Free Friday! Principle Preaching

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The power of principle preaching is simple. Principles are universally applicable. Thus, receptivity is accordingly universal. If it is true in physics that everything that goes up must come down, it is also true in principle preaching, where virtually every principle will be heard, received, remembered, practiced, and even perpetuated by those who hear the Word. Whether one is saved or lost, a communist or Catholic, a Buddhist or Baptist, an astronaut, truck driver, banker, or custodian, the principles will stick.

Happy Free Friday everyone! Today’s free book, usually $14.50, is Principle Preaching: How to Create and Deliver Sermons For Life Applications by John Bisagno.

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4 Questions with Pauline Scholar Thomas Schreiner

Thomas R. Schreiner is a Pauline scholar with a PhD from Fuller Theological Seminary. You might recognize his name from one our favorite commentaries, the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament. He wrote the volume on Romans. He is also the James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.
WORDsearch chatted with Thomas about his Bible study tips, sermon prep, and more.

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Free Friday! The Love Dare

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Love works. It is life’s most powerful motivator and has far greater depth and meaning than most people realize. It always does what is best for others and can empower us to face the greatest of problems. We are born with a lifelong thirst for love. Our hearts desperately need it like our lungs need oxygen. Love changes our motivation for living. Relationships become meaningful with it. No marriage is successful without it.

Happy Free Friday everyone! Today’s free book, usually $14.95, is The Love Dare Stephen and Alex Kendrick.

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Free Friday! Passionate Conviction

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Part of the broader task of Christian scholarship is to help create and sustain a cultural milieu in which the gospel can be heard as an intellectually viable option for thinking men and women. Therefore, the church has a vital stake in raising up Christian scholars who will help to create a place at the university for Christian ideas. The average Christian does not realize that there is an intellectual war going on in the universities and in the professional journals and scholarly societies. Christianity is being attacked as irrational or obsolete; and millions of students, our future generation of leaders, have absorbed that viewpoint.

This is a war we cannot afford to lose.

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Free Friday! Management Essentials for Christian Ministries

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The Old and New Testaments are replete with examples of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and evaluating long before North America began using them in their business ventures. This chapter will provide the reader with biblical examples and theological principles of organization and administration which have their origins in the Bible. Each of the five managerial functions will be surveyed and explored through the lens of the Old and New Testaments with the hope that the reader will come to a realization that God is the ultimate author of sound principles of management.

Happy Free Friday everyone! Today’s free book, usually $39.95 is Management Essentials for Christian Ministries by Michael J. Anthony and James Riley Estep.

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Free Friday! Simple Church

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Relax. This book is not about another church model. If you are a church leader, you have been exposed to plenty of models. Most of them are on your shelf. Or worse, you have blended a bunch of models into one schizophrenic plan. If that is the case, neither you nor the people in your church are really sure what your church is all about. We see it all the time…

After hundreds of consultations with local churches and a significant research project, we have concluded that church leaders need to simplify. They are constantly asking, “How can we make all this work? How can we put all the pieces together?” Many of the church leaders we talk to are seeking an escape from the not-so-simple life.

Happy Free Friday everyone! Today’s free book, usually $7.95 is Simple Church by Thom S. Rainer and Eric Geiger.

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