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Right on the Money: An Introduction to Personal Finance from a Christian Perspective
Right on the Money: An Introduction to Personal Finance from a Christian Perspective
Talking Points: Assisted Suicide
Talking Points: Assisted Suicide
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Personal finances can be an area of people's lives that, if not handled well, can cause much stress and hardship to individuals and their families. It is an area that it is easy to get wrong and can be very daunting and complex. Christians are not exempt from these issues.

As Christians, we fail to please God if we are less than a faithful steward of all that he has entrusted to...
In this short book, Vaughan Roberts briefs Christians on the complex questions surrounding assisted suicide. He surveys the Christian worldview and helps us to apply its principles as we navigate life and death in a society with contrasting values.

Talking Points is a series of short books designed to help Christians think, talk and relate to others with compassion, conviction and...
 
Talking Points: Transgender
Talking Points: Transgender
CGC Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter
CGC Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter
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There’s been huge cultural change in the last few decades. Same-sex marriage would have been unthinkable 20 or 30 years ago; now it’s almost universally accepted in the Western world. Now suddenly, the issue of transgender is the next big social, cultural issue that has dominated the headlines. In this short book, Vaughan Roberts surveys the Christian worldview and seeks to apply these...
This guide opens up the signature book of American literature, Hawthorne’s Scarlet Letter, and unpacks its universal themes of sin, guilt and redemption.

We’ve all heard about the classics and assume they’re great. Some of us have even read them on our own. However, for those of us who remain a bit intimidated or simply want to get more out of our reading, Crossway’s Christian...
 
CGC Homer's The Odyssey
CGC Homer's The Odyssey
CGC Milton's Paradise Lost
CGC Milton's Paradise Lost
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This guide opens up Homer’s The Odyssey and highlights the universal themes of endurance and longing for rest as displayed in this epic tale of a man trying to find his way home.

We’ve all heard about the classics and assume they’re great. Some of us have even read them on our own. However, for those of us who remain a bit intimidated or simply want to get more out of our reading,...
This guide opens up the paramount epic in the English language, Milton’s Paradise Lost, and showcases Milton’s understanding of crime and punishment in the events of creation, paradisal perfection, the fall and redemption.

We’ve all heard about the classics and assume they’re great. Some of us have even read them on our own. However, for those of us who remain a bit intimidated or...
 
CGC Shakespeare's Macbeth
CGC Shakespeare's Macbeth
Suffering and Singing: Knowing God's Love in the Pain and Despair
Suffering and Singing: Knowing God's Love in the Pain and Despair
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This guide opens up the last of Shakespeare’s magnificent tragedies, Macbeth, and explores the themes of temptation, sin and guilt, as well as the keys to virtuous behaviour.

We’ve all heard about the classics and assume they’re great. Some of us have even read them on our own. However, for those of us who remain a bit intimidated or simply want to get more out of our reading,...
As we walk through life the personal reality of suffering, its pain and anguish becomes something we all experience. Tears, despair and hurt are commonplace in a broken world. So how do we even contemplate singing at a time like this?

The writers of Psalm 44 were faithful men who were nearly overwhelmed by the pain of suffering. John Hindley takes us carefully through this Psalm,...
 
Binge Drinking (Pocket Puritans)
Binge Drinking (Pocket Puritans)
Dealing with Depression: Trusting God Through the Dark Times
Dealing with Depression: Trusting God Through the Dark Times
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Often considered a modern phenomenon, binge drinking is in fact an age-old problem. John Flavel, a Puritan minister in the naval port of Dartmouth, England, pulls no punches as he confronts the sin of drunkenness head on.

Flavel's treatment is a highly relevant expose of the soul-destroying evils of this 'detestable sin.'

"To read the work of a Puritan doctor of the...
Depression is a common complaint in the doctor's surgery. 1 in 5 of the population, will have at least one major episode in their lifetime. Sarah Collins reassures us that just like our physical health we can go through good and bad emotional health. But how does the Christian deal with this? It is so easy for us to be riddled with guilt but in this book the Christian is reassured that God...
 
How to Respond to Marriage Equality in Australia's Current Debate
How to Respond to Marriage Equality in Australia's Current Debate
Jesus: The Only way to God
Jesus: The Only way to God
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The same-sex marriage debate in Australia has reached the point where it may soon be subject to a plebiscite – a nationwide official survey that decides the will of the people on a matter. The outcome of that vote could affect more than just who has the right to marry. It may be critical to the future of our society in the next generation.

How should Christians respond in the lead...
Piper's urgent cry in this book is that Christians believe and preach the necessity of belief in Christ as the only way for salvation. What is at stake is nothing less than the glory of Christ.