新書介紹: 我信故我思

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“人的信仰決定人的生活,包括價值觀、生活取向、情緒健康等。一個沒有信仰的人,好像沒有舵的船,漂流無定。 本書便是對基督教信仰在生活和人性中的思考,是作者的心靈之聲:「我是在六歲隨家人信主,儘管未能脫離人性的掙扎,但一直自以為在追求敬虔,並且正直誠實。面對我人性的幽暗,我每天都在懺悔,但我的懺悔明顯是在接受和對審判的恐懼使然,而缺少人性的反思。2005年的仲夏,我經歷了一件讓我從惶恐無措,到憤怒,再到反思的事件。在其中我看到人性的敗壞和罪性的權勢?因此,我開始了信仰的反思,因為信,所以我思考!”

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Free eBook: The Gift

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For the month of November, The Good Book Company is offering a free download of Glen Scrivener’s The Gift; you can access it here.

“Nothing beats the feeling of giving, or receiving, the perfect gift.

The most meaningful gifts we receive make us feel known, loved and valued. And when we give a gift like that, it’s like we’re putting ourselves in our present. And at Christmas, that’s exactly what God did.

This light-hearted and lively book explores how our gift-giving traditions show us a glimpse of a giving God. Evangelist Glen Scrivener helps readers to celebrate the gift of life in a world brimming with beauty, before taking us to John 3:16 to unwrap the Christmas gift that can give us what we’ve always wanted, and what we really need.”

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Free eBook: Judges for You

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For the month of October, you can download Tim Keller’s Judges for You for free; you can access it here.

“Second in a new series of expository guides to the Bible, Timothy Keller’s Judges For You walks you through the book of Judges, showing how the flawless God is at work in the most flawed situations and the most failing people.

Combining a close attention to the detail of the text with Timothy Keller’s trademark gift for clear explanation and compelling insights, this resource will both engage your mind and stir your heart.

‘Judges has only one hero—God. And as we read this as an account of how he works in history, it comes alive. This book is not an easy read. But living in the times we do, it is an essential one.’
– Timothy Keller”

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新書介紹: 實用祈禱文

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“以琳姊妹編著的實用祈禱文是一冊非常有用的祈禱參考書,適合日常很多場合和節慶使用,配上華人教會熟悉的詩歌,能引導信徒靈修、與神相交。出版一年,在國內已三次付梓印刷,並被翻譯為韓文,現第四版以繁體中文印發。全書共分為節日禱文及專項禱文兩大部份。”

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Free eBook: Life in the Wild

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For the month of September, The Good Book Company is offering a free download of Life in the Wild by Dan DeWitt; you can access it here.

“We see Jesus, we believe in Jesus and we wait for Jesus, yet still we suffer. This book offers real and rugged answers in life’s dark places. Discover how to live with hope in a fallen, messed- up, “wild” world, and be encouraged.

Walking through Genesis 3, Dan DeWitt shows us how we can look at this world realistically but without despairing, as we wait for God to keep his promise to bring us out of the wild and into his new creation. It’s the contrast between Eden, where everything reflects God’s perfection, and exile, where everything is spoiled by sin. The book helps us survive living in exile – Life in the Wild – until “the glorious day when God will welcome us home, out of the wild”.

This book holds dark and light in balance. It shows how we are living with the effects of the fall (we are messed-up people living in a messed-up place) – but God’s promise, made in Eden, serves as a beacon of light to guide our steps in this fallen world.”

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新書介紹: 改變生命的基督徒教育

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“基督徒教育應當有全盤的基督徒教育策略,包括:全齡教育、主日學教育、特別事工教育、及職前教育四大體系。本書採取概論的方式,以改變生命為中心思想,專門探討成人部分,研討如何使教會信徒因聖經知識而得到生命的改變及成長;並由關心個人的成長,進而建立基督化家庭,以致能使教會的基督徒教育落實。”

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新書介紹: 基督和祂的教會

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“『教會』是一個重要的真理,卻為許多信徒所忽略。主明言,祂要把祂的教會建造在磐石上,陰間的權柄也不能勝過(參太十六18)。聖靈也啟示予主的僕人保羅,使之曉得這歷世歷代隱藏在神裡面的奧秘。本書領我們回到神永遠的心意裡,它正確的闡明了教會的真理,教會在神永遠旨意裡的地位。

教會是基督的身體、是羔羊的妻……,我們的主今天正等候著祂的教會的長大成人,正等候著要來迎娶這新婦,如此我們豈能忽略和逃避成長的責任呢?我們如果持定元首,聯於基督,必要顯出活石的實際,被建造成為靈宮,且催促基督的再來,叫神永遠的旨意早得成全。”

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新書介紹: 領導學大檢閱

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“論到領導學與做領袖,人人皆趨之若鶩,但真正嚴謹地從歷史和基督徒傳統的角度,去首先建立視野和認知框架的著作有幾多呢?「職場神學」作家班克斯伙同前福樂神學院De Pree領袖中心主管,協助人從眾多領導學「定律」和「天書」中抽身,學術性地檢視整個課題和社會現象。本書原出於美國福音派學術尖端品牌Baker Academic的「單挑文化」(engaging culture)系列,實力有相當保證。亦承蒙美國基督教領導學教父Max De Pree老先生賜序。書末備有英文參考書目,頗為詳盡有用。”

 

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