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Summer 2012: Transformation

volume 33, Issue 3
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From The Editor

A Bigger Toolbox

A Bigger ToolboxSubscriber Access Only

Spiritual growth demands using a variety of practices.

Theme

A Life to Die For …

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Sanctification, theologically and spiritually, is a matter of life and death (not necessarily in that order).
4 Conversation Skills that Transform

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How to practice "pastoral presence" and guide deep change.
Cultivating Growth
panel

Cultivating Growth

Six leaders describe how they foster spiritual transformation in others.
How to Spot a Transformed Christian

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12 outward signs of the inner reality
When Clean and Unclean Touch

When Clean and Unclean Touch

Jesus' revolutionary reversal puts transformation within reach.
The Big Reveal

The Big RevealSubscriber Access Only

One church's challenge to engage the Bible led to spiritual florescence in the lives of its members.
Emotional Stability

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You'll never grow up if you aren't willing to examine your inner life.
Coming Clean

Coming Clean

Confession is good for the soul--and the souls of those you lead.
Another Path of Jesus

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Walking the way of Jesus has meant embracing my Native American Heritage.

PARSE

Word? Indeed!

Word? Indeed!Subscriber Access Only

Half of adults want more biblical influence on society.
Liturgy with Bite?

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A new generation of snake-handling preachers is emerging
Why Men Still Hate Going to Church

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An Interview with David Murrow

Commentary

Blessed Self-Forgetfulness

Blessed Self-ForgetfulnessSubscriber Access Only

True growth happens when we take our eyes off ourselves.
Coming Down the Mountain

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Spiritual highs are only temporary.

Bonus Articles

You Gotta Be There

You Gotta Be There

What Special Forces chaplains have learned about the ministry of presence.
How to Score a Sabbatical

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When I requested a sabbatical, I was rebuffed. Today, here's what I would do differently.
The New Monk Warriors

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A ministry emerged out of the Texas desert to redirect the lives of college students.
What Happened to Singles Ministry?

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Today the best thing for singles is not a singles-only ministry.

Cartoons

Sneaking Out

Sneaking Out

Budgets

Budgets

Youth Pastor Needs

Youth Pastor Needs

Church Bitterness

Church Bitterness

Online Anger

Online Anger

Virtual Confession

Virtual Confession

Curse the Darkness

Curse the Darkness

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Out of the Darkness: DVD Documentary (Anteroom Pictures)

Out of the Darkness: DVD Documentary (Anteroom Pictures)Subscriber Access Only

A Leadership Journal review
Another Path of Jesus

Another Path of JesusSubscriber Access Only

Walking the way of Jesus has meant embracing my Native American Heritage.
Why Men Still Hate Going to Church

Why Men Still Hate Going to ChurchSubscriber Access Only

An Interview with David Murrow
Editor's Pick
Serving Immigrants Saved Our Church

Serving Immigrants Saved Our Church

How welcoming in the stranger revived a declining congregation.
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