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In this grab bag we have 53 non-fiction e-books from Thomas Nelson. The prices and sale dates that the publisher has provided are under each ebook cover.
Publisher: Crossway Books
Price: $2.99 (July 5-6)
What did God use to draw a radical, committed unbeliever to himself? Did God take her to an evangelistic rally? Or, since she had her doctorate in literature, did he use something in print? No, God used an invitation to dinner in a modest home, from a humble couple who lived out the gospel daily, simply, and authentically.
With this story of her conversion as a backdrop, Rosaria Butterfield invites us into her home to show us how God can use this same “radical, ordinary hospitality” to bring the gospel to our lost friends and neighbors. Such hospitality sees our homes as not our own, but as God’s tools for the furtherance of his kingdom as we welcome those who look, think, believe, and act differently from us into our everyday, sometimes messy lives—helping them see what true Christian faith really looks like.
Publisher: Sequoyah Trails Press
You might think finding your calling is difficult, but it doesn’t have to be that way.
What if there was a simpler, more practical approach to discovering what it is you’re meant to do in this world?
Through personal experiences, biblical case studies and modern day examples, Andrew Gilmore gives you a step by step guide to uncovering how your unique passions, skills, and resources combine to allow you to live a life of fulfillment and excellence for the glory of God. In short: Under the Sun will show you how to live a life of purpose.
Too many Christians are waiting for a burning bush or blinding light instead of proactively petitioning God. But waiting around eventually leads to apathy or angst.
Stay in this funk for too long and you’ll find yourself disillusioned with life. And, if left unresolved, disillusionment leads to anger and hopelessness—a dangerous combination for both spiritual and physical health.
But what if there’s a better way?
What if every action in your life had meaning no matter how painful or mundane?
What if you lived a life of fulfillment rather than one of angst and uneasiness? If you looked forward to every day because of the opportunities it holds?
What if your life was marked by excitement? If in the quiet moments your heart leapt in your chest at the thought of your calling?
In Under the Sun, Andrew Gilmore dares to believe you can and must live your life this way, and he’ll show you how. You’ll learn:
-What the world desperately needs from you
-How to identify your purpose
-4 steps to live a life of excellence
-How to establish a daily habit of prayer and reading God’s word
-The 3 step process to discovering what God has called you to do
But do we really need yet another book about calling? Why bother?
Hundreds of authors have written hundreds of books on the subject. They have written about passion, vocation, meaning, and purpose. Do you really need another one?
The problem is that many of these books fail to give you the proper foundation on which to build a life worth living. They ask you to consider your calling without first considering He who calls you.
In this omission they make the classic mistake of confusing purpose and calling, often using the terms interchangeably. Truth is, your calling is not your purpose. Your calling is simply your implementation of that purpose. Try to pursue the former without the latter and you’ll come to the same conclusion Solomon did, that everything is meaningless under the sun.
But place the Creator at the forefront of your life, and He will fulfill you. He will provide you meaning, and yes, He will reveal to you your calling. In this context you’ll live the best possible life, leveraging your strengths to become who God created you to be.
God is calling you. Are you ready to listen?
Publisher: Christian Focus Publications
Price: $2.99 (July 5-6)
Like many things in life, the skill of good preaching is 95% perspiration and 5% inspiration. Alec Motyer gives us a simple guide based on a multitude of sermons over many years of preaching, in many different situations. At its basic level, he tells us that preparing a good sermon is like baking a cake. It requires the correct ingredients for each type of cake to be baked, likewise with preaching, knows your subject and pulls all the pieces together to make up the winning recipe. Preaching is a privilege accorded to few and the fruits thereof welcomed by many – let Alec help you reach out and make the best of the gifts God has given you.
A sweeping epic set in the harsh deserts of Arabia and ancient Palestine.
A war that rages between kingdoms on the earth and in the heart.
The harrowing journey of the woman at the center of it all.
Step back in time to the year of our Lord…A.D. 30.
The outcast daughter of one of the most powerful Bedouin sheikhs in Arabia, Maviah is called on to protect the very people who rejected her. When their enemies launch a sudden attack with devastating consequences, Maviah escapes with the help of two of her father’s warriors–Saba who speaks more with his sword than his voice and Judah, a Jew who comes from a tribe that can read the stars. Their journey will be fraught with terrible danger. If they can survive the vast forbidding sands of a desert that is deadly to most, they will reach a brutal world subjugated by kings and emperors. There Maviah must secure an unlikely alliance with King Herod of the Jews.
But Maviah’s path leads her unexpectedly to another man. An enigmatic teacher who speaks of a way in this life which offers greater power than any kingdom. His name is Yeshua, and his words turn everything known on its head. Though following him may present even greater danger, his may be the only way for Maviah to save her people–and herself.
In this grab bag, we have 9 e-books from Intervarsity Press. The prices and sale dates that the publisher has provided are under each ebook cover.
In Savannah, Everyone Has Something to Hide
When socialite Evelyn Doyle hires investigative partners and best friends Michael Preston and Elizabeth Kirby to do some routine surveillance on her wayward husband, the detective duo find themselves embroiled in a mystery with more suspects that there are shells on Tybee Island.
Evelyn’s husband turns up dead, leaving her as the police chief’s prime target. The investigation reveals a hodgepodge of potential murderers, including a scheming business partner, a resentful mistress, and a ne’er-do-well brother. It’s up to Mike and Beth to follow the trail of secrets that reaches further than the branches of the moss-draped oaks of Savannah.
As word of the case gets around town, business is booming for Price Investigations. When Mike and Beth hire Kaitlyn Webb, Savannah’s newest transplant, their workload eases, but will the ghosts of her past threaten everyone’s safety before a killer can be put behind bars? And can Mike and Beth find love as their friendship and faith are put to the test?