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Crazy Faith: It's Only Crazy Until It Happens.
Crazy Faith: It's Only Crazy Until It Happens.
By Todd, Michael
2021-09 - Waterbrook Press
9780593239193 Check Our Catalog

 

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Relationship Goals . . . Will you be remembered as a person who claimed to follow God but liked to play it safe? Or as a person who lived your life out on the limb and trusted God enough to live in crazy faith?

Noah looked crazy when he started building the ark . . . until it started raining. It was crazy for Moses to lead a …More
 

Give It to God and Go to Bed: Stress Less, Sleep Better, Dream More
Give It to God and Go to Bed: Stress Less, Sleep Better, Dream More
By Smith, C. N. C. M. S. O. M., Laura
2021-09 - Chosen Books
9780800799182 Check Our Catalog

 

Studies show that sleep plays a vital role in reducing stress, improving health, and increasing productivity. But what happens if you're overcome by deadlines, stress,

fear, or insomnia?

In Give It to God and Go to Bed, naturopathic doctor Laura Harris Smith offers practical help on how you can increase in prayer, bolster faith, and sleep better. She will make you …More
 

When Making Others Happy Is Making You Miserable: How to Break the Pattern of People-Pleasing and Confidently Live Your Life
When Making Others Happy Is Making You Miserable: How to Break the Pattern of People-Pleasing and Confidently Live Your Life
By Ehman, Karen
2021-08 - Zondervan
9780310347583 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Bestselling author and recovering people pleaser Karen Ehman offers stories and helpful tools from her own life to equip you with practical and biblical advice on how to break free from the pleasing game and reclaim your peace and purpose.

Feeling overwhelmed, burned out, and pulled in too many directions by the needs of others? If you wish you had a little more freedom …More
 

Holy Hot Mess: Finding God in the Details of This Weird and Wonderful Life
Holy Hot Mess: Finding God in the Details of This Weird and Wonderful Life
By Backstrom, Mary Katherine
Foreword by Kuzmic, Kristina
2021-08 - Worthy Books
9781546015499 Check Our Catalog

 

In this National Bestseller, Mary Katherine Backstrom shares heartbreaking and hilarious stories of how God uses each "mess" in our lives to bring us closer to Him. She shows us that it's okay to celebrate exactly where we are right now--holy, hot mess and all.

A lot of people struggle with the concept of being holy. But the fact is, even the hottest of messes are being …More
 

God Has Not Forgotten You: He Is with You, Even in Uncertain Times
God Has Not Forgotten You: He Is with You, Even in Uncertain Times
By Jeremiah, David
2021-08 - Thomas Nelson
9781400211364 Check Our Catalog

 

 

For anyone who is lonely or struggling with anxiety in times of uncertainty, find comfort in knowing that you are deeply loved by God. In God Has Not Forgotten YouNew York Times bestselling author Dr. David Jeremiah will help you navigate the uncertainties of the present while embracing God's promises for the future.

This book invites you to …More
 

Praying with Jane Eyre: Reflections on Reading as a Sacred Practice
Praying with Jane Eyre: Reflections on Reading as a Sacred Practice
By Zoltan, Vanessa
2021-07 - Tarcherperigee
9780593088005 Check Our Catalog

 

"In these soaring, open-hearted essays, Vanessa Zoltan writes with fierce brilliance about suffering, survival, and the kind of meaning in life that can withstand real scrutiny."--John Green, bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars and The Anthropocene Reviewed

A deeply felt celebration of a classic novel--and a reflection on the ways our favorite …More
 

Christians Against Christianity: How Right-Wing Evangelicals Are Destroying Our Nation and Our Faith
Christians Against Christianity: How Right-Wing Evangelicals Are Destroying Our Nation and Our Faith
By Hendricks, Obery M.
2021-07 - Beacon Press
9780807057407 Check Our Catalog

 

A timely and galvanizing work that examines how right-wing evangelical Christians have veered from an admirable faith to a pernicious, destructive ideology.

Today's right-wing Evangelical Christianity stands as the very antithesis of the message of Jesus Christ. In his new book, Christians Against Christianity, best-selling author and religious scholar Obery M. Hendricks Jr. …More
 

Chasing Wonder: Small Steps Toward a Life of Big Adventures
Chasing Wonder: Small Steps Toward a Life of Big Adventures
By Stache, Ginger
Foreword by Meyer, Joyce
2021-06 - Worthy Books
9781546029472 Check Our Catalog

 

You weren't born to be like everyone else because God made you to stand out--so use this inspirational book to discover the amazing adventures He has planned for you

You can certainly survive without adventure--keep your head down and live in your comfort zone, doing only what you must to maintain the day-to-day. But life is meant to be a grand adventure It should surprise and wow us …More
 

What Would You Do If You Weren't Afraid?: Discover a Life Filled with Purpose and Joy Through the Secrets of Jewish Wisdom
What Would You Do If You Weren't Afraid?: Discover a Life Filled with Purpose and Joy Through the Secrets of Jewish Wisdom
By Oshman, Michal
2021-05 - DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
9780744029109 Check Our Catalog

 

Let Michal Oshman take you on a journey of self discovery to identify what makes you you, what you were born to do and how to do it.

As a mentor for leaders in top global companies, Michal created a unique personal growth methodology based on the life-changing principles of Jewish wisdom. It is easy to think that the daily challenges we experience in the 21st century are new and unlike …More
 

Out of the Cave: Stepping Into the Light When Depression Darkens What You See
Out of the Cave: Stepping Into the Light When Depression Darkens What You See
By Hodges, Chris
2021-05 - Thomas Nelson
9781400221257 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Do you feel guilt and shame about negative thoughts and emotions and your inability to overcome them? Bestselling author and pastor Chris Hodges helps those struggling with depression find liberating solutions by drawing from the life of the prophet Elijah.

You might be asking, Should a Christian even be having these struggles?

Depression is the number one …More
 

Beyond: How Humankind Thinks about Heaven
Beyond: How Humankind Thinks about Heaven
By Wolff, Catherine
2021-05 - Riverhead Books
9781594634451 Check Our Catalog

 

"Beautifully written, expertly researched and masterfully presented, this tour of how heaven has been understood throughout history is absolutely fascinating." --James Martin, SJ, author of Jesus: A Pilgrimage

A smart and thought-provoking cultural history of heaven.

What do we think of when we think about heaven? What might it look like? Who or what might be there? …More
 

Why Do I Feel Like This?: Understand Your Difficult Emotions and Find Grace to Move Through
Why Do I Feel Like This?: Understand Your Difficult Emotions and Find Grace to Move Through
By Amadi, Peace
2021-05 - IVP
9780830847723 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Why do I feel this way? Sometimes life is a mess and we get overwhelmed by all sorts of conflicting, difficult emotions. We might be stressed or weary, anxious or fearful, paralyzed by insecurity or crushed by pain. Worse yet, some well-meaning people invalidate our feelings and tell us to just cheer up and forget our worries. Rather than bypass the reality of our feelings, we …More
 

Peaceful on Purpose: The Power to Remain Calm, Strong, and Confident in Every Season
Peaceful on Purpose: The Power to Remain Calm, Strong, and Confident in Every Season
By Osteen, Joel
2021-05 - Faithwords
9781455534395 Check Our Catalog

 

Live from a place of abundant peace in the midst of life's everyday worries and stress with #1 New York Times bestselling author and Lakewood Church pastor Joel Osteen. The opposite of peace is worry and stress. Both are thieves that rob you of your sleep, joy, creativity, and good decisions. If you allow them into your mind, they can even keep you from your destiny. But if you learn …More
 

Christian Minimalism: Simple Steps for Abundant Living
Christian Minimalism: Simple Steps for Abundant Living
By Ehrlich, Becca
2021-05 - Morehouse Publishing
9781640653887 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Ehrlich's insightful self-help guide will resonate with Christians wishing to streamline an overstuffed life.--Publishers Weekly

Logically, we all know our purpose in life is not wrapped up in accumulating possessions, wealth, power, and prestige--Jesus is very clear about that--but society tells us otherwise. Christian Minimalism attempts to cut …More
 

Spirit Tech: The Brave New World of Consciousness Hacking and Enlightenment Engineering
Spirit Tech: The Brave New World of Consciousness Hacking and Enlightenment Engineering
By Wildman Ph. D., Wesley J.
Author Stockly, Kate J.
2021-05 - St. Martin's Press
9781250274939 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Featuring a Foreword by Mikey Siegel, founder of Consciousness Hacking.

Technology can now control the spiritual experience. This is a journey through the high-tech aids for psychological growth that are changing our world, while exploring the safety, authenticity and ethics of this new world.

We already rely on technology to manage …More
 

Karma: A Yogi's Guide to Crafting Your Destiny
Karma: A Yogi's Guide to Crafting Your Destiny
By Sadhguru
2021-04 - Harmony
9780593232019 Check Our Catalog

 

NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, and PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BESTSELLER

"Full of valuable insights to guide you."--WILL SMITH

"Thoughtful and life-affirming . . . a must-read."--TONY ROBBINS

"This book will put you back in charge of your own life."--TOM BRADY

A new perspective on the overused and misunderstood concept of …More
 

Woman Evolve: Break Up with Your Fears and Revolutionize Your Life
Woman Evolve: Break Up with Your Fears and Revolutionize Your Life
By Roberts, Sarah Jakes
2021-04 - Thomas Nelson
9780785235545 Check Our Catalog

 

 

New York Times bestseller! With life lessons she's learned and new insights from the story of Eve, Sarah Jakes Roberts shows you how past disappointments, struggles, and even mistakes can be used today to help you become the woman God intended.

Who would imagine being friends with Eve--the woman who's been held responsible for the fall of humanity (and cramps) …More
 

Reopening Muslim Minds: A Return to Reason, Freedom, and Tolerance
Reopening Muslim Minds: A Return to Reason, Freedom, and Tolerance
By Akyol, Mustafa
2021-04 - St. Martin's Essentials
9781250256065 Check Our Catalog

 

 

A fascinating journey into Islam's diverse history of ideas, making an argument for an Islamic Enlightenment today

In Reopening Muslim Minds, Mustafa Akyol, senior fellow at the Cato Institute and opinion writer for The New York Times, both diagnoses "the crisis of Islam" in the modern world, and offers a way forward. Diving deeply into Islamic theology, and also …More
 

The Hero Code: Lessons Learned from Lives Well Lived
The Hero Code: Lessons Learned from Lives Well Lived
By McRaven, William H.
2021-04 - Grand Central Publishing
9781538719961 Check Our Catalog

 

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

From the acclaimed, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Make Your Bed--a short, inspirational book about the qualities of true, everyday heroes.

THE HERO CODE is Admiral McRaven's ringing tribute to the real, everyday heroes he's met over the years, from battlefields to hospitals to college campuses, who are doing their …More
 

A Most Peculiar Book: The Inherent Strangeness of the Bible
A Most Peculiar Book: The Inherent Strangeness of the Bible
By Swenson, Kristin M.
2021-02 - Oxford University Press, USA
9780190651732 Check Our Catalog

 

The Bible, we are constantly reminded, is the best-selling book of all time. It is read with intense devotion by hundreds of millions of people, stands as authoritative for Judaism and Christianity, and informs and affects the politics and lives of the religious and non-religious around the

world. But how well do we really know it? The Bible is so familiar, so ubiquitous that we have …More
 

Things Worth Dying for: The Challenge of Living Our Catholic Faith Today
Things Worth Dying for: The Challenge of Living Our Catholic Faith Today
By Chaput, Charles J.
2021-03 - Henry Holt & Company
9781250239785 Check Our Catalog

 

 

With a balance of wisdom, candor, and scholarly rigor the beloved archbishop emeritus of Philadelphia takes on life's central questions: why are we here, and how can we live and die meaningfully?

In Things Worth Dying For, Chaput delves richly into our yearning for God, love, honor, beauty, truth, and immortality. He reflects on our modern appetite for …More
 

The Return of the God Hypothesis: Compelling Scientific Evidence for the Existence of God
The Return of the God Hypothesis: Compelling Scientific Evidence for the Existence of God
By Meyer, Stephen C.
2021-03 - HarperOne
9780062071507 Check Our Catalog

 

 

The New York Times bestselling author of Darwin's Doubt presents groundbreaking scientific evidence of the existence of God, based on breakthroughs in physics, cosmology, and biology.

Beginning in the late 19th century, many intellectuals began to insist that scientific knowledge conflicts with traditional theistic belief--that science and belief in God …More
 

The Women of the Bible Speak: The Wisdom of 16 Women and Their Lessons for Today
The Women of the Bible Speak: The Wisdom of 16 Women and Their Lessons for Today
By Bream, Shannon
2021-03 - Broadside Books
9780063046597 Check Our Catalog

 

 

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

The women of the Bible lived timeless stories--by examining them, we can understand what it means to be a woman of faith.

People unfamiliar with Scripture often assume that women play a small, secondary role in the Bible. But in fact, they were central figures in numerous Biblical tales. It was Queen Esther's bravery …More
 

The Truth at the Heart of the Lie: How the Catholic Church Lost Its Soul
The Truth at the Heart of the Lie: How the Catholic Church Lost Its Soul
By Carroll, James
2021-03 - Random House
9780593134702 Check Our Catalog

 

"Courageous and inspiring."--Karen Armstrong, author of The Case for God

"James Carroll takes us to the heart of one of the great crises of our times."--Stephen Greenblatt, author of The Swerve

An eloquent memoir by a former priest and National Book Award-winning writer who traces the roots of the Catholic sexual abuse scandal …More
 

The Gospels
The Gospels
By Ruden, Sarah
2021-03 - Modern Library
9780399592942 Check Our Catalog

 

A remarkable and accessible new translation of the Gospels, destined to become a definitive edition of these canonical texts, from one of today's most respected translators of ancient literature

"Electrifying . . . [Ruden transforms] these most familiar of ancient texts into fresh reading experiences."--The Christian Science Monitor

For millennia, the first four books …More
 

How to Age Without Getting Old: The Steps You Can Take Today to Stay Young for the Rest of Your Life
How to Age Without Getting Old: The Steps You Can Take Today to Stay Young for the Rest of Your Life
By Meyer, Joyce
2021-03 - Faithwords
9781546026228 Check Our Catalog

 

Be empowered and equip yourself with tools to live a full and fruitful life at any age with renowned Bible teacher and #1 New York Times bestselling author Joyce Meyer.

Everything is beautiful in its time. Life is a journey through beautiful and varied seasons, with a dynamic cadence and full of continued discovery. Embrace each season of your life and learn to live into it fully …More
 

The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song
The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song
By Gates, Henry Louis
2021-02 - Penguin Press
9781984880338 Check Our Catalog

 

The instant New York Times bestseller and companion book to the PBS series.

"Absolutely brilliant . . . A necessary and moving work." --Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., author of Begin Again

"Engaging. . . . In Gates's telling, the Black church shines bright even as the nation itself moves uncertainly through the gloaming, seeking justice on earth--as it is in heaven." --Jon …More
 

A Rhythm of Prayer: A Collection of Meditations for Renewal
A Rhythm of Prayer: A Collection of Meditations for Renewal
By Bessey, Sarah
Contribution by Brown, Amena
Contribution by Taylor, Barbara Brown
2021-02 - Convergent Books
9780593137215 Check Our Catalog

 

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - For the weary, the angry, the anxious, and the hopeful, this collection of moving, tender prayers offers rest, joyful resistance, and a call to act, written by Barbara Brown Taylor, Amena Brown, Nadia Bolz-Weber, and other artists and thinkers, curated by the author Glennon Doyle calls "my favorite faith writer."

It's no …More
 

Dear God: Honest Prayers to a God Who Listens
Dear God: Honest Prayers to a God Who Listens
By Laditan, Bunmi
2021-01 - Zondervan
9780310359166 Check Our Catalog

 

 

As seen on The TODAY Show

Dear God is a poignant collection of funny, often heartbreaking, and deeply insightful letters to God that bravely share the emotions we all feel as we grapple with this broken world and search for divine love.

With the same gutsy and poetic honesty that …More
 

Faith After Doubt: Why Your Beliefs Stopped Working and What to Do about It
Faith After Doubt: Why Your Beliefs Stopped Working and What to Do about It
By McLaren, Brian D.
2021-01 - St. Martin's Essentials
9781250262776 Check Our Catalog

 

 

From the author of A New Kind of Christianity comes a bold proposal: only doubt can save the world and your faith.

Will help you live fuller and breathe easier.." --Glennon Doyle

Deeply reassuring to anyone who questions their faith or the existence of God... McLaren's book teaches us not to fear doubt and how to embody faith …More
 

In Search of Wisdom: Life-Changing Truths in the Book of Proverbs
In Search of Wisdom: Life-Changing Truths in the Book of Proverbs
By Meyer, Joyce
2021-01 - Faithwords
9781546017646 Check Our Catalog

 

#1 New York Times bestselling author Joyce Meyer takes us on a journey through the wisdom of Proverbs that leaves us transformed and prepared to face daily choices and challenges.

The book of Proverbs is a treasure trove of spiritual and practical wisdom that equips us to live our best lives. Knowledge is important, but if it isn't converted into action, it fails to create …More
 

Begin Again: A Journey of Restoration and Renewal Awaits You
Begin Again: A Journey of Restoration and Renewal Awaits You
By Lucado, Max
2020-12 - Thomas Nelson
9781400226474 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Are you in need of some hope? Could you use a new beginning? A redo? A mulligan? At some point in life we all could. The oh-so-welcome news of Scripture is this: Our God is a God of fresh starts.

In Begin Again, pastor and New York Times bestselling author Max Lucado celebrates God's promise to restore and renew. Max will prepare you for the journey …More
 

The Great Belonging: How Loneliness Leads Us to Each Other
The Great Belonging: How Loneliness Leads Us to Each Other
By Donlon, Charlotte
Foreword by Winner, Lauren F.
2020-11 - Broadleaf Books
9781506461960 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Loneliness has reached epidemic proportions, according to many sources. In an age of mobility and fraying civic life, we are all susceptible to its power. But what if loneliness is a necessary part of the human condition? What if it is a current that leads us deeper into belonging--to ourselves, to each other, and to God?

In The Great Belonging, writer and spiritual director …More
 

Forgiving What You Can't Forget: Discover How to Move On, Make Peace with Painful Memories, and Create a Life That's Beautiful Again
Forgiving What You Can't Forget: Discover How to Move On, Make Peace with Painful Memories, and Create a Life That's Beautiful Again
By TerKeurst, Lysa
2020-11 - Thomas Nelson
9780718039875 Check Our Catalog

 

 

*#1 New York Times Bestseller*

You deserve to stop suffering because of what other people have done to you.

Have you ever felt stuck in a cycle of unresolved pain, playing offenses over and over in your mind? You know you can't go on like this, but you don't know what to do next. Lysa TerKeurst has wrestled through this journey. But in …More
 

Empty Out the Negative: Make Room for More Joy, Greater Confidence, and New Levels of Influence
Empty Out the Negative: Make Room for More Joy, Greater Confidence, and New Levels of Influence
By Osteen, Joel
2020-11 - Faithwords
9781546015994 Check Our Catalog

 

Release the negative thoughts and feelings that are weighing you down and make room for the good things you should have in your life with #1 New York Times bestselling author Joel Osteen.

You were created to be filled with joy, peace, confidence, and creativity. But it's easy to go through life holding on to things that weigh you down-guilt, resentment, doubt, worry. When …More
 

The Bible With and Without Jesus: How Jews and Christians Read the Same Stories Differently
The Bible With and Without Jesus: How Jews and Christians Read the Same Stories Differently
By Levine, Amy-Jill
Author Brettler, Marc Zvi
2020-10 - HarperOne
9780062560155 Check Our Catalog

 

 

The editors of The Jewish Annotated New Testament show how and why Jews and Christians read many of the same Biblical texts - including passages from the Pentateuch, the Prophets, and the Psalms - differently. Exploring and explaining these diverse perspectives, they reveal more clearly Scripture's beauty and power.

…More
 

Be the Bridge: Pursuing God's Heart for Racial Reconciliation
Be the Bridge: Pursuing God's Heart for Racial Reconciliation
By Morrison, Latasha
Afterword by Allen, Jennie
Foreword by Hill, Daniel
2019-10 - Waterbrook Press
9780525652885 Check Our Catalog

 

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - ECPA BESTSELLER - "When it comes to the intersection of race, privilege, justice, and the church, Tasha is without question my best teacher. Be the Bridge is THE tool I wish to put in every set of hands."--Jen Hatmaker

WINNER OF THE CHRISTIAN BOOK AWARD(R) - Winner of the Christianity Today Book Award …More