Thanksgiving’s Over, Now What?

Thanksgiving’s Over, Now What?

There are few things better than a couple days off work, mountains of food, and an intentional time of thankfulness. We call this time Thanksgiving. We set aside the last Thursday of November to spend time with family and ask each other what we’re thankful for. But Thanksgiving is over, and the routine has kicked back in. How do we maintain this heart of thankfulness every day? There’s always something to be thankful for. When…

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“Called to Speak” Sample Chapters

Called to Speak uniquely addresses the practical call of a communicator to speak for the kingdom of God. Based on years of experience by two veteran women’s ministry speakers, Called to Speak is peppered with personal stories and encouraging Scripture. Containing practical tips, each chapter also ends with inspiring questions to help the existing women’s ministry teacher and speaker hone their skills while at the same time helping novice speakers answer the call to speak…

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Fueling A Life Of Faith In A Culture Of Fear

Fueling a Life of Faith in a Culture of Fear

New Hope® Publishers announces the release of Live a Praying Life® Without Fear, a powerful new look at the practice of prayer by best-selling author Jennifer Kennedy Dean. With encouraging biblical truths and real-life testimonies, Dean empowers readers to recognize God’s sovereignty over even their deepest fears. Perfect for individual or small group use, the four-week study focuses on prayer’s purpose, process, promise, and practice—equipping believers to overcome fear by embracing the freedom of faith.…

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Award-Winning Author Kathi Macias’s Much Anticipated Annual Christmas Novel

Award-Winning Author Kathi Macias’s Much Anticipated Annual Christmas Novel

New Hope® Publishers announces the release of award-winning author Kathi Macias’s newest novel A Husband’s Christmas Prayer, a heartwarming tale of what happens—including the struggles—when ministry couples experience God leading somewhere new. “It’s not quite Christmas without a Kathi Macias holiday tale. This is a sweet, relatable story of a young pastor’s wife who learns how to faithfully love her husband, children, and new community through changes, moves, and all that comes with a family…

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His Signature Piece

His Signature Piece

This past summer my wife and I visited Turkey. We spent nine days with dear friends who serve the missions community by providing care, counseling, and support in this difficult spiritual environment where Christianity is quite limited. During our time in Turkey, we received a grand tour in the area of Cappadocia. The history of Cappadocia extends back to the Hittite people who flourished there from 1800 to 1200 B.C. At Pentecost (see Acts 2:5),…

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3 Ways God Gives Grace To Keep Going

3 Ways God Gives Grace to Keep Going

I woke in the middle of the night and the rawness of it all washed over me again. Our family faced a heart-breaking situation. I tried to fix it, but it seemed hopeless. I knew sleep would not come easily. I had no words left for prayer. I was prayed out. Anxiety welled up and I reached for God. The Holy Spirit began to bring Scriptures to mind, so I began to “pray” them. Soon…

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Please Pass The Grace

Please Pass the Grace

Have you ever squirted hand cream from a tube into your hand, only to have far more plop out than you could ever work into your skin? If you’re like me, after you’ve rubbed some into your hands—and elbows—you look for a friend or two with whom to share the abundance. Hand cream for everyone! God’s grace is like that hand cream. He gives His children more than we could possibly use ourselves. Here’s how…

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God’s Crazy, Lavish Grace

God’s Crazy, Lavish Grace

God’s grace is radical. Extreme. Counter-intuitive. He pours it out on the undeserving. God lavishes His grace on those not seeking it. He even generously extends it to those who hate Him and persecute His people. Saul of Tarsus fit that description. In the years immediately following the death and resurrection of Jesus, Saul was the archenemy of Jesus’ followers. He did everything “possible to oppose the name of Jesus” (Acts 26:9). He went from…

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