Recovering (Pastoring for Life: Theological Wisdom for Ministering Well)

From Brokenness and Addiction to Blessedness and Community
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Author(s): Aaron White, Bob Ekblad
Original Publish Date: Aug 18, 2020
Product Number: EB00800082
Released: Aug 18, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781493423712
Publisher: Baker Academic
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Description

This book provides a theologically rich commentary on the challenge of addiction and the long road to recovery. Written by a minister with extensive experience working with people who struggle with addictions, this book helps pastors understand the roots and realities of our universal human struggle with addictions and attachments while showing that together we have great hope for freedom, wholeness, and recovery. Readers will learn how to create and foster a Beatitude Community, the kind of environment Jesus prescribed for his people, to help addicts and those who love them heal from brokenness. Foreword by Bob Ekblad.About the SeriesPastors are called to help people navigate the profound mysteries of being human, from birth to death and everything in between. This series, edited by leading pastoral theologian Jason Byassee, provides pastors and pastors-in-training with rich theological reflection on the various seasons that make up a human life, helping them minister with greater wisdom and joy.

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