Recap of New Releases from August & September

1. Hid­den in the Gospel: Truths You For­get to Tell Your­self Every Day
by William P. Farley

Price: $12.99
Page Count: 128
Spir­i­tual Growth & Guidance
Paper­back
Sum­mary: We live with our own thoughts 24/7. Often we are car­ried along by sin­ful think­ing instead of inten­tion­ally speak­ing truth to our­selves. How can we start chang­ing this? How can we live lives that are influ­enced by the gospel moment by moment?
William Far­ley argues that mature Chris­tians solve many spir­i­tual prob­lems in their lives by preach­ing the gospel to them­selves. The gospel is not one event but a story that began before time and stretches into eter­nity. Key moments in this story—such as Jesus’ incar­na­tion, death, res­ur­rec­tion, and ascension—teach us lessons that can be applied to life every sin­gle day. In this user-friendly book, Far­ley shows us how.

 

2. The Three­fold Cord, The Dark Har­vest Tril­ogy, Book 3
by Jere­miah W. Montgomery

Price: $14.99
Page Count: 320
Series: The Dark Har­vest Trilogy
Fic­tion / Fantasy
Paper­back
Sum­mary: The Dark Faith is ris­ing again. . . . Will it bury the light?
The machi­na­tions of the Dark Faith ignite war through­out the lands of Aeld Gowan. Des­per­ate to mar­shal allies against the ris­ing foe, Moru­mus embarks on a secret mis­sion to the dis­tant bar­bar­ian peo­ples of the North. Sin­is­ter events force Oethur to risk every­thing for his queen and his crown. Will he find jus­tice? Mean­while, agony haunts Urien in the dun­geons of the Scar­let Bishop as she faces the loss of everything—even her brother. Will the Ring of Stars be bro­ken . . . or will the Red Order drag all of Aeld Gowan into the bosom of the Mother?

 

3. Prone to Wan­der: Prayers of Con­fes­sion and Celebration
by Bar­bara R. Duguid & Wayne Duguid Houk, edited by Iain M. Duguid
Price: $14.99
Pages: 240
Chris­t­ian Life / Prayer
Paper­back
Sum­mary: Inspired by the clas­sic The Val­ley of Vision, this book pro­vides spe­cific prayers of con­fes­sion in response to Scrip­ture pas­sages. Ideal for use in church ser­vices or per­sonal devo­tions, these prayers thank God for Jesus’ right­eous­ness and aton­ing death and ask for the Spirit’s help in pur­su­ing holiness—closing with an assur­ance of par­don in Christ for the spe­cific sins of God’s peo­ple. Appen­dices include a list of hymns ref­er­enced, as well as the ser­mon texts that orig­i­nally accom­pa­nied them.

 

4. Jesus Is Most Special
by Sally Michael

Price: $9.99
Pages: 24
Chil­dren / Non-fiction
Hard­cover
Fully Illus­trated
Sum­mary: Sally Michael helps par­ents to share the story of Jesus’ birth with young chil­dren, plac­ing it in the larger bib­li­cal con­text of what comes before and after it. This book’s large, full-color illus­trated pages and sug­ges­tions for accom­pa­ny­ing songs and visu­als help chil­dren to learn the story by heart, and it fur­ther moti­vates chil­dren to teach the story to others.

 

5. Keep­ing Your Cool: A Teen’s Sur­vival Guide
by Lou Pri­olo

Price: $12.99
Page Count: 256
Youth / Counseling
Paper­back
Sum­mary: You prob­a­bly know plenty about argu­ing with your parents—but did you know that this isn’t just because you are a teenager? It’s because of anger, which every­one strug­gles with—and which you can con­trol! This prac­ti­cal, bib­li­cal approach to mas­ter­ing sin­ful anger devel­ops bet­ter com­mu­ni­ca­tion with your par­ents and includes prac­ti­cal tools, such as jour­nal­ing exer­cises and dis­cus­sion points.

 

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Our mis­sion is to serve Christ and his church by pro­duc­ing clear, engag­ing, fresh, and insight­ful appli­ca­tions of Reformed theology.

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NEW RELEASE — Keeping Your Cool by Lou Priolo

Keep­ing Your Cool: A Teen’s Sur­vival Guide by Lou Pri­olo

256 pages | $12.99 | Paper­back

Sum­mary: If you are a teenager, you prob­a­bly know plenty about issues like argu­ing with your par­ents, rebelling against author­ity, and atti­tude problems—either first­hand or because every­one expects you to be like that! But what if you knew that these things actu­ally spring from a prob­lem with anger; that they‘re the result of being a sin­ner, not a teenager; and that you can have more con­trol over them than peo­ple think you can?

Bib­li­cal coun­selor Lou Pri­olo pro­vides a prac­ti­cal, under­stand­able, and bib­li­cal approach to mas­ter­ing sin­ful anger and its causes and effects. He helps you to assess your level of anger and what form it takes, to iden­tify some of the heart issues that lead to anger (and how to replace them with bib­li­cal atti­tudes,) and to have open com­mu­ni­ca­tion with your par­ents with­out the dis­trac­tions that cause argu­ments. Prac­ti­cal tools, such as jour­nal­ing exer­cises and dis­cus­sion points to talk over with your par­ents, help you to take mea­sur­able steps toward “keep­ing your cool.”

About the Author:

Lou Pri­olo is a Fel­low of the Asso­ci­a­tion of Cer­ti­fied Bib­li­cal Coun­selors and an instruc­tor with Birm­ing­ham The­o­log­i­cal Sem­i­nary. He has been the Direc­tor of Bib­li­cal Coun­sel­ing at East­wood Pres­by­ter­ian Church since 1998.

 

 

What Others Are Saying About This Book:

Refresh­ingly and doggedly bib­li­cal. With a thor­oughly gospel-centered approach, [Lou] helps young peo­ple to con­front sin head on and move toward find­ing both grace and change by the power of God’s Word and Spirit, while remain­ing intensely prac­ti­cal and con­crete.” - JON NIELSON, col­lege pas­tor, col­lege church, Wheaton, Illinois

 

Being a teenager is hard. Finally help is avail­able! Lou Pri­olo shows what teenage anger is and where it comes from. Open these pages and you will find hope, encour­age­ment, and the Sav­ior.”RICK HOLLAND, cofounder of the Resolved and Anchored Youth Conferences

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Our mis­sion is to serve Christ and his church by pro­duc­ing clear, engag­ing, fresh, and insight­ful appli­ca­tions of Reformed theology.

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BOOK HIGHLIGHT — Down, But Not Out by Wayne A. Mack

Down, But Not Out: How to Get Up When Life Knocks You Down by Wayne A. Mack

256 pages | $12.99 | Paper­back | Pub­lished: 2005

Sum­mary: Do cir­cum­stances con­trol you? Do you worry about your next career move? Are you over­worked or miss­ing dead­lines? Are you unsure of the next step? Life is full of prob­lems that can bring us down. As Chris­tians, how­ever, we know that Jesus over­came the world, and by his power at work within us, we can as well. In Down, But Not Out, Wayne Mack brings bib­li­cal coun­sel to peo­ple suf­fer­ing from worry or spir­i­tual burnout—two major prob­lems that knock us down. Other chap­ters treat “down­ers” such as self-pity, dis­con­tent­ment, dis­cour­age­ment, per­plex­ity, and hopelessness.

About the Author:

Wayne Mack lives in Pre­to­ria, South Africa, where he serves as a pastor-elder with his son-in-law and teaches bib­li­cal coun­sel­ing at Strength­en­ing Min­istries Train­ing Insti­tute to pas­tors and aspir­ing pas­tors in the region. He also spends about six weeks in the USA teach­ing at var­i­ous churches. He and his wife, Carol, have four adult chil­dren and numer­ous grandchildren.

What Others Say About This Book:

This book is greatly needed and immensely help­ful. There is a super­nat­ural way to over­power trou­ble, to live in gen­uine con­tent­ment with a deep down peace and an unas­sail­able joy. Every believer can enjoy tri­umph in trou­ble. In fact, that is what God wants for us. Wayne Mack shows us how.” - John MacArthur

“Down but Not Out is writ­ten with the the­o­log­i­cal integrity and bib­li­cal prac­ti­cal­ity that you have come to expect from one of the world’s fore­most Chris­t­ian Coun­selors. This is a book that wor­ri­ers (and those who want to help them) have been wait­ing for.” - Lou Pri­olo

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Our mis­sion is to serve Christ and his church by pro­duc­ing clear, engag­ing, fresh, and insight­ful appli­ca­tions of Reformed theology.

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BOOK HIGHLIGHT — Blame It on the Brain? by Edward T. Welch

Blame It on the Brain?: Dis­tin­guish­ing Chem­i­cal Imbal­ances, Brain Dis­or­ders, and Dis­obe­di­ence by Edward T. Welch

208 pages | $12.99 | Paper­back | Pub­lished: 1998

To read the table of con­tents, click HERE

Sum­mary: View­ing brain prob­lems through the lens of Scrip­ture, Welch dis­tin­guishes gen­uine brain dis­or­ders from dis­or­ders that may not be rooted in the brain. Under­stand­ing that dis­tinc­tion will enable pas­tors, coun­selors, fam­i­lies, and other con­cerned believ­ers to know the extent of a person’s responsibility.

About the Author:

Edward T. Welch (PhD, Uni­ver­sity of Utah) serves both the Chris­t­ian Coun­sel­ing and Edu­ca­tional Foun­da­tion (CCEF) and West­min­ster The­o­log­i­cal Sem­i­nary. At CCEF, he is direc­tor of coun­sel­ing and aca­d­e­mic dean, as well as a coun­selor and fac­ulty mem­ber. At West­min­ster, he is pro­fes­sor of prac­ti­cal the­ol­ogy. He is author of When Peo­ple Are Big and God Is Small, Addic­tions, and Blame It on the Brain and has con­tributed to sev­eral other books and jour­nals, includ­ing the Jour­nal of Psy­chol­ogy and Chris­tian­ity.

What Others Are Saying About This Book:

Ed Welch’s care­ful bib­li­cal and sci­en­tific schol­ar­ship is a model to be emu­lated, espe­cially in his chap­ters on homo­sex­u­al­ity and alco­holism. While he has not writ­ten the final word on the inter­ac­tion between the brain and the soul, he has forged a work that has a strong the­o­ret­i­cal base and emi­nently prac­ti­cal appli­ca­tion. Chris­tians who per­son­ally or pro­fes­sion­ally face or dis­cuss these prob­lems in them­selves or oth­ers must study and con­tend with this book.” - Franklin E. Payne Jr., M.D.

Resources for Changing Lives:

Other books in the RCL series include:

  1. Addic­tions: A Ban­quet in the Grave: Find­ing Hope in the Power of the Gospel by Edward T. Welch
  2. Age of Oppor­tu­nity: A Bib­li­cal Guide to Par­ent­ing Teens by Paul David Tripp
  3. Instru­ments in the Redeemer’s Hands: Peo­ple in Need of Change Help­ing Peo­ple in Need of Change by Paul David Tripp
  4. See­ing With New Eyes: Coun­sel­ing and the Human Con­di­tion Through the Lens of Scrip­ture by David Powli­son
  5. Step by Step: Divine Guid­ance for Ordi­nary Chris­tians by James C. Petty
  6. War of Words: Get­ting to the Heart of Your Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Strug­gles by Paul David Tripp
  7. When Peo­ple Are Big and God Is Small: Over­com­ing Peer Pres­sure, Code­pen­dency, and the Fear of Man by Edward T. Welch

 

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Our mis­sion is to serve Christ and his church by pro­duc­ing clear, engag­ing, fresh, and insight­ful appli­ca­tions of Reformed theology.

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Paul Tripp’s Books Now Available as eBooks!

The fol­low­ing 3 books writ­ten by Paul David Tripp are now avail­able on iTunes and Kin­dle. Each eBook is $9.99.

  

1. Instru­ments in the Redeemer’s Hands: People in Need of Change Help­ing Peo­ple in Need of Change

iTunes: Click HERE
Kin­dle: Click HERE

 

2. Age of Opportunity: A Bib­li­cal Guide to Par­ent­ing Teens

iTunes: Click HERE
Kin­dle: Click HERE

 

3. War of Words: Getting to the Heart of Your Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Struggles

iTunes: Click HERE
Kin­dle: Click HERE