Grief can be particularly difficult during the holidays. The time that has always been spent in preparation and anticipation with a loved one has been lost. In The Decembered Grief, grief specialist Harold Ivan Smith offers comfort and validation to those suffering a recent loss. Smith guides the reader beyond the darkness with illustrations and insights that emphasize God's ability to transform the holidays into a time of grace and healing.
Even the most faithful, focused Christians can encounter periods of depression and spiritual darkness when joy seems to stay just out of reach. It can happen because of sin, satanic assault, distressing circumstances, or hereditary and other physical causes. In When the Darkness Will Not Lift, John Piper aims to give some comfort and guidance to those experiencing spiritual darkness.
Today's media bombards men with sexual images and temptation, so it's no wonder that "sexual addiction" is on the rise---even within the church. In this compassionate brother-to-brother guide, Arterburn and Stoeker tackle this serious problem head-on, offering a practical battle plan for men---married or single---who desire to live by God's standard.
Joni Eareckson Tada knows something about hopelessness and suffering. She has been paralyzed from the neck down for most of her life. But through the grief of her life-changing injury, she has learned what hope is all about. In this brief but poignant book, she explores the divine reason for suffering, the hope that the sufferer can claim, and where that hope should be placed. Like Joni, you will learn that hope is the best of things when you give it a chance.