This proven action plan will show you how to impact the spiritual lives of friends, family members, co-workers, and others.
"Seeker-Sensitive Approach to Christian Evangelism"
In Just Walk Across the Room, Bill Hybels introduces the next era in personal evangelism with a natural, relational approach that follows Jesus' own example. When Christ "walked" clear across the cosmos 2,000 years ago, he had no formulas and no script, just an offer of redemption to people like us, many of whom were neck-deep in pain of their own making.
"Great book to help you start spreading the gospel!"
A quick non-technical introduction to the Koran designed to help Christians understand a hidden book revered by 1.3 billion Muslims, covering the background on its writing, a summary of its contents, a perspective on how it’s used and viewed by Muslims, a comparison of differences and similarities to the Bible, and some suggestions on how it should and should not be used in conversations with Muslims.
Here is practical help for understanding and following God’s will for your life. “God has a plan for our lives,” but what does that mean in practical terms? How do we know God’s will for important life decisions, like who to marry, what job to take, what church to join? How can we be free if God has a perfect plan for us? Does suffering mean we are off track? How exactly does God speak? Author Jerry Sittser explores these questions and offers a biblically based approach that is truly liberating.
"Excellent book that takes us through the journey of gaining an understanding of God's will from so many dimensions"
Jesus plus nothing; 100% natural. No additives. It's the truth you may never hear in church. The Naked Gospel is a chapter-by-chapter assault on the churchy jargon and double talk of our day. It puts forth a message that is simple but life-changing. With a fresh take on Scripture and unapologetic style, The Naked Gospel will challenge you to re-examine everything you thought you already knew.
"This will make you free"
The authors, a renowned surgeon and a professional writer, offer insight into the marvelous details of the human body and draw analogies to the relationship of Christ to his church.
With so many Bible translations available today, how can you find those that will be most useful to you? What is the difference between a translation that calls itself “literal” and one that is more “meaning-based”? And what difference does it make for you as a reader or listener of God’s Word? How to Choose a Translation for All Its Worth brings clarity and insight to the current debate over translations and translation theories.
This first-of-its-kind comprehensive study of the formerly unchurched explodes some common myths as to what it takes to reach people. It also provides insight into how the Christian church can develop effective approaches for reaching the growing number of unchurched in North America.
"Of Narrow Interest"
This Silver Medallion Book award-winning national interview survey of unchurched people sheds insight on who the unchurched next door are, what objections they raise, and how to connect with them, taking into account their various faith stages, based on the Rainer scale with rankings from U5 to U1.
"Excellent Read and Study"
A narrative interview story of how a dozen people moved from various forms of spirituality to come to Christ as Lord. Listen in on the interviews of individuals who had been part of Mormonism, Judaism, Hinduism, atheism, Jehovahs Witnesses, Wicca, agnosticism, Buddhism, Islam, Unitarianism, new ageism, and Satanism.
Based on a national study, this book shows how churches can move both new and old members into ministry by implementing effective new members classes.
This is a must-read for pastors and lay leaders involved in, or wanting to learn about, the church multiplication groundswell in North America. It shows how multiplying churches should be a natural, regular function in the DNA of every church. Learn the principles from master multiplier Bob Roberts. Here is powerful hope for the church in America.
You can learn to conduct spirited discussions with others as you explore the basics of faith -- principles deeper and more far-reaching than you may have imagined.
After World War II, an African American war vet brings home his Japanese bride. The family must learn to be tolerant of their new family member, while dealing with prejudice in the outside world. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Mary Bond Davis, Yvonne Farrow, Bonnie Oda Homsey, Peter A. Jacobs, Carl Lumbly, Vonetta McGee, Don Reed, Charlie Robinson, and Patricia Thompson. Directed by Peggy Shannon. Recorded before a live audience in Santa Monica, CA, in January, 1991.