No Balm In Gilead
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|Author||: Sylva M. Gelber|
|Editor||: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP|
This book is a rare personal record by a Canadian of the last fifteen years of the British mandate in Palestine. Gelber writes about her experiences as a young Jewish woman during the birth of Israel, and without attributing blame, describes worsening tensions among the factions involved.
|Author||: Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot|
|Editor||: Penguin Mass Market|
"Combining the passion of a family member with the skepticism of a social sicentist, Lightfoot raises the standard of authenticity in African American biography."-Washington Post Book World. Winner of the Christopher Award.
|Author||: Min. Dr. Maye Mathis Smith|
This concise compilation of short stories is my humble attempt not only to ask the same questions Jeremiah asked but also to answer the questions that poured out of the soul of the prophet of God those many years ago. I endeavor to achieve that task by presenting the journeys of those who have allowed me to tell their stories within the pages of this book. -- taken from back cover.
|Author||: John L. Withers II|
|Editor||: Lulu Press, Inc|
In May 1945, as World War II ended, an all-black U.S. Army truck company, including Lieutenant John L. Withers of Greensboro, North Carolina, rushed emergency supplies to an unknown German town. Long victims of harsh racial abuse, the soldiers were nonetheless shocked at the horrors they witnessed when the “town” turned out to be the Dachau concentration camp. They were further shocked, days later, when two destitute young Jews, former Dachau inmates, appeared at their encampment and pleaded for help. Housing non-military personnel was strictly forbidden, but the soldiers, with their Lieutenant’s endorsement, sheltered the boys nevertheless. After the war, as he raised a family and launched a career in government, Withers always remembered the Jewish boys and told of the year they hid out in his unit, working alongside and forging close friendships with his soldiers. He himself became their surrogate parent, guiding them towards understanding that, however horrid the past, the future yet held hope.
|Author||: Timothy Larsen,Keith L. Johnson|
|Editor||: InterVarsity Press|
Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist Marilynne Robinson is one of the most eminent public intellectuals in America today, and her writing offers probing meditations on the Christian faith. Based on the 2018 Wheaton Theology Conference, this volume brings together the thoughts of leading theologians, historians, literary scholars, and church leaders who engaged in theological dialogue with Robinson's work—and with the author herself.
|Author||: Robert Allan|
Is There No Balm in Gilead? Is more than just a book-it is a manual on how the Lord sends revivals to advance His kingdom. The Bible is ablaze with God's call to real revival. No Christian with a pulse can ignore the trumpet call and continue on with life without taking a stand. The facts are simple. Without a genuine revival this nation will suffer the judgments of God and cease to exist. The enemies of God are already at the walls and many are already inside the walls. In its simplest form the word of the hour must be "It is revival or we die..." Is There No Balm in Gilead? Was written to speak clearly to the following truths:* Revival is the heartbeat of God.* Those who lead God's church must believe in revival, teach about revival and actively seek revival or they will never fulfill their God ordained task. * Revivals are prayed down from heaven by men and women of God that are forever committed to following the heartbeat of God. Simple truth: "No prayer; no revival."Is There No Balm in Gilead? Is more than just a book-it is a manual on how the Lord sends revivals to advance His kingdom.
|Author||: Dr. Ray Pritchard|
|Editor||: Gideon House Books|
The biggest barrier to faith is life itself. Divorce. Cancer. Infertility. Death. There are times in our lives in which God seems very far away. We don't understand His silence. We only feel the intensity of our pain and the echoing question of 'why?' The Bible declares that God is good, but can we still believe this when our lives are falling apart? In Keep Believing, Dr. Pritchard affirms what the Bible declares: that God is good and His mercy endures forever. This is true regardless of our moment-by-moment experience. God has provided comfort in our times of struggle and healing in our times of hurt through the balm of His Word. You believed in the light of day; will you still believe at midnight? Search the Scriptures with Dr. Pritchard for words of encouragement and hope. Put your confidence in the God who sorrowfully watched His Son suffer at Calvary for your benefit. Know that the same loving heavenly Father has everything completely under control. He is with you and longs to comfort you as you struggle through your hard times. Take a tell-tale look at your devotion to the Lord and His never-ending love and commitment to you in Keep Believing. You served God in the sunshine; will you now serve him in the shadows?
|Author||: Erica S. Lawson,Philip S.S. Howard|
|Editor||: University of Toronto Press|
Challenging the myth of African Canadian leadership "in crisis," this book opens a broad vista of inquiry into the many and dynamic ways leadership practices occur in Black Canadian communities. Exploring topics including Black women’s contributions to African Canadian communities, the Black Lives Matter movement, Black LGBTQ, HIV/AIDS advocacy, motherhood and grieving, mentoring, and anti-racism, contributors appraise the complex history and contemporary reality of blackness and leadership in Canada. With Canada as a complex site of Black diasporas, contributors offer an account of multiple forms of leadership and suggest that through surveillance and disruption, practices of self-determined Black leadership are incompatible with, and threatening to, White "structures" of power in Canada. As a whole, African Canadian Leadership offers perspectives that are complex, non-aligned, and in critical conversation about class, gender, sexuality, and the politics of African Canadian communities.
|Author||: Katie Orr|
|Editor||: Baker Books|
How do some people do it? They rise above the circumstances and distractions of life and remain consistently happy. Even in tough times they have a quiet sense of peace about them. Examining the Bible and her own life, Katie Orr has discovered that deep happiness and satisfaction are only possible when we are rooted in God and pursuing his good and specific purpose for each of us. Secrets of the Happy Soul is your invitation into a deeper, more fruitful relationship with God and his Word. As Katie walks you through key teachings from the book of Psalms, you will recognize how the world's definition of happiness pales compared to the daily delights God has in store for you. Draw closer to him, and your soul will go from lonely to connected, from overwhelmed to level and led, from aimless to commissioned and unique. God doesn't promise a storm-free life, but he is the anchor every happy soul needs.
The Balm of Gilead for Healing a Diseased Land with the Glory of the Manifestation of the Spirit and a Scripture Prophecy of the Increase of Christ s Kingdom Eighth Edition To which are Added Five Sermons Preached Upon Sacramental Occasions
|Author||: John Willison|
|Author||: Kent Annan|
|Editor||: InterVarsity Press|
"Are we for them or against them?" In this wise, practical book on the refugee and immigrant crises around the world, Kent Annan explores how fear and misunderstanding can motivate our responses to people in need. Instead, he invites us into stories of welcome, laying out simple practices for a way forward across social and cultural divides.
|Author||: Henry Farwell ROE|
|Author||: Hope Bolinger,Alyssa Roat|
Cortex and V need a new nemesis. Cortex's last villain dumped him, and V got a little overeager and took out her hero prematurely. They meet on Meta-Match, a nemesis pairing site for heroes and villains. After throwing punches at each other behind coffee shops and hiring henchman to do their bidding (mostly just getting them coffee), they realize they have a lot more in common than meets the eye. And they may have a lot more hero and villain inside than they realize.