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66 Love Letters: A Conversation with God That Invites You into His Story


26th June 2013 Christian Books 52 Comments
The story of God written in intimate love letters just for you. Dr. Larry Crabb knows that if we could see the larger story of God and humanity, our world would never be the same. That story is found in large part in the sixty-six letters of the Bible. Written in a conversational first person, as if God is speaking directly to us, Dr. Crabb looks at each individual book in scripture and offers a fresh, relational look at the book's message. He then unpacks each message in a short chapter answering the question, What does God want me to hear from this love letter? The book's epilogue then ...
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A Long Obedience in the Same Direction: Discipleship in an Instant Society


24th June 2013 Christian Books 17 Comments
As a society, we are no less obsessed with the immediate than when Eugene Peterson first wrote this Christian classic. If anything, email and the Internet may have intensified our quest for the quick fix. But Peterson's time-tested prescription for discipleship remains the same--a long obedience in the same direction. Tucked away in the Hebrew Psalter, Peterson discovered "an old dog-eared songbook," the Songs of Ascents that were sung by pilgrims on their way up to worship in Jerusalem. In these songs (Psalms 120-134) Peterson finds encouragement for modern pilgrims as we learn to grow in ...
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A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23


22nd June 2013 Christian Books 37 Comments
'The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.' Travel the shepherd's path to the green pastures and cool, refreshing waters of Psalm 23. As a shepherd, Phillip Keller shares his insights into the life and character of sheep---and of the Good Shepherd who loves and cares for them. This beloved classic will give new meaning to the ageless Shepherd Psalm, enriching your trust in and love for the Lord who watches closely over you. A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23 ...
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The Call: Finding and Fulfilling the Central Purpose of Your Life


20th June 2013 Christian Books 28 Comments
The Call continues to stand as a classic, reflective work on life's purpose. Best-selling author Os Guinness goes beyond our surface understanding of God's call and addresses the fact that God has a specific calling for our individual lives. Why am I here? What is God's call in my life? How do I fit God's call with my own individuality? How should God's calling affect my career, my plans for the future, my concepts of success? Guinness now helps the reader discover answers to these questions, and more, through a corresponding workbook - perfect for individual or group study. According to ...
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Comfortable with Uncertainty: 108 Teachings on Cultivating Fearlessness and Compassion


20th June 2013 Christian Books 45 Comments
This book offers short, stand-alone readings designed to help us cultivate compassion and awareness amid the challenges of daily living. More than a collection of thoughts for the day, Comfortable with Uncertainty offers a progressive program of spiritual study, leading the reader through essential concepts, themes, and practices on the Buddhist path. Comfortable with Uncertainty does not assume prior knowledge of Buddhist thought or practice, making it a perfect introduction to Chödrön's teaching. It features the most essential and stirring passages from Chödrön's ...
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God Is in the Manger: Reflections on Advent and Christmas


15th June 2013 Christian Books 6 Comments
"There are only two places where the powerful and great in this world lose their courage, tremble in the depths of their souls, and become truly afraid. These are the manger and the cross of Jesus Christ." "No priest, no theologian stood at the cradle of Bethlehem. And yet, all Christian theology finds its beginnings in the miracle of miracles, that God became human." These stirring words are among forty devotions that guide and inspire readers as they move thematically through the weeks of Advent and Christmas, from waiting and mystery to redemption, incarnation, and joy. Supplemented by an ...
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Where Your Treasure Is: Psalms that Summon You from Self to Community


29th April 2013 Christian Books 17 Comments
This is a bold book. It has to do with changing the life of American society, from the inside out, through source action of prayer. I have written a book for Christians, says Eugene Peterson, who want to do something about what is wrong with America and want to plunge into the center, not tinker at the edge. I have chosen eleven psalms that shaped the politics of Israel and can shape the politics of America, and I have taken them seriously...I have written to encourage Christians to pray them both as children of God with eternal destinies and as American citizens with daily ...
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Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness


28th December 2012 Christian Books 9 Comments
Warning: Using this book could be hazardous to your ego! The slogans it contains are designed to awaken the heart and cultivate love and kindness toward others. They are revolutionary in that practicing them fosters abandonment of personal territory in relating to others and in understanding the world as it is. The fifty-nine provocative slogans presented here—each with a commentary by the Tibetan meditation master Chögyam Trungpa—have been used by Tibetan Buddhists for eight centuries to help meditation students remember and focus on important principles and practices of mind ...
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Christmas Gifts That Won’t Break: An Advent Study for Adults


25th December 2012 Christian Books 1 Comment
span id=lblProduct style=font-family: tahoma; p style=margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: center;A churchwide Advent study that explores how the gifts of the Advent season have a permanence that speaks to generations past, present, and future p style=margin: 0in 0in 0pt; p style=margin: 0in 0in 0pt;What are the Christmas gifts that won t break? They are those gifts that cannot be lost, that never go out of style, and that are independent of the chances and changes of life. They are the gifts that have been graciously given by God. p style=margin: 0in 0in 0pt; p style=margin: 0in 0in 0pt;This ...
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Tabitha’s Travels: A Family Story for Advent


23rd December 2012 Christian Books 14 Comments
Curious, competent, and courageous Tabitha is the daughter of a shepherd who is taking his family on caravan to his birthplace. Along the way, she meets and becomes friends with Jotham and Bartholomew, watches as Romans take her father prisoner, spends time with Zechariah and Elizabeth, helps Mary and Joseph just before Christ's birth, and ends her travels at the stable in Bethlehem. Tabitha's Travels: A Family Story for Advent ...
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