If Prayer Is Working, Why Am I Hurting?

If Prayer is Working, Why am I Hurting?

Many people feel that prayer had failed them when life brings disappointment and difficulty. I have had this question addressed to me time and time again, in one form or another: “If prayer really works, then why did this hard, disappointing experience happen to me?” Let me remind you of the purpose of prayer: Prayer is the conduit through which the power and provision of God flow into the circumstances of earth. Prayer is NOT…

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How To Be Devoted To God’s Word

How to be Devoted to God’s Word

One of my biblical heroes is Ezra. He lived in the 5th century BC, a Jew born during Israel’s Babylonian exile. He was a “scribe” and a descendent of Aaron, a priest of the Most High God. Ezra was a “teacher well versed in the Law of Moses” (Ezra 7:6). He was far more than a casual student of God’s Word. He was a skilled teacher who knew it backward and forward.

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Andrew Mann

Andrew Mann had a small-town Missouri upbringing and then . . . God moved him. He now calls the Mott Haven neighborhood in the South Bronx home. His journey from farm to city introduced him to a greater spiritual journey—from 'religious life' to 'real life'. He recognizes how God used so many experiences and individuals to open his eyes to truths about himself as well as his Creator. Personal experiences with sin, cancer, relationships, and…

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Sherrie Eldridge

Straight-forward and insightful, Sherrie Eldridge writes from a passion for adopted children and their parents to be drawn closer. An internationally-recognized adoption-advocate speaker, she is the author of more than five books including the best-selling Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew. An adoptee herself, she understands an adoptee’s perspective and offers insight to deepen parent-child bonds. She is actively involved in adoption advocacy roles and was named a Congressional Angel in Adoption.…

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Diana Davis

Diana Davis understands the life of a ministry wife because she is one. Having served alongside her husband, she has experienced God's call in all types of church settings—small, large, rural, city, and church plants. A prolific writer, she is the author of four books as well as more than 500 published articles for leading outlets such as Baptist Press, Rick Warren's Pastor Toolbox, Let's Worship, On Mission, and Deacon magazines, along with Facts &…

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Mark Bethea

Mark Bethea

Mark Bethea serves as acquisitions and digital editor of New Hope® Publishers. He is also the pastor of Argo Baptist Church in Trussville, Alabama. Before Argo Baptist and New Hope, Mark served as a supply pastor for churches without a pastor and as an assistant at New Hope. Prior to interim pastoring, he served as a student pastor. He graduated from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a master of divinity degree. Mark has been married…

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Maegan Roper

Maegan Roper is the Marketing Director for New Hope® Publishers, a wife, mom, singer, and speaker. As author of the popular blog, A Different Remedy, she’s been able to minister to many women dealing with infant loss. Through the loss of her own daughter, Ellanie Beth, God has faithfully mended her broken heart to encourage other families dealing with loss as well. Maegan has written for digital and print publications such as Life Beautiful Magazine, MinistryMatters,…

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Keeping The Faith

Keeping the Faith

Although writing had long been a passion of mine, it wasn’t until my sophomore year in high school that I began to take my writing seriously and actually wrote my first novel.

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New Hope Publishers Wins Publisher Of The Year

New Hope Publishers Wins Publisher of the Year

New Hope® Publishers is honored to announce its award for Publisher of the Year presented by the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA). The award for Publisher of the Year recognizes a Christian publishing house that demonstrates outstanding ministry partnerships with their authors. The AWSA is a professional support group of Christian women in both publishing and speaking. The AWSA celebrated its nominees and winners at the annual Golden Scroll Awards ceremony Sunday, June 28,…

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