One Night Two Souls Went Walking

Working the night shift, a chaplain walks the line between what is human and what is holy. What is sacred and what is ordinary? What is of this world and what is supernatural? One Night Two Souls Went Walking explores the world of a hospital chaplain and how she has connected with those she shepherdsContinue reading “One Night Two Souls Went Walking”

Day 6: Camp Read Aloud

Today is Day 6 of Camp Read Aloud! In case you missed our first week, Camp Read Aloud is an all-online, totally free, virtual summer reading camp. Every day, we have a fun schedule planned, and today is no exception. Today’s Craft: Sponge Boats, a DIY Craft for Kids Today’s Book: Lightship by Brian FlocaContinue reading “Day 6: Camp Read Aloud”

The Book of Awesome Women Writers

Does it seem like a defiant, rebellious act for a woman to write? It might seem crazy to think that there was a time when women couldn’t express themselves with a pen and paper without getting in trouble. For the young girls growing up today, thinking freely and expressing their thoughts shouldn’t be outside theContinue reading “The Book of Awesome Women Writers”

Day 5 at Camp Read Aloud

It’s Friday, and we have lots of fun planned at Camp Read Aloud. We’ve had a lot of fun this week. What was your favorite thing so far? Maybe it was making friendship bracelets, or maybe it was enjoying the story of Clark the Shark. Today will be just as fun! Here’s our schedule forContinue reading “Day 5 at Camp Read Aloud”

Welcome to Summer Camp!

Welcome to day two of Camp Read Aloud! If you missed yesterday, this is an online, all-at-home virtual camp where you can have fun! Each day includes a craft, book, and activity, all for free. Today’s Activity is: Make a Paper Shark Today’s Book is: Clark the Shark by Bruce Hale Today’s Activity is: FeedContinue reading “Welcome to Summer Camp!”

The ABCs of Diversity

Carolyn B. Helsel teaches preaching at a college. Y. Joy Harris-Smith teaches special education. These educators, who are also parents, have collaborated to create this book, The ABCs of Diversity Helping Kids (and Ourselves!) Embrace Our Differences. Before reading this book, I wondered if it would be similar to a college textbook that is intendedContinue reading “The ABCs of Diversity”

Praying for America

Does America need prayer? Many Christians would agree. Dr. Robert Jeffress, pastor of a megachurch in Dallas, Texas, has turned his answer to this question into Praying for America 40 Inspiring Stories and Prayers for Our Nation. Each story concludes with a prayer of how to ask God to intervene in America’s problems. Jeffress advocatesContinue reading “Praying for America”

My Friend, My Hero

Young basketball player Bennett Wilson has talent, a college scholarship waiting for him, the love of his family, and the respect of his friends. What could possibly be wrong with his life? My Friend, My Hero by Jerald LeVon Hoover celebrates its 25th anniversary in this edition. Readers get a look inside the world ofContinue reading “My Friend, My Hero”

Leadership by the Good Book

Can Christianity relate to the business world? If you’re a Christian, how can you work your faith into the workplace? Can a business leader be successful in their role while also living out their faith? David L. Steward is the founder and chairman of World Wide Technology (WWT), a company that generates more than $12Continue reading “Leadership by the Good Book”

The Abundance Mind-Set

How do your thoughts impact your life? For Joel Osteen, the mind is where success begins and where the idea of abundance should be. This is a short book, taken from material from two of his previously published books. It’s a perfect size to take with you to fill some time if you are waitingContinue reading “The Abundance Mind-Set”

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