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Combining Biblical truths and scientific facts, The Things God Made is an inspirational and informative picture book retelling of the creation story from the book of Genesis. Take your child on a journey from nothingness to abundance and life, and discover the greatness of God's creation through stunning art and incredible factual information about our amazing universe. The Things God Made captures God's great joy as a creator and inspires curious kids to learn more about the wonderful world
Have you ever wondered what the Holy Land might have looked like through Jesus's eyes? Join pastor and New York Times bestselling author Max Lucado as he takes you on an unforgettable journey following Jesus through his life on earth, giving you a chance to see the Holy Land and God's heart for humanity in a brand-new light. In the Footsteps of the Savior is an invitation to come alongside Max as he shares meaningful, insights on the people and places that shaped Jesus's life.
A collection of some of the best Christian songs by Daywind Records
Faith deconstruction - the intentional examination of one's religious faith and beliefs, leading to a profound change in, or even loss of, that faith - has received increasing attention in the past few years, with the emergence of podcasts and online fora dedicated to discussing it, and pushback from those who see Christians who deconstruct as backslidden or 'never really saved'. So who are the people who deconstruct their faith, what causes them to do so and where does the journey take them?
What if our exhaustion, burnout, and pain are an invitation into a more vibrant faith? Christianity is fighting for its soul. Weve enjoyed the benefits of power and privilege for so long that many of us have forgotten the radical way of Jesus. But we have been here before. And there is a way through. Within a few hundred years after the death and resurrection of Jesus, Christianity emerged as the dominant religion of the Roman Empire.
Few people, even in Norwich, knew anything about Julian when her 600th anniversary was celebrated in 1973. Among them was Sheila Upjohn, in spite of having lived in Norwich most of her life and studying mediaeval literature at university. In Search of Julian of Norwich reads like a spiritual detective story as Sheila uncovers clues in Julian's city, her century, and above all in a perceptive analysis of the major themes of The Revelations of Divine Love.
Do you feel frazzled? Frantic? Fearful you haven't got enough? In a world obsessed with more, where potential is maximised, and busyness is glorified, another reality also exists: we all have limits - and many of us are living at the edge of them. Why Less Means More shows you how saying no to one thing might mean saying yes to something far better. What would it look like to pursue less success and more significance? To live with less complexity and more clarity?
How to hold on to your faith and rediscover joy when God seems silent, slow, unfair, different or wrong. Looking at Habakkuk, Job, David and Jesus, as well as reflecting on his own experience of deep suffering, Adam Mabry examines the art of lament—how to cry out to God in desperation from a place of faith and hope. At the end, there are practical suggestions for what you can do to keep faith even in times of darkness and doubt.
Looks at Anger, Forgiveness and the Psalms of Vengence. Low establishes that there is such a thing as a healthy, and holy, expression of anger – a way to “do anger” with God that makes space for healing and restored relationship. Includes theological insight, a step-by-step guide for pastoral application and includes real life examples from Low’s extensive ministry experience. It is a source of practical wisdom for spiritual and emotional growth towards freedom, wholeness, and fullness of life.
Why 70% of young people say they have no religion; a collection of essays by students. Atheist, Agnostic, Irish, Catholic, Protestant, and Muslim views are represented. The purpose was to explain a social trend but, in the process, several of the contributors have, as if by chance, produced material which is richly meditative as well as informative. Mountford has written opening and closing chapters, setting the scene and finally asking what future there is for religion.
An honest but hopeful memoir about navigating life, faith and church as a doubtful believer. Although doubt is a normal part of Christian life, it is not a visible discussion within most churches. This tension led Kat Wordsworth to experience acute shame and isolation when she was overwhelmed with doubt while working for a church. She offers an antidote to this silence by combining Kat's story of doubtful faith with a wider look at the attitude towards doubt within contemporary Christian culture
True Treasures is a charming and inspiring picture book to share with children to spark and deepen their spirituality and faith. A group of children ask Brother John – a kindly man with a twinkle in his eye, a smile on his face, and joy in his heart – profound life questions and receive his simple, yet wise replies based on the spirit of Biblical Wisdom.
Plan, write, and draw your own comic strips based on Bible stories. Design your comic characters, add jokes, speech bubbles and sound effects, and personalize the scenes with your own unique flair! This action-packed activity book Includes spot the difference, search and find, and solve a hieroglyphic code. There's even a 3D image with instructions to make your own 3D glasses to spot the details.
In an attractive gift format, this is a book for all in need of healing, for those who pray for others, for caregivers, pastors, counselors, Stephen ministers, and compassionate visitors. It points to God's healing power and promises that in God's time and in God's way, ""all will be well.""
With more than three million copies in print, discover timeless wisdom for all who grieve the loss of a job, a friendship, a move, or a loved one. For more than fifty years Good Grief has helped millions of readers, including NFL players and a former first lady, find comfort, understand their emotions and regain hope after loss. This classic text identifies ten stages of grief -- shock, emotion, depression, physical distress, panic, guilt, anger, resistance, hope, and acceptance
Do you long for a closer relationship with God? To be able to meet and talk as friends? This profound and practical guide gives us the tools to begin just such a conversation, one where we can share the everyday and deeper issues of our lives and be transformed by God’s replies. Rooted in Scripture, each bite-sized chapter considers a different aspect of how we relate to God, and uses guided prayers and reflections to help us hear His voice in new and creative ways.
Throughout church history, illustrating and applying the bible to the present day has been a vital part of relevant gospel presentation. In this beautifully illustrated devotional book, Jon Gledhill and Isabel Watson provide rich portraits from our modern daily life with deep spiritual truths, illustrating and applying God's word in a way that will leave readers helped and hope-filled.
Losing a loved one is really, really hard. This Christian book is for little people (Age 5-9). Grown-ups might find it helpful too! A ‘story rhyme’ that invites the child to be part of the bigger picture. Children can feel excluded and unsure of what is happening around them. This gentle book is just one of many resources that can be used when little ones grieve.
Passionate Isabella Buckley feels like life is passing her by. In her late thirties and yearning for adventure, she is constrained by Victorian England’s gender roles and suffocated by the quiet life she leads with her parents. But when tragedy strikes on the other side of the world, relatives in the Pacific send an urgent telegram for help, and only Isabella can answer the call. Seizing the chance to escape her stifling existence, she sets sail on an exhilarating voyage of discovery
This wise, compassionate and practical book is written by Steve Midgley, who worked in psychiatry and then as a pastor and is now Executive Director of Biblical Counselling UK, and Helen Thorne, Director of Training and Resources at Biblical Counselling UK. It will help readers understand and respond with biblical wisdom to people who are struggling with their mental health. This is a useful book for anyone who cares for others pastorally: pastors, elders, small-group leaders and congregations
As Charles III is crowned King of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth, and Defender of the Faith, this timely book explains the Christian symbolism of the coronation, and the unique significance of Christian monarchy in the history of the British Isles. God Save the King explores the theme of sacred kingship, its origins in primal religion, its central role in both the Old and New Testaments of the Bible and its representation in modern popular culture.