By Jeff Harkin
By Samuel L. Brassfield
By Linda Goldfarb
By Peter Mommsen,Eugene Peterson
Can our wounds turn into our best reward? Bruderhof pastor J. Heinrich Arnold used to be a damaged guy. but those that knew him acknowledged they by no means met one other like him. a few referred to his humility and compassion; others of his frankness and earthy humor. In his presence, entire strangers poured out their darkest secrets and techniques and left remodeled. Others met him with hatred.
Writer Henri Nouwen known as him a “prophetic voice” and wrote of ways his phrases “touched me as a double-edged sword, calling me to choose from fact and lies, selflessness and selfishness. . . . the following was once no pious, sentimental consultant; each notice got here from experience.”
Who was once this amazing but basic guy? during this gripping and richly non secular ebook, Peter Mommsen tells the dramatic actual tale of the grandfather he not often knew. learn it, and you may by no means examine your individual lifestyles a similar method again.
Gold Medal Winner, 2016 IPPY e-book of the yr Award in Biography, self sustaining Publishers
Silver Medal Winner, 2016 Benjamin Franklin Award in faith, self reliant publication Publishers Association
By MAGGIE ERIKSSON
ABOUT the writer
Maggie Eriksson used to be a examine scientist with NASA in 1969 at the Apollo 11 Lunar venture, yet looking out spiritually. She chanced on a loving Father and a compassionate Savior, Jesus. He took her lifestyles in a brand new course. From the sterile, colorless atmosphere of a technology laboratory, He introduced her a brand new lifetime of Christian fellowship, the challenge box and new presents. She says: “God by no means gets rid of something out of your lifestyles with no need whatever greater to take its position. I felt empty then, yet my lifestyles with Jesus is unbelievably complete. i've got pleasure in sharing His love, and that i comprehend his energy. He proficient me with skills i didn't have ahead of. primarily, the time i've got spent with Him over the last forty five years has enriched me with a dating that's as shut because the air I breathe. My courting with Him is extra beneficial than whatever i've got ever had.”
Maggie used to be ordained within the self reliant Assemblies of God foreign, served as a missionary in Taiwan and pastored a church in toes. Lauderdale. In 1987 she accomplished a legislations measure to help Christian ladies who had survived abusive marriages with whom she had suggested in prayer, ministering to them in present ministries of the Holy Spirit, in addition to representing them in courtroom. She is lively in making a song and composing sacred track, and in paintings. She lives in Florida.
By Kristi Upson-Saia
Early Christian Dress is the 1st full-length monograph with regards to costume in early Christianity. It will pay awareness to the ways that costume expressed and formed Christian id, the function costume performed in Christians’ rivalries with pagan neighbours, and particularly to the ways that notions of gender have been culled and revised within the approach. even supposing many students have argued that gender in past due antiquity used to be a played and embodied classification, few have paid realization to the ways that gown and actual appearances have been implicated within the knowing of femininity and masculinity. This examine addresses that hole, revealing the quantity of sartorial paintings essential to safe solid gender different types within the worlds of early Imperial pagans and overdue historic Christians.
This learn analyzes a number of lively discussions and debates that arose over Christian women’s costume. It examines how Christians interpreted their dress—especially the gown of woman ascetics—as proof of Christianity’s complex morality and piety, a morality and piety that was once coded "masculine." but even Christian leaders who championed ascetic women’s skill to accomplish a level of virility by way of their advantage and non secular prestige have been while ascetics’ gown threatened to materially dissolve gender different types, distinction, and hierarchies. after all, the learn permits us to realize a broader view of ways gender was once built, perceived, and contested in early Christianity.
By Tim Rowe
By Albert Chisolm
This trip will exhibit the significance of taking good care of your non secular middle. it's the heart—one of God’s most crucial treasures—that finds your actual cause towards Him. The more fit your religious center is, the higher your reference to God, and the higher your heartbeat for Him can be.
Discovering God’s objective for you starts off by way of stepping into an intimate courting with Him. in this trip of connecting with God in an intimate manner, one needs to start to inquire approximately who God is, what He does, how He thinks, and what He wants. An intimate courting with God capacity turning into spiritually attached with Him. God loves you despite what you've got or haven't performed. he'll move the additional mile for you since you are worthwhile to Him.
When one has suffered from a wounded middle and your spirit has been overwhelmed, what's wanted for recovery? The “warmth of God’s love” is the single solution for those stipulations. in basic terms He is aware what you must develop into spiritually sensible back. He cares approximately you deeply and may give you what you wish for therapeutic and restoration.
By L.C. Dunlop,Rev. Lou Gary Thomas
By Henriet Schapelhouman
Real-life tales and in-depth dialogue current the elements of a missional existence lived for Jesus. uncomplicated steps and practices to aid any chief develop into an agent in God's missional revolution. each one bankruptcy offers mirrored image inquiries to move the missional recommendations into motion. obtainable and compelling, this message calls leaders and mature Christians to stay and lead missionally in line with their wiring—modeled after Jesus' existence on earth.