Nobody's Child Anymore: Grieving, Caring and Comforting When

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Training for approved applicants is provided quarterly (February, May, August and November.) Annual opportunities for updating are provided. Then two verses later Jesus is called the chief pastor or "chief shepherd" (Gk. archipoimen, 1 Peter 5:4), implying quite clearly that Peter also viewed the elders as shepherds or "pastors" in the church. It has five bedrooms, a finished basement and an attached two-stall garage. People who I thought were doing well and were happy in the church sit down with me and pull out a piece of paper listing all the offenses they feel they’ve endured over the last few years.

Pages: 127

Publisher: Sorin Books; First Edition edition (October 1, 2000)

ISBN: 1893732215

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