• On Getting Out of Bed: The Burden and Gift of Living, By Alan Noble

    On Getting Out of Bed

    The Burden and Gift of Living

    by Alan Noble

    For most people, sorrow, anxiety, and mental illness are everyday experiences. The burden of living comes down to mundane choices that we each must make—like the daily choice to get out of bed. In this deeply personal essay, Alan Noble considers how carrying on amid great suffering is a powerful witness to the goodness of life, and of God.

  • Finding Freedom in Constraint: Reimagining Spiritual Disciplines as a Communal Way of Life, By Jared Patrick Boyd

    Finding Freedom in Constraint

    Reimagining Spiritual Disciplines as a Communal Way of Life

    by Jared Patrick Boyd
    Foreword by Todd Hunter

    The constraints of the spiritual life, practiced in community, are what set us free and shape us into the way of Christ. Re-anchoring spiritual practices within monasticism, religious orders, and the early church fathers, these six core practices from Jared Patrick Boyd form in us greater freedom to become people who love as God loves.

  • The Great Quest: Invitation to an Examined Life and a Sure Path to Meaning, By Os Guinness

    The Great Quest

    Invitation to an Examined Life and a Sure Path to Meaning

    by Os Guinness

    What is life all about? Is there any meaning to our existence? Os Guinness invites us to examine our lives and join the quest for meaning and a life well lived. Calling for a firm grasp of reason, an honest awareness of conscience, and a living sense of wonder, this volume invites you to come and find yourself on a sure path to meaning.

  • Restless Devices: Recovering Personhood, Presence, and Place in the Digital Age, By Felicia Wu Song

    Restless Devices

    Recovering Personhood, Presence, and Place in the Digital Age

    by Felicia Wu Song

    We're being formed by our devices. Unpacking the soft tyranny of the digital age, Felicia Wu Song combines insights from psychology, neuroscience, sociology, and theology as she considers digital practices through the lens of "liturgy" and formation. Exploring pathways of meaningful resistance found in Christian tradition, this resource offers practical experiments for individual and communal change.

  • Savoring Scripture: A Six-Step Guide to Studying the Bible, By Andrew Abernethy

    Savoring Scripture

    A Six-Step Guide to Studying the Bible

    by Andrew Abernethy
    Foreword by Charlie Dates

    Christians who want to study the Bible need a resource that is both academically informative and spiritually vibrant. Using six practical steps, this guide helps students build a strong grasp of Scripture's meaning and then engage the practice of lectio divina as they consider how to respond faithfully to what God is saying to us today.

  • Walking with God Through the Valley: Recovering the Purpose of Biblical Lament, By May Young

    Walking with God Through the Valley

    Recovering the Purpose of Biblical Lament

    by May Young

    What does is mean for the church to recover the biblical practice of lament? Drawing deeply from key passages in Scripture, Old Testament scholar May Young offers a guide for readers to gain deep understanding of lament texts and grow a true practice of lament that helps us move through pain and suffering to experience God's renewed hope.

  • Who Are You, Really?: A Philosopher's Inquiry into the Nature and Origin of Persons, By Joshua Rasmussen

    Who Are You, Really?

    A Philosopher's Inquiry into the Nature and Origin of Persons

    by Joshua Rasmussen

    What does it mean to be human? Philosopher Joshua Rasmussen offers a step-by-step examination into the fundamental nature and ultimate origin of persons. Using accessible language and clear logic, he argues that understanding what it means to be a person sheds light not only on our own nature but also on the existence of the one who gave us life.

  • Teach Your Children Well: A Step-by-Step Guide for Family Discipleship, By Sarah Cowan Johnson

    Teach Your Children Well

    A Step-by-Step Guide for Family Discipleship

    by Sarah Cowan Johnson

    How do we parent our kids in ways that lead to lasting faith? Sarah Cowan Johnson unpacks how parents can have an active discipleship role in forming their children's faith. Filled with exercises and activities for families to do together, this handbook is an essential resource for discipling children with confidence and creativity.

  • Discover Your Gifts: Celebrating How God Made You and Everyone You Know, By Don Everts

    Discover Your Gifts

    Celebrating How God Made You and Everyone You Know

    Lutheran Hour Ministries Resources

    by Don Everts
    Foreword by Savannah Kimberlin

    Each of us has gifts to offer to the world around us, but we have not always identified or deployed them effectively. Incorporating new research on the impact that our gifts can make, Don Everts explores the many kinds of gifts God gives, whether spiritual, civic, artistic, or entrepreneurial. Discover how our gifts can pave a way for reconnecting with our communities.

  • Welcome, Holy Spirit: A Theological and Experiential Introduction, By Gordon T. Smith

    Welcome, Holy Spirit

    A Theological and Experiential Introduction

    by Gordon T. Smith

    How can we cultivate both fresh understanding and fresh experience of the Holy Spirit, no matter what our theological tradition? This much-needed master class on pneumatology from Gordon Smith encourages us to hold biblical convictions firmly but gracefully as the guiding principles of discernment and humility help us intentionally live Spirit-responsive lives day by day.

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