It's 1954. In this western cowboy novel, six Old West cowboys and a 10-year-old boy meet for a weekly cribbage game. While the old men spin tales of days gone by on the trail, a real life adventure stirs around them. The boy with the red straw cowboy hat, cap gun and leather bullet belt with silver-painted wooden bullets remembers it well. Maybe he wasn't born 100 years too late.
CIA Agent Corban Dowler has refused a kill order, therefore he is sanctioned for assassination by the very agency he has worked with for years. As Corban runs for his life, he must cut all ties and even abandon his wife in order to keep her alive. His new relationship with Jesus Christ may cost him everything . . .
But Corban has a plan. He knows God's persecuted need his specialized skills, so he follows a lead to India, though poisonous clutches and a German hi..
The Commission of International Laborers' mission is interrupted, and they are once again targeted by a dark enemy bent on hatred and racism. COIL founder, Corban Dowler, has developed commando-style teams, using non-lethal weapons, to extract threatened servants of the Lord from danger zones worldwide. Corban now musters all of his resources to search for his abducted operatives, and hopes to stop the evil intentions of the one they know as Abaddon.
In this age of prophetic strife, spiritual darkness collides with servants of the Cross. Christians worldwide are persecuted at a heightened level, and while no safety seems to exist, one man steps forward to lend a hand to the defenseless laborers.
Corban Dowler, an old-school spy, accepted Christ's gift of salvation six years ago, then resigned from the morally compromising C.I.A.. He now desires to help fulfill God's Great Commission, so builds the Commission of..
Nathan Isaacson begins his solo spy career by traveling to the South Pacific to infiltrate the crew of a dark foe and locate a beautiful missing Chinese agent. It's a spy game to test Nathan's every spiritual and physical muscle. And in the Greek Isles Special Forces collide with power-hungry socialists. Nathan prays he can save all from the dark rule.
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D.I. Telbat continues the COIL Series suspense in Dark Vessel, Book 4, when COIL founder Corban Dowler is forced underground after he is the target of a car bomb. On the streets of Manhattan, his vigorous covert investigation begins when his Muhammad ibn Affal alias is compromised. But the knot of darkness he hopes to untangle is more sinister than he could imagine.
Italian spook, Luigi Putelli, rises to the COIL challenge, and attempts to stand vigil in Corban's abse..
In Dark Zeal, the Fifth book in the COIL Series, D.I. Telbat takes us into the heart and heat of Gaza, Israel. Agent Corban Dowler infiltrates Gaza City for a routine medical op, but soon discovers an international plot by Hamas terrorists to destroy Israel, forcing him to respond as a soldier of Christ.
Wounded and captured, Corban gathers his wits to attempt winning over greedy arms dealer Titus Caspertein in order to save Israel from destruction. Corban’s mission..
Tora Anders was determined to live “the good life,” no matter the price. Tora weaves a web of lies that could cost her everything she cares for, including a successful future and the man she loves, but could lead her to what her soul most desperately needs.
Elsa Ramstad has a loving husband, a family she adores, and a fulfilling life at sea. She has everything her heart desires, until tragedy strikes. Now drawing upon her faith and all the strength she can must..
Moved by the injustice inflicted on a missionary family in the Middle East, young hotshot attorney Brad Carson files an unprecedented civil rights suit against Saudi Arabia and the ruthless head of the Muttawa, the Islamic Religious Police. The lawsuit unleashes powerful forces that will stop at nothing to vindicate the Arabian kingdom. Now, as Brad navigates a maze of treachery and deceit, he must gamble his case, career, and the lives of those he loves--including his beauti..
Christian marriage is a high calling and a life work, one that should result in the greatest fulfillment and joy of all of our earthly relationships. Like all meaningful vocations, marriage requires the exercise of certain disciplines directed at the development of key relational and personal virtues if they are to survive and thrive. This series examines the biblical foundations for marriage and draws on contemporary research to strengthening the institution of marriage. 43 ..
Since the excavations of New Testament Corinth began 101 years ago, many other cities of the period associated with Paul have emerged from the ground in Israel, Turkey, Jordan, Greece, and Italy. This program explains how recent archaeological discoveries demonstrate the historical accuracy of the Pauline Letters. - Arthur Rupprecht, Professor of Classical Languages and Archaeology, Wheaton College.
A. Introduction to biblical archaeology.
B. Troy, Pompeii, Herculaneum.
Growing Godly Teens by Vince Morris, director of risk management, Wheaton College, and former youth minister of Immanuel Presbyterian Church in Warrenville, Ill.
Part One: How to raise a teenager?
a. Serving the needs of your child.
b. How parents and teens are different.
c. How parents and teens are the same.
d. Automatic or reflective?
e. Deciding to parent well.
Part Two: Parenting as a ministry to the child.
a. The real reasons for family conflict.
Life of David by Mark Noll, professor of history at the University of Notre Dame. Israel’s King David: great saint and great sinner, yet beloved of God despite all his faults. Dr. Noll develops themes that include the covenant of God’s faithfulness and the model of kingship during a period of transition from theocracy to monarchy about 1000 B.C. Mark shows how the Bible’s account of the life of David combines literary sophistication with theological depth an..
Three Christian thinkers discuss some of the fundamental issues of prayer, including why we should pray, to whom and how. In one illuminating exchange, the three focus on questions about unanswered prayer. Myra is editorial director of the Christianity Today publishing empire. Nystrom has written dozens of books, including “Praying: Finding Our Way Through Duty to Delight,” (InterVarsity Press, 2003) co-authored with J.I. Packer. Eble is the author of 11 books, mo..