“Many of us are serving, and feel like we’re sinking. We feel joyless, weary and burdened.
John Hindley shows how Jesus was telling the truth when he offered people an “easy yoke”—a way of serving him that is joyful and liberating. He explains why serving is so often joyless—and how our identity in Christ changes everything.
If you are serving, but sometimes feel as though you’re sinking… you need this book!
If you know someone who has burn out, or is heading in that direction… they need this book too.
Serving with sinking…
• Is written in a personal, warm, gospel-hearted style.
• Encourages readers to see not only how they serve, but WHY they serve
• Points Christians away from themselves and back to Jesus
• Frees people from the burdens of joyless, duty-based serving”
Come borrow this book at our Library!
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“Why is God love? Because God is a Trinity.
Why can we be saved? Because God is a Trinity.
How are we able to live the Christian life? Through the Trinity.
In this lively book, we find an introduction to Christianity and the Christian life that is from start to finish rooted in our triune God—Father, Son and Spirit. Not only do we understand the person and work of Christ through the Trinity, but also prayer, the church and every aspect of our faith. With wit and clarity, Reeves draws from church history down to the present referencing a wide range of notable teachers and preachers. Here is a rich and enjoyable portrayal of the basic beliefs of Christianity that opens up the profound and life-changing truths of our faith.”
Come borrow this book at our Library!
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The 2018 Ready Conference for students was held two weeks ago and you can now access the conference videos here.
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For a limited time, you can download Becky Baudouin’s Cancer, Faith, and Unexpected Joy for free here.
“‘I’ve taught you how to live; now I want to teach you how to die. You don’t have to be afraid.’
When Becky Baudouin’s mother spoke those words to her, they weren’t said lightly. Her mother had an inoperable tumor–and after months of treatment, there was no hope for a longer life. There was, however, assurance of life everlasting.
Learned in the dark hours of pain and the bright moments of love, the honest insights on fear, loss, and grief that Becky shares in this book are applicable to everyone’s story–including yours. If you’re losing a loved one or facing death, you won’t be alone on your journey: Becky walks with you every step of the way. There are even questions for reflection to guide you to comfort, whether you’re reading on your own or with others sharing the struggle.
In times when hope seems lost, Becky’s story reveals that God is the only source for a spirit’s true healing. For anyone living with the tension of wanting to hold on yet needing to let go, Cancer, Faith, and Unexpected Joy demonstrates a powerful and profound love.”
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For this month, Christian Audio is offering Gary Thomas’s A Lifelong Love for free; you can download it here.
“Gary Thomas believes couples often settle for too little when it comes to marriage. We fail to understand how deeply God cares about our spouse. We diminish our need to not only understand what biblical love really is, but also to become a people who excel at it. We let ourselves drift apart instead of making the daily choices to grow closer together.
Whether your marriage needs a complete makeover, a touch up, or just a new purpose,A Lifelong Love promises to set your relationship on an entirely new dimension. You will never look at worship or your spouse in the same way again. You will understand how living for that day will so radically transform the decisions you make this day. And Gary will guide you through the power shifts and seasonal mine fields that blow up so many marriages so that you can grow in your love instead of in your disappointment.
Thirty years of study and two decades of working with couples has led Gary Thomas to his most significant book yet on the relationship between husband and wife. Find out for yourself what all the fuss is about—and why A Lifelong Love is sure to challenge the way the church talks about marriage.”
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