Hearing God in Conversation: How to Recognize His Voice Everywhere by Samuel C. Williamson “I picked it up out of curiosity and I couldn’t put it down.”–Eugene Peterson About this book: (from the publisher) Christians are comfortable saying that Christianity is about a relationship with God. Yet many might also say that they sense little meaningful relationship with […]
“A moving memoir that lays out a path to realizing the continual presence of God.” The Power of Presence: Becoming Fully Alive by Neil T. Anderson About this book: (from the publisher) Neil Anderson has traveled the world speaking and teaching, and has written many books. Always at his side, supporting him, has been his wife, Joanne, his […]
The Happiness Dare: Finding the sweet spot of your heart’s deepest, holiest, and most vulnerable desire by Jennifer Dukes Lee About this book: (from the publisher) Would you like to be happier? No matter who you are or how you feel, chances are you would answer yes. And Jennifer Dukes Lee was no different.
If you’re wired anything like me, one of the most effective ways to learn about sometimes-uncomfortable truths is through story. That’s because story has a way of bypassing our intellect and shooting straight for the heart, where compassion and empathy have a chance to take root. That’s one of the reasons I value thoughtful memoirs that speak […]
If you’re wired anything like me, one of the most effective ways to understand truth is through story. Even uncomfortable truths — maybe especially these. That’s because story has a way of bypassing our intellect and shooting straight for the heart, where compassion and empathy have a chance to take root. That’s one of the […]
“Build a fireproof relationship with your daughter” Between Us Girls: Walks and Talks for Moms & Daughters by Trish Donahue About this book: (from the publisher) You feel more than mommy guilt. You feel a deep and growing conviction that you must do something to disciple your daughter. But what?
“Dr. David Jeremiah answers your questions about protecting yourself against Satan’s attacks.” The Spiritual Warfare Answer Book by Dr. David Jeremiah About this book: (from the publisher) Do you have questions in regard to spiritual warfare?
“Do you long for serenity and refuge, peace and hope? Are you seeking a deeper spiritual life through a closer relationship with God?” Dwelling Places: Words to Live in Every Season by Lucinda Secrest McDowell About this book: (from the publisher) If you’re tired of dwelling in busyness and noise, then perhaps one word a day can […]
Yesterday’s post featured They Say We Are Infidels: On the run from ISIS with persecuted Christians in the Middle East by WORLD magazine editor and Middle East reporter Mindy Belz. If you missed my reflections on this important book, you can read them here. Today, I’m pleased to share with you an except from the book […]
“Everywhere militants were blowing up Christians, their churches, their shops. They threatened them with kidnapping. They promised to take their children. The message to these ‘infidels’: You have no place in Iraq. Pay a penalty to stay, leave, or be killed.” They Say We Are Infidels: On the run from ISIS with persecuted Christians in […]