Margin

Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial, and Time Reserves to Overloaded Lives

Margin

Margin is the space that once existed between ourselves and our limits. Today we use margin just to get by. This book is for anyone who yearns for relief from the pressure of overload. Reevaluate your priorities, determine the value of rest and simplicity in your life, and see where your identity really comes from. The benefits can be good health, financial stability, fulfilling relationships, and availability for God’s purpose.

A Minute of Margin

Restoring Balance to Busy Lives - 180 Daily Reflections

A Minute of Margin

Rediscover the space you need in between your work, your schedule, and your limits by eliminating unneeded frustrations and reflecting on how you spend your time. This devotional's 180 daily readings offer encouragement, healing, and rest as you deal with time management, stress, and busyness.

The Overload Syndrome

Learning to Live Within Your Limits

The Overload Syndrome

Anyone living in today’s society knows the struggle of trying to handle busyness. You feel tired, stressed, and burned out. These symptoms are signs that you’re suffering from the Overload Syndrome. This book of the same name examines where overload comes from and what it can lead to, while offering prescriptions to counteract its effects and restore time to rest and space to heal. Find the secrets of time management while examining your priorities and seeking God’s will.

A Practical Guide for Life and Ministry

Overcoming 7 Challenges Pastors Face

A Practical Guide for Life and Ministry

Examining his thirty years of pastoral ministry, Horner mines seven key challenges that pastors must face well in order to restore and maintain a healthy balance.

Academia

Through the Eyes of a Preacher

Academia

Academia: Through the Eyes of a Preacher contains a number of research papers completed by Elder William James Carter. The works are presented in their raw, unedited form as submitted to Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary so that readers may learn from the writing errors. These essays presented with minor mistakes included should serve not only to aid in the improvement of student writing but the many references mentioned in the work may help guide academic studies. Academia: Through the Eyes of a Preacher is intended to be an excellent source for sermon preparations as well as furthering other religious studiesa one-of-a-kind resource to aid students, pastors, lay members, etc. William James Carter, I is a prominent minister and writer and alumni of highly sought after institutions. He is pastor to some and mentor to others and one who seeks to demonstrate Christ through his actions. But most importantly, he is a father; one who honors the sacred unity of family and one who wants to pastor his own children first. He is academically verifiable coupled with a desire to disciple others and teach them the way of Christ. William James Carter, II

In Search of Balance

Keys to a Stable Life

In Search of Balance

In Search of Balance by Richard A. Swenson, MD, author of the best-selling book Margin, helps us understand the dangers of living in a fast-paced world and gives us hope for recovering a foundational sense of equilibrium. Dr. Swenson offers not only important organizing principles for making sense of our priorities but also scores of practical tips for finding rest and contentment in a world that emphasizes materialism and busyness. His advice is grounded in the daily realities we all experience, but his wisdom has been honed by the big-picture perspective of an exhaustive study of the stresses of modern life. Let Dr. Swenson be your gentle guide for reaching a new stage of personal balance.

31 Days to Becoming a Happy Wife

31 Days to Becoming a Happy Wife

You don’t have to be married very long to discover that your husband will not live up to all your expectations. And even if he is Mr. Wonderful, he will still do things that disappoint you and even make you unhappy. But being a happy wife has more to do with choice than circumstance. It begins with your personal decision to choose happiness. And it’s characterized by a thread of thanksgiving that runs through your life, bringing with it contentment and cheerfulness. In 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Wife, Arlene Pellicane explores five character traits you can choose to develop in your journey toward happiness. Organized into 31 daily readings, her biblically based insights will show you the way to become Hopeful—believe that a happy marriage is within your reach; Adaptable—learn to be open to change; Positive—choose to be more optimistic; Purposeful—discover a new vision for your role as a wife; and Yielded—experience joy as you submit to God’s plan. Commit yourself to this month-long quest to becoming a happy wife and discover newfound joy for yourself and for your husband. The book includes a “Happy Wives Club Discussion Guide,” filled with thought-provoking questions for each daily reading that will enhance your personal or group study.

Pastors at Greater Risk

Pastors at Greater Risk

Some of today's pastors are relatively untroubled but need help in releasing the pressure inherent in ministry to others. Others are close to running on empty, both spiritually and emotionally. All of them would like someone to confide in who can provide realistic help based on firsthand experience. This is precisely what Pastors at Greater Risk is all about! First published in 1993, this edition is completely rewritten, with updated stats, interviews with contemporary pastoral leaders, and a special emphasis on today's hot-button issues, such as job turnover, pornography, spiritual burnout, congregational turnover, and more. The result: A book that is rich in wisdom and understanding and one that provides pastor-to-pastor help at a time when it is needed more than ever!

NIV, Once-A-Day: Bible for Leaders, eBook

NIV, Once-A-Day: Bible for Leaders, eBook

With this NIV Once-A-Day Bible for Leaders you can read through the Bible in a year. Or at your own pace. Now you can practice the spiritual discipline of daily Bible reading with a special focus on leadership. Plus, you can read at your own pace. Want a reading plan that will take you through the Bible in a year? You got it–with check boxes and all. Don’t want the guilt of falling behind? You won’t—each daily reading is not dated but numbered, allowing you the flexibility you need as you strive to engage God’s Word every day. The NIV Once-A-Day Bible for Leaders organizes the clear, accessible New International Version Bible into 365 daily readings. Each day’s reading includes a portion of Scripture from the Old Testament, the New Testament, and a Psalm or a Proverb. And to help you develop your leadership skills with a biblical focus, each daily reading includes a leadership insight from both past and present outstanding leaders. Featured leaders include Bill Hybels , Wayne Cordeiro, Erwin McManus, Charles Stanley, Max Lucado, Ann Voskamp, Chuck Swindoll, and many more.

Dare Mighty Things

Mapping the Challenges of Leadership for Christian Women

Dare Mighty Things

The main challenges and strategies of success for CHRISTIAN WOMEN LEADERS Are you showing up for your own life? Or are you watching it slowly drain away, each moment emptied of its potential? At age twenty, Halee Gray Scott was doing things her way when God challenged her with these two questions. Confronted with the brevity of human life, she determined to start living with purpose and passion and help others do the same. For the last seven years, Halee has been studying the lives of female Christian leaders to determine what keeps them from fully flourishing as people of influence. It’s not that Christian women cannot or do not want to lead; it’s that their way is fraught with roadblocks. In Dare Mighty Things, Halee unpacks the results of her research, tackling the top challenges for Christian women, including: What prevents us from seeing ourselves as leaders How to discern what we are really, truly meant to do How to navigate between our roles as women and leaders How the myth that only “exceptional” Christian women can lead hurts all Christian women Dare Mighty Things is a guidebook for women navigating the difficult waters of leadership. Packed with helpful advice and strategies for success, it will challenge you to claim your God-given potential and lead with confidence, poise, and grace.