Item description for God's Healing Community by Frank Bateman Stanger...
Overview A sensible and biblically sound explanation of God's healing power. Dr. Stanger's book is a trusted resource for Christians who want to learn more about healing. A former president of Asbury Theological Seminary, Dr. Stanger was also a popular evangelist who held Bible conferences on the ministry of healing. In this book, he emphasizes that the church has a duty to pray for physical healing of all its members.
Publishers Description Here is a biblically sound explanation of God's healing power and its vital place in the ministry of the church. Dr. Stanger was the former president of Asbury Theological Seminary.
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Studio: Evangel Publishing House
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.43" Width: 5.51" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.47 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2007
Publisher Evangel Publishing House
ISBN 1928915000 ISBN13 9781928915003
Reviews - What do customers think about God's Healing Community?
A Great Classic and Balanced Book on Healing Dec 7, 2009
I read this book and took Dr. Stanger's last course on Healing at Asbury Theological Seminary in the early 1980's. His book presents a biblical and historical view of a balanced ministry of healing. I think his ministry of healing was one of Asbury's best kept secrets because his focus was on ministry instead of showmanship and publicity. I am so glad to see this book still in print almost three decades after it was first published!
The renewed focus upon the church's ministry of healing goes all the way back to the Wesleyan Revival in England and can be found in the American Holiness Revival which pre-dated the Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements.
I would particularly encourage United Methodist clergy to read it before using the Healing Ritual in the Book of Worship which has become the most favorite ritual.
Dr. Stanger's book planted a seed toward my future Doctor of Ministry dissertation concerning the healing of a local congregation. You can see my application of this focus on developing healthy churches online @ [...]