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11) Devotional for Christians in the Workplace: Free Book

Hats off to author, Gary L. Selman, for making available his book, “Arise, Shine, Be Encouraged,” in audio format online for free for Christians who will use it to remain faithful while working in the marketplace. Access the book in audio form at…

 

ebroadcastcenter.com/shine/

 

or order it from Amazon at…

 

https://www.amazon.com/Arise-Shine-Be-Encouraged-Living/dp/0997744308

 

You can learn more about Gary at…

 

www.linkedin.com/in/garylselman

 

(Thanks to Allan and the service at www.AntiochJourney.com for giving us the heads-up about this.)

 

12) US Director of National Intelligence: Worldwide Threat Assessment

Thanks to the US Director of the National Intelligence Service who, on behalf of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, recently made available a 42-page briefing on just about every hotspot under heaven. You can learn about the humanitarian disaster in Yemen, the latest on Iraq, perhaps understand the latest threats from North Korea, and much more. (There are some advantages to open democracies.) Download the briefing for free at…

 

www.dni.gov/files/ODNI/documents/2019-ATA-SFR—SSCI.pdf

 

(Thanks to Justin for tipping us off to this resource!)

3) "Seek God for the City" Now Available in Spanish: "Clama a Dios…"

Have you been following the book at Waymakers.org called, “Seek God for the City?”

 

waymakers.org/pray/seek-god/

 

If so, maybe you’re already aware that it has now released in Spanish…

 

waymakers.org/pray/seek-god/spanish-translation/

 

This allows your church to make the same great text available, with all the same scriptures, prayers, and practical ideas as the original 64-page English version. You can order copies online at…

 

waymakers.org/product/seek-god-spanish/

 

(Thanks for catching this and bubbling it up to us, Betty!)

9) It’s a Great Time to Start a New "Pray! Prayer Journal"

Of course, any time is a good time to start reading the Bible and praying. But the “Pray!” Prayer Journal works especially well if you start it at the beginning of a year. Two friends of ours, Jenny and Betty, were talking about this journal recently. It invites writing down one’s thoughts AND it combines reading the Bible with prayer. Betty has done this journal for several years in a row. It’s worth a look. Find it at…

 

https://www.amazon.com/Pray-Prayer-Journal-Praying-Questions/dp/1576836169

14) The Last Bit: The Trellis And the Vine: Which Are You?

In the little book by Colin Marshall and Tony Payne entitled, “The Trellis and the Vine: The Ministry Mind-shift that Changes Eeverything,” the authors assert that all Christian ministry is a mixture of trellis and vine. There is vine work: the prayerful preaching and teaching of the word of God to see people converted and grow to maturity as disciples of Christ. Vine work is the Great Commission. And there is trellis work: creating and maintaining the physical and organizational structures and programs that support vine work and its growth. Trellis work would be programs, budget, staff, and buildings. Vine work would be sharing the Good News and starting new groups. So the question is — upon which are you majoring? And what’s the state of the trellis and the vine in your part of the world? Has trellis work taken over, as it has a habit of doing? Is the vine work being done by only a very few? And is the vine starting to wither as a result? In this book, the authors dig back into the Bible’s view of Christian ministry, and argue that a major mind-shift is required if we are to fulfill the Great Commission of Christ, and see the vine flourish again in our region or lifetimes. It’s a book worth reading. Find it at…

 

https://www.amazon.com/Trellis-Vine-Ministry-Mind-Shift-Everything/dp/1921441585

 

(Note: We received no payment or gift as a result of writing this review. In this case, we even had to buy our own book!)

4) "Pipeline" Listed As Among Best Missions Mobilization Books 2018

Our good friend, Ellen, and folks at Catalyst Services, have released their end-of-year Postings and have listed “Pipeline” as being among the best books of 2018 (in the category of Missions Mobilization). The Postings item quoted Marvin Newell of Missio Nexus as saying, “Pipeline: Engaging the Church in Missionary Mobilization, edited by David and Lorene Wilson, is rich in content but also in variety of opinions and perspectives because it is a compilation from 40 contributors. Every mission’s mobilization department and every mission-minded church needs to read the book.” Learn more at…

https://www.amazon.com/Pipeline-Engaging-Church-Missionary-Mobilization-ebook/dp/B07CT918GG

14) The Last Bit: The Trellis And the Vine: Which Are You?

In the little book by Colin Marshall and Tony Payne entitled, “The Trellis and the Vine: The Ministry Mind-shift that Changes Everything,” the authors assert that all Christian ministry is a mixture of trellis and vine. There is vine work: the prayerful preaching and teaching of the word of God to see people converted and grow to maturity as disciples of Christ. Vine work is the Great Commission. And there is trellis work: creating and maintaining the physical and organizational structures and programs that support vine work and its growth. Trellis work would be programs, budget, staff, and buildings. Vine work would be sharing the Good News and starting new groups. So the question is — upon which are you majoring? And what’s the state of the trellis and the vine in your part of the world? Has trellis work taken over, as it has a habit of doing? Is the vine work being done by only a very few? And is the vine starting to wither as a result? In this book, the authors dig back into the Bible’s view of Christian ministry, and argue that a major mind-shift is required if we are to fulfill the Great Commission of Christ, and see the vine flourish again in our region or lifetimes. It’s a book worth reading. Find it at…

 

https://www.amazon.com/Trellis-Vine-Ministry-Mind-Shift-Everything/dp/1921441585

 

(Note: We received no payment or gift as a result of writing this review. In this case, we even had to buy our own book!)

 

7) Free Shipping on a Sheep for Your Bathtub and other items

Save on a best-selling missionary story about the launching of a disciple-making movement (DMM) in Mongolia. “There’s a Sheep in my Bathtub: Birth of a Mongolian Church Planting Movement” has just been re-released in a “Tenth Anniversary Edition” — updating the story and new photographs. The discount code below gives you free shipping and handling (USA only) on this title and all other items (Books/DVDs,etc) purchased. The Discount Code at Checkout is: BRIGADA . Order here…

http://store.asteroideabooks.com/item/a-sheep-in-my-bathtub-th-anniversary-edition

5) “Window to the World” Will be Free on January 21 and 22nd

“Window to the World” is a 40 page short book that convers the top 100 statistics every Christian should know about the world through 10 global topics of significance (unreached peoples, poverty, refugees, world evangelization, missions giving, world population…). Each chapter is just two pages: a page of commentary and then a page of 10 unsettling stats on that global topic. The eBook is usually available for only $.99 or the paperback for $3.99. But on January 21 and 22, the author, Andrew Knight, will be offering the book for free. (Note: You have to click on “Choose All Formats” to see the zero-priced Kindle version.) Obviously, this book is short. 40 Pages. But it’s kind of cool, nonetheless. Don’t buy it expecting to be wowed by the format. It’s simple. Get it because of the collection of quick and easy stats that will find their way into your teaching. Find it here…

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B078Q28TKF/

(Thanks to Joshua and the folks at
http://simplymobilizing.com/courses/kairos/
for relaying this tip to us! )

4) Spiritual Formation 101: …for the Soul, Community, and Neighbor

A missionary in Russia has written a book about spiritual formation and spiritual disciplines. Readers will find various disciplines for different venues of life, including suggestions on how to practice spiritual disciplines with non-believers. The book is also available for Kindle devices and software.
Check it out at…

https://www.amazon.com/Spiritual-Formation-101-Disciplines-Community-ebook/dp/B078GSWJ61/

1) Steep Discounts on the Book, “Stubborn Perseverance”

Stubborn Perseverance may be the only STORY written to help readers learn and adapt CPM principles to their own context, and it carries more than 50 endorsements. For example, David Garrison wrote, “Stubborn Perseverance reveals the inner workings of a CPM and invites readers to launch a movement.” A field team leader in Southeast Asia (initials K.D.) described it this way: “I’ve read Contagious Disciple-Making, Miraculous Movements and Wind in the House of Islam. And I’ve trained in Any-3 and Camel Method (all great!). Stubborn Perseverance distills them [all] into the manual I want for our team.”

During the past two years of continuing refinement, print copies were only available through expensive “on demand” printing. Now production costs are being reduced through a volume printing, making it possible for the first time to offer steep pre-publication discounts of 50% and more ($7.50-$10 off per book), with free shipping to U.S. street addresses. You can get 1-7 books for $7.50/book (a discount off the cover price of $7.50), 10-24 books for $6/book ($9 off per book), and 30+ books for $5/book ($10 off per book). Why would you order multiple copies? Because you could explain your work, spread the vision of church multiplication, help donors engage in your goals, all while:
– giving copies away as appreciation gifts, or
– selling them to fund your ministry (the Amazon price will remain $15). Read ten chapters of the book for free (to get an idea) here:

http://StubbornPerseverance.org/pub/SP-Preview.pdf

Reserve your copies now at…

http://StubbornPerseverance.org/pre-pub-disc

New Book : Multiplying Churches in Japanese Soil

This book answers some key questions:
*** What churches are reproducing and multiplying?
*** What should be done to assure church multiplication in Japanese soil?

A $2.99 digital version is on sale through Nov 27th at

http://www.williamcarey.com

This book would be great for anyone working in Japan, mobilizing or preparing to work among the world’s 2nd largest unreached people group.

Learn more at…

https://www.gospelrest.com/our-books/multiplying-churches-in-japanese-soil/

For a Podcast interview with J.D. Payne

http://www.jdpayne.org/2017/10/25/multiplying-churches-in-japanese-soil/

Parenting book: Give Your Kids a Break:

Kim Fredrickson, author and former counselor, has a new book, Give Your Kids a Break: Parenting with Compassion for You and Your Children. It’s slated to be released on 10/24/17. But the digital version is already available to pre-order now for only $2.99 (regular price 8.99). Everyone cares deeply about little (and big) ones. When we don’t know how, we may default to blaming, shaming, and bashing. The good news is there is another way. http://kimfredrickson.com/books/give-your-kids-a-break/

Author of “Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus” Needs Your Prayers

Many (zillions?) have benefited from his book, “Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus.” But now he could use their prayers — and yours too. Nabeel Qureshi was diagnosed with advanced stomach cancer in August. His recent video (from his hospital bed) is incredibly sobering. See his website…

http://www.nabeelqureshi.com

for background info. But see this video for a most sobering update:

Can we all please unite in prayer for this courageous man of God?
(Thanks Jeff.)

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