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Sneak Peek: STOP WAITING FOR PERMISSION STUDY GUIDE by Stephen Chandler

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Make the breakthroughs you need to sustain your God-given greatness with the perfect companion to Stephen Chandler’s guide to unlocking your unique genius, Stop Waiting for Permission.

Pastor Stephen Chandler believes with all his heart that God designed you for a purpose and filled you with potential. The Stop Waiting for Permission Study Guide is your road map to the journey of a lifetime, one that requires your active participation.

Each of the ten sessions aligns with chapters from his book, Stop Waiting for Permission. Ideal for group or individual settings, this guide offers ample space to reflect on key questions and insights through four key sections:
• Soak It In with a key biblical passage
• Reflect on It through thought-provoking questions
• Live into It with activities and prompts that make it real
• Pray It Out by wrapping it up with [ … ]

Sneak Peek: STOP WAITING FOR PERMISSION by Stephen Chandler

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A bold and inspiring invitation to dream, plan, and ultimately overcome the obstacles blocking you from your greatest purpose in life—whatever it is!—from the pastor of one of America’s fastest-growing churches.

Pastor Stephen Chandler believes that each of us has a specific, life-giving purpose in this world. Sadly, many people never discover the unique genius that has been embedded within them by the Creator of the universe. But that doesn’t have to be the case!

Stop Waiting for Permission offers a four-step process to unlocking your unique calling and activating your innate, God-given strengths. Chandler provides the tools you need to:

  • Identify What Is Holding You Back
  • Discover Your Unique Genius
  • Maximize Your God-Given Greatness
  • Live In Your Purpose with Perseverance

Stop Waiting For Permission is a biblical boost of encouragement filled with original [ … ]

Sneak Peek: CORE 52 FAMILY EDITION by Mark Moore

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In just ten minutes a day, you and your kids can master 52 core Bible verses over the course of a year–and have fun doing so!

While there are lots of one-year Bible reading plans and family devotionals, few help kids understand the words that they’re reading. In this new addition to the popular Core 52 line of resources, Mark E. Moore and his daughter, former teacher and stay-at-home mom Megan Howerton, coach you and your family through 52 of the Bible’s key verses.

Each week provides you and your child with a simple 5-day plan:

  • Day 1—read the Bible verse and explanatory text and start a fun challenge
  • Day 2—memorize a key verse with the help of an engaging 3-minute video
  • Day 3—read a longer related Bible passage and answer [ … ]

Sneak Peek: EVERYONE BELONGS by Heather Avis

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A joyful rhyming book that encourages children to not only value all people but to also make room for their differences in order to make a better, brighter, and more beautiful world, from the New York Times bestselling author of Different—A Great Thing to Be!

“We know everyone’s different; no two are the same. You belong in our show!” the sisters exclaimed.   Macy and Tru are putting on a spectacular talent show to highlight the ways they love to perform. Other kids arrive, eager to participate but unsure if they’ll be welcomed. Since the two sisters know that everything is a lot more fun when everybody’s included, they’re determined to find a role in the show for each person.    Inspiring, encouraging, and packed with joy, Everyone Belongs reminds us that it’s possible to make room for all people and [ … ]

Sneak Peek: STILL MY FOREVER by Kim Vogel Sawyer

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Can a frustrated composer find new inspiration with the woman who once made his heart sing? From the bestselling author of Freedom’s Song comes a charming romance inspired by a real historical figure.

Four years after leaving town to make a name for himself as a composer, Gilbert Baty has returned temporarily to Falke, Kansas. Now, he’s trying to keep everyone from learning the truth about his disastrous years in New York City. He hopes to start writing music again in Falke, but he can’t help being distracted by Ava Flaming, the brown-eyed baker to whom he was briefly engaged before he ended things—and who still stirs feelings in him he knows he has no right to pursue.

Ava had thought she was past the loss of Gil Baty. But to her dismay, she’s as drawn [ … ]

Sneak Peek: THE STORIES OF GOD (AND KIKI) by Dave Connis

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From the creators of The Inventions of God (and Eva) comes a delightfully illustrated picture book that tells the story of the would-be author and artist Kiki—and the God who created her to be a lot like Him.

Little Kiki is an aspiring author and illustrator who weaves daring tales about swashbuckling otters, all-knowing sea cucumbers, and nail-biting rescues from the clutches of gerblins (part gerbil, part goblin). But where do her imagination, creativity, and ideas come from?

Meet God, the author of all stories. He writes adventurous tales such as Esther Saves Her Family and Friends, Jesus and the Tomb that Couldn’t Hold Him, and the Story of Kiki.

Kiki loves to write but sometimes she forgets to include important pieces (like the time she forgot to [ … ]

Sneak Peek: YOU’RE GONNA MAKE IT by Daniel Fusco

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Discover the grit you need to persevere through life’s hard times—with the resilience, honesty, and unshakeable joy of Jesus—with the popular pastor and host of Hillsong Channel’s Real with Daniel Fusco and Jesus Is Real Radio

Most of us are just trying to get through the next twenty-four hours . . . let alone being ready to deal with the stress, anxiety, and suffering that arise when least expected.

But it’s possible to move from fear and worry to the positive anticipation life should hold. See, there’s a way to survive the maddening chaos of this world, but it is only found in Jesus.

Pastor and author Daniel Fusco discovered this the hard way. He’s experienced his share of loss, including the death of loved ones. Through diving into the Bible and deep times of [ … ]

Sneak Peek: BRONCO & FRIENDS: MISSION POSSIBLE by Tim Tebow

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In this hilarious and heartwarming adventure from the New York Times bestselling author of Bronco and Friends: A Party to Remember,Bronco learns that when helping others feels hard or scary, God will give you courage to do the right thing.

While having a picnic one day, Bronco gets upset when a bee lands on him. But the bee isn’t as dangerous as she seems. In fact, she needs help! It won’t be easy, but Bronco and his friends gather their courage and work together to embark on a daring rescue. And once they do, they discover that putting others first makes a big difference in the lives of those who really need them.

This book, featuring the same lovable characters as Tim Tebow’s Bronco and Friends: A Party to Remember and [ … ]

Sneak Peek: A DUDE’S GUIDE TO BABY SIZE by Taylor Calmus (Dude Dad)

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The viral video star behind Dude Dad offers a humorous and heartfelt guide to helping expectant fathers survive and thrive during the wild ride that is forty weeks of pregnancy.

Numerous apps and books exist to help expectant parents understand their baby’s development by comparing their unborn child to a raspberry or a stalk of broccoli, but Taylor Calmus takes issue with that. First off, your baby is not some wimpy little vegetable. Your baby is a hardcore little lug nut who is straight-up growing organs on a weekly basis. Second, how big is a stalk of broccoli? And what the heck is a kumquat? Clearly this situation calls for a better approach. Enter . . . A Dude’s Guide to Baby Size.

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Sneak Peek: GOOD AND BEAUTIFUL AND KIND by Rich Villodas

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An invitation to love like Jesus and step beyond distraction and division into the joy we long to experience—from the author of The Deeply Formed Life, winner of the Christianity Today Book Award

We long for a good life, a beautiful life, a kind life. But clearly that’s not the world we live in. We carry the stress of our fractured world in our bodies and relationships. Families that once gathered around tables have converted those tables into walls. Hostility, rage, and offense is the language of our culture.

How did we lose goodness, kindness, and beauty? And more important, how do we get them back into our lives? These are the two questions crying out in our streets, homes, churches, and from deep within our souls.

Pastor and author Rich Villodas [ … ]