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How to Be a Motivated Christian: Nine Attitudes That Keep a Christian Going and Growing

By: Briscoe, Stuart

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Victor Books: 1987-03

Seller ID: 003062

ISBN: 089693179X

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Used paperback book copy of How to Be a Motivated Christian: Nine Attitudes That Keep a Christian Going and Growing by Stuart Briscoe. Wheaton IL: Victor Books (Scripture Press Publications), 1987. 166 pages. 5-1/8 x 8-1/8 inches, 21 cm. From the book cover: In this book, Stuart Briscoe tackles the subject of Christian motivation head-on. Using passages from 1-2 Corinthians and Philippians, Briscoe examines teachings from the Apostle Paul (a motivated man if ever there was one!), who took the lid off his own... View more info

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Growing Up in God's Family: Bible Study Guide

By: Charles R. Swindoll

Price: $2.49

Publisher: Insight for Living: 1986-01-01

Seller ID: 009765

ISBN: 0849982189

Condition: Used. Good.


Used trade paperback size copy in Good Condition of Growing Up in God's Family: Bible Study Guide by Charles R. Swindoll. This book is a former church library copy. The first two pages have stamps and shows that there was a card pocket, otherwise pages are unmarked and clean. Cover shows visible wear in the location where there was library sticker and tape. From the back cover: These sixteen lessons talk about trading in a passive, laid back lifestyle for an active, on target plan of growth. Insight for Living, Fullerton CA, 1986. 8.5 x 5.5 inches, 22 cm. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 ... View more info

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The Medieval Scene: An Informal Introduction to the Middle Ages

By: Coulton, G. G.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2000-04-06

Seller ID: 012155

ISBN: 0486409635

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Plus Condition: New book showing minor spot of wear to front cover. From the book cover: The Middle Ages come vividly to life in this eminently readable account by one of the foremost historians of the period. Providing fascinating insights into a wide range of topics, the author discusses the church's influential role in medieval society, the distribution of land, the growth of towns, and the development of self government. Unabridged Dover (2000) republication of the work as published by Cambridge University Press, 1930. 18 black and white illustrations. Mineola NY: Dover Publicati... View more info

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Cleveland Congregationalists 1895: Historical Sketches of Our Twenty Five Churches and Missions and Their Work in Missions, Local Growth and Social Life with Full Directories of Members to January 1, 1896

By: Cristy, A.B. [editor]

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Williams Publishing and Electric Co.: 1896

Seller ID: 011253

Condition: Very Good Antiquarian Condition


Very Good Antiquarian Condition Book titled Cleveland Congregationalists 1895: Historical Sketches of Our Twenty Five Churches and Missions and Their Work in Missions, Local Growth and Social Life with Full Directories of Members to January 1, 1896. Edited by Rev. Alfred Barnes Cristy, Pastor Lake View Congregational Church. Cleveland OH: The Williams Publishing and Electric Co., 1896. 259 pages. 6-3/8 x 9-3/8 inches, 24 cm. CONDITION NOTES: Unmarked, light age toning. Intact, solid binding. Cover shows moderate visible wear, some light stains, fraying to extremeties. No dustjacket. From the I... View more info

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Where Have All Our People Gone? New Choices for Old Churches

By: Dudley, Carl S.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Pilgrim Press: 1979

Seller ID: 009473

ISBN: 0829803599

Condition: Good


Good Condition: One notation otherwise pages unmarked. Binding is intact and tight. No tears. Moderate visible cover wear. Minor outer soil. Used paperback book copy of Where Have All Our People Gone? New Choices for Old Churches by Carl S. Dudley. From the book cover: Based on the major work Understanding Church Growth and Decline: 1950 to 1978, edited by Dean R. Hoge and David A. Roozen and published by Pilgrim Press. New York: Pilgrim Press, 1979. xv, 136 pages. 5-3/8 x 8-1/4 inches, 22 cm. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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Solitude to Sacrament

By: Dyckman, Katherine Marie; Carroll, L. Patrick

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Liturgical Press: 1982-05

Seller ID: 008756

ISBN: 0814612555

Condition: Good


Good Condition: Ex-library copy with card pocket and card inside back cover, notation to first page. Moderate-plus cover wear. Used mass-market size paperback book copy of Solitude to Sacrament by Katherine Marie Dyckman, SNJM, and L. Patrick Carroll, S.J. From the book cover: Solitude to Sacrament thoughtfully delves beneath the surface of Christian prayer, private and public, to spell out how the efficacy of one is bound up with the other. This is an important book for people concerned with spiritual renewal and growth, anyone who prays and goes to church. Nihil obstat. Imprimatur. Collegev... View more info

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Peter's Principles: From 1 and 2 Peter

By: Fickett Jr., Harold L.

Price: $1.95

Publisher: G/L Regal Books: 1974

Seller ID: 008711

ISBN: 0830702768

Condition: Used. Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Clean. Tight binding. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Mass market size paperback book copy of Peter's Principle's: From 1 and 2 Peter by Harold L. Fickett, Jr. Glendale CA: G/L Publications (Regal Books), 1974. 6.75 x 4 inches, 223 pages. From the book cover: Dr. Harold L. Fickett presents a convincing layman's exposition of the biblical text. This readable commentary provides an encouraging practical guide for personal Christian growth by the application of Peter's principles within the pressures of everyday circumstances. Author Harold L. Fickett, Jr.,... View more info

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Confessions of a Parish Pastor

By: Gevik, J. Dean

Price: $6.95

Publisher: J. Dean Gebik: 2004-01-01

Seller ID: 016152

ISBN: 097599610X

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Signed by author on Title Page otherwise unmarked. Tight binding. Minor cover wear. Paperback book copy of Confessions of a Parish Pastor by J. Dean Gevik. With his own theology as a backdrop, the author presents his views on current issues in our society. These meditations, 50 in number, comprise the main text of this book. Gevik also writes five sermons on what he considers to be five of the principal lessons of the Bible, texts that might well form the core of every Christian's faith and hope. Finally, in his Confessions of Faith, he offers a professional autobiography ... View more info

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Selling Swimsuits in the Arctic: Seven Simple Keys to Growing Churches

By: Hamilton, Adam; Gadsden, Cynthia

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Abingdon Press: 2005-05-01

Seller ID: 012179

ISBN: 0687343844

Condition: New


New paperback book copy of Selling Swimsuits in the Arctic: Seven Simple Keys to Growing Churches by Adam Hamilton with Cynthia Gadsden. From the book cover: By telling the humorous and quirky story of how Bob tries to sell his wares to the local Inupiat people, Adam Hamilton illustrates the fundamental concepts of presenting and selling oneself that also apply to how we spread the gospel message. Drawing on his experience as the leader of one of the country's fastest growing churches, Hamilton offers pastors and other Christian leaders solid, simple guidance on how to share the faith and grow... View more info

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Caught in the Web (The Home Cell Unit System At Full Gospel Central Church, Seoul, Korea)

By: Hurston, John W.

Price: $2.99

Publisher: Mountain Press: 1977-01-01

Seller ID: 009564

ISBN: 0895910055

Condition: Used. Good.


Used trade paperback copy in Good Condition of Caught in the Web by Rev. John W. Hurston and Karen L. Hurston, Foreword by Dr. Paul Y. Cho. Unmarked, tight binding, moderate visible cover wear, light outer soil. Church Growth International, Anaheim CA, 1977. New Rev. Fourth printing, 1981. 103 pages, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, 22 cm. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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The Christian Commons: Ending the Spiritual Famine of the Global Church

By: Jore, Tim

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Distant Shores Media: 2013-02-19

Seller ID: 013256

ISBN: 1626660018

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Used mass market size paperback book copy of The Christian Commons: Ending the Spiritual Famine of the Global Church by Tim Jore. Minneapolis MN: Distant Shores Media, 2013. 350 pages. 5.25 x 8 inches, 21 cm. From the book cover: For 300 years, world missions has been built on a foundation of all rights reserved. This is both legal and ethical, but has limited reach. The missions task is immense, and millions of people in thousands of people groups are still waiting to receive even one discipleship resource ... View more info

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Ways To Spark Your Church Program

By: Kostyu, Frank A.

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Abingdon Press: 1974-01-01

Seller ID: 010525

ISBN: 0687442362

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked, clean pages. Tight binding, no spine crease. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Used paperback book copy of Ways To Spark Your Church Program by Frank Kostyu. Abingdon Press, Nashville TN, 1974. 141 pages, 7-3/8 x 5 inches, 19 cm. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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Volunteer Ministries: New Strategies for Today's Church

By: Margie Morris

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Standard Pub: 1994-01

Seller ID: 008137

ISBN: 0784700680

Condition: Used. Very Good


Used trade paperback copy in VG condition. Unmarked, tight binding, no spine crease, minor cover wear, very minor outer soil, no tears, no edge chips. From the back cover: A trend is growing among churches today, greater emphasis on lay ministry, fewer staff members, stricter budgets and more accountability. Thus, a strong volunteer ministries program is vital to the growth and well-being of the church. Every congregation possesses a wealth of information and talent sufficient to meet the needs of the church and the community. The priesthood of believers is a powerful force, but too often it ... View more info

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Catholic Pentecostalism: Problems in Evaluation

By: McDonnell, O.S.B., Kilian

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Dove Publications: 1970

Seller ID: 012225

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Minus Condition: Pages unmarked. Solid binding. Vintage staples show rust. Moderate visible cover wear and outer soil, spine head nicked. Used vintage pamphlet in paper wraps copy of Catholic Pentecostalism: Problems in Evaluation by Kilian McDonnell, O.S.B., Executive Director, Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research, Collegeville, Minnesota. (This article originally appeared in volume 9 (Winter, 1970) of Dialog, pages 35-54.) Pecos NM: Dove Publications, 1970. 58 pages. 4 x 7 inches, 18 cm. From the introduction: About three years ago Pentecostalism appeared within American ... View more info

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Bible ABC Book

By: Metropolitan Church Association

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Metropolitan Church Association: 1917

Seller ID: 014520

Condition: Good


Good Antiquarian Condition: Unmarked. Age toned. Cover shows moderate wear and soil, spine rubbed, spine ends split to 1.75 inches, several short tears along spine. Antique book in color illustrated paper wraps copy of Bible ABC Book published by Metropolitan Church Association, Waukesha, Wisconsin, 1917. Printed in U.S.A. Saddle-stitched (stapled) binding. Unnumbered pages. 6-3/4 x 8-7/8 inches, 23 cm. Black and white illustrations. Each letter presented in rhyme with representative Bible person, place or thing, accompanied by a one-page Bible story and words to remember. Example: J stands fo... View more info

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The Normal Christian Life

By: Nee, Watchman

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.: 1997-12-09

Seller ID: 006427

ISBN: 0842347100

Condition: New


New mass market size print book copy of The Normal Christian Life by Watchman Nee. Carol Stream IL: Tyndale House Publishers. Copyright 1977. viii, 294 pages. 4-1/8 x 6-7/8 inches, 18 cm. List price on this edition printing 5.99. Current list price 7.99. First published in 1957 by Gospel Literature Service, Bombay, India. From the Book's Back Cover. Watchman Nee (1903-1972) is remembered for his leadership of an indigenous church movement in China, as well as for his books, which continue to enrich Christians throughout the world. Beginning in the 1930s, Nee helped establish local churches in ... View more info

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The Bible and Polygamy: A Study of Hebrew and Christian Teaching

By: Parrinder, E.G.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: S.P.C.K.: 1958

Seller ID: 014056

Condition: Good


Good Plus Condition: Stamped library notation otherwise unmarked. Several pages show paper clip rust. Corner bookmark crease. Front cover 0.5 inch tear from top edge. Age toning. Tight binding. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Possible very light old age scent. Used soft cover book in blue paper wraps copy of The Bible and Polygamy: A Study of Hebrew and Christian Teaching by E.G. Parrinder. London: S.P.C.K. First published in 1950 by S.P.C.K., Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone Road, N.W.I. Reprinted 1958. Made and printed by offset in Great Britain by William Clowes and Sons, Ltd., Lond... View more info

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Gathered for Power: Charisma, Communalism, Christian Witness

By: Pulkingham, W. Graham

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Morehouse-Barlow Co: 1972-01-01

Seller ID: 011430

ISBN: 0819211303

Condition: Good


Good Minus Condition: Unmarked. Page corner crease. Moderate-plus cover wear. Moderate outer soil. Solid binding. Used paperback book copy of Gathered for Power: Charisma Communalism Christian Witness by W. Graham Pulkingham (1926-1993). Foreword by Michael Harper. A Logos Book. New York: Morehouse Barlow Co., 1972. 138 pages. 5.5 x 8.5 inches, 22 cm. After becoming pastor of Church of the Redeemer in Houston, Texas, in 1963 Pulkingham drove to seek the counsel of Dave Wilkerson in New York. Wilkerson prayed over him and he received what is called the Baptism of the Holy Spirit, after which Pu... View more info

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Let Your Church Grow: A Brief Study of Church Growth Principles as Related to Circles of Concern

By: Reed, Millard

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City: 1976

Seller ID: 003075

ISBN: 0834104385

Condition: Good


Good Condition: Church stamp on first (half title) page otherwise unmarked. Tight binding, lightly age toned paper, light/moderate outer soil. Intact binding. Used soft cover pamphlet copy of Let Your Church Grow: A Brief Study of Church Growth Principles as Related to Circles of Concern by Millard Reed. Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City, Kansas City MO, 1976. 40 pages, 7-1/2 x 5-3/8 inches, 19 cm. Contents: Foreword; Preface; 1 People Hunger for a Sphere of Intimacy; 2 Ministry Happens in Intimacy; 3 Relationships Are More Important than Programs; 4 Relationships Tend to Follow Certain Pattern... View more info

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Assimilating New Members (Creative leadership series)

By: Schaller, Lyle E.

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Abingdon Pr: 1978-06-01

Seller ID: 012399

ISBN: 0687019389

Condition: Good


Good Condition: 4 pages show notations/highlighting otherwise unmarked. Tight binding. Moderate visible cover wear, minor visible outer soil. Used vintage book copy of Assimilating New Members by Lyle E. Schaller. Creative Leadership Series. From the book cover: Mr. Schaller discusses those things that attract and hold new members of a local church together. He shows how to evaluate the local church recruitment and assimilation processes, recognize and avoid counterproductive behavior patterns, and make people more effective by involving more members in the ongoing life of the church. A checkl... View more info

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God's Unfinished Book: Journeying Through the Book of Acts

By: Stedman, Ray C.

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Discovery House Publishers [DHP]: 2008

Seller ID: 012104

Condition: New


New paperback book copy of God's Unfinished Book: Journeying Through the Book of Acts by Ray C. Stedman. From the back cover: The book of Acts bridges the gap between the Gospels and Paul's letter to the Romans, showing how a small band of Jewish believers in Jerusalem became a multi-ethnic force for global transformation. This is th secret strategy by which God changes the world. Men and women, possessed by Jesus Christ, indwelt by the Holy Spirit, manifest the life and power of God the Father. That's the secret to authentic Christianity! Ray Stedman's passion for biblical exposition will no... View more info

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Inner Growth, Outer Change: An Educational Guide to Church Revewal

By: Westerhoff III, John H.

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Seabury Press: 1979

Seller ID: 004361

ISBN: 0816422133

Condition: Good


Good Condition: One ink notation otherwise unmarked. Tight binding. Minor cover wear and outer soil, corners dog eared. Used paperback book copy of Inner Growth, Outer Change: An Educational Guide to Church Renewal by John H. Westerhoff. New York: Seabury Press, 1979. A Crossroad book. Second printing. Printed in U.S.A. xii, 163 pages. 6 x 9 inches, 23 cm. John H. Westerhoff, III was a United Church of Christ Minister and then priest in the Episcopalian denomination. He was a professor at Duke University Divinity School for 20 years. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info