Beyond the Pulpit by Dr. Arthur Rouner
A Journey to the World to Heal the Broken Heart

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Following 40+ years of Congregational parish ministry, Dr. Arthur A. Rouner, Jr. left his 3,500-member suburban congregation to found an outreach organization with a worldwide focus-i.e., The Pilgrim Center for Reconciliation. In Beyond the Pulpit, Dr. Rouner traces the experiences and influences that led him from a widely acclaimed career in parish ministry to a new chapter in his life work a chapter "beyond the pulpit." Since 1994, working in partnership with his wife, an African friend and colleague, and a major worldwide NGO, Dr. Rouner pioneered a Ministry of Reconciliation in the African genocide countries of Rwanda and Burundi. A deeply personal account, Beyond the Pulpit explores the painful ending of Dr. Rouner's own parish ministry, while at the same time illuminates how each experience of that ministry was preparing him for his current and most powerful ministry.Beyond the Pulpit encourages readers to be open to God's Spirit, and challenges them to answer God's call to their lives and work. It is a fascinating, insightful exposé of the Spirit at work within the life and ministry of the author, and an affirmation of how God guides the lives of all who are sensitive and responsive to His leading.

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Published January 15, 2004 by iUniverse. 94 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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