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New Book Releases
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Anxious: Choosing Faith in a World of Worry by Amy Simpson (book)
978-0-8308-4314-5 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 192 pages, $15
Release Date: October 2014
Millions of people in our society are frantic with worry. But we are called to live with joy and contentment, trusting God with the present and the future. Simpson shares that worry is a spiritual problem, impossible overcome with sheer willpower--its solution is rooted entirely in who God is.
Beyond Awkward: When Talking About Jesus Is Outside Your Comfort Zone by Beau Crosetto (book)
978-0-8308-3688-8 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 192 pages, $16
Release Date: October 2014
We love to share good news with the world--a great restaurant, a promotion, a baby--and that makes us evangelists for many things. So why don't we do the same with Jesus? Simply put, Jesus is awkward for us. Yet when we brave that awkwardness, we see God work.
Called: The Crisis and Promise of Following Jesus Today by Mark Labberton (book)
978-0-8308-3683-3 | | InterVarsity Press
hardcover, 192 pages, $16
Release Date: October 2014
To live as followers of Jesus is the most urgent call upon God's people. Labberton returns to the fundamental dimensions of human life, identifying universal issues in a particular context of people, time and place. Called shows how Christians can rediscover their calling to be agents of change for today.
Doing Good Without Giving Up: Sustaining Social Action in a World That's Hard to Change by Ben Lowe (book)
978-0-8308-3679-6 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 208 pages, $16
Release Date: October 2014
As Christians, we all want change in the world. But we don't just aim at change--we aim at faithfulness and with it comes fruitfulness. Moving beyond theory, Lowe renews our mission with key postures, practices and real-life examples of what it looks like to persevere in faithful activism today.
Dwell: Life with God for the World by Barry D. Jones (book)
978-0-8308-3669-7 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 208 pages, $16
Release Date: October 2014
Christians often wrestle with their role in this fallen world. But Jesus offers a radical model for living as he teaches us how to dwell in the world for the sake of the world. To be like him we must learn what it means to live out this missional spirituality.
Occupied Territories: The Revolution of Love from Bethlehem to the Ends of the Earth by Garth Hewitt (book)
978-0-8308-3670-3 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 192 pages, $16
Release Date: October 2014
Legendary singer-songwriter Garth Hewitt has traveled throughout the world, hearing the echoes of God on the margins of society and in the cracks of empires. Here he collects those echoes into a unified voice, calling for the Prince of Peace to reign from Bethlehem to the ends of the earth.
Spiritual Equipping for Mission: Thriving as God's Message Bearers by Ryan Shaw (book)
978-0-8308-3672-7 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 208 pages, $15
Release Date: October 2014
Spiritual formation and discipleship are at the core of effective and fruitful mission. Mission professional Ryan Shaw unpacks ten fundamental spiritual keys we need to practice to succeed and thrive spiritually in preparation of becoming God's message bearers in the world.
True Paradox: How Christianity Makes Sense of Our Complex World by David Skeel (book)
978-0-8308-3676-5 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 176 pages, $15
Release Date: October 2014
The complexity of the contemporary world is sometimes seen as an embarrassment for Christianity. But law professor David Skeel makes a fresh case for how Christianity offers plausible explanations for the central puzzles of our existence and provides a comprehensive framework for understanding human life as we actually live it.
Walking the Labyrinth: A Place to Pray and Seek God by Travis Scholl (book)
978-0-8308-3583-6 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 240 pages, $16
Release Date: October 2014
Providing a historical and modern context for the unique spiritual discipline of walking a labyrinth, Travis Scholl weaves his own journey with a prayerful study of the Gospel of Mark, guiding readers to powerful encounters with God, even in the midst of quiet solitude, repetition and stillness.
Work, Play, Love: A Visual Guide to Calling, Career and the Mission of God by Mark R. Shaw (book)
978-0-8308-3673-4 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 240 pages, $16
Release Date: October 2014
What would it take to have a life of meaningful work, refreshing fun and great relationships? Mark Shaw paints us a vivid picture of human flourishing, where pursuing wisdom and guarding against cultural pitfalls can give us a renewed sense of vocation, fun and community.
The Hardest Peace: Expecting Grace in the Midst of Life’s Hard by Kara Tippetts (book)
978-0-7814-1215-5 | | David C Cook
softcover, 192 pages, $15.99
Release Date: October 1, 2014
A young mother living with cancer, Kara Tippetts invites us to see the grace of the everyday in all seasons of life and to live well even when the living is hard.
A Lifelong Love: What if Marriage is about More Than Just Staying Together? by Gary Thomas (book)
978-1-4347-0490-0 | | David C Cook
softcover, 240 pages, $15.99
Release Date: October 1, 2014
Life is better when you love God together. A Lifelong Love shows you how to live a life of spiritual, marital, and personal intimacy.
Praying for Your Elephant: Boldly Approaching Jesus with Radical and Audacious Prayer by Adam Stadtmiller (book)
978-0-7814-1145-5 | | David C Cook
softcover, 240 pages, $15.99
Release Date: October 1, 2014
What if your biggest prayers are too small? Join author Adam Stadtmiller as he leads you on a radical journey into bold and audacious asking prayer. Experience what happens when you create and begin to pray over your own list of 100 specific and strategic game-changing prayers.
Soul Tattoo: A Life and Spirit Bearing the marks of God by Samuel Kee (book)
978-1-4347-0773-4 | | David C Cook
softcover, 224 pages, $15.99
Release Date: October 1, 2014
Author Samuel Kee knows the tattoos on our skin reveal a longing for something deeper than ink. In his new book, he reveals four soul tattoos engraved by God’s hand.
Grace That Breaks the Chains by Neil T. Anderson, Rich Miller, and Paul Travis (book)
978-0-7369-5575-1 | | Harvest House Publishers
softcover, 320 pages, $13.99
Release Date: October 1, 2014
Grace That Breaks the Chains exposes the trauma of legalism and enables you to see how Christ sets you free from your efforts to be “good enough for God.” If you’re weighed down by rules you can’t possibly keep, here’s encouragement and an appeal to the church to embrace a life of freedom.
Get Unstuck, Be Unstoppable by Valorie Burton (book)
978-0-7369-5678-9 | | Harvest House Publishers
softcover, 208 pages, $12.99
Release Date: October 1, 2014
Valorie Burton, author of Successful Women Think Differently (over 100,000 copies sold), uses wisdom from God’s Word and the principles of positive psychology to help you make major life changes, take risks, and find the joy you’ve been searching for. You have the power to change your life—starting today!
What Makes a Leader Great by Russ Crosson (book)
978-0-7369-6046-5 | | Harvest House Publishers
hardcover, 144 pages, $12.99
Release Date: October 1, 2014
What makes a good leader? Author and CEO of Ron Blue & Co, Russ Crosson knows—and he learned the hard way. From his experience Russ offers not another “how-to” book on leadership, but a why-to book that will help you succeed in more important ways than you ever imagined.
7 Simple Skills™ for Every Man by Bill Farrel (book)
978-0-7369-5761-8 | | Harvest House Publishers
softcover, 144 pages, $9.99
Release Date: October 1, 2014
You can become even more effective and experience greater success in your relationships, your work, and your walk with God if you learn and practice these seven simple skills. They will enable you to stay on course as you pursue worthwhile goals, overcome obstacles, and have an enduring influence on your world.
Conversational Evangelism by David Geisler and Norman Geisler (book)
978-0-7369-5083-1 | | Harvest House Publishers
softcover, 256 pages, $14.99
Release Date: October 1, 2014
This refreshing resource explores how witnessing today involves pre–evangelism through conversation and relationship. Individuals and churches will discover ways to identify the barriers to belief in order to build a bridge to truth, keep dialogue going with different personality types, and effectively share Christ through open communication and compassion.
A Young Man's Guide to Discovering His Bible by Jim George (book)
978-0-7369-6015-1 | | Harvest House Publishers
softcover, 208 pages, $11.99
Release Date: October 1, 2014
God’s Word can change your life—for real. But that can’t happen until you commit yourself to knowing the Bible. That’s what this book by bestselling author Jim George is all about—knowing the Bible, discovering what it says, and making it your personal guide. You’ll be surprised how relevant the Bible is in everything you do!
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