Resources by Tom Parks for the Olive Tree Bible App - Olive Tree Bible Software

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Resources by Tom Parks

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America's Religious History
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America's Religious History

by Tom Parks and Thomas S Kidd

In the post-9/11 world, it is not difficult to see how important religion remains in America and around the globe. An older generation of scholars expected that America and the rest of the Western world was headed inexorably toward secularization and the end of religion. America is undoubtedly secular in many ways, and our constitutional order requires a cle… Read more…

Mediterranean Love Plan
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Mediterranean Love Plan

by Stephen Arterburn, Becky Johnson, Misty Arterburn, Tom Parks and Tom Parks

The Mediterranean Love Plan unveils the “7 Secrets of Passion” from some of the most romantic countries in the world:  Italy, France, Spain, Greece and Israel.  Most couples marry in a flurry of passion, but soon find themselves wondering “How do we keep love interesting, fun and romantic?  How do we keep the spark growi… Read more…

Rediscovering the Holy Spirit
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Rediscovering the Holy Spirit

by Michael Horton, Tom Parks and Tom Parks

For the Spirit, being somewhat forgotten is an occupational hazard. The Holy Spirit is so actively involved in our lives that we can take his presence for granted. As they say, familiarity breeds contempt. Just as we take breathing for granted, we can take the Holy Spirit for granted simply because we constantly depend on him. Like the cane that soon feels l… Read more…

Your Prophetic Life Map
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Your Prophetic Life Map

by Tom Parks and Steve Witt

Looking for direction in your life? Ever wonder how God is working in you and around you?Join pastor and trainer Steve Witt as he helps you locate the intersection where our passions and personal currencies meet—your sweet spot—and in the process discover where God has been at work all along. Partnering with God’s Spirit in these ways … Read more…

Second Half for the Man in the Mirror
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Second Half for the Man in the Mirror

by Patrick Morley, Tom Parks and Tom Parks

"Like a good coach at ‘halftime,’ Morley helps men evaluate their past mistakes and provides the kind of practical insights, encouragement, and inspiration that will help them ‘run to win’ the rest of the way--and reach their full potential in Christ."--Bill McCartney, founder & CEO, Promise Keepers "Morley’s analogy of the ‘midlife l… Read more…

Center Church
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Center Church

by Timothy Keller, Tom Parks and Tom Parks

Many pastors struggle to translate their theological beliefs into fruitful ministry in the places they are called to reach. It’s not enough to simply know what to believe (theology) or, on the other hand, how to do ministry (methodology)—they need something in between. They need help thinking about ministry in a culture that no longer believes Christiani… Read more…

Blue Parakeet
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Blue Parakeet

by Scot McKnight, Tom Parks and Tom Parks

Why Can’t I Just Be a Christian?”Parakeets make delightful pets. We cage them or clip their wings to keep them where we want them. Scot McKnight contends that many, conservatives and liberals alike, attempt the same thing with the Bible. We all try to tame it.McKnight’s The Blue Parakeet has emerged at the perfect time to cool the flames of a world … Read more…

Never Trust a Leader Without a Limp
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Never Trust a Leader Without a Limp

by Tom Parks, Glenn Schroder and Cris Dukehart

A Unique Life, a Gifted Calling, a Lasting LegacyJohn Wimber is not only revered as the founder of the Vineyard movement but is renowned for his unique ability to capture truth in pithy little phrases. This inspirational collection of memorable remarks, each placed in its historical context, offers astute observations on essential principles while also captu… Read more…

Grace Disguised
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Grace Disguised

by Jerry L. Sittser, Tom Parks and Tom Parks

With vulnerability and honesty, Jerry Sittser walks through his own grief and loss to show that new life is possible - one marked by spiritual depth, joy, compassion, and a deeper appreciation of simple blessings.Loss came suddenly for Jerry Sittser. In an instant, a tragic car accident claimed three generations of his family: his mother, his wife, and his y… Read more…

When Parenting Isn't Perfect
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When Parenting Isn't Perfect

by Jim Daly, Paul Asay, Tom Parks and Tom Parks

Perfection is the enemy of parenting. Jim Daly sees and hears from mothers and fathers trying hard to pursue perfection. They listen to the best experts and read all the right books. When someone gives them a “World’s Best Mom” or “No. 1 Dad” coffee mug, they want it to be true. And they want their children to pursue perfection,… Read more…

One.Life
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One.Life

by Scot McKnight, Gabe Lyons, Gabe Lyons, Tom Parks and Tom Parks

What is the “Christian life” all about?Studying the Bible, attending church, cultivating a prayer life, witnessing to others—those are all good. But is that really what Jesus has in mind?The answer, says Scot McKnight in One.Life, lies in Jesus’ words, “Follow me.”What does it look like to follow Jesus, and how will doing so change the way we liv… Read more…

Blue Parakeet, 2nd Edition
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Blue Parakeet, 2nd Edition

by Scot McKnight and Tom Parks

Parakeets make delightful pets. We cage them or clip their wings to keep them where we want them. Scot McKnight contends that many, conservatives and liberals alike, attempt the same thing with the Bible. We all try to tame it. McKnight's The Blue Parakeet calls Christians to stop taming the Bible and to let it speak anew to our heart.McKnight … Read more…


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