Item description for Companions in Christ: The Way of Forgiveness: Leader's Guide (Companions In Christ) by Marjorie Thompson & Stephen D. Bryant...
Overview This leader's guide offers complete content for guiding each weekly session, practical tips for leading formational groups, and has an easy-to-follow format. There is a rich variety of experiences for participants such as the reproduction of Rembrandt's Return of the Prodigal Son that is in each Participant's Book and used to uncover the deep truths of the scripture.
Publishers Description All Leader's Guides in the Companions in Christ Series include complete content and instructions for leading the weekly sessions as well as information to help leaders identify the distinct leadership skills called upon when leading formational groups.
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Studio: Upper Room
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.38" Width: 7.36" Height: 0.27" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2002
Publisher Upper Room Books
Edition Teacher's Guide
Series Companions In Christ
ISBN 0835809811 ISBN13 9780835809818
Availability 0 units.
More About Marjorie Thompson & Stephen D. Bryant
Marjorie Thompson is an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church USA. She received her Bachelor of Arts in religious studies from Swarthmore College, and her Master of Divinity degree from McCormick Theological Seminary. Following a post-graduate pastoral internship, she became a Research Fellow at Yale Divinity School where she studied Christian spirituality with Henri Nouwen and did independent research in ecumenical traditions of prayer. Marjorie has served as adjunct faculty for several seminaries, including McCormick, Auburn, Wesley, and Vanderbilt Divinity School. She has taught in The Upper Room's Academy for Spiritual Formation, and directed the foundational program for Stillpoint. In 1996, Marjorie joined The Upper Room as Director of the Pathways Center for Spiritual Leadership, now called Pathways for Congregational Spirituality, and has served as chief architect of Companions in Christ. She is the author of Family, The Forming Center and Soul Feast: An Invitation to the Christian Spiritual Life. Her writings have also appeared in Weavings, Worship, The Upper Room Disciplines, and The Abingdon Preacher's Annual. She is a widely sought retreat leader, teacher, and speaker in the area of Christian spirituality. She and her husband John live in Kingston Springs, Tennessee.
Marjorie Thompson currently resides in London. Marjorie Thompson was born in 1957.
Reviews - What do customers think about The Way of Forgiveness, Leaders Guide?
Journey in Spiritual Growth Oct 7, 2005
The book engages you in a journey of spiritual growth and discovers. It is best experienced in the small group environment. This title is the second in a series of small-group resources. The journey takes eight-weeks with daily exercises. This particular book is designed to explore the movement from shame, guilt and anger to forgiveness and reconciliation.
I have found the book to have a profound impact on my life. I found the journey to challenge me spiritually. This adventure is not a counseling session. It is like wrestling with an angel, you emerge from the struggle with a blessing if you ask for the blessing.
I found the journey very profound. The journey is about how we daily live our lives and our faith in a world of realities far from the idea. What a blessing this journey has been in my life. I pray you experience the same.