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Overview User-friendly coverage of all core Christian beliefs to quickly ground new believers in the faith.
Covers What We Believe, Why We Believe. It then moves to How We Should Live It! Varying evangelical views are presented fairly, as reviewed by representatives of major positions. Interesting stories and anecdotes relate information effectively, especially for persons with limited church background. Contemporary "USA Today" style page design appeals to today's young adults. Max Anders is a pastor and co-founder of Walk Thru the Bible Ministries. His pastor's heart shows through in his speaking and writing ministry. He holds the Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary and a D.Min. from Western Seminary.
There's a lot you want to learn about the Christian life. This volume offers you both the head knowledge and the heart knowledge you need to be a close disciple of Jesus Christ.
You'll learn what the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit really do, what you received in God's gift of salvation, and what the Bible's big themes are and how they fit together.
You'll learn why biblical truth offers the only ultimate answer, why you can trust God even when life makes no sense, and why Jesus came and how He could be both God and man.
You'll learn how you can guard against common slip-ups and pitfalls, how you can pray with power and confidence, and how to know and follow God's will for your life.
Through 36 brief, fast moving chapters, you'll cover miles of ground in your Christian understanding, hitting the high spots of even the deepest Bible doctrines and discovering how to put it all into practice in real life. Whether you're new to the Christian faith or in need of a refresher, the "New Christian's Handbook" presents the basics clearly, in a way you can use.
Awards and Recognitions New Christian's Handbook: Everything New Believers Need to Know by Max Anders has received the following awards and recognitions -
Gold Medallion Book Awards - 2000 Nominee - Christian Education category
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Studio: Thomas Nelson
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.48" Width: 5.54" Height: 0.9" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Apr 30, 1999
Publisher Thomas Nelson
ISBN 0785207074 ISBN13 9780785207078
Availability 0 units.
More About Max Anders
Dr. Max Anders is founder and president of The 7 Marks Resource Group, providing resources and strategies for discipleship worldwide, and is creator of the Brave New Discipleship System. A graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary, he has taught on the college and seminary level, was an original team member with Walk Thru the Bible Ministries and is a veteran pastor. Max is the author of over twenty books including the bestselling 30 Days to Understanding the Bible (500,000 copies in print), and is creator and general editor of the thirty-two volume Holman Bible Commentary series. Dr. Anders lives in Indianapolis, IN.
Max Anders currently resides in Indianapolis, in the state of Indiana. Max Anders was born in 1947.
Reviews - What do customers think about New Christians Handbook?
New Christian's Handbook Everything New Believers Need To Know Sep 6, 2005
For old and new Christians this is a great book. Review for mature Christians(review of God's word is never a waste) a great starter for new Christians. Also I have used the book for my pre-middle school and pre-high school class. They love the book because it answers a lot of question they did not even know to ask. The homework at the end of each chapter is a good tool to make sure everyone is doing their work. It only took 2 weeks before everyone saw how much they were learning and all started doing the homework. At week 5 there was 100% attendance.
Wonderful manual on the Christian basics Dec 15, 2000
It is amazing to me how little some Christians know about their faith. Therefore, I would highly recommend Anders' book, which surveys the essential issues of the historical Christian faith. The many user-friendly charts and simple writing style make New Christians Handbook a wonderful resource that I would like to see become very popular. I have taught "New Believer" Sunday School classes in the past, and let me tell you, this will be the new book if I teach it again. It gives the reader a chance to assimiliate the teachings of each chapter--they range from who is Jesus to what are end times--and come to a succinct conclusion, with helpful questions at the back of each section along with sample prayers and possible memory verses. For those laypeople who just want to get in better touch with their faith, this would be a great place to begin.
There is always more to learn Oct 19, 2000
I have been a christain for many years and I teach sunday school. When a friend of mine accepted Christ as her savior, I wanted to give her something to help steer her in the right direction. I found this book at a local bible book store and bought it for my friend. I had the weekend to browse through the book before giving it away. I found the book to be so interesting that I kept the first book and had to return to the bookstore for another copy for my friend. I plan on purchasing more copies to give away to friends and relatives. The book is very informative and author doesn't presented a stanted view on any of the topics he covers. I learned quite a bit of information that I didn't know, and I found the book to be touching in some area and inspiring in others. I highly recommend this book if you can find a copy. I plan on buying as many as I can get my hands on.