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REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS Buckingham, Marcus, and Clifton, Donald. Now, Discover Your Strengths. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001 (250 pages). Job, Rueben P. and Shawchuck, Norman. A Guide To Prayer. Nashville, TN. The Upper Room, 1983 (417 pages). Harper, Steve. Devotional Life In The Wesleyan Tradition: A Workbook. Nashville, TN: Upper Room Books, 2001 (159 pages). Henderson, D. Michael. John Wesley’s Class Meeting: A Model for Making Disciples. Nappanee, IN: Francis Asbury Press, 1997 (191 pages). Mallory, Sue, and Smith, Brad. The Equipping Church Guidebook. Grand Rapids, Zondervan, 2001 (350 pages). Muto, Susan, and Adrian van Kaam. Epiphany Manual on the Art and Discipline of Formation-in-Common: A Fresh Approach to the Ancient Practice of Spiritual Direction. Pittsburgh, PA. Epiphany Association, 2004 (133 pages). Recommended Texts (not required) Bugbee, Bruce; Cousins, Don; Hybels, Bill. NETWORK: The Right People...In the Right Places...For the Right Reasons. Grand Rapids: Zondervan (Willow Creek Resources), 1994. Cymbala, Jim. Fresh Faith: What Happens When Real Faith Ignites God’s People. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1999. Ford, Paul. Discovering Your Ministry Identity: Learning To Be Who You Already Are! Church Smart Resources, 1998 (54 pages). Garlow, Jim. Partners in Ministry (Second Edition). Beacon Hill, 1998. Manskar, Steven W. Accountable Discipleship: Living in God’s Household. Nashville, TN: Discipleship Resources, 2000. Mathison, John Ed. Every Member in Ministry: Involving Laity and Inactives. Nashville, TN: Discipleship Resources, 1996. Vander Griend, Alvin J. The Praying Church Sourcebook. Grand Rapids: Faith Alive, 1997. Watson, Gayle Turner. Guide For Covenant Discipleship Groups. Nashville, TN: Discipleship Resources, 2000.

Publication Date

January 2005


Asbury Theological Seminary


Kentucky, Fall, Wilmore, CL613



CL 613 Equipping The Laity