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Five Silent Years of Corrie Ten Boom

Five Silent Years of Corrie Ten Boom

by Pamela Rosewell Moore

Pam Roswell Moore had her doubts when she interviewed to be companion of the much-loved author Corrie ten Boom. Corrie's best-selling book The Hiding Place, which recounted how she and her family had hidden Jews during World War II in Holland until their betrayal and arrest by the Nazis, had launched for Corrie a worldwide ministry of travel and speaking… Read more…

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Hannah's Child: A Theologian's Memoir

Hannah's Child: A Theologian's Memoir

by Stanley Hauerwas

In this award-winning memoir Stanley Hauerwas gives a frank, transparent account of his own life interwoven with the development of his thought. Unique to this paperback edition is a new afterword that offers Hauerwas's reflections on responses to Hannah's Child.… Read more…

Northern Lights
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Northern Lights

by Nan Gurley and Cathy Parker

Life is hard in Barrow, Alaska. Football mom Cathy Parker first caught a glimpse of this far-away reality from the comfort of her Jacksonville, Florida, living room while watching a 2006 ESPN report on the Barrow Whalers, a high school football team consisting mostly of Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo natives playing in the most difficult of conditions and trying to … Read more…

The Freedom to Make Mistakes: A Portion from Packing Light

The Freedom to Make Mistakes: A Portion from Packing Light

by Allison Vesterfelt

Allison Vesterfelt and her friend were just a few weeks into a 50-state road trip when their car broke down in Wyoming. Unsure of what to do, the two girls found themselves stranded in a small town and dependent on the help of strangers. Through the questions and uncertainty, they contemplated what it means to live life without regret and when it’s… Read more…

Tortured for Christ
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Tortured for Christ

by Richard Wurmbrand

After years of imprisonment and solitary confinement, enduring inhumane torture, Richard Wurmbrand emerges with a powerful testimony of courageous faith. Even today, believers are suffering and dying for Christ, yet their faith will not falter under the most unthinkable persecutions. In this stirring account, Wurmbrand (founder of The Voice of the Martyrs) e… Read more…

Francis
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Francis

by Mario Escobar, Eduardo Gumucio and Eduardo Gumucio

First Jesuit. First Latin American. And a new pope who chose as his first act a simple request: please pray for me.The recent resignation of Pope Benedict XVI took the world by surprise and for good reason. More than 600 years had passed since a pope last left his post.Jorge Mario Bergoglio, now Pope Francis, is a man of prayer, a man of action, and a humble… Read more…

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Strangers and Neighbors

Strangers and Neighbors

by Maria Poggi Johnson

The compelling, insightful, and challenging memoir of a Christian woman's exploration of her faith while living in community with strictly Orthodox Jews. As Maria Johnson explains: "I knew that Christianity is rooted deep in Judaism, but living in daily contact with a vital and vibrant Jewish life has been fascinating and transforming. I am and will … Read more…

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My Father, Maker of the Trees: How I Survived Rwandan Genocide
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My Father, Maker of the Trees: How I Survived Rwandan Genocide

by Tracey Lawrence and Eric Irivuzumugabe

In 1994, 16-year-old Eric Irivuzumugabe climbed a cypress tree and remained there for 15 days without food or water. He wasn't trying to win a bet with his friends--he was attempting to save his life. Eric is a survivor of the 1994 Rwandan genocide that claimed the lives of 800,000 people in just 100 days. In the midst of indescribable loss, and without … Read more…

Think Big
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Think Big

by Cecil Murphey, Carson M.D., Richard Allen and Richard Allen

This book is for you if your life is a series of shattered dreams.This book is for you if you have no dreams at all. It’s for you if you’ve bought the lie that you’ll never amount to anything. That’s not true. Your life is BIG—far bigger than you’ve imagined.Inside these pages lie the keys to recognizing the full potential of your life. You won… Read more…

Faith of a Seeker

Faith of a Seeker

by Thomas Nelson and Robert H Morris

In The Faith of a Seeker, the author draws upon his lifelong search for truth and understanding, trying to face squarely the difficult issues of faith and science and those raised by biblical criticism. After an introductory essay on seeking and the seeker, he turns to recent ideas and findings in cosmology and how they relate to biblical faith. He then devo… Read more…

Bikin' and Brotherhood

Bikin' and Brotherhood

by Thomas Nelson, David Charles Spurgeon and Ronnie Graham

From the popularity of cable television shows concerning building choppers or the criminal aspects of the motorcycle gang lifestyle, to the phenomenal success of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company, no one can deny America has become fascinated with bikers and the machines they love. Author Dave Spurgeon provides a firsthand look into the world of the Har… Read more…

A Life of Listening: Discerning God's Voice and Discovering Our Own

A Life of Listening: Discerning God's Voice and Discovering Our Own

by Leighton Ford

The Christian life is a life of listening. In this memoir, lifelong minister of the gospel Leighton Ford tells his story as a personal history of listening for God’s voice. Beginning with his earliest memories, he recounts the different ways God has spoken to him, and the different ways he has learned to listen. Through the joys of ministry, first as a… Read more…


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