At the Edge of Life: Conversations When Death Is Near

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This was done in 2011 and is the most balanced and well presented biblical examination of the Word of Faith movement which I have seen. We can come together triumphantly as a caring, loving community powerfully for His glory impacting our community (Isa. 6:1-12; Gal. 5:22-23; 1 Pet. 3:12)! NALM traces its roots to 1976 when a group of lay people, vowed religious, and clergy began meeting annually to share their expertise and to support each other in the common goal of establishing and improving programs of lay ministry formation throughout the United States.

Pages: 72

Publisher: Upper Room Books (September 1, 2014)

ISBN: 0835813320

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