A frequent stumbling block for Christians and non-Christians is how to handle adversity. Why aren't we promised an easy ride once we accept Jesus as our Savior? Tony's book explores why God allows trials, and then delivers practical steps for responding to them and emerging victorious!
Morality. Relativity. Right and Wrong. The issues we face are complicated and everyone has an opinion. But who has the answer when it comes to sexual issues? Sex dominates our popular culture to a degree we've never seen before and unrestricted sex is being touted as a shortcut to personal fulfillment and satisfaction - but it's a counterfeited and cheapened imitation of the real thing. Respected pastor Tony Evans refuses to let the voice of God be drowned out amidst the clamor of the crowd.
Marriages today are deteriorating at an alarming rate: As of 2003, 43.7% of custodial mothers and 56.2% of custodial fathers were either separated or divorced (US Census Bureau). One might ask, "Why do so many marriages fail?" According to pastor and teacher Tony Evans, marriages deteriorate not because we no longer get along, but because we have lost sight of the purpose and prosperity of the marriage covenant.
There are many views today on morality, relativity and right and wrong. Dr. Tony Evans refuses to let the voice of God be drowned out amidst the clamor of the crowd. In the age where people can get a "no-fault" divorce (When is it ever nobody's fault?) believers who claim to live by God's word cannot dodge the issue: we cannot skip it, run from it, or ignore it. God has spoken clearly on this subject and while it is far from easy to address, it must be dealt with.
Christians are a large and influential voting block today. But as each governmental election approaches, an increasing polarity occurs within those claiming the Christian faith. This comes as a result of party-voting rather than voting according to Biblical mandates and authority. To refocus correctly, Dr. Tony Evans goes back to the basics and teaches about how God established government as a divine institution whose tasks include promoting the well-being of those within its realm and protection from evil.
The difficulty of emotional pain and spiritual setbacks is different from any physical challenge, and many men are not comfortable or well-equipped to grapple with them. Tony Evans gives the kind of advice and inspiration men need to battle on through the most difficult circumstances.
A guard had stepped back into the path of a train and been crushed beneath the wheels. He had been killed instantly. When Anna Karenina arrives at the scene of the horrible accident, it is the beginning of a new and troubling time in her life. Will she ever find happiness with the man she loves? Anna's sister-in-law, Darya Oblonsky, is threatening to leave her selfish husband. Is Anna able to save their marriage?
An amazing sight met my eyes. All around me were dozens of human creatures a little less than six inches high, chattering together in high-pitched voices in a strange language. When Lemuel Gulliver is shipwrecked in the Indian Ocean, it's the start of a series of adventures stranger than he could possibly have imagined. After the tiny inhabitants of Lilliput become suspicious of Gulliver, they plan to kill their huge visitor. What deadly scheme do they come up with?
The world's greatest classics retold for children. Rachel opened the box and lifted out the diamond. She held it up in a ray of sunlight that poured through the window and cried out in amazement. When Rachel Verinder inherits the Moonstone from her uncle on her 18th birthday, the wonderful jewel is intended to make her rich and happy. So why is her mother so worried about this valuable gift? Rachel seems very fond of her cousin Franklin Blake. When trouble strikes, why does she refuse his help? What has he done to offend her?
A strange figure stood in front of him, dressed from head to foot in white clothing. The moonlight showed her pale, youthful face. When Walter Hartright meets the woman in white, it is the start of an exciting and dangerous adventure. Who is she and what does she want? At first Walter is happy at Limmeridge House, teaching painting and drawing to Laura Fairlie and Marian Halcombe, but a wicked plot soon threatens to destroy the woman he loves.
Whether it’s the co-worker talking politics, the opinionated uncle at the other end of the holiday table, or the fellow believer sitting in your pew, it can be hard to grit your teeth and get along - much less show love! And you’re not the only one struggling. Our nation, our churches, and even our families are all experiencing disastrous separation and discord. But here’s the good news: Division is never the last word for those who are in Christ Jesus.
How Your Connection with Others Deepens Your Relationship with God
Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 38 Min.
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Jesus has empowered you to be his hands and feet to others. And you don't have to go far to be Jesus to others. You can share his life and love with the people you meet every day. In Experiencing God Together, Dr. Tony Evans demonstrates how you can be a channel of God's blessings to others. Whether you are learning to love those around you, providing hospitality for strangers, or offering forgiveness to those who harm you, Scripture offers instruction for how you can show God's love for others as you live in community.
The second book in the Kingdom Pastor’s Library from Tony Evans, The Wonder of the Word gives you a complete survey of the Bible and reveals how Scripture produces power in someone’s life. Dr. Evans explores the nature and benefits of God’s word, as well as how to sow and grow the seed. It will also cover important topic such as the revelation, the inspiration, the illumination, the interpretation, and the canonicity to reinvigorate your love for Scripture.
The first book in the Kingdom Pastor’s Library from Tony Evans, The Power of Preaching will help you be faithful to the word of God and preach with power and conviction. From the practice of preparation to learning to choose subjects wisely, this book offers brings you a preaching education from one of the most trusted and effective voices in ministry.