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

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. Synopsis: 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

The Wellness Revelation: Lose What Weighs You Down So You Can Love God, Yourself, and Others by Alisa Keeton – Book Review

33107257The Wellness Revelation: Lose What Weighs You Down So You Can Love God, Yourself, and Others by Alisa Keeton has an expected publication: August 8th 2017 by Tyndale Momentum. What would it take for you to make a change? Weight loss can sometimes be a very self-focused endeavor. Maybe you have struggled with your weight your entire life, riding a constant roller coaster of numbers that go up and down. Or maybe you are finding yourself more stressed out by the world and all its demands. Perhaps you just don’t feel as well in your body as you do in your spirit. Continue reading

Book Review of You Can Do This: Seizing the Confidence God Offers by Tricia Lott Williford

32988114You Can Do This: Seizing the Confidence God Offers by Tricia Lott Williford was published on June 20th 2017 by NavPress Publishing Group. – SYNOPSIS: “I’m inviting you into the confidence conversation.  It’s time to stop being unhappy with yourself. You can choose to stop second-guessing all of your decisions and commitment and wondering whether your life would be better if only you had chosen differently.  I invite you to be present where you are—where God is!—and to embrace your life and live out your God-given gift of confidence. Come join me in the pages, my friend.  Let’s talk about who you are.  Let’s hold hands and run hard into the glorious mess of it all.  I don’t know what challenges wait for you, but this I know for sure: You Can Do This.” When you’ve finished reading this book, Continue reading

Book Review of Almost There: Searching for Home in a Life on the Move by Bekah DiFelice

32988108Almost There: Searching for Home in a Life on the Move by Bekah DiFelice is scheduled to be released on July 18th, 2017 by NavPress Publishing Group. Home, by definition, is where you feel comfortable, where you are established, where relationships are worn in and familiar. It is where you are known, a place to belong. It is a universal longing, but an elusive destination. Why does life often move us far from this secure, primal comfort? We transfer to different locations or simply live unsettled in our own hometown. We rebuild, make new friends, find new jobs, and forge new ties. Our blanket of security becomes a whole host of unknowns. Underneath it all, sure as the evening taps, there is a homesickness for belonging. What if this homesickness is not just a series of challenges to be overcome, but a vehicle for God to draw us to Himself? What if God is orchestrating our circumstances to bring us into the knowledge of who He is? What if all along He is inviting us home? Continue reading