Most people that come to Christ know that God loves them. They even believe what His Word says about Him loving the whole world. But sometimes it’s hard to get that head knowledge to find it’s way into our hearts, and believe in the deepest part of themselves, deep down in their hearts, that God loves them with all of His.
Lazarus Awakening by Joanna Weaver tackles this very subject. In Lazarus Awakening Joanna shows women how to have a truly intimate relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ, and how to stop trying to work for His love.
Using the story of Mary, Martha and their brother Lazarus in a Continue reading
Healing Your Church Hurt: What To Do When You Still Love God But Have Been Wounded by His People by Stephen Mansfield is the perfect book for any Christian that has ever experienced “Church Hurt.” If you have ever been so hurt and wounded by the church, or know someone who has, that you felt that you couldn’t possibly go back, this book is for you.
The author experienced such a deep hurt himself, when after having been a pastor of a church for twenty years, he was Continue reading
See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise.” Ephesians 5:15 KJV
Circumspect means to be watchful; take heed. To be cautious and prudent. Be watchful on all sides
Life is full of pitfalls. If we are not careful we can end up far from God. Everyday we must choose whether you will live right or not or do right or not. No one else can make the choice for you. You will either honor God this day and everyday or you will not.
To walk circumspectly is to walk in holiness. Foolish men and women don’t know they are headed for destruction. They live according to their flesh with no thought to where their choices will lead them. But as Continue reading
The Road Trip is a cute adventure story about a woman named Liz who gets the chance of a lifetime: the opportunity to travel with God on a road trip (in a sidecar no less) that would completely change her life. During her travels with God Liz learns that she didn’t know all that she thought she did about what it really means to be a Christian, God Himself, or the world in which she lives. But through their journey together God opens Liz’ eyes and brings her to a deeper understanding of her faith and how to live it out properly.
During the course of the journey Liz encounters some fantastical Continue reading
I Am Second by Doug Bender and Dave Sterrett is a book about learning what it means to really put God first. This is a really good book that everyone should read. It is filled with real life stories from known celebrities and the everyday people who have come to the end of themselves through the facing of incredible struggles. From drug addiction, porn addiction, prostitution, racism and Continue reading
This is a great book. “Get Married for Christ’s Sake: The Christian Singles’ Call To A World Changing Marriage” by Kenny Jackson is a book written for Christian singles who want to marry. It’s the perfect book to read before you consider making the leap into married life. It guides you on how to have a successful marriage before you are married so you have the tools necessary to ensure your marital success. From being sure you have chosen the right spouse before you reach the altar, to praying for your future spouse now, even if you aren’t seeing anyone. There is discussion on what it means to be truly committed and the importance of your wedding vows, preparing for children, dealing with your future in-laws, careers, money and so much more.
I especially like when Kenny speaks about “The Goo.” Goo is all of Continue reading
“The Abundant Life Day Book: 365 Blessings To Begin Your Day” by Nancy Guthrie is a book of short devotionals to begin your day with. The book is written in such a way so that it seems as if the Lord is speaking to you. The devotionals were very thought provoking and encouraging and is a reminder of just how much God loves and cares for us.
I typically don’t Continue reading