Bio: Rob Weber is Senior Pastor and founder of Grace Community United Methodist Church in Shreveport, Louisiana. Grace Community is a teaching church, with seeker-sensitive ministries that serve over 1200 in worship attendance each week. Rob Weber is in high demand as a speaker for church leadership events throughout the world, including England, Korea, and the USA.
Pastors, worship leaders, worship planners, and laypersons will use this book as they participate in the ReConnecting Worship video-based small group study to learn about and discuss worship in the congregation. In eight rich and stimulating sessions, a group will come to terms with the rapidly changing worship environment. The participants will examine practices and develop skills for improving the ways we worship, while preserving and honoring each particular tradition.
Designed for group or individual use, this book on Christian spirituality is based on the wise sayings of the Desert Saints of the third and fourth centuries. Each of the chapters begins with a short collection of sayings organized around a particular theme (prayer, temptation, charity, self-control, endurance, simplicity, silence, and solitude). Then follows a short exposition of the theme, points to consider, a poetic meditation, related scriptural texts, and questions. An introduction to the ... more info>>