Through a Man’s Eyes by Shaunti Feldhahn

Important book for wives and moms Attention Ladies! Do things happen with your son, husband, or boyfriend during the course of the week that makes you wonder, "why in the WORLD does he react like that?"  Well, there could be several reasons and best selling author Shaunti Feldhahn is here to help us with one of them (and it's a biggie).  She has just released Through a Man's Eyes: Helping Women Understand the Visual Nature of Men.  I know some of us might cringe when we stop to think … [Read more...]

Christian Books for Newlyweds

Love is in the air As we head into summer, we head into the peak of wedding season.  If people aren't getting married, they are getting engaged.  Whether you are newly engaged, walking down the aisle within the next few months, or you're buying a gift for someone who is about to take the plunge, LifeWay Christian Stores is a great place to check out for biblical resources. My super fun co-workers Nathan and Laura Magness celebrating their wedding day with a Franklin, TN street band. Too … [Read more...]

The One by Ryan and Amanda Leak

An amazing love story We're heading into wedding season so I felt it was time for a great love story! Now available at LifeWay Christian Stores is The One: An Amazing Love Story Starts with You by Ryan and Amanda Leak.  Known to many as "The Surprise Wedding" couple, they tell their personal story while providing against-the-grain relationship advice, especially to millennials. I love to recommend books to people that I know contains trustworthy, Biblical counsel.  And what area more … [Read more...]

You Can Adopt Without Debt by Julie Gumm

Practical and Biblical Adoption Advice I love hearing adoption stories.  There are few other testimonies where you can really see how the sovereignty of God orchestrates peoples lives to bring about a family that he designed.  I was excited to hear that a coworker and his wife just received the news that they will be bringing a child home from South Korea this year (yay Baby Watson!)!  Another example of how two people are following the Lord to the child that is meant to be theirs. Adoption … [Read more...]

Mingling of Souls by Matt Chandler

Biblical Counsel for your Love Life Matt Chandler, who is a favorite around these parts, has released his first book on marriage.  The Mingling of Souls: God's Design for Love, Sex, Marriage, and Redemption takes us through the Song of Solomon to understand how God wants us to view courtship, love, and life together. The Song of Solomon offers strikingly candid—and timeless—insights on romance, dating, marriage, and sex. We need it. Because emotions rise and fall with a single glance, touch, … [Read more...]

I Can Learn the Bible

Fun new way to learn scripture for your kids I'm happy to have Holly Hawkins Shivers here today to share about her new book, I Can Learn the Bible: The Joshua Code for Kids.   All parents want their kids to have an early love of Scripture and this new devotional will be a fun way to help them memorize and understand God's Word. In this 52-week devotional for children, author Holly Hawkins Shivers adapts the gift book The Joshua Code (written by her father, O.S. Hawkins) into a devotional that … [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...]

New Christian Parenting Books

Fresh Biblical Advice for Today's Family Calling all parents! Are you in need of some encouragement today?  How about some new ideas on how to raise up godly children and get them prepared for all they might encounter in this crazy world?  Well, I've got two great new books to tell you about today that I think you'll enjoy. Raising Kingdom Kids by Tony Evans Tony Evans is one of America's favorite pastors and writers.  His books Kingdom Man and Kingdom Woman have been two of LifeWay's … [Read more...]

Your Legacy by James Dobson

New release from trusted family counselor Ah, we've been waiting so long to be able to say this: There is a new Dr. James Dobson book out today!  Your Legacy is the central book that a huge movement is about to be based on.  For several decades, Dr. Dobson has been the leading voice in matters of family life within the church.  I can remember watching Focus on the Family movies on Sunday nights at my church when I was growing up!  Through books, movies, curriculum, and radio programs, Dr. … [Read more...]

You and Me Forever by Francis and Lisa Chan

New Christian marriage book from best selling author As a buyer for a chain of bookstores, there is an email that I always dread getting from publishers.  The subject line usually says something along the lines of "Drop in title."  And I start to groan because that means extra work for me.  Publishers present their new releases 4-6 months or more in advance.  So when they decide to "drop one in" at the last minute it sets off a snowball of events.  But when I received a call in late spring … [Read more...]