Mel Lawrenz is senior associate pastor at Elmbrook Church in suburban Milwaukee and is director of the Elmbrook Christian Study Center. He has authored several books, including Why Do I Feel like Hiding? and Life after Grief. Mel Lawrenz (MDiv, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; PhD, Marquette University) is senior pastor at Elmbrook Church in Brookfield, Wisconsin. He has a passion for the ministry of the Word in writing for effective outreach, is author or coauthor of several books, and has been developing a multidimensional media ministry network, which includes his radio interview program, Faith Conversations.
1 The Formed Life: Spiritual Growth as Spiritual Formation
2 Beyond Birth: The Development of Spiritual Life
3 War against the Soul: Sin as Deformation
4 From Text to Godliness: Formative Reading
5 Dialogue with God: Formative Prayer
6 Bending and Serving: Formative Worship
7 To Know and to Be Known: Formative Fellowship
8 The Shaping Word: Formative Preaching
9 The Expended Life: Formative Service
10 Metamorphosis: The Final Goal
Appendix: What Is the "Soul"?