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An Honest and Well-Experienced Heart: The Piety of John Flavel

An Honest and Well-Experienced Heart: The Piety of John Flavel

by Adam Embry

“An Honest, Well-Experienced Heart” introduces us to the life and writings of Puritan preacher and author John Flavel (1627–1691). In his brief, introductory biography, Adam Embry discusses Flavel’s background, ministry, and theology of keeping the heart, which, for Flavel, “is the great business of a Christian’s life.” Centuries ago, Flavel wr… Read more…

A Consuming Fire: The Piety of Alexander Whyte

A Consuming Fire: The Piety of Alexander Whyte

by Michael A. G. Haykin

Michael A. G. Haykin provides an excellent primer on Reformed Evangelical spirituality by opening a window to the life and work of Alexander Whyte. Haykin's biographical essay introduces the reader to Whyte and to the high premium he placed on vibrant Christianity. The remainder of the book presents 28 selections from various written works by Whyte that … Read more…

Riots, Revolution, and the Scottish Covenanters

Riots, Revolution, and the Scottish Covenanters

by L. Charles Jackson

Coauthor of the famous Scottish National Covenant, moderator of the Glasgow General Assembly that defied King Charles I, and member of the Westminster Assembly, Alexander Henderson (1583–1646) led Scotland during the tumultuous period of the British Revolutions. He influenced Scotland as a Covenanter, preacher, presbyterian, and pamphleteer and earned an i… Read more…

A Sweet Flame: Piety in the Letters of Jonathan Edwards

A Sweet Flame: Piety in the Letters of Jonathan Edwards

by Michael A. G. Haykin

A Sweet Flame introduces readers to the piety of Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758). Dr. Haykin’s biographical sketch of Edwards captures the importance the New England minister placed on Scripture, family piety, and the church’s reliance upon God. The remainder of the book presents 26 selections from various letters written by Edwards, two written by family m… Read more…

Life and Times of Arthur Hildersham, The

Life and Times of Arthur Hildersham, The

by Lesley A. Rowe

"Arthur Hildersham is, to a large extent, a forgotten Puritan. Since Samuel Clarke compiled a thirteen-page account of his life in the seventeenth century, there has been no biography of Hildersham. But during his lifetime, Hildersham was one of the most revered and prominent Puritan figures. His story, combined with a study of his printed works, is rewa… Read more…

I'll Push You

I'll Push You

by Donald Miller, Patrick Gray and Justin Skeesuck

2018 ECPA Christian Book Award Winner2018 Christopher Award WinnerTwo best friends, 500 miles, one wheelchair, and the challenge of a lifetime.Friendship takes on new meaning in this true story of Justin and Patrick, born less than two days apart in the same hospital. Best friends their whole lives, they grew up together, went to school together, and were be… Read more…

Steel Will: My Journey through Hell to Become the Man I Was Meant to Be

Steel Will: My Journey through Hell to Become the Man I Was Meant to Be

by Shilo Harris, Robin Overby Cox and K. Conaway

On February 19, 2007, SSG Shilo Harris was patrolling an infamous southern Iraqi roadway when his Humvee was struck by an IED. Moments later, three members of his crew were dead and Shilo had sustained severe burns over 35 percent of his body, lost his ears and the skin off his face, and lost much of the use of his badly mangled fingers. This fiery moment wa… Read more…

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Susanna Wesley: Servant of God

Susanna Wesley: Servant of God

by Sandy Dengler

The story of Susanna Wesley, mother of Charles and John Wesley, founders of the Methodist Church. A bright, beautiful woman whose life was turbulent but whose faith never wavered.… Read more…

Mama Maggie
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Mama Maggie

by Marty Makary, Ellen Santilli Vaughn, Carmel O'Donovan and Carmel O'Donovan

From marketing maven to angel of the garbage district—the inspiring authorized biography of Maggie Gobran, the “Mother Teresa of Egypt.” Since 1997, Maggie Gobran and her organization Stephen’s Children have been changing lives in Cairo’s notorious zabala, or garbage slums. Her innovative, transformational work has… Read more…

Christ is All: The Piety of Horatius Bonar

Christ is All: The Piety of Horatius Bonar

by Michael A. G. Haykin

"Christ Is All” highlights the life and work of the memorable Scottish minister and poet, Horatius Bonar (1808–1889). Michael A. G. Haykin and Darrin R. Brooker present 65 excerpts from Bonar’s writings that capture his ardent devotion to the glory of Christ. Readers will also find Haykin’s biographical introduction on Bonar a valuable glimpse at… Read more…

Delirious: My Journey with the Band, a Growing Family, and an Army of Historymakers

Delirious: My Journey with the Band, a Growing Family, and an Army of Historymakers

by Martin Smith and Craig Borlase

Martin Smith—one of the leading voices in the modern worship movement—shares his story, his insight, and his challenge to change the world. For seventeen years, Smith held the microphone for Delirious?—the mega-selling, Dove Award-winning, Grammy-nominated band that helped bring the modern worship movement into existence. Here Martin r… Read more…

Color of Rain
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Color of Rain

by Michael Spehn, Michael Spehn, Gina Kell Spehn, Michael and Gina Spehn, Michael and Gina Spehn, Gina Spehn and Gina Spehn

Matt Kell and Cathy Spehn had known each other since grade school. As adults, they each married, lived in their hometown and attended the same church. Their kids attended school together. Matt died at home on Christmas Day after a three-year battle with cancer, leaving behind his wife, Gina, and two young boys. Prior to his death, Matt recorded a video diar… Read more…


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