books about: resisting
Who you are when no one's looking : choosing consistency, resisting compromise
We are all at our best when it counts. But what are we like when no one's looking? That's where character comes in--being consistent even when it doesn't seem to matter. Courage. Discipline. Vision. Endurance. Love. These character qualities are quickly becoming endangered. All too often we hear of marriages falling apart, governments lying, businesses cheating and scandals rocking the church. But with God's guidence and strength, we can ...
Steel, Concrete, and Composite Design of Tall Buildings
Thoroughly updated, this superbly illustrated handbook provides a uniquely practical perspective on all aspects of steel, concrete, and composite use in the design of tall buildings. It alerts professionals to the latest codes and ANSI standards and includes dozens of case studies of important buildings throughout the world, providing in-depth insight into why and how specific structural system choices were made. It also discusses recent studies ...
An Israeli in Palestine: Resisting Dispossession, Redeeming Israel
Jeff Halper's book, like his life's work, is an inspiration. Drawing on his many years of directly challenging Israel's treatment of the Palestinians, he offers one of the most insightful analyses of the occupation I've read. His voice cries out to be heard.Jonathan Cook, author of Blood and Religion (2006) and Israel and the Clash of Civilisations (2008)In this book, the Israeli anthropologist and activist Jeff Halper throws a harsh light on ...
Resisting Elegy: Essays on Grief and Recovery
Academy Chicago Publishers, 2012
On February 7, 2004, Joel and his Iranian-American wife, Susan Atefat Peckham were driving from Aqaba to Amman, Jordan before the start of their Fulbright teaching fellowships. With them were their two sons and Susan's mother. Suddenly, partway through the drive, a sand truck careened off the road and into their car, killing Joel's wife and their eldest son, Cyrus. Joel was left temporarily crippled and suffering from intense ...
The End of Conflict: Resisting False Utopia in Hope of True Restoration
Biblical approach to the topic of peacemaking. The End of Conflict looks at a very misunderstood topic in the Christian community: biblical conflict resolution. The discussion is framed in terms of the now and the not yet. It is a welcome addition to the Christian literature on biblical peacemaking. Uniquely, the book looks first at God s nature and His response historically to conflict within His created order. It then lays out the key ...
Freedom Next Time: Resisting the Empire
Worldrenowned journalist John Pilger looks at five nations (Palestine, Diego Garcia, Afghanistan, Iraq, and South Africa) that have undergone long and painful struggles for freedom, yet are still waiting for its realization.
The Spirit of Disobedience: Resisting the Charms of Fake Politics, Mindless Consumption, and the Culture of ...
Trained relentlessly to work and consume, we make daily lifestyle decisions that promote corporate profits more than our own well-being. We also find ourselves working more, living in fragmented communities, and neglecting our most basic spiritual and political values. As Curtis White puts it, In order to live, you will be asked to do what is no good, what is absurd, trivial, demeaning, and soul killing. Although we belong to the world s most ...
Resisting Gossip: Winning the War of the Wagging Tongue
CLC Publications, 2013
With gossip being so prevalent in our culture, it can be hard to resist listening to and sharing stories about other people's business. But what does God say about gossip? In Resisting Gossip, Pastor Matt Mitchell not only outlines the scriptural warnings against gossip, but also demonstrates how the truth of the gospel can deliver believers from this temptation.
Resist the Devil
Selorm Edor, 2013
This Christian Classic by Watchman Nee is a great resource for anyone who wants to learn more about Spiritual Warfare and overcoming the attacks of Satan. In this eBook you'll learn 1. How to say no to the thoughts of the devil 2. How the devil works in your life 3. How to overcome fear and anxiety 4. The secrets to overcoming attacks of the devil This is truly a must read for every Christian who wants to enjoy the abundant life God ...
The Executive and the Elephant: A Leader's Guide for Building Inner Excellence
Richard L. Daft
Lessons for leaders on resolving the ongoing struggle between instinct and the creative mind Kings, heads of government, and corporate executives lead thousands of people and manage endless resources, but may not have mastery over themselves. Often leaders know that right action is important, but have little (if any) understanding of what prevents them from acting in accordance with their intentions. In this important book, leadership expert ...
Unsteady Dating: Resisting the Rush to Romance
Jeanette G. Smith
Perfect for teens, parents, and leaders, this book combines real-life experiences and revelation to show how dating affects young men and women of God. Popular speaker JeaNette Smith offers sound advice on everything from fun group dates to the more serious stuff so you can find answers to all your dating dilemmas in one must-read book.
The Band-Aid Chicken: A Program about Resisting Peer Pressure
Becky Rangel Henton
Mar*co Products, Inc
Band-Aid Chicken enters the barnyard excited to make new friends. However, she discovers that she must endure the painful initiation of being pecked by the other chickens. She survives and is accepted. But, when a new chicken enters the yard, the Band-Aid Chicken refuses to participate in the pecking initiation and convinces the other chickens to refuse, too. Grades Pre-2.
Resisting Grace: Our Avoidance and His Persistence
Jon Ido Warden
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
What is Resisting Grace? It is about God working to bring about changes in our lives and we resisting it. It is about understanding what His grace is doing as well as understanding our resistance so as to learn to cooperate and experience greater works of grace. It's about what is God trying to do in my life. It is about hearing him as He reveals, being stirred by him as He moves, resolved by him as He girds, stripped by him as He breaks, filled ...
The Eve Factor: Resisting and Overcoming Temptation
The Eve Factor explores the specific struggles that women encounter in their pursuit of a closer walk with God, true peace and happiness, and a life of significance. This book will help you to: • Recognize when you are being tempted • Identify which temptations you are susceptible to and why • Determine your temperament and how it makes you vulnerable to temptation
Educational Courage: Resisting the Ambush of Public Education
Lost amid the debate over educational policies are the stories of the educators, parents, and students who are most affected by legislation such as No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top. In Educational Courage , veteran educators and activists Nancy Schniedewind and Mara Sapon-Shevin bring together the voices of those who are resisting market-driven initiatives such as high-stakes testing, charter schools, mayoral control, and merit pay. ...
Beyond Self Resistance Bodybuilding Course
Birch Tree Publishing
Beyond Self Resistance Bodybuilding Course is the new scientifically designed exercise plan to etch sculpted muscle, all without lifting weights or machines. Build lean vein-streaked forearms, etched abs, shapely balanced arms, and a striated chest. The Beyond Self Resistance Bodybuilding Course combines full-range workouts for every major muscle group, with plenty of stress methods, phase training programs and tricks to get the trainee ...
Resisting McCarthyism: To Sign or Not to Sign California's Loyalty Oath
Stanford University Press
Of the sixty-nine professors fired nationwide for political reasons during the McCarthy Era, nearly half were from the University of California. A small band of men and women at California's Berkeley and Los Angeles campuses defied the stranglehold of McCarthyism in a refusal to sign the non-communist loyalty oath required by the institution. While college professors across the nation meekly acquiesced to non-communist oaths in order to keep ...
The 12 Pillars of Project Excellence: A Lean Approach to Improving Project Results
Adil F. Dalal
Asking tough questions about the current state of project management, The 12 Pillars of Project Excellence: A Lean Approach to Improving Project Results provides groundbreaking techniques to achieve excellence in project leadership that can result in six sigma type results or failure-free projects. It unveils novel solutions and breakthrough concepts—including project culture analysis, the five powers of project leadership, the power of ...
Get Your Power Back: Problem areas can clear up, relationships can heal, and you can create a great life
Return to the Heart
Life doesn't just happen. If you have relationship or any area of your life that isn't working, there will always be an underlying condition of resisting or hanging on that is creating the problem. This condition creates a state of fear, upset, and tunnel vision. It takes away your power, destroys your ability to find solutions, and forces you to act in a way that makes your situation worse. This incredibly, profound book walks you through the ...
Dirty Little Secrets
Golden Voyage Publishing, 2012
This book gives men some basic easy to use tools that will help them to resist sexual temptation and/or overcome sexual habits or addictions.it provides help without condemnation.
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