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Author(s): Steven Garber
Publisher: Intervarsity Press
Price: $2.99       (Mar 1-2)
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We all want to make sense of life, of who we are and why we are, and to know that what we do―day in and day out―matters. But the daily demands―work, eat, sleep, repeat―often lead to a life that feels void of meaning and disjointed from our deepest beliefs about faith, hope, and love.
Steven Garber challenges us to move beyond our fragmented sense of reality and began to see all we are and all we do―our work, our play, our relationships, our worship, our loves―as significant to God and to what God is doing in the world. Once we discover that there is no chasm between heaven and earth, and begin to see the truest truths of the universe woven into the very meaning of life, labor, learning and liturgy, we are able to understand the coherence of the work of God and of our lives in the world.
This is the seamless life―to recognize the hand of God and the handiwork of God right in the middle of our ordinary lives. To see all of life as sacred. And to understand that it all matters.


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Kregel: Congratulations, You’ve Got Tweens!: Preparing Your Child for Adolescence by Paul Pettit vs. Honest Answers: Exploring God Questions with your Tween by Janelle Alberts

Intervarsity Press: The Seamless Life: A Tapestry of Love and Learning, Worship and Work by Steven Garber vs. Does God Really Like Me?: Discovering the God Who Wants to Be With Us by Cyd Holsclaw & Geoff Holsclaw

Cruciform Press: Inheritance of Tears: Trusting the Lord of Life When Death Visits the Womb by Jessalyn Hutto vs. A World Upside Down: Four Essays on the Life and Theology of Martin Luther by Charles Fry

New Leaf: Persuaded by the Evidence by Doug Sharp & Jerry Bergman vs. A Flood of Evidence: 40 Reasons Noah and the Ark Still Matter by Ken Ham & Bodie Hodge

Good Book Company: Just Love by Ben Cooper vs. Is forgiveness really free?: and other questions about grace, the law and being saved (Questions Christians Ask) by Michael Jensen

Crossway: Emotional Purity: An Affair of the Heart by Heather Arnel Paulsen vs. Untangling Emotions: “God’s Gift of Emotions” by J. Alasdair Groves & Winston T. Smith

Christian Focus: Relationships – How Do I Make Things Right? (First Steps) by Sharon Dickens vs. Character: How Do I Change? (First Steps) by Sharon Dickens

David C. Cook: The Unknown God: A Journey with Jesus from East to West by Mathew P. John vs. The Meeting of the Waters: 7 Global Currents That Will Propel the Future Church by Fritz Kling




Author(s): Steven Garber
Publisher: Intervarsity Press
Price: $2.99        (Nov 27-28)
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Foreword Review’s 17th Annual INDIEFAB Book of the Year Finalist (Religion)

12th Annual Outreach Resource of the Year (Culture)

2015 Christianity Today Award of Merit (Christian Living)

2014 Leadership Journal Best Books for Church Leaders (The Leader’s Outer Life)

2014 Book of the Year from Byron Borger, Hearts and Minds Bookstore

Is it possible to know the world and still love the world?

Of all the questions we ask about our calling, this is the most difficult. From marriages to international relations, the more we know, the harder it is to love. We become cynics or stoics, protecting our hearts from the implications of what we know. But what if the vision of vocation can be recovered―allowing us to step into the wounds of the world and for loves sake take up our responsibility for the way the world turns out?

For decades Steve Garber has come alongside a wide range of people as they seek to make sense of the world and their lives. With him we meet leaders from the Tiananmen Square protest who want a good reason to still care about China. We also meet with many ordinary people in ordinary places who long for their lives to matter:

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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.



Book details:

Kregel: Demonology Past and Present: Identifying and Overcoming Demonic Strongholds by Kurt E. Koch  vs. Biblical Demonology: A Study of Spiritual Forces at Work Today
by Merrill F. Unger
New Leaf: Coming to Grips with Genesis by Terry Mortenson & Thane H. Ury  vs. Universe by Design by Danny Faulkner
Intervarsity Press: Visions of Vocation: Common Grace for the Common Good by Steven Garber vs. Discover Joy in Work: Transforming Your Occupation into Your Vocation by Shundrawn A. Thomas
Christian Focus: A Christian’s Pocket Guide to Baptism by Robert Letham vs. The Lord’s Supper as a Means of Grace by Richard C. Barcellos
Moody Publishers: Relational Reset: Unlearning the Habits that Hold You Back by Dr. Laurel Shaler vs. Stages of the Soul: God’s Invitation to Greater Love by Nancy Kane
Reformation Heritage: A Consuming Fire: The Piety of Alexander Whyte by Michael A. G. Haykin vs. Taking Hold of God: Reformed and Puritan Perspectives on Prayer by Joel Beeke & Brian Najapfour


Visions of vocationsAuthor(s): Steven Garber
Publisher: IVP Books
Price: $4.99       Buy Now!

Foreword Review’s 17th Annual INDIEFAB Book of the Year Finalist (Religion)

12th Annual Outreach Resource of the Year (Culture)

2015 Christianity Today Award of Merit (Christian Living)

2014 Leadership Journal Best Books for Church Leaders (The Leader’s Outer Life)

2014 Book of the Year from Byron Borger, Hearts and Minds Bookstore

Is it possible to know the world and still love the world?

Of all the questions we ask about our calling, this is the most difficult. From marriages to international relations, the more we know, the harder it is to love. We become cynics or stoics, protecting our hearts from the implications of what we know. But what if the vision of vocation can be recovered―allowing us to step into the wounds of the world and for loves sake take up our responsibility for the way the world turns out?

For decades Steve Garber has come alongside a wide range of people as they seek to make sense of the world and their lives. With him we meet leaders from the Tiananmen Square protest who want a good reason to still care about China. We also meet with many ordinary people in ordinary places who long for their lives to matter:

Jonathan who learned he would rather build houses than study history
Todd and Maria who adopted creative schedules so they could parent better and practice medicine
D.J. who helped Congress move into the Internet Age
Robin who spends her life on behalf of urban justice
Hans who makes hamburgers the way they are meant to be made
Susan who built a home business of hand-printing stationary using a letterpress
Santiago who works with majority-world nations in need of capital
George who has given years to teaching students to learn things that matter most
Claudius and Deirdre whose openhearted home has always been a place for people
Dan who loves Wyoming, the place, its people and its cows

Vocation is when we come to know the world in all its joy and pain and still love it. Vocation is following our calling to seek the welfare of the world we live in. And in helping the world to flourish, strangely, mysteriously, we find that we flourish too. Garber offers a book for everyone everywhere―for students, for parents, for those in the arts, in the academy, in public service, in the trades and in commerce―for all who want to discover the virtue of vocation.



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