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The Pastor's Kid by Barnabas Piper (book)
978-0-7814-1035-9 | | David C Cook
softcover, 208 pages, $14.99
Release Date: July 1, 2014
Pastor's children face unique challenges and identity struggles. The son of pastor and bestselling author John Piper addresses these issues candidly, offering hope for PK's, their pastors/fathers, and their churches.
God Hearts Me: My Secret Diary by Barbour Publishing (book)
9781628369618 | | BARBOUR PUBLISHING
hardcover, 176 pages, $12.99
Release Date: July 1, 2014
Each page of God Hearts Me: My Secret Diary features a unique twist on the traditional diary format—which today's girls are sure to love! . . . Creative prompts plus plenty of writing, sketching, and doodling space will encourage young hearts to think (and write!) about friends, family, faith, and fun.
Snap Decision by Nathan Whitaker (book)
9780310737001 | | Zondervan
hardcover, 272 pages, $15.99
Release Date: July 1, 2014
In Snap Decision, eighth grader Chase Clark has the opportunity to play on the varsity football team. But when his best friend is injured, telling the truth about what happened costs him their friendship. Then Chase is accused of cheating and suspended from the team himself. How can he find the faith to do what’s right when everything goes wrong?
The River of God by Russell M. Stendal (book)
978-1-62245-163-0 | | LIFE SENTENCE Publishing (Ingram)
softcover, 192 pages, $14.99
Release Date: July 1, 2014
This world is in a state of constant unrest, but we must not be distracted from what God is doing now and in the future.
A Young Woman's Guide to Setting Boundaries by Allison Bottke (book)
978-0-7369-5669-7 | | Harvest House Publisher
softcover, 176 pages, $11.99
Release Date: August 1, 2014
Today’s world brings special challenges to young women. The good news is you can learn to cope with these challenges when you understand how to set healthy boundaries. As you do, you’ll be joining thousands of readers of all ages who have benefited by Allison Bottke’s popular Setting Boundaries® series.
My Secret Keeper Girl Diary by Dannah Gresh (book)
978-0-7369-6000-7 | | Harvest House Publisher
softcover, 160 pages, $9.99
Release Date: August 1, 2014
This cute volume, wraparound band included, complements other Secret Keeper Girl® resources from Dannah Gresh. Short reminders, Bible verses, and fun graphics help reinforce what you and your tween daughter have talked about: biblical modesty, true inner beauty, and meaningful friendships.
Strength for the Road by Mark Stevens (book)
9780992802769 | | Great Big Life Publishing
softcover, 170 pages, $12.99
Release Date: August 1, 2014
The personal testimony of Mark Stevens, transformed from a life bound by drug and alcohol addiction to family, ministry and leadership. Mark shares on the heart of worship and how to walk through life's changes and transitions.
Gifted Book One in The Daegmon War by Matthew Dickerson (book)
9780899577968 | | AMG Publishers
softcover, 464 pages, $14.99
Release Date: August 26, 2014
These books are deeply theistic; the imaginary world of Gondisle where these stories take place was created by the All-Maker who continues to be involved in his creation, listening to the prayers of the needy and interceding on the behalf of those who follow Him as they take part in the great spiritual battle against his finite but powerful ancient foe. The narrative illiterates both how characters are morally responsible for their actions, and that our choices matter.
Real Love: Where Bible and Life Meet by Thaddeus Barnum (book)
9780898279146 | | Wesleyan Publishing House
softcover, 352 pages, $14.99
Release Date: August 29, 2014
In Real Love, Barnum guides us through key passages of 1 John, asking us to think deeply on meaning in our lives being all about love: "Relationships are everything in the kingdom of heaven. Not just because God said so, but because it's who God is."
The Stories We Tell: How TV and Movies Long for and Echo the Truth [Foreword by Tim Keller] by Mike Cosper (book)
9781433537080 | | Crossway
softcover, 240 pages, $15.99
Release Date: August 31, 2014
Americans love movies and watch a lot of TV. Cosper helps readers effectively engage with and evaluate what they watch, highlighting how the stories we tell reveal humanity’s universal longing for redemption. Part of the Cultural Renewal series.
More Beautiful Than You Know by Jennifer Strickland (book)
978-0-7369-5632-1 | | Harvest House Publisher
softcover, 208 pages, $11.99
Release Date: September 1, 2014
In a new version of her acclaimed book Beautiful Lies, Jennifer Strickland tells you that when you turn away from the mirrors of the world and look into the never-changing mirror of the Word, your beauty, purpose, and identity become crystal clear. You are God’s beloved daughter, designed to reflect His image.
Addicted to Busy: Recovery for the Rushed Soul by Brady Boyd (book)
978-0-7814-1034-2 | | David C Cook
softcover, 256 pages, $15.99
Release Date: September 1, 2014
We are busier than we need to be, busier than we want to be. And it turns out, busier than we are meant to be.
Getting Ready for Marriage: A Practical Road Map for Your Journey Together by Jim Burns & Doug Fields (book)
978-1-4347-0811-3 | | David C Cook
softcover, 208 pages, $15.99
Release Date: September 1, 2014
Plan for the relationship that will affect every dimension of your life. A strong, dynamic marriage comes from laying a healthy foundation. Are you prepared for the journey of a lifetime?
Overrated: Are We More in Love With the Idea of Changing the World Than Actually Changing the World? by Eugene Cho (book)
978-0-7814-1112-7 | | David C Cook
softcover, 240 pages, $15.99
Release Date: September 1, 2014
Shouldn’t it be easy to change the world? Join author Eugene Cho as he makes his way through the disconcerting realization that change the world is really about changing himself.
The Life : An Outreach Biblezine (NLT) (bible)
9781414396361 | | Tyndale House Publishers
softcover, 0 pages, $4.99
Release Date: September 2014
A refreshingly unconventional Biblezine for spiritually curious teens. A full-out visual feast, presenting timeless scriptural truth with unique energy and passion. The Life moves teens beyond religion to an introduction to Jesus' personal story and his Word. Powered by the clear and accessible New Living Translation.
The Christmas Cat by Melody Carlson (book)
9781441246394 | | Baker Publishing Group
hardcover, 176 pages, $15.99
Release Date: September 2, 2014
Returning home at Christmas, a young man receives an inheritance he never expected--six cats in need of homes.
Christmas at Rose Hill Farm by Suzanne Woods Fisher (book)
9780800721930 | | Baker Publishing Group
hardcover, 240 pages, $15.99
Release Date: September 2, 2014
Billy Lapp intends to leave Stoney Ridge by Christmas--but crossing paths with a newly engaged Bess Riehl may change his mind.
The Grave Robber: How Jesus Can Make Your Impossible Possible by Mark Batterson (book)
9781441221131 | | Baker Publishing Group
hardcover, 272 pages, $22.99
Release Date: September 2, 2014
New York Times bestselling author and pastor brings to life the seven miracles of Jesus as recorded in the book of John, offering readers the assurance that God still performs the miraculous today.
Understanding by Shane Wall (book)
978-0-9704093-0-0 | | Godly Writes Publishing (Ingram)
softcover, 196 pages, $9.99
Release Date: September 22, 2014
Noted as the first book ever on the subject of Understanding, the message is clear that whatever God says is the understanding and He always attaches success to the understanding He gives. We can understand God and even how He understands. Each chapter reveals the hidden power of Understanding.
Understanding by Shane Wall (book)
978-0-9704093-2-4 | | Godly Writes Publishing
hardcover, 196 pages, $16.99
Release Date: September 22, 2014
Noted as the first book ever on the subject of Understanding, the message is clear that whatever God says is the understanding and He always attaches success to the understanding He gives. We can understand God and even how He understands. Each chapter reveals the hidden power of Understanding.
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