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Multiplication Effect
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Multiplication Effect

by Tom Parks and Mac Lake

Do you wish you had more qualified, committed, and mission-oriented leaders in your church to share the ministry workload? Do you have a passion for cultivating the God-given leadership gifts in others? Most pastors say that the need to identify and develop leaders is critical to the health and growth of their church, yet most churches do not have an intenti… Read more…

Four Views on the Spectrum of Evangelicalism
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Four Views on the Spectrum of Evangelicalism

by Collin Hansen, Roger E. Olson, Andrew David Naselli, Mohler Jr., Stackhouse Jr., Tom Parks, Tom Parks and Kevin Bauder

Four Views on the Spectrum of Evangelicalism compares and contrasts four distinct positions on the current fundamentalist-evangelical spectrum in light of the history of American fundamentalism and evangelicalism.The contributors each state their case for one of four views on the spectrum of evangelicalism:-Kevin T. Bauder: Fundamentalism-R. Albert Mohler Jr… Read more…

Thriving through Ministry Conflict
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Thriving through Ministry Conflict

by James P. Osterhaus, Joseph M. Jurkowski, Todd A. Hahn, Tom Parks and Tom Parks

Church conflict doesn't have to be an enemy that tears a congregation apart. By learning how to handle it wisely, pastors and church leaders can make resistance one of their most valuable allies. Far from fearing conflict, leaders can turn it into a catalyst for positive change and a stronger, more united church. Through the fictional story of a typical … Read more…

Know How We Got Our Bible
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Know How We Got Our Bible

by Justin S. Holcomb, Charles E. Hill, Ryan Matthew Reeves, Tom Parks and Tom Parks

The easy accessibility of the Bible in most of the world's major languages can obscure a dramatic and sometimes unexpected story. In Know How We Got Our Bible, scholars Ryan Reeves and Charles Hill trace the history of the Bible from its beginnings to the present day, highlighting key figures and demonstrating overall the reliability of Scripture.Reeves … Read more…

Assurance of Salvation
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Assurance of Salvation

by Robert A. Peterson and Tom Parks

For years, Robert A. Peterson taught about the assurance of salvation in seminary and Sunday school classrooms. He was concerned, however, to find that some people, for a variety of reasons, were unable to grasp the certainty of their salvation. The Assurance of Salvation identifies these "troublers" of assurance and provides the remedy to diffuse in… Read more…

Finding Your Way after the Suicide of Someone You Love
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Finding Your Way after the Suicide of Someone You Love

by David B. Biebel, Suzanne L. Foster, Tom Parks and Tom Parks

Help and Hope for an Unexpected JourneyDo real Christians commit suicide? Yes, they do. And for those left behind, the journey following such a tragedy is unbearably painful. Finding Your Way after the Suicide of Someone You Love is a compassionate and practical guide that addresses the intensely personal issues of survivors of suicide (SOS). This gentle and… Read more…

Gift of Church
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Gift of Church

by James G. Samra, Tom Parks and Tom Parks

All too many people are disappointed with the church, struggle with the church, or have already left the church. For example, Josh is the father of a young family. The demands (and illnesses) that go along with little children, traveling, friends coming for weekend visits and general busyness have kept him from getting his family very involved in church. Ma… Read more…

Joy Model
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Joy Model

by Ken Blanchard, Ken Blanchard, Jeff Spadafora, Tom Parks and Tom Parks

Weaving together his own spiritual journey, stories from his experience coaching others, and down-to-earth principles and practices, management consultant and Christian life coach Jeff Spadafora helps readers find the joy in a life that is more vibrant and real than any they have experienced before. An increasing number of American Christians are frustr… Read more…

Folly, Grace, and Power
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Folly, Grace, and Power

by Chapell Bryan, Chapell Bryan, John Koessler, Tom Parks and Tom Parks

When you stand before your congregation, what do you hope to accomplish when you preach the Word? If people have Bibles and the freedom to read and pray on their own—why do they need you? In short, what do you bring to the table?Author, pastor, and professor John Koessler answers those questions and many more. Why does one sermon have a powerful effect on … Read more…

Light and Death
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Light and Death

by Michael Sabom, Tom Parks and Tom Parks

Begun in 1994, The Atlanta Study is the first comprehensive investigation of its kind into near-death experiences (NDEs). The study's name hardly captures what lies behind it: life-and-death dramas played out in operating rooms and hospital beds--and simultaneous events unseen by medical personnel but reported with astonishing clarity and conviction by n… Read more…

Human Right
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Human Right

by Rice Broocks, Tom Parks and Tom Parks

Many Christians believe we need to choose between fighting injustice and communicating the good news of Jesus Christ. But what if failing to speak the truth is ultimately the greatest injustice of all? If we truly believe the human heart is the source of injustice and the gospel is the only real solution, shouldn’t sharing the gospel’s transformi… Read more…

Seven Men
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Seven Men

by Eric Metaxas and Tom Parks

In Seven Men, New York Times best-selling author Eric Metaxas presents seven exquisitely crafted short portraits of widely known—but not well understood—Christian men, each of whom uniquely showcases a commitment to live by certain virtues in the truth of the gospel. Written in a beautiful and engaging style, Seven Men addresses what it means (or… Read more…


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