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Saturday, July 02, 2016

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  • Bullied! Confronting and Overcoming Six Major Obstacles to Church Effectiveness


    It’s an issue that has taken on renewed emphasis in our electronically-connected, social media world. We’re more aware than ever that bullying happens in many places: in the workplace, on professional sports teams, in schools and on social media. Everyone from supermodels to students and CEOs to celebrities is taking a stand against bullying in all its forms. Finding solutions to the problem has become an important part of our cultural conversation. However, there’s one place in society where bullying continues unchecked, where it is rarely confronted and often covertly rewarded.

    The church.

    Pastors, staff, and church members experience bullying with alarming regularity. It does as much damage as bullying anywhere else. It’s a prime reason why many churches remain ineffective, in decline or dying.

    Using the letter of 1st Corinthians as a guide and the church in Corinth as an example, Bullied! takes a blunt, unflinching look at six internal reasons why our churches are in trouble, and offers avenues of renewal and hope. With this resource you can help your church address what’s holding it back and be part of a solution that brings new life and vitality.

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  • Prodigal Daughter: From Ungodly Pursuits and Pornography Addiction to Transformation and Destiny

    Prodigal Daughter is a courageous journey . . .

    Prodigal Daughter is a compelling tale of a young woman’s journey from sexual molestation and abuse, pornography addiction, and self-absorption to a profound relationship with a God she had only known from afar.

    As a child, Nicketa Bariffe grew up in church and knew a great deal about God, but did not know Him personally. As she grew up, all she ever wanted to do was escape her Christian background and live a life of freedom on her own terms. But, by “Divine Appointment,” Bariffe met God and began a new life of faith, living daily for her Savior.

    Bariffe shares her life, both before and after becoming a Christian. Most importantly, it shows the glory of God in the strength He gave her to overcome significant trials and obstacles in her walk towards, and with, Him.

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  • Holy Crap: Finding God's Presence in Your Pain

    "Today is the day to consider confident hope as an option in the struggles of life instead of it becoming a residual outcome of despair."

    Are you now or have you ever been in a painful season of life that you thought would never end? Have you ever felt as if no one were listening in the darkest hours of your life? Pain in life will either become, by default, an obstacle course of survival or, by intention, an opportunity to learn critical lessons that positively impact your life's journey. Holy Crap: Finding God's Presence in your Pain is about mistakes made and lessons learned. It will lift you from despair in depression to hope in redemption. Through the author's horrific and shocking yet wonderful and life-changing journey, you will find valuable lessons to reignite passion and vision for your life.

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  • Vengeful Vows [Sins of the Flesh - Book 3]


    Daffodil Simmons is a spider, and all the world is her fly. Her latest scheme for revenge against the two men who abandoned her—her father and her former lover—seems to be going as planned until...


    It’s a battle of wits against a powerful foe. Will Daffodil gain the revenge she craves? Or will she be trapped by her own threads?

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Featured Titles for Summer Vacation Reading (Young Adult)

  • Edna in the Desert (Second Edition)


    Edna is a precocious trouble-maker wreaking havoc at her Beverly Hills school. Her therapist advocates medication, but her parents come up with an alternative cure: Edna will spend the summer in the desert with her grandparents. Their remote cabin is cut off from cell phone service, Internet and television. Edna’s determined to rebel until she meets an older local boy and falls in love for the first time. How can she get to know him from the edge of nowhere?

    Praise for Edna in the Desert

    “I loved this realistic, funny-and-yet-equally-serious, pitch-perfect novel about a young teen with no distractions—other than herself. What Edna learns over her summer in the desert makes for one of my favorite books of the year.”

    Melissa Senate
    Author of See Jane Date and The Mosts

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  • Relic

    Gin is a burrower.

    Lucky is a hoarder.

    Hoarders collect relics. Burrowers steal them. Both groups believe they carry incredible power.

    Gin’s ma is dying. Gin takes a statue of a man nailed to two pieces of wood, and the burned-out shell of a NYC skyscraper collapses. Both tribes will kill Gin to get the relic back.

    But the healing power this relic radiates cannot be contained in a statue . . .

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  • The Sound of the Stones

    The ancient book about the past holds the future.

    Frankie is the key.

    She doesn’t remember stopping at the used bookstore, but there she stands as if drawn by an unseen force. Anticipation wraps around her like a cocoon. When she opens the door, the wind nudges her through, and expectancy turns to purpose. The man inside, and the book he offers, changes everything. Unusual things happen when she begins to read:

    In a time long forgotten, people are held captive by half human creatures. Ashra holds a secret close to her heart, and must discover the purpose of her gift before the oppressed human race is destroyed. An unlikely ally comes to her aid. Strangers bring her a message from a far off land. Ashra and her band of misfits set off in search of answers. Together, they find love, uncover mysteries from the past, face ever present danger, and hone powers they never knew they had.

    Frankie and Ashra are separated by millennia, by fiction and reality, but in the end the barrier shatters.

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  • The Book Beyond Time


    The year is 2325—three hundred years after the Great Catastrophe, which wiped out most of Krinton. It’s now a world ruled by the legendary emperor, Treanthor, where technology is limited, education is discouraged and children become adults on their thirteenth birthday.

    Marcus MacMillan embarks on an uncertain quest with his best friend, Rindel, driven by the pursuit of a crazy vision concerning PathOne—the route that is detailed in The Book Beyond Time, a mysterious ancient volume.

    Ever since a new Era of Pleasure was announced in Krinton, gadgets, games and grench ports have been on the rise—made possible by the power of xanth crystals. The common Wryxl tribes are a happy people, and stuff like the feel-good sekrin is easily available. Why should Marcus tackle all kinds of challenges and danger, when everyone else is getting on and enjoying life?

    So many voices and choices are demanding his attention. What will Marcus choose?

    The Book Beyond Time is a fantasy adventure for a new generation of pre-teens as they prepare to navigate the tricky pitfalls ahead and explore issues of faith.

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eLectio Blog

  • eLectio Publishing is HIRING! +

    As the year has steadily progressed, we are proud to say that we are growing again. As you may already know, eLectio Publishing is a faith-based publisher that supports independent

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    For those of you who have been with us for quite some time, and are part of our extended family, we want to always remain thankful for your support of

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  • Win a Kindle Fire HD 6 +

    It's that time of year again. And we're not just talking about the warmer weather.

    It's time for another eLectio Publishing giveaway, as our way of saying thank you to

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  • On the Value of Entertainment +

    Regardless of our individual backgrounds and regardless of what we believe politically and spiritually, most of us across the globe share at least some commonalities. We're often reminded of how

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  • On Faith, Family, and Laughter +

    It's Christmas Time and from all of us to all of you, Merry Christmas!

    For those of you who stop by from time to time, we hope you've been able

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