It can be tempting, for couples who are engaged, to focus on planning their wedding day and ignore preparations for the lifetime commitment that begins after the cake is cut. Now, with this revised and updated edition of Preparing for Marriage from FamilyLife, couples can do both Created by one of America's leading marriage and family ministries, this dynamic program is designed to help Christian couples lay the foundation for a strong, lasting and biblical marriage. "Preparing for Marriage" includes eight sessions of fun, romantic study that will help couples identify areas for growth in their relationship and start them off on the right foot before they walk down the aisle. Couples will learn how to discern God's ... more
A thought provoking 42-day devotional guide designed to assist you on your journey from fan to follower - to help you discover your role on Christ's team, your storyline in God's grand production, your post among the fighting ranks, and to personally know your coach, your captain, your director. The best followers know intimately the one they are following. Carry this with you to consult each morning, noon and night for the prompts, suggestions, thoughts, and encouragement during your Not a Fan experience.
Charles Colson called it "the best book on Christian leadership I've read." Discover why this timeless classic continues to equip tomorrow's ministers---and challenges today's shepherds---toward greater effectiveness! Revised and updated, Sanders's hard-hitting study explores the essential qualities of a godly leader---and offers sterling examples from Scripture and Christian history. Includes study guide.
In these pages, J. Oswald Sanders presents the key principles of leadership in both the temporal and spiritual realms, illustrating his points with examples from Scriptures and the biographies of emenent men of God.
Growing in Christ has been developed to help new and growing believers to get a handle on the basics of Christian discipleship through careful study of God's Word. The two parts are also sold separately:
Lessons on Assurance - basic Bible studies on five beginning principles for following Christ, plus five corresponding Scripture memory verse cards titled Beginning with Christ.
Lessons on Christian Living - Bible studies on eight more principles for Christian growth, plus eight Scripture memory verse cards entitled Going on with Christ.
For use in groups or individually, Growing in Christ can help you establish a firm, scriptural foundation for your life a ... more
For over two decades, Through the Bible in One Year has brought thousands of believers greater insight into God's Word. Because it takes you completely through the Bible book by book, this highly acclaimed Bible study enables you to see the progressive, step-by-step revelation of God's Will, how it has become manifest over the centuries, and how it affects your life today.
Through the Bible in One Year tells you how each of the 66 books of the Bible came into being, how each is organized and its role in the Bible's story. It brings you unparalleled joy as you learn the major themes of all the books of both the Old and New Testaments. You'll thrill to learn the key verses, the central messages, and what God is saying ... more
Women everywhere marvel at those "good girls" in Scripture-Sarah, Mary, Esther-but on most days, that's not who they see when they look in the mirror. Most women (if they're honest) see the selfishness of Sapphira or the deception of Delilah. They catch of glimpse of Jezebel's take-charge pride or Eve's disastrous disobedience. Like Bathsheba, Herodias, and the rest, today's modern woman is surrounded by temptations, exhausted by the demands of daily living, and burdened by her own desires. So what's a good girl to do? Learn from their lives, says beloved humor writer Liz Curtis Higgs, and by God's grace, choose a better path. In "Bad Girls of the Bible, " Higgs offers a unique and clear-sighted approach to understan ... more
Alcoholism - Divorce - Sexual Abuse - Codependency - Domestic Violence - Drug Addition - Sexual Addiction These words are about more than 'issues.' They're about people who sit as close to us as the next pew -- or our own. People struggling with problems that sermons or Bible studies alone won't solve. But there is a way the church can help the hurting move beyond their wounds to experience the healing and liberty of Christ. Celebrate Recovery fills a long-standing need in the church in its role as Christ's healing agent. Developed by John Baker and Rick Warren of the renowned Saddleback Church, this program's life-changing effectiveness has gained it an explosive, grass-roots popularity. Drawn from the Beatitudes, Celeb ... more
Revised and updated, the MacArthur Study Guide Series continues to be one of the best selling study guide series on the market today. For small group or individual use, intriguing questions and new material take the participant deeper into God's Word.
"New York Times" bestselling author Timothy Keller--whose books have sold millions of copies to both religious and secular readers--explores one of the most difficult questions we must answer in our lives: Why is there pain and suffering? "Walking with God through Pain and Suffering" is the definitive Christian book on why bad things happen and how we should respond to them. The question of why there is pain and suffering in the world has confounded every generation; yet there has not been a major book from a Christian perspective exploring why they exist for many years. The two classics in this area are "When Bad Things Happen to Good People" by Rabbi Harold S. Kushner, which was published more than thirty year ... more