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Messy Grace

Author: Caleb Kaltenbach
Publsiher: WaterBrook
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2015
ISBN 10: 1601427360
ISBN 13: 9781601427366
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL
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'A pastor with an unforgettable inside story shows evangelicals how to nurture healthy, respectful, and biblically informed relationships with people in the LGBT community'--

They Like Jesus but Not the Church

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Author: Dan Kimball
Publsiher: Zondervan
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2009-05-26
ISBN 10: 0310298547
ISBN 13: 9780310298540
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Many people today, especially among emerging generations, don’t resonate with the church and organized Christianity. Some are leaving the church and others were never part of the church in the first place. Sometimes it’s because of misperceptions about the church. Yet often they are still spiritually open and fascinated with Jesus. This is a ministry resource book exploring six of the most common objects and misunderstandings emerging generations have about the church and Christianity. The objections come from conversations and interviews the church has had with unchurched twenty and thirty-somethings at coffee houses. Each chapter raises the objection using a conversational approach, provides the biblical answers to that objection, gives examples of how churches are addressing this objection, and concludes with follow-through projection suggestions, discussion questions, and resource listings.

God of Tomorrow

Author: Caleb Kaltenbach
Publsiher: WaterBrook
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2018-05-15
ISBN 10: 0735289999
ISBN 13: 9780735289994
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

With a voice of reason and grace, pastor Caleb Kaltenbach challenges the church to choose the path of hope in response to polarizing cultural issues that are straight from the front pages of today’s newspapers. Divergent politics, immigration issues, bullying, re-defining family, racism, terrorism, new ways of categorizing people, and multiple other issues are negatively impacting our communities today. Some feel the country we live in now isn't the same one they lived in twenty years ago. Culture is consistently changing, and many Christians are nervous about what tomorrow will bring. However, we don't need to worry, because we serve the God of tomorrow. Culture will always change, but God never changes. God owns tomorrow. He has been in tomorrow, prepared tomorrow, and will walk with us into tomorrow. He will help us handle our ever-shifting culture as we journey forward. Every cultural issue we deal with today is something that Jesus dealt with in his day. The issues are the same, they just look different. Yet Jesus trusted the God of Tomorrow and knew that he was in complete control. Because of his trust in God, Jesus engaged culture in a very intentional way, and we can do likewise. God of Tomorrow includes discussion questions at the end of each chapter, providing a great platform for small groups to dialogue about these culturally-relevant topics.

Becoming a Spiritually Healthy Family

Author: Michelle Anthony
Publsiher: David C Cook
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2015-01-01
ISBN 10: 0781411416
ISBN 13: 9780781411417
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL
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We all want to guide our children into the abundant life that Jesus offers. But when we pursue the more and better that the world offers above our pursuit of Jesus, we fall into dangerous parenting habits. In Becoming a Spiritually Healthy Family, Michelle Anthony unpacks six common dysfunctional parenting styles that we fall into out of habit, lack of attention, or just oversight due to busyness. If you long to show your children Jesus but don't know how to do it, you'll find hope in this practical guide to creating a relentlessly grace-filled home that is focused on God as first in charge. Includes Scripture guides, reflection questions, ideas for family rites of passage, and other real life family examples.

Spiritual Parenting

Author: Michelle Anthony
Publsiher: David C Cook
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2010-06-01
ISBN 10: 1434702219
ISBN 13: 9781434702210
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

It's hard enough to train kids to behave, but good behavior isn't what Jesus calls for in the Bible. He wants hearts and souls that are shaped in vibrant faith and love toward God and others. How can parents cultivate this in their children? In this book Dr. Michelle Anthony shares practical examples and biblical insight on the spiritual role of parenting. Spiritual Parenting introduces the simple but revolutionary concept that parents are, by the power of God's Spirit, to obey and depend on God in order to create an environment God can use to beckon their children to Him.

Ecologies of Grace

Author: Willis Jenkins
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 376
Release: 2013-02-12
ISBN 10: 0199989885
ISBN 13: 9780199989881
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The White King PDF Free download. In Ecologies of Grace, Willis Jenkins presents a field-shaping introduction to Christian environmental ethics. Observing how religious environmental practices often draw on concepts of grace, Jenkins maps the way Christian environmental strategies draw from traditions of salvation as they engage the problems of environmental ethics.

The End of Sexual Identity Why Sex Is Too Important to Define Who We Are Large Print 16pt

Author: Jenell Williams Paris
Publsiher: ReadHowYouWant.com
Total Pages: 228
Release: 2011-03
ISBN 10: 1459615999
ISBN 13: 9781459615991
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL
The End of Sexual Identity Why Sex Is Too Important to Define Who We Are Large Print 16pt Book Review:

Sexual identity has become an idol in both the culture at large and in the Christian subculture. And yet concepts like ''gay'' or ''straight'' are relatively recent developments in human history. We let ourselves be defined by socially constructed notions of sexual identity and sexual orientation--even though these may not be the only or best ways to think about sexuality. Anthropologist Jenell Williams Paris offers a Christian framework for sexual holiness that accounts for complex postmodern realities. She assesses problems with popular cultural and Christian understandings of heterosexuality and homosexuality alike. The End of Sexual Identity moves beyond culture-war impasses to open up new space for conversations in diverse communities both inside and outside the church.

Messy Beautiful Friendship

Author: Christine Hoover
Publsiher: Baker Books
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2017-04-18
ISBN 10: 1493406442
ISBN 13: 9781493406449
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Women long for deep and lasting friendships but often find them challenging to make. The private angst they feel regarding friendship often translates into their own insecurity and isolation. Christine Hoover offers women a fresh, biblical vision for friendship that allows for the messiness of our lives and the realities of our schedules. She shows women - what's holding them back from developing satisfying friendships - how to make and deepen friendships - how to overcome insecurity, self-imposed isolation, and past hurts - how to embrace the people God has already placed in their lives as potential friends - and how to revel in the beauty and joy of everyday friendship With stories of real friendships and guidance drawn from Scripture, Hoover encourages women to intentionally and purposefully invest in one of the most rewarding relationships God has given us.

Grace for the Good Girl

Author: Emily P. Freeman
Publsiher: Revell
Total Pages: 257
Release: 2011-09-01
ISBN 10: 0800719840
ISBN 13: 9780800719845
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emily Freeman offers advice to the Christian woman on letting go of expectations and trusting in God.

Multiply

Author: Francis Chan,Mark Beuving
Publsiher: David C Cook
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2012-11-01
ISBN 10: 1434705862
ISBN 13: 9781434705860
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Jesus gave his followers a command: “Follow me.” And a promise: “And I will equip you to find others to follow me.” We were made to make disciples. Designed for use in discipleship relationships and other focused settings, Multiply will equip you to carry out Jesus’s ministry. Each of the twenty-four sessions in the book corresponds with an online video at www.multiplymovement.com, where New York Times bestselling author David Platt joins Francis in guiding you through each part of Multiply. One plus one plus one. Every copy of Multiply is designed to do what Jesus did: make disciples who make disciples who make disciples…. Until the world knows the truth of Jesus Christ.

The Book Thief

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Author: Markus Zusak
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2008-09-04
ISBN 10: 1407033328
ISBN 13: 9781407033327
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The international and Sunday Times bestseller 'A novel of breathtaking scope' Guardian 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier. Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. Liesel steals books. This is her story and the story of the inhabitants of her street when the bombs begin to fall. SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION - THIS NOVEL IS NARRATED BY DEATH This new edition features exclusive first chapter from Markus Zusak's brand new literary novel BRIDGE OF CLAY, out in autumn 2018.

Messy Spirituality

Author: Mike Yaconelli
Publsiher: Zondervan
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2009-12-15
ISBN 10: 0310867878
ISBN 13: 9780310867876
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

I Guess I’m Not a Very Good Christian . . .Do you feel like:I don’t pray enoughI don’t read my Bible enoughI don’t share my faith enoughI don’t love God enoughI’m not committed enoughI’m not spiritual enoughThen this book is for you. Messy Spirituality was written for the silent majority of us who have been convinced that we just don’t do Christianity right. We spend most of our lives worried about what we don’t do instead of what we have done, focused on our imperfections instead of God’s fondness for the imperfect. Why? Because we’ve been bombarded with books, tapes, talks, seminars, and movies convincing us that real Christianity is all about perfection.Michael Yaconelli dares to suggest that imperfection, infiniteness, and messiness are, in fact, the earmarks of true Christianity; that real Christianity is messy, erratic, lopsided . . . and gloriously liberating. What if genuine faith begins with admitting we will never have our act completely together? Maybe messy disciples are exactly the kind of imperfect people Jesus came to earth for and whose company he actually enjoyed--and still enjoys. If you want to find Jesus today, look for him in the midst of burned-out believers, moral misfits, religious incompetents . . . men and women whose lives are, well, messy. Messy Spirituality is a strong antidote for the spiritual perfectionism in us all. Here are truths that can cut you loose from the tyranny of ought-to’s and open your eyes to the deep spirituality of being loved, shortcomings and all, by the God who meets you and transforms you in the midst of a messy and unpredictable life.

People to Be Loved

Author: Preston Sprinkle
Publsiher: Zondervan
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2015-12-08
ISBN 10: 0310519667
ISBN 13: 9780310519669
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Christians who are confused by the homosexuality debate raging in the US are looking for resources that are based solidly on a deep study of what Scripture says about the issue. In People to Be Loved, Preston Sprinkle challenges those on all sides of the debate to consider what the Bible says and how we should approach the topic of homosexuality in light of it. In a manner that appeals to a scholarly and lay-audience alike, Preston takes on difficult questions such as how should the church treat people struggling with same-sex attraction? Is same-sex attraction a product of biological or societal factors or both? How should the church think about larger cultural issues, such as gay marriage, gay pride, and whether intolerance over LGBT amounts to racism? How (or if) Christians should do business with LGBT persons and supportive companies? Simply saying that the Bible condemns homosexuality is not accurate, nor is it enough to end the debate. Those holding a traditional view still struggle to reconcile the Bible’s prohibition of same-sex attraction with the message of radical, unconditional grace. This book meets that need.

The Power of Right Believing

Author: Joseph Prince
Publsiher: FaithWords
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2013-10-22
ISBN 10: 1455553174
ISBN 13: 9781455553174
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

What you believe is everything! Believing the right things is the key to a victorious life. In THE POWER OF RIGHT BELIEVING, Joseph Prince, international bestselling author and a leading voice in proclaiming the gospel of grace, unveils seven practical and powerful keys to help you find freedom from every fear, guilt, and addiction. These keys come alive in the precious testimonies you'll read from people across America and around the world who have experienced breakthroughs and freedom from all kinds of bondages-from alcoholism to chronic depression-all through the power of right believing. God intends for you to live with joy overflowing, peace that surpasses understanding, and an unshakable confidence in what He has done for you. Get ready to be inspired and transformed and learn how to win the battle for your mind by developing habits for right believing.

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I Think You re Wrong But I m Listening

Author: Sarah Stewart Holland,Beth A. Silvers
Publsiher: Thomas Nelson
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2019-02-05
ISBN 10: 1400208424
ISBN 13: 9781400208425
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL
I Think You re Wrong But I m Listening Book Review:

“Sarah and Beth are an absolute gift to our culture right now. Not only do they offer balanced perspectives from each political ideology, but they teach us how to dialogue well, without sacri­ficing our humanity.” —Jen Hatmaker, New York Times bestselling author, speaker, and founder of Legacy Collective “Sarah from the left and Beth from the right serve as our guides through conflict and complexity, delivering us into connection. I wish every person living in the United States would read this compelling book, from the youngest voter to those holding the highest office.” —Emily P. Freeman, Wall Street Journal bestselling author of Simply Tuesday and The Next Right Thing More than ever, politics seems driven by conflict and anger. People sitting together in pews every Sunday have started to feel like strangers, loved ones at the dinner table like enemies. Toxic political dialogue, hate-filled rants on social media, and agenda-driven news stories have become the new norm. It’s exhausting, and it’s too much. In I Think You’re Wrong (But I’m Listening), two working moms from opposite ends of the political spectrum contend that there is a better way. They believe that we can choose to respect the dignity of every person, choose to recognize that issues are nuanced and can’t be reduced to political talking points, choose to listen in order to understand, choose gentleness and patience. Sarah from the left and Beth from the right invite those looking for something better than the status quo to pull up a chair and listen to the principles, insights, and practical tools they have learned hosting their fast-growing podcast Pantsuit Politics. As impossible as it might seem, people from opposing political perspectives truly can have calm, grace-­filled conversations with one another—by putting relationship before policy and understanding before argument.

Suffering and the Sovereignty of God

Author: John Piper,Justin Taylor
Publsiher: Crossway
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2006-09-13
ISBN 10: 143351902X
ISBN 13: 9781433519024
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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In the last few years, 9/11, a tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, and many other tragedies have shown us that the vision of God in today's churches in relation to evil and suffering is often frivolous. Against the overwhelming weight and seriousness of the Bible, many Christians are choosing to become more shallow, more entertainment-oriented, and therefore irrelevant in the face of massive suffering. In Suffering and the Sovereignty of God, contributors John Piper, Joni Eareckson Tada, Steve Saint, Carl Ellis, David Powlison, Dustin Shramek, and Mark Talbot explore the many categories of God's sovereignty as evidenced in his Word. They urge readers to look to Christ, even in suffering, to find the greatest confidence, deepest comfort, and sweetest fellowship they have ever known.

Grace That Breaks the Chains

Author: Neil T. Anderson,Rich Miller,Paul Travis
Publsiher: Harvest House Publishers
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2014-10-01
ISBN 10: 0736955763
ISBN 13: 9780736955768
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neil Anderson, author of the bestselling The Bondage BreakerTM, and his coauthors expose the trauma of legalism to let you see how Christ frees you from your efforts to be “good enough for God.” Far too many Christians believe that the Christian life is “trying hard to do what God commands.” But making laws into lords estranges you from Christ. In this liberating book, the authors uncover the chains of legalism: shame, guilt, and pride the keys to liberty: knowing who you are in Christ and resting in the Father’s love the life of freedom: experiencing joyful friendship with God and obeying Him because you love Him If you’re weighed down by rules you can’t possibly keep, here’s encouragement and an appeal to the church to be free in Christ. Previously titled Breaking the Bondage of Legalism.

Everyday Theology Bible Study Book

Author: Mary Wiley
Publsiher: Lifeway Church Resources
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2020-02-03
ISBN 10: 9781535985437
ISBN 13: 1535985437
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Theology shapes your life. Theology, the study of God and His work in the world, isn't just for those with lots of letters after their names or the staff at your church. It is for you in your everyday moments, everyday questions, and everyday decisions. What you believe determines the lens through which you see the world, how you live your daily life, and how you respond to both blessing and disaster. In this study you'll delve into eight essential doctrines of the faith: Scripture, God, Jesus, the Holy Spirit, humanity, salvation, the church, and the end times. As you examine these foundational truths, you will: Understand how the foundations of your faith matter in everyday life. Worship with a greater sense of who God is and His work in the world. Be better equipped to explain your faith. Improve your ability to discern between truth and false teaching. Make decisions in light of the truth of Scripture. Digital Resources E-book and free promotional materials available at www.LifeWay.com/EverydayTheology. Book jacket.

Messy Church

Author: Ross Parsley
Publsiher: David C Cook
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2012-07-01
ISBN 10: 1434705064
ISBN 13: 9781434705068
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

When you look at the church today, what do you see? A corporation with a CEO at the helm? A social organization that does good things for the community? Pastor Ross Parsley believes that neither of those pictures is God’s desire. Instead, God wants His church to function as a family—a group of real people who love each other and care for one another’s needs, no matter how messy. Our culture is dying for the kind of community that only the church can provide—if we are living as God intended: as a family, protecting one another, extending grace, and loving unconditionally. We are not called to be consumers who ask what the church can offer us. We are called to love deeply, fight fairly, and bring hope to a generation of people starving to belong to something greater than themselves. Welcome to the family. You belong here.

Kingdom Woman

Author: Tony Evans,Chrystal Evans Hurst
Publsiher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2013-07-16
ISBN 10: 1624051944
ISBN 13: 9781624051944
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A kingdom woman gives the devil as much reason to fear as a kingdom man. She lives confidently in the knowledge that Christ died and rose for her so that she can experience the significance of the destiny to which she has been called. In Kingdom Woman, Tony Evans and his daughter, Chrystal Evans Hurst, remind women of their calling from God to be free, delivered, healed, and hopeful. The authors bring insight that encourages women to correct distorted perceptions and understand who they really are in Christ—never settling for less when connected with the One who gives them hope. All believers are covered by God’s covenant with Abraham. Evans and Hurst want women to know these rights and confidently claim and live by them. The new covenant offers more than a life of mediocrity. A kingdom woman is called and empowered to live a life of victory through Christ!

Messy Grace

  • Author : Caleb Kaltenbach
  • Publisher : WaterBrook
  • Release Date : 2015-10-20
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781601427373
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Sometimes, grace gets messy. Caleb Kaltenbach was raised by LGBT parents, marched in gay pride parades as a youngster, and experienced firsthand the hatred and bitterness of some Christians toward his family. But then Caleb surprised everyone, including himself, by becoming a Christian…and a pastor. Very few issues in Christianity are as divisive as the acceptance of the LGBT community in the church. As a pastor and as a person with beloved family members living a gay lifestyle, Caleb had to face this issue with courage and grace. Messy Grace shows us that Jesus’s command to “love your neighbor as yourself” doesn’t have an exception clause for a gay “neighbor”—or for that matter, any other “neighbor” we might find it hard to relate to. Jesus was able to love these people and yet still hold on to his beliefs. So can you. Even when it’s messy. “Messy Grace is an important contribution to the conversation about sexual identity for churches and leaders. Caleb's story is surprising and unique, and he weaves it together compellingly. He states his views clearly, leaves room for disagreement, and champions love no matter where you are in this conversation.” —Jud Wilhite, Sr. Pastor, Central Christian Church