Encourage the exhausted, and strengthen the feeble.Isaiah 35:3
God understands that His creation needs rest. That is why He set the example by establishing one day out of seven as a day to not work, that we may recover and be restored. The problem is that too many of us wrongly discern what gives us rest.~ Pastor Bob Barnett
Encouragement Changes Everything: Bless and Be Blessedby John C. Maxwell
Lives are changed-from the simple to the dramatic-through the miracle of encouragement. Encouragement is an essential nutrient of growing a positive attitude and improving life, and providing that encouragement benefits both the giver and the receiver(s). The world’s foremost leadership expert, John Maxwell, offers practical advice on how to effectively provide the kind of encouragement that transforms individuals, families, churches, and work teams into happier, healthier, more affirming networks. Encouragement Changes Everything focuses on the importance of valuing and growing relationships. This is the perfect gift for people to share and enjoy in either personal or professional contexts.
The Cure for Soul Fatigueby Karl Haffner
Soul fatigue creates people who are always running, always behind, wishy-washy, superficial, disconnected from God, and too tired to care. We live in a world that pushes people into this way of life that does not make sense. This was never God’s design for his kids. There is better way to do life. Pastor and author Karl Haffner has found that better way. With lots of laugh therapy along the way, and mega-doses of wisdom, Pastor Karl exposes the root causes of soul fatigue and prescribes the Biblical cures to remedy them.
When I Relax I Feel Guiltyby Tim Hansel
In our no-fun, all-work, too-intensive world of demands and deadlines, Tim Hansel’s WHEN I RELAX I FEEL GUILTY is required reading. To all who find themselves caught in a hurry-worry sin-drome. This book is recommended by Chuck Swindoll; he suggests that you take your time and read it slowly, to tell yourself the truth. Allow the words in this book to break the spell of monotonous and mediocre existence. Who knows? You may get so relaxed you’ll have to cancel your plans for a nervous breakdown!
Finding Peaceby Dr. Charles F. Stanley
Filled with encouragement to lift the soul, Finding Peace offers insight on what causes us to live without God’s peace in our lives, and how we can reverse course and open our hearts to receive it. Also, Stanley gives his perspective on the things that hinder peace-including the “Four Great Hallmarks of God’s Peace” and “Five Essential Beliefs for a Peaceful Heart”-to put the important message of this book into concrete terms. Addressing regret, anxiety, and fear, Dr. Stanley extends hope for overcoming the obstacles that block peace with the Lord. Finally, he gives direction on learning to live a life of contentment.