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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God Can Restore Struggling Marriages

God Can Restore Struggling Marriages

New Hope® Publishers is pleased to announce the release of 30 Days of Hope for Hurting Marriages by Randy and Melody Hemphill. Sixth in the “Gifts of Hope” series, the devotional offers married couples validation for the struggles they face. Filled with honest reflections from the authors’ own marriage and near divorce, each devotion contains Scripture, questions to consider and discuss, and a glimpse into the emotions couples may experience during crisis. “30 Days of…

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He Did That?!

He Did That?!

When was the last time you stopped to meditate on God’s power? Or when did you last stand in awe of just how radical Jesus was when He walked the earth? When was the last time you knew deep in your spirit you were living and moving as a woman of confident faith? In He Did That?!, take a front-row seat and, through Brenda Poinsett’s artful writing, step back in time to observe Jesus in…

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Claudia Cantrell

Claudia Cantrell

Claudia Cantrell was a successful, independent career woman who was also lonely, single, and heartbroken. Now, she is a successful, independent career woman and one who lives life abundantly in Christ. Her extraordinary journey of victory is shared in her memoir Sacred Love. Working on a medical missions trip, God surprised Claudia with another gift—a family. After 54 years of singleness, Claudia married David and became stepmother to Katie. A physician assistant program graduate of…

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Sacred Love

Sacred Love

Outwardly, Claudia Cantrell was a successful, independent career woman. Inwardly, she longed for more—security, a sense of belonging, and love. She wanted a happily ever after. Sacred Love is the heartfelt love story of a broken woman who found extraordinary victory over loneliness, insecurity, rejection, and bad decisions. Overwhelmed by her circumstances, Claudia came to a crisis of belief—she must totally surrender the pain of her past to God or forever live defeated. In choosing…

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Lon Allison

Lon Allison

Lon Allison has been sharing Jesus Christ as a way of life for more than 45 years. Moreover, he has motivated and trained tens of thousands of people to do the same. Lon first learned to share his faith through Young Life and Campus Life approaches while in his twenties. Although he has served as a church plant pastor on the west coast, lead global evangelism efforts, and served as executive director of the Billy…

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(im)POSSIBLE

(im)POSSIBLE

(im)POSSIBLE: Discover the Joy of a Prayer, Care, Share Life will inspire and persuade you to engage in a life of personal witness for Jesus Christ. Offering years of personal experience, author and teacher Lon Allison’s “prayer, care, share” method of evangelism clarifies and simplifies the witnessing life. Embrace new attitudes and you will begin the journey of a lifetime. Once you begin to pray regularly for unbelievers and your life of witness, your compassion…

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Lisa Lloyd

Lisa Lloyd

Lisa is a speaker, emcee, actor, and writer. Since receiving her bachelor of fine arts in theater from Southern Methodist University, Lisa has been featured in many major performance mediums. Her television credits include What Would You Do?, Prison Break, The Young and the Restless, and The Bold and the Beautiful. You may see her on television commercials, highway billboards, or TV screens at the local airport. She has performed with many theaters, including the…

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