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God, Technology, and the Christian Life

God, Technology, and the Christian Life

by Tony Reinke

What Does God Think about Technology? From smartphones to self-driving cars to space travel, new technologies can inspire us. But the breakneck pace of change can also frighten us. So how do Christians walk by faith through the innovations of Silicon Valley? And how does God … Read more…

A History of Contemporary Praise & Worship: Understanding the Ideas That Reshaped the Protestant Church

A History of Contemporary Praise & Worship: Understanding the Ideas That Reshaped the Protestant Church

by Lester Ruth and Lim Swee Hong

Christianity Today 2023 Book Award Finalist (History & Biography)New forms of worship have transformed the face of the American church over the past fifty years. Drawing on a wide range of primary sources, including interviews with dozens of important stakeholders and key players, this volume by two worship experts offers the first comprehensive history of C… Read more…

Uncovering Violence: Reading Biblical Narratives as an Ethical Project

Uncovering Violence: Reading Biblical Narratives as an Ethical Project

by Amy Cottrill

It is no surprise that the Bible is filled with stories of violence, having come into being through the crucible of trauma, cultural conflict, and warfare. But the more obvious acts of physical or sexual violence in the Hebrew Bible often overshadow its subtler forms throughout Scripture and belie the variety of perspectives on violence embedded in biblical … Read more…

Reading Evangelicals: How Christian Fiction Shaped a Culture and a Faith

Reading Evangelicals: How Christian Fiction Shaped a Culture and a Faith

by Daniel Silliman

The story of five best-selling novels beloved by evangelicals, the book industry they built, and the collective imagination they shaped Who are evangelicals? And what is evangelicalism? Those attempting to answer these questions usually speak in terms of political and theological stances. But those stances emerge from an evangelical world with its own i… Read more…

In Quest of the Historical Adam: A Biblical and Scientific Exploration

In Quest of the Historical Adam: A Biblical and Scientific Exploration

by William Lane Craig

Was Adam a real historical person? And if so, who was he and when did he live? William Lane Craig sets out to answer these questions through a biblical and scientific investigation. He begins with an inquiry into the genre of Genesis 1–11, determining that it can most plausibly be classified as mytho-history—a narrative with both literary an… Read more…

Cannabis and the Christian: What the Bible Says about Marijuana

Cannabis and the Christian: What the Bible Says about Marijuana

by Todd Miles

What does the Bible say about marijuana? If it doesn’t directly address marijuana, how can Christians know what to make of the legalization of recreational cannabis and the advocacy of medical marijuana?   In the past, Christians could easily answer the question of whether or not it was permissible to use cannabis by deferring to state p… Read more…

Seven Things I Wish Christians Knew about the Bible

Seven Things I Wish Christians Knew about the Bible

by Michael F. Bird

Answers to the most common questions and misconceptions about the Bible Seven Things I Wish Christians Knew about the Bible is a short and readable introduction to the Bible—its origins, interpretation, truthfulness, and authority.Bible scholar, prolific author, and Anglican minister Michael Bird helps Christians understand seven important "things… Read more…

Seven Things I Wish Christians Knew about the Bible
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Seven Things I Wish Christians Knew about the Bible

by Michael F. Bird

Narrated by Alan Irving

Answers to the most common questions and misconceptions about the BibleSeven Things I Wish Christians Knew about the Bible is a short and accessible introduction to the Bible--its origins, interpretation, truthfulness, and authority.Bible scholar, prolific author, and Anglican minister Michael Bird helps Christians understand seven important "things" about t… Read more…

Faithful Presence: The Promise and the Peril of Faith in the Public Square

Faithful Presence: The Promise and the Peril of Faith in the Public Square

by Bill Haslam

Two-term governor of Tennessee Bill Haslam reveals how faith--too often divisive and contentious--can be a redemptive and unifying presence in the public square.As a former mayor and governor, Bill Haslam has long been at the center of politics and policy on local, state, and federal levels. And he has consistently been guided by his faith, which influenced … Read more…

Wisdom-Based Business: Applying Biblical Principles and Evidence-Based Research for a Purposeful and Profitable Business
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Wisdom-Based Business: Applying Biblical Principles and Evidence-Based Research for a Purposeful and Profitable Business

by Hannah J Stolze

Narrated by Lisa Larsen

Make Your Business Purposeful and ProfitableAt its best, business is both purposeful and profitable, dynamic and gainful, commercial and rewarding. Far from being opposites, good business and good behavior go hand-in-hand, and biblical principles can align with best practices. In Wisdom-Based Business, marketing and supply-chain professor Hannah J. Stolze dr… Read more…

Miraculous Movements: How Hundreds of Thousands of Muslims Are Falling in Love with Jesus
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Miraculous Movements: How Hundreds of Thousands of Muslims Are Falling in Love with Jesus

by Jerry Trousdale

Narrated by Michael Beck

How do the people most resistant to the transformative power of the gospel come to be its most devoted followers? Miraculous Movement recounts an amazing change taking place within Muslim communities where the truth of Jesus Christ is turning around the lives of many thousands of Muslims from more than twenty people groups. Discover through the som… Read more…

Be the People: A Call to Reclaim America's Faith and Promise
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Be the People: A Call to Reclaim America's Faith and Promise

by Carol Swain

Narrated by Tyra Kennedy

Forces are rapidly reshaping America's morals, social policies, and culture—but how do we stop it? Learn how to make your voice heard and reclaim America’s faith and values by reshaping our country’s current trajectory.Cultural elites in the media, academia, and politics are daily deceiving millions of Americans into passively supportin… Read more…


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