Tag Archives: religion

Event: Jason Boyett, author of Pocket Guide to the Afterlife, will be speaking & signing books in Amarillo, TX

Jason Boyett Pocket Guide to the Afterlife: Heaven, Hell, and Other Ultimate Destinations Event: Speak & Sign Location: Barnes & Noble 2415 Soncy Rd. Amarillo, TX 79124 Date: August 14, 2009 Time: 7pm Advertisements

WRESTLING WITH OUR INNER ANGELS: Faith, Mental Illness, and the Journey to Wholeness

“Nancy Kehoe has done something truly remarkable both in this book and in her practice as a Harvard psychologist–she has broken the taboo on talking about religious beliefs in the treatment of mental illness…Anyone who has ever dealt with mental illness, or thought seriously about religion, should read this book.”– Cokie Roberts July 7, 2009 […]

WHOLE CHURCH: Leading From Fragmentation to Engagement

July 7, 2009 –The news stories tell the same story of Christian disengagement over and over. And now it’s been confirmed with the latest research from the recently released Religious Identification Survey; The percentage of Christians in America has slowly declined since the 1990’s. Even more pertinent is the fact the vast majority of that […]

Event: Nancy Kehoe, author of Wrestling with Our Inner Angels, to speak & sign books in Winnetka, IL

Nancy Kehoe Wrestling with Our Inner Angels: Faith, Mental Illness, and the Journey to Wholeness Event: Speak & Sign Location: The Book Stall at Chestnut Court 811 Elm St. Winnetka, IL 60093 Date: June 18, 2009 Time: 7pm

LIVING LIKE YOU MEAN IT: Use the Wisdom and Power of Your Emotions to Get the Life You Really Want

“Finally, someone is helping us get closer to our emotions and who we are—instead of further away from our power. A moving and inspirational read for anyone in the challenging times we’re all going through.” —Melody L. Beattie, author of the New York Times bestsellers Codependent No More, The Language of Letting Go, and Choices […]

SIGNS & WONDERS: Why Pentecostalism is the World’s Fastest Growing Faith

April 24, 2009 – According to a recent report by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, “Pentecostalism and related charismatic movements represent one of the fastest-growing segments of global Christianity . . . at least a quarter of the world’s two billion Christians are thought to be members.” But just as rapidly as […]

REVERSE MENTORING: How Young Leaders Can Transform the Church and Why We Should Let Them

 Let’s face it. Most of us are on “the downside of the cool curve”, becoming more outdated and oblivious by the minute. As society—and the church—continue to change at rapid-fire speed, it’s more important than ever for leaders not to fall into the fate of the out-of-touch “old fogies” who are clueless about everything from […]

THE GOD OF INTIMACY AND ACTION:Reconnecting Ancient Spiritual Practices, Evangelism, and Justice

NOW IN PAPERBACK! Tony Campolo, best-selling author, controversial preacher, and fiery activist, teams up with Mary Albert Darling, seasoned spiritual director, to show Christians how practices that cultivate intimacy with God can fuel both their passion for evangelism and their commitment to social justice. “Many Christians are questioning whether evangelicals care enough about trying to […]


September 19, 2008 – Many people who yearn to connect to their real calling in life and find ways to live authentically, fully using their gifts and talents, remain stuck and unable to take steps to move from where they are now to where they dream of being. They need a program to help them […]

BULLETPROOF FAITH: A Spiritual Survival Guide for Gay and Lesbian Christians

September 19, 2008 – A refrain heard relentlessly by gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people of faith is: “God hates fags!” Whether it’s hurled as a direct insult or stated more subtly in a “Love the sinner, hate the sin” theology, the message to GLBT ears is the same: “God hates you and so do […]

THE CULTURALLY SAVVY CHRISTIAN: A Manifesto for Deepening Faith and Enriching Popular Culture in an Age of Christianity-Lite

NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK “A provocative indictment of and suggestions for revitalizing both popular culture and the fallow state of Christianity in this country . . . “ —Kirkus Reviews “…his passion and talent as a writer make this an enjoyable read for Christians who struggle with how to be faithful in a secular world.” […]

HAVE FAITH ANYWAY: The Vision of Habakkuk for Our Times

September 5, 2008 – From Kent M. Keith, the author of the internationally acclaimed “Paradoxical Commandments” comes a remarkable book about faith. In HAVE FAITH ANYWAY: The Vision of Habakkuk for Our Times (Jossey-Bass, a Wiley imprint; October 2008; $16.95; Cloth; ISBN: 978-0-470-28628-9), Keith explores the meaning of his eleventh commandment: The world is full […]

A FRIENDLY LETTER TO SKEPTICS AND ATHEISTS: Musings on Why God Is Good and Faith Isn’t Evil

September 2, 2008 – The recent spate of atheist manifestos has garnered media attention. Books like LETTER TO A CHRISTIAN NATION, GOD IS NOT GREAT, and THE GOD DELUSION are responses to the ascendance of the role of religion in public and political life, especially in the United States. A few conservative Christians have tried […]

THE ORAL LAW OF SINAI: An Illustrated History of the Mishnah

September 2, 2008 – THE ORAL LAW OF SINAI is a handsome, beautifully designed gift book that is also a major religious and historical book of ethical principles and moral values. It is a detailed, painstaking commentary to the Written Law of the Torah, based on rigorous logic, scrupulous scrutiny of the biblical texts, and […]

Video: Brian McLaren and Richard Land Discuss What Conservatives and Progressives Can Learn From One Another

August 25, 2008 – Brian McLaren, Christian activist and author of A New Kind of Christian, discuss what conservatives and progressives can learn from one another with Richard Land, author of The Divided States of America. Click here to view the discussion: Topics canvased in McLaren’s and Land’s conversation include: America is not as divided […]