Theo Cross: A Life Lived Under Grace

Theo Cross: A Life Lived Under Grace

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Theo Cross: A Life Lived under Grace is the touching story of a pastor's life as he grows in God's grace over the course of his stay in a hospital where he is being treated for cancer. The story recounts the central characters awakening to God's call to the pastoral ministry, the desire to deepen in his understanding of God, faith, hope, and a host of associated issues with following Christ as a disciple. The story discloses the character's growth in faith, hope, and love. Through a series of flashbacks and encounters with friends, family members, and other patients in a hospital, the reader experiences the spiritual journey of a man who, even though he faces death, continues to learn new and vital ways into rich and rewarding experiences of God's grace, mercy, and goodness.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781630872458
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 01/29/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 140
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Albert J. D. Walsh is pastor of Heidelberg United Church of Christ in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, where he has held office for twelve years. Ordained in 1981, Pastor Walsh has served churches throughout the Pennsylvania Southeast Conference. Previous publications include: A Pastoral Proposal for an Evangelical Theology of Freedom; The Eucharist's Biographer; United and Uniting; and Slices of Life, all published by Wipf&Stock.

Table of Contents

Foreword Carolyn Crouthamel ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xiii

1 A Seasonal God 1

2 Adequate Answers 15

3 Steal Away 32

4 Death Never "Takes a Holiday" 47

5 Hospitality to Strangers 61

6 Chosen 76

7 The Never Forgotten 88

8 Never Lose Hope 101

9 Death as an Open Door 120

Epilogue 125

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