Helping Those Who Hurt: A Handbook for Caring and Crisis

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If a wife’s God given assignment is to care for and support her husband, children and household (which are ideals founded in Scripture) is that to be considered riding on her husbands work for credits in heaven. In 1963, the church moved from Second Avenue to 1103 East Ninth Street to accommodate the young, growing congregation. The leadership community, he envisioned, would meet routinely to rehearse the congregation’s mission, hear stories of the congregation’s shared vision from its chief vision casters — typically the pastor — and find spiritual help for their lives. “I dream of a church where leaders say, “You know, being a leader in this church is the best thing that ever happened to me as a developing follower of Jesus,” McNeal said. “That’s not what I hear; I hear, ‘You know, I gotta take a break from the leadership of my church.

Pages: 208

Publisher: NavPress (March 15, 2009)

ISBN: 1600063829

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