Recommended Books

Reclaiming Home: A Family’s Guide for Life, Love & Legacy

Are you watching as your family spins out of control? Are you pulled in so many directions that you aren’t doing anything well? We live in an era when children often know more about their electronic devices than their own family history, parents invest more time in the carpool line than at the dinner table, and marriages teeter on the cliff of neglect. Reclaiming Home offers families creative, life-changing solutions to these modern day dilemmas. Learn how to throw small ...
Reclaiming Home : A family's guide for life, love & legacy by Krista Gilbert

Introducing Christianity to Mormons

Share Jesus with Your LDS Friends and Family One of our greatest challenges as Christians is sharing the truth with those who believe they’ve already found it. When witnessing to current or former members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, it’s essential that you can compassionately delineate biblical teachings from Mormon doctrine while tactfully advocating for Christ. For every believer who prays for loved ones in the LDS Church—or loved ones who gave up on religion after ...
Introducing Christianity to Mormons

Shining the Gospel Light on the Quran: Understanding and Engaging Muslims

What does it mean to be a Christian? What does it mean to be Muslim? Both are very similar and yet also very different. What else makes them similar, what makes them different, and how do they navigate their beliefs to better understand each other? As a Christian raised in a majority Muslim country, author Rev. Dr. Abjar Bakhou offers a unique perspective on how Muslims and Christians coexist in society and in their faith. God purposefully created all of ...
Shining the Gospel Light on the Quran

Grace Under Pressure: Responding Faithfully to Stress

The pressures of life can be overwhelming. Stressful circumstances cause us to sin. While feeling stress is not a sin, how we react to it can be. Everyone has been on the receiving and giving end of ungrateful behavior, expressing their feelings in ungodly ways. We recognize the damage it can do, but our sinful nature still often wins. Yet in a world that seems to be out of control, God’s grace, even under pressure, is sufficient and unlimited. No ...
Grace Under Pressure: Responding Faithfully to Stress

8 Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids

Finally, a practical book for busy parents! Whether you find parenting intuitive or impossible, we could all use a hand here and there. And we could use it quick! In 8 Simple Tools, child psychologist and father Todd Cartmell walks you through the nuts and bolts of healthy, effective parenting. Using examples from his home and 20 years of professional practice, Todd gives eight essential and practical tools to help you: Listen well and respond wisely Use affirmation to influence your child Develop a nurturing ...
8 Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids

Married and Still Loving It: The Joys and Challenges of the Second Half

Long marriages are a gift… but they aren’t always easy You know yourselves better. You’ve learned to cherish the small things. You’re past keeping up with the Joneses. And yet, anxieties over grown children, worries about money and health, and feelings of disappointment can challenge even the best marriages. In Married and Still Loving It, renowned relationship expert Gary Chapman and Harold Myra, longtime CEO of Christianity Today International, offer wise counsel and practical insight on making your marriage thrive during the later ...
Married and Still Loving It: The Joys and Challenges of the Second Half

And She was a Christian: Why Do Believers Commit Suicide?

Suicide has been a historically difficult and taboo topic for the church. Christians, perhaps even more so than nonbelievers, are often appalled or distressed by this horrific act and can struggle to understand it. This is especially true when it is a fellow believer who takes his or her own life. And She Was a Christian provides answers straight from God's Word, with a strong emphasis on the saving grace of Jesus Christ. Ideal for Christian counselors or anyone who has ...
And She was a Christian: Why Do Believers Commit Suicide?

Speaking of Homosexuality: Discussing the Issues with Kindness and Clarity

An unfamiliar car parks near your house, and two pleasant-looking folks approach your front door. The doorbell rings, and after exchanging pleasantries, your unexpected guests offer you some literature from the Watchtower Society. What will you say? What should you say? Should you engage your visitors in conversation at all? And if so, how? Trusted Bible teacher Ron Rhodes guides you through several realistic dialogues with Jehovah’s Witnesses, demonstrating helpful techniques for listening, asking questions, avoiding offense, and more. He includes the ...
Speaking of Homosexuality: Discussing the Issues with Kindness and Clarity

Growing Up Social: Raising Relational Kids in a Screen-Driven World

Is technology drawing your family together or driving it apart? In this digital age, children are spending more and more time interacting with a screen and less time playing outside, reading a book, or interacting with a parent. While technology can benefit us, it can also erode a sense of togetherness and hinder a child’s emotional and social development. In Growing Up Social, Gary Chapman and Arlene Pellicane will empower you with the tools you need to make positive changes . . ...
Growing Up Social

Forgiveness: Received from God Extended to Others

An unfamiliar car parks near your house, and two pleasant-looking folks approach your front door. The doorbell rings, and after exchanging pleasantries, your unexpected guests offer you some literature from the Watchtower Society. What will you say? What should you say? Should you engage your visitors in conversation at all? And if so, how? Trusted Bible teacher Ron Rhodes guides you through several realistic dialogues with Jehovah’s Witnesses, demonstrating helpful techniques for listening, asking questions, avoiding offense, and more. He includes the ...
Forgiveness

Equipped: The Armor of God for Everyday Struggles

Who are you and what is your life all about? Are you aware that there is a force trying to steer your life off course with false outlooks, confused thoughts, and self-destructive actions? It's time to clear up the confusion. Satan's Lies offers solid truth to help you look at life in a brand new way, a way that is balanced, accurate, and focused on growth. If you need to be rescued from a frenzied pace in life or from feelings that ...
Equipped: The Armor of God for Everyday Struggles

Faith that Engages the Culture

Talking about Christianity outside of church or your groups is difficult, especially if you're talking to a non-Christian. Witnessing shouldn't be as difficult as it seems, and it's not nearly as scary. Following his previous book, Faith That Sees Through the Culture, Alfonso Espinosa brings witnessing to an easy and accessible level with Faith That Engages the Culture. Using a concept called the Engagement Triangle, you can learn how to witness in today's world to the people that need to hear the ...
Faith that Engages the Culture

Faith to Follow: The Journey of Becoming a Pastor’s Wife

While her husband pursued a four-year Master of Divinity degree from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Kate Meadows wondered how she fit into the process of her husband becoming a pastor. In the Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod, only men can be ordained as pastors. The men who come to the seminary have a well-paved road ahead of them. The women who come with those men don't. As women, we ask ourselves, "Who am I in this process?" and "Where do ...
Faith to Follow: The Journey of Becoming a Pastor's Wife

Family Wellness: Raising Resilient, Christ-Purposed Children

Wellness is important to everything, making sure that you're keeping yourself healthy and balanced in all aspects of life. But have you considered the wellness of your family? Is your family well in all meanings of the word: physically, spiritually, emotionally, and mentally? Using five core character values, Dr. John Eckrich, founder of Grace Place Ministries, will show you how to build a strong Christian family. Use discussion questions at the back of the book, grounded in God's Word, to ...
Family Wellness: Raising Resilient, Christ-Purposed Children

First Time Dad: The Stuff You Really Need to Know

Perhaps the most powerful influence in the world is that of a dad on his child. Baseball gloves, dirty diapers, tiny little hands, first days of school, daddy-daughter dances, and learner's permits... and so much more! There's no way you can be ready for it all, but this is when you need to get a bit of a head start... First Time Dad by Focus on the Family ministry veteran (and father of 6) John Fuller lets you in on the stuff you ...
First Time Dad

Forgiveness: Received from God Extended to Others

An unfamiliar car parks near your house, and two pleasant-looking folks approach your front door. The doorbell rings, and after exchanging pleasantries, your unexpected guests offer you some literature from the Watchtower Society. What will you say? What should you say? Should you engage your visitors in conversation at all? And if so, how? Trusted Bible teacher Ron Rhodes guides you through several realistic dialogues with Jehovah’s Witnesses, demonstrating helpful techniques for listening, asking questions, avoiding offense, and more. He includes the ...
Forgiveness

From Dirty to Dancing: God’s Grace for Those Struggling with Pornography

Has pornography dirtied your mind? Your soul? Your relationships? The way you look at other people? The way you look at God? Has pornography dirtied the life of someone you love? Your sibling? Your child? Your spouse? Your friend? How do you come clean? How can you help others do the same? From Dirty to Dancing is a resource to support Christians who face an addiction to pornography. No matter how troubled a believer may be by this battle, From ...
From Dirty to Dancing

Getting Through to Jehovah’s Witnesses: Approaching Bible Discussions in Unexpected Ways

Do you want to share the gospel with Jehovah’s Witnesses but don’t know what to say? Have you tried to talk with them only to end up frustrated and going around in circles? The key to effective communication with Jehovah’s Witnesses is getting them out of their prepared presentations by approaching Bible discussion in ways they won’t expect. In this way, you can get them off autopilot and help them focus on what the Bible is really saying. This book ...
Getting Through to Jehovah's Witnesses

God is Bigger than your Cancer

If God is Bigger Than Your Cancer, then where is He? It's OK to have questions of God; as a matter of fact, He welcomes them. Why did God Make Cancer? Is My Cancer Bigger Than God? Why me? Why did I get Cancer? I've prayed, So Why am I Still Sick? Cancer patients need more than answers from their doctors on how to heal their bodies. They need answers from God on how to heal their doubts. God is Bigger ...
God is Bigger than your Cancer

God Loves Moms: Twelve Lessons About God’s Mercy

The women we read about in God s Word were just regular women like us. And they had the same insecurities and vulnerabilities that we all feel. This study digs deep into the stories of thirteen biblical women for a fresh look at how God reveals His grace through Christ for you. Each of these twelve sessions includes a short narrative about a typical modern mom s life and a look at a biblical woman s faith story to show ...
God Loves Moms