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Check this out. If you ever wondered how Christians can make a difference in today’s world, Leah Pritchard’s new book called Operation Ordinary offers compelling answers. Leah (our daughter-in-law, married to Josh) has written a bracing call to this generation to embrace the ordinary to make a difference for Christ. I had the privilege of […]
Yesterday Chris Fabry interviewed me about my new book, “Next Man Up.” But we covered a lot of ground, including Patrick Mahomes and the upcoming Super Bowl, John Piper’s comment, Harry Bollback’s phone call, and how to grow from the difficult moments we all face. It was a fun, fast-paced hour. I hope you enjoy […]
We have just released a brand-new book called Next Man Up. Based on the life of Joshua, this book explains how God can use anyone. That includes you and me! We need this because we all want to do God’s will. I wrote “Next Man Up” to encourage you to be ready when God calls your […]
Check out my latest book! Next Man Up explores the life of Joshua to show us how God can use anyone. We need this book because you never know when you will be the “next man up.” Here’s the Introduction: Football coaches love to say, “Next man up!” It means two things: First, something has […]
Check out our Keep Believing Launch Party. We talk about Orange Vanilla Coke, Moon Pies, and give a personal update, plus we give away 5 signed copies of Keep Believing. At the end I share 3 ways you can help us launch this new book. Click here to sign up for the free email sermons.
It’s party time! Join us for the launch party for the new edition of Keep Believing. The party starts on Facebook Live on Wednesday at 8 PM CT. Games and stories and book trivia! We’re giving away free signed copies! BYOB! (Bring your own balloons) I’m going to share my vision for the book and […]
It’s here! The new edition of Keep Believing is now available for purchase on Amazon. You can buy the print version for $9.99 or the Kindle version for $3.99. Here are a few endorsements: “If you desire to strengthen and deepen your faith in every season of life and develop a muscular faith, then read […]
Quick update on the new edition of Keep Believing: We have finished editing and proofing the manuscript. It has been formatted for printing. It should be available by the end of the month. Here’s a quick peek at the Table of Contents: Foreword by Erwin Lutzer Introduction 1. When Life Tumbles In, What Then? 2. […]
My friend Roy Hodson sent me this picture and the story that goes with it. Roy heads up a ministry in SE Kentucky called Heartkeep that works with families in crisis, esp. those struggling with substance abuse. Here”s the story behind the picture (shared with the permission of the young man). Good morning Ray! […]
While recovering at home from my broken ankle, I have been working on a new edition of Keep Believing. In 1997 Moody Publishers printed the first edition. Several years ago they gave the publishing rights back to me. For a long time, I’ve wanted to issue an updated edition. I’m happy to say that the […]
11. Steal Away HomeSeptember 12, 2017
Here’s the best book I’ve read recently. Steal Away Home tells the amazing story of the friendship between Charles Spurgeon, the famous London preacher, and Thomas Johnson, a freed slave who studied at Spurgeon’s Pastor’s College. It’s an odyssey of friendship between two very unlikely men who found common ground in Jesus Christ. Highly recommended.
A few comments on notable books I read this year: The Faith of Christopher Hitchens by Larry Taunton A fascinating account of the unlikely friendship between an outspoken atheist and an evangelical Christian. Every part rings true to me. Messy Grace by Caleb Kaltenbach What happens when a young man raised by gay parents becomes […]
Two weeks ago we started a campaign to raise $70,000 to print 100,000 copies of An Anchor for the Soul that we will donate to evangelistic ministries in the US. In the last 15 years we have given away over 700,000 copies of this little “gospel book.” Our largest partnership has been with Prison Fellowship […]
Will you help us donate 100,000 copies of An Anchor for the Soul? In the last 15 years we’ve given away over 700,000 copies of this little “gospel book.” Joni Eareckson Tada said this about the first edition of An Anchor for the Soul: “This book cuts through any confusion and showcases what the Gospel […]
It’s hard to believe that 15 years have passed since Moody published the first edition of An Anchor for the Soul. I remember being thrilled when the book sold around 60,000 copies in the first year. But God had bigger plans. Fast forward to 2015. There are now 823,000 copies in print. That’s a stupendous […]
“The Christian life is not a playground; it is a battleground.” Warren Wiersbe We’re in a battle every day. If we take seriously Paul’s call to “Put on the whole armor of God” (Ephesians 6:11), then we know that we need to pray. But how should we pray when we go into battle? My friend […]
What happened during the last week of Jesus’ life?
Do you have a teenager?Do you know a teenager?Will your children be teenagers soon?
Suppose you’re a pastor and not everyone loves you.
I was surprised and glad to see that the Mandarin version of “ABCs of Wisdom” is their #10 on the ZDL bestseller list.
The brand-new Moody Bible Commentary is a dazzling achievement.
22. 13 Good BooksDecember 15, 2013
Here’s a list of some of the best books I’ve encountered in 2013.
These books would make excellent Christmas gifts.
24. The Tailor’s SonNovember 18, 2013
Every son needs to know his earthly father. Every son needs to know his Heavenly Father.
Just in case you didn’t see it, here’s Billy Graham’s final message.
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