Discerning God's Will Together : A Spiritual Practice for the Church
Bible study, research, and fieldwork merge in this book of practical principles for decision making by spiritual discernment. The step-by-step approach can be used to help any size group learn a new way to make decisions--a way that is interactive, spiritual, and rooted in faith practices and community. Small groups, committees, church boards, church leaders at all levels, and seminary professors will find this book valuable. This is a revised and updated version of the book, originally published in 1997. This new version inclused revised and updated material, as well as a new introduction by Charles Olsen.
- Paperback | 162 pages
- 141 x 215 x 12mm | 227g
- 15 Aug 2012
- Alban Institute, Inc
- Bethesda, MD, United States
- (Revised and Updated Edition)
I am so pleased to see this new and updated version of Danny Morris and Chuck Olsen's classic and seminal work on the practice of corporate discernment! It will be a blessing to any group committed to seeking God's will together.--Ruth Haley Barton, Founder, Transforming Center, author of "Pursuing God's Will Together: A Discernment Practice for Leadership Groups"
About Danny E. Morris
Danny E. Morris was a pastor in Florida for 22 years, was the director of developing ministries for Upper Room Ministries for 25 years, and developed The Upper Room Academy for Spiritual Formation and the Five-Day Academy. He is the author of sixteen books, including Yearning to Know God's Will. Charles M. Olsen has 22 years of pastoral experience in the Presbyterian Church USA and was the founder of Worshipful-Work: Center for Transforming Religious Leadership. His book, Transforming Church Boards into Communities of Spiritual Leaders, was selected as one of the top ten religious books in 1997 by the Academy of Parish Clergy.