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Do you hear Gods message for the children in your congregation and community? Message Received: Hearing Gods Call lets children know that God continues to call all kinds of peopleincluding them! Order now to bring this dynamic, all-in-one VBS kit into your congregationand let the stories of Samuel, Esther, Mary, and others come alive in their hearts.
First published in 1950, Mennonite Community Cookbook has become a treasured part of many family kitchens. Parents who received the cookbook when they were first married make sure to purchase it for their own sons and daughters when they wed.
This 65th anniversary edition adds all new color photography and a brief history while retaining all of the original recipes and traditional Fraktur drawings.
Simply in Season serves up more than three hundred recipes organized by season, along with a popular and expanded fruit and vegetable guide. This 10th anniversary edition transforms a beloved cookbook with recipes and stories linking food and faith into a visual masterpiece with colorful photographs to help cooksnovice to seasonedlearn how to prepare local and seasonal produce. This tenth aniversary edition includes: colorful photographs of seasonal dishes; expanded fruit and vegetable guide with storage, preparation, and serving suggestions; labels on gluten-free and vegetarian recipes; and seasonal menus to guide meal planning
Galatians by George Brunk III tracks the important role that this epistle of the Apostle Paul played in Christianity's shift from being a messianic sect within Judaism to a Gentile-dominated religious movement. As a sustained defense of Jesus Christ as the center of faith, the full unity and equality of Christ's followers, and the Spirit's empowerment in the life of the believer, Galatians holds both world-changing and personally transforming power for the contemporary church. Brunk's commentary, an important contribution to biblical studies, includes historical and cultural background; shares necessary theological, sociological, and ethical meanings; and, in general, makes "the rough places plain."
Fewer than one hundred outsiders have joined the OldOrder Amishand stayedsince 1950. Marlene C. Miller is one of them. In this rare memoir, Marlene recounts her unhappy and abusive childhood, how she throws herself into cheerleading and marching band, and how she falls in love with Johnny, the gentle young Amish man who helps her lace her ice skates.
Against the wishes of both sets of parents, Marlene and Johnny get married and begin a family. Follow the author on this unusual journey to find out how God's love called her out of bitterness and depression and into the warm embrace of her new Amish community.
Can Christians and Muslims be friends? Real friends? Even in an era of intense religious conflict, David Shenk says yes. In Christian. Muslim. Friend., Shenk lays out twelve ways that Christians can form authentic relationships with Muslimscharacterized by respect, hospitality, and candid dialoguewhile still bearing witness to the Christ-centered commitments of their faith. These tried and true paths offer a compelling resource with practical application for mission personnel, Sunday school classes, and Christians who meet people of Islamic faith in their communities. Order here.
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Hear straight from Amish people themselves as they write about their daily lives and deeply rooted faith in the Plainspoken series.
Life in author Loren Beachy's Amish community brims with old-fashioned box socials, smart-alecky students, and pranks involving pink duct tape and black pepper. Meet the young women who manage to be late for church twice in one day and the man who plans to fight drowsiness by jogging beside his horse and buggy. Cheer for Beachy and his cousins in cut-throat baseball games, and join community members as they surround and support a family in their loss. With the witty warmth of small-town storytellers like Garrison Keillor and Jan Karon, Beachy invites readers into his life as a creative, wise, and wisecracking Old Order Amish schoolteacher and auctioneer. Order here.
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Grow lifelong faith one story at a time. Each story in Shine On is beautifully crafted, maintaining the spirit and poetry of the biblical text in language that is fresh and engaging for children. The 320-page hardcover is filled with lively illustrations that help children of all ages connect to the stories. As a bonus, sidebars with thought-provoking questions, interesting facts, and simple activities invite families and congregations to take each story a few steps further. Learn more and order here.
Explore God's love with the new Shine Sunday school curriculum! Engaging stories and activities will help children find meaning in the biblical stories, understand that they are known and loved by God, and learn what it means to follow Jesus. The Bible-based materials invite everyone to shine God's light in the world!
Each book in this touching Meditation series offers prayers, scripture, poems, and inspiring words for many of life's transitionsmarriage, pregnancy, adoption, giving birth. The heartwarming books in this series span one month, offering wisdom to help Christian readers face the joys and challenges to be found in the months and years ahead. This six-book series has already earned a loyal audience, with more than 900,000 copies in print.
Titles include Meditations for the Expectant Mother, Meditations for the New Mother, Meditations for New Parents, Meditations for Adoptive Parents, Meditations for Single Moms, and Meditations for the Newly Married.
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