AUTHOR, EDITOR, SPEAKER, ALL-AROUND OKAY-KINDA GAL
Why is my daughter drifting from God? Why can’t I explain my life choices to my parents? When will my son get a real job? Within the last several decades, the world has shifted dramatically. Haydn Shaw, a generational expert, shows us the roots of this generational shift and how it affects each of us.
2005 Gold Medallion finalist! When hijacked American Flight 77 slammed into the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, LTC (RET) Brian Birdwell (now Texas State Senator) was only 15 to 20 yards away. He stepped into the corridor and was instantly engulfed in flames—burns consumed 60 percent of his body, with almost 40 percent of them third-degree. Thirty-plus operations and countless physical therapy sessions later, his recovery has truly been remarkable, and spiritually he and his family are stronger than ever before. Brian and his wife, Mel, tell their captivating story of God's grace and sovereignty.
2013 Golden Scroll Award finalist! When Kim de Blecourt and her husband decided to adopt a child from Ukraine, they knew the process might be challenging. Nothing, however, could have prepared her for the nightmare she would endure. During her year-long struggle to extricate her newly-adopted son from Ukraine, she was intimidated, assaulted, and arrested. Her amazing story—culminating in a spine-chilling race to freedom—offers dramatic proof that God cares for the smallest ones.
When Joyce Smith’s 14-year-old son, John, fell through an icy lake, she and her family had seemingly lost everything. At the hospital, John lay lifeless for more than sixty minutes. But when Joyce cried out to God, her son’s heart immediately started beating. In the coming days, John defied every expert, case history, and scientific prediction. Sixteen days after being clinically dead for an hour, he walked out of the hospital under his own power, completely healed.
Cinderella. Snow White. Sleeping Beauty. These beloved stories all conclude with, “and they lived happily ever after.” We sigh, smile, and know there’s an amazing story of love, adventure, and redemption coming.
We yearn for a fairy tale life, but too often our existence feels less like the pages of a storybook and more like a bad reality TV show. From poisoned apples (mistakes) and ugly stepsisters (joy-stealers) to magic mirrors (finding real beauty) and glass slippers (God’s perfect calling for us), the truth is that we can live the perfect story—the happily ever after--that the Author has written for our lives, now, regardless of our circumstances!
Through fairy tales and biblical insight, encouragement, challenges, and a little humor, Ginger shows us how to live and love our stories in the here and now.
Inspired by the movie Old Fashioned, this book takes you on a 40-day journey to help you reclaim the lost art of romance by introducing you to romantic love as God intended--for all of us. Regardless of your past experiences, where you've been, or where you are now, you can find and create a love that will last a lifetime.
Jon Peters had everything going for him--he'd broken a national high school baseball pitching record and was on the cover of Sports Illustrated. But inside he was dying. Peters shares a raw look at the truth behind "celebrity" and his downward spiral into alcohol when his dreams crashed down. An amazing story of hope and better dreams realized.
The realities of being a second wife can shock any newly remarried woman--from gaining stepchildren, to dealing with unhealed relationships and ghosts of relationships past, to overcoming feelings of loneliness and misunderstanding--they all can be found in a new remarriage. But there's hope to successfully maneuver these and other common pitfalls of the previously wed. Not only can a remarriage thrive, it can bless others and be used by God in remarkable ways.
A candid look at the different sex needs men and women bring to marriage, including the emotional, spiritual, and physical needs of sex.