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America's Religious History
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America's Religious History

by Thomas S Kidd

Narrated by Tom Parks

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…

Preaching That Connects: Using Techniques of Journalists to Add Impact
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Preaching That Connects: Using Techniques of Journalists to Add Impact

by Mark Galli

Narrated by Tom Parks

Master the craft of effective communication that grabs attention and wins hearts.Like everyone else, preachers long to be understood. Unfortunately, the rules first learned in seminary, if misapplied, can quickly turn homiletic precision into listener boredom.To capture heart and mind, Mark Galli and Craig Larsen suggest preachers turn to the lessons of jour… Read more…

Tell Me the Stories of Jesus: The Explosive Power of Jesus’ Parables
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Tell Me the Stories of Jesus: The Explosive Power of Jesus’ Parables

by Mohler Jr.

Narrated by Tom Parks

In Tell Me the Stories of Jesus, pastor and theologian R. Albert Mohler Jr. reveals the unique power of Jesus' parables for today's readers, showing how they announce the kingdom, communicate both judgment and grace, and call every human heart toward transformation in the light of God's love."He who has ears, let him hear…" The Prodigal So… Read more…

Grasping God's Word, Fourth Edition: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible
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Grasping God's Word, Fourth Edition: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible

by J. Daniel Hays and J. Scott Duvall

Narrated by Tom Parks

A Proven Approach to Help You Interpret and Understand the BibleGrasping God's Word has proven itself in classrooms across the country as an invaluable help to students who want to learn how to read, interpret, and apply the Bible for themselves. This book will equip you with a five-step Interpretive Journey that will help you make sense of any passage i… Read more…

Letting Go: Rugged Love for Wayward Souls
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Letting Go: Rugged Love for Wayward Souls

by Dave Harvey and Paul Gilbert

Narrated by Tom Parks

What do you do when someone you love leaves? And how do you pursue someone who has hurt you, who has sinned against you?  In Letting Go, pastors Dave Harvey and Paul Gilbert share stories of pain and stories of hope as they reveal how to care for the prodigal who has strayed.  Whether you are dealing with an unfaithful marriage partn… Read more…

Following the Master: A Biblical Theology of Discipleship
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Following the Master: A Biblical Theology of Discipleship

by Michael J. Wilkins

Narrated by Tom Parks

In the aftermath of the waves of discipleship programs that have swept over the church in the last 30 years, clergy, and laypersons alike are more confused than ever about what it means to be a disciple of Jesus Christ. What should a disciple of Jesus look and act like today? What is the relationship between discipleship and salvation, between discipleship a… Read more…

Fruit of the Spirit: Becoming the Person God Wants You to Be
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Fruit of the Spirit: Becoming the Person God Wants You to Be

by Thomas E. Trask and Wayde I. Goodall

Narrated by Tom Parks

“The fruit of the Spirit working through millions of believers by faith could literally change the world…This is must reading for every sincere believer!” – Dr. Bill Bright, founder and president of Campus Crusade for Christ InternationalWould you like true joy? Healthy relationships? To live free from anxiety? You actually can if yo… Read more…

How to Help People Change: The Four-Step Biblical Process
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How to Help People Change: The Four-Step Biblical Process

by Jay E. Adams

Narrated by Tom Parks

Change is the essential goal of the counseling process. How can a Christian counselor facilitate such change? The answer, of course, may be found in Scripture, specifically in 2 Timothy 3:14-17.Professor, pastor, and well-known counselor Jay E. Adams bases his whole approach on Scripture. This book provides an unparalleled opportunity to see how he discovers… Read more…

Scripture and Counseling: God's Word for Life in a Broken World
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Scripture and Counseling: God's Word for Life in a Broken World

by Bob Kellemen and Jeff Forrey

Narrated by Tom Parks

What role does Scripture play in counseling? Today, we face a weakening of confidence in the Bible. This is just as true for the pastor offering counsel in his office as it is for the person in the pew talking with a struggling friend. We need to regain our confidence in God's living Word as sufficient to address the real-life issues we face today.Script… Read more…

Still Time to Care: What We Can Learn from the Church’s Failed Attempt to Cure Homosexuality
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Still Time to Care: What We Can Learn from the Church’s Failed Attempt to Cure Homosexuality

by Greg Johnson

Narrated by Tom Parks

At the start of the gay rights movement in 1969, evangelicalism's leading voices cast a vision for gay people who turn to Jesus. It was C.S. Lewis, Billy Graham, Francis Schaeffer and John Stott who were among the most respected leaders within theologically orthodox Protestantism. We see with them a positive pastoral approach toward gay people, an approa… Read more…

Grace Disguised Revised and Expanded: How the Soul Grows through Loss
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Grace Disguised Revised and Expanded: How the Soul Grows through Loss

by Jerry L. Sittser

Narrated by 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 and ordinary gifts. This 25th anniversary edition features a new introduction and two additional chapters, one which provides help for pastors and counselors.… Read more…

Art and Craft of Biblical Preaching: A Comprehensive Resource for Today's Communicators
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Art and Craft of Biblical Preaching: A Comprehensive Resource for Today's Communicators

by Craig Brian Larson, Zondervan and Haddon Robinson

Narrated by Tom Parks

A Comprehensive Resource for Today’s Christian Communicators. This extensive encyclopedia is the most complete and practical work ever published on the art and craft of biblical preaching. Its 11 major sections contain nearly 200 articles, comprehensively covering topics on preaching and methodology, including:Sermon structure and “the big idea.&… Read more…


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