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Praying with Saint Patrick: Prayers and Devotions Inspired by the Irish Hero of the Faith

Praying with Saint Patrick: Prayers and Devotions Inspired by the Irish Hero of the Faith

by Matt Mikalatos and Aaron Burns

Learn to pray with Patrick of Ireland—and to find your story in his ownOne of Ireland’s most beloved figures, St. Patrick was a man who lived a life soaked in prayer. A risk-taker in the service of others—particularly women, slaves, and the poor—Patrick spent years enslaved, in which he found himself praying all the time—praying for freedom, for a … Read more…

Loving Disagreement: Fighting for Community through the Fruit of the Spirit

Loving Disagreement: Fighting for Community through the Fruit of the Spirit

by Matt Mikalatos and Kathy Khang

What does it look like to love someone you disagree with?Fighting, disagreements, hatred, dissension, and silence. These things seem common in the wider Christian community today. Politics, theology, and even personal preference create seemingly insurmountable rifts. It’s hard not to see ourselves as “at war” with each other.We’re not doomed to be st… Read more…

Loving Disagreement: Fighting for Community through the Life of the Spirit
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Loving Disagreement: Fighting for Community through the Life of the Spirit

by Matt Mikalatos and Kathy Khang

Narrated by Khang, Kathy

What does it look like to love someone you disagree with? Fighting, disagreements, hatred, dissension, and silence. These things seem common in the wider Christian community today. Politics, theology, and even personal preference create seemingly insurmountable rifts. It’s hard not to see ourselves as “at war” with each other. We’re n… Read more…

Journey to Love: What We Long For, How to Find It, and How to Pass It On

Journey to Love: What We Long For, How to Find It, and How to Pass It On

by Matt Mikalatos

The Journey to Love is our first step toward learning to accept love from others and to love those around us.Finding love in our everyday lives and relationships can be difficult. In this collection of 40 short, story-driven readings, Matt Mikalatos helps us open ourselves to love in the world around us and to set aside control and embrace the wild, untamed … Read more…

Good News for a Change: How to Talk to Anyone about Jesus

Good News for a Change: How to Talk to Anyone about Jesus

by Matt Mikalatos

Imagine an atheist sending you regular prayer requests. Or your coworker grabbing you by the arm and asking you to stay late at work to talk about God just a bit longer. When Jesus talked about the Good News, people ran to him.We should expect the same response. Good News for a Change is about working together with Jesus to share the gospel in ways unique to… Read more…

Into the Fray: How Jesus's Followers Turn the World Upside Down

Into the Fray: How Jesus's Followers Turn the World Upside Down

by Matt Mikalatos

In the earliest days of the Christian church, the gospel spread out from Jerusalem in a burst of incredible stories. A man who could calm a stormy sea with a word, who healed the lame and the blind, who raised the ire of the religious leaders, and who even raised people from the dead. Compare this organic, even entertaining, method of spreading the Good News… Read more…

The First Time We Saw Him: Awakening to the Wonder of Jesus

The First Time We Saw Him: Awakening to the Wonder of Jesus

by Matt Mikalatos

Scripture tells us that the words of Jesus made people uncomfortable, confused, angry, repentant, worshipful, and riotous. Today, we read the words of Christ in a steady, even tone and find ourselves wondering if maybe we're missing something. Could it be that we've lost the emotional power of Jesus's words simply because we're too familiar w… Read more…

My Imaginary Jesus: The Spiritual Adventures of One Man Searching for the Real God

My Imaginary Jesus: The Spiritual Adventures of One Man Searching for the Real God

by David Kinnaman and Matt Mikalatos

Matt Mikalatos liked Jesus a lot. In fact, he couldn’t believe how much they had in common. They shared the same likes, dislikes, beliefs, and opinions. (Though Jesus did have better hair.) So imagine Matt’s astonishment when he finds out that the guy he knows as Jesus . . . isn’t. He’s an Imaginary Jesus: a comfortable, convenient imitation Matt has… Read more…

Night of the Living Dead Christian: One Man’s Ferociously Funny Quest to Discover What It Means to Be Truly Transformed

Night of the Living Dead Christian: One Man’s Ferociously Funny Quest to Discover What It Means to Be Truly Transformed

by Matt Mikalatos

What does a transformed life actually look like? In his follow-up to the critically acclaimed Imaginary Jesus, Matt Mikalatos tackles this question in an entertaining and thought-provoking way—with MONSTERS!!! While Christians claim to experience Christ’s resurrection power, we sometimes act like werewolves who can’t control our base desires. Or zombie… Read more…

Reason Why: Faith Makes Sense

Reason Why: Faith Makes Sense

by Mark Mittelberg and Matt Mikalatos

Everyone wants to believe in something beyond or someone bigger than themselves, but nobody wants to be duped. In order to provide answers to people who are seeking the truth, Mark Mittelberg updates for today the classic book by Robert Laidlaw that sold millions, The Reason Why. This short book gives clear, concise reasons why belief in God makes sense.… Read more…