Two-thousand years ago, a man named Luke joined a group of Christians in their mission spread the message of the Messiah. His work stands today not only as a short history about the start of the Church, but also as a model for how we can continue telling the greatest story ever told.
Today, we live in a world with unprecedented opportunity (and tools) to communicate around the world in a matter of seconds. There has never been I time so ripe for spreading the Gospel. That's what makes this book so important... for every Christian. We have been given the mission of sharing the Good News, and Luke shows us how.More info →
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 →
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 →
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 →
It's likely that the first time the Gospel was preached in all of Europe, it was done by Paul in Philippi. As you’ll soon discover, it turned out to be quite an interesting trip (see Acts 16). After being “forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia,” Paul and his entourage arrived in Philippi to convert Lydia, managed to get arrested for casting out demons, and subsequently converted their jailer after an earthquake flung open the doors to the prison cells. These events, coordinated by a protecting God, were responsible for the birth of the European church. And it was to this church that Paul wrote his letter to the Philippians.More info →