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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.
Larson, Duane, ed. From Word and Sacrament: Renewed Vision for Diaconal Ministry, ELCA, Chicago, Illinois.
Dawn, Marva & Eugene Peterson, The Unnecessary Pastor, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2000.
Pennington, M. Basil, Lectio Divina – Renewing the Ancient Practice of Praying the Scriptures, Crossroad Publishing Co., New York, 1998.
Stairs, Jean, Listening for the Soul – Pastoral Care and Spiritual Direction, Fortress Press, Minneapolis, 2000.
Willimon, William H., Calling and Character – Virtues of the Ordained Life, Abingdon Press, Nashville, 2000.
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
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
Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries, The Mysteries of the Ages: A handy guide for LGBTQ people exploring or preparing for rostered ministry in the ELCA, 2016
A resource for LGBTQIA+ candidates. Click here to download.