John's world is filled with turmoil and doubt as the bubonic plague ravages his congregation. Can all these hideous deaths be God's will? If God is good, then why are bad things happening to good people? As John desperately searches through the sacred text, he discovers the epic battle between light and darkness. His quest uncovers secrets that could cause the defeat of the wicked spirit who fell like lightning from heaven. After Satan's fall, his goal was to conquer the Earth. Thinking he has won, he brings disease, destruction, and death to God's people; but God has a plan.
American Christians are obsessed with postmodernism. Books on the topic proliferate as Christians struggle to find their place and make a stand within the postmodern movement. There is a problem however. Postmodernist philosophy is on its way out. A new worldview is already taking root. Philosophers and pundits call the emerging worldview the Integral worldview. In this timely book, Fusco explores the new Integral worldview and what the church must do to stay Ahead of the Curve.
The Worship Cycle was designed by God to bring about transformation in us and in our world. Because love is at the center of who God is, the ultimate passion and vision quest of a true disciple of Christ...is to know the vast treasures of God's heart and kingdom through Jesus. Why is it so hard for us to spend more than a few minutes seeking God in prayer? Are we easily discouraged from perseverance in prayer and worship because we don't love Him, or are there other factors involved?
What does being a doctor really feel like? What is it like to get called out in the middle of the night to care for a desperately ill patient, to be the one everyone depends on? Bob Gilsen knows only too well. And what does a 15th-century physician, who gets called out in the middle of the night in winter, possibly have to offer his patient? This is the beginning of The Book of Drachma, a novel of medicine, murder, fantasy, and self-discovery, set in two times and places. It is a novel for the curious, for those who really wish to know what it means to be a doctor, in this, as well as past ages.
Poppie the one-eyed pug is back, and he finds himself in the midst of trouble yet again. At the airport, Poppie finds a new toy to play with - but it's actually a luggage conveyer belt! Eventually, Poppie's adventures lead him to the North Pole where he meets all kinds of new friends. Will he make it back home safely, or will he find a new home with Santa and the elves? Find out in Poppie the One-Eyed Pug Visits the North Pole.
Sarah, a midwestern farm girl, told Mustafa, 'I'll go through the in vitro fertilization procedure one more time, but I want you to use your faith, your brain, and all of your God-given creativity to come up with a final try to make me pregnant. Put our God's power into you' she pause 'and into me.' Doctor Mustafa was so struck by Sarah's faith in him that he wanted to do whatever possible to grant her wish to have a child. On a trip to Israel, Mustafa had received a mysterious ancient relic on which he had found a very special strand of DNA.
Elisha Blackman swore to his father that he would never again volunteer for a foolish battle, but with resources running out and war at their doorstep, he knows that some battles are worth fighting. He leaves behind the family he loves, including his pregnant wife, Lucy, and sets off with his brother to fight for the very land they live on. Will Elisha and Joseph make it back to the family that they've sworn to protect? Will the powder keg of English, French, and Indian relations tear apart the lives they've carved out?
Have you experienced the loss of a child? Tommy Mann felt the heartrending grief of losing three children to miscarriages. Beginning his ministry as a pastor, he struggled to be strong for his wife and understand for himself why they had to endure so much loss. In the midst of the pain, God brought peace and eventual joy through the birth of a daughter. Asleep in Heaven's Nursery includes the personal story of losing a child and offers comfort for grieving parents.
Mama,' Austin the mule asked, 'What does being mule-headed mean?'Austin's mother looked down at Austin with surprise. 'The story has been passed down through the years. Do you remember how I told you the story of Joseph, Mary, and baby Jesus?'Joseph and Mary needed someone to carry them to Bethlehem, but one stubborn mule refused to help. Come with Austin and his mother as they learn about Jesus's birth and what it means to have A Heart of Servanthood.
Goo goes through life at a snail's pace. He has to, because he is a snail. But when Goo sees some of his friends moving fast, he is sure that he can learn to be fast, too! Will Goo's attempts to fly, jump, and swing succeed? Come with Goo as he learns that maybe being slow isn't so bad after all.
A tall fence was constructed around a playground to keep animals out. When the children forget to close the gate they found themselves face to face with a lion. Will one have the courage to ring the bell on the other side of the playground and alert the village? Join Seif, Paki, Abla, and Chinua as they learn about the power of prayer through courage and faith, and how the story of Daniel and the Lion's Den helps to unite a village.
Clyde McLivingston takes a walk every single day. He walks all around town and says hello to everyone. But today Clyde is missing! Where did he go? Follow the townspeople as they search high and low for Clyde, that special, silly old man!