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 …

joy of christmas

How to Reclaim the Joy of Christmas

“Are you excited for Christmas?” I ducked my head, suddenly interested in the specks at the bottom of my mug of passion fruit tea. As the silence drew long, I finally met her gaze. No use hiding, I thought to myself. “Not really,” I admitted. Her eyebrows shot up, but her eyes softened. “Why is that?” she asked. I took …