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Crystal L. Downing introduces students (especially those in the arts) to postmodernism: where it came from, and how Christians can best understand, critique and benefit from its insights.
If you feel discouraged in your efforts to reflect Christ each day in our broken world, the saints can help. Especially the ones whose stories Chris Armstrong tells here, because he's chosen them for the ways they've inspired him and deepened his own faith. A professor of church history, Armstrong provides rich portraits of ten people from the past who struggled and failed and fought and lived faithfully in their day.
A group of youth ministry experts answers your questions about raising teenagers. Editor Wayne Rice collects practical wisdom--and "I've been there" sympathy--from Mark DeVries, Jim Green, David Olshine, Marv Penner, Duffy Robbins, Kendra Smiley, Tim Smith and Dave Veerman and more.
After AIDS/HIV left her orphaned, Princess Kasune Zulu raised her six siblings alone and eventually tested HIV positive herself. Despite these challenges, Zulu decided early on with God's help to be a victor and not a victim. That decision would send her on a journey to advocate for orphans, vulnerable children and those suffering from HIV and AIDS which has lead from the villages of Zambia to the United Nations and beyond. This book is her hopeful and healing story.
On November 22, 1963, three great men died within a few hours of each other: C. S. Lewis, John F. Kennedy, and Aldous Huxley. Imagining a lively and informative dialogue between these three men on life's biggest questions, this IVP Signature Collection edition of a classic apologetics work presents insightful responses to common objections to the Christian faith.
For over fifty years The God Who Is There has been a landmark work that has changed the way the church sees the world. Arguing that Christians must constantly engage the questions being asked by their own—and the next—generation, Francis Schaeffer envisions an apologetics and spirituality both grounded in absolute truth and engaging the whole of reality.
Racial and ethnic hostility is one of the most pervasive problems the church faces. What should our response be in a work torn apart by prejudice, hatred, and fear? In this book, Brenda Salter McNeil and Rick Richardson provide a model of racial reconciliation, social justice, and spiritual healing that creates both individual and communal transformation.
How can you prepare for a short-term missions trip? What are the hazards to avoid and the opportunities to embrace? Veteran trip leaders Mack and Leeann Stiles offer practical advice, hard-won lessons, and hilarious stories to help you know what to expect as you get ready to see God in action in new ways.
This new collection of essays edited by Kyle Strobel and Jamin Goggin offers an evangelical hermeneutic for reading the Christian spiritual classics. Addressing the why, what and how of reading these texts, these essays challenge us to find our own questions deepened by the church's long history of spiritual reflection.
We need companions on our spiritual journey. In this inviting guide, David G. Benner introduces readers to the riches of spiritual friendship and direction, explaining what they are and how they are practiced. Through prayerful, guided attunement to God's activity, sacred companions provide care for the soul, and Benner models the kind of traveling companion who can move us toward deeper intimacy with God.