a million miles in a thousand years

Genre : Religion
Publisher : Thomas Nelson
ISBN_10 : 9781418585877
Copyright Year : 2009-09-28
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DESCRIPTION : After writing a successful memoir, Donald Miller's life stalled. During what should have been the height of his success, he found himself unwilling to get out of bed, avoiding responsibility, even questioning the meaning of life. But when two movie producers proposed turning his memoir into a movie, he found himself launched into a new story filled with risk, possibility, beauty, and meaning. A Million Miles in a Thousand Years chronicles Miller's rare opportunity to edit his life into a great story, to reinvent himself so nobody shrugs their shoulders when the credits roll. Through heart-wrenching honesty and hilarious self-inspection, Donald Miller takes readers through the life that emerges when it turns from boring reality into meaningful narrative. Miller goes from sleeping all day to riding his bike across America, from living in romantic daydreams to fearful encounters with love, from wasting his money to founding a nonprofit with a passionate cause. Guided by a host of outlandish but very real characters, Miller shows us how to get a second chance at life the first time around. A Million Miles in a Thousand Years is a rare celebration of the beauty of life.

📒Deep Mentoring by Randy D. Reese

Genre : Religion
Publisher : InterVarsity Press
ISBN_10 : 9780830863433
Copyright Year : 2012-09-02
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DESCRIPTION : "God is in the business of raising up leaders." —J. Robert (Bobby) Clinton When good leaders are needed, when the work is urgent, our immediate reaction is to enlist new leaders. Instead we are called to invest in new leaders. Good leaders are developed in and through slow, deep mentoring. To think otherwise is to embrace the myth of the quick fix. We proceed, instead, by paying careful attention to and joining in the work God is already doing in people's lives. This book is designed to help you know better how to come alongside others as a guide and a friend, to invest in their spiritual formation and leadership. If you want long-term impact on the lives of future leaders, how you guide must be as important as the content you impart. Only then will youl see lifelong change and empowerment in those you mentor. Randy Reese and Robert Loane show you how to make the most of this crucial ministry. They offer a biblically grounded approach that also draws on the research and teaching of Bobby Clinton as well as their own experience in resourcing churches and Christian organizations. Jesus Christ still calls people to become leaders in a lifelong journey of conforming to his image. Join him as you guide others through deep mentoring.

Genre : Religion
Publisher : InterVarsity Press
ISBN_10 : 9780830892235
Copyright Year : 2017-02-07
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DESCRIPTION : What does a dream sound like? In these pages Suanne Camfield writes of the varied dreams that she has pursued over the course of her life. With captivating and eloquent stories and concepts, she guides us through what it feels like to have a stirring deep inside of us and how God guides and shapes us through that sense of calling.

📒The Color Of Grace by Bethany Haley Williams

Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
ISBN_10 : 9781476766263
Copyright Year : 2015-03-03
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DESCRIPTION : A middle-class woman in rural America and war-affected children in Africa find common ground in their journeys from brokenness to redemption. Author and psychologist Bethany Haley Williams shares how her own emotional healing led her into treacherous war zones, where she provides care to former child soldiers and young girls used as sex slaves. Faced with her own battle with shame and a rocky journey toward healing, Bethany founded Exile International, a nonprofit that implements art/expressive therapy and long-term, rehabilitative care to restore and empower war-affected children—including children rescued from Joseph Kony’s LRA (Lord’s Resistance Army). One of those rescued young men, Solomon, was abducted at the age of ten after being forced to watch LRA soldiers maim and murder his father and grandfather. His younger siblings were left behind, and his mother was instructed to “raise them well…for one day we’ll return to take them too.” Solomon is one of hundreds of thousands of boys and girls who have had their innocence stolen and are forced to do the unthinkable on a daily basis. But their horrific experiences are just the beginning. The real story is what happens after. Once these children learn to face their pasts, they are given hope for a future and a vision for changing the fabric of their countries by becoming leaders for peace and advocates of the power of forgiveness.

📒Purple Room by J. Pruett Wood

Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
Publisher : WestBow Press
ISBN_10 : 9781449764326
Copyright Year : 2014-07-29
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DESCRIPTION : In every life, there comes a time when nothing, including God, seems to make sense. There are times when we figuratively find ourselves hanging from a fifteen thousand-foot cliff by one slender rope, completely out of options. We call out to God for rescue, and His answer is to cut the rope. Or worse yet, God Himself may appear to cut the rope for us. What do we do and where do we turn when the life we had imagined disintegrates before our eyes? Who do we blame? Is the comfortable, happy life that we have come to expect a lie? Confronting his youngest daughter’s diagnosis of pediatric bone cancer, as well as his own struggle with cancer left John Wood questioning a seemingly invisible God. Encounter the journey and discover where Wood eventually landed following his sojourn in the “valley of the shadow of death.”

📒22 And Single by Katie Kiesler

Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher : WestBow Press
ISBN_10 : 9781449756475
Copyright Year : 2012-07-19
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DESCRIPTION : My name is Katie, and Im twenty-two years old and single. Some people might say, Whats the big deal? Youre only twenty-two. I wish I could confidently reply, Its not a big deal. Im completely content and loving the single life. But I cant. This past year, ten of my friends got married. It was awesome to see them with the person God had so clearly planned for them, but it was also hard not to envy their fairytale love stories. Did God forget about me? 22 & Single is simply a collection of journal entries as well as reflective commentary throughout my quest to live a God-honoring life in a time of discontentment.

📒Raw Spirituality by Tom Smith

Genre : Religion
Publisher : InterVarsity Press
ISBN_10 : 9780830835881
Copyright Year : 2014-08-01
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DESCRIPTION : How do we allow the life of Jesus to flow through our whole bodies into our everyday lives? Having Jesus in our hearts is not enough. In this whole-life approach to Christian formation, Tom Smith directs us into a "rhythm of life" that that brings flourishing to our personal spirituality that then extends to our service in the world.

📒Father Fiction by Donald Miller

Genre : Religion
Publisher : Hachette UK
ISBN_10 : 9781444722062
Copyright Year : 2010-05-13
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DESCRIPTION : Donald Miller's dad left when he was very young. From that point onwards, Donald felt different. Different from the other boys in his class; different from the other boys at camp. He discovered that growing up without a father to show him the ropes is hard work. Dads have essential wisdom to impart to their sons, but without one, life seems a whole lot harder. With honest humour and raw self-revelation, bestselling author Donald Miller talks about growing up without a father and discusses the issues that befall the ‘fatherless generation’.

📒Be Holy by Brian Christopher Coulter

Genre : Religion
Publisher : Chalice Press
ISBN_10 : 9780827202931
Copyright Year : 2014-12-30
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DESCRIPTION : What does it really mean to "be holy"? These two little words seem to echo throughout scripture. 1st Peter quotes Leviticus when we read God's command: "You shall be holy, for I am holy." Again in Ephesians when we read that God "chose us in Christ before the foundation of the world to be holy". And in the last chapter of the last book of the Bible we read that we are to "still be holy". Our calling to be holy is a challenging one, but living the "normal" alternative often leads to frustration, disappointment, and empty overindulgence. This invitation to be holy challenges us to live our lives set apart; not because God needs us to, but because it is a better way for us to experience and live life. Brian Christopher Coulter shows us what it means to be holy in today's world and how living into this calling helps us discover and develop our sense of identity, belonging, and purpose. Prepare to be changed and begin living the life God meant for you.

Genre : Religion
Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN_10 : 9781621896494
Copyright Year : 2013-01-29
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DESCRIPTION : Living in this world can be hazardous to one's health. Struggles to deal with pain and suffering drive a number of people to counselors, pastors, and popular how to books on Christian living to find healing. The experience of feeling deeply wounded by life's events not only hinders people from enjoying life, it also undermines the idea that God has a plan for our lives that surpasses many of our wildest dreams. Grappling with the place of God's grace in our lives, how to effectively deal with our problems, and attaining authenticity of being and purpose in life blend into our daily walk as followers of Christ. Building upon the belief that there is far more to the Christian life than simply making it into heaven, Open My Heart, Heal My Soul: Living the Grace-Saturated Life helps readers who have found the journey of life to be frustrating and painful gain new insight into living. This book will inspire those who have felt discouraged by their attempts to overcome problems and provide guidelines for dealing with life's challenges as a Christian.