I just finished reading Shana Noel’s new book 10 Ways to Fall in Love With Your Bible and Stay in Love. Many of you may already know that Shanna is the fonder and owner of Illustrated Faith, one of the largest online Bible journaling communities. Her enthusiasm for God’s Word and journaling is easy to see now but this book explains it wasn’t always that way for her. This book won’t tell you how to Bible journal it will explain to you why you should. Divided into 10 chapters this book covers a range of topics from “Getting Rid...Read More
Author: Lucinda Brown
One of this year’s ECPA Christian Book award finalists was Tyndale’s NLT Hidden in My Heart Scripture Memory Bible. Designed to encourage kids to not only read God’s Word but hide it in their heart it has lots of features to help with scripture memorization. COVER AND BINDING Tyndale sent me the Teal LeatherLike cover. It measures 5.75″ x 8.75″ x 1.4″ and weighs just over 1 pound, 13 ounces. It has a glued binding, 1 bright orange ribbon marker and silver gilt on the pages. It has sewn edges, beautiful multi-color thick paper glued down end papers (that...Read More
I recently received 4 items from Dayspring’s Created, Called, & Crowned collection. This gift collection uses Esther 4:14 as the inspiration for is name and is mostly bright pink and white with accents of mint and orange. The 4 items I have are: The Standard Mug. It has the same wording on both sides, holds approximately 12 ounces (15 if you fill it completely to the brim), and is dishwasher and microwave safe. My family likes to have a couple different cups each that every one knows is “ours”. This mugs handle does not get hot when microwaved and will be...Read More
Thomas Nelson recently released a redesigned full-color version of their best selling NKJV Women’s Study Bible. With contributions from over 80 women (of various ethnic, denominational, and occupational backgrounds) and edited by Dorothy Kelley Patterson and Rhonda Kelley they hope this bible will help “women of all ages experience the renewal, hope, and transformation that only God’s Word can bring”. COVER & BINDING This Bible has a sewn binding. The edition I have is the hardcover but it is also available in pink/pink floral cloth over board edition (with or without thumb indexing) and a brown & burgundy imitation...Read More
You might have already heard but the finalists for The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association’s (ECPA) 2017 Christian Book Awards have been announced. Nominees for Bible of the Year Of course Bible Buying Guide’s primary category of interest is Bibles. The five finalists are: The Complete Jewish Study Bible – This study Bible seeks to clarify the Jewish nature of both testaments and help both Jews and Christians understand better their common heritage. With a different version (part translation/ part paraphrase) than many of us are familiar with, lots of articles, notes, and word helps it does a very good job. Our full review...Read More
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