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Richard Bodini

About Me: 

I a pastor at Heritage Fellowship CRC, a church within Holland Christian Homes (www.hch.ca) in Brampton Ontario. It's a seniors apartment complex with two nursing homes attached to the 6 apartment towers.

Interests: 

Bible, theology, golf

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Pastor family book

I'm looking for a book that pastor couples can read/study in a small group setting. Topics can include: clergy/pastor couples clergy/pastor marriage clergy/pastor child rearing ???? Any suggestions?
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    Great comments that will be helpful. Yes about LOVE and FELLOWSHIP. I would also add compassion, grace, kindness, and touch. I don't do theological points anymore... but...

  • Thanks Natalie.

    I will check out the Big Story Cards.

    Glad to hear about the Jesus Storybook Bible. We love it as well.

    PlayDoh won't work well in our context... yet.

    ...

  • Hi Mark.

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  • Thanks for your comments Keith.

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