By Shannon Popkin Control Girls often don’t realize that they’re Control Girls. I sure didn’t. I spent the first 35 years of my life completely oblivious to my control issues. I knew I was arguing with my husband. I knew there was tension with coworkers. I knew I was frustrated with friends and family members. […]
“I have food to eat that you know nothing about.” JOHN 4:32 Have you ever had a moment in which you are reading a book and find yourself so immersed within the story that it becomes less about the character and more about you? A story so pro- found it reaches the darkened chambers of […]
An excerpt from Adorned: Living Out The Beauty of the Gospel Together, ©2016 by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth. Adapted and used with permission of Moody Publishers. One summer evening I gathered a group of about twenty younger women in my home; they were all in their late teens or early twenties and serving together in a ministry. […]
Prologue: The Legend of the Phoenix The caterpillar into the butterfly. The duckling into the swan. The peasant into the princess. Since childhood I’ve been obsessed with the idea of transformation. Perhaps it was because I wanted to shed my skin and emerge something better than I was, but at the core of my soul, […]
NavPress announces the June posthumous release of beloved author Jerry Bridges’ book, The Blessing of Humility. In his final book, Jerry teaches readers how to put humility into action. Through the study of the Beatitudes, Bridges outlines what humility looks like, and encourages readers to make it a part of their everyday lives. “Jerry was […]
Siren’s Song by Mary Weber Reviewed by: Jill Hart Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: Mar 1, 2016 Wow! Now THIS, my friends is what a finale should look like! Weber picks up right where book 2 leaves off, with Nym and Eogan barely escaping with their lives. They head off to try […]
Steadfast Love by Lauren Chandler Reviewed by: Jill Hart Genre: Christian Living Publisher: B&H Publication Date: Jan 5, 2016 I loved this book. I heard Lauren speak at an If: Gathering event and immediate grabbed her book. She has a calming way aboit her, something I don’t seem to possess. It really struck me as […]
The Wedding Dress by Rachel Hauck Reviewed by: Sydney Anderson Genre: Contemporary, Historical, Women’s Fiction, Inspirational, Romance, Christian Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: April 2, 2012 Four women. One wedding dress. And a little bit of timeless love. After unintentionally purchasing an ancient and forged shut trunk at an estate sale, bridal boutique owner Charlotte […]
Dear Teenage Self (for a visual reminder of what you looked like back then, here you go – and yes, you rock that perm), If I were going to settle on a motto to define my worldview as an adult, this quote would probably be it. Honestly? It’s something I wish I’d understood better when […]
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Julane is first of all a child of God. She is also a wife to Bob, mother to two living sons,Kip and Rob, two daughters in heaven, two wonderful daughters-in-law, Becky and Tami, and grandmother to six perfectly wonderful grands, as well as an additional three ‘other grands’. She lives with her […]
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