Everyday Prayers for Families
This beautifully illustrated collection of prayers, poems, and Bible readings is perfect for families who want to grow in faith together. Use this book, and the heartwarming illustrations inside, for family devotions around the dinner table or at bedtime. Give it as a gift to new parents. Take a break from the harried pace of family life to reflect on the many blessings God has given us.
Reclaiming Rest: The Promise of Sabbath, Solitude, and Stillness in a Restless World
What does pressing pause look like? In Reclaiming Rest, Kate H. Rademacher explores the gifts of solitude, stillness, and Sabbath rest in a world of motion and noise. Ultimately, Rademacher claims, pausing for sacred rest pierces our illusions of self-reliance and control--and that's good news. What if keeping the Sabbath is not only a command to obey but a gift to reclaim?
All Who Are Weary: Easing the Burden on the Walk with Mental Illness
We live in an age uniquely attentive to the problem of mental illness. More than half of us will be diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder at some point in our lifetime. All Who Are Weary is not a map to a cure, nor a perfectly restorative prayer. Rather, Emmy Kegler joins the reader on the long walk of reflection, understanding, and compassion, trusting in the promise of a lighter load for us all.
Welcoming and Affirming: A Guide to Supporting and Working with LGBTQ+ Christian Youth
A handbook for pastors, youth workers, church leaders, educators, and other adults in Christian settings, this guide provides answers to the most pressing questions about sexuality, gender, mental health, safe sex, and more. You'll walk away with a lot of insight, prepared to love, affirm, and accept the LGBTQ+ teens in your community the way God does--exactly as they are.
A companion book to Queerfully and Wonderfully Made: A Guide for LGBTQ+ Christian Teens.
Beside Still Waters: Favorite Prayers, Poems, and Scriptures to Calm the Soul
This small treasury is an essential source of wisdom, encouragement, and faith for every season.
Prayers for Comfort and Encouragement
A thoughtfully illustrated collection of Bible passages, prayers, and poems, Prayers for Comfort and Encouragement offers solace and hope to those struggling with grief, illness, or a difficult season of life. This lovely book is the perfect gift for a friend or loved one in need.
Baptized in Tear Gas: From White Moderate to Abolitionist
In Baptized in Tear Gas, minister and activist Elle Dowd invites readers to experience her transformation from what Martin Luther King Jr. referred to as "the white moderate" into an Assata Shakur-reading, courthouse-occupying abolitionist. Like in baptism, this alteration requires parts of us to die--our tone policing, white niceness, respectability politics--so that we may be reborn. Through the Uprising in Ferguson, God made Elle into something new. Now it's our turn.
From the Depths: Prayers for Grieving the Loss of a Partner
From the Depths is for those who have suffered the loss of their beloved. These prayers, located in the context of immense suffering and belief in a loving God, help us pray through the most difficult times and find God within.
Coming to God in the Stillness: Discovering the Power of Contemplative Prayer
In a simple style with very practical emphasis, Dutch Catholic spiritual leader Jim Borst outlines twelve stages of contemplative prayer, offering readers an easy-to-follow guide. Through this classic primer, discover the power of meeting God in the silence and stillness of contemplation.
You Can Talk To God Like That: The Surprising Power of Lament to Save Your Faith
In You Can Talk to God Like That, pastor Abby Norman shows us that we can talk honestly to God, despite what we may have been told. You'll be encouraged to express your anger and pain to God and feel relief that you can be honest even when things are not okay. Learn to reclaim this ancient practice of lament and refresh your relationship with a God who has always wanted your whole self.
The Gospel for Cat Lovers
This whimsical little book brings the joy and wisdom of cats to life in a whole new way, reminding us that knowing and loving cats is a wonderful blessing.
The Gospel for Dog Lovers
This whimsical little book brings the joy and wisdom of dogs to life in a whole new way, reminding us that knowing and loving dogs is a wonderful blessing.
Fulfilled: Let Go of Shame, Embrace Your Body, and Eat the Food You Love
Today's culture has distorted how women view our bodies. But God longs for you to embrace your body, eat with freedom, and live with a deep confidence that you (and your body) are loved exactly as you are. In Fulfilled, nutrition expert Alexandra MacKillop explores physical, mental, and spiritual health through a non-diet lens, encouraging you to respect your body, honor your hunger, and embrace the unique size and shape that God created for you.
The Ancient Way: Discoveries on the Path of Celtic Christianity
For years, River Jordan felt a call to travel to the mystical Isle of Iona--the island that gave birth to Celtic Christianity. In The Ancient Way she invites us to join her on this pilgrimage as she explores ancient Celtic Christian practices such as hospitality, imagination, and community. This is a thoughtful guide for cultivating divine connection as we embark on our own wild adventures, chasing the mystery that calls us all.
30-Day Journey with Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson's unique spirit and gorgeous language have secured her legacy as one of America's most original and most beloved poets. Whether you are a devoted reader or are discovering the beauty of her poetry for the first time, this journey provides the perfect way to engage the thought of this strikingly gifted poet.
Without Oars: Casting Off into a Life of Pilgrimage
In Without Oars, Wes Granberg-Michaelson blends history, storytelling, biblical insights, personal reflections, and spiritual formation in an inviting call to discover pilgrimage as a way of life. It offers a unique perspective on the faith journey as an embodied practice of heading into the unknown and unknowable--with all the excitement, risk, and rewards that come with letting go.
Outlove: A Queer Christian Survival Story
In Outlove, Julie Rodgers details her deeply personal journey from a life of self-denial in the name of faith to her role in leading the take-down of Exodus International, the largest ex-gay organization in the world, to her marriage to a woman at the Washington National Cathedral. Rodgers's story sheds light on the debate between Evangelical Christians and the LGBTQ community, ultimately casting a hopeful vision for how the church can heal.
Love Makes Room: And Other Things I Learned When My Daughter Came Out
When Christian singer and speaker Staci Frenes learned her teenage daughter was gay, she found her dreams for the future--along with her lifelong faith--collapsing around her. Coming to terms with a new reality offered an invitation to make room for many things: the inevitability of uncertainty, hope in the midst of loss, awkward and tough conversations, an expanding faith, and a greater understanding of how people are more the same than different.
Make a Move: How to Stop Wavering and Make Decisions in a Disorienting World
Facing big decisions can lead to frustration, anxiety, and confusion. "It would be so much easier if life just came with a road map!" But life doesn't work like that--it's full of twists and turns, the unexpected and the unforeseen.
In Make a Move, Stephanie Williams O'Brien offers practical steps for moving through the experiments of life, so that we can narrow down the choices and discern God's leadership.
3000 Miles to Jesus: Pilgrimage as a Way of Life for Spiritual Seekers
3,000 Miles to Jesus applies wisdom and insights from the highpoint of spiritual pilgrimage in the Middle Ages to spiritual pilgrims today. Understanding the risks taken and the courage and conviction driving the spiritual pilgrim, Deam offers the bigger picture of a lifelong journey of faith. For those on a quest for the sacred, this book promises to be a guide on the pilgrim path to spiritual transformation--offering rewards that last a lifetime.
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