Changing Me Change the World

Changing Me  Change the World Author Lynnda Ell
ISBN-10 1449700047
Year 2010-01-06
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher WestBow Press
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How do you pray? Do you think praying is either a fearful mystery or a dry duty? If you want to get past feelings of futility and change your world through prayer, then Changing Me, Change the World is the answer. This book connects God’s Word and your prayers. It will strengthen your faith and instill confidence in you to pray more effectively, molding you into a prayer warrior in the process. "Most people define prayer as communication with God. However, that is like defining a jet fighter as air transportation; it describes neither its purpose nor its function. The purpose of prayer, in the spiritual war we fight daily, is to release God’s will on earth; it functions as a weapon delivery system. The writer of Hebrews says, “The word of God is... sharper than any two-edged sword.” Prayer, the arm of spiritual warfare, wields the sword of the Word. Changing Me, Change the World models these concepts by turning the forty-one chapters in Book One of the Psalms into contemporary and passionate prayers. These prayers look deeply at a variety of topics including confession, joyful praise, healing, the persecuted church, and many others. It solidly connects the Word of God and prayers offered according to God’s will. It will lead another step further in your spiritual maturity. It looks to strengthen your faith and to instill confidence in your ability to pray effectively, molding you into a prayer warrior in the process." You will discover: a deeper, more satisfying prayer life as you meditate on these Psalms and prayers, passionate, engaging language that addresses problems you face in your life every day, prayers you can pray with confidence because they have a solid biblical foundation, a heightened awareness of meaningful issues outside of your daily life, a desire to return to Changing Me, Change the World as new situations arise.

Changing Me Becoming a Woman of Faith

Changing Me  Becoming a Woman of Faith Author Deborah Chapman
ISBN-10 9781105576942
Year 2012-03-01
Pages 126
Language en
Publisher Lulu.com
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Are you dissatisfied with your marriage? Are you frustrated with trying to get your husband to change-even a little? Changing Me, Becoming a Woman of Faith examines what many women think about their husbands, how they try to run things in their homes, what submission is and why it seems so hard, and what are some biblical principles involved in becoming a godly woman and a godly wife. Discover how as you change, your marriage has a chance of changing for the better!

Possible

Possible Author Stephan Bauman
ISBN-10 9781601425843
Year 2015-02-17
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Multnomah
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We need a better vision for saving the world. Across the world, people like you are rising up to fight poverty, oppression, and injustice—not just professionals, but bloggers, musicians, entrepreneurs, artists, and advocates. People who refuse to accept the world as it is, who dare to believe change is possible. But we face a crisis of vision. We sense what needs to be done, but often we don’t know how to do it. Without a better blueprint for doing good well, our moment in history will slip away. Stephan Bauman, president of World Relief believes true change begins in the hearts and actions of ordinary people. In Possible, he presents clear and biblical thinking, powerful stories, and practical tools for sustainably impacting our workplaces, neighborhoods, villages, and cities. Possible is an eloquent and personal call to reconsider what it means to change ourselves so that we can change the world.

Being You Changing the World

Being You  Changing the World Author Dr. Dain Heer
ISBN-10 1634930223
Year 2015-05-18
Pages 338
Language en
Publisher
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This is a very different book. It is written for the dreamers of this world-the people who know that something different is possible-but who have never had the tools before., What if I told you that the tools exist? The possibilities you've always dreamed of are possible! This book will provide you with a set of practical and dynamic tools and processes that empowers you to know what is true for you and who you truly BE. What if you, being you, can change everything-your life, relationships, body, money situation. . .and the world?

Imagining Grace

Imagining Grace Author Kimberly Rae Connor
ISBN-10 025202530X
Year 2000
Pages 311
Language en
Publisher University of Illinois Press
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In this subtle and illuminating study, Kimberly Rae Connor surveys examples of contemporary literature, drama, art, and music that extend the literary tradition of African-American slave narratives. Revealing the powerful creative links between this tradition and liberation theology's search for grace, she shows how these artworks profess a liberating theology of racial empathy and reconciliation, even if not in traditionally Christian or sacred language.From Frederick Douglass's autobiographical writings through Richard Wright's imaginative reconstruction of slavery to Ernest Gaines's Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and the candescent novels of Toni Morrison, slave narratives exhort the reader to step into the experience of the dispossessed. Connor underscores the broad influence of the slave narrative by considering nonliterary as well as literary works, including Glenn Ligon's introspective art, Anna Deavere Smith's one-woman performance pieces, and Charlie Haden's politically engaged Liberation Music Orchestra. Through these works, readers, listeners, and viewers imagine grace on two levels: as the liberation of the enslaved from oppression and as their own liberation from prejudice and "willed innocence."Calling to task a complacent white society that turns a blind eye to deep-seated and continuing racial inequalities, Imagining Grace shows how these creative endeavors embody the search for grace, seeking to expose racism in all its guises and lay claim to political, intellectual, and spiritual freedom.

Darkness Before Dawn

Darkness Before Dawn Author Various Authors
ISBN-10 9781622034512
Year 2015-04-01
Pages 264
Language en
Publisher Sounds True
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There’s no shortage of psychology self-help books on depression—but this collection, envisioned and edited by Sounds True founder Tami Simon, is not one of them. You won’t be revisiting familiar therapies or antidepressant options. What you will find is a gathering of 16 exceptional and compassionate teachers who have faced profound depression themselves. Their purpose? To radically shift the way that we perceive the experience. To offer insights and practices that reach beyond conventional models. And to help us receive depression’s uninvited yet singular gifts. The guidance presented here supports traditional psychotherapy and medication as valuable tools. But for those who’ve found these approaches incomplete—or seek to help others at an impasse—there’s much to discover within these pages, including: Thomas Moore, PhD, on Saturn’s gifts; Sally Kempton on shifting from suffering and into witnessing awareness; poet Mark Nepo on embracing both emptiness and aliveness; Mary Pipher, PhD, on how despair can open us to long-hidden joy; Christina Baldwin on “ineffable sorrow”; Parker J. Palmer, PhD, on finding meaning and connection through the experience of depression; plus exceptional contributions by Ann Marie Chiasson, MD; James Gordon, MD; Sandra Ingerman; Karla McLaren; Robert Augustus Masters, PhD; Amy Weintraub; Jeff Foster; Elizabeth Rabia Roberts, EdD; Michael Bernard Beckwith; and Reginald A. Ray, PhD.

Overrated

Overrated Author Eugene Cho
ISBN-10 9780781412360
Year 2014-09-01
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher David C Cook
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"It can be fashionable to talk about the poor but not as fashionable to talk to the poor. It may be popular to talk about justice and still not know any victims of injustice. But we will never make poverty history until we make poverty personal. Eugene Cho shatters all our hipster coffee-shop talk of justice and dares you to dive into the trenches and do something real with your life." Shane Claiborne, author, activist, and friend of Eugene Cho "A gutsy and gritty exposé on the motives of a generation in love with the idea of saving the world, Overrated by Eugene Cho is a necessary exercise for all who desire to truly be a part of the change God wants to bring to humanity. This book is real, personal, necessary, and a must-read, so we can all continue on the path toward justice for all." Louie Giglio, Passion City Church/Passion Conferences "When you're done talking about the gospel and are ready for your walking to be the gospel: Start here. I needed this book." Ann Voskamp, author of the New York Times bestseller One Thousand Gifts Many people today talk about justice, but are they living justly? They want to change the world, but are they being changed themselves? Eugene Cho has a confession: "I like to talk about changing the world but I don't really like to do what it takes." If this is true of the man who founded the One Day's Wages global antipoverty movement, then what must it take to act on one's ideals? Cho does not doubt the sincerity of those who want to change the world. But he fears that today's wealth of resources and opportunities could be creating "the most overrated generation in history. We have access to so much but end up doing so little." He came to see that he, too, was overrated. As Christians, Cho writes, "our calling is not simply to change the world but to be changed ourselves." In Overrated, Cho shows that it is possible to move from talk to action.

For Tibet With Love

For Tibet  With Love Author Isabel Losada
ISBN-10 9781408825723
Year 2011-06-06
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher A&C Black
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'Sometimes you just have to do something, don't you? Sometimes an injustice comes along and you think 'No, this cannot be', and rather than just turn off the TV, you know it's time to act' So begins Isabel Losada's extraordinary FOR TIBET WITH LOVE in which she explores whether it's possible for an ordinary person to change the world, just a little, and if something so serious can be achieved with joy in one's heart. From visits to Nepal and Tibet, to meetings with the Chinese ambassador and Tibetan awareness-raising groups, Isabel single-handedly hatches a stunning PR coup involving Nelson's Column, a 15 metre banner and a base-jumping parachutist that captured headlines worldwide. And then she meets the Dalai Lama... Warm and funny, moving and thought-provoking, the astonishing FOR TIBET WITH LOVE celebrates the fact that we can make a difference.

Be the Change

Be the Change Author Zach Hunter
ISBN-10 0310726115
Year 2011
Pages 171
Language en
Publisher
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Describes the existence of slavery around the world today and what teenagers can do to fight against it, with an examination of incidents in the lives of leaders and slaves that have inspired the teenage author.

Changing the Dream

Changing the Dream Author Laura and Michael Anderson
ISBN-10 9781452580623
Year 2013-10-14
Pages 84
Language en
Publisher BalboaPress
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Changing the Dream is a true story where two spiritual seekers drawn to Machu Picchu, Peru, to energetically ‘save’ the world found among the beauty of the ancient ruins personal initiation, epiphany, and a sense of completion. Their pilgrimage to change the dream of the planet changed their own dream.

Flee the Night

Flee the Night Author Susan May Warren
ISBN-10 1414332661
Year 2011-09-09
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
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Ex-CIA operative Lacey Montgomery is a liar, a murderer, and a fugitive—or is she? Former Green Beret Jim Micah must either prove her innocence or bring her to justice. Too bad his heart won't stay out of the way. With a little girl's life and national secrets hanging in the balance, Jim and Lacey must trust God to help them flee the secrets of the night.

Aspirations of Greatness

Aspirations of Greatness Author Jim Warner
ISBN-10 UOM:39015053756121
Year 2002-01-21
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Wiley
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ASPIRATIONS of Greatness Mapping the Midlife Leader's Reconnection to Self and Soul We often assume that money and success bring fulfillment. But achievement, especially in business, has its costs. Read the statements below and see if they apply to you: * I refuse to live according to other people's values * I'm eager to get in touch with my true talents-and use them * I want to dedicate my life to the goals that really matter to me * I'm ready for a genuine spiritual journey * I want to feel closer to my spouse and loved ones * I'm ready for a big change in my life If you found yourself nodding in agreement while reading any of the above lines, then Aspirations of Greatness can help you. Backed by research from in-depth interviews and retreats with 500 CEOs, its principles apply to anyone who has attained outward success but remains unfulfilled. The author presents the true stories of eight "successful" leaders in business and other fields as they face their disillusionment and embark on a journey toward a more rewarding life. These stories of individual growth and transformation will personalize and illuminate your inner journey to "aliveness" and fulfillment. The proven strategies in this book will guide you toward inner peace and joy; healthier, more intimate relationships with your loved ones; and a passionate reconnection with the ultimate purpose of your life. "Aspirations of Greatness will make a midlife crisis a small bump in the road. It will help you move from disillusionment to destiny in a way that makes aging a delight." -Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The One Minute Manager and Leadership by the Book "Aspirations of Greatness beautifully explains how the 'upward' path toward greatness must first go 'downward' through the soul." -Laurie Beth Jones, author of Jesus, CEO; The Path; and Jesus, Inc.

Time Is of the Essence

Time Is of the Essence Author Edith del Mar Behr MD
ISBN-10 9781475994674
Year 2014-02-21
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher iUniverse
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There is a way you can walk through life without feeling rushed for time. There is a way to feel as though you have more than enough time for family, work, and play. In fact, time is a product of your mind and perception, and you have as much time as you want. In Time Is of the Essence, Dr. Edith del Mar Behr provides a method to help you take control of your time. Behr reveals the core reason you don’t have enough time to complete tasks, and she shows you how to enjoy your passions and the people you love. With real-life examples that Behr has also instituted, Time Is of the Essence discusses • getting comfortable doing what you love; • making yourself a priority; • changing your beliefs; • becoming motivated; and • developing the habit of thinking well of yourself and others. The techniques and concepts presented in Time Is of the Essence will help you become aware of how you think about time, how you speak about time, how you use your time, and what is motivating you. The things you need to get done will be accomplished in ways you never thought possible, and you will find yourself marveling at what you can do when you master time.

Be the Change Revised and Expanded Edition

Be the Change  Revised and Expanded Edition Author Zach Hunter
ISBN-10 9780310726128
Year 2011-08-23
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Zondervan
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Zach has been trying to end slavery around the globe. Most people (maybe even you) think that slavery has been over for a long time. But sadly, there are more people bound in slavery now than at any of the times we read about in our history books. Now Zach is working to end slavery and free the men, women, and children who are being held against their will. He’s even found some friends in the fight, including Jon Foreman of Switchfoot and Leeland Mooring of Leeland. Just look around the world and on the news and you’ll find that there are plenty of things wrong with our planet—homelessness, hunger, global warming, AIDS ... the list goes on and on. And we usually look at these problems and decide they’re too big for us to do anything about. But Zach is proving that one person can make a difference. And in his book, he’ll reveal the elements needed to make amazing changes in your world. In the end, he hopes you’ll find the thing you’re passionate about—and start making changes!