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Beloved: 365 Devotions for Young Women

Beloved: 365 Devotions for Young Women is a lovely year-long devotional book. It uses the inspirational stories of women in the Bible to tackle a wide range of topics. Each entry includes a scripture and devotional reading as well as journaling space. This devotional would make a lovely gift for a young lady in middle […]

Parenting First Aid: Hope for the Discouraged – Marty Machowski

Parenting First Aid is a devotional specifically written for parents. Each section includes a scripture passage followed by a “Ponder Anew” section which includes discussion about the passage and how it specifically relates to one’s role as a parent. The final portion of the devotional is named “Bring It Home” and includes questions that spur […]

Child Proof: Parenting By Faith, Not Formula – Julie Lowe

Child Proof is a well-written parenting book. The first portion of the book concentrates on the fundamentals of faith based parenting. The remainder of the book discusses navigating challenging parenting situations and does a good job supplying potential action steps. The author not only works with children professionally, but she also has personal experience as […]

Into the Deep: Diving into a Life of Courageous Faith – Lauren Gaskill

Into the Deep: Diving into a Life of Courageous Faith explores the challenge of developing fearless faith. Author Lauren Gaskill points to the character of God and the lives of men and women in the Bible in order to guide the reader. Written in a conversational tone, this book is easy to read, but does […]

Unshakable Hope Promise Book: Student Edition – Max Lucado

Unshakable Hope Promise Book: Student Edition is an outstanding foundational text that explores 30 different truths about God. This book is geared to tween and teen readers. Using scripture as well as real life examples, Max Lucado lays out how God has kept his promises through the lives of Bible characters as well as through […]

Pumpkin Cat – Ann Turner

Pumpkin Cat is a sweet story that features a ginger cat who finds safety at the library. Although the library is safe and warm and children come to visit during the day, it still doesn’t feel like home to the ginger cat. The unexpected arrival of Halloween Cat, a baby kitten left in a basket […]

Puff the Magic Dragon – Peter Yarrow and Lenny Lipton

Peter from Peter, Paul, and Mary has collaborated with Lenny Lipton to create a children’s book version of the beloved song Puff the Magic Dragon, and it is a winner. The lyrics of the song have been brought to life with amazing full-page illustrations that delight readers of all ages. This book also includes a […]

God’s Design for Sexuality in a Changing Culture

God’s Design for Sexuality in a Changing Culture is a 15-session DVD curriculum that explores sexuality from a Bible-based outlook. Each session includes a minister that discusses a specific area of concern. This collection would be an outstanding resource for church-based small group study.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by New Growth […]

Alive: Gospel Sexuality for Students – Cooper Pinson

Alive: Gospel Sexuality for Students is a text that provides a Bible-based framework for discussing sexuality. It is written in a study guide format and includes a leader’s guide. This would be a good resource for church-based discussion with older teens and young adults.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by New Growth […]

The Struggle is Real: Getting Better at Life, Stronger in Faith, and Free from the Stuff Keeping You Stuck – Nicole Unice

The Struggle is Real is a terrific book that explores the idea that all of the ups and downs in our lives are all part of God’s bigger plan. Unice use a conversational tone as a writer, and you cannot help but feel like you are chatting with a friend as you read this book. […]