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God’s Very Good Idea

July 31, 2020

Best Books In the mysterious Book of the Revelation, the apostle John has a glimpse of heaven. In his pre-Christian days, the writer would have undoubtedly envisioned a heaven filled mostly with Hebrews like himself, perhaps with a handful of God-fearing Gentiles in the mix. Much to his surprise, the visionary did not see a …

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Find the Power to Forgive- Enjoy Today and Own Tomorrow

July 29, 2020

Special Feature Let’s face it, these past few months have been a challenge for most of us when it comes to enjoying anything. We will never go back to what we thought was a normal life for ourselves. The good news is that no matter what we face we can discover the power to enjoy …

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Jesus and Politics: Can They Go Together?

July 27, 2020

Special Feature How can Christians respond to the current political division in America? Duck Dynasty patriarch, Phil Robertson, believes the only answer is Jesus. In his new book, Jesus Politics- How to Win Back the Soul of America, Robertson shares his views on how politics and faith can be intertwined and the importance of remembering …

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Black & White – Disrupting Racism One Friendship at a Time

June 25, 2020

Best Books One day, Jesus told a story of a Jewish man who was robbed and left to die. A priest walked by and saw him yet continued on his way. Then a Levite came by and he also ignored the dying man. Later, a person of Samaritan ethnicity traveled by. He had compassion on …

Best Books Relentless


June 25, 2020

Best Books There are some moments in life when you just want to give up, but don’t! Like Jacob, keep wrestling. Like the persistent widow, keep persisting. Just when you feel like giving up, God may relent and let you win. Relentless is a scriptural reflection for those about to give up. Through the biblical …

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The Faith Lessons Learned from Becoming Mrs. Lewis

June 25, 2020

Cover Story The opening line of Christy Award-winning novelist Patti Callahan Henry’s newest book proclaims: “From the very beginning it was the Great Lion who brought us together.” Her book, Becoming Mrs. Lewis, tells the unexpected and inspirational love story between C.S. Lewis and his wife Joy Davidman–a romance built upon Lewis’ own literary creations …

Cultivate Your Children’s Gifts & Help Them Realize Their Dreams

June 20, 2020

Parenting Points Can we define the creative child? What does a creative child look like? Is there just one flavor? Is there just one area of giftedness? Is there only one formula that always has the same outcome? I believe that the answer to all those questions is no. If creative means the ability or …

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The Practice of Godliness

May 27, 2020

Best Books I recently participated in a discussion about which books, aside from the Bible, had influenced us the most. Among my top five is an older title which I still recommend to guests at our bookstore. It doesn’t matter what denomination you are from, how mature you are in your faith, or how nuanced …

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Little Tea

May 27, 2020

Best Books One phone call from Renny to come home and “see about” the capricious Ava, and Californian Celia Wakefield decides to overlook her distressful past in the name of friendship and head back to the South. For three reflective days at Renny’s lake house in Heber Springs, Arkansas, the three childhood friends reunite and …

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What to do with Life’s Detours: Sunrise Reflections

May 27, 2020

Special Feature When was the last time an entire day went according to your plans? We set goals and make plans for events we want to happen. Then, our lives take their own course. From traffic jams to a terrifying diagnosis, life refuses to adhere to our plans. What then? Do we look at these …

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