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Comments Off on Avoiding Jesus, Answers for Skeptics, Cynics, and the Curious

Avoiding Jesus, Answers for Skeptics, Cynics, and the Curious

This book is worth reading and using in a study group, especially for parents and youth workers to use in ministering to youth and in other small group settings to train people in knowing how to share the Gospel, clearly and biblically.

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The American Evangelical Story, A History of the Movement

This book is readable, extremely interesting, and tremendously helpful in understanding why we are Presbyterians who are Reformed evangelicals following Presbyterian polity and government. This would be a good book for personal and group study.

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Truth In All Its Glory: Commending the Reformed Faith

This book could be used to prepare an officer in the church and to help us understand who we are in the Reformed faith. It is life-oriented because the author has a good grasp of our world and age and how the truths of the Reformed faith touch all areas of life. He does an outstanding job of showing the Reformed faith in its fullest and most glorious expression of biblical Christianity.

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Praying Backwards: Transform Your Prayer Life by Beginning in Jesus Name

One of the most strategic things a Christian can do is to pray. Prayer has been referred to as a Christian’s lifeblood. This book is challenging, practical, and able to assist you in thinking more intentionally about prayer.

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The Kingdom Focused Leader: Seeing God At Work, In You, Through You, and Around You

The author reminds us that Jesus Christ is king who directs the affairs of his eternal kingdom. He wants us to be “kingdom focused leaders” who understand that Jesus Christ is king of the kingdom with all authority. This book will be a good primer or refresher to all Christians in places of leadership or who aspire to be kingdom focused leaders.

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The Big Picture Story Bible

A great story Bible to read with young children, this Crossway publication gives the story of redemptive history in a way you and your children will love.

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Adopted by God: From Wayward Sinners to Cherished Children

If you want a whole new, different and refreshing way to present the Gospel to people, as well as a way to strengthen the people already in your church, then I highly recommend Adopted by God. It will change the way you look at God – and the Gospel as well.

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Partnering With Parents in Youth Ministry

Partnering With Parents In Youth Ministry is a book that all youth workers, session members and youth ministry leadership teams should read. This strong, biblically healthy view of helping students and their families come to know Christ and grow in Christ could help churches across the country.

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Soul Searching, the Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers

Soul Searching deals with the place of religion in the life of the teenager. Let this book challenge you as parents and church leaders to evaluation what you are teaching the rising generation. More importantly, let it challenge you to examine your beliefs and practices and the teaching of the church.