Led By The Word and Spirit Author:Dale W. Brown Led by Word and Spirit. The last eight studies in The Foundation Series for Adults, this book appropriately focuses on the Word and the Spirit. Dale W. Brown presents a thoughtful and challenging study of the Word of God and the work and life of the holy Spirit in the church and in the world. — Jesus Christ, the Word made flesh, is seen as the f... more »oundation of the church. The Scriptures, however, are also foundational as they testify of Jesus and give guidance for the life of the church. Brown skillfully addresses the question of how the faith community is to understand and witness to the message of the Bible.
The author aslo presents th life and work of the Holy Spirit in ways that are refreshing and thought-provoking. The work of the Spirit in creation, the gifts of the Spirit which are to be called forth and nurtured, and the power of the Spirit at work in the world are prominent themes in this book.
Led by the Word and the Spirit will provide to readers challenging ideas and new insights about the most basic elements of the Anabaptist faith and heritage.
Dale W. Brown, a well-known writer in Anabaptist circles, has authored a number of books and articles on theology, peace and justice, and Brethren heritage. Currently professor of Christian theology at Bethany Theological Seminary, Oak Brook, IL, Dale has served the Church of the Brethren as moderator and as a member of its General Board. Dale and his wife, Lois Kauffman, are the parents of three children and are members of the York Center Church of the Brethren, Lombard, IL.« less