Staff Pick – The Youth Worker’s Guide to Creative Bible Study

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Wondering what to read next? With the thousands of books on the WORDsearch site, it can be tough to decide on what book to add to your library. But we’re here to help! Today’s Staff Pick highlights one of our employee’s favorite books. And don’t miss the special discount, plus an excerpt of the commentary on John, at the end of this post just for stopping by!

Big or small, every youth ministry is dependent on parents and volunteers for success. An important skill to develop in volunteers is the ability to share and discuss the Word of God. If you are looking for a resource to help you train volunteers to study the Bible, I recommend The Youth Worker’s Guide to Creative Bible Study.

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Staff Pick – An Exposition on Prayer

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Wondering what to read next? With the thousands of books on the WORDsearch site, it can be tough to decide on what book to add to your library. But we’re here to help! Today’s Staff Pick highlights one of our employee’s favorite books. And don’t miss the special discount, plus an excerpt of the commentary on John, at the end of this post just for stopping by!

Without a doubt, prayer is essential to every believer. It is the way to communicate with our Creator and will transform our lives. In 1 Thessalonians 5: 16-18, Paul urges us to “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing,  give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”

In An Expositon on Prayer: Igniting the Fuel to Flame our Communication with God, Dr. Jim Rosscup, a Bible teacher for over 50 years, has created an incredibly in-depth study of every single prayer in the Bible. There are introductions to each prayer and outlines to go with them. Each prayer is broken down to verse level, really digging deep into who, what, when, where, why, and how of the prayer.

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Staff Pick – Wells Bible Atlas

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Wondering what to read next? With the thousands of books on the WORDsearch site, it can be tough to decide on what book to add to your library. But we’re here to help! Today’s Staff Pick highlights one of our employee’s favorite books. And don’t miss the special discount at the end of this post just for stopping by!

I have always loved trivia. Sometimes the right bit of knowledge makes me feel just a tiny bit better about life. For instance, a Jewish friend of mine once showed me that when you see a capital U inside of a capital O on food packaging, that signifies that the food is certified Kosher. The O and the U stand for Orthodox Union, the largest Kosher certification agency in the world.

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Staff Pick – Islam and America

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Wondering what to read next? With the thousands of books on the WORDsearch site, it can be tough to decide on what book to add to your library. But we’re here to help! Today’s Staff Pick highlights one of our employee’s favorite books. And don’t miss the special discount, plus an excerpt of the commentary on John, at the end of this post just for stopping by!

*spoken in my best Jerry Seinfeld voice* “What’s the deeeeaaal with Islam?”

Tough crowd.

If you’re like me, the religion of Islam really didn’t appear on your radar until that most fateful morning of September 11, 2001. In the years that followed, my personal view of Muslims and Islam in general was largely shaped by what I saw on the Internet and the nightly news. To say that the information I was ingesting was one-sided would be putting it nicely. I was aware of this to some degree but I didn’t care. As far as I was concerned the religion of Islam had traveled halfway across the globe and touched my life in a way I could never have imagined. You can be sure that I truly felt this curious faith deserved every ignorant ill-informed opinion I held!

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Staff Pick – NIV Application Commentary

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Wondering what to read next? With the thousands of books on the WORDsearch site, it can be tough to decide on what book to add to your library. But we’re here to help! Today’s Staff Pick highlights one of our employee’s favorite book sets. And don’t miss the special discount, plus an excerpt of the commentary on John, at the end of this post just for stopping by!

Recently, I started doing a study in the book of John in chapter 4, the story of Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well. I decided to look into the NIV Application Commentary, because a WORDsearch customer highly recommended it to me. I have to say that I do not usually reference the NIV for any of my studies or readings, so I was a little bit skeptical of what I would find. The depth and clarity of the NIV Application Commentary suprised me. I really like the way the commentary is laid out. It has an “Original Meaning” section, a “Bridging Context” section, and a “Contemporary Significance” section.

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Staff Pick – When Skeptics Ask

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Wondering what to read next? With the thousands of books on the WORDsearch site, it can be tough to decide on what book to add to your library. But we’re here to help! Today’s Staff Pick highlights one of our employee’s favorite books. And don’t miss the special discount at the end of this post just for stopping by!

They say to err is human. I say to question is also human. The first attack by Satan on the human race was a question, “‘Has God said…?'” Humanity fell, and we’ve been questioning things ever since.

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