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Greetings SKS Members and faithful followers! Before the new year kicks in, here are what's hot and happening this week: Questioning Evanglism by Randy Newman, Paul & His Friends in Leadership by Paul Barnett, Pathway To His Presence: A 40-day Journey To Intimacy With God by John & Lisa Bevere, Engaging The Word by Peter Phillips, and more!

At the top of this list, here is an excerpt from Immeasurable: Reflections On The Soul Of Ministry In The Age Of Church, Inc. by Skye Jethani: "Not long ago, ministers were among the most trusted and admired people in our culture. But not anymore. A 2013 study from Gallop revealed that Americans' admiration for clergy has reached an all-time low. That, taken with reduced trust of institutional religion overall, makes it easy to see why ministers feel insecure about their calling. In response to this trend, some pastors have looked to emulate those who are praised by the culture—business leaders, entertainers, and social activists. This has led to a new understanding of what a minister should be. We've turned away from viewing our pastors as shepherds, and now expect them to be celebrities."  Loving it so far? Just scroll down and read on!


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Author : Skye Jethani
Category : Church Ministry
Format: Softcover
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"In my first seminary class, we were asked to introduce ourselves and say why we enrolled. I'll never forget what one student said… 'My denomination wants me to have an M.Div., but once they see I can grow a big church, I don't think they'll make me finish the program.'"

The priorities of this future pastor were startling, but he's not alone in them. In the years since that class, author and minister Skye Jethani has seen more and more pastors swallowed by the celebrity syndrome.

Not long ago, ministers were among the most trusted and admired people in our culture. But not anymore. A 2013 study from Gallop revealed that Americans' admiration for clergy has reached an all-time low. That, taken with reduced trust of institutional religion overall, makes it easy to see why ministers feel insecure about their calling.

In response to this trend, some pastors have looked to emulate those who are praised by the culture—business leaders, entertainers, and social activists. This has led to a new understanding of what a minister should be. We've turned away from viewing our pastors as shepherds, and now expect them to be celebrities.

Immeasurable will help ministers recognize the cultural forces shaping their view of the calling, and then reimagine what faithful church leaders can look like in the twenty-first century. Through short essays and reflections on the pastor's soul and skills, this book will help prospective pastors explore their calling to ministry, and it will help veteran pastors reframe their vision for the work. Drawing on cultural dynamics, personal stories, and his own experience working in a church and with church leaders, Skye Jethani will address matters like ambition, anger, community, consumerism, fame, health, justice, platform, preaching, rest, simplicity, success, vision, and more.

There are endless resources to help pastors do the practical work of ministry, but there are far fewer that speak to the pastor's soul and spirit. Immeasurable provides affirmation and encouragement for church leaders faithfully serving God. It commends the true work of ministry—shepherding, teaching, encouraging—while redefining what we mean by success in ministry. It's a book church leaders can return to again and again for insight and inspiration.


Author : Randy Newman
Category : Evangelism
Format: Softcover
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Sometimes the best answer is a question. It's the way Jesus often talked with people as He led them into discussions about the issues that mattered most.

Campus Crusade for Christ veteran Randy Newman has been using a questioning style of evangelism for years. In this provocative book, he provides practical insights to help Christians engage others in meaningful spiritual conversations. Asking questions, Newman suggests, doesn't tell unbelievers what to think but instead challenges how we think about people, their questions, and our message.

A perennial best-seller, the second edition includes a chapter in which the author reflects on the success of the book and what that has taught him, as well as a new foreword by Lee Strobel.


Author : Paul Barnett
Category : Paul
Format: Softcover
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The more we understand biblical characters like the apostle Paul in their specific situations and in their own time, the more we will be able to apply biblical principles to today's church, its leaders and its mission-transforming and enriching the way we do church today. Paul and His Friends in Leadership examines the apostle Paul's critical relationships with key people, illustrating his humanity, faith, confidence in God and his leadership qualities. This novel approach, by an expert in the New Testament, will encourage us to reflect on leadership in the church today and help us to see how crucial authentic relationships are to our contemporary mission.


Author : John Bevere / Lisa Bevere

Category : Author Section (Selected)

Format: Hardcover
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Do you find it difficult to forgive and forget? Do you spend more time worrying about the approval of others than God's approval?

Break through barriers and encounter a deeper, more intimate relationship with the Lord.

With refreshing honesty and keen biblical insight, John and Lisa Bevere examine eight common barriers that can separate you from God's presence. Learn how to break through those barriers that come between you and your heavenly Father.

John and Lisa Bevere also show you how to break through to Him to enjoy new levels of intimacy. Each section, addressing a specific barrier, will bless you with five devotionals—complete with key spiritual strategies and specific prayers—designed to help you along the path that ultimately brings you before almighty God! Begin to move on the journey and see God move in your life.


Author : Kevin Leman
Category : Parenting
Format: Softcover
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If you're looking for parental direction in today's tumultuous world and your pint-sized treasures often seem to have the upper hand, you're not alone. How can you encourage healthy attitudes, positive behavior, and long-lasting values in children of all ages?

Parenting isn't easy, but it's simpler than you think. With Dr. Leman's practical, action-oriented methods, you'll learn how to
• Get your kids to listen to you
• Use the seven principles of reality discipline to create a win-win every time
• Establish values your children will want to emulate
• Get your kids to willingly talk to you
• Put yourself back in the driver's seat
• Rear responsible adults who are difference makers in the world
• and many more

Want respectful, well-behaved kids who make good choices now and in the long haul? Making Children Mind without Losing Yours, now revised for a new generation of parents and kids, is a simple game plan any parent can follow.


Author : John A. Beck
Category : Missions
Format: Softcover
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Many Christians hope to tour the Holy Land in their lifetime. But planning a meaningful trip in a place so filled with significant sites is difficult. The Holy Land for Christian Travelers puts a biblical scholar and experienced Holy Land guide at your side to ensure that you not only find the sites you want to visit but also understand their biblical significance.

This guide will help you enjoy your trip with the confidence that you are avoiding common mistakes and investing your time and resources well. Each entry provides key Scripture references for reflection and encourages communion with God and a genuine spiritual experience as you learn about the land and walk in the footsteps of Jesus.


Author : James Stuart Bell
Category : Christian Living
Format: Softcover
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God is near and wants to help, whatever you're going through. In Life-Changing Miracles, ordinary people share extraordinary stories of how their lives were turned upside down by a miraculous encounter. Watch God's display of power help people miraculously overcome disease, temptation, and unbelief, often leaving a mark for all eternity.

Let this book encourage your belief that God still works on earth today. He wants to demonstrate His might, not only to help and heal you in the time of your need, but to bring you closer to Him in a relationship that will last forever.


Author : Peter Phillips
Category : Word Study
Format: Softcover
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Peter Phillips is convinced that the church in the West is not devouring the Bible or meditating on the word as it should, and therefore is spiritually malnourished and failing to thrive. Engaging the Word will transform the Bible engagement habits of Christian disciples, improving the health of the church by opening up new opportunities for drawing on God's word and new life as a result.

Engaging the Word sets out what biblical literacy means and what it looks like in our contemporary culture, exploring the benefits of biblical literacy for those who follow Jesus and for Christian leaders as local theologians and preachers. It also presents a series of practical explorations of the role of the Bible, which help us to reach up to God, reach in to develop our own identity in Christ and reach out to others.


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