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  • Ending Human Trafficking

    $25.00

    Human trafficking is one of the most pressing social justice issues of our time, and in recent years there has been renewed interest among Christians, as many have been stirred up to take their part in the ongoing battle.

    This is a wonderful thing–and yet misinformed and misguided efforts can do more harm than good. Ending Human Trafficking is a handbook designed to educate churches and parachurch organizations for truly effective work. In collaboration with the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College Graduate School and The Global Center for Women and Justice at Vanguard University, Ending Human Trafficking is an accessible and compelling resource for Christian leaders, written by seasoned leaders in the struggle against modern slavery. Grounded in a theological response to the issue and filled with stories, up-to-date data, and practical tools and tips, it promises to be an invaluable resource for years to come.

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  • Contemporary Hanbook For Weddings And Funerals And Other Occasions

    $23.99

    Guidance, advice, and ready-to-use sermons and services for the busy pastor

    Weddings and funerals are some of the most meaningful events in people’s lives, and also some of the most challenging for the pastor to perform. Written with the needs of the busy pastor in mind, this popular and newly updated handbook includes everything necessary to conduct a variety of weddings and funerals, along with other common events such as Communion, baptisms, dedications, and ordinations.

    Helpful aids for weddings include services, vow renewals, messages, prayers, guidelines for vows, information on marriage laws, and, new in this edition, a service and message for second marriages. Guidance for funerals covers orders of service, quotations and reflections, and eulogies for a variety of circumstances, incorporating those with evangelistic appeal, untimely deaths, and suicide. New to this edition are funerals for service members, victims of violence, accidental deaths, cancer, and community tragedies.

    Additional new resources include blessing services for a home or special event and guidance for speaking at fraternal organizations.

    Pastors of all denominations will benefit from the services, advice, and resources in this sought-after handbook.

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  • Comprehensive Guide To Science And Faith

    $29.99

    Science Can–and Should–Support Your Faith

    Science and Christianity are often presented as mutually exclusive to each other, when in fact the ordered nature of the universe serves as powerful evidence for the mind and majesty of its Creator. With this comprehensive resource that includes the very latest research, you’ll witness how the findings of scientists provide compelling reasons to give glory to God.

    Featuring more than 40 entries authored by more than 30 qualified experts, you’ll better understand…

    *how the concepts of intelligent design and creationism can fit into a scientific worldview

    *the scientific findings that support the history and accounts found in the Bible

    *the biases that lead to scientific information being presented as a challenge to Christianity–rather than a compliment

    Whether you’re looking for answers to your own questions or seeking to explain the scientific evidence for your faith to others, The Popular Handbook of Science and Faith is an invaluable apologetic tool that will help you explore and analyze scientific findings in light of the truths found in the Bible.

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  • Handbook For Personal Bible Study Second Edition

    $18.99

    A proven resource to make you a better student of the Bible.

    The Bible is the most important book ever written. And yet we are separated from its authorship by millennia. To engage the Bible fully as a life-changing practice, we need to find our way into it and through it.

    Bible scholar Bill Klein offers a foundational introduction to what the Bible is, how it came to be, and how it holds together. But he doesn’t stop there: He equips you to engage the Bible with enlivening and enlightening best practices-for reading the Bible, studying it, memorizing it, and letting God work in you through it. This resource will help you discover all the wonderful mysteries of the world of God’s Word.

    Revised and updated for today’s readers, this second edition is a must-have resource for anyone seeking a greater understanding of God’s Word.

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  • MacArthurs Quick Reference Guide To The Bible

    $14.99

    Study the Bible Deeply, Faithfully, and Effectively

    There is a big difference between simply reading the Bible and studying the Bible well, so it transforms your life. That difference often boils down to having the right resources not just to read but to understand and apply what you are reading to your life.

    In MacArthur’s Quick Reference Guide to the Bible, noted pastor and teacher John MacArthur takes you through the key aspects of the Bible. This valuable companion to reading the Bible has been prepared to help you develop good Bible-reading habits and a better understanding of the depth and breadth of God’s Word.

    For all 66 books in the Bible it highlights:

    *Author and date
    *Key people
    *Background and setting
    *Key doctrines
    *Key aspects of how God’s character is illustrated
    *How Christ can be found in that book
    *Key words in the book
    *Quick overview with a brief outline of contents
    *Historical notes about what else what happening in the world when the book was written
    *Frequently asked questions about the book
    *Questions for reflection

    Other valuable features include :

    *”How We Got the Bible” section
    *”How to Study the Bible” section
    *”Chronology of the Bible” section
    *Appendix with Quick Notes on Theology
    *Chronology of Old Testament Patriarchs and Judges
    *Chronology of Old Testament Kings and Prophets
    *Timeline of the Ministry of Jesus Christ
    *Index of Key Words

    Filled with the fruit of decades of study and teaching MacArthur’s Quick Reference Guide to the Bible is an essential tool for anyone who wants to seriously study the Bible deeply, faithfully, and effectively.

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  • Natural Medicine Handbook

    $19.99

    When it comes to natural medicines, such as herbs, vitamins, and dietary supplements, you want to make sure you’re getting the truth about what works, what is safe, and what is a waste of money. You need evidence-based, trustworthy, unbiased sources and studies so that you can make wise decisions for yourself and your family.

    In consultation with the experts at ConsumerLab.com and Natural MedicinesTM, Dr. Walt Larimore has combed the available research from around the globe to evaluate about 1300 natural medicines or interventions for more than 500 conditions or indications summarized in helpful charts and tables. This highly readable and reliable guide will tell you what natural medicines have proven to be both safe and effective while suggesting the best-value “Top Picks” for health issues such as:

    – brain and heart health
    – digestive and immune health
    – energy and fatigue
    – losing weight
    – keeping hair, skin, and nails young
    – increasing the quality and length of your life
    – and many more

    Arranged topically so you can go directly to the information you need, this comprehensive, trustworthy guide is a resource you’ll return to again and again.

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  • New Testament Commentary Guide

    $18.99

    An indispensable map to the often intimidating world of biblical commentaries. For many beginning students of the New Testament, looking for a commentary seems like a simple process: identify the book you’re studying, search for a commentary, and pick one. However, the reality is far from simple. With new commentaries being published every year on every book of the Bible, the student of Scripture can quickly become overwhelmed with an inexhaustible amount of resources. What is the student to do?In this short, accessible resource, Nijay Gupta helps beginning Bible students understand the various available commentaries–their strengths, unique contributions, and ultimately, how to use them. Through The New Testament Commentary Guide, readers will understand how to incorporate commentaries into their learning and be enriched in their study of the Bible.

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  • Popular Handbook Of World Religions

    $24.99

    Your Guide to Understanding the World’s Most Prominent Religions

    Religion holds a commanding presence in our individual lives and in our communities. If you’ve ever wanted to know more about other faiths but weren’t sure where to start, The Harvest HandbookTM of World Religions is a clear and insightful guide to understanding and interacting with followers of the top belief systems globally, from Atheism to Judaism, Buddhism to Islam, Jainism to Sikhism, along with many others.

    This compilation from today’s religious scholars, including Dr. John Ferrer, Dr. Norman Geisler, Dr. R. Douglas Geivett, and Dr. Ron Rhodes, will help you learn the basics of each belief system and how they are lived out in contemporary culture. You will also discover how the tenents of each faith compare with those of Christianity.

    Whether you seek to understand other religions or want to find ways to engage with people of another belief system, this ready-friendly guide will equip you to distinguish various religions around the world and more effectively convey the gospel message to people of other faiths.

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  • Harvest Handbook Of Bible Prophecy

    $29.99

    Everything You Need to Know About the Last Days at Your Fingertips

    The Harvest HandbookTM of Bible Prophecy is a reference resource that provides a comprehensive overview of everything the Bible says about the last days.

    Compiled by bestselling prophecy teachers Ed Hindson, Mark Hitchcock, and Tim LaHaye, this volume has 150+ topics on the most important subjects of prophetic study from 40+ of world’s foremost prophecy experts, including Armageddon, the Day of the Lord, eternal life, the glorious appearing, the messianic kingdom, the millennium, rewards, and the Tribulation.

    You will gain clear and useful insights about the future in this A-to-Z handbook, which is written to provide:
    *thousands of Bible-based facts about the end times and beyond
    *a chronology of the last days from a pretribulational, premillennial view
    *detailed definitions of all the major prophecy-related terms

    Both new and experienced students of prophecy will find this a tool they can use and understand. Ideal for browsing or serious research, you’ll find yourself reaching for this indispensable resource again and again.

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  • Holy Land Handbook

    $14.99

    Visit the Holy Land, wherever you might be!

    The Holy Land Handbook is a beautifully illustrated guide to the history, culture, geography, and key sites of the Bible. This “readable reference” transports you to the land where Abraham, David, and Jesus lived, explaining the what, when, where, and why of their stories–and many, many more.

    The Holy Land Handbook provides details on the history, setting, and importance of more than 130 key locales, including:
    *The Dead Sea
    *Bethlehem
    *The Jordan River
    *Capernaum
    *The Jezreel Valley
    *And many more

    The Holy Land Handbook also covers the all-important city of Jerusalem with individual entries on spots such as:
    *The Western Wall
    *The Pool of Bethesda
    *The Upper Room
    *Gordon’s Calvary
    *Church of the Holy Sepulchre

    Fully illustrated in color, with helpful maps and intriguing sidebars, The Holy Land Handbook is great prep for those visiting the Middle East–and an equally great read for “armchair travelers” who want to better understand the Bible story.

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  • Rose Chronological Guide To The Bible

    $34.99

    Did you know that the Bible has more than 1,100 chapters and 30,000 verses? It can be easy to get lost in all the people, places, and stories of the Bible. The Rose Chronology Guide to the Bible is designed to help you see how all the pieces of the Bible fit together-and see God’s big story from creation to the end times.

    Look at the Bible in a fresh new way by viewing Bible events in the order they happened. See all sixty-six books of the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation, arranged chronologically. You’ll learn how the stories of key Bible characters-like Abraham, David, Ruth, and Paul-fit into the larger story of God’s unfolding plan of salvation through his Son Jesus Christ.

    This one-of-a-kind resource is packed with full-color charts, maps, and illustrations to help you explore bible history. It includes:
    *Three 24-inch chronology foldouts showing the Bible at a glance, the life of Jesus, and the kings and prophets of the Old Testament.
    *Chronology charts on popular Bible topics such as the Genesis flood, the temple in Jerusalem, the ark of the covenant, and more.
    *A harmony of the four Gospels-Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John-side by side.
    *Maps showing the journeys of the patriarchs, the exodus route, where Jesus walked, Paul’s missionary trips, and more.
    *Quick summaries of all sixty-six books of the Bible and when they happened.

    Over 170 reproduced pages. An excellent way to enhance your Sunday school, homeschool, and small group or individual Bible studies.

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  • Rose Guide To The Gospels

    $15.99

    See how everything in the Gospels reveals Jesus as the divine Messiah, Savior, Servant, Healer, and Risen Lord! Rose Publishing introduces Rose Guide to the Gospels, your quick-reference guide through the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. With hundreds of pictures, charts, and timelines, this user-friendly introduction to the four Gospels helps you explore over 150 key people, places, and stories in the life of Jesus. Add depth to any Bible study with in-depth summaries of how the Gospels were written, the key people and events in each of the four books, why you can trust them, how Jesus fulfilled prophecies of the Old Testament, and much more!

    Unlike commentaries, this guide is packed with maps, timelines, and side-by-side charts which show key information on all 4 gospels at a glance. From an introduction to Jewish and Greco-Roman life to a who’s who of over 50 key people, get a condensed and thorough overview on the four Gospels!

    Includes:
    *An introduction to the Jewish and Greco-Roman culture and customs in the time of Jesus
    *An overview of the life of Jesus–why he came, what he did, and why it matters for us today
    *The who, what, where, when, and why for all four Gospels. Compare how these books are alike and how they’re different
    *An in-depth look at how the Gospels were written. Know why we can have confidence that the Gospels are reliable testimonies of the life and work of Jesus Christ
    *A harmony of the Gospels with more than 100 events, all with Scripture references
    *A who’s who of more than 50 key people in the Gospels
    *Jesus’ fulfillment of Old Testament prophecies about the Messiah
    *Answers to skeptics’ objections about the resurrection

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  • Bible

    $4.00

    The Instant Expert series is a “first-steps” introduction to a topic-simple, easy to use, and clearly designed. They are authoritative and reliable and will tell you everything you need to know, in an hour’s read.

    Instant Expert: The Bible explains what the Bible says, how it came into being, and what its significance is today.

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  • Now That Youre A Youth Leader

    $17.99

    Now that You’re a Youth Leader will give you all the basics you need to know to be successful in youth ministry. You’ll find practical answers to questions like how do I lead a small group? How do I plan a retreat? What are the common big mistakes I need to be careful to avoid? And how do I do all this without burning out? Author Jeremy Steele remembers exactly what it felt like being new to youth ministry. In this book he answers real questions posed by beginning youth ministers and addresses all the nuts-and-bolts of everything from counseling a teen to preparing a budget. You can feel confident that you, the volunteers, and the staff who read this book will have most of the answers to the common beginner questions in youth ministry.

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  • Harvest Handbook Of Key Bible Words New Testament

    $19.99

    Savor Each Rich Word of Scripture

    You’ve probably had times when you’ve read the same Bible passages over and over and skimmed past terms that seemed unclear or confusing-yet you know that each verse holds immeasurable value for your life.

    See God’s Word with new eyes and experience the full impact of its message! This easy-to-use resource will guide you through the rich meaning of Bible keywords in a reader-friendly format. Adapted from the classic Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words by W.E. Vine, this modern handbook focuses on 300 must-know Bible words that will help you better understand Scripture.

    For each entry, you will find a definition and an overview, as well as insightful quotes from Christian writers-all designed to help bring biblical references into present-day relevance for you.

    The New Testament is a message of hope-each word ordained to tell the story of God’s character and enduring love. Use this handbook to dive into the language of Scripture, and let His Word come alive in you.

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  • Multiple Choice : Finding The Best Answer For Your Childs Education

    $14.99

    Because no one answer is always right or always wrong for every child!

    When it comes to educating their kids, parents need to know that between home school, private Christian school, or public school, there’s no one right answer.

    As a practical guide in making that all-important decision, Multiple Choice helps parents assess each child’s learning style and their family’s goals for education. It objectively examines both the benefits and drawbacks of each form of schooling. Interviews with education professors, teachers, parents, and students who have participated in each venue combine to make this an engaging guide for parents as they make important choices for their child’s future.

    An easy read, this book includes tips and ideas for things parents can do at home to increase the effectiveness of their child’s education, sources for further reading, and guiding questions. Multiple Choice empowers parents to make informed decisions and to be effectively engaged in their child’s learning and spiritual growth on a daily basis.

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  • Leadership Power : Beyond Smoke And Mirrors

    $19.99

    Peter J. Daniels has been in a leadership role for the last 58 years and has used that experience to write this hand book for both those who want to lead. Leadership Power explores the life and strategies used by leaders. It is an exploration of their methods and the desperation quotient they all must possess, as well as the adjustments needed at times to lead.

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  • Surviving And Thriving In Seminary

    $17.99

    Seminary can give you a great foundation for future success in ministry, but it can also come with its share of challenges. Without proper preparation, it is possible to struggle in your studies or maintain a healthy personal and spiritual life. Surviving and Thriving in Seminary is designed to prepare current and future seminary students for what’s ahead. In it, two seminary professors (and former seminary students) tell you what they tell their students, and what they wish they’d known. This book aims to teach you skills that will help you thrive in the areas of your personal life, time management, and study practices. While seminary is always a rigorous experience, you don’t have to struggle through it. You can thrive.

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  • Self Guided Tour Of The Bible

    $19.99

    This easy-to-read full color handbook gives you a big-picture view of the Bible to set you up for a lifetime of Bible learning. Quickly get a firm grasp of key Bible foundations that will give you a clearer understanding of God and his Word than ever before! Discover: Bible history and culture, people and characters in the Bible, major themes of every book, seeing Jesus in the Old Testament, and applying biblical truths to today’s world. Includes over 200 charts, time lines, maps, and pictures. 256 pp, trade paperback, 7 x 9.5 inches.

    Understanding the Bible has never been easier! Whether it’s your first time picking up the Bible or you read it cover to cover every year, the Self-Guided Tour Of The Bible will have you looking at the Bible with fresh eyes in moments! In just 9 illustrated chapters, explore:

    Introduction to the Bible
    *A Quick Overview of the Bible (Including Bible reliability)
    *A Time Line of Bible History
    *Jesus throughout the Bible (See how the Old Testament points to Christ)

    Essentials of the Bible
    *Basic Bible Geography (Includes topographical maps)
    *Overview of 100 People and Characters in the Bible
    *A Simple Overview of the 66 Bible Books (and study tips)

    Why Study the Bible?
    *Jesus’ Life and Teachings
    *Heaven, Hell, and Eternity
    *The 8 Major Themes in the Bible-Salvation in Christ, Living by Faith, God’s Sovereignty, and more!

    You know it’s important to read God’s Word: we read the Bible to get to know the Author himself, but it’s an intimidating book! With 66 books and around 800,000 words, the Bible is massive and complicated with history, names, and events. Where do you start? How should you read some of the miraculous events and interesting characters? The Self-Guided Tour Of The Bible answers these questions and many more! Tap into the incredible depth and wonder of God’s Word with every page of the Self-Guided Tour Of The Bible.

    What makes the Self-Guided Tour Of The Bible unique?

    Unlike other Bible guides and commentaries, the Self-Guided Tour Of The Bible tells you everything you need to know using clear summaries, easy-to-read overviews, maps, charts, and time lines. Several key features make the Self-Guided Tour Of The Bible the clear and easy choice-
    *Simple easy-to-use format
    *Highly visual (includes over 200 charts, time lines, maps, and pictures)
    *Full color (it makes an attractive gift!)
    *Convenient index for quick reference
    *Flexible-start anywhere in any order

    Get refreshed by th

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  • Intercessors Handbook : How To Pray With Boldness Authority And Supernatura

    $15.99

    How to Pray with Boldness, Authority, and Supernatural Power

    In a world full of desperate need, we turn expectantly to prayer, hoping to witness the realities promised in Scripture. Most of us, however, seldom see the results we hope for. Why don’t our prayers make more of a difference? Beginning with her own experiences of breakthrough, Jennifer Eivaz offers much-needed direction and the biblical context for prayer that does make a difference–explaining the intervention of angels and demons, prophetic manifestations, and much more. She helps believers take hold of their authority and spiritual giftings and use them in the battle for victory. The Kingdom principles and study questions will help every believer navigate the spiritual realm of prayer by using the tools that make it truly effective.

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  • What The Bible Is All About NIV

    $17.99

    “What the Bible Is All About” is the essential handbook for anyone who wants to read and understand God s Word. Inside this revised and updated edition of Henrietta Mears classic, you ll find an overview of every book in the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation. In addition, “What the Bible Is All About” will:
    *Provide a complete guide to the Scriptures
    *Explain how Jesus is revealed in the Old and New Testaments
    *Show why the Bible is one book, one history, one story
    *Introduce key people in biblical history
    *Give historical background for every major event
    *Highlight recurring biblical themes
    *Provide helpful reading plans, maps, and charts, and other study helps

    Discover for yourself why “What the Bible Is All About” is one of the world s best-selling Bible handbooks, with more than 4 million in print. This user-friendly guide makes it easier than ever to plant the Word in your heart and mind!”

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  • What The Bible Is All About Bible Handbook For Kids

    $16.99

    Unlock the secrets of Scripture and discover Jesus in every book of the Bible! “What the Bible Is All About Bible Handbook for Kids,” based on Dr. Henrietta Mears’ classic Bible handbook, is your ultimate guide to God’s Word. Inside you’ll find maps, charts, timelines, and illustrations that will help you track down the richest treasure of all: God’s plan to save the world! As you discover and decode each book of the Bible, God’s Story will take shape and you’ll begin to see Jesus on every page.Inside you’ll find:
    *Background on the writer of each book
    *Jesus Connection for every book in the Bible
    *Word definitions to help you understand the Bible’s meaning
    *Lists of important people so you know who to watch for as you read.
    *Illustrations, timelines, and maps that show when and where key events took place
    *Summaries for each book that reveal how each part fits with the “big picture”
    *Info on archeological discoveries and life in Bible times that gives insights on the world of the Bible

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  • What The Bible Is All About Bible Handbook KJV

    $17.99

    “What the Bible Is All About” is the essential handbook for anyone who wants to read and understand God s Word. Inside this revised and updated edition of Henrietta Mears classic, you ll find an overview of every book in the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation. In addition, “What the Bible Is All About” will:
    *Provide a complete guide to the Scriptures
    *Explain how Jesus is revealed in the Old and New Testaments
    *Show why the Bible is one book, one history, one story
    *Introduce key people in biblical history
    *Give historical background for every major event
    *Highlight recurring biblical themes
    *Provide helpful reading plans, maps, and charts, and other study helps

    Discover for yourself why “What the Bible Is All About” is one of the world s best-selling Bible handbooks, with more than 4 million in print. This user-friendly guide makes it easier than ever to plant the Word in your heart and mind!”

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  • Understanding The Times

    $44.99

    Understanding the Times is the gold standard of worldview and apologetics studies, now revised and updated to help a new generation know and defend the Christian faith against competing worldviews. Based on Summit Ministries’ half century of teaching, this trusted reference set provides an invaluable resource for students of the Bible to understand today’s most significant worldviews and defend their faith. It’s a required resource for every Christian’s bookshelf. The Worldview Handbook, Volume 2, compares the tenets of Christianity to five major competing worldviews.

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  • Joy Of Signing

    $32.99

    The Joy of Signing is one of the most comprehensive guides available for mastering the current basic signs used to communicate with deaf people in either the word order of the English language or in the American Sign Language pattern. This updated third edition provides the basic vocabulary needed for persons entering interpreter training programs. Over 1,500 signs are clearly illustrated and are grouped by chapter into their natural categories. Families as well as professionals will appreciate this manual’s conceptually based vocabulary. It includes sections on the history of sign language and fingerspelling, the art of signing, language patterns of signs, and an illustrated guide for fingerspelling.

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  • Halleys Bible Handbook Classic Edition

    $29.99

    More than 80 years after its initial publication, Halley’s Bible Handbook remains a bestseller in its various editions, with millions of copies sold worldwide. This world-renowned Bible handbook has been consistently updated and revised to accurately provide even greater clarity, insight, and usefulness. Halley’s Bible Handbook makes the Bible’s wisdom and message accessible to people from all walks of life. Whether they’ve read the Bible many times or never before, readers will find insights that give them a firm grasp of God’s Word and an appreciation for the cultural, religious, and geographic settings in which the story of the Bible unfolds. Written for both mind and heart, this completely revised, updated, and expanded 25th edition retains Dr. Halley’s highly personal style.

    It features:
    *All-new maps, photographs, and illustrations
    *Contemporary design
    *Practical Bible reading programs
    *Helpful tips for Bible study
    *Fascinating archaeological information
    *Easy-to-understand sections on how we got the Bible and on church history
    *Improved indexes

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  • Halleys Bible Handbook Deluxe Edition

    $44.99

    Ninety years after its initial publication, Halley’s Bible Handbook remains a bestseller in its various editions, with millions of copies sold worldwide. This world-renowned Bible handbook has been consistently updated and revised to accurately provide even greater clarity, insight, and usefulness. Halley’s Bible Handbook makes the Bible’s wisdom and message accessible to everyone. Whether you’ve read the Bible many times or never before, you will find insights that give you a firm grasp of God’s Word and an appreciation for the cultural, religious, and geographic settings in which the story of the Bible unfolds. Written for both mind and heart, this 25th edition retains Dr. Halley’s highly personal style.

    It features:
    *Maps, photographs, and illustrations
    *Contemporary design
    *Practical Bible reading programs
    *Helpful tips for Bible study
    *Fascinating archaeological information
    *Easy-to-understand sections on how we got the Bible and on church history
    *Improved indexes

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  • Gospel Centered Preaching

    $12.99

    Introduction
    17 Principles Of Gospel-centered Preaching
    1: The Goals Of Preaching
    2: The Means Of Preaching
    3: The Content Of Preaching
    4: The Priorities Of Preaching
    5: The Process Of Preaching

    Additional Info
    This accessible manual on preaching unpacks the core of how a preacher must think and what they must do. And it focuses our eyes on the central message – the gospel.

    Use this resource to train yourself and others as a new preacher, to develop your thinking and skills as a growing preacher, and to encourage and sustain yourself as a seasoned preacher.

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  • Moody Handbook Of Theology

    $44.99

    The Moody Handbook of Theology leads the beginner into the appreciation and understanding of this essential field of study. It introduces the reader to the five dimensions that provide a comprehensive view of theology: biblical, systematic, historical, dogmatic and contemporary. The apostle Paul wrote that all Scripture is ‘profitable for teaching’ (2 Tim. 3:16), that Timothy should ‘pay close attention to…your teaching’ (1 Tim. 4:16), and that leaders should ‘be able both to exhort in sound doctrine and to refute those who contradict’ (Titus 1:9). When he wrote these statements, Paul was referring to theology.

    Beyond giving basic definitions and general descriptions, author Paul Enns summarized the substantial features of theology. In this way, he provides a concise doctrinal reference tool for the newcomer as well as the seasoned scholar seeking a refresher. There are fifty-five informative charts located at strategic points throughout the book.

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  • Now That Im A Christian

    $13.99

    How do we help our friends who have just become Christians or are young in the faith? In this concise and accessible book, Mike Patton unpacks the basics of the Christian faith, helping new believers think rightly about God and live fully for God as they begin their new life in Christ. In ten easy-to-read chapters, Patton introduces readers to the foundational teachings and life-giving practices of Christianity-from the doctrine of the Trinity to reading and understanding the Bible. Designed for individual use or small group discussion, this handbook on the Christian faith has the potential to become the go-to guide for new believers wanting to follow Jesus with their heads and their hands.

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  • Bare Bones Bible Handbook

    $16.99

    The Bare Bones Bible(R) Handbook by bestselling author Jim George is the perfect resource for learning about the books of the Bible in short, fascinating overviews that include…
    *The grand theme and main points of each book
    *The key men and women of God and what you can learn from them
    *The major events in Bible history and their significance
    *Quick, simple, personal applications for spiritual growth and daily living
    *Tips for improved personal study and a one-year Bible reading plan

    Each overview takes only 10 minutes to read and will enable you to master the books of the Bible more quickly. You’ll find this a clear, practical, and fascinating guide well worth keeping next to your Bible at all times. Excellent for anyone who wants to understand and mine the riches of God’s Word more deeply.

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  • Action Bible Handbook

    $18.99

    What is a covenant? What animals are mentioned in the Bible? Who was Gideon? What kinds of jobs did Bible characters have?

    Are you ready for some answers to the questions?

    With vivid illustrations and kid-friendly explanations, The Action Bible Handbook gives you deeper insight into both familiar and challenging Bible words and names. Over 700 “whos”, “wheres”, and “whats” make it interesting and understandable. Learn about topics like:

    * Animals and Insects
    * Languages and Phrases
    * Plants and Trees
    * Places to Go
    * Popular People
    * Unnatural Disasters
    * Weapons and Armor

    And much more!

    A complete index is included so you can find just the topic you’re looking for. And with the handy page number references, you’ll find this is the perfect companion to The Action Bible.

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  • Handbook On The New Testament Use Of The Old Testament

    $24.99

    This concise guide by a leading New Testament scholar helps readers understand how to better study the multitude of Old Testament references in the New Testament. G. K. Beale, coeditor of the bestselling Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament, focuses on the “how to” of interpreting the New Testament use of the Old Testament, providing students and pastors with many of the insights and categories necessary for them to do their own exegesis. Brief enough to be accessible yet thorough enough to be useful, this handbook will be a trusted guide for all students of the Bible.

    Contents
    Introduction
    1. Challenges to Interpreting the Use of the Old Testament in the New
    2. Seeing the Old Testament in the New: Definitions of Quotations and Allusions and Criteria for Discerning Them
    3. An Approach to Interpreting the Old Testament in the New
    4. Primary Ways the New Testament Uses the Old Testament
    5. Hermeneutical and Theological Presuppositions of the New Testament Writers
    6. The Relevance of Jewish Backgrounds for the Study of the Old Testament in the New: A Survey of the Sources
    7. A Case Study Illustrating the Methodology of This Book

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  • Star Book For Stewardship

    $17.99

    A rich new volume in Judson Press’s best-selling “Star Book for Ministers” series! Pastor and author Clifford Jones has compiled an impressive collection of practical and biblical resources for church leaders who want to make stewardship a vital part of congregational life and discipleship. The new volume features:

    Stewardship in the Old and New Testaments
    Content for preaching and teaching ministries
    Materials for the worship service
    Basic training guidelines for saving, reducing debt, and estate planning
    Advice for introducing financial principles to children and youth
    Financial transparency and accountability for leaders
    A pastoral response to poverty
    Giving as a spiritual discipline

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  • Christian Ministers Manual

    $24.99

    Updated and expanded with 32 pages of additional content designed to meet the growing demands of busy ministers, the Christian Minister’s Manual is an essential tool for ministers. This DuoTone edition includes an online access code

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  • Bible Search Engine

    $14.99

    Wondering what the Bible has to say on a particular topic? Find out with The Bible Search Engine, featuring nearly 15,000 key scripture references arranged under 1,001 subjects. While concordances provide direction to specific words in scripture, this book helps you find verses by topic-important Bible concepts (such as Abiding, Heresy, the Lordship of Christ, and Revelation), contemporary subjects (like Abuse, the Environment, Pornography, and Young People), and other categories of interest (such as Animals, Careers, Trees, Weapons, etc.). It’s illustrated in color, to enhance your reading, and makes an ideal resource for personal, group, and teen study.

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  • Chronological Guide To The Bible

    $24.99

    Explore Your Bible in Chronological Order. Readers will see the people, places, and events of the Bible come alive with this guide that will enhance your study with any Bible. The Chronological Guide to the Bible’s colorful pages guide readers step-by-step through the nine epochs of biblical history — the same ones used in the best-selling Chronological Study Bible. Customers will maximize their understanding as they experience God’s word in dynamic historical order, no matter which translation they choose to use. Dig deeper into the cultures and people of biblical times with The Chronological Guide to the Bible.

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  • Ministry Of Helps Handbook

    $12.99

    Helps: Having Enough Loving People Serving!

    Churches need the ministry of helps. The time has come for church members to begin doing the work for the ministry, and let the pastors return to being what they have been called to do – be spokesmen for Jesus.

    Finally, a book filled with useful information for many:
    Ushers
    Greeters
    Nursery Workers
    Counselors
    All areas of your Church’s Ministry of Helps!

    The Ministry of Helps Handbook, Revised and Updated by Buddy Bell is a unique combination of teaching, seminar guidelines and answers to often-asked questions. This useful and complete book provides pastors, and members, with the tools and insights to restore the ministry of helps to their church.

    Some features include:
    Easy-to-apply instructions to transform your helps ministry
    Anointed teaching to improve faithfulness
    Keys to the Biblical basis for the ministry of helps
    A three-week, five-day seminar outline
    Answers to common questions about the ministry of helps

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  • Discover Your God Given Gifts

    $21.99

    Don and Katie Fortune have updated their bestselling handbook Discover Your God-Given Gifts , now fully revised and expanded for a whole new generation. Using the listing in Romans 12:6-8, the Fortunes help readers see how these “motivational” gifts are the driving force in our lives. They shape our personalities and help us serve God and others more fully.

    With interactive worksheets and guides, Don and Katie help readers recognize their own unique gifts and why they act and think the way they do. With this knowledge, readers will be empowered to use their motivational gifts to further the kingdom–bringing the greatest sense of joy and fulfillment they have ever known.

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  • Deacon Ministry

    $6.99

    This handbook addresses practical issues that typically confront lay church leaders, otherwise known as board members or deacons. Here you will find relevant help to equip leaders for the challenge of both ministering in their congregation and giving support and guidance to their pastor. Offers specific, pertinent information about how to fulfill the unique roles and responsibilities of a lay leader, exploring topics that range from the biblical basis for ministry and New Testament qualifications to typical areas of service, administrative duties, even conflict management. Used alone or in a group, the suggestions for personal interaction and problem solving,, along with real-life stories, will help develop effective leaders.

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  • Prophets Handbook : A Guide To Prophecy And Its Operation

    $18.99

    Discover God’s divine plan for the prophetic gifts and how they are meant to benefit the body of Christ. This handbook details the role and duties of the prophetic in the church, clearly explaining its necessity. No church leader should be without this indispensable reference. Dr. Paula Price’s years of research and ministry have yielded the ultimate guide to prophecy in the local church. You will learn how God awakens and prepares excellent prophets, understand the difference between prophets and psychics, and recognize and train budding prophets. Don’t let lack of knowledge keep you from utilizing one of God’s extraordinary gifts to the church.

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  • Pastors Pal

    $13.99

    A comprehensive handbook for ministry. Pastors Pal contains suggestions for various special services, including weddings and funerals, providing practical advice for the local pastor. This manual for the busy pastor is designed to instruct, inform, amuse, and cause one to reflect upon some of the theological, administrative, and practical problems of today’s pastorate.

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  • New Believers Friend Handbook

    $9.99

    Pair this great resource with The New Believer’s Handbook. Together they provide customers with the tools to lead a powerful new believers’ small group study or Sunday School class. Includes the dos and donts for spiritual parenting, lesson outlines for each chapter of The New Believer’s Handbook, and full text and answers to study questions.

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  • How To Study The Bible For Yourself

    $13.99

    Bestselling author Tim LaHaye is a nationally recognized Bible teacher who wants each reader to know that the Bible was written for them-they need not rely on scholars and teachers to interpret it. In this 30th anniversary edition of his bestselling How to Study the Bible for Yourself(more than 850,000 copies sold) readers will discover how to-
    *locate the Bible’s major principles, promises, and commands
    *understand key verses and themes
    *achieve an enriching, lifelong habit of Bible study

    LaHaye’s practical and inspiring method of study will open up the joy, wisdom, and excitement of the Bible to those who have been studying for years or anyone beginning to explore the wonders of God’s Word.

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  • Pastors Handbook KJV

    $16.99

    Utilizing the classic King James text, this handi-size book, is an ideal carry along companion for any pastor. 12 occasions are addressed in multiple formats, including: communion, weddings, funerals, baptisms, and visitations.

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  • Star Book On Preaching

    $16.99

    In the classic tradition of the #1, best-selling Star Book for Ministers, Judson Press offers a resource with a special focus on preaching. Starting with a biblical basis for preaching, McMickle discusses the “heart and habits” of a preacher-emphasizing the importance of time management regarding health, head, heart, and home.

    Without an emphasis toward any denomination and practical in its nature, the guide offers:

    keys to an effective preaching ministry, including goals and outcomes of preaching
    text and topic selection
    information on various types of sermons
    a look at different preaching styles such as narrative and first-person preaching
    suggestions for sermon preparation
    ideas for several sermon series
    a full list of preaching resources to use as references
    Featured are over a dozen sermon outlines on various topics. These outlines address developing key points and direction, provide suggestions for an introduction and closing, and give tips for determining style and delivery. Destined to become a new classic, The Star Book on Preaching is a portable resource no preacher should be without.

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  • Small Group Leaders Handbook

    $19.99

    The Small Group Leaders Handbook provides a solid scriptural foundation upon which to build your small group ministry. By combining biblical teaching with practical guidelines, the Small Group Leaders Handbook provides a balanced and thorough exploration of small group ministry in the twenty-first century.

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  • Compact Bible Handbook

    $14.99

    At-a-glance survey of every book of the Bible addressing the “who, what, where, when and why” questions. Includes Outlines, Charts, and Timelines Summarizes every book of the Bible

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  • Family Finance Handbook

    $19.99

    With insights gained from twenty-five years in business and ministry, the authors impart to the reader biblical principles of stewardship and financial management. Readers learn how to get out of debt and are carefully guided through the investment process in this comprehensive and well-crafted resource.

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  • Welcome Speeches For Special Days

    $8.50

    This useful resource incorporates recitations, suggested scripture, prayers, poetry, speeches, and responses for celebrating a variety of special days in the African American church. Perfect as a worship planning tool for pastors and worship leaders, Welcome Speeches for Special Days is ideal for celebrating those special Sundays that congregations highlight throughout the year.

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