Draw the Circle

Taking the 40 Day Prayer Challenge

Author: Mark Batterson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780310094784

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Page: N.A

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Mark Batterson states, "I believe prayer is the difference between the best you can do and the best God can do. It's the difference between letting things happen and making things happen. It's the difference between you fighting for God and God fighting for you." In this dynamic five-week church campaign, you and your church members will be challenged to take up the 40-day prayer challenge and press into God like never before. Using insightful stories and teaching, Mark will show how drawing circles in prayer will not only change your church members' lives today but will also impact the rest of their lives. This curriculum kit includes: One Draw the Circle book One Draw the Circle Study Guide One Draw the Circle Video Study, containing five small-group video sessions, five sermon outlines, and all the church promotional materials needed to successfully launch and sustain a five-week church experience One Draw the Circle Children's DVD-ROM, containing five weeks of detailed teaching outlines and scripts, engaging group activities, craft ideas, and weekly family take-home page for preschool, early elementary, and later elementary-aged children One getting started guide The Draw the Circle church-wide campaign is designed for preschool through adult and will challenge your church to encounter God in new and powerful ways. This campaign is an ideal study for the new year, Lent, summertime, back to school, or anytime of the year. The Draw the Circle session titles include: Drawing a Circle Dream Big Pray Hard Think Long The Ripple Effect

Draw the Circle Study Guide

Taking the 40 Day Prayer Challenge

Author: Mark Batterson

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310094674

Category: Religion

Page: 112

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Have your prayers become stagnant? Do you long to see God move in fresh ways? Are you ready to move to new places in your walk with God? If so, it’s time to take the 40-day prayer challenge and press into God like never before. In this five-session video study, bestselling author and pastor Mark Batterson reveals how taking up this challenge will not only change the way you pray today but also dramatically impact the rest of your life. While this challenge won’t be easy, and you will certainly experience setbacks along the way, as you pray through you can be assured that God will come through for you in new and exciting ways. Miracles that happen in your life decades from now will trace their origin back to this season of prayer, and breakthroughs that occur will become generational blessings that will live on long after your time on earth is over. Today is the day for you to not only draw your prayer circle but also form your prayer circle with other believers in Christ. Now is the time to join with the more than half a million people who have already accepted this 40-day challenge to pray like it depends on God and work like it depends on them. As you do, you will witness the miraculous results in your life, your church, your community, and your world that only God can bring. The Draw the Circle Study Guide includes video discussion questions, personal reflection questions, and daily devotional readings for each of the 40 days in the challenge. Sessions include: Drawing a Circle Dream Big Pray Hard Think Long The Ripple Effect Designed for use with the Draw the Circle Video Study (9780310094685) sold separately.

The Circle Maker

Praying Circles Around Your Biggest Dreams and Greatest Fears

Author: Mark Batterson

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310346924

Category: Religion

Page: 240

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According to Pastor Mark Batterson in this expanded edition of The Circle Maker, "Drawing prayer circles around our dreams isn't just a mechanism whereby we accomplish great things for God. It's a mechanism whereby God accomplishes great things in us." Do you ever sense that there's far more to prayer than what you're experiencing? It's time you learned from the legend of Honi the Circle Maker--a man bold enough to draw a circle in the sand and not budge from inside it until God answered his impossible prayer for his people. What impossibly big dream is God calling you to draw a prayer circle around? Sharing inspiring stories from his own experiences as a circle maker, Mark Batterson will help you uncover your heart's deepest desires and God-given dreams and unleash them through the kind of audacious prayer that God delights to answer. This expanded edition of The Circle Maker also includes Batterson's newest insights on how God answers prayer along with stories that add convincing proof to the reality that God is able to do exceedingly far greater than all we could ask or imagine.

The Circle

Author: Dave Eggers

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0385351402

Category: Fiction

Page: 504

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Now a Major Motion Picture starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks. A bestselling dystopian novel that tackles surveillance, privacy and the frightening intrusions of technology in our lives. When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company, she feels she’s been given the opportunity of a lifetime. The Circle, run out of a sprawling California campus, links users’ personal emails, social media, banking, and purchasing with their universal operating system, resulting in one online identity and a new age of civility and transparency. As Mae tours the open-plan office spaces, the towering glass dining facilities, the cozy dorms for those who spend nights at work, she is thrilled with the company’s modernity and activity. There are parties that last through the night, there are famous musicians playing on the lawn, there are athletic activities and clubs and brunches, and even an aquarium of rare fish retrieved from the Marianas Trench by the CEO. Mae can’t believe her luck, her great fortune to work for the most influential company in the world—even as life beyond the campus grows distant, even as a strange encounter with a colleague leaves her shaken, even as her role at the Circle becomes increasingly public. What begins as the captivating story of one woman’s ambition and idealism soon becomes a heart-racing novel of suspense, raising questions about memory, history, privacy, democracy, and the limits of human knowledge.

Praying Circles Around Your Future

Author: Mark Batterson

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 031076601X

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 128

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What impossibly big dream has God given you? From Mark Batterson, New York Times bestselling author of The Circle Maker, comes Praying Circles Around Your Future, a beautiful and inspiring book that encourages you to dream big, pray hard,anduncover your heart's deepest desires. With quotes from The Circle Maker Student Edition alongside gorgeous, full-color photographs, you’ll find ways to embrace your God-given dreams and learn to come boldly before God in prayer. Calling on the legend of Honi the Circle Maker—a first century BC Israeli man bold enough to draw a circle in the sand and not budge from it until God answered his prayer—Mark Batterson challenges you to make a prayer circle around your seemingly impossible dreams. God delights in hearing your biggest, boldest prayers, and you’ll feel inspired to see how God will show up in your life.

Play the Man

Becoming the Man God Created You to Be

Author: Mark Batterson

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 1493409220

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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Somewhere along the way, our culture lost its definition of manhood, leaving generations of men and men-to-be confused about their roles, responsibilities, relationships, and the reason God made them men. It's into this "no man's land" that New York Times bestselling author Mark Batterson declares his mantra for manhood: play the man. In this inspiring call to something greater, he helps men understand what it means to be a man of God by unveiling seven virtues of manhood. Mark shares inspiring stories of manhood, including the true story of the hero and martyr Polycarp, who first heard the voice from heaven say, "Play the man." Mark couples those stories with practical ideas about how to disciple the next generation of men. This is more than a book; it's a movement of men who will settle for nothing less than fulfilling their highest calling to be the man and the father God has destined them to be. Play the man. Make the man.

Draw the Circle Prayer Journal

A 40-Day Experiment

Author: Mark Batterson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780310352693

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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Drawn from Mark Batterson's bestselling books The Circle Maker and Draw the Circle, this bullet journal will guide you into deeper and more intentional prayers with writing prompts for each day, scripture quotes, and beautifully designed spreads. Experience the power of bold prayer in your life as you journey through this prayer experiment.

Manga for the Beginner

Everything you Need to Start Drawing Right Away!

Author: Christopher Hart

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

ISBN: 0823008274

Category: Art

Page: 192

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Got manga? Christopher Hart’s got manga, and he wants to share it with all his millions of readers—especially the beginners. With Manga for the Beginner, anyone who can hold a pencil can start drawing great manga characters right away. Using his signature step-by-step style, Hart shows how to draw the basic manga head and body, eyes, bodies, fashion, and more. Then he goes way beyond most beginner titles, exploring dynamic action poses, special effects, light and shading, perspective, popular manga types such as animals, anthros, and shoujo and shounen characters. By the end of this big book, the new artist is ready to draw dramatic story sequences full of movement and life. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Circuit

Author: Francisco Jiménez

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547377207

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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"'La frontera'...I heard it for the first time back in the late 1940s when Papa and Mama told me and Roberto, my older brother, that someday we would take a long trip north, cross la frontera, enter California, and leave our poverty behind." So begins this honest and powerful account of a family's journey to the fields of California -- to a life of constant moving, from strawberry fields to cotton fields, from tent cities to one-room shacks, from picking grapes to topping carrots and thinning lettuce. Seen through the eyes of a boy who longs for an education and the right to call one palce home, this is a story of survival, faith, and hope. It is a journey that will open readers' hearts and minds.

Wringer

Author: Jerry Spinelli

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061757527

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

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Newbery Honor Book * ALA Notable Children's Book "Deeply felt. Presents a moral question with great care and sensitivity." —The New York Times "A spellbinding story about rites of passage." —Publishers Weekly (starred review) "A realistic story with the intensity of a fable." —The Horn Book (starred review) "Thought-provoking." —School Library Journal (starred review) In Palmer LaRue's hometown of Waymer, turning ten is the biggest event of a boy's life. But for Palmer, his tenth birthday is not something to look forward to, but something to dread. Then one day, a visitor appears on his windowsill, and Palmer knows that this, more than anything else, is a sign that his time is up. Somehow, he must learn how to stop being afraid and stand up for what he believes in. Wringer is a powerful tour de force from Newbery Medal winner Jerry Spinelli.

The Circle Maker Student Edition

Dream Big, Pray Hard, Think Long.

Author: Mark Batterson,Parker Batterson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780310750369

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

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Would knowing that your prayers will be answered change the way you pray? In The Circle Maker Student Edition, Pastor Mark Batterson and Parker Batterson share powerful insights from the true legend of Honi the Circle Maker, a believer who prayed miracles would happen to the people of God---which then fell from the heavens like rain. Honi and Mark Batterson will help you bring your God-given dreams into being through bold, tenacious prayers that honor God and make the impossible come true.

A Chosen Faith

An Introduction to Unitarian Universalism

Author: John Beuhrens,Forrest Church

Publisher: Beacon Press

ISBN: 0807097160

Category: Religion

Page: 256

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For those contemplating religious choices, Unitarian Universalism offers an appealing alternative to religious denominations that stress theological creeds over individual conviction and belief. In this new edition of the classic introductory text on Unitarian Universalism, which includes a revealing, entertaining foreword by best-selling author Robert Fulghum (All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, It Was on Fire When I Lay Down on It), a new preface by UU moderator Denise Davidoff, and two new chapters by the authors, John Buehrens and Forrest Church explore the many sources of the living tradition of their chosen faith.

The Breadwinner

Author: Deborah Ellis

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192752840

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 176

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Because the Taliban rulers of Kabul, Afghanistan impose strict limitations on women's freedom and behavior, eleven-year-old Parvana must disguise herself as a boy so that her family can survive after her father's arrest.

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Author: Kate DiCamillo,Bagram Ibatoulline

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 076364367X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 210

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Edward Tulane, a cold-hearted and proud toy rabbit, loves only himself until he is separated from the little girl who adores him and travels across the country, acquiring new owners and listening to their hopes, dreams, and histories. Jr Lib Guild. Teacher's Guide available. Reprint.

The Dot

Author: Peter H. Reynolds

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 0763667862

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Features an audio read-along! With a simple, witty story and free-spirited illustrations, Peter H. Reynolds entices even the stubbornly uncreative among us to make a mark - and follow where it takes us. Her teacher smiled. "Just make a mark and see where it takes you." Art class is over, but Vashti is sitting glued to her chair in front of a blank piece of paper. The words of her teacher are a gentle invitation to express herself. But Vashti can't draw - she's no artist. To prove her point, Vashti jabs at a blank sheet of paper to make an unremarkable and angry mark. "There!" she says. That one little dot marks the beginning of Vashti's journey of surprise and self-discovery. That special moment is the core of Peter H. Reynolds's delicate fable about the creative spirit in all of us.

The Circle Maker Prayer Journal

Author: Mark Batterson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780310328346

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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Based on Mark Batterson's revolutionary, bestselling book on prayer, The Circle Maker Prayer Journal features inspirational sayings and plenty of space for readers to record their prayers and God's answers, as well as all their spiritual insights along the way. They will learn to pray powerful words according to God's will--and see the amazing results!--while they gather their prayers so they can go back and see how God has been answering since they started their amazing prayer journey. The Circle Maker Prayer Journal is the guide to making life goals a reality of answered prayers instead of just fleeting wishes. This handsomely bound keepsake volume in a supple leather-like binding will become a written record for dreaming big and seeing God's answers. Perfect for gift giving!

Island of the Blue Dolphins

Author: Scott O'Dell

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547488890

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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Far off the coast of California looms a harsh rock known as the island of San Nicholas. Dolphins flash in the blue waters around it, sea otter play in the vast kep beds, and sea elephants loll on the stony beaches. Here, in the early 1800s, according to history, an Indian girl spent eighteen years alone, and this beautifully written novel is her story. It is a romantic adventure filled with drama and heartache, for not only was mere subsistence on so desolate a spot a near miracle, but Karana had to contend with the ferocious pack of wild dogs that had killed her younger brother, constantly guard against the Aleutian sea otter hunters, and maintain a precarious food supply. More than this, it is an adventure of the spirit that will haunt the reader long after the book has been put down. Karana's quiet courage, her Indian self-reliance and acceptance of fate, transform what to many would have been a devastating ordeal into an uplifting experience. From loneliness and terror come strength and serenity in this Newbery Medal-winning classic. In celebration of the book's 50th anniversary, this edition has an introduction by Lois Lowry, Newbery Medal-winning author of The Giver and Number the Stars.

Whoever You Are

Author: Mem Fox,Leslie Staub

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780152060664

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 28

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Despite the differences between people around the world, there are similarities that join humanity together, such as pain, joy, and love. On board pages.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Large Print)

Author: C. S. Lewis

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780060082406

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist Aslan, the golden lion, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter.