Item description for The Unofficial United Methodist Handbook by F. Belton Joyner...
Overview Following Jesus is hard to do - but even harder if we take ourselves too seriously. This book is the indispensable companion for anyone trying to live a committed Christian life, with a healthy does of humor. Timeless biblical truths stand alongside everyday life situations that everyone meets, with step-by-step instructions that make the going easy. Readers will find dozens of illustrations, maps, diagrams, and essential tips. This unique, humorous, and incredibly handy resource is perfect for UM youth, adults, students, families, and all those interested in learning about life in the church.
Following Jesus is hard to do but even harder if we take ourselves too seriously. "The Unofficial United Methodist Handbook" is the indispensable companion for anyone trying to live a committed Christian life, with a healthy dose of humor. Timeless biblical truths stand alongside everyday life situations that everyone meets, with step-by-step instructions that make the going easy: How to Stay Alert in Church How to Identify an Angel (with diagram) How to Survive for One Hour in an Un-Air-Conditioned Church How to Share Your Faith with Someone How to Identify and Avoid Evil How to Survive an Old Testament Plague How to Memorize a Bible Verse Common Christian Symbols and What They Mean What Is Unique about The United Methodist Church and Its History
plus dozens of other illustrations, maps, diagrams, and essential tips
This unique and incredibly handy resource is perfect for United Methodist youth, adults, students, families, and all those interested in learning about life in the church."
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Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.15" Width: 6.84" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.58 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2007
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
ISBN 0687641853 ISBN13 9780687641857
Availability 0 units.
More About F. Belton Joyner
F. Belton Joyner Jr. is a retired United Methodist pastor and author of "The Unofficial UM Handbooks" and "Being Methodist in the Bible Belt: A Theological Survival Guide for Youth, Parents, and Other Confused Methodists "and many other books. Currently, he is a visiting lecturer at Duke Divinity School and member of Judicial Council of The United Methodist Church. He lives in Bahama, North Carolina.
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Reviews - What do customers think about The Unofficial United Methodist Handbook?
Ho-hum Humor to be left on the shelf Oct 18, 2007
If you read the review of this book in the UM Reporter, you were mislead. Not worth the purchase price. A ho-hum view of United Methodist insiders. We are a lot funnier than this!
Do It Yourself Methodism Sep 24, 2007
This is an excellent opportunity to learn the basics about the United Methodist Church. If you have ever felt that you would be embarrassed by participating in the church because you did not know its traditions, this book is for you.