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Remembering the Messiah

March 25, 2021

Best Books   Well, this is awkward… Last year I finished a work of fiction featuring Mary Magdalene and Simon of Cyrene. I wrote it with the Lenten/Easter season in mind and decided to publish it. Now comes the awkward part. I also write book reviews. So, how does one write a review of their own …

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Faith in the Dugout

March 25, 2021

Best Books With baseball season right around the corner, what better way to be prepared to take the field than with the latest release from Iron Stream Media and New Hope Publishers? The third book in a series that highlights the faith of professional ballplayers, Dugout Devotions II: Inspirational Hits from MLB’s Best, will help …

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Journey to the Cross

February 26, 2021

Best Books One day, Jesus healed a blind man on the Sabbath, enraging the religious leaders of his day. Theologically conservative, they were deeply suspicious of Jesus’ innovative teachings. Faithful in their worship, they gathered every week to read the scriptures and worship God. Appalled by the moral laxity of those who did not share …

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Hope When It’s Hard

February 26, 2021

Best Books Hope When It’s Hard: A 30-Day Devotional For Adoptive Parents is more than encouragement for adoptive parents. It’s a lifeline. You finally surrendered. You opened your heart when you said, “Yes, God, I’ll adopt.” But now you’ve discovered that opening your heart to the idea of adoption is the easiest part of the journey. …

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I Am Restored

January 28, 2021

Best Books Years ago, while teaching a Bible class, I asked everyone to quickly list the most basic points of our faith. Within minutes we had an impressive compilation covering all the core truths of Christianity. Everyone took a moment to review the board, then I asked two questions that should rock our world – …

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Say Yes! reviveDAILY

January 28, 2021

Best Books What does it look like to meditate on the Word day and night, delighting in the Lord’s instructions? I discovered the answer to this question as I said yes to the Lord to write a daily devotional through the Bible for two years.   After several years of traveling around America, sharing the Gospel, …

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Be Encouraged with Author Susan Alexander Yates!

January 14, 2021

Special Feature Are you struggling with finding hope and peace? There are two opportunities to hear encouragement from best-selling author Susan Alexander Yates- while helping provide scholarship funds with Samford University’s Legacy League. On February 11 Yates will be in Birmingham to speak mid-day and in the evening on being anchored in hope and finding …

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#1 Intimacy with the Lord: Kingdom Building in Crisis

December 28, 2020

Special Feature God. Family. Mission. The life of a Kingdom Builder involves stewarding all three, in perfect unity. It’s about living a life that’s open-handed and open-hearted, freely giving of time and treasure. And through that generosity, God uses such stewards for His purposes on the Earth. But what does this look like in a …

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Escaping the Tiger’s Claws

December 28, 2020

Best Books In 2013, Pastor Chamron Phal told me that God had told him I was going to write the story of his survival in the Killing Fields of Cambodia. I laughed. “You’ve made a mistake,” I told him.  “I’ve never written a book. I can’t even type!” “Go home and pray about it,” he …

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Mere Discipleship: Radical Christianity in a Rebellious World

December 28, 2020

Best Books A few weeks ago, I was reading the acknowledgment section in the back of a new book. Embedded within the acknowledgments was an expression of appreciation for one book/author in particular – a book that had deeply influenced the author’s spiritual development. It was Mere Discipleship (Brazos Press) by Lee Camp. I smiled …

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