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Building Bridges


Julie Lowe. Building Bridges: Biblical Counseling Activities for Children and Teens. 208p., $29.99, New Growth Press. Knowing how to approach children and teens in counseling can be a challenge. Learning to enter into their world and draw them out can … Continue reading

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Sanctified Sexuality


Sandra Glahn and C. Gary Barnes. Sanctified Sexuality: Valuing Sex in an Oversexed World. 464p., $25.99, Kregel Academic. Although modern culture constantly changes its views on sexuality, God’s design for sexuality remains the same. Bringing together twenty-five expert contributors in relevant … Continue reading

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Contact


Using interpersonal interaction for transformation. . . . Tyler White. Contact: The Shaping Power of Intentional Interaction. 176p., $14.99, Deep River Books. Personal interaction—contact—with those different from ourselves provides us with new understandings, greater respect, and reduced prejudices toward others. … Continue reading

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Purify My Heart


Talking with Jesus, and inviting you into the conversation. . . . Isabelle Joye. Purify My Heart: A Dialogue with Jesus. 304p., $14.99, Deep River Books. In her own devotional prayer journal, Isabelle Joye records not only Scripture and her … Continue reading

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Love Has a Name


Remembering Who loves us, and coming up with out-of-the-box ways to love others. . . . Adam Weber. Love Has a Name: Learning to Love the Different, the Difficult, and Everyone Else. 240p., $20.00, WaterBrook. Who does Jesus love? The … Continue reading

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Doubtless


Doubt happens. How you respond to it is what’s important. . . . Shelby Abbott. Doubtless: Because Faith Is Hard. 128p., $15.99, New Growth Press. Is God good? Can I trust him with my life? Is the Bible true? These are … Continue reading

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Invitation to Biblical Theology


Taking a tough subject and making it more easily digestible. . . . Jeremy M. Kimble and Ched Spellman. Invitation to Biblical Theology: Exploring the Shape, Storyline, and Themes of Scripture. 528p., $44.99, Kregel Academic. Invitation to Biblical Theology provides a … Continue reading

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Baptism


A primer for the primary. Read it, and then git ‘er done. . . . Larry E. Dyer. Baptism: The Believer’s First Obedience. 96p., $9.99, Kregel Ministry. Dr. Larry Dyer examines Scripture to answer not only the basic questions concerning … Continue reading

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Lead Different


Learning to lead biblically. . . . Bruce and Verna Ratzlaff. Lead Different: Insight, Clarity, and Encouragement for Engaging the Heart of Servant Leadership. 160p., $14.99, Deep River Books. In Matthew 20:26 (NLT), Jesus said, “among you [leading] will be … Continue reading

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Obedient Nations


That part of the Great Commission we tend to gloss over. . . . Stephen M. Spaulding. Obedient Nations: What’s So Great about the Great Commission? 304p., $15.99, Deep River Books. Stephen Spaulding sees a clear line of thinking and … Continue reading

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