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Acknowledgements

The Word for Today is written by Bob and Debby Gass who gratefully acknowledge the following authors:

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Acknowledgements: November 2014-January 2015

  • Anderson, Mac & Feltenstein, Tom. Change Is Good...You Go First. (Naperville, IL: Simple Truths, 2007)
  • Armstrong, Kristin. Strength for the Climb: A Daily Devotional. (Brentwood, TN: FaithWords, 2007)
  • Barton, Ruth Haley. 'Are You Dangerously Tired?' Accessed November 2009. todayschristianwoman.com
  • Beattie, Melody. More Language of Letting Go. (Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2000)
  • Bellah, Robert. Habits of the Heart. (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1985)
  • Blackaby, Henry, et al. 'Where Is Your Treasure?'; 'Joy in Finishing.' Encounters with God Daily Bible. (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2009
  • Butt, Howard E. Jr. 'Locking Arms.' Posted May 10, 2009. thehighcalling.org
  • Crosby, Cindy. 'Hunger Has a Profile.' Accessed 29 April 2009 christianitytoday.com
  • Jank, Brenda. 'Overloaded.' Accessed August 2012. todayschristianwoman.com
  • Jordan, Rebecca Barlow. 40 Days in God's Blessing. (Brentwood, TN: FaithWords, 2006)
  • Lucado, Max. Just Like Jesus Devotional. (Nashville, TN: W Publishing, 2002).
  • Mason, John. The Impossible Is Possible. (Bloomington, MN: Bethany House, 2003)
  • Mason, John. Let Go of Whatever Makes You Stop. (Tulsa, OK: Insight International, 1994)
  • Mason, John. You're Born an Original, Don't Die a Copy! (Tulsa, OK: Insight International, 2011)
  • Ortberg, John. The Me I Want to Be. (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2010)
  • Roberts, Mark D. 'Striving in Prayer.' Posted August 30, 2012; 'A Team Effort.' Posted 31 August 2012; 'Amazing Unbelief.' Posted 20 August 2009. thehighcalling.org.
  • Schuller, Robert. 'Bright Ideas.' Accessed November 20, 2009; 'Empowered with Inner Strength.' Accessed February 12, 2010; 'The Tyranny of Things.' Posted December 2, 2009. www.hourofpower.org/read.
  • Shorb, Ann. 'A Lesson from Paul.' Accessed 2009. ccesonline.com.
  • Stanley, Charles. 'Moving Beyond Our Fears.' Accessed 24 July 2008. 'Choosing an Obedient Lifestyle.' Posted 2 September 2008. crossmap.christianpost.com
  • Townsend, Charles. 'Friends Who Help You Flourish + How to Find Safe Friends.' Accessed 21 October 2009. christianitytoday.com.
  • Tracy, Brian. The Power of Discipline: 7 Ways It Can Change Your Life. (Naperville, IL: Simple Truths, 2008)
  • Walker, Jon. 'The Purpose of People.' Accessed 25 February 2009; 'God-Love Is More than Nice Thoughts.' Accessed 5 May 2009; 'The Joy of Crushed Bones.' Accessed 3 December 2012; 'Becoming Familiar with Suffering.' This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; Growing with Purpose: Connecting with God Every Day. (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2009).
  • Tenney, Tommy. The Daily Chase. (Shippensburg, PA: Destiny Image, 2000)

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Acknowledgements: August- October 2014

  • Atchison, Doug. Akeelah and the Bee. (Spelling Bee Productions, Inc./Lionsgate Films, 2006).
  • Blackaby, Henry, et al. 'Speak the Truth'; 'The Meaning of Trials' Encounters with God Daily Bible. (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2008)
  • Butt, Howard E. Jr. 'The Geese and the Frog.' Posted August 20, 2006. www.thehighcalling.com.
  • Byers, Mary M. 'Setting Realistic Goals at Home and Work.' Accessed March 11, 2009. www.christianitytoday.com/momsense.
  • Fenton, Gary. 'A Crash Course in Conflict.' Posted October 1, 1996; accessed March 11, 2009. www.buildingchurchleaders.com.
  • Gibson, Steve. 'The Art of Listening.' Accessed February 3, 2009. www.christianitytoday.com.
  • Jordan, Rebecca Barlow. 40 Days in God's Blessing. (Brentwood, TN: FaithWords, 2006)
  • Lucado, Max. Fearless. (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2009).
  • Maxwell, John C. Put Your Dream to the Test. (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2009)
  • Roberts, Mark D. 'Moving Shadows' Posted May 23, 2009; 'Overcoming Discouragement.' Posted May 2, 2009. www.thehighcalling.org.
  • Struck, Jane Johnson. 'Finding Hope in the Most Startling of Circumstances.' Accessed February 18, 2009. www.todayschristianwoman.com.
  • Walker, Jon. 'How Can I Forgive That?' Accessed January 1, 2009; 'Forgive–Again?' Accessed January 5, 2009; 'Learning by Observing.' Accessed January 15, 2009. www.gracecreates.com.
  • Warren, Rick. The Purpose Driven Life. (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2002).
  • 'Nicholas Negroponte: The Vision Behind One Laptop per Child.' Speech delivered at TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) Talks. Posted August 2006.
  • Words to Warm a Woman's Heart. (Minneapolis, MN: Summerside Press, 2008)

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Acknowledgements: May - July 2014

  • Lucado, Max. Fearless. (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2009)
  • Franklin, Jentezen. Fear Fighters. (Lake Mary, FL: Charisma House, 2009)
  • Ortberg, John. The Me I Want to Be. (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2010)
  • Furedi, Frank. Culture of Fear Revisited: Risk-taking and the Morality of Low Expectation. (New York: Continuum Books, 2006)
  • Lee, Dr. Richard G. In God We Still Trust. (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2009)
  • Armstrong, Kristin. Work in Progress. (Brentwood, TN: FaithWords, 2009)
  • Wilkinson, Bruce. Closer Walk: 365 Daily Devotions That Nurture a Heart for God. (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1992)
  • Warren, Rick. The Purpose Driven Life. (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2002)
  • Maxwell, John C. The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 1998)
  • The Daily Walk Bible: New International Version. (Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House, 2007)
  • Wilkinson, Bruce. 30 Days to Experiencing Spiritual Breakthroughs. (Colorado Springs, CO: Multnomah, 2006)
  • Wilkinson, Bruce. Closer Walk: 365 Daily Devotions That Nurture a Heart for God. (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1992)
  • Wilkinson, Bruce. The Dream Giver. (Colorado Springs, CO: Multnomah, 2003)
  • Wilkinson, Bruce. The Dream Planner. (Colorado Springs, CO: Multnomah, 2003)
  • Wilkinson, Bruce. Family Walk Devotional Bible. (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1996)
  • Wilkinson, Bruce. Personal Holiness in Times of Temptation. (Colorado Springs, CO: Multnomah, 2001)
  • Wilkinson, Bruce. The Prayer of Jabez. (Colorado Springs, CO: Multnomah, 2000)
  • Wilkinson, Bruce and Melody Carlson. The Prayer of Jabez for Kids. (Nashville, TN: Tommy Nelson, 2001)
  • Wilkinson, Bruce and Melody Carlson. The Prayer of Jabez for Little Ones. (Nashville, TN: Tommy Nelson, 2001)
  • Wilkinson, Bruce. Secrets of The Vine: Breaking Through to Abundance. (Colorado Springs, CO: Multnomah, 2006)
  • Wilkinson, Bruce. The Seven Laws of the Learner. (Colorado Springs, CO: Multnomah, 2005)
  • Wilkinson, Bruce. Talk Thru the Bible. (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2005)

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Acknowledgements: February - April 2014

  • Arends, Carolyn. 'Relationship That Leads to Life.' August 11, 2010 www.christianitytoday.com
  • Armstrong, Kristin. Work in Progress. (Brentwood, TN: FaithWords, 2009)
  • Atteberry, Mark. Let It Go: Come Home From Your Guilt Trip, Standard Publishing 2010
  • Colson, Chuck. 'The Lost Art of Commitment.' August 4, 2010. www.christianitytoday.com
  • Franklin, Jentezen. Fear Fighters. (Lake Mary, FL: Charisma House, 2009)
  • Lucado, Max. Fearless. (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2009)
  • Lucado, Max. Just Like Jesus Devotional. (Nashville, TN: W Publishing, 2002)
  • Martell, Yann. Life of Pi. (San Diego, CA: Harcourt, 2001)
  • Maxwell, John C. Put Your Dream to the Test. (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2009)
  • Meyer, Joyce. New Day, New You: 366 Devotions for Enjoying Everyday Life. (Brentwood, TN: FaithWords, 2007)
  • Spencer, Michael. Mere Churchianity. (Colorado Springs, CO: Waterbrook Press, 2010)
  • Tripp, Paul. What Did You Expect? Redeeming the Realities of Marriage. (Wheaton, IL: Crossway 2010)

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Acknowledgements: November 2013 - January 2014

  • Maxwell, John C. Put Your Dream to the Test. (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2009)
  • Franklin, Jentezen. Fear Fighters. (Lake Mary, FL: Charisma House, 2009)
  • Swindoll, Charles R. A Life Well Lived. (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2009)
  • Laurie, Greg. 'The Winnable War.' Accessed April 7, 2008. www.oneplace.com.
  • Jeffress, Robert. 'Winning Your Unseen Battles.' Accessed April 21, 2008. www.oneplace.com.
  • Blackaby, Henry T. & Richard Blackaby. Experiencing God Day-by-Day. (Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman, 1998).
  • Lucado, Max. 'On the Anvil.' UpWords from Max Lucado. Accessed April 18, 2008. www.crosswalkmail.com.
  • Nightingale, Earl. 'The Strangest Secret.' Accessed June 5, 2008. www.simpletruthsnews.com.
  • Davis, Paul. 'Patience: The Power of Patience—12 Tips to Patiently Possess Your Soul.' Accessed April 10, 2009. www.ezinarticles.com.
  • Ortberg, John. 'Start Spreading the News.' Accessed July 2, 2010. www.kyria.com.
  • Coleman, Julie. 'Perspective.' Accessed June 9, 2008. www.crosswalkmail.com.
  • Becoming: The Devotional Bible for Women. (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2007)
  • Osteen, Joel. Become a Better You. (New York: Free Press, 2007)
  • Munroe, Myles. 'Stir Up Your Gifts.' Accessed July 2, 2010. www.gillistriplett.com.
  • Anderson, Mac. 'The Power of Staying the Course.' Accessed June 6, 2009. www.simpletruths.com.
  • Miller, Evan. 'On Top of the World.' Accessed June 4, 2009. www.guideposts.com.
  • Mason, The Impossible Is Possible.
  • Blackaby, Henry, et al. Encounters with God Daily Bible. (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2008)
  • Tada, Joni Eareckson. Pearls of Great Price: 366 Daily Devotional Readings. (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2006).
  • Davis, Ron Lee. Mentoring: The Strategy of the Master. (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 1991).
  • Tracy, Brian. 'Eat That Frog!' Accessed March 18, 2008. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
  • Lucado, Max. In the Eye of the Storm. (Nashville, TN: Word Publishing, 1991).
  • Rogers, Adrian. 'Learning to Endure.' Accessed May 19, 2008. www.oneplace.com.
  • Swindoll, Charles R. 'Why We Have Confidence in the Bible.' Accessed May 19, 2008. www.oneplace.com.
  • Omartian, Stormie. Seven Prayers That Will Change Your Life Forever. (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2006)
  • Sala, Harold. Guidelines for Finding Your Way. (Uhrichville, OH: Barbour, 2003).
  • Sala, Harold. Profiles in Faith. (Uhrichville, OH: Barbour, 2003).
  • Meyer, Joyce. New Day, New You: 366 Devotions for Enjoying Everyday Life. (Brentwood, TN: FaithWords, 2007).
  • Wilkinson, Bruce, ed. Almost Every Answer for Practically Any Teacher. (Portland, OR: Multnomah, 1992).
  • Kelley, Jack. 'Seek Ye First His Kingdom.' www.gracethrufaith.com.
  • Nixon, Pam, et al., ed. Journey: A Woman's Guide to Intimacy with God. (Nashville, TN: Lifeway Press, 2008).
  • Simpson, Amy. 'How to Walk Through Crises with Your Spouse.' Accessed July 19, 2010. www.christianitytoday.com.
  • Campbell, Micca Monda. 'Cultivating a Beautiful Marriage.' Accessed August 15, 2008. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
  • Alden, Colleen. 'Lessons from Longing: Three ways I've grown during my single years.' January 2005. www.todayschristianwoman.com.
  • Wells, Thelma. 'Tough Love.' Accessed May 14, 2010. www.kyria.com.
  • Osborne, Cecil G. The Art of Understanding Yourself. (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1987)

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Acknowledgements: August - October 2013

  • Lucado, Max. Fearless. (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2009)
  • Blanke, Gail. ‘Throw Out 50 Things: Clear the Clutter, Find Your Life.’ AARP Magazine. (May 2010)
  • Gordon, Jon. ‘Eliminate Clutter Inside and Out.’ Posted March 29, 2010. ‘How to Stay Positive When the Boss Isn’t.’ Posted March 8, 2010. ‘20 Ways to Get Mentally Tough.’ Accessed June 21, 2010. www.jongordon.com.
  • Ortberg, John. The Me I Want to Be. (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2010)
  • Wallace (Gillmor), Verla. ‘Facing Failure.’ Accessed March 29, 2010. www.kyria.com.
  • Coleman, Jim. ‘Saying YES! When God Says GO!’ Accessed May 16, 2010. www.crystalcathedral.org.
  • Penner, Jim. ‘Seasons of Change.’ Accessed May 15, 2010. www.hourofpower.org.
  • Davis, Ellen F. Getting Involved with God: Rediscovering the Old Testament. (Cambridge, Mass.: Cowley Publications, 2001).
  • Franklin, Jentezen. Fear Fighters. (Lake Mary, FL: Charisma House, 2009)
  • Maxwell, John C. Put Your Dream to the Test. (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2009)
  • Pitt, Frederick William (1859-1943). ‘Maker of the Universe.’
  • Armstrong, Kristin. Work in Progress. (Brentwood, TN: FaithWords, 2009)
  • Bush, Robert Wheler. The Life and Times of Chrysostom. (London: Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2010)
  • Zinsser, William. On Writing Well: An Informal Guide to Writing Nonfiction. (New York: HarperCollins,1980)

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Acknowledgements: May - July 2013

  • Story about Gossip.’ Posted May 24, 2007 www.words4mind.blogspot.com
  • Armstrong, Kristin. Strength for the Climb: A Daily Devotional. (Brentwood, Tenn.: FaithWords, 2007)
  • Armstrong, Kristin. Work in Progress. (Brentwood, Tenn.: FaithWords, 2009)
  • Armstrong, Kristin. Happily Ever After. (Brentwood, Tenn.: FaithWords, 2007)
  • Brazee, Mark. ‘The Tongue of the Wise.’ Accessed April 13, 2010. www.cfaith.com
  • Davidson, Tim. ‘I Believe God.’ Accessed March 16, 2010
  • Eaton, Kate. ‘All Aboard!Chicago Tribune. September 4, 1944
  • Gordon, Jon. ‘The Power to Change.’ Posted October 12, 2009 www.jongordon.com
  • Hybels, Bill. Who You Are When No One’s Looking. (Westmont, Ill.: Intervarsity Press, 1987)
  • Jordan, Rebecca Barlow. 40 Days in God’s Blessing. (Brentwood, Tenn.: FaithWords, 2006)
  • Kuykendall, Carol. ‘Choosing What NOT to Say.’ Accessed September 11, 2009 www.mops.org
  • Lucado, Max. Fearless. (Nashville, Tenn.: Thomas Nelson, 2009)
  • Mason, John L. Let Go of Whatever Makes You Stop. (Tulsa, Okla.: Insight International, 1994)
  • McMillan, Dr. Otis T. ‘Be Given to Hospitality.’ Accessed October 17, 2009 www.sermoncentral.com
  • Miller, Kevin. ‘Is This Gossip?’ Accessed September 30, 2009 www.buildingchurchleaders.com
  • Nance, Terry. ‘Tend to Your Present Assignment.’ Accessed April 20, 2010 www.Cfaith.com
  • Neff, Miriam. ‘The Widow’s Might.’ Accessed September 16, 2009   www.Christianitytoday.com
  • Savelle, Jerry. ‘Rejoice! For This is the Will of God Concerning You.’ Accessed April 12, 2010. www.CFAITH.com
  • Schuller, Robert H. ‘Captain of Our Souls.’ Accessed November 3, 2010 www.crystalcathedral.org.
  • Shorb, Ann. ‘Speaking with Grace.’ Accessed April 12, 2010. www.ccesonline.com
  • Walker, Jon. ‘When Regret Enters Sorrow.’ Accessed September 22, 2009 ‘Regretting Our Way Towards God.’ Accessed September 21, 2009 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • Yancey , Philip. Grace Notes: Daily Readings with a Fellow Pilgrim. (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2009)

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Acknowledgements: February - April 2013

  • Blackaby, Henry T. & Richard Blackaby. Experiencing God Day–by–Day. (Nashville, Tenn.: Broadman & Holman, 1998). 222.
  • Cook, Jerry. Love, Acceptance and Forgiveness: Being Christian in a Non–Christian World. (Ventura, Calif.: Regal Books, 2009).
  • Lucado, Max. Just Like Jesus Devotional. (Nashville, Tenn.: W Publishing, 2002). 59-61, 87–89.
  • Lucado, Max. Next Door Savior. (Nashville, Tenn.: Thomas Nelson, 2003).
  • Maxwell, John C. Put Your Dream to the Test. (Nashville, Tenn.: Thomas Nelson, 2009). 146, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155.
  • Maxwell, John C. Thinking for a Change. (New York: Center Street, 2005).
  • Maxwell, John C. Leadership Gold, 5–8, 13, 14.
  • Meyer, Joyce. New Day, New You: 366 Devotions for Enjoying Everyday Life. (Brentwood, Tenn.: FaithWords, 2007).
  • Ortberg, John. Everybody’s Normal Till You Get to Know Them. (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2003).
  • Ortberg, John. The Life You’ve Always Wanted. (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 1998).
  • Walker, Jon. ‘Temptation Is Not a Sin.’ Posted July 4, 2011. www.purposedriven.com/blogs/dailyhope
  • Welch, Myra Brooks. ‘The Touch of the Master’s Hand.’
  • Warren, Rick. The Purpose Driven Life. (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2002).

 

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Acknowledgements: November-December 2012-January 2013

  • Hybels, Bill. Too Busy Not to Pray. (Westmont, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 2008)
  • Jordan, Rebecca Barlow. 40 Days in God’s Presence. (Brentwood, Tenn.: FaithWords, 2006)
  • Kennedy, D. James & Jerry Newcombe. New Every Morning: A Daily Devotional. (Portland, Ore.: Multnomah, 1996)
  • Lucado, Max. Applause of Heaven. (Nashville, Tenn.: W Publishing, 2002)
  • Maxwell, John C. Leadership Gold. (Nashville, Tenn.: Thomas Nelson, 2008)
  • Maxwell, John C. Put Your Dream to the Test. (Nashville, Tenn.: Thomas Nelson, 2009)
  • Meyer, Joyce. The Power of Simple Prayer. (Brentwood, Tenn.: FaithWords, 2007)
  • Roberts, Mark D. ‘Don’t Follow the Crowd.’ Posted August 4, 2009. www.TheHighCalling.org
  • Shorb, Dr. Ann. A Light for My Path Weekly Devotional. (Accessed December 3, 2008) www.ccesonline.com
  • Swindoll, Charles R. Hope Again. (Nashville, Tenn.: Thomas Nelson, 1996)
  • Tracy, Brian. The Power of Discipline. (Naperville, Ill.: Simple Truths, 2008). 64-75.
  • Walker, Jon. ‘The Involuntary Volunteer.’ Posted December 22, 2008; ‘Wanted: Slave for Sacrificial Service.’ Posted December 29, 2008; ‘Light for Those Avoiding Christmas.’ Posted December 23, 2008. www.gracecreates.com.
  • Warren, Rick. The Purpose of Christmas. (Brentwood, Tenn.: Howard Books, 2008)
  • www.onestopenglish.com/community/your-english/phrase-of-the-week. (Accessed July 22, 2009)

Acknowledgements: August-September-October 2012

  • Maxwell, John C. Put Your Dream to the Test (Nashville, Tenn.: Thomas Nelson, 2009)
  • Harper, Lisa. ‘Confronting Sin versus a Critical Spirit’ Posted August 5, 2009. www.christianitytoday.com.
  • Beattie, Melody. More Language of Letting Go (Center City, Minn.: Hazelden, 2000).
  • Hamlin, Rick. ‘On the Journey: Fear Not.’ Posted February 9, 2009. www.guideposts.org.
  • Tada, Joni Eareckson. Pearls of Great Price. (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2006).
  • Peale, Norman Vincent. ‘6 Ways to Manage Your Money Problems’ www.guideposts.org. (Accessed February 19, 2009).
  • Butt, Howard E. Jr. ‘Successful Dead Ends’ Posted August 4, 2009 www.thehighercalling.org.
  • Jeffress, Dr. Robert. ‘God’s Sovereignty and Your Mistakes’ www.oneplace.com (Accessed May 13, 2008)
  • Swindoll, Charles R. Hope Again (Nashville, Tenn.: Word Publishing, 1996)
  • Sanders, J. Oswald. A Spiritual Clinic (Chicago, Ill.: Moody Press, 1958).
  • MacDonald, Gordon. Ordering Your Private World (Nashville, Tenn.: Thomas Nelson, 1984)
  • Moore, James W. When All Else Fails…Read the Instructions (Nashville, Tenn.: Dimensions for Living, 1993)
  • Ehman, Karen. ‘Answer Envy’ Posted April 29, 2011 www.crosswalk.com.
  • Bubna, Donald. Encouraging People (Wheaton Ill.: Tyndale House Publishers,1988)
  • Mandela, Nelson. The Long Walk to Freedom (New York: Little, Brown & Company, 1994)
  • Walker, Jon. ‘Equipped’ Posted December 4, 2008, ‘A Better Place to Be’ Posted January 16, 2009. www.gracecreates.com
  • Words to Warm a Woman’s Heart (Minneapolis, Minn.: Summerside Press, 2008)
  • Anderson, Mac. ‘The Power of Attitude’ www.simpletruths.com. (Accessed December 4, 2008)
  • Smith, VJ ‘The Richest Man in Town’ www.simpletruths.com (Accessed January 8, 2009)
  • Roberts, Mark D. ‘Joy in Doing God’s Will’ Posted May 24, 2009. www.thehighcalling.org.
  • Robaina, Holly Vicente. ‘A Time to Mourn’ www.todayschristianwoman.com. (Accessed May 20, 2009)
  • Stories Behind Famous Sayings. www.trivia-library.com.
  • Kolodiejchuk, Brian. Mother Teresa – Come Be My Light: The Private Writings of the Saint of Calcutta (New York: Doubleday, 2007)
  • Metaxas, Eric. Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Historic Campaign to End Slavery (New York: Harper One, 2007)
  • Kennedy, D. James and Jerry Newcombe. New Every Morning (Portland, Ore.: Multnomah, 1996). Feb 1, Feb 2.

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Acknowledgements: May-June-July 2012

  • Lucado, Max. Just Like Jesus Devotional. (Nashville, Tenn.: W. Publishing Group, 2002)
  • Maxwell, John C. Put Your Dream to the Test. (Nashville, Tenn.: Thomas Nelson, 2009)
  • Kindig, Eileen Silva. ‘Squeezed for Time?’ www.christianitytoday.com Posted February 26, 2009.
  • Blackaby, Henry T. & Richard Blackaby. Experiencing God Day-by-Day. (Nashville, Tenn.: Broadman & Holman, 1998)
  • Ortberg, John. Love Beyond Reason. (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 1998)
  • Stanley, Andy. The Next Generation Leader. (Portland, Ore.: Multnomah, 2003)
  • Warren, Rick. The Purpose Driven Life. (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2002)
  • Ortberg, John. Everybody’s Normal Till You Get to Know Them. (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2003)
  • Shorb, Ann. ‘Waiting Again.’ www.ccesonline.com. Accessed July 13, 2009
  • Armstrong, Kristin. Strength for the Climb: A Daily Devotional. (Brentwood, Tenn.: FaithWords, 2007)
  • Larson, Craig Brian and Leadership Journal. 750 Engaging Illustrations for Preachers, Teachers and Writers. (Ada, Mich.: Baker Books, 1993)
  • Godin, Seth. The Dip. (New York: Penguin. 2007).
  • Sullivan, Dan. Learning How to Avoid the Gap. Audio book. (The Strategic Coach, Inc., 2000)
  • Yancey, Philip. Grace Notes. (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2009)
  • Murdock, Mike. The Leadership Secrets of Jesus. (Colorado Springs, Colo.: Honor Books, 1997)
  • Wilkinson, Bruce. Secrets of the Vine. (Portland, Ore.: Multnomah, 2001)

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Acknowledgements: February-March-April 2012

  • Canfield, Jack. The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be.  (New York: Collins Living, 2006). 104-105.
  • Franklin, Jentezen. Fear Fighters. (Lake Mary, Fla.: Charisma House, 2009). 21-65.
  • Hicks, Roy and Margaret. Ready or Not, Here Comes Trouble! (Tulsa, Okla.: Harrison House, 1980).
  • Let the Sea Resound.” www.christianitytoday.com. Posted July 30, 2010.
  • Lucado, Max. A Gentle Thunder. (Nashville, Tenn.: Word Publishing, 1995).
  • Lucado, Max. Just Like Jesus Devotional. (Nashville, Tenn.: W. Publishing Group, 2002). 121-122; 143-149; 165-167.
  • Maxwell, John. The Winning Attitude. (Nashville, Tenn.: Thomas Nelson, 1996).
  • Sala, Harold. Guidelines for Finding Your Way. (Uhrichville, Ohio: Barbour Publishing, 2003). 338.
  • Swindoll, Charles R. Hope Again. (Nashville, Tenn.: Word Publishing, 1996). 20-22.
  • VanLiere, Donna. “When the Wheels Come Off.” www.thehighcalling.org. Posted May 26, 2009.
  • Warren, Rick. The Purpose Driven Life. (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2004)

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Acknowledgements: November-December-January 2011-12

  • Anderson, M, The Amazing Power of Perseverance, www.simpletruths.com Posted July 11, 2009
  • Blackaby, HT & Blackaby, R,Experiencing God Day-by-Day, (Nashville, Tenn: Broadman & Holman, 1998)
  • Blackaby, T, Taste and See…God Surpasses Expectations, Encounters with God Daily Bible (Nashville, Tenn: Thomas Nelson, 2008)
  • Clinton, T, The Soul Care Bible; Gracefully Growing Older by David Seamands (Nashville, Tenn.: Thomas Nelson, 2001)
  • Franklin, J, Fear Fighters (Lake Mary, Fla.: Charisma House, 2009)
  • Gordon, J, 3 Ways to Deal with Layoffs: How to Make a Bad Situation Better, www.jongordon.com Posted February 8, 2009
  • Gordon, J, The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy, (Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2007).
  • Gordon, J, Fear or Trust, www.guideposts.org Posted May 7, 2009
  • Gordon, J, The No Complaining Rule: Positive Ways to Deal with Negativity at Work, (Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2008)
  • Knoechel, G, Five Reasons You Should Stay in Your Marriage, www.ezinearticles.com Posted July 2, 2009
  • Maxwell, JC, Put Your Dream to the Test (Nashville, Tenn.: Thomas Nelson, 2009)
  • Maxwell, JC, The Success Journey (Nashville, Tenn.: Thomas Nelson, 1997)
  • Meyer, J, Approval Addiction (Brentwood, Tenn.: FaithWords, 2005)
  • Roberts, MD, Getting Help, Part 1 www.thehighcalling.org Posted June 22, 2009
  • Roberts, MD, Just Enough www.thehighcalling.org Posted June 19, 2009
  • Roberts, MD, Overflowing with Hope www.thehighcalling.org. Posted April 13, 2009.
  • Roberts, MD, Thirsty for God www.thehighcalling.org. Posted June 6, 2009.
  • Roberts, MD, When No One Is Watching www.thehighcalling.org. Part 1 posted April 28, 2009; Part 2 posted April 30, 2009
  • Sala, H, Guidelines for Finding Your Way (Uhrichville, Ohio: Barbour Publishing, 2003)
  • Scannell, C, I Stayed www.christianitytoday.com Posted June 18, 2009.
  • Schuller, RH, The Size of Your Thinking www.hourofpower.com Posted July 6, 2009.
  • Shorb, A, Sources of Wisdom—A Light for My Path, a weekly devotional series from
  • Christian Counseling and Educational Services, www.ccesonline.com Posted January 12, 2009
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