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God's Favorite Place on Earth
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When He came to earth, Jesus Christ was rejected in every quarter in which He stepped. The Creator was rejected by His own creation. “He came to His own and His own received Him not,” said John. For…
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Jesus Manifesto
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What is Christianity? It is Christ. Nothing more, nothing less. Christianity is not an ideology and not a philosophy. Christianity is the Good News that beauty, truth, and goodness are found in a Per…
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Disarming Scripture: Cherry-Picking Liberals, Violence-Loving Conservatives, and Why We All Need to Learn to Read the Bible Like Jesus Did
How can Christians deal with the violence found in the Bible? For many this presents a crisis of faith -- especially when we see how these very passages have been used throughout history to justify h…
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Paul's Idea of Community: The Early House Churches in Their Cultural Setting
Robert Bank's widely read "Paul's Idea of Community: The Early House Churches in their Cultural Setting" is once again available to laypeole, pastors and scholars alike. In this extensively revised e…
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Approaching the Heart of Prophecy: A Journey Into Encouragement, Blessing, and Prophetic Gifting
This author's calling is to take believers into a deeper experience into the heart of Jesus and life in the Holy Spirit. He does so with wit, accessible writing style, and memorable anecdotes. This b…
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Love and Respect / Love and Respect Workbook 2-1
Psychological studies affirm it, and the Bible has been saying it for ages. Cracking the communication code between husband and wife involves understanding one thing: that unconditional respect is as…
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Christians Are Hate-Filled Hypocrites...and Other Lies You've Been Told
According to the media, the church is rapidly shrinking, both in numbers and in effectiveness. But the good news is, much of the bad news is wrong. Sociologist Bradley R. E. Wright uncovers what's re…
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Grace Notes: Daily Readings with a Fellow Pilgrim
" “There is no writer in the evangelical world that I admire and appreciate more.” - Billy Graham Philip Yancey’s words—captured in his many bestselling books—have influenced the lives of millions of…
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How Then Shall We Worship?: Biblical Principles to Guide Us Today
Dr. R.C. Sproul is one of today’s preeminent theologians. For more than fifty years his solid, practical messages have impacted and inspired generations of believers. The “Classic Theology Series” co…
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The Great Evangelical Recession: 6 Factors That Will Crash the American Church... and How to Prepare
In 2006, few Americans were expecting the economy to collapse. Today the American church is in a similar position, on the precipice of a great spiritual recession. While we focus on a few large churc…
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It: How Churches and Leaders Can Get It and Keep It
When Craig Groeschel founded LifeChurch.tv, the congregation met in a borrowed two-car garage, with ratty furnishings and faulty audiovisual equipment. But people were drawn there, sensing a powerful…
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Grace Walk: What You've Always Wanted in the Christian Life
Now with a fresh cover! The nearly 200,000-selling Grace Walk has helped thousands of believers leave behind the "manic–depressive" Christian walk: either running around trying to perform to be accep…
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Godspeed: Making Christ's Mission Your Own
In his new book Godspeed, innovative young pastor Britt Merrick challenges readers to leave behind the mundane and the meaningless to join God's grand purpose-His plan to restore, redeem, and renew t…
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Discover the Mystery of Faith: How Worship Shapes Believing
Because the way we worship shapes the way we believe, we need to take a hard look at what we sing, pray, and do when we gather as the people of God.
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Shrewd: Daring to Live the Startling Command of Jesus
It doesn’t seem to make sense: Jesus tells his disciples to take a lesson from Satan himself.
 
A scandalous idea? Yes. Essential to the Christian life? Definitely.
 
Drawing on Jesus’s parable of the sh…
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Charis: God's Scandalous Grace for Us
A Look at Grace from a Most Surprising Perspective – The Old Testament 

Grace. We want to domesticate it, calm it down, and stuff it into a blue blazer and a pair of khakis. But biblical grace – or ch…
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Static Jedi: The Art of Hearing God Through the Noise
Overthrowing Your Empire of Noise

Noise. It’s everywhere. Televisions blaring out commercials. Opinions shouted over the radio. The Internet and its unlimited distractions. All of the tasks and choi…
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Crucify!: Why the Crowd Killed Jesus
We know all the elements of the most famous murder of all time except one: the motive. One Sunday morning in Jerusalem Jesus's admirers choke the streets celebrating his arrival, and five days later…
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Classic Christianity: Life's Too Short to Miss the Real Thing
"Classic Christianity "(more than 360,000 copies sold) proclaims Bob George's bold message of grace that has radically changed thousands of lives. Drawing on his own struggles and years of teaching a…
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Astonished: Recapturing the Wonder, Awe, and Mystery of Life with God
In Astonished, Pastor Mike Erre calls Christians away from simplistic formulas to honest and rugged faith in the mysterious and unpredictable God.

God is more about deepening the mystery of faith, not…
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The Case for the Psalms: Why They Are Essential
One of the world's most trusted Bible scholars, N. T. Wright turns his attention to the central collection of prayers that Jesus and Paul knew best: the book of Psalms. Wright points out that the Psa…
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Junia Is Not Alone
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In this fierce essay, leading Bible scholar Scot McKnight tells the story of Junia, a female apostle honored by Paul in his Letter to the Romans--and then silenced and forgotten for most of church hi…
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Why Men Hate Going to Church
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It's Sunday morning. Where are all the men? Golfing? Playing softball? Watching the tube? Mowing the lawn? Sleeping? One place you won't find them is in church. Less than 40 percent of adults in most…
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Experiencing God Through Prayer
Esteemed as one of the greatest Christian works in history, this book effectively explains short and easy methods of prayer for those who hunger and thirst after God's presence.
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