Book Review: Forever Lovely by Linore Rose Burkard

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Book Review: Forever Lovely by Linore Rose Burkard Genre: Regency Time-Travel Romance; Sweet and Clean   Description of Forever Lovely: When Miss Margaret Andrews traveled to the future to find her missing sister, she never expected to find true love. In 1819 England, Margaret’s a bluestocking with dreams of becoming an inventress, but when the Tallit, a magical time-travel shawl, goes awry, she finds herself stranded in 21st Century Manhattan where she encounters adventure and unexpected romance. *  *  * Book review of Forever Lovely: Forever Lovely by Linore Rose Burkard is a delightful regency-era romantic fiction that seamlessly blends…

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Book Review: Raising Kids to Follow Christ by Lee Ann Mancini

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Description of Raising Kids to Follow Christ: Instilling a Lifelong Trust in God: Offering years of experience and countless success stories, author and parenting expert Lee Ann Mancini says what our children need is a heart change, not just a behavioral change, so that they become effective disciples. In Raising Kids to Follow Christ: Instilling a Lifelong Trust in God, she inspires parents, grandparents, teachers, and others to teach their children essential Christian principles to enable them to navigate the world with grace, integrity, and an unbreakable bond with their heavenly Father. This book goes beyond surface-level advice, delving into…

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Book Review: Praying Personalities by Janet McHenry

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Praying Personalities description: In Praying Personalities, author Janet McHenry helps readers determine their particular praying personality by examining the praying styles of biblical people, spiritual gifts, various ideas about personality, generational praying practices, and learning styles. The book includes scores of bulleted suggestions for developing a praying lifestyle that works for individuals. She has also created a Praying Personality Quiz for readers (available in the book and online) to help narrow down the style that will most naturally fit into how they process a prayer life. *  *  * Book review of Praying Personalities: Prayer Freedom When you want to know about…

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Book Review: Forever Lovely by Linore Rose Burkard

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Forever Lovely Pride and Prejudice meets time travel adventure in this sweet and clean Regency romance. When Miss Margaret Andrews travels to the future to find her missing sister, she never expected to find true love. In 1819 England, she is a bluestocking with dreams of becoming an inventress, but when the Tallit, a magical time-travel shawl, goes awry she finds herself stranded in 21st Century Manhattan…where it all begins. Can she get herself–and her new love–back home to safety in time to prevent a disaster? *  *  * Book review of Forever Lovely: What a joy, a pure pleasure…

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Book Review: Nobody’s Mother: Artemis of the Ephesians in Antiquity and the New Testament

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About the book: Bible exposition and history Nobody’s Mother: Artemis of the Ephesians in Antiquity and the New Testament by Sandra Glahn Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2023. Available at Logos and IVP Based on groundbreaking research and new data about Artemis of the Ephesians, Nobody’s Mother demonstrates how better background information supports faithful interpretation. Combining spiritual autobiography with scholarly exploration, Glahn takes readers on a journey to ancient Ephesus and across early church history. Unveiling the cult of Artemis and how early Christians related to it can give us a clearer sense of the type of radical, countercultural fellowship the New Testament…

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Book Review: Evangeline by Lane Jordan

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Evangeline, by Lane Jordan, is a historical romance that won the Romance Book of the Year Golden Scrolls Award! Take the beautiful, biblical story of Esther, change the lead character’s race from Jewish to biracial, place the location in New York City during the 1960s’ era of turmoil at the time of the Civil Rights movement, and you have a modern-day parallel story to Esther. The book of Esther in the Old Testament is a similar story to Cinderella. With only ten short chapters, and God never mentioned, Esther reveals how God works in our lives always. He is in…

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Book Review: Gypsy For God

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Contemporary Christian Fiction Gypsy for God Kathleen is a middle-aged woman who loses her job, which leaves her doubting herself and fearing the future. This event sends her on a journey to find purpose and meaning in her life. She flourishes in a new career as a travel agent, but fear and doubt keep her from experiencing all life has to offer. Finally, an unexpected encounter changes everything as God begins to reveal His plans to Kathleen. Each new country she visits brings her closer to finding her real purpose. This story offers hope for readers seeking meaning in their…

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Book Review – Now I See: How God’s Amazing Grace Transforms the Deepest Pain to Shining Joy

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  Nonfiction/memoir: Now I See: How God’s Amazing Grace Transforms the Deepest Pain to Shining Joy God’s Word shines with hope through Janet’s story. Blind at 30, the murder of her child, and her husband’s abandonment were no match for God’s restoring power that ushered joy inside beautiful victories. *  *  * “Now I See will transform how you navigate through life’s trials, unthinkable tragedies or unexpected adversities.” ~ Jason Noble, original true-life pastor, Twentieth Century Fox movie, Breakthrough and on the marketing team for Jesus Revolution. *  *  * Blindness nor tragedy has stopped Janet Perez Eckles from becoming an…

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Book Review: Honor Thy Father (Episodes 1 & 2) by Ellen Fannon

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Contemporary Christian Fiction: Honor Thy Father, Episodes One and Two Honor Thy Father is a two-part story of a family which is separated from each other through a series of tragic circumstances. The prologue takes place in 1989, the current time, and introduces the five main characters. Adam Wallace, the father of three children, Charlotte, Dana, and Scott, is suffering from a rare form of leukemia and needs a bone marrow transplant to save his life. The prologue reveals that Adam has been separated from his daughters for twenty-five years and has not had any contact with them. But now he…

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