“In him (Christ) was life, and that life was the light of humankind. The light shines in the darkness…” John 1:4-5

Two New Titles to be Released Late Summer:

A BRAVE LIFE : Survival, Resilience, Faith and Hope after Childhood Trauma

Book 3 in the BRAVE Series by Janyne McConnaughey PhD

What does a high-functioning survivor of childhood trauma look like? Janyne shares the story of how she lived her adult life with—but above—the effects of trauma. Janyne’s fans will recognize her whimsical weaving of informative narration, creative storytelling, and raw vulnerability as she describes her journey that taught her about the abundant life and the many ways it was stolen from her by childhood trauma. A BRAVE Life offers hope and insight to all who have persevered and silently suffered without knowing why. And it provides a handbook to help the church minister to those who, as children, were victims of the unspeakable.…. Learn more and pre-order

BIBLE POEMS for Reflection and Response

by Donna Marie Merritt

A fresh way to experience the Bible! 290 down-to-earth poems, based on Bible passages, ranging from traditional rhyme to haiku to free verse. The applicable Bible verses are listed with each poem, and all the books of the Old and New Testaments are represented. Blank pages and wide margins provide space for the reader to creatively respond with their own thoughts, prayers, poems, sketches, and doodles…. Learn more and pre-order

From the Publisher:

Sometimes the simplest moments are the most profound. On a quarantined breezy morning, as I watched the flowering branches of our front-yard tree waving in the wind, these lines of verse came to my mind and heart:


On a bright blossomy breezy day

my fears and sorrows blew away;

And in their place gentle hopes

of fresh tomorrows came to stay.

~Catherine Lawton

..Sometimes it feels as if the peace of God is caught much like a virus is caught. Though perhaps I wouldn’t say God “catches” us the way a virus “catches” us, yet I will say that.… [READ THE BLOG POST…]

“The life appeared; we have seen it and testify to it, and we proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and has appeared to us.” I John 1:2