my favorite books read in 2017

Favorite Books Read in 2017–Have you read these?

What’s your favorite books read in 2017?  If you’re an avid reader, you’ve probably read a few gems and a lot of duds. Let’s face it: there are A LOT of books in the wide world, and not nearly enough time to read them all. And don’t you hate it when someone asks for a book recommendation and you know you’ve …

Oh Come Let Us Adore Him… Year-Round!

We sat around the table in the noisy cafe, hearts open and words pouring out. “I don’t know,” one of them said, wrapping her hands around her the mug of tea in front of her. “It just seems like it’s easy to lose the wonder of being married to the man of your dreams. I mean, not that he’s any …

unwrapping the names of Jesus

Unwrapping the Names of Jesus: Reviews and Appearances

It has been such an honor and so humbling to see how God has been getting Unwrapping the Names of Jesus into the hands and hearts of readers and families around the world. What a privilege to serve the kingdom in this way, by helping people adore the true King and find joy in Jesus!     Here are some of …

How to Feel Awe and Wonder Again on Christmas Morning

In the middle of playing patty-cakes, my toddler stops short, awe and wonder written on her face, lips pursed in rapt attention, eyebrows knitted, finger stretched to the sky. And then I hear it: a plane buzzing overhead. A grin spreads wide across her face as the sound grows louder, her arm unwavering until the plane’s engines are drowned out by …