The Ministry of the Deacon

In an age where people are intentionally trained to provide stellar leadership to organizations, society, and families, the role of the deacon should not be overlooked within the church.

In this instructional workbook, our teacher Dr. David Ireland, provides 10 invaluable lessons to build developing deacons who can effectively serve the local church. The lessons contained in this book will prove instrumental in developing quality leaders who will serve the needs of the local church.

IMPACT Publishing House (September 2004)
139 pages | $14.99
The Ministry of the Deacon

The Ministry of the Elder

The Apostle Paul instructed young Timothy, “If anyone sets his heart on being an overseer [elder], he desires a noble task” (1 Timothy 3:1). Anyone can have a righteous, well-balanced desire to be an elder, but many lack the knowledge and training. In this instructional workbook, our teacher Dr. David Ireland, provides 12 invaluable lessons designed to equip believers on the role and function of New Testament elders. The lessons contained in this workbook will prove instrumental in developing quality leaders who will serve the needs of the local church.

IMPACT Publishing House (December 2004)
199 pages | $14.99
The Ministry of the Elder

What Color is Your God?

Author David Ireland believes that living a multicultural lifestyle is everyone’s responsibility.
“What Color is Your God?” will enable you to make the emotional shift from leading an exclusively ethnocentric life to becoming wholeheartedly Christ-centered and culturally inclusive.

You will explore critical areas of racial reconciliation that have been largely uncharted including: the ensuing multi-ethnic church; communicating across cultural lines; the diverse nature of God’s kingdom; and God’s attitude about interracial relationships.

Impact Publishing House (June 2000)
188 pages | $13.00
What Color is Your God?

Why Drown When You
Can Walk on Water?

Why Drown When You Can Walk on Water? is the stepping-stone to authentic and solid faith. It defines faith and opens your eyes to what may be hindering its growth in your life. This book will empower you to see trials from God’s perspective so you can stand strong even in the storms of life. Take a fresh look at God’s purpose for your life and discover how to exercise authentic faith every day.

You will explore critical areas of racial reconciliation that have been largely uncharted including: the ensuing multi-ethnic church; communicating across cultural lines; the diverse nature of God’s kingdom; and God’s attitude about interracial relationships.

Baker Books (October 1, 2004)
192 pages | $13.99
Why Drown When You Can Walk on Water?

Failure is Written in Pencil

Failure is Written in Pencil offers a healing prescription to the crippling ravages of failure.
Author David Ireland provides practical and comforting solutions to help hurting people overcome defeat. He relays the poignant story of his struggle with failure after attending a high-ranking graduate school.

Through Ireland’s captivating motivational style, you will find yourself laughing, crying, and identifying with notable men and women who have come to understand that Failure is Written in Pencil–it’s erasable.

This powerhouse of practical inspiration offers biblical solutions to help you overcome painful failures in a way that releases hope. You will learn: the benefits of failure; how to reject rejection; principles of failure-management; and how to laugh in the midst of your failure.

Impact Publishing House (April 2000)
185 pages | $13.99
Failure is Written in Pencil