Hurray for spring that’s sprung! We’ve had some truly glorious days these past weeks, including a few that have popped up into the 80s. The 80s! In Seattle! In April!! Which means for several days, the back deck became my office. Where I also, incidentally, enjoyed my dog enjoying the sunshine. What is it about […]
GodPretty in the Tobacco Field by Kim Michele Richardson About this book: (from the publisher) Nameless, Kentucky, in 1969 is a hardscrabble community where jobs are few and poverty is a simple fact—just like the hot Appalachian breeze or the pests that can wipe out a tobacco field in days. RubyLyn Bishop is luckier than some.
Friends! If you haven’t met already, I’m delighted to introduce to you author Becky Doughty. This gifted writer can’t seem to choose a genre (which I completely mean as a compliment!), and I’m here today to give you a taste of all of them. This post runs longer than my norm, but for good reason. I […]
Pocket Prayers by Max Lucado About this book: (from the publisher) Bestselling author Max Lucado has teamed up with six authors to write the Pocket Prayers series for those in need of peace, renewal, rest, faith, hope, joy, direction, serenity, and courage.
“Madness, deceit, murder — his death was only the beginning…” No One Knows by J.T. Ellison About this book: (from the publisher) The day Aubrey Hamilton’s husband is declared dead by the state of Tennessee should bring closure so she can move on with her life. But Aubrey doesn’t want to move on; she wants Josh back.
Friends! So delighted today to introduce you to this dynamic speaker. Meet Keith Ferrin — husband, father, author, and storyteller extraordinaire. He possesses a deep passion for God’s Word, and a deep desire to pass that passion along to the next generation. A few months ago he spoke at our church — which included delivering the entire book of Philippians to us…from memory […]
“Will fleeing the Scottish Highlands only leave her in more danger?” The Reluctant Duchess by Roseanna M. White About this book: (from the publisher) Lady Rowena Kinnaird may be the heiress to a Highland earldom, but she has never felt good enough–not for her father, not for the man she thought she’d marry, not for God. But […]
When I first read this post by author & blogger Addie Zierman, my soul drew a huge breath of relief. To those of us who want to make a world difference, she exposes, I believe, a truth we need to hear. This post first appeared in World Vision Magazine, May 26, 2015 and is reprinted here with permission from […]
“How do you know God is real?” Night Driving: A Story of Faith in the Dark by Addie Zierman About this book: (from the publisher) How do you know God is real? In the emotionally-charged, fire-filled faith in which Addie Zierman grew up, the answer to this question was simple: Because you’ve FELT him. Now, at age […]
“A Story of Love, Desperation, and Hope During a Great Biblical Epoch” Counted with the Stars by Connilyn Cossette About this book: (from the publisher) Sold into slavery by her father and forsaken by the man she was supposed to marry, young Egyptian Kiya must serve a mistress who takes pleasure in her humiliation. When terrifying plagues […]