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The Way Up is Down

September 24, 2021

Best Books In the Gospels, the people who stand out, who get it right and respond to the Gospel as they should, are almost always nameless. The presentation is consistent with a theme deeply embedded in the good news of the kingdom of God. Jesus aligns himself with the weak and the meek, the lowly …

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Living Connected: An Introvert’s Guide to Friendship

September 24, 2021

Best Books Introverts do so much well. They listen well, feel deeply, and think carefully. They also take delight in quiet and happily spend time alone. Yet even introverts need friends to support them through the rough patches, to challenge them to live well, to help them laugh. And God calls even introverts to live …

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Another Gospel

August 30, 2021

Best Books We live in a fractious and contentious time, and families are not immune from the political, social, and theological tensions which have swept over our society. One of the many divisions is a consequence of younger Christians moving from conservative theology to liberal or progressive theology. When families are divided about matters of …

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How Can You Give Your Child Hope?

August 30, 2021

Best Books Messy Hope: Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety, Depression, or Suicidal Ideation by Lori Wildenberg seeks to guide parents in giving children hope for mental health. Has your child said “I’m such a failure,” “No one cares about me,” “I haven’t felt happy for a long time,” or “I don’t want to live anymore,”? …

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Sacred Endurance

July 26, 2021

Best Books  Jesus knew some of his followers wouldn’t last. They heard the gospel and believed. They started out joyfully and strong. They were all in. But somewhere along the way they would quit. Troubles would come and their faith would be tested. Worries, money, or just plain sin would suffocate their spiritual life and …

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Sober Cycle

July 26, 2021

Best Books Her alcoholism was at its fiercest. Desperately looking for a way out of her addiction, Sherry Hoppen joined a fundraiser that would require her to cycle hundreds of miles from Michigan to Texas—despite not even owning a bike. Pedaling while miserably hung over and being chased by everything from poodles to pit bulls, …

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Kingdom Men Rising

June 29, 2021

Best Books On New Years’ Eve of 2019, Dr. Tony Evans spent most of the day alone in his room. The lights were dim. The curtains were drawn. His wife had died the previous day, and he was overwhelmed with grief. He was scheduled to preach at a special New Year’s Eve service, but he …

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First Down Devotions II

June 29, 2021

Best Books Kick-Off the 2021 Football Season With Del Duduit. Responding to fans everywhere, First Down Devotions II continues providing readers an inside look at popular National Football League players, coaches, and the people who shape them. Exploring successes both on and off the gridiron, these daily devotions recount the personal stories about these superstar athletes …

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The Stars in April

May 25, 2021

Best Books “Sometimes we have to go a long way to find out who we are.”  The Stars in April by Peggy Wirgau is based on the true story of twelve-year-old Titanic Survivor, Ruth Becker. The year is 1912. When doctors in India are unable to treat her baby brother’s illness, Ruth’s missionary parents decide there …

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This Hallelujah Banquet

May 25, 2021

Best Books One day, long ago, an old man sat down and wrote a letter. With few remaining days on this earth, the elderly pastor’s letter was his final act of faithfulness to the gospel of Christ’s kingdom. Suffice it to say, he didn’t hold back. The epistle John left the world with the most …

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