In the book Finding Selah, Kristen Kill explains what Selah is and how we can experience it in our everyday. Through personal stories laced with the truth of God’s love and provision, she shares her experience with depression, loss, and ultimately finding peace in the one who is rest, Jesus.Read More
In 2013 Shelly Miller started the Sabbath Society, “a group of hundreds declaring “I’m all in” when it comes to making rest realistic in our busy world.” From that community, the book Rhythms of Rest was birthed. In it, Shelly Miller talks about the life-giving essence of Sabbath without being legalistic. Not only does she tell us what the Bible says about it but shares real life experiences of the #SabbathSociety community along with practical suggestions for removing the obstacles that prevent us from keeping this day set apart.Read More
It's one thing to learn theology, it's another thing to hear how people experience the love, grace, mercy, and provision of God in their day to day life. Listening or reading other people's stories builds our faith. Telling our story builds the faith of others. In fact, it turns answered prayer into praise.Read More
You Have a Brain: A Teen's Guide to T.H.I.N.K. B.I.G. Written for teens, this book recounts the story of Ben Carson growing up as a young boy in inner city Detroit, and how he overcame many obstacles to go from the class dummy to world-class neurosurgeon. Dr. Carson shares with us the various trials his family faced as well as the simple principles he’s learned along the way; all the while celebrating the strength and tenacity of his mother who wanted better for her children.Read More
Although I would not call myself a wine connoisseur, I do thoroughly enjoy drinking a glass of soft, velvety red wine with hints of blackberry and wood spice when paired with Steak au Poivre and Caesar Salad. So when I came across a book that combined both my interest in wine and my love of scripture I thought it was worth a read.Read More
In the book Restless, Jennie Allen takes you on a journey of recognizing the threads in your life, that when followed, help you discover the call God has for you. With the Biblical story of Joseph as her guide, Jennie asks the questions, What if I was made for more? What would happen if GOD got bigger then my fears or insecurities? How can I bring God glory with my life?
The Restless DVD Study brings this into a group setting so that you can explore these questions with other.Read More
I am in the middle of reading Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers. Set in 1850, it is a beautiful story of God’s redemptive love. Based on the story of Hosea, it tells the story of a prostitute and a kind farmer who marries her. My heart broke as I read the story of a young girl whose life turns out nothing like she dreamed.Read More