Item description for One Year of Dinner Table Devotions & Discussion Starters: 365 Opportunities to Grow Closer to God as a Family (One Year) by Nancy Guthrie...
Overview As the meal comes to a close, family members can alternate turning to the dinner-table devotion for that day. The result is a meaningful daily discussion in which every family member can participate, drawing the whole family closer to God and each other.
Publishers Description Getting the kids to turn off the TV and video games is challenge enough--let alone gathering as a family to read and discuss the Bible "One Year of Dinner Table Devotions & Discussion Starters" helps families start where they are already gathered together on a daily basis--around the dinner table. As the meal comes to a close, family members can take turns turning to the dinner-table devotion for that day, designed to be done together as a family in 10 to 15 minutes. The result is a meaningful daily discussion in which every family member can participate, drawing the whole family closer to God . . . and each other.
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Studio: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 1" Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2008
Publisher Tyndale House Publishers
Series One Year
ISBN 1414318952 ISBN13 9781414318950
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More About Nancy Guthrie
Nancy Guthrie teaches the Bible at her church, Cornerstone Presbyterian Church in Franklin, Tennessee, and at conferences worldwide. She and her husband, David, are the cohosts of the GriefShare video series used in more than 10,000 churches nationwide and also host Respite Retreats for couples who have experienced the death of a child. Guthrie is also the host of Help Me Teach the Bible, a podcast of the Gospel Coalition.
Joni Eareckson Tada is founder and CEO of the Joni and Friends International Disability Center, which ministers to thousands of disabled people and their families through programs of practical encouragement and spiritual help. She is also an artist and the author of numerous best-selling books such as Joni; Heaven: Your Real Home; and When God Weeps.
JOHN CALVIN (1509-1564) was perhaps the preeminent theologian of the Reformation. Known best for his Institutes of the Christian Religion, he also wrote landmark expositions on most of the books in the Bible.
J. I. Packer (DPhil, Oxford University) serves as the Board of Governors' Professor of Theology at Regent College. He is the author of numerous books, including the classic best-seller Knowing God. Packer served as general editor for the English Standard Version Bible and as theological editor for the ESV Study Bible.
John Piper (DTheol, University of Munich) is the founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and the chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. He served for 33 years as the senior pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is the author of more than 50 books, including Desiring God, Don't Waste Your Life, This Momentary Marriage, Bloodlines, and Does God Desire All to Be Saved?
Jerry Bridges (1929-2016) served for over sixty years on the staff of the Navigators. He authored fifteen books and five devotionals, including The Pursuit of Holiness, which has sold over a million copies.
R. C. Sproul (Drs, Free University of Amsterdam) serves as senior minister of preaching and teaching at Saint Andrew's Chapel in Sanford, Florida, and is the founder and president of Ligonier Ministries. He has taught at numerous colleges and seminaries, has written over seventy books, and is featured daily on Renewing Your Mind, an international radio broadcast.
CHARLES H. SPURGEON (1834-1892) was an English Baptist pastor at New Park Street Chapel, London (which later became the Metropolitan Tabernacle), for thirty-eight years. As the nineteenth century's most prolific preacher and writer, his ministry legacy continues today.
D. A. Carson (PhD, Cambridge University) is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, where he has taught since 1978. He is a cofounder of the Gospel Coalition and has written or edited nearly 120 books. He and his wife, Joy, have two children and live in the north suburbs of Chicago.
Martin Luther (1483-1546) was professor of Bible at Wittenberg University, and many of his expositions came out of his classroom. Considered one of the most powerful discussions of justification by faith written by any of the Reformers, this commentary on Galatians has had a profound impact on many through the centuries.
Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981), minister of Westminster Chapel in London for 30 years, was one of the foremost preachers of his day. His many books have brought profound spiritual encouragement to millions around the world.
JONATHAN EDWARDS (1703-1758) was a pastor, theologian, and missionary. He is generally considered the greatest American theologian. A prolific writer, Edwards is known for his many sermons, including "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God," and his classic Treatise Concerning Religious Affections. Edwards was appointed president of the College of New Jersey (later renamed Princeton University) shortly before his death.
TIMOTHY KELLER is founder and pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York. He is the best-selling author of The Prodigal God and The Reason for God.
Sinclair B. Ferguson (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is professor of systematic theology at Redeemer Seminary in Dallas, Texas, and the former senior minister of the First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, South Carolina. He is the author of several books, the most recent being By Grace Alone: How the Grace of God Amazes Me. Sinclair and his wife, Dorothy, have four grown children.
PHILIP YANCEY is editor at large of Christianity Today and cochair of the editorial board for Books and Culture. Some of his books include Rumors of Another World (2003), Reaching for the Invisible God (2000), The Bible Jesus Read (1999), What's So Amazing About Grace? (1998), The Jesus I Never Knew (1995), and Where is God When It Hurts (1990).
Os Guinness (DPhil, University of Oxford) is an author and social critic. He is currently a senior fellow at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics in Oxford and has written or edited more than thirty books. Os has spoken at dozens of the world's major universities and political and business conferences on many issues, including religious freedom. He lives with his wife, Jenny, near Washington, DC.
THOMAS MANTON (1620-1677) played a prominent role in the Savoy Conference and the drafting of the Westminster Confession. He was pastor of a noted Puritan congregation in London but was later ejected from the official church for nonconformity, though he continued to preach wherever and whenever he had opportunity. Archbishop Ussher called him "one of the great preachers in England." His sermons formed the basis of his published commentaries.
Nancy Guthrie currently resides in Nashville.
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Reviews - What do customers think about One Year Of Dinner Table Devotions And Discussion?
Great book but kind of hard for my little ones Mar 27, 2010
This family devotional book is really good. My only problem with it is that I think it is too mature for my 10, 9 and 4 year old. We have been using it and I will probably go through it again when the kids get older.
Good Devotions, But Not for Young Children Jan 7, 2010
I bought this book to use during dinnertime. My children are 10, 4, & 1, and this was way too old for them to understand. I had to put it up for a few years!
Not as good as I'd hoped Jul 9, 2009
After reading other reviews for this, I guess I was expecting a little more than I should. The discussion starters are just okay and a little awkward for our family.
Pleasently Surprised by theological soundness and Whole-Family Accessibility Jun 7, 2009
I picked up this book at my local Christian bookstore, half-expecting to be revolted by cheesy cliches. But, wow - not the case. This book is full of well-thought-through TRUTH. NOT catchy, gimmicky, overly-sentimental "fluff."
I HIGHLY recommend this book, especially for families with mixed-ages of children. The book does a great job of addressing young children, while not talking down to high school aged students. I have 1 kindergartener, 1 preschool-aged kid, and a baby, and I expect that we'll begin using this devotional in a year or 2.
A Must Have For Any God-Loving Family!! Feb 11, 2009
This book is awesome. We have an 8 year old son and even my husband and I are learning from the bible studies just like he is!! We even had some friends over from church and did a study from this book, and even though the pages are simple and short, our conversation and ideas lasted for a long time. Great book!!!