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An Unexpected Journey

J Philip Wogaman

An Unexpected Journey

J Philip Wogaman

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Philip Wogaman has written a memoir of his time as pastor at Foundry United Methodist Church at Washington DC, but uses it to illustrate how he dealt with traditional pastoral issues as well as the controversies surrounding President Clinton. Topics he discusses include* dealing with people in a congregation who are prominent in the community, how to present the church and its message to the public media, helping a congregation heal after a clergy boundary-crossing incident, how to cultivate moral discourse and decision making in a congregation, and how preaching can be both faithful and effective.

- Publisher J. Philip Wogaman has been President of the Interfaith Alliance and was for many years Professor of Christian Ethics at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C.

- Publisher Wogaman's unexpected journey began at the age of 60, as Senior Minister at Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington D.C., following a career as an ethics professor. Here he discusses the challenges of succeeding a long-loved pastor, the responsibilities of pastoring to a president, and his efforts to balance the roles of a pastor in the midst of such a dramatic backdrop.

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About "An Unexpected Journey"

Philip Wogaman has written a memoir of his time as pastor at Foundry United Methodist Church at Washington DC, but uses it to illustrate how he dealt with traditional pastoral issues as well as the controversies surrounding President Clinton. Topics he discusses include* dealing with people in a congregation who are prominent in the community, how to present the church and its message to the public media, helping a congregation heal after a clergy boundary-crossing incident, how to cultivate moral discourse and decision making in a congregation, and how preaching can be both faithful and effective.
- Publisher

J. Philip Wogaman has been President of the Interfaith Alliance and was for many years Professor of Christian Ethics at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C.
- Publisher

Wogaman's unexpected journey began at the age of 60, as Senior Minister at Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington D.C., following a career as an ethics professor. Here he discusses the challenges of succeeding a long-loved pastor, the responsibilities of pastoring to a president, and his efforts to balance the roles of a pastor in the midst of such a dramatic backdrop.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

J Philip Wogaman

J. Philip Wogaman is former Senior Minister at Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington, D.C. and former Professor of Christian Ethics at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. Wogaman is a past president of the Society of Christian Ethics of the United States and Canada and the author of several books on Christian ethics.

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  • Catalogue Code 217452
  • Product Code 0664225853
  • EAN 9780664225858
  • Pages 176
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Jan 2003
  • Dimensions 230 x 154 x 14 mm
  • Weight 0.293kg

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