Suggested Small Group Curriculums - Version 1.

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Contained within these pages are some suggested small group curriculums. These curriculums have been used by groups and have been helpful in facilitating good discussion. Each one has a rating. The books have that are not rated have not been tested by any group. However, they are written by authors that appear somewhere on this list.

Table of Contents
High School Confession Every Young Man’s Battle 40 Days of Purpose Sex Is Not the Problem (Lust Is): Sexual Purity in a Lust-Saturated World Every Young Woman’s Battle I Kissed Dating Goodbye Life Together David Great Lives Series: Volume 1 Paul: A Man of Grit and Grace College Confession 90 Day Bible In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day: How to Survive and Thrive When Opportunity Roars 40 Days of Purpose Boy Meets Girl: Say Hello to Courtship How to Stay Christian in College Disciplines of a Godly Man David Great Lives Series: Volume 1 Paul: A Man of Grit and Grace The Patriarchs: Encountering the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob--DVD Curriculum David: 90 Days with a Heart Like His--Book and CD Daniel--DVD Curriculum Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World Seeking Him: Experiencing the Joy of Personal Revival Graduate Confession 90 Day Bible In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day: How to Survive and Thrive When Opportunity Roars Disciplines of a Godly Man Disciplines of a Godly Woman 40 Days of Purpose David Great Lives Series: Volume 1 Paul: A Man of Grit and Grace The Patriarchs: Encountering the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob--DVD Curriculum David: 90 Days with a Heart Like His--Book and CD Daniel--DVD Curriculum Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World Seeking Him: Experiencing the Joy of Personal Revival Middle Adult I Promise 90 Day Bible Disciplines of a Godly Man Disciplines of a Godly Woman 40 Days of Purpose

Paul: A Man of Grit and Grace The Patriarchs: Encountering the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob--DVD Curriculum David: 90 Days with a Heart Like His--Book and CD Daniel--DVD Curriculum Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World Seeking Him: Experiencing the Joy of Personal Revival Adult Confession 90 Day Bible Disciplines of a Godly Man Disciplines of a Godly Woman 40 Days of Purpose The Patriarchs: Encountering the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob--DVD Curriculum David: 90 Days with a Heart Like His--Book and CD Daniel--DVD Curriculum Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World Seeking Him: Experiencing the Joy of Personal Revival

High School
Confession By Father Bishoy Andrawis A video and discussion question series on confession it’s importance in our church and in our personal lives. Where to Purchase: St. Mark’s DC Bookstore Rating: * * * * * Every Young Man’s Battle By Stephen Arterburn In this world you’re surrounded by sexual images that open the door to temptation. They’re everywhere–on TV, billboards, magazines, music, the internet–and so easy to access that it sometimes feels impossible to escape their clutches. Yet God expects his children to be sexually pure. So how can you survive the relentless battle against temptation? Here’s powerful ammunition. The authors examine the standard of Ephesians 5:3–“there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality”–in a positive and sensitive light. And they explain how an authentic, vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ is the key to victory over temptation. Every Young Man’s Battle will show you how to train your eyes and your mind, how to clean up your thought life, and how to develop a realistic battle plan for remaining pure in today’s sexually soaked culture. As a result, you’ll experience hope–real hope–for living a strong, pure life God’s way Where to Purchase: http://www.amazon.com/Every-Young-Mans-Battle-Temptation/dp/1578565375 Rating: * * * 40 Days of Purpose By Rick Warren

The spiritual premise in The Purpose-Driven Life is that there are no accidents---God planned everything and everyone. Therefore, every human has a divine purpose, according to God's master plan. Like a twist on John F. Kennedy's famous inaugural address, this book could be summed up like this: "So my fellow Christians, ask not what God can do for your life plan, ask what your life can do for God's plan." Those who are looking for advice on finding one's calling through career choice, creative expression, or any form of self-discovery should go elsewhere. This is not about selfexploration; it is about purposeful devotion to a Christian God. The book is set up to be a 40-day immersion plan, recognizing that the Bible favors the number 40 as a "spiritually significant time," according to author Rick Warren, the founding pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, touted as one of the nation largest congregations. Warren's hope is that readers will "interact" with the 40 chapters, reading them one day at a time, with extensive underlining and writing in the margins. As an inspirational manifesto for creating a more worshipful, church-driven life, this book delivers. Every page is laden with references to scripture or dogma. But it does not do much to address the challenges of modern Christian living, with its competing material, professional, and financial distractions. Nonetheless, this is probably an excellent resource for devout Christians who crave a jumpstart back to worshipfulness. Where to purchase: http://www.amazon.com/Purpose-Small-Group-StudyGuide/dp/B000AXRY1U/sr=1-2/qid=1167777563/ref=pd_bbs_sr_2/104-00251835741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: * * * * Sex Is Not the Problem (Lust Is): Sexual Purity in a Lust-Saturated World By Joshua Harris Lust isn't just a guy problem - it's a human problem. And unless we honestly confront it, lust will destroy our relationships and our lives. Joshua Harris, author of the runaway bestseller I Kissed Dating Goodbye, calls a generation bombarded with images of sexual sin back to the freedom and joy of holiness. This "PG-rated" book - straightforward without being graphic - speaks to those entrenched in lust or just flirting with temptation. Honestly sharing his own struggles, Harris exposes lust's tactics and helps readers create a personal plan for fighting back. Men and women will find hope in God's grace and learn the secrets to lasting change. Where to purchase: http://www.amazon.com/Sex-Not-Problem-Lust-LustSaturated/dp/1590525191/sr=8-7/qid=1167885212/ref=pd_bbs_7/104-00251835741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: N/A Every Young Woman’s Battle By Shannon Ethridge and Stephen Arterburn Guys Aren’t the Only Ones Fighting a Battle for Purity. The world you live in promotes sex as the answer to just about everything. The pressure to go along with the crowd is greater than ever before, and it’s easy to compromise in little ways that are a lot more harmful than they seem. You and your friends may become caught up in destructive relationships or sexual activities without even knowing how you got there. You just want to be normal–to fit in, to be liked, to look attractive to the opposite sex. But are you paying too high a price? This counterpart to the award-winning Every Young Man’s Battle can help you: - learn how the sexual battle begins in your heart and mind - understand your hunger for attention from guys - recognize and avoid the potential pitfalls awaiting young women on the journey toward adulthood and possibly marriage - find out how the media, novels, fashion, internet chat rooms, and body and beauty obsessions influence your sexual choices–and what you can do about it

- guard your mind, heart, and body against sexual and emotional compromise - develop a deeper, more satisfying level of intimacy with God Whether you have so far protected yourself emotionally and sexually, feel that you’ve been robbed of your purity, or have given in to temptation in some way, this book can help you achieve or reclaim sexual integrity. It can also guide you through the temptations and pressures of young adulthood while demonstrating how you can live your life to the fullest–without regrets. Where to purchase: http://www.amazon.com/Every-Young-Womans-Battle-SexSaturated/dp/1578568560/sr=1-1/qid=1167885721/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/104-00251835741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: N/A I Kissed Dating Goodbye By Joshua Harris While most Christians agree to seek purity and save sex for marriage, few have been given a blueprint for how that should affect their view of dating and love. In I Kissed Dating Goodbye, Joshua Harris exposes the "Seven Habits of Highly Defective Dating" and offers a realistic outline of how to have a biblical vision of marriage. Harris contends that one must begin with a new attitude, viewing love, purity, and singleness from God's perspective rather than thinking that love and romance are to be enjoyed "solely for recreation." In such well-named chapters as "Guarding Your Heart" and "What Matters at Fifty," Harris encourages the reader to look at one's character rather than reveling in infatuation, to regard love as a truly selfless, biblical act rather than a feeling. He refutes the concept that we are victims of "falling in love" (that it is beyond our control), saying that "God wants us to seek guidance from scriptural truth, not feeling. Smart love looks beyond personal desires and the gratification of the moment. It looks at the big picture: serving others and glorifying God." Before you roll your eyes, moaning that this sounds terribly unromantic, know that Harris does a superb job of couching his convictions in the sincere belief that if we are purposeful in our singleness and date with integrity, a fulfilled marriage awaits us--in God's timing. Where to purchase: http://www.amazon.com/Kissed-Dating-Goodbye-JoshuaHarris/dp/1590521358/sr=1-1/qid=1167886047/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/104-00251835741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating:* * * * * Life Together By Doug Fields This DVD Curriculum combines DVD teaching from well-known youth ministry Bible teachers, as well as leadership training from Doug Fields, with the Life Together: Student Edition Small Group Series. All this is combined to help you develop a healthy small group ministry. The kit includes six books and three DVDs that cover 36 weeks of teaching. The books are also available separately. Youth workers: the Life Together series is a revolutionary small-group resource that will change the lives of your students. Six related books overflow with Bible-based sessions to encourage and equip them through questions, stories, challenges, readings, prayers, accountability, assessments, journaling, covenants, applications, and more! Where to purchase: http://www.simplyyouthministry.com/resources-small-groups-life-togethercurriculum-kit.html Rating: N/A

David Great Lives Series: Volume 1 By Charles Swindoll

David, unlike any Bible character before him, had the charisma to inspire a great nation. Yet in other ways he was a most ordinary man-often gripped by destructive passion, rocked by personal tragedy, and motivated by political gain. Yet, he is the one character the Bible describes as a "man after God's own heart." In this first volume of the "Great Lives" series Charles Swindoll shows how David proved his love for God many times over in an extraordinary life that left an enduring legacy of faith. Where to buy: http://www.amazon.com/David-Great-Lives-Charles-Swindoll/dp/0849913829/sr=81/qid=1168362974/ref=pd_bbs_1/104-0025183-5741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: *** Paul: A Man of Grit and Grace By Charles Swindoll Paul's life was never dull. First appearing in the New Testament as a violent enemy of Christ, Paul later went on to not only put his faith in the risen Lord but to pen thirteen letters of the New Testament--in the midst of being beaten, shipwrecked, snakebitten, imprisoned, and chased out of town. Let Charles Swindoll be your guide as you travel down the road to Damascus with Paul and discover the passion for Jesus that drove this hero of the faith. Where to buy; http://www.amazon.com/Paul-Grit-Grace-Great-Lives/dp/0849917492/sr=83/qid=1168362974/ref=pd_bbs_3/104-0025183-5741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: ***

College
Confession By Father Bishoy Andrawis A video and discussion question series on confession it’s importance in our church and in our personal lives. Where to Purchase: St. Mark’s DC Bookstore Rating: * * * * * 90 DAY BIBLE The Bible in 90 Days Curriculum kit is a 14-week DVD curriculum designed to help people attentively read every word of the Bible in 90 days. The advantage of reading through the Bible in 90 days is that it allows you to read the Scriptures as a story. Reading the Bible cover to cover gives people a sense of cohesiveness and connectedness to God and his unfolding purpose for humanity. This curriculum uses the NIV Thinline Large Print Bible and, in order to read the Bible cover to cover in 90 days, you only need to read 12 pages per day. The Bible in 90 Days is both a Bible and a curriculum that allows individuals to complete what formany Christians is the goal of a lifetime—to read through the Bible completely, from “cover to cover,” in a manageable time frame. The basic plan consists of reading 12 pages a day of this specially prepared large-print Bible—a task that usually takes between 45 minutes and an hour—to help readers achieve their goals. Many people spend more time than that commuting back and forth to work every day! This Bible is part of a larger program, a 14-week curriculum kit designed to help people read through the entire text of the Bible with an opportunity to discuss their reading in a community setting.Developed, field-tested, and used by its creator, Ted Cooper, a Houston businessman, this curriculum has proven successful at many different churches and with a range of denominational

affiliations. Where to Purchase: http://www.amazon.com/Bible-90-Days-ExtraordinaryExperience/dp/0310266882/sr=1-2/qid=1166803226/ref=pd_bbs_sr_2/104-00251835741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: * * * * In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day: How to Survive and Thrive When Opportunity Roars By Mark Batterson Your greatest regret at the end of your life will be the lions you didn't chase. You will look back longingly on risks not taken, opportunities not seized, and dreams not pursued. Stop running away from what scares you most and start chasing the God-ordained opportunities that cross your path. In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day is inspired by one of the most obscure yet courageous acts recorded in Scripture, a blessed and audacious act that left no regrets: "Benaiah chased a lion down into a pit. Then, despite the snow and slippery ground, he caught the lion and killed it" (2 Samuel 23:20 -21). Unleash the lion chaser within! Where to Purchase: www.orthodoxbookstore.org Rating: * * * * 40 Days of Purpose By Rick Warren The spiritual premise in The Purpose-Driven Life is that there are no accidents---God planned everything and everyone. Therefore, every human has a divine purpose, according to God's master plan. Like a twist on John F. Kennedy's famous inaugural address, this book could be summed up like this: "So my fellow Christians, ask not what God can do for your life plan, ask what your life can do for God's plan." Those who are looking for advice on finding one's calling through career choice, creative expression, or any form of self-discovery should go elsewhere. This is not about selfexploration; it is about purposeful devotion to a Christian God. The book is set up to be a 40-day immersion plan, recognizing that the Bible favors the number 40 as a "spiritually significant time," according to author Rick Warren, the founding pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, touted as one of the nation largest congregations. Warren's hope is that readers will "interact" with the 40 chapters, reading them one day at a time, with extensive underlining and writing in the margins. As an inspirational manifesto for creating a more worshipful, church-driven life, this book delivers. Every page is laden with references to scripture or dogma. But it does not do much to address the challenges of modern Christian living, with its competing material, professional, and financial distractions. Nonetheless, this is probably an excellent resource for devout Christians who crave a jumpstart back to worshipfulness. Where to purchase: http://www.amazon.com/Purpose-Small-Group-StudyGuide/dp/B000AXRY1U/sr=1-2/qid=1167777563/ref=pd_bbs_sr_2/104-00251835741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: * * * * Boy Meets Girl: Say Hello to Courtship By Joshua Harris Joshua Harris follows up his bestselling I Kissed Dating Goodbye with Boy Meets Girl, the story of how he met and married his wife, Shannon. Where Harris's first book encouraged readers to throw off modern ideas of romantic fixation, Boy Meets Girl goes to the next level and urges single Christian men and women to pursue courtship, and ultimately marriage, thoughtfully and prayerfully. Knowing that many readers will balk at the idea of premeditated courtship, Harris insists that dating should not be emotional recreation but rather a careful decision rooted in obedience to

God. While the anecdotes used to reveal true-to-life scenarios about dating pitfalls are somewhat elementary (and geared to those in their 20s), Harris succeeds in hammering home the point that obedience to God's word, selfless love, community, purity, and satisfaction in God are the most important aspect of any relationship. Where to purchase: http://www.amazon.com/Boy-Meets-Girl-HelloCourtship/dp/1576737098/ref=pd_sim_b_1/104-0025183-5741551 Rating: N/A How to Stay Christian in College By J. Budziszewski Going away to college can be exciting, scary, wild, or all of the above. And don't think Christian colleges are always a failsafe alternative. As students trade home life for dorm life, they leave behind their church, their friends, their families--their major networks of support. What should they expect when they arrive on campus? How to Stay Christian in College is an interactive guide that lets students know what to expect and reassures them that they can attend school and still maintain their faith. Filled with anecdotes, resources, and much more, it prepares, equips, and encourages high school and college students to meet the challenge of living out their faith at school. It examines different worldviews and myths that students encounter at college, giving them the tools they need to meet the challenges ahead. Where to purchase: http://www.amazon.com/How-Stay-Christian-CollegeTh1nk/dp/1576835103/sr=1-1/qid=1167885598/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/104-00251835741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: * * * Disciplines of a Godly Man By R. Kent Hughes It is easy to see why Kent Hughes' book has been such a best seller. The author has compiled in these pages an invaluable collection of helpful, spiritual advice for men in the 21st century. I am not aware of a more comprehensive volume that covers so many topics within one cover. Hughes identifies the following life areas: relationships, soul, character, ministry, and grace. He then provides specific disciplines that each cultivate a more dynamic Christian lifestyle. His advice is Biblically sound, culturally relevant, and easy to understand. This book will be very helpful to any man who desires to grow deeper in his devotion to Jesus Christ. While it is only an introductory work, it provides a solid foundation on which to begin a more structured approach to discipleship. Where to purchase: http://www.amazon.com/Disciplines-Godly-Man-KentHughes/dp/1581347588/sr=1-1/qid=1167885864/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/104-00251835741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: * * * * David Great Lives Series: Volume 1 By Charles Swindoll David, unlike any Bible character before him, had the charisma to inspire a great nation. Yet in other ways he was a most ordinary man-often gripped by destructive passion, rocked by personal tragedy, and motivated by political gain. Yet, he is the one character the Bible describes as a "man

after God's own heart." In this first volume of the "Great Lives" series Charles Swindoll shows how David proved his love for God many times over in an extraordinary life that left an enduring legacy of faith. Where to buy: http://www.amazon.com/David-Great-Lives-Charles-Swindoll/dp/0849913829/sr=81/qid=1168362974/ref=pd_bbs_1/104-0025183-5741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: *** Paul: A Man of Grit and Grace By Charles Swindoll Paul's life was never dull. First appearing in the New Testament as a violent enemy of Christ, Paul later went on to not only put his faith in the risen Lord but to pen thirteen letters of the New Testament--in the midst of being beaten, shipwrecked, snakebitten, imprisoned, and chased out of town. Let Charles Swindoll be your guide as you travel down the road to Damascus with Paul and discover the passion for Jesus that drove this hero of the faith. Where to buy; http://www.amazon.com/Paul-Grit-Grace-Great-Lives/dp/0849917492/sr=83/qid=1168362974/ref=pd_bbs_3/104-0025183-5741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: ***

The Patriarchs: Encountering the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob--DVD Curriculum By Beth Moore Full of twists and turns, ruin and redemption, revelation and mystery, this 10-week study of Genesis 1250 keeps participants captivated by the God who stars in it! The Leader Kit includes 11 DVD sessions that are essential to the study, plus promo and bonus segments; one copy of the music CD that accompanies the study; one Member Book; and one Leader Guide. Where to buy: http://www.christianbook.com/Christian/Books/product?item_no=197637&event=71457AUT| 1243891|71457 Rating: N/A David: 90 Days with a Heart Like His--Book and CD By: Beth Moore David, from the new "Personal Reflections" series, is an expansion of Beth Moore's beloved classic A Heart Like His. This 90 day devotional contains most of the text from A Heart Like His along with thoughtful study questions, space for journaling, and an audio CD of Beth Moore's teaching. With a lay-flat binding for comfortable journaling, this book is perfect for individual or small group study. Page edges (opposite the binding) are "deckled" (ragged) by design. Where to buy: http://www.christianbook.com/Christian/Books/product?item_no=44277&event=71457AUT| 1243891|71457 Rating: N/A Daniel--DVD Curriculum By Beth Moore Join Beth Moore in a faith-building study of prophecy, and learn how to shine for Christ in our modern culture. Daniel:Lives of Integrity, Words of Prophecy shows how individuals can live with

integrity in today's self-absorbed society. The Leader's Kit includes six DVDs that feature a teaching session on each of the 12 chapters in the Book of Daniel, one Member Book, and one Leader's Guide. Where to buy: http://www.christianbook.com/Christian/Books/product?item_no=825890&event=71457AUT| 1243891|71457 Rating: N/A Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World by Joanna Weaver An invitation for every woman who feels she isn't godly enough...isn't loving enough...isn't doing enough The life of a woman today isn't really all that different from that of Mary and Martha in the New Testament. Like Mary, you long to sit at the Lord's feet...but the daily demands of a busy world just won't leave you alone. Like Martha, you love Jesus and really want to serve him...yet you struggle with weariness, resentment, and feelings of inadequacy. Then comes Jesus, right into the midst of your busy Mary/Martha life-and he extends the same invitation he issued long ago to the two sisters of Bethany. Tenderly he invites you to choose "the better part"-a joyful life of "living-room" intimacy with him that flows naturally into "kitchen service" for him. How can you make that choice? With her fresh approach to the familiar Bible story and its creative, practical strategies, Joanna shows how all of us-Marys and Marthas alike-can draw closer to our Lord, deepening our devotion, strengthening our service, and doing both with less stress and greater joy. Where to buy: http://www.amazon.com/Having-Mary-Heart-Martha-World/dp/1578562589/sr=81/qid=1168363834/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/002-6156674-6182457?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: **** Seeking Him: Experiencing the Joy of Personal Revival By Nancy DeMoss Revival is not just an emotional touch ... but a complete transformation! It can happen ... in your heart ... in your home ... in your church ... in your world. Seeking Him is a 12-week interactive study on personal revival. Get ready to experience the freedom and joy of an honest and humble heart, true repentance, God's amazing grace, genuine holiness, a clear conscience, radical forgiveness, sexual purity, and walking in the Spirit. Each week includes five days of individual study, questions for group discussion and interaction, testimonies of changed lives, and 'Making it Personal' questions and exercises. God says that if you seek Him you will find Him. What are you waiting for? Where to buy: http://www.amazon.com/Seeking-Him-Experiencing-PersonalRevival/dp/0802413668/sr=1-1/qid=1168363908/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/002-61566746182457?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: N/A

Graduates
Confession

By Father Bishoy Andrawis A video and discussion question series on confession it’s importance in our church and in our personal lives. Where to Purchase: For free at St. Mark’s DC Rating: * * * * * 90 DAY BIBLE The Bible in 90 Days Curriculum kit is a 14-week DVD curriculum designed to help people attentively read every word of the Bible in 90 days. The advantage of reading through the Bible in 90 days is that it allows you to read the Scriptures as a story. Reading the Bible cover to cover gives people a sense of cohesiveness and connectedness to God and his unfolding purpose for humanity. This curriculum uses the NIV Thinline Large Print Bible and, in order to read the Bible cover to cover in 90 days, you only need to read 12 pages per day. The Bible in 90 Days is both a Bible and a curriculum that allows individuals to complete what formany Christians is the goal of a lifetime—to read through the Bible completely, from “cover to cover,” in a manageable time frame. The basic plan consists of reading 12 pages a day of this specially prepared large-print Bible—a task that usually takes between 45 minutes and an hour—to help readers achieve their goals. Many people spend more time than that commuting back and forth to work every day! This Bible is part of a larger program, a 14-week curriculum kit designed to help people read through the entire text of the Bible with an opportunity to discuss their reading in a community setting.Developed, field-tested, and used by its creator, Ted Cooper, a Houston businessman, this curriculum has proven successful at many different churches and with a range of denominational affiliations. Where to Purchase: http://www.amazon.com/Bible-90-Days-ExtraordinaryExperience/dp/0310266882/sr=1-2/qid=1166803226/ref=pd_bbs_sr_2/104-00251835741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: * * * * In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day: How to Survive and Thrive When Opportunity Roars By Mark Batterson Your greatest regret at the end of your life will be the lions you didn't chase. You will look back longingly on risks not taken, opportunities not seized, and dreams not pursued. Stop running away from what scares you most and start chasing the God-ordained opportunities that cross your path. In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day is inspired by one of the most obscure yet courageous acts recorded in Scripture, a blessed and audacious act that left no regrets: "Benaiah chased a lion down into a pit. Then, despite the snow and slippery ground, he caught the lion and killed it" (2 Samuel 23:20 -21). Unleash the lion chaser within! Where to Purchase: www.orthodoxbookstore.org Rating: * * * * Disciplines of a Godly Man By Kent Hughes It is easy to see why Kent Hughes' book has been such a best seller. The author has compiled in these pages an invaluable collection of helpful, spiritual advice for men in the 21st century. I am not aware of a more comprehensive volume that covers so many topics within one cover.

Hughes identifies the following life areas: relationships, soul, character, ministry, and grace. He then provides specific disciplines that each cultivate a more dynamic Christian lifestyle. His advice is Biblically sound, culturally relevant, and easy to understand. This book will be very helpful to any man who desires to grow deeper in his devotion to Jesus Christ. While it is only an introductory work, it provides a solid foundation on which to begin a more structured approach to discipleship. Where to purchase: http://www.amazon.com/Disciplines-Godly-Man-KentHughes/dp/0891078185/sr=8-4/qid=1167767984/ref=pd_bbs_4/104-00251835741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: * * * Disciplines of a Godly Woman By Barbara Hughes For many of us, the word alone evokes dread. It’s not that we don’t want to be disciplined physically, mentally, and spiritually. The challenge seems too hard, and the motivation more about duty than desire. When it comes to our Christian walk, we don’t want to be legalistic and just follow some set of rules. That’s not what it’s all about, right? Barbara Hughes answers with this encouraging reality: The true heart of spiritual discipline is a relationship with God. As you grow in that relationship, embracing your heavenly Father and his ways, you discover that discipline is your lifeline to him. It is how he gives meaningful shape to all the days of your life. The “dread” of a disciplined life will be replaced with desire and anticipation as you find that there is no greater purpose than loving Him in every moment, every activity, and every thought. Using poignant stories and faithful reminders, Barbara opens her own heart to help you find the joy of full surrender. Her honest and encouraging look at the Word of God reveals the keys to living a truly godly life. And to strengthen your walk day to day, she offers hymns and praise psalms for your devotional times, a long list of recommended books that will lift your spirits, and Bible study helps to remind you that you’re not alone. Where to buy: http://www.amazon.com/Disciplines-Godly-Woman-BarbaraHughes/dp/1581347596/sr=8-7/qid=1167767984/ref=pd_bbs_7/104-00251835741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: * * * 40 Days of Purpose By Rick Warren The spiritual premise in The Purpose-Driven Life is that there are no accidents---God planned everything and everyone. Therefore, every human has a divine purpose, according to God's master plan. Like a twist on John F. Kennedy's famous inaugural address, this book could be summed up like this: "So my fellow Christians, ask not what God can do for your life plan, ask what your life can do for God's plan." Those who are looking for advice on finding one's calling through career choice, creative expression, or any form of self-discovery should go elsewhere. This is not about selfexploration; it is about purposeful devotion to a Christian God. The book is set up to be a 40-day immersion plan, recognizing that the Bible favors the number 40 as a "spiritually significant time," according to author Rick Warren, the founding pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, touted as one of the nation largest congregations. Warren's hope is that readers will "interact" with the 40 chapters, reading them one day at a time, with extensive underlining and writing in the margins. As an inspirational manifesto for creating a more worshipful, church-driven life, this book delivers. Every page is laden with references to scripture or dogma. But it does not do much to address the challenges of modern Christian living, with its competing material,

professional, and financial distractions. Nonetheless, this is probably an excellent resource for devout Christians who crave a jumpstart back to worshipfulness. Where to purchase: http://www.amazon.com/Purpose-Small-Group-StudyGuide/dp/B000AXRY1U/sr=1-2/qid=1167777563/ref=pd_bbs_sr_2/104-00251835741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: * * * * David Great Lives Series: Volume 1 By Charles Swindoll David, unlike any Bible character before him, had the charisma to inspire a great nation. Yet in other ways he was a most ordinary man-often gripped by destructive passion, rocked by personal tragedy, and motivated by political gain. Yet, he is the one character the Bible describes as a "man after God's own heart." In this first volume of the "Great Lives" series Charles Swindoll shows how David proved his love for God many times over in an extraordinary life that left an enduring legacy of faith. Where to buy: http://www.amazon.com/David-Great-Lives-Charles-Swindoll/dp/0849913829/sr=81/qid=1168362974/ref=pd_bbs_1/104-0025183-5741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: *** Paul: A Man of Grit and Grace By Charles Swindoll Paul's life was never dull. First appearing in the New Testament as a violent enemy of Christ, Paul later went on to not only put his faith in the risen Lord but to pen thirteen letters of the New Testament--in the midst of being beaten, shipwrecked, snakebitten, imprisoned, and chased out of town. Let Charles Swindoll be your guide as you travel down the road to Damascus with Paul and discover the passion for Jesus that drove this hero of the faith. Where to buy; http://www.amazon.com/Paul-Grit-Grace-Great-Lives/dp/0849917492/sr=83/qid=1168362974/ref=pd_bbs_3/104-0025183-5741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: ***

The Patriarchs: Encountering the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob--DVD Curriculum By Beth Moore Full of twists and turns, ruin and redemption, revelation and mystery, this 10-week study of Genesis 1250 keeps participants captivated by the God who stars in it! The Leader Kit includes 11 DVD sessions that are essential to the study, plus promo and bonus segments; one copy of the music CD that accompanies the study; one Member Book; and one Leader Guide. Where to buy: http://www.christianbook.com/Christian/Books/product?item_no=197637&event=71457AUT| 1243891|71457 Rating: N/A David: 90 Days with a Heart Like His--Book and CD By: Beth Moore David, from the new "Personal Reflections" series, is an expansion of Beth Moore's beloved classic A Heart Like His. This 90 day devotional contains most of the text from A Heart Like His along with thoughtful study questions, space for journaling, and an audio CD of Beth Moore's teaching. With a

lay-flat binding for comfortable journaling, this book is perfect for individual or small group study. Page edges (opposite the binding) are "deckled" (ragged) by design. Where to buy: http://www.christianbook.com/Christian/Books/product?item_no=44277&event=71457AUT| 1243891|71457 Rating: N/A Daniel--DVD Curriculum By Beth Moore Join Beth Moore in a faith-building study of prophecy, and learn how to shine for Christ in our modern culture. Daniel:Lives of Integrity, Words of Prophecy shows how individuals can live with integrity in today's self-absorbed society. The Leader's Kit includes six DVDs that feature a teaching session on each of the 12 chapters in the Book of Daniel, one Member Book, and one Leader's Guide. Where to buy: http://www.christianbook.com/Christian/Books/product?item_no=825890&event=71457AUT| 1243891|71457 Rating: N/A Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World by Joanna Weaver An invitation for every woman who feels she isn't godly enough...isn't loving enough...isn't doing enough The life of a woman today isn't really all that different from that of Mary and Martha in the New Testament. Like Mary, you long to sit at the Lord's feet...but the daily demands of a busy world just won't leave you alone. Like Martha, you love Jesus and really want to serve him...yet you struggle with weariness, resentment, and feelings of inadequacy. Then comes Jesus, right into the midst of your busy Mary/Martha life-and he extends the same invitation he issued long ago to the two sisters of Bethany. Tenderly he invites you to choose "the better part"-a joyful life of "living-room" intimacy with him that flows naturally into "kitchen service" for him. How can you make that choice? With her fresh approach to the familiar Bible story and its creative, practical strategies, Joanna shows how all of us-Marys and Marthas alike-can draw closer to our Lord, deepening our devotion, strengthening our service, and doing both with less stress and greater joy. Where to buy: http://www.amazon.com/Having-Mary-Heart-Martha-World/dp/1578562589/sr=81/qid=1168363834/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/002-6156674-6182457?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: **** Seeking Him: Experiencing the Joy of Personal Revival By Nancy DeMoss Revival is not just an emotional touch ... but a complete transformation! It can happen ... in your heart ... in your home ... in your church ... in your world. Seeking Him is a 12-week interactive study on personal revival. Get ready to experience the freedom and joy of an honest and humble heart, true repentance, God's amazing grace, genuine holiness, a clear conscience, radical forgiveness, sexual purity, and walking in the Spirit. Each week includes five days of individual study, questions

for group discussion and interaction, testimonies of changed lives, and 'Making it Personal' questions and exercises. God says that if you seek Him you will find Him. What are you waiting for? Where to buy: http://www.amazon.com/Seeking-Him-Experiencing-PersonalRevival/dp/0802413668/sr=1-1/qid=1168363908/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/002-61566746182457?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: N/A

Middle Adult
I Promise By Dr. Gary Smalley How 5 commitments Determine the Destiny of Your Marriage. A great small group series that was designed with the help of Purpose Driven. In this series, you will learn the 5 Promises every marriage should have, as well as the practical tools to apply these to your own marriage. Each session is about 20 minutes in length (video) and designed to allow you valuable time to discuss as a group and/or as individual couples. This kit offers up everything you need to have a complete small group study. The kit is designed to offer you the tools to conduct your small groups to whatever level you like. Where to Purchase: http://store.dnaofrelationships.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=563 Rating: N/A

90 DAY BIBLE The Bible in 90 Days Curriculum kit is a 14-week DVD curriculum designed to help people attentively read every word of the Bible in 90 days. The advantage of reading through the Bible in 90 days is that it allows you to read the Scriptures as a story. Reading the Bible cover to cover gives people a sense of cohesiveness and connectedness to God and his unfolding purpose for humanity. This curriculum uses the NIV Thinline Large Print Bible and, in order to read the Bible cover to cover in 90 days, you only need to read 12 pages per day. The Bible in 90 Days is both a Bible and a curriculum that allows individuals to complete what formany Christians is the goal of a lifetime—to read through the Bible completely, from “cover to cover,” in a manageable time frame. The basic plan consists of reading 12 pages a day of this specially prepared large-print Bible—a task that usually takes between 45 minutes and an hour—to help readers achieve their goals. Many people spend more time than that commuting back and forth to work every day! This Bible is part of a larger program, a 14-week curriculum kit designed to help people read through the entire text of the Bible with an opportunity to discuss their reading in a community setting.Developed, field-tested, and used by its creator, Ted Cooper, a Houston businessman, this curriculum has proven successful at many different churches and with a range of denominational affiliations. Where to Purchase: http://www.amazon.com/Bible-90-Days-ExtraordinaryExperience/dp/0310266882/sr=1-2/qid=1166803226/ref=pd_bbs_sr_2/104-00251835741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating:* * * * “Disciplines of a Godly Man”

By Kent Hughes It is easy to see why Kent Hughes' book has been such a best seller. The author has compiled in these pages an invaluable collection of helpful, spiritual advice for men in the 21st century. I am not aware of a more comprehensive volume that covers so many topics within one cover. Hughes identifies the following life areas: relationships, soul, character, ministry, and grace. He then provides specific disciplines that each cultivate a more dynamic Christian lifestyle. His advice is Biblically sound, culturally relevant, and easy to understand. This book will be very helpful to any man who desires to grow deeper in his devotion to Jesus Christ. While it is only an introductory work, it provides a solid foundation on which to begin a more structured approach to discipleship. Where to purchase: http://www.amazon.com/Disciplines-Godly-Man-KentHughes/dp/0891078185/sr=8-4/qid=1167767984/ref=pd_bbs_4/104-00251835741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: * * * Disciplines of a Godly Woman By Barbara Hughes For many of us, the word alone evokes dread. It’s not that we don’t want to be disciplined physically, mentally, and spiritually. The challenge seems too hard, and the motivation more about duty than desire. When it comes to our Christian walk, we don’t want to be legalistic and just follow some set of rules. That’s not what it’s all about, right? Barbara Hughes answers with this encouraging reality: The true heart of spiritual discipline is a relationship with God. As you grow in that relationship, embracing your heavenly Father and his ways, you discover that discipline is your lifeline to him. It is how he gives meaningful shape to all the days of your life. The “dread” of a disciplined life will be replaced with desire and anticipation as you find that there is no greater purpose than loving Him in every moment, every activity, and every thought. Using poignant stories and faithful reminders, Barbara opens her own heart to help you find the joy of full surrender. Her honest and encouraging look at the Word of God reveals the keys to living a truly godly life. And to strengthen your walk day to day, she offers hymns and praise psalms for your devotional times, a long list of recommended books that will lift your spirits, and Bible study helps to remind you that you’re not alone. Where to buy: http://www.amazon.com/Disciplines-Godly-Woman-BarbaraHughes/dp/1581347596/sr=8-7/qid=1167767984/ref=pd_bbs_7/104-00251835741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: * * * 40 Days of Purpose By Rick Warren The spiritual premise in The Purpose-Driven Life is that there are no accidents---God planned everything and everyone. Therefore, every human has a divine purpose, according to God's master plan. Like a twist on John F. Kennedy's famous inaugural address, this book could be summed up like this: "So my fellow Christians, ask not what God can do for your life plan, ask what your life can do for God's plan." Those who are looking for advice on finding one's calling through career choice, creative expression, or any form of self-discovery should go elsewhere. This is not about selfexploration; it is about purposeful devotion to a Christian God. The book is set up to be a 40-day immersion plan, recognizing that the Bible favors the number 40 as a "spiritually significant time,"

according to author Rick Warren, the founding pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, touted as one of the nation largest congregations. Warren's hope is that readers will "interact" with the 40 chapters, reading them one day at a time, with extensive underlining and writing in the margins. As an inspirational manifesto for creating a more worshipful, church-driven life, this book delivers. Every page is laden with references to scripture or dogma. But it does not do much to address the challenges of modern Christian living, with its competing material, professional, and financial distractions. Nonetheless, this is probably an excellent resource for devout Christians who crave a jumpstart back to worshipfulness. Where to purchase: http://www.amazon.com/Purpose-Small-Group-StudyGuide/dp/B000AXRY1U/sr=1-2/qid=1167777563/ref=pd_bbs_sr_2/104-00251835741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: * * * * Paul: A Man of Grit and Grace By Charles Swindoll Paul's life was never dull. First appearing in the New Testament as a violent enemy of Christ, Paul later went on to not only put his faith in the risen Lord but to pen thirteen letters of the New Testament--in the midst of being beaten, shipwrecked, snakebitten, imprisoned, and chased out of town. Let Charles Swindoll be your guide as you travel down the road to Damascus with Paul and discover the passion for Jesus that drove this hero of the faith. Where to buy; http://www.amazon.com/Paul-Grit-Grace-Great-Lives/dp/0849917492/sr=83/qid=1168362974/ref=pd_bbs_3/104-0025183-5741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: ***

The Patriarchs: Encountering the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob--DVD Curriculum By Beth Moore Full of twists and turns, ruin and redemption, revelation and mystery, this 10-week study of Genesis 1250 keeps participants captivated by the God who stars in it! The Leader Kit includes 11 DVD sessions that are essential to the study, plus promo and bonus segments; one copy of the music CD that accompanies the study; one Member Book; and one Leader Guide. Where to buy: http://www.christianbook.com/Christian/Books/product?item_no=197637&event=71457AUT| 1243891|71457 Rating: N/A David: 90 Days with a Heart Like His--Book and CD By: Beth Moore David, from the new "Personal Reflections" series, is an expansion of Beth Moore's beloved classic A Heart Like His. This 90 day devotional contains most of the text from A Heart Like His along with thoughtful study questions, space for journaling, and an audio CD of Beth Moore's teaching. With a lay-flat binding for comfortable journaling, this book is perfect for individual or small group study. Page edges (opposite the binding) are "deckled" (ragged) by design. Where to buy: http://www.christianbook.com/Christian/Books/product?item_no=44277&event=71457AUT| 1243891|71457 Rating: N/A

Daniel--DVD Curriculum By Beth Moore Join Beth Moore in a faith-building study of prophecy, and learn how to shine for Christ in our modern culture. Daniel:Lives of Integrity, Words of Prophecy shows how individuals can live with integrity in today's self-absorbed society. The Leader's Kit includes six DVDs that feature a teaching session on each of the 12 chapters in the Book of Daniel, one Member Book, and one Leader's Guide. Where to buy: http://www.christianbook.com/Christian/Books/product?item_no=825890&event=71457AUT| 1243891|71457 Rating: N/A Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World by Joanna Weaver An invitation for every woman who feels she isn't godly enough...isn't loving enough...isn't doing enough The life of a woman today isn't really all that different from that of Mary and Martha in the New Testament. Like Mary, you long to sit at the Lord's feet...but the daily demands of a busy world just won't leave you alone. Like Martha, you love Jesus and really want to serve him...yet you struggle with weariness, resentment, and feelings of inadequacy. Then comes Jesus, right into the midst of your busy Mary/Martha life-and he extends the same invitation he issued long ago to the two sisters of Bethany. Tenderly he invites you to choose "the better part"-a joyful life of "living-room" intimacy with him that flows naturally into "kitchen service" for him. How can you make that choice? With her fresh approach to the familiar Bible story and its creative, practical strategies, Joanna shows how all of us-Marys and Marthas alike-can draw closer to our Lord, deepening our devotion, strengthening our service, and doing both with less stress and greater joy. Where to buy: http://www.amazon.com/Having-Mary-Heart-Martha-World/dp/1578562589/sr=81/qid=1168363834/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/002-6156674-6182457?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: **** Seeking Him: Experiencing the Joy of Personal Revival By Nancy DeMoss Revival is not just an emotional touch ... but a complete transformation! It can happen ... in your heart ... in your home ... in your church ... in your world. Seeking Him is a 12-week interactive study on personal revival. Get ready to experience the freedom and joy of an honest and humble heart, true repentance, God's amazing grace, genuine holiness, a clear conscience, radical forgiveness, sexual purity, and walking in the Spirit. Each week includes five days of individual study, questions for group discussion and interaction, testimonies of changed lives, and 'Making it Personal' questions and exercises. God says that if you seek Him you will find Him. What are you waiting for? Where to buy: http://www.amazon.com/Seeking-Him-Experiencing-PersonalRevival/dp/0802413668/sr=1-1/qid=1168363908/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/002-61566746182457?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: N/A

Adult
Confession By Father Bishoy Andrawis A video and discussion question series on confession it’s importance in our church and in our personal lives. Where to Purchase: For free at St. Mark’s DC Rating: * * * * * 90 DAY BIBLE The Bible in 90 Days Curriculum kit is a 14-week DVD curriculum designed to help people attentively read every word of the Bible in 90 days. The advantage of reading through the Bible in 90 days is that it allows you to read the Scriptures as a story. Reading the Bible cover to cover gives people a sense of cohesiveness and connectedness to God and his unfolding purpose for humanity. This curriculum uses the NIV Thinline Large Print Bible and, in order to read the Bible cover to cover in 90 days, you only need to read 12 pages per day. The Bible in 90 Days is both a Bible and a curriculum that allows individuals to complete what formany Christians is the goal of a lifetime—to read through the Bible completely, from “cover to cover,” in a manageable time frame. The basic plan consists of reading 12 pages a day of this specially prepared large-print Bible—a task that usually takes between 45 minutes and an hour—to help readers achieve their goals. Many people spend more time than that commuting back and forth to work every day! This Bible is part of a larger program, a 14-week curriculum kit designed to help people read through the entire text of the Bible with an opportunity to discuss their reading in a community setting.Developed, field-tested, and used by its creator, Ted Cooper, a Houston businessman, this curriculum has proven successful at many different churches and with a range of denominational affiliations. Where to Purchase: http://www.amazon.com/Bible-90-Days-ExtraordinaryExperience/dp/0310266882/sr=1-2/qid=1166803226/ref=pd_bbs_sr_2/104-00251835741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: * * * * Disciplines of a Godly Man By Kent Hughes It is easy to see why Kent Hughes' book has been such a best seller. The author has compiled in these pages an invaluable collection of helpful, spiritual advice for men in the 21st century. I am not aware of a more comprehensive volume that covers so many topics within one cover. Hughes identifies the following life areas: relationships, soul, character, ministry, and grace. He then provides specific disciplines that each cultivate a more dynamic Christian lifestyle. His advice is Biblically sound, culturally relevant, and easy to understand. This book will be very helpful to any man who desires to grow deeper in his devotion to Jesus Christ. While it is only an introductory work, it provides a solid foundation on which to begin a more structured approach to discipleship. Where to purchase: http://www.amazon.com/Disciplines-Godly-Man-KentHughes/dp/0891078185/sr=8-4/qid=1167767984/ref=pd_bbs_4/104-00251835741551?ie=UTF8&s=books

Rating: * * * Disciplines of a Godly Woman By Barbara Hughes For many of us, the word alone evokes dread. It’s not that we don’t want to be disciplined physically, mentally, and spiritually. The challenge seems too hard, and the motivation more about duty than desire. When it comes to our Christian walk, we don’t want to be legalistic and just follow some set of rules. That’s not what it’s all about, right? Barbara Hughes answers with this encouraging reality: The true heart of spiritual discipline is a relationship with God. As you grow in that relationship, embracing your heavenly Father and his ways, you discover that discipline is your lifeline to him. It is how he gives meaningful shape to all the days of your life. The “dread” of a disciplined life will be replaced with desire and anticipation as you find that there is no greater purpose than loving Him in every moment, every activity, and every thought. Using poignant stories and faithful reminders, Barbara opens her own heart to help you find the joy of full surrender. Her honest and encouraging look at the Word of God reveals the keys to living a truly godly life. And to strengthen your walk day to day, she offers hymns and praise psalms for your devotional times, a long list of recommended books that will lift your spirits, and Bible study helps to remind you that you’re not alone. Where to buy: http://www.amazon.com/Disciplines-Godly-Woman-BarbaraHughes/dp/1581347596/sr=8-7/qid=1167767984/ref=pd_bbs_7/104-00251835741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: * * * 40 Days of Purpose By Rick Warren The spiritual premise in The Purpose-Driven Life is that there are no accidents---God planned everything and everyone. Therefore, every human has a divine purpose, according to God's master plan. Like a twist on John F. Kennedy's famous inaugural address, this book could be summed up like this: "So my fellow Christians, ask not what God can do for your life plan, ask what your life can do for God's plan." Those who are looking for advice on finding one's calling through career choice, creative expression, or any form of self-discovery should go elsewhere. This is not about selfexploration; it is about purposeful devotion to a Christian God. The book is set up to be a 40-day immersion plan, recognizing that the Bible favors the number 40 as a "spiritually significant time," according to author Rick Warren, the founding pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, touted as one of the nation largest congregations. Warren's hope is that readers will "interact" with the 40 chapters, reading them one day at a time, with extensive underlining and writing in the margins. As an inspirational manifesto for creating a more worshipful, church-driven life, this book delivers. Every page is laden with references to scripture or dogma. But it does not do much to address the challenges of modern Christian living, with its competing material, professional, and financial distractions. Nonetheless, this is probably an excellent resource for devout Christians who crave a jumpstart back to worshipfulness. Where to purchase: http://www.amazon.com/Purpose-Small-Group-StudyGuide/dp/B000AXRY1U/sr=1-2/qid=1167777563/ref=pd_bbs_sr_2/104-00251835741551?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating:* * * * The Patriarchs: Encountering the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob--DVD Curriculum By Beth Moore

Full of twists and turns, ruin and redemption, revelation and mystery, this 10-week study of Genesis 1250 keeps participants captivated by the God who stars in it! The Leader Kit includes 11 DVD sessions that are essential to the study, plus promo and bonus segments; one copy of the music CD that accompanies the study; one Member Book; and one Leader Guide. Where to buy: http://www.christianbook.com/Christian/Books/product?item_no=197637&event=71457AUT| 1243891|71457 Rating: N/A David: 90 Days with a Heart Like His--Book and CD By: Beth Moore David, from the new "Personal Reflections" series, is an expansion of Beth Moore's beloved classic A Heart Like His. This 90 day devotional contains most of the text from A Heart Like His along with thoughtful study questions, space for journaling, and an audio CD of Beth Moore's teaching. With a lay-flat binding for comfortable journaling, this book is perfect for individual or small group study. Page edges (opposite the binding) are "deckled" (ragged) by design. Where to buy: http://www.christianbook.com/Christian/Books/product?item_no=44277&event=71457AUT| 1243891|71457 Rating: N/A Daniel--DVD Curriculum By Beth Moore Join Beth Moore in a faith-building study of prophecy, and learn how to shine for Christ in our modern culture. Daniel:Lives of Integrity, Words of Prophecy shows how individuals can live with integrity in today's self-absorbed society. The Leader's Kit includes six DVDs that feature a teaching session on each of the 12 chapters in the Book of Daniel, one Member Book, and one Leader's Guide. Where to buy: http://www.christianbook.com/Christian/Books/product?item_no=825890&event=71457AUT| 1243891|71457 Rating: N/A Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World by Joanna Weaver An invitation for every woman who feels she isn't godly enough...isn't loving enough...isn't doing enough The life of a woman today isn't really all that different from that of Mary and Martha in the New Testament. Like Mary, you long to sit at the Lord's feet...but the daily demands of a busy world just won't leave you alone. Like Martha, you love Jesus and really want to serve him...yet you struggle with weariness, resentment, and feelings of inadequacy. Then comes Jesus, right into the midst of your busy Mary/Martha life-and he extends the same invitation he issued long ago to the two sisters of Bethany. Tenderly he invites you to choose "the better part"-a joyful life of "living-room" intimacy with him that flows naturally into "kitchen service" for him.

How can you make that choice? With her fresh approach to the familiar Bible story and its creative, practical strategies, Joanna shows how all of us-Marys and Marthas alike-can draw closer to our Lord, deepening our devotion, strengthening our service, and doing both with less stress and greater joy. Where to buy: http://www.amazon.com/Having-Mary-Heart-Martha-World/dp/1578562589/sr=81/qid=1168363834/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/002-6156674-6182457?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: **** Seeking Him: Experiencing the Joy of Personal Revival By Nancy DeMoss Revival is not just an emotional touch ... but a complete transformation! It can happen ... in your heart ... in your home ... in your church ... in your world. Seeking Him is a 12-week interactive study on personal revival. Get ready to experience the freedom and joy of an honest and humble heart, true repentance, God's amazing grace, genuine holiness, a clear conscience, radical forgiveness, sexual purity, and walking in the Spirit. Each week includes five days of individual study, questions for group discussion and interaction, testimonies of changed lives, and 'Making it Personal' questions and exercises. God says that if you seek Him you will find Him. What are you waiting for? Where to buy: http://www.amazon.com/Seeking-Him-Experiencing-PersonalRevival/dp/0802413668/sr=1-1/qid=1168363908/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/002-61566746182457?ie=UTF8&s=books Rating: N/A