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.

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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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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