Wandering 1/15/2021

by:  Staci Stallings Let’s start with this:  I am not a Lord of the Rings fan. I apologize to those of you who love it, but I must confess that I am not among that number. My children once had the movies on our television in the living room, and I didn’t leave my office […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight: In Due Season

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight In Due Season A Story of Colonial Williamsburg Born in a London workhouse, John has suffered years of physical and verbal abuse. Finally managing to escape, he stows away on a ship bound for the colonies, only to be discovered while out at sea. After another failed attempt at […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: When Heaven Sighs & Romance Under Wraps

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes When Heaven Sighs by Susan Guinn Death & deceit stalk the city sidewalks of Nashville, Music City USA. A scream in the night A hideous sight What message is told arousing an ancient foe with hatred unleashed upon a sleeping world’s peace Heaven on one side, hell on the […]

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New Release: Groom for Altar 1/12/2021

by Parker J. Cole Altar Pennington isn’t like most of the widows in Last Chance, Nebraska. After a blizzard takes her husband’s life, she’s neither mournful nor joyful at his death. Her biggest concern isn’t how she’s going to live now that she’s a widow; but how is she going to raise a […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Wave 1/11/2021

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene One morning as I was preparing to write I looked down at my keyboard and saw the word “wave”. It’s an ergonomic keyboard with a slight curve to the keys. As I thought about the word wave I was reminded of part of a nature show we watched last […]

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The Point is … Step by Step 1/8/2021

by James Collins “It is of the Lord‘s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:22-23 Since I retired from the Army, I have gained a pound or ten… For the New Year, I have decided to get into shape. Truthfully, my wife, […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight: The Invisible Hand of God

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight The Invisible Hand of God by Vaishnavi Macdonald About Life, Spirituality, Relationship with God in context to my Life and testimony.

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CrossReads Short Takes: TO DIE BADLY & The Royal Potters Shop

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes TO DIE BADLY A Short Story by Terry Soileau A short story about the hanging of the abolitionist, John Brown, featuring characters from the author’s previously published novel, A DIFFERENCE OF PURPOSE.     The Royal Potter’s Shop by Ken Prat “Welcome. Come on in.” Take a trip with […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 1/5/2021

by Jim Hughes Jonah 1:3 But Jonah got up and went in the opposite direction in order to get away from the LORD. He went down to the seacoast, to the city of Joppa, where he found a ship leaving for Tarshish. He bought a ticket and went on board, hoping that by […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: How to Love in 2021 1/4/21

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates The clock rolled from 11:59pm to 12:00am on January 1, 2021, and all the problems from 2020 evaporated.  I know, I’m laughing too! Laughing because crying is the other option, and there have been a lot of tears already this year. It’s been such a hard year for everyone, […]

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