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The Message - MSG

The Message - MSG

by Eugene Peterson

Get into Bible reading in a new way with The Message®, a paraphrase of traditional Biblical writings. This translation uses none of the rigidly proper language of other translations—it feels like you’re reading a letter from a family member or an old friend. The language is simple but not simplistic, which makes it easier for you to apply your reading t… Read more…

Jesus Mean and Wild: The Unexpected Love of an Untamable God

Jesus Mean and Wild: The Unexpected Love of an Untamable God

by Eugene Peterson and Mark Galli

Many Christians are used to the idea of a meek and mild Jesus, the stereotypical "nice guy." Countering these all too prevalent notions, Mark Galli offers a unique study of seventeen troubling passages from the Gospel of Mark to prove we should be anything but comfortable with Christ. Highlighting the undeniable fact of an untamable and often milit… Read more…

Living into Focus: Choosing What Matters in an Age of Distractions

Living into Focus: Choosing What Matters in an Age of Distractions

by Eugene Peterson and Arthur Boers

In today's high-speed culture, there's a prevailing sense that we are busier than ever before and that the pace of life is too rushed. Most of us can relate to the feeling of having too much to do and not enough time for the people and things we value most. We feel fragmented, overwhelmed by busyness and the tyranny of gadgets.Veteran pastor and teac… Read more…

Sidewalks in the Kingdom (The Christian Practice of Everyday Life): New Urbanism and the Christian Faith

Sidewalks in the Kingdom (The Christian Practice of Everyday Life): New Urbanism and the Christian Faith

by Eugene Peterson and Eric O. Jacobsen

Christians often talk about claiming our cities for Christ and the need to address urban concerns. But according to Eric Jacobsen, this discussion has remained far too abstract. Sidewalks in the Kingdom challenges Christians to gain an informed vision for the physical layout and structure of the city.Jacobsen emphasizes the need to preserve the nourishing ch… Read more…

Sacramental Preaching: Sermons on the Hidden Presence of Christ

Sacramental Preaching: Sermons on the Hidden Presence of Christ

by Eugene Peterson and Hans Boersma

Leading Scholar Offers a Theological Approach to PreachingThis primer on the ministry of preaching connects reading the Bible theologically with preparing and preaching sermons. Hans Boersma explains that exegesis involves looking beyond the historical and literal meaning of the text to the hidden sacramental reality of Christ himself, which enables us to re… Read more…

What Women Wish Pastors Knew
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What Women Wish Pastors Knew

by Eugene Peterson, Eugene Peterson, Denise George, Christine Williams and Christine Williams

This book will open your eyes to the needs, frustrations, dreams, and potential of your church’s greatest resource—the 60 percent of its members who provide far more than 60 percent of what keeps it going. The women of your church think the world of you, pastor. But they deeply wish you understood a few things about them that can make an enormous differe… Read more…

Wisdom of Each Other
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Wisdom of Each Other

by Eugene Peterson, Eugene Peterson, Eugene H. Peterson, Maurice England and Maurice England

The Wisdom of Each Other demonstrates the life-changing value of friendships. With originality and warmth, Eugene Peterson opens our eyes to one of God's greatest and most overlooked provisions for counsel, encouragement, and renewal -- honest, Christ-centered relationships.… Read more…

Zealous Love
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Zealous Love

by Eugene Peterson, Eugene Peterson, Mike and Danae Yankoski, Jeremy Johnson, Jeremy Johnson, Emily/Jeremy Knapp/Johnson, Emily/Jeremy Knapp/Johnson, Emily Knapp and Emily Knapp

Christians who are passionate about helping others—but aren’t sure where or how to focus their energy—will find much to love about Zealous Love. Authors Mike and Danae Yankoski have written just what Christians need to integrate compassion and justice into their lives.“Our hope,” they write, “is that God will work through this book … to help di… Read more…

God's Economy
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God's Economy

by Eugene Peterson, Eugene Peterson, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, Jonathan Petersen, Jonathan Petersen, Jonathan Peterson and Jonathan Peterson

While “health and wealth” proponents urge Christians to claim for themselves material blessings, others insist that God’s best gifts can’t be enjoyed until heaven. The truth of God’s intentions, writes acclaimed author Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, is far greater than either perspective suggests.Packed with inspiring stories, God’s Economy invites r… Read more…


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