Books on General Christian Life
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In this exciting and controversial book R. T. revives his original messages, adding new insights into what they mean for us today and revealing everything we need to know about the coming move of God.
Bill Johnson, respected pastor, bestselling author and senior leader of Bethel Church, lives in a culture of the miraculous. In his groundbreaking new book, The Way of Life, he shares not as a theological spectator, but as an active participant in a historic move of God that has been sweeping the nations.
Today's believer is faced with situations unknown fifty, thirty, even twenty years ago. To stand in victory and enter our hour of promotion is to learn how to Strengthen Yourself in the Lord. You will learn how to: Encourage yourself, Overcome seriously bad days, Stay connected to your destiny, Access Heaven's open door and Disarm hell with thanksgiving.
Many times we are embarrassed by the God of the Bible, especially the God of the Old Testament. We are even embarrassed by the teachings of Jesus when it comes to His being the only way to be saved, as well as God’s right to judge and reward or condemn. This book will challenge you to give up your conception of what you would like God to be and come to know Him as He really is.
From best-selling author and theologian R. T. Kendall, this book will help you unite the power of the Holy Spirit with the knowledge of God's Word, and anticipate a last-days revival because of this union.
In this seminal work, beloved pastor and bestselling author Max Lucado explores the life and character of Jesus, now with never-before-read content. Max writes “Don’t settle for a cursory glance or a superficial understanding. Look long into the heart of Christ and you’ll see it. Grace and life. Forgiveness of sin. The defeat of death. This is the hope he gives. This is the hope we need.
In How Happiness Happens, Max Lucado shares the unexpected path to a lasting happiness, one that produces reliable joy amidst any life circumstance. Based on the teachings of Jesus and backed by modern research, this book presents a surprising but practical way of living that will change you from the inside out.
Jeff combines the story of his early years, becoming a Christian, and being called to ministry with the biblical account of Jesus meeting with the disciples on the beach at Galilee. In his unique insightful way, Jeff reflects on elements of that encounter that readers might not have considered before, such as why didn’t Jesus help out the fishermen earlier, what was the significance of catching 153 fish and how having breakfast together was beneficial for the body and soul.
This collection of stories by Jeff will amuse, challenge and – when tempted to display speck-hunting and plank-protruding behaviour – motivate all of us to show more kindness and be less swift to judge.Laugh and reflect as he relates stories and observations in his unique insightful style.
In this fresh approach to the subject of spiritual warfare, Meyer focuses not only on the nature and strategies of the enemy, but also on the power and love of God, who always defeats the enemy and leads you to triumph. No matter how difficult your challenges are, if you have God with you, you have all you need to win every battle.
Written by #1 New York Times bestselling author Joyce Meyer, who went from being in pain and miserable to peaceful and satisfied through Christ, this book is the key to shifting your perspective so that you may also relish every moment and every part of life. Joyce explains how to love life fully, in spite of your obstacles, so you can experience the joy and fulfillment God has for you!
Bestselling author John Ortberg presents another classic that will help you discover your soul-the most important connection to God there is-and find your way out of the spiritual shallow-lands to true divine depth. With characteristic insight and an accessible story-filled approach, Ortberg brings practicality and relevance to one of Christianity's most mysterious and neglected topics.
In Eternity Is Now, bestselling author John Ortberg dispels the myth that eternal life is something way out in outer space that we can only hope to experience after we die – and that being saved is merely about meeting the minimal entrance requirements for getting into heaven. Instead, John unpacks the reality that the moment we trust Christ, we are initiated into ‘eternal living’ with God as a here and now reality, one that will continue beyond our life on this earth.
I'd Like You More If You Were More like Me takes on one of life's most important questions: How can I get closer to God and other people? We were created for deep connections. When people have deep connections, says John Ortberg, they win in life. When they don't have deep connections, they cannot win in life. I'd Like You More if You Were More like Me offers help in overcoming one of the biggest obstacles to making deep connections: the fact that we're so different.
The Knowledge of the Holy illuminates God’s attributes—from wisdom, to grace, to mercy—and in doing so, attempts to restore the majesty and wonder of God in the hearts and minds of all Christians. It teaches us how we can rejuvenate our prayer life, meditate more reverently, understand God more deeply and experience God’s presence in our daily lives.
No Greater Love is a study of Jesus' interactions with people throughout the book of John, including Nicodemus, the woman at the well, and even the Pharisees. What did this love look like in action, especially with those who were hard to love? May this book help you better know His love for you, which, in the end, will lead you to becoming more like Him.
On the heels of Philip Yancey's bestselling The Jesus I Never Knew comes his equally insightful exploration of grace, the most powerful force in the universe and our only hope for love and forgiveness. Now available in softcover. Winner of the Gold Medallion Book Award, the Christian Book of the Year Award, and the Retailers Choice Award.
This tool kit will take readers through the theology and practice of administering the prophetic gifts, prophetic ministry, and office of the prophet into their everyday lives, spheres of authority, and into their churches.
The supernatural life that Jesus modelled is meant to be the normal life for all believers. Christians are called & equipped by God to see his Kingdom break in as part of their day-to-day life, & outside of the four walls of the church. Wendy Mann unpacks over ten years of her journey of learning how to live a naturally supernatural life. It is full of faith-building stories, inspiring insights and practical tools that she and her church community, King’s Arms Church, Bedford, are learning.
Flowing in the Supernatural offers practical instruction and liberating guidance for operating in the gifts of the Spirit, according to their Biblical order. Discover how to: Recognize the gifts of the Spirit in your life; Exercise spiritual gifts in personal and corporate settings; Unlock the hidden power of the baptism of the Holy Spirit. When we move safely within the boundaries of Biblical order, we can confidently partner with God to release His supernatural power!
Most Christians believe in God's power, yet few see evidence of the supernatural in their lives. The authors believe that God wants each of his followers to know the work of the Holy Spirit. In "Everyday Supernatural", they explore: How to live a Spirit-filled life that is consistent with Scripture; How to use the gifts of the Spirit as everyday tools; Practical ideas for prayer; why sometimes healing doesn’t t happen; Ways to show dependence upon the Holy Spirit.
A modern classic completely updated. Deere explains why God is still giving gifts of the Spirit, tells documented stories of contemporary miracles, reveals how people discover their spiritual gifts, and demonstrates how those gifts can be used in the church today. He offers continued proof on the practical matters of experiencing spiritual gifts, including many new stories of God's power, it is updated to interact with the latest scholarship defending and explaining the gifts of the Spirit.
The Holy Spirit and Spiritual Gifts
Books for Men and Women
This inspiring and best-selling book uses biblical wisdom, engaging illustrations, practical suggestions for daily living, and personal study questions to address the major areas of contemporary Christian manhood.
A down-to-earth retelling of certain biblical stories and truths, especially for men. The Bloke's Bible is a revised selection of familiar Bible stories, retold. Running parallel is the story of an ordinary guy who goes to the pub and, opening his battered Bible, reads and reflects and wonders everything you've ever wondered. Hard-hitting, challenging and very honest, Dave Hopwood's sharp observance of human nature and divine love makes an entertaining, exciting and often poignant read.
There's a point in a man's life where he looks around him and asks whether this is really where he wants to be. Nick Page has been there, and he decided to build a shed. Not to answer the question, but so that he'd at least be able to get some peace to think about it properly. Join him on a journey of discovery, into what the midlife crisis really is, and whether there's a better way to go at it than frittering away time and money trying to pretend you're really younger than you are.
Better Together is a beacon of hope in a challenging storm. It’s where thoughts can be rechanneled and hope rekindled as author Danielle Strickland offers steps toward a real and workable solution. Her premise is that two things are needed for change: 1) imagine a better world, and 2) understand oppression. Understanding how oppression works is an important part of undoing it.
This is a resource book and one of encouragement for women leaders. It is written by a woman speaking into the lives of women, and features the testimonials of genuine women leaders. This is a blend of theology, theory and testimony. Gifted includes case studies from a variety of different leaders that reflect what is said in each chapter; this also includes women from different theological backgrounds.
This book is an attempt to speak to and about women with kindness, truth and sass. It's for Christian women of all ages, confident or questioning gender norms, who want to experience their femininity as a powerful identity that they can define and re-define as they grow as disciples. The Girl Deconstruction Project is part sledgehammer, part manifesto, and filled with personal stories, biblical insights and wisdom for living full, free and fierce.
Crafted with biblical wisdom, professional insights, and personal stories, Courageous explores the core concerns that plague every woman's relationship with God, self, and others. Terra Mattson invites women and girls to join a global movement of Courageous Girls as they discover an empowered sense of purpose and an identity rooted in God's grace so they can love and be loved like never before.
Work and the Economy
Calling takes men who long for a higher purpose but have settled for a job and leads them toward a fulfilling called career, helping them discover the real work God has destined them to do. Men today long for a calling but often settle for the next best thing: a job. They aspire for a higher purpose but still have bills to pay and family to support. But what if men could find their calling in the work they are already doing?
Exploring what God has to say about work, this book helps us to see our jobs, coworkers, business contacts, bosses, and workplaces the way God sees them. Full of inspiring stories, it empowers us to do good work with God, in His way, and to show and share Jesus in the challenges and opportunities of our daily work.
A fascinating reflection on vocation, and how we can meet God at work. John Van Sloten offers a fascinating and innovative reflection on vocation: our work is a parable of God; as we work, we are icons of grace.
In Part 1, Andrew Hartropp looks at how Christ’s followers are to do justice in our economic relationships: as individuals, as households, in the workplace and as church communities. Part 2 shows how Jesus’s disciples can do justice in and through secular institutions, including companies and firms, banks and other financial institutions, then government institutions, and then in the international/global context.
In his first full-length book Justin Welby looks at the subject of money and materialism. Designed for study in the weeks of Lent leading up to Easter, Dethroning Mammon reflects on the impact of our own attitudes, and of the pressures that surround us, on how we handle the power of money, called Mammon in this book.