In this first-hand account, author Matthew Paul Turner shares amusingsometimes cringe-worthyand poignant stories about growing up in a fundamentalist household, where even well-intentioned contemporary Christian music was proclaimed to be of the devil.
What we keep speaks volumes about who we are. Gods keepsakes tell a story, tooand at the heart of it is love for his children, now and forever. Experience the God of history through the things he keeps, and discover your role in his story today.
About God Gave Us Love
As Little Cub and Grampa Bear’s fishing adventure is interrupted by mischievous otters, the young polar bear begins to question why we must love others… even the seemingly unlovable.
In answering her questions, Grampa Bear gives tender explanations that teach Little Cub about the different kinds of love that is shared between families, friends, and mamas and papas. Grampa explains that all these kinds of love come from God and that it is important to love others because…
“Any time we show love, Little Cub, we’re sharing a bit of his love.”
This sweet tale will warm the hearts of young children as they learn about all the different sorts of love, while the gentle explanations [ … ]
Raised in foster care and now the widowed mother of a little girl, Cara Moore struggles against poverty, fear, and a relentless stalker. When a trail of memories leads Cara and Lori out of New York City toward an Amish community, she follows every lead, eager for answers and a fresh start.
A deadly menace is breaking through the ground. The people of Abascar must abandon their stone refuge and flee into vulnerability in the forest. But their King has had a vision…
King Cal-raven risks his life to find a safe haven for his refugee followers. But when they are seduced and scattered by wicked seers from House Bel Amica, and the deceptive forces of evil set their sights on him, the Kings faith and mettle are tested by an insatiable fire.
Truth has never been more important, nor so difficult to discern.
The fantastic land of Amara is recovering from years of war inflicted on its citizens by outside forcesas well as from the spiritual apathy corroding the Amarans hearts. With Kale and her father serving as dragon keepers for Paladin, the dragon populace has exploded. Its a peaceful, exciting time of rebuilding. And yet, an insidious, unseen evil lurks just beneath the surface of the idyllic countryside.
When Kale and Bardon set aside their daily responsibilities to join meech dragons Regidor and Gilda on a quest to find a hidden meech colony, they encounter sinister forces. Their world is under attack by a secret enemy can they overcome the ominous peril they cant even [ … ]
As wizards battle with fiery dragons, only a heros noble calling can save Amara.
Three years of strife have passed since Kale and Bardon freed Paladins knights. Now, fiery dragons scorch their beautiful countryside as an evil husband-and-wife wizard duo fight for supremacy. The people of Amara just want to be left alone, hoping the conflict will disappear. But Paladin is dying, and Bardon and Kalenow marriedmust accept fateful, separate assignments if their land is to survive. Can their efforts turn the tide against their adversaries?
Kales responsibility is to find, hatch, and train an army of dragons, by working side-by-side with the dragon keeper father she has never known. As the Amaran countrymen seek escape, she [ … ]
Trapped in an evil spell can the knights of Paladin be rescued?
Before vowing his allegiance to Wulder as a knight, Bardon heads to the mountains for solitude. His life is suddenly complicated by a woman and her granddaughter, NRae, on a mission to rescue the womans son trapped in a chamber of sleep.
The band travels north, uncertain of their destination and encountering numerous perils. When they unlock the chamber, they discover a dozen knightswho cannot be awakened. The journal holding the secret to rousing them is in an unknown language. How can they find the help they need, and overcome even graver obstacles, to rescue the knights?
Much more than Nina Parkers heart lies in the balance.
Recovering alcoholic Nina Parker returns to Missouri to start over, but theres been a gruesome murder. Her daughter shuns her. Her ex-husband fights to protect her. And an obsessed stranger lives for one purpose: to consume her very soul.