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Books by VAUMC clergy

Books written by Virginia UMC clergy may be helpful to VAUMC clergy and laity for personal reflection or for small group or other group study. Below find a listing of clergy who have shared their books with the conference Communications Office. To share your information, email [email protected].

*Books do not necessarily reflect the opinion or stance of the Virginia Conference.*

Courage: Jesus and the Call to Brave Faith

by: Tom Berlin

Defying Gravity: Break Free from the Culture of More

by: Tom Berlin

Does Your Church Have a Prayer?

by: Marc Brown

Bible Study and leader’s guide for local church strategic mission planning

Ministry to and with the Elderly

by: Tim Farabaugh

Call Him God’s Son:
An Advent Study Based on the Revised Common Lectionary

by: Alex Joyner

An Advent Study based on the Revised Common Lectionary

Restless Hearts:
Where Do I Go Now, God?

by: Alex Joyner

A curriculum with DVD for you ng adults exploring vocation.

Nevertheless, She Preached

by: Margaret Kutz

The story of the two earliest Methodist Clergywomen in Virginia

Watermelon Seeds

by: Steven Melester

Stories, Thoughts and Ponderings of a Local Pastor Considering the Seeds of the Faithful

Never Said It

by: Taylor Mertins & Teer Hardy

Stuff Jesus Never Said, So Stop Saying He Said It

God Believes in You!

by: Bass Mitchell

Hope and Encouragement when Times get tough.

Reckless Love: Jesus’ Call to Love Our Neighbor

by: Tom Berlin

The Generous Church: A Guide for Pastors

by: Tom Berlin

In the Beginning

by: Tim Farabaugh

A Look at our world through the Lens pf Environmental Science

A Guide to Christian Administration

by: Tim Farabaugh

Hard Times Come Again No More

by: Alex Joyner

A look at the perennial question of faith in the midst of suffering.

What’s in the Bible About the Holy Spirit?

by: Alex Joyner

What’s in the Bible and why should I care?

Waiting for Life

by: Eric Kleppinger

Crazy Talk: The Stories Jesus Told

by: Taylor Mertins, Jason Micheli, & Teer Hardy

Cancer is Funny:
Keeping Faith in Stage-Serious Chemo

by: Jason Micheli

Amazing Grapes:
Reflections on Holy Communion

by: Bass Mitchell

Restored: Finding Redemption in Our Mess

by: Tom Berlin

Lay Servants:
as Christian Transformational Leaders

by: Marc Brown

part of the curriculum for Lay Servant Ministries of the UMC

Lay Pastoral Care Giving

by: Tim Farabaugh

A Space for Peace in the Holy Land

by: Alex Joyner

An exploration of contemporary Israel and Palestine through history and theology containing ‘interludes’ with creative peacemakers.

Living Faithfully:
Human Sexuality and the United Methodist Church

by: Alex Joyner

A study of issues related to current debates surrounding human sexuality in the United Methodist Church.

What’s in the Bible About Us?

by: Alex Joyner

What’s in the Bible and why should I care?

There’s a Woman in the Pulpit

contributor:
Deborah Lewis

Christian Clergywomen share their hard days, Holy moments, & the healing power of humor.

I Like Big Buts:
Reflections on Romans

by: Taylor Mertins, Jason Micheli, & Teer Hardy

After Death, Then What?

by: Bass Mitchell

Comfort for those who are grieving.

The Mustard Seed Diary:
Stories of God’s grace in troubling times.

by: Jacob Sahms

Join Book launch at Bethia UMC in Chesterfield on Sunday, Janaury 29 at 11 a.m.

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