These inspiring sermons focus on the spiritual priorities of today's Christians at the dawn of a new century. Offering illustrations and examples drawn from an inner-city ministry, each of Thomas's sermons contains helpful sections on the promise, potential pitfalls, and preparations for the new millennium.
From discarding irrational fears to restoring integrity in our interpersonal relationships to maintaining our faith in the promises and power of God, pastor Walter Thomas provides a wealth of sound, well-reasoned, Scripture-based responses that will guide readers through the real as well as imagined trials and tribulations of the new millennium.
Full of timely and accessible wisdom,Spiritual Navigation for the 21st Century
Clergy will find this book to be a valuable source of inspiration and information for use in Bible studies, sermon preparation, and counseling sessions.
Walter Scott Thomas has served as the pastor of the New Psalmist Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland since 1975. Under his leadership, the church body has grown from 200 to more than 7,000 active members. On October 16, 2010, a vision was fulfilled as the New Psalmist family moved into their new edifice, a testimony of God's faithfulness.
Bishop Walter S. Thomas, Sr. is a highly regarded executive and personal coach with over 30 years of experience in working with church leaders, pastors, church staffs, and building effective ministry teams.
In addition to providing pastoral leadership to the New Psalmist Baptist Church, Bishop Thomas has served as the past president of the Hampton University Ministers' Conference 1999-2002. Under his leadership, conference attendance doubled.
Bishop Thomas received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland in Economics. He earned his Master of Divinity degree from the Howard University School of Religion in Washington, D.C. and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Saint Mary's Seminary & University in Baltimore, Maryland. In addition to his earned degrees, Bishop Thomas was bestowed with an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Virginia Seminary and Bethune Cookman College.
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