If You Want to Walk on Water  You ve Got to Get Out of the Boat

If You Want to Walk on Water You ve Got to Get Out of the Boat


  • Release: 2008-09-09
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 224 page
  • ISBN: 9780310296065
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Winner of the 2002 Christianity Today Book Award! You’re One Step Away from the Adventure of Your Life. Deep within you lies the same faith and longing that sent Peter walking across the wind-swept Sea of Galilee toward Jesus. In what ways is the Lord telling you, as he did Peter, "Come"? John Ortberg invites you to consider the incredible potential that awaits you outside your comfort zone. Out on the risky waters of faith, Jesus is waiting to meet you in ways that will change you forever, deepening your character and your trust in God. The experience is terrifying. It’s thrilling beyond belief. It’s everything you’d expect of someone worthy to be called Lord. The choice is yours to know him as only a water-walker can, aligning yourself with God’s purpose for your life in the process. There’s just one requirement: If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat.

Your Magnificent Chooser

Your Magnificent Chooser


  • Release: 2017-03-01
  • Publisher: Tyndale Kids
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 32 page
  • ISBN: 1496417429
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We all have choices to make every day, even the youngest children. The choices we make play a large part in forming who we grow to be as adults. For kids, those choices can include whether to be obedient or disobedient, to share or be selfish, to have a good attitude or not, and more. John Ortberg addresses the ability to choose in a whimsical way by inviting children to use their "magnificent chooser" that God gave them to make right choices daily. Parents will love reading this book to their kids, and kids will enjoy the content while learning lessons that will stay with them throughout their lives.

Water Walking

Water Walking


  • Release: 2019-04-23
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 160 page
  • ISBN: 9780310632016
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You’re only one step away from the adventure of your life. In this abridgement of his bestselling book, If You Want to Walk on Water You Have to Get Out of the Boat, John Ortberg invites you to do with God’s help what you could never do on your own—step out of your comfort zone and step out on the risky waters of faith. If you do, you’ll find that Jesus is waiting to meet you in ways that will change you forever, deepening your character and your trust in God. The experience is terrifying. It’s thrilling beyond belief. It’s everything you’d expect of someone worthy to be called Lord. The choice is yours to know him as only a water-walker can, aligning yourself with God’s purpose for your life in the process.

A Long Walk to Water

A Long Walk to Water


  • Release: 2010-11-15
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 128 page
  • ISBN: 9780547532844
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The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the "lost boys" of Sudan, refugees who cover the African continent on foot as they search for their families and for a safe place to stay. Enduring every hardship from loneliness to attack by armed rebels to contact with killer lions and crocodiles, Salva is a survivor, and his story goes on to intersect with Nya’s in an astonishing and moving way.

If You Want to Walk on Water  You ve Got to Get Out of the Boat Participant s Guide

If You Want to Walk on Water You ve Got to Get Out of the Boat Participant s Guide


  • Release: 2013-05-15
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 128 page
  • ISBN: 9780310692225
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In this six-session study pastor and author John Ortberg teaches people how to trust God more fully. Using testimonial interviews to illustrate his talks, Ortberg teaches participants the skills essential for “water-walking” in faith with God. Designed for use with the video.

When You Can Walk on Water  Take the Boat

When You Can Walk on Water Take the Boat


  • Release: 2014-02
  • Publisher:
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 120 page
  • ISBN: 0943477336
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"When You Can Walk on Water, Take the Boat" is a triumphant journey of self discovery that will change the very way you look at the world. Like most of us, John was an ordinary man who calmly accepted the problems of his life and career without any real hope or insight. Then a miracle happened. He met a strange, wise businessman named Gideon. It was a brief encounter, filled with mystery. But for John, it was the beginning of a soul-searching journey, a joyous awakening of self-understanding, inner truth and the power of universal love that lives within us all. It is a journey you can share too.

Holes

Holes


  • Release: 2011-06-01
  • Publisher: Yearling
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 272 page
  • ISBN: 9780307798367
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Winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award! This #1 New York Times bestselling, modern classic in which boys are forced to dig holes day in and day out is now available with a splashy new look. Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnatses. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys’ detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the boys build character by spending all day, every day digging holes exactly five feet wide and five feet deep. There is no lake at Camp Green Lake. But there are an awful lot of holes. It doesn’t take long for Stanley to realize there’s more than character improvement going on at Camp Green Lake. The boys are digging holes because the warden is looking for something. But what could be buried under a dried-up lake? Stanley tries to dig up the truth in this inventive and darkly humorous tale of crime and punishment—and redemption. Includes a double bonus: an excerpt from Small Steps, the follow-up to Holes, as well as an excerpt from Louis Sachar’s new middle-grade novel, Fuzzy Mud. "A smart jigsaw puzzle of a novel." --The New York Times WINNER OF THE BOSTON GLOBE-HORN BOOK AWARD A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW NOTABLE CHILDREN'S BOOK SELECTED FOR NUMEROUS BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR AND ALA HONORS

The Road

The Road


  • Release: 2007-03-20
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 256 page
  • ISBN: 9780307267450
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE The searing, post-apocalyptic novel about a father and son's fight to survive. A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the coast, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there. They have nothing; just a pistol to defend themselves against the lawless bands that stalk the road, the clothes they are wearing, a cart of scavenged food—and each other. The Road is the profoundly moving story of a journey. It boldly imagines a future in which no hope remains, but in which the father and his son, "each the other's world entire," are sustained by love. Awesome in the totality of its vision, it is an unflinching meditation on the worst and the best that we are capable of: ultimate destructiveness, desperate tenacity, and the tenderness that keeps two people alive in the face of total devastation. A New York Times Notable Book One of the Best Books of the Year The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, The Denver Post, The Kansas City Star, Los Angeles Times, New York, People, Rocky Mountain News, Time, The Village Voice, The Washington Post

If You Want to Walk on Water Get Out of the Boat

If You Want to Walk on Water Get Out of the Boat


  • Release: 2011-03
  • Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 394 page
  • ISBN: 9781459612488
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Out on the risky waters of faith, Jesus is waiting to meet you and offer you his Holy Spirit power that will change your life forever, deepening your faith and trust in God.

The City of Ember

The City of Ember


  • Release: 2003-05-13
  • Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 288 page
  • ISBN: 9780375890802
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A modern-day classic. This highly acclaimed adventure series about two friends desperate to save their doomed city has captivated kids and teachers alike for almost fifteen years and has sold over 3.5 MILLION copies! The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. Two hundred years later, the great lamps that light the city are beginning to flicker. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she’s sure it holds a secret that will save the city. She and her friend Doon must race to figure out the clues before the lights go out on Ember forever! Nominated to 28 State Award Lists! An American Library Association Notable Children’s Book A New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing Selection A Kirkus Reviews Editors’ Choice A Child Magazine Best Children’s Book A Mark Twain Award Winner A William Allen White Children’s Book Award Winner “A realistic post-apocalyptic world. DuPrau’s book leaves Doon and Lina on the verge of undiscovered country and readers wanting more.” —USA Today “An electric debut.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred “While Ember is colorless and dark, the book itself is rich with description.” —VOYA, Starred “A harrowing journey into the unknown, and cryptic messages for readers to decipher.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred