Tough times won’t last, but tough people will. Many people have lost money and many are losing their jobs, homes, or at least making cutbacks. Many others have faced life-changing natural disasters, such as hurricanes and fires, as well as health and family difficulties Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times, Tough People is all about overcoming adversity, pulling together, making do with less, facing challenges, and finding new joys in a simpler life. Includes 10 bonus stories of faith.
The church in the West is at a critical moment. While the Gospel is exploding throughout the global South, Western civilization faces militant assaults from aggressive secularism and radical Islam. Will the church resist the seductive shaping power of advanced modernity? More than ever Christians must resist the negative cultural forces of our day with fortitude and winsomeness. What is needed is followers of Christ who are willing to face reality without flinching and respond with a faithfulness that is unwavering.
"A Timely and Timeless Challenge"
Do you remember when the milkman delivered and TV was a test pattern and a snowy channer? When Fibber McGee and Molly captured your imagination on Monday-night radio and cars had rumble seats and running boards? Then you are a golden soul, someone rich with experience who can embrace life with more freedom and perspective than you ever had when you were younger.
You've heard it all before. The promises for a better life get tiresome after awhile, because you know they don't deliver. However, they do touch on a profound and inescapable truth. You were created to live your life out of a rewarding, richly textured relationship with God and others---and deep down, you long to experience that kind of life. But how?Are you willing to devote sixty days to finding out?Soul Revolution may be one of the most important books you'll ever read. In it, author and pastor John Burke guides you on a journey of experiential discovery.
"Good anecdotal evidence of faith in God"
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Billy Graham & Me contains 101 fascinating stories from all the living U.S. presidents, well-known pastors, country singers and other celebrities, and world leaders, relating their personal experiences with Billy Graham. Renowned Evangelical preacher Billy Graham has touched tens of millions of lives, inspiring faith and hope around the world. And you will get to know the beloved preacher better in these inspiring personal stories by the people who know him best. You will meet the real Billy Graham, the man behind the public figure.
Few experiences stir the emotions and throw a person into crisis as illness does. If affects not only the body but also the spirit and soul. Illness is about life and death, fear and hope, love and conflict, spirit and body. And yet, the healthcare system is not structured around these considerations—our doctors and other medical professionals are not trained to deal with the whole person.
>i>Chicken Soup for the Soul: Celebrating People Who Make a Difference reveals a side of humanity we rarely see heralded on the evening news. This inspiring collection of stories chronicles the small kindnesses that make a huge difference, the ordinary experiences that have profound impact, and the defining moments that change the lives of everyday people.
Little Bear, a beautiful and gifted cave artist, descends into the depths of the Great Cave, guided by the most powerful shaman of her tribe, the People of the Bear Mother. There, she is to paint a new image portraying her people's most significant myth. But before she may enter the deepest chambers of the awesome cave, she must be initiated as a shaman herself.
"People of the Bear Mother"
This book was created for Christian parents to listen to and enjoy themselves, or to share with their children. All of the selected stories are appropriate for children and are about raising Christian kids 12 and under. Parents will enjoy these heartfelt, inspiring, and often humorous stories about the ups and downs of daily life in today's contemporary Christian families, written by other Christian parents.
Are you living a life of faith? Or are you weighed down with doubts, worries, and fears? In this audiobook you will hear 21 real stories of faith from ordinary, everyday people like yourself. Some of the stories focus on coming to faith in Christ for the first time, while other stories share lessons learned about faith during a difficult season in their lives. Ultimately, we hope and pray that God uses these stories to inspire and encourage you in your own walk of faith. By listening to this book, your eyes will be fixed on Jesus, the author and "perfecter" of your faith, allowing Him to strengthen your faith. Join us in this journey of living a life of faith!