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World View Book Review

World View Book Review

World View: Seeking Grace and Truth in Our Common Life by Marvin Olasky book review World View by Marvin Olasky Spiritual Growth New Growth Press How could our world be different if Christians were recognized for not only speaking the truth, but also demonstrating mercy? What would our lives be like if we reacted to … Continue reading

Counseling Under the Cross Book Review

Counseling Under the Cross Book Review

Counseling Under the Cross by Bob Kellermen book review. Counseling Under the Cross exalts our Lord Jesus Christ. Bob Kellemen’s exploration of Luther’s ministry has enlarged my appreciation for Luther and given me a new perspective on him as a pastoral counselor. The title of the book, Counseling Under the Cross, speaks volumes and reminds us of … Continue reading

Secrets Book Review

Secrets Book Review

Secrets: A True Story of Addiction, Infidelity, and Second Chances by Jonathan Daugherty book review. Secrets by Jonathan Daugherty   Marriage/Addiction New Growth Press Everyone has a secret or two—areas of their life they would rather not share with the general public. But Jonathan Daugherty had a life-altering, relationship-ending secret that he wanted to keep … Continue reading

The Mark of the King Book Review

The Mark of the King Book Review

The Mark of the King by Jocelyn Green book review. Book info About the book: The Mark of the King (Bethany House, January 2017) Sweeping historical fiction set at the edge of the continent After being imprisoned and branded for the death of her client, twenty-five-year-old midwife Julianne Chevalier trades her life sentence for exile … Continue reading

Miscarried Joy Book Review

Miscarried Joy by Tanika Fitzgerald book review. Book info About the book:   Miscarried Joy: Moving Beyond Incredible Pain to Extraordinary Faith (Nyreepress Publishing, October 2016) Faith over fear. Patience over frustration. Pain with a purpose. In Miscarried Joy, Tanika transparently shares her deeply personal and disappointing experiences of losing her babies due to miscarriage. There … Continue reading

The Loyal Heart Book Review

The Loyal Heart Book Review

The Loyal Heart by Shelley Shepard Gray book review. Book info About the book: The Loyal Heart (Zondervan, July 2016) Robert came to Galveston to fulfill his promise to a dying man and look after his widow. He didn’t expect to find love in the unlikeliest of places. Robert Truax, former Second Lieutenant and Confederate … Continue reading

A Beauty Refined Book Review

A Beauty Refined Book Review

A Beauty Refined by Tracie Peterson book review. A Beauty Refined by Tracie Peterson    Historical Romance Bethany House What does it take to reveal the true beauty of a hidden gem? Phoebe Von Bergen, the daughter of a German count, is excited to visit America for the first time while her father purchases sapphires … Continue reading

Anchor in The Storm Book Review

Anchor in The Storm Book Review

Anchor in The Storm by Sarah Sundin book review. Anchor in the Storm by Sarah Sundin   Historical Romance Revell In a time of sacrifice, what price can one put on true love? Nothing slows Lillian Avery down—not her personal challenges and certainly not America’s entry into World War II. She finally has a chance to … Continue reading

I want It All Book Review

I want It All Book Review

I Want It All by Gwen Smith book review. I Want It All by Gwen Smith     Women’s Non-Fiction David C Cook  Do you struggle with sleepy faith syndrome? God created you for exceptional impact. Exceptional power. And exceptional blessings. Gwen Smith knows how easy it is to dismiss God’s plans with the thoughts, … Continue reading

Curious Faith Book Review

Curious Faith Book Review

Today I want to share with you a brand new book that was just released March 1…Curious Faith by Logan Wolfram. Four year’s ago I had never heard of Logan Wolfram. That all changed, however, in the fall of 2012 when I decided to give this blogging thing a try. I had very little knowledge … Continue reading

Come Empty Book Review

Come Empty Book Review

Come Empty: Pour Out Life’s Hurts and Receive God’s Healing Love by Saundra Dalton-Smith book review. Come Empty by Saundra Dalton-Smith     Devotional    Lent is about reflection and drawing closer to your Savior. Prepare your hearts for the coming Lent season with Saundra Dalton-Smith’s Come Empty. Pour out life’s hurts and receive God’s … Continue reading

Have You Ever Looked Pain In The Eye?

Have You Ever Looked Pain In The Eye?

Have you ever looked pain in the eye? Without a doubt you have–this brokenness that hides, but becomes visible in one’s eyes. Yes, it’s hidden behind bright smiles, infectious laughter, and words of  I’m Great!, Things have been a little hectic, but I’m fine, and I’m going to be okay once things slow down–but things … Continue reading

Season of Ugly

Season of Ugly

Sometimes we find ourselves in the middle of ugly. No one walks this earth without getting mud on their feet…sometimes! Mud is dirty, messy, and can weigh one down. The deeper the mire the harder it is to take another step. Sometimes…we fold and give up. Other times…we grab hold of anger and feast! In … Continue reading

Whose Behind the Pen…and Why I Blog

Whose Behind the Pen…and Why I Blog

Whose behind the pen…and why I blog. Many writers will tell you they’ve been writing from a very young age…that writing is in their blood. Not so for me. I never dreamed of writing nor did I ever plan to be a writer. Writing for me came from a love of history that turned into … Continue reading