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13 Gifts

By Wendy Mass
  • ISBN Code: : 0545387930
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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  • Pdf : 13-gifts.pdf

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Wendy Mass turns to another magical birthday: 13! When Tara, a self-proclaimed shrinking violet, steals the school mascot, a goat, in order to make some friends with the popular crowd and gets caught, she gets herself in a heap of trouble. In addition, her parents decide that instead of taking her on their summer trip to Madagascar to study the courtship rituals of the Bamboo Lemur, she must go stay with her aunt, uncle, and bratty cousin Emily St. Claire in Willow Falls. Tara thinks it's a good time to start over; she'll be turning 13 after all, so she might as well make the best of it and perhaps even attempt to break out of her shell (in a non-criminal manner). What Tara doesn't know is that this charmed town has something big in store for her on her 13th birthday. It's not a typical birthday. But then again, nothing is Willow Falls is exactly typical!

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The Complete Book of Everyday Christianity

By R. Paul Stevens,Robert Banks
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  • Publisher : Graceworks
  • Book Code : 9811188475
  • Total of Pages : 1174
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 271
  • Pdf File: the-complete-book-of-everyday-christianity.pdf

Book Short Summary:

“I am thrilled to know that The Complete Book of Everyday Christianity is being relaunched. A well-worn first edition of this book sits next to my office desk and I consult it often. There is no better collection of everyday issues examined from a Christian perspective. A wide variety of topics are addressed with a cleverly balanced combination of academic and practical perspectives, informed by thoughtful biblical and theological reflection. This is a wonderfully useful tool. I am pleased that it will be available to resource a new generation of Christians who are eager to understand more about what it means to follow Christ in every aspect of life.” — Alistair Mackenzie, Senior Lecturer: School of Theology, Mission and Ministry, Laidlaw College, Christchurch, New Zealand. Also Director of Faith at Work (NZ)

NIV, New Spirit-Filled Life Bible, eBook

By Thomas Nelson
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Book Code : 1401679331
  • Total of Pages : 1920
  • Category : Bibles
  • Members : 205
  • Pdf File: niv-new-spirit-filled-life-bible-ebook.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Find the Holy Spirit throughout the Bible. Jack Hayford, founding pastor of The Church on the Way, has led a team of anointed scholars to produce the New Spirit-Filled Life Bible. This outstanding resource offers a fresh look at the Scriptures and the work of the Holy Spirit. This Bible addresses important issues of Spirit-filled living in the context of solid biblical scholarship. Features include: Kingdom Dynamics - 41 themes throughout the Bible that give us values as we advance the gospel throughout the world Word Wealth - More than 550 key terms defined and brought to life, pulling the language from the original Greek and Hebrew into everyday English Truth-In-Action - Charts with practical application from every book of the Bible Detailed book introductions Verse-by-verse study notes Spirit-Filled Life Bibles sold to date: More than 2 million

The MoneySmart Family System

By Steve Economides,Annette Economides
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Book Code : 1400203325
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 939
  • Pdf File: the-moneysmart-family-system.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Is it possible to raise financially responsible kids of any age in a society filled with consumerism and entitlement? New York Times best-selling authors Steve and Annette Economides raised their five kids while spending 77 percent less than the USDA predicted. And the money they did spend was also used to train their children to become financially independent. The MoneySmart Family System will show you how to teach your children to manage money and have a good attitude while they’re learning to earn, budget, and spend wisely. Learn how to: Get the kids out the door for school with less stress. End the battle over clothing—forever Teach your children to be grateful and generous. Inspire your kids to help with chores as a member of a winning team. Prepare your kids for their first paying job. Help your kids pay for their own auto insurance, and even pay cash for their own cars. Employ strategies for debt-free college educations. Truly help your adult children when they want to move back home. Be prepared to deal with your adult children when they ask for bailouts. With clear steps for children of every age, The MoneySmart Family System proves that it’s never too early, too late, or too hard to start learning financial responsibility. “Every parent or parent-to-be should read this book!” —Dr. Laura Schlessinger

Gifts from America

By Hector Timourian
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 9781465332011
  • Total of Pages : 71
  • Category : Humor
  • Members : 342
  • Pdf File: gifts-from-america.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In Gifts From America, humorous vignettes of family members who are new to the United States are remembered. Many times, a simple narrative takes a life of its own, and as the story is retold it grows and changes. Simple events take new meaning as they are weaved into stories showing how memory and imagination reveal the nature of the people involved. Although these stories relate happenings about Armenian people who migrated to America, their humor, love, and compassion reveal the universal unanimity of our human nature.

Heaven Looks a Lot Like the Mall

By Wendy Mass
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  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Book Code : 0316040894
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 771
  • Pdf File: heaven-looks-a-lot-like-the-mall.pdf

Book Short Summary:

When 16-year-old Tessa suffers a shocking accident in gym class, she finds herself in heaven (or what she thinks is heaven), which happens to bear a striking resemblance to her hometown mall. In the tradition of It's a Wonderful Life and The Christmas Carol, Tessa starts reliving her life up until that moment. She sees some things she'd rather forget, learns some things about herself she'd rather not know, and ultimately must find the answer to one burning question--if only she knew what the question was. Written in sharp, witty verse, Wendy Mass crafts an extroardinary tale of a spunky heroine who hasn't always made the right choices, but needs to discover what makes life worth living.

NLT, New Spirit-Filled Life Bible, eBook

By Thomas Nelson
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Book Code : 1401678726
  • Total of Pages : 2064
  • Category : Bibles
  • Members : 780
  • Pdf File: nlt-new-spirit-filled-life-bible-ebook.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Find the Holy Spirit throughout the Bible. Dr. Jack Hayford, founding pastor of The Church on the Way, has led a team of anointed leaders to produce the New Spirit-Filled Life Bible. This outstanding resource offers a fresh look at the Scriptures and the work of the Holy Spirit. This Bible addresses important issues of Spirit-filled living in the context of solid biblical scholarship. Features include: Kingdom Dynamics - 41 themes throughout the Scripture that give us values as we advance the gospel throughout the world Word Wealth - More than 550 key terms defined and brought to life pulling the language from the original Greek and Hebrew to everyday English Truth-In-Action - Practical charts pulling out practical application from every book of the Bible Detailed book introductions Verse-by-verse study notes 9-point type size Spirit-Filled Life Bibles sold to date: More than 2 million

Invest in Charity

By Ron Jordan,Katelyn L. Quynn
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Book Code : 0471217379
  • Total of Pages : 264
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 515
  • Pdf File: invest-in-charity.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A Complete Guide to Personal Philanthropy Are you one of the newly wealthy with an interest in "giving back". . . an heir to money you'd like to share with a favorite cause .. . or simply someone who would like to do good in your community?There are more opportunities than ever for people of everyfinancial station to make a difference through charitable giving.But how do you choose among the many options available, and how doyou know which type of gift is best for you? Invest in Charity: A Donor's Guide to Charitable Giving will teachyou everything you need to know to devise and follow an effectivecharitable giving plan. It explains how to find the right charity;understand the tax, estate, and financial considerations; andselect a gift-whether it's a one-time cash gift or a lifelongannuity. Covering everything from researching the legitimacy of anonprofit organization to navigating the tax and estate laws thatapply to you, this guide will help you make your bequest withcomplete confidence that it's right for your charity and for you.

One Thousand Gifts

By Ann Voskamp
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  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Book Code : 0310412358
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 270
  • Pdf File: one-thousand-gifts.pdf

Book Short Summary:

More than 1.5 million copies sold! What if you discovered that the life you already have is the life you’ve always wanted? What if joy is possible right where you are? New York Times bestselling author Ann Voskamp invites you to embrace everyday blessings and embark on the transformative journey of chronicling God's gifts. How can you find joy in the midst of deadlines, debt, drama, and even the death of loved ones? What does the Christ-life really look like when your days are gritty, long, and sometimes even dark? How is God even here? “It is in the dark that God is passing by . . . our lives shake not because God has abandoned but the exact opposite. God is passing by. God is in the tremors. Dark is the holiest ground, the glory passing by. In the blackest, God is closest, at work, forging His perfect and right will. Though it is black and we can’t see and our world seems to be free-falling and we feel utterly alone, Christ is most present to us...” In One Thousand Gifts, Ann Voskamp invites you to discover a way of seeing that opens your eyes to ordinary amazing grace, a way of living that is fully alive, and a way of becoming present to God that brings deep and lasting joy. It's only in the expression of gratitude for the life we already have, we discover the life we've always wanted . . . a life we can take, give thanks for, and break for others. Come to feel and know the impossible right down in your bones: you are wildly loved by God. As Ann invites you into her own beautiful, heart-aching moments of amazing grace, she gently teaches you how to: Biblically lament loss and turn pain into poetry Intentionally embrace a lifestyle of radical gratitude Slow down and catch God in the moment Not a book merely to read, One Thousand Gifts is an invitation to engage with truths that will serve up the depths of God’s joy and transform your life forever. Leave pride, fear, and control behind, and abandon yourself to the God who overflows your cup.

Breaking Barriers

By Lyle D. Vander Broek
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1556355572
  • Total of Pages : 176
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 935
  • Pdf File: breaking-barriers.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Discusses the current crisis of Christian community and offers timely, helpful insights based on 1 Corinthians

Donors, Devotees, and Daughters of God

By Leslie C. Orr
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Book Code : 9780195356724
  • Total of Pages : 318
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 231
  • Pdf File: donors-devotees-and-daughters-of-god.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Through the use of epigraphical evidence, Leslie C. Orr brings into focus the activities and identities of the temple women (devadasis) of medieval South India. This book shows how temple women's initiative and economic autonomy involved them in medieval temple politics and allowed them to establish themselves in roles with particular social and religious meanings. This study suggests new ways of understanding the character of the temple woman and, more generally, of the roles of women in Indian religion and society.