Signs of the Times: Pastoral Translations of Ministry & Culture in Honor of Leonard I. Sweet

Signs of the Times: Pastoral Translations of Ministry & Culture in Honor of Leonard I. Sweet

by Brian A. Ross

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498220606
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 03/18/2016
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Brian A. Ross is Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministries at the Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary and an adjunct professor at Toccoa Falls College. He is a seventeen-year ministry veteran, having served as a youth pastor, church planter, senior pastor, and church consultant. He is a minister with the Brethren in Christ Church.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors vii

Foreword Wayne McCown ix

Sweet & the Spirit: An Introduction to Semiotician Leonard I. Sweet Brian A. Ross xiii

1 Summoned to Follow: Leonard Sweet's Antidote for the Leadership Cult Anthony L. Blair 1

2 Wake Up and Smell the Future: From Post-Christian to Post-Church Jason Clark 20

3 Preaching as Bricolage Charles J. Conniry Jr. 33

4 Heretics and the Way Forward Dottie Escobedo-Frank 42

5 What's Going on Here? Trusting Gods Story in Your Own Dwight J. Friesen 53

6 The EPIC World of Anglican Worship Todd Hunter 65

7 Every Bush is Burning Thomas E. Ingram 77

8 Indefinable Dan Kimball 96

9 Identity, Vocation, and Calling David McDonald 100

10 Rearranging the Furniture of Faith Mike McNichols 117

11 EPIC Parenting in the Post-Church Church Rich Melheim 131

12 Discovering the Future, Hidden Deep within the Past Brian A. Ross 146

13 Reading Signs: Serving Families Affected by Disability Christine Roush 162

14 An Epistemology of Empathy Jeff Tacklind 177

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