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Publisher: Intervarsity Press
Price: $2.99 (Oct 17-18)
2016 Christianity Today Book of the Year in Apologetics/Evangelism
One of Desiring God’s Top 15 Books of 2015
Hearts & Minds Bookstore’s Best Books of 2015, Social Criticism and Cultural Engagement
In our post-Christian context, public life has become markedly more secular and private life infinitely more diverse. Yet many Christians still rely on cookie-cutter approaches to evangelism and apologetics. Most of these methods assume that people are open, interested and needy for spiritual insight when increasingly most people are not. Our urgent need, then, is the capacity to persuade―to make a convincing case for the gospel to people who are not interested in it.
In his magnum opus, Os Guinness offers a comprehensive presentation of the art and power of creative persuasion. Christians have often relied on proclaiming and preaching, protesting and picketing. But we are strikingly weak in persuasion―the ability to talk to people who are closed to what we are saying. Actual persuasion requires more than a one-size-fits-all approach. Guinness notes, “Jesus never spoke to two people the same way, and neither should we.”
Following the tradition of Erasmus, Pascal, G. K. Chesterton, C. S. Lewis, Malcolm Muggeridge and Peter Berger, Guinness demonstrates how apologetic persuasion requires both the rational and the imaginative. Persuasion is subversive, turning the tables on listeners’ assumptions to surprise them with signals of transcendence and the credibility of the gospel.
This book is the fruit of forty years of thinking, honed in countless talks and discussions at many of the leading universities and intellectual centers of the world. Discover afresh the persuasive power of Christian witness from one of the leading apologists and thinkers of our era.
Publisher: Literary Symmetry
Do you want to improve the quality of your relationships? Have you ever wondered what you would need to change about yourself to be a better family member, friend, or spouse? Are you ready to love others more fearlessly than ever before? You Can Do Better: Healthier, More God-Centered Relationships in 10 Easy Lessons will help you understand the nuances and approaches you can implement, starting today, to improve every single relationship in your life.
Though the concepts of love, forgiveness, fulfillment, mercy, grace, humility, and acceptance are nothing new, we rarely look at our relationships through these helpful and illuminating lenses. Join bestselling author Kristin N. Spencer as she guides you through specific passages of the Bible that will change the way you approach all of your relationships, including those that you would identify as challenging or impossible.
Read the best news the world has ever been given about the most significant life in all history—Jesus Christ. In One Perfect Life, Dr. John MacArthur shares with us the complete story of the Eternal Christ from Genesis to Revelation. Using Matthew as the base text, Dr. MacArthur blends the gospels and other biblical material about Jesus into one continuous story that will help you better understand Scripture and grow stronger in your faith. No other harmony of the Gospels includes such extensive study notes to help you unpack the meaning of each verse.
- Verse-by-verse explanations from one of the most important pastor-teachers of our time
- Every verse connected to Christ from Genesis to Revelation
- A harmony of the Gospels that demonstrates the inerrancy of Scripture
- New King James translation
In this grab bag, we have 7 e-books from Intervarsity Press. The prices and sale dates that the publisher has provided are under each ebook cover.
The Spirit of God uses the Word of God to make us like the Son of God.”—Rick Warren in The Purpose Driven® Life You were created to become like Christ. This is one of the five God-ordained purposes for your life described in The Purpose Driven® Life by Rick Warren, and it’s why studying the Bible is so important. The Bible’s truths will transform you, aligning you with the character and ways of Jesus as you encounter him in the Scriptures. This easy-to-understand book shows you how to study the Bible Rick Warren’s way. It gives you not just one, but twelve methods for exploring the riches of God’s Word. At least one of them is exactly what you’re looking for—an approach that’s right for you, right where you’re at. Simple step-by-step instructions guide you through the how-tos of the following methods: • Devotional • Chapter Summary • Character Quality • Thematic • Biographical • Topical • Word Study • Book Background • Book Survey • Chapter Analysis • Book Synthesis • Verse Analysis Thousands of individuals, small groups, churches, and seminary classes have used this practical manual to unlock the wonderful truths of Scripture. You can too. Written by America’s pastor, Rick Warren, Rick Warren’s Bible Study Methods will help you develop a customized approach to studying, understanding, and applying the Bible.
In this grab bag, we have 20 e-books on church history from Fortress Press. The prices that the publisher has provided are under each ebook cover.
Gospel e-books is working together with Christian publishers to allow you to choose what e-books you’d like to have discounted. Cast your vote below and the book with the most votes in each poll will be placed on sale soon after. If there are less than 100 total votes in a particular poll, the winning book will not be discounted.
Kregel: Christian Jihad: Two Former Muslims Look at the Crusades and Killing in the Name of Christ by Ergun & Emir Caner vs. More Than a Prophet: An Insider’s Response to Muslim Beliefs About Jesus & Christianity by Emir Fethi Caner
Crossway: Girl Talk: Mother-Daughter Conversations on Biblical Womanhood by Carolyn Mahaney & Nicole Mahaney Whitacre vs. Treasuring Christ When Your Hands Are Full: Gospel Meditations for Busy Moms by Gloria Furman
New Leaf: 4 Days to a forever Marriage by Gary Smalley & Norma Smalley vs. Today is Your Best Day by Roy Lessin
Intervarsity Press: Here in Spirit: Knowing the Spirit Who Creates, Sustains, and Transforms Everything by Jonathan K. Dodson vs. Beyond Awkward: When Talking About Jesus Is Outside Your Comfort Zone by Beau Crosetto
Christian Focus: Resilient: How 2 Timothy teaches us to bounce back in Christian Leadership by John Benton vs. Mea Culpa: Learning from Mistakes in the Ministry by Kyle McClellan
Moody Publishers: On Being a Pastor: Understanding Our Calling and Work by Derek J. Prime & Alistair Begg vs. On Pastoring: A Short Guide to Living, Leading, and Ministering as a Pastor
by H.B. Charles Jr.
Reformation Heritage: Sing a New Song: Recovering Psalm Singing for the Twenty-First Century by Joel R. Beeke and Anthony Selvaggio vs. The Day of Worship: Reassessing the Christian Life in Light of the Sabbath by Ryan McGraw