The True Story of a She, a He, and How They Both Got Too Worked Up About We
I heard somewhere that when you write in a diary you should pretend that youre writing a letter to a really good friend, someone you trust completely…
In the fictional Diary of a Teenage Girl, sixteen-year-old Caitlin O’Conner reveals the inner workings of a girl caught between childhood and womanhood … an empty life without Christ and a meaningful one with Him.
Follow Caitlin as she makes her way from New Year’s to the first day of summer — surviving a challenging home life, changing friends, school pressures, an identity crisis, and the uncertainties of “true love.” You’ll cry with Caitlin as she experiences heartache, and cheer for her as [ … ]
Develop the Art of Self-Challenge
Tired of dreaming about changing your life? Ready to change it? You came to the right place.
Jason Jaggard has developed a simple, direct way to practice the art of self-challenge. It requires a willingness to take healthy risks and is energized by the involvement of a small group of fellow risk-takers.
Here are just a few of the Spark insights that lead to lasting change:
· More resources are available to you than you realize.
· Living a changed life works best when a few friends get involved.
· When you relearn what good is, you experience more [ … ]
Im afraid theres been a car accident…
As Hannah Ryan waits for her family to return home from a camping trip, she realizes she has everything going for hera husband other women admire, two charming teenage daughters, and a loving Christian home. As the sunny afternoon turns into twilight, her uneasiness grows along with the shadows. Then a car pulls into Hannahs driveway, bringing two police officers…and devastating news that shatters her life forever.
Step into Gods vineyard.
In the Secrets of the Vine Bible Study, Bruce Wilkinson shows groups or individual readers how the three Secrets of the Vine introduced in the bestselling book are supported throughout Scripture, applying sound biblical insight to help them move toward making maximum impact for God. This Bible study provides a personal encounter with the life-changing teaching of Jesus in John 15, an inspiring look at God’s intervention in His children’s lives from Bible times to the present, a practical approach to a meaningful relationship with Him, and a visual and interactive learning tool for individual or group use.
When it comes to badness, there’s nothing new under the sun.
In Really Bad Girls of the Bible, Liz reveals the power of God’s sovereignty in the lives of eight shady ladies we know by reputation but have rarely studied in depth: Bathsheba, the bathing beauty. Jael, the tent-peg-toting warrior princess. Herodias, the horrible beheader. Tamar, the widow and not-so-timid temptress. Athaliah, the deadly daughter of Jezebel. And three ancient women whose names we do not know but who have much to teach us: the ashamed Adulteress, the bewitching Medium of En Dor, and the desperate Bleeding Woman.
The eye-opening stories of these eight “Really Bad” women demonstrate [ … ]
Satisfaction. Happiness. Joy. The pursuit of pleasure in God is not only permissible; its essential.
For 25 years, pastor John Piper has been provoking Christians with the simple but paradigm-shattering truth that God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him.
Building his message on hundreds of Scriptures, especially from the Psalms, the apostle Paul, and Jesus himselfand echoing the likes of Blaise Pascal, Jonathan Edwards, and C.S. LewisPiper beckons us to approach God with the hedonists abandon. Finally, we are freed to enjoy Jesus not only as our Lord and Savior, but also our all-surpassing, soul-satisfying Treasure.
A picture is worth a thousand words, and a good story spans the generations.
This story treasury has touched readers’ souls since 1996 and launched a series with more than 4 million copies in print. This edition offers over 100 encouraging story selections from some of America’s best-loved communicators. Carry them in your heart, learn from their wisdom, and share them with someone you love. It’s the storybook that sparked a movement!
Discover the limitless power of God’s name.
So much of our confusion and pain results because we don’t know God — who He really is, how He works in our lives.
But with Lord, I Want to Know You, that will all change. When you know God more fully by studying His names — Creator, Healer, Protector, Provider, and many others — you’ll gain power to stand strong. You’ll find strength for times of trial, comfort for pain, provision for your soul’s deepest needs. And your walk with God will be transformed.
You are Invited to a Dinner with Jesus of Nazareth.
The mysterious envelope arrives on Nick Cominskys desk amid a stack of credit card applications and business-related junk mail. Although his seventy-hour workweek has already eaten into his limited family time, Nick cant pass up the opportunity to see what kind of plot his colleagues have hatched.
The normally confident, cynical Nick soon finds himself thrown off-balance, drawn into an intriguing conversation with a baffling man who appears to be more than comfortable discussing everything from world religions to the existence of heaven and hell. And this man who calls himself Jesus also [ … ]