Book Review

Book of the Year and Books for Many Years!
Dear Friends, We have been nominated for the Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year, which honors books produced by small publishers each year for outstanding contribution to Christian life. The really exciting part is that this award allows everyone to vote - publishers, retailers, authors, and yes, readers, too!  This is the last week that…
From Slaver To Pastor
[caption id="attachment_2621" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="William Turner, The Slave Ship (1840)"][/caption] John Newton, the converted former slave trader who became pastor to English abolitionist William Wilberforce, has a supporting role in the film Amazing Grace -- besides, obviously, writing the theme song (in a sense).  His own story is just as fascinating, and even more dramatic,…
Scout: A Treasure!
When Annie Kate sent me a link to her review of Raising Real Men,  she mentioned that I might like the Scout series by Piet Prins. Was she ever right! We just finished reading Scout: The Secret of the Swamp and absolutely loved it! Full of adventure and excitement, it's sure to be a favorite of…
“Highly recommended” by
Church Libraries Journal
"Raising boys is not an easy task, but the Youngs talk about practical aspects of doing so and include a biblical worldview to face the challenges presented. Each chapter includes notes. The content includes financial training, culture, being polite in a masculine manner, work, Christian male role models, and even choosing a college. The Youngs are…
A Review of the “Let’s Learn!” Homeschool Preschool Curriculum Series
Congratulations to Sonbeams on today's release of their new preschool curriculum! Don't miss today's great sale... A few months we reviewed Sonbeam's ABC Bible Memory Verse Songs and were impressed with them, so when Mrs. Candace of Sonbeams asked us if we'd like to review their new preschool curriculum, we were delighted. The first thing…
Review: Ned, Barnardo Boy
There are only a select subset of books that I reread. Most are barely worth the time to finish them, but there are a few that bear rereading again and again. Dorothy Sayers is like that. Although she writes mysteries, her prose is so enjoyable that you don't even care that you know "who dunnit."…
Review: This Means War: Equipping Christian Families for Fostercare or Adoption
Don't miss the contest at the bottom of this post, friends! Although we have never adopted, when author Cheryl Ellicott offered me a review copy of This Means War: Equipping Christian Families for Fostercare or Adoption, I jumped at the chance! You see, I had read the first chapter of the book as a sample…
Learn to Study the Bible: A Review and A Contest!
When I first heard of Andy Deane’s new book, Learn to Study the Bible, I was drawn to it because I have been looking for years for something to help our sons to dig a little deeper when studying the Word of God. This book is a great start. Learn to Study the Bible grew…