All posts for the month April, 2021

CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Gems From Pastor Jim 4/19/2021

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Mal. 3:6-7 “I am the LORD, and I do not change. That is why you descendants of Jacob are not already completely destroyed. Ever since the days of your ancestors, you have scorned my laws and failed to obey them. Now return to me, and I will return to […]

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The Truth about Lamp Lighting

by Staci Stallings The Bible says that God’s Word is a lamp at my feet. My dad always said that God put the lamp at our feet and not on our head. That means we’re supposed to focus on the next step, not how we’re getting all the way down the tunnel. I’ve […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight: The Secret Bride

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight The Secret Bride (The First Children Book 1) by J.M. Downey Political intern Hannah has one goal: to make the right connections in order to further a cause she deeply believes in. A cause that would ensure abused women are able to find justice and safety from their abusers. […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: 1001 Wise Quotes and Proverbs to Live By & The Dangerous Series

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes 1001 Wise Quotes and Proverbs to Live By (Happy Life! Book 1) by Daniel Farcas These quotes from loved historical figures and proverbs from around the world were collected during my life time and empowered and encouraged me to survive challenges and to enjoy life to the fullest. “A […]

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How Bad Do You Want to See the Lord? 4/13/2021

by Robin McKinley  As Jesus was walking through Jericho, a crowd was gathered around Him. A man named Zaccheaus tried to get a look at Jesus. He couldn’t see Him though because he was too short to see over the crowd. It’s amazing what this rich tax collector did to reach his goal. How bad […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Bird’s Nest Soup

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene Sometimes I wonder why things like Bird’s Nest Soup come to mind out of nowhere. I can remember hearing about this as a child. I wondered why anyone would cook a bird’s nest and then eat it. You know kids and their imaginations! So I read a little bit […]

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The Psychology of Getting to Know Characters 4/9/2021

by Staci Stallings So, my blog this month stems from a couple of questions I got from my Facebook group, Staci’s FAN-tastic Readers, The first comes from Christina Jay: “Maybe not much of a question, and it’s something you’ve talked about a bit here but you have really dug deep into psychology with the […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight: A Call To Intercession

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight A Call To Intercession Praying For Others The Time is Now by Arnester White COME INTO AN UNDERSTANDING OF INTERCESSION You will learn about Biblical examples of intercessors and who the greatest intercessor was to walk the earth. Arnester White discusses intimacy with God and seeking God’s face during […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: A Devotional for the Forgotten Mom & Homebound Journey

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes A Devotional for the Forgotten Mom by Rebekah Barnes Do you ever feel forgotten as a mom? This book was written for any mom who has ever felt “forgotten.” Stepmoms, foster moms, adoptive moms, moms with grown children, single moms, working moms—you fill in the blank. As a mom […]

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Gems from Pastor Jim 4/6/2021

by Jim Hughes Malachi 2:15,16 Didn’t the LORD make you one with your wife? In body and spirit you are his. And what does he want? Godly children from your union. So guard yourself; remain loyal to the wife of your youth. “For I hate divorce!” says the LORD, the God of Israel. […]

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