296607
  • Product Code 9780802864758
  • ISBN 0802864759
  • EAN 9780802864758
  • Pages 254
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Eerdmans
  • Publication Date Sep 2009
  • Sales Rank 63065
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 16mm
  • Weight 0.368kg

Martin Copenhaver

Rev. Copenhaver is a magna cum laude graduate of Dickinson College and received his Master of Divinity from Yale Divinity School in 1980. Rev. Copenhaver served churches in Phoenix, Arizona, Burlington, Vermont and Westport, Connecticut before becoming Senior Pastor of Wellesley Congregational Church in 1994.
He is the author of Living Faith While Holding Doubts; To Begin at the Beginning: An Introduction to the Christian Faith; Good News in Exile (co-authored with Anthony B. Robinson and William Willimon); Words for the Journey: Letters to Our Teenagers About Life and Faith (co-authored with Anthony B. Robinson) and This Odd and Wondrous Calling: The Public and Private Lives of Two Ministers with Lillian Daniel

Lillian Daniel

Lillian Daniel (D.Min., Hartford Seminary, New Haven, CT) is the senior minister of First Congregational Church, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, and a host of the Chicago-based television program "30 Good Minutes." She is also the author of Tell It Like It Is: Reclaiming the Practice of Testimony and This Odd and Wondrous Calling: The Public and Private Lives of Two Ministers with Martin B. Copenhaver
Koorong -Editorial Review.

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