You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habit

You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of HabitYou are what you love But you might not love what you think In this book, award winning author James K A Smith shows that who and what we worship fundamentally shape our hearts And while we desire to shape culture, we are not often aware of how culture shapes us We might not realize the ways

Rules for Reformers

Rules for ReformersIn Rules for Reformers, Douglas Wilson poaches the political craft of radical progressives and applies it to Christian efforts in the current culture war The result is a spicy blend of combat manual and cultural manifesto Rules for Reformers is a little bit proclamation of grace, a little bit Art

Expositional Preaching: How We Speak God's Word Today

Expositional Preaching: How We Speak God's Word TodayWhat makes for good preaching In this accessible volume written for preachers and preachers in training pastor David Helm outlines what must be believed and accomplished to become a faithful expositor of God s Word In addition to offering practical, step by step guidance for preachers, this

Next: Pastoral Succession That Works

Next: Pastoral Succession That WorksEvery church and ministry goes through changes in leadership, and the issue is far bigger than the wave of pastors from the Baby Boomer generation who are moving toward retirement When a pastor leaves a church, ministries are disrupted and members drift away If the church is already struggling, it

Discipling: How to Help Others Follow Jesus

Discipling: How to Help Others Follow JesusBefore ascending to heaven, Jesus instructed his followers to make disciples of all nations But what does this command actually entail What does it look like for Christians to care for one another s spiritual well being and growth In this introduction to the basics of discipling, veteran pastor

How to Walk into Church

How to Walk into ChurchIf you ve been a churchgoer for than just a few Sundays, walking to church probably doesn t seem like it deserves its own how to manual Right In fact, it most likely seems like a pretty straightforward and trivial weekly activity But things are rarely as simple as they seem, and how you

Understanding The Lord's Supper

Understanding The Lord's SupperWhy did Jesus give the church a meal to eat together The Lord s Supper isn t just something churches do together, it s something that binds us together, making many into one This accessible work biblically explains what the Lord s Supper is, how it relates to a local church s life together, who

Evangelism: How the Whole Church Speaks of Jesus

Evangelism: How the Whole Church Speaks of JesusEvangelism is than a program Every few years, churches jump into the latest evangelistic fad Leaders administrate the new program, and members go on a raid But picture a church where evangelism is just part of the culture Leaders share their faith consistently and openly Members follow,

Nine Marks of a Healthy Church

Nine Marks of a Healthy ChurchWhat makes for a healthy church A large congregation Plentiful parking Vibrant music You may have read books on this topic before but not like this one This new expanded edition of Nine Marks of a Healthy Church is not an instruction manual for church growth It is a pastor s recommendation of

Church Membership: How the World Knows Who Represents Jesus

Church Membership: How the World Knows Who Represents JesusWhy should you join a church Becoming a member of a church is an important, and often neglected, part of the Christian life Yet the trend these days is one of shunning the practice of organized religion and showing a distaste or fear of commitment, especially of institutions Jonathan Leeman

What Is a Healthy Church?

What Is a Healthy Church?What is an ideal church, and how can you tell How does it look different from other churches More importantly, how does it act differently, especially in society Many of us aren t sure how to answer those questions, even though we probably have some preconceived idea But with this book, you