John Indermark is a minister in the United Church of Christ and a graduate of Eden Theological Seminary. His ministry consists of writing Christian Education curricula for The Present Word, Seasons of the Spirit, and The New International Lesson Annual. John has authored nine spiritual formation books published by Upper Room Books. John also has written resources published by Logos Productions for confirmation (Crossings) and adult education (Adult Crossings). Since moving from full-time parish ministry into his ministry of writing in 1992, John has also provided extended pulpit supply and transitional ministry in various Presbyterian and Lutheran congregations in southwest Washington and northwest Oregon.
Chapter One - Love as Gift
Chapter Two - Love as Invitation
Chapter Three - Love as Loyalty
Chapter Four - Love as Ethic
Chapter Five - Love as Compassion
Chapter Six - Love as Wonder
The written-in leader 's guide provides a basic template that can be used for each session along with specific suggestions for six sessions to plug into the template in order to explore each of the book 's chapters.