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  • John Burke

    The reason 'sinners' ran from the religious, yet ran to Jesus had everything to do with his heart's attitude toward people. They could sense Jesus was for them--not against them. Unlike the Pharisees, who could only see the mud of sin, Jesus saw a masterpiece under the mud that was so valuable, he was willing to give his life to restore messy people to the original work of art he created them to be. Combining an engaging study of Jesus's encounters with imperfect people with inspiring stories of ordinary Christians having Christlike impact, this insightful book encourages readers to see the masterpiece beneath the mud in everyone. It shows how to align our hearts with the heart of...read more

  • John Burke

    All of us long to know what life after death will be like. Bestselling author John Burke is no exception. In Imagine Heaven, Burke compares over 100 gripping stories of near-death experiences (NDEs) to what Scripture says about our biggest questions of Heaven: Will I be myself? Will I see friends and loved ones? What will Heaven look like? What is God like? What will we do forever? What about children and pets?  For decades, Burke has been studying accounts of survivors brought back from near death who lived to tell of both heavenly and hellish experiences. While not every detail of individual NDEs correlate with Scripture, Burke shows how the common...read more

  • John Burke

    The Gallup Poll reports that 1 in 25 people has had a near-death experience. Their heart stopped beating, their brain waves ceased, yet they claim they were more alive than ever. With improved medical resuscitation, more and more verifiable evidence indicates that life doesn't end with our last breath-it's just beginning. Drawing out the similarities found by studying over 1,000 accounts of near-death experiences around the globe, John Burke unfolds a compelling and comforting vision of a world where we are free from pain; we feel fully known and accepted; we are greeted by loved ones; we encounter indescribable beauty; and we discover a God of unconditional love. If you've lost a loved...read more

  • John Burke

    How do we live out the message of Jesus in today's ever-changing culture?The church is facing its greatest challenge-and its greatest opportunity-in our postmodern, post-Christian world. God is drawing thousands of spiritually curious "imperfect people" to become his church-but how are we doing at welcoming them?No Perfect People Allowed shows you how to deconstruct the five main barriers standing between emerging generations and your church by creating the right culture. From inspiring stories of real people once far from God, to practical ideas that can be applied by any local church, this book offers a refreshing vision of the potential and power of the Body of Christ to transform lives...read more

  • John Burke

    You've heard it all before. The promises for a better life get tiresome after awhile, because you know they don't deliver. However, they do touch on a profound and inescapable truth. You were created to live your life out of a rewarding, richly textured relationship with God and others-and deep down, you long to experience that kind of life. But how?Are you willing to devote sixty days to finding out?Soul Revolution may be one of the most important books you'll ever read. In it, author and pastor John Burke guides you on a journey of experiential discovery. Called the "60-60 Experiment," it has already made a profound impact on thousands who have discovered what it means to actually "do...read more

  • John Burke

    This book won’t help you with self-defeating behavior. It’s easier to spend your life procrastinating, sabotaging relationships, not finishing tasks, fearing failure and keeping other bad habits than it is to change. Just stay the way you are. This is how the voice of self-defeating behavior works on you. It works against your goals and interests in a way that you never get what you want. Opportunities are missed, your habits continue, your relationships don't flourish, and your life becomes one big regret. Inside 'The Problem is YOU: How to Get Out of Your Own Way and Conquer Self-Defeating Behavior' we reveal exactly what these behaviors are and the steps to conquer each and...read more