The Sewing Circle

Edna Tidewell is a Titus woman. Following the Biblical injunction to mentor younger women in Christ, this pastor’s wife sets aside each Tuesday afternoon for the young women of Hickory Corners, Ohio. During “Tea with Mrs. T,” the ladies do personal sewing or hold a quilting bee while Mrs. Tidewell reads aloud from the Scriptures. Discussion, tea, and sweet conversation round out each afternoon. These special get-togethers could have far-reaching effects on four young ladies. When Elsa’s plans and dreams are overturned like Tumbling Blocks, can Mrs. T help her battle an enemy with kindness – and perhaps recognize true love? Can Mrs. T’s example and words of wisdom help clarify one Old Maid’s Choice between a loving man’s proposal and the siblings who need her? Will Samantha embrace Mrs. T’s words about renewing the soul and clumb down Jacob’s Ladder into the arms of genuine love? As the group begins to quilt in the Four Hearts pattern, will Diana open herself up to the friendship of the circle – and the love of a curious observer? Relax along the banks of the historic Ohio River and watch four searching young women transform into stable servants of the Lord. Their stories will warm your heart and inspire your soul.

Authored by: Andrea Boeshaar, Cathy Marie Hake, Sally Laity and Pamela Kaye Tracy

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Captivating – Unveiling the Mystery of a Woman’s Soul

Every little girl has dreams of being rescued by the hero, of being swept away into a great adventure, of being the beautiful princess. Sadly, when women grow up, they are taught to be tough, efficient, and independent. Many Christian women are tired, struggling under the weight of the pressure to be a “good servant,” a nurturing caregiver, passionate lover, or capable home manager.

What the Wild at Heart Field Manual did for men, the Captivating can do for women. By revealing the three distinctly female desires every woman shares, John and Stasi Eldredge invite participants to recover their feminine hearts, which may have suffered many wounds but were originally defined in the image of a passionate God.

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How Women Help Men Find God

Women don’t understand men’s spiritual needs but they want to and desperately need to know what they can do (and should not do) to keep their men engaged at church. In the follow-up to his bestselling Why Men Hate Going to Church, author David Murrow speaks directly to women to help them understand the real reasons men resist Christianity. He offers a way of talking about faith that intrigues men instead of repels them and then challenges them to bring more risk and adventure to their own walk with the Lord.51at7-DmKlL

Broken on the Back Row

The heart of a mom is wrapped up in the people she loves — her children, her husband, her co-workers, her friends. She wants to give them the very best of herself, but sometimes her busy schedule gets in the way of the most precious gift she can give them — her prayers.

With this unique tried-and-proven prayer system, even the busiest moms can have a rich prayer life that impacts the people she loves the most. Author Lisa Whelchel offers seven categories of prayer that can be used as they are or modified to fit each mom’s special needs. By investing just ten minutes a day, in one month, a mom can bring nearly one hundred and fifty matters before her heavenly Father. From requests for her childrens’ protection to wisdom in her personal life to praise for God’s constant faithfulness, this simple plan brings order and purpose to prayer.51Y88cIH8UL._SX323_BO1,204,203,200_

The Wonder of His Love

In thirty-one biblical, highly personal meditations, Nancy Stafford leads us to the edge of an endless sea—the vast, incomprehensible ocean of God’s love. Nancy reflects upon the terrible beauty of His love, the wonder of forgiveness, waiting in His love, mystery and intimacy, and the calming reality of love that never fails. Each meditation includes a Scripture to ponder and an opportunity to respond to God in prayer. Here are memorable thoughts to cling to through the hours of the day…and night!

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Sharing a Laugh – Women of Faith

Laughter is the best medicine, and the Women of Faith® speakers definitely know how to lose themselves in laughter. Laugh along with them as they share sidesplitting stories and hilarious jokes that are sure to get a giggle – and perhaps a belly laugh – out of every reader.

Sharing a Laugh will entertain and delight you with humor from: Patsy Clairmont, Barbara Johnson, Nicole Johnson, Marilyn Meberg, Luci Swindoll, Sheila Walsh, Thelma Wells, and others.

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The Vow

Life as Kim and Krickitt Carpenter knew it was shattered beyond recognition on November 24, 1993. Two months after their marriage, a devastating car wreck left Krickitt with a massive head injury and in a coma for weeks.

When she finally awoke, she had no idea who Kim was. With no recollection of their relationship and while Krickitt experienced personality changes common to those who suffer head injuries, Kim realized the woman he had married essentially died in the accident.

And yet, against all odds, but through the common faith in Christ that sustained them, Kim and Krickitt fell in love all over again. Even though Kim stood by Krickitt through the darkest times a husband can ever imagine, he insists, “I’m no hero. I made a vow.”

This amazing true story was co-written by Kim and Krickitt Carpenter. Paperback, 208 pages.

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Footprints of a Pilgrim: The Life and Loves of Ruth Bell Graham

Footprints Of A Pilgrim is Ruth Bell Graham’s life story told in her own words (weaving together her prose and poetry) with added tidbits and anecdotes from her family (husband Billy and her children Gigi, Anne, Franklin, Ruth and Ned) and many of her friends (including Barbara Bush, Lady Bird Johnson, Jan Karon, Patricia Cornwell and others). With snatches of insight and glimpses of grace, Footprints Of A Pilgrim tells the story of a life (a very full and special life) complete with memories of joy, pain, brokenness, and healing. Also included are many never before published pictures which illustrate the remarkable journey of Ruth Bell Graham, as a child of missionaries in Quingjiang, China in 1920, until today at her home in Little Piney Cove, Montreat, North Carolina. Hardcover, 192 pages.

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