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Boy Meets Girl

Say Hello to Courtship
 By: Joshua Harris
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The last thing singles want is more rules. But if you’re looking for an intentional, God-pleasing game plan for finding a future spouse, Joshua Harris delivers an appealing one. A compelling new foreword, an all-new “8 Great Courtship Conversations” section, and updated material throughout makes this five-year revision of the original Boy Meets Girl a must-have! Harris illustrates how biblical courtship—a healthy, joyous alternative to recreational dating—worked for him and his wife. Boy Meets Girl presents an inspiring, practical example for readers wanting to pursue the possibility of marriage with someone they may be serious about.

Changed into His Image (Student Edition)
God's Plan for Transforming Your Life
 By: Jim Berg
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The Christian life is about a relationship with God. It is not primarily about do's and don'ts. We cannot know God "on the run" any more than we can know another person that way. Relationships require enourmous amounts of time devoted to personal interaction with the other person.

Changed into His Image (student edition) is a 13 week study that leads you into fellowship with God. Each study unit includes daily activities that explain how to build an intimate and satisfying relationship with God.

God's Solutions to Life's Problems
 By: Dr. Wayne Mack and Joshua Mack
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You can experience permanent victory over any problem when you learn how to use Scripture to define the problem, discover the biblical solution, commit to a biblical course of action, and design your life for change. This study by Dr. Wayne Mack and pastor Joshua Mack will teach you how.

Growing Up Christian
Have you taken ownership of your relationship with God?
 By: Karl Graustein
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Many teens are active in church youth programs, yet drop out of church later in life and never return. Other young adults rest on the merits of their parents’ faith without ever experiencing their own relationship with Jesus Christ. In Growing Up Christian, Karl Graustein and Mark Jacobsen seek to help teenagers who have grown up in Christian homes by reminding them of the blessings of growing up in a Christian home, warning them of some of the dangers they face, providing practical suggestions for avoiding these dangers, and urging them to think and live in a way that pleases God.

Knowledge of the Holy
The Attributes of God: Their Meaning in the Christian Life
 By: A.W. Tozer
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The Knowledge of the Holy by popular evangelical author and Christian mystic A.W. Tozer illuminates God’s attributes—from wisdom, to grace, to mercy—and in doing so, attempts to restore the majesty and wonder of God in the hearts and minds of all Christians. A modern classic of Christian testimony and devotion, The Knowledge of the Holy shows us how we can rejuvenate our prayer life, meditate more reverently, understand God more deeply, and experience God’s presence in our daily lives.

Not Even A Hint
Guarding Your Heart Against Lust
 By: Joshua Harris
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Lust isn't just a guy problem - it's a human problem. And unless we honestly confront it, lust will destroy our relationships and our lives. Joshua Harris, author of the runaway bestseller I Kissed Dating Goodbye, calls a generation bombarded with images of sexual sin back to the freedom and joy of holiness. This "PG-rated" book - straightforward without being graphic - speaks to those entrenched in lust or just flirting with temptation. Honestly sharing his own struggles, Harris exposes lust's tactics and helps readers create a personal plan for fighting back. Men and women will find hope in God's grace and learn the secrets to lasting change.

Respectable Sins
Confronting the Sins We Tolerate
 By: Jerry Bridges
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Have Christians become so preoccupied with the major sins of our society that we have lost sight of our need to deal with our own more subtle sins? Jerry Bridges returns to his trademark theme of holiness and addresses a dozen clusters of specific "acceptable" sins that we tend to tolerate in ourselves - such as jealousy, anger, pride, unthankfulness, and judgmentalism.  Jerry writes not from a height of spiritual accomplishment but from the trenches of his own battles with sin. In his admonitions, Jerry offers a message of hope in the profound mercy of the gospel and the transforming grace of God as the means to overcoming our subtle sins.

The Hidden Truth About Your Idenity in Christ
 By: John MacArthur
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Did you know that every time you utter the word "Lord," you make a subtle yet profound declaration that God is your Master and you belong to him? Best-selling author MacArthur explores what it means to follow Christ without hesitation---and why we as believers should consider ourselves slaves who were bought at a price.

Spiritual Leadership
A Commitment to Excellence for Every Believer (Commitment To Spiritual Growth)
 By: J. Oswald Sanders
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The need for talented vigorous leaders in the church cannot be overemphasized. Such times demand active service of men and women who are guided by and devoted to Jesus Christ.

With more than 750,000 copies in print, Spiritual Leadership stands as a proven classic for developing such leadership. In these pages J. Oswald Sanders presents the key principles of leadership in both the temporal and spiritual realms, illustrating his points with examples from Scripture and biographies of eminent men of God (Moses, Nehemiah, Paul, David Livingstone, Charles Spurgeon, and others). He writes that even natural leadership qualities are God-given, and their true effectiveness can only be reached when they are used to the glory of God. Featured topics include:

  • The cost of leadership
  • The responsibility of leadership
  • Tests of leadership
  • The qualities and criteria of leadership
  • The art of reproducing leaders
  • The one indispensable requirement of leadership

The Enemy Within
Straight Talk About Sin
 By: Kris Lundgaard
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Do you still struggle with sin and wonder why it wont go away? Are you waiting for God to wave His magic wand over your head so that you wont sin anymore? These and other questions are answered in this book dealing with the Christian and why he still sins.

The Murder of Jesus
 By: John MacArthur
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The pieces are in place. The curtain rises for the final act. God is about to die. An unprecedented conspiracy of injustice, cruelty, and religious and political interests sentenced a man guilty of no crimes to the most barbaric method of execution ever devised. The victim was no mere man. Jesus was God in the flesh. The Creator of life died.

How did such a thing come to be? Who were the onlookers, the players, the fakes, frauds, and heroes? What was it like in the Upper Room that night, in the shadows of Gethsemane, or in the Praetorium awaiting Pilate's verdict? What is the meaning of the last words Jesus uttered as He gasped for breath on the cross? What if all the facts you now so well could come alive in your ind and heart as a living story, rather than as a 2000-year-old ancient account?

By piecing together the narrative from the perspective of the participants, John MacArthur invites you to relive the most awesome injustice in the history of man, the unparalleled triumph of the sovereignty of God, and the passion of Christ.

The Screwtape Letters
 By: CS Lewis
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A masterpiece of satire, this classic has entertained and enlightened readers the world over with its sly and ironic portrayal of human life from the vantage point of Screwtape, a highly placed assistant to "Our Father Below." At once wildly comic, deadly serious, and strikingly original C. S. Lewis gives us the correspondence of the worldly-wise old devil to his nephew Wormwood, a novice demon in charge of securing the damnation of an ordinary young man. The Screwtape Letters is the most engaging and humorous account of temptation and triumph over it -- ever written.

War of Words
Getting to the heart of your communication struggles
 By: Paul David Tripp
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The way you talk and the things you say have more effect than you know. In this great book Paul Tripp dives into why we say the things we say and how to make our talk and lives reflect God so much more.

When People Are Big And God Is Small
Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency, and the Fear of Man
 By: Edward T. Welch
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Overly concerned about what people think of you? Welch uncovers the spiritual dimension of people-pleasing and points the way through a true knowledge of God, ourselves, and others.

Resisting the Seduction of a Fallen World
 By: C. J. Mahaney, John Piper, Dave Harvey, Bob Kauflin, Jeff Purswell, Craig Cabaniss
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This resource uncovers the presence of worldliness and helps believers learn to relate to the world while resisting its influence in their lives.

People today are saturated in technology and prosperity. They are bombarded with endless luxuries: clothes to wear, cars to buy, vacations to take, entertainment to enjoy. Yet this world, which offers so many pleasures, is actively opposed to God and the truth of His Word. How, then, is the believer to relate to the world in which he or she lives?

Worldliness: Resisting the Seduction of a Fallen World uncovers the presence of worldliness-the cravings of sinful man, the lust of his eyes, and the boasting of what he has or does. Worldliness then reveals how Christians are to engage a fallen world and boldly preach the gospel, yet not be conformed and ultimately seduced by the system of this world.

As readers learn to identify the presence of worldliness in the areas of media, modesty, music, and material possessions, they can begin to resist its influence in their lives and instead pursue eternal godliness.