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Called To Serve

Author : John A. Peck
ISBN : 9781435741942
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STUDENT EDITIONA basic survey of the Holy Scriptures for Orthodox Christians.No longer will the Bible be an intimidating mass of stories and text gathering dust and guilt from disuse. In a fun and exciting journey, this workbook will take you through the entire Bible, and fill in the gaps and answer the questions that you may not even know you have. In 20 short lessons, you'll have set a firm foundation for your life in the Holy Scriptures.

Called To Serve

Author : Max De Pree
ISBN : 0802849229
Genre : Business & Economics
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Called to Serve is for people with questions about creating and maintaining a successful nonprofit board. How can the board of a nonprofit organization work best? Now that I'm on such a board, what should I do? How can we find the best trustees? How should I think about my work for nonprofits? What kind of relationship between a board and the staff will work best? How can we organize and develop the service of busy, committed people? Internationally renowned CEO and best-selling author Max De Pree packs his many years of experience on nonprofit boards into these short letters directed to busy folks active in nonprofit life. Brief, clear, and -- above all -- useful, Called to Serve notes the marks of an effective board, lays out the proper work of boards, gives choices for structuring a nonprofit board, and covers the roles and relationships of board chairpersons, trustees, and presidents. Today there are more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations in America, with 109 million people working in this important sector of society. In spite of this surprising fact, very little training exists for this kind of service. Called to Serve is valuable not only because it fills this need but also because it comes from the pen of one of America's most experienced and respected business leaders.
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Called To Serve Him

Author : Elaine Cannon
ISBN : 1555173411
Genre : Missionaries
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Just imagine, you are in the service of the Lord Jesus Christ! Such an important call! Such an awesome assignment! This is your call to serve him. This is your chance, your blessed opportunity. Approaching their topic with this kind of enthusiasm throughout, Elaine Cannon and Ed. J. Pinegar here describe just what it means to be a missionary in the Lord's service, covering everything from receiving the call to continuing to share the gospel throughout one's life. Addressing their comments primarily to the prospective missionary - young and old, Elder and Sister - the authors draw on wisdom from the scriptures as well as from modern prophets and from personal experience to provide concrete, practical suggestions that can help missionaries succeed (including, an informative chapter the Missionary Wants to Know, written in a question-and-answer format). an especially helpful set of chapters on personal development tells missionaries how to cultivate essential qualities such as integrity, obedience, humility, steadfastness, and self-mastery.
Category: Missionaries

Called To Serve

Author : Christine Ryktarsyk
ISBN : 9781452040769
Genre : Family & Relationships
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This is the true story of an Army wife's experience during the year of her husband's deployment to Iraq. Though names have been changed, the characters in this story are real. As the wife of a company commander, who is responsible for lives during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Annie has duties to the military families left at home. Through narrative passages, tape recordings and written correspondence, the story of her faith and service unfolds. She battles fear, loneliness, parenting and marriage issues, leadership concerns, exhaustion and insecurity. Through it all, Annie discovers strongholds in times of suffering. This story takes a personal look at deployment through the eyes of a soldier and his wife and children. Readers will laugh and cry as they come to understand how a soldier's family serves as silent warriors during deployment.
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Called To Serve

Author : Bruce D. Terpstra
ISBN : 9781449053505
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The author graphically describes his experiences in Vietnam and 21 different countries of Europe and the Far East.
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Called To Serve

Author : Len Custer
ISBN : 9780595284559
Genre : Fiction
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Larry Curtis is broad sided by the call to serve in the "Korean Police Action". Anguished over leaving his young wife, Jean, alone to care for their two-week old daughter, Larry departs to serve his country in the Korean War. Adjustment from civilian life is traumatic. In the ill-prepared Navy, Larry is assigned to a new crew activating a mothballed amphibious ship. Mechanical failures, training accidents, and tension between the diverse shipmates cause challenges and delays. They finally reach the war just as Chinese Communist troops intervene and the United Nations forces are in full retreat. In Korean waters the crew experiences a variety of transport and service jobs, interspersed with dangerous combat assignments. Larry and his shipmates struggle with their fears, internal conflicts, and casualties, while maturing into a proud, cohesive, and effective Navy crew.
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Called To Serve

Author : Carmen L. Lewis
ISBN : 9781479789900
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Called to Serve is a biography about Gerald Austin Beasley and Clara Pauline Smith, my dad and mom. Both grew up in different rural areas of Oklahoma during the Great Depression on farms where they worked hard with their families. They met at Oklahoma A&M in Stillwater and then married after Dad was conscripted into the army. While Dad served in the European front during World War II, Mom taught school in rural southwest Oklahoma. After the war, Dad prepared for ministry; then served in churches of Christ in Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, and Montana.
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Called To Serve

Author : Janie Faye Farrior Montgomery
ISBN : 9780557519262
Genre : Religion
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Called to Serve is a youth guidebook to a lifestyle of Christian stewardship. Teaching young people how to make an impact in their communities through sacrificial acts of Christian love. It describes the reasoning behind serving others. Teaches that we are saved to serve.
Category: Religion

Called To Serve

Author : Matthew Robinson
ISBN : 9781594675409
Genre : Fiction
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Called To Serve

Author : Margaret M. McGuinness
ISBN : 9780814795576
Genre : Religion
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Winner, 2014 Catholic Book Award in History presented by the Catholic Press Association For generations of American Catholics, the face of their church was, quite literally, a woman's face—the nursing sister in the hospital where they were born, the teaching sister in the school where they were educated, the caring sister who helped them through times of trouble. McGuinness recovers the compelling story of these sisters and puts them back at the center of American Catholic history." —James M. O'Toole, Boston College "Conveys the history of American women’s religious life in its astonishing breadth and diversity. McGuinness writes with the authority of a scholar and the ease of a storyteller. Her collective portrait of the women who have for so long represented the face of the American Catholic church will be useful to not only to historians of women and of religion in the United States, but also to general readers who wish to learn about the often hidden and far-ranging contributions vowed women have made to church and nation." —Kathleen Sprows Cummings, University of Notre Dame For many Americans, nuns and sisters are the face of the Catholic Church. Far more visible than priests, Catholic women religious teach at schools, found hospitals, offer food to the poor, and minister to those in need. Their work has shaped the American Catholic Church throughout its history. Yet despite their high profile, a concise history of American Catholic sisters and nuns has yet to be published. In Called to Serve, Margaret M. McGuinness provides the reader with an overview of the history of Catholic women religious in American life, from the colonial period to the present. The early years of religious life in the United States found women religious in immigrant communities and on the frontier, teaching, nursing, and caring for marginalized groups. In the second half of the twentieth century, however, the role of women religious began to change. They have fewer members than ever, and their population is aging rapidly. And the method of their ministry is changing as well: rather than merely feeding and clothing the poor, religious sisters are now working to address the social structures that contribute to poverty, fighting what one nun calls “social sin.” In the face of a changing world and shifting priorities, women religious must also struggle to strike a balance between the responsibilities of their faith and the limitations imposed upon them by their church. Rigorously researched and engagingly written, Called to Serve offers a compelling portrait of Catholic women religious throughout American history. Instructor's Guide
Category: Religion