Its easy to find ourselves trapped in anger, bitterness, and apathy from the pressures and challenges in the world. But when we allow God to take control of our lives, everything can be turned around. Are you ready to start your day with a goal in mind, a smile on your face, and enthusiasm in your heart, all with just a simple word? Brilliant Words to Grow By is just what you need to change your perspective and start your day right, and it offers a different inspiring word for each day of the year. With over a thousand encouraging quotes from over five hundred authors, these biblical devotionals are sure to help you feel good about yourself and the world as you make positive declarations over your life in the good times and the bad. Author Pam Malow-Isham has brilliantly paired opposing words together, because just as there are two sides to every story, so is life similarly dualistic. It is possible to enjoy the ups and downs of each day, and Brilliant Words to Grow By can show you how to focus on the goodness and the grace of God that surrounds you every day. If you choose to be diligent and do it daily, you will be amazed this time next year how much better, calmer, happier, and more productive your life will be.
In German Religious Women in Late Ottoman Beirut. Competing Missions, Julia Hauser offers a critical analysis of the German Protestant Kaiserswerth deaconesses’ establishment in late Ottoman Beirut as situated within the larger field of educational development in the city.
This selection of texts introduces students and researchers to the multi- and interdisciplinary field of mission history. The four parts of this book acquaint the readers with methodological considerations and recurring themes in the academic study of the history of mission. Part one revolves around methods, part two documents approaches, while parts three and four consist of thematic clusters, such as mission and language, medical mission, mission and education, women and mission, mission and politics, and mission and art.Critical Readings in the History of Christian Mission is suitable for course-work and other educational purposes.
This book re-examines fundamental assumptions about the American legal profession and the boundaries between "professional" lawyers, "lay" lawyers, and social workers. Putting legal history and women's history in dialogue, it details the history of the origins and development of free legal aid for the poor in the United States.