What’s Your Worldview?: An Interactive Approach to Life’s Big Questions

Cast in the mold of a classic “choose your own adventure” story,  what’s your Worldview? will guide you toward finding intellectually satisfying answers to life’s biggest questions―equipping you to think carefully about not only what you believe but why you believe it and how it impacts the rest of your life.

And how you answer is one of the most important things about you. Not sure what you’d say? join james Anderson on an interactive journey of discovery aimed at helping you understand and evaluate the options when it comes to identifying your worldview. 2014 popular theology book of the year - World Magazine How do you view the world? It’s a big question.


What Christians Ought to Believe: An Introduction to Christian Doctrine Through the Apostles’ Creed

An appendix includes the Apostles’ Creed in the original Latin and Greek. What christians ought to believe is ideally suited for both the classroom and the church setting to teach beginning students and laypersons the basics of what Christians ought to affirm if they are to be called Christians. Modern christians have often hesitated to embrace the ancient creeds because of our “nothing but the Bible” tradition.

After first emphasizing the importance of creeds for the formation of the Christian faith, the Son, introduces the Father, each chapter, following the Creed’s outline, and the Spirit and the Church. In what christians ought to believe michael Bird opens our eyes to the possibilities of the Apostle’s Creed as a way to explore and understand the basic teachings of the Christian faith.

Bringing together theological commentary, tips for application, and memorable illustrations, What Christians Ought to Believe summarizes the basic tenets of the Christian faith using the Apostle’s Creed as its entryway. Zondervan.

Christian Worldview: A Student's Guide Reclaiming the Christian Intellectual Tradition

Everything we think, say, and do reflects our worldview. Based on the notion that ideas have consequences, this accessible resource will help you see life’s “big picture” by equipping you with a well-reasoned framework of Christian beliefs and convictions. Crossway Books. Zondervan. Whether we realize it or not, humanity, basic beliefs about God, history, and the future inevitably shape how we live.

Philip ryken, prolific author and president of Wheaton College, explains the distinguishing marks of the Christian worldview, helping us to engage thoughtfully with our increasingly pluralistic society.

Know Why You Believe

Crossway Books. One of the top 50 books that have shaped evangelicals Christianity Today, 2006 "After 2, 000 years, no question is going to bring Christianity crashing. Do science and scripture conflict? are miracles possible? Is Christian experience real? Why does God allow suffering and evil? These are just a few of the twelve most common intellectual challenges to faith that Paul E.

This edition, revised and updated by marie Little in consultation with experts in science and archaeology, provides twenty-first-century information and offers solid ground for those who are willing to search for truth. Including a study guide for individuals or groups, Know Why You Believe is the classic answerbook on Christian faith.

Zondervan. By thinking through the most common challenges to Christian faith, believers will be prepared to answer others out of the wellspring of their own certainty. Little encountered during his twenty-five years of speaking and teaching in the university. These questions need solid answers, and that's what a million people have already found in this clear and reasonable response to the toughest questions posed to Christian belief.

Sprinkling in a few "sure-fire jokes" and other humorous illustrations, Little uses these questions to jog readers' thinking and help them examine their present worldviews, ranging from scientific determinism to rabid existentialism.

Know What You Believe

Zondervan. Little leads you into a greater appreciation of a God who has done great things to bring you into a relationship with him through Jesus Christ. What does christianity have to do with anything? what does the christian faith teach about God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit? What do I need to know about angels, Satan and demons? What place should the Bible or a church have in my life? By exploring these and other core questions, bestselling author Paul E.

Expanded and updated throughout by paul's wife Marie, this contemporary edition is packed with illuminating answers to questions and misconceptions about the Christian faith, with study questions for each chapter. Crossway Books. He presents ten bottom-line, non-negotiable truths of Christianity using humorous, anecdotal illustrations gathered from years of experience helping believers share their faith with not-yet Christians.


Ethics and Moral Reasoning: A Student's Guide Reclaiming the Christian Intellectual Tradition

Ben mitchell helps us thoughtfully engage our morally confused world in this introduction to ethics from a distinctly Christian perspective. Wright, this book will help you embrace a holistic approach to moral reasoning that is founded on Scripture and informed by history. T. Zondervan. Crossway Books. From drone warfare to gay marriage, the modern world is full of ethical conundrums stemming from a plethora of amazing technological advances and dramatic cultural shifts.

Drawing on insights from key historical figures and modern Christian ethicists such as Stanley Hauerwas and N. Challenging the relativism so rampant in our society today, C.

REFLECT: Becoming Yourself by Mirroring the Greatest Person in History

Zondervan. That supreme something-whatever it may be for you-is shaping the person you are becoming, turning you into someone radiant and full of life, for better or for worse, or making you a dim and weightless ghost of yourself. But what if we worshipped jesus? not the imaginary jesus invented by televangelism, our whole selves? drawing from science, music, theology, our actions, philosophy, our relationships, our emotions, pop culture, but the actual Jesus we meet in the New Testament? How can he, fundamentalism, or some political ism, consumerism, mysticism, art, enlarge our intellects, history, unlike any other object of worship, and more, our imaginations, literature, Thaddeus J.

Crossway Books. What's the most important thing in the universe to you? What, more than anything else, permeates your thought life, pulls your heart strings, and propels your actions? Don't fool yourself. Williams paints a fresh and inspiring vision of how we become most truly ourselves by mirroring the Greatest Person in History.


The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism

Riverhead Books. Zondervan. Using literature, real-life conversations, philosophy, Keller explains how the belief in a Christian God is, and potent reasoning, in fact, a sound and rational one. And to skeptics, and agnostics, atheists, he provides a challenging argument for pursuing the reason for God. Look out for timothy Keller's latest book,  The Songs of Jesus.

A new york times bestseller people can believe in—by "a pioneer of the new urban Christians" Christianity Today and the "C. S. Timothy keller, the founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, and even ardent believers, addresses the frequent doubts that skeptics, have about religion.

Lewis for the 21st century" Newsweek. Crossway Books. To true believers he offers a solid platform on which to stand their ground against the backlash to religion created by the Age of Skepticism.

Making Sense of the Bible: One of Seven Parts from Grudem's Systematic Theology Making Sense of Series

Crossway Books. Topics include canon of scripture: the list of all books that belong in the bible; authority of scripture: all words in Scripture are God’s words because that is what the Bible claims for itself; Clarity of Scripture: the Bible is written so that its teachings are able to be understood by all who read it; Necessity of Scripture: the Bible is necessary for knowledge of the gospel; and Sufficiency of Scripture: Scripture contains all the words of God he intended his people to have.

Written in a friendly tone, appealing to the emotions and the spirit as well as the intellect, make better decisions on new questions, Making Sense of the Bible helps readers overcome wrong ideas, and grow as Christians. Riverhead Books. With a strong emphasis on the scriptural basis for each doctrine—what the whole Bible teaches us today about a particular topic; clear writing, with technical terms kept to a minimum; and a contemporary approach, emphasizing how each doctrine should be understood and applied by present-day Christians, Making Sense of the Bible is required reading for understanding the relevant passages of Scripture.


Freshman 15: How to Put the Weight on in All the Right Places

Every college student will gain weight in college, but that doesn't have to be a negative thing. In your time at college, you will put on the freshmen fifteen. People in the ancient world spoke of giving weight to something as giving it glory or heightening it to a place of significance in one's life. Freshman fifteen is an americanized concept proposing that when students conclude their freshman year at college, they are approximately fifteen pounds heavier than when that school year began.

Zondervan. Riverhead Books. I would just recommend that you put it on in all the right places. Crossway Books. What would it look like if you gave glory to Jesus Christ in every area of your life in college? Freshman 15 contains fifteen specific areas in which college students can practically give Jesus weight or glory.


Organic Outreach for Ordinary People: Sharing Good News Naturally

Crossway Books. In these pages you will discover that sharing the good news of Jesus can be as natural as talking about your favorite sports team or telling a friend about a wonderful new restaurant. You can share the love and message of Jesus in a way that fits exactly how God has wired you. It’s a collection of biblical practices that you can incorporate into your life starting today.

But, but we don’t want it to feel awkward, uncomfortable, where do we start? We want to share our faith, or unnatural … for them or for us! Organic Outreach for Ordinary People will help you shape a personal approach to passing on the good news of Jesus in natural ways. Fulfill one of your deepest longings Every follower of Jesus has a sincere desire to share God’s love with others.

Deep in our hearts we have a burning passion to pass on the good news we have received. Zondervan. Tell the life-changing story of Jesus. In this practical and easy-to-read book, Kevin Harney offers the tools needed to reach out with God’s love in organic ways. Discover ordinary ways to communicate God’s love and the message of salvation—naturally.

On the golf course, over coffee, while taking a walk—anywhere and everywhere—become a bearer of grace. We want to tell friends and family about who Jesus is, what he means to us, and all he has done for them.