Provides a blueprint for becoming a champion, both on and off the field When Dayton Moore arrived in Kansas City in 2006, the Royals hardly resembled a contender. The general manager inherited a major league club that had just one winning season in the previous decade. Moore, a Kansas native who grew up as a Royals fan, implemented a plan to return the franchise to its glory years. Though not without a few bumps in the road, that plan came to fruition in 2014 as the Royals swept through the American League playoffs to take the pennant and returned the World Series to Kansas City. In "More Than a Season," Moore shares how his faith and leadership principles guided his rebooting of the Royals. The general manager desc ... more
"The conflict is only 'seemingly' beyond solution, because all historical-political problems have solutions, if there is enough courage, honesty, and steadfastness."
In "Chosen?," Walter Brueggemann explores the situation in modern-day Israel that raises questions for many Christians who are easily confused when reading biblical accounts of God's saving actions with the Israelites. Are modern Israeli citizens the descendants of the Israelites in the Bible whom God called chosen? Was the promise of land to Moses permanent and irrevocable? What about others living in the promised land? How should we read the Bible in light of the modern situation? Who are the Zionists, and what do they say?
Mackenzie Allen Phillips's youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation, and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later, in this midst of his great sadness, Mack receives a suspicious note, apparently from God, inviting him back to that shack for a weekend. Against his better judgment he arrives at the shack on wintry afternoon and walks back into his darkest nightmare. What he finds there will change his life forever.
In time for the motion picture event from the production team that brought us Heaven is for Real-starring Jennifer Garner and Queen Latifah-Miracles from Heaven is the inspiring true story of healing and family love.
A remarkable memoir of faith, Miracles from Heaven is the true story of one little girl, her journey to heaven, and the astonishing recovery that followed.
Annabel Beam spent most of her childhood in and out of hospitals with a rare and incurable digestive disorder that prevented her from living a normal, healthy life. One sunny day when she was able to go outside and play with her sisters, she fell three stories headfirst into an old, hollowed-out tree. Implausibly, she survived without a scr ... more
Bible puzzles are a great way to pass time while learning scripture--and here's a brand-new collection of almost 50 "large print" crosswords sure to satisfy. With clues drawn from the breadth and width of scripture, "Bible Crosswords--Large Print" will challenge and expand your knowledge of the Good Book. Based on the King James Version of scripture, some clues and answers are drawn from other fields of study for added variety. In an easy-to-see, easy-to-handle 81/2" x 11" format, "Bible Crosswords--Large Print" is a must-have
Thousands of people have had near-death experiences, but scientists have argued that they are impossible. Dr. Eben Alexander was one of those scientists. A highly trained neurosurgeon, Alexander knew that NDEs feel real, but are simply fantasies produced by brains under extreme stress.
Then, Dr. Alexander's own brain was attacked by a rare illness. The part of the brain that controls thought and emotion--and in essence makes us human--shut down completely. For seven days he lay in a coma. Then, as his doctors considered stopping treatment, Alexander's eyes popped open. He had come back.
Alexander's recovery is a medical miracle. But the real miracle of his story lies elsewher ... more
The Moleskine Cahiers are journals with a flexible heavy-duty cardboard cover in buff with visible stitching on the spine. The last 16 sheets are detachable and there is a pocket for loose notes. Each set of 3 pieces includes the Moleskine history. With acid free paper ruled pages.@lt;br@gt; Set of 3.
When Winston Churchill was a boy of sixteen, he already had a vision for his purpose in life. "This country will be subjected somehow to a tremendous invasion . . . I shall be in command of the defences of London . . . it will fall to me to save the Capital, to save the Empire."It was a most unlikely prediction. Perceived as a failure for much of his life, Churchill was the last person anyone would have expected to rise to national prominence as prime minister and influence the fate of the world during World War II. But Churchill persevered, on a mission to achieve his purpose. "God and Churchill" tells the remarkable story of how one man, armed with belief in his divine destiny, embarked on a course to save Christian ci ... more
Discover desperate circumstances in America's past and how men and women rose up with faith and courage and situations unexplainably turned around. Read of captivating, little-known stories during the French & Indian War, Revolution, Barbary Pirate War, War of 1812, Civil War, WWI & II, and up through Apollo 13. Learn "the rest of the story" of how leaders prayed, challenged and inspired the nation and disaster was averted YOU will be inspired as you uncover "Miracles in American History - 32 Amazing Stories of Answered Prayer." ARE you aware of these past crises when America's fate hung in the balance? In 1746, 70 ships with 13,000 troops sailed from France to lay waste to the American colonies. Massachusetts Governor ... more
A tinkering, puttering sort of man, Morgan Gower works at Cullen's Hardware Store in North Baltimore. He has seven daughters and a warm wife, but as he journeys into middle age, he finds his household confusing and tedious. Then Morgan meets two lovely young newlyweds, and all three discover that no heart is safe.
Reviewers continue to rave about "And the Bride Wore White: Seven Secrets To Purity." But the greatest proof of it's effect is in the lives of tens of thousands of young women who've embraced the book's proven "How-to-wait" skills. Each chapter of "And the Bride Wore White" begins with a narrative of Dannah Gresh's young love life, taken from her own teenage journals. She transparently shares her struggles and successes, her moments of pain followed by healing and the moments of triumph. This story-line grips the young reader while they learn statistically proven risk-reduction factors. The end result is usable "how-to-say-no" skills that can reduce the risk of a young woman's heart being broken by sexual sin. In this ... more
In this five-book compilation of the Sons of Encouragement series, "New York Times" best-selling author Francine Rivers illuminates the lives of five Biblical men who stood behind the heroes of the faith and quietly changed eternity. Aaron, Caleb, Jonathan, Amos, and Silas each faithfully sought after God in the shadows of His chosen leaders. They answered God's call to serve without recognition or fame. And they gave everything, knowing their reward might not come until the next life.
For the first time ever in a book, Drs. Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves unveil TalentSmart's revolutionary program to help people identify their EQ skills, build these skills into strengths, and enjoy consistent performance in the pursuit of important life objectives.
The book contains proven strategies from a decade-long effort to accurately measure and increase emotional intelligence. Trusted by upper-echelon leaders inside companies worldwide, these strategies will enable you to capitalize on the skills responsible for 58% of performance in all types of jobs.
The new, enhanced online edition of the world's bestselling emotional intelligence test, the Emotional Intelligence Appraisal(R), will show you w ... more
This rugged cover is ideal for young explorers. The rubber Adventure Bible logo, durable nylon construction, and multiple pockets will encourage kids to take their Adventure Bible with them wherever they go.
Why not learn scripture while you're enjoying a great word search? Here are 101 word searches sure to satisfy--and they're all in a handy, pocket-size package With clues drawn from the breadth and width of God's Word, "Pocket Bible Word Search" will challenge and expand your knowledge of scripture. With all clues drawn from the King James Version of the Bible, this collection also features bonus Bible trivia questions with each puzzle. Bible puzzles are entertaining, educational, and edifying. . .so don't miss "Pocket Bible Word Search"
The first in an epic two-book saga by beloved author Francine Rivers, this New York Times best-selling story explores the complicated relationships between mothers and daughters over several generations.
Near the turn of the twentieth century, fiery Marta Schneider leaves Switzerland for a better life, determined to fulfill her mother's hope. Her formative journey takes her through Europe and eventually to Canada, where she meets handsome Niclas Waltert. But nothing has prepared her for the sacrifices she must make for marriage and motherhood as she travels to the Canadian wilderness and then to the dusty Central Valley of California to raise her family. < ... more
From the creators of the blockbuster film "God's Not Dead "comes a novel based on their follow-up film "Do You Believe?"--an inspiring, heart-stirring, and faith-affirming story about how God works in the lives of those who believe. When Pastor Matthew Wesley encounters a homeless man on a city street in the middle of the night, he can never imagine the series of life-changing events that will result from that brief moment. But as the stories and desperate circumstances of several people--including a couple struggling to make ends meet, a soldier trying to rejoin society, a pregnant and homeless teenager, and an elderly couple still grieving the loss of their only child--intertwine and come together during one climac ... more
Bible puzzles are a great way to pass time while learning scripture--and here's a brand-new collection of 99 crosswords sure to satisfy. With clues drawn from the breadth and width of scripture, "99 Bible Crosswords "will challenge and expand your knowledge of the Good Book. Based on the King James Version of scripture, some clues and answers are drawn from other fields of study for added variety. If you enjoy Bible crosswords (and who doesn't?), you'll love "99 Bible Crosswords"
"Is this the day I die?" Li Quan asks himself this question daily, knowing that he might be killed for practicing his faith. American businessman Ben Fielding has no idea what his brilliant former college roommate is facing in China. He expects his old friend has fulfilled his dream of becoming a university professor. But when they are reunited in China after twenty years, both men are shocked at what they discover about each other. Thrown together in an hour of encroaching darkness, both must make choices that will determine not only the destinies of two men, but two families, two nations, and two worlds.
Este libro ofrece un novenario para las personas que est n de luto. Es perfecto usar tanto por individuos como por familias cuando un ser querido fallece. El novenario contiene oraciones paracada d a as como meditaciones sobre la sanaci n interior que pueden ayudar a los dem?'s a recordar la vida del fallecido y despedirse de l con compasion y respeto. Utiliza un esquema sencillo con lecturas de la biblia. Novenario para los difuntos es un recurso excelente para los que no pueden estar junto con la familia en el pais ajeno aunque todos sienten la pena y separaci n de la muerte.
Novena for the Dead
Use the prayers in this work to heal the sorrow that comes with the death of a loved one. Latino catholics have the be ... more
Inside burning buildings, Captain Caleb Holt lives by the firefighter's adage: Never leave your partner.
Yet at home, in the cooling embers of his marriage, he lives by his own rules.
Growing up, his wife Catherine always dreamed of marrying a loving, brave firefighter . . . just like her father. Now, after seven years of marriage, she wonders when she stopped being "good enough." Countless arguments and anger have them wanting to move on to something with more sparks.
As they prepare for divorce, Caleb's father challenges him to commit to a 40-day experiment: "The Love Dare." Wondering if it's even worth the effort, Caleb reluctantly agrees, not realizing how it will change his world forever.
The stirring story of the Trojan War and the rage of Achilles has gripped listeners and readers for 2,700 years. This timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amid devastation and destruction, as it moves inexorably to its terrifying, tragic conclusion.
Combining the skills of a poet and scholar, Robert Fagles brings the energy of contemporary language to this enduring heroic epic. He maintains the drive and metric music of Homer's poetry, and evokes the impact and nuance of The Iliad's mesmerizing repeated phrases in what Denis Donoghue describes as a "superb achievement" and Peter Levi calls an "astonishing performance".
What would you do if you met someone you thought just might be one of Jesus' original disciples still living in the 21st Century? That's Jake's dilemma as he meets a man who talks of Jesus as if he had known him, and whose way of living changes everything Jake had previously known. So You Don't Want to Go to Church Anymore is Jake's compelling journal that chronicles thirteen conversations with his newfound friend over a four-year period and how those exchanges turn Jake's world upside-down. With his help, Jake faces his darkest fears, struggles through brutal circumstances and comes out on the other side in the joy and freedom he always dreamed was possible. If you are tired of going through the motions of Christianity ... more