In Life and in Death: A Pastoral Guide for Funerals

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Ministering to the city in a time of crisis when people are open to spiritual encouragement. This is a generalization- not saying that all churches are like this. Regardless how anointed or gifted an individual is, throughout the Bible we are reminded that we are many members but one body and God calls us to unity. Movement Toward Union, 1940–1967 Although Methodists, Evangelicals, and United Brethren each had published strong statements condemning war and advocating peaceful reconciliation among the nations, the strength of their positions was largely lost with American involvement in the hostilities of World War II.

Pages: 220

Publisher: Faith Alive Christian Resources (August 4, 1992)

ISBN: 1562120220

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