BOOKS & PUBLICATIONS
Bibliography Bookstore Fuller University - 286 titles on Member Care
Come Back, Barbara by Jack Miller: Here "Jack" Miller and Barbara Miller Juliani chronicle their journey from grief and conflict to joyful reconciliation. Come Back, Barbara is thus an irresistible portrayal of God's grace to the Millers and us all. With newly added study questions, this book offers invaluable lessons about facing our own struggles with humility, courage, and hope.
The Coach Model: Global Training and Development has been working with this material to offer workshops on coaching
Crafting a Rule of Life: An Invitation to the Well-Ordered Way Your personal rule of life is a holistic description of the Spirit-empowered rhythms and relationships that create, redeem, sustain and transform the life God invites you to humbly fulfill for Christ's glory. All of us have an unwritten personal rule of life. In this practical workbook Stephen A. Macchia looks to St. Benedict as a guide for discovering your own rule of life in community. It is a process that takes time and concerted effort; you must listen to God and discern what he wants you to be and do for his glory. But through the basic disciplines of Scripture, prayer and reflection in a small group context you will be lead forward in a journey toward Christlikeness.
Embracing Followership: How to Thrive in Leader-Centric Culture. We live in a leader-centric culture.
We're constantly bombarded with advice on how to achieve leadership positions or how to lead well once we get there. We've made leadership out to be the mark of success. But what if leadership isn't our goal? What if we want to do well where we are? Can we use our skills to perform with excellence--as followers? In Embracing Followership, Allen Hamlin Jr. shares from his own experience how you can succeed as a follower without anyone reporting to you. You offer unique contributions to every group you're a part of, and you don't need to be a leader to make a difference.
Everyday Prayers: 365 Days to a Gospel-Centered Faith How would life be different if we could think, see, and do all things in light of the person and work of Jesus? With this inspiring collection of 365 Scripture-centered prayers, Scotty Smith helps readers pray the Scriptures through the lens of the gospel, mining the resources of God's grace and applying them in every season of life. He frees readers to abandon any posing or pretending in favor of an honest, no-spin relationship with a God who claims them as his own.
Healthy, Resilient and Effective: A model for missionary care that is currently sweeping the churches.
How People Change by Timothy S. Lane and Paul David Tripp What does it take for lasting change to take root in your life? If you've ever tried, failed, and wondered why, you need How People Change. This book explains the biblical pattern for change in a clear, practical way you can apply to the challenges of daily life. But change involves more than a biblical formula: you will see how God is at work to make you the person you were created to be. That powerful, loving, redemptive relationship is at the heart of all positive change you experience.
Looming Transitions: Starting and finishing well in cross-cultural service Recommended by Sue Burch! "The author, Amy Young, has lived cross culturally and I could appreciate her experiences and encouragement given in preparation for a transition to the field, or back to a home culture. I found it easy to read, winsome and was thankful for the wisdom of her words."
Missionary Member Care: An Introduction: Free Download
Moving On: Beyond Forgive and Forget You have been deeply hurt by someone wounded physically, emotionally, and/or spiritually by their actions. How do you move forward and walk out biblical forgiveness? And what makes forgiveness biblical? Ruth Ann Batstone, a child abuse survivor and experienced counselor, has wrestled deeply with these questions and now gives practical, God-honoring direction to others who have been hurt and can t just forgive and forget
None Like Him: 10 Ways God Is Different from Us (and Why That's a Good Thing) by Jen Wilken: God is self-existent, self-sufficient, eternal, immutable, omnipresent, omniscient, omnipotent, sovereign, infinite, and incomprehensible. We're not. And that's a good thing. Our limitations are by design. We were never meant to be God. But at the root of every sin is our rebellious desire to possess attributes that belong to God alone. Calling us to embrace our limits as a means of glorifying God's limitless power, Jen Wilkin invites us to celebrate the freedom that comes when we rest in letting God be God.
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
Reset: Living a Grace-Paced Life in a Burnout Culture: "How did I get here?" These are the words of many Christian men on the brink of burnout or in the midst of breakdown. They are exhausted, depressed, anxious, stressed, and joyless. Their time is spent doing many good things, but their pace is unsustainable— lacking the regular rest, readjustment, and recalibration they need. But there is good news: God has graciously provided a way for men to reset their lives to a more sustainable pace.
Returning Well: Your Guide to Thriving Back "Home" After Serving Cross-Culturally
Running on Empty: Running on Empty presents a ministry vision that is positive without being fake, lifting the burden of stereotypes and expectations from women’s shoulders, and teaching them to depend on Jesus every day. With humor and compassion, Bancroft helps women rediscover joy and purpose in ministry.
SERGE Featured Publications
The Songs of Jesus: A Year of Daily Devotions in the Psalms The Book of Psalms is known as the Bible’s songbook—Jesus knew all 150 psalms intimately, and relied on them to face every situation, including his death.
Two decades ago, Tim Keller began reading the entire Book of Psalms every month. The Songs of Jesus is based on his accumulated years of study, insight, and inspiration recorded in his prayer journals. Kathy Keller came to reading the psalms as a support during an extended illness. Together they have distilled the meaning of each verse, inviting readers into the vast wisdom of the psalms.
The Advantage A resource for those with an interest in building healthy teams. Recently read by Sr. Team.
Too Valuable to lose: Exploring the Causes and Cures of Missionary Attrition
Worth Keeping: Global Perspectives on Best Practice in Missionary Retention