Author Archives: Laurie McClure

Fiction Friday featuring Denise Hunter

Fiction Friday featuring Denise Hunter

Editor’s note: It’s Fiction Friday! If you’re in the mood for romance, you’re going to fall head over heels for the books in Denise Hunter’s faith-based series, where some of the leading men are cowboys (and pastors). Denise Hunter, the internationally published bestselling author of more than 30 Christian romance novels, including “The Convenient Groom” and

Taste and See Week 5 — Relishing the Olive and Its Oil

And He came out and proceeded as was His custom to the Mount of Olives; and the disciples also followed Him. — Luke 22:39 No matter the struggle, God’s peace is already planted there. ~ Margaret Feinberg Welcome to week five of the Taste and See Online Bible Study with Margaret Feinberg! Comfort. Gosh, this

Taste and See Week 4 — Savoring the Salt of the Earth

Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is fit neither for the soil nor the manure pile; it is thrown out. — Luke 14:34-35 NIV When salt is overpowered by the presence of other things, it loses its ability to influence. ~ Margaret Feinberg Can you

Memoirs: Stories of Hardship, Hope, and Faith

Life is all about stories. Stories of hope, hardship, families, struggles, spiritual journeys, and more. It’s through stories that we connect with each other, experience empathy, and understand our own stories better. These memoirs will encourage your faith and inspire you to hope. Enjoy! * What is it like to learn that your ordinary, loving

Taste and See Week 3 — Chewing on the Bread of Life

By the sweat of your face you will eat bread (you will eat your food). — God to Adam in Genesis 3:19 The Bread of Life came to change the way we live life. ~ Margaret Feinberg Welcome to week three of the Taste and See Online Bible Study with Margaret Feinberg. Bread. Bread. And

Taste and See Week 2 — Delighting in the Sweetness of Fruitfulness

Then God said, ‘Let the land produce vegetation: seed-bearing plants and trees on the land that bear fruit with seed in it, according to their various kinds.’ And it was so. — Genesis 1:11 It is amazing how God uses every element of Scripture — even fruit — to reveal Himself to us. ~ Margaret

Taste and See Week 1 — You’re Invited to the Table

  The Lord God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground — trees that were pleasing to the eye and good for food. — Genesis 2:9 Why is God such a foodie? What does God take such a particular interest in food? I think the answer traces back to the Garden. ~

Editor’s Picks: January 2019

I don’t know about you but during Christmas break all I did was lounge around wrapped up in cozy blankets and read to my heart’s content. It was pure luxury. But now, it’s time to replenish the bedside table book stack! Here are some titles (including a couple of new devotions because it’s a great

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