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Nothing But the Truth
Scripture is clear about the fact that we must be prepared to communicate the truth of the Gospel when given the opportunity – and do it with the right attitude. But even when your tone is gentle and respectful, what, specifically, should you say when asked or confronted about your faith? And what is your overall responsibility to unbelievers as a disciple of Christ?
Pastor John MacArthur responds to these very questions and more – with solid, biblical answers focused in four particular areas:
* Your attitude
* Your preparedness
* The content of your answers
* Your priority in witnessing
Combining a biblical study of evangelism, a rational defense of Christian beliefs, and a practical approach to evangelism, this book offers a well-rounded perspective that can help you gently and confidently give an answer for the hope you have in Christ.
If you would like to enter the March Book Give-Away at Ruby for Women, please leave a comment on this post, including your email address. You will be contacted for your mailing address if you are the winner. The drawing will take place on April 1, 2012.
Congratulations Ruby Blogger of the Week Mark Glamack!
Mark Glamack is the author of “Littluns: And the Book of Darkness” – “A very different reading experience for ‘Young Adults’ and grown-up readers looking to discover truth, peace, love, hope, joy, and their hearts desire.”
Check out Angela’s blog at King’s Daughters. Here is her featured blog post for this week:
Being a Wife – Who Expresses Her Feelings
The Bridge of Peace
Headstrong schoolteacher Lena Kauffman finds herself at the center of controversy in her Amish community when a young man in her classroom refuses to submit to her authority. As her friends and family rally around her, especially longtime friend, Grey Graber, things go from bad to worse when Grey’s wife, Elsie, becomes an accidental target in trouble meant for Lena. As the present unravels around them, each must find their own way through their private pain in order to find peace and a brighter future.
This second novel in the Ada’s House series returns to Dry Lake, Pennsylvania, and the beloved characters from The Hope of Refuge.
If you would like to enter the February Book Give-Away at Ruby for Women, please visit the Ruby blog and leave a comment, including your email address. You will be contacted for your mailing address if you are the winner. The drawing will take place on March 1, 2012.
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Raised by parents of the “Greatest Generation,” I grew up in the late 40s and 50s – the youngest of four girls. I’ve been married for over 40 years to my high school sweetheart, claiming three children, their spouses and seven grandchildren as my most valued treasures.
For much of my life I worked in business management, eventually finding my way into ministry. I now work alongside the Sr. Pastor in a sizeable, thriving church. Today I view life from the perspective that the best is always yet to come, which keeps me perched & ready for that next great thing. You might have guessed (and rightly so) that I see life in superlatives.
This week’s featured blog post by Kathleen Flanagan is “The Year to Live Beautifully“
The Hope of Refuge
by Cindy Woodsmall
Raised in foster care and now a widowed single parent, New Yorker Cara Moore struggles against poverty, fear, and a relentless stalker. When a trail of memories leads Cara and her daughter, Lori, away from the city toward an Amish community, she follows every lead, eager for answers to mysteries from her past and a fresh start. She quickly discovers that Dry Lake, Pennsylvania, is no place for an outsider.
But one Amish man, Ephraim Mast, dares to fulfill the command he believes that he received from God – “Be me to her” – despite how it threatens his way of life. Ephraim’s sister Deborah is fearful of the strange Englischer woman causing turmoil for her family, but keeps focused on the marriage and home she longs to begin with Mahlon Stolzfus. Her dreams are threatened when Mahlon begins behaving oddly, withdrawing, and causing concern for Deborah and Mahlon’s mother, Ada.
Will the run-down house that Ada envisions transforming unite them toward a common purpose – or push Mahlon away forever? As Ephraim is torn between trying to do what he believes is right and the requirements of his community, he risks losing everything, including a developing friendship with the guarded single mother. And he knows that long-held secrets about her family history ripple beneath the surface of Dry Lake – secrets with the power to tear apart the home Cara is desperately trying to find.
If you would like to enter the January Book Give-Away at Ruby for Women, please leave a comment at the bottom of this post, including your email address. You will be contacted for your mailing address if you are the winner. The drawing will take place on February 1, 2011.