The premature death of followers of Christ as a result of human hostility, especially those who die while engaged in mission work, has an enduring impact on observant believers. It causes most to pause and ponder anew the extreme cost of discipleship. It forces many to question whether they themselves measure up to the highest . . . read more
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Keeping the end of our life in mind should shape how we live our lives now. Living life backwards means taking the certainty of our death and letting that inform our life as we progressively journey there as pilgrims in this world.
This book grew out of Steve Moore’s multiyear study of leadership conversations in the Bible. Leadership lessons are drawn from the conversation and interwoven with additional insight and experience from the author’s life. The first chapter relays how the author evaluated the conversations and chose the “top 10.” Each of the next ten chapters could be considered a lesson and devotional from a biblical leader’s life.
Using King David’s experience of his extended stay in Ziklag (1 Samuel 27-30), when he was in a state of fatigue and disobedience, Ron Moore (pastor of The Bible Chapel, Pittsburg, and President and Bible teacher of Back to the Bible) shows how God often molds our hearts in seasons of brokenness, loneliness, disappointment, and sometimes even in our disobedience.
The biblical practice of contentment can seem like a lost art in our discontented age characterized by impatience, overspending, grumbling, and unhappiness. But even the apostle Paul said that he learned to be content in any and every circumstance. Erik Raymond helps us understand what biblical contentment is …
In this book Stephan Bauman, former president of World Relief, makes the case that even though compared to previous generations we are safer, live longer, hurt less, and earn more, we are also more afraid than ever. We have fallen prey to a culture of fear.
When everything goes wrong in life, it’s easy to give in to the pain, frustration, and anger that threaten to overwhelm us. Though we may feel like giving up, there is life and hope after our world gets turned upside down. Westfall says that it’s often in the face of fear and loss that we truly learn to live with courage, faith, and joy.
Keith Anderson, president of The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology, states that spirituality is grounded in ordinary life experiences, and that we need to learn to listen to rhythms of life, narratives and creation itself.
Author Matthew Rueger openly embraces the hot topic of sexuality, writing compassionately but adamantly to outline the truth from a reasoned, conservative Christian perspective.
Missio Nexus’ leadership thoughtfully summarize books, giving you the Leader’s Edge to help inform, stimulate and provoke profitable discussion. Summary Christian psychiatrist Curt Thompson believes that we are all infected with a spiritual disease called shame. Whether we realize it or not, shame affects every aspect of our personal lives and vocational endeavors. Thompson unpacks . . . read more