In this charming middle grade novel, illustrator Zarlasht Khan’s endearing, tender pictures complement author Amanda Midkiff’s skillful blend of imagination, a love story, fast-paced adventures and humor.
Sixty-four-year-old marathon swimmer Diana Nyad attempts to become the first person ever to swim from Cuba to Florida.
A few classics, a handful of Christian living books and one red-haired prince’s memoir gratified the ears of The Banner’s Mixed Media editor.
The author of The Great Sex Rescue engages listeners on her frank podcast.
What we do with our postures, gestures and movements in worship matters. A pastor and theologian explains why.
- December 4, 2023|
See some of our top picks for reading and watching for December 2023.
In the wake of grief, a Christian Reformed couple creates books to fire children’s imaginations.
In 1946, Genevieve Ryder decides to keep her baby instead of giving it up for adoption, a choice that reverberates throughout the rest of her life.
Sydney Sweeney stars as NSA whistleblower Reality Leigh Winner in this searing HBO drama from playwright and director Tina Satter.
From bestselling author Gayle Boss, a stunningly illustrated picture book edition of her beloved Advent book, All Creation Waits. Now young readers too will be caught up in the wonder of 24 woodland animals adapting to the season of dark and cold.
Framed around four central devotions, this Advent activity book invites parents and kids to come together year after year in celebrating the deeper meaning of the season as they count down the days until Christmas.
The worship leader Patrick Mayberry releases his first full-length album and stocks his debut with bold anthems of faith.
Drawing on science and Scripture, this hope-filled and kid-friendly guide to planet Earth addresses our most pressing questions about caring for and respecting God's world.
Real love crosses paths with unspeakable betrayal as Mollie Burkhart, member of the Osage Nation, tries to save her community from a spree of murders fueled by oil and greed.
The world’s most wanted terrorist is dead. Marcus Ryker recommended the drone strike himself. The intelligence was rock solid. But what if it was wrong?
Award-winning author Eddie Chuculate brings his childhood to life with spare, unflinching prose. This book is at once a love letter to his Native American roots and an inspiring and essential message for young readers everywhere.
On the heels of the Jesus Christ the Exorcist rock opera, Neal Morse’s latest prog epic aptly entitled “The Dreamer – Joseph: Part One” tells the classic story of the Bible’s Joseph.
Disappointment turns into gratitude as his community shows Little Mole what true friendship looks like, just in time for the big feast.
Old recipes find new life through Miller’s weekly videos.
In Kobe Campbell’s debut book, she walks readers through how to heal from painful patterns tied to their past with tangible tools to start their healing journey.
Soul-inspired pop singer/songwriter, worship leader and producer Natalie Layne releases a six-song EP declaring the joy we have in our faith.
How can parents help children re-engage with the natural world that is so full of amazement, creativity and love?
The Banner’s Mixed Media editor offers reading picks for Native American Heritage Month, from a charming middle grade novel set on Beaver Island to a searing memoir by the NHL’s first First +Nations hockey player.
What if we viewed reading as not just a personal hobby or a pleasurable indulgence but a spiritual practice that deepens our faith?