The Christian Educator's Handbook on Spiritual Formation


Provides the help Christians need to understand and pursue spiritual growth.
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Provides the help Christians need to understand and pursue spiritual growth.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801021671
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 2/1/1998
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Meet the Author

Kenneth O. Gangel (Ph.D., University of Missouri), after a distinguished career at Dallas Theological Seminary, is now executive director of the graduate studies division at Toccoa Falls College. A noted expert on Christian education, he has written many books, including Feeding and Leading.

James C. Wilhoit (Ph.D., Northwestern) is professor of Christian education at Wheaton College. He has authored a number of scholarly articles and books, including Christian Education and the Search for Meaning.

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Table of Contents

1. What Is Spiritual Formation?
John M. Dettoni
2. Spiritual Formation in the Early Church
Craig A. Blaising
3. Salvation and Spiritual Formation
Robert P. Lightner
4. The Puritan Model of Spiritual Formation
Leland Ryken
5. Counterfeit Spirituality
Timothy R. Phillips and Donald G. Bloesch
6. God Is Most Glorified in Us When We Are Most Satisfied in Him
John Piper
7. Longing for Eden and Sinning on the Way to Heaven
Larry Crabb
8. Spiritual Formation through the Liturgy
Lynn C. Bauman
9. Spiritual Formation through Public Worship
Kenneth O. Gangel
10. Living and Growing in the Christian Year
D. Bruce Lockerbie
11. Nurturing the Spiritual Lives of Teachers
Robert W. PazmiƱo
12. Principles of Church Renewal
Alan Schreck
13. Teaching Scripture Intake
Donald S. Whitney
14. Following the Lord's Pattern of Prayer
James C. Wilhoit
15. Teaching People to Pray
T. W. Hunt
16. The Imitation of Christ: Means and End of Spiritual Formation
Robert P. Meye
17. Personal Healing and Spiritual Formation
Leanne Payne
18. The Spirit Is Willing: The Body as a Tool for Spiritual Growth
Dallas Willard
19. Spiritual Formation in Children
Robert Clark
20. Spiritual Formation of Adolescents
James Bryan Smith
21. Spiritual Formation in Older Adults
Beth E. Brown
22. Spiritual Formation through Small Groups
Peter V. Deison
23. The Family as a Context for Spiritual Formation
Ronald T. Habermas
24. The Pietistic Tradition in Evangelical Spirituality:
A Bibliographic Essay
Lyle W. Dorsett
25. Annotated Bibliography of Resources
James C. Wilhoit
Name Index
Subject Index
Scripture Index
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