A YEAR WITH JESUS is a 365-day devotional featuring the actual spoken words of Jesus as presented in the Bible. The unique titling of each meditation and the nontraditional themes and organization help bring Jesus to our daily lives.
Reading the Gospels without knowing the personality of Jesus is like watching television with the sound turned off. The result is a dry, two-dimensional person doing strange, undecipherable things. In BEAUTIFUL OUTLAW, John Eldredge removes the religious varnish to help readers discover stunning new insights into the humanity of Jesus.
BECOMING MYSELF is for anyone who wonders if her life will ever change --- if she will ever change. Stasi Eldredge teaches readers that God wants them to participate in their transformation as He completes his good work in them. She invites women to look at their pasts, especially their mothers, with honesty and mercy and to look toward their future with hope.
BREAD & WINE is a collection of essays about family relationships, friendships, and the meals that bring us together. Written by writer and blogger Shauna Niequist, this is a funny, honest and vulnerable spiritual memoir about our life around the table --- the celebrations, traditions and experiences that we share, and the ways God teaches and nourishes us as we nourish the people around us.
By rhythm we sing, clap, walk, breathe and live. But the Giver of rhythm sometimes calls us past our predictable patterns. Then we have to decide where to place our trust: in God or in our precious rhythms. Read this book and be reminded, and encouraged, that while God has rhythm, God is love, and God's love carries us beyond our rhythms into a fuller, more fulfilling life.
Zach Hunter dares young men and women to view their lives as a quest, challenging them to develop their own personal code that will prepare them to defend others and live with civility and integrity. He looks at everyday life as a grand adventure and shares ancient wisdom from the Bible, insightful stories, and practical examples to help you develop your own code of honor --- and live a life of significance.
Bestselling author and trusted pastor Charles F. Stanley shares practical guidance and encouragement on a topic that touches every person on earth --- emotions. Our emotions are neither good nor bad, but they are powerful. By revealing God’s original purpose for our feelings and exposing the lies we believe, Dr. Stanley teaches readers how to find the joy and fulfillment the Father created us to have.
Join Pastor and bestselling author Pete Wilson in discovering the joy and freedom that comes with seeking after God with your whole life. Learn how to replace, and not just relinquish, life's empty promises by turning your focus and worship toward Him. It is the only thing that will set you absolutely free from the endless pursuit of everything else.
The unfruitful resistance to her Christian upbringing that colored much of her early life so too colors Andrea Dilley’s memoir, a story of crisis but also redemption that speaks to anyone driven to the margins of belief by skepticism and doubt.
Tell us your current reading recommendations with your comments and a rating of 1 to 5 stars. During the contest period from December 6th to December 20th, FIVE lucky readers each will be randomly chosen to win a copy of INNOCENCE by Dean Koontz, THE PRINCE OF RISK by Christopher Reich, and ROBERT LUDLUM'S THE BOURNE RETRIBUTION by Eric Van Lustbader.
Thanksgiving marked the official start of the holiday season, which means we won’t be short on cheer or great movies and television shows to watch this month. Much like the chicken and the egg, we don’t know which came first, but quality entertainment and holiday spirit certainly have always had a long, happy and interdependent relationship. So, as with our spiral hams, let’s dig right in and unravel this month’s books on screen.