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Congregational Vitality series
Bible For Vital Congregations

Barbara J. Essex

Bible For Vital Congregations Would you like to learn how your congregation could get to know the Bible and make it relevant for today's living? Lay leaders and clergy will appreciate and benefit from Barbara Essex's Bible for Vital Congregations. Essex provides practical tools to engage you in your immersion into scriptures. Theologically and biblically informed, it offers particular straightforward helps for teaching and preaching scriptures.   Bible for Vital Congregations includes a list of resources for future study.

ABOUT THE CONGREGATIONAL VITALITY SERIES
The CONGREGATIONAL VITALITY series provides clergy and lay leaders in local churches with engaging, insightful, and useful tools to revitalize and prepare themselves for ministry in the 21st century. The authors in this series are United Church of Christ clergy whose churches demonstrate church growth.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR of Bible For Vital Congregations

Barbara J. Essex, is an ordained United Church of Christ minister. She earned her M.Div. from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary and M.A. from Northwestern University. She is a bestselling author of The Pilgrim Press, having written eight books, including: Bad Boys of the Bible; Bad Boys of the New Testament; Bad Girls of the Bible; Bible for Vital Congregations; Bold and Brazen; Krazy Kinfolk; Misbehavin’ Monarchs; and More Bad Girls of the Bible. Visit Barbara J. Essex's website at www.barbarajessex.com.


Paperback: 144 pages
Publisher: The Pilgrim Press
ISBN: 978-0-8298-1732-4
Product Dimensions: 5.6 by 8.3 inches

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