Free Friday! God in the Whirlwind

Free Book Friday for Bible Software

“Jesus, I need you.” That was Julie Boyer’s prayer the night of February 5. She prayed it while lying in a bathtub, suffocating and crushed by 15 feet of debris from the building that had collapsed on top of her. Like so many others at Union University, Julie escaped without serious injuries. Like so many others, she has a story to tell about how God was with her that night, and about how she was a beneficiary of the miraculous.

Happy Friday everyone! Today’s free download, usually $12.95, is God in the Whirlwind: Stories of Grace from the Tornado at Union University by Tim Ellsworth.

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Wordsearch 12 – New Features Overview

Wordsearch 12 is our brand new, most advanced, and powerful desktop tool for creating sermons, lessons, and personal Bible study. By upgrading to Wordsearch 12, you’ll experience an even more streamlined process when creating powerful sermons and lessons.

The first of the new and exciting updates that can be found in Wordsearch 12 is the addition of the Lexicon Explorer. The Lexicon Explorer has been added to give you easier access to original language information in your study. To use the Lexicon Explorer, simply double-click on any original language word. The Lexicon Explorer window will open up with all the information available from the lexicons in your library in one window. You no longer have to keep switching between windows or opening up tab after tab of word study books to get a full picture of the original language.

Another addition to the program is OneDrive integration. Word processing documents can now be created inside Wordsearch and saved to your Microsoft OneDrive. Not only is this another way to back up your information by storing it in the cloud, it also allows you to view those documents on multiple computers. The best part is that with the OneDrive app available on your mobile devices, you can access those documents right from the pulpit.

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Free Friday! Spurgeon Edition

The Prince of Preachers was born 185 years ago today. Few people in history can be known by one name and have it ring true with their audience, and Charles H. Spurgeon is one of them. Revered by preachers and those who have heard or read his message, he became one of the most influential men in sharing the gospel. It is estimated that over his lifetime he preached to over 10,000,000 people.

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New Expository Studies Through the Bible

Pastor Jack Andrews has a passion for equipping and encouraging leaders, teachers, and pastors with scriptural truth. The Jack Andrews Expository Studies do just that. Filled with detailed alliterated outlines, expositions, illustrations, word studies, and applications, the 28 volumes in this bundle will give you the tools you need as you study and preach through the Bible.

Study the Bible with an Experienced Expository Preacher

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Free Friday! Revitalizing the Sunday Morning Dinosaur

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“The Sunday School is the finest integrated church growth tool on the market today!” I have begun numerous conferences in various denominational settings with this assertion. My bold declaration has elicited responses varying from mild amusement, to incredulity, to outright scorn, to enthusiastic endorsement. Often religious educators applauded because they felt a certain sense of satisfaction and job security. Many, however, were guarded in their endorsements because they had not seen their ministry in terms of church growth. Other educators were somewhat hostile because they feared that the emphasis on church growth through the Sunday School would compromise their commitment to educational excellence. In truth, their Sunday School programs were not resulting in church growth. Many pastors stared at me blankly thinking, If the Sunday School is a church growth tool, somebody unplugged mine!

Happy Free Friday everyone! Today’s free book, usually $7.95, is Revitalizing the Sunday Morning Dinosaur: A Sunday School Growth Strategy for the 21st Century by Ken Hemphill.

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Move Through the Bible with Heart-Engaging Questions

The Knowing the Bible Series was designed to help you better understand and apply God’s Word and then teach this knowledge to others.

These 12-week studies are made up of four basic components:

  1. Reflection Questions to help readers engage the text at a deeper level.
  2. Gospel Glimpses that highlight the gospel of grace throughout the book.
  3. Whole-Bible Connections that show how any given passage connects to the Bible’s overarching story of redemption, culminating in Christ.
  4. Theological Soundings that identify how historic orthodox doctrines are taught or reinforced throughout Scripture.

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