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I often meet many Christian parents who tell me stories of their kids, who grew up in the church and they taught them the Gospel. Many of them in their youth or junior high years, or even high school years, made a profession of faith. As they got older, they identified as gay and they walked away from their faith. These are really heartbreaking stories. Parents want to know…how do we respond well? I think ultimately, we need to recognize that sexuality is never really the main issue. Actually, it is never really the main issue. It is definitely something that God is concerned about, but it’s not the core issue, and the core issue always comes down to faith.
The reality is, for me, my biggest sin was not being in [ … ]
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In this taut thriller that depicts a future where belief is dangerous, faith is deemed hatred, and a group of powerful elite keeps watch, the Reckoner has come to wake up America.
The year is 2038 and Cheyenne Burne is a brilliant young programmer working for Acatour, the world’s top technology firm. Her father converts to Christianity, and he suddenly disappears without a trace. When a stranger hands Cheyenne a coded message that sends her on a collision course with a clandestine group of believers, she must put her life in the hands of those following a man known only as the Reckoner. He claims he wants to bring back true faith in Christ to America and also [ … ]
From the best-selling author of When God Made You and When God Made Light comes a beautifully affirming, deeply meaningful prayer from a parent to a loving God, asking for God’s presence and comfort over the life of a child.
Something about seeing a beloved child come into the world, grow, and experience the wonder and pain of life drives adults to pray for the kids they love. Even people with no religious affiliation will pray for the well-being of a child. When I Pray for You celebrates the dreams, hopes, and longings we pray over our children, and shares with the little ones how much care, concern, and love a parent, family member, or friend feels for them.
From the well-known health and lifestyle coaches of the widely popular website Lean Healthy Ageless (formerly Ageless Woman Living) comes a practical, science-based diet book that unravels the mystery of why women gain weight as they age and includes a sustainable plan to permanently lose the pounds and inches.
Eat, Live, Thrive Diet shows women how they can not only lose excess body fat permanently but also improve their overall health in critical areas such as brain function, resistance to disease, slowing down external aging, and increasing energy. This highly effective eating plan is presented in a compassionate voice by two experienced health coaches who share personal experiences of battling weight and emotional eating issues. Whereas most diets are short-lived or require substantial upkeep to maintain, Eat, Live, Thrive Diet is a [ … ]
A simple yet profound guide to facilitate the instinctively human desire to pray.
We pray because we are human, not because we are religious. Something in our nature points beyond itself; something in us searches for and desires personal connection with God. Although communicating with our Creator through prayer is innate, the effective practice of it often feels just beyond our reach.
This unique book guides you to pray in deeper and more authentic ways. The short prayers and thought-provoking imagery, interspersed with contemplative reflections and suggested practices, will stir, inform, and encourage you. The simplicity of the prayers and the aesthetic appeal of the images will inspire people in every facet of life, including those with no real religious background at all.
Christopher Yuan discusses the question, “As a Christian, how do you struggle with homosexual thoughts and temptations” Christopher unpacks this question about sexuality, and many more, in his new book, HOLY SEXUALITY AND THE GOSPEL. You can read a sample of Christopher’s book here: http://bit.ly/2FMb6H2
Christopher Yuan discusses the question, “How is Your Book “Holy Sexuality and the Gospel” Different From “Out of a Far Country”?
Christopher unpacks this question about sexuality, and many more, in his new book, HOLY SEXUALITY AND THE GOSPEL.
You can read a sample of Christopher’s book here: http://bit.ly/2FMb6H2 ***
“The Bible is the most important book the world has for all generations. The Bible is our guide to faith and life. Nothing can compete with it or improve it. But in Dr. Christopher Yuan’s Holy Sexuality and the Gospel, you are holding in your hands the most important humanly composed book about biblical sexuality and godly living for our times.”
—Rosaria Butterfield, PhD, speaker and author of The Secret Thoughts of [ … ]
Maybe God isn’t who you think He is. Maybe He’s better.
When Shane Pruitt and his wife were going through a difficult season with the health issues of their son, they heard cliché after cliché, including “God won’t give you more than you can handle.” The Pruitts found that such unbiblical statements distracted them from the truth that God was with them.
In Nine Common Lies Christians Believe, Shane tackles popular one-liners that have wormed their way into our Christian vernacular, including “God gained another angel,” “Follow your heart,” and “God just wants me to be happy.” As Shane reminds us, when we move past religious jargon and the catchphrases of cultural Christianity, we can focus our minds on the Word of God. Because Scripture offers more than one-liners [ … ]
From the author of Out of a Far Country, which details his dramatic conversion from an agnostic gay man who put his identity in his sexuality to a Bible professor who now puts his identity in Christ alone, comes a gospel-centered discussion of sex, desire, and relationships.
Dr. Christopher Yuan explores the concept of holy sexuality—chastity in singleness or faithfulness in marriage—in a practical and relevant manner, equipping readers with an accessible yet robust theology of sexuality. Whether you want to share Christ with a loved one who identifies as gay or you’re wrestling with questions of identity yourself, this book will help you better understand sexuality in light of God’s grand story and realize that holy sexuality is actually good news for all.
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