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Christ is All: The Piety of Horatius BonarAuthor(s): Michael Haykin & Darrin R. Brooker
Publisher: Reformation Heritage Books
Price: $2.99       (Mar 23-24)
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“Christ Is All” highlights the life and work of the memorable Scottish minister and poet, Horatius Bonar (1808–1889). Michael A. G. Haykin and Darrin R. Brooker present 65 excerpts from Bonar’s writings that capture his ardent devotion to the glory of Christ. Readers will also find Haykin’s biographical introduction on Bonar a valuable glimpse at a life that God used greatly in the preaching of the gospel and the saving of souls.

Series Description:
Seeking, then, both to honor the past and yet not idolize it, we are issuing these books in the series Profiles in Reformed Spirituality. The design is to introduce the spirituality and piety of the Reformed Profiles in Reformed Spirituality tradition by presenting descriptions of the lives of notable Christians with select passages from their works. This combination of biographical sketches and collected portions from primary sources gives a taste of the subjects’ contributions to our spiritual heritage and some direction as to how the reader can find further edification through their works. It is the hope of the publishers that this series will provide riches for those areas where we are poor and light of day where we are stumbling in the deepening twilight.

Authors:
Darrin R. Brooker is the editor and publisher of The Life and Works of Horatius Bonar CD. He and his wife Melissa are members of Trinity Baptist Church, Burlington, Ontario.

Michael Haykin is professor of Church History and Biblical Spirituality, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, and Research Professor of Irish Baptist College, Constituent College of Queen’s University Belfast, N. Ireland.

Endorsement:
“Bonar’s biography provides an enlightening vista of another age, while his selections give us penetrating insight into our won. As Bonar would wish, every word points us to the Christ of all ages and for all ages” – David P. Murray


melanie dickersonAuthor(s): Melanie Dickerson
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Price: $3.99       (Mar 23 Only)
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Two novels from New York Times bestselling author Melanie Dickerson are now available in a low-priced, one-volume e-collection!

The Silent Songbird

Evangeline is gifted with a heavenly voice, but she is trapped in a sinister betrothal until she embarks on a daring escape and meets brave Westley le Wyse. Can he help her discover the freedom to sing again? More than Evangeline’s future is at stake as she finds herself entangled in a web of intrigue that threatens England’s monarchy. Should she give herself up to protect the only person who cares about her? If she does, who will save the king from a plot to steal his throne?

The Noble Servant

Magdalen lost everything to the scheme of an evil servant. When a handsome shepherd befriends her, Magdalen and the shepherd uncover a sinister plot. She might just gain what she’s always wanted . . .if she makes it in time. New York Times bestselling author Melanie Dickerson beautifully re-imagines The Goose Girl by the Brothers Grimm into a medieval tale of adventure, loss, and love.


lest your heart faintAuthor(s): Dawn D’Espoire
Publisher: N/A
Price: FREE       (Ends Mar 24)
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If you long to walk arm and arm with God. If you seek freedom from the fires of bipolar…
If you are devastated by sexual trauma
then come and drink from the cool waters of peace and the feel the embrace of a loving and empathetic Savior. I have scrambled and scraped to follow my Jesus. Let me guide you and your loved ones with my story of hope and healing.
The book includes:
– How I was almost drowned in eight symptoms of bipolar depression and mania
-My intense struggle with suicide and my messy victory over it
-An inside look into my peculiar psychiatric hospital visits
–A PG-rated description of the sexual traumas and how Jesus healed me
–How my marriage suffered and almost fell apart because of my mental illness
–My compassionate exploration of homosexuality in the light of the Bible and my relationship with God
–Six ways I tackle temptation and four ways I charge my spiritual power source—Jesus Ninja style
–Three therapies that worked for me and their report card grade
–Three types of doctors that brought me back to health
This is my story.


Author(s): Philip S. Ross
Publisher: Christian Focus Publications
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Anthems for a Dying Lamb offers an in-depth exposition of Psalms 113-118. Often called the Hallel, these psalms were part of the Passover seder, which directed proceedings during the Passover meal. That’s one reason the Hallel became known as the ‘hymn’ that Jesus sang with his disciples at the Last Supper, and why it is often part of communion services when the church celebrates the Lord’s Supper. Philip Ross explains Psalms 113-118 in their Old Testament context and shows how the ‘trouble and sorrow’ of Psalm 116, or the ‘cornerstone’ of Psalm 118, give us insight into Jesus’ ministry and mindset in the hours before his crucifixion.


Author(s): Eddie Byun
Publisher: Intervarsity Press
Price: $3.99       (Ends Mar 25)
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It’s tough to be a pastor.

Pastors face demands and pressures on every side, from the challenges of church ministry to the realities of spiritual warfare. But you can make a difference. Your prayers provide a lifeline for your pastor’s spiritual health and ministry effectiveness.

Eddie Byun offers a handy, practical guide to praying for pastors. He shares stories of how congregational intercession changes things, with specific guidelines for prayers for protection, rest, anointing, integrity and more.

God calls us to pray for our leaders. When we do, their ministry is strengthened, the kingdom is advanced and lives and communities are transformed.


virtuous mindsAuthor(s): Philip E. Dow
Publisher: Intervarsity Press
Price: $4.99       (Ends Mar 25)
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Templeton Foundation Character Project’s Character Essay and Book Prize Competition award winner!

What does it mean to love God with all of our minds?

Our culture today is in a state of crisis where intellectual virtue is concerned. Dishonesty, cheating, arrogance, laziness, cowardice–such vices are rampant in society, even among the worlds most prominent leaders. We find ourselves in an ethical vacuum, as the daily headlines of our newspapers confirm again and again. Central to the problem is the state of education. We live in a technological world that has ever greater access to new information and yet no idea what to do with it all.

In this wise and winsome book, Philip Dow presents a case for the recovery of intellectual character. He explores seven key virtues–courage, carefulness, tenacity, fair-mindedness, curiosity, honesty and humility–and discusses their many benefits. The recovery of virtue, Dow argues, is not about doing the right things, but about becoming the right kind of person. The formation of intellectual character produces a way of life that demonstrates love for both God and neighbor.

Dow has written an eminently practical guide to a life of intellectual virtue designed especially for parents and educators. The book concludes with seven principles for a true education, a discussion guide for university and church groups, and nine appendices that provide examples from Dows experience as a teacher and administrator.

Virtuous Minds is a timely and thoughtful work for parents and pastors, teachers and students–anyone who thinks education is more about the quality of character than about the quantity of facts.


minutesAuthor(s): John C. Maxwell
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Price: $1.99       (Mar 23-25)
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While a few people appear to be born leaders, the ability to lead is actually a collection of skills, nearly all of which can be learned and sharpened. Based on his New York Times bestseller The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, author John C. Maxwell presents a daily plan to help you grow as a leader in your personal, professional, and spiritual life.



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