Christmas time may be the happiest season of all, but Maggie Dulane and her small son Rickey equate it with loss. Maggie’s husband was killed during the holidays two years before, leaving her to raise her little boy on her own. Losing his father during the Christmas season has caused five-year-old Rickey to lose faith in Santa Claus -but the bright little boy has managed to retain his faith in God. He prays to Him each night to send him a daddy.
What would cause the Amish to move to Colorado, leaving family and friends behind? Some Amish are making the trek to Colorado for cheaper land. Others are fleeing strict bishops with long memories.
(A Land of Canaan Series)
Julie is trying to keep things together. Her mother Maggie is struggling with cancer. Her brother Mike is headed to Vietnam. Her father Frank is angry at Asians for the tortured death of his brother in WWII and in being instrumental in Mike’s leaving. He is angry at the possibility of losing his wife, something he cannot even consider. But when Mike’s actions cause a rift in the family, will Frank come to terms with God, his loss, and his faith before he does something that destroys everything?
Tess O’Rourke dreams of becoming the first female chief of police in Long Beach, California. As commander of the East Division, she is well on her way . . . until the night she responds to an officer-needs-assistance call and fatally shoots an unarmed teenager. Despite being cleared of wrongdoing by a grand jury, Tess is so hounded by the public that she takes a job in Oregon to escape the bad press.
By uncovering the teaching of the first and second century rabbis and Christian theologians, and highlighting little-known Jewish idioms and traditions, Gallaty takes Christians on a biblical journey to rediscover a forgotten Jesus from a biblical perspective, deepening your relationship with God.
Jim Stovall has penned three delightful parables for anyone who wants to be inspired or give the gift of inspiration. In The Ultimate Gift, Jason Stevens learns to appreciate the value of his life, while in The Ultimate Life, he learns the value of love. Now, in the touching conclusion to the trilogy, Jason learns that life’s journey is all about traveling well – not about the destination.
(The Ultimate Gift Series)
A Brand New Release from USA Today Bestselling Author Leah Atwood, comes an inspirational Christmas novella to warm your heart.
Every Christmas season, Zoe Daniels distributed candy canes with inspiring messages around the town of Nativity, Maryland. She understood the pain holidays could bring, and these notes were her way of spreading joy to those who needed it. No one knew she was behind the wishes and that’s how wanted it to stay.
Donovan Byrne caught Zoe in the act of leaving the famous candy cane wishes. Rather than publicly disclose her identity, he confronted her to get the inside scoop on her motives, and to his surprise, soon found himself assisting her with her mission.
This Christmas will their own wishes be answered as they deliver wishes to others?
New Release from Bestselling Author Samantha Bayarr. Three dozen gingerbread cookies plus two lonely hearts, equals one Christmas miracle!
Best-selling author Max Lucado, invites readers to witness the birth of Christ as they’ve never seen it before, through twenty-five inspirational selections from his most popular books. Selections are taken from 3:16, God Came Near, The Applause of Heaven, and more. Join Mary and Joseph inside a stable, beside a shepherd, at the feet of the King in the manger.
Advent is for adoring Jesus. The Christmas season is one of the busiest times of year. But it’s also a season of reflection and preparation for that special day when we mark Immanuel’s coming – the arrival of our eternal God in our own frail humanity.
This is the greatest of history’s many wonders, something too stupendous to celebrate just on one day. Advent is a way of lengthening and intensifying the joy of Christmas.