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Encounters with Jesus: Unexpected answers to life’s biggest questions
Timothy Keller                              

The people who met Jesus Christ in person faced the same big life questions we face today. Like most of us, the answers handed down to them didn’t seem to work in the real world. But when they met Jesus, things started to change immediately for them. It seems he not only had the answers — he was the answer.

Simplify: Ten practices to unclutter your soul
Bill Hybels

Simplified living requires more than just cleaning out your closets or reorganizing your desk drawer. It requires uncluttering your soul. By eradicating the stuff that leaves your spirit drained, you can stop doing what doesn’t matter―and start doing what does.

Finding Darwin’s God: A scientist’s search for common ground between God and evolution
Kenneth Miller

From a leading authority on the evolution debate comes this critically acclaimed investigation into one of the most controversial topics of our times.

Reversed Thunder: The Revelation of John and the praying imagination
Eugene Peterson

Peterson’s eloquent meditation on the Revelation of John engages the imagination and awakens the intellect to the vitality and relevance of the last words on scripture, Christ, church, worship, evil, prayer, witness, politics, judgment, salvation, and heaven.

Messy Spirituality: God’s annoying love for imperfect people
Mike Yaconelli

I guess I’m not a very good Christian. Do you feel like: I don’t pray enough, I don’t read my Bible enough, I don’t share my faith enough, I don’t love God enough, I’m not committed enough, or I’m not spiritual enough? Then this book is for you. Messy Spirituality was written for the silent majority of us who have been convinced that we just don’t do Christianity right.

The Five Love Languages: How to express heartfelt commitment to your mate
Gary Chapman

Millions of readers credit this continual New York Times bestseller with saving their marriages by showing them simple and practical ways to communicate their love to their partner.

The Daniel Plan: 40 days to a healthier life
Rick Warren

The Daniel Plan shows you how the powerful combination of faith, fitness, food, focus, and friends will change your health forever, transforming you in the most head-turning way imaginable—from the inside out.

A Dog walks into a Nursing Home: Lessons in the good life from an unlikely teacher
Sue Halpern

Sue Halpern decided to give herself and her under-occupied Labradoodle a new leash—er, lease—on life by getting the two of them certified as a therapy dog team. Their adventures expand and illuminate how acts of kindness transform the giver as well as the given-to.

Financial Peace Revisited
Dave Ramsey

With practical and easy to follow methods and personal anecdotes, Financial Peace is the road map to personal control, financial security, a new and vital family dynamic, and lifetime peace.

The Cost of Discipleship
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

A compelling statement of the demands of sacrifice and ethical consistency from a man whose life and thought were exemplary articulations of a new type of leadership inspired by the Gospel and imbued with the spirit of Christian humanism and a creative sense of civic duty.

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