Many churchgoers complain that their churches lack a coherent plan for discipleship and spiritual growth. In turn, many church leaders lament their lack of resources to build and manage effective programs to help people become fully devoted followers of Christ. In Transforming Discipleship Greg Ogde..
Christian faith is centered in the cross. And the Christian life is likewise rooted in the cross. The studies in this guide, written by John Stott and based on his book The Cross of Christ, are designed to bring us to the heart of the cross with an understanding of what was accomplished there on our..
Thoughts of heaven can be unsettling. Life with no end? Space with no bounds? Are we supposed to feel good about these things?Bestselling author Max Lucado assures us that we can. There is much about heaven that we don't yet understand. And while thoughts on our final destiny may stir questions, the..
Why, in an age of connectivity, are our lives more isolated and _x000D_
fragmented than ever? And what can be done about it? The answer lies in _x000D_
the hands of God’s people. Increasingly, today’s Christians want to be_x000D_
the church, to follow Christ together in daily life. From every corne..
A brief, lucid exposition of the key doctrines of the Reformed faith pertaining to salvation. Dr. Boettner explains God's sovereignty, man's total helplessness, Christ's atonement, God's foreknowledge and foreordination, and universalistic passages in Scripture. In so doing, he clearly sets forth th..
Stories are among the primary means God uses to reveal his truth to us in Scripture. The Old Testament is filled with stories: Noah and the ark, Daniel in the lions' den, Ruth and Boaz—stories of great men and women of God._x000D_
What does God want us to learn from these stories? Is there m..
During his earthly life and ministry, Jesus experienced humiliation and suffering. "His humanity served as a veil that concealed the splendor of His deity," Sproul continues. "Yet there were moments when His glory shone through." These moments become the focus of The Glory of Christ._x000D_
R. C. Sproul Jr. provides this unique approach to homeschooling, answering these and other questions. He maintains that education is discipleship; the goal is seeing your children bear fruit, grow in grace, and become more and more like Christ. Book jacket._x000D_..
The controversy fueled by George Barna's current best-seller, Revolution, has raised many questions about the nature of the people the California-based researcher labels "revolutionaries." Defined as born again people who have made their faith in God the highest priority in their life, who believe t..
God's job description for men In this classic work on the biblical roles and responsibilities of a man, Dr. James Dobson shares timeless wisdom you can use as a husband and father. A deeper understanding of God's perspective on manhood will help you provide stability and leadership in your home--an..
This is no ordinary missions book. The theme isn't new, but the approach is refreshing and compelling, as contributors David Platt, Louie Giglio, Michael Ramsden, Ed Stetzer, Michael Oh, David Mathis, and John Piper take up the mantle of the Great Commission and its Spirit-powered completion. From a..
14 Classic Essays in Defense of InerrancyBiblical inerrancy is under attack. Now more than ever, the church needs to carefully consider what it stands to lose should this crucial doctrine be surrendered.Under the editorial oversight of John MacArthur, this anthology of essays in defense of inerrancy..
"God has appointed preaching in worship as one great means of accomplishing his ultimate goal in the world." --John Piper_x000D_
John Piper makes a compelling claim in these pages _x000D_
Ravi Zacharias and Vince Vitale defend the absolute claims of _x000D_
Christ against modern belief in the "secular gods" of atheism, _x000D_
scientism, relativism, and more. The rise of _x000D_
these secular gods presents the most serious challenge to the absolute _x000D_
claims of Christ since ..
It is easy for believers to think of Christ as the Good Shepherd, but they do not often think of the Holy Spirit as having a shepherding role. In the ninth book of this bestselling series, Dr. MacArthur details how the Spirit works hand-in-hand with Christ, behind the scenes, in a continuing ministr..
What does it mean to be a disciple of Christ today? And are Christians really prepared for the answers? In Mere Discipleship, Lee Camp sets forth his vision of what it means to truly follow Christ, challenging Christians to put obedience to Jesus as Lord ahead of allegiances to all earthly authoriti..
Is faith in Jesus enough for salvation? Perhaps, says Matthew Bates, but we're missing pieces of the gospel. The biblical gospel can never change. Yet our understanding of the gospel must change. The church needs an allegiance shift.Popular pastoral resources on the gospel are causing widespread con..
Have you ever tried reading through the entire Bible, only to bail partway through a huge list of names or a chapter on infectious skin diseases?The sixty-six books of the Bible may seem pretty different from each other, but they actually tell one story—a story with one author, one hero, and one key..
Nothing in life is as exciting and satisfying as introducing Jesus to people who have never met him. New York Times bestselling author and world-renowned motivational speaker Nick Vujicic is known worldwide as the man without arms and legs who personifies a "can do" spirit. Now in greater detail, he..
“Our prayer for you, as you make your way through this book, is that your life would be the next one changed. …Jesus really does change everything. Whatever you need ‘reset’ in your life can be changed here and now, today.” —From the book’s foreword by Josh McDowell, Luis Palau, and Ravi Zach..
The Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) is the largest conservative, evangelical Presbyterian denomination in North America. For a Continuing Church is the first full scholarly account of the theological and social forces that brought about its creation.In the 1920s and 1930s, emerging progressive ..
What is a Christian?At the most basic level, a Christian is a disciple of Jesus Christ. And yet many Christians today couldn’t tell you what a disciple of Jesus Christ is, or would even think of themselves as disciples. And yet in the Great Commission, Jesus specifically called us to make disciples...
Pastor Jason Helopoulos calls parents and church leaders to reclaim the practice of family worship. This indispensable means of grace directs our children to seek Christ daily, preparing them to go out into the world as fully functioning Christian adults, who love Christ and see all of life in relat..
When Christians reflect on the gospel, their attention is rightly drawn _x000D_
to the cross and empty tomb. But is this it? Or is there much more to _x000D_
the story? In a ground-breaking work, J.V.Fesko reminds us that the _x000D_
great news of this gospel message is rooted in eternity, whereb..
Christ and His People brings together eight convictions which shaped the ministry of Mark Ashton, a ministry rooted in faithful and humble leadership of Round Church, Cambridge. These eight convictions will encourage others to persevere in ordinary local church, trusting God to keep His Word...
Whether you are a first-chair leader or a second-chair leader, Leading Beyond The Second Chair is about appreciating our unique leadership calling, accepting the commission and aligning to a certain kind of character, in order that we can become a certain kind of leader for His glory._x000D_
There are no shortcuts when it comes to spiritual investment. Delivering clear concepts based on biblical principles, Legacy Beyond Self is an essential tome of wise counsel about why living a willing life matters - for the sake of growing into Christ-likeness._x000D_
Drawing deeply from the..
The call to discipleship is a call to live an extraordinary life - an extraordinary life that is rooted in an intimate relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ._x000D_
When Peter and John stood on trial for preaching the Gospel, the crowds were taken by their boldness. Two ordinary men with n..
Go there and make disciples of all nations... - MATTHEW 28:19_x000D_
christians, we are all called into missions. But it's not just any kind_x000D_
of missions that we should engage in. As disciples of Jesus, we must _x000D_
all be involved in missions rooted in Scriptu..
Here one of the leading authorities on the Puritans, J. I. Packer introduces us to their rich theology and deep spirituality. Packer gives us profiles of John Flavel, Thomas Boston, John Bunyan, Matthew Henry, Henry Scougal, John Owen and Stephen Charnock and two closer portraits of William Perkins ..
People can't prevent crises from happening. But they can successfully deal with them. In The Bumps Are What You Climb On, Warren W. Wiersbe offers solid hope and comfort in times of depression, frustration, disappointment, or loneliness. He extracts wisdom from the Bible and presents it in thirty br..
Good devotional material has the power to draw you into the very presence of God. Few Bible teachers make God seem as close as beloved pastor James Montgomery Boice. Each page of Come to the Waters includes a devotional reading drawn from Boice's sermons and writings, both published and unpublished,..
The mission of God has a church. So the church needs to be in sync with the mission of God. This is the guiding philosophy of the Forge Missions Training Network, which has helped church leaders and laypeople alike all over the world to reach their neighbors, their neighborhoods and their communitie..
Gathering together for worship is an indispensable part of your family's spiritual life. It is a means for God to reveal himself to you and your loved ones in a powerful way.This practical guide by Donald S. Whitney will prove invaluable to families--with or without children in the home--as they..
Google books on church, there will be no shortage of choice! Some will be helpful, others less so. So why another book on church? Josh Moody, is, in fact, asking a very different question: why should I go to church at all? Filled with practical advice, this book will help you answer questions you ma..
The cross stands at the heart of the Christian faith. There Christ bore the penalty for our sins. He defeated Satan, he set the ultimate example of how to love others, and he brings us with him through death to newness of life. Like the pieces of a jigsaw, these aspects of Christs work fit together ..
Twenty years ago, Jerry Sittser lost his daughter, wife, and mother in a car accident. He chronicled that tragic experience in A Grace Disguised, a book that has become a classic on the topic of grief and loss.Now he asks: How do we live meaningfully, even fruitfully, in this world and at the sa..