"There are no ordinary people. You have never talked to a mere mortal," wrote C. S. Lewis. It's true--each one of us is a special creation of God.
Believe it or not--no one else is just like you. Your physical appearance, your voice and personality traits--your habits, intelligence, personal tastes--all these make you one of a kind. Even your fingerprints distinguish you from every other human being--past, present, or future. You are not the product of some cosmic assembly line; you are unique.
But the most important fact of your identity is that God created you in His own image (Genesis 1:27). He made you so you could share in His creation, could love and laugh and know Him person to person. You ... more
As much as parents are tempted to think otherwise, no one has more influence on the life of a child than a parent. But what do they do with all that influence? We'll introduce them to a set of values that can help them steer things in the right direction. Orange Parents examines five Family Values in light of Deuteronomy 6:4-12: Imagine the End, Fight for the Heart, Make it Personal, Create a Rhythm, and Widen the Circle.
Ignite a powerful drama ministry in your church! Directors, actors, and pastors will appreciate these training exercises, script samples, and troubleshooting tips from Willow Creek. Also includes a CD-ROM with video demonstration of directing techniques. Paperback
The Christmas Story: Scripture from the Gospels and the Prophets Here is the story of Jesus' birth and the fulfillment of Old Testament prophecies in a beautiful pamphlet that can be used as a handout at Christmas and as a Bible study to use during Advent. Using traditional wording from Matthew and Luke's Gospels, and beautiful full-color art, this pamphlet starts with the angelic announcement of John the Baptist's birth and the angel Gabriel's visit to Mary. It continues with Mary and Joseph traveling to Nazareth, the birth of Jesus, and the visitation of the shepherds and the Wise Men. It ends with the Gospel story and a forward look toward Christ's second coming. This beautiful pamphlet will be treasured. Size: 8.5 ... more
The best way to describe evangelism in its simplicity is an outer flow of love and power to the world because of your committed, loving relationship with Jesus. A Practical Guide to Evangelism--Supernaturally has the potential to ignite the fire of God's love to touch a hurting and dying world. As believers, our first ministry is to the Lord Jesus Christ is our worship and devotion. Our second ministry is to be in community and fellowship with other Christians. Our third ministry we will never be able to do in Heaven, and that is to share our faith with non-Christians. This ministry has urgency behind it, because God's heart is for the lost and His desire is that none perish but all have everlasting life. In this book ... more