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A Place of Healing: Wrestling with the Mysteries of Suffering, Pain, and God’s Sovereignty by Joni Earikson Tada. In this eloquent account of her current struggle with physical pain, Tada offers her perspective on divine healing, God’s purposes, and what it means to live with joy. Over four decades ago, a diving accident left Joni a quadriplegic. Today, she faces a new battle: unrelenting pain. The ongoing urgency of this season in her life has caused Joni to return to foundational questions about suffering and God’s will.
Lord, Teach Us To Pray by Andrew Murray. Classic.
Train For Something Greater: A CrossFitter’s Guide To Spiritual Fitness by Wade Hodges. Why can’t church be more like CrossFit? What if Christ-Followers pursued spiritual fitness with the same tenacity and intensity with which CrossFitters pursue physical fitness?
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Fresh Encounters: Experiencing Transformation Through United Worship-Based Prayer by Daniel Henderson. Fresh Encounters presents a new and different model for praying together that has seen results in churches across the United States. Put it into practice at your church, and watch the transforming power of Jesus Christ work through united, worship-based prayer.
Face to Face: Praying the Scriptures for Spiritual Growth: 2 (Face to Face / Spiritual Growth) by Kenneth Boa. When you’re serious about following Christ, you long to become more like Him. You also know that the Bible contains the life-changing truths that will help you reach that goal. Face to Face: Praying the Scriptures for Spiritual Growth helps you turn your devotional times into a daily experience of transformation. Adapting and personalizing select Bible passages, Dr. Kenneth Boa offers you a refreshing and encouraging way to ‘renew your mind’ as you meditate on and pray about: the attributes of God, the works of God, my relationship with God, the character I want to cultivate, my relationship with others. This inspiring approach will change both your life and the way you view the Scriptures.
On Earth as It Is in Heaven: How the Lord’s Prayer Teaches Us to Pray More Effectively by Warren Wiersbe. The basic elements of prayer found in the Lord’s Prayer are a helpful guide to Christians hoping to enrich their prayers. Any reader wanting to experience a more satisfying and effective prayer life will cherish this thoughtful book.
Transforming Prayer: How Everything Changes When You Seek God’s Face by Daniel Henderson. Praying Christians are hungry to learn how to connect with God in a way that takes them beyond the typical grocery-list approach. Transforming Prayer explores the profound difference between seeking God’s hand (what he does for people) and seeking God’s face (who he really is).
One Year Alone with God: 366 Devotions on the Names of God by Ava Pennington. Every name of God revealed in the Bible shows us something about his character and his ways. As the facets of a diamond combine to reflect its brilliance, the names and attributes of God combine to reveal the transcendence of his nature and the glory of his ways. One Year Alone with God offers readers a wonderful opportunity to spend time each day getting to know God more intimately. At the end of a year, they’ll be able to say they know him better than they did a year ago.