Description : Sarah Price delivers a delightful retelling of a beloved classic, featuring a young Amish woman who turns to faith as her guide even in the darkest times . . . Sadie Whitaker is determined to be a good daughter, but her stepmother, Rachel, has made no secret of her overwhelming jealousy—or her desire to get Sadie out of her life. Rachel’s latest plot involves marrying Sadie off to a widower in need of a mother for his unruly children—and she has convinced Sadie’s beloved father to agree. Left with no choice, Sadie flees her small Amish hometown of Echo Creek. Planning to hide in a nearby forest, she stumbles across a house that belongs to the seven Glick brothers. All outcasts from the Old Order community of Echo Creek, they generously agree to let her stay—and for the first time in ages, Sadie feels safe and needed, keeping house for them as any good Amish woman would do. Until, that is, the Glicks’ handsome cousin comes to visit. For though he awakens her heart’s desire, she can’t risk revealing her true identity, until love and faith give her the courage to take a chance on happiness . . .
Description : Presents a year's worth of profiles on many of the world's most celebrated personalities, from leaders and artists to philosophers and villains, to assess how each of them played significant historical roles.
Description : In this completely revised and expanded edition of the Encyclopedia of Evangelicalism, Randall Balmer gives readers the most comprehensive resource about evangelicalism available anywhere. With over 3,000 separate entries, the Encyclopedia of Evangelicalism covers historical and contemporary theologians, preachers, laity, cultural figures, musicians, televangelists, movements, organizations, denominations, folkways, theological terms, events, and much more--all penned in Balmer's engaging style. Students, scholars, journalists, and laypersons will all benefit from Balmer's insights.
Description : Do the sweet symphonies of the glittering past draw you back to it? Or do you find the rhythms of modern life sweeter? Perhaps the melody of the future sounds more enticing than both the past and the present? Evolving Paradigm of Life is about the life of Vijay Kulkarni, who moves from Hingoli, a small village in Maharashtra to Mumbai in the 1950s. Life in a metropolitan city like Mumbai stands in stark contrast to the simple life in his small village and it astonishes him. The vast differences in the urban and rural mind-set perplex him. He is bewildered to see the bold march of technology in the metropolitan cities. Vijay’s life’s journey thus, becomes a vehicle to explore the shifting perceptions of society as Vijay witnesses evolving paradigms during his life. But does he change with the changing times? Does he change his parenting paradigm or does he force his ideologies on his children? Being a dedicated guardian of the past, does he let his children embrace the changes taking place around them? Does he see technology as a boon or a bane to society? Get set to join Vijay as he embarks on life’s journey, an epic journey of learning. Join him on his emotional rollercoaster ride that he rides all along his journey across seven long decades! Go into spells of introspection with him from time to time. In the end, you are sure to say emphatically — “It is time to blend the ancient hearts with the modern minds to create a happy present!”
Description : Scripture tells us to pray without ceasing, but how in the world do we do that? In fact, how should we effectively pray to begin with? Best-selling author Beth Moore addresses these practical and pervasive matters in Whispers of Hope by walking readers through an easy to remember and apply method of prayer, coupled with seventy daily devotionals and followed by prompts to put this prayer method into practice. Indeed, Whispers of Hope teaches the manifestation process of powerful Word-saturated prayer in response to a daily Bible reading. In turn, you will better understand how devotional reading and prayer are central to a stronger relationship with God.