These Scripture memory cards are designed to accompany the Scripture memory course workbook Topical Memory System: Life Issues. Used in conjunction with the book, the cards will help you memorize Scripture. The twelve topics covered in Topical Memory System: Life Issues are common struggles we face in everyday life. As you meditate on Bible passages that relate to your most pressing questions and concerns and then memorize those passages you will find that God will guide you and help you grow in ways you could not have anticipated. Developed by The Navigators, the Topical Memory System provides you with an effective, portable way to meditate on Scripture wherever life takes you. The Topical Memory System is a clear, simp ... more
Because our military troops face continuing violence and terrorist threats around the world, it is more vital than ever to pray for them and their families. Release the Lord?s power, protection, and presence into their lives by praying through this card for your loved ones and others serving in the military.Encourage the church to pray, help those who are new in faith develop their prayer life, and revitalize ministries with large prayer cards! Prayer card guides provide biblically based areas of prayer for specific needs or groups of people. Printed on both the front and back sides, they give numerous precise topics of prayer supported with Scripture references. Measuring 3.5" x 8.75", these prayer cards are easy to rea ... more
Prayers of repentance don't come easily for Christians today. Here are some suggestions to get you started. This prayer guide was written with the realization that all revivals are birthed through intercessory prayer. The prayer points focus on the promises in 2 Chron. 7:14 that deal with corporate repentance - prayers that will birth revival. Revival does not come without prayer.
Encourage the church to pray, help those who are new in faith develop their prayer life, and revitalize ministries with large prayer cards! Prayer card guides provide biblically based areas of prayer for specific needs or groups of people. Printed on both the front and back sides, they give numerous precise topics of prayer supported wit ... more
Suffering is miserable. When you're overwhelmed by pain and problems, it's easy to feel helpless and hopeless and sink into a whirlpool of self-pity.Joni Eareckson Tada knows about these emotions first hand. A diving accident left her confined to a wheelchair as a quadriplegic. She knows what it's like to suffer chronic pain. Yet she has come to understand how her suffering has been working for her good and God's glory.In this book, Joni shares biblical insights that bring hope and comfort to those who are trying to make sense of their suffering.
"New York Times" best-selling author Lysa TerKeurst leads small group participants to make wise decisions in the midst of endless demands.
Most of us spend a lot of our lives figuring out when to say yes and how to say no. But we don't find space for our souls until we learn to step past the yes and no of daily decisions and seek out a third option: The Best Yes.
The Best Yes is the choice that shapes all our other choices. It's what allows us to play our necessary parts in God's plan, to spend our energy and focus our passion on the assignments that really are ours. Too many of us confuse the command to love with the disease to please.
In this six-session video-based Bible study Lysa TerKeurst shares how to ... more
An amazing introduction to The Purpose-Driven Life! This trustworthy guide will lead you on a seven day adventure of discovery. By the end of the adventure you will begin to understand God's purpose for your life and how your life can help fulfill God's great purpose for all of creation. Let Pastor Warren help you discover your purpose and prepare for eternity!
Learn to find and play the role God wants most for you to play, not the ones you feel pressured into playing for the sake of others or even our sense of accomplishment and worth.
Most of us spend a lot of our lives figuring out when to say yes and when to say no. How to manage our time, reduce stress, do our best for our families, find a little space for "me." But we don't find space for our souls until we learn to step past the yes and no of daily decisions and seek a third option: the best yes.
The best yes is the choice that shapes all our other choices. (And our choices determine the direction of our lives.) It's what allows us to play our necessary parts in God's plan, to spend our energy and focus our pass ... more
Revised & Updated Edition God is love. Crazy, relentless, all-powerful love. Have you ever wondered if we're missing it?
It's crazy, if you think about it. The God of the universe--the Creator of nitrogen and pine needles, galaxies and E-minor--loves us with a radical, unconditional, self-sacrificing love. And what is our typical response? We go to church, sing songs, and try not to cuss. Whether you've verbalized it yet or not, we all know something's wrong.
Does something deep inside your heart long to break free from the status quo? Are you hungry for an authentic faith that addresses the problems of our world with tangible, even radical, solutions? God is calling you to a passionate love relationship with Himsel ... more
StrengthsFinder 2.0 (Gallup Press; hardcover; February 2007) upgrades the assessment, making it more valuable to readers. As with the original assessment, the updated version is available online (http: strengths.gallup.com) and can be taken with a unique code that comes with each copy of the book. However, this updated version offers a more in-depth and personal analysis of one's strengths. It also offers perspective on how talents can emerge in different ways for each unique individual.
Everywhere we turn, battle lines are being drawn—traditional marriage vs. gay marriage, pro-life vs. pro-choice, personal freedom vs. governmental protection. Seemingly overnight, culture has shifted to the point where right and wrong are no longer measured by universal truth but by popular opinion. And as difficult conversations about homosexuality, abortion, and religious liberty continue to inject themselves into our workplaces, our churches, our schools, and our homes, Christians everywhere are asking the same question: How are we supposed to respond to all this?
In Counter Culture,New York Times bestselling author David Platt shows Christians how to act ... more
Having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy, balanced lifestyle. A boundary is a personal property line that marks those things for which we are responsible. In other words, boundaries define who we are and who we are not.
Boundaries impact all areas of our lives: Physical boundaries help us determine who may touch us and under what circumstances -- Mental boundaries give us the freedom to have our own thoughts and opinions -- Emotional boundaries help us to deal with our own emotions and disengage from the harmful, manipulative emotions of others -- Spiritual boundaries help us to distinguish God's will from our own and give us renewed awe for our Creator --
Often, Christians focus so much on being loving an ... more
A New York Times bestseller people can believe in — by "a pioneer of the new urban Christians" (Christian Today magazine).
Timothy Keller, the founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, addresses the frequent doubts that skeptics and non-believers bring to religion. Using literature, philosophy, anthropology, pop culture, and intellectual reasoning, Keller explains how the belief in a Christian God is, in fact, a sound and rational one. To true believers he offers a solid platform on which to stand against the backlash toward religion spawned by the Age of Skepticism. And to skeptics, atheists, and agnostics he provides a challenging argument for pursuing the reason for God.
It's easy for American Christians to forget how Jesus said his followers would actually live, what their new lifestyle would actually look like. They would, he said, leave behind security, money, convenience, even family for him. They would abandon everything for the gospel. They would take up their crosses daily . . .
But who do you know who lives like that? Do you?
In Radical, David Platt challenges you to consider with an open heart how we have manipulated the gospel to fit our cultural preferences. He shows what Jesus actually said about being his disciple--then invites you to believe and obey what you have heard. And he tells the dramatic story of what is happening as a "succ ... more
The popular writer, blogger, and television personality reveals with humor and style how Jesus' extravagant grace is the key to dealing with life's biggest challenge: people.
The majority of our joys, struggles, thrills, and heartbreaks relate to people, beginning first with ourselves and then the people we came from, married, birthed, live by, live for, go to church with, don't like, don't understand, fear, struggle with, compare ourselves to, and judge. People are the best and worst thing about the human life.
Jen Hatmaker knows this all too well, and so she reveals how to practice kindness, grace, truthfulness, vision, and love to ourselves and those around us. By doing this, "For the Love" leads our generati ... more
Keep It Shut by Karen Ehman explores how to better control your tongue, knowing what to say and how to say it, and realizing when it is best to say nothing at all.
From Bible times to modern times women have struggled with their words. What to say and how to say it. What not to say. When it is best to remain silent. And what to do when you’ve said something you wish you could now take back. In this book a woman whose mouth has gotten her into loads of trouble shares the hows (and how-not-tos) of dealing with the tongue.
Beyond just a “how not to gossip” book, this book explores what the Bible says about the many ways we are to use our words and the times when we are to remain silent. Karen wil ... more
Carson believes that as America strays farther from its founding principles, ordinary citizens think that the Constitution is too complicated to understand. With clear, simple language, Carson explains the document's basic tenets, how they were inspired by Scripture, what freedoms are guaranteed to us, and how we can reclaim our rights.
When we look around at today s world, hope usually isn t the first word that comes to mind. In many ways we live in an unstable world where marriages fail, bank accounts run low, friendships end, and the everyday demands of a fast-paced life get us down. In the Book of Jeremiah, we find God calling out to His people with a message of hope a message that intentional living is possible even in an unstable world. But how do we do this? Where do we start? "Jeremiah" offers women hope for living in an uncertain world by learning to navigate the challenges and circumstances of their lives. This six-week study examines God s words of instruction to His wayward people through the prophet Jeremiah, and provides women six guidelin ... more
Muscle and a Shovel is a raw, gritty, true story about a pair of young newly-weds who move to the city to chase the American dream. In the process they are befriended by a man who turns their belief about God, their church, and their faith upside down Baptists, Methodists, Presbyterians, Catholics, the Community Churches - none are spared when Truth is at stake and their new friend Randall isn't about to "candy-coat" God's Word for the sake of "political correctness" or "religious tolerance." This story will grip you from opening to close and will stimulate your spirit on levels you didn't think possible Get ready to fight or flee, because Muscle and a Shovel is one of those rare books that will raise your heart-rate a ... more
When a Kingdom Woman retires for the evening, a frustrated and worn out devil ought to be saying, "We messed with the wrong woman today." This study guide is a companion resource to the video small-group study based on the book "Kingdom Woman," which instructs every Christ-following woman on how to tap into the power of God as she finds and fulfills the purpose for which God has fashioned her.A Kingdom Woman embraces a simple premise: unless a Kingdom rests firmly under the authority of the ruler, anarchy reigns. That's why a Kingdom Woman always seeks to align herself and operate under the authority of God--in every area of life. With practical insights and applications from coauthor Chrystal Evans Hurst, Tony Evans exp ... more
An invitation for every woman who feels she isn't godly enough...isn't loving enough...isn't doing enough
The life of a woman today isn't really all that different from that of Mary and Martha in the New Testament. Like Mary, you long to sit at the Lord's feet...but the daily demands of a busy world just won't leave you alone. Like Martha, you love Jesus and really want to serve him...yet you struggle with weariness, resentment, and feelings of inadequacy.
Then comes Jesus, right into the midst of your busy Mary/Martha life-and he extends the same invitation he issued long ago to the two sisters of Bethany. Tenderly he invites you to choose "the better part"-a joyful life of "living-room" intimacy with him th ... more
In the name of the Father, the Son, and . . . the Holy Spirit. We pray in the name of all three, but how often do we live with an awareness of only the first two? As Jesus ascended into heaven, He promised to send the Holy Spirit-the Helper-so that we could be true and living witnesses for Christ. Unfortunately, today's church has admired the gift but neglected to open it. Breakthrough author Francis Chan rips away paper and bows to get at the true source of the church's power-the Holy Spirit. Chan contends that we've ignored the Spirit for far too long, and we are reaping the disastrous results. Thorough scriptural support and compelling narrative form Chan's invitation to stop and remember the One we've forgotten, the ... more
Winning the Battle in your Mind. There's a War Going On And Your Mind Is The Battlefield. If you're one of millions who suffer from worry, doubt, confusion, depression, anger or condemnation, you are experiencing an attack in your mind.
Overcoming negative thoughts that come against your mind brings freedom and peace. Find out how to recognize damaging thought patterns and stop them from influencing your life. In this powerful book, best-selling author and conference host, Joyce Meyer, guides you through an honest self-appraisal by sharing the trials, tragedies and ultimate victories of her own marriage, family and ministry- including the truth she learned about what she was thinking and feeling everystep of the way. ... more