Called to Lead: Paul's Letters to Timothy for a New Day

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Following up on their previous volume, Called to Be Church: The Book of Acts for a New Day, biblical scholar Robert Wall and pastoral leader Anthony Robinson here join forces again. Featuring both exegetical study and dynamic contemporary exposition, each chapter of Called to Lead first interprets the text of 1 and 2 Timothy as Scripture and then engages 1 and 2 Timothy for today's church leaders. The book covers many vexing issues faced by church leaders then and now -- such issues as the use of money, ...
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Following up on their previous volume, Called to Be Church: The Book of Acts for a New Day, biblical scholar Robert Wall and pastoral leader Anthony Robinson here join forces again. Featuring both exegetical study and dynamic contemporary exposition, each chapter of Called to Lead first interprets the text of 1 and 2 Timothy as Scripture and then engages 1 and 2 Timothy for today's church leaders. The book covers many vexing issues faced by church leaders then and now -- such issues as the use of money, leadership succession, pastoral authority, and the role of Scripture. Through it all, Called to Lead shows how Timothy remains a text of great value for the church today
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802867407
  • Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 7/20/2012
  • Pages: 255
  • Sales rank: 1,205,016
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

ANTHONY B. ROBINSON is founder and president of the Seattle-based Congregational Leadership Northwest and senior consultant for the Atlanta-based Center for Progressive Renewal. His other books include Transforming Congregational Culture.

Robert W. Wall is Paul T. Walls Professor of Scripture and Wesleyan Studies at Seattle Pacific University. He is also the coauthor (with Anthony Robinson) of Called to Be Church: The Book of Acts for a New Day.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Walter Brueggemann ix

Preface xii

Abbreviations xv

Itching Ears 1

Ministry in a Time of Lost and Contested Authority

What Is the Pastor's Most Essential Work? 22

1 Timothy 1:3-17

Worship and the Missional Church 43

1 Timothy 2:1-3:1a

Lay Leadership in the Household of God 65

1 Timothy 3:1b-13

Pastoral Leadership in the Household of God 84

1 Timothy 3:14-4:16

Order (and Disorder) in the Household of God 107

1 Timothy 5:1-6:2

The Challenge and Opportunity of Having Money 129

1 Timothy 6:2b-19

A Crisis of Courage 150

2 Timothy 1:3-14

Claiming the Power, Sharing the Suffering: A Pastoral Work Ethic 170

2 Timothy 2:1-7

Remember Resurrection 185

2 Timothy 2:8-26

The Final Charge 208

2 Timothy 3:10-4:8

For Further Reading on 1 and 2 Timothy and Leadership 236

Index 238

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