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Spiritual Leadership in a Secular Age - Building Bridges Instead of Barriers (Paperback): Edward H Hammett Spiritual Leadership in a Secular Age - Building Bridges Instead of Barriers (Paperback)
Edward H Hammett
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Spiritual Leadership in a Secular Age explores the questions: How can we be faithful people of God in a postChristian, postdenominational, postmodern world? and How can we do ministry in, through, and as the church in an increasingly secular world? Author Edward Hammett draws on concepts from the ministries of Jesus and Paul as they ministered among persons unlike themselves during the birthing of the New Testament church. He offers a coaching approach and practical ideas to help leaders and congregations as they struggle to discern how to build bridges instead of barriers with the unchurched.

Life's Amazing Secrets - How to Find Balance and Purpose in Your Life (Paperback): Gaur Gopal Das Life's Amazing Secrets - How to Find Balance and Purpose in Your Life (Paperback)
Gaur Gopal Das
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Leaders Who Changed History (Hardcover): Dk Leaders Who Changed History (Hardcover)
Dk 1
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Explore the lives and achievements of more than 85 of the world's most inspirational and influential leaders with this innovative, and boldly graphic biography-led book. Comprehensive in its scope and depth, and fully illustrated, Leaders profiles leaders from all walks of life - kings, queens, and political leaders; military leaders; religious icons, revolutionaries, and business leaders. Combining accessible text with specially-commissioned illustrated portraits in a range of bold artwork styles, photographs, and infographics, these entries showcase each individual in a fresh, visual way. Covering political masterminds and military geniuses such as Alexander the Great or Genghis Khan, great kings, queens, and rulers like Elizabeth I or Cleopatra, icons of religion and rebellion from Muhammad to Mohandas Gandhi to Emmeline Pankhurst, and inspirational captains of industry, Leaders explores and explains the groundbreaking contributions made by these men and women and their legacies.

Power Principles - The Benefits of a Wisdom-Driven Life (Paperback): Dale Bronner Power Principles - The Benefits of a Wisdom-Driven Life (Paperback)
Dale Bronner; Foreword by John Maxwell
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Who's Got Your Back? - Leadership Lessons from the Life of King David (Paperback): Eddie Estep Who's Got Your Back? - Leadership Lessons from the Life of King David (Paperback)
Eddie Estep
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Leadership Lessons from a Biblical Great

Fast-paced change presents new challenges for leaders, but biblical principles about leadership and relationships are timeless.

Nowhere is this more evident than in the life of David. Who's Got Your Back? examines the leadership lessons we can learn from David's relationships with friends, family, and foes. You'll learn how to apply these lessons by answering the questions for development at the end of each chapter.

Perfect for individuals, leadership teams, and small groups, you'll discover timeless wisdom valuable for leaders today, tomorrow, and beyond.

Muhammad - A Story of God's Messenger and the Revelation That Changed the World (Paperback): Deepak Chopra Muhammad - A Story of God's Messenger and the Revelation That Changed the World (Paperback)
Deepak Chopra
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In this riveting novel, beloved international bestselling author Deepak Chopra captures the spellbinding life story of the great and often misunderstood Prophet.

Islam was born in a cradle of tribal turmoil, and the arrival of one God who vanquished hundreds of ancient Arabian gods changed the world forever. God reached down into the life of Muhammad, a settled husband and father, and spoke through him. Muhammad's divine and dangerous task was to convince his people to renounce their ancestral idols and superstitious veneration of multiple gods. From the first encounter, God did not leave Muhammad alone, his life was no longer his own, and with each revelation the creation of a new way of life formed and a religion was born.

Muhammad didn't see himself as the son of God or as one who achieved cosmic enlightenment. His relatives and neighbors didn't part the way when he walked down the parched dirt streets of Mecca. There was no mark of divinity. Orphaned by age six, Muhammad grew up surrounded by dozens of cousins and extended family to become a trusted merchant. Muhammad saw himself as an ordinary man and that is why what happened to him is so extraordinary.

Rooted in historical detail, Muhammad brings the Prophet to life through the eyes of those around him. A Christian hermit mystic foretells a special destiny, a pugnacious Bedouin wet nurse raises him in the desert, and a religious rebel in Mecca secretly takes the young orphan under his spiritual wing. Each voice, each chapter brings Muhammad and the creation of Islam into a new light. The angel Gabriel demands Muhammad to recite, the first convert risks his life to protect his newfound faith, and Muhammad's life is not a myth but an incredible true and surprisingly unknown story of a man and a moment that sparked a worldwide transformation.

The Priest's Communion with Christ - Dispelling Functionalism (Paperback): Fr Eugene M Florea The Priest's Communion with Christ - Dispelling Functionalism (Paperback)
Fr Eugene M Florea
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The Pastor's Soul (Paperback): Brian Croft, Jim Savastio The Pastor's Soul (Paperback)
Brian Croft, Jim Savastio
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Unleader - Reimagining Leadership...and Why We Must (Paperback, New): Lance Ford Unleader - Reimagining Leadership...and Why We Must (Paperback, New)
Lance Ford
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The last thing you need is another book on leadership. So how is UnLeader different?Leadership-centric conversations dominate the contemporary evangelical church scene. The largest church leadership conferences each year include talks from corporate business executives and world famous CEOs. We are drilled with the message that if it worked for them it will work for the church.There is one overwhelming problem. Jesus himself is not our first choice when it comes to who we model ourselves after as leaders. Many times the life of Jesus directly contradicts much of what is being imported into the church under the mantra of effective leadership.This book is not about eliminating leadership in the church. UnLeader will help you redefine and recalibrate your view of leadership according to Jesus' life. Renew your ministry, reimagine your path to authentic servant leadership, and discover that the only leaders worthy of being followed in the Church are the ones who are following Christ himself.Reviews'In a culture obsessed with leadership and leaders, this book turns the pyramid upside down, provoking all Christians to reexamine what the New Testament really has to say about the subject.'-Frank Viola, author of Reimagining Church'UnLeader is a fast, engaging read that makes a compelling case for a different way - a starkly Biblical way - towards leading the church into God's future. -David Fitch, B R Linder Chair of Evangelical Theology, Northern Seminary'As the church struggles through seizmic shifts, UnLeader unwraps the reality of true God-sized influence. The future of the church and the fate of the world, at least in your neighborhood, are at stake...so read only if you intend to give your life away.' -Hugh Halter, author of The Tangible Kingdom and Sacrilege

The Way of Paradox - Spiritual Life as Taught by Meister Eckhart (Paperback): Cyprian Smith The Way of Paradox - Spiritual Life as Taught by Meister Eckhart (Paperback)
Cyprian Smith
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This volume provides an introduction to the work of Meister Eckhart and a guide to the spiritual life.

The Covenantal Life - Appreciating the Beauty of Theology and Community (Paperback): Sarah IVILL The Covenantal Life - Appreciating the Beauty of Theology and Community (Paperback)
Sarah IVILL
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Biblical Eldership - Restoring The Eldership To Its Rightful Place In Church (Paperback, New ed., 10th printing): Alexander... Biblical Eldership - Restoring The Eldership To Its Rightful Place In Church (Paperback, New ed., 10th printing)
Alexander Strauch
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The doctrine of biblical eldership is very important for all church members to understand. This small, abridgment of the full text was written to put the doctrine of biblical elder within reach of every member of the church body.

El Himnario Presbiteriano - Accompanist's Edition (Paperback, Accompianist ed.): Presbyterian Publishing Corporation El Himnario Presbiteriano - Accompanist's Edition (Paperback, Accompianist ed.)
Presbyterian Publishing Corporation
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This exceptional hymnal features more than 600 hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs in contemporary language that is both familiar and inclusive. The selections are arranged according to the seasons and festivals of the Christian year, theological topics, and specific occasions for worship. First published in 1990 and now in its nineteenth printing, The Presbyterian Hymnal is available in a variety of editions.

Useful in settings where Spanish language worship is the norm, this comprehensive hymnal is filled with hymns, songs, choruses and service music from a Hispanic tradition.

Story - The Power of Narrative for Christian Leaders (Paperback): Jay Martinson Story - The Power of Narrative for Christian Leaders (Paperback)
Jay Martinson
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Pope Benedict XVI and the Sexual Abuse Crisis - Working for Reform and Renewal (Paperback): Gregory Erlandson, Matthew Bunsen Pope Benedict XVI and the Sexual Abuse Crisis - Working for Reform and Renewal (Paperback)
Gregory Erlandson, Matthew Bunsen
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Can a Sistah Get a Little Help? - Encouragement for Black Women in Ministry (Paperback): Teresa L.Fry Brown Can a Sistah Get a Little Help? - Encouragement for Black Women in Ministry (Paperback)
Teresa L.Fry Brown
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The author shares many of her rich life experiences as a black clergywoman and seminary professor. She preaches and teaches to all women so they can begin to break through the very real "brick ceiling" that threatens to hold them in and keep them from their call to ministry, using the coping mechanisms familiar to the African American experience. Each chapter includes invaluable practical suggestions to help women in ministry faithfully navigate the internal and external challenges at every turn.

The Zionist Ideas - Visions for the Jewish Homeland-Then, Now, Tomorrow (Paperback): Gil Troy The Zionist Ideas - Visions for the Jewish Homeland-Then, Now, Tomorrow (Paperback)
Gil Troy; Foreword by Natan Sharansky
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The most comprehensive Zionist collection ever published, The Zionist Ideas: Visions for the Jewish Homeland-Then, Now, Tomorrow sheds light on the surprisingly diverse and shared visions for realizing Israel as a democratic Jewish state. Building on Arthur Hertzberg's classic, The Zionist Idea, Gil Troy explores the backstories, dreams, and legacies of more than 170 passionate Jewish visionaries-quadruple Hertzberg's original number, and now including women, mizrachim, and others-from the 1800s to today. Troy divides the thinkers into six Zionist schools of thought-Political, Revisionist, Labor, Religious, Cultural, and Diaspora Zionism-and reveals the breadth of the debate and surprising syntheses. He also presents the visionaries within three major stages of Zionist development, demonstrating the length and evolution of the conversation. Part 1 (pre-1948) introduces the pioneers who founded the Jewish state, such as Herzl, Gordon, Jabotinsky, Kook, Ha'am, and Szold. Part 2 (1948 to 2000) features builders who actualized and modernized the Zionist blueprints, such as Ben-Gurion, Berlin, Meir, Begin, Soloveitchik, Uris, and Kaplan. Part 3 showcases today's torchbearers, including Barak, Grossman, Shaked, Lau, Yehoshua, and Sacks. This mosaic of voices will engage equally diverse readers in reinvigorating the Zionist conversation-weighing and developing the moral, social, and political character of the Jewish state of today and tomorrow.

Group's Emergency Response Handbook - For Small Group Leaders (Paperback): Roxanne Wieman Group's Emergency Response Handbook - For Small Group Leaders (Paperback)
Roxanne Wieman
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You want to help -- a church member faces a terminal illness, good friends of yours just lost their child, a member of your group is struggling with an addiction, the death of a child, divorce, addiction, terminal illness--but you feel unsure how to help. Prepare yourself with practical ways to love others through their greatest challenges. People face difficult, painful stuff in life--and they shouldn't struggle alone. But what do you say? How do you help? What if you make things worse This rapid-response handbook gives you and your small group the confidence to share God's love and comfort with hurting friends. You will be prepared to respond with 12 chapters focused on twelve emergencies that people you care for may encounter. # Each chapter includes: Real Life Narrative -Learn from someone who has been there # Care and Counseling Tips -Practical ideas to personally reach out in love # Tips for your entire small group -Great ways your group can offer support # What to say and What not to say -Positive encouragement to help the hurting, and advice on what not to say You'll also find Scripture connections, guidelines for referring your friend to a professional counselor, additional resources, and ways your group can stand by your friend in need.

The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin (Hardcover): Jonathan Phillips The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin (Hardcover)
Jonathan Phillips 1
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An epic story of empire-building and bloody conflict, this ground-breaking biography of one of history's most venerated military and religious heroes opens a window on the Islamic and Christian worlds' complex relationship. When Saladin recaptured Jerusalem from the Crusaders in 1187, returning the Holy City to Islamic rule for the first time in almost ninety years, he sent shockwaves throughout Christian Europe and the Muslim Near East that reverberate today. It was the culmination of a supremely exciting life, fraught with challenges and contradictions but blessed occasionally with marvellous good fortune. Born into a significant Kurdish family in northern Iraq, Saladin shot to power in faraway Egypt thanks to the tutelage of his uncle. Over two decades, this warrior and diplomat fought under the banner of jihad, but at the same time worked tirelessly to build an immense dynastic empire that stretched from North Africa to Western Iraq. Gathering together a turbulent and diverse coalition he was able to capture Jerusalem, only to trigger the Third Crusade and face his greatest adversary, King Richard the Lionheart. Drawing on a rich blend of Arabic and European sources, this is a comprehensive account of both the man and the legend to which he gave birth, describing vividly the relentless action of his life and then tracing its aftermath through culture and politics all the way to the present day. It reveals the personal qualities that explain his enduring reputation as a man of faith, generosity, mercy and justice, even while showing him to be capable of mistakes, self-interest and cruelty. After Saladin's death, it goes on to explain how in the West this Sunni Muslim became famed for his charm and chivalric virtue, while across much of the Islamic world he stands as one of history's greatest heroes, an inspiration to be admired and emulated. The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin shows how this one man's life takes us beyond the crude stereotypes of the `Clash of Civilisations' even while his legacy helps explain them: an intimate portrait of a towering figure of world history that is thrillingly relevant today.

Fix It (MP3 format, CD): Rob Ketterling Fix It (MP3 format, CD)
Rob Ketterling; Narrated by Rob Ketterling
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Palau - A Life on Fire (Paperback, ITPE Edition): Luis Palau Palau - A Life on Fire (Paperback, ITPE Edition)
Luis Palau; As told to Paul J Pastor
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More Than Managing - The Relentless Pursuit of Effective Jewish Leadership (Hardcover): Lawrence A. Hoffman More Than Managing - The Relentless Pursuit of Effective Jewish Leadership (Hardcover)
Lawrence A. Hoffman
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Community of Prayer (Paperback): Bruce Barkhauer Community of Prayer (Paperback)
Bruce Barkhauer
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A Failure of Nerve, Revised Edition - Leadership in the Age of the Quick Fix (Paperback, Revised ed.): Edwin H. Friedman A Failure of Nerve, Revised Edition - Leadership in the Age of the Quick Fix (Paperback, Revised ed.)
Edwin H. Friedman; Foreword by Peter Steinke
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Becoming a Pastor - Forming Self and Soul for Ministry (Paperback, Revised, Update): Jaco J. Hamman Becoming a Pastor - Forming Self and Soul for Ministry (Paperback, Revised, Update)
Jaco J. Hamman
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Revised and updated edition of the bestselling leadership guide for pastors as well as those on their path to ordained ministry.

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