With more than 100,000 units sold of such titles as Let's All Be Brave, Speak Love, Perfectly Unique, and mostly recently Looking for Lovely, Annie F. Downs's words of encouragement, empowerment, and self-acceptance have motivated countless women to be courageous. In 100 Days to Brave, an inspirational book of thoughts and challenges for women in their 20s-30s, Annie builds on this foundation and will empower readers to embrace their identity as beloved daughters of God. 100 Days to Brave is an ideal gift for anyone on the brink of change. This gift book will walk readers through the many pivotal milestones one goes through when making major decisions and will be an excellent way to deepen faith with a solid biblical basis. One hundred devotions cover topics such as being brave enough to believe God is who He says He is and you are who He says you are, being brave enough to dream big, being brave enough to work hard, being brave enough to love and serve others well, and being brave enough to persevere. Each day includes a devotion that builds upon the previous day and a charge from Annie to "Be Brave" with specific action steps.
Is insecurity robbing you of life's fullness? You can understand and overcome the fears that limit you. And you can build the confidence you need to reach your personal and professional goals. 30 Days to a Stronger, More Confident You uses biblical and present-day examples to help you discover the secrets to bold and fearless living at home, at work, and at play. Strategies such as resting in God's Word, resisting intimidation, and remembering past victories provide an effective plan of attack on self-doubt. You'll also learn how to value individuality establish boundaries conquer perfectionism empower others embrace success Through Scripture-based principles, heart-searching personal challenges, and healing prayers and affirmations, you will discover the path to a more successful you.
You are the only person who can stop you from being all you can be.“The only person who can stop you from becoming what God intends you to become is you!” writes Dr. John Maxwell. If you find yourself falling short of all God is holding out to you, you need the challenge, encouragement and practical help offered in Be All You Can Be. Exciting, informative, practical and helpful, Be All You Can Be offers simple game plans for successful living that will help you transform your life and reach your full potential. Whether you pick up Be All You Can Be to quickly lift your spirits, immerse yourself in great thoughts and ideas, or nourish yourself on a regular basis with gems of wisdom, you’ll discover the key to be all you can be!
Open Your Heart to Build a Lasting Love Before you tie the knot, make sure the rope is strong. Let these insightful and inspiring devotions minister to your heart as you begin to develop a daily of spending time with God daily. Bestselling author and counselor H. Norman Wright's has mentored millions of dating and engaged couples with his interactive and easy-to-use books on marriage. Through Scripture, storytelling, and thought-provoking questions, each of these devotions serve as a tool to initiate honest and heartfelt conversation between you and your partner. Whether you're already engaged or still getting to know each other, you can build a strong and healthy relationship with open communication, respect for one another, and trust in God.
There's no lack of people out there telling you to find your passion and dream big. But why does it seem like when we try, we so often end up more lost and overwhelmed than when we started? Liz Forkin Bohannon wants you to rethink everything you've been told about finding your passion and following your dreams. Why? Hate to break it to you, but you're likely never going to find your passion. Because your passion and purpose are something you build--actively--day by day. In her signature tell-it-like-it-is fashion, Liz shares 14 actionable principles that will teach you how to do just that. With total transparency, Liz shares hilarious and heartbreaking stories of her journey of screwups and successes that illustrate the mindsets and principles that will give you a jolt of energy, inspiration, and direction toward your True North. By embracing your Inner Beginner, dreaming small, choosing curiosity over criticism, and so much more, Liz's story and the principles of Beginner's Pluck will have you on your way to building a life of purpose, passion, and lasting impact. Ready to rise to the occasion? It's time to make this life everything you want it to be. ****** Brave, practical, and true, Liz shares her magical journey for anyone brave enough (and generous enough) to want to go on the journey of a lifetime. --Seth Godin I met Liz more than a decade ago in Gulu, Uganda. Beginner's Pluck is a thoughtful book about what Liz has been strategically doing in the world, not merely optimistically hoping for. Her authentic voice is one I trust because I've seen what she's done. As you flip these pages, you won't want to be more like Liz. Instead, you'll want to figure out what your next steps are to release your passions, hopes, and love into a world which is in desperate need of someone just like you to engage it. --Bob Goff, hon. consul for the Republic of Uganda and author New York Times bestsellers Love Does and Everybody Always I am SO VERY GLAD this book exists. We have long needed Liz's expert voice speaking into the minds of dreamers and doers, the ones who have the ideas and want to execute, and the ones who are exhaustedly executing. We want purpose in our day, and Liz does it with her life and teaches it here. --Annie F. Downs, bestselling author of 100 Days to Brave and Remember God
When it comes to running a business, the most important decisions a leader makes are not about products or locations--they're about people. For the past 33 years, Dee Ann Turner has been recruiting, training, and retaining some of the best employees in the restaurant business. Now she's ready to share her secrets on how to build, sustain, and grow an organizational culture that attracts world-class talent and consistently delights customers, no matter what your industry. In Bet on Talent, Turner shows you how to - create a remarkable company culture - select, sustain, and steward talent - nurture internal relationships - create company loyalty that leads to customer loyalty - instil the practice of servant leadership within your organization - treat everyone with honour, dignity, and respect - and much more
Benjamin "BeBe" Winans always knew he was born to be a Gospel singer. Growing up watching his four older brothers perform fueled his dream to be on stage, and as teenagers, he and his younger sister CeCe were offered the opportunity to move from Detroit to North Carolina and join the Praise the Lord Singers for The PTL Club, hosted by the eccentric Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker. Under the Bakkers' wings, BeBe and CeCe became the most popular televangical stars in America and soon found themselves choosing between their family values and the temptations of fame and fortune. Like a conversation with a lifelong friend, BeBe invites readers and loyal fans alike to share in never-before-revealed details about life in the crossfires between church, Gospel music, and the mainstream recording industry. He shares personal stories about his mentor Andraé Crouch and close friend Whitney Houston, who both had a major impact on his life. As he reflects on the obstacles, the disappointments, the victories, the surprises, the racism, and the love he has encountered, he realizes that when we understand our value before God, we can participate in a daily glory and peace for which we were all born.
Are you sick and tired of being overweight? Are you fighting a losing battle with your waistline and eating yourself into the grave? Have you had it with feeling drained, discouraged, and run down because of obesity but find yourself enslaved to unhealthy eating habits? Are you convinced that God has a better way, but you simply can’t breakthrough? In their first-ever jointly authored book, Michael and Nancy Brown share the inspiring, practical, and humorous story of their own journey from obesity to vibrant health. If you want to break free from the stronghold of food and discover a wonderful new way of life, this book will show you the way.
You are no accident. Your presence on this earth is not a mistake. Neither is it insignificant. On the contrary, you are wanted here—and needed! You are a creation of God with a unique purpose. Many people “do” things to try to gain acceptance by others, so that they can “be” someone. They become slaves to public opinion and never really know who they were meant to be. When we know that we are God’s beloved children, chosen from the foundation of the world, and discover who He designed us to be, we will think and act from that perspective. Everything else will develop from our identity and existence in Him. That identity goes beyond even our personal purpose to God’s eternal plans for the world and our exciting role in them. God created all human beings to have dominion over the earth. And He has assigned each of us a portion of “territory” where we can exercise the measure of our dominion on earth. This dominion is based on the faith, anointing, and gifts He has given us. Our words and actions are most effective when we are in the territory God has assigned to us and are seeking first His kingdom. This “territorial” power is not merely symbolic. It is a reality in which we must live. The territory in which we are to be fruitful is not random or general but specific. In Created for Purpose, you will discover God’s plan for your life as a loved and valuable member of His creation, what it means to be called by God, and how to know and live in your purpose throughout your life. You are not an accident. You are present on this earth for a significant reason. Find out who you were meant to be! About the Author Active in ministry for over twenty years, Apostle Guillermo Maldonado is the founder of King Jesus International Ministry—one of the fastest-growing multicultural churches in the United States—which has been recognized for its visible manifestations of God´s supernatural power. He is a spiritual father to 370 churches in 50 countries, which form the Supernatural Global Network (formerly called the New Wine Apostolic Network). He is also the founder of the University of the Supernatural Ministry (USM). Apostle Maldonado has a doctorate in Christian counseling and a master’s degree in practical theology. He resides in Miami, Florida, with his wife and partner in ministry, Ana, and their two sons, Bryan and Ronald.
In this daily devotional, #1 New York Times bestselling author Joel Osteen shares how God uses that dark time in your life for good. All of us will go through dark times that we don't understand: a difficulty with a friend, an unfair situation at work, a financial setback, an unexpected illness, a divorce, or the loss of a loved one. Those types of experiences are part of the human journey, but in his book All Things Are Working for Your Good, Joel Osteen teaches that if we stay in faith and keep a good attitude when we go through challenges, we will not only grow, but we will see how all things work together for our good. Now, Joel Osteen offers this companion devotional, that will provide motivation with daily readings and inspirational prayers that will encourage you through the darkness, as you seek the light in God's will. About the Author JOEL OSTEEN is the author of nine New York Times bestsellers and the senior pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston. He has been named by numerous publications as one of the most influential Christian leaders in the world. His televised messages are seen by more than 10 million viewers each week in the United States and millions more in 100 nations around the world. He is also the host of Joel Osteen Radio, a 24-hour channel on SiriusXM Satellite Radio channel 128. He resides in Houston with his wife, Victoria, and their children.
Pastor and cofounder of the Bethel School of Ministry Kris Vallotton walks Christians through the profound process of discovering their true identity and experiencing the wonder of their kingdom purposes. Christians are often told that they were born with a purpose that reaches beyond their human strivings, but most are not sure how to break past the daily struggles holding them back, much less how to fully step into their callings. As a pastor and the cofounder of the Bethel School of Ministry, Kris Vallotton has been teaching Christians all over the world how to walk in wholeness and purpose for more than seventeen years. In Destined to Win, he passes on the lessons that will help readers discover who they really are, overcome destructive behaviors, and become equipped for their kingdom purposes. Confronting the challenges that limit Christians—such as living shackled by past pain, fear, and unforgiveness—Vallotton offers practical solutions to the often-complex problems that undermine their destinies and derail their purposes. With personal stories and biblical teaching, Destined to Win combines practical wisdom and profound revelation to unlock the latent potential present in each person.
Founder of the Eat at Home website and family meal-planning wizard Tiffany King shares recipes focused on simplicity, flavour, and healthy balance to help home cooks end every day with an affordable family dinner. A popular food blogger with 8.5 million page views, Tiffany King's debut cookbook is crafted for those nights "when life happens". This is the cookbook to turn to when all hope of a homemade, wholesome dinner seems lost: when the fridge is empty, when it's already 8pm, when one kid has football practice and the other has dance, when there's no time for clean-up because homework has to get done. Just like her blog, King's book is tirelessly encouraging and realistic. The recipes feature bright vegetables and affordable pantry ingredients. The book, uniquely arranged by "excuses", includes sidebars with mealtime conversation starters and helpful cooking hints.