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  • Item #: 072742
    ISBN: 9780936163680
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  • Item #: 072741
    ISBN: 9780936163673
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  • Item #: 072740
    ISBN: 9780936163666
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  • Item #: 049272
    ISBN: 9780781413602
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  • Item #: 050475
    ISBN: 9781935495093
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    Eight lessons help kids understand what it means to be salt & light to the world and encourage them to develop a Christlike servant attitude. 262 pgs, hc.

    I Peter 3:15 says "Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have," and this book offers the information you need to prepare to give those answers. This hefty 400+ page book will prepare believers to defend their faith and offers solid research and scientific fact for those who are skeptics, from the perspective of two gentlemen who were atheists and came to Christ through evidence.

    This text explores the meaning of truth and the truth of religion through evidence that supports Bible content in the areas of origins, miracles and signs of God, testimony to Jesus' life, inspiration of the Word of God, and more. The curriculum guide follows the text chapter by chapter and is designed to help students remember and understand the content presented in the text. This guide is published by Apologia and co-authored by Frank Turek & Chuck Winter. Frank is also one of the authors of the text, so the two books work together flawlessly for a complete one-year study of worldview and apologetics. The curriculum guide presents supplemental material, study questions, and activities for discussion, writing, and reflection. There is no answer key for the guide, but the author suggests that most answers can be found easily in the text, and sometimes page numbers are given to help you find them. Each lesson begins with pages to read from the text, important vocabulary with space to write their definitions, and four sections titled hook, book, look, and took. Hook is designed to get your attention and make you think; Book takes you deeper into the topic covered in the chapter; Look allows opportunities for the student to research assignments or other suggested activities; and Took summarizes the information and helps you apply it. A DVD series has been developed which features Frank Turek and enhances the content of the course, but it isn't required to complete the course.

    This course is easy to read and presents arguments for Christianity in a truly logical fashion. Humorous anecdotes are presented to reinforce some topics, and biographical information of some very famous scientists dot the landscape of this text and curriculum. Even if you don't want to use this as a high school course/elective, the text is an interesting read for anyone who has questions or wants to know how to defend their faith.

  • Item #: 008791
    ISBN: 9780890511787
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    From Eratosthenes to Wernher von Braun, this volume looks at the exploration of our planet. The high-interest vignettes and tales of discovery include references to God and faith, where applicable. I hadn't realized before reading this book that rocket scientist Wernher von Braun was also a committed Christian. I also understand a little better now why, despite the fact that Eratosthenes virtually proved the Earth was a sphere, people clung to the belief that the Earth was flat.

  • Item #: 502369
    ISBN: 9781628562194
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    When you think about Daniel of the Bible what are your thoughts? Think about his bravery and courage in adverse situations, think about his faithfulness, think about a man who realized the importance of prayer and faithfulness. What is it that made Daniel iconic, and wouldn't you like to be like him? The Daniel Dilemma walks you through Daniel's life and the first six chapters of the book of Daniel, breaking it down into small portions and explains each passage as presented. Daniel was a man of integrity and he set himself apart from the pagan culture in which he lived by being obedient to God. His faith allowed him to withstand the pressure and be courageous even unto the possibility of death.

    This book is designed to teach and help us understand and apply what Daniel knew to be true. We need to stand and not be afraid in the face of adversity. We need to be like Daniel, lion-like in our faith and devotion to God. 214 pgs., p/b. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 072739
    ISBN: 9780936163659
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  • Item #: 068998
    ISBN: 9780892217137
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     Understanding the economic crisis facing our nation is imperative to making wise decisions with our day-to-day financial choices. Providing a historical perspective on money and the federal reserve, author Jerry Robinson takes us on an eye-opening journey through America’s debt, the retirement crisis and the danger of excessive consumerism. He introduces strategies for restoring personal, financial security for your future through wise investments, creating income streams for today and retirement, and strategies to protect your finances. Includes appendices with additional information on inflation, financial freedom, and reader FAQs. Adults and teens alike will glean tidbits to secure a future free of financial burdens. Recommended resource for Master Books Intro to Economics: Money, History and Fiscal Faith. Christian content. pb, 317 pgs. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 068995
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      Presenting money tips and strategies for Christian families, Pastor Chad Hovind uses Biblical principles to teach a deeper understanding of money management. Teens (and parents!) will learn biblical principles and insights to understand God’s view of money, and practical ways to avoid debt, build savings, spend wisely and give with grace. Concludes with simple guidelines for life and work to restore purpose and meaning to your life through managing finances to the glory of God. The Money Wise DVD is a combination of the previously released presentations Godonomics and Whistle While You Work. Total of 14 lessons that are 30 minutes each. 3 DVDs. Recommended resource for Master Books Intro to Economics:  Money, History and Fiscal Faith. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 065601
    ISBN: 9781882514267
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    Read the story of William Tyndale's life told in story format. From his childhood to his death, William Tyndale was intrigued by history, fascinated by family stories, and was taught to love God. He translated the New Testament and part of the Old Testament before he was put to death in 1536 for his work. He wanted all people to be able to read and understand the Bible an admirable goal. This 160-page book tells his story as if you were there with him. Joyce McPherson, the author, engages the reader with people from William's life, their stories, and their influence. Get to know William Tyndale and his real-life story.

  • Item #: 065417
    ISBN: 9781930749245
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    Written by a Jewish Christian, Zola Levitt, this booklet provides perspective and explanation on the symbols and steps of Passover. In addition, the Jewish perspective clarifies Gentile interpretations of Communion and Easter. Relaying the components of the Passover meal as his father had directed it, Levitt evenly discusses the first Passover (from Exodus) and modern celebrations and how these point to our Savior Jesus as the Passover lamb. While helping us connect with our Jewish neighbors, this booklet will expand and clarify our understanding of a key event in biblical history and the Christian faith. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 064800
    ISBN: 9780972740104
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       To fully understand the future of mankind, we must examine our heritage. Or as one author has written, “Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it.” As one who had limited Western Civilization education, this introduction is one of the most straight forward and readable resources I have reviewed.

      Beginning with a foundational understanding of the definition of civilization, the book is divided into four sections. In the first, The Mediterranean World, we examine the need for transportation, diversity and plunder; the economic, religious, and political life of early civilizations; early empires (Assyrians, Babylon, Persian); Ancient Greece; the Roman Empire and Christianity. Section 2: The Middle Ages examines the fall of Rome, rise of Islam and Western Europe; Feudalism; the spread of Christianity and the Roman Catholic Church, the Crusades; scholasticism of Thomas Aquinas and others; and the rise and growth of European cities: England, France and Spain. Section 3: The Early Modern Era surveys the Renaissance; the Protestant Reformation; the Advancement of Science; and exploration and trade. The final Section analyzes the ongoing battle between traditional Judeo-Christian faith and the new faith in naturalism. From the battle for human minds and hearts, he describes the momentous battle for political control with a historical look at the political catastrophes of Romanticism, from Rousseau to Marx to Hitler. Finally, he examines the battle for economic control from the Industrial Revolution to Socialist Mentality.

      The author takes seriously his predefined task, “to describe the institutions, politics, commerce, religion, and arts and sciences of past civilizations in an effort to discern the values, beliefs, and ideas which served to shape those societies” prior to examining the commonly held, yet erroneous viewpoints that contributed to the collapse of historic civilizations. The detailed index and chapter study questions (without answers) make this a valuable resource for teens and parents alike. 415pgs, HC. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 062382
    ISBN: 9781936768660
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     As parents, we have the tremendous opportunity to share God’s truth and the Gospel with our children! The subtitle for this devotional is Ten-Minute Devotions to Draw Your Family to God. These 78 weeks (a year and a half’s worth!) of in-depth, yet straight forward devotionals require a minimum each day. Organized by week, you’ll find units of 5 daily devotions: days 1-4 chronologically study the Bible. The books focus on key biblical elements that connect the whole message of the Gospel in a concise and manageable way. Day 5 diverges from this pattern to study related writings from the Psalms or prophets. Each weekly unit opens with an object lesson or themed questions. The simple items used for this lesson are listed at the beginning. Day one begins with Picture It, to help introduce the family to the week’s theme. Each day, read the passage from your own Bible, and then Think about It (a brief read-aloud passage to help understand the passage), Talk about It (three group questions with brief answers) and Pray About It (unscripted suggestions for prayer). As you progress through the week, you will be asked to remember previous days’ readings and also to apply them to your lives.

    Old Story New covers the New Testament. About half of the devotions discuss the life and ministry of Jesus. The second half covers the church and living like Christ (Acts and epistles). Includes brief instructions for how to use the devotionals with preschool, grade school and older students.  

    I so appreciate the succinct treasure this is: theologically rich, yet comprehensible; simple, yet doctrinally sound. Another unique feature is that occasionally children are cued to ask the parents questions. The approach here is that we are all on a spiritual journey to becoming more like Christ (rather than “the parents know it all”). Use these excellent devotions to start your homeschool day or study as a family in the evening. By the same author as Gospel Story Bible (#062680). 7.5” x 10.5”, 418 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

     

  • Item #: 060820
    ISBN: 9781433549373
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    Using the Bible, history and other source documents, Kevin DeYoung offers good information for Christians on the topic of homosexuality. The content is written in an uncondemning fashion, but still calls it “sin”.

    The book is presented in two parts – “Understanding God’s Word” and “Answering Objections.” The first part takes you back to Genesis and creation, to Sodom and Gomorrah, through the laws of Leviticus, and to the New Testament and Paul’s words on the subject. Knowing God’s Word and what it really says should be the foundation for any Believer. The second part of the book addresses more contemporary objections on the topic of homosexuality. Appendices spend a short amount of time addressing same-sex marriage, same-sex attraction and the church’s role in this controversial arena.

    The bottom line is faithfulness. We as Christians are to be faithful and spread the good news of the Gospel to everyone: “We need truth. We need grace. We need Jesus.” The Bible tells us that sin is “changeable, redeemable, and wondrously forgivable.” 158 pgs, sc. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 060694
    ISBN: 9780764210570
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    This step-by-step response to life’s important questions is from best-selling author and theologian Norman Geisler. The 13 chapters systematically cover truth and how it impacts life, God, miracles, the New Testament, Jesus, and Christianity in comparison to other religions. The author digs deeply (but in an understandable and concise way) into 10 essential questions of the Christian faith. The book is designed to offer clear evidence for such topics as the existence of God, the reliability of the Bible, and Jesus’ resurrection. Simple, useful charts reinforce points. For example, I found the chart comparing five Biblical statements to views from other major religions extremely useful and succinct. This apologetics book will help you defend your faith and would be great for new believers too. NIV scripture. 5.5” x 8.5”, 237 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 060615
    ISBN: 9781414393476
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  • Item #: 059015
    ISBN: 9780310724926
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    Prayer is such an important aspect of the Christian faith, and we need to teach our children in language they can understand. The Circle Maker for Kids is intended for little ones, ages 4 and up, and illustrates beautifully what faith and prayer can do. The story is about Honi the ancient rainmaker – Honi believed that God could hear them and declared, "The same God who made the thunder will make it clap. The same God who made the clouds will make them rain." There was a yearlong drought in the land, and the people turned to Honi for help. Honi prayed within a circle he had drawn on the ground until God answered his prayers. The people learned by Honi's example of fervent, bold prayer and began to encircle every part of their lives with prayer.

    I am part of the prayer ministry at our church, and have been encouraged as I hear people talk about the power of prayer and the things they have seen God do. Children need to learn at a very young age that God is there with them and for them, and that prayer is their tool for communication with God. This 32-page, hardcover book would be a great gift to a little one in your life. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 053688
    ISBN: 9780615519487
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    Written specifically to the Christian parent, this book engages the reader through 25 meaningful letters which offer a heartfelt appeal for homeschooling. Beginning with the premise, homeschooling is the most effective method to pass our faith to our children; Pastor Durham makes an impassioned plea for parents to prayerfully study both the Old and New Testaments regarding the education of their children. Divided into three sections, the letters in this book focus on the Biblical arguments in favor of homeschooling; essential information for understanding education in America today and scriptural guidance for beginning the homeschool journey. The letters are designed to be read slowly and thoughtfully-studying the applicable Bible references as they appear.

    In the first section, Pastor Durham takes time to define various educational options available to Christian families. Strong Biblical evidence is presented giving the reader a judicious foundation of homeschooling. The second section further expands on the homeschool imperative through a historical perspective of education (which may surprise you!) and the detrimental effects of humanism in today’s educational system. Also tackled are the frequently considered troublesome questions that deal with socialization and sheltering of children. Finally, section three reaches out to parents with practical letters concerning Biblically based home-education. In this section, the letters provide a starting point for home education, and there are separate letters written to Christian fathers and mothers about their important roles in the home school. Fathers are to be nourishers, protectors and upholders of the family. Christian mothers are encouraged in their role as mothers and workers in the home. Also addressed are children as he explains why their education and upbringing may be different than others along with the Biblical blessings available to them through their chosen educational path. Within the pages of this book, Christian parents will find a thorough treatise on the homeschool discipleship movement. 207 pgs, pb. Deanne

  • Item #: 050379
    ISBN: 9780195178449
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    Weaving together primary sources containing eyewitness accounts, original writings, detailed maps and numerous colorful illustrations; this is not your typical Middle Ages History text. In fact, you may quickly agree that this book breathes new life into world history! Beginning with an introduction to the "cast of characters" students are quickly transported back in time as the storyline unravels revealing this pivotal time period that is crucial to understanding our own times. The history of the Middle Ages is one of believers and barbarians, popes and peasants, competing empires and unforgettable leaders. It also the story of the fall of the Roman Empire, invasion of the Huns, the rise of feudalism, and the reign of plunder brought by the Vikings. But it is also a story of faith: Augustine and Aquinas, Francis of Assisi, Joan of Arc, and the Crusaders; the spread and reform of religious institutions; expansions of trade and city life, the rise of regional empires and local feudal regimes and the revolutionary advances in science and technology. Engaging writing, abundant illustrations and a detailed timeline all flow together to create a telling of history that will delight teens and adults alike. Recommended for the Beautiful Feet Medieval History Literature guide, this book would be a valuable asset to any study of the Middle Ages. Hc, 189 pgs. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 049121
    ISBN: 9781433514722
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    This brightly colored, oversized (12"x9") children's book is sure to delight! Through the use of simple language, charming illustrations, and the alphabet, young children will learn about 26 heroes of the faith. Beginning with Augustine and including church heroes such as Anne Bradstreet, John Calvin, Jonathan Edwards, St. Patrick, Charles Spurgeon and many others, each person's accomplishments are summarized on one page in language children can understand. Additional information about each person and explanations of illustration details are found in the back, enabling parents and older children to learn even more about these important men and women. 34 pgs, hc. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 048694
    ISBN: 9781433506161
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    In this modern world, Christians are often confused or unclear on the Bible's stance on issues. Questions about how the Bible applies to today's society and where lines should be drawn are abundant. That's why this book by well-known, conservative pastor Mark Driscoll is so helpful. In an attempt to answer the most common, controversial questions of his church (Mars Hill Church in Seattle), Driscoll had visitors to the church's website ask questions and then vote on which ones they'd most like answered. Here he answers the nine most voted for questions in an up-front, practical way, with plenty of Biblical references and examples, as well as real-life illustrations. Whether or not you have questions or confusions about the topics, you're sure to find material to challenge you. Far from being dry and fact-filled, the book is written in such a way that you'll remain interested and attentive. Topics covered include the use of birth control, when and what kind of humor is inappropriate or acceptable, predestination, grace, sexual sin, faith and works, dating, "emerging" churches, and the regulative principle. Misconceptions about what God has to say on these issues are common, but this book does a good job of using the Bible as the primary source for clearing things up and explaining issues in a way that's easy to understand and hard to argue against or find loopholes for. By Mark Driscoll, 288 pg, hc. -Rachel

  • Item #: 048619
    ISBN: 9780842353083
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    It's a fact: as a whole, children in America are becoming increasingly less and less literate in knowledge about the Bible and especially the true gospel of Christ. In Romans, Paul says that "Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God" – who will your children hear the Word of God from? Former Christianity Today editor V. Gilbert Beers has put together this collection of 365 Bible stories, not with children in mind, but for you as the parent. This resource will help you see the Bible chronologically as a whole, beginning with Creation through the Early Church. With a clear view and understanding, you'll then be able to more effectively recount truths to your own children, helping it to come alive in their own lives as they grow older. Please note that in the chapter on Creation, Beers is undecided as to whether a "day" represents 24 hours or not. If you don't want to overlook this point, use it to spark discussion of your own views. 400 pgs., pb. –Chad

  • Item #: 046742
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    Well-known apologist Lee Strobel outlines the evidence in this set of 2 DVDs.  Great for use alongside the books, but also an interesting and timely resource in its own right, this set will encourage all viewers to consider these important matters for themselves.  Perfect for the visual person, Case for a Creator is full of interviews with noted and authoritative scientists and the computer animations of cells, solar systems, DNA, and biological mechanisms that do an amazing job of engaging the mind and stunning the viewer.  Covering a similar set of topics as the book, the evidence Lee Strobel discovered for a Creator in the areas of cosmology, physics, astronomy, and biology is outlined and discussed using terminology we can all understand and appreciate. Approximately 60 minutes in length, this DVD will answer many of the questions you may have regarding the authenticity of Creationism versus evolution.  Case for Christ is a chronicle of Strobel’s investigation into the authenticity of the person of Christ.  It documents his personal journey from atheism to faith – a 2-year process that resulted in conviction.  71 minutes. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 046241
    ISBN: 9781892427601
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    There can be no doubt that Bright Ideas Press understands homeschoolers and knows what we are looking for in terms of educational experiences. And it’s all here in this music appreciation course. Easy to use with minimal teacher prep, designed for a one-year study arranged into 32 weekly lessons, and adaptable for multiple children of various ages (just like your family!). You see what I mean! Add to this a determined effort to recognize the impact that Christian faith and the church has had on composers and their music, and you’ll begin to understand the benefits of this study.

    Musical periods (ancient to middle ages, renaissance, baroque, classical, romantic, and contemporary) and biographies of specific composers (26 ranging from Vivaldi, Handel, and Bach to Scott Joplin, George Gershwin and John Williams) are covered in the textual information provided in the lessons with mapwork and timeline activities. Specific listening recommendations are outlined for each composer and time period. A strong aspect of this program is the effort to show the interrelationship between different composers as well as historical events.

    You can expect to spend three days on a lesson, each of which begins by listening to recommended selections. Other parts of the first day include reading through the textual component, filling in the note-taking pages or answering the Student Review Questions, filling out the Composer Info Card, doing mapwork (where the composer was born and lived) and timeline work. The third day is just listening.

    Composer Info Cards are prepared for each composer and are exactly what they sound like. An illustration of the composer along with his name and musical period are inserted on the front of the card; a map, biographical facts, and names of compositions are on the back. One of the most interesting aspects of this program also shows up on the back of the card. The student is asked to record the evidence that we have that this person was or was not a Christian. This is discussed in the textual part of the lesson and original source information is sometimes contradictory or spotty.

    The Appendices are an amazing compilation of valuable material. Aforementioned composer musical selections with web-links, listening cues and discussion questions are included along with a valuable glossary and suggested resources for students and teachers. Purchase of the text includes access to a downloadable Companion Guide. In this Companion Guide, you’ll find answers to the lesson exercises and student review questions, plus all the reproducibles: student review/lesson exercise pages, Composer Info cards, maps, timelines, coloring pages, and game templates. Purchasing families have complete freedom to make copies of any of these resources as needed for family use but co-ops and schools are asked to contact the publisher.

    The target audience for this course is middle school students. However, I think there’s a lot of room for flexibility here. For instance, it would be easy to draw younger family members into listening both to read-aloud lessons and music and the coloring, leaving mapwork and timeline work for the older kids. But, what about high school credit for this course? The content here is thorough and complete, and if covered as outlined in the course, it would seem adequate for a high school level half-credit in music appreciation. If using it at that level, though, I would encourage the addition of some essay-writing assignments. Text is 2nd ed. HC. 162 pgs. ~ Janice
     

  • Item #: 045430
    ISBN: 9781877775024
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    As if the controversy between creation and evolution weren't enough, we also have the debate between creationists about the age of the earth. You are probably wondering, "Who is Hugh Ross?" He is a leading proponent in the Progressive Creationist movement, which is a group who believes that the earth is billions of years old and began with a Big Bang, yet God created. Many of the claims made by Hugh Ross in his book "Creation and Time: A Biblical and Scientific Perspective on the Creation-Date Controversy" published in 1994 are believed to be full of errors.

    The goal of this book is to document those errors and give explanation as to why they are wrong and support for evidence which goes against Mr. Ross's statements. It is believed by the authors of this book that Mr. Ross is leading people down a dangerous path that may eventually lead to a loss of faith in the Bible. This book begins by offering a summary of the key points of Mr. Ross's original book, and then each chapter states his claim and the evidence these authors offer against it. 47 different claims are addressed – 1)Young earth creationists are divisive, 2)The events of the 6th day prove that it must have been longer than a normal day, 3) The early church fathers supported long creation days – just to name a few.

    You may be wondering why a book like this might be helpful if you haven't read Hugh Ross's works. The bottom line is that the information in this book can be helpful to anyone who wants to better understand this controversy. Key points are made clearly in this book and will help you better understand what you believe about creation. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 043972
    ISBN: 9781845501075
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    This small guide is intended to be used by Muslims who want to learn more about true Christianity. It corrects many of the inaccurate assumptions and views numerous Muslims have about Christianity and outlines the true, basic beliefs held by Christians. It covers what Christians believe about God and the Bible, beliefs and practices, common misunderstanding about Christianity, corrupted views about Christian Scriptures, frequently asked questions about Christianity, and what it means and how to become a true Christian. Though intended to be read by Muslims who are curious about Christianity, Christians themselves could also benefit from the guide by understanding views that Muslims have and learning how to share their faith in a way that Muslims can relate to. Written by Malcolm Steer, a Muslim who converted to Christianity, this book gives a concise explanation of the basic beliefs of Christianity and attempts to clear up misconceptions Muslims might have. 62 pgs, pb. ~Rachel

  • Item #: 042767
    ISBN: 9780875523927
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    What spiritual goals do you have for your children? I assume your primary goal is for each child to have a real and vibrant relationship with the Lord. But beyond that will you be satisfied if they can recite stories from the Bible or do you want them to be able to give succinct and meaningful answers to the basic questions of the Christian faith – What is grace? What is the gospel? The Westminster Shorter Catechism was constructed to teach children (and all students of the Bible) the biblical answers to these and other great questions of the Christian faith. The word "catechism" means exactly that: questions and answers. This devotional guide gives parents an easy-to-use tool for learning and discussing the biblical principles embedded in the 107 catechism questions and answers. Each question is presented with six days worth of devotional readings for families to share. These readings are brief to accommodate children's short attention spans while giving biblical support and simple explanations. Every day for a week, families are encouraged to ask the question reciting the answer several times. Memorization is accomplished almost painlessly. To make sure our 21st century ears can understand, the questions and answers from the 17th century document are written in modern English. 350 pgs, pb ~ Janice

  • Item #: 041880
    ISBN: 9780972089036
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    This may be my new favorite worldview book. Author J.F. Baldwin compares worldviews to the characters of Frankenstein and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Frankenstein's monster represents all other worldviews which believe man is innately good. Jekyll and Hyde represent the Christian worldview which believes man is born in sin. Christians, members of the "Hyde" crowd, must know what they believe and what sets Christianity apart from other worldviews. The author gives a brief overview of different worldviews in understandable language, so that even the beginner can understand this complex topic. Interesting real-life stories are used to drive home the different lessons. He discusses blind faith, good works and selfishness in relation to all the worldviews. Does your worldview require you to be selfish and look out for number one, or does it call you to show mercy and live a selfless, sacrificial life? This book will cause you to ask questions about things you see and hear in the world around you; moreover it will help you understand why you believe certain things. Are you most like Frankenstein or Hyde? 271 pgs, pb – Donna