A PASTOR’S TOOLBOX 2: More Management Skills for Parish Leadership
Editor: Paul A. Holmes
This follow-up volume provides all new information, insights, and practical tools that pastors need to handle the complexities of parish management in the twenty-first century.
Sixteen contributors from across the country deliver key content that focuses on promoting excellence and best practices in the areas of management, finances, communications, and human resources development. This book provides:
leadership tools for the pastor and his team; help for working with the parish's pastoral and finance councils; intercultural competence and complex pastoring situations; suggestions for time management and effective meetings; human resources, change management, and canon law; tools for parish stewardship, communications, and Catholic schools.
2017 186 pages R345.00
BUILDING A BRIDGE: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity
The author turns his attention to the relationship between LGBT Catholics and the Church in this loving, inclusive, and revolutionary book. On the day after the Orlando nightclub shooting, James Martin SJ. posted a video on Facebook in which he called for solidarity with our LGBT brothers and sisters.
"The largest mass shooting in US history took place at a gay club and the LGBT community has been profoundly affected," he began. He then implored his fellow Catholics—and people everywhere—to "stand not only with the people of Orlando but also with their LGBT brothers and sisters." A call for tolerance, acceptance, and support—and a reminder of Jesus' message
2017 160 pages R355.00
CROSSING CULTURAL FRONTIERS
Andrew F. Walls
In this third collection, Walls carries forward his decades-long project, upending staid interpretations of Christian history by examining the role of mission and cross-cultural transmission of the Gospel in the formation of World Christianity.
In essays marked by profound learning and his characteristic wit, Walls covers themes ranging from the transmission of Christian faith, to Africa in Christian thought and history, along with reflections on a range of mission figures, and a personal reflection on “missiology as a vocation.”
2017 296 pages R449.50
AFRICAN CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP: Realities, Opportunities, and Impact
Robert J. Priest & Kirimi Barine
The result of a multiyear study implemented by African scholars, offers insights on the training necessary to promote African Christianity and to foster the healthy development of Africa.
2017 320 pages R479.50
ESSENTIAL CATHOLIC SOCIAL THOUGHT
Bernard V. Brady
Designed for the college classroom, this text presents the principles of Catholic social thought, describes their historical development, and includes excerpts of all relevant documents.
Each chapter also includes study discussion questions and reflections from the Catholic tradition.
2017 400 pages R625.00