The Unlikely Missionary: From Pew-Warmer to Poverty-Fighter
In addition to the stories of people and experiences from a trip to Africa, the book is full of practical ideas and exercises that will challenge you discover world-changing passion whether it takes you half-way around the world or keeps you right at home in your own backyard.More info →
Activist Faith: From Him and For Him
Join the Christian movement that loves like Jesus! The Bible doesn't call us to like or tweet about or even vote on human need and social problems. It calls us to act—to feed the hungry, visit prisoners, care for orphans, and bring good news to the poor. Join the authors of Activist Faith as they share biblical contexts, personal stories, and practical guidance for engaging twelve divisive social issues. Written for Democrats, Republicans, Independents, and even those who despise religion yet love Jesus. Activist Faith will guide you toward speaking—and living—the truth in love.More info →
How To Study the Bible (For Beginners)
Is there anything more important to the Christian experience than the Bible? Yet studies show not only that few ever really read it, but even fewer read it well. And that's what this short compilation of lessons on "How To Study the Bible" is all about.More info →
Volunteer Management 101: How to Recruit and Retain Volunteers
An employee needs the paycheck to pay the rent, the mortgage, the car payment, student debt, the credit card bill, the utilities, and a host of other bills.
Volunteer management, on the other hand, is about managing people who are not motivated by a paycheck to stick it out when the manager is chewing someone out or things get uncomfortable.
The volunteer is simply motivated by making a difference and being a part of the organization. Their commitment hinges on how vested they are with the vision and purpose of the organization. When it gets to be too much of a hassle to serve, when they begin to feel unappreciated, when they feel the commitment is too demanding, they will walk away - usually without any warning or explanation.
With several decades of experience between them, Madding and King share insights on volunteer management and how to lead these valuable resources well in your organization.More info →
Soul Bare: Stories of Redemption
Honesty, authenticity and vulnerability. You want to be a person who reflects these qualities. But sometimes it's just hard to reveal your deepest hardships and struggles. How are Christians supposed to have hope and experience wholeness amid personal challenges and failures?More info →
Finding Church: Stories of Leaving, Switching, and Reforming
Finding Church explores the stories of people leaving, switching, and even reforming their basic understanding of church. It will open your eyes to a growing trend in culture for people to take responsibility for their faith.More info →
Making Space: Welcoming God’s Presence
Followers of Jesus often express desires for extending hospitality, engaging in community, and praying faithfully—but those good intentions aren’t carried out as consistently as they’d like.More info →