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Unwrapping the Greatest Gift : A Family Celebration of Christmas by Ann Voskamp (book)
9781414397542 | | Tyndale House Publishers
hardcover, 160 pages, $24.99
Release Date: November 2014
Based on the overwhelming success of The Greatest Gift, Ann Voskamp has expanded her presentation of the timeless Advent tradition of the Jesse Tree so families can celebrate together. Each day, families can read the provided Scripture passage (in connection with the original book), engage with a specially written devotion to help children of all ages understand the Advent theme for the day, and participate in suggested activities to apply the theme. This special edition is beautifully illustrated. It can serve as a precious guide to help recapture the sacredness of the Advent season and to help the entire family understand and celebrate the epic pageantry of humankind from Adam to the Messiah.
The One Year Love Language Minute Devotional by Gary Chapman (book)
9781496400659 | | Tyndale House Publishers
softcover, 384 pages, $16.99
Release Date: November 2014
Are you and your spouse speaking the same language? He sends you flowers when what you really want is time to talk. She gives you a hug when what you really need is a home-cooked meal. The problem isn't love-it's your love language. Each one of us responds well to a different type of expression of love. The One Year Love Language Minute Devotional is your daily guide for expressing heartfelt love to your mate in a way that he or she can appreciate it.
The Acts of the Apostles: A Newly Discovered Commentary by By J. B. Lightfoot; edited by Ben Witherington III, Todd Dixon S (book)
978-0-8308-2944-6 | | InterVarsity Press
hardcover, 400 pages, $40
Release Date: November 2014
Recently discovered in the Durham Cathedral Library, J. B. Lightfoot's commentary on the Acts of the Apostles is a landmark event of great significance to both church and academy. Carefully transcribed and edited, these texts give us a new appreciation for Lightfoot's contributions to biblical scholarship.
Overturning Tables: Freeing Missions from the Christian-Industrial Complex by Scott A. Bessenecker (book)
978-0-8308-3680-2 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 180 pages, $16
Release Date: November 2014
The history of Protestant mission in the world has unfolded in step with the history of the modern marketplace, defining missions success in marketplace terms. Scott Bessenecker points toward a view of missions freed of false attachments to material paradigms and tailored toward a kingdom vision.
Questioning Your Doubts: A Harvard PhD Explores Challenges to Faith by Christina M. H. Powell (book)
978-0-8308-3678-9 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 208 pages, $16
Release Date: November 2014
Scientist and cancer researcher Christina Powell helps us grapple with our doubts about God, allowing us to move beyond skepticism, disillusionment or painful life circumstances. We can ultimately work through challenges to faith and find a renewed confidence in our beliefs when we dig deeper into our questions.
The Way of Grace: Finding God on the Path of Surrender by Glandion Carney with Marjean Brooks (book)
978-0-8308-3594-2 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 160 pages, $15
Release Date: November 2014
With poignant vulnerability, The Way of Grace describes one man's journey into a new land of God's amazing grace. Both his honesty and his resilience will inspire and inform your own times of difficulty.
What Your Body Knows About God: How We Are Designed to Connect, Serve and Thrive by Rob Moll (book)
978-0-8308-3677-2 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 224 pages, $16
Release Date: November 2014
Scientists are now discovering ways that our bodies are designed to connect with God. Award-winning journalist Rob Moll explores the fascinating ways in which our brains and bodies interact with God and spiritual realities, using neuroscience to show how our brains actually change and adapt when engaged in spiritual practices.
The Tiniest Tree by Ann Reade (book)
978-0-9894070-2-1 | | Our Written Lives of Hope, LLC (Ingram)
hardcover, 38 pages, $25
Release Date: November 1, 2014
The tiniest tree in the Christmas tree lot can't wait to fulfill his destiny in a family's home on Christmas Day, but after a few weeks on the lot, he finds himself passed over and sent to the bargain area. Will he ever regain his faith and fulfill his destiny?
Good Always Wins--Kids' Edition by Ed Strauss (book)
9781630583842 | | Barbour Publishing
PAPERBACK, 128 pages, $4.99
Release Date: November 1, 2014
If God really cares about people, why does He allow terrorism, disease, war and financial hardships? Good Always Wins—Kids’ Edition tackles these tough questions with Bible-based answers for readers ages 8 to 12. This book shows that God is working in and through the tragedies of our world to redeem them and bring good from evil. Orders: barbourbooks.com.
GOD CALLING: WOMEN'S EDITION by EDITED BY A.J. RUSSELL (book)
9781630583835 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
PADDED HARDBACK, 384 pages, $16.99
Release Date: November 1, 2014
The classic devotional God Calling has encouraged, challenged, and informed millions of readers around the world, with daily entries that speak to readers today as they first did almost 70 years ago. Now, this Christian classic is presented in a special edition for women, including bonus prayers, questions for further thought, and other features.
Be Still and Know. . . by JULIE RAYBURN (book)
9781630583613 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
PAPERBACK, 384 pages, $9.99
Release Date: November 1, 2014
This brand-new devotional collection for women is designed to draw them closer to their heavenly Father’s heart. With an inspiring reading for every day of the year, Be Still and Know... will provide both encouragement and refreshment, as readers come to understand the abundant life God has in store.
LITTLE DAILY GRACES by HELEN STEINER RICE (book)
9781624161292 | | Barbour Publishing
PAPERBACK, 180 pages, $4.99
Release Date: November 1, 2014
This superb collection of poetry from America's best-loved poet, Helen Steiner Rice, offers beautiful reminders that each day is a gift full of Little Daily Graces. Every page offers a unique blend of biblical inspiration and verse categorized into themes including Faith, Kindness, Creation, Trust, Love, and Peace.
Wanda E. Brunstetter's The Simple Life Devotional by WANDA E. BRUNSTETTER (book)
9781630583453 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
PAPERBACK - WITH FLAPS, 224 pages, $9.99
Release Date: November 1, 2014
Wanda E. Brunstetter, New York Times bestselling author of Amish-themed fiction, delivers sixty devotionals that feature a brief Amish story, a spiritual lesson, and an Amish saying or recipe. Readers can enjoy the peace and quiet of Amish country anytime or anywhere.
THE LONG ROAD HOME ROMANCE COLLECTION by JUDI ANN EHRESMAN AND NAOMI MITCHUM (book)
9781630584566 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
PAPERBACK - WITH FLAPS, 480 pages, $14.99
Release Date: November 1, 2014
Discover secrets, heart connections, and loves that transcend boundaries on the trail into the Western frontier. Readers will enjoy the romance, faith, and historical drama in four novels featuring four intriguing settlers: Mandy, an Indiana homesteader; Bess, a prostitute; Deidre, a runaway slave; and Frederika, a German on the wagon train to Texas.
CANYON WEDDINGS by JULIE JARNIGAN (book)
9781630584511 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
PAPERBACK, 352 pages, $7.99
Release Date: November 1, 2014
Three women on the edge of great changes in their lives face chasms of loneliness and distrust. Cassie seeks to save a beloved camp. Laura is left at the altar. Beth’s problems just hit the tipping point. Can love bridge the gaps in their broken hearts?
THE DISCOVERY SAGA COLLECTION by WANDA E. BRUNSTETTER (book)
9781630584641 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
PAPERBACK, 336 pages, $15.99
Release Date: November 1, 2014
Wanda E. Brunstetter weaves a compelling love story brilliantly mingled with an unexpected twist. Instead of experiencing newlywed bliss, Meredith and Luke Stoltzfus are faced with the challenge of their young lives. Will the faith and love shared by this Amish couple be enough to bring them back together again, against all odds?
HAWK by RONIE KENDIG (book)
9781624163180 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
PAPERBACK, 352 pages, $13.99
Release Date: November 1, 2014
Raptor’s communications expert, Staff Sergeant Brian “Hawk” Bledsoe struggles with his inner demons and faces a dishonorable discharge. When a deadly bombing separates Brian from the team, he must make a choice: save his brothers-in-arms, or save the woman and children depending on him to survive a brutal snowstorm.
YOU ARE HIS DAILY DEVOTIONAL JOURNAL by DARLENE SALA (book)
9781628369656 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
DICARTA - FLEXIBLE, 384 pages, $24.99
Release Date: November 1, 2014
Author of Created for a Purpose, Encouraging Words for Women and You Are Blessed, best-selling author Sala offers a mix of encouragement and challenge for today’s busy, stressed woman in this 365-day devotional journal. The readings in the You Are His Daily Devotional Journal address topics such as loneliness, money, aging, purpose, perseverance and beauty. Women also can record their own observations, reactions, prayer and praise notes in the journaling space provided. Orders: barbourbooks.com.
WRITTEN ON MY HEART by JEAN FISHER (book)
9781628369014 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
DICARTA - FLEXIBLE, 240 pages, $14.99
Release Date: November 1, 2014
Dozens of readings sharing spiritual truths are featured in Written on My Heart, a devotional journal and Bible memory plan. Set in a one-color design, Written on My Heart is a reminder for women to live their best life according to God’s plan, and features topics such as friendship, love, serving and encouragement. Orders: barbourbooks.com.
CREATED FOR A PURPOSE by DARLENE SALA (book)
9781630583668 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
COMPACT DISC, 0 pages, $12.99
Release Date: November 1, 2014
Many women struggle with life’s burdens—and author Darlene Sales writes especially to remind readers of God’s complete love for them. This new audio edition of Created for a Purpose shows today’s woman that God wants to create eternal beauty in her through all of life’s sorrows and joys.
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