• Beyond LonelinessThe Gift of God's FriendshipTrevor Hudson  

    Beyond Loneliness

    Loneliness touches everyone, old or young, rich or poor. It can be one of the most painful experiences of life.

    You may be surprised to learn that God actually longs to be friends with you. In Beyond Loneliness, Hudson guides you to discover how to build or deepen your friendship with God. Each chapter includes friendship exercises and reflection questions, making this book a perfect resource for individual or small-group study.

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  • UR1375 One Day I Wrote Back (UR Marketing - LBruner)  

    Do you struggle to relate to the Bible?

    In One Day I Wrote Back, Herring leads you to talk back to those scripture passages you don’t understand. Ask questions, explore your life, plead, praise, and ponder.

     

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  • UR1379 How to Pray  

    Timeless Wisdom on Prayer

    In this expanded and updated version of evangelist E. Stanley Jones’s best seller, you will find:

        • What prayer really is
        • How to create an environment for prayer
        • 9 steps of prayer
        • 11 prayers E. Stanley Jones prayed
        • A brief biography of Jones
        • Tips for keeping a spiritual journal

     

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  • Scrambled Starts: Family Prayers for Morning, Bedtime, and Everything In-Between  

    “A treasure trove of personal stories, fresh ideas, good theology in everyday language, and prayers for all occasions. I am so inspired by Jenny’s desire to grow praying kids who believe with all their hearts that God hears and answers.”
    —Andi Ashworth, author of Real Love for Real Life: The Art and Work of Caring
    Editor-in-chief of the Art House America blog

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  • Passing It On  

    A valuable resource to help parents and grandparents nurture children’s faith

    “Whatever your family looks like, Passing It On makes room for you to foster and record your shared wisdom intergenerationally. As a practical theologian, I thank Oliver for this invitation into practicing the formation that is already happening with more engagement, encouragement, and delight.”
    —Melinda McGarrah Sharp, PhD
    Author of Misunderstanding Stories: Toward a Postcolonial Pastoral Theology

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  • UR1366 Voices of Aging  

    In this collection of 20 heartfelt meditations, Missy Buchanan provides compassionate insight into two generations — adult children and their aging parents — as they struggle with the fears and frustrations of aging.

     

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  • A Widow's Prayer: Finding God's Grace in the Days Ahead  

    Encouraging devotions that will help grieving women find strength, comfort, and healing

    Drawing from scripture, a wide range of literature, and her own experience, Nell Noonan has created a wonderful collection of devotions
    that are sure to be a comfort to those in the midst of grief.
    —Rev. Carol Gregg
    Pastor, The Congregation at Duke University Chapel
    Durham, North Carolina

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  • Another Bead, Another Prayer  

    Another Bead, Another Prayer

    Another Bead, Another Prayer is the second in Vincent’s series for Protestants about prayer beads and their role in spiritual formation and religious devotion. Even the complete novice will find here not only the prayers appointed to each set of beads but also, and blessedly, easy-to-follow, deeply pastoral guidance into both the practice and the prayers. —Phyllis Tickle

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    See the first book in the series, A Bead and a Prayer.

     

     
 
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January 27, 2016

NPR Features Practicing Compassion by Frank Rogers

 

Dr. Frank Rogers, an author associated with The Upper Room, is featured on a new series on National Public Radio. Rogers discusses his award-winning book Practicing Compassion on the NPR series The Power of Nonviolence.

 

The Power of Nonviolence series, part of the Humankind project by David Freudberg, highlights peacemakers who help break the cycle of brutality. Rogers is on segments 3 and 4 of the series, available at www.humanmedia.org. read more

 
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