The challenge for all of us who are in the church is to be honest about the planks in our own eyes rather than searching for everyone else’s specks. We need to stop idolizing an artificial ideal of purity that none of us can uphold and instead love our neighbors as ourselves.
This distinctive children’s picture book could prove to be a valuable resource.
Wolterstorff’s journey reveals a grace-filled life, a personal embodiment of shalom.
A witty and compelling novel for middle readers that will appeal to many adults as well.
TerKeurst explores the nature of life between two gardens: the garden of Eden and “Eden restored.”
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A balanced, biblical call to follow Jesus’ command to offer hospitality and to welcome the stranger among us.
A sensitive portrayal of an 11-year-old girl who desperately loves her family yet wants to fit into the predominant American culture
What do you get when you live in a Google world with the knowledge of the universe at your fingertips?
Banner reader George Kroeze submitted his review of this book about the science of determining the age of the Earth.
Great picture books will help acquaint the children you love with heroes of black history.
Are some people predisposed to kindness? Is kindness learned?
In this thought-provoking novel, juvenile readers witness the trials and triumphs of a girl who chooses to do what is right, no matter the cost.
In sparse, rhyming verse, author Carole Boston Weatherford relates for children the story of John Newton’s life and why he wrote the renowned hymn “Amazing Grace.”
The burden of guilt and shame caused Sokolov to carry his story of being the “tattooist of Auschwitz” in secrecy for 50 years.
This picture book highlights the glory and goodness of God’s creation and the love Saint Francis poured out on all creatures.
In this accessible, inspiring book, author John Ortberg contrasts two ways of thinking about Jesus’ gospel.
Khang boldly unfolds how having no space to speak is not only a justice issue but a limitation on what it is to experience the fullness of imago Dei—being an image-bearer of God.
This captivating juvenile novel shows that ordinary people who aren’t making the headlines, many young girls among them, are nevertheless changing the world for the better.
We asked our reviewers to offer their five favorite titles of 2018 in a number of categories.
In this fast-paced, adventurous, and thought-provoking juvenile novel, author Lauren Wolk has created memorable, complex characters.
Foles shares his faith without forcing it on people. His personality, especially his humility, comes through in the narrative.
In this surprise-filled novel for adults, author Esi Edugyan offers profound insights into the hearts of people both enslaved and free and portrays the vast reaches of the earth, contrasting immense beauty with stark harshness.
Merritt explores how we can use sacred words in fresh, Spirit-led ways to communicate the power and beauty of the gospel in today's world.