b'A Contemporary Handbook for Weddings &Funerals and Other OccasionsRevised and UpdatedAubrey Malphurs, Keith Willhite, and Dennis Hillman, editorsGuidance, advice, and ready-to-use sermons and services for the busy pastorW eddings and funerals are some of the most meaningful eventsinpeopleslives,andalsosomeofthemost challenging for the pastor to perform. Written with the needs ofthebusypastorinmind,thispopularandnewlyupdated handbook includes everything necessary to conduct a variety of weddings and funerals, along with other common events such as Communion, baptisms, dedications, and ordinations.Helpful aids for weddings include services, vow renewals, mes-sages, prayers, guidelines for vows, information on marriage laws, and, new in this edition, a service and message for second mar-riages. Guidance for funerals covers orders of service, quotations and reflections, and eulogies for a variety of circumstances, incorpo-rating those with evangelistic appeal, untimely deaths, and suicide. New to this edition are funerals for service members, victims of vio-lence, accidental deaths, cancer, and community tragedies.Additionalnewresourcesincludeblessingservicesfora home or special event and guidance for speaking at fraternal organizations.Pastors of all denominations will benefit from the services, advice, and resources in this sought-after handbook.Aubrey Malphurs (PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary) is profes-sor of pastoral ministries at Dallas Theological Seminary. He is the president of Malphurs Group, a church consulting firm, and the author of over a dozen books, including Ministry Nuts and Bolts.Keith Willhite (19582003) was chairman and professor of pas-toral ministries at Dallas Theological Seminary. His other works include Preaching with Relevance.Dennis Hillman (MDiv, Dallas Theological Seminary) has served as a pastor, not-for-profit board member, and as a publishing executive.RELATED TITLESUNIQUE SELLING POINTS For pastors and leaders of all978-0-8254-4665-8$22.99denominations Paperback5.5 x 8.5400 pages Developed with an intentional aware- Sermons / Christianness of the opportunities that occasionsKregel MinistryRights: Worldprovide for the presentation of theOctober 26, 2021gospel One Year to BetterInvitation to Biblical Revised and updated to reflect cultural Preaching Preaching and social preferences and needs978-0-8254-3910-0$19.99 978-0-8254-3666-6$31.9920 www.kregel.com'