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Marv Taking Charge


A tough but enlightening—and affecting—look at end-of-life matters. . . . Lois Hoitenga Roelofs. Marv Taking Charge: A Story of Bold Love and Courage. 224p., $16.99, Deep River Books. Lois Roelofs always knew that Marv, her husband of fifty-five years, … Continue reading

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Rethinking Rest


A different take on rest and the Sabbath. . . . Gregory D. Hall. Rethinking Rest: Why Our Approach to Sabbath Isn’t Working. 240p., $15.99, Deep River Books. Today’s concept of biblical rest . . . isn’t working. Our numerous … Continue reading

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40 Questions About Women in Ministry


It is what it says it is. . . . 🙂 Sue Edwards and Kelley Matthews. 40 Questions About Women in Ministry. 336p., $24.99, Kregel Ministry. 40 Questions About Women in Ministry charts a course for understanding differing views on the … Continue reading

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Clarifying Christianity


Jacquelyn Guinn and Allan Guinn. Clarifying Christianity: A 12-Week Study for Confused Churchgoers. $16.99, Deep River Books. Why should we trust the Bible? Why would a good God allow pain and suffering? How can Hell be just? These questions and more … Continue reading

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Kerux: 1 Peter


All you can eat (and preach) about 1 Peter. . . . Timothy E. Miller and Bryan Murawski. 1 Peter: A Commentary for Biblical Preaching and Teaching. Kerux Commentaries. 336p., $32.99, Kregel Academic. Kerux Commentaries enable pastors and teachers to … Continue reading

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Irrevocable


Learning to communicate grace in our difficulty and brokenness—including the physical kind. . . . John M. Espy. Irrevocable: A Story of Human Aphasia and Divine Grace. 400p., $17.99, Deep River Books. The ability to express and understand written and … Continue reading

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Pawned


Looking at our sexuality from a biblical standpoint. . . . Dr. Gary Foshee. Pawned: Redeeming Our God-Given Sexuality. 264p., $16.99, Deep River Books. People walk into pawn shops every day and pawn priceless heirlooms for pennies on the dollar, … Continue reading

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Galatians on F.I.R.E.


Taking a deeper dive into the book of Galatians. . . . Dr. Ken J. Burge, Sr. Galatians on F.I.R.E. 234p., $16.99, Deep River Books. Rather than telling you what the book of Galatians teach, this edition of the New … Continue reading

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Three in One


Looking at the Trinity in fresh ways. . . . William David Spencer. Three in One: Analogies for the Trinity. 256p., $21.99, Kregel Academic. Throughout history, Christians have pictured the relationships between Father, Son, and Holy Spirit through analogies. Such … Continue reading

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Who Told You That?


Choosing God’s truth over the lies of the world. . . . Laurie Etta Neill. Who Told You That?: Seeking Truth in a World of Deception. 272.p., $15.99, Deep River Books. “Who told you that?” That was God’s question for … Continue reading

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