September-October 2023 Recommendations
Discipling: How to Help Others Follow Jesus
By: Mark Dever
What does it look like to help others become more like Christ? This concise guide outlines the who, what, where, when, why, and how of discipling―helping others follow Jesus.
James for You
By: Sam Allberry
Expository Bible-study guide to James, showing how real faith looks in real life. James is a book full of practical, life-changing help for real life. James For You makes clear its teaching and applies its challenges to the experiences of everyday Christians as Sam Allberry brings his clarity, wisdom and humor to every page.
James: A 12-Week Study
By: Greg Gilbert
This 12-week study leads participants through the book of James using four basic components: reflection questions help readers engage the text at a deeper level; “Gospel Glimpses” highlight the gospel of grace throughout the book; “Whole-Bible Connections” show how any given passage connects to the Bible’s overarching story of redemption, culminating in Christ; “Theological Soundings” identify how historic orthodox doctrines are taught or reinforced throughout Scripture.
The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place
By: Andy Crouch
Making conscientious choices about technology in our families is more than just using internet filters and determining screen time limits for our children. It’s about developing wisdom, character, and courage in the way we use digital media rather than accepting technology’s promises of ease, instant gratification, and the world’s knowledge at our fingertips. And it’s definitely not just about the kids.
Mama Bear Apologetics: Empowering Your Kids to Challenge Cultural Lies
By: Hillary Morgan Ferrer
This mom-to-mom guide will equip you to teach your kids how to form their own biblical beliefs about what is true and what is false. Through transparent life stories and clear, practical applications—including prayer strategies—this band of Mama Bears offers tools to train yourself, so you can turn around and train your kids. Join the Mama Bears and raise your voice to protect your kids—by teaching them how to think through and address the issues head-on, yet with gentleness and respect.
Strong and Weak: Embracing a Life of Love, Risk and True Flourishing
By: Andy Crouch
Flourishing people are strong and weak. True flourishing travels down an unexpected path―being both strong and weak. Only when they come together do we find the flourishing for which we were made. With insights, memorable stories and hopeful realism, Andy Crouch shows us how to walk this path so that the image of God can shine through us.