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The Friends of Jesus

Karen Kingsbury · Howard Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

America's favorite inspirational novelist and #1 New York Times bestselling author paints vividly realized portraits of six of Jesus' closest friends and companions, bringing biblical truths to life in this captivating continuation of her Life-Changing Bible Story series.In our everyday...
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Reading People: How Seeing the World through the Lens of Personality Changes Everything

Anne Bogel · Baker Books
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

If the viral Buzzfeed-style personality quizzes are any indication, we are collectively obsessed with the idea of defining and knowing ourselves and our unique place in the world. But what we're finding is this: knowing which Harry Potter character you are is easy, but actually knowing...
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More than Happy: The Wisdom of Amish Parenting

Serena B. Miller · Howard Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Bringing Up Bebe and Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, an in-depth look at the practices and principles of Amish parents and how they raise children who are self-sufficient, hard-working, and remarkably happy.The more time Serena Miller spent in Holmes County, Ohio, doing...
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A Prairie Girl's Faith: The Spiritual Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder

STEPHEN HINES · WaterBrook
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The beloved author of the Little House books was not only one of America's great pioneer storytellers but a woman of vibrant faith.A Prairie Girl's Faith provides the first extended, in depth discussion of the Christian faith of one of America's most beloved pioneer women--Laura Ingalls...
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Unafraid: Living with Courage and Hope in Uncertain Times

ADAM J HAMILTON · Convergent Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A widely admired mainstream pastor shows how people and communities can flourish as beacons of hope and serenity in an anxious age.Truth is, a mere handful of fears work for us--fear of stepping in front of a bus, for example, or not taking care of our health. But the vast majority--fear...
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What I Am Living for: Lessons from the Life and Writings of Thomas Merton

Jon M. Sweeney · Ave Maria Press
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

"If you want to identify me, ask me not where I live, or what I like to eat, or how I comb my hair, but ask me what I am living for, in detail, and ask me what I think is keeping me from living fully for the thing I want to live for."?Thomas Merton Some of today's most popular...
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A World Ablaze: The Rise of Martin Luther and the Birth of the Reformation

Craig Harline · Oxford University Press
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

October 2017 marks five hundred years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the church door in Wittenberg and launched the Protestant Reformation. At least, that's what the legend says. But with a figure like Martin Luther, who looms so large in the historical imagination, it's...
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As My Parents Age: Reflections on Life, Love, and Change

Cynthia Ruchti · Worthy Inspired
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Insights and encouragement for readers who are struggling with the changes in their relationships with aging parents. For most of us it is not the ifs but the whens: when I notice the first signs; when we mourn the role reversal; when my children need me too; or when I don't know how to pray....
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Resurrecting Easter: How the West Lost and the East Kept the Original Easter Vision

John Crossan · HarperOne
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

In this four-color illustrated journey that is part travelogue and part theological investigation, bestselling author and acclaimed Bible scholar John Dominic Crossan and his wife Sarah painstakingly travel throughout the ancient Eastern church, documenting through text and image a completely...
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Executing Grace: How the Death Penalty Killed Jesus and Why It's Killing Us

Shane Claiborne · HarperOne
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In this reasoned exploration of justice, retribution, and redemption, the champion of the new monastic movement, popular speaker, and author of the bestselling The Irresistible Revolution offers a powerful and persuasive appeal for the abolition of the death penalty.The Bible says an eye for an eye....
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Shaken: Discovering Your True Identity in the Midst of Life's Storms

Tim Tebow · WaterBrook
Pages: 213
Format: Hardcover

Who are you when life is steady? Who are you when storms come? Most of us have been on the receiving end of rejection, a broken dream, or heartbreak. And while this is not an easy space to go through, when we are grounded in the truth, we can endure the tough times. In this powerful book,...
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The Emmaus Code: Finding Jesus in the Old Testament

David Limbaugh · Regnery Publishing
Pages: 420
Format: Print book

A New York Times Bestseller!In the 2014 New York Times bestseller Jesus on Trial, David Limbaugh made a case for the Gospels as hard evidence of the existence of God, drawing on his own spiritual journey from skeptic to believer. Now, in The Emmaus Code, Limbaugh unlocks the mysteries of the Old Testament...
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A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women's Rights in Early Mormonism, 1835-1870

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 484
Format: Print book

From the author of A Midwife's Tale, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize for History, and The Age of Homespun--a revelatory, nuanced, and deeply intimate look at the world of early Mormon women whose seemingly ordinary lives belied an astonishingly revolutionary spirit,...
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Bible Nation: The United States of Hobby Lobby

Candida R. Moss · Princeton University Press
Pages: 223
Format: Hardcover

How the billionaire owners of Hobby Lobby are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to make America a "Bible nation"Like many evangelical Christians, the Green family of Oklahoma City believes that America was founded on a "biblical worldview as a Christian nation."...
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Divine Direction: 7 Decisions That Will Change Your Life

Craig Groeschel · Zondervan
Pages: 205
Format: Print book

Every day we make choices. And those choices accumulate and eventually become our life story. What would your life look like if you became an expert at making those choices? In this inspiring guidebook, New York Times bestselling author Craig Groeschel shows how the choices that are in your...
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