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  • The Mission of God: Unlocking the Bible's Grand Narrative, By Christopher J. H. Wright

    The Mission of God

    Unlocking the Bible's Grand Narrative

    by Christopher J. H. Wright

    Most Christians would agree that the Bible provides a basis for mission. But Christopher Wright boldly maintains that there is a missional basis for the Bible! Beginning with the Old Testament and its groundwork for understanding who God is, what he has called his people to be and do, and how the nations fit into God's mission, Wright gives us a new hermeneutical perspective on Scripture.

  • Grow Your Christian Life

    Grow Your Christian Life

    by InterVarsity Staff

    This three-month Bible study guide covers sin, evangelism, relationships, knowing God's will, spiritual growth and many other topics.

    Number of Studies: 84

  • Passport to the Bible: An Explorer's Guide, Edited by Fred Wagner

    Passport to the Bible

    An Explorer's Guide

    Edited by Fred Wagner

    Designed to help laypeople read and understand the Bible for themselves, this guidebook edited by Fred Wagner highlights four basic themes in the Bible and offers definitions of new or difficult vocabulary.

  • Become What You Are: Spiritual Formation According to the Sermon on the Mount, By William W. Klein

    Become What You Are

    Spiritual Formation According to the Sermon on the Mount

    by William W. Klein

    New Testament scholar William W. Klein presents the profound vision for spiritual formation that lies at the heart of the Sermon on the Mount.

  • Community Is Messy: The Perils and Promise of Small Group Ministry, By Heather Zempel

    Community Is Messy

    The Perils and Promise of Small Group Ministry

    by Heather Zempel

    Drawing on her background in environmental engineering and her current pastoral role, Heather Zempel assesses the perils and possibilities inherent in small groups and other environments for Christian community. The book helps leaders begin to see the inherent "mess" of such gatherings as raw material for arriving at something beautiful.

  • A Peculiar People: The Church as Culture in a Post-Christian Society, By Rodney R. Clapp

    A Peculiar People

    The Church as Culture in a Post-Christian Society

    by Rodney R. Clapp

    Rodney Clapp asks and answers the question, How can the church provide a significant alternative to the culture in which it is embedded?

  • Transforming Worship: Planning and Leading Sunday Services as If Spiritual Formation Mattered, By Rory Noland

    Transforming Worship

    Planning and Leading Sunday Services as If Spiritual Formation Mattered

    Transforming Resources

    by Rory Noland
    Foreword by Ruth Haley Barton

    Spiritual formation is the key to the survival of our faith. According to worship leader Rory Noland, in order to stem the tide of nominal Christianity we need to reclaim our worship services as formative spaces that are substantive and purposeful. Combining discipleship and worship—what Noland calls transforming worship—he offers a vision for worship as spiritual formation.

  • Rediscovering Scripture's Vision for Women: Fresh Perspectives on Disputed Texts, By Lucy Peppiatt

    Rediscovering Scripture's Vision for Women

    Fresh Perspectives on Disputed Texts

    by Lucy Peppiatt
    Foreword by Scot McKnight

    Does God call women to serve as equal partners in marriage and as leaders in the church? With careful exegetical work, Lucy Peppiatt considers relevant passages in Ephesians, Colossians, 1 Peter, 1 Timothy, and 1 Corinthians. There she finds a story of God releasing women alongside men into all forms of ministry, leadership, work, and service on the basis of character and gifting, rather than biological sex.

  • Improvising Church: Scripture as the Source of Harmony, Rhythm, and Soul, By Mark Glanville

    Improvising Church

    Scripture as the Source of Harmony, Rhythm, and Soul

    by Mark Glanville

    Though the post-Christian cultural turn can be disconcerting, it is also a uniquely exciting time to reimagine churches. Building on the dynamic traditions of jazz music and Christian community, biblical scholar and jazz musician Mark Glanville unfolds a biblical, practical, and inventive vision for building the churches we long for.

  • Struck: One Christian's Reflections on Encountering Death, By Russ Ramsey


    One Christian's Reflections on Encountering Death

    by Russ Ramsey
    Foreword by Scott Sauls

    What happens when you come face-to-face with your mortality? As Russ Ramsey faced the possibility of death, he grappled with fear, anger, depression, and loss, and yet he experienced grace that filled him with a hope and hunger for the life to come. This profoundly eloquent memoir reveals that in the midst of pain, we can see glimpses of eternity.