So how do we bring jesus to this overlooked mission field?The Unsaved Christian equips you to confront cultural Christianity with honesty, and grace, compassion, whether you’re doing it from the pulpit or the pews. This practical guide will: show you how to recognize cultural christianityteach you how to overcome the barriers that get in the waygive you easy-to-understand advice about VBS, holiday services, reaching “good people, ” and more!If you’ve ever felt stuck or unsure how to minister to someone who identifies as Christian but still needs Jesus, this book is for you.
Confronting Christianity: 12 Hard Questions for the World's Largest ReligionCrossway #ad - Look more closely, the desire for diversity, McLaughlin argues, and the reality of suffering, the complexity of sexuality, the success of science, and other seeming roadblocks to faith become signposts. Channeling state-of-the-art research, and careful biblical study, personal stories, Confronting Christianity explores 12 questions that keep many of us from considering faith in Christ.
But for many educated westerners, biblical Christianity is a dangerous idea―challenging some of their deepest beliefs. Jesus becomes not a relic from the ancient world, but our modern world’s best hope. Item_weight:16. 0 ounces. Religion’s decline in the modern world turns out to be a myth. Christianity is the most widespread global belief system, and promises to remain so well into the future.
Evangelism as Exiles: Life on Mission as Strangers in our Own LandThe Gospel Coalition #ad - Whether we're in positions of power or weakness, influence or marginalization, all of us are called to live and witness as exiles in a world that's not our home. No matter your social location or set of experiences, the biblical letter of 1 Peter wants to redefine your expectations and reinvigorate your hope.
A church in exile doesn't have to be a church in retreat. This was certainly Jesus's experience. This is our mission. Suffering and exclusion are normal in a believer's life. At least they should be. This is our opportunity. It's time to rethink normal. This is our job description. The days of cultural Christianity are fading.
Evangelism as Exiles: Life on Mission as Strangers in our Own Land #ad - Drawing on years of ministry in a Muslim-majority nation, Elliot Clark guides us through Peter's letter with striking insights for today. And it's the experience of countless Christians around the world today.
What Am I Feeling?B&H Kids #ad - Can show-and-tell day be saved?It’s show-and-tell day at school, and Sam and his friends are feeling lots of emotions. We're all about connecting parents and kids to each other and to God's Word. And why is alex stomping his feet? and does hudson usually have such a big grin?After several unchecked feelings threaten to ruin the big day, Sam and his friends start to learn how to give each emotion a name and ask God to help them remember that “a feeling is just a feeling—it’s not in charge of you.
In a world where kids are dealing with everything from sibling rivalry to bullying, divorce to tragedy, What Am I Feeling? offers a biblically grounded way for children to verbalize their feelings, develop empathy and self-control, and understand their wonderful God-given emotions. Bonus! also includes a pull-out feelings chart for your wall! Go to bhkids.
What Am I Feeling? #ad - Com to find this book's parent connection, an easy tool to help moms and dads or anyone else who loves kids discuss the book's message with their child. He wonders why he feels flippy in his tummy.
Plugged In: Connecting your faith with what you watch, read, and play Live DifferentThe Good Book Company #ad - He also teaches christians how to think and speak about culture in a way that plugs in to a bigger and better reality—the story of King Jesus, and his cosmic plan for the world. It's possible to watch tv and read novels and play video games in a way that actually feeds our faith, rather than withers it.
Whether it's tv boxsets, Instagram stories or historical novels, we all consume culture. So be equipped to engage with culture and use it for God. So it's important that we are neither bewitched by it—buying into everything it tells us—or bewildered by it—lashing out in judgment or retreating into a Christian bubble.
Plugged In: Connecting your faith with what you watch, read, and play Live Different #ad - Dan strange encourages Christians to engage with everything they watch, read and play in a positive and discerning way. It's even possible for you—yes, you—to be that person who starts off talking to a mate about last night's football and ends up talking about Jesus.
Discovering the Glorious Gospel Biblical Foundations for the Christian FaithIndependently published #ad - Discovering the glorious gospel is the second workbook in Paul David Washer's Biblical Foundations for the Christian Faith series of Bible Studies by Media Gratiae. More information at mediagratiae. Org. This workbook can be used as a 9-week study for individuals, families, small groups, Sunday school classes, and churches.
The Pilgrim's ProgressVision Video #ad - The journey of this remarkable work continues as Revelation Media brings the story to a new generation using state-of-the-art CGI animation. The story has been smuggled to the underground church during communism, banned for a time in China, and has sold more copies than any other book other than the Bible.
This family-friendly animated feature follows closely John Bunyan's masterpiece by the same title. A man named pilgrim discovers a book, and the more he reads it, the more he is convicted of sin and judgment and a burden begins to develop on his back. Obsessed with discovering the truth and escaping his town, he ventures outside the forbidden borders and begins his journey to find a Celestial City ruled by a good and noble King, the City of Destruction, meeting friends and foes along the way.
The Pilgrim's Progress #ad - The pilgrim's progress was written over 340 years ago by John Bunyan when he was in prison.
Something Needs to Change: A Call to Make Your Life Count in a World of Urgent NeedMultnomah #ad - As david writes, it’s time to run, not walk. Downs, best-selling author of 100 days to brave and remember God“If you dare to read this book, you might just have an unexpected encounter with Jesus that leaves you weeping on the floor, as David’s experience did. Ultimately, I pray your compassion will be transformed to action.
Santiago “jimmy” mellado, president and CEO of Compassion International. Let’s go. J. Gritty. Usa today, and ecpa bestseller • the author of radical takes readers on a soul-searching journey through impoverished villages in the Himalayan mountains, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, daring them to make a difference in a world of urgent need, starting right where they live.
Something Needs to Change: A Call to Make Your Life Count in a World of Urgent Need #ad - Grippingly vulnerable and unforgettable. I’ve just never read a book like this before. There are no other books like this one. Greear, president of the Southern Baptist Convention“Extraordinary and challenging. Something changes within us when the seemingly overwhelming needs of the world present themselves simply in the life of a single person.
I always pick up david’s books with a sense of excitement and, quite honestly, apprehension—because I know that areas of compromise and complacency in my life are going to be exposed. I could not put this book down.
Trusting GodNavPress #ad - Before long, we begin to doubt God’s concern for us or His control over our lives. In most cases, his laws appear reasonable and wise, and even when we don’t want to obey them, we usually concede that they are good for us. Why is it easier to obey God than to trust Him?Because obeying God makes sense to us.
As you explore the scope of god’s power over nations, nature, and even the details of your life, you’ll find yourself trusting Him more completely―even when life hurts. This new edition replaces both trusting god paperback isbn 9781600063053 and the study guide paperback ISBN 9781600063060 by combining both resources into one volume! Navpress.
Trusting God #ad - We ask, “why is god allowing this?” or “what have i done wrong?”During such a time of adversity, Jerry Bridges began a thorough Bible study on the topic of God’s sovereignty. What he learned changed his life, and in Trusting God he shares the fruit of that study. But the circumstances we find ourselves in often defy explanation.
Along the Road: How Jesus Used Geography to Tell God's StoryDiscovery House L8914 #ad - In along the road, john beck delves into the conversations that would naturally occur if you had walked with Jesus along a first-century road. Jesus’s teaching gains fresh relevance through this fascinating study of Bible stories separated by centuries, but related by shared geography. Journey with beck as he weaves the old testament context of each locale into Jesus’s experience there, and discover how these easily overlooked geographical and cultural details can enhance your understanding of God's Word.
Love Came Down at Christmas: Daily Readings for AdventThe Good Book Company #ad - In this advent devotional, dr sinclair B Ferguson refreshes our hearts as we reflect on the source of it all - love incarnate, Jesus Christ. Over the course of december, this devotional walks through 1 Corinthians 13 phrase-by-phrase, showing us that "love is" the Lord Jesus himself. Love is at the heart of christmas - it's the reason behind all our gathering and gift-giving at this time of year.
However you're feeling - weary or frantic, lonely or lovesick - your heart will be refreshed as you wonder again at the truth that love came down at Christmas in the person of Jesus Christ. Drawing on stories from the gospels, we'll see what "love" looked like in the life of Christ, and be challenged us to love like him during the Christmas season.
Love Came Down at Christmas: Daily Readings for Advent #ad - Navpress. Each day's reading finishes with carols and hymns for reflection and prayer. Sinclair ferguson brings the rich theology of the incarnation to life with his trademark warmth and clarity.