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1   Margin : restoring emotional, physical, financial, and time reserves to overloaded lives / Richard A. Swenson, Richard A.(c2004)   In
Location: Main Library /  155.9 Swe
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. The benefits can be good health, financial stability, fulfilling relationships, and availability for God’s purpose.

2   The power of praying for your adult childrenby Omartian, Stormie.(c2009)   In
Location: Main Library /  248.32 Oma
In this important follow-up to her book The Power of a PrayingStormie Omartian addresses the areas of concern parents have for their grown children and shares how to lift them up to God. With stories from other parents and insight gleaned from personal experience, Stormie helps parents pray with the power of God's Word over their adult children. Each year thousands of parents watch their grown children step out into the world and wish they could do more to support them. They can. Every parent can rest in the power of prayer to turn their child over to the care, protection, and guidance God provides.

3   Praying for your job : prosperity, fulfillment, happinessby Towns, Elmer L.(c2011)   In
Location: Main Library /  248.32 Tow
Get a job. Keep a job. In these economically stressful and high-unemployment times, Praying for your job brings solutions to the reality of the circumstances directly into the hands of those going through them--you. The two authors have a smoothly blended voice that gives readers everything they need to deal with all aspects of employment, unemployment, résumés, interviews, financial guidelines, and the like--all wrapped up with peace-of-mind scriptures supporting every clearly presented principle.

4   The privilege of persecution : and other things the global church knows that we don'tby Moeller, Carl A.(c2011)   In
Location: Main Library /  248.4 Moe
Through a combination of inspiring real-life stories, first-hand experiences, and exposition of key Scripture.

5   The externally focused lifeby Rusaw, Rick, 1959-(c2009)   In
Location: Main Library /  248.4 Rus
Co-authors Rick Rusaw and Eric Swanson call us to focus and live on the outward as an alternative to the mere inward. We must discover a deep passion for God and the people He has placed in our lives.

6   The principle of the path : how to get from where you are to where you want to beby Stanley, Andy.( 2008)   In
Location: Main Library /  248.4 Sta
There is often a tension between where we want to end up in life and the path we choose to get there. We fail to see that having good intentions is never good enough. Like Charlie Brown, we wrongly believe there's something to be said for trying hard. We need to understand why, in spite of our good intentions, we may have ended up at the wrong destination with our finances, our marriages, our careers, or a host of other dreams. So how do we get from where we are to where we truly want to be?

7   The law of rewardsby Alcorn, Randy C.(c2003)   In
Location: Main Library /  248.6 Alc
In The Law of Rewards, best-selling author Randy Alcorn shows that though we shouldn't serve God just for rewards, he does offer them to his children as major incentives. God has wired us to desire rewards, but it's important to remember that God's reward system is for His glory, our good, and the good of others. Once we understand God's incentive program, our attitude toward generous living will never be the same.

8   Giving & tithingby Burkett, Larry.(c1998)   In
Location: Main Library /  248.6 Bur
Although it is better to give than to receive, giving is harder for most people. Giving is not only good stewardship; it enables the church to help those in need. Respected Christian financial expert Larry Burkett uses God's Word to show the strong biblical basis for giving to and serving in the church. Using benevolence ministries as an example, Burkett explains how God uses Christians to minister in His name.

9   Uncommon : finding your path to significanceby Dungy, Tony.( 2009)   In
Location: Main Library /  248.842 Dun
Super Bowl-winning coach and #1 New York Times best selling author Tony Dungy reveals lessons on achieving significance that he has learned from his remarkable parents, his athletic and coaching career, his mentors, and his journey with God. A particular focus of the book: what it means to be a man of significance in a culture that is offering young men few positive role models.

10   Game plan for lifeby Gibbs, Joe J.(c2009)   In
Location: Main Library /  248.842 Gib
Advises readers on what the Bible teaches about various modern-world topics of relevance, from faith and relationships to finances and health.

11   A man of God : essential priorities for every man's lifeby Graham, Jack, 1950-(c2005)   In
Location: Main Library /  248.842 Gra
Pastor Graham highlights what it takes to be a man—specifically, to be a man of God. In his straightforward, warm, often humorous manner, he gives men guidance on relating to their wives and leading their families, being good stewards of their financial assets, striving for moral purity, and more. He challenges men to live with purpose and passion—to put Christ first and to live radically for Him.

12   Becoming a woman who pleases God : a guide to developing your biblical potentialby Ennis, Pat.(c2003)   In
Location: Main Library /  248.843 Enn
There is an enormous amount of confusion and deception about what it means to be a woman. Even within the church, women are continually struggling to define their femininity. Pat Ennis and Lisa Tatlock tackle the difficult question of "What makes a godly woman?" with warmth, compassion, and directness in Becoming a Woman Who Pleases God.

13   Designing a lifestyle that pleases God : a practical guideby Ennis, Pat.(c2004)   In
Location: Main Library /  248.843 Enn
This guide gives feet to the life-changing message of Becoming a Woman Who Pleases God. The authors have included practical ideas for personal growth based on Scripture's instruction to 'be wise'. This guide will challenge women to delve deep into the wonders and blessings of being a woman who pleases God.

14   Between heaven and ground zero : one woman's struggle for survival and faith in the ashes of 9/ Haskin, Leslie D.( 2006)   In
Location: Main Library /  248.86 Has
"A first-person account of a woman working in New York City's World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, and how God rescued her from resulting mental, emotional, and financial problems and gave her a new purpose in life"--Provided by publisher.

15   What are you afraid of? : facing down your fears with faithby Jeremiah, David, 1941-(c2013)   In
Location: Main Library /  248.86 Jer
Identifies the root causes of nine common fears, including the fears of being alone, failure, and death, and lays out a biblical plan for overcoming each of them.

16   Getting through the tough stuff by Swindoll, Charles R.(c2004)   In
Location: Main Library /  248.86 Swi
We live in a time when things are tough for a lot of folks. The boomers are beginning to feel anxiety as they move toward retirement. Many people are facing financial pressure and are up to their ears in debt. We are having to care for both our kids and our parents. The pace of life, and the demands of life, just keep getting more intense. And for many, these tough times bring life crises. This is a book of encouragement, hope and freedom... an invitation to meet Christ at the crossroads of our lives and move beyond the tough times.

17   Elders and leaders : God's plan for leading the church : a biblical, historical, and cultural perspectiveby Getz, Gene A.(c2003)   In
Location: Main Library /  253 Get
Strong leadership in the church is exactly what God had in mind. However, very few people, Getz believes, understand the biblical pattern for church leadership. In the first part of the book, Getz lays the historical and biblical groundwork for the position of elder. In the second part, he shares how he has applied or has seen these principles applied over the years.

18   The rabbit & the elephant : why small is the new big for today's churchby Dale, Tony.(c2009)   In
Location: Main Library /  262.26 Dal
A thrilling backstage account of how God is restoring divine order in his house, shifting the church from church-as-we-know-it to church-as-God-wants-it.

19   Serving as sendersby Pirolo, Neal.(c1991)   In
Location: Main Library /  266 Pir
A missionary needs care in at least six areas: Moral Support, Logistics Support, Financial Support, Prayer Support, Communication Support, and Reentry Support. This book gives scores of practical ideas in how a team can provide the necessary care for a missionary.
Study guide for groups is included.

20   Implosion : can America recover from its economic and spiritual challenges in time?by Rosenberg, Joel C., 1967-(c2012)   In
Location: Main Library /  277.3 Ros
America teeters on a precipice. In the midst of financial turmoil, political uncertainty, declining morality, the constant threat of natural disasters, and myriad other daunting challenges, many wonder what the future holds for this once-great nation. Will history’s greatest democracy stage a miraculous comeback, returning to the forefront of the world’s economic and spiritual stage? Can America’s religious past be repeated today with a third Great Awakening? Or will the rise of China, Russia, and other nations, coupled with the US’s internal struggles, send her into a decline from which there can be no return?

21   Strengthening your marriageby Mack, Wayne A.( 1999)   In
Location: Main Library /  306.81 Mac
Wayne Mack recognizes the challenges involved in building a strong marriage. He also knows that Scripture provides the method and means for meeting those challenges with growing success. In this volume Dr. Mack has gathered a wealth of practical information on marital roles, communication, finances, sex, child raising, and family religion. This valuable counseling aid for pastors can also be used with great benefit by couples on their own.

22   The new master your money : a step-by-step plan for gaining and enjoying financial freedomby Blue, Ron, 1942-( 2004)   In
Location: Main Library /  332 Blu
Ron Blue combines the Bible's timeless principles on money and stewardship with his time-tested advice for getting your finances in order. Inside you'll discover a wealth of up-to-date information to take the anxiety out of money matters. This book will help you avoid the most common financial mistakes, apply biblical principles of money management, save, invest, and give wisely, create a long-term financial plan that works, plan for your taxes and estate needs, and get out of debt. The New Master Your Money will give you the tools and techniques to move toward true financial freedom.

23   The new master your money : a step-by-step plan for gaining and enjoying financial freedomby Blue, Ron, 1942-( 2004)   In
Location: Storage: Avail for checkout /  332 Blu Copy 2
Ron Blue combines the Bible's timeless principles on money and stewardship with his time-tested advice for getting your finances in order. Inside you'll discover a wealth of up-to-date information to take the anxiety out of money matters. This book will help you avoid the most common financial mistakes, apply biblical principles of money management, save, invest, and give wisely, create a long-term financial plan that works, plan for your taxes and estate needs, and get out of debt. The New Master Your Money will give you the tools and techniques to move toward true financial freedom.

24   Your money countsby Dayton, Howard L.( 1996)   In
Location: Main Library /  332 Day
With the economy reeling in the wake of the recent recession, many people are experiencing such financial challenges as credit card debt, downsizing, dead-end jobs, and inadequate or depleted savings. With these challenges come others as well. Recent studies confirm that more than half of all divorces are the result of financial pressures at home. And spiritually, many people are struggling to maintain a biblical perspective amidst the constant tug of materialism. But there is hope. The Bible has a lot to say about money. In fact, the Bible is a veritable blueprint for managing your finances. In Your Money Counts, trusted financial expert Howard Dayton shows you how to manage your personal finances in a highly practical, biblically-based way.

25   Debt-proof your marriage : how to achieve financial harmonyby Hunt, Mary, 1948-( 2004)   In
Location: Main Library /  332 Hun
In this highly practical book, Hunt helps couples learn the principles of acceptance, freedom, safety, and honesty in money matters.

26   I Want to Teach My Child About Moneyby Rechkemmer, Kathie( 2005)   In
Location: Main Library /  332 Rec
This book offers, clear, concise information about the impact of money plus tips, lists, charts, questions, and practical, interactive suggestions for helping you child learn the importance of viewing money as a useavle tool.

27   Faith-based family financesby Blue, Ron, 1942-( 2008)   In
Location: Main Library /  332.024 Blu
Ron Blue and Jeremy White have teamed up to compile Ron's 35-plus years of wisdom and experience as a top financial advisor into a comprehensive guide to financial planning through all stages of life. In addition to chapters covering every area of financial planning, the book contains the answers to questions Ron is asked most often. You'll also find stories of people struggling with the same money issues you do in each chapter.

28   Sneakers from heaven : a biblical guide to personal financesby Blue, Ron, 1942-( 1991)   In
Location: Main Library /  332.024 Blu
This book will teach you how you can gain control and peace of mind over your finances.

29   Storm shelter : protecting your personal financesby Blue, Ron, 1942-(c1994)   In
Location: Main Library /  332.024 Blu
Storm Shelter offers safe haven for anyone who wants financial security that lasts a lifetime.

30   A woman's guide to financial peace of mindby Blue, Ron, 1942-(c1991)   In
Location: Main Library /  332.024 Blu
Through counseling hundreds of couples and analyzing a national survye conducted for this book, Ron and Judy Blue have found that a woman's season of life strongly indicates her financial priorities and concerns. A Woman's Guide to Financial Peace of Mind looks carefully at each season and offers clear, practical help for meeting the challenges of that time. Other chapters detail the keys to financial success in any season, including how to make a budget that works, find good professional advice, buy life insurance, and invest.

31   Answers to your family's financial questionsby Burkett, Larry.(c1987)   In
Location: Main Library /  332.024 Bur
This book provides just the guidance you need: topics included; getting out of debt, dealing with a spouse who won't talk about money, preparing for retirement and more.

32   Financial parentingby Burkett, Larry.(c1999)   Due:04/29/2014
Location: Main Library /  332.024 Bur
With chapters on stewardship, giving, borrowing and lending, saving and budgeting, this resource includes lots of activities and interactive questions with each chapter. Perfect for children ages 5 and up.

33   Your Money After the Big 5-0 : wealth for the second half of lifeby Burkett, Larry( 2007)   In
Location: Main Library /  332.024 Bur
With combined career sales of twelve million books, the two most revered and trusted names in Christian finance--Ron Blue and the late Larry Burkett--offer the ultimate book about how to build a solid financial future as retirement approaches. Your Money after the Big 5-0; equips readers with the knowledge, financial tools, and wisdom needed to ensure their fiscal well-being in the second half of life. By following Burkett and Blue's definitive direction, we learn to build a portfolio that provides for our family, honors God, and better positions us to bless the generations that follow with a legacy of stewardship and resources.

34   Money & your marriageby Crosson, Russ, 1953-(c1989)   In
Location: Main Library /  332.024 Cro
THis book looks at specific areas of money management susceptible to conflict and includes practical steps from financial and spriritual standpoints that can help to overcome these difficulties.

35   The Endtime Money Snare: How to Live Freeby Hahn, Wilfred J.( 2002)   In
Location: Main Library /  332.024 Hah
This book answers these tough questions, dealing with the hooks and dangers of living during a time when the enemy is setting a deadly snare for the last-day world.

36   The financially confident womanby Hunt, Mary, 1948-(c1996)   In
Location: Main Library /  332.024 Hun
this guide helps readers with their finances as Hunt encourages them to learn from her mistakes.

37   Your moneyby Moore, Ralph, 1945-(c2003)   In
Location: Main Library /  332.024 Moo
Everyone struggles with money at some point in their lives. Sometimes the problems run so deep that people mistakenly believe that "Money is the root of all evil." Nothing could be farther from the truth. Money is amoral-it is neither moral nor immoral. "The love of money, however, "is the root of all evil." Hopefully you are free, or will find financial freedom through the pages of this book. We wrote with three purposes in mind: To provide an understanding of money and its value as a medium for exchanging time and energy between individuals. To equip the reader with tools to get out of debt, build a nest egg and operate a realistic budget with it roots in faith toward God. To provide a spiritual and philosophical basis for achieving true financial freedom.

38   Financial peace revisitedby Ramsey, Dave.( 2003)   In
Location: Main Library /  332.024 Ram
A practical financial guide covers such topics as eliminating debt, investing simply, making sound financial decisions, and revolutionizing relationsips with the flow of money.

39   The money answer book : quick answers to your everyday financial questionsby Ramsey, Dave.(c2004)   In
Location: Main Library /  332.024 Ram
This book is all about "renewing your mind" using God's ways of handling money to be "transformed' .

40   The total money makeover : a proven plan for financial fitnessby Ramsey, Dave.(c2007)   In
Location: Main Library /  332.024 Ram
This book is all about "renewing your mind", using God's ways of handling money to be "transformed.

41   Money, possessions, and eternityby Alcorn, Randy C.(c2003)   In
Location: Main Library /  332.68 Alc
Randy Alcorn how to view them accurately-as God's provision for our good, the good of others, and his glory. Also it includes; Why is money so important to God?, What should we do about debt?, How can we leave our children a true heritage and much more.

42   Setting boundaries with your aging parentsby Bottke, Allison.(c2010)   In
Location: Main Library /  362.6 Bot
This important book from the author of Setting Boundaries with Your Adult Children will help adult children who long for a better relationship with their parents but feel trapped in a never-ending cycle of chaos, crisis, or drama.

43   Eldercare for the Christian familyby Smick, Timothy S.(c1990)   In
Location: Main Library /  362.6 Smi
Because of the demographic explosion among seniors, it's highly likely that each American family today will be affected--directly or indirectly--by the consequences of caring for an aging parent or relative. Yet today's families are generally unprepared for this staggering caretaker role. Must grown children care for their parents in the same way the parents care for them? How will your spouse and children be affected by a live-in relative? Who's going to help with the financial burden? And what about the emotional price tag--fatigue, frustration, and the inevitable feeling of dead-end hopelessness? Eldercare for the Christian Family explores all the dynamics of caregiving--planning, financing, burn-out, and blessing--and enables grown children to select the most comprehensive care program for their loved ones. Full of practical advice and spiritual insights, Eldercare for the Christian Family is prerequisite reading for those caring with a senior adult.

44   So you want to adopt-- now what?by Dormon, Sara.( 2006)   In
Location: Main Library /  362.734 Dor
The authors prepare prospective adoptive parents for the adoption process, from helping them examine their motives for adopting to making practical decisions about the type of adoption to pursue. They also explore the adoption process from the viewpoints of the prospective adoptive parents, the birth parents, the adoptee, attorneys and adoption agencies.

45   Successful Adoption: A guide for Christian familiesby Gillespie, Natalie Nichols( 2006)   In
Location: Main Library /  362.734 Gil
Topics include: types of adoption, where to begin, necessary paperwork, finances required - and how to raise them, listing of reputable adoption agencies, building strong bonds with an adopted child, when and how to tell a child she is adopted, the long-term affects of adoption, and God's blessing through adoption. Book includes practical checklists, timelines, real life stories, sample documents, phone numbers and web-addresses. Successful Adoption also includes real-life stories from families who have adopted.

46   Adopted for life : the priority of adoption for Christian families and churchesby Moore, Russell, 1971-(c2009)   In
Location: Main Library /  362.734 Moo
A manifesto calling Christians to adopt children and to equip Christian families going through the process. Offers biblical foundations for adoption and identifies adoption as a Great Commission priority. --from publisher description

47   Survival for busy womenby Barnes, Emilie.(c1986)   In
Location: Main Library /  640 Bar
Well-loved for her wonderful gift of organization and her down-to-earth approach, Emilie offers proven, creative ways to beat stress and achieve a more balanced life. Readers will discover practical tips for everything from organizing closets to planning menus, preparing for vacations, and prioritizing finances. They'll also discover how to eliminate clutter, take the hassle out of meal preparation, create special family times, make time for their friends, and travel wisely. Dozens of charts, illustrations, and innovative ideas make surviving -- and excelling! -- possible in areas that include: making money go further, easing pressure through consolidating tasks, and especially creating more hours to spend with family, friends, and the Lord.

48   101 best extra-income opportunities for women by Sander, Jennifer Basye, 1958-( 1997)   In
Location: Main Library /  640 San
Everyone dreams of having more money. But not everyone does something about it. Now you can! Inside this book are ideas and practical know-how to guide you toward your goal. In addition, you will learn the secrets of people just like you who are running, fun, profitable extra-cash businesses and are willing to tell you how they have done it. Like them, you can transform your personal hobby, talent, or eye for opportunity into a money-making enterprise. These lucrative ideas are organized by chapter for easy review, including Back to Basics--Elbow Grease and a Strong Back, Crafty Business--Money-Making Ideas for Craft Fairs, Cooking Up Dollars--Making Money in the Kitchen, Old-Fashioned Money--Look to the Past for your Financial Future, and much more!

49   Raising a Trailblazerby Friesen, Virginia( 2008)   In
Location: Main Library /  649.1 Fri
"How to get from here to there" is a question which surfaces time and time again during the journey of life. Whether it be in the arena of finances (from instability to security), maturity (from childishness to wisdom), contentment (from grumbling to gratitude), we are challenged all along the way to make positive passages and transitions. Nowhere are these transitions more difficult and more important than in raising teens. Teen-age rebellion, the generation gap, and poor choices with long term effects describe the journey of all too many teen-agers. In this book, author and speaker Dr. Virginia Friesen proposes a series of rite of passage celebrations - "trail markers" - at the significant birthdays of 13, 16, 18, and 21 to help get teens "from here to there" in positive, life-giving ways. This is a much needed and relevant book for our times when it is so easy for our children to be led down a wrong path. Reading "Raising a Trailblazer" will not only equip you to blaze the trail and bless your teen, but it will also give you the confidence and tools you need to enjoy the hike.

50   On our own : help and hope for single momsby Gilbert, Lela.(c2007)   In
Location: Main Library /  649.85 Gil
Read and discover how to: " Improve your parenting skills using fifteen proven principles " Manage finances and obtain legal help " Find friends and a friendly church " Forgive others and yourself " Trust God with your life and your children " Gain a new, positive perspective on life By focusing on eight core personal challenges, Lela provides practical guidance and a welcome dose of hope and encouragement. As you learn to trust God with yourself and your children, you can gain a new (and much-needed) positive perspective on life as a single mother.

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