Picturing Heaven: 40 Hope-Filled Devotions with Coloring Pages by Randy Alcorn – Review

Picturing Heaven: 40 Hope-Filled Devotions with Coloring PagesPicturing Heaven: 40 Hope-Filled Devotions with Coloring Pages by Randy Alcorn was published on September 5th 2017 by Tyndale House Publishers. Imagine Heaven the way the Bible describes it–a place of exquisite beauty brimming with marvelous detail and intricate patterns; a special dwelling place free of corruption and sin; and a place of both rest and enjoyable, meaningful work. Continue reading

Habits of the Heart: 365 Daily Exercises for Living like Jesus by Katherine J. Butler

Habits of the Heart: 365 Daily Exercises for Living like JesusHabits of the Heart: 365 Daily Exercises for Living like Jesus by Katherine J. Butler was published on September 5th, 2017 by Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. Are you “out of shape” spiritually? Do you long for a life that is fully and deeply engaged with the Creator? Does your heart ache to be transformed by God? Real change happens only when we train ourselves to be in the habit of exercising our hearts in the practice of godliness. The Bible says that training the body is of some value, but the most important thing we can do is to train our spirit. Habits of the Heart will help you develop practices that draw you into a deeper and lasting relationship with God. Each day of the year, this simple guide will help you focus on one essential aspect of your walk with God and show you how to make it a habit. Continue reading

NKJV, Unapologetic Study Bible, Hardcover By Emmanuel Foundation Published by Thomas Nelson – Review

NKJV, Unapologetic Study Bible, Hardcover, Red Letter Edition: Confidence for Such a Time As ThisNKJV, Unapologetic Study Bible, Hardcover by Emmanuel Foundation and published by Thomas Nelson.

Book Description: The NKJV Unapologetic Study Bible cuts through today’s most complicated and confusing issues and offers the clear, timely, relevant answers you are looking for. With timely articles, thoughtful book introductions, insightful quotations, and profiles on some of history’s most unapologetic defenders of the faith, this is a Bible that won’t leave you guessing. The NKJV Unapologetic Study Bible will equip, encourage and embolden you to be a catalyst for spiritual renewal in your home, workplace, and community. Solid rock answers for a shifting sands world. Continue reading

Here We Are: Notes For Living On Planet Earth by Oliver Jeffers – Review

Here We Are: Notes For Living On Planet EarthInsightfully sweet, with a gentle humor and poignancy, here is Oliver Jeffers’ user’s guide to life on Earth. He created it specially for his son, yet with a universality that embraces all children and their parents. Be it a complex view of our planet’s terrain (bumpy, sharp, wet), a deep look at our place in space (it’s big), or a guide to all of humanity (don’t be fooled, we are all people), Oliver’s signature wit and humor combine with a value system of kindness and tolerance to create a must-have book for parents. Continue reading

Called to Create: A Biblical Invitation to Create, Innovate, and Risk by Jordan Raynor – Review

Called to Create: A Biblical Invitation to Create, Innovate, and RiskCalled to Create: A Biblical Invitation to Create, Innovate, and Risk by Jordan Raynor was published on November 7th, 2017 by Baker Books. Synopsis: We were created by an infinitely creative God to reflect his love and character to the world. One way we do that is by continuing his creative work. In this energizing book, serial entrepreneur and bestselling author Jordan Raynor helps artists, entrepreneurs, writers, and other creatives reimagine our work as service to God and others, addressing such penetrating questions as  Continue reading

The Trust Protocol: The Key to Building Stronger Families, Teams, and Businesses by Mac Richard – Review

The Trust Protocol: The Key to Building Stronger Families, Teams, and BusinessesThe Trust Protocol: The Key to Building Stronger Families, Teams, and Businesses by Mac Richard was published on November 7th 2017 by Baker Books. Synopsis: In our hyper-connected age, we follow, like, and favorite our way through family, school, work, church, and friendship while rarely, if ever, experiencing real connection or creating real impact in the lives of real people. We react rather than reach out. We react rather than reach out. We hunger for the very thing we are inadvertently starving–actual connection with others–because we never allow ourselves to risk the very thing we crave: Trust.  Continue reading