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  • Keeping Place
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    Keeping Place

    Reflections on the Meaning of Home

    by Jen Pollock Michel
    Foreword by Scott Sauls

    Home is our most fundamental human longing. Jen Pollock Michel connects that desire with the story of the Bible, revealing a homemaking God with wide arms of welcome—and a church commissioned with this same work. Keeping Place offers hope to the wanderer, help to the stranded, and a new vision of what it means to live today longing for our eternal home.

  • Grace for the Afflicted
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    Grace for the Afflicted

    A Clinical and Biblical Perspective on Mental Illness

    by Matthew S. Stanford

    Why has the church struggled in ministering to those with mental illnesses? As both a church leader and a professor of psychology and behavioral sciences, Matthew S. Stanford has written this thoroughly revised and updated resource to educate Christians about mental illness from both biblical and scientific perspectives.

  • Vintage Saints and Sinners
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    Vintage Saints and Sinners

    25 Christians Who Transformed My Faith

    by Karen Wright Marsh
    Foreword by Lauren Winner

    Saints were not simply superstar Christians with otherworldly piety. When we take a closer look at the lives of these spiritual heavyweights, we learn that they're not all that different from you and me. With humor and vulnerability, Karen Marsh introduces us afresh to twenty-five brothers and sisters who challenge and inspire us with their honest faith.

  • You Welcomed Me
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    You Welcomed Me

    Loving Refugees and Immigrants Because God First Loved Us

    by Kent Annan

    "Are we for them or against them?" In this wise, practical book on the refugee and immigrant crises around the world, Kent Annan explores how fear and misunderstanding can motivate our responses to people in need. Instead, he invites us into stories of welcome, laying out simple practices for a way forward across social and cultural divides.

  • Just Business
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    Just Business

    Christian Ethics for the Marketplace

    by Alec Hill

    In this third edition of a popular business ethics textbook, Alec Hill carefully explores the foundational Christian concepts of holiness, justice, and love, showing how some common responses to business ethics fall short of a fully Christian mindset. Updated throughout, this edition includes a new chapter on international business and uses penetrating case studies to clothe principles in concrete business situations.

  • Killing a Messiah
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    Killing a Messiah

    A Novel

    by Adam Winn

    As Passover approaches, the city of Jerusalem is a political tinderbox. When rumors start spreading about the popular prophet Jesus, unexpected alliances emerge between Roman and Jewish leaders. In Killing a Messiah, New Testament scholar Adam Winn weaves together stories of historical and fictional characters in a fresh reimagining of the events leading up to Jesus' execution, shedding new light on our reading of biblical texts.

  • The Ecology of the New Testament
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    The Ecology of the New Testament

    Creation, Re-Creation, and the Environment

    by Mark Bredin
    Foreword by Richard Bauckham

    Mark Bredin opens contemporary ecological concerns to the teachings of Jesus. He shows how the New Testament gives us the moral bearings we need to respond to disturbing global trends such as the loss of biodiversity, deforestation, and the shortage of food and clean water.

  • Who Moved My Neighborhood?
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    Who Moved My Neighborhood?

    Leading Congregations Through Gentrification and Economic Change

    by Mark E. Strong
    Foreword by Harold Calvin Ray

    Neighborhoods are moving. While offering opportunities for some, gentrification can be a vastly different experience for long-time residents and neighborhood churches. As a pastor who led his church through its own moved neighborhood in Portland, Mark Strong gives insight to churches that need to heal from the wounds of gentrification and revamp their mission amidst an uncertain future.

  • Buried Talents
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    Buried Talents

    Overcoming Gendered Socialization to Answer God's Call

    by Susan Harris Howell
    Foreword by Mimi Haddad

    If God calls women to lead, what holds them back? Using social science research and interviews, Susan Harris Howell examines how gendered messages inside and outside the church pull men toward leadership and women away from it. As opportunities for women continue to expand, Howell provides compelling guidance for how we can remove obstacles that keep women from fully using their gifts.

  • Turning Donors into Partners
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    Turning Donors into Partners

    Principles for Fundraising You'll Actually Enjoy

    by Brad Layland
    Foreword by Tom Lin

    Fundraising can be one of the most stressful parts of ministry. Professional fundraiser Brad Layland transforms fundraising into a relational process where donors truly become partners in ministry. Fundraising is best done in community–this book will help you find a community of people who enjoy giving and want your organization to succeed.