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Crash Course

Releases - April, 2010 To Order: Amazon.com Barnes and Noble Christianbook.com ISNB#: 9781596692855 Life contains more surprises and twists than most teens couldever imagine.These unforeseen, often difficult, events routinely lead todoubt, worry, and anxiety. Crash Course, a 100-day devotionalfor teens, encourages teens to form a solid foundation of faithin God’s Word that will support them when life’s obstaclescome harder and faster. This unique 100-day devotional is a crash course on life for young people ready to face life on their own. Developing a faith they can confidently defend Pursuing a faith they can call their own Building a faith that endures through difficulties Championing a faith that conquers compromise Growing in a faith that depends on Christ, and not themselves Key Features: Crash Course is divided up into 5 key areas: Doctrine - Know what you believe and why Decisions - How to make good choices Devotion - How to stay connected to God. Direction - Finding God's purpose for your life. Delight - Discovering joy in a...

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Teen People of the Bible

To Order: Amazon.com Barnes and Noble Christianbook.com ISBN#:9781596690882 - Nominated for a Gold Medallion - Recommended by Brio and Breakaway - Endorsed by Susie Magazine A unique, 100-day devotional that explores the lives of 29 teens in the Bible, comparing their struggles and triumphs to the lives of everyday teens. Reviews: "Daniel Darling has produced a compact, 100-day Bible study for teens packaged in a very attractive format. Youth pastors will find it a helpful tool in their arsenal. And hopefully many students will discover that the stories of the Bible are incredibly relevant to the questions they ask and the struggles they face every day."  Ray Pritchard, bestelling author and popular Christian blogger "This is a relevant tool that will launch teens deeper into scripture through the power of story and real-life application. This is a book that should be placed in the hands of every believing and seeking teen." T. Suzanne Eller, Intl. Speaker, Author of Making It Real: Whose Faith Is...

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Gifted Hands

One of my dearest friends is a man named Cecil Murphey. He has authored hundreds of Christian books, but until recently, was not really well known, because he has been a ghostwriter. I don't know if anyone is more talented than Cec at telling someone else's story. He has helped some of the world's biggest celebrities write their autobiographies. One of those great stories is that of Dr. Ben Carson, chief of pediatric neurosurgery at John's Hopkins University. Dr. Carson is one of the world's most celebrated doctors. He has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and has received numerous other awards. He has succesfully separated twins conjoined at the head--a very risky and complicated procedure. Dr. Carson and my friend Cecil Murphey wrote his story a number of years ago in a bestselling book titled, Gifted Hands. I have to admit that I've never read that book. Shame...

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Books I Plan to Read This Year

Every year I read a pile of books, some from friends, others for ministry and preaching, and still others that really peak my interest. Here is my pile of books for 2010 with some comments: Every year I read a pile of books, some from friends, others for ministry and preaching, and still others that really peak my interest. Here is my pile of books for 2010 with some comments: The Power of His Presence by Ray Stedman - I'm currently reading this--its a devotional book compiled from his sermons, which were always expository, deep, and convicting. I regularly read his sermons at raystedman.org. Love and Respect by Emmerson Eggerich - This is long overdue, but a terrific marriage book. I'm currently reading it. Its an amazing exposition really of the well-known but often misapplied instruction in Ephesians. Dug Down Deep by Joshua Harris - I've always enjoyed Josh's writing, preaching, and...

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