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For Book Clubs
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.
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.
This intriguing, culturally sensitive novel explores, among other things, the ramifications of immigration.
Based on true events, Women Talking is a powerful testament to the yearning for justice evident in those who are oppressed.
This history of the Holocaust includes the names and faces of those who resisted it, and even the Christian Reformed Church in the Netherlands comes up.
Banner reader and pastor Lou Wagenveld offers his review of a compilation of essays on the Holy Land.
Joe Gunn’s book doesn’t answer the question of how churches should deal with politics; instead, it tells stories of social justice work by Canadian churches.
This book stands out as a fresh approach for people who struggle with the impact of broken sexuality and pornography addiction.
Barbara Kingsolver’s new novel explores the human need to find shelter: to be loved and cared for, and to find meaning and a place in community.
Sacred Signposts is a stimulating and rich exploration of God’s gifts to the church and their significance for our walk.
In this sometimes painful, always thought-provoking book, Austin Channing Brown shares her life journey toward understanding the effects of racism and the long road we have to travel to achieve real justice and reconciliation.
Culture Care is Makoto Fujimura’s gentle invitation to his readers to love and be stewards of the arts for the sake of flourishing in this world.
Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha was a pediatrician in Flint, Mich., when the parents of her patients began mentioning that the water coming from their taps smelled foul and was brown.
Rumaan Alam’s novel paints a portrait of a woman’s journey into the uncharted waters of motherhood and the nature of family across races.
Parker Palmer’s new book is not intended to be a guide to or a handbook on aging. Rather, it is a prismatic reflection on his own life experience, so much of which is universal and can encourage others on the journey.
Inspired is an invitation to pick up the Bible again and hear God tenderly say, “Let me tell you a story.”
Giller Prize-winner Michael Ondaatje delivers a well-crafted tale of intrigue.
This intense young adult novel dealing with child abuse and the prison system powerfully calls for a more redemptive way forward for all people.
The hope-filled memoir of the “napalm girl” attests to the mysterious power of God to turn evil to good.
Diana Butler Bass takes a deeper look at gratitude.
A “recovering missionary’s daughter” reflects on the complexities of the mission field.