Bible Study/Spiritual Discipline
This first book in The 2:7 Series is designed to help you build a strong foundation for your Christian life through enriching Bible study, Scripture memory, and group interaction. With its biblical and practical approach to discipleship, this workbook will yield long-term, life-changing results, such as: A closer relationship with God, a keener sense of priorities, renewed concern for non-Christian friends, or a growing camaraderie within your study group
You soar on a spiritual high at a retreat or fly with emotion at a special meeting. You joyously revel in the presence of your friends at a party. But when the feelings are gone, what will keep you going? Can you really keep a relationship with Jesus that is vibrant even in the boring times? Faith based on fact will do it! God's Word will give you strength for a steady walk when the emotions are gone.
The late W. Phillip Keller was born in East Africa & always loved the out-of-doors. He was trained in agronomy & spent many years on ranches in British Columbia. He lived among & observed sheep & their relationship to the shepherd. Out of this rich, practical experience, came the best-selling book from which this book was excerpted.
Grow Down is built around the idea that there is a better way to grow: by rooting yourself through a life centered in Jesus. Using Colossians 2:6-7 as a backdrop and a tree as a visual, this book envisions a generation that chooses to be un-adulterated. As you grow down into Jesus, you'll draw up the resources you need to stand through any pressures, and then you'll overflow with an abundance of life that this grownup world so desperately needs.
Lead Small: Five Big Ideas Every Small Group Leader Needs to Know clarifies the responsibilities of the small group leader who works with children and teenagers. It establishes five common threads so that those who choose to lead in any size church can work off the same blueprint. When you lead small, you realize that what you do for a few has more potential than what you do for many. When you lead small, you choose to invest in the lives of a few to encourage authentic faith.
Dare 2 Share: A Field Guide serves as a ready reference for relationally sharing your faith. Throw it in your backpack for easy access to the invaluable faith-sharing tips and tools you?ll find in this practical, real world resource. Features profiles on various belief systems, including compliments and conversation starters that will help you open up honest, authentic spiritual dialogue.
For more than forty years this classic study has shown Christians how to minister to the people God brings into their lives. Instead of drawing on the latest popular fad or the newest selling technique, Dr. Robert E. Coleman points to the Bible, to the ultimate example found in Jesus Christ, answering the question: What was Christ's strategy for evangelism?
What We're Reading
We all love the benefits of technology and social media, but even with the incredible upsides, many of us suspect there are unintended negative consequences that are beyond our control. We’ve lost perspective, even perhaps ourselves. It’s time to refresh and rediscover our understanding for today’s world the biblical principles that life with Christ brings: contentment, intimacy, authenticity, compassion, rest and more. Groeschel taps some of the most up to date studies on the effects of social media on our emotions and our friendships, and shows us through real-life illustrations how we struggle and how we can overcome our struggles with Jesus’ life-changing gospel message.
A book of hope that leads readers beyond the frustration and guilt of trying to please others to the charming, liberating grace of God. For the growing number of people who feel that life should be more than grim-faced religion, this book offers a glorious alternative--the truth that sets us free. Swindoll is the bestselling author of Growing Strong in the Seasons of Life.