Paperback - Jesus said, "Blessed are the peacemakers." But it often seems like conflict and disagreement are unavoidable. Serious, divisive conflict is everywhere--within families, in the church, and out in the world. And it can seem impossible to overcome its negative force in our lives. In The Peacemaker, Ken Sande presents a comprehensive and practical theology for conflict resolution designed to bring about not only a cease-fire but also unity and harmony. Sande takes readers beyond resolving conflicts to true, life-changing reconciliation with family members, coworkers, and fellow believers.
Biblically based, The Peacemaker is full of godly wisdom and useful suggestions that are easily applied to any relationship ... more
When a tragedy or loss occurs, we are saddened and angry. And full of questions. How could God allow this? What good could God possibly bring from this? In these pages, Max Lucado searches for some answers. Along the way, he offers God's peace and understanding that reaches beyond our circumstances.
This powerful book deals with the issue of how Christians, especially those called to counsel, can help survivors of sexual abuse find healing and hope. From 20 years of experience, the author demonstrates how counselors can walk alongside people deeply wounded by sexual abuse as they face the truth about who they are, who their abuser was, and who God is as the Savior and Redeemer of all life. Counseling Survivors of Sexual Abuse issues a strong call to the church at large to walk with survivors through the long dark nights of their healing.
Have you ever wondered in your heart, do you love me, Daddy? You are about to share the journeys of two girls as they navigate life. Sara and I have very different stories to tell. Whether you are a father or a daughter, this book will touch your heart. Get out the tissue, find a cozy spot, and join me as I reveal my heart to you, in my search for unconditional love.
Competent Christian Counseling is destined to be regarded as the most authoritative, trustworthy resource in the field for years to come.
Under the guidance and approval of the highly respected American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), morethan forty leading Christian professionals have come together to provide this comprehensive and up-to-date reference guide for professional and lay counselors, pastors, and leaders.
Edited by experts Timothy Clinton and George Ohlschlager, Competent Christian Counseling brings together the best contributions on spiritual formation and pastoral care from Scripture, giants of church history, plus the latest research, theory, and successful practice methods in Christian cou ... more
Life is unpredictable and often doesn't turn out as we'd planned. The things that matter most to us -- marriages, children, careers, families, and friends -- sometimes fall apart and leave us only with deflated dreams.
Whether you're struggling with the big issues of life or simply overwhelmed by the demands of every single day, Karol Ladd's powerful biblical principles will give you the help you need. In this book, you will discover how to redefine your unexpected life, and you'll learn concrete skills that will help you move past simply surviving and into a thriving life that is lived passionately and with joy.
New purpose and hope await you just beyond the cover of this book.
With more than five million people in the United States living with Alzheimer's disease and nearly ten million loved ones caring for them, addressing the concerns of these elders and their caregivers is a matter of increasing importance. Relying on their many years of experience in this area, Jane Thibault and Richard Morgan offer this book to provide a fresh, hopeful model of dealing with life and death in the realm of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. Caregivers have two basic needs: affirmation that caregiving is not in vain and reassurance that the lives of those for whom they care are not being lived in vain. Care receivers need more than medical attention; they need tender care, involvement in the community, ... more