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Beyond Belief to Conviction

by Josh Mcdowell Bob Hostetler

This book is a challenge to teens to live out the truth of their faith.

The Disconnected Generation

by Josh Mcdowell

The real battle is not in the amoral and immoral influences of our culture, but in the hearts of our young people, says author and speaker Josh McDowell inThe Disconnected Generation. And our young people are losing hope because they feel isolated and alienated from their parents. They are the disconnected generation. This book shows parents and youth workers how to understand and close the isolation gap to form nurturing, enduring relationships that can withstand cultural influences. As a companion toThe Disconnected Generation,the video curriculum resources provides five video sessions from Josh McDowell offering practical steps that every adult can take to close the emotional gap between themselves and their children.

Don't Check Your Brains at the Door

by Josh Mcdowell

"Seven in 10 Protestants ages 18 to 30--both evangelical and mainline--who went to church regularly in high school said they quit attending by age 23, according to the survey by LifeWay Research." (USA Today)Don't Check Your Brains at the Door gives teens answers that make sense, even for the toughest of questions. Internationally known defender of the faith Josh McDowell and co-author Bob Hostetler offer clarity laced with humor to expose common myths about God, the Bible, religion, and life to show how Christianity stands up to the test of fact and reason. Teens will be better equipped to stick with their faith as they begin to understand why they believe and why it's important to make a lifetime commitment to Christ and the church.

Evidence That Demands a Verdict, 1

by Josh Mcdowell

Among important books in the defense of Christianity, this one has few equals. Evidence That Demands a Verdict is an easy-to-read, front-line defense for Christians facing the tough questions of critics and skeptics. Using secular evidences and other historical sources, Josh McDowell's faith-building book is a "must read" for every Christian.

Friendship 911: Helping Friends Who Struggle with Life's Toughest Issues

by Josh Mcdowell

This is an eight-session youth group meeting experience designed to equip young people to respond to the toughest crises their peers may face. Addressing each issue covered in the Friendship 911 Collection, students learn how to help their friends with "Tender Loving Care" and in the process become a powerful witness of God's love and care. Students also complete daily activities between group sessions, 35 activities in all. An optional video supplement augments each youth group session with powerful visuals and dramatic illustrations of youth struggling with each of the eight crises. Shaded sections in the Friendship 911 Leader's Guide indicate when and how to use this optional video supplement.

Friendship 911 Leader's Guide

by Josh Mcdowell

This is an eight-session youth group meeting experience designed to equip young people to respond to the toughest crises their peers may face. Addressing each issue covered in the Friendship 911 Collection, students learn how to help their friends with "Tender Loving Care" and in the process become a powerful witness of God's love and care. Students also complete daily activities between group sessions, 35 activities in all. An optional video supplement augments each youth group session with powerful visuals and dramatic illustrations of youth struggling with each of the eight crises. Shaded sections in the Friendship 911 Leader's Guide indicate when and how to use this optional video supplement.

Handbook on Counseling Youth

by Josh Mcdowell

Thoroughly researched, this easy-to-use handbook is designed to help parents, teachers, pastors and youth workers guide today's young people through the minefields of adolescence. From simple challenges to major crises, this book will equip adults to help youth cope with situations involving emotional issues, abuse, addictions, family issues, disorders, sexual issues and much more.

His Image, My Image

by Josh Mcdowell

"A strong and positive self-image is intensely desired in today's self-centered world. But is such an image an important or even legitimate quest for the Christian, who is commanded to forget self in order to glorify God and serve others? In His Image ... My Image, Josh McDowell turns to the Bible to show that Christians actually serve God and others in the best manner possible once they have realized and experienced the high worth they possess in the mind and heart of God. But, are being made in the image of God (His Image) and consistently living that reality (My Image) two different things? Relating both personal experiences and those of others, Josh examines how a poor view of self is often molded in early childhood. Then he shows how the heavenly viewpoint of who we are -- our only basis for a true self-image -- can take root in a Christian's heart and mind."

How to be a Hero to Your Kids

by Josh Mcdowell

How can you be a hero to your kids? And why is it so important today? This video gives answers, and offers a game plan based on the principles taught by Jesus. They call the plan the Six A's for Positive Parenting. This landmark video offers one of the best parenting courses available today. Includes hardcover book of the same name, leader's guide and reproducible discussion guide. Four 50-minute sessions (25 minutes of video and 25 minutes of group interaction)

More Than A Carpenter

by Josh Mcdowell

Consider the questions which McDowell poses in each chapter: "What Makes Jesus So Different? Lord, Liar, or Lunatic? What About Science? Are Biblical Records Reliable? Who Would Die for a Lie? What Good Is a Dead Messiah? Did You Hear What Happened to Saul? Can You Keep a Good Man Down? Will the Real Messiah Please Stand Up? Isn't There Some Other Way? He Changed My Life!" A brilliant consideration of the Christian beliefs surrounding Jesus Christ. This file should make a fine embossed braille copy.

My friend is struggling with.. Divorce of Parents (Friendship 911 Collection)

by Josh Mcdowell

"We are getting divorced." When fifteen-year-old Jessica Ingram hears those words she knows she will never be the same. Suddenly her family-and her emotions-are in pieces. She feels as though her whole world is coming apart.<P> Do you know any students like Jessica who are facing the separation or divorce of parents? What can you say or do to help? What do they need most right now? Perhaps more than any time in their lives they need a "911 friend"-a friend who "...is always loyal and a brother [and sister who] is born to help in time of need" (Prov. 17:17).<P> Through the aid of a gripping true-to-life story, Josh McDowell along with Ed Stewart offers biblical insights and practical instruction on what your friend can do when faced with the break-up of a home. But more importantly, you will discover how to become a true source of comfort, encouragement, and support to him or her during the ordeal. This book is designed for you to read first and then give to your friend.<P> And if you are that person faced with your parent's divorce, you will learn what to expect in the weeks and months ahead. But more than that, you will discover how to experience the comfort, encouragement and support you need from both God and a friend-most likely the friend who gave you this book.

My friend is struggling with.. Past Sexual Abuse (Friendship 911 Collection)

by Josh Mcdowell

Fourteen-year-old Ann Cassidy has a secret, but she can't keep it any longer. The nightmares, the flashbacks, the false guilt-she has to tell someone. When Ann finally reveals the horror of her childhood sexual abuse, she feels some relief-but she has a new flood of emotions to deal with and she's scared.<P> Has anyone like Ann unburdened the dark memories of past sexual abuse with you? Do you know what to say or do? What is need most right now? Perhaps more than any time in life he or she needs a "911 friend"-a friend who "...is always loyal and a brother [and sister who] is born to help in time of need" (Prov. 17:17).<P> Through the aid of a gripping true-to-life story, Josh McDowell along with Ed Stewart offers biblical insights and practical instruction on how your friend can deal with the pain of past sexual abuse. But more importantly, you will discover how to become a true source of comfort, encouragement, and support to him or her right now. This book is designed for you to read first and then give to your friend.<P> And if you are that person who is haunted by childhood sexual abuse, you will learn the all important path to wholeness. But more than that, you will discover how to experience the comfort, encouragement and healing you need from both God and a friend-most likely the friend who gave you this book.

My friend is struggling with.. Thoughts of Suicide (Friendship 911 Collection)

by Josh Mcdowell

Sixteen-year-old Kevin Colvin, burdened by his parent's fighting, the recent death of his best friend and slipping grades, despairs that he's just "a waste of space on this planet. Is this a passing thought or is he about to seriously contemplate suicide?<P> Do you know any students like Kevin who are caught in the downward emotional spiral of disappointment to discouragement to despair? What can you say or do to help? What do they need most right now? Perhaps more than any time in their lives they need a "911 friend"-a friend who "...is always loyal and a brother [and sister who] is born to help in time of need" (Prov. 17:17).<P> Through the aid of a gripping true-to-life story, Josh McDowell along with Ed Stewart offers biblical insights and practical instruction on what your friend can do when plagued with passing thoughts of ending it all. But more importantly, you will discover how to become a true source of help and encouragement to lift him or her from discouragement and despair. This book is designed for you to read first and then give to your friend.<P> And if you are that person struggling with despair, you can learn how to find that light at the end of the dark tunnel you seem to be in. For you will discover how important you are to God and to those around you, especially to the friend who gave you this book.

My friend is struggling with.. Unplanned Pregnancy (Friendship 911 Collection)

by Josh Mcdowell

Seventeen-year-old Stephanie Cooper just told her best friend that she's pregnant. How does Stephanie tell her parents and the teenage father? What does she do next? The future suddenly becomes complex and confusing.<P> Do you know a girl like Stephanie? What can you say or do to help? What does she need most right now? Perhaps more than any time in her life she needs a "911 friend"--a friend who...is always loyal and a brother [and sister who] is born to help in time of need" (Prov. 17:17).<P> Through the aid of a gripping true-to-life story, Josh McDowell along with Ed Stewart offers biblical insights and practical instruction on how a single girl faced with an unplanned pregnancy can navigate through her difficult choices. But more importantly, you will learn how to become a true source of comfort, encouragement, and support to her. This book is designed for you to read first and then give to your friend.<P> And if you are that young person struggling with an unplanned pregnancy, you will learn what to expect in the weeks and months to follow. But more than that, you will discover how to experience the comfort, encouragement and support you need from both God and a friend-most likely the friend who gave you this book.

No dejes tu cerebro en la puerta

by Josh Mcdowell

Evidencias cristianas para evitar confusión, sobre Dios, la Biblia y la fe.

"O" God: A Dialogue On Truth And Oprah's Spirituality

by Josh Mcdowell Dave Sterrett

"O" God: A Dialogue on Truth and Oprah's Spirituality provides an in-depth look at one of the greatest media influences of all time: the empire of Oprah. Between The Oprah Winfrey Show and O Magazine, millions of people are exposed to Oprah's spiritual beliefs. Christians and those of other faiths are asking tough questions and looking for answers. McDowell and Sterrett approach the spirituality of Oprah by means of a fictional narrative featuring conversation between two friends. The spiritual conversation begins when the two girls get together to discuss spiritual issues. By using stories to address the deeper issues raised in the spiritual discussions held by Oprah and her friends, McDowell and Sterrett disarm and entertain their readers while also revealing biblical truths and exposing the errant teachings and misconceptions of Oprah. Meredith Andrews explains that: "In a day and time when some people feel that truth becomes obscure and moral lines are blurry, 'O' God addresses the popular concept of tolerance, along with other controversial ideas embraced and taught by Oprah herself, in a way that is easily accessible, scripturally based, and lovingly communicated. McDowell and Sterrett do a phenomenal job of comparing and contrasting Oprah's spiritual undertakings with God's Word and helping readers to thoroughly examine the spiritual trends of the day. Completely eye-opening and a must-read." McDowell, a mega-bestselling Christian author and evangelist, teams up with Sterrett, a gifted writer and popular speaker, to broach a serious subject with a wise, balanced, easy-to-read approach. McDowell and Sterrett help readers to discern the truth about the spirituality of Oprah and her friends.

Pizza for Everyone

by Josh Mcdowell Dottie Mcdowell

Amy wants to be a soccer star more than anything. She's sure all the kids would like her more if she won the big game. But is being a star as important as doing her best? It's hard for Amy to understand that real love isn't based on her performance -- just as it's hard for most children. Use this story as an opportunity to remind your child that doing his best is all you -- and God -- expect. At the end of the story, you'll find questions to help you get the conversation started.

El secreto de amar y de ser amado

by Josh Mcdowell

Cómo lograr relaciones permanentes, maduras, y satisfactorias.

Setting You Free To Make Right Choices: Workbook For Junior High And High School Students

by Josh Mcdowell

This eight-week youth group meeting experience is combined with 35 daily workbook activities to help unlock the secret of always making right moral choices.

Truth Slayers

by Josh Mcdowell

High school student Brittney Marsh is about to discover Truth. However, the forces of hell are determined to prevent her from finding it. In this novel, Josh McDowell and Bob Hostetler uncover the truth about making right moral choices. Aimed at teens, this practical, biblically based book combines fiction and fact for a lasting moral impact.

Vote of Intolerance: A Novel

by Josh Mcdowell Ed Stewart

(THIS SYNOPSIS IS QUOTED FROM THE LEFT AND RIGHT SIDE COVERS OF THE BOOK) "IN THE NOT-TOO-DISTANT FUTURE, the nation plummets toward moral bankruptcy as drugs, prostitution, and other deviant behaviors gain praise and legislative approval in state after state. Morally and culturally diverse California splits into two states, and the race for North California's first governor becomes a heated clash over the issues of tolerance and intolerance. Blaming the godless culture for the loss of her son and the demise of her marriage, Stevie Van Horne leaves Los Angeles with her two children for the promise of a better life in North California. She pours herself into the campaign to elect conservative Dan Bellardi as governor to establish a safe haven where Judeo-Christian values can flourish once more. But the move north leaves the children yearning for their father, friends, and familiar surroundings. Terrorist attacks, a cult seduction, and interference from her ex-husband tempt Stevie to forget her goal. She is determined to salvage her aikido from the encroaching culture. But to do so she must release the past, rethink her priorities and fully trust God for her future."

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