A Graceful Life - Lutheran Spirituality for Today

Hanson, Bradley, A Graceful Life – Lutheran Spirituality for Today, Augsburg Fortress, Minneapolis, Mn, 2000.

Hanson presents basic Lutheran concepts along with experiential stories that highlight the doctrine.

From Word and Sacrament - Renewed Vision for Diaconal Ministry

Larson, Duane, ed. From Word and Sacrament: Renewed Vision for Diaconal Ministry, ELCA, Chicago, Illinois.

The Unnecessary Pastor

Dawn, Marva & Eugene Peterson, The Unnecessary Pastor, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2000.

Lectio Divina - Renewing the Ancient Practice of Praying the Scriptures

Pennington, M. Basil, Lectio Divina – Renewing the Ancient Practice of Praying the Scriptures, Crossroad Publishing Co., New York, 1998.

Listening for the Soul - Pastoral Care and Spiritual Direction

Stairs, Jean, Listening for the Soul – Pastoral Care and Spiritual Direction, Fortress Press, Minneapolis, 2000.

Calling and Character - Virtues of the Ordained Life

Willimon, William H., Calling and Character – Virtues of the Ordained Life, Abingdon Press, Nashville, 2000.

God’s Call, Your Vocation. A Discernment Guide Regarding Ministry in the ELCA,

Baglyos, The Rev. Paul, Called to Lead God’s Call, Your Vocation. A Discernment Guide Regarding Ministry in the ELCA  Click here for resource.

Wengert, Timothy, Priesthood, Pastors, Bishops: Public Ministry for the Reformation and Today, Fortress Press, 2008

Wengert, Timothy, Priesthood, Pastors, Bishops: Public Ministry for the Reformation and Today, Fortress Press, 2008

Placher, William C., ed. Callings: Twenty Centuries of Christian Wisdom on Vocation, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2005

Placher, William C., ed. Callings: Twenty Centuries of Christian Wisdom on Vocation, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2005

Camp, Philip G., Finding Your Way: A Guide to Seminary Life and Beyond, Wipf and Stock Publishers, Eugene, Oregon, 2009

Camp, Philip G., Finding Your Way: A Guide to Seminary Life and Beyond, Wipf and Stock Publishers, Eugene, Oregon, 2009