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2014-Decisiones Revolucionarias: Toma las Mejores Decisiones de tu Vida

por Gabriel y Eli Salcedo | Editorial Mundo Hispano (2011)
$8.50-RP4258 | 160 páginas

Las decisiones que tome hoy tendrán repercusión en su futuro; el momento de decidir correctamente es hoy. La vida está llena de opciones, de circunstancias decisivas, de pensamientos que luego se convertirán en realidad. Este libro le ayudará a reflexionar sobre el sinnúmero de posibilidades que tiene que evaluar y pensar antes de tomar una decisión.

 

2014-Embraced By God: Celebrating Who and Whose You Are

by Babbie Mason | Abingdon Press (2012)
$15.99-RP4230 | 432 pages

In the pages of this heartwarming, thoughtful and life-affirming 21-day journey, Mason reminds you that when you know you're loved by God and that you're in God's eternal plan, you'll never again wonder if your life matters. Women of all ages and walks of life will discover the height, depth and breadth of God's great love and acceptance.

 

2014-Esther

by John Piper (author) and Glenn Harrington (illustrator) | Crossway (2012) | Youth
$21.99-RP4242 | 64 pages

Piper captures our imagination and hearts as he introduces us to Esther the poor orphan and Esther the Persian queen, creatively musing about what could have been in the midst of what really was. Piper's poetry awakens wonder as we experience the beginnings and endings of Esther's life and see throughout the purposeful hand of God.

 

2014-A Faithful Heart: Daily Guide for Joyful Living

by Sally Dyck | Abingdon Press (2010)
$12.99-RP4229 | 240 pages

In the pages of this book, Sally Dyck combines scripture, engaging stories and the faith of Mary to encourage you to grow and share your heart. Eight words, simple on a page, when lived out daily can change your heart and the hearts of those around you.

 

2014-인터뷰 on예수 [Interview on Jesus]

백소영 | 대한기독교서회 (2011)
$11.00 - RP4255 | 176쪽

작가는 2000년전 예수님을 직접 만나 인격적으로, 신앙적으로 그들의 삶에 큰 변화를 체험한 31명의 성서 인물들을 21세기로 초대한다. 요셉과 마리아, 삭게오, 사마리아 여인, 요한의 어머니 등등… 예수님과 이 31명의 성서 인물들의 만남과 대화, 그들의 영적인 성장을 21세기 현실과 언어로 재미있게 꾸며 놓았다. 현재를 극복하고 삶의 새 희망과 목표를 다시 찾아볼 수 있게 하는 색다른, 현대판 예수님과의 만남이다.

 

2014-Jesus: A Biography From a Believer

by Paul Johnson | Gale Cengage Learning (2011) | Large Print
$17.99-RP4238 | 245 pages

Few figures have had such an influence on history as Jesus of Nazareth. Here, Paul Johnson distills the life of this complex subject into a highly readable work. The result is an accessible biography and an insightful analysis of how Jesus remains important today.

 

2014-Silence and Other Surprising Invitations of Advent

by Enuma Okoro | Upper Room Books (2012)
$14.00-RP4231 | 128 pages

Okoro invites us to look at the story of Zechariah and Elizabeth, which is filled with deep sorrow and heartfelt longing. Okoro's tough yet tender wisdom acknowledges the wounds we endure and the blessings we receive, the grief we bear and the joys we're given. Her poetic and poignant daily meditations will echo long after the Christmas season has passed.

 

2014-하늘의 특별 검사 [Special Prosecutor in Heaven]

김인호 | 규장 (2011)
$14.00 - RP4253 | 237쪽

검사라는 직업은 세상 많은 사람들의 선망의 대상이다. 이러한 유망한 장래를 포기하고 하나님의 나라를 넓혀가는 “하늘의 바보 검사”가 된 김인호 장로는 2만이 넘는 영혼을 하나님께로 인도한다. <하늘의 특별 검사>는 예수 그리스도의 사랑 때문에 섬김과 순종의 삶을 통하여 세상에서 가장 행복한 기도의 검사가 된 작가의 감명 깊은 신앙 간증집이다.

 

2014-Strong Was Her Faith: Women of the New Testament

by J. Ellsworth Kalas | Abingdon Press (2012)
$14.99-RP4232 | 176 pages

In this book, Kalas looks into the life and times of 11 different women such as Elizabeth, Mary, Dorcas and Mary Magdalene and examines the scriptures to see what we can learn about these women, what we can learn from them and how each woman fits into—as well as shapes—the New Testament story. A discussion guide is included.

 

2014-Traveler: A Story of Trust, Faith and Hope Encircled by Love

by Mary Alice Parmley (author) and Jackie Onstead (illustrator) | Indian Trail Press (2011) | Children
$15.95-RP4251 | 32 pages

The Nativity story is the backdrop for a dog named Traveler's journey to Bethlehem, where he finds friendship and love from his new friends at the inn and the stable where Jesus is born. This book introduces children to the many gifts in life that come from friendship.

 

2014-Tres Meses En La Escuela de Mateo

por Justo L. González | Abingdon Press (1996)
$10.99-RP4260 | 180 páginas

El autor nos dice que "este libro es una invitación al estudio y a la aventura", presentado con un lenguaje sencillo y un mensaje profundo. "Como estudio, requerirá disciplina. Como aventura, le ofrecerá nuevas vistas y nuevos descubrimientos". Por un período de tres meses, se estudiarán trece estudios bíblicos con un ritmo semanal de seis estudios breves y uno más largo.

 

2014-You're Already Amazing: Embracing Who You Are, Becoming All God Created You to Be

by Holley Gerth | Revell Books (2012)
$13.99-RP4233 | 224 pages

Women feel enormous pressure to be perfect, and under all that pressure we're carrying burdens we were never meant to carry and suppressing our dreams. In this book, popular blogger Gerth helps women understand that we don't need to do more, be more and have more—because we're already amazing just the way God created us to be.

 

래디컬2013-래디컬

데이비드 플랫
예수 그리스도의 인격과 그분이 오신 목적을 제시하며 교회들의 현실상을 적나라하게 드러낸 이 책은 이 땅의 그리스도인들에게 근본적이면서도 급진적인 예수 그리스도의 복음을 따라 살라는 메시지를 전하고 있다. 저자는 그동안 복음이 얼마나 문화적인 취향에 맞게 변해왔는지 현대 문화 속의 교묘한 위험 인자들을 샅샅이 찾아내서 보여 주며 열린 마음으로 곰곰이 생각해보라고 말한다.

Purchase information:$24.00
 

 

From Preparation to Passion: Devotional and Reflective Meditations2013 From Preparation to Passion: Devotional and Reflective Meditations

by Eleanor Cooper Brown
This resource is intended to allow true engagement in the preparation for a holy passion for Christ on the path to Easter. From Preparation to Passion is a resource to use in subsequent years, as it offers insights through the meditative readings on the message that music and the Word of God brings.

Purchase information:$14.99
 

 

In From the Wilderness: She-r-man2013 In From the Wilderness: She-r-man

by David E. Weekley
Stories of transgender people reach back to the beginnings of recorded history. This is the story of a transgender man who has been an ordained elder in The United Methodist Church and who has quietly served for 28 years before sharing his story and spiritual journey with his congregation, denomination and the world.
e-reader version available

Purchase information:$19.00
 

 

Morning Coffee with James2013 Morning Coffee with James

by Renae Brumbaugh
With or without a Bible handy, start the day with Morning Coffee With James. This devotional includes the full text of the verses for each day.
e-reader version available

Purchase information:$12.99
 

 

Permission to Speak Freely: Essays and Art on Fear2013 Permission to Speak Freely: Essays and Art on Fear, Confession, and Grace

FOR YOUTH
by Anne Jackson

What is one thing you feel you can't say in church? After Anne Jackson posted this question on her blog, hundreds of people from around the world responded. With raw honesty and humor, she explores if faith and real life can coexist, whether any secret is too shameful to confess and most of all, if it's really possible (and okay) to be human in church today.
e-reader version available

Purchase information:$16.99
 

 

Praying for Strangers: An Adventure of the Human Spirit2013 Praying for Strangers: An Adventure of the Human Spirit

by River Jordan
As 2009 approached, New Year's resolutions were the last thing on River Jordan's mind. Her sons were about to go off to war – one to Iraq and the other to Afghanistan. All she could do was pray for their safety and hope to maintain her strength, until she unexpectedly came on the perfect resolution – she would pray for a complete stranger every single day of the year.
e-reader version available

Purchase information:$15.00
 

 

Psalms for Young Children2013 Psalms for Young Children

FOR CHILDREN
by Marie-Hélène Delval

This selection of Psalms, paraphrased for young readers, uses language and imagery appropriate for children while remaining faithful to the spirit of the biblical texts.
e-reader version available

Purchase information:$16.50
 

 

Reluctant Pilgrim: A Moody2013 Reluctant Pilgrim: A Moody, Somewhat Self-Indulgent Introvert's Search for Spiritual Community

by Enuma Okoro
Reluctant Pilgrim traces Okoro's search for a community in which she can embrace both her turbulent love of God and her passion for gorgeous shoes. It's a story of longing and promise, and God's persistent presence. She discovers God in art museums and on street corners, in cathedrals and gymnasiums, and through girlfriends and other seekers she meets along the way.
e-reader version available

Purchase information:$17.95
 

 

Signs of Life: Back to the Basics of Authentic Christianity2013 Signs of Life: Back to the Basics of Authentic Christianity

by David Jeremiah
The book discusses signs of life – signs that Jesus has transformed us and that we are committed to him and his kingdom. Signs of Life will lead the reader on a journey to a fuller understanding of the marks that identify one as a Christian, that advertise your faith – the imprints that can impact souls for eternity and help one become a person of influence who radiates relevancy, authenticity, generosity and compassion every day, just like Jesus did.
e-reader version available

Purchase information:$15.99
 

 

When Christians Get it Wrong2013 When Christians Get it Wrong

by Adam Hamilton
When young adults talk about the problems they have with Christianity and the church, they name attitudes and behaviors they believe are practiced too often by Christians: judging others, condemning people of other faiths, rejecting science, injecting politics into faith and being anti-homosexual. With his familiar style, Adam Hamilton tackles these issues and addresses the hows and whys of Christians getting it right when it comes to being Christ in the world.
This is a large print book; e-reader version available

Purchase information:$14.99
 

 

All Creation Sings: The Voice of God in Nature2012: All Creation Sings: The Voice of God in Nature

by J. Ellsworth Kalas
All Creation Sings wants us to go further than the “green” movement and being simply conscious of the wonder of our creation and the necessity of caring for it passionately. The book calls us to not only see and be grateful for these wonders but to be responsible for them, to go beyond its exquisite beauty to learn some of the lessons it would teach us, lessons about both life and God. A discussion guide is included.
e-reader version available
Purchase information: $14.00
 

 

Book Cover: Korean Resource2012: 네 마음껏 살아라:
생의 끝자락에 선 아버지가 아들에게

티찌아노 테르짜니 지음 / 이광일 옮김
시사 주간지 「슈피겔」의 특파원으로 싱가포르, 홍콩, 베이징, 도쿄, 방콕, 뉴델리에 주재하면서 베트남 전쟁, 캄보디아 내전, 문화 혁명 이후의 중국 등 아시아의 격동적인 현장을 누볐던 이탈리아 저널리스트 티찌아노 테르짜니가 죽음을 목전에 두고 사랑하는 아들과 나눈 대화, 편지글 등을 엮은 책.
Purchase information: $24.00
 

 

The Beatitudes: From Slavery to Civil Rights2012: The Beatitudes: From Slavery to Civil Rights

FOR CHILDREN
by Carole Boston Weatherford

In this book the Beatitudes form the backdrop for a powerful free-verse poem that traces the African-American journey from slavery to civil rights.
Purchase information: $17.00
 

 

En Busca de Paz2012: En Busca de Paz

ESPAÑOL
por Charles Stanley

En este libro, el Dr. Charles Stanley nos enseña a conseguir una tranquilidad transformadora en nuestras vidas. El autor nos ofrece herramientas para resolver los fracasos y pesares del pasado, enfrentar las inquietudes del presente y acallar las aprehensiones e incertidumbres del futuro.
Purchase information: $11.99
 

 

Hidden in the Rubble: A Haitian Pilgrimage to Compassion and Resurrection2012: Hidden in the Rubble: A Haitian Pilgrimage to Compassion and Resurrection

by Gerard Thomas Straub
Prior to the January 12, 2010, earthquake Gerard Straub had captured the dreadful conditions in Haiti for a film he was making. Immediately afterward he went back with doctors who rushed in to treat victims. This book describes life before and after the earthquake and with reflections from people engaged in helping the Haitians through their darkest days.
Purchase information: $18.00
 

 

Laugh Your Way to Grace: Reclaiming the Spiritual Power of Humor2012: Laugh Your Way to Grace: Reclaiming the Spiritual Power of Humor

by Susan Sparks
Laughter is the gift that you received at birth, one thing you were able to do freely as a child. It’s a gift that may fade but never fully disappears. Laugh Your Way to Grace is intended to give you permission to reconnect with your own sense of joy and hope.
This is a large print book; e-reader version available.
Purchase information: $16.99
 

 

Ostriches2012: Ostriches, Dung Beetles and Other Spiritual Masters: A Book of Wisdom From the Wild

by Janice McLaughlin
Ostriches, Dung Beetles and Other Spiritual Masters tells us about the wildlife of Africa and teaches us about ourselves and what we’re capable of, how from the elephant we can learn the meaning of community, or from the hippopotamus humility and self-acceptance.
Purchase information: $18.00
 

 

Seasons of Salt: Meditations2012: Seasons of Salt: Meditations

by Millie Horlacher
Normal events in our everyday lives can have significant spiritual meaning and can also offer valuable lessons—if we only take the time to listen. Seasons of Salt weaves faith and daily living and shows how everyday activities, including childhood games, kitchen challenges and family and church events present perfect opportunities for expressions of faith.
This is a large print book.
Purchase information: $19.95
 

 

Wasabi Gospel: The Startling Message of Jesus2012: Wasabi Gospel: The Startling Message of Jesus

by Shawn Wood
Wasabi Gospel takes you on a quest to really examine the words of Jesus and their impact on our lives. Using seven well-known gospel passages, the book unpacks their real significance and explores what life would really look like if we lived out those seemingly subtle commands of Christ.
e-reader version available
Purchase information: $14.00
 

 
 
 

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