Bible Study & Church Resources
A Personal Plan for the Encounter of Your Life
If you want to know God's heart, the best way is to read His Word. Back to the Bible president Woodrow Kroll takes the intimidation out of reading the Bible. Designed to help ordinary people connect with God through His Word, this book explores tangible ways to prepare yourself, define your expectations, and profit from ...read more
Are You Willing to Pick a Fight with Evil?
A spiritual battle rages around you every day.
Are you ready to face it?
This companion guidebook will equip you–on your own or with a “band of brothers”–to do just that by:
•providing the most strategic spiritual weapons
•applying practical, interactive ...read more
Discovering What the Bible Says
What does Scripture say about the end of the world? We hear so many opinions, fears, and ideas about this subject that it can be difficult to discern what the Bible says. But God has chosen to reveal to us his plan for the future not to divide or confuse us, but so that we might live ...read more
A Youth Devotional on Love and Dating
Extreme Wisdom for Some of Life's Most
If you've ever had a crush on someone, or if you've ever gone on a date, you know that the guy-girl relationship is one of the most exciting, complicated, and distracting relationships there are in life. When you've got your eye on someone ...read more
In these days of economic uncertainty, and in a society that values financial security, money is an emotional topic. Appearances and lifestyle matter to us. And money–or the lack of it–often determines whether or not were content. The truth is, our attitudes toward money and possessions reflect the quality of ...read more
Wisdom for Responding to Your Child's Deepest Needs
Learning to Love Your Children Well
The challenges of parenting can sometimes feel overwhelming. What do we do when we run out of patience? How do we handle our anger when it seems to be getting the best of us? Where do we find the affirmation our children need?
Alice Fryling invites you to discover ...read more
The Tasks of a Joyful Life
Practices such as prayer, worship, fasting, and solitude will take on new dimensions of richness as readers discover how these things can draw them into a deeper delight in ...read more
If you think God’s values and the world’s values can co-exist, think again.
You have to live in this world. But if you want to be God’s man, there’s a catch: You can’t be absorbed or influenced by the world. You have to stand strong as a man of God and resist the world. ...read more
The Bible gives us story after story of ordinary women who, daring to trust God, influenced their families, influenced their families and communities. These women faced the same challenges we face today--poverty, illness, death, war, loneliness, injustice, and difficult relationships. Yet they chose to believe God in those ...read more
Simple Stories Packed with Meaning
Jesus, the Master Teacher, was a superb storyteller. Rather than abstract doctrinal teachings, he spoke to his followers in lively discourses full of illustrations, metaphors, and stories. Through the images of seeds and soils, sheep, coins, and weddings, Jesus introduces us ...read more
How satisfied are you with your life?
Men like you are finding it tougher than ever to be content with what they have. They compare themselves with others and continually come up short. The soul-gnawing result is discouragement and disappointment.
Lasting contentment comes only from a ...read more
The drive to succeed is a strong force in Western culture, and women are powerfully influenced by it. It is tempting to pursue triumphs that will impress the world, rather than achievements that will advance God's kingdom. In these studies, you'll meet fascinating historical women of the Bible who enjoyed worthy ...read more
You may be single by choice or circumstance. You may plan to marry and have a family, or you may sense a call to lifelong singleness. Even so, your situation is God’s will for you now. What will you do with it? What will you learn from it? And how will you survive the temptations confronting singles in this ...read more
Have you ever been troubled about the relationship between God's love and his justice? How should a Christian's lifestyle relate to the people around him? How do we deal with the realization that God's perspective and ours do not agree? Jonah, Habakkuk, and Malachi encountered many confusing questions and issues. And just ...read more
Problems and Solutions in a Growing Church
Concerned about the Corinthian church, Paul highlights principles for churches to live by that still apply ...read more
Intensely Personal, Overflowing, Never Ending...
Where Can You Find the Kind of Love You Truly Need?
Most people–even those with a deep faith–fail to really grasp the incredibly deep and passionate love God has for them. And yet so many personal problems and needs can be traced back to this misunderstanding of God. The result, as Ruth Myers points ...read more