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God’s Best for My Life: A Classic Daily Devotional


1st February 2013 Christian Books 5 Comments
We all need fresh grace each day, says Dr. Lloyd John Ogilvie in his bestselling Gods Best for My Life (more than 150,000 copies sold). Now available in a lovely padded hardcover with an attached ribbon bookmark, this daily devotional by the former chaplain of the United States Senate offers 365 days of insight, encouragement, and hope. Each devotional offering reveals how God can bring His best out of each believers circumstances. Readers will find: friendship with God that overcomes fear and loneliness strength when the going gets rough lasting peace that provides serenity and ...
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Three Simple Rules 24/7 Student Book: Lenten Study Youth Religi & Spirituality Christianity Protestantism Methodist


8th December 2012 Christian Books 13 Comments
This six-weekstudy introduces youth to John Wesleys General Rules, challenging them to find ways to apply the rules to their daily lives. Study includesScripture and excerpts from Wesleys writings and Rueben P. Jobs original book Three Simple Rules and provides commentary and questions for reflection and discussion. The Youth student component challenges young people to apply the General Rules to situations that they might face. For a free online copy of Three Simple Rules A Conversation Guide for Parents click here!Three Simple Rules 24/7 Student Book: Lenten Study Youth Three ...
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The Bishop’s Voice: Selected Essays Protestantism Episcopalian


13th November 2012 Christian Books 28 Comments
For twenty years, Episcopal Bishop John Spong, wrote a monthly column in his diocesan newspaper, The Voice. Throughout the years, he used the paper as a pulpit for his progressive views about faith, dogma, tradition, and human rights. Compiled and edited by his daughter, Christine, this collection serves as an excellent introduction to Spong's breathtaking breadth of interest and capability as one of the century's leading voices for religious and human inclusivity.The Bishop's Voice: Selected Essays Here I Stand : My Struggle for a Christianity of Integrity, Love, and Equality ...
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Leadership in the Wesleyan Spirit Protestantism Methodist


4th September 2012 Christian Books 12 Comments
The purpose of this book is simple -- to reclaim a vision for church leadership from the great spiritual awakening known as the Wesleyan movement. Yet the way one goes about this work, contends Lovett H. Weems, Jr., is anything but simple. It involves walking a tightrope between continuity and change. The task is neither to repeat the past, nor to ignore it. Rather the need is to locate the genius behind the achievements of the past from which we can learn for our day. It is to choose ...
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The Oxford Guide to The Book of Common Prayer: A Worldwide Survey


23rd August 2012 Christian Books 15 Comments
The Oxford Guide to the Book of Common Prayer is the first comprehensive guide to the history and usage of the original Book of Common Prayer and its variations. Expert contributors from around the world and from every major denomination offer an unparalleled view of The Book of Common Prayer and its influence.The Oxford Guide to Common Prayer is more than simply a history: it describes how Anglican churches at all points of the compass have developed their own Prayer Books and adapted the time-honored Anglican liturgies to their diverse local cultures. The Guide examines how the same texts ...
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Devotional Life in the Wesleyan Tradition


2nd August 2012 Christian Books 14 Comments
This workbook describes major features in John Wesley's devotional life, and it illustrates how you can apply his ministry to your own life. Structured around Wesley's ""Means of Grace,"" the seven-week study workbook covers among other topics prayer, scripture, the Lord's Supper, and fasting. Developed for individual or group study, the workbook also offers suggestions for organizing an initial group meeting and developing a successful group study. Required text for Lay Speakers Grow Spiritually Through Daily Discipline: Advanced Course. Also available in Spanish as La Vida de Devocin en ...
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Love Came Down: Anglican Readings for Advent and Christmas


20th July 2012 Christian Books 3 Comments
"Easter Day is the center and crown of the Christian year, but no season of that year provides us with richer material for meditation than Advent and the twelve days of Christmas." So writes Christopher Webber in this thoughtful and inspiring collection of meditations from the most gifted Anglican writers of the past six hundred years. Love Came Down draws on the best sermons, books, poems, and hymns by these writers, with a reading for every day in Advent and for each of the twelve days of Christmas. Writers include Christina Rossetti, R. W. Church, F. D. Maurice, John Donne, Jeremy ...
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Celebration of Discipline Protestantism Quaker


20th July 2012 Christian Books 32 Comments
Richard Foster explains why he believes that the classical spiritual disciplines such as mediation, submission and fasting are the only true ways to promote a deep inner life and infuse it with over whelming joy. Arguably the most established contemporary spiritual classic by our most profound living religious writer.Celebration of Discipline Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth When Richard Foster began writing Celebration of Discipline more than 20 years ago, an older writer gave him a bit of advice: "Be sure that every chapter forces the reader into the ...
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Advent of the Heart: Seasonal Sermons and Prison Writings 1941-1944 Protestantism Inspirational


8th July 2012 Christian Books 5 Comments
Fr. Alfred Delp was a German Jesuit priest who was imprisoned in Berlin. At the time of his arrest, he was the Rector of St. Georg Church in Munich, and had a reputation for being a gripping, dynamic preacher, and one who was an outspoken critic of the Nazi regime. He was an important figure in the Resistance movement against Nazism. Accused of conspiring against the Nazi government, he was arrested in 1944, tortured, imprisoned, and executed on Feb 2, 1945. While in prison, Fr. Delp was able to write a few meditations found in this book, which also includes his powerful ...
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For Everything a Season: Simple Musings on Living Well


31st May 2012 Christian Books 29 Comments
Filled with a cast of lovable, quirky characters, punctuated with simple wonders, the everyday truths found in this book offer much needed clarity to our own befuddled world. No matter where you live, no matter what your season, come along for the journey. When Philip Gulley began writing newsletter essays for the twelve members of his Quaker meeting in Indiana, he had no idea one of them would find its way to radio commentator Paul Harvey Jr. and be read on the air to 24 million people. Fourteen books later, with more than a million books in print, Gulley still entertains as well as ...
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