Books

Got Kids? Take Notes!

The new parenting book Got kids? Take notes! written by Norma Smoker and Rachel Smoker-Cox was launched May 7, 2013. Got kids? Take notes! represents a compilation of Smoker’s experiences and knowledge gained while hosting a radio show, where she interviewed best-selling authors, doctors, psychologists, and internationally-known Fortune 500 speakers. It also draws on Smoker’s […]

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Searching for Deeper Faith

In 2010, pastor and award winning author Jim Belcher took his family to Europe for one year, seeking rest and renewal for himself and a deeper faith for his family. Through travel and the study of more than a dozen heroes of the faith, he wanted to introduce his four children to a consequential faith, […]

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Good Reads

Whether you’re relaxing beneath the swaying leaves of a palm tree or waiting for time to pass at the doctor’s office, everyone needs a good book on hand. Reading not only entertains the mind, but grows and enlightens it as well. A good book allows for one to see new perspectives as the reader enters […]

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One Way Love

Of the six books local pastor Tullian Tchividjian has written, including the bestselling and award winning Jesus + Nothing = Everything, he considers his most recent project “the book I was born to write.” One Way Love, which is being released through publisher David C. Cook on October 1, is Tchividjian’s self-described “gospel bomb” in […]

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Summer Reading Guide

Summer time is here. No more waking up at 6 a.m. to make the kids lunches or driving back to school at 2:30 p.m. to pick them up. It is time to sit back, relax and crack open a good book. Do not know where to start? We have you covered! 1. Grace: More Than […]

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Sons of Grace

Mafia associate. Drug-addict. Biker-gang enforcer. God-doubter. Prison convict. Not quite the ideas that pop into one’s mind when describing the typical Christian man. Yet, as we can so easily forget, God loves to redeem and use the rebel, the castaway, and the “hard case.” Sons of Grace is a raw, real and honest account of […]

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New Book Gives Hope & Mercy

Released in January, 40 Days for Life: Discover What God Has Done… Imagine What He Can Do is a book that is bringing hope and fresh enthusiasm to the pro-life effort. It documents peaceful vigils, prayer and fasting, and community outreach campaigns at the local level, which has been changing the face of the pro-life […]

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Must-Read Books

Apart from reading the Bible, there is arguably no better way to grow in your knowledge of God and his Word than by digging into a godly book. Here are a few recommendations from the Good News staff that are well worth the $10 Amazon purchase. Prodigal God by Timothy Keller Anyone who has been […]

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What Daddies Do Best

Laura Numeroff’s What Daddies Do Best is a beloved, whimsical board book with delightful illustrations. A favorite for bedtime reading, young boys and girls cuddle up with this best-selling book and celebrate all the things dad is good at; like playing in the park, reading books and giving piggyback rides. “Daddies can teach you how […]

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Swagger

Are you worried about your son? Does he hate reading and, for that matter, school? Is his iPod filled with music that makes you cringe? If he has not seen the inside of a jail cell yet, are you secretly afraid that he might someday soon? Has he been unable to find or hold down […]

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