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  1. Have a New Sex Life by Friday

    Have a New Sex Life by Friday

    Because Your Marriage Can't Wait until Monday

    Narrator: Tom Parks
    Runtime: 8.07 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $16.98 Member Price: $13.58 (or 3 credits)
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    Given enough time, stress, and kids, even the most satisfying sex life can turn ho-hum. Before long, you find that your conversations center on taking the garbage out, you only make love with the lights off, and experimenting in the bedroom means changing the color of the duvet.Dr. Kevin Leman throws bored and frustrated couples an intimacy lifeline. In just one week, couples will learn:- why women need sex (and what stops them from wanting it)- why men want sex (and why what's important to her is important to him too)- how to reclaim space just for the two of them- how to communicate better for a more intimate connection- how to spice things up in the bedroom- and moreDr. Leman's candid advice comes with a guarantee that with just a little attention to these doable strategies, husbands and wives can experience the kind of exciting intimacy they long for--not only by Friday, but throughout their entire marriage. Includes a bonus section of questions and answers on how couples can improve their sexual communication.
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  2. A War of Loves

    A War of Loves

    The Unexpected Story of a Gay Activist Discovering Jesus

    Narrator: David Bennett
    Runtime: 6.35 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    David Bennett came out to his parents as gay when he was fourteen and entered Sydney's active gay community a few years later. In A War of Loves, he shares his growing desire as a gay rights activist to see justice for LGBTQI people, his journey through new age religions and French existentialism, and his university years as a postmodernist--before Jesus Christ showed up in his life in a highly unexpected way, leading him down a path he never would have imagined or predicted. David had believed he was disqualified from God's love until he encountered that for himself in Jesus Christ. In A War of Loves, he recounts his dramatic story, investigates what the Bible teaches about sexuality, and above all demonstrates the profligate, unqualified grace of God.
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  3. Rare, Medium or Done Well

    Rare, Medium or Done Well

    Make the Most of Your Life

    Narrator: Mike Huckabee
    Runtime: 4.52 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $10.98 Member Price: $8.78 (or 2 credits)
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    Whether in politics, family, education, or business, what matters most is leaving a legacy for future generations. Part of leaving a legacy is understanding where we've been, where we are now, and how both determine where we're going. Author Mike Huckabee writes, A person who has no standard to live by other than the culture of the moment is a person whose principles might as well come from the latest public opinion polls. In a time where it seems anything goes, and truth is more fluid than ever, Rare, Medium or Done Well is for anyone wondering how to make a difference in today's culture. Governor Huckabee guides readers through multiple facets of life and how to be an example that others will follow and carry forward to the future. Also includes reflection questions and discussion prompts.
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  4. Romance That Lasts a Lifetime

    Romance That Lasts a Lifetime

    Author: Zig Ziglar
    Narrator: Zig Ziglar
    Runtime: 7.4 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Zig Ziglar recognizes the importance of building a relationship that can stand the test of time and the pressures from society to become a strong, firm foundation for the entire family. In The New Courtship After Marriage, Zig teaches couples how a warm, loving, respectful commitment can stay and even grow stronger throughout the years. Zig and his beautiful wife Jean ("the redhead" as he affectionately calls her) have been married for more than 50 years. In this audio book, Zig shares his personal experience, the ups and downs that he has encountered in his own marriage, and how these experiences have strengthened his marriage beyond what even he dreamed possible.
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  5. How to Listen So People Will Talk

    How to Listen So People Will Talk

    Build Stronger Communication and Deeper Connections

    Runtime: 4.98 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $14.98 Member Price: $11.98 (or 3 credits)
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    No relationship is perfect--but it can be better. The secret to stronger relationships isn't to become more charming or funny or to solve the world's problems or to just try harder. All you have to do is listen. It's that simple. Yet our noisy culture hasn't equipped us to do this. With warmth and a touch of humor, personal coach and expert communicator Becky Harling shares simple, practical listening tools that will help you become a person others are drawn to and want to spend time with, as well as how to:· be fully present· offer understanding instead of advice· ask great questions· create a sense of safety and trust· manage your body language· and more!When you learn to listen well, your marriage will grow stronger, your parenting will flourish, your friendships will thrive, and your influence at work will increase. You will be amazed at how one simple act can transform the hearts of others--as well as your own.
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  6. Reconstructing the Gospel

    Reconstructing the Gospel

    Finding Freedom from Slaveholder Religion

    Narrator: Lloyd James
    Runtime: 5.20 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    "I am a man torn in two. And the gospel I inherited is divided." Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove grew up in the Bible Belt in the American South as a faithful church-going Christian. But he gradually came to realize that the gospel his Christianity proclaimed was not good news for everybody. The same Christianity that sang, "Amazing grace, how sweet the sound" also perpetuated racial injustice and white supremacy in the name of Jesus. His Christianity, he discovered, was the religion of the slaveholder.Just as Reconstruction after the Civil War worked to repair a desperately broken society, our compromised Christianity requires a spiritual reconstruction that undoes the injustices of the past. Wilson-Hartgrove traces his journey from the religion of the slaveholder to the Christianity of Christ. Reconstructing the gospel requires facing the pain of the past and present, from racial blindness to systemic abuses of power. Grappling seriously with troubling history and theology, Wilson-Hartgrove recovers the subversiveness of the gospel that sustained the church through centuries of slavery and oppression, from the civil rights era to the Black Lives Matter movement and beyond.When the gospel is reconstructed, freedom rings both for individuals and for society as a whole. Discover how Jesus continues to save us from ourselves and each other, to repair the breach and heal our land.
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  7. Everything Is Possible

    Everything Is Possible

    Finding the Faith and Courage to Follow Your Dreams

    Author: Jen Bricker
    Narrator: Jen Bricker
    Runtime: 3.78 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Born without Legs, She Inspires Others to Overcome Jen Bricker was born without legs. Shocked and uncertain they could care for her, her biological parents gave her up for adoption. In her loving adoptive home, there was just one simple rule: "Never say 'can't.'" And pretty soon, there was nothing this small but mighty powerhouse set her sights on that she couldn't conquer: roller-skating, volleyball, power tumbling, and spinning from silk ribbons thirty feet in the air. Everything Is Possible is her incredible story--a story of God working out his plan for her life from beforeday one. Readers follow Jen from the challenges of growing up different to holding captive audiences numbering in the tens of thousands. Everything Is Possible shows readers what they can accomplish when they remove the words coincidence and limitation from their vocabulary. Filled with heart and spirit, as well as Jen's wit, wisdom, and no-holds-barred honesty, this inspiring true story points the way to purpose and joy. Foreword by Nick Vujicic.
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  8. Simple Joys

    Simple Joys

    Discovering Wonder in the Everyday

    Narrator: Candace Payne
    Runtime: 1.88 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $8.98 Member Price: $7.18 (or 2 credits)
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    Laughter that makes your stomach hurt, the perfect cup of coffee, a few moments alone with your Bible - these are moments of joy to be found on even the most difficult days. When you know you can trust God no matter what, lasting joy will be yours. Find your joy in Simple Joys: Discovering Wonder in the Everyday by Candace Payne. Who hasn’t struggled with discontent, being overwhelmed, and the fight to be happy? You know that you have much to be grateful for, but sometimes the world feels so heavy and it’s hard to recognize the good stuff, let alone find and experience true, lasting joy. Candace Payne, better known as “Chewbacca Mom,” reached more than 200 million people when her surprise outburst of joy at the simplest pleasure of a Star Wars mask went viral. Her story of struggling with loneliness, discontent, and unhappiness came out soon after, which made the world question: What makes her different? “I could write a million words, books, and even songs to explain this,” Candace says, “but my gut feeling tells me you didn’t buy this book for a theology debate. You are reading these pages hoping to find joy - real, authentic, and unwavering in any and all circumstances. The kind of contentment that says, ‘I’m not only happy, but I’m satisfied as well. I have enough and I am enough.’ Because what I’ve discovered is this: contentment will often lead to more joy.” Do you have that kind of joy? Do you want it? Find the secret to happiness, satisfaction, joy, and more in Simple Joys, a beautiful, full-color book that walks you through Candace’s journey so that you can replicate it in your own life. Read about several simple ways you can reclaim joy in your day-to-day routine and start living more joyfully today.
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  9. Trade Up

    Trade Up

    How to Move from Just Making Money to Making a Difference

    Narrator: Jim Denison
    Runtime: 4.58 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    What does it take to feel good--and do good--in work? More money? Money falls short, says Dean Niewolny, whose finance career, four houses, boat, plane, and astronomical paycheck still left him restless. Call it smoldering discontent. Like most achievers, Dean found himself craving work that matters.So Dean took the hard road to trade up, eventually landing at the helm of Halftime.Now for almost anyone in any career--just starting, midway, or wrapping up--Dean has the goods. With deep insight from his personal journey, Dean lays out the path to a career with purpose. (Sometimes the career changes; always the heart does.) Readers get self-assessment tools and clear steps wrapped in twenty years worth of stories, hard-won wisdom, and grace. A person can know what he or she was wired to do--and how to get there.
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  10. Living Forward

    Living Forward

    A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want

    Runtime: 4.33 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Each of us has but one life to live on this earth. What we do with it is our choice. Are we drifting through it as spectators, reacting to our circumstances when necessary and wondering just how we got to this point anyway? Or are we directing it, maximizing the joy and potential of every day, living with a purpose or mission in mind? Too many of us are doing the former--and our lives are slipping away one day at a time. But what if we treated life like the gift that it is? What if we lived each day as though it were part of a bigger picture, aplan? That's what New York Times bestselling author Michael Hyatt and executive coach Daniel Harkavy show us how to do: to design a life with the end in mind, determining in advance the outcomes we desire and path to get there. In this step-by-step guide, they share proven principles that help readers create a simple but effective life plan so that they can get from where they are now to where they really want to be--in every area of life.
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  11. A Bigger Table

    A Bigger Table

    Narrator: Adam Verner
    Runtime: 6.53 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    No one likes to eat alone; to approach a table filled with people, only to be told that despite the open chairs there isn t room for you. The rejection stings. It leaves a mark. Yet this is exactly what the church has been saying to far too many people for far too long: "You're not welcome here. Find someplace else to sit. How can we extend unconditional welcome and acceptance in a world increasingly marked by bigotry, fear, and exclusion? Pastor John Pavlovitz invites readers to join him on the journey to find or build a church that is big enough for everyone. He speaks clearly into the heart of the issues the Christian community has been earnestly wrestling with: LGBT inclusion, gender equality, racial tensions, and global concerns. A Bigger Table: Building Messy, Authentic, Hopeful Spiritual Community asks if organized Christianity can find a new way of faithfully continuing the work Jesus began two thousand years ago, where everyone gets a seat. Pavlovitz shares moving personal stories and his careful observations as a pastor to set the table for a new, more loving conversation on these and other important matters of faith. He invites us to build the bigger table Jesus imagined, practicing radical hospitality, total authenticity, messy diversity, and agenda-free community.
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  12. Learning to Speak God from Scratch

    Learning to Speak God from Scratch

    Why Sacred Words Are Vanishing--and How We Can Revive Them

    Runtime: 6.33 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    DISCOVER A FAITH WORTH TALKING ABOUT As America rapidly becomes a pluralistic, postmodern society, many of us struggle to talk about faith. We can no longer assume our friends understand words such as grace or gospel. Others, like lost and sin, have become so negative they are nearly conversation-enders. Jonathan Merritt knows this frustration well. After Jonathan moved from the Bible Belt to New York City, he discovered that whenever conversations turned to spirituality, the words he'd used for decades didn't  connect with listeners anymore. In a search for answers and understanding, Jonathan uncovered a spiritual crisis affecting tens of millions.  In this groundbreaking book, one of America's premier religion writers revives ancient expressions through cultural commentary, vulnerable personal narratives, and surprising biblical insights. Both provocative and liberating, Learning to Speak God from Scratch will breathe new life into your spiritual conversations and lure you into the embrace of the God who inhabits them.
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  13. The Way They Learn

    The Way They Learn

    Runtime: 3.98 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Draw out the best in your children―by understanding the way they learn. If you’re frustrated that your child isn’t learning the way you did, chances are they are too! In this practical resource, Cynthia Ulrich Tobias explains that understanding how you both learn can make all the difference.Using expertise in education and learning styles, Tobias offers practical guidance for teaching to your child’s strengths―both at home and in school―even when his or her learning style is very different from your own. Enlightening and informative, this book will help with these issues: The different ways children perceive and order information Four learning styles and how your style and your child’s may differ How to bring out your child’s greatest strengths Ways to help your child grasp and remember what’s being taught Tips for advocating for your child with teachers How your involvement can increase your child’s success at school Whether you’re a parent, grandparent, or teacher, this book offers concrete help for guiding the children in your care onto their very best path to learning―now and for a lifetime.
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  14. Planet Middle School

    Planet Middle School

    Helping Your Child through the Peer Pressure, Awkward Moments & Emotional Drama

    Narrator: Tom Parks
    Runtime: 9.67 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $16.98 Member Price: $13.58 (or 3 credits)
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    It happens to every parent. One day, you have a sweet son or daughter who loves to snuggle on the couch and who puts a smile on your face just by walking into the room. The next day, it's as if someone left the door open and let in an alien with a smart mouth and an attitude that, frankly, you could do without. Entering middle school is like stepping onto a different planet--for parent and child alike. It's a planet where peer pressure, social media, and hormones can wreak havoc in your child's life and in your relationship with him or her. But these years don't have to create chaos in your family. Parenting expert and New York Timesbestselling author Dr. Kevin Leman's time-tested principles will aid parents in helping their middle schooler not only survive but thrive during these turbulent years on Planet Middle School. He shows parents how to - understand their child's rapidly expanding world - respond rather than react to emotional swings - tell their child about sex (before someone else tells them their version) - create opportunities for their child to practice selflessness and gratitude - ensure that their kid is one who loves home and family Middle schoolers can be a weird, unpredictable species. But with a little help from Dr. Leman, parents will be able to ride out the interstellar storm with humor and confidence.
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  15. Brave Enough to Succeed

    Brave Enough to Succeed

    40 Strategies for Getting Unstuck

    Narrator: Lynn Briggs
    Runtime: 4.82 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    This Is Your Pivotal Moment Do you find yourself settling in life? This isn't the right job for you...this relationship isn't healthy...these bad habits are holding you back. You want something better, but you don't know how to let go of your current circumstances and past choices. Valorie Burton, bestselling author and life strategist, offers 40 tips to help you turn your life around. Each quick reading includes powerful advice, guiding questions, and a prayer to help you seek the ultimate source of strength. You'll discover... courage to delete tasks on your schedule that keep you from your true purpose self-awareness regarding the fear patterns that sabotage your momentum wisdom to help you redirect your negative thoughts into positive declarations Take steps today to get unstuck—and dare to embrace the fulfilling life God has for you!
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