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August 2011
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Maximum Impact: Living and Loving for God’s Glory

Subtitled ‘Living and loving for God’s glory’, this book is a clear, accessible exposition of 1 Corinthians chapter 13. Wayne Mack is best known in the UK for his valuable contribution to the work on biblical counselling. Inevitably then, this kind of approach permeates through this particular volume. Consequently, it is packed with searching…

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A Time to Care: Loving Your Elderly Parents

The changing relationship between adult children and ageing parents is challenging for all concerned. When we were young, our parents did everything for us. Even in our early adult years, newly-retired parents with time on their hands may continue to do a lot for us. The shadows of serious illness, failing faculties and bereavement…

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Speaking Truth in Love: Counsel in Community

Another day; another book on counselling! This book, however, is more reliable and helpful than many other offerings of recent years. The author teaches practical theology at Westminster Theological Seminary and edits the Journal of Biblical Counselling. It is his commitment to the importance of truly biblical counselling that distinguishes this volume from all…

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Life Lessons

This book is written by nine people who have been, or still are, missionaries with WEC International. In each chapter a different person testifies about something that has had a deep impact on him or her. They all write honestly about the difficulties and joys they have known in some aspect of their Christian…

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Last Things First

Christians are sometimes warned about the danger of being so heavenly-minded that they are of no earthly use. Yet C. S. Lewis maintained (in Mere Christianity) that the witness of history is that those who did most for the present world were those who thought most about the next. In this book, which began…

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Lifted: Experiencing the Resurrection Life

This book is a clear, accessible explanation of the significance of our Lord’s resurrection. Faithful to Scripture, the author considers four major implications of the resurrection — our assurance of salvation, the transformation of our lives in godliness, our hope for the future, and our calling to engage in world mission. He writes in…

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Teach Them to Pray: Cultivating God-Dependency in Your Church

How healthy is your mid-week prayer meeting? What proportion of your membership attends? Is there eager participation? Do people pray intelligently? What can church leaders do to improve the prayer life of the church? Paul Tautges says that ministers must get beyond simply telling their congregations to pray more. He encourages them to engage…

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