Recommended Books

5-Minute Bible Studies: For Families

As parents and children race from work and school to extracurricular activities, chores, and more, finding time to stay connected in the Word as a family can be challenging. 5-Minute Bible Studies: For Families is designed with busy families in mind. This second book of the 5-Minute Bible Studies series offers three short messages a week for a full year. Whether everyone has time only in the mornings or you finally see each other at dinner, this book will help you face ...
5-Minute Bible Studies for Families

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

A Heart at Peace: Biblical Strategies for Christians in Conflict

Conflict and disagreements happen in all circles, regardless of race, religion, or creed. However, Christians are specifically called by God to reconcile with their neighbor in a Christlike fashion. This book teaches you God s method for conflict resolution as given in his Word. It will help break down the hostility that can divide believers, while also aiding in the reconciliation process. Discover the spiritual relief that comes naturally when your heart is at peace. by Kenneth Kremer
A Heart at Peace

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?

Answering the Objections of Atheists, Agnostics, & Skeptics

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 ...
Answering the Objections of Atheists, Agnostics, & Skeptics

Behold, I am Coming Soon!

This devotional features 28 unique entries based on the book of Revelation to help guide readers through the Advent season. With all the hustle and bustle and preparations for Christmas, these devotions will help you pause to recall Jesus' birth in Bethlehem and also encourage you to look forward to the Savior's return in the final days. by Rev. Bruce McKenney
Behold I Am Coming Soon!

Breaking the Patterns of Depression

Twenty to thirty million Americans suffer from some form of diagnosable depression, and their ranks are growing. Psychologist Michael D. Yapko explains that in order to find relief, more than the current episode of depression must be examined. In Breaking the Patterns of Depression, he presents skills that enable readers to understand and ultimately avert depression's recurring cycles. Focusing on future prevention as well as initial treatment, the book includes over one hundred structured activities to help sufferers learn the skills necessary ...
Breaking the Patterns of Depression

Connected to Christ: Witnessing in Everyday Life

Evangelism. Witnessing. Sharing God’s Word. It’s all part of a toolkit that you were given the moment you were baptized into Christ’s family. And it’s a toolkit that anyone can be given through belief in Christ. But evangelism and witnessing sometimes feels as if it’s a put together person, filled to the brim with Christ’s love, talking to broken people. But it’s not. It’s regular, everyday people, broken by sin, talking about God’s love and Christ’s forgiveness of sins to ...
Connected to Christ: Witnessing in Everyday Life

Conversations with Jehovah’s Witnesses

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 ...
Conversations with Jehovah's Witnesses

Crossing the Chasm: Helping Mormons Discover the Bridge to God

Crossing the Chasm exposes the differences between the bridge Mormonism proposes and the biblical bridge - differences which are often obscured. Mark and Jon also offer practical tips for talking with Mormons so they too can experience the confidence of standing on Christ alone. by Mark J. Cares and Jon Leach
Crossing the Chasm

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