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In Foster Shannon’s eighth book, Answering Questions People Ask About Christianity, he has written the essential sourcebook for Christians to strengthen one’s faith, providing a more informed understanding of Christianity for those still not sure and challenging non- believers to question their choices.

Throughout his 50+ years of pastoral experience, questions have been asked and theories challenged about Christianity. Doctor Shannon’s insightful answers to these often asked questions are now shared in this book. Thirteen chapters focus on the worthiness and reliability of the Bible, the future of Christianity and how to live a Christian lifestyle in today’s secular world. Including:

Why are some people eternally separated from God?

How do we know that the Bible is the inspired word of God?

How should Christians live in an increasingly secular age?

What will bring spiritual renewal to the individual and to the Church?

Complete with Index of Topic and Bible Quotations. This book will make you think!

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Answering Questions People Ask About Christianity by Foster H. Shannon

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Answering Questions People Ask About Christianity is an essential handbook for every Christian. Foster Shannon provides deep spiritual knowledge of present day issues while remaining practical and engaging.  This book should be a part of every Christian’s library and a reference tool for answering those questions that might be posed by both non-believers and other Christians.” ~Dr. Christie Curtis, Professor, Biola University

About The AuthorFoster_headshot_sm
Dr. Foster H. Shannon is the Founder and President of Green Leaf Press, a non-profit ministry that encourages reading books that help to defend Christianity and encourage Christian living.

Shannon graduated from the University of Californ
ia, Berkeley in political science and obtained a Master of Divinity at Fuller Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry from San Francisco Theological Seminary in church growth. 

An avid swimmer, reader and lover of good music, Foster is also an enthusiastic fan of the Chicago Cubs and the California Bears. Married to his wife Janis for over sixty years with two children, they have traveled extensively throughout the world meeting new friends and sharing the love of God.



MERE CHRISTIANITY, C. S. Lewis

MERE CHRISTIANITY, C. S. Lewis (Harper Collins)

Lewis wrote more than a score of books, but if a person were to read only one, then MereChristianity should be the book. Dr. Lewis states his purpose in the Preface, “Ever since I became a Christian, I have thought that best, perhaps the only, service I could do for my unbelieving neighbours was to explain and defend the belief that has been common to nearly all Christians at all times.” This classic book is surely one of the best ever to encourage belief in Christ.   ISBN 0-06-250 pages

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The Rage Against God, Peter Hitchens




Peter Hitchens is the brother of rabid atheist, Christopher Hitchens. Both were born in England and raised by parents that believed in God. Evidently though raised together, they were not close. Both turned from a Trotskyite socialism to political and economic conservatism. Both began as atheists at about ten years of age. Christopher became an increasingly fierce atheist as he grew older. In 2007, he published, God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything.

His brother, Peter, became disillusioned both with socialism and atheism—and over a period of time became a Christian. His book, The Rage Against God is a compelling apologetic for Christianity. He is a superb writer, immediately engages the reader, and presents the case for Christianity from a personal point of view. He is very well read. His thinking is comprehensive. Overall this book makes a compelling case for believing in the Bible and in Jesus Christ.

The first section of the book, Part 1, is autobiographical, explaining Peter’s journey from faithlessness to strong faith in Jesus Christ. Part 2 “Addressing the Three Failed Arguments of Atheism” deals with the following refutations of Atheistic arguments;

  1. Is Christianity responsible for many of the wars in the world?
  2. Is it possible to have a sound moral and legal system without God?
  3. Are atheistic political leaders somehow not influenced by their atheism?

Part 3 is entitled: “The League of the Militant Godless”.
Peter Hitchens effectively refutes the claims of atheists that the atheistic philosophy of the Communist rulers had nothing to do with the murderous cruelty of Communist governments. He states, “Soviet power was, as it was intended to be, the opposite of faith in God. It was faith in the greatness of humanity and in the perfectibility of human society. The atheists cannot honestly disown it.”

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Dear Friends,

Last month’s book recommendation was Billy Graham’s Nearing Home; Life, Faith and Finishing Well. $19.99 retail / our price: $12.99

In the book’s introduction, Billy Graham writes : “ I never thought I would
live to be this old. All my life I was taught how to die as a Christian, but
no one ever taught me how I ought to live in the years before I die. I wish
they had because I am an old man now, and believe me, it’s not easy.”

“ Whoever first said it was right: old age is not for sissies.”

The book is an inspiring perspective on aging. He doesn’t ignore the aches
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Billy Graham notes that the Bible says God has a reason for keeping us
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Good Reading to all,
Foster Shannon
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We are pleased to offer you a preview of Graham Baird’s soon to be published book: One Hundred Years of Ministry: A Practical Guide for Ministers and Church Leaders.

100 Years-Graham BairdGraham Baird is an ‘out of the box’ minister In California’s wine country. He planted his church in a rented movie theater in Paso Robles 6 years ago with a congregation of 50 adults and 3 children.  Today, Graham ‘s church is the fastest growing Presbyterian Church in the United States.  With over 1,000 church attendees after 6 years, his story is an impressive one.  But the bigger story, which he has written, is about his family’s 100 years of ministry that has provided the foundation for his success.
“The idea for the book came as I talked to a lot of church leaders, pastors and elders, who were struggling in tears over the phone, saying that they don’t know what to do in a particular situation. “ said Baird.  I found myself talking about how I can help them by remembering what my grandpa would have done. “
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