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Naming the Elephant: Worldview as a ConceptAuthor(s): James W. Sire
Publisher: Intervarsity Press
Price: $2.99       (July 11-12)
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What is a worldview?

What lies behind your thoughts about almost everything?

For more than thirty years, James W. Sire has grappled with this issue. In his widely used textbook The Universe Next Door, first published in 1976, Sire offered a succinct definition of a worldview and cataloged in summary fashion seven basic worldview alternatives. Students, critics, new literature and continued reflection have led him to reexamine and refine his definition of a worldview. This second edition companion volume to The Universe Next Door is the fruit of that effort, offering readers his most mature thought on the concept of a worldview, addressing such questions as
What is the history of the concept itself?
What is the first question you should ask in formulating a worldview?
How are worldviews formed existentially as well as intellectually?
Is a worldview primarily an intellectual system, a way of life or a story?
What are the public and private dimensions of a worldview?
What role can worldview think to play in assessing your own worldview and those of others, especially in light of the pluralism in today’s world?
Naming the Elephant is an excellent resource for exploring more deeply how and why worldview thinking can aid you in navigating your pluralistic universe.


The Marvelous Mud House: A story of finding fullness and joy!Author(s): April Graney
Publisher: B&H Publishing
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Ben and his American family live in a hungry ranch house where they are always wanting more. But then they travel far across the world to Kenya and visit the marvelous mud house where George and Mama George live. There, among the mango trees, they discover a marvelous lesson about what it’s like to be full of joy instead.


billionaire in disguiseAuthor(s): Jenna Brandt
Publisher: N/A
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A billionaire playboy banished to an island, a local girl trying to save her family’s legacy. What happens when their worlds collide resulting in a fake marriage?

Ethan Winthrop has drifted through life, his billionaire trust fund making it easy for him to party his life away. But when his troublemaking girlfriend ends up causing a scandal unlike any Boston has ever seen, his father banishes him to an island of the coast of Maine to hide out while he cleans up the mess.

After the death of her parents, Nicole Hutton’s goal has been to save the local Angel Island Lighthouse where both her grandparents and father lived. She hopes to keep it safe until one day she can be married there too, but when a sneaky developer tries to steal the property for a resort, Nicole has to find the money quickly. What she never expects was Ethan Winthrop to be the answer to her dilemma.

When they realize attraction simmers just below the surface, will they let it turn into something more? And what happens when the press and his ex find out where Ethan’s hiding? Can they find a way to make their fake marriage real despite all the obstacles?


Think, Learn, Succeed: Understanding and Using Your Mind to Thrive at School, the Workplace, and LifeAuthor(s): Dr. Caroline Leaf
Publisher: Baker Books
Price: $2.51       (Ends July 31)
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Our thought lives have incredible power over our mental, emotional, and even physical well-being. In fact, our thoughts can either limit us to what we believe we can do or release us to experience abilities well beyond our expectations. When we choose a mindset that extends our abilities rather than placing limits on ourselves, we will experience greater intellectual satisfaction, emotional control, and physical health. The only question is . . . how?

Backed by up-to-date scientific research and biblical insight, Dr. Caroline Leaf empowers readers to take control of their thoughts in order to take control of their lives. In this practical book, readers will learn to use

– The 5-step Switch on Your Brain Learning Program, to build memory and learn effectively
– The Gift Profile, to discover the unique way they process information
– The Mindfulness Guide, to optimize their thought life and find their inner resilience

Dr. Leaf shows readers how to combine these powerful tools in order to improve memory, learning, cognitive and intellectual performance, work performance, physical performance, relationships, emotional health, and most importantly a meaningful life well-lived.

Each of us has significant psychological resources at our fingertips that we can use in order to improve our overall well-being. Dr. Leaf shows us how to harness those resources to unlock our hidden potential.


ties that bindAuthor(s): Cindy Woodsmall
Publisher: Waterbrook Press
Price: $1.99       (Ends July 21)
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Ariana’s comfortable Old Order Amish world is about to unravel. Will holding tightly to the cords of family keep them together—or simply tear them apart?

Twenty-year-old Ariana Brenneman loves her family and the Old Ways. She has two aspirations: open a café in historic Summer Grove to help support her family’s ever-expanding brood and to keep any other Amish from being lured into the Englisch life by Quill Schlabach.

Five years ago Quill, along with her dear friend Frieda, ran off together, and Ariana still carries the wounds of that betrayal. When she unexpectedly encounters him, she soon realizes he has plans to help someone else she loves to leave the Amish.
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Despite how things look, Quill’s goal has always been to protect Ariana from anything that may hurt her, including the reasons he left. After returning to Summer Grove on another matter, he unearths secrets about Ariana and her family that she is unaware of. His love and loyalty to her beckon him to try to win her trust and help her find a way to buy the café—because when she learns the truth that connects her and a stranger named Skylar Nash, Quill knows it may upend her life forever.

Ties That Bind is the first novel in the Amish of Summer Grove series.


my adopted childAuthor(s): Dr. Kevin Leman & Kevin II Leman
Publisher: Revell
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Every child is special. And every child deserves to be recognized for what makes him or her unique. Now birth order guru, Dr. Kevin Leman, and his artist son, Kevin Leman II, offer parents the perfect way to tell their adopted child just how wonderful he or she is.
A read-to-me children’s picture book, My Adopted Child, There’s No One Like You conveys love, acceptance, and a sense of individuality to adopted children. The combination of Dr. Kevin Leman’s trademark humor and his talented son’s artwork makes this book a wonderful gift.


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Book details:

Kregel: Israel, the Church, and the Middle East by Darrell L. Bock & Mitch Glaser vs. Messiah’s Coming Temple by J. Carl Laney & John W. Schmitt
Crossway: Numbers: God’s Presence in the Wilderness (Preaching the Word) by Iain M. Duguid vs. Isaiah: God Saves Sinners (Preaching the Word) by Raymond C. Ortlund Jr.
New Leaf: Questions Jesus Asks: Where Divinity Meets Humanity by Israel Wayne vs. Questions God Asks by Israel Wayne
Intervarsity Press: A Long Obedience in the Same Direction: Discipleship in an Instant Society by Eugene H. Peterson vs. Run with the Horses: The Quest for Life at Its Best by Eugene H. Peterson
Christian Focus: The New Calvinism: New Reformation or Theological Fad? by Josh Buice vs. Rebels Rescued: A Students Guide to Reformed Theology by Brian Cosby
Reformation Heritage: Fasting, Prayer, and Humiliation for Sin by Arthur Hildersham vs. Watchfulness: Recovering a Lost Spiritual Discipline by Brian G. Hedges



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