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Seeing Jesus in East Harlem: What Happens When Churches Show Up and Stay Put

Seeing Jesus in East Harlem: What Happens When Churches Show Up and Stay Put

by José Humphreys

2018 IVP Readers' Choice Award We are all located in different places. And the way we grow as disciples and lead others in spiritual growth depends on our contexts. Pastor José Humphreys recognizes how deeply our faith is tied to our particular stories in our particular places. Grounded in his own de… Read more…

The Girl in the Orange Dress: Searching for a Father Who Does Not Fail

The Girl in the Orange Dress: Searching for a Father Who Does Not Fail

by Margot Starbuck

Winner of the 2011 Golden Scroll Nonfiction Book of the Year. "Chosen." "Special." Those are the words Margot Starbuck used to describe herself as a child adopted into a loving family. And when her adoptive parents divorced, her dad moved east, and her mom and dad each got remarried, she told herself that she was extra loved, since she… Read more…

One by One: Welcoming the Singles in Your Church

One by One: Welcoming the Singles in Your Church

by Gina Dalfonzo

There are now more single adults than married adults in the United States, yet the evangelical church continues to focus primarily on serving couples and families with ministries geared toward their particular needs. This can lead, however unintentionally, to the marginalization of adults who are single by choice, divorce, or death, or who are simply not yet… Read more…

Baker Handbook of Single Adult Ministry

Baker Handbook of Single Adult Ministry

by Douglas L. Fagerstrom, Bill Flanagan and Jim Smoke

In a family-oriented world, single adults often feel left out. They have special ministry needs that the church is called to address. The Baker Handbook of Single Adult Ministry is now available in trade paper. This comprehensive reference covers all aspects of ministry with single adults, including contributions from thirty-five leaders in single adult mini… Read more…

Iglesia reconfigurada

Iglesia reconfigurada

by Frank Viola

El autor Frank Viola les da a los lectores un lenguaje que muy seguramente no sabían que faltaba en su experiencia en la iglesia moderna. El cree que muchas de las congregaciones de hoy han cambiado la intención original de Dios para la iglesia. Como líder destacado del movimiento de las iglesias caseras, Frank está al frente de una rev… Read more…

Walking with Jesus on Campus: How to Care for Your Soul During College
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Walking with Jesus on Campus: How to Care for Your Soul During College

by Stephen Kellough

Stephen B. Kellough explores 10 critical truths and the habits that typically make or break a student’s spiritual life in college. Whether you are heading off to college, ministering to college students, or are the parent of a college-aged kid, Walking with Jesus on Campus will help you better understand how to tackle what lies ahea… Read more…

Parenting Is Heart Work

Parenting Is Heart Work

by Dr. Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller

If you're like most parents, you have developed your own parenting strategy—sometimes it seems to work, and other times—based on the way your child behaves—you wonder if it's working at all. There are countless ways to try to get a child's attention and to effect change—but here's the truth—unless you deal with a… Read more…

Exponential

Exponential

by Dave Ferguson and Jon Ferguson

Jesus challenges us to heal the hurting, feed the hungry, include the lonely, and help people find their way back to God. Most people listen to the missional challenge of Jesus as if it were a good motivational talk—something to inspire us, but not something we can actually achieve. Others hear the challenge of Jesus and become frustrated with how little t… Read more…

Honest Guide to Church Planting

Honest Guide to Church Planting

by Larry Osborne and Tom Bennardo

Church planting has become a cottage industry. National conferences, hip planting organizations, and all-in-one resource kits celebrate the thrill of pioneering a church and inspire visions of glorious victories. Yet few who respond to the call are warned what they'll actually encounter: the relentless opposition they'll endure; the eventual scatteri… Read more…

Apostolic Church Planting: Birthing New Churches from New Believers

Apostolic Church Planting: Birthing New Churches from New Believers

by J. D. Payne

Church planting is not just about gathering new communities of people who are already Christians. In the book of Acts, church plants begin with sharing the gospel. Planting churches flows naturally out of making disciples. Pastor J. D. Payne explains the process and stages of church planting, with biblical foundations and practical steps for planting te… Read more…

It Takes a Church to Baptize: What the Bible Says about Infant Baptism

It Takes a Church to Baptize: What the Bible Says about Infant Baptism

by Scot McKnight, Todd Hunter and Gerald McDermott

The issue of baptism has troubled Protestants for centuries. Should infants be baptized before their faith is conscious, or does God command the baptism of babies whose parents have been baptized?Popular New Testament scholar Scot McKnight makes a biblical case for infant baptism, exploring its history, meaning, and practice and showing that infant baptism i… Read more…

Transforming Children into Spiritual Champions

Transforming Children into Spiritual Champions

by Bill Hybels and George Barna

No one can deny our culture is opposed to Christian values, and the influences bombarding our children's moral development are difficult to contend with. But few parents and church leaders realize that a child's moral development is set by the age of nine. It is therefore critical to start developing a child's biblical worldview from the very ear… Read more…


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