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An excellent resource to make your weddings and funerals more creative and relevant. --Calvin Miller Rich counsel and effective models on how to [weep and laugh with the flock] with both sensitivity and skill. --Haddon Robinson I highly recommend this resource as a tool for pastors everywhere to fulfill their calling with greater effectiveness and with spiritual accuracy. --Chip Ingram President, Walk Thru the Bible Teaching Pastor, Living on the Edge This useful tool will find a valued place on the shelves of pastors everywhere --although it's not likely to sit on that shelf for any length of time. --Michael Duduit Editor, Preaching magazine Willhite and Malphurs put at our finger tips the passionate, Spirit-empowered words of seasoned partners in ministry. --David B. Wyrtzen Senior Pastor, Midlothian Bible Church Aubrey Malphurs (Th.M., Ph.D., Dallas Theological Seminary) is president of Vision Ministries International and chairman of the Field Education Department at Dallas Theological Seminary. He has served as a pastor and church planter and is the author of numerous books in the areas of leadership, vision, and church ministry, including Ministry Nuts and Bolts, Doing Church, and Developing a Dynamic Mission for Your Ministry. Keith Willhite (Ph.D., Purdue University; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary) teaches preaching and serves as professor of Pastoral Ministries at Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Willhite is also a former pastor and the founder and president of the popular ministry-consulting firm, Strategenuity.