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Mark Batterson on the Catalyst Podcast – Hearing God’s Voice

 

Jason Haynes at Catalyst Chats With Mark Batterson and Talks About Hearing God’s Voice

Jason Haynes:

So at Catalyst we’re really excited to have Mark Batterson here with us on the Catalyst Podcast today. Many of you probably know Mark as the pastor of National Community Church in Washington DC. Author of several books including “The Circle Maker” his newest book “Whisper” which we’re gonna talk about in just a little bit and he’s also been a long time friend of Catalyst. So, Mark, we’re happy to have you. Why don’t we just start by, I would love to just get a little bit of update from you. What’s going on with the church and how things are going.

Mark Batterson:

Yeah, Jason. It’s great to be with you. I’m a [ … ]

WHISPER by Mark Batterson – Small Group Discussion Questions (PDF)

Mark Batterson - WHISPER - Small Group QuestionsThe voice that spoke the cosmos into existence is the same voice that parted the Red sea, and made the sun stand still in the midday sky. One day, this voice will make all things new, but it’s also speaking to you now!

Download this free reflection and discussion guide, which is perfect for small group or individual study.

You’ll find more resources, including sermon notes, downloads, graphics, and more, at MarkBatterson.com/Whisper

A Reflection on Faith, Family, and My Time on “American Chopper”

It remains humorous to me that after ten years of appearing on a reality television show, the question I am most often asked, by far, is whether what happened on our show was, well, real.

But then again, the dynamic that made “American Chopper” a global phenomenon did appear unreal, prompting the two to three million viewers tuning in on Monday nights to hope – even pray – that the volatile relationship between my father and me was too bad to be true.

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Isaiah’s Daughter Receives PW Starred Review

Mesu Andrews has received a starred review from Publishers Weekly for her upcoming biblical fiction novel, Isaiah’s Daughter: A Novel of Prophets and Kings, releasing Jan. 16, 2018.

Publishers Weekly (10/30/2017): Andrews (Miriam) continues her mission to explore the lives of lesser-known women of the Bible in this thrilling account of Hephzibah, the wife of King Hezekiah of Judah. She begins her life as Ishma and is orphaned as a girl when her family is killed by Israelite soldiers. After a treacherous flight, she is welcomed into the prophet Isaiah’s home. There she meets the young prince Hezekiah, who has also suffered: he watched his brother be sacrificed to a pagan god. The two children form a friendship rooted in their shared pain that develops over the years into a lasting love. Isaiah adopts Ishma and bestows on her a new [ … ]

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Hillsong Founder Brian Houston Releases New Book March 2018

Brian Houston, Global Senior Pastor of the worldwide Hillsong Church and President and Executive Producer of the popular Hillsong Music, with songs sung by more than 50 million people each Sunday, is set to author a new book with WaterBrook, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House. There is More: When the World Says You Can’t – God Says You Can is scheduled to publish in the United States on March 20, 2018, and on March 19, 2018, from Ebury at Penguin Random House Australia.

Houston’s book comes as his international network of churches has experienced exponential growth, now in 20 countries across six continents. Hillsong’s U.S. congregations have approximately 20,000 in attendance per weekend.

Tina Constable, Senior Vice President and Publisher for Currency, Forum, and Christian Publishing, announced that world rights to the [ … ]

Christian Satire Site Babylon Bee To Publish Book May 2018

The founders of The Babylon Bee, a widely popular Christian website known for its satirical take on Christian culture, have signed an agreement with Multnomah, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, to publish How to Be a Perfect Christian: Your Comprehensive Guide to Flawless Spiritual Living, releasing May 1, 2018.

Kendall Davis, Associate Editor at WaterBrook and Multnomah, acquired world rights to the work in print and digital formats from Andrew Wolgemuth of Wolgemuth & Associates.

“The Babylon Bee offers a refreshing and hilarious take on modern, American Christianity,” says Davis. “Getting to partner with the witty, whip-smart team at the Bee is an editorial dream, and we’re so excited to put this funny and important book into the marketplace.”

Originally launched in March 2016, The Babylon Bee has quickly grown to be a favored source of humor [ … ]