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  • Dark Traffic : The Dangerous Intersection Of Technology, Crime, Money, Sex,

    $22.99

    Dark Traffic is the book that ushers the public into the next phase of anti-trafficking efforts to stop what has evolved into a $150 billion industry involving a complex network of organized crime trafficking sex, labor, and human organs. As co-founder and CEO of Dark Watch, author Noel Thomas has led United States law enforcement and the judicial system into the new battleground, where high-tech data analysis is changing how criminals are caught and prosecuted. Dark Traffic arrives on a new wave of media attention and actions at the federal, state, and local government levels, and informs readers how they can play a role in identifying and helping stop trafficking that occurs in their own neighborhood. Noel’s story of how he became aware of the issue is proof. The trafficking game has changed drastically, and Dark Traffic will change all our perceptions of trafficking.

    “Dark Traffic was written first, to provide information. The public desperately needs to have a clear and accurate understanding of the problem we’re facing, since it threatens people, we love. Second, Noel hopes this book makes people angry, because anger focused in the right direction is a powerful tool for change(?). We ought to be angry when young people are being destroyed. And third, he wants to dispel the myth that one person can’t do very much. Mass movements are made up of lots of “one persons” who come together to become one massive force for good.”

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  • End The Stalemate

    $17.99

    When was the last time you had a real & meaningful conversation? What has happened to our society?

    Differences of opinion have always been part of life. For decades, spouses, family members, co-workers, and neighbors have had spirited conversations about politics, social issues, religion, current events, and even sports. But what was different in the past is that these disagreements wouldn’t sever ties between family and friends.

    Today, we live in an argument culture that has let to nearly a third of people reporting they have stopped talking to a friend or family member due to a disagreement and nearly two-thirds of people saying they stay quiet about their beliefs due to the fear of offending others. From cyberbullying to hate speech, workplace harassment, demonizing political language, verbal abuse, and intolerance, the vast majority of us–eighty-seven percent–no longer feel safe in public places to share our opinions.

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  • Perilous Fight : Overcoming Our Culture’s War On The American Family

    $29.99

    Learn from one of our leading conservative voices how we can return to the biblical values our nation was founded upon, especially the vital importance of the family, in order to secure a prosperous future for generations to come.

    Does America no longer feel like home? Widespread divorce rates, the erosion of traditional marriage, the popular rise of radical ideologies, attacks on faith, and government interference are only a few of the factors contributing to the struggles of families in our culture. And because of the importance of healthy families to every part of our national life, the breakdown of the family threatens to rob us of the country we love. But it doesn’t have to be this way.

    Like many of us, Dr. Ben Carson fears we are losing the country we love. In this provocative and ultimately hopeful book, he gives us the facts, inspiration, and theory-to-action answers we need to restore a key foundation of America: the family.

    The Perilous Fight equips us to understand:

    *The hard data behind the breakdown of the family and its effects on our society, including poverty, crime, and deteriorating education

    *The core biblical beliefs that led our nation into unprecedented freedom and prosperity–and why abandoning those beliefs led to the social decline we see today

    *The fresh ideas and public policy options that could reverse negative trends impacting the family while maintaining a balance between constitutional freedoms and governmental involvement

    This is a practical and inspiring book for anyone who:

    *Feels discouraged about the state of our country and its institutions
    *Needs hope that there are commonsense, attainable solutions that we all can practice
    *Appreciates a conservative, Scripture-based approach to restoring faith, liberty, community, and life in America

    Strong families are the cornerstone of strong communities. Strong communities build a strong nation. Only when we prioritize the family as an institution established by God will we proudly remain the land of the free and the home of the brave.

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  • Say Good : Speaking Across Hot Topics, Complex Relationships, And Tense Sit

    $16.99

    Find your passion. Know your voice. Speak for good.

    We know what it means to do good. But in today’s tense and complex world, when topics like political issues, theology, and current events so often divide us, how do we say good? God calls us to speak truth into our communities and relationships, but we all struggle to know when to speak up. We feel intimidated even as we long to engage controversy and division with ease and conviction. How can we know what to say–and when?

    In Say Good, Ashlee Eiland helps you discover the power of stewarding your unique voice. You’ll walk into a four-part discernment process–through passion, accountability, influence, and relationship–to understand the spaces, ways, and times where your words are needed. As you do, you’ll find the conviction and confidence to speak up in even the most flammable challenges. This book equips you to:

    *Find your voice in complex conversations
    *Engage with diverse perspectives and bring about positive change
    *Embrace authenticity and accountability
    *Foster meaningful relationships

    Say Good is a timely, thought-provoking book that contains practical insights, empowering action steps, and a solid framework for using your voice with purpose and impact. Embark on a transformative journey of honing both your words and your heart–for good.

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  • Does The Bible Affirm Same-Sex Relationships

    $9.99

    You may have heard the claim that the Bible, when read correctly, is not against believers entering monogamous, faithful same-sex relationships. The arguments sound quite compelling. “Jesus never talked about same-sex relationships.” “Paul was only condemning exploitative relationships, not consensual ones.” “We don’t keep the Old Testament food laws, so why would we keep the ones on same-sex sex?” “If God is love, he can’t be against relationships of love.” And more. Have Christians through the ages just been getting this one wrong?

    In this concise book, Rebecca McLaughlin looks at ten of the most common arguments used to claim that the Bible affirms same-sex sexual relationships. She analyzes the arguments and associated Bible passages one by one to uncover what the Bible really says.

    For Rebecca, as someone with a lifelong history of same-sex attraction, this is not just an academic question. But rather than concluding that the Bible does affirm same-sex marriage, she points readers to the gospel purpose of male-female marriage, a different kind of gospel-centered love between believers of the same sex, and God’s life-and-love-filled vision for singleness.

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  • Checking The Boxes Only You Can Check

    $12.99

    Most of us don’t realize how much we’re uniquely designed by God to change the world. It starts with building a list of action steps to change your world in critical ways.

    In Checking the Boxes Only You can Check, Jay Payleitner outlines forty different objectives we can strive for to make the world a better place. These objectives aren’t so lofty that someone can’t reach them, but they will be challenging. These objectives will help create lasting unity, compassion, efficiency, positivity, and thoughtfulness in a needy world.

    Will you be able to check the box of going above and beyond in your life or the lives of others? Can you give others or yourself a second chance in the age of cancel culture? With all the superstars and rock stars in the home and workplace, can you admit that you have limits or show humility? Can you proclaim Scripture and your faith in the face of scorn and ridicule? These are some of the questions you may ask yourself as you engage with this book.

    Reading this book will take you on a journey to better steward your life and be a better caretaker of the earth and humanity. Are you ready to take on the challenge and complete your checklist?

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  • 20 Truths That Helped Me In My Battle With Porn Addiction

    $19.99

    In 1986, Steve Gallagher was on the brink of suicide. His addiction to pornography and illicit sex had shattered his life and destroyed his marriage. But after an experience of deep repentance, Steve began to discover powerful truths from God’s Word-truths that broke the power of his addiction, transformed his inner life and healed his marriage. In the nearly four decades since, Pastor Steve and his team at Pure Life Ministries have ministered to thousands of men in sexual sin.

    This in-depth, 40-day study journal is based on Pastor Steve’s viral YouTube series, 20 Truths that Helped Me in my Battle with Porn Addiction. With over one million views on YouTube, the series has shown countless men how to begin their own life-changing journey out of porn addiction. This study will help you take the truths from each of the 20 videos to an even deeper level and apply them to your daily life.
    Included in each day’s study:

    ” A link to that day’s assigned video from the 20 Truths series
    ” A personal testimony on the transformative power of these truths
    ” A Bible study on key principles for gaining victory over porn addiction
    ” Reflection questions that will help you apply these fundamental truths

    Order your copy today, and discover how you can win this battle once and for all through the power of Jesus Christ!

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  • How We Love Matters

    $17.99

    This powerful book reimagines discipleship by begging us to acknowledge that racism exists in the Church-and offers the hopeful message that we can disciple it out.

    It is not an accident that racism is alive and well in the American church. Racism has, in fact, been taught within the church for so long most of us don’t even recognize it anymore. Pastor Albert Tate guides all of us in acknowledging the racism that keeps us from loving each other the way God intends and encourages siblings in Christ to sit together in racial discomfort, examining the role we may play in someone’s else’s struggle.

    How We Love Matters is a series of nine moving letters that educate, enlighten, and reimagine discipleship in a way that flips the church on its head. In these letters that include Dear Whiteness, Dear America, and Dear Church, Tate calls out racism in the world, the church, within himself and us. These letters present an anti-racist mission and vision for believers to follow that helps us to speak up at the family table and call out this evil so it will not persist in future generations.

    Tate believes that the only way to make change is by telling the truth about where we are-relationally, internally, and spiritually. How We Love Matters is an exposition of relevant Biblical truth, a clarion call for all believers to examine how they see and understand each other, and it is a way forward toward justice, reconciliation, and healing. Because, yes, it is important that we love each other, but it is even more important how we love each other.

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  • How Should We Then Die

    $18.99

    “My times are in thy hand.”

    *Explains why physician-assisted death is attractive
    *Makes a case for the value of life and wrongness of killing
    *Argues from general revelation and Scripture
    *Helps Christians undercut the logic of euthanasia

    As more people accept the practice of physician-assisted death, Christians must decide whether to embrace or oppose it. Is it ethical for physicians to assist patients in hastening their own death? Should Christians who are facing death accept the offer of an assisted death?

    In How Should We then Die?, physician Ewan Goligher draws from general revelation and Scripture to persuade and equip Christians to oppose physician-assisted death. Euthanasia presumes what it is like to be dead. But for Christians, death is not the end. Christ Jesus has destroyed death and brought life and immortality through the gospel.

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  • Learning To Disagree

    $27.99

    Are you discouraged by our divided, angry culture, where even listening to a different perspective sometimes feels impossible? If so, you’re not alone, and it doesn’t have to be this way. Learning to Disagree reveals the surprising path to learning how to disagree in ways that build new bridges with our neighbors, coworkers, and loved ones–and help us find better ways to live joyfully in a complex society.

    In a tense cultural climate, is it possible to disagree productively and respectfully without compromising our convictions? Spanning a range of challenging issues–including critical race theory, sexual assault, campus protests, and clashes over religious freedom–highly regarded thought leader and law professor John Inazu helps us engage honestly and empathetically with people whose viewpoints we find strange, wrong, or even dangerous.

    As a constitutional scholar, legal expert, and former litigator, John has spent his career learning how to disagree well with other people. In Learning to Disagree, John shares memorable stories and draws on the practices that legal training imparts–seeing the complexity in every issue and inhabiting the mindset of an opposing point of view–to help us handle daily encounters and lifelong relationships with those who see life very differently than we do.

    This groundbreaking, poignant, and highly practical book equips us to:

    *Understand what holds us back from healthy disagreement
    *Learn specific, start-today strategies for dialoguing clearly and authentically
    *Move from stuck, broken disagreements to mature, healthy disagreements
    *Cultivate empathy as a core skill for our personal lives and our whole society

    If you are feeling exhausted from the tattered state of dialogue in your social media feed, around the country, and in daily conversations, you’re not alone. Discover a more connected life while still maintaining the strength of your convictions through this unique, often-humorous, thought-provoking, and ultimately life-changing exploration of the best way to disagree.

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  • Jesus And The Powers

    $22.99

    An urgent call for Christians everywhere to explore the nature of the kingdom amid the political upheaval of our day.

    Should Christians be politically withdrawn, avoiding participation in politics to maintain their prophetic voice and to keep from being used as political pawns? Or should Christians be actively involved, seeking to utilize political systems to control the levers of power?

    In Jesus and the Powers, N. T. Wright and Michael F. Bird call Christians everywhere to discern the nature of Christian witness in fractured political environments. In an age of ascending autocracies, in a time of fear and fragmentation, amid carnage and crises, Jesus is king, and Jesus’s kingdom remains the object of the church’s witness and work.

    Part political theology, part biblical overview, and part church history, this book argues that building for Jesus’s kingdom requires confronting empire in all its forms. This approach should orient Christians toward a form of political engagement that contributes to free democratic societies and vigorously opposes political schemes based on autocracy and nationalism. Throughout, Wright and Bird reflect on the relevance of this kingdom-oriented approach to current events, including the Russian-Ukraine conflict, the China-Taiwan tension, political turmoil in the USA, UK, and Australia, and the problem of Christian nationalism.

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  • Solo Planet : How Singles Help The Church Recover Our Calling

    $17.99

    How can the church do better for its millions of singles? Journalist Anna Broadway traveled around the world to interview nearly 350 Christians for answers.

    Solo Planet draws on her 17 months of fieldwork to provide a first-of-its-kind account of the single life of Christians from nearly 50 countries. Discussing a variety of topics-loneliness, sexuality, aging, housing, cooking, celebrations, parenting, and many more, it gives us the global-church story of singleness. Because when singles thrive in a church, everyone benefits. But consider these typical barriers within most churches:

    *Singles and marrieds often don’t know how to talk to each other.

    *Christians continue to act as if nearly all will marry-and if you don’t, then something must be wrong with you.

    *Churches teach that marriage and family is God’s greatest gift outside of salvation-a perspective that deserves theological challenge.

    *Women in the church outnumber men by a factor of millions-and churches do very little to acknowledge this gap.

    Solo Planet calls Christians to a more faithful vision of singleness through the wisdom and stories of the global church: young and old; abled and disabled; and Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox. Through its deeply researched account, Solo Planet shows how a more biblical approach to singleness can strengthen churches and empower singles to thrive.

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  • Enduring Friendship : Sticking Together In An Age Of Unfriending

    $20.00

    Friendships are difficult.

    Sometimes it can seem as if friends are more work and pain than they’re worth, with friendship challenges that we have to endure and struggle through. Life gets in the way of our well-intentioned efforts to connect. Conflicts and differences over serious issues divide us and make us think that we could never be close to a person ever again. In today’s cancel culture, it’s easy to give up on people and just walk away, leaving us all more isolated than before. How can we build real relationships that are life giving and pass the test of time?

    Bryan Loritts mines one of the Bible’s least-known books for insights into how friendships can flourish even in the midst of sin and brokenness. With careful exposition and insight, he unpacks how the apostle Paul helped Philemon and Onesimus reconcile a most unlikely relationship with truth, repentance, and grace. With God’s work and steadfast love, even the most painful relationships that have ruptured are not beyond the reach of forgiveness and reconciliation. Discover how friendships that are hard can be transformed into friendships that endure.

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  • Change Starts With You

    $18.99

    Injustice, division, and suffering may loom large in this broken world, but you have the power to stand up for truth, unity, and healing. Join writer, motivational speaker, humanitarian, and NFL veteran Sam Acho as he gives you the courage you need to be a changemaker.

    When gold is put into a crucible over a fire, the impurities (known as “dross”) rise to the top. When faced with extreme heat, these precious metals are purified. Nothing about the metal’s essential makeup changes, but the impurities in them are brought to the surface, leaving behind precious gold.

    America is in a crucible right now–and maybe you are, too. The pandemic has strained an already struggling economy, longstanding cultural and political divisions have reached a boiling point, and injustices have been brought into the spotlight in ways that we can no longer ignore. But the thing about crucibles is that they bring out both the worst and the best of us.

    As you read Change Starts with You, you’ll be:

    *Inspired to discover and follow your fire–the unique passions that God has put in each of our hearts

    *Equipped to dream big, channeling your passions into creating positive change wherever God has called you

    *Encouraged by Acho’s firsthand accounts of communities transformed by people with the courage and tenacity to follow their own fire

    *Motivated to be a leader who empowers others to become changemakers too

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  • Whatever Happens : How To Stand Firm In Your Faith When The World Is Fallin

    $28.99

    Do you struggle keeping your faith in a world that’s losing its mind? These 31 short chapters take a deep dive into the book of Philippians, which Robert Morgan says is the Bible’s handbook for tackling each day with an undaunted attitude.

    Life is unpredictable, and the world is unstable. People have never been so confounded, sensing our culture, economy, and geopolitical systems are spiraling downward. Even in our personal lives, none of us knows what will happen next–which is why God gave us the book of Philippians. This short letter–just over 100 verses–can help us learn to live overflowing lives in an overwhelming world.

    Philippians is one of the most practical books of the Bible, which Robert Morgan says is as fresh as ever. Its theme can be summed up in these verses: “Whatever happens, conduct yourself in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then . . . I will know that you stand firm in the one Spirit, striving together as one for the faith of the gospel without being frightened in any way by those who oppose you” (1:27-28). Among the many lessons in Whatever Happens, readers will learn how to:

    *Use prayer to energize their life
    *Make today about others
    *Stay as cheerful as possible in all circumstances
    *Let others lean on their strength
    *Start everything with praise and end everything with prayer

    As the apostle Paul wrote his letter to the Philippians from a prison cell, he was facing dire circumstances and an unsettled future. Would he be released or executed? But he knew one thing–that whatever happened, he was going to stand firm in his faith and live a life worthy of the gospel. And no matter what we are going through today, we can do the same.

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  • And : The Restorative Power Of Love In An Either Or World

    $18.99

    While others often respond to the cares and concerns of our day through anger, And: The Restorative Power of Love in an Either/Or World attempts to offer a response steeped in the heartbeat of Love.

    This book is an invitation to encounter the lived experience and philosophical musings of another as a human, not as a project or agenda to conquer. Without apology, it embraces humanity and all the emotions, back stories, and history that come along with who we are and who Love is inviting us to be. This book is for those who want to think more deeply, those who are asking questions of how, what, and perhaps even why, and those who want to engage in deep listening and empathy.

    And: The Restorative Power of Love in an Either/Or World is an invitation to move beyond binaries, beyond hierarchy and comparison to embrace the concept of “AND,” with inclusion and generativity that allow for more than one perspective and/or way of being.

    Touching on issues of race, body, motherhood, church, and wonder, these writings are from the stirrings of the author’s own soul, extending an invitation to sit with Spirit in the process of mindful meditation, to humbly sit with compassion and curiosity in ways that evoke honesty and healing so that one might move beyond either/or and discover how the restorative power and uniting thread of Love might be stitching each of us to the world and to each other.

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  • Abortion Survivors Break Their Silence

    $16.99

    How many survivors will it take for us to see the life behind the abortion?

    Today’s culture would have us believe that abortion is simply a choice, a right, a controversial argument, and a religious and political issue of pro-life vs. pro-choice. It has become easy to think of the unborn as disposable products of conception-medical waste. But all of that changes when that “product of conception” defies the odds and arrives into this world as a living, breathing human being.

    In Abortion Survivors Break Their Silence, we hear the true stories of abortion survivors whose resilience and courage humanize this discussion of “choice” and life emerging from the womb. They are flesh and blood people who, against all odds, survived abortion attempts and have dramatic, touching stories of their own. These stories often begin in shame and secret, but emerge to become inspiring dramas of hope, love, and forgiveness.

    This book includes:

    *Stories of ten abortion survivors
    *A compassionate look into the pressures many women feel to abort
    *Accounts of medical personnel who worked in the abortion industry

    Abortion Survivors Break Their Silence stirs the heart, challenges readers, and humanizes the sanctity of life in concrete and transformational ways.

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  • Life Is Hard God Is Good Lets Dance

    $19.99

    This book is about one idea: joy. A deep sense of well-being, regardless of circumstances, is not only possible but is promised to all who follow Jesus. Life is hard, but God is good. And through Him we can start to see the world in a more childlike, humble, and optimistic way.

    Brant Hansen doesn’t follow a success plan. He just keeps simply showing up and taking Jesus very seriously. And by taking Jesus seriously in all of life, he has become more joyful. More peaceful. And full of laughter. And that attitude is contagious to all who read his bestselling books and listen to his award-winning radio show.

    In Life Is Hard, God Is Good, Let’s Dance, Brant is at his best–sharing stories from around the world, as well as from his own heart and head, with a writing style that will likely make you laugh, cry, and rethink your outlook on life and the kingdom of God. Through his unique life experiences and extensive travels, readers will see how God is moving through people all over the world, and they will learn to:

    *See that it’s possible to live joyfully in a world of anger and anxiety
    *Completely trust the character and promises of God
    *Claim the abundant life mentioned in John 10:10
    *Live each day simply and with a faith and joy that is contagious

    Brant says, “In this book, I want to take the format of Bob Goff’s Love Does and mix it with my own strange experiences, in a way that I think Ted Lasso would be proud of.” Through short, energetic, captivating, and often humorous chapters, Brant’s message will leave you with a renewed love for a simpler life that overflows with greater joy than you’ve ever experienced.

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  • Living Undivided : Loving Courageously For Racial Healing And Justice

    $24.99

    As the church and as a country, we’ve often neglected and avoided addressing the impact and ongoing reality of racism. We have been more focused on order than justice, more concerned with social media posturing than solidarity, more committed to judgment than repentance. But God’s people are called to more. We need to lead the way to true racial healing, solidarity, and justice. And we need two things to do it: courage and love.

    Through enlightening history and eye-opening personal stories, Living Undivided will equip and empower you with the biblical, transformative tools you need to move from just hoping and wishing for racial justice to actionable change that makes an observable difference in your life and the lives of churches, neighborhoods, and cities.

    In this season of division and injustice, this book opens up a clear path to a better future.

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  • Gender As Love

    $34.99

    In recent years, the issue of gender has become a topic of great importance and has generated discussion from the kitchen table to the academy. It is an issue that churches and Christian educational institutions are grappling with as well, since gender is a crucial aspect of identity, affecting how we engage socially and understand our embodiment. Upstream from all these conversations lies a more basic question: What is gender?

    In Gender as Love, Fellipe do Vale takes a theological approach to understanding gender, employing both biblical exegesis and historical theology and emphasizing the role human love plays in shaping our identities. He engages with and explains current theories and debates, but his approach is unique in that it avoids the present impasse between social constructionist and biological essentialist paradigms. His emphasis is on love as identity forming.

    This fresh, holistic approach makes an important contribution to the literature and will benefit scholars and students alike. Foreword by Beth Felker Jones.

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  • Parent Guides To Connecting In Chaos: 5 Conversation Starters: Tough Conver

    $19.99

    The five parent guides in this bundle offer deep insights and clear strategies for confronting difficult topics with your teen. Many of these topics trigger complex emotions and can intimidate parents away from broaching the subject for fear of doing it wrong or making things awkward. The concise format and conversational style make the guides accessible and understandable. Parents will feel empowered to strengthen their relationships with their kids through tough times.

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  • Unfractured : A Christ-Centered Action Plan For Cultural Change

    $26.99

    Together we can change the conversation–and change the world.

    We’re often left in dead-end debates on racial tensions, foolishly expecting solutions from a culture obsessed with canceling and dividing. But what if the church could create a more effective dialogue?

    For over two decades, Skot Welch has been a key advisor on diversity and inclusion around the world, in everything from the arts and entertainment to the church to Fortune 500 companies. With wisdom and a humble graciousness, he challenges us to rethink the way we talk about race and ethnicity, empowering you to:

    – celebrate both your identity in Christ and diverse cultural makeup
    – embrace a new kingdom language that is biblically grounded and culturally relevant
    – explore a Christ-centered perspective on hard but crucial questions
    – build a united, diverse community where compassionate, challenging conversations can take place

    The church holds the redemptive solution our world needs, one that puts Christ at the center, modeling conciliation that leads to lasting reconciliation.

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  • Parents Guide To Cancel Culture

    $4.99

    Mainstream media’s cancel culture can have devastating effects on people’s jobs, relationships, and reputations. When one mistake defines your entire life, how can you redeem yourself? Learn how to skillfully address cancel culture without compromising biblical truth.

    Features:

    *What does it mean to be canceled?
    *What is concerning about cancel culture?
    *What biblical truths combat cancel culture?
    *What does it look like to respectfully disagree?

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  • Basic Guide To The Just War Tradition

    $22.99

    This brief introduction surveys Christian thinking on an array of topics related to security and peace from a just war perspective. Drawing primarily on Scripture and theology, Eric Patterson explores the moral dimensions of order, justice, and peace in light of key Christian doctrines such as love of neighbor, stewardship, vocation, and sphere sovereignty. He also examines the perennial questions of civil disobedience, terrorism, revolution, and holy war (including a discussion of Israel’s removal of the Canaanites and the Crusades) and interacts with theological thinkers throughout Christian history. The volume concludes with a treatment of punishment and restitution, considering how these can help move a society toward conciliation.

    While ideal as a textbook for courses on Christian ethics, theology and politics, and church and society, this book will also appeal to pastors and lay readers questioning the morality of war and Christians’ involvement in force. Christians who serve in government, law enforcement, and the military will also find helpful guidance for thinking theologically about their vocations.

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  • Dont Follow Your Heart

    $22.99

    Why chasing after expressive individualism, experiences, and desires always fails to deliver on its promise of happiness.

    Today we are told to be true to ourselves, look within for answers, and follow our hearts. But when we put our own happiness first, we experience record-breaking levels of aimlessness, loneliness, depression, and anxiety. Self-centeredness always fails to deliver the fulfillment we’re seeking.

    In Don’t Follow Your Heart, Thaddeus Williams debunks the “ten commandments of self-worship,” which include popular propaganda, like:

    *#liveyourbestlife: Thou shalt always act in accord with your chief end–to glorify and enjoy yourself forever.

    *#followyourheart: Thou shalt obey your emotions at all costs.

    *#yolo: Thou shalt pursue the rush of boundary-free experience.

    Williams builds a case that this type of self-worship is not authentic, satisfying, or edgy. Instead, its rehashing what is literally humanity’s oldest lie. He calls on a new generation of mavericks and renegades, heretics who refuse to march in unison with the self-obsessed herd. With a fascinating blend of theology, philosophy, science, psychology, and pop culture, Williams points us to a life beyond self-defeating dogmas to a more meaningful life centered on Someone infinitely more interesting, satisfying, and awesome than ourselves.

    Featuring stories from Carl Trueman, Joni Eareckson Tada, J.P, Moreland, Josh McDowell, Alisa Childers, and more.

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  • Science Of The Good Samaritan

    $19.99

    Loving your neighbor isn’t just a nice idea–it’s one of Jesus’s most important commands. Dr. Emily Smith will transform your understanding of this instruction and help you live it out in practical, everyday ways.

    In recent years, disparities and inequities have come to wider attention–including in the church–that were created by years of oppression, suppression, worldviews, ideologies, politics, and systemic biases. The sheer size of the problem can feel overwhelming, and you may wonder what you can do to make an impact.

    Join Dr. Emily Smith, global health expert and creator of the popular Facebook page Friendly Neighbor Epidemiologist, as she dives into what loving your neighbor–as illustrated in the biblical parable of the Good Samaritan–truly means. Combining Dr. Smith’s expertise as a scientist with her deep Christian faith and drawing from her journey from small-town Texas to a prestigious university, The Science of the Good Samaritan shares fascinating stories of faith at work in the Bible, in Dr. Smith’s life, and in the lives of others to show us how to:

    *Find shared values with those who are not like us
    *Reach outside of our immediate circles to bring in those on the margins
    *Redefine our concept of “neighbor” and love them in a more practical and global way
    *Finally bridge the gap of society’s disparities and inequities

    Change the world by loving your neighbor.

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  • When Religion Hurts You

    $19.99

    Religious trauma is something that happens far more often than most people realize.

    In When Religion Hurts You, Dr. Laura Anderson takes an honest look at a side of religion that few like to talk about. Drawing from her own life and therapy practice, she helps readers understand what religious trauma is and isn’t, and how high-control churches can be harmful and abusive, often resulting in trauma. She shows how elements of fundamentalist church life–such as fear of hell, purity culture, corporal punishment, and authoritarian leaders–can cause psychological, relational, physical, and spiritual damage.

    As she explores the growing phenomenon of religious trauma, Dr. Anderson helps readers embark on a journey of living as healing individuals and finding a new foundation to stand on. Recognizing that healing is a lifelong rather than a linear process, she offers markers of healing for those coming out of painful religious experiences and hope for finding wholeness after religious trauma.

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  • Critical Dilemma : The Rise Of Critical Theories And Social Justice Ideolog

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    Where Are Critical Theory and the Social Justice Movement Taking Us?

    Critical theory and its expression in fields such as critical race theory, critical pedagogy, and queer theory are having a profound impact on our culture. Contemporary critical theory’s ideas about race, class, gender, identity, and justice have dramatically shaped how people think, act, and view one another–in Christian and secular spheres alike.

    In Critical Dilemma, authors Neil Shenvi and Pat Sawyer illuminate the origins and influences of contemporary critical theory, considering it in the light of clear reason and biblical orthodoxy. While acknowledging that it can provide some legitimate insights regarding race, class, and gender, Critical Dilemma exposes the false assumptions at the heart of critical theory, arguing that it poses a serious threat to both the church and society at large.

    Drawing on exhaustive research and careful analysis, Shenvi and Sawyer condemn racism, urge Christians to seek justice, and offer a path forward for racial healing and unity while also opposing critical theory’s manifold errors.

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  • Does God Care About Gender Identity

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    A Biblical Vision of Gender Identity

    Since the beginning of humanity, people have recognized the distinct creation of the male and female gender in God’s design. But with today’s gender revolution, people are increasingly questioning who they are designed to be. In our society, gender identity has been divorced from biology and rerooted in psychology. Do the core teachings of the Bible uphold these modern ideas?

    In this concise booklet, Samuel Ferguson carefully and compassionately compares the core beliefs and practices of the transgender movement with fundamental truths expressed in Scripture. Ferguson argues human identity is not determined by the individual but is given to us by our Creator, who designed our bodies and minds with purpose and encourages us to live in Christlikeness–choosing the path of God-given transformation over man-made transition.

    *Short, Accessible Format: A concise biblical exploration of gender identity

    *Part of the TGC Hard Questions Series: Equips readers with answers to difficult questions facing the modern church

    *Great Resource for Parents, Pastors, or Those Struggling with Gender Identity: Offers advice for tackling personal and corporate controversies related to sex and gender

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  • Parents Guide To Racism In The United States

    $4.99

    From its foundation to the present day, the United States has been marred by racism. Learn how to discuss this hot-button issue compassionately.

    Features:

    *Definitions of race-related terms such as racism, while privilege, and Black Lives Matter

    *Concise summary of the history of the US Civil Rights Movement

    *Biblical support for respecting people of all races

    *Practical strategies for pursuing racial justice as a family

    *Shame-free discussion questions for honest conversation

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  • Speak The Unspeakable

    $18.99

    Everyone has secrets. Elizabeth Good’s seem shocking – at first – until the room begins to shift, hands raise, tears well, and hurting hearts respond, “I thought I was the only one.”

    Brave enough to lay her own story on the table, Elizabeth Good noticed, as the scales of shame and fear began to fall from her eyes, the same was happening to others in domino effect of healing. Thousands who have lived paralyzed by secrets are learning to speak up and live free through Good’s Real Talk curriculum, and the move of God is not so quietly transforming churches, business, families, and communities.

    Now readers can engage with the same tools, giving them permission (often for the first time in their lives) to Speak the Unspeakable and change the trajectory of their life, discovering their purpose for impacting others, and becoming the ultimate key to unlock a Spirit of silence and brokenness threatening to tear the contemporary church apart.

    Speak the Unspeakable is an invitation to transformation and a handbook for getting the job done. The world of silence in which we’ve been living, is starting to shift culturally as Good leads others (individuals and groups from kids to CEOs) through her unconventional approach to emotional healing and next-level living.

    Using the language and lessons gained from her decades as a pastor, licensed psychologist, and not-for-profit activist working with sex trafficking victims, Good is uniquely equipped to guide and support readers on their journey as they “trade unspoken problems for unspeakable results.”

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  • Loving Disagreement : Fighting For Community Through The Fruit Of The Spiri

    $16.99

    What does it look like to love someone you disagree with?

    Fighting, disagreements, hatred, dissension, and silence. These things seem common in the wider Christian community today. Politics, theology, and even personal preference create seemingly insurmountable rifts. It’s hard not to see ourselves as “at war” with each other.

    We’re not doomed to be stuck here, though. There is a twofold path out of this destructive war, out of seeing our brothers and sisters as enemies–and into a spacious place of loving each other even as we disagree.

    In Loving Disagreement, Kathy Khang and Matt Mikalatos bring unique insight into how the fruit of the Spirit informs our ability to engage in profound difference and conflict with love. As followers of Jesus are planted in the Holy Spirit, the Spirit grows and bears good things in our lives–and relationships and communities are changed.

    *Each chapter features author conversations about the communal and cultural implications of the fruit of the Spirit.

    *Book includes a glossary of social and cultural terms.

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  • Surprising Rebirth Of Belief In God

    $17.99

    Could We Be Witnessing a Return of Belief in Our Generation?

    Justin Brierley is convinced that in our time we are witnessing a growing wave of faith.

    Famously described as the “long, withdrawing roar” of the “Sea of Faith,” the Christian narrative that shaped the West has been replaced by sweeping secularism. But is that the end of the story?

    It was a conversation with agnostic journalist Douglas Murray that led Brierley to investigate whether a change was on the horizon. Speaking of the “Sea of Faith,” Murray remarked that tides come back in again and that a number of his intelligent friends had converted to Christianity in recent years. Brierley was seeing a similar trend among the secular thinkers he had interviewed. Jordan Peterson, Tom Holland, Dave Rubin, and many others have found themselves surprised by the continuing resonance and relevance of Christianity, and they are joining in on conversations about faith.

    Readers will encounter Brierley’s discussion of cultural trends and concepts including:

    *The meaning crisis
    *Public intellectuals embracing faith
    *Why the Christianity story is ready to return

    And much moreIn The Surprising Rebirth of Belief in God, Brierley outlines the dramatic fall of New Atheism and the birth of a new conversation on whether God makes sense of science, history, culture, and the search for meaning. People are returning to Christianity-but is the church prepared to welcome a new wave of faith?

    There’s a new conversation building. The tide is coming.

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  • Moving Forward After Abortion

    $11.99

    Even though each woman’s story is different, the challenges that follow an abortion can be similar. How can you find healing and renewal for where you are now? How do you process the variety of emotions you may be experiencing, such as anger, grief, or perhaps numbness?

    Camille Cates has spent many years counseling women, helping them to answer those questions. In Moving Forward after Abortion, she helps you to see that God is forgiving, gracious, merciful, and loving, and offers comfort to those who come to him to experience restoration instead of brokenness. Reflecting on an abortion story can be intimidating, but you do not have to do it alone. God is near–and plans to use your story for good.

    *Practical, accessible, spiritual guidance on addressing an array of situations and emotions after an abortion, through the lens of Scripture.

    *Part of the Ask the Christian Counselor series, walking readers through their deepest and most profound questions.

    *Gives readers guidance in understanding the forgiveness of Christ in a deeper, fuller way.

    *Compact format goes deeper than New Growth Press’s popular minibooks without overwhelming the reader.

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  • 5 Lies Of Our Anti Christian Age

    $29.99

    In a prevailing culture of rapidly changing beliefs, God’s Word provides answers. Dr. Butterfield writes in memoir style, using personal stories, cultural studies, literary criticism, and theology to expose the five lies our modern society promotes concerning sexuality, spirituality, feminism, transgenderism, and modesty. Apply Scripture’s timeless truths to crucial dilemmas facing today’s church. 320 pages, hardcover from Crossway.

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  • Talking To Kids About Gender Identity

    $16.99

    The Wisdom You Need on One of the Hardest Issues of Our Day

    As gender identity, transgender experiences, and emerging gender identities continue to be normalized and celebrated, many parents are left struggling with what to think about these issues–let alone how to talk to their children about them. The leading Christian expert on LGBTQ+ concerns, Dr. Mark Yarhouse has spent years counseling and teaching on these issues.

    In this biblical, practical guide, he offers parents wisdom and answers to their biggest questions about gender, equipping you to:

    * critically engage gender theory from a Christian view
    * initiate honest, informative dialogues with your kids
    * model biblical conviction with civility and compassion
    * recognize early signs of gender dysphoria
    * navigate relationships with those who identify differently

    Gender identity is a defining issue in our children’s generation. This practical guide is your go-to resource for reliable, kingdom responses on these critical topics.

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  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

    $6.25

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is one of several neurodevelopmental disorders that can cause developmental deficits or differences in brain processing that impair a person’s functioning in many different settings. ASD in the United States is estimated to affect at least 1 to 2 percent of the population.

    How can we as Christians minister well to those who exhibit the struggles typical of this condition? Counselor and physician Michael R. Emlet helps us understand how to thoughtfully and compassionately apply a biblical worldview to serve the substantial numbers of children and adults diagnosed with ASD. He briefly describes ASD and explains some general strategies for ministry to individuals on the autistic spectrum. Though this is a complex and often poorly understood experience, this resource offers a basic framework for helping and supporting members of the ASD community by applying the truth of Scripture and gaining a better understanding of current medical research.

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  • Pregnancy Crisis : This Wasn’t The Plan

    $6.25

    “Counselor Camille Cates wants you to know that God knows the details of the circumstances surrounding your pregnancy, and he will give you the wisdom and guidance you need to walk through this unexpected path”–

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  • Beyond Her Yes

    $16.99

    Much pro-life ministry is focused on encouraging women to say yes to life rather than terminate their pregnancies. But what happens after that decision has been made? Who will provide that mother, who likely considered abortion because she could not see how she could afford to have a child, with the long-term emotional support, education, and guidance that will help her out of poverty?

    Economics and abortion are intrinsically linked, and if pro-life ministry is to make a real difference in the lives of women and families, it must expand its perspective beyond that initial yes in order to address the underlying problem of generational poverty. In Beyond Her Yes, cofounder of RENEW Life Center Marisol Maldonado Rodriguez helps you understand the full impact that poverty has on women making life decisions and then shows how a comprehensive approach to pro-life ministries can make a far greater impact.

    Saving the lives of the not-yet-born is just the first step. Discover how you can be part of saving entire families from a life of hardship and hard choices.

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  • Great Dechurching : Who’s Leaving, Why Are They Going, And What Will It Tak

    $29.99

    We are currently experiencing the largest and fastest religious shift in US history. It is greater than the First and Second Great Awakening and every revival in our country combined but in the opposite direction. Yet precious little rigorous study has been done on the broad phenomenon of dechurching in America. Jim Davis and Michael Graham have commissioned the largest and most comprehensive study of dechurching in America by renowned sociologists Dr. Ryan Burge and Dr. Paul Djupe. The Great Dechurching takes the insights gleaned from this study to drill down on how exactly people are dechurching with respect to beliefs, behavior, and belonging.The Great Dechurching gives the church in America its first ever deep dive into the dechurched phenomenon. Readers will learn about the dechurched through a detailed sketch of demographics, size, core concerns, church off-ramps, historical roots, and the gravity of what is at stake. Then they will explore what can be done to slow the bleed, engage the pertinent issues winsomely and wisely, and hopefully re-church some of the dechurched.

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  • Does The Bible Support Same Sex Marriage

    $19.99

    Many arguments are made for and against same-sex marriage that end with divisiveness and confusion instead of thoughtful conversation. New York Times-bestselling author Dr. Preston Sprinkle provides a resource that will encourage respectful and thoughtful conversations around the question “Does the Bible support same-sex marriage?”

    Equipped with thorough research, history, and biblical context, this book will enable you to wade into some of the main arguments against the historically Christian view of marriage:

    *The biblical writers didn’t know about sexual orientation.
    *Jesus never mentions homosexuality.
    *Biblical teachings about women, slavery, and same-sex are on the same trajectory.
    *Since some people are born gay, then being gay must be okay.
    *The Bible has been mistranslated.

    Preston carefully answers 21 of the strongest cases for same-sex marriage and offers a humanizing and thoughtful response to each one.

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  • Vaping : Hope Through The Gospel

    $5.00

    Dealing with addictive temptations and triggers is ongoing and not a one-time event. There are solutions for the problem of addiction, and an eternal life free from pain and suffering awaits those who know and trust the Lord Jesus Christ.

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  • Toxic Attack On Masculinity

    $24.99

    “Why Can’t We Hate Men?” asks a headline in the Washington Post. A trendy hashtag is #KillAllMen. Books are sold titled I Hate Men, The End of Men, and Are Men Necessary?

    How did the idea arise that masculinity is dangerous and destructive? Bestselling author Nancy Pearcey leads you on a fascinating excursion through American history to discover why the script for masculinity turned toxic–and how to fix it.

    Pearcey explains how religion is often cast as a cause of domestic abuse. But research shows that authentically committed Christian men test out as the most loving and engaged husbands and fathers. They have the lowest rates of divorce and domestic violence of any group in America.

    Yes, domestic abuse is an urgent issue, and Pearcey does not mince words in addressing it. But the sociological facts explode the negative stereotypes and show that Christianity has the power to overcome toxic behavior in men and reconcile the sexes–an unexpected finding that has stood up to rigorous empirical testing.

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  • Sin Deshonra – (Spanish)

    $9.95

    Para aquellos que han experimentado abuso sexual, Sin Deshonra es un devocional unico que contiene 40 devocionales diarios escritos para ayudar en el camino hacia la paz.

    Este libro devocional es una guia amena para llevarlo a la contemplacion y relacionarse con Dios a raiz del abuso que ha enfrentado. Es posible que este experimentando sentimientos de miedo, verguenza, ansiedad e inutilidad, pero la Palabra de Dios es mas poderosa, y este libro lo guiara hacia la libertad y el gozo que anhela en Jesus. Las 40 entradas incluyen un devocional corto y significativo, una indicacion de oracion especifica y un espacio para escribir sus pensamientos. El enemigo quiere que se aferre a la verguenza y quiere impedirlo acercarse a Dios. Pero Dios esta con usted, y sus verdades ayudaran a disipar estas mentiras y traeran esperanza y sanacion a su vida.

    Este libro esta destinado a que lo consulte no una vez, sino muchas veces a lo largo de su camino de sanacion. Es una herramienta complementaria que no reemplaza el asesoramiento ni la busqueda de ayuda de un profesional de salud mental. El trauma de este tipo suele requerir un curso de tratamiento complejo que este libro por si solo no puede proporcionar. Mas bien, Sin Deshonra: Un Devocional para Sobrevivientes del
    Abuso Sexual es una guia compasiva y a su propio ritmo para ayudar a los sobrevivientes del abuso sexual volver a conectarse con Dios.

    For those who have experienced sexual abuse, No Shame is a unique devotional that contains 40 daily devotionals prayerfully written to help you in your journey to peace.

    This devotional book is a gentle guide to lead you into contemplation and engagement with God in light of the abuse you’ve encountered. You may be experiencing feelings of fear, shame, anxiety, and worthlessness, but God’s Word is more powerful, and this book will help guide you toward the freedom and joy that you yearn for in Jesus. Forty entries include a short and meaningful devotional, a specific prayer prompt, and journal space for writing your thoughts. The enemy wants you to hold on to shame and to prevent you from drawing near to God. But God is with you, and His truths will help dispel these lies and bring hope and healing to your life.

    This book is intended for you to turn to not once, but many times along your healing journey. It is a supplemental tool that does not replace counseling or seeking the help of a mental health professional. Trauma of this kind most often requires a

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  • Parents Guide To Depression And Anxiety

    $4.99

    “Real Christians don’t get depressed or anxious.” Lies like this only fuel the mental health crisis facing today’s teens. Discover what depression and anxiety are, when and how to seek treatment, and 9 practical tips to support your teen.

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  • Parents Guide To Suicide And Self Harm Prevention

    $4.99

    Discovering that suicide and self-harm are part of your teen’s reality can set off a whirlwind of panic. Gain hope with this guide featuring 11 conversation starters to ease you into this sensitive topic and help you understand your child’s situation. Plus, uncover why these devastating incidents are on the rise, how to prevent them, and how to offer faith-based encouragement.

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  • Parents Guide To Pornography

    $4.99

    Culture tells us that we’re missing out if we aren’t sexually fulfilled. It’s no wonder that Generation Z widely accepts porn as healthy to view both for sexual education and personal entertainment. But do you really want porn to shape your kids’ perspective on sexuality? Gently break the silence with thoughtful discussion questions to cultivate a deeper conversation of God’s design for sex.

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  • No Shame : A Devotional For Survivors Of Sexual Abuse

    $9.95

    For those who have experienced sexual abuse, No Shame is a unique devotional that contains 40 daily devotionals prayerfully written to help you in your journey to peace.

    This devotional book is a gentle guide to lead you into contemplation and engagement with God in light of the abuse you’ve encountered. You may be experiencing feelings of fear, shame, anxiety, and worthlessness, but God’s Word is more powerful, and this book will help guide you toward the freedom and joy that you yearn for in Jesus.

    Forty entries include a short and meaningful devotional, a specific prayer prompt, and journal space for writing your thoughts. The enemy wants you to hold on to shame and to prevent you from drawing near to God. But God is with you, and His truths will help dispel these lies and bring hope and healing to your life.

    This book is intended for you to turn to not once, but many times along your healing journey. It is a supplemental tool that does not replace counseling or seeking the help of a mental health professional. Trauma of this kind most often requires a complex treatment course that this book alone cannot provide. Rather, No Shame: A Devotional for Survivors of Sexual Abuse is a compassionate, self-paced guide to help survivors of sexual abuse reengage with God.

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  • Parents Guide To Sexual Assault

    $4.99

    Every parent wants their child to be safe from harm, and the best way to protect them from sexual assault is by openly discussing it. How do you bring up such a scary topic? With discussion questions covering consent, boundaries, respect, and healthy relationships, this guide offers practical tools to tackle the unthinkable.

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  • New Fight For Life

    $17.99

    The battle over the constitutionality of Roe v. Wade may be over, but now a bigger fight lies ahead.

    For over half a century, pro-life advocates have fought to protect the sanctity of human life. Now that the decision the pro-life community has been waiting and praying for has finally become a reality, a question remains: Now what? How do we continue to stand for life for everyone who bears the image of God-from womb to tomb? And if abortion disproportionately impacts the poor and the marginalized, specifically Black Americans, why should we seize this new opportunity to make right what has gone terribly wrong?

    Benjamin Watson, author of Under Our Skin and a former NFL player who now serves as VP of strategic relationships with Human Coalition, a pro-life organization based in Dallas, wants to galvanize the church and the pro-life movement in this new era. In The New Fight for Life, Watson

    *leads us into a new understanding of pro-life advocacy,

    *shows how we can move past political debate and culture wars, and

    *envisions a new path forward that promotes life by committing to human flourishing and holistic justice.

    We can create a culture where abortion is both unthinkable and unnecessary. How? By relentlessly pursuing a more just world-for everyone.

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