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D. L. Moody Center Offers Discussion Guide on Abortion after Dobbs Ruling

~ D. L. Moody Center releases new free guide to give Christians tools to discuss abortion after Dobbs ruling ~ Many Americans are still celebrating the monumental Dobbs v. Jackson SCOTUS ruling, effectively overturning Roe v. Wade and returning the decisions about abortion rights to the states. However, some are less than happy at the ruling, protesting what they see as an infringement of their rights. Christians can often find themselves wondering how to respond to those with different opinions, particularly on such a sensitive topic like the…

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Hootie & The Blowfish Drummer Jim Sonefeld Drops New Book, EP

~Hootie & The Blowfish Drummer Jim Sonefeld Releases Swimming with the Blowfish~ A book that encapsulates a band still beloved by legions of fans, Swimming with the Blowfish is much more—an unpretentious, emotional story of one man’s spiritual path to a more fruitful life. The ultimate front-row seat to the rise, fall, and rebirth of a band that was—for a time—the biggest in the world, Hootie & the Blowfish, and drummer Jim Sonefeld’s shattering and redeeming spiritual path from addiction to recovery…

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A New Way to Experience Proverbs

~Pray.com Launches New Proverbs Audio Series to Provide Biblical Wisdom for Modern Times~  As it grows its biblical audio content for members, Pray.com adds “God’s Wisdom: 31 Days of Proverbs” to its line-up to deliver The Book of Proverbs’ wisdom, depth, and insight straight to the heart through the spoken word in modern, more easily understandable language. “This new and dynamic take on Proverbs will grip the heart of our listeners and bring inspiration to people of all generations,” said Max Bard,…

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How to Discover the Old Testament Made Simple

Discover the Who, When and Where of the Old Testament in This Easy-to-Use Cliff-Notes Style Book If you need a quick overview of the Old Testament, the handy “The Old Testament Made Amazingly Simple” will walk you through almost every book giving the high points. As part of the ‘Made Amazingly Simple’ series, all 929 chapters of The Old Testament have been condensed into enjoyable ‘cliff-notes’ style summaries. Book Features Each book is laid out in beautifully designed, two page…

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Michele Pillar on Dr. Phil Thurs., May 13

Author, Speaker and Christian Music Veteran Michele Pillar Will Talk Faith on Dr. Phil on Thursday, May 13 The public spotlight is not unfamiliar to Michele Pillar.  She has been a world renowned figure for 40 years, a famous recording artist since the age of 19 and 3-time Grammy nominee. Now an author and public speaker for life changing women’s events, Michele never expected that her latest book, Untangled, The Truth Will Set You Free, would get into the hands of Dr….

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New Book Overturns Common Misconceptions About J.R.R. Tolkien’s Influences

Tolkien’s Modern Reading by Holly Ordway—the first book under the new imprint Word on Fire Academic—is a major corrective to the view that J.R.R. Tolkien was dismissive of modern culture. Bishop Barron’s Word on Fire Catholic Ministries has released the first book under its new imprint, Word on Fire Academic, titled “Tolkien’s Modern Reading: Middle-earth Beyond the Middle Ages.” J.R.R. Tolkien’s Influences Written by Dr. Holly Ordway, “Tolkien’s Modern Reading” addresses the widely accepted view that Tolkien was dismissive of…

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Max Lucado to Host Online Reading Club

Bestselling Author Max Lucado Hosts First Ever Online Reading Club Starting January 25 Max Lucado Hosts New Online Reading Club Award-winning and bestselling author Max Lucado, who has over 140 million products in print, is inviting people internationally to start 2021 afresh, abandoning fear, worry, and hopelessness from the crises of 2020 and looking forward to personal restoration and renewal in the new year.  The Begin Again Reading Club runs January 25–March 7, 2021, sponsored by Bible Gateway, the most visited Christian website…

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Ack! The Nantucket Duckling–Childrens Book Review

Ack! The Nantucket Duckling is a children’s book about self-acceptance On the island of Nantucket lived a little duckling with a big problem. Ack is afraid to march in the annual Duckling Parade. Will he be laughed at because his beak is so different? Or will he find a way to avoid the Parade before it’s too late? Ack! The Nantucket Duckling Review The colorful, whimsical children’s book tells the tale of Ack! The Nantucket Duckling. Born with a strange beak, Ack is ashamed…

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Kathie Lee Gifford Talks Love, Loss and Life in New Book ‘It’s Never Too Late’

Kathie Lee Gifford talks about changes since TODAY and her next act of life in new book “It’s Never Too Late” When  beloved TV personality Kathie Lee Gifford stepped down as co-host of the fourth hour of TODAY with Hoda Kotb, many assumed she was winding down her career… but it turns out she’s just getting started! As Kathie Lee steps into what she’s describing as the most creative act of her life—singing, acting, writing, and directing movies—she says, “I’m not retiring; I’m refiring!”…

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‘The Grumpy Old Ox’ New Christmas Story for Children, Book Review

‘The Grumpy Old Ox’ a New Christmas Story from New York Times best-selling author Anthony DeStefano There once was an ox, grumpy and old, blind as a bat, selfish and cold. The Grumpy Old Ox by Anthony DeStefano Just in time for the 2020 holiday season, Anthony DeStefano has penned the new childrens’ Christmas story, “The Grumpy Old Ox.” This charming childrens’ picture book tells the story of a prideful, mean-spirited old ox who loses his sight — both physically and spiritually…

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