Beginnings: Understanding How We Exeperience the New Birth
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About "Beginnings: Understanding How We Exeperience the New Birth"
This study of real-life conversion stories explores the ways people experience being born again and shows how Christians can best serve others as spiritual midwives rather than spiritual salespeople.
Meet the Author
Rev. Stephen Smallman has worked in pastoral ministry since 1966. In 1965 he joined a Presbyterian church that is now part of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). He attended Covenant Theological Seminary, graduating with an M.Div. in 1967. While at Covenant, Steve began his pastoral ministry, a ministry that has placed him in several different settings:
He served as Pastor of McLean Presbyterian Church, in a suburb of Washington DC, from 1967-1996. During his 30 years there the congregation grew from 60 to 1200 members and helped to start 6 other congregations.
He returned to the pastorate and served in an urban setting as Pastor of New Life Northeast in Philadelphia from 2001-2005.
He currently serves with CityNet Ministries of Philadelphia, a dynamic ministry of church planting, pastoral training and mercy ministry. His particular role with CityNet is instructor and curriculum developer with for their leadership training program.
He is the author of The Walk: Steps for New and Renewed Followers of Jesus; How Our Children Come to Faith; What is True Conversion?;What Is a Reformed Church? and SPIRITUAL BIRTHLINE:Understanding How We Experience the New Birth.
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