Just Too Busy: Taking Your Family on a Radical Sabbatical

Just Too Busy: Taking Your Family on a Radical Sabbatical
$14.99
'Joanne Kraft always comes through with milk out the nose humor that is honest, authentic, and even educational! She's one of my favorite writers.'--James N. Watkins Award-winning author and editor of Vista Just Too Busy is the story of the Kraft family's head-on collision with busyness and the 12-month experiment that changed their lives. When their children could recite the dollar value meals at McDonald s faster than the times-tables, Joanne and Paul Kraft knew something was very wrong. So, instead of continuing their busyness habit and fitting more into their schedules, they took a year off from all extracurricular activities and learned how to be a family again. In this book, readers will laugh their way to learning the 10 telltale signs that they're just too busy and find the courage to guard their families from the temptation of constant distraction.
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9780834126091
Publication Date: 
2011-06-01
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Lessons from Clod

Lessons from Clod
$34.95
"Casebound book printed in full color, using vivid inks and high quality paper. This is the story of one kid. A story of what one, visually impaired kid from Kansas can do. A kid with contagious generosity, setting an example for individuals and corporations to become more philanthropic to change our world. A kid who responded to a challenge, and redefined himself. Jeff Hanson's art is hanging in Warren Buffett's home. The Association of Fundraising Professionals named Jeff "Young Philanthropist of the Year." The Small Business Administration named Jeff "Young Entrepreneur of the Year." The trifecta! Jeff Hanson is defined by art, philanthropy and entrepreneurship. Not the kid down the street who lost his vision to a brain tumor. Jeff Hanson will raise one million dollars for charity before he is 20. One million by 20!"
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9780988384200
Publication Date: 
2013-02-28
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Let It Go: How to Stop Running the Show and Start Walking in Faith

Let It Go: How to Stop Running the Show and Start Walking in Faith
$14.99

Many women are wired to control. You're the ones who make sure the house is clean, the meals are prepared, the beds are made, the children are dressed, and everyone gets to work, school, and other activities on time.

But trying to control everything can be exhausting, and it can also cause friction with your friends and family.

This humorous, yet thought-provoking book guides you as you discover for yourself the freedom and reward of living a life "out of control," in which you allow God to be seated in the rightful place in your life. Armed with relevant biblical and current examples (both to emulate and to avoid), doable ideas, new thought patterns, and practical tools to implement, Let. It. Go. will gently lead you out of the land of over-control and into a place of quiet trust.

A companion video-based study for small groups is also available.

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9780310333920
Publication Date: 
2012-11-17
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Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World

Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World
$17.99

Now a New York Times Bestseller!

As a college student he spent 16 days in the Pacific Ocean with five guys and a crate of canned meat. As a father he took his kids on a world tour to eat ice cream with heads of state. He made friends in Uganda, and they liked him so much he became the Ugandan consul. He pursued his wife for three years before she agreed to date him. His grades weren't good enough to get into law school, so he sat on a bench outside the Dean's office for seven days until they finally let him enroll.

Bob Goff has become something of a legend, and his friends consider him the world's best-kept secret. Those same friends have long insisted he write a book. What follows are paradigm shifts, musings, and stories from one of the world's most delightfully engaging and winsome people. What fuels his impact? Love. But it's not the kind of love that stops at thoughts and feelings. Bob's love takes action. Bob believes Love Does.

When Love Does, life gets interesting. Each day turns into a hilarious, whimsical, meaningful chance that makes faith simple and real. Each chapter is a story that forms a book, a life. And this is one life you don't want to miss.

Light and fun, unique and profound, the lessons drawn from Bob's life and attitude just might inspire you to be secretly incredible, too.

Endorsements:

"If this book does not make your heart beat faster, book the next flight to Mayo Clinic!" --Bill Hybels, Senior Pastor, Willow Creek Community Church, Chairman, Willow Creek Association

"Bob Goff is a one-man tsunami of grace, a hurricane of love. He doesn't just talk about change, he really is change, as Love Does chronicles in such a vivid way. Yet, Love Does doesn't leave you feeling like you want to celebrate its author, it awakens a sense deep within that you, too, have an outrageous role to play in God's unfolding story or rescue and repair." --Louie Giglio, Passion Conferences/Passion City Church

"An interesting and compelling story (with Young Life roots) that ends with a practical challenge and punch: 'love does' and God can use you to do it!" --Denny Rydberg, President, Young Life

"Every once in a while someone like Bob Goff shows up to remind us that some things matter a lot more than others. Love Does has a kind of 'north star' effect that will push you to refocus your life and energy on what is most significant. It doesn't just invite you to respond with your God-given potential, it invites you to become a part of what God can do beyond your potential." --Reggie Joiner, Founder and CEO of Orange

"We liked the book a lot. Mostly, the balloons on the cover. The rest was pretty good too. Lots of stories about how God helps us." --Aedan, Asher and Skye Peterson ages 13, 12 and 9

"This may look like a book. It's not. It is an invitation to enter into the greatest adventure you have ever known--your life as it was meant to be lived. Hang on!" --Michael Hyatt, Author, Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World, MichaelHyatt.com

"Bob's ability to love people brings contagious hope and inspiration wherever he goes. The power of love showcased in this book will surely touch the hearts and souls of many people. Read Love Does and find a friend in one the world's best hidden secrets, a person who shows how love can create connection and make a difference--even across oceans." --George Tsereteli, Deputy Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia (former Russian Republic)

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9781400203758
Publication Date: 
2012-05-01
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Made to Crave: Satisfying Your Deepest Desire with God, Not Food

Made to Crave: Satisfying Your Deepest Desire with God, Not Food
$16.99

From New York Times bestselling author of Uninvited and The Best Yes, Lysa TerKeurst brings you the missing link between a woman's desire to be healthy and the spiritual empowerment necessary to make that happen.

The reality is we were made to crave. Craving isn't a bad thing. But we must realize God created us to crave more of him. Many of us have misplaced that craving by overindulging in physical pleasures instead of lasting spiritual satisfaction. If you are struggling with unhealthy eating habits, you can break the "I'll start again Monday" cycle, and start feeling good about yourself today. Learn to stop beating yourself up over the numbers on the scale. Discover that your weight loss struggle isn't a curse but rather a blessing in the making, and replace justifications that lead to diet failure with empowering go-to scripts that lead to victory. You can reach your healthy weight goal - and grow closer to God in the process. This is not a how-to book. This is not the latest and greatest dieting plan. This book is the necessary companion for you to use alongside whatever healthy lifestyle plan you choose. This is a book and Bible study to help you find the "want to" in making healthy lifestyle choices.

Other products in the Made to Crave family include the Made to Crave devotional, video study and participant's guide, and Made to Crave for Young Women. All available now!

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9780310293262
Publication Date: 
2010-12-25
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Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours

Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours
$14.99
Raising children these days can be daunting. But if anyone understands why children behave the way they do, it's Dr. Kevin Leman. Equipping parents with seven principles of Reality Discipline-a loving no-nonsense parenting approach that really works-this internationally known psychologist, author, and father of five shows parents how to - understand why children misbehave and what to do about it - foil finicky eaters, turn off temper tantrums, and minimize sibling rivalries - set suitable allowances, curfews, and privileges - and much more Real-life examples, questions at the end of each chapter, and a discussion guide for individual or group use make this book an engaging read for parents, teachers, and child care providers. With over a million copies in print, readers can't go wrong with this classic and continual best-seller-now in a fun, new package.
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0800731050
Publication Date: 
2005-07-01
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Man's Search for Meaning

Man's Search for Meaning
$14.00
Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945 Frankl labored in four different camps, including Auschwitz, while his parents, brother, and pregnant wife perished. Based on his own experience and the experiences of others he treated later in his practice, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward with renewed purpose. Frankl's theory-known as logotherapy, from the Greek word logos ("meaning")-holds that our primary drive in life is not pleasure, as Freud maintained, but the discovery and pursuit of what we personally find meaningful.

At the time of Frankl's death in 1997, Man's Search for Meaning had sold more than 10 million copies in twenty-four languages. A 1991 reader survey for the Library of Congress that asked readers to name a "book that made a difference in your life" found Man's Search for Meaning among the ten most influential books in America.

Beacon Press, the original English-language publisher of Man's Search for Meaning, is issuing this new paperback edition with a new Foreword, biographical Afterword, jacket, price, and classroom materials to reach new generations of readers.

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9780807014271
Publication Date: 
2006-06-01
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Margin: Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial, and Time Reserves to Overloaded Lives (Revised)

Margin: Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial, and Time Reserves to Overloaded Lives (Revised)
$15.99
Margin is the space that once existed between ourselves and our limits. Today we use margin just to get by. This book is for anyone who yearns for relief from the pressure of overload. Reevaluate your priorities, determine the value of rest and simplicity in your life, and see where your identity really comes from. The benefits can be good health, financial stability, fulfilling relationships, and availability for God's purpose.
ISBN/SKU: 
9781576836828
Publication Date: 
2004-10-25
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Mom: Magnificent, One-Of-A-Kind, Multi-Talented

Mom: Magnificent, One-Of-A-Kind, Multi-Talented
$9.99
Mothers are special. . . . Celebrate your mom with this beautiful keepsake gift book, overflowing with words of praise and thanks. With brief, relevant devotional readings complemented by scripture, quotations, and prayers, this unique package is sure to fill your mother's heart to overflowing with much-needed inspiration and encouragement.
ISBN/SKU: 
9781616266219
Publication Date: 
2012-03-01
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Mother to Daughter: Shared Wisdom from the Heart

Mother to Daughter: Shared Wisdom from the Heart
$9.95

Warm and fuzzy, anchored in values, and filled with simple words of wisdom, this beloved, bestselling book for parents speak to the important business of raising daughters, and distill their timeless lessons into one nugget of wisdom per page--some lighthearted, some serious, some practical, and some intangible, and all supported by a strong moral backbone.


Freshly updated, the book begins with the Five Keys of Parenting, a guide to navigating the extraordinary, even if sometimes exasperating, journey of parenthood. It's filled with helpful reassurance: Tickle her, play with her, give her piggyback rides. She's not breakable. And accepting bittersweet reality: When it's time--Let her go.



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9780761174875
Publication Date: 
2013-04-09
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Mother to Son: Shared Wisdom from the Heart

Mother to Son: Shared Wisdom from the Heart
$9.95

Warm and fuzzy, anchored in values, and filled with simple words of wisdom, this beloved, bestselling book for parents speaks to the important business of raising sons, and distills their timeless lessons into one nugget of wisdom per page--some lighthearted, some serious, some practical, and some intangible, and all supported by a strong moral backbone.


Freshly updated, the book begins with the Five Keys of Parenting, a guide to navigating the extraordinary, even if sometimes exasperating, journey of parenthood. It's filled with the importance of nurturing responsibility: Teach him that the world will judge him by his actions, not his intentions. Fun stuff: Have tea with him in the afternoons. Serve cookies. And when he's ready to go: Hug him fiercely.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780761174868
Publication Date: 
2013-04-09
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My Youngest, There's No One Like You

My Youngest, There's No One Like You
$12.99
Every child is special. And every child deserves to be recognized for what makes him or her unique.
In these creative and heartwarming books, birth order guru, Dr. Kevin Leman, and his artist son, Kevin Leman II, follow up on their new birth order series for children. Following My Firstborn, There's No One Like You, these next two books in the series continue using birth order principles to convey love, acceptance, and a sense of individuality to the middle and youngest child in the family. These books will be enjoyed by parents and children, alike.
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0800718313
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Necessary Endings: The Employees, Businesses, and Relationships That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Move Forward

Necessary Endings: The Employees, Businesses, and Relationships That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Move Forward
$25.99
"If you're hesitant to pull the trigger when things obviously aren't working out, Henry Cloud's Necessary Endings may be the most important book you read all year." --Dave Ramsey, New York Times bestselling author of The Total Money Makeover

"Cloud is a wise, experienced, and compassionate guide through [life's] turbulent passages." --Bob Buford, bestelling author of Halftime and Finishing Well; founder of the Leadership Network

Henry Cloud, the bestselling author of Integrity and The One-Life Solution, offers this mindset-altering method for proactively correcting the bad and the broken in our businesses and our lives. Cloud challenges readers to achieve the personal and professional growth they both desire and deserve--and gives crucial insight on how to make those tough decisions that are standing in the way of a more successful business and, ultimately, a better life.
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9780061777127
Publication Date: 
2011-01-18
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Nice Girls Don't Change the Wo

Nice Girls Don't Change the Wo
$14.99
Margaret Mead said: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.” My version of that quote is: “Never doubt that a community of thoughtful, committed women, filled with the power and love of God, using gifts they have identified and developed, and pursuing passions planted in them by God—never doubt that these women can change the world.”—Lynne Hybels Nice Girls are taught early that serving God means earning God’s love and sacrificing oneself to meet the needs of others. Unfortunately, after living a life she thought was what God demanded, her husband wanted, her kids needed, and her church expected, Lynne Hybels felt utterly lost—both to herself and to God. In this wise and tender book, Hybels tells of her struggle to stop living someone else’s life and to reclaim the unique gifts, strengths, and passions God gave her. And she reveals how turning away from her false view of God as a harsh and demanding taskmaster enabled her to rest at last in God’s sustaining love. As she explains, it’s never too late to discover that who you really are is exactly what delights God and what the world needs.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780310272311
Publication Date: 
2006-01-01
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No More Perfect Kids: Love Your Kids for Who They Are (New)

No More Perfect Kids: Love Your Kids for Who They Are (New)
$13.99

Love Your Kids for Who They Are.

Mom and dad, your kids are created in God's image, not your own. Jill Savage and Kathy Koch will guide you in truly appreciating your kids. They will teach you how to study and become an expert on your children, because you cannot fully embrace them until you truly know them.

Written in a passionate, candid, and personal tone, the authors will instill within you hope and contentment. You'll be inspired to apply the practical, realistic, and relevant ideas and tactics Jill and Kathy share.

Special needs kids will also be addressed in the book.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780802411525
Publication Date: 
2014-02-14
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Not Alone: Encouragement for Caregivers

Not Alone: Encouragement for Caregivers
$20.00
Caregivers have a front-row seat to suffering. Helping someone (most likely a close loved one) through disease, pain, frailty and death exacts a tremendous toll. We don't want to think about it, feel inadequate and overwhelmed with despair in the midst of it. Yet we must somehow pull it together and press on. With so much time and energy devoted to someone else, we sometimes feel isolated in the sadness of our labor of love. Welcome these honest and authentic daily devotions that will help you through another day of profound frustration, wonder, empathy and devotion. Noonan describes the caregiving experience as a spiritual pilgrimage and invites us to look for God's embrace along the way: "God is with us in the tears and the laughter, the brokenness and the holiness, the exhaustion and the whispers of resurrection."
ISBN/SKU: 
9780835899826
Publication Date: 
2009-03-01
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Not Worth Saving

Not Worth Saving
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Doctors told a young mother that her unborn child's life was Not Worth Saving. With the determination that mother found through faith, Matthew thrived, and he did live. He spoke without talking; he loved, laughed, and made friends -- all without ever saying a single word. Matthew was a light and a joy to those who encountered him. In Not Worth Saving, Ann Joyner shares the story of her son Matthew's twenty-one miraculous and grace-filled years -- and, unwittingly, reveals so much more about the number of lives and hearts Matthew changes, simply by being alive.

Doctors told a young mother that the life of her unborn child was not worth saving. With the determination that mother found through faith, Matthew thrived, and he did live. He spoke without talking; he loved, laughed, and made friends all without ever saying a single word. Matthew was a light and a joy to those who encountered him. In Not Worth Saving, Ann Joyner shares the story of her son Matthew s twenty-one miraculous and grace-filled years and, unwittingly, reveals so much more about the number of lives and hearts Matthew changed, simply by being alive.
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9780834135154
Publication Date: 
2014-09-10
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Now That They Are Grown

Now That They Are Grown
$14.99

We don’t stop being parents when our kids are grown...but some things do change.

Life is filled with change. As our sons and daughters move into young adulthood, our role of what it means to be loving parents changes dramatically.

This book aims to help readers miss as many potholes as possible in making the transition from parenting children to being parents of young adults. Here are ways to  nurture our adult children while encouraging their independence and maturity. Learn to have  balance. Here is how to respond to them in times of struggle. Readers will see how to be supportive, yet not intrusive, caring without enabling dependency.

The questions are important. The answers are not obvious. It is a new day in our relationships with our children. The page has been turned, and we are now writing the new chapter in the life of our family. It is important that we get it right.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781426741913
Publication Date: 
2011-12-01
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Now You're Speaking My Language: Honest Communiation and Deeper Intimacy for a Stronger Marriage

Now You're Speaking My Language: Honest Communiation and Deeper Intimacy for a Stronger Marriage
$14.99
Now You’re Speaking My Language from multimillion selling author Gary Chapman (The Five Love Languages) encourages husbands and wives to offer steadfast loyalty, forgiveness, empathy, and commitment to resolving conflict, thus encouraging each other in spiritual growth. With great clarity, Dr. Chapman shows how communication and intimacy are key points in developing a successful marriage by focusing on these principles: Lasting answers to marital growth are found in the Bible, Your relationship with God enhances your marriage relationship, Communication is the main way two become one in a marriage, and Biblical oneness involves sex, but also intellectual, spiritual,emotional, and social oneness.
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9781433683015
Publication Date: 
1900-01-01
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One Word That Will Change Your Life (Expanded)

One Word That Will Change Your Life (Expanded)
$20.00
The guide to creating simplicity in your world and developing a discipline for life, now in a full-color, expanded edition

One Word explains how to simplify your life and business by focusing on just ONE WORD for the entire year. The simplicity of choosing one word makes it a catalyst for life-change. Clutter and complexity lead to procrastination and paralysis, while simplicity and focus lead to success and clarity. By celebrated authors Dan Britton, Jimmy Page, and Jon Gordon, One Word That Will Change Your Life shows you how to cut through to the core of your intention for the next year. It offers an action plan and simple process to discover your word for the year. It also explains how your one word will impact the six dimensions of your life—mental, physical, emotional, relational, spiritual, and financial.

This beautifully illustrated full-color Second Edition includes even more stories demonstrating the impact of embracing the One Word call to action. It explores the legacy of taking a focused approach to your life and outlines six new dimensions to the Action Plan.

  • Includes additional material on developing the One Word for teams and families, specifically how a group of people can also have a One Word
  • Demonstrates how to establish a simple, disciplined, and focused approach to the next year of your life

Discover how to create simplicity in your world and develop a discipline for life through the power of One Word.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781118809426
Publication Date: 
2013-10-28
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One Year of Dinner Table Devotions & Discussion Starters: 365 Opportunities to Grow Closer to God as a Family

One Year of Dinner Table Devotions & Discussion Starters: 365 Opportunities to Grow Closer to God as a Family
$14.99
Getting the kids to turn off the TV and video games is challenge enough―let alone gathering as a family to read and discuss the Bible! One Year of Dinner Table Devotions & Discussion Starters helps families start where they are already gathered together on a daily basis―around the dinner table. As the meal comes to a close, family members can take turns turning to the dinner-table devotion for that day, designed to be done together as a family in 10 to 15 minutes. The result is a meaningful daily discussion in which every family member can participate, drawing the whole family closer to God . . . and each other.
ISBN/SKU: 
9781414318950
Publication Date: 
2008-10-01
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Parent's Guide to Understanding Sex & Dating: Beyond the Birds and the Bees

Parent's Guide to Understanding Sex & Dating: Beyond the Birds and the Bees
$6.99
Helping your child make wise choices about sex and dating requires more than just one chat. It's about building bridges of ongoing dialogue throughout the teenage years.

But youth workers Mark Oestreicher and Joel Mayward realize many parents don't feel comfortable or prepared to have these kinds of conversations. That's why they wrote A Parent's Guide to Understanding Sex and Dating-- to equip you to initiate healthy, honest discussions with your teenager. This book will also help you understand some of the relevant trends and issues in today's youth culture.

Your role as a parent is to do more than provide your teenager with information about sex and dating. You have the opportunity and the calling to help your child live wisely and honor God in this sometimes tricky, occasionally awkward, and always vital area of life.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780764484650
Publication Date: 
2013-02-15
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Pilgrimage Into the Last Third of Life: 7 Gateways to Spiritual Growth

Pilgrimage Into the Last Third of Life: 7 Gateways to Spiritual Growth
$16.00
This book offers readers Bible-based meditations that address 7 tasks essential to living the last third of life with purpose.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780835811170
Publication Date: 
2012-09-01
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Prayers for Help and Healing

Prayers for Help and Healing
$11.99
Features simple, practical, and comforting prayers for people in crisis and for their caregivers.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780806627847
Publication Date: 
2000-09-05
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Praying Through a Child's Illness: 28 Days of Prayer

Praying Through a Child's Illness: 28 Days of Prayer
$10.00

Addresses parents' need for spiritual support when they are facing the tough task of raising a child with a chronic illness

Can I trust God when my child is seriously ill? Wessel Bentley knows the agony of this question, and he writes from his own experience of having a child with severe heart problems
ISBN/SKU: 
9780835810647
Publication Date: 
2011-07-01
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