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Bridges to Grace

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Bridges to Grace highlights the latest innovations in recovery ministry, as well as resources and suggestions for pastors and church leaders who are seeking effective ways to serve the addicted, hurting, and abused in their communities. Filled with real-life stories and time-tested principles, the authors present a series of ministries across the country that are thinking systematically and organizationally about the ministry of recovery, and show how churches can more effectively develop skill
 
Discover the power of recovery ministry for your church. Churchgoers who experience painful family issues, addictions, abuse, loss, mental illnesses, and other secret sorrows begin to believe they live beyond the grip of God’s redemptive hand. Pastors often feel ill equipped to help with such problems and refer people to resources outside the church. People badly need Christ-centered counsel and encouragement, but few church leaders even know where to start. Bridges to Grace is an inspiring introduction highlighting the stories of churches across the country that are thinking systematically and organizationally about the ministry of recovery. The authors share how this ministry is bringing God’s grace to hurting individuals. They relate both success and failure, and best of all, they demonstrate how God uses recovery ministry powerfully for his kingdom purposes.
Contributor Elizabeth A Swanson , Teresa J. McBean
Short Bio Elizabeth A Swanson
Liz Swanson is the Project Director for Tango Family Initiative, an organization committed to helping build healthy families and marriages through changed lives. Before coming to Tango, Liz served for five years with Leadership Network as the National Leadership Community Director for Recovery Ministry.  As a result of her research into recovery, Liz lead and convened 55 churches who are leading the charge for recovery in the church. Liz taught Communications at Colorado State University and Front Range Community College. Before embarking on her teaching career she served for 22 years  with Campus Crusade for Christ.  She resides in Louisville, Colorado with her husband Eric.

Teresa J. McBean
Teresa McBean is the Executive Director of the National Association for Christian Recovery, an organization providing resources, training, and hope to Christian organizations and individuals serving addicts and their families. Her passion for recovery is expressed through her service as minister of NorthStar Community (NSC), a position she has held since 1999. NSC is a recovery ministry of Bon Air Baptist Church in Richmond, Virginia. She and her husband, Peter, have three children.
UPC 025986587239
ISBN-13 9780310587231
Publish Date Jul 5, 2011
Publisher Zondervan
Price $6.99
Format eBook
Language English

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