Missionary stories, full of testimony of partnering with God, joining him right where he is already at work, are so cool! And the really good ones show the failures, flaws, and fears too. Just like the Bible does. It’s time to dive into some truly great missions stories, so we can learn and grow together. With these missionary stories for kids and adults, we can all be inspired. Reminded of what’s really important. Deepen our faith and confidence in God’s power and love and faithfulness. And maybe be willing to get involved ourselves. Missionary Stories for the Whole Family Teaching … Read More
When The Pilot Falls
Welcome to the 1920s. Things are hard. Economically, relationally, racially… But there’s also a lot of beauty and kindness and compassion and…much like the 2020s. Today’s story is one of the best I’ve read in this time period. I thoroughly enjoyed myself reading it, even when I wanted to throttle a character or two. About the Book Book: When the Pilot Falls Author: April Hayman Genre: Christian Historical Mystery, Fairytale Release date: September 7, 2021 In 1923, there aren’t many pilots, but Willie Labeau didn’t let that stop… her. A bear of a man, Hugh Taylor, needs a stunt plane pilot, and despite their rocky introduction, … Read More
The Cryptographer’s Dilemma: A Historical Puzzle
The Cryptographer’s Dilemma is actually a collection of dilemmas, I would say. She’s got the actual decryption dilemma on the case she’s been assigned, then there’s her Philip dilemma, and a family dilemma as well. And the way they all fit together is a tribute to the author’s skills. About the Book Book: The Cryptographer’s Dilemma Author: Johnnie Alexander Genre: Historical Christian Fiction Release date: August, 2021 A Code Developer Uncovers a Japanese Spy Ring Full of intrigue, adventure, and romance, this new series celebrates the unsung heroes—the heroines of WWII. FBI cryptographer Eloise Marshall is grieving the death of her brother, who died … Read More
Liberty Lane’s Rebel-ution: An Epic Esther In Middle School
Liberty Lane is a modern-day Esther, who’s about to take on the Royal Crown Singing Competition, peer pressure, a bully, and a few fears along the way. I have to admit this girl got to me. I’m proud of her, cheered her on, and questioned her timing a time or two. I think you’ll enjoy reading her story and getting to know her. The biblical parallels are very well done, and yet it’s still very much its own story! About the Book Book: Liberty Lane and the One-Girl Rebelution Author: Shaylene King Genre: Middle Grade Fiction Release date: December 31, 2020 American Idol meets … Read More
The Prayer Warrior: Inspiration for Real Life
If you’ve ever wondered how to become a prayer warrior, or exactly what the characteristics of a prayer warrior is, then you’ve come to the right place. Because I’ve wondered all of that and more. So I started paying extra close attention to the prayers in the books I’ve been reading, and looking for more books with a prayer focus. I’ve found some interesting things, and very helpful ideas, that I’d love to share with you all. But first, do you want to see a real prayer warrior in action? Because Ms V is a good one to watch! About … Read More
End-Times Fiction: Be Prepared for the Ride of Your Life!
Fun, Fast-paced, Well Researched End-Times fiction that will challenge you in unexpected ways! Ishmael Covenant is a ‘Crisis of Global Proportions’ and traitors lurk in unexpected places!
Armageddon style Christian Fiction novels, (End-times fiction) are fast paced, 3D, and more than a little terrifying. But since we know who wins, let’s go for a ride!!!
Stealing the First Mate: Hey, No One Is Perfect!
Today, I get to share with you a book called “Stealing the First Mate” by Tabitha Bouldin. But first I want to talk a little bit about something that struck me several times throughout the story. No one is perfect. It’s true. No one is perfect. Not me, not my husband, my parents, my kids, my friends… Not you. No one is good but God. And because he is good, we can trust him in all things, even when we can’t see any possibility of things working out. No One Is Perfect No one is perfect. As hard as we … Read More
35+ Best Christian Historical Fiction Books & Authors For Your TBR
Are you ready to explore the past with some of the Best Christian Historical Fiction Authors around? That’s one of my favorite ways to learn about the past, to experience it alongside fictionalized men and women. I’m all for reading biographies and true historical books. Because if we don’t learn from the past, we’re doomed to repeat it. But let’s face facts. Sometimes facts are boring. But to step inside the past along with characters dealing with real life situations, not only does history come alive, but solving some present day dillemas gets a little easier! When you find a … Read More
Bible Verses About Fatherhood +11 Best Books For Dad
Christian Fatherhood, Biblical Fatherhood is not automatic. There is work and Sacrifice. Failure and fun. Hope and prayers and perseverance. Knowing what that actually means and seeing what it looks like in today’s world go a long way toward making Christian Fatherhood possible. So let’s review some characteristics of a father, according to the Bible, and then check out some great books that would make good Christian fathers day gifts! *Please note that this post contains affiliate links, where at no extra cost to you, if you purchase through my link, I may receive a small percentage to help support this blogging … Read More
100+ Best Middle Grade Books Of All Time
Today let’s talk about how to determine the best middle grade books of all time. (and yes, I plan on tackling a quality high school reading list soon, too) The Best Middle Grade Books of All Time I have been reading books for a long time. Some are awesome, and some are not. Today, I am sharing the ones that I believe qualified to be the best middle grade books of all time. Not all are strictly Christian, but none of them are disrespectful in any way. Most actually make perfect family read-aloud materials, for 1st grade up, even if … Read More