Pastor’s Recommended Reading

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Conformed to His Image

by Kenneth Boa

ISBN: 031023848X

Conformed to His Image is a comprehensive approach to the development of a deeper spiritual life. This book will expose the reader to a number of beneficial facets of spiritual formation, leading to a wide array of paths for spiritual development creating a desire to develop deeper spiritual journey, to get one out of a spiritual “rut,” teach an appreciation for the unique way God has made you, and instill a greater passion for Christ and an enhanced desire to participate in His purpose for your life.

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Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood: A Response to Evangelical Feminism

by John Piper & Wayne Grudem, editors

ISBN: 1433537125

A controversy of major proportions has spread though society and even into some churches that began in the 1970’s concerning the feminist movement that has argued there is no difference between men’s and women’s roles. To support gender-based differences is considered by society as unjust discrimination. A vast majority of evangelicals have not endorsed this position sensing that it does not reflect the pattern of biblical truths. Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood: A Response to Evangelical Feminism was written to lead to constructive solutions to this controversy based on the truths in the Scriptures of God’s design for men and women.

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When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor …and Yourself

by Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert

ISBN: 0802457061

Well-intended welfare programs penalized work, undermined families, and created dependence. By focusing on symptoms rather than on the underlying causes, we are often hurting the very people we are trying to help. The book When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor …and Yourself focuses on a wide range of appropriate interventions for helping the poor.

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The New Evidence That Demands a Verdict

by Josh McDowell

ISBN: 0785242198

A comprehensive work using archaeological discoveries, historical documents, and independent factual-based information to present evidence that the Bible is God’s inspired Word.

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Hitler’s Cross: How the Cross Was Used to Promote the Nazi Agenda

by Erwin W. Lutzer

ISBN: 0802413277

Written about the Nazi era, this book describes the “hows” and “whys” of the political and philosophical beliefs of the German people that enabled Hitler’s rise to power. It describes the tragic failure of the Christian church in Germany which failed to take a biblical stand against the evils of its day. This book will reveal the same aspects in the German society that are occurring today under the guise of “political correctness.”