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NIV Student Bible Notes

NIV Student Bible Notes

by Tim Stafford and Philip Yancey

For readers of all ages, the NIV Student Bible provides a tested-and-proven approach to reading and understanding the Bible. Ideal for high school and college-age readers, this study Bible provides different reading tracks that help guide readers along different courses towards understanding the complexities and intricacies of the Bible. Edited by award-wi… Read more…

Vanishing Grace

Vanishing Grace

by Philip Yancey

“Why does the church stir up such negative feelings?” Philip Yancey has been asking this all his life as a journalist. His perennial question is more relevant now than ever: in a twenty-year span starting in the mid-nineties, research shows that favorable opinions of Christianity have plummeted drastically—and opinions of Evangelicals have taken even d… Read more…

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

by Philip Yancey, Philip Yancey and Paul Brand

Mysterious, intricate, pulsing with energy... The human body is an endlessly fascinating repository of secrets. The miracle of the skin, the strength and structure of the bones, the dynamic balance of the muscles . . .your physical being is knit according to a pattern of incredible purpose. In Fearfully and Wonderfully Made, renowned surgeon Dr. Paul Brand … Read more…

In the Likeness of God

In the Likeness of God

by Philip Yancey, Philip Yancey and Paul Brand

The human body is a likeness of God, its design revealing insights into the church, the “body of Christ” For bestselling author Philip Yancey, the late Dr. Paul Brand—the brilliant hand surgeon who devoted his life to the poorest people of India and Louisiana—was also a likeness of God, living the kind of Christian life that exemplified what God mu… Read more…

Where Is God When it Hurts/What

Where Is God When it Hurts/What's So Amazing About Grace?

by Philip Yancey and Philip Yancey

Award-winning author Philip Yancey takes you for a soul-searching look at two of Christianity’s most important topics WHAT’S SO AMAZING ABOUT GRACE? In this critically acclaimed, bestselling book, Philip Yancey explores the church’s great distinctive—grace—at street level. If grace is God’s love for the undeserving, and if Christians are its sole… Read more…

Jesus I Never Knew

Jesus I Never Knew

by Philip Yancey and Philip Yancey

“There is no writer in the evangelical world that I admire and appreciate more.” Billy Graham Philip Yancey helps reveal what two thousand years of history covered up What happens when a respected Christian journalist decides to put his preconceptions aside and take a long look at the Jesus described in the Gospels? How does the Jesus of the New Testam… Read more…

Where Is God When It Hurts?

Where Is God When It Hurts?

by Philip Yancey and Philip Yancey

If there is a loving God, then why is it that … ? You’ve heard that question, perhaps asked it yourself. No matter how you complete it, at its root lies the issue of pain. Does God order our suffering? Does he decree an abusive childhood, orchestrate a jet crash, steer a tornado through a community? Or did he simply wind up the world’s mainspring and… Read more…

Question That Never Goes Away

Question That Never Goes Away

by Philip Yancey and Philip Yancey

Finding Meaning in the Midst of Suffering In his classic book Where Is God When It Hurts, Philip Yancey gave us permission to doubt, reasons not to abandon faith, and practical ways to reach out to hurting people. And now, thirty years after writing his first book, Yancey revisits our cry of “Why, God” in three places stunned into silence by the calamiti… Read more…

Grace Notes

Grace Notes

by Philip Yancey and Philip Yancey

' “There is no writer in the evangelical world that I admire and appreciate more.” - Billy Graham Philip Yancey’s words—captured in his many bestselling books—have influenced the lives of millions of readers by strengthening their faith, building their hope, sparking their creativity, and challenging their comfort zones. If you’re one of those r… Read more…

Bible Jesus Read

Bible Jesus Read

by Philip Yancey and Philip Yancey

Philip Yancey has a way of confronting our most cherished — but misguided — notions about the Christian life. In his newest book, Yancey challenges the perception that the New Testament is more important than the Old, that the Hebrew Scriptures aren’t worth the time they take to read and understand them. Writing as always with keen insight into the hu… Read more…

Disappointment with God

Disappointment with God

by Philip Yancey

Philip Yancey has a gift for articulating the knotty issues of faith. In this 25th Anniversary edition of Disappointment with God, Yancey poses three questions that Christians wonder but seldom ask aloud: Is God unfair? Is he silent? Is he hidden? This insightful and deeply personal book points to the odd disparity between our concept of God and the realitie… Read more…

John Newton (Foreword by Philip Yancey)

John Newton (Foreword by Philip Yancey)

by Jonathon Aitken, Philip Yancey, Jonathan Aitken and Philip Yancey

Most Christians know John Newton as a man who once captained a slave ship, was dramatically converted to Christ on the high seas, and later penned one of the greatest hymns of the faith, 'Amazing Grace.' But he also had a huge impact on his times as an icon of the evangelical movement, as a great preacher and theologian, and as a seminal influence on aboliti… Read more…