Category Archives: Adult Non-Fiction

Murray – Teaching the Bible to adults and youth

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Author Murray, Dick, 1924-
Title Teaching the Bible to adults and youth / Dick Murray ; foreword by Lyle E. Schaller

Publisher Abingdon Press | c1993 | Rev. and updated
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-173)
Description 173 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Summary Shows how to make the Bible “transparent” with God evident throughout. Dick Murray offers suggestions for teaching, provides different approaches and perspectives from which to teach and conduct activities for learning, and examines Bible study series.
Subject Bible — Study and teaching

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Davis – Discipleship journal’s 101 best small-group ideas

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Title     Discipleship journal’s 101 best small-group ideas / complied by Deena Davis.
Published     Colorado Springs, Colo. : NavPress, c1996.
Description     144 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography     Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subjects (Topics)     Church group work — Study and teaching.
Small groups — Study and teaching.
Additional author     Davis, Deena.
Other title     Discipleship journal’s one hundred and one best small group ideas
101 best small group ideas
One hundred and one best small group ideas
Other title (Uniform)     Discipleship journal.
ISBN     0891099506 (pbk.)

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Ortberg – Love beyond reason

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Author Ortberg, John.
Title Love beyond reason : moving God’s love from your head to your heart / John Ortberg.
Published Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan Pub., c1998.
Description 221 p. ; 22 cm.
Note “Willow Creek Resources.”
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary  Discover the God you’ve longed to encounter; a Father head-over-heels in love with you, his child, and intensely committed to your highest joy.  Ortberg takes you to the very core of God’s being to discover a burning, passionate love that gives, and gives, and gives.  He explores the life-changing ways this love has expressed itself through Jesus.  And he shows how you, like Jesus, can love your mate, your family, your friends, and the world around you with the same practical, transforming love.
Subjects (Topics) Love — Religious aspects — Christianity.
God — Love.
God — Worship and love.
Christian life.
ISBN 0310234492 (pbk.)

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Gungor – Discovering your heart with the flag page

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Author             Gungor, Mark.
Title             Discovering your heart with the flag page : a simple and powerful way to truly understand yourself and others / Mark Gungor.
Published       Stevens Point, WI : Laugh Your Way America, c2005.
Description     107 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Summary  Discover what is in your heart and who you are at your very best.  The author shows you how to understand why you act and react the way you do, and what important needs you have in your life that are the keys to your success and happiness.

Contents     Who am I? — The four countries — Control country — Fun country — Perfect country — Peace country — The scores — Hard and soft — The flag — The talents — Summary — The 56 motivations.
Subjects     Personality.
Temperament.

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Esau – Surprise me

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Author: Esau, Terry, 1954-
Title: Surprise me : a 30-day faith experiment
Edition: 1st ed.
Publication Information: Colorado Springs, CO : NavPress, 2005.
Physical Description: 201 p. : 21 cm.
Summary:  “Surprise me, God.”  What if you started the next thirty days with those three words?  No agendas, no plans other than waiting on God with eager anticipation of what is about to happen next.

Surprise Me invites you to approach your spiritual life with openness and an eye for the unexpected to discover God working in the everyday moments in your life, fro the spectacular to the mundane.  Through his own journey with the “Surprise Me” faith experiment, author Terry Esau illustrates how the good and bad surprises of life draw you into a deeper relationship with God.
ISBN: 9781576838235
Subject Terms: Trust in God.
Spiritual life — Christianity.

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Buth – How to talk confidently with your child about sex

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Author: Buth, Lenore.
Title: How to talk confidently with your child about sex : for parents / [by Lenore Buth].
Published: Saint Louis, MO : Concordia Pub. House, c2008.
Edition: Updated and rev. ed.
Description: 187 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series: Learning about sex: for the Christian family ; bk. 6
Additional series info: Learning about sex series ; bk. 6.
Note: Includes index.
Contents: Now that I have your attention — Marriage today : is it better or worse? — Children = changes — Laying a strong foundation in the preschool years — Six to nine : carpe diem — Adolescence : on the way — The teen years : countdown to liftoff — Young adults : ready to fly.
Summary: You want your child to know God’s plan for his or her sexuality. Buth helps you find the right words to ensure your child has a Christ-centered understanding of one of God’s most precious gifts.
Subjects (Topics): Sex instruction — Religious aspects — Christianity.
ISBN: 9780758614148 (pbk.)
0758614144 (pbk.)

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Lawrence – Practice of the presence of God with spiritual maxims

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Author:     Lawrence, of the Resurrection Brother
Title:          The practice of the presence of God : with Spiritual maxims
Publisher:  Fleming H. Revell c 1958, 1967
Edition:     21st Printing, 2006 :112 pages

Series Title: Spire books.

Summary:     Brother Lawrence, a 16th century Carmelite monk, learned the secret of daily, moment by moment fellowship with God. This edition includes his Spiritual Maxims, biographical material, and the familiar letters and conversations.

ISBN: 0800785991  9780800785994

Subjects:    Spiritual life — Catholic Church.
Christian life — Catholic authors

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