By Doug Batchelor
By Doug Batchelor
By Bradley Booth
In 1960, Chen, a devoted younger Seventh-day Adventist, used to be imprisoned and thrown into “the cage” for refusing to paintings at the Sabbath. even with dwelling within the worst type of dirt and subsisting on a hunger vitamin, Chen searched for each chance to inform his fellow prisoners and criminal officers in regards to the loving God he served.
Chains in China illustrates the nightmare of tribulation God’s humans have frequently persevered for the reason for Christ. it's a chronicle of relentless devotion and a tribute to the faithfulness of a God whose love by no means shall we move. Chen is aware this firsthand, for have been it now not for the miracle God played to save lots of his existence, he may have died in Wu Xi Prison.
Pastor Chen writes, “His grace was once continuously adequate for me in stable instances and undesirable, and at the present time i need to glorify His name.”
By Dennis Muth
Spiritually woke up, I felt as though I had get back domestic. Having a miles clearer knowing of what I possessed, I permitted this name with a deeper religion and love that did not exist earlier than. that decision additionally got here with a significant message and that i turned its messenger. this is often my message...
By Edward J. Robinson
Samuel Robert Cassius was once born to a slave mom and a white father in Virginia in 1853 and have become a member of the Restorationist circulation (Disciples of Christ) whereas a coal miner in Indiana. For the remainder of his lengthy existence (he died in 1931 at age 78), Cassius used to be an energetic evangelist, prolific publicist, devoted chief of black Disciples, and an outspoken and uncompromising opponent of racism in faith and society.
An indefatigable preacher, Cassius ranged in the course of the Midwest, California, and the southwestern states, founding and inspiring black Stone-Campbell Restorationist congregations. After coming into the Oklahoma Territory in 1891, he labored for 3 a long time as an educator, newspaper editor, social activist, postmaster, and Justice of the Peace. simply because he constantly integrated social and racial concerns into his non secular writings, Cassius usually came upon himself at odds with whites within the Stone-Campbell stream, the very humans he trusted for financial help. He encouraged a Booker T. Washington-style self-help ethos whereas while firmly resisting racism anyplace he encountered it. principally invisible in a global ruled by way of such towering figures as Washington, Frederick Douglass, Ida B. Wells, and W. E. B. DuBois, Cassius lived a lifetime of digital obscurity past the circle of the Stone-Campbell flow. His tale is critical simply because, as a racial militant and separatist, he presaged the schism that may engulf and fracture the church buildings of Christ within the Sixties, while blacks and whites went their separate methods and shaped particular teams in a single spiritual fellowship.
By combing via a plethora of basic resources that Cassius left in the back of in either spiritual and nonreligious journals, Edward J. Robinson has effectively reconstructed and recaptured the essence of Cassius’ complicated and awesome existence. This publication deals the 1st full-length research of a guy of outstanding attainment regardless of day-by-day hindrances and resistance.
By Jeffrey Ludwig
By Gregory C. Higgins
Profiles in Christian Discipleship explores twelve pictures of Christian discipleship that experience guided the concept and motion of 2 dozen influential figures within the Christian tradition.
By Marnie C. Ferree,Mark Laaser
Written by way of a counselor who is aware the from the interior out, No Stones bargains sensible aid for these fighting sexual dependancy. additionally it is a selected bankruptcy for a person in shut courting with an addict, no matter if a wife, loved one, or pal, who desires to come along ladies as they search aid. vital for pastors and church leaders, this booklet can be a far sought-after source for Christian counselors and therapists counseling girls who grapple with this kind of addiction.
By David C. Steinmetz
By Monica A. Coleman
Monica A. Coleman’s great-grandfather requested his younger sons to boost him up and pull out the chair whilst he hanged himself, and that noose stayed within the kin shed for years. The rope used to be the violent tool, however it was once psychological soreness that killed him. Now, in gripping model, Coleman examines the ways in which the legacies of slavery, struggle, sharecropping, poverty, and alcoholism masks a kinfolk heritage of psychological sickness. those self same forces observed her into the black non secular traditions and Christian ministry. all of the whereas, she wrestled along with her personal bipolar disorder.
Bipolar religion is either a non secular autobiography and a memoir of psychological ailment. during this robust publication, Monica Coleman stocks her life-long dance with trauma, melancholy, and the specter of loss of life. mentioning serendipitous encounters with black intellectuals like Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Angela Davis, and Renita Weems, Coleman deals a unprecedented account of ways the modulated highs of bipolar II can result in specialist good fortune, whereas hiding a melancholy that even her medical professionals hardly believed. in simple terms as she was once in a position to face her ailment used to be she in a position to reside faithfully with bipolar.
By Tim Gray
Renowned pupil Dr. Tim grey masterfully publications you thru the tumultuous and encouraging lifetime of Peter--from his name to discipleship to his eventual martyrdom in Rome. utilizing Sacred Scripture and culture, Dr. grey highlights those vital classes from Peter's lifestyles, including:
Come to higher comprehend, love, and stick with Jesus throughout the Rock on whom he equipped his Church.