GA-1703 Christian Board of Publication

GA-1703

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CHRISTIAN BOARD OF PUBLICATION
483 E. Lockwood, Suite 100, St. Louis, MO 63119
Website: www.ChalicePress.com – facebook.com/ChalicePress – Twitter.com/ChalicePress
800-366-3383 – customerservice@chalicepress.com

You want to change the world. So do we.

CBP’s mission is to publish resources inviting all people into deeper relationship with God, equipping them as disciples of Jesus Christ, and sending them into ministries as the Holy Spirit calls them. Every resource we offer and everything we do is part of our effort to live into God’s invitation.

We see religion and faith evolving and embrace the possibilities. We hope for a church that is vibrant and energizing, a worldwide force for justice, peace, and interfaith cooperation. We dream of a church where all faith-seekers are welcome regardless of their God-given uniqueness or how they view a loving, compassionate God. We have a vision of a church that unites instead of divides, that loves instead of discriminates, that sees every living person and everything we can see in our vast universe as a gift from God.

CBP has the vision to partner with the prophets of the 21st century, and together we will proclaim a message of love and acceptance to a broken world desperate for good news. Through our books and resources, CBP confronts racism, violence, homophobia, sexism, income inequality, church hurt, mental illness, and many other issues that plague our world. Ministry professionals find inspiration and affirmation in our books, and lay leaders explore their own unique and diverse calls to ministry. Congregations find creative ways to change their ministry to fit their neighborhoods and our culture or to reach out to those on society’s margins. Our InsideOut camp curriculum reaches thousands of youth from many different faith traditions each summer.

Offering the Chalice Press, CBP, TCP Books, and Lucas Park Books imprints, the Christian Board of Publication does not receive support from Disciples Mission Fund. We operate almost entirely on the sales of products and services we develop.

– Brad Lyons, President and Publisher

New and Upcoming Titles from
Chalice Press, CBP & TCP Books 2015-2017

Religion and Culture

  • Ferguson and Faith: Sparking Leadership and Awakening Community (Leah Gunning Francis)
  • Organizing Church: Grassroots Practices for Embodying Change in Your Congregation, Your Community, and Our World (Tim Conder & Dan Rhodes)
  • Preaching in the Era of Trump (O. Wesley Allen Jr.)
  • Stakes Is High: Race, Faith, and Hope for America (Michael W. Waters)
  • Native Americans, The Mainline Church, and the Quest for Interracial Justice (David Phillips Hansen)
  • Nobody Cries When We Die: God, Community, and Surviving to Adulthood (Patrick Reyes)
  • If Eve Only Knew: Freeing Yourself from Biblical Womanhood and Becoming All God Means for You to Be (Melanie Springer Mock & Kendra Weddle Irons)
  • Unified We Are a Force: How Faith and Labor can Overcome America’s Inequalities (Jorge Rieger & Rosemarie Henkel-Rieger)
  • Liberating Sexuality: Justice Between the Sheets (Miguel A. De La Torre)
  • Towards the “Other America”: Anti-Racist Resources for White People Taking Action for Black Lives Matter (Chris Crass)

Spiritual Formation and Faith Practices

  • Better: Waking Up to Who We Could Be (Melvin Bray)
  • Relig-ish: Soulful Living in a Spiritual-But-Not-Religious World (Rachelle Mee-Chapman)
  • Sacred Wounds:  A Path to Healing from Spiritual Trauma (Teresa B. Pasquale)
  • Newsworthy: Nine Ways to Live the Good News Now (Chris Altrock)
  • Coloring Lent: An Adult Coloring Book for the Journey to Resurrection (Jesse Turri, Natalie Turri, & Christopher Rodkey)
  • Fellowship of Prayer 2016 Lenten Devotional (Sarah Griffith Lund)
  • Fellowship of Prayer: 2017 Lenten Devotional (Sharon Watkins & Rick Lowery)
  • Partners in Prayer: Advent 2015 (The Young Clergy Women Project)
  • Partners in Prayer: Advent 2016 (The Forum for Theological Exploration)

Family and Faith

  • Birthed: Finding Grace through Infertility (Elizabeth Hagan)
  • Available Hope: Parenting, Faith, and a Terrifying World (Julie E. Richardson)
  • Faithful Families: Creating Sacred Moments at Home (Traci Smith)

Disciples Identity

  • A Handbook for Today’s Disciples (5th Edition) (D. Duane Cummins)
  • Journey to Wholeness: A History of Black Disciples of Christ in the Mission of the Christian Church (Brenda M. Cardwell & William K. Fox, Sr.)
  • Annual Planning Guide & Calendar 2016-2017   
  • Annual Planning Guide & Calendar 2017-2018   

Congregational Life and Mission

  • Community of Prayer Stewardship Devotional (Bruce Barkhauer)
  • Organic Student Ministry: Trash the Pre-Packaged Programs and Transform Your Youth Group (Stephen Ingram)
  • Tactful Advice for Calling Your Next Pastor (Gary Straub)
  • Reaching People under 30 while Keeping People over 60 (Edward H. Hammett)
  • Holy Currency Exchange: 101 Stories, Songs, Actions and Visions for Missional and Sustainable Ministries (Eric H.F. Law)

Congregational Leadership and Professional Development

  • Preaching Politics: Proclaiming Jesus in an Age of Money, Power, and Partisanship (Clay Stauffer)
  • Creation-Crisis Preaching: Ecology, Theology, and the Pulpit (Leah Schade)
  • Made to Lead: Empowering Women for Ministry (Nicole Massie Martin)

InsideOut Christian Camp Resources

  • Outdoor Ministries 2016: Fearless Faith  
  • Outdoor Ministries 2017: Branching Out  

Academic

  • Human Development and Faith: Life-Cycle Stages of Body, Mind, and Soul (Second Edition) (Felicity B. Kelcourse)
  • With Signs Following: The Life and Ministry of Charles Harrison Mason (Raynard D. Smith, editor)

Chalice Press, CBP, and TCP books and e-books are available at ChalicePress.com or by phone at (800) 366-3383,your favorite independent bookstore, Cokesbury.com, TheThoughtfulChristian.com, Powells.com, BN.com, Amazon.com, and anywhere else books are sold.

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The General Board has reviewed GA-1703 from the Christian Board of Publication. The report is submitted to the General Assembly for presentation and discussion. No action is required. (Discussion time: 12 minutes)

 

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