Free eBook – Can’t We All Just Get Along?


Cant We All Just Get Along

Families are complicated. Just think of your own extended family. It’s a mess, right? Churches are made up of multiple messy families. Worse yet, those families are expected to work together as a great big extended family. And the pastor is supposed to preside over it all. Oh yeah, and the pastor’s own nuclear family […]

Who Do You Think YOU Are?


Who Do You Think YOU Are?

Who Do You Think You Are? is an exploration of the issue of identity and an encouraging examination of what it means to be “in Christ.” Drawing from nearly two decades of pastoring, Mark Driscoll knows that underlying most individuals’ struggles in life is the issue of their identity. “The fundamental problem we have in this […]

Free eBook – MOVE for Church Planters



Move. A word that captures the discipleship passion all pastors share: to help move their people’s hearts and lives to a deeper love of God and others. Now MOVE For Church Planters provides a powerful, condensed summary of how any church—and, in particular, newly established churches—can be more effective at discipleship. This concisely written eBook […]

Free eBook: A Righteous Brood, by Hugh Halter


A Righteous Brood

Bottom Line: You won’t have a missional church unless the families in your church learn to go on mission together. Most parents have huge hopes for their children. Peace, safety, ample provision, happiness and the American Dream. But God has a bigger dream for your family that should make you rethink everything. People are leaving […]

Free eBook – The Spectrum of Involvement: Moving Your People Out On Mission



A supplemental eBook for Missional Moves (Exponential Series, Zondervan) As church leaders, we know people won’t become disciples by sitting through services or just studying the Bible in classrooms. Jesus showed us that mission is the context for making disciples who can make disciples. Every church leader faces huge barriers like busyness and fear, keeping […]

Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard



One of the books that has been on my reading list for two years is Chip and Dan Heath’s Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard. I read it over the Christmas break, and wish I hadn’t waited so long. It’s one of the best books on change that I have ever read. The […]

One Pastor’s Fatal Mistake


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There are certain things that I write about and talk about that are harder than others. The most difficult things to discuss for me are the personal, intentional decisions that I made to have an affair. Selfish. Cruel. Mean. Dark. There are some things in life we can chalk up to circumstances. There are some […]

Free eBook – I Woke Up In Heaven: Near Life Experiences


I Woke Up In Heaven

Heaven is near. Triggered by the recent passing of his mother, pastor/author David Putman has been on an all-out search for glimpses of heaven and eternity. As he read books and studied Scripture, and reflected on life situations (such as the joyous homecoming of his son from military deployment), Putman says he has begun to […]

How to Share Christ with Your Hindu Friends


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By Jeff Brawner If you’ve traveled most anywhere in the United States recently, you’ve likely had contact with a follower of Hinduism, a religion that is becoming a major factor on the American religious landscape. Witnessing to Hindus can be daunting. A seminary student described his effort to reach out to a Hindu, saying, “They […]

LifeWay Launches eBookstore & eReader App


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By Jon D. Wilke LifeWay Christian Resources has launched a new ebookstore at and a new mobile ebook reader, making it more convenient for customers to take their favorite books with them wherever they go. The LifeWay Reader app is now available as a free download from the Apple App Store for iPhone and […]

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