Real Life Christianity

Author by : Alan Kelly
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Publisher by : Tate Publishing
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Description : So many in Christianity are confused about their beliefs, it's no wonder that those new to the faith have trouble knowing where to start. In "Real Life Christianity: 7 Basic Principles for Successful Christian Living," author Alan Kelly helps both kinds of readers see that with the right guide, it is not hard to bring our faith into our daily lives. Beginning with a solid foundation of who God is and who we are, "Real Life Christianity" then demonstrates what went wrong in our relationship with God and what God has done to redeem us. With these principles in place, Alan moves on to show in simple terms how God has planned for us to live a successful life by changing the way we think. This daily process of applying what we learn in the Bible to the routines and events of our real lives helps us to go from just surviving to flourishing, from living a hectic and harried life to living the abundant and prosperous life God promised in his word.


A Real Life Christian Spiritual Journey

Author by : Richard Ferguson
Languange : en
Publisher by : iUniverse
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Description : Richard Ferguson grew up a rough kid in a rough neighborhood—and yet he went on to become a Reiki master with a pilot’s license and two master’s degrees. How did he rise above his early circumstances? It started with a godly epiphany high in the sky above the Paci?c Ocean. Since then, he has been a spiritual seeker, and, as the good book says, those who seek will ultimately ?nd. Follow his riotous path in A Real-Life Christian Spiritual Journey. Ferguson’s Christian transformation was not immediate. Once upon a time, he hated everything to do with religion. Part I uses Ferguson’s life journey as a template for the paths of all human life. We all go through stages, and each stage equates to who we ultimately will be and what we will believe in. Part II traces the unity of our stages in the earthly realm. Part III sets foot into the great beyond. Ferguson lost his wife to death, but he has come to realize that death is not an ending; it is a graduation to a higher, more joyful existence in eternity. With the guidance of psychologists Erik Erikson and James Fowler, as well as spiritual greats St. Paul and the Buddha, Ferguson looks back on a life well lived—proving that when you seek ?rst a higher power, all knowledge will be given to you.


Fifteen Real Life Experiences

Author by : James Quinn
Languange : en
Publisher by : iUniverse
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Description : Life is full of great experiences. But what have you learned from them? Are they helping you become the person you want to be? Are any preventing you from accomplishing your dreams? James Quinn uses these provocative questions to guide us through fifteen universal life experiences: Birth Family Love Faith Friendship Service Envy Anger Greed Fear Forgiveness Kindness Joy Hope Death These life experiences help you discover new strengths about yourself that may surprise, or even, shock you. Life experiences are past, present, and future, but regardless of when they occur, they can and do change our lives. The challenge is to use our experiences to grow in healthy ways. Fifteen Real-Life Experiences: A Journey in Christian Living provides down-to-earth advice on how we can use our experiences to guide us in our Christian faith. Book includes questions and action plans for individual and group reflection. "Dr. Quinn has brought before us fifteen life experiences which we all encounter in ways that enable us to come to grip with the value they offer. It is one of the most helpful tools I have seen both personally and for group interaction. Everyone could profit from spending time with his insight." -W.D. "Dub" Rogers, PhD, Family Christian Counseling "Life can become our greatest teacher if only we ask the right questions. James Quinn has applied the teaching style of Proverbs to remind us of the power that God has placed into our world as we pay attention to the lessons life can teach." -Dr. Guy C. Ames, District Superintendent of Ardmore, Oklahoma Conference, United Methodist Church, and Senior Pastor, Chapel Hill United Methodist Church (1994-2006) "This is a reflective, thought-provoking look at how our life experiences and Christian faith shape and should shape who we are as God's children." -Suzann Wade, Diaconal Minister and Christian Educator


Christian Families In The Real World

Author by : Mitch Finley
Languange : en
Publisher by : Wipf and Stock Publishers
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Description : In an inclusive, welcoming manner, the Finleys share their insights, beliefs, and convictions concerning the foundation of church being rooted in the firm foundation of family. And their portrait of family is both realistic and inspirational, culminating a call to a familial spirituality that is at once joyous and profound, everlasting and everchanging.


The Life That Is Real Life

Author by : William Landon
Languange : en
Publisher by : iUniverse
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Description : What is the most important part of any life? The correct answer to this question holds the key to ultimate success in our living. To be able to answer this question we have to understand what life is truly about. Surprisingly, the Bible is very clear as to the answer to this question. In The Life that is Real Life, Bill Landon explores the basic nature of human life as it is described in the Bible. While this sturdy is based on Christian beliefs, it is not affiliated with any denomination or organization. In this nontraditional approach to life we will look at the spiritual view of living. This is a view that is not found in most of the world's explanations of what human life is about. Why do we need a new view of our living? Most people sense that their living lacks a certain something. Bill believes that something is peace and rest. We are not at rest because we don't know where to look for these blessings. The good news is that we can begin today to find a way to living with greater peace no matter what circumstances we face. All we need to do is to seek from the right source for the answers. Come and explore the wonderful world of the life that is real life.


A Real Life Christian Spiritual Journey

Author by : Richard Ferguson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Unknown
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Description : This is a very enlightening book that breaks new ground for those who wish to stretch their spiritual wings based on real life spiritual experiences. This book describes the real life, learning and experiences of those who are born on this earth. Part I is "The Journey." It describes the stages of spiritual, psychological, faith and challenges we all go through from childhood to old age. Real life stories from the author's life are used to illustrate how we grow closer to God. At times this book is gritty showing real pain and anguish of certain people that we all know life can be. Part II is "The Learning." This part goes way beyond religious doctrine. Here topics such as suffering, real life roadblocks to spirituality, the worlds major religions and how close they really to each other. At their core, science and God show an amazing unity between them. We find that the reality that we perceive is not actually there. Again real life current scientific information is used and real life stories are used to bring life to the concepts. Part III is "The Hope." Here is described the hope of mankind through prayer and the different paths to God. It also tells of real life passing away stories. It centers on the people who survive their loved one's now in Heaven. It also describes real life mystical events that happen to those who are left behind. The book starts with souls before they are born and completes the human experience cycle with souls back home in Heaven and how they communicate to their loved ones still on earth. Throughout the book the emphasis is on real life stories with all its pain and joys using actual scientific information recently discovered to bring light to the human experience.


Real Life

Author by : James Choung
Languange : en
Publisher by : InterVarsity Press
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Description : What does it mean to follow Jesus? And how should we help others become more like him? Once upon a time, being a Christian seemed clear. Say these words, pray these prayers, do these things. But out in the real world, following Jesus feels more nebulous. What's the point? That's Stephen's struggle in these pages as he wonders if he has missed his calling. In this compelling narrative, James Choung explores what it means to follow Jesus in the real world. Is Christianity something you just believe in, or can it be something you actually live out? Engineer Stephen wants to encourage his younger colleague Jared in his spiritual journey, but both feel at a loss. Stephen's friend Bridget offers insights on how Boomers, Xers, Millennials and younger generations approach spiritual questions, with implications for discipleship, community and service. Together they walk through deepening stages of faith as they discern how God is calling them to live. Join Stephen, Bridget and Jared on their journey of following Jesus, as they discover what it means to move from skeptic to world-changer. And find new pathways for Christian discipleship and disciplemaking in a world yearning for hope.


Our Real Life In Christ

Author by : M. Alberto Zelaya Aragon
Languange : en
Publisher by : iUniverse
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Description : It’s essential to uncover the current malady affecting the organized Christian Church today, not its structuring and not necessarily its organizational approach, but present to it His solution, which has never been hidden or even veiled in His Word, which is that we must return to the true roots of Christianity, which is founded on the individual discipleship of each member of His body, just as Jesus designed it and modeled it for us while He ministered on this earth. It passed the acid test of resiliency when it was mercilessly persecuted, as its disciples applied the principles as instituted and instructed by our Lord for all of us to display and to do. I encourage anyone to do a Bible search for the word “disciple” and “believer” and see firsthand that these words are not interchangeable or used in the same context when referring to a specific person who’s known to be committed to our Lord, versus referring to a generalization in the third person to someone or a group who’s aware about the existence of the real living God. God’s remedy it’s still available today to anyone who truly desires to attain it and can decipher that it’s only through discipleship that a true believer is infected with the enthusiasm, zeal, and eagerness in the commitment to fulfill John 8:31 and Matthew 28:19, reaching to those around them who thirst and hunger for the things of God, and in that process, experience the life He promises we can live now. It’s time to abandon, once and for all, the current practices of mass-producing “supporters,” and inscribe it into our minds that the Great Commission was not to make believers but to make disciples. The early church didn't churn out cheerleaders and advocates but bona fide disciples, taught and equipped according to Ephesians 6:10–17, who then, as members of the body of Christ, led by example, transforming them into a formidable, most powerful and effective force the Roman Empire had ever seen. Again, I want to reiterate that I am not against the church, as organized by the apostles, but want to revolutionize it, where discipleship is the top priority and purpose for its existence. I am critical of the current organized version that has taken the place of the real church, that nowadays is wasting vast resources and investing them in huge entertainment amphitheaters, and often dilute, distort, and obscure the true message and method to attain this new life established by our Lord. Unless this change happens, we can’t truly reach and change a lost world. Our Real Life in Christ seeks to help those who are experiencing that gnawing sensation that there is much more to God’s Word than what is being offered by those weekly sermons in churches today.


Christianity And Real Life

Author by : William E. Diehl
Languange : en
Publisher by : Augsburg Fortress Publishing
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Real Life Action

Author by : Joshua Levi Brown
Languange : en
Publisher by : Trafford Publishing
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Description : Transform struggling into success. Thrilling, superb, suspenseful, impossible-to-put-down, true story. The author encourages, inspires and entertains. Guaranteed to motivate you into prosperity.


Real God Real Life

Author by : Jo Saxton
Languange : en
Publisher by : Hachette UK
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Description : As Christians we want our relationship with God to grow, to mature. We consider things like our devotional life and spiritual formation as fundamental to our Christian faith. But then there's the rest of life - young kids or long hours at work, financial pressures, illness in the family, high points, disappointments, faith crises. We want a faith that's deep - but also a life that works.How do we get a life beyond the quiet time? In REAL GOD, REAL LIFE popular speaker Jo Saxton shows us how we can follow in Paul's footsteps and 'train ourselves to be godly'.Full of practical ideas and anecdotes, this is spiritual formation for everyone.


The Underground Railroad Collection Real Life Stories Incidents In The Lives Of The Former Slaves And Abolitionists Illustrated Edition

Author by : William Still
Languange : en
Publisher by : e-artnow
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Description : The Underground Railroad was a secret network of routes used by Southern slaves in escaping to the North. In their attempts they were often guided and helped by former fugitive slaves and abolitionist who were known as the conductors. Unravel the secrets of these incredible and unforgettable life journeys and the people who took these treacherous routes to freedom. This edition includes carefully compiled and detailed documentation about the lives and escapes of over 100 former slaves along with the incredible life stories of the two courageous female conductors, Harriet Tubman and Laura S. Haviland, who risked their own lives in helping these slaves cross over to the North in the dead of the night. So come and relive the stories of extraordinary courage, heart breaking saga of grief and separation and the overwhelming desire to break free! A MUST READ! William Still (1821–1902) was an African-American abolitionist, conductor on the Underground Railroad, writer, historian and civil rights activist who recorded the stories of fugitive slaves to help them reunite with their families. Sarah H. Bradford (1818–1912) was an American writer, historian and a very close friend of Harriet Tubman. Bradford was also a contemporary of Harriet Beecher Stowe, the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. Laura S. Haviland (1808-1898) was an American abolitionist, suffragette, and social reformer. She is credited to have established the first racially integrated school in Michigan with her husband, which gave lectures about the realities of life on a slave plantation.


Real Life Discipleship

Author by : Tom Cheshire
Languange : en
Publisher by : Made For Success Publishing
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Description : The one BIG question: How do you disciple another man? Men in thousands of churches across the world know there is more to faith than just attending church — they know there is the potential to walk in Christ’s image, live in Christ’s image, and work to spread Christ’s word. But the one big question they are all asking is how? The Spirit of God is compelling them to seek the answer. This book is the gateway to answering that question. The authors spent years struggling to build a life of meaning before realizing their depravity and asking the questions: “What does it mean to be a godly man, and how can I become one?” The Spirit answered by sending men into their lives to disciple them, not with disdain or judgment, but with love and compassion, a gospel-centered focus. These men walked alongside them in the messiness of life, helping them to apply Biblical truths and spiritual disciplines in a challenging world. From their own personal journeys, out of the abyss, the authors have written this book. Here you will learn to: • BUILD a one-on-one relationship • CREATE a culture of men who support each other • LOOK TO CHRIST and find what obstacles are blocking you • TRANSFORM your life seeing the Gospel advance through the discipling of other men. Real-Life Discipleship: The Ordinary Man’s Guide to Disciple-Making offers a gateway from confusion to clarity, from struggle to transformation.


Real Life Love

Author by : Michael Gibson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Hachette UK
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Description : From the grandson of world-famous marriage expert Gary Smalley comes a practical and hope-filled guide to building great relationships. No one in history has seen a world like this. Never before has information been so accessible. Never before have people lived as long, enjoyed fuller bank accounts, or been more connected. Yet, we live in a world where relationships remain unfulfilled. People aren't happy. Marriages are falling apart. And the so-called "strongest relationships" we have are built on a simple swipe to the right. So, what's the problem? If anyone can answer this impending question, it's Michael Gibson. Growing up with a front row seat to the life and marriage of his grandfather, best-selling author and speaker Gary Smalley, Michael witnessed firsthand what it truly takes to build a life filled with great relationships. Providing a modern take on time-tested wisdom for a new generation, Michael challenges us to push past the fake, heal the pain in our hearts, and move into a love that is real through 7 practical principles: Honor others Identify anger Forgive Celebrate in the midst of trials Understand the power of God's Word Be second in a world of firsts Identify the personalities of others to foster understanding By the end of REAL LIFE LOVE, you will learn to love and be loved like never before, understand why you've been holding back on experiencing amazing relationships from the beginning, and ensure that the love of your life won't just come into your life but stay in your life.


Finding More

Author by : Rico Tice
Languange : en
Publisher by : The Good Book Company
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Description : Is there something more to life? Fascinating life stories of people who found the answer Most of us wonder: is there something more to life? Finding More tells the stories of ten people who asked that question, and found the answer. These compelling profile pieces introduce you to people from all kinds of backgrounds who became Christians when they encountered the only One who gives us more: Jesus Christ. As their stories unfold, you'll be shown who Jesus is, why he came, and what it means to follow him. This is an ideal book to give to guests on a Christianity Explored course, or to show friends what they might stand to gain by investigating Jesus for themselves. Whoever you are and whatever your background, this book will have someone you relate to or a story which intrigues you. Is there something more to life? It's time to find out for yourself.


The Stark Family A Sketch From Real Life

Author by : Johanna Christina
Languange : en
Publisher by : Read Books Ltd
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Description : A well written and fascinating story covering the births, marriages and deaths of one long suffering but wealthy family. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.


Real Life For Kids

Author by : Rod Baker
Languange : en
Publisher by : Destiny Image Publishers
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Description : The Real Life Series is written to teach children ages 6 to 9 about the fundamentals of Christianity. These fun, scriptural messages help kids understand salvation, the Holy Spirit, and healing on their level. Each book contains 12 delightful illustrations that help illuminate these life-changing concepts. Author Rod Baker has worked in children?s ministry for the last 20 years in prominent ministries such as the 20,000-member church, Victory Christian Center and 12,000-member church, Church On the Move, both located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. With a strong demand in churches and ministries for scripturally sound, inexpensive tools to teach kids, these books are perfect as a giveaway for children to take home and read again and again.


God In Real Life

Author by : Rose Publishing
Languange : en
Publisher by : Rose Publishing Inc
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Description : God in Real Life explores: • Tough Questions About Christianity Answers difficult questions about God, Jesus, faith, love, good vs. evil, justice, pain, relationships, and life & death. • World Views Comparison This chapter addresses atheism, pantheism, panentheism, deism, finite godism, polytheism, monotheism, and Christianity, and the answers each world view offers to life's most important questions. • Who is Jesus? This section explains why Jesus came, what Jesus said, and why Jesus had to die. • Pursuing Jesus Helps us once we make that decision to trust Christ. It answers the question: "I'm a Christian- now what?" This section also gives the basics of the Christian faith and how we can live it out in real life. • Knowing Gods Will Have you ever struggled with trying to find God's will? God's will can often seem like a mysterious and unknowable secret. This chapter can help direct our path by responding to questions like, "Which way do I go?", "Can God be trusted?", and "What does God do with failure?" • What Christianity Has Done for the World This resource addresses 30 key contributions of Christianity to the world in the areas of social reform, justice, education, human rights, and freedom. It will help you understand how vastly important Christianity has been to the world we live in today. • Answers to Evolution Answer to Evolution gives us 16 reasons to doubt Darwinian Evolution, reviews some common problems with popular science textbooks, and contains quotes from scientists about the difficulties found in Darwin's Theory of Natural Selection. • Many teens have friends who are interested in magic, fortune telling, and the paranormal world: "10 Q& A on Magic, Spells, and Divination" will help guide believers through the maze of the occult, wicca, horoscopes, white "magick", astrology, ghosts, Ouija boards®, crystals, psychics, and mediums. • Why Wait? This eye opening chapter gives 24 sound reasons to wait until marriage to have sex - not only from a Christian perspective, but from a medical perspective as well.


Transforming

Author by : Austen Hartke
Languange : en
Publisher by : Westminster John Knox Press
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Description : In 2014, Time magazine announced that America had reached the transgender tipping point, suggesting that transgender issues would become the next civil rights frontier. Years later, many peopleeven many LGBTQ alliesstill lack understanding of gender identity and the transgender experience. Into this void, Austen Hartke offers a biblically based, educational, and affirming resource to shed light and wisdom on this modern gender landscape. Transforming: The Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians provides access into an underrepresented and misunderstood community and will change the way readers think about transgender people, faith, and the future of Christianity. By introducing transgender issues and language and providing stories of both biblical characters and real-life narratives from transgender Christians living today, Hartke helps readers visualize a more inclusive Christianity, equipping them with the confidence and tools to change both the church and the world.


Putting The Pieces Back Together

Author by : Mel Lawrenz
Languange : en
Publisher by : Zondervan
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Description : Ideal for small groups and classes as well as personal use. Includes questions for discussion and reflection.Discover the grand pattern of God’s intention and purpose for your life If you feel that your life is a pile of puzzle pieces and you don’t know where to begin, Putting the Pieces Back Together can help you discover God’s pattern for integrity, wholeness, and reconciliation. You’ll gain a richer understanding of the Christian faith and how God can help you put the pieces together into a coherent pattern. With biblical insight, inspiring stories of real people, and thoughtful questions for discussion, this guide takes you on a journey through the major themes of Christian belief as they intersect with real-life issues. Putting the Pieces Back Together will help you build a solid foundation of faith that nothing can ever shake or destroy.


Real Life Discipleship

Author by : Jim Putman
Languange : en
Publisher by : Tyndale House
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Description : Real-Life Discipleship explains what should happen in the life of every Christian and in every small group so that the church becomes an army of believers dedicated to seeing the world saved. With the overriding goal to train disciples who know how to make more disciples, this book offers proven tools and strategies from Real Life Ministries, one of America’s fastest-growing churches. Discover what the Bible says about true and effective discipleship with these strategies and practices.


Real Life Devotionals

Author by : Rocky Lindsey
Languange : en
Publisher by : Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
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Description : Real life. It can be overwhelming at times and mundane at others. Sometimes both at the same time. How does a Christian go about "living for Jesus" in the day to day? Rocky Lindsey has a passion to teach just that. His goal is to practically apply Biblical truths to everyday life. He believes the whole purpose of your life is to know Christ and to make Him known. How is that done at home? In a classroom setting? At your job? The answers are found in The Word. Rocky takes a Biblical Truth every day and applies it in a short devotional format. The devotionals are designed to make you think about, possibly investigate, then apply these Biblical Truths to your "real life." He does this by sharing his own struggles. You'll get to know him and his family. He draws off his own past and present experiences to help you grow in your relationship with God. He's just a normal guy with a normal guy life. We are all in this together. In this book you will find both humor and sadness, a unique perspective on current situations you face, and an easy to understand approach to deep seated struggles. Join him in this daily devotional. Let's walk together as we get to know Christ more and make Him known.


The Slumber Of Christianity

Author by : Ted Dekker
Languange : en
Publisher by : Thomas Nelson
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Description : As believers, our walk with God is motivated by hope-not the bland, vague notion most people have, but the expectation of an exotic, pleasurable inheritance that guides us and fires our passion...or, at least, should. Ted Dekker has written an exposé on the death of pleasure within the Church. Because many of us have set aside hope and the inspired imagination that drives it, Dekker says we have been lulled into a slumber of boredom, even despondency. Our faith wanes, the joy at having been liberated fades, and we feel powerless. The Slumber of Christianity explores what robs us of happiness and how we can rediscover it and live lives that rekindle hope. The pursuit of pleasure is a gift to all humans-a function of the Creator himself, who is bent upon our happiness. It's time for Christians to reclaim our inheritance of pleasure. The Slumber of Christianity will inflame hearts toward full-fledged, mind-expanding encounters with hope, through the imagination.


X Minister A Handbook For Christian World Changers

Author by : Jay Neuman
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lulu Press, Inc
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Description : God has placed a ministry inside every Christian. We feel it beating with every heartbeat. Our purpose is found as we partner with Jesus to change the world around us. That is our ministry calling. But there’s a problem. For most of us our ministry does not have a name. Pastors and evangelists have names for their ministries. We have a blank waiting to be filled in by the story of our lives. It is a placeholder waiting for a name. It is an X. Without a ministry label we can feel like we have no ministry at all. We hear a subtle message that our careers and talents don't matter. Nothing could be farther from the truth. God has mapped out a path that leads to fulfilling our calling. Like all paths we must walk it to the end to see where it leads. Before we can do that, we must find it. And it is hidden. This book will show how to find your X. It will show how to walk your path. At the end of your path, history will fill in the blank.


The Power Of Together

Author by : Jim Putman
Languange : en
Publisher by : Baker Books
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Description : An Invitation to Deeper, More Joyful, and Rewarding Relationships with God and Others None of us is lovable all of the time. People are unreasonable, arguments flare, feelings are hurt. And no one can make us feel worse than those closest to us. It's easy to fall into the trap of closing ourselves off in order to protect ourselves, rather than opening ourselves up for relationship with each other. But think of who Jesus invited into his life and ministry. They weren't always lovable. Yet he modeled perfect love for us and showed how the mark of a spiritually mature believer was always love. In The Power of Together, pastor and author Jim Putman uncovers the core of true discipleship with an in-depth, biblical look at how Jesus always invited people into relationship with himself. He loved them with God's perfect love and, in the process, showed everyone around him that the act of following God is the act of extending and receiving love that endures all things.


Legacies Of Christian Languaging And Literacies In American Education

Author by : Mary M. Juzwik
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : Because spiritual life and religious participation are widespread human and cultural phenomena, these experiences unsurprisingly find their way into English language arts curriculum, learning, teaching, and teacher education work. Yet many public school literacy teachers and secondary teacher educators feel unsure how to engage religious and spiritual topics and responses in their classrooms. This volume responds to this challenge with an in-depth exploration of diverse experiences and perspectives on Christianity within American education. Authors not only examine how Christianity – the historically dominant religion in American society – shapes languaging and literacies in schooling and other educational spaces, but they also imagine how these relations might be reconfigured. From curricula to classroom practice, from narratives of teacher education to youth coming-to-faith, chapters vivify how spiritual lives, beliefs, practices, communities, and religious traditions interact with linguistic and literate practices and pedagogies. In relating legacies of Christian languaging and literacies to urgent issues including White supremacy, sexism and homophobia, and the politics of exclusion, the volume enacts and invites inclusive relational configurations within and across the myriad American Christian sub-cultures coming to bear on English language arts curriculum, teaching, and learning. This courageous collection contributes to an emerging scholarly literature at the intersection of language and literacy teaching and learning, religious literacy, curriculum studies, teacher education, and youth studies. It will speak to teacher educators, scholars, secondary school teachers, and graduate and postgraduate students, among others.


The Origins Of Judaism Christianity And Islam

Author by : John Pickard
Languange : en
Publisher by : Pen and Sword History
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Description : There has never been a more important time for a study of the social, economic and political origins of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, three important world religions which share a common root. This book takes as its starting point the idea that gods, angels, miracles and other supernatural phenomena do not exist in the real world and therefore cannot explain the origins of these faiths. It looks instead at the material conditions at appropriate periods in antiquity and the social and economic forces at work, and it examines the historicity of key figures like Moses, Jesus and Mohammed. This is a unique book which draws on the research, knowledge and expertise of hundreds of historians, archaeologists and scholars, to create a synthesis that is completely coherent and at the same time is based on real-world social conditions. It is a book by a non-believer for other non-believers, and it will be a revelatory read, even to those already of an atheist, agnostic or secularist persuasion.