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/ 13.06.2017

Boundaries - Henry Cloud and John Townsend Having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy, balanced lifestyle. A boundary is a personal property line that marks those things for which we are responsible. In other words, boundaries define who we are and who we are not. Boundaries impact all areas of our lives: Physical boundaries help us determine who may touch us and under what circumstances --...

/ 09.06.2017

The Prodigal God - Timothy Keller In The Prodigal God, New York pastor Timothy Keller uses the story of the prodigal son to shine a light on the central, beautiful message of Jesus: the gospel of grace, hope and salvation.Keller argues that the parable of the prodigal son, while Jesus' best-known parable, is also his least understood. He introduces the reader to all the characters in...

/ 08.06.2017

Instruments in the Redeemers Hands - Paul David Tripp In many ways, the church today has more consumers than committed participants. We see church merely as an event we attend or an organization we belong to, rather than as a calling that shapes our entire life. Many of us would be relieved if God had placed our sanctification in the hands of trained professionals, but that...

/ 24.04.2017

Don't sing songs to a heavy heart - Kenneth C. Haugk Don’t Sing Songs to a Heavy Heart provides a much-needed guide for giving people comfort in their times of need. Forged in the crucible of his own experiences of suffering, Kenneth C. Haugk shaped this book through research with over four thousand individuals who had also experienced suffering in their lives. Dr. Haugk listened to...

/ 11.03.2017

The Peacemaker - Ken Sande Jesus said, "Blessed are the peacemakers." But it often seems like conflict and disagreement are unavoidable. Serious, divisive conflict is everywhere-within families, in the church, and out in the world. And it can seem impossible to overcome its negative force in our lives.   In The Peacemaker, Ken Sande presents a comprehensive and practical theology for conflict resolution designed to bring about not...

/ 10.03.2017

Why do Christians shoot their Wounded? - Dwight L Carlson It's no sin to hurt. Thousands of Christians suffer real emotional pain--such as depression, anxiety, obsessiveness. Many other Christians, including prominent leaders, believe emotional problems are the result of sin or bad choices. These attitudes often only add to the suffering of those who hurt. In this book Dwight Carlson marshals recent scientific evidence that demonstrates many emotional problems...

/ 14.02.2017

Side by Side - Edward T Welch Everyone needs help from time to time, especially in the midst of painful circumstances and difficult trials. In this short book, a highly respected biblical counsellor and successful author offers practical guidance for all Christians-pastors and laypeople alike-who want to develop their "helping skills" when it comes to walking alongside hurting people. Written out of the conviction that friends...