Faith Pointes

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Xulon Press, 2007 - Religion - 320 pages
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What does it take to live a life of radical faith - a life that can only be explained by God? In Faith Pointes Barbara shares the basic life lessons that make radical faith possible. With stories of victories and failures from her own personal faith journey, you will be encouraged to follow God on this exciting path. Barbara B. Barker is the wife of Dr. Frank M. Barker, Jr., the founding pastor and current pastor emeritus of the 4,000-member Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, Alabama. She holds a degree in Speech and Drama from Northwestern University in Chicago, with a minor in English education, and was a pilot. She is a popular Bible teacher and Christian speaker and the co-founder of the Briarwood Ballet School. They have three grown children and eleven grandchildren. Denise Hamilton has led Bible studies for high school and college girls for the past 25 years. She was formerly the associate executive director of finance at University of Alabama Hospital and is currently an instructor of health care financial management at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is a CPA and holds an accounting degree from Auburn University and an MBA from UAB. But her true claim-to-fame is making ballet costume headdresses.

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User Review  - BrynDahlquis - LibraryThing

Maybe I'm prejudiced because Mrs. Barker has always been a bit of a hero to me, but this book is incredible. Not only is it enjoyable and funny, but the lessons contained in it are extremely useful ... Read full review


Introduction Barbara B Barker
Gods Word Is True
Obedience is the Evidence
People Are More Important than
Developing an Attitude
You Are Essential in the Body
Gods Design for Submission
Only God Can Change
Living above Sin
Suffering Is the Sculpting Tool
Bringing it All Together
Steps to Walking by Faith
Faithful to the Finish
Barbaras Testimony
Miscellaneous Fun Stories

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Denise Hamilton is a Los Angeles-based writer-journalist whose work has appeared in the "Los Angeles Times, Wired, Cosmopolitan, Der Spiegel, " and "New Times." During her ten years with the "Los Angeles Times, " she worked as a suburban reporter, covering the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe, the breakup of the Soviet Union, and burgeoning youth movements in Japan. A Fulbright scholar, she taught in the former Yugoslavia during the Bosnian War. Her first Eve Diamond novel, "The Jasmine Trade, " was a finalist for the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity, and Willa awards. Her new Eve Diamond novel, "Last Lullaby, " will be available soon in hardcover from Scribner. She lives in a Los Angeles suburb with her husband and two young children.

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