How many times in our lives do we get busy or distracted and end up feeling a day late and a dollar short? How often do we get thrown off track when something doesn’t go as planned? Do we allow these things to completely discourage us? How do we keep going when things go wrong? By encouraging one another, and reminding ourselves it’s almost never too late or as bad as we think. You may or may not be aware that September 12th is Encouragement Day and that Dayspring turns that into a week long (10th-15th) challenge called the...Read More
Author: Lucinda Brown
September 17th through 19th the Munce Group will be hosting the CPE Fall Show 2017 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This Christian Product Expo will be a gathering of book store owners, authors, Christian media, Bible and gift manufacturers, and others with influence in Christian publishing. It is an opportunity not only for Christian retailers to learn of new products and place orders but for them to be equipped, encouraged, and engaged to better serve their community and themselves. Bible Buying Guide will be attending as part of the media. We hope to have lots of news about new and upcoming...Read More
I love reading multiple translations of the Bible. I like seeing how translators with different backgrounds and educations bring ancient texts into modern languages. Often differences in translation give me insight into original meaning and strengthen my beliefs so I was interested in reading The New Living Message Bible. I knew it was at least part paraphrase (which should be thought of more as commentary than the Word of God) but I wanted to like it. Unfortunately I don’t. The Holy Bible – New Living Message Version (NLMV) is marketed as “compassionate Scripture for the modern world” and as...Read More
Tyndale recently sent me a copy of their new Inspire: Proverbs for review. This is a beautiful coloring/journaling book with the full text of the book of Proverbs in the NLT translation, large lined margins, and many beautiful line art illustrations. ISBN: 9781496426642 Tyndale provided this book free for review. I was not required to give a positive review, only an honest one. All opinions are my own. _________________________________________________________ This book is available at Amazon Barnes & Noble Books-A-Million Thrift Books and many local Bible bookstores _________________________________________________________ Construction & Text Those of you familiar with Inspire: Psalms will already know almost...Read More
Today I have information on 2 journaling giveaways, 2 sales (1 journaling, and 1 journaling & gifts), and the unboxing photos of the devotional kit I just received from Dayspring, Created to Create #2. This kit will also be featured in many of this month’s Bible journaling posts. Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I did receive the kit shown free in exchange for it being featured in a post or two and my opinion but I am not required to give it a good review only an honest one. Illustrated Faith’s Birthday Celebration If...Read More
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