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Free Stuff Fridays
July 30, 2010
It wouldn’t be Friday without a new edition of Free Stuff Friday, would it? This week’s sponsor is one you know well: Moody Publishers. They would like to introduce you to some of their new products and to do this they’ve put together a pretty good prize package for you. Five people will win a package of six different books.
Each winner will receive:
Dancing With the One You Love by Cindy Easley. Let’s get practical – how do real women live out God’s plan in 21st-century marriages? Too often submission is represented as repressive servant hood, rather than a voluntary desire to empower a husband’s leadership. And as with many things in our culture, this view of submission has found its way into our churches and marriages. In reality, women desperately want to experience the graceful waltz where both the husband and wife are in harmony -each ‘dancing’ their God-given role. But all too often, there are no realistic, Godly models from which to draw. Author and speaker Cindy Easley surveyed ordinary women and asked, “How does this work for you?” Specifically, how do women live out submission in her particular situation? These are their stories, from caring for a chronically ill husband to living with a nonbeliever. Each example will help married or engaged women gain appreciation for God’s will for marriage and learn to dance with the one they love.
Voices of the True Woman Movement by Nancy Leigh DeMoss. In spring 2008, over 6000 assembled in Chicago to hear a counter-revolutionary call. John Piper. Mary Kassian. Joni Eareckson Tada. Karen Loritts. Janet Parshall. Nancy Leigh DeMoss. These voices launched the call to return to biblical womanhood. Thousands of women responded. Now they are the voices heard in communities, churches, and ministries worldwide. The True Woman Movement began. Experience the birth for the first time or relive True Woman ’08 with The Voices of the True Woman Movement.
Spiritual Profiling: How Jesus Interacted with 8 Different Types of People and Why It Matters for You by Tom Hovestol. Is there some way to categorize, organize, and understand the varieties of spiritual expression that Jesus encountered? What’s your spiritual profile and how would Jesus have connected with you? Are there prototypical and stereotypical religious patterns to which people gravitate? Learn how to understand and engage your neighbors like Jesus.
Fight Fair: Winning at Conflict Without Losing at Love by Tim & Joy Downs. Got conflict?! Read Fight Fair! When couples fight, tempers flare, tongues loosen and behavior occurs that can cause major damage to the relationship. Learn how to resolve common marriage conflicts with this candid and realistic “rulebook.”
One of Us Must Be Crazy… and I’m Pretty Sure It’s You by Tim & Joy Downs. Tired of the same ‘ole disagreements? Discover the 7 underlying issues today. In this companion guide to Fight Fair, Tim & Joy Downs examine issues of security, loyalty, responsibility, caring, order, openness, and connection.
One Minute After You Die, Study Guide by Erwin W. Lutzer. Many people spend more time planning for a vacation than preparing for eternity. This NEW study guide clarifies the teachings from the bestselling One Minute After You Die and will encourage believers of all ages. Great for small groups! (DVD also available.)
Giveaway Rules: You may only enter the draw once. Simply fill out your name and email address to enter the draw. As soon as the winners have been chosen, all names and addresses will be immediately and permanently erased. Winners will be notified by email. The giveaway closes Saturday at noon.