All posts for the month June, 2021

CrossReads Book Spotlight: A Sojourner Christmas 6/17/2021

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight A Sojourner Christmas (Valley of Promise series Book 2) by Linda Brooks Davis She relinquished her childhood home. Abandoned her former life. And set off for a faraway valley that’s touted as magical. As an aspiring newspaper reporter, Blossom Evans expects to find plenty of material with which to […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: A Bride for Lane & The Abolitionist’s Daughter

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes A Bride for Lane Mistaken Identity Mail Order Brides Book 7 by Lisa Prysock Eugenie Hayes, an heiress seeking an escape from an undesirable betrothal, pursues a romantic notion to venture into the western frontier as a mail-order bride. Her mother met her father in the Wild West, and […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 6/15/2021

by Jim Hughes Matt. 4:18-20 One day as Jesus was walking along the shore beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers—Simon, also called Peter, and Andrew—fishing with a net, for they were commercial fishermen. Jesus called out to them, “Come, be my disciples, and I will show you how to fish […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: God Speaks…. We Listen 6/14/2021

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene I dreamed last night that a grandchild was calling out to me from the hall. It was dark so I went to my bedroom door and beckoned the grandchild to come into my room. I told that sweet grandchild to stay in my room and to even come get […]

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Of Detours and Alternate Destinations 6/11/2021

by Staci Stallings We’ve all heard it said that God works in mysterious ways. I think some of His ways are more mysterious than others. Take, for example, the strange case of the Bomb Cyclone and its effect on this author’s life. Our story starts on March 8, the first day of Spring […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight: The Nonentity

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight The Nonentity (Flying People Book 1) by Danny Mac The Nonentity is a salesman of industrial products looking forward to a life as a husband and father. He has a reserved personality and cherishes his life as an ordinary man. He discovers supernatural powers that force him to deal […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: Unexpected & Love the Lord Your God with all your heart

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes Unexpected by Janice Cole Hopkins Oliver Hartsell had no idea when he went to repair Mr. Austin’s windows that he’d end up proposing to the man’s daughter, but that’s exactly what happened. He didn’t regret it because he’d been secretly in love with Marie for a long time. However, […]

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God Is The Creator Of Everything That Exists 6/8/2021

by Pastor Robin MacKinley In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. It looks like this post is about creation, but it’s really about who we should worship. Since God is the creator of everything that exists, why would we want to worship anyone else? Say this to those who worship […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Masks Off, Forgiveness On 6/7/2021

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates Last week, the state of Ohio allowed those who have been fully vaccinated to take off their masks in stores and other public places. Other states around the country have also presented this option. Now, this is not a post about vaccinations. I have dear friends who sit all […]

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Modern-Day Good Fridays 6/4/2021

by Staci Stallings Sometimes timing becomes important. This is one of those times. Right now, as you read this Easter Sunday has passed, and we have entered fully into the Easter Season. By the time you get to Easter, it’s sometimes easy to forget about Good Friday.  Good Friday, the day Jesus hung […]

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