In a Boat in the Middle of a Lake: Trusting the God Who Meets Us in Our Storm

The authors make a point not to give the easiest possible answers about suffering. Instead, they honestly describe the Bible’s teachings about suffering, even ones which seem paradoxical or a bit hard to swallow. This approach is not only the most truthful, but also refreshing.

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Off the Itinerary: 1 Avalanche Off the Itinerary: 2 Chased

In the end, I recommend these with reservation. Parents, know what your kids are reading, and talk about the issues. Then you all can enjoy a cast of terrific characters and the terrifyingly beautiful settings they experience.

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The louder song

The author brings readers to the place of hope even in their darkest times by using lament and lamenting.

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Question and Answer with Lynn Austin, Author of: If I Were You

Lynn Austin has sold more than one and a half million copies of her books worldwide. A former teacher who now writes and speaks full-time, she has won eight Christy Awards for her historical fiction and was one of the first inductees into the Christy Award Hall of Fame. One of her novels, Hidden Places, […]

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News about the ECLA 2020 Conference!

The 2020 ECLA Annual Conference is going to be the most unique, never before done, high tech, futuristic conference ever seen!

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Intentional Faith: Aligning your Life with the Heart of God

This book is intended for a more mature Christian who needs encouragement to boost their faith life. While many, if not all, of these practices could also be used to encourage a new Christian or even an unbeliever to establishing a strong faith life, it is clear that the intended audience is Christians with established faith lives who feel burnt out and need encouragement to try something new to get closer to God.

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The Rescuer: One Firefighter’s Story of Courage, Darkness, and the Relentless Love that Saved Him

The author’s stories about arrogant Christians highlight the problem of being legalistic, while his stories about helpful Christians highlight the shocking redemptive power that a mature faith can have on people.

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Nothing short of wondrous

Although a theme readers have read many times of wounded hearts not sure they can love again, the setting of Yellowstone in the 1800’s is rather unique and brings a distinction to the plot and setting.

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Depression, Anxiety, and Other Things We Don’t Want to Talk About

In short, Waller does a great job of explaining why mental health is such an important subject and what Christians can do to create healing spaces for people with mental illnesses.

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