Archive for July, 2008

After sneak previewing the new Fireproof film, in theaters September 26 from the creators of Facing the Giants, Dallas Morning News writer Michael Young wrote, “The Love Dare book that helps carry the (Fireproof) plot might well be this year’s Prayer of Jabez.”


Messy eaters, mumbling talkers, all caps e-mailers, rude houseguests. If you deal with such people on a regular basis, you can now politely share hundreds of etiquette tips and common courtesies thanks to the new book Manners Made Easy for the Family (B&H Publishing Group). Written by Christian etiquette expert June Hines Moore, the pocket-size […]


CBA Retailers & Resources reviews Mustard Seeds by Lynn Coulter: When life’s disappointments crush the spirit, it’s necessary to have a reservoir from which to draw strength. This devotional is filled with words of hope and encouragement for those who are weary. Coulter’s essays grow from her own personal experience with stress, hardship and doubt […]


“Chaos. Carnage. Confusion. For many, that’s the modern Middle East. But Tom Doyle gets it. Better yet, he can really explain it. With a pastor’s heart, he clearly and concisely describes why God loves the Jews of Israel and her Muslim neighbors, and why we should, too. What’s more, Tom reveals how powerfully God is […]


“The only way to have a missional church is to have missional people in it.  Period.  In this engaging volume David Putman gives wonderful insight into not just describing what missional people look like, but how they get that way.  Breaking the Discipleship Code is a great devotional aid for your own personal growth as […]


“We can talk and dream about missional churches. We can talk and dream about evangelism, worship and leadership in missional churches. But if we aren’t talking about discipleship; the future of missional churches are in big trouble. David invites us into this conversation in this important book.” Dan Kimball, Pastor of Vintage Faith Church Author […]


“David Putman authentically shares his life and experiences in Breaking the Discipleship Code.  Of course we want our churches to be missional but if we don’t break the code of discipleship our churches will never have the impact God desires.  If you lead the disciple-making process of a local church or simply longs to be […]


Breaking the Discipleship Code is a timely reminder of our most important task: making disciples. It will help you rethink the way you do discipleship and accomplish the task more effectively. Mark Batterson Pastor of National Community Church Author of In the Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day


“(Room of Marvels) packs enough emotional punch into its fantasy, this may be a good companion to Mitch Albom’s The Five People You Meet in Heaven.” –Library Journal


“Smith’s small novel is the work of a big mind . . . in the hands of a mature Christian, when apologetics shows one fine person’s struggle from the depths of despair back to firm knowledge of God’s abiding presence and love — well, it’s a marvelous thing indeed.” –FaithfulReader.com