Dana’s Valley

Erin Walsh thinks her family is as close to perfect as it can be. When one grim diagnosis is all it takes to shake her family to the core, she wonders if they can ever go back to the way they were. Erin’s attempts to go about life as usual feel empty and as each member of her family seems to struggle alone, she is about ready to give up on God. However, Erin has yet to learn that God will never give up on her.

Authors: Janette Oke & Laurel  Oke Logan

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The Invitation (The Mustard Seed #1)

TV news producer, a housewife, and mother of two,  an ex-governor, and a struggling writer.

     They are four ordinary people with little in common other than a vague dissatisfaction with their lives, and an unpretentious, anonymous invitation that comes out of nowhere.  On it is a verse that implies an amazing promise:  “If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain,  ‘Move from here to there’, and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” (Matthew 17: 20)
     Each dismisses the mysterious invitation as a joke. But when strange–some might even call them miraculous–things start happening to spur them toward stepping out on faith and accepting it, all four find themselves embarking on a journey that takes them beyond their wildest imaginings and tests their faith to the breaking point.
Author: Nancy Moser
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The Case for Christmas

Who was in the manger that first Christmas morning? Some say he would become a great moral leader. Others, a social critic. Still others view Jesus as a profound philosopher, a rabbi, a feminist, a prophet, and more. Many are convinced he was the divine Son of God.

Who was he really? And how can you know for sure?

Consulting experts on the Bible, archaeology, and messianic prophecy, award-winning legal journalist Lee Strobel searches out the true identity of the child in the manger. If Jesus really was God in the flesh, then there ought to be credible evidence, including:

Eyewitness Evidence—Can the biographies of Jesus be trusted?

Scientific Evidence—What does archaeology reveal?

Profile Evidence—Did Jesus fulfill the attributes of God?

Fingerprint Evidence—Did Jesus uniquely match the identity of the Messiah?

Author: Lee Strobel

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A Skeleton in God’s Closet

When an ancient skeleton is discovered in Israel, will it shed new light on the life of Jesus or plunge the world into chaos?

Dr. Jonathan Weber, Harvard professor and biblical scholar, is looking forward to his sabbatical year on an archaeological dig in Israel. But a spectacular find that seems to be an archaeologist’s dream-come-true becomes a nightmare that many fear will be the death rattle of Christianity.

Carefully researched and compellingly written, A Skeleton in God’s Closet explores the tension between faith and doubt when science and religion collide. In the end, it’s a thought-provoking page-turner, driven by one man’s determination to find the truth—no matter the cost.

Author: Paul L. Maier

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A Moment of Weakness (Forever Faithful #2)

As children, Jade Conner and Tanner Eastman were best friends—until scandal drove them apart. Then, one golden summer, they find each other again.  Through endless days they share their hearts and souls and dreams of forever.  Then, in a moment of weakness, they make a decision that will tear them apart for nearly a decade.

In their own separate corners of the country, Jade and Tanner have become fighters for religious freedom. Now Jade’s unfaithful husband is determined to destroy her in a custody battle that will rock the nation and shake people’s understanding of faith and freedom. Could Jade lose her only child because of her faith? Only one man can help her in her darkest hour. And only one old woman knows the secret about that summer and the truth that can set them all free.

Author: Karen Kingsbury

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Speak to Me of Love

When Faith Butler finds herself and her two children stranded in Dead Horse, Wyoming, she has no choice but to take employment with mysterious recluse Drake Rutledge. As Faith shines the light of hope and happiness in the dark halls of Drake’s dismal mansion, Drake is forced out of the shadows that have hidden him for so long. Only this feisty Shakespearean actress and her irresistible children could cause such a change in Drake. Then the shadows of Faith’s past descend on them all, and they must turn to their Savior for light that can cut through even the deepest darkness.

Author: Robin Lee Hatcher

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Ribbon of Years

A realistic portrayal of a woman committed to God despite her circumstances. Miriam’s unwavering faith throughout the decades of her life not only sustains her but also impacts the lives of those around her in miraculous ways. Fans of Francine Rivers will love the inviting style of Robin Lee Hatcher.

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