Author Archives: carlsimmonslive

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See the About Me page, if you want to know more about ME. Otherwise, hopefully you'll know more about Jesus and some of his followers by reading here. And thanks for stopping by.

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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Sanctified Sexuality


Sandra Glahn and C. Gary Barnes. Sanctified Sexuality: Valuing Sex in an Oversexed World. 464p., $25.99, Kregel Academic. Although modern culture constantly changes its views on sexuality, God’s design for sexuality remains the same. Bringing together twenty-five expert contributors in relevant … Continue reading

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Contact


Using interpersonal interaction for transformation. . . . Tyler White. Contact: The Shaping Power of Intentional Interaction. 176p., $14.99, Deep River Books. Personal interaction—contact—with those different from ourselves provides us with new understandings, greater respect, and reduced prejudices toward others. … Continue reading

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Purify My Heart


Talking with Jesus, and inviting you into the conversation. . . . Isabelle Joye. Purify My Heart: A Dialogue with Jesus. 304p., $14.99, Deep River Books. In her own devotional prayer journal, Isabelle Joye records not only Scripture and her … Continue reading

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Love Has a Name


Remembering Who loves us, and coming up with out-of-the-box ways to love others. . . . Adam Weber. Love Has a Name: Learning to Love the Different, the Difficult, and Everyone Else. 240p., $20.00, WaterBrook. Who does Jesus love? The … Continue reading

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Doubtless


Doubt happens. How you respond to it is what’s important. . . . Shelby Abbott. Doubtless: Because Faith Is Hard. 128p., $15.99, New Growth Press. Is God good? Can I trust him with my life? Is the Bible true? These are … Continue reading

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Invitation to Biblical Theology


Taking a tough subject and making it more easily digestible. . . . Jeremy M. Kimble and Ched Spellman. Invitation to Biblical Theology: Exploring the Shape, Storyline, and Themes of Scripture. 528p., $44.99, Kregel Academic. Invitation to Biblical Theology provides a … Continue reading

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Baptism


A primer for the primary. Read it, and then git ‘er done. . . . Larry E. Dyer. Baptism: The Believer’s First Obedience. 96p., $9.99, Kregel Ministry. Dr. Larry Dyer examines Scripture to answer not only the basic questions concerning … Continue reading

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Lay It Down: second edition


Just lettin y’all know that the second edition of Lay It Down is now available for purchase, either in paperback or Kindle, and if you haven’t already I’d be honored if you gave it a shot—because obviously I still think … Continue reading

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Lead Different


Learning to lead biblically. . . . Bruce and Verna Ratzlaff. Lead Different: Insight, Clarity, and Encouragement for Engaging the Heart of Servant Leadership. 160p., $14.99, Deep River Books. In Matthew 20:26 (NLT), Jesus said, “among you [leading] will be … Continue reading

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