The Best Fun Women’s Devotional Books for Women Who Love Christian Fiction

ArynFaith, Christian Fiction, Christian Nonfiction18 Comments

First, have you ever considered the purpose of your devotional? {then we can talk about what I think make the best fun women’s devotional books for women who love Christian fiction} Definition of Devotional: of or used in religious worship We all know that Jesus is supposed to get our best. He absolutely deserves our worship and devotion. Yet as busy 21st-century women, we often get distracted by the urgent, the visible, whatever is screaming loudest: after all, if we don’t change the baby’s diaper, who will? And if you have 5 minutes, reading the latest Christian fiction or scrolling … Read More

Top 10 Best Christian Allegory Books For Your Next Adventure

ArynFaith, Children's Bookshelf, Christian Fiction, Young Adult (Age 12+)14 Comments

Top 10 Christian Allegory books

Before we really dig into the best Christian allegory books, lets set a foundation of why they’re worth reading. Because the power of allegory books can’t be denied. They tend to capture the imagination, and take you along for the ride. So we want to know where we’re going is where we want to be, right? Then we can cover the best Christian allegory books for kids, teens, and adults. I have some really fun ones for all ages, and I can’t wait to share them with you!! Why The Use of Allegory in the Bible Should Affect our Book … Read More

But God: Choose Faith Over Fear and Rejoice!

ArynChristian Nonfiction, Faith20 Comments

Life can be scary and full of stressful things, whether natural like hurricanes and tornadoes and viruses, or manmade like terrorist activities and wars. But the God who created the world HAS NOT ABANDONED US! I’ve always been fascinated by the many times in Scripture where something awful is happening and then, my 2 favorite words:   But God (But The Lord)   But Jesus   Then the whole story changes. There is rescue. There is hope. A miracle. We can choose Faith over Fear, and REJOICE   What does that mean, though? Well, let’s look at a few of my favorite scriptures, … Read More

The Best Christian Book Publicity Group For Top Christian Authors

ArynChristian Fiction, Christian Nonfiction22 Comments

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So you’ve written a book, and even gotten it published. What now? If you’re ready to dive into some Christian book publicity, then I highly recommend you take the time to connect with Sandy and her team over at Celebrate Lit Christian Book Publicity Group. They are an awesome team to work with as a Christian book blogger, and I know many authors agree that Christian book marketing has become so much less stressful since they connected up with Celebrate Lit! Celebrate Lit: Christian Book Publicity Group When I started this book blog, I assumed that I would have to … Read More

Hagar Bible Study by Shadia Hrichi

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Hagar Bible Study cover

Welcome to today’s Book Review: The new Hagar Bible study by Shadia Hrichi. If you like going “Behind the SEEN” you’ll love this study. Spend some time with Hagar and those around her. Together with many of those whose lives tell of a relationship with The God who Sees; It’s awesome! Walking through the pages of scripture in this Bible study put me in a happy place. The spiritual discipline of daily time in the Bible is one I love, but sometimes it gets pushed aside in favor of doing life. I’m always grateful for the opportunity to be accountable … Read More

Are There Really 3 Steps to Salvation? Faith 101

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Are there really 3 steps to salvation? What does it mean to be born again? After all, we can’t exactly go back into mom’s womb a second time, can we? (Asks a church leader in John chapter 3) I’m writing this post for 4 people:1: Anyone who is curious about becoming a Christian. 2: New Believers who want to know the next steps after salvation. 3: Christians who want to share the wonderful Savior but aren’t sure how. 4: Me. I need the practice in sharing the 3 steps to salvation.  My assignment is to “always be ready to explain the hope that is within me” … Read More

Top 10 books that Show Christian Fatherhood at its Best

ArynFamily, Christian Fiction, Christian Nonfiction23 Comments

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 what the Bible says about Fatherhood, and then check out some great books with good Christian dads!  The Biblical Definition of a Father I would say the biblical definition of a father, a good one at least, has to begin with some of the more general instructions to all believers: 1 John 4:7 NIV — Dear friends, let … Read More

Culture Shock: How One Girl Challenges Assumptions

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I’ve seen Culture Shock examples a few times, but until I read Past Forward, I had no idea how many cultural assumptions there are in my own life! Nothing quite as dramatic as Willow’s but: If you want me to know something, you will tell me. (drives a few people in my family crazy, because they ask me questions and all I can say is “I don’t know, I didn’t ask” ) It’s hard to Enjoy downtime  because my brain is thinking of all the things I “should” be doing. I’m still trying to connect the Christian churches in the … Read More

4 Practical Ruth and Naomi Relationship Principles to Live By

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4 Ruth and Naomi Relationship Principles

Retelling of Bible stories in another time period can be a powerful tool. Translating the Ruth and Naomi relationship dynamics into other settings managed to bring home the lessons all over again.   Join me today as we talk about 4 tried and true Ruth and Naomi relationship principles. One of the greatest things about books based on Bible stories is that you aren’t tampering with the original, so anyone who’s nervous about Biblical fiction can safely enjoy it.   Today’s translation from Ruth and Naomi in the Bible to Victorian England was fascinating. Readers familiar with and enjoying Christian Historical fiction … Read More

An Emotional Baggage Check: Laugh, Love, and Look in the Mirror

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Emotional baggage check: Baggage is everywhere, and yet we’re often surprised by the effects of it.   It gets packed by us, and by others. We carry it around and as miserable as it makes us, it’s reassuring because it is familiar.   Then sometimes our baggage gets a little bit too full and heavy, so it explodes on those around us.   Making sure that we go see the Baggage Handler* with all types of emotional baggage is the best way to deal with our baggage.     ? Please note that this post contains affiliate links for your convenience.  If … Read More