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Intentional Year: Simple Rhythms for Finding Freedom, Peace, and Purpose

Intentional Year: Simple Rhythms for Finding Freedom, Peace, and Purpose

by Glenn Packiam and Holly Packiam

Are you ready to stop living reactively, feeling emotionally exhausted, and being pulled in multiple directions?We struggle to keep up with the demands of life—but God invites us into freedom.We feel anxious and overwhelmed—but God promises peace.We’re stretched and empty—but God offers purpose.The Intentional Year is an invitation to stop right now,… Read more…

The Resilient Pastor: Leading Your Church in a Rapidly Changing World

The Resilient Pastor: Leading Your Church in a Rapidly Changing World

by Glenn Packiam

How can pastors become resilient in a rapidly changing world? Is it possible to love well and lead faithfully? In the wake of crises that have exposed and accelerated massive cultural shifts, we see more clearly the seismic shifts of post-Christendom, the surging storms of a new paganism and pluralism, and the scattered debris of the cultural aftermath.Drawi… Read more…

Worship and the World to Come: Exploring Christian Hope in Contemporary Worship

Worship and the World to Come: Exploring Christian Hope in Contemporary Worship

by Glenn Packiam

Christians sing because we are people of hope.Yet our hope is unlike other kinds of hope. We are not optimists; nor are we escapists. Christian hope is uniquely shaped by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead and by the promise of our own future resurrection.How is that hope both expressed and experienced in contemporary worship? In this volume in t… Read more…

Blessed Broken Given: How Your Story Becomes Sacred in the Hands of Jesus
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Blessed Broken Given: How Your Story Becomes Sacred in the Hands of Jesus

by Glenn Packiam

Narrated by Packiam, Glenn

An invitation to find beauty and meaning in the ordinary and imperfect aspects of your life; not as a call to settle for less, but rather as a way to mysteriously participate in God's power and purpose. Glenn Packiam wants to empower readers to find great joy, purpose, and passion in their daily living. While bread may be one of the most common items on … Read more…

Discover the Mystery of Faith: How Worship Shapes Believing

Discover the Mystery of Faith: How Worship Shapes Believing

by Glenn Packiam

What if the way we worship isn't just an expression of our faith, but is what shapes our faith?The Church has believed this about the way we worship and pray together for centuries: The way we worship becomes the way we believe. But if this is true, it’s time to take a closer look at what we say and sing and do each week. Drawing from his own … Read more…

Lucky: How the Kingdom Comes to Unlikely People
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Lucky: How the Kingdom Comes to Unlikely People

by Glenn Packiam and Dean Gallagher

Narrated by Packiam, Glenn

Rethink the blessing... recover the call. Are you lucky? What if I told you that Jesus thinks you are? Not because of a charm or a chance but because of the arrival of the kingdom of God. You are lucky because you are invited into the kingdom. God has come to you in the midst of your mess and mistakes. He is inviting you to surrender, to live in a different … Read more…

Lucky: How the Kingdom Comes to Unlikely People

Lucky: How the Kingdom Comes to Unlikely People

by Glenn Packiam

Glenn Packiam redefines the word lucky in the context of Jesus’ beatitudes in Luke’s Gospel. Lucky uncovers how the poor, hungry, mourning and persecuted are blessed because the Kingdom of heaven—its fullness, comfort, and reward—is theirs in spite of their condition. This is Christ’s announcement: the Kingdom of God has co… Read more…

Secondhand Jesus: Trading Rumors of God for a Firsthand Faith
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Secondhand Jesus: Trading Rumors of God for a Firsthand Faith

by Glenn Packiam

Narrated by Packiam, Glenn

Too often we look for shortcuts in our relationship with God. But when life derails, we find that our view of God is nothing more than a patchwork of rumors and secondhand information, too thin to sustain us in our moment of crisis.… Read more…

Secondhand Jesus

Secondhand Jesus

by Glenn Packiam

God has offered us firsthand knowledge of His love, His grace, and His power. Yet so often, we too easily settle for someone else's descriptions, the Cliff notes from another's spiritual journey. We are content for "God-experts" to do the heavy lifting and then give us the bottom line. And like any secondhand information, after enough times through t… Read more…