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Book Trailer: THE DEEPLY FORMED LIFE by Rich Villodas

During our chaotic times, discover five forgotten values that can spark internal growth and help us reconcile our Christian faith with the complexities of race, sexuality, and social justice.

Most believers live in the state of “being a Christian” without ever being deeply formed by Christ. Our pace is too frenetic to be in union with God, and we don’t know how to quiet our hearts and minds to be present. Our emotions are unhealthy and compartmentalized. We feel unable to love well or live differently from the rest of the world—to live as people of the good news.

New York pastor Rich Villodas says we must restore balance, focus, and meaning for our souls. The Deeply Formed Life lays out [ … ]

Sneak Peek: THE LIGHT OF HIS PRESENCE by Anne Graham Lotz

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The beloved Bible teacher and daughter of Billy Graham shares a rich treasury of her personal prayers to guide you into deeper, more intimate daily conversations with God.

Why is it that as soon as we bow our heads to pray, we start thinking of other things we need to do? How do we make time to pray in the middle of our busy lives? And how do we know what to say and how to say it?

Like many of us, Anne Graham Lotz has struggled with prayer. Over the years, she discovered that writing out her prayers draws her into deeper, more intimate conversations with God. The Light of His Presence offers forty of these tender, honest prayers for real-life situations as an invitation to deepen your own [ … ]

Sneak Peek: REDEEMING LOVE COMPANION STUDY by Francine Rivers

Read the first few chapters of Redeeming Love: The Companion Study.

A powerful six-week study, revealing life-changing Bible truths, to the classic bestselling novel Redeeming Love.

Redeeming Love: The Companion Study offers longtime fans as well as readers new to the Christian romance classic a meaningful way to explore the book’s message and go deeper into the story’s Biblical ties.

This six-week study, with three segments per week, explores Angel and Michael’s iconic story as a metaphor for the love relationship between God and those He is yearning to reach. Using excerpts from the novel and quotes from Scripture, Francine walks readers through Angel’s healing journey, showing how her unworthiness, fear, and emptiness are ultimately exchanged for the fullness of knowing God’s unconditional, redemptive, all-consuming love. Each week also includes an essay from Francine tied to her personal journey of writing [ … ]

Sneak Peek: A PATH TO REDEEMING LOVE by Francine Rivers

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This one-of-a-kind devotional based on the timeless classic novel Redeeming Love provides forty days of inspiration—featuring essays from the author on her beloved novel.

A Path to Redeeming Love: A 40-Day Devotional welcomes readers to revisit Francine Rivers’s life-changing story of God’s all-consuming love in an inspiring new way: a personal, 6-week journey through Angel and Michael’s iconic love story.

Following the novel’s key themes—Rejected, Resigned, Rescued, Redeemed, Reconciled, Restored—each daily devotion includes a Redeeming Love story tie-in with an excerpt from the novel; selected quotes from Scripture embodying both the message of the devotion and its theme; and prompts for reflection and activities including Bible study, prayer, journaling, and outreach. Each theme begins with a personal essay from Francine in which she shares stories from her life and her thoughts on Angel, [ … ]

Sneak Peek: REDEEMING LOVE by Francine Rivers

Read the first few chapters of Redeeming Love.

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California’s gold country, 1850. A time when men sold their souls for a bag of gold and women sold their bodies for a place to sleep. Angel expects nothing from men but betrayal. Sold into prostitution as a child, she survives by keeping her hatred alive. And what she hates most are the men who use her, leaving her empty and dead inside.

Then she meets Michael Hosea, a man who seeks his Father’s heart in everything. Michael obeys God’s call to marry Angel and to love her unconditionally. Slowly, day by day, he defies Angel’s every bitter expectation, until despite her resistance, her frozen heart begins to thaw.

But with her unexpected softening comes overwhelming feelings of [ … ]

Sneak Peek: THE LIFE YOU LONG FOR by Christy Nockels

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A beautiful invitation to discover your place in God’s heart and let him set the pace for your life—from a wife and mother, singer-songwriter, and worship leader for Passion Conferences and IF:Gathering

Christy Nockels knows firsthand how easily our desire to serve God—even when using the gifts He has given us—can overshadow our delight in simply being with Him. When God called her to lay down her ministry for a season, Christy was forced to confront how her sense of purpose and worth had become tangled up in her work. God then lovingly invited her to discover true rest in His presence as she learned to live as the Beloved.

In The Life You Long For, Christy shows us how to let go of hustle and achievement and instead find our [ … ]

Sneak Peek: THE DEEPLY FORMED LIFE by Rich Villodas

Read the first chapter of The Deeply Formed Life.

What are five values every Christian needs in order to find balance, focus, and meaning in today’s relentlessly paced world? The answers may surprise you, says one New York City pastor.

The world is faster and busier than it’s ever been, with more noise and distraction unsettling our already restless souls. We are a people out of rhythm. For Christians who are frustrated with churches that only add to the hustle and bustle, there must be an answer in our interior spiritual life. We long for deeper, more meaningful faith. Author and pastor Rich Villodas’s The Deeply Formed Life offers an expansive, interconnected vision of spiritual formation comprised of five key pathways:

• Contemplative Rhythms Value: slowing down our lives to be with God

• Racial Justice Value: examining [ … ]

Sneak Peek: THE LAZY GENIUS WAY by Kendra Adachi

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Being a Lazy Genius isn’t about doing more or doing less. It’s about doing what matters to you.
 
The chorus of “shoulds” is loud. You should enjoy the moment, dream big, have it all, get up before the sun, track your water consumption, go on date nights, and be the best. Or maybe you should ignore what people think, live on dry shampoo, be a negligent PTA mom, have a dirty house, and claim your hot mess like a badge of honor.

It’s so easy to feel overwhelmed by the mixed messages of what it means to live well.

Kendra Adachi, the creator of the Lazy Genius movement, invites you to live well by your own definition and equips you to be a genius about what matters and lazy [ … ]

Retailer Announcement: GOD SPEAKS IN WHISPERS by Mark Batterson & Summer Batterson Dailey

Children often begin their faith journey with basic but big questions like How does God speak to me? This charming picture book from the best-selling author of Whisper and his daughter provides a fun and clever answer!

God Speaks in Whispers helps even the youngest readers look for God’s voice in the universe: in creation, as he speaks through his followers, and in the Bible as he speaks through his Word. With a charming rhyme pattern and vivid pictures, Mark and Summer Batterson invite little ones to imagine how God might be showing them love every day, by leaning in close to hear God’s whisper.

Sneak Peek: LOVE HAS A NAME by Adam Weber

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Some people make it really hard to love them. But we can learn how to love better–often from those we would never expect to teach us. This hopeful guide offers a practical approach to loving like Jesus does. 

Loving people is hard. Especially when it involves the difficult people in our lives and those different from us. Adam Weber knows firsthand that whether you’re new to following Jesus or you’ve been doing so for decades, loving people can be painful, uncomfortable, and downright exhausting. Now more than ever, love seems to be absent from our attitude, words, and actions. The chapters of this book record Adam’s own journey to understanding how to love, named after the people who’ve radically loved him, or that he’s tried to love well. Through these [ … ]