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Brand Luther: How an Unheralded Monk Turned His Small Town into a Center of Publishing, Made Himself the Most Famous Man in Europe--and Started the Protestant Reformation

Andrew Pettegree · Penguin Books, 2015.
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

A revolutionary look at Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the birth of publishing, on the eve of the Reformation's 500th anniversary When Martin Luther posted his "theses" on the door of the Wittenberg church in 1517, protesting corrupt practices, he was virtually unknown....
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For the Right Reasons: America's Favorite Bachelor on Faith, Love, Marriage, and Why Nice Guys Finish First

Nancy French · Thomas Nelson
Format: Hardcover

The "virgin Bachelor" Sean Lowe reveals the challenges of finding love while championing his Christian convictions in the morally complex world of reality TV. After The Bachelorette broke his heart, Sean Lowe suspected his "nice guy" image hurt him. The show never emphasized...
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When Your Life Is on Fire: What Would You Save?

Erik Kolbell · Westminster John Knox Press
Format: Paperback

"In When Your Life Is On Fire Erik Kolbell listens, provokes, and most of all, shares with us the enduring lessons and insights of life and faith as realized by a diverse population of thoughtful people. It's a town hall of the soul." -- Tom BrokawIf your life was on fire, what...
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God Is Always Hiring: 50 Lessons for Finding Fulfilling Work

Regina Brett · Grand Central Publishing, 2015.
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Beloved columnist and bestselling author Regina Brett offers her special brand of uplifting, yet practical advice to help readers find fulfillment in their work . . . and to deal with unexpected challenges.
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Is This the End?: Signs of God's Providence in a Disturbing New World

David Jeremiah · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The world seems more fractured each day. People are asking, "Is this the End?" Never have the headlines been this jarring, the cultural changes this rapid, or the moral decay this pronounced. What on earth is happening? After each new occurrence, the most oft-heard questions are,...
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The Sisterhood: How the Power of the Feminine Heart Can Become a Catalyst for Change and Make the World a Better Place

Bobbie Houston · Faith Words
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

As Co-founder and Senior Pastor of Hillsong Church and founder of The Colour Sisterhood, Bobbie Houston paints a vision of God's plan for women of all ages and backgrounds to flourish, empower each other, and unite to change the world. We don't need to look far to realize that not all women...
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Miracles: What They Are, Why They Happen, and How They Can Change Your Life

Eric Metaxas · Dutton
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring and eye-opening exploration of the phenomenon of miracles from the New York Times #1 bestselling author of Bonhoeffer. What are miracles, and why do so many people believe in them? What do they tell us about ourselves? And what do we do with experiences that we cannot explain?...
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Power Words: What You Say Can Change Your Life

Joyce Meyer · Faith Words
Pages: 153
Format: Print book

Joyce Meyer, # 1 New York Times bestselling author, helps readers tap into the life-changing power of positive words and prayer to overcome everyday problems in POWER WORDS. Developing the habit of speaking God's Word will unlock the power of transformation in readers' lives. In this compact...
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The Amish: A Concise Introduction

Steven M Nolt · Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 152
Format: Print book

There seems to be no end to our fascination with the Amish, a religious minority that has both placed itself outside the mainstream of American culture and flourished within it. Yet most people know very little about the nuanced relationship the Amish have with society or their own communities....
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America's Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America

Jim Wallis · Brazos Press, 2016.
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

America's problem with race has deep roots, with the country's foundation tied to the near extermination of one race of people and the enslavement of another. Racism is truly our nation's original sin."It's time we right this unacceptable wrong," says bestselling author and leading...
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Wearing God: Clothing, Laughter, Fire, and Other Overlooked Ways of Meeting God

Lauren F. Winner · HarperOne
Format: Print book

Lauren F. Winner—a leading writer at the crossroads of culture and spirituality and author of Still and Girl Meets God—joins the ranks of luminaries such as Anne Lamott and Barbara Brown Taylor with this exploration of little known—and, so, little used—biblical metaphors for God,...
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Chasing Heaven: What Dying Taught Me About Living

Crystal McVea · Howard
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

From the author of the New York Times bestseller, Waking Up in Heaven, comes an extraordinary story about Crystal McVea's personal transformation after visiting heaven and how readers can experience heaven themselves - and live a more meaningful life.On December 10, 2009, Crystal McVea...
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The Zimzum of Love: A New Way of Understanding Marriage

Rob Bell · HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

As he revolutionized traditional teaching on hell in the phenomenal New York Times bestseller Love Wins, Rob Bell now transforms how we understand and practice marriage in The Zimzum of Love, co-written with his wife, Kristen.Despite the divorce statistics, people are still committing to each...
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The Nuns of Sant'Ambrogio: The True Story of a Convent in Scandal

Hubert Wolf · Alfred A Knopf
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

A true, never-before-told story - discovered in a secret Vatican archive - of sex, poison, and lesbian initiation rites in a nineteenth-century convent.In 1858, a German princess, recently inducted into the convent of Sant'Ambrogio in Rome, wrote a frantic letter to her cousin, a confidant...
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Bella's Gift: How One Little Girl Transformed Our Family and Inspired a Nation

Rick Santorum · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Rick and Karen Santorum's inspiring story of life with Bella, their special-needs youngest child Four days after Rick and Karen Santorum welcomed their eighth baby into the world they were given the devastating news that their little girl, Bella, was going to die. The full story of life...
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