Miracles by Eric Metaxas

New from author of Bonhoeffer I'm honored to have New York Times #1 bestselling author Eric Metaxas here today to tell us about his new book, Miracles, which is available today at LifeWay Christian Stores.  The book is being heralded as "an inspiring and eye-opening exploration of the phenomenon of miracles."  Here's a bit more about it before Eric comes. What are miracles, and why do so many people believe in them? What do they tell us about ourselves? And what do we do with experiences … [Read more...]

Vacation Week

Enjoying a week off I realized a few weeks ago that I had a problem.  I had several vacation days to use before the end of the year or I was going to loose them.  Oh, the horror!  So, I'm taking this week off.  I'll be hanging out with the family for several days and then will be having some work done on my house that I've been wanting to do for awhile. Don't you know that I'll be catching up on some reading this week, too!  I'm just about done with Keepers of the Covenant by Lynn Austin.  … [Read more...]

A. D. 30 by Ted Dekker

Unique new novel from Ted Dekker Releasing Tuesday is A. D. 30 from bestselling novelist Ted Dekker. This is a unique departure for Dekker, who is known more for his suspense and thriller novels. But, it’s a story that he has been formulating for almost 10 years. A sweeping epic set in the harsh deserts of Arabia and ancient Palestine. A war that rages between kingdoms on the earth and in the heart. The harrowing journey of the woman at the center of it all. Step back in time to the … [Read more...]

Giveaway Winners

Announcing our winners Thanks to everyone who joined in our Jesus Calling giveaway yesterday!  It was so fun to hear from all of you.  We have randomly selected our 4 winners out of the all the comments that were left.  Here are the winners of our 4 sets: Congrats to: Set #1  Andrea Y Set #2  Kim R Set #3  Denise McKie Set #4  Nanette Johnson   I'll be contacting you soon to get your information. Make it a great day!   … [Read more...]

Jesus Calling Giveaway

 Jesus Calling Giveaway Yesterday I shared with you about the new Jesus Calling 10th Anniversary Edition by Sarah Young.  It's amazing what this little devotional book has done in 10 years.  Millions of lives impacted!  And this new anniversary edition will be perfect to give to someone on your holiday list this year.  Or to give to yourself, too!  Visit your local LifeWay Christian Store to check it out. To celebrate the 10th anniversary, Thomas Nelson Publishers has hooked us up with … [Read more...]

Jesus Calling 10th Anniversary

Are you one of the 13 million? 13 million people around the world have experienced the powerful writings of Sarah Young.  Little did she know that when she first published Jesus Calling 10 years ago that this book, as well as the following ones such as Jesus Today and Jesus Lives, would have a global impact. I have made several trips to Poland and more often then not, I have multiple copies of Jesus Calling in my suitcase because several of my Polish friends want to give it to people they are … [Read more...]

God’s Little Princess Bible

New Bible from Sheila Walsh Yes, I know that this is a book blog for LifeWay Christian Stores but I'm about to talk about THE Book!  Author and speaker Sheila Walsh has just released a super sweet new full text Bible for girls.  God's Little Princess Holy Bible is a great addition to the popular God's Little Princess line of Bibles and books.  If you've got a little girl in your life that is all about anything and everything princess... give them this new Bible that will help them see that they … [Read more...]

Christian Romantic Suspense Novels

New releases from two top authors It's so much fun to see the romantic suspense genre gaining more ground within the Christian fiction world over the last few years.  Dee Henderson kicked it off for us many years ago (shout out to the O'Malleys!) and now we have lots of great new voices writing in this area.  Two of LifeWay's top authors in this area are Irene Hannon and Lynette Eason.  I have read both through the years and can 100% recommend them to you.  If you've read every word that … [Read more...]

Coming Soon to LifeWay

New Christian Regency Romance Novel Julie Klassen has been one of LifeWay Christian Store's fastest growing authors over the last three years.  With each new novel, her popularity grows and grows.  Julie has masterfully brought regency romance novels to the Christian market, a need that we have had for many years. As a perfect Christmas gift to her readers this year, her new novel will be releasing in December instead of January!  Hooray! So we have just a month and a half to wait for it.   … [Read more...]

What I’ve Been Reading

Two great book recommendations The last month has been uber busy for me so I've been slacking on my reading.  Such a travesty.  But I've been making up for lost time the last few days as I've been finishing several books.  Here's what I've been reading lately. Love’s Fortune by Laura Frantz Sadness gripped my heart when I reached the last page of Love’s Fortune. Why? Because it’s the last book in the beautiful Ballantyne Series by Laura Frantz. I was dreading this book coming out nearly as … [Read more...]