Category Archives: Christian Books & Bibles

The Trials of Apollo Book Two The Dark Prophecy

The Trials of Apollo Book Two The Dark Prophecy synopsis: Zeus has punished his son Apollo–god of the sun, music, archery, poetry, and more–by casting him down to earth in the form of a gawky, acne-covered sixteen-year-old mortal named Lester. The only way Apollo can reclaim his rightful place on Mount Olympus is by restoring… Read More »

The Case for Christ

The Case for Christ synopsis: Is there credible evidence that Jesus of Nazareth really is the Son of God? Retracing his own spiritual journey from atheism to faith, Lee Strobel, former legal editor of the Chicago Tribune, cross-examines a dozen experts with doctorates from schools like Cambridge, Princeton, and Brandeis who are recognized authorities in… Read More »

The Story of Ferdinand

The Story of Ferdinand synopsis: Ferdinand is the world’s most peaceful–and–beloved little bull. While all of the other bulls snort, leap, and butt their heads, Ferdinand is content to just sit and smell the flowers under his favorite cork tree. Leaf’s simple storytelling paired with Lawson’s pen-and-ink drawings make The Story of Ferdinand a true… Read More »

Jesus

Jesus synopsis: Jesus Christ. He is, without question, the most influential person in history. Millions of people claim the truths of the religion that bears His name. But who exactly is Jesus? A popular religious teacher? An ancient martyr? Many today are unsure. Even scholars debate whether the Jesus of history is the Christ of… Read More »

The Scent of Cherry Blossoms

The Scent of Cherry Blossoms synopsis: Retreating from a contentious relationship with her mother, Annie Martin goes to live with her Daadi Moses in Apple Ridge. Annie loves the Plain ways of her Old Order Mennonite people, like those revered by her beloved grandfather. But as spring moves into Pennsylvania and Annie spends time amongst… Read More »

The Benedict Option

The Benedict Option synopsis: The light of the Christian faith is flickering out all over the West, and only the willfully blind refuse to see it. From the outside, American churches are beset by challenges to religious liberty in a rapidly secularizing culture. From the inside, they are being hollowed out by the departure of… Read More »

God’s Power to Change Your Life

God’s Power to Change Your Life synopsis: What does it take to… Become more loving? Live more peacefully? Develop patience? Have self-control? “In the years I have been a pastor,” writes Rick Warren, “the number-one question I’m asked is, ‘Rick, why can’t I change?’” People want to change—but they’re stuck. Do you want to get… Read More »

Near to the Heart of God

Near to the Heart of God synopsis: The lyrics of our favorite hymns are rich in images that can help us in our daily walk with God–they are miniature Bible studies that lead us effortlessly toward worship, testimony, exhortation, prayer, and praise. They’re bursts of devotional richness with rhyme and rhythm. They clear our minds,… Read More »

Your 100 Day Prayer

Your 100 Day Prayer synopsis: Your 100 Day Prayer will help you access the power of sustained petitioning prayer. You will find advice and encouragement for pleading one specific need. And you will discover that God does respond. A powerful witness to the place of prayer in the Christian life with a user friendly daily… Read More »

40 Days of Decrease

40 Days of Decrease synopsis: “What are you giving up for Lent?” we are asked. Our minds begin to whirl: Chocolate? Designer coffee? Social media? Forty days later, some feel disappointed in their efforts (it was a limited-time blend . . . ), some feel surprised by their success (didn’t even miss it . .… Read More »