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.
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.
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
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
Have you done The Purple Book? From students and scholars to parents, kids, rock stars, and professional athletes, people all over the world are doing The Purple Book. Why? Because they're looking for a foundation that no storm in life will prevail against---and a heart that's shaped and guided by the knowledge of God's Word. The Purple Book is a twelve-part Bible study keyed to the TNIV and designed to help new believers and longtime followers of Jesus stand firm and grow strong in the Christian life. Take the challenge to build the foundation of your life on the Word of God. Do The Purple Book.'I love The Purple Book. It continually helps reinforce the only foundation worth building upon--- a biblical one.' ---Peter Fu ... more
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
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
With its biblical and practical approach to discipleship, this bestselling topical Bible study will help you develop a closer relationship with God, a keener sense of priorities, and a renewed concern for nonChristian friends. Part of the Revised 2:7 series. - 11 lessons
These 26 lessons on the Gospel of John are part of a popular line of Bible study guides which provides solid biblical context and raises thought-provoking issues in an easy-to-read format.
Sometimes our lives seem powerless. Not so for the people of the early church. Belief in God transformed their lives and they changed the world! John is the extraordinary record of the life of Christ. The power that we see in action in this book is the same power that can transform our lives.
Study John: The Way to True Life, and you will begin to understand find answers to lifes difficult questions!
LIFEGUIDE inductive studies offer a careful blend of Scriptural study and personal application - with flexible formats, extra ... more