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10 Fun, Innovative Relationship-Building Dates for Seriously Dating and Engaged Couples! 10 Great Dates Before You Say 'I Do' combines the best of marriage preparation research with a fun, easy-to-follow format. Couples will love growing together while going out together. Share your hopes and dreams Appreciate your differences Communicate and connect Develop spiritual intimacy Evaluate your relationship Celebrate romance And more!
This book helps people understand twelve common false assumptions about Christianity that cripple their faith.
This is a compelling tract for our times (manifesto) addressed to evangelicals around the English-speaking world from the general director of the Evangelical Alliance. This umbrella group represents evangelical Christians in the United Kingdom and is part of the larger World Evangelical Alliance of 128 national and seven regional alliances including the National Association of Evangelicals in the USA. ?Written in an accessible style this short and readable manifesto issues a prophetic call to help set the agenda for evangelicals to: -Present Christ credibly the 21st century -Rehabilitate term "evangelical" as good news -Engage in spiritual and social transformation The book includes discussion questions to enable classes, groups, and teams to read and discuss the contents of the book. As the church faces challenges and opportunities, this book can serve as a catalyst to move the evangelical church forward to make a difference in the world by fostering spiritual and social transformation.
Meet Ryan Fisher. He's young, energetic, and needs an edge in the real estate market. He's found the perfect niche: Christians. His business doubles when he advertises in the Christian business directory, and he begins to think he could really cash in by planting a church. But when the church takes off, Ryan is in over his head. Also features Z+ bonus materials; including, author interview, added content, fun facts, and more.
Director of church planting for the Evangelical Covenant Church, Minnesota-based Olson cites data reported by over 200,000 orthodox Christian churches to raise an alarm, though not in an alarmist manner, he says. On any given Sunday, he says, the vast majority of Americans are absent from church, and church attendance is not keeping up with the country's population growth. Chapter-end questions for reflection and discussion are included, but no index. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)
In Volume 4 of the bestselling Forbidden Doors supernatural fiction series, author Bill Myers presents books 10-12-The Ancients, The Wiccan, and The Cards-stories to unmask dangerous occultic influences in young adult lives. With insight and his unsurpassed ability to weave a suspensful story, each volume explores spiritual warfare by presenting biblical truths through realistic situations.
Gloriana Windemere arrives in Oregon Territory, expecting to face a trackless wilderness and hostile Indians. Instead, she discovers thriving settlements like Applegate Landing and a hostile frontiersman, Graham Norton. Gloriana finds herself clashing with Graham, but making friends with the Klamath Indians and a charming, though mysterious young army lieutenant, John Tilton. Meanwhile, unprotected settlers are being ambushed and slaughtered, with the massacres being blamed on a band of renegade Klamaths. Not until the Klamath Mission itself is under attack does Gloriana learn the identity of the real renegades. The only hope of survival is to find the man she has grown to love, who is working somewhere in the rugged lava mines of the new territory
The most complete practical encyclopedia ever on the practice of preaching based on articles from who's who of over a hundred respected communicators of Christian truth, edited by Haddon Robinson and Craig Brian Larson using significant resources from the ministries of Christianity Today International. Includes audio CD with preaching technique examples from the book.
Can a country known for its radical brutality become a country known for an even more radical forgiveness? More than a decade after the 1994 genocide, the Rwandan government has released tens of thousands of murderers back into the communities they ravaged. Survivors and perpetrators have had to learn to live again as neighbors. Inspired by the award-winning film As We Forgive, this book explores the pain, the mystery, and the hope through seven compelling stories as victims, orphans, widows, and perpetrators journey toward reconciliation.
Lily becomes the "Answer Girl" and gives anonymous advice in the school newspaper.
Features of Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar, Second Edition text: * Combines the best of inductive and deductive approaches * Uses actual examples from the Hebrew Old Testament rather than 'made-up' illustrations * Emphasizes the structural pattern of the Hebrew language rather than rote memorization, resulting in a simple, enjoyable, and effective learning process * Colored text highlights particles added to nouns and verbs, allowing easy recognition of new forms * Chapters Two (Hebrew Vowels), Nine (Pronominal Suffixes), Seventeen (Waw Consecutive), Eighteen (Imperative, Cohortative, and Jussive), and Twenty-Three (Issues of Sentence Syntax) are revised and expanded * Section of appendices and study aids is clearly marked for fast reference * Larger font and text size make reading easier * Updated author website with additional Hebrew language resources and product information (www.basicsofbiblicalhebrew.com) Features of updated CD-ROM: * Full answer key to the accompanying workbook (compatible with Windows and Macintosh) * Scripture indexes to both the grammar and the workbook. <P> Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. To explore further access options with us, please contact us through the Book Quality link on the right sidebar. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.
Most people think the average teenager isn't capable of much beyond hanging with their friends and wasting time. But Zach Hunter isn't your average teenager. And he's hoping to show you that you're not either. Zach has been trying to end slavery aroun
The Beauty Book offers cool information about everything from great hair to tattoos, plus much more. But most important, the message that God-confidence is beautiful is highlighted on each and every page. "Excellent for Homeschool Use"
A careful and informed assessment of the "emerging church" by a respected author and scholarThe "emerging church" movement has generated a lot of excitement and exerts an astonishingly broad influence. Is it the wave of the future or a passing fancy? Who are the leaders and what are they saying?The time has come for a mature assessment. D. A. Carson not only gives those who may be unfamiliar with it a perceptive introduction to the emerging church movement, but also includes a skillful assessment of its theological views. Carson addresses some troubling weaknesses of the movement frankly and thoughtfully, while at the same time recognizing that it has important things to say to the rest of Christianity. The author strives to provide a perspective that is both honest and fair. Anyone interested in the future of the church in a rapidly changing world will find this an informative and stimulating read. D. A. Carson (Ph. D. , University of Cambridge) is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. He is the author of over 45 books, including the Gold Medallion Award-winning book The Gagging of God, and is general editor of Telling the Truth and Worship by the Book. He has served as a pastor and is an active guest lecturer in church and academic settings around the world.
Instructs children in basic Biblical principles, such as sharing and friendship, using the classic Berenstain Bear characters. This anthology contains the following five titles: The Berenstain Bears Love Their Neighbors, The Berenstain Bears Play a Good Game, The Berenstain Bears and a Job Well Done, The Berenstain Bears Faithful Friends, and The Berenstain Bears and the Gift of Courage. Activities and discussion questions for each story are located at the back of the book. Other books about the Berenstain Bears are available in this library.
Townsend helps you discover when and how to trust again after you've set appropriate boundaries, how to connect deeply without being hurt, and how to safely grow your most intimate relationships.
A revised, updated, improved edition of a groundbreaking textbook in Business Ethics that will fill the need for a textbook in Business Ethics for professors and students at Christian colleges and universities.
After sixteen-year-old Nathan Shepherd's parents are murdered during a corporate investigation, he teams up with a friend to solve the case, discovering mirrors that reflect events from the past and future, a camera that photographs people who aren't there, and a violin that echoes unseen voices. This is the first book of a contemporary adventure fantasy series for young adults.
How do we know the Bible is God's Word? What is sin and where did it come from? How is Jesus fully God and fully man? What are spiritual gifts? When and how will Christ return? If you've asked questions like these, then "systematic theology" is no abstract term. It's an approach to finding answers every Christian needs to know. Bible Doctrine takes a highly commended upper-level textbook on systematic theology and makes it accessible to the average reader. Abridged from Wayne Grudem's award-winning Systematic Theology, Bible Doctrine covers the same essentials of the faith, giving you a firm grasp on seven key topics: The Doctrine of the Word of God The Doctrine of God The Doctrine of Man The Doctrine of Christ The Doctrine of the Application of Redemption The Doctrine of the Church The Doctrine of the Future Like Systematic Theology, this book is marked by its clarity, its strong scriptural emphasis, its thoroughness in scope and detail, and its treatment of such timely topics as spiritual warfare and the gifts of the Spirit. But you don't need to have had several years of Bible school to reap the full benefits of Bible Doctrine. It's easy to understand--and it's packed with solid, biblical answers to your most important questions.
If you have a hard time making sense of the Bible, The Bible for Blockheads is for you. It will transform what might seem like gobbledygook into incredible significance-enough to change your life. It can do that because the Bible is more amazing than you'
Nothing is more dangerous than a single compelling idea that is lived out and nothing is more harmless than lots of little ideas never applied. By creatively communicating one Big Idea every week your church will transform people into genuine Christ followers who live out the mission of Jesus. Less is more!
Billy Connolly has worked his way to the top from his working class roots. Billy has proved beyond doubt his versatility and sheer determination. Pamela writes about him - a highly talented musician, actor and comedian.
It's a mission that could bring the world to the brink of nuclear war. Now time is running out. It starts with a high-stakes theft: weapons-grade plutonium is stolen from Russia. The Russian army is about to attack Chechnya to get it back. But U. S. intelligence discovers that the stolen shipment is actually on a rogue Russian freighter in the Black Sea. It turns into a global nightmare: a secret mission gone awry; an American submarine commander arrested and hauled before a military tribunal in Moscow; and a game of brinksmanship so dangerous that war might be its only possible conclusion. As the U. S. Navy searches for weapons-grade plutonium that has been smuggled out of Russia by terrorists, a submarine mishap escalates the international crisis. With the world watching, JAG Officer Zack Brewer is called to Moscow to defend submarine skipper Pete Miranda and his entire crew. It is a heart-stopping race against the clock. With Russian missiles activated and programmed for American cities, Brewer stalls for time as the U. S. Navy frantically searches the high seas for a floating hydrogen bomb that could threaten New York Harbor.
On the way home from a field trip, the Landmark School for Girls van, with the driver and six girls, disappears somewhere along the Two-Mile Stretch leading into town. Jeri McKane desperately searches for her missing friends, including her roommate Rosa.
When an "accidental" fire at the Landmark School turns out to be arson, Jeri McKane is determined to discover who is setting fires-and why.