"Singleness requires a special calling. Singleness means no family. Singleness is too hard." Even if you've never heard these attitudes explicitly voiced, you might have allowed them to shape your perspective of your relationship status—or someone else's. Join Sam Allberry as he debunks seven lies about singleness, digging into God's Word to find out what the Bible says about these issues. Whether you're married or unattached, the book will help you discover the value of the single life.
"Before the charge 'know thyself,' ought to come the far greater charge, 'know thy God,'" writes African American author Charles Octavius Boothe in Plain Theology for Plain People. Republished by Walter Strickland, this handbook from 1890 has been a helpful tool to laypeople for more than a century, communicating the complexities of academic theology in everyday language. Join Charles Octavius Boothe as he walks you through the lofty truths of God.
In our transforming world, people are facing new challenges. These challenges deal with race, equality, sexuality, justice- challenges that present new questions and demand relevant answers. In his book Urban Apologetics, Christopher Brooks reminds us that God’s Word never changes, though, in a changing world, the way we present the Good News has to shift.
Chris Brooks is the Senior Pastor of Woodside Bible Church, a multisite congregation across the metro-Detroit area. Chris served for 20 years as the Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1600-member church in the heart of Detroit. He also served as the campus dean of Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. A popular Detroit radio host since 2005, Chris is the author of Kingdom Dreaming and Urban Apologetics. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance, completed his MA in Christian Apologetics at Biola University, and graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is currently pursuing a DMin degree at Asbury Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Yodit, are the proud parents of 6 children, Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, Sophia, and Christyana.