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About Everything You Always Wanted to Know about God (but were Afraid to Ask) by Eric Metaxas
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Bonhoeffer, Miracles, and the forthcoming If You Can Keep It
We all have questions about God. But very few of us get the answers we’re looking for–if those answers even exist! Do they? Where (in heaven’s name) do you go to find out?
Eric Metaxas understands. That’s why he’s written this refreshingly down-to-earth take on the big questions everyone asks (but not always out loud).
Finally a book that takes questions about God seriously enough to get silly (where appropriate). Wonderfully conversational and often very funny, this book joins you [ … ]
Barnes & Noble Offers Exclusive Book Club Edition
Barnes & Noble at 5601 Brodie Lane, Austin, will be hosting Austin-author Jennie Allen, founder of the IF: Gathering and author of Nothing to Prove: Why We Can Stop Trying So Hard (WaterBrook, Jan 31), for a booksigning on Feb. 9 at 7:00 pm. The exclusive Barnes and Noble book club edition of Nothing to Prove will be available.
In Nothing to Prove, Allen, an entrepreneur, ministry leader, in-demand speaker, teacher, wife and mother of four, is bringing her signature raw honesty, transparency and wisdom to help women address their fears, fight feelings of being overwhelmed and inadequacy and stop walking through life numb to real emotions and real feelings.
“You may be a pleaser or achiever, or maybe you are a rebel,” writes Allen. “But you and I both have [ … ]
About Talking with God by Adam Weber
Life is crazy. Prayer is simple.
Prayer seems like it should be so simple. Yet, when it comes to actually praying, often it feels awkward and complicated.
I mean … what should you actually pray about? What do you say?
Is there anything you should or shouldn’t say? Do you have to speak out loud? Where do you even start?
To make matters worse, we’ve heard about prayer for so long that we feel awkward asking about it. It’s like having to ask a person’s name after knowing them for years. Because we really should know their name by now, we feel embarrassed to ask.
Then comes the [ … ]
About The Chamberlain Key by Timothy P. Smith
Imagine you are a young, ambitious, successful appraiser of artifacts and antiquities—your services in demand by many of the most powerful individuals and branches of government in Washington, D. C. Your future could not seem brighter—except for a troubling dream…with the same mysterious message…on the same exact date…three years in a row…
A True Story…Better Than Fiction
Timothy P. Smith, heir to a renowned family business responsible for construction or renovation of some of America’s most cherished landmarks, struggled to understand the significance of his recurring dream…until he had another dream–one that identified a specific location where it seemed he might find answers to his questions. So Timothy drove to a remote spot [ … ]
About Is the Grace and the Preacher by Kim Vogel Sawyer
At the age of twenty-four, postmistress Grace Cristler has all but given up hope of finding a husband among the narrowing group of eligible men in her town of Fairland, Kansas. But when her uncle decides to retire from the pulpit, Grace is responsible for corresponding with the new preacher set to take his place. She can’t deny the affection growing in her heart for Reverend Rufus Dille—a man she deeply admires, but has only met through his letters.
Theophil Garrison is on the run from a past and a label he’s desperate to escape. Ten years ago, his outlaw cousins convinced him to take part in a train robbery, but Theo fled [ … ]
About Is the Bible Good for Women by Wendy Alsup
Headline: Is it possible to embrace the inherent dignity of womanhood while still cherishing the Bible?
Many, both inside and outside the church, are concerned that an orthodox understanding of the Bible is threatening and even harmful to women. After all, the Bible has a number of passages regarding women that are deeply troubling and hard to read.
But is that assessment accurate?
In this fascinating look at God’s work of redemption from Creation to today, Wendy Alsup explores questions such as:
* How does God view justice and equal rights for women?
* What does it mean to be made in the image of God?
* How [ … ]