All posts for the month July, 2020

CrossReads Book Spotlight: Emerge: An Iron Sharpening Iron Collaboration

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight Emerge: An Iron Sharpening Iron Collaboration (Realms of Our Own Book 2) by Mary C Findley Ten souls in a clinic where people with powers are forced to “fit in” to society learn that one group session can be more therapeutic than they thought possible … if they live […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 7/14/2020

by Jim Hughes Ezek. 3:20-21 “If good people turn bad and don’t listen to my warning, they will die. If you did not warn them of the consequences, then they will die in their sins. Their previous good deeds won’t help them, and I will hold you responsible, demanding your blood for theirs. […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: The Precipice 7/13/2020

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene When I was a kid with every presidential election I knew who my dad liked and didn’t like in the office.  He was quite vocal about his political beliefs, well about ALL his beliefs.  But never once did my dad threaten in word or deed anyone because he didn’t […]

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Hero, Villain, or Somewhere In-Between? 7/10/2020

by Shawn Lamb The typical writing course talks about protagonists and antagonists almost in a black-and-white contrast with very little gray areas. It is true that villains should be complex, yet the more one wants to prove a point, the more dramatic they tend to create the contrast between hero and villain. In […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight: The HAUNTING of JOSIAH KASH

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight The HAUNTING of JOSIAH KASH by Dana Pratola “The odds of being struck by lightning are practically the same as finding the love of your life.” ~Josiah Josiah doesn’t believe in ghosts. But he can’t deny this abandoned house with its dark history holds more than just shadows of […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: In Alexa’s Shoes & Whatever Happened to Evangelism

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes In Alexa’s Shoes by Rochelle Alexandra In Alexa’s Shoes – a dramatic, uplifting true story of a young girls struggle to overcome great odds to survive through WWII. In the autumn of 1940, thirteen-year-old Alexa’s happy life is ripped from her as she, her mother, and many of the […]

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Verse of the Day and Devotional 7/7/2020

by Bible League International Verse of the Day and Devotion Who has heard such a thing? Who has seen such things? Shall a land be born in one day? Shall a nation be brought forth in one moment? – Isaiah 66:8 ESV Devotion You have, so you think, a realistic sense of timing for […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Championing God’s Ideology 7/6/2020

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates This is what the Lord says:  “Maintain justice      and do what is right,  for my salvation is close at hand      and my righteousness will soon be revealed.  Isaiah 56:1 There are so many ideologies flying around these days. While these are flung about, people try to pin […]

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Verse of the Day and Devotional 7/3/2020

by Bible League International Verse of the Day and Devotion But we will not boast beyond limits, but will boast only with regard to the area of influence God assigned to us, to reach even to you. – II Corinthians 10:13 ESV Devotion You have to know your limits. You have to know the […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight: Unconventional Bible Heroes of the Female Persuasion

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight Unconventional Bible Heroes of the Female Persuasion by N. I. Nwokolo 10 humorous but reverent essays on some female heroes of the Scriptures. Just not necessarily the ones you might expect!

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