Defending Your Faith, John Ankerberg and Dillon Burroughs, 2007, 200 pages, $14.99, softcover. The latest installment in the "Following God" study series is an intensive 12-week study in apologetics by speaker and author Ankerberg. The study covers many questions central to the faith such as the authority of Scripture, the divinity of Jesus, the uniqueness of Christianity, etc. Excellent for personal or small group studies and for Sunday school.
Lord or Legend: Wrestling with the Jesus Dilemma, Gregory A. Boyd and Paul Rhodes Eddy, 2007, 183 pages, $14.99, softcover. "Boyd and Eddy do not shy away from the tough historical, cultural, textual, and logical questions and their implications. Both those of a modernist and those of a postmodernist bent will find this a helpful clarification of issues relating to the truth about the historical Jesus." -Ben Witherington III, professor of New Testament, Asbury Theological Seminary.
The Truth Behind the New Athiesm, David Marshall, 2007, 220 pages, $12.99, softcover. The so-called "new atheism" of such writers as Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and Christopher Hitchens is a vengeful philosophy that carries lack of belief in God to the extreme of claiming that such belief is morally wrong and the source of most of the world's problems. Marshall examines the factual errors and misrepresentations of the new atheists and provides Christians with the tools to argue against them and stand up for the faith.
Before You Plan Your Wedding, Plan Your Marriage, Greg and Erin Smalley, 2008, 336 pages, $19.99, softcover. The Smalleys believe that the sooner a couple starts confronting the challenges that their marriage will face in the long haul, the more likely that marriage is to weather the storm.
The Essential Jesus: 100 Readings through the Bible's Greatest Story, Whitney T. Kuniholm, 2007, 180 pages, $15.00, softcover. An exposition of 100 selected passages from both testaments that provide the framework of our understanding of the person and mission of Jesus Christ. An excellent resource for small group study or a growth tool.
Leadership Essentials, Greg Ogden and Daniel Meyer, 2007, 168 pages, $15.00, softcover. Ogden and Meyer present an intensive 12 sessions on developing your personal leadership skills and character. Ideal for training youth leaders, small group leaders, and other "organizing enablers" in your church.
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God's Undertaker: Has Science Buried God? John Lennox, 2007, 192 pages, $14.99, softcover. Lennox invited readers to reexamine the claims of atheism that science and reason have eliminated the need for God. He illustrates that scientific evidence for God can be found throughout the universe.
Unseen Footprints: Encountering the Diving Along the Journey of Life, Sheridan Voysey, 2007, $12.99, softcover. Voysey argues that much of what God has to say to us today is veiled in the world around us and that it behooves us to stop and listen for His call.
The Master's Plan for the Church, John MacArthur, 2008, 320 pages, $16.99, softcover. MacArthur presents a solid exposition of Scripture on the organizational structure, the overarching purpose, and the continuing mission of the church in the world. An excellent study for church leaders, and anyone interested in the leadership and work of the Body of Christ.
Hope for Children in Poverty: Profiles and Possibilities, Ron Sider and Heidi Unruh, editors, 2007, 168 pages, $16.00, softcover. A collection of essays and articles by pastors, social activists, and academics designed to consider from various angles the special concerns of children living in poverty and to propose meaningful solutions.