Books that will forever change how you view
and interact with your world
The One Year Book of Amazing Stories
365 Days of Seeing God’s Hand in Unlikely Places
- James Earl Jones, the voice of Darth Vader, grew up mute.
- Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team.
- Albert Einstein was bullied mercilessly in school.
- Beethoven’s mom almost aborted him.
Life takes the strangest sharp turns—and sometimes, U-turns. Robert Petterson—popular speaker, storyteller, and author—has been a student for his entire life of what God is teaching us through those real-life U-turns. In this book, he compiles 365 amazing stories that teach lessons you won’t easily forget. Each entry is written in the rest-of-the-story style popularized by Paul Harvey. With The One Year Book of Amazing Stories, you’ll marvel at how God has used the lives of these ordinary people to change the course of human history.
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The Book of Amazing Stories
90 Devotions on Seeing God’s Hand in Unlikely Places
You may have thought you knew the lives of famous people―such as Martin Luther King Jr., Howard Hughes, Mother Teresa, Muhammad Ali, Ronald Reagan, Susana Wesley, and many more. But, in The Book of Amazing Stories, you’ll know so much more about Ronnie’s faithful church-going single mom and William’s early days as a humble shoemaker’s apprentice. You’ll marvel at how God used the lives of these ordinary people to change the course of human history.
Transformed by Tribulations
None of us seeks troubles nor tribulations, but they alone unlock our potential to change our world – and the world. Not even Jesus was spared his own desert crossings. This innovative book unlocks the secrets of the desert crossing. Each chapter guides and encourages us across a different desert common to all human suffering. Inspiring stories and penetrating insights make each page an essential model to understanding our own crossings. Desert Crossings is a thinking person’s devotional – not for the faint of heart – but for those eager to become more like Christ and to view suffering as a pathway to improvement.
The theater of angels
Dr. Bob takes the reader on a breath-taking journey into unseen realms, pulling back the curtain to reveal a vast, unseen theater of dazzling celestials. Here fire angels fly on silent wings. Fallen angels escape wastelands to take their places. In this intriguing book, we are transported to the mysterious land of Uz to our front-row seats to one of the most glorious dramas ever written: Job’s victory over his ash heap of sufferings. We are also led to another ash heap in the outskirts of Jerusalem to experience the cosmic triumph of the greatest story ever told. In these and other inspirational stories, we discover penetrating insights to apply to our own redemption and afflictions. We leave the theater with renewed encouragement equipped to soar triumphantly over our own travails.
Life Lessons from the Holy Land
A DVD episodic book
Down through the millennia, God’s people have been drawn to the land where heaven touched earth and heroic acts of faith transformed history. In these DVDs, filmed on location in the Holy Land, Dr. Bob takes us on our own pilgrimage to 12 locations where Judeo-Christianity was forged – special sites that lead to key steps in victorious Christian living. These 12 life lessons blend biblical truths with historical insights that are designed to challenge the way we lead our lives in today’s secular world. Each lesson concludes with probing questions to spur personal meditation and group interaction.
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A Classic Christmas Collection
Multi-DVD set and accompanying book
This Advent series is a compendium of Dr. Bob’s five favorite seasonal sermons, all providing unique and meaningful insights into the glories and people of the nativity, plus a Christmas morning bonus. This “Classic Christmas Collection” is reminiscent of the carols and holiday songs we’ve heard a thousand times before, that become better and more meaningful with time and repetition. Home for Christmas could be the ideal centerpiece for a holiday tradition in your home!