Book Reviews

Gods at War
by Kyle Idleman

In “gods at war,” kyle idleman, bestselling author of “not a fan,” helps every believer recognize there are false gods at war within each of us, and they battle for the place of glory and control in our lives. What keeps us from truly following Jesus is that our hearts are pursuing something or someone […]


Chase
by Jennie Allen

What are you chasing? We’re all chasing after something, some thing that we think will make us happy – comfort, success, a bigger house, or someone’s approval. But if we are all honest, it feels like trying to catch the wind. “A man after God’s own heart.”As David’s life weaves throughout the pages of Scripture, […]


Five Fiction Favorites
by Various

Contemporary Fiction Chasing Hope By Kathryn Cushman Published by Bethany House ISBN: 978-0-7642-0827-0   A talented runner determined to make the Olympics, Sabrina Rice had her dreams shattered by a devastating diagnosis. One forfeited scholarship and several years later, she’s forged a new vision for her future that has nothing to do with running, which […]


Canopy of Darkness
by Jonathan Kopf

What were you doing in the year 2000? For me, those were the BC days – before children. I was teaching music to squirrely 7th and 8th graders.  Y2K was highly anticipated, but most overrated. Or you may remember the controversy of the George Bush and Al Gore election. Many of the trends and important […]


What Happens When Women Say Yes to God: Experiencing Life in Extraordinary Ways
by Lysa TerKeurst

It’s that time of year again. The beginning.  A fresh start.  New goals, new plans.  What will be different for you in 2014? How would you describe your life? What are you working to change this year?  How might this year be different from last year? If you’re like me, you desire that at the […]


Working Women of the Bible: Timeless Mentors for Modern Women
by Susan Demickele

After reading books by Ann Spangler, called Women of the Bible, one a devotional study, I was attracted to a book called Working Women of the Bible: Timeless Mentors for Modern Women. The author is Susan Demickele, a mother, wife and working lawyer. As I’m a working woman (aren’t we all?), I got very caught up in this […]


Mended: Pieces of a Life Made Whole
by Angie Smith

Angie Smith began writing a blog (angiesmithonline.com) to communicate with family and friends after discovering complications in her pregnancy with her fourth daughter in 2008. Audrey Caroline lived less than three hours before she was taken to heaven. Angie’s book I Will Carry You tells their story of walking through those days of grief. In […]


God is Able
by Priscilla Shirer

“Now to Him who is able to do exceeding abundantly beyond all that we ask or think,according to the power that works within us, to Him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations forever and ever. Amen.” Ephesians 3:20-21  Do you believe that God is able to do exceedingly abundantly […]


Anything: the Prayer that Unlocked My Soul and My God
by Jennie Allen

I don’t know why I am continually amazed at the perfect timing of the books that God puts in my hands. Maybe I should stop being amazed…or maybe He continually likes showing Himself to be amazing. Either way, I highly encourage you to read a book (if not this one, read another one that seems […]


Becoming Myself: Embracing God’s Dream of You
by Staci Eldredge

What is that habit or sin area in your life that you can’t seem to conquer; that source of constant tension and frustration? What’s the issue that keeps you awake at night, knowing you have to ask God’s forgiveness for the same thing you did yesterday…and the day before…  Most of us would admit that […]


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