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Unplanned by Abby Johnson, Cindy Lambert (book)
9781414396545 | | Tyndale House Publishers
softcover, 304 pages, $14.99
Release Date: December 2014
Abby Johnson quit her job in October 2009. That simple act became a national news story because Abby was the director of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Texas who, after participating in an actual abortion procedure for the first time, walked down the street to join the Coalition for Life.
A Change of Heart: A Personal and Theological Memoir by Thomas C. Oden (book)
978-0-8308-4035-9 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 450 pages, $40
Release Date: December 2014
How did one of last century's most celebrated theologians change so dramatically? In this intellectual and spiritual memoir, Thomas Oden journeys from conservative rural Methodism in Oklahoma to free-spirited theological innovation in the land of academia and back to the foundations of ancient Christianity.
God Dwells Among Us: Expanding Eden to the Ends of the Earth by G. K. Beale and Mitchell Kim (book)
978-0-8308-4414-2 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 208 pages, $17
Release Date: December 2014
Just like we do today, the people of the Old Testament felt a deep longing for the presence of God. Tracing the themes of Eden, the temple, God's presence and the new creation, this book seeks to add fuel to the fire of the church's passion to fulfill its mission.
The Good Shepherd: A Thousand-Year Journey from Psalm 23 to the New Testament by Kenneth E. Bailey (book)
978-0-8308-4063-2 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 288 pages, $24
Release Date: December 2014
Kenneth Bailey, with his celebrated insights into Middle Eastern culture, traces the theme of the good shepherd from its origins in Psalm 23 through the prophets and into the New Testament, observing how it changed, developed and was applied by the biblical writers over a thousand-year span.
Life Together in Christ: Experiencing Transformation in Community by Ruth Haley Barton (book)
978-0-8308-3586-7 | | InterVarsity Press
hardcover, 192 pages, $18
Release Date: December 2014
We've all been let down by "community." Why is it so hard for us to grow together for the long haul? Veteran spiritual director Barton helps us get personal and practical about experiencing transformation together. This interactive guide allows us to grow through and by the experience of transforming community.
A Love Letter from God by P. K. Hallinan (book)
9780824956622 | | Ideals Publications
hardcover, 24 pages, $12.99
Release Date: December 1, 2014
In A Love Letter From God, best-selling children’s author Hallinan supposes what God might say in a personal letter written to a child. The unconditional and unlimited nature of God’s love is revealed through simple and lyrical language. Textured illustrations and fun die-cuts are designed to appeal to children ages 3 through 8. Orders: idealsbooks.com.
How Do I Love You? (25th Anniversary Edition) by P. K. Hallinan (book)
9780824919443 | | Ideals Publications
Board book, 24 pages, $8.99
Release Date: December 1, 2014
Hallinan’s bestselling title is reformatted in a board book that provides a photo slot for personalizing the cover. The lyrical meter and simple rhyme of this love poem from parent to child is especially suitable for toddlers. Ages 2-5.
KNOW YOUR BIBLE FOR KIDS: WHERE IS THAT? by DONNA K. MALTESE (book)
9781630585068 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
PAPERBACK - TRADE, 128 pages, $4.99
Release Date: December 1, 2014
It’s never too soon to know your Bible—and here’s a fantastic resource for young readers (ages 5–8) to explain the most important places of scripture.
THE BARBOUR BIBLE REFERENCE COMPANION by GEORGE W. KNIGHT AND RAYBURN W. RAY (book)
9781630586621 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
PAPERBACK, 704 pages, $24.99
Release Date: December 1, 2014
Open the door to better Bible study with The Barbour Bible Reference Companion. You’ll find a dictionary, concordance, handbook and more—plus over 200 full-color illustrations.
COME AWAY MY BELOVED AND PRAY by FRANCES J. ROBERTS (book)
9781630586508 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
DICARTA - FLEXIBLE, 176 pages, $14.99
Release Date: December 1, 2014
Here’s your invitation to deeper intimacy with the heavenly Father—with Frances J. Robert’s Come Away My Beloved. . .and Pray.
THE PREACHER'S BRIDE COLLECTION by DIANN MILLS, COLLEEN REECE, SALLY LAITY, DARLENE FRANKLIN, KRIST (book)
978-1-63058-663-8 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
PAPERBACK - WITH FLAPS, 480 pages, $14.99
Release Date: December 1, 2014
This six-in-one collection centers on the lives and loves of six preachers and the women wondering if they are cut out to be preachers’ wives. Being a helpmate to a pastor is no easy task. They must step out in a special kind of faith and love. . . .
COLORADO DAWN by ERICA VETSCH (book)
9781630584528 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
PAPERBACK - TRADE, 368 pages, $7.99
Release Date: December 1, 2014
In a 3-in-1 collection of historical romance stories set in rugged and beautiful Colorado, God shows His mercies are new every morning as He lights the way of love for three couples—David and Karen, Sam and Eldora, and Pastor Silas Hamilton and Actress Willow Starr.
PETTICOAT DETECTIVE by MARGARET BROWNLEY (book)
9781628366266 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
PAPERBACK, 320 pages, $13.99
Release Date: December 1, 2014
Posing as a lady companion named Amy is a first for Pinkerton detective Jennifer Layne. She’s on the trail of the notorious Gunnysack Bandit, when one of her fellow parlor girls meets an untimely demise. Her investigation intersects with Tom Colton, a former Texas Ranger determined to clear his brother’s name. Will the two help each other or just get in the way?
OPERATION ZULU REDEMPTION - COMPLETE FIRST SEASON by RONIE KENDIG (book)
9781630583132 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
PAPERBACK - TRADE, 480 pages, $19.99
Release Date: December 1, 2014
They were set up. Fearing for their lives, members of the first all-female special ops team, Zulu, were forced to vanish. With new identities, they live isolated, haunted, terrified of being discovered. Five years later, they’ve begun to hope they might be safe and the terrible tragedy forgotten. Then two of them are murdered. . . .
Mi diario de oración by BARBOUR PUBLISHING (book)
9781630586546 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
DICARTA - FLEXIBLE, 352 pages, $14.99
Release Date: December 1, 2014
My Daily Prayer Journal offers a lovely way to record prayer requests, answers to prayer, and personal reflections. Featuring dated journaling space, along with inspiring devotional thoughts complemented by scripture selections, it's a prayer journal—plus. And now it’s available in Spanish!
SABIDURÍA DIARIA PARA MUJURES by BARBOUR PUBLISHING (book)
9781630586584 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
PAPERBACK, 384 pages, $9.99
Release Date: December 1, 2014
This devotional collection—now available in Spanish—is designed to draw women closer to their heavenly Father’s heart. With a devotional reading and prayer for each day of the year, Daily Wisdom for Women aims to provide encouragement and refreshment as readers come to know how deeply God loves them. Orders: barbourbooks.com.
PRAYERS FOR DIFFICULT TIMES by BARBOUR PUBLISHING (book)
9781630586614 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
DICARTA - FLEXIBLE, 224 pages, $12.99
Release Date: December 1, 2014
Here’s a practical guide of short prayer starters that will help readers pray during difficult times. From illness and death to divorce and job loss, dozens of topics are covered. Great as a ministry resource or for a personal library!
GOD'S HEART FOR YOU by JANICE HANNA (book)
9781628369021 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
PAPERBACK - WITH FLAPS, 192 pages, $7.99
Release Date: December 1, 2014
Here is a delightful offering of inspiring devotions plus memorable Bible promises just for women. This unique devotional volume, in its simplicity, will speak to the hearts of women of all ages, while sections highlighting meaningful scripture selections add a rich spiritual depth to the book.
DAILY CONVERSATIONS WITH GOD by BARBOUR PUBLISHING (book)
9781630583422 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
PAPERBACK - WITH FLAPS, 384 pages, $9.99
Release Date: December 1, 2014
This nifty little book created just for women offers contemporary prayers that are brief—for today’s busy woman—but bold enough to have life-changing impact. With Daily Conversations with God, Women will find true refreshment for their spirit and a renewed sense of God’s loving presence in everyday life.
LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE DEVOTIONAL by PAT WILLIAMS WITH JIM DENNEY (book)
9781630586553 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
PAPERBACK, 192 pages, $14.99
Release Date: December 1, 2014
For any leader—in business or sports, a church, school, or military unit—this book provides practical, biblical insights. Pat Williams, senior vice president of the NBA’s Orlando Magic, has studied leadership for decades—and this resource combines his insights with biblical principles to boost a leader’s personal influence to ever-higher levels.
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