20 Years… Not So Long As it Seems 1/21/2022

by Staci Stallings It was 20 years ago that I pulled something I always loved to do out of the mothballs and dusted it off.  At the time, I was a 20-something with a one-year-old and a whole bunch of time on my hands. You see, prior to that, my life had pretty […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight Whisper If You Have To 1/20/2022

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight Whisper If You Have To A Contemporary Christian Romance by Staci Stallings Secrets. Alison Prescott has collected a boatload of them in her short lifetime. Moving to a new school in a new town was supposed to fix everything; however, when she meets a new set of friends, keeping […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: Answer to a Prayer & The Dominant Culture 1/19/2022

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes Answer to a Prayer by A.J. Avila What if God suddenly gave you everything you could desire? Despite her prayers, all her life Prudence Periwinkle has been used and abused by those around her, treated as insignificant as a pawn on a chessboard. But when she is unexpectedly thrust […]

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Book Spotlight: The Redemption Bride 1/18/2022

Book Spotlight The Redemption Bride A Blizzard Brides Companion Tale Parker J. Cole Outlaw Cain Blackwood is haunted by his sins. He lives his life among the dregs of society, losing his soul with each unlawful act he commits. Until his eyes captures the gaze of one of his victims during a stagecoach […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems from Pastor Jim 1/17/2022

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 15:8-9 “These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far away. Their worship is a farce, for they replace God’s commands with their own man-made teachings.” I wonder how many people fall into this category. I often have wondered how many people who go to […]

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Mirror Mirror (Excerpt) 1/14/2021

Send to Kindle  by Staci Stallings Mirror Mirror Excerpt As much as he hated washing dishes, Luke was having an immense amount of fun watching Sage walk in and out. He began to notice that each time she came back, she would say something to him. “Don’t quit your day job.” “I feel like Santa.” “I […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight: Job and the Misrepresentation of God’s Character

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight Job and the Misrepresentation of God’s Character Does God test His people using sickness, tragedy, & death? by Troy Edwards Many approach the book of Job with a number of presuppositions: God desires to test Job’s faithfulness. God is controlling the actions of the devil. That God just might […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: The Great Battle & Acts of the Women 1/12/2022

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes The Great Battle (Guardians of Allon Book 1) by Shawn Lamb The vast splendor of the Almighty’s compound graced the Region of Sanctuary. With wisdom, compassion and justice, Jor’el utilized his immortals Guardians as administrators of the kingdom. For centuries, the mortals lived in peace and prosperity under divine […]

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Do You Want God’s Unlimited Resources To Empower You? 1/11/2022

by Robin McKinley I probably don’t need to ask this, but I’m going to anyhow. Do you want God’s unlimited resources to empower you? I’m sure the answer is yes. So, how does that happen? Paul showed us by example, it happens through prayer. I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources he […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: God is bigger than the things that come against us 1/10/2022

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene As the helicopter flew over our area and around our house last night, I was thankful. Thankful that a friend had sent me a post from our sheriff about a manhunt.  And thankful that our home has lots of light and good locks.  We went to bed knowing we […]

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