Author Archives: carlsimmonslive

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Faith Not Fear


Walking through the difficult times . . . Christine Keller. Faith Not Fear: When It’s God’s Plan You Win. 170p., $15.99, Deep River Books. Throughout her motherhood journey, Christine Keller experienced numerous tragedies that could have understandably triggered an abandoning … Continue reading

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Avoiding a Parental Freakout


Ready to send your kids off to college? Be prepared, with advice from a professor at the other end. . . . Michael J. Bozack. Avoiding a Parental Freakout: Straight Talk from College Professor to Christian Parent. $16.99, Deep River … Continue reading

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Kerux: Zephaniah-Malachi


For all you Minor Prophets fans in the audience. . . . Gary V. Smith and Timothy D. Sprankle. Zephaniah-Malachi: A Commentary for Biblical Preaching and Teaching. Kerux Commentaries. 384p., $32. 99, Kregel Academic. Kerux Commentaries enable pastors and teachers to … Continue reading

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Rx for Grief


A counselor talks about her own repeated experiences with grief—and what comes after. . . . Jane Amelia Smith. Rx for Grief: Hope through God’s Truth. $15.99, Deep River Books. Jane Amelia Smith’s third published book gives us a look … Continue reading

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Abandoned?


Need a light read that goes into some heavy places? Read on. . . . Ruth Billings. Abandoned? $14.99, Deep River Books. Sue had delayed going through her mom’s stuff after her death. Just going into her mom’s room made … Continue reading

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Soul Anatomy


George Roberston. Soul Anatomy: Fiding Peace, Hope, and Joy in the Psalms. 240p., $17.99, New Growth Press. How do you worship when you’re depressed? Where do you find words to express inexpressible joy? What do you pray when you need … Continue reading

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Heaven’s Ambassadors in the Making


Greg Allenby, Benjamin Graham, and Timothy Wambura. Heaven’s Ambassadors in the Making: Becoming the Person You Were Created to Be. 144p., $15.99, Deep River Books. The parable of the Prodigal Son speaks of the wayward son coming to his right … Continue reading

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40 Questions about Typology and Allegory


Mitchell L. Chase. 40 Questions about Typology and Allegory. 320p., $23.99, Kregel Academic\. A biblical type is a person, place, or thing in salvation history that corresponds to a later person, place, or thing in the scriptural text. An allegory … Continue reading

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Invitation to Christian Ethics


Ken Magnuson. Invitation to Christian Ethics: Moral Reasoning and Contemporary Issues. 544p., $44.99, Kregel Academic. Invitation to Christian Ethics is an indispensable guide for helping pastors, counselors, and everyday Christians navigate today’s difficult moral questions. Readers will benefit from Ken Magnuson’s … Continue reading

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Building Bridges


Julie Lowe. Building Bridges: Biblical Counseling Activities for Children and Teens. 208p., $29.99, New Growth Press. Knowing how to approach children and teens in counseling can be a challenge. Learning to enter into their world and draw them out can … Continue reading

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