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Home Is Where My People Are

Home Is Where My People Are

by Sophie Hudson

All roads lead to home. It’s easy to go through life believing that we can satisfy our longing for home with a three-bedroom, two-bath slice of the American dream that we mortgage at 4 percent and pay for over the course of thirty years. But ultimately, in our deepest places, we’re really looking to belong and to be known. And what we sometimes miss in o… Read more…

Chasing the Dragon: One Woman's Struggle Against the Darkness of Hong Kong's Drug Dens

Chasing the Dragon: One Woman's Struggle Against the Darkness of Hong Kong's Drug Dens

by Jackie Pullinger and Andrew Quicke

Inside Hong Kong was the infamous Walled City. Strangers were not welcome there. Police hesitated to enter. It was a haven of filth, crime, and sin. Prostitution, pornography, and drug addiction flourished. Jackie Pullinger had grown up believing that if she put her trust in God, He would lead her. When she was twenty years old, God called her to the Walled… Read more…

Nothing to Fear: The Key to Cancer Survival

Nothing to Fear: The Key to Cancer Survival

by Larry Burkett

In Nothing to Fear, Larry Burkett tells his personal journey of a seven-year battle with cancer. Filled with intimate stories and wisdom from the Word, this book will be a great help to the thousands of people who fight this disease, or to friends and loved ones of those in the midst of the struggle. Larry's 2003 passing was the result of heart failu… Read more…

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At Home in the World
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At Home in the World

by Tsh Oxenreider and Tsh Oxenreider

As Tsh Oxenreider, author of Notes From a Blue Bike, chronicles her family’s adventure around the world—seeing, smelling, and tasting the widely varying cultures along the way—she discovers what it truly means to be at home.The wide world is calling.Americans Tsh and Kyle met and married in Kosovo. They lived as expats for most of a decade.… Read more…

A World Upside Down: Four Essays on the Life and Theology of Martin Luther

A World Upside Down: Four Essays on the Life and Theology of Martin Luther

by Charles E. Fry

As he approached the final decade of his life, Martin Luther observed that the beginning and end of all his theology was simple faith in Christ. This faith in Christ brought peace and joy to his soul, and also turned 1500s Europe upside down through the Reformation. A World Upside Down is a collection of four essays that describe this fai… Read more…

Unexpected Grace

Unexpected Grace

by Sheila Walsh

When Eleanor Pfaehler and I met, we stood on opposite sides of an invisible, and seemingly insurmountable, wall,' Sheila Walsh writes. 'Eleanor and I talked over this wall. At times we reached up to hug. But the wall was always there. 'Then Eleanor was diagnosed with liver cancer. Finally, by the grace and mercy of God alone, the wall came crashi… Read more…

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Chasing Grace
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Chasing Grace

by Sanya Richards-Ross and Sanya Richards-Ross

“For as long as I can remember, life has been measured in seconds. The fewer, the better.”Most people equate success with having more, but Sanya’s quest was always for less. She started running track as a little girl in Jamaica and began competing when she was only seven. At 31 she’s had a career’s worth of conditioning to run a… Read more…

Seven Women

Seven Women

by Eric Metaxas

In his eagerly anticipated follow-up to the enormously successful Seven Men, New York Times best-selling author Eric Metaxas gives us seven captivating portraits of some of history’s greatest women, each of whom changed the course of history by following God’s call upon their lives—as women. Each of the world-changing figures who stride acr… Read more…

Galileo

Galileo

by Mitch Stokes

We learn about life through the lives of others. Their experiences, their trials, their adventures become our schools, our chapels, our playgrounds. Christian Encounters, a series of biographies from Thomas Nelson Publishers, highlights important lives from all ages and areas of the Church through prose as accessible and concise as it is personal and en… Read more…

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Secret Holocaust Diaries

Secret Holocaust Diaries

Nonna Bannister carried a secret almost to her Tennessee grave: the diaries she had kept as a young girl experiencing the horrors of the Holocaust. This book reveals that story. Nonna’s childhood writings, revisited in her late adulthood, tell the remarkable tale of how a Russian girl from a family that had known wealth and privilege, then exposed to Germa… Read more…

Saturday Nights with Daddy at the Opry

Saturday Nights with Daddy at the Opry

by Libby Leverett-Crew and Les Leverett

Saturday Nights With Daddy at the Opry is both the story of growing up with a backstage pass to the entertainment world in Nashville as well as a heartwarming tale of a beautiful father-daughter relationship.From the time she was a baby, Les Leverett, who was the official photographer for the Grand Ole Opry took his daughter, Libby, with him each Saturday ev… Read more…

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Lady, The Melody, and the Word

Lady, The Melody, and the Word

by Thomas Nelson and Shirley Caesar

Shirley describes her family, and their early struggles, the trials and tribulations she went through during the Civil Rights movement, her early singing career, and her callilng to become a pastor and concert performer.With a combination of music, ministry, and the message in all of her performances, all who hear her know that she listens to God every step … Read more…

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