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Single, Gay, Christian: A Personal Journey of Faith and Sexual Identity
2017 Foreword INDIES Award FinalistIn an age where neither society nor the church knows what to do with gay Christians, Greg Coles tells his own story. Let's make a deal, you and me. Let's make promi…
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Out of a Far Country: A Gay Son's Journey to God, a Broken Mother's Search for Hope
Coming out, Then coming home. "'Christopher, you must choose! You must choose the family or choose homosexuality.' He looked at me and said, 'It's not something I can choose. I am gay. If you can't a…
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Little Black Sheep: A Memoir
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“This is the story of the groundwork that paved the way to my faith. It is not an easy story to tell….” This powerful memoir from Grammy Award winner Ashley Cleveland reminds us that even in the lowe…
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Mother Teresa of Calcutta: A Personal Portrait: 50 Inspiring Stories Never Before Told
Mother Teresa's life sounds like a legend. The Albanian girl who entered an Irish order to go to India as a missionary and became an "Angel of the Poor" for countless people. She was greatly revered…
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The Church and the Surprising Offense of God's Love: Reintroducing the Doctrines of Church Membership and Discipline
When the world speaks of "love," it often means unconditional acceptance. Many churches have adopted this mind-set in their practice of membership and discipline-if they have not done away with such…
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Stars Upside Down - a memoir of travel, grief, and an incandescent God
At seventeen, Jennie Goutet has a dream that she will one day marry a French man and sets off to Avignon in search of him. Though her dream eludes her, she lives boldly—teaching in Asia, studying in…
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The Brainy Bunch: The Harding Family's Method to College Ready by Age Twelve
Two parents share the extraordinary and inspirational story of how they sent six of their ten children to college by the age of twelve--and how any parent can achieve the same amazing success.

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Rid of My Disgrace: Hope and Healing for Victims of Sexual Assault
The statistics are jarring. One in four women and one in six men are or will be victims of sexual assault in their lifetime. But as sobering as the statistics are, they don't begin to speak to the da…
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Refined By Fire: A Journey of Grief and Grace
Where is the handbook for widows? Mary Kenyon lamented as she planned a funeral for the beloved husband whose triumph over cancer she chronicled in "Chemo-Therapist: How Cancer Cured a Marriage." Dur…
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Same-Sex Attraction and the Church: The Surprising Plausibility of the Celibate Life
The Gospel Coalition Top Books of 2015 in Christian LivingTim Challies' Top Books of's Top Reads of 2015
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On the Other Side of Fear: How I Found Peace
The beautiful story of how one young woman learned to live in God's will, without fear.
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Priceless (On the Edge of the World #2)
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Photojournalist Stuart Daniels has found purpose in life. After suffering the fallout of a tragic assignment, Daniels rediscovered his faith while helping a young African orphan. Now his photo work c…
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Dancing with Max: A Mother and Son Who Broke Free
Meet a remarkable young man. Max doesn’t communicate like we do. But he communicates better than we do about the most important things. Max doesn’t think like we do. But his actions reflect deep spir…
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Is God anti-gay?: And other questions about homosexuality, the Bible and same-sex attraction
It's the hot topic of the moment. Christians, the church and the Bible seem to be out of step with modern attitudes towards homosexuality. And there is growing hostility towards those who hold a diff…
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Be Right (Romans): How to Be Right with God, Yourself, and Others (The BE Series Commentary)
Every Christian desires to "be right" about their faith. How we live out our faith holds eternal significance. But in order to be right, we must know what, why, and how come we believe in Christ.

It c…
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Klan-destine Relationships: A Black Man's Odyssey in the Ku Klux Klan
While marching in a cub-scout parade, young Daryl Davis was pelted by rocks and bottles. As a teenager he was told he would be shipped back to Africa. Driven by an intense need to understand those wh…
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The Grace of Enough: Pursuing Less and Living More in a Throwaway Culture
Do you ever feel caught in an endless cycle of working harder and longer to get more while enjoying life less? The Stewart family did—and they decided to make a radical change. Popular Catholic blogg…
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Wisdom of Narnia
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C.S. Lewis' wisdom, humor, and joy in life shines through on every page of the seven books that comprise The Chronicles of Narnia. He gave each of his many characters their own unique perspectives on…
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The Church: The Gospel Made Visible
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Christians face lots of practical questions when it comes to life in the local church: How is the gospel displayed in our lives together? What are we supposed to do and believe? Different followers a…
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To Light a Fire on the Earth: Proclaiming the Gospel in a Secular Age
The highly anticipated follow-up to Bishop Robert Barron's hugely successful Catholicism: A Journey to the Faith

As secularism gains influence, and increasing numbers see religion as dull and backw…
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White Nights, Red Morning (The Russians, #6)
As the year 1905 draws to an end, great changes sweep through Russia. The tragic events of ""Bloody Sunday"" usher in a sequence of massive and paralyzing national strikes that eventually force the t…
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A Taste of My Own Medicine: When the Doctor Is the Patient
"A graphic account of what it's like when a doctor crosses to the other side of the table and becomes a patient himself."Parade Magazine
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Darkness Is My Only Companion: A Christian Response to Mental Illness
Where is God in the suffering of a mentally ill person? What happens to the soul when the mind is ill? How are Christians to respond in the face of mental illness? In Darkness Is My Only Companion, K…
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Evangelism: How the Whole Church Speaks of Jesus
Evangelism is more than a program.

Every few years, churches jump into the latest evangelistic fad. Leaders administrate the new program, and members go on a raid. But picture a church where evangelis…
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It's Dangerous to Believe: Religious Freedom and Its Enemies
Mary Eberstadt, “one of the most acute and creative social observers of our time,” (Francis Fukuyama) shines a much-needed spotlight on a disturbing trend in American society: discrimination against…
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Sermon on the Mount
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The Sermon on the Mount answers some of the most pressing questions that every Christian encounters: What is a Christian? Does the law of God still have a place in the Christian life? How can I learn…
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