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Suffering and the Sovereignty of God

Suffering and the Sovereignty of God

by Joni Eareckson Tada, Justin Taylor, John Piper, David Powlison, Mark Talbot, Stephen F. Saint, Carl F. EllisJr., Dustin Shramek and Ellis Jr

In the last few years, 9/11, a tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, and many other tragedies have shown us that the vision of God in today's churches in relation to evil and suffering is often frivolous. Against the overwhelming weight and seriousness of the Bible, many Christians are choosing to become more shallow, more entertainment-oriented, and therefore irr… Read more…

Total Truth: Liberating Christianity From Its Cultural Captivity

Total Truth: Liberating Christianity From Its Cultural Captivity

by Nancy Pearcey

Does God belong in the public arena of politics, business, law, and education? Or is religion a private matter only-personally comforting but publicly irrelevant? In today's cultural etiquette, it is not considered polite to mix public and private, or sacred and secular. This division is the single most potent force keeping Christianit… Read more…

Beauty and Glory of the Father

Beauty and Glory of the Father

by Joel R. Beeke

The essays in The Beauty and Glory of the Father call us to stand in wonder of the First Person of the Trinity. Through an assortment of studies, readers are challenged to recognize the Father’s glory displayed in His Son, to adore His beautiful attributes, to know Him as a Savior, and to rest in His loving hands. This book, along with The Beauty and Glory… Read more…

Revolutionary Love

Revolutionary Love

by Festo Kivengere

“Revolutionary love” sounds like an oxymoron. Revolution is usually a negative, violent, and destructive change, while love is positive, peaceful, and contented. But true love always changes people. And Christ’s love brings the most revolutionary change of all. Festo Kivengere (1919–88) experienced both kinds of revolution. He escaped Uganda when the… Read more…

Practicing Hospitality: The Joy of Serving Others

Practicing Hospitality: The Joy of Serving Others

by Pat Ennis, Lisa Tatlock and Dorothy Kelley Patterson

What makes a person or a home hospitable? Does hospitality call for a beautifully decorated home and a menu filled with gourmet foods, or can it be as simple as offering a friend a cup of tea? In Practicing Hospitality two longtime professors (and practitioners!) of home economics provide both the theological base and the practical knowledge to understand an… Read more…

Swindoll's Living Insights: Insights on Galatians, Ephesians (Vol. 8)

Swindoll's Living Insights: Insights on Galatians, Ephesians (Vol. 8)

by Charles Swindoll

The 15-volume Swindoll’s Living Insights New Testament Commentary series continues with Insights on Romans. This newly revised and expanded edition draws on Gold Medallion Award–winner Chuck Swindoll’s 50 years of experience with studying and preaching God’s Word. His deep insight, signature easygoing style, and humor bring a warmth and practical acc… Read more…

Building a Godly Home, Vol. 3

Building a Godly Home, Vol. 3

by William Gouge

In the third volume, A Holy Vision for Raising Children, Gouge offers wise and practical advice to both children and parents on how to relate to each other with love and honor. Drawing from a wealth of biblical principles and examples, he fleshes out how a household of affectionate authority provides for children and prepares them to live as God’s servants… Read more…

Finally Alive: What Happens When We Are Born Again

Finally Alive: What Happens When We Are Born Again

by John Piper

When Jesus said to Nicodemus, 'You must be born again', the devout and learned religious leader was unsure what Jesus meant. It would seem nothing has changed. Today 'born again Christians' fill churches that are seen as ineffectual at best, and even characterized by the 'mosaic' generation as 'unchristian'. … Read more…

The Secret of Spiritual Joy

The Secret of Spiritual Joy

by William P. Farley

At one time or another, most Christians struggle with depression, discouragement, or despondency. When this happens, spiritual joy is the great need. William Farley has written a practical book to help flawed human beings discover and implement the secret to spiritual joy. The author contends that the gospel is the key to a life overflowing with joy. That i… Read more…

Dead and Alive: Obedience and the New Man

Dead and Alive: Obedience and the New Man

by Jim Wilson

But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: “Be holy, because I am holy.” 1 Peter 1:15–16 Disobedience. It’s normal, right? For hundreds of years, the Church has struggled with how to overcome sin in the Christian life. We know that the cross takes care of our past sins at salvation and assur… Read more…

Spiritual Warfare: A Biblical and Balanced Perspective

Spiritual Warfare: A Biblical and Balanced Perspective

by Brian S. Borgman and Rob Ventura

Too often, Christians today either sensationalize the subject of spiritual warfare by obsessing over demon possession, exorcisms, binding the devil, and rebuking demons, or they minimize the idea and are unprepared for the real struggle they face against principalities and powers. Pastors Brian Borgman and Rob Ventura provide a balanced approach that exposes… Read more…

Sexual Detox: A Guide for Guys Who Are Sick of Porn

Sexual Detox: A Guide for Guys Who Are Sick of Porn

by Tim Challies

Sick of porn? Time to detox. A huge percentage of men need a porn detox, a moral and psychological reset. Do you? If so, whether you know it or not, pornography has corrupted your thinking, weakened your conscience, warped your sense of right and wrong, and twisted your understanding and expectations of sexuality. You need a reset by the One who created sex… Read more…


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