All posts for the month August, 2019

CrossReads Book Spotlight: CrissCross

CrossReads Book Spotlight CrissCross (Crossroads Book 1) by Mandie Tepe For the most part, the souls that live in the Crosswinds Apartments building in Carrefour—a small town located on the Missouri bank of the Mississippi River—form a tight knit diverse community . . . some living transparent lives while others have secrets to […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: Out of the Mist & Note 2 Self

CrossReads Short Takes Out of the Mist A Novel (The Moses Trilogy Book 3) by Susan J. Reinhardt The story continues – Book 3 of The Moses Trilogy – Out of the Mist Drive, determination, and an anti-Christian attitude mark Kendra Marshall. When she collides with Peter Gruber (a.k.a., Zimmerman) in a college […]

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Verse of the Day and Devotion 8/20/2019

by Bible League International Verse of the Day and Devotion For that is what God is like. He is our God forever and ever, and he will guide us until we die. – Psalm 48:14 NLT Devotion If you want to know what God is really like, then go and inspect the lives […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 8/19/2019

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Is. 59:1-2 Listen! The LORD is not too weak to save you, and he is not becoming deaf. He can hear you when you call. But here is a problem—your sins have cut you off from God. Because of your sin, he has turned away and will not listen […]

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Love Yourself 8/16/2019

by C.J. Peterson This day and age everyone is trying to be like everyone else. What people sometimes forget, is that you were created to be an original. Without these original geniuses, where would the world be: Charles Dickens had MAJOR OCD, but still managed to produce wonderful works of literature that we […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight: Slanted

CrossReads Book Spotlight Slanted by H. L. Wegley Americans are drowning in information with no clue that it will soon steal their nation and their liberty.Orphaned as an adolescent then cycled through the foster-care system, AJ Scott, believes she’s so badly broken that no one would want her. When she finds an orphaned […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: An Agent for Clementine & Overcoming the Seesaw of Wisdom against Fear

CrossReads Short Takes An Agent for Clementine (The Pinkerton Matchmaker Book 36) by Ginny Sterling Hidden identities, an infamous robbery, and a sudden marriage make for one sweet & tender adventure!  Clementine Fenton was betrothed for years to a man she’d never met, pushing off the nuptials for as long as possible. When […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 8/13/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 58:13-14a Keep the Sabbath day holy. Don’t pursue your own interests on that day, but enjoy the Sabbath and speak of it with delight as the LORD’s holy day. Honor the LORD in everything you do, and don’t follow your own desires or talk idly. If you do this, […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Thank the Lord in Spite of Whatever Circumstances You Are Encountering

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene I read the incredible story of Julianne Koepka. She and her mother were on a flight in 1971 that was struck by lightning. Julianne, 17, strapped into her plane seat, plummeted 2 miles through the air into the Peruvian rainforest below. When she woke up, she then had to […]

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Seeing Miracles

by Sherry Chamblee I recently had a conversation where someone was asking for stories of people who have overcome great spiritual challenges. She was looking for ways to describe this, a way to connect with those people who have gone through tough things and come out the other side with God’s help.    She […]

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