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Books, Music, DVD’s – From your local Christian Bookstore

Please order from your local Christian bookstore – All accepting online and/or phone orders
Some are now open limited hours, please check.

Better Books & Bibles, Calgary – www.betterbooksandbibles.com – 403-233-2409

Christian Book & Record, Edmonton – www.christianbookandrecord.ca – 780-478-2798

Kennedy’s Parable, Red Deer – www.onlinestore.kennedysparable.com – 403-342-7477

The Bookstore on Perron, St. Albert – www.bookstoreonperron.com – 780-458-3155

Lighthouse Trails – www.lighthousetrails.com – 1-866876-3910

 

 

 

 

Recommended by Kennedy’s Parable, Red Deer

 

Recommended by Better Books and Bibles, Calgary

 

Recommended by Christian Book and Record, Edmonton

 

 

 

 

 

Recommended by Kennedy’s Parable, Red Deer

Seeing Jesus from the East

by Ravi Zacharias & Abdu Murray 

Zondervan

Encounter Jesus Like Never Before through Eastern Eyes

Throughout these pages, Ravi Zacharias and Abdu Murray invite readers to rediscover the cultural insights we often miss when we ignore the Eastern context of the Bible. They offer a refreshing picture of Jesus, one that appeals to Eastern readers and can penetrate the hearts and imaginations of postmodern Westerners.

In Seeing Jesus from the East, Ravi Zacharias and Abdu Murray show us why a broader view of Jesus is needed – one that recognizes the uniquely Eastern ways of thinking and communicating found in the pages of the Bible. Zacharias and Murray capture a revitalized gospel message, presenting it through this Eastern lens and revealing its power afresh to Western hearts and minds.

Incorporating story, vivid imagery, and the concepts of honour and shame, sacrifice, and rewards, Seeing Jesus from the East calls believers and skeptics, both Eastern and Western, to a fresh encounter with the living and boundless Jesus.

www.onlinestore.kennedysparable.com

 

 

Prayers for Victory for Spiritual Warfare

by Tony Evans

Harvest House Publishers

Who is the one who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?
1 John 5:5

If you believe in Jesus and have accepted the life He offers through the cross, then the world and its ways shouldn’t be able to drag you down. But do you still find yourself uncertain how to pray and experience victory?

Pastor Tony Evans stands ready to help you put on the full armor of God (Ephesians 6:11). In this collection of spiritual warfare prayers that correspond with each piece of armor, you’ll find hope for your struggles with…

  • fear and anxiety
  • broken relationships
  • financial issues
  • negative habits and addictions
  • pain and illness

Satan’s influence is not the final word for those who, through Jesus, overcome the world. God has given you the resources you need to be victorious – and you can access them now through prayer!

www.onlinestore.kennedysparable.com

 

 

 

Saints and Scoundrels

by Nancy Guthrie

Crossway

Saints and Scoundrels in the Story of Jesus tells the story of 10 people who are integral to the story of Jesus, putting the characters in context of the whole Bible and delving into what they reveal about Christ.

www.onlinestore.kennedysparable.com

 

 

 

Follow Him: A 35-Day Call to Live for Christ No Matter the Cost

by David Platt

Tyndale Momentum

In the first devotional from David Platt, Follow Him equips and empowers you to bring people to know Jesus Christ through your life.To be a disciple of Jesus is to make disciples of Jesus. This has been true since the first century, when Jesus invited four men to follow him. More than searching for fish all over the Sea of Galilee, these men would spread the gospel all over the world. They would give their lives by not simply being disciples of Jesus, but by sacrificially making disciples of Jesus. And God’s design for twenty-first-century disciples is the same.

Becoming a Christian involves responding to the gracious invitation of God in Christ. As we follow Christ, he transforms our will, mind, desires, relationships, and our ultimate reason for living. Every disciple of Jesus exists to make disciples of Jesus, here and among every people group on the planet.

Bestselling author and Bible teacher David Platt invites you to take a closer look over the next thirty-five days at what it means to be a true disciple; to become a fisher of men; and to give up your life, take up your cross, and Follow Him.

www.onlinestore.kennedysparable.com

 

 

In Unison

by Jeremy & Adrienne Camp

Harvest House Publishers

And the greatest of these is…

Jeremy Camp became a GRAMMY-nominated singer and songwriter, released four gold albums, and received two American Music Awards nominations.

While on a three-month-long tour, Jeremy met and built a friendship with the lead singer of another band. In a beautiful and inspiring story their love unfolded taking them both by surprise. After 15 years of marriage, Jeremy and Adrienne have experienced devastating losses and incredible joy and have grown alongside each other. They continue to build a friendship as they juggle life and frequent separations, due to tour schedules, with the demands and stressors of parenting their three kids.

In Unison is the story of the lessons they’ve learned in love and marriage told from each of their voices. They vulnerably share the highs and lows of life together and offer practical advice for how to deal with conflict, manage finances, move through grief, and work to build your own family culture. You can’t do marriage without Jesus, and when you keep Him in the middle, together, you can build a lasting love.

www.onlinestore.kennedysparable.com

 

 

Overcomer DVD

from Provident Films

Filled with a powerful mix of faith, a twist of humor, and a ton of heart, the creators of WAR ROOM return with a new inspiring family film, OVERCOMER.

 

www.onlinestore.kennedysparable.com

 

 

 

Dutch Blitz

original edition (green)

In Dutch Blitz, each player has her own deck of forty cards, with cards 1-10 in four colors; red and blue cards show a Pennsylvania Dutch boy, while yellow and green cards show a Pennsylvania Dutch girl. Each deck has a different symbol on the back to aid with card sorting between rounds.

At the start of each round, each player lays out three cards face up in front of her to create her post piles; places a face-up stack of ten cards, seeing only the top card, next to her post piles to create her blitz pile ; and holds the remaining cards in hand face down.

Playing at the same time, each player tries to empty her blitz pile. If she has a 1 on the top of any face-up stack, she plays it to the center of the table to create a Dutch pile. If she has a 2 of the same color as any 1 on top of a Dutch pile, she can place the 2 on the 1. All cards on a Dutch pile must be played in ascending order and must be the same color. A player can also play from the blitz pile onto a post pile, or from one post pile onto another, but only if the numbers are in descending order and the boys and girls alternate.

If a player can’t play anything, she can reveal cards from the stack in her hand, counting them out in groups of three, then laying them face up while revealing only the top card. She can play this top card onto a Dutch pile or post pile as long as she meets the rules for doing so.

As soon as a player empties her blitz pile, the round ends. Each player scores 1 point for each of her cards among the Dutch piles, then loses 2 points for each card remaining in her blitz pile. Players then sort all the cards and play another round. As soon as at least one player has at least 75 points, the game ends and the player with the most points wins.

 

www.onlinestore.kennedysparable.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recommended by Better Books and Bibles, Calgary

“Here are some classic titles that we have multiples of and which have remained popular over the years. The last two have been more popular lately.”
     – Dawn Stinson, Manager

 

 

The Normal Christian Life
by Watchman Nee

Tyndale House Publishers

This classic work unfolds the path of faith and presents the eternal purpose of God in simple terms.

 

 

www.betterbooksandbibles.com

 

 

 

With Christ in the School of Prayer
by Andrew Murray

Prepare yourself for one of the churchs most important ministries—intercessory prayer. Using Jesus teaching on prayer as a model, Murray begins at the elementary level and then leads you step-by-step deeper into the holiness of God. This special revised edition includes a timeline tracing Christian and secular history, and a brief illustrated biography of Murray.

 

www.betterbooksandbibles.com

 

 

The Jesus I Never Knew
by Philip Yancey

Zondervan

What happens when a respected Christian journalist decides to put his preconceptions aside and take a long look at the Jesus described in the Gospels? How does the Jesus of the New Testament compare to the ”new, rediscovered’ Jesus — or even the Jesus we think we know so well? Best-selling author Phillip Yancey says, ‘The Jesus I got to know in writing this book is very different from the Jesus I learned about in Sunday school. In some ways he is more comforting; in some ways more terrifying.’ Yancey offers a new and different perspective on the life of Christ and his work — his teaching, his miracles, his death and resurrection — and ultimately, who he was and why he came. Relating the gospel events to the world we live in today. The Jesus I Never Knew gives a moving and refreshing portrait of the central figure of history. With a willingness to tackle difficult questions, Yancey looks at the radical words of this itinerant Jewish carpenter and asks whether we are taking him seriously enough in our own day and age. From the manger in Bethlehem to the cross in Jerusalem, Yancey presents a complex character who generates questions as well as answers; a disturbing and exhilarating Jesus who wants to radically transform your life and stretch your faith. The Jesus I Never Knew uncovers a Jesus who is brilliant, creative, challenging, fearless, compassionate, unpredictable, and ultimately satisfying. This honest book will help you discover a different Jesus from the flannelgraph Sunday school figure, the sweetly smiling Victorian Savior, and all the cultural cliches that have tamed Jesus and kept him in comfortable religious boxes. According to Yancey, ‘No one who meets Jesus ever stays the same. In the end I found the process of writing this book to be a great act of faith-strengthening. Jesus has rocked my own preconceptions and has made me ask hard questions about why those of us who bear his name don’t do a better job of following him.’

www.betterbooksandbibles.com

 

 

66 Love Letters

by Dr. Larry Crabb

Thomas Nelson

Have you ever read the Bible only to come away confused? Ever wondered if God actually had you in mind when He began telling His story?

Though life may not be going according to your plan, God has another one, far better than you can imagine. From Genesis to Revelation, experience His invitation to get you dancing with joy.

In 66 Love Letters Larry Crabb offers a fresh, relational look at Scripture:

“When you finish reading my first love letter to you, I want you to realize that I never underestimated how thoroughly you’d mess up your life or how painfully you would struggle and suffer, and I don’t want you to underestimate your failures or struggles either. They’re all part of the story I’m telling. “But neither have I underestimated my determination or ability to enter both the mess you’ve made and the pain you feel, then turn everything around. I can, and I will, make everything good again. Never underestimate me.”

Larry’s intimate conversation with God asks deeply honest questions such as:

  • “God, what is it you wanted me to see in Obadiah?”
  •  “And what’s up with Leviticus? Is there anything there for me?”
  •  “This one verse in Galatians has always frustrated me. Why is that?”
  •  “The way you wrote Revelation makes it difficult to understand―why didn’t you just describe what will happen in a straightforward way?”

Listen to the story of God unfold through these chapters, and you’ll fi nd not only His redeeming love but His plan and provision designed especially for you.

 

www.betterbooksandbibles.com

 

 

 

Experiencing God

by Henry T. Blackaby and Claude V King

B&H Books

The Experiencing God ministry is even more vibrant today than when it began. As it continues to rise, and the world continues to change, the Experiencing God book has been revised and expanded with more than seventy percent of its material newly written. A modern classic that has sold millions of copies worldwide, Experiencing God is based on seven Scriptural realities that teach us how to develop a true relationship with the Creator.

www.betterbooksandbibles.com

 

 

When Life Falls Apart

by Warren Wiersbe

Revell

When life falls apart, where is God? Does he care? Can he fix things? Does he really love us? In an uncertain world, people need to know that God is still in control, that he cares for us and even suffers with us, and that he has a plan that cannot be defeated.

In his compassionate and caring style, Warren W. Wiersbe offers discouraged readers a positive treatment of suffering that reveals the Bible’s authoritative and comforting answers to big questions. His faith-bolstering insight will show readers that, with God as their source of comfort, strength, and hope, they can weather the storms of life–and come out on top.

www.betterbooksandbibles.com

 

 

 

Shaping History Through Prayer and Fasting
by Derek Prince
Whitaker House

The times we are living in are scary, to say the least, yet what we are facing isn’t new. History is spotted with violent episodes of unimaginable carnage and terror. And what did people do about them? The only thing they could do – they prayed! Discover with Derek Prince how your prayers can make a difference. You can learn to touch the heart of God through effective fasting and prayer – prayer that will change the world!

www.betterbooksandbibles.com

 

 

 

 

 

Recommended by Christian Book and Record, Edmonton

 

Anxious for Nothing
by Max Lucado
Thomas Nelson

Does the uncertainty and chaos of life keep you up at night? Is irrational anxiety your constant companion? Let God help you win the war on worry and receive the lasting peace of Christ.
We all encounter anxiety, but we don’t have to let worry and fear control our lives. Anxious for Nothing, from New York Times bestselling author, Max Lucado, provides a roadmap for battling with and healing from anxiety. Stop letting anxiety rule the day. Join Max on the journey to true freedom and experience more joy, clarity, physical renewal, and contentment by the power of the Holy Spirit.

www.christianbookandrecord.ca

 

 

 

God’s Love Endures Forever
A colouring book
Make Believe Ideas

God’s Love Endures Forever is a beautifully designed colouring book filled with inspirational Bible quotes and art to colour.
As you meditate on each quote, fill the pages with colour. A sense of calm and creativity will help to connect you with God. Once your artwork is complete, you can pull out the pages and display your favourite pieces.

www.christianbookandrecord.ca

 

 

 

I Still Believe
The Movie
Available May 5

The true-life story of Christian music star Jeremy Camp and his journey of love and loss that looks to prove there is always hope.

 

 

www.christianbookandrecord.ca

 

 

 

 

7 More Men
by Eric Metaxas
Zondervan

In 7 More Men, the sequel to the enormously successful 7 Men, #1 New York Times bestselling author, Eric Metaxas, offers more captivating stories of some of the most inspiring men in history. A gallery of greatness comes to life as Metaxas reveals men who faced insurmountable struggles and challenges with victorious resolve. Award-winning biographer, Eric Metaxas, restores a sense of the heroic in the compelling profiles of Martin Luther, George Whitefield, William Booth, George Washington Carver, Sergeant Alvin York, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, and Billy Graham. Each man evinces a particular quality: the courage to surrender themselves to a higher purpose, and the willingness to give something dear to them away for the good of others.

 

www.christianbookandrecord.ca

 

 

 

 

Brick Builders Illustrated Bible for kids
Zonderkids

Building blocks! Bible stories! These bricks stack, snap, and splay into fantastic illustrations of 35 beloved stories from the Old and New Testaments, bringing ancient stories to life for brick builders young and old. With bold, colourful illustrations, readers will travel from Genesis to Revelation as they read stories like Creation, Noah’s Ark, David and Goliath, the Birth of Jesus, and Jesus Walks on Water. Each story contains a “Building Block” takeaway to help readers apply biblical principles to their own lives. What better way to bring the family together than with the Brick Builders Illustrated Bible?

 

www.christianbookandrecord.ca

 

 

 

Choose to Worship
CD by Rend Collective

 

 

 

www.christianbookandrecord.ca

 

 

 

 

Nancy’s picks

The Screwtape Letters
by C.S. Lewis
Harper Collins

The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis is a classic masterpiece of religious satire that entertains readers with its sly and ironic portrayal of human life and foibles from the vantage point of Screwtape, a highly-placed assistant to “Our Father Below.” At once wildly comic, deadly serious, and strikingly original, C.S. Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters is the most engaging account of temptation – and triumph over it – ever written.

 

www.christianbookandrecord.ca

 

 

 

Voice of Truth
CD by Casting Crowns

 

 

 

www.christianbookandrecord.ca

 

 

 

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