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See below for a selection of the latest books from Christian life & practice category. Presented with a red border are the Christian life & practice books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Christian life & practice books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!
An accessible and helpful guide for anyone who is trying to discern what their vocation might be. Ideal for those who are seriously thinking about becoming a vicar or minister, 'God Calls Everyone' is also suitable for anyone who is just starting to explore their vocational journey. It is also helpful for anyone thinking about what they can contribute to the work of the Kingdom in a non-ordained capacity. The uniqueness of this book is that it centres around an overview of the whole Bible story. The reader is then invited to take part in God's story, and what he is doing, rather than asking what they can do for God. Questions at the end of each chapter allow the reader to reflect, think through the characteristics / attributes needed for serving God, and ultimately help them discover their part in God's story. This is an accessible book for everyone, written in a quirky and engaging way that is a joyous celebration of God calling us all to be part of his story.
A startling and important memoir about family and forgiveness, love and redemption For the first time, Stan Walker speaks with startling honesty about abuse and addiction, hardship and excess, cancer and discrimination, and growing up in a family where love and violence were horribly entwined. From one of the finest singers to emerge from Australia and New Zealand Aotearoa in a generation, Impossible is a story of redemption and the power of forgiveness. It's also a story about courage and hope; about a young Maori boy finding his place and purpose, never forgetting who he is and where he came from. PRAISE FOR IMPOSSIBLE: As a chronicle of Walker's life, it is gripping, but where the book achieves greatness - and I mean real, true greatness - is as a totem to humanity's capacity for kindness. It's an insight into the soul of a man whose capacity for forgiveness seems boundless. - Sam Brooks 'This is a can't-put-down read, direct and proud and inspirational, an honest document of life in New Zealand on the wrong side of the tracks...' - Steve Braunias
Welcome to Jesus' World - where Born-Again Christians find Spiritual Encouragement to be Jesus to their world. This is Jesus' Special Invitation to every Christian to enter into His Divine World of Witnessing. RSVP to King Jesus ASAP!! The moments and days are quickly slipping away like the grains of sand through an hour-glass. Carpe diem!! There is a Mighty King to be followed, an evil foe to be defeated, and an Eternal Reward to be gained. Today is the day to take a deep Spiritual Breath and Go for it! Turn the pages as you turn your life over to Jesus in you.
Ethnographic study of committed young Muslims and Christians in the predominantly secular context of the Netherlands. Daan Beekers breaks with conventional frameworks that keep these groups apart by highlighting the common ground between revivalist-minded Protestant Christians and Sunni Muslims. Based on in-depth fieldwork, Young Muslims and Christians in a Secular Europe shows that these young adults embark on reflexive projects of cultivating personal faith that are rife with struggles, setbacks, and doubts. Beekers argues that this shared precarious condition of everyday religious pursuits is shaped by young believers' active participation in today's high capitalist and largely secular society where they encounter other modes of imagining and living in the world. Yet he reveals that this close engagement with secular culture also fosters a reinvigorated religious commitment that demands constant care and nourishment. Written in a clear and accessible style, this book reaches beyond longstanding divisions in the study of religion in Europe. It both provides rich insights into everyday religious lives and disrupts persistent binary oppositions between categories such as minorities and majorities, migrants and natives, and Islam and the West.
The truth is: the Creator of the Universe stamped His approval on you far before anyone ever had the chance to disapprove. In this 52-week devotional, you will be guided through a journey of embracing the unique way you were created. Author Tessa Emily Hall shares her personal struggles of dealing with insecurity and self-shame as a teen, then she invites you to reflect on the weekly message through journal prompts and social media challenges. You will be taken on a journey to understand what Scripture says about your identity, discover how you can tap into your God-given potential, and learn to love who you are inside. Ellie Claire's LeatherLuxe (R) material is given new glittery life in this stunning devotional with full-colour interior design. The rich feel of leather is finished with round corners to make this devotional an extraordinary gift for any time of year.
Struggling to survive or able to dream big dreams? A slave to debt or pursuing your God-designed purpose? Which of these sounds more like you? What will make the difference in YOUR LIFE? Provision. We can all agree that having enough provision for the things we need in life is essential. But do you really understand the POWER of provision? Gary Keesee wants to make it easy. In this fourth installment of the Your Financial Revolution series, Gary uncovers one of the most significant components of his success and the success of others, and another CRITICAL secret of the Kingdom of God: The Power of Provision! Learn: - The FIVE BASIC STEPS you can take to receive the provision you need. - The importance of faith and how you can tell when you're not in faith. - How procrastination can be deadly. - If you can believe to win the lottery (yes, this really is in here). And much more! Join Gary on this eye-opening journey, and discover how to implement the Power of Provision in your life!