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Par Jim Wallis. 2008
What will it take to solve the biggest issues of our time? Jim Wallis, the man who changed the conversation…about faith and politics, has traveled the United States and found a nation hungry for a politics of solutions and hope. He shows us that a revival is happening, as people of faith and moral conviction seek common ground for change. c2008.
Years before she became the celebrated speaker and Unity minister she is today, Edwene Gaines was raising her daughter in…abject poverty. Overwhelmed and terrified, she turned toward her faith for reassurance, sustenance, and direction. As she began to follow the four spiritual laws of prosperity her life turned around and today she lives a life of once unimaginable luxury. This straightforward guide lays it all out for her listeners in a way that can change anyone's consciousness. 2006.
Par Paul Yonggi Cho. 1979
This book claims that a new dimension of living awaits you. It aims to guide you to: a creative way…of life; a world of answered prayer; dynamic faith and true communion with God. 1979.
Par Sheila Walsh. 2004
Walsh shows why some people are able to access and maintain an absolute hope that cannot be shaken, while others…lose it like the morning mist. You're invited to join her on a prayer-filled, God-seeking journey to understand how to live in this world, with all its potential for hurt, pain, and fear, and still experience a deep healing that you are able to hold on to, no matter what life throws at you. 2004.
Par Constance Backhouse, Nancy Backhouse. 2004
In 1922, Elizabeth Bethune Campbell, a Toronto-born socialite, began a fourteen-year-battle with the Ontario legal establishment over her mother's will,…and to prove that her uncle had stolen funds from her mother's estate. In 1930, as a non-lawyer and Canadian, she argued her case before the Privy Council in London - the first woman to do so. This is an annotated reprint of her self-published account of her campaign. 2004.
For the millions of people who have turned away from many traditional beliefs about God, Jesus, and the Bible, but…still long for a relevant, nourishing faith, Borg shows why the Christian life can remain a transforming relationship with God. Emphasizing the critical role of daily practice in living the Christian life, he explores how prayer, worship, Sabbath, pilgrimage, and more can be experienced as authentically life-giving practices. 2004, c2003.
Par Dallas Willard. 1998
Willard weaves biblical teaching, popular culture, science, scholarship, and spiritual practice into a tour de force that shows the necessity…of profound changes in how we view our lives and faith. In an era when many Christians consider Jesus a beloved but remote savior, Willard argues compellingly for the relevance of God to every aspect of our existence. c1998.
Atheist-turned-Christian, Strobel focuses on rediscovering the real Jesus, whose identity and message have come under attack in recent years. He…addresses six major challenges and claims. He attacks the issues as an investigative journalist. He searches out experts to refute each objection, offering readers evangelical scholarship revealed in everyday language while challenging the claims of liberal writers. c2007.
Par Lee Strobel. 2000
Strobel turns his journalistic skills to the most persistent emotional objections to belief - the eight "heart" barriers to faith.…The Case for Faith is for those who may be feeling attracted to Jesus but who are faced with intellectual barriers. It will also deepen the convictions of Christians and give them fresh confidence in discussing Christianity with even their most skeptical friends. c2000.
Par Andrew Murray. 1984
Aids Christians in their examination of the scripture and offers valuable information to believers who want to overcome sin and…live the Christian life. While Murray's book is specifically designed for young converts, the text is useful to all Christians. Murray's chapters cover a variety of different topics that Christians, particularly those new to the faith, will find remarkably helpful. Murray discusses how Christians should approach the tasks of missionary work, prayer, confession, and baptism. The text also provides practical guidance regarding money, self-denial, discretion, and the temptations of worldly evil. Originally published in 1891. 1984.
Par Robert Harold Schuller. 1985
Par T. D Jakes, Cindy Trimm. 2011
Dr. Trimm explains the 40 characteristics of an authentic person - one who lives from who they are, not who…they’re told to be. With daily doses of soul-searching wisdom, she carries the reader on a journey of self-discovery and healing. With extensive words of wisdom scattered throughout, both from great human minds and from the Scriptures, this is a life-changing devotional. 2011.
Par Anthony DeStefano. 2007
"Why are some of our prayers answered while some are not? How do we get God's attention? How do we…get the divine 'Yes'? In a simple, straightforward style, Anthony DeStefano takes on the mysteries of prayer. He casts a wide net to appeal to all Christians everywhere without compromising the gospel one iota. c2007.
Par Peter James McCormick. 2000
Until 1949, court decisions in Canada were open to Britain for appeal. Since then, the Supreme Court has emerged as…a powerful Canadian institution. The author tells the story of how the Court evolved and describes many of the well-known personalities who have sat on the bench. He also provides a portrait of the major events and daily life of the Court over the last five decades of the 20th century. 2000.
Par Joanna Manning. 2002
An introduction to the growing polarization within Christianity and its relationship with the modern world. With a warning against the…ongoing retreat into fundamentalism and exclusivity, the reader is pointed, instead, toward inclusivity and compassion. 2002.
Par Grace Cirocco. 2001
Most people want to change their lives for the better but don't know how. Cirocco gives readers an opportunity to…assess their strengths and weaknesses and diagnose why they haven't taken the step. She then teaches how to take action by crystallizing goals and dreams, and shows how to nurture faith in ourselves and remove personal obstacles to accomplish our life's work. c2001.
Par David W Shannon. 2007
The right to dignity for all is explicitly recognized in Canadian law; in practice a variety of individuals and groups…have been excluded from the concern and respect that their nature as persons demands. Prominent among these excluded groups are members of the disabled community, who are marginalized by a society that regularly neglects to recognize their needs, capacities, and merits as individuals. Shannon identifies the social and attitudinal barriers still present in Canadian society today, and cites the factors needed to reverse the process of exclusion. 2007.
Par Elizabeth Etue, Roméo A Dallaire. 2006
In a world permeated by religious strife, renewed interest in issues of faith necessitates a journey beyond the orthodox institutions…many have come to mistrust. This new brand of "seeker" is looking for an open and safe environment in which to discuss unique interpretations of consciousness, spirituality, ethics, and philosophy through the world's complex mosaic of beliefs and customs. Includes lectures by Jungian therapist Marion Woodman, Lt. General Roméo Dallaire, and Stephen Lewis. Descriptions of violence. 2006.
Par Mo Isom. 1900
Sex. In a world overwhelmingly obsessed with it, why is the church so silent about it' While our secular culture…twists, perverts, cheapens, and idolizes sex, there are gaping holes in the church's guidance of young people. The result is generations of sexually illiterate people drowning in the repercussions of overwhelming sin struggles. Enough is enough, says Mo Isom. With raw vulnerability and a bold spirit, she shares her own sexual testimony, opening up the conversation about misguided rule-following, virginity, temptation, porn, promiscuity, false sex-pectations, sex in marriage, and more and calling readers back to God's original design for sex-a way to worship and glorify him. This book is for the young person tangled up in an addiction to pornography, for the girlfriend feeling pressured to go further, for the "good girl" who followed the rules and saved herself for marriage and then was confused and disappointed, for the married couple who use sex as a bargaining tool, for every person who casually watches sex play out in TV and movies and wonders why they're dissatisfied with the real thing, and for every confused or hurting person in-between. Sex was God's idea. It's time we invited him back into the bedroom. [n.d.]
Par Christine Hoover. 2018
The Bible says that God makes all things beautiful in their time, but when we look around today we see…a broken and marred world. Our reality is so often the not beautiful that it's hard to trust that God can make our mess into something good. So how do we live with hope for a future redemption of all things' In Searching for Spring, Christine Hoover takes readers on a treasure hunt for beauty in both familiar and unexpected places. Framed by the changing seasons, this journey will heighten readers' senses and awaken their affections for the creator of it all. For all who are in the midst of suffering, who find their faith withering, who are questioning whether God is at work'or even present'as they wait for something in their lives to become beautiful, this book will be a welcome reminder that God never stops his redemptive work and that there is a time for everything under heaven. 2018.