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Adventist Congregations Today: Book on CD, Center for Creative Ministry | Buy | $19.95 | Forty-one denominations and faith groups, Adventists included, conducted the largest survey of congregations in the U.S. Its purpose was to provide a public profile of the organizational backbone of religion in America’s congregations at the beginning of a new millennium.
   
A New Generation of Adventist Families: CD ROM, Monte & Norma Sahlin | Buy | $14.95 | In a highly readable and informative style, authors Monte and Norma Sahlin present a well-researched view of the Adventist family at the start of the 21st century. Charts, graphs, and supporting tables reveal fascinating portraits of the diversity in today's Adventist family. Study guides are available for using this resource as a seminar (see related links).
   
Brad: Visionary Spiritual Leadership, Harold Lee with Monte Sahlin | Buy | $14.95 | is part story, part theology, and part practics. It touches upon many significant issues facing the Seventh-day Adventist Church today. It not only tells the story of a great leader, but captures much from his papers and sermons that has lasting value for the Church.
   
Community Action Leadership Kit, Monte Sahlin | Buy | Price: $149.95 | Effective ministries of compassion in your church or Community Services Center are structured around key components. In this resource you will discover what they are.
   
Coming TogetherDan Linrud, Diane Forsyth, Bill Ashlock and Delcy | Buy | $19.95 | The leader's guide accompanies the four books in the Coming Together program: Experiencing God through Scripture, Prayer, Contemplation, and Spiritual Mentoring. Full set.
   

Coming Together: Leader's Guide, Curtis Rittenour | Buy | $9.95 | The leader's guide accompanies the four books in the Coming Together program: Experiencing God through Scripture, Prayer, Contemplation, and Spiritual Mentoring.

   

Coming Together: Bk 1: Experiencing God Through Scripture, Dan Linrud | Buy | $5.95 | Book one of four in the Coming Together series. Experiencing God through Scripture will help participants in this small group study discover why the Bible is important.

   
Coming Together: Bk 2: Experiencing God Through Prayer, Diane Forsyth | Buy | $5.95 | Book two of four in the Coming Together series. Experiencing God Through Prayer is designed for small group leaders and others who want to experience prayer as a pathway to God.
   
Coming Together: Bk 3: Experiencing God Through Contemplation, Bill Ashlock | Buy | $5.95 | Book three of four in the Coming Together series. Experiencing God Through Contemplation is designed for small group leaders and others who want to learn about contemplation and what it means for hearing God's voice in our lives.
   
Coming Together: Bk 4: Experiencing God Through Spiritual Mentors, Delcy Kuhlman | Buy | $5.95 | The final book in the Coming Together series. Experiencing God Through Spiritual Mentors outlines a process in which a small group can meet regularly to look, listen, and feel God's invitation in one's life.
   
Connections: Complete Kit, Bruce Bugbee, Don Cousins and Bill Hybels | Buy | $99.95 | Through a series of discovery sessions with inventories and assessments, your members will discover their personal spiritual gifts, their passion (where they can best serve), and their personal style (how they serve). Individual consultations connect members with a ministry that fits.
   
Connections: Leader's Guide, Bruce Bugbee, Don Cousins and Bill Hybels | Buy | $29.95 | The complete manual that every Connections leader will need to review to discover how Connections works and how it should be conducted in the local church.
   

Connections: Consultant's Guide, Bruce Bugbee, Don Cousins and Bill Hybels | Buy | $19.99 | The Consultants Guide is for the person or persons who will be implementing Connections at the local church and consulting with Connections participants after they discover their spiritual gift.

   
Connections: Participant's Guide, Bruce Bugbee, Don Cousins and Bill Hybels | Buy | $10.99 | The Connections Participant's Guide is for your personal journey through a Connections Discovery Session. It contains all the notes and assessments you will need to identify the three elements of your Servant Profile.
   
Connections: Visions & Consultant Training DVD, Bruce Bugbee, Don Cousins and Bill Hybels | Buy | $24.99 | DVD for potential Connections consultants to review in order to learn how to help Connections participants identify their spiritual gifts.
   
Connections: Drama Vignette DVD, Bruce Bugbee, Don Cousins and Bill Hybels | Buy | $24.99 | A video with ideas of how Connections can be introduced to the general congregation at your church. Includes Power Point.
   
E. E. Cleveland: Evangelist Extraordinary, Harold Lee and Monte Sahlin | Buy | $14.95 | Read the story of one of the greatest Christian evangelists of the 20th century. E. E. Cleveland combined soul-winning with concern for social justice, pioneered the concept of national evangelism campaigns--providing the template for the satellite-linked international campaigns of today.
   
Establishing Effective Church Worship, Center for Creative Ministry | Buy | $39.95 | A two-hour DVD training seminar with participant's guide for pastors and elders who want to make their worship services relevant--no matter what worship style their church prefers.
   
Financial Attitudes, Center for Creative Ministry | Buy | $29.95 | Have you ever discovered first what motivates members to give to the church before you ask them to contribute? Do you feel there are limited financial resources for the church that must be guarded at all costs? Do you understand the potential there is in new generational giving if you approach each group in the right way?
   

Friend2Friend: Reaching the Unchurched Through Friendship Evangelism, Monte Sahlin with Curtis Rittenour | Buy | $85.00 | This six-part workshop offering a refreshing approach to evangelism can be presented during a weekend or over multiple weeks to groups of any size. Materials in this kit include member samples, a leader's guide and a 20-minute video.

   

Friend2Friend: Leader's Guide, Monte Sahlin with Curtis Rittenour | Buy | $29.95 | This 100+ page resource provides all the materials needed to effectively lead a group through the six-part workshop. It includes the participants guide plus suggestions on how to introduce the sessions and time recommendations for each activity.

   

Friend2Friend: Participants Guide, Monte Sahlin with Curtis Rittenour | Buy | $9.95 | This invaluable individual guide breaks each session into four parts which encourage reflection, sharing, learning, application, and integration. The guide enables participants to follow the exercises, complete assessments, and ultimately personalize the workshop to their unique friendship evangelism style.

   
Friend2Friend: Presentation Tools | Buy | $29.95 | Audio/Computer Presentation Tools CD-ROM. Easy-to-use CD-ROM provides leaders with colorful presentation slides that enhance the visual aspect of the workshop and add a professional touch to the presentation. The slides can be displayed through a video projector or monitor, copied onto transparencies for overhead use, or printed for handouts.
   
Nine Facets of the Effective Small Group Leader, Carl George | Buy | $59.95 | Consultant to churches of many denominations all over North America, Carl F. George presents this nine-video set. Almost every church is full of groups.
   
One-Minute Witness, Monte Sahlin | Buy | $1.49 | Time is at a premium in today's world. In the One-Minute Witness booklet, Monte Sahlin shares ideas to take the fear out of witnessing. With chapter titles including "Perceptions," "Compassion," "Listening," and "Friendship," the book outlines in simple steps an approach that effectively wins a listener's attention for the Gospel.
   
Public Perceptions CD, Center for Creative Minstry | Buy | $14.95 | How well is the Seventh-day Adventist Church known to the general public in North America? What does the average person know of the Adventist mission and message? What are the attitudes and opinions about the Adventist Church?
   
Reinvent Your Sabbath School Kit, Chris and Yolanda Blake | Buy | Price: $18.88 | Is your Sabbath school missing something? What if boring became a thing of the past? What if a class became a family? Book and DVD/Video.
   
Reinvent Your Sabbath School, Chris and Yolanda Blake | Buy | Price: $14.95 | Is your Sabbath school missing something? What if boring became a thing of the past? What if a class became a family? DVD/Video.
   
SafetyZone Kit: Creating Authentic and Inclusive Communities of Faith, by Paul Richardson, Warren Nelson & Curtis Rittenour | Buy | $99.00 | SafetyZone is an eight-part workshop designed to help your church become a safe group of people who create safe places for rebuilding friendships with former Adventists.
   

SafetyZone: Leader's Guide, by Paul Richardson, Warren Nelson & Curtis Rittenour | Buy | $29.95 | This is the leaders guide for the SafetyZone Seminar. This guide will provide leaders with a complete overview and preparation information.

   

SafetyZone: Participant's Guide, by Paul Richardson, Warren Nelson & Curtis Rittenour | Buy | $9.95 | Each participant in the SafetyZone Seminar will need to have their own participant's guide. Make sure to ask about quantity discounts on these books.

 

   

SafetyZone: Overhead Masters, by Paul Richardson, Warren Nelson & Curtis Rittenour | Buy | $19.95 | Complete overhead seminar masters for the SafteyZone seminar.

   

SafetyZone Video #1 (Sessions 1-4), by the Center for Creative Ministry | Buy | $24.95 | The video sessions from the SafetyZone Seminar are available for further information, discussion, and ideas on reclaiming. The eight SafetyZone sessions are divided into two separate videos.

 

   

SafetyZone Video #2 (Sessions 5-8), by the Center for Creative Ministry | Buy | $24.95 | The video sessions from the SafetyZone Seminar are available for further information, discussion, and ideas on reclaiming. The eight SafetyZone sessions are divided into two separate videos.

   
SafetyZone Video Library, by Paul Richardson | Buy | $79.95 | The video sessions from the SafteyZone seminar are available for further information and discussion. The eight SafteyZone sessions are divided onto two separate videos.
   

The Rendezvous, by the Center for Creative Ministry | Buy | $14.95 | What happens when the paths cross of those who stay at church and those that don't? The Rendezvous is a 15-minute DVD with a discussion guide for helping members positively welcome those who come back to church.

 

   
The Sabbath in Ethiopia: An Exploration of Christian Roots, Bekele Haye | Buy | $9.95 | Author Bekele Heye documents the commitment of Ethiopian Christians to Sabbath-keeping from the time of the apostles to the 20th century. The Sabbath in Ethiopia highlights the intense resistance of Ethiopians during the 15th and 16th centuries.
   
Understanding Your Community, Monte Sahlin | Buy | Price: $39.95 | The tools for pastors, leaders of congregations and community-based ministries (Adventist Edition).
   
Welcome Home: Guide Book & CD ROM, by the Center for Creative Ministry | Buy | $39.95 | This is a reclaiming ministry resource that includes a 24-page pastor's guide to help set up a ministry to former members of your church. The CD ROM contains artwork customized for letters, response cards, bulletin inserts, and more.