Damage Control

Author: Dean Merrill
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 1441236635
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People don't like Christians. It's a sad fact, but it's true. Instead of being seen as representatives of a loving God, Christians are often seen as narrow-minded, exclusionary, or pushy. In Damage Control, Dean Merrill examines what Christians can do to stop making Jesus look bad. "Let's shine a light on what we're doing wrong--and what we, as 'field reps,' could do better," he says. In three parts, Merrill looks at God's "shaky plan"--why God left his reputation in the hands of fallible humans--the ways we hurt God's cause without realizing it, and the ways we can help God's cause. This insightful and energizing book will show Christians how to engage in spiritual disciplines, peaceful practices, and evangelism to represent Christ for who he really is.

Fighting For David

Author: Leone Nunley
Publisher: Tyndale House Pub
ISBN: 9781414309743
Size: 72.52 MB
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Presents the story of a woman's courageous battle for the life of her son David, who was in a persistent coma and vegetative state following a motorcycle accident, but who can now speak, walk with the aid of a walker, and live in his own home with the help of a caregiver, revealing why faith and persistence can be more powerful than a doctor's diagnosis. Original.

Damage Control

Author: Amy J. Fetzer
Publisher: Brava
ISBN: 0758231393
Size: 80.35 MB
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After the investigation of a murdered bookseller brings him to the Arctic Circle, Sebastian Fontenot makes the acquaintance of sexy scientist Olivia, and the two of them must rely on only each other if they are going to stop and killer and protect a source of incredible power that endangers the world. By the author of Fight Fire With Fire. Original.

An Angel S Faith

Author: Michael Wayne
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781462819539
Size: 45.40 MB
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Robert Striker a retired ex-military man, whom in the middle of questioning his life, is approached by Margaret Peterson a beautiful, intelligent woman. Worried and frightened, she asked him to help solve the mystery of an ominous letter from her missing sister and a threatening phone call from a mysterious man. During his investigation Robert uncovers a conspiracy by desperate men trying to retrieve a black box that was stolen from their boss. As a romance blossoms between the two, the box and its contents will put both Robert and Margaret’s life’s in jeopardy and cost many others their lives. The one, who ends up with and reveals the contents of the black box, will be shocked at what they find.

Kill Process

Author: William Hertling
Publisher: William Hertling
ISBN:
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By day, Angie, a twenty-year veteran of the tech industry, is a data analyst at Tomo, the world's largest social networking company; by night, she exploits her database access to profile domestic abusers and kill the worst of them. She can't change her own traumatic past, but she can save other women. When Tomo introduces a deceptive new product that preys on users’ fears to drive up its own revenue, Angie sees Tomo for what it really is—another evil abuser. Using her coding and hacking expertise, she decides to destroy Tomo by building a new social network that is completely distributed, compartmentalized, and unstoppable. If she succeeds, it will be the end of all centralized power in the Internet. But how can an anti-social, one-armed programmer with too many dark secrets succeed when the world’s largest tech company is out to crush her and a no-name government black ops agency sets a psychopath to look into her growing digital footprint? “Awesome, thrilling, and creepy: a fast-paced portrayal of the startup world, and the perils of our personal data and technical infrastructure in the wrong hands.” —Brad Feld, managing director of Foundry Group “His most ambitious work yet. A murder thriller about high tech surveillance and espionage in the startup world. Like the best of Tom Clancy and Barry Eisner.” —Gene Kim, author of The Phoenix Project “Explores the creation and effects of the templated self, the rise of structured identity and one-size-fits-all media culture, and feasible alternatives.” —Amber Case, author of Calm Technology

Desiring God

Author: John Piper
Publisher: Multnomah Pub
ISBN: 1601423098
Size: 38.70 MB
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Experience the Lifelong Pleasures of Knowing God! Satisfaction…Happiness…Joy. According to John Piper, the pursuit of pleasure in God is not only permissible, it’s essential. Desiring God is a paradigm-shattering work that dramatically alters common perspectives on relating to God. Piper reveals that there really is no need to choose between duty and delight in the Christian life. In fact, for the follower of Jesus, delight is the duty as Christ is most magnified in His people when they are most satisfied in Him. Constantly drawing on Scripture to build his case, Piper shows why pursuing maximum joy is essential to glorifying God. He discusses the implications of this for conversion, worship, love, Scripture, prayer, money, marriage, missions, and suffering. Piper beckons us to approach God with the hedonist’s abandon. Finally, we are freed to enjoy Jesus—not only as our Lord and Savior, but also as our all-surpassing, soul-satisfying Treasure. Desiring God may turn your Christian world upside down. And that will be a good thing, for the glory of God, and for your deepest joy. Includes a study guide for individual and small group use.

Breakthrough To Creative Change In Communities Of Faith

Author: John Piper
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595241174
Size: 35.54 MB
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It is possible for Communities of Faith to break through to creative change-if they are willing to learn how to get differences working together without a war. Proven practical tools that effect organizational rejuvenation, and a roadmap of change keeps congregations moving together in the same direction. Author John E. Piper explores issues such as: How to recognize controlling self-interests How to identify hidden decision-makers Church Chess-the win-lose turf game that everyone loses Creating a complementary team where everyone wins Learning to drive safely on the open roadmap of change Most change efforts center on either people, processes, or structure. These tools bond together the varying perceptions, styles and interests, so that a congregation can get its organizational act together and maintain its integrity through future crises. In this way, congregations can shape change before it pushes them out of shape.

Raising The Balance

Author: Bianca Archibald Minor
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469122588
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This book Raising the Balance: Single Parenting is a personal experience of a single mother, while balancing the multiple aspect of life. My Pastor, Dr. Ralph Douglas West, has taught us that any help or need we may have for balancing life, can be found in the Bible. The points made in this book deals with the many facets of life when raising children, while using a biblical point of view along with my experience to help in dealing with that particular situation. I am presently in the process of fi nishing the study guide to this book. It will give a more detailed look for the studious Christian, who would like to dig deeper into what God has to say about parenting and balancing life as a whole.