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Audiobooks Narrated by Tom Parks

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  1. Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man Audiobook Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man
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  2. The Sin Eater Audiobook The Sin Eater
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  3. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be Audiobook Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be
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  4. Near Dark: A Thriller Audiobook Near Dark: A Thriller
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  5. Coming Home to Island House Audiobook Coming Home to Island House
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  6. Outsider: A Novel of Suspense Audiobook Outsider: A Novel of Suspense
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  7. What You Wish For: A Novel Audiobook What You Wish For: A Novel
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  8. The Alchemist Audiobook The Alchemist
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  9. Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex Audiobook Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex
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  10. Tempt Me Audiobook Tempt Me
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Illuminating History: A Retrospective of Seven Decades Audiobook

Illuminating History: A Retrospective of Seven Decades

Author: Bernard Bailyn Narrator: Tom Parks Release Date: July 2020

Over a remarkable career Bernard Bailyn has reshaped our understanding of the early American past. Inscribing his superb scholarship with passion and imagination honed by a commitment to rigor, Bailyn captures the particularity of the past and its broad significance in precise, elegant prose. His transformative work has ranged from a new reckoning with the ideology that powered the opposition to British authority in the American Revolution to a sweeping account of the peopling of America and the critical nurturing of a new field, the history of the Atlantic world. Illuminating History is the most personal of Bailyn's works. It is in part an intellectual memoir of the significant turns in an immensely productive and influential scholarly career. It is also alive with people whose actions touched the long arc of history. Among the dramatic human stories that command our attention: a struggling Boston merchant tormented by the tensions between capitalist avarice and a constrictive Puritan piety; an ordinary shopkeeper who in a unique way feverishly condemned British authority as corrupt and unworthy of public confidence; and a charismatic German Pietist who founded a cloister in the Pennsylvania wilderness. Here is vivid history and an illuminating self-portrait from one of the most eminent historians of our time.

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Sister Aimee: The Life of Aimee Semple McPherson Audiobook

Sister Aimee: The Life of Aimee Semple McPherson

Author: Daniel Mark Epstein Narrator: Tom Parks Release Date: July 2020

The true story of America's first superstar evangelist that 'fills a significant gap in the history of revivalism' (The New York Times Book Review). Once she answered the divine calling, Aimee Semple McPherson rose fast from unfulfilled housewife in Rhode Island to 'miracle woman'-the most enigmatic, pioneering, media-savvy Christian evangelist in the country. She preached up and down the United States, traveling in a 1912 Packard with her mother and her children-and without a man to fix flat tires. Her ministry was rolled out in tents, concert halls, boxing rings, and speakeasies. She prayed for the healing of hundreds of thousands of people, founded the Foursquare Church, and built a Pentecostal temple in Los Angeles of Hollywood-epic dimensions (Charlie Chaplin advised her on sets). But this is not just a story of McPherson's cult of fame. It's also the story about its price: exhaustion, insomnia, nervous breakdowns, sexual scandals, loneliness, and the notorious public disgrace that nearly destroyed her.

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Our Mothers, Ourselves: How Understanding Your Mother's Influence Can Set You on a Path to a Better  Audiobook

Our Mothers, Ourselves: How Understanding Your Mother's Influence Can Set You on a Path to a Better

Author: Dr. John Townsend, Henry Cloud Narrator: Tom Parks Release Date: July 2020

In Our Mothers, Ourselves, Henry Cloud and John Townsend show how understanding how our mothers have profoundly influenced our lives can set us on a path toward wholeness and growth. No one has influenced the person you are today like your mother. The way she handled your needs as a child has shaped your worldview, your relationships, your marriage, your career, your self-image - your life. Our Mothers, Ourselves can help you identify areas that need reshaping, to make positive choices for personal change, and to establish a mature relationship with Mom today. - The Phantom Mom - The China Doll Mom - The Controlling Mom - The Trophy Mom - The Still-the-Boss Mom - The American Express Mom You'll learn how your mom affected you as a child and may still be affecting you today. Our Mothers, Ourselves is a biblical, realistic, and empowering route to wholeness and growth, to deeper and more satisfying bonds with your family, friends, and spouse - and to a new, healthier way of relating to your mother. This book was previously titled The Mom Factor.

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None Else: 31 Meditations on God's Character and Attributes Audiobook

None Else: 31 Meditations on God's Character and Attributes

Author: Brian Cosby, Joel R. Beeke Narrator: Tom Parks Release Date: July 2020

This book delivers a month's worth of meditations on God's character and attributes so that you will grow in both knowledge of and love for the Rock of your salvation by the Spirit s grace. While there are many devotionals in the marketplace offering guidance into the treasures of God's Word, None Else specifically reflects on God's manifold perfections as a means through which He by His Spirit-graciously transforms our minds, changes our hearts, and molds us into the image of His Son, Jesus Christ.

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How to Have That Difficult Conversation: Gaining the Skills for Honest and Meaningful Communication Audiobook

How to Have That Difficult Conversation: Gaining the Skills for Honest and Meaningful Communication

Author: Dr. John Townsend, Henry Cloud Narrator: Tom Parks Release Date: June 2020

Full of practical tips and how-tos, this audiobook will help you make your relationships better, deepen your intimacy with people you care for, and cultivate more love, understanding, and respect between you and others. Successful people confront well. They know that setting healthy boundaries improves relationships and can solve important problems. They have discovered that uncomfortable situations can be avoided or resolved through direct conversation. But most of us don't know how to have difficult conversations, and we see confrontation as scary or adversarial. Authors Henry Cloud and John Townsend take the principles from their award-winning and bestselling book, Boundaries, and apply them to a variety of the most common difficult situations and relationships in order to: - Show how healthy confrontation can improve relationships - Present the essentials of a good boundary-setting conversation - Provide tips on preparing for the conversation - Show how to tell people what you want, stop bad behavior, and deal with counterattack - Give actual examples of conversations to have with your spouse, your date, your kids, your coworker, your parents, and more! This audiobook is a practical handbook on positive confrontation that will help you finally have that difficult conversation you've been avoiding. A discussion guide is included in the audiobook companion PDF download.

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The 6 Needs of Every Child: Empowering Parents and Kids through the Science of Connection Audiobook

The 6 Needs of Every Child: Empowering Parents and Kids through the Science of Connection

Author: Amy Elizabeth Olrick, Jeffrey Olrick Narrator: Cris Dukehart, Tom Parks Release Date: June 2020

Like most parents, Amy and Jeffrey Olrick left the hospital with their first child desperate to know, 'What do we do?' But years of parenting three kids and Jeffrey's work as a child psychologist convinced them to ask a better question: 'How shall I be with this new person?' In a culture obsessed with parenting formulas, it's easy to miss the fact that science and lived experience have proven that human development and thriving are a matter of relationship. Drawing on decades of psychological research, neuroscience, and their own experience as parents and people of faith, the Olricks present six relational needs for human growth that will transform the way you think about your child--and yourself. Together, the needs form a trustworthy compass to guide you and your child to a path of purpose and relational wholeness. For parents who feel pulled in a hundred directions, dizzied by the volume of clashing strategies, and jaded by the parenting programs that complicated their own childhoods, The 6 Needs of Every Child is a groundbreaking roadmap integrating the science of connection with practical tools. You'll be equipped with: - An in-depth look at the six essentials your child needs to thrive - Tools to use when you feel stuck - The secret to secure connection with your child - Self-assessment tools to discern your unique parenting style More than a parenting guide, this audiobook is your invitation to break free from the myth of perfect parenting and embrace your child's long journey of growth. With insight, humor, and compassion, it calls parents to discover the power of being imperfectly present with their children, developing mental, emotional, and spiritual resilience that will sustain them for a lifetime. Accompanying charts, assessment tools, and additional resources are available in the audiobook companion PDF download.

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Ancient Philosophy: The Fundamentals Audiobook

Ancient Philosophy: The Fundamentals

Author: Daniel W. Graham Narrator: Tom Parks Release Date: June 2020

Part of the popular Fundamentals of Philosophy series, Ancient Philosophy is an ideal resource for beginning students as well as for advanced students wishing to hone their understanding of the philosophies of the ancient world. Clear and engaging, this book covers a representative selection of major ancient thinkers, movements, and schools of thought, including the Sophists and other significant Presocratics, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Hellenistic philosophy, the Stoics, the Skeptics, and early Judeo-Christian philosophy up to Augustine. Written by a prominent scholar and author in ancient philosophy studies, this book: ● Provides an overview of important issues in the study of the philosophies of the ancient world ● Explores the relevance of the theories of ancient thinkers to the modern world ● Charts the progression in the ancient world from worldviews based in mythology to systems of thought based on the analysis of evidence ● Presents up-to-date scholarship as well as historical material from ancient sources ● Assumes no prior knowledge of philosophy and examines all arguments carefully and sequentially

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Taking America Back for God: Christian Nationalism in the United States Audiobook

Taking America Back for God: Christian Nationalism in the United States

Author: Andrew L. Whitehead, Samuel L. Perry Narrator: Tom Parks Release Date: June 2020

Taking America Back for God points to the phenomenon of 'Christian nationalism,' the belief that the United States is-and should be-a Christian nation. At its heart, Christian nationalism demands that we must preserve a particular kind of social order, an order in which everyone-Christians and non-Christians, native-born and immigrants, whites and minorities, men and women-recognizes their 'proper' place in society. The first comprehensive empirical analysis of Christian nationalism in the United States, Taking America Back for God illustrates the influence of Christian nationalism on today's most contentious social and political issues. Drawing on multiple sources of national survey data as well as in-depth interviews, Andrew Whitehead and Samuel Perry document how Christian nationalism shapes what Americans think about who they are as a people, what their future should look like, and how they should get there. Americans' stance toward Christian nationalism provides powerful insight into what they think about immigration, Islam, gun control, police shootings, atheists, gender roles, and many other political issues-very much including who they want in the White House. Taking America Back for God is a guide to one of the most important-and least understood-forces shaping American politics.

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The Gathering Storm: Secularism, Culture, and the Church Audiobook

The Gathering Storm: Secularism, Culture, and the Church

Author: R. Albert Mohler Jr. Narrator: Tom Parks Release Date: June 2020

The president of Southern Seminary reveals how secularism has infiltrated every aspect of society and how Christians, equipped with the gospel of Jesus Christ, can meet it head on with hope, confidence, and steadfast conviction. A storm is coming. Western civilization and the Christian church stand at a moment of great danger. The storm is a battle of ideas that will determine the future of Western civilization and the soul of the Christian church. The forces we must fight are ideologies, policies, and worldviews that are deeply established among intellectual elites, the political class, and our schools. More menacingly, these ideas have also invaded the Christian church. From threats to religious liberty and redefinitions of marriage and family to attacks on the sacredness and dignity of human life, the perils faced by the West and the church are unprecedented. How should Christians respond to this challenge? The Gathering Storm provides the answer, addressing each dimension of culture and showing Christians how to give an answer for the hope that is within them and how to contend for the faith that was once and for all delivered to the saints.

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Healing Family Relationships: A Guide to Peace and Reconciliation Audiobook

Healing Family Relationships: A Guide to Peace and Reconciliation

Author: Rob Rienow Narrator: Tom Parks Release Date: June 2020

Every family is hurting, and the wounds that come from our relatives can be deeper than all others. Conflict within a family can range from daily frictions and annoyances to rage and hatred and eventually estrangement. We want things to be different but have no idea where to start. After twenty-five years of ministering to families, Rob Rienow believes reconciliation is at the heart of the gospel-reconciliation with God and one another. You will come away with specific steps you can take in your relationships with your family members to pursue peace and healing in your homes. Each chapter includes key biblical examples as well as present-day stories of families who have experienced God's help and healing-including the author's own miraculous healing of his relationship with his father. Our families can bring out the best, as well as the worst, in all of us. May this book guide you in making your home and family a blessing in a broken world.

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Praying for America: 40 Inspiring Stories and Prayers for Our Nation Audiobook

Praying for America: 40 Inspiring Stories and Prayers for Our Nation

Author: Robert Jeffress Narrator: Tom Parks Release Date: June 2020

Discover how to pray powerful prayers for God to bless and unite America in this inspiring guide from the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church. The most patriotic thing you can do for America is pray for America. In times of division and disaster, our country has a long history of turning to God. Robert Jeffress, the senior pastor of a 14,000-member church in Dallas, Texas, and a Fox News contributor, believes it should be no different today. 'When we seek God's help and pray about the issues that affect our lives,' writes Jeffress, 'we influence the fate of our families, our churches, and our nation. It has happened before in history, and it can happen again.' Each chapter of this uplifting book includes an inspiring story demonstrating the power of faith in the life of our nation, a prayer, and a relevant passage of Scripture to inspire and encourage you in praying intently for our country. In these increasingly divided times, Praying for America will serve as a very necessary and timely reminder that 'In God, we trust.'

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Improv Leadership: How to Lead Well in Every Moment Audiobook

Improv Leadership: How to Lead Well in Every Moment

Author: David Miller, Stan Endicott Narrator: Tom Parks Release Date: June 2020

There's no script for effective leadership. But you don't need one. Anyone who's learned the basics of an instrument can follow a chord chart or play from sheet music, but only musicians who have carefully developed their talent can improvise. Instead of being limited to the notes on the page, great improvisers draw on the theory and techniques they've learned in the past to create something original in the present. The same is true of great leaders. Anyone can read a few books and apply the lessons, but only the best leaders can bring out the best in any person, in any situation. These improvisational leaders understand the key principles of connecting, coaching, and communicating and use these ideas to build strong teams. In Improv Leadership, Stan L. Endicott and David A. Miller share five leadership competencies: - Story Mining--uncovering a person's story and letting it shape the way you lead them - Precision Praising--crafting praise to inspire, motivate, and even course-correct your team - Metaphor Cementing--using concrete illustrations to 'cement' an idea in someone's mind - Lobbing Forward--challenging people to look beyond today to what might be in the future - Going North--using indirect influence to redirect a person's perspective IMPROV leaders apply these five competencies to initiate powerful conversations, create memorable moments, and craft personal coaching strategies that help people grow. Improv Leadership cultivates teams of people who love their work (and each other), who perform at a high level, and who stop the disruptive carousel of staff turnover. Stan L. Endicott and David A. Miller have worked together to identify the overarching competencies of effective leadership and develop concrete tools to help every listener become a leader who understands how to grow teams one moment and one relationship at a time. The five competencies of IMPROV Leadership are not rigid sequential steps, nor do they apply only to specific industries or fields. Instead, this audiobook will meet the felt need for leadership growth with 'evergreen' principles that can be successfully introduced into any situation. You can't predict every challenge you'll face. There's no playbook that covers every decision. But with practice in Improv Leadership you can lead well in every situation.

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