When principal ballerina Sasha Davis suffers a career-ending injury at age thirty-eight, she retreats to her recently deceased mothers home to recover. But she cant do it alone, so she places an ad in the newspaper for a temporary live-in aide. She gets a lot more than she bargained for when 19 year-old übercapable Evelyn Burt shows up.
Leaving a life of privilege to strike out on her own, Lauren Durough breaks with convention and her familys expectations by choosing a state college over Stanford and earning her own income over accepting her ample monthly allowance. She takes a part-time job from 83-year-old librarian Abigail Boyles, who asks Lauren to transcribe the journal entries of her ancestor Mercy Hayworth, a victim of the Salem witch trials.
The strength of her affinity with Mercy forces Lauren to take a startling new look at her own life, including her relationships with Abigail, her college roommate, and a young man named Raul. But on [ … ]
In their own separate corners of the country, Jade and Tanner have become fighters for religious freedom. Now Jades unfaithful husband is determined to destroy her in a custody battle that will rock the nation and shake peoples understanding of faith and freedom. Could Jade lose her only child because of her faith? Only one man can help her in her darkest hour. And only one old woman knows the secret about that summer and the truth that can set them all free.
With just a word Jesus called Lazarus from the grave and His Word can help bring us out of our tombs as well. This ten-week Bible study for the book Lazarus Awakening by Joanna Weaver is designed to help you move toward your own awakening.
If an eight-week format works better for you, youll find directions at the end of this guide for adapting it. Also, check out the downloadable workbook and leaders guide available at www.joannaweaverbooks.com
When blind and widowed Suzanne Cullver reaches California with a group of women who have survived tragedy on the Oregon Trail, she sets her mind on doing for herself all that must be done. Though she cannot see, she rejects offers of assistance, unwittingly risking her childrens safety and her own.
Her companions blindly falter as well, held hostage by their own pasts. As Suzanne attempts to control her life in Shasta City, Ruth defends against past errors, failing to see how she limits love. Meanwhile, Mazys vision [ … ]
Study with John Piper with an all new HD DVD recording of Pleasures of God and the companion study guide. In this 12-week study, Piper fully discusses the question, “What brings delight to the happiest Being in the universe?”
Where Yesterday Lives
Ellen Barrett is a Pulitzer prize-winning journalist with an uncertain marriage, a forgotten faith, and haunting memories of her picturesque hometown and the love she left behind. The eldest of five siblings, she longs for the time, long ago, when they were a happy family. Now Ellens beloved father is dead, and she returns to her childhood home to make peacewith the people who still live there, with the losses and changes that time has wrought, and with the future God has set before her.
When Joy Came to Stay
Maggie Stovall is one of the golden people. She has it all together…at least on the surface. Ben Stovall is a godly husband and successful [ … ]
Best-selling novelist Cindy Woodsmall might seem to have little in common with Miriam Flaud, a woman immersed in the culture of Old Order Amish. But with nine children and almost 60 years of marriage between them, Cindy and Miriam both have found the secrets to facing life with strength and grace. Whether enduring financial setbacks, celebrating new babies and times of prosperity, grieving the crushing losses in the deaths of family and friends, or facing disappointments with their respective communitiesthrough it all they find guidance for each day by looking to God.
The Roaring Twenties come vividly to life in this charming tale of a lost and confused flapper, a disillusioned soldier, and a road trip that just might heal them both.
The brutal murder of his son sends liberal pastor Jordan Rau on a global quest for revenge that threatens to destroy all he has left. Failed by his reason-based faith and consumed by out-of-control rage, Jordan can only be stopped by a miracle.