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Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach

by Rick Marschall

Two-and-a-half centuries after his death, the complex life of composer Johann Sebastian Bach continues to fascinate. Bach's colorful life was anchored in his belief that 'music has been ordered by God's Spirit'?so much so that he began each composition by scrawling Jesu, juva (Jesus, help me) at the top of a blank page and concluded each… Read more…

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Surprised by Love: Her Life and Marriage to C.S. Lewis
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Surprised by Love: Her Life and Marriage to C.S. Lewis

by Lyle W. Dorsett

In late 1956, an item in The Times of London stunned England's literary set. Confirmed bachelor and celebrated Christian apologist C.S. Lewis announced his marriage to Joy Gresham. His choice could not have been more unlikely. Joy was an American, a divorcee, an ex-communist, and a former atheist. Yet this extraordinary and fascinating woman made a great… Read more…

A Life Observed: A Spiritual Biography of C.S. Lewis
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A Life Observed: A Spiritual Biography of C.S. Lewis

by Devin Brown and Jon Gauger

C. S. Lewis is one of the most influential Christian writers of our time. But while it was clear from the start that he would be a writer, it was not always clear he would become a Christian. A Life Observed tells the inspiring story of Lewis’ spiritual journey from cynical atheist to joyous Christian. Drawing on Lewis’ autobiographical works, bo… Read more…

Through Gates of Splendor

Through Gates of Splendor

by Elisabeth Elliot

Through Gates of Splendor is the true story of five young missionaries who were savagely killed while trying to establish communication with the Auca Indians of Ecuador. The story is told through the eyes of Elisabeth Elliot, the wife of one of the young men who was killed.… Read more…

Touching the Shadows

Touching the Shadows

by Bruce Nygren

Many issues can strain a marriage relationship, but none is as challenging as a life-threatening illness. Every year, almost two hundred thousand women are diagnosed with breast cancer. When Racinda Nygren joined the ranks of these women, she and her husband, Bruce, were thrust into an agonizing season of their marriage. With warmth and depth, Bruce shares t… Read more…

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Answering the Call
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Answering the Call

by Ken Gire and Jim Sanders

Revere life, and give yours away for the sake of serving others.As a young man, Albert Schweitzer seemed destined for greatness. His immense talent and fortitude propelled him to a place as one of EuropeÆs most renowned philosophers, theologians, and musicians in the early twentieth century. Yet Schweitzer shocked his contemporaries by forsaking worldly suc… Read more…

Great Lives: Job

Great Lives: Job

by Charles R. Swindoll and Charles Swindoll

Job A Man of Colossal Faith in the Face of Overwhelming Tragedy Job, a study in pathetic tragedy . . . a hapless victim of unfair treatment. His disastrous circumstances overwhelmed him. His boil-covered body tormented him. His so-called friends belittled him. His distraught wife discouraged him. Even God seemed to desert him?letting Satan have his devilish … Read more…

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Falling Into Heaven: A Skydiver's Gripping Account of Heaven, Healings and Miracles

Falling Into Heaven: A Skydiver's Gripping Account of Heaven, Healings and Miracles

by Mickey Robinson

Falling into Heaven is the true story of how a young skydivers life was changed when a fiery plane crash melted his face and mutilated his body. Miraculous healing and a spiritual adventure of a new life on earth followed this near death experience. Falling into Heaven is not just about a burned man getting better. It is about a dead man coming to life!… Read more…

Owen on the Christian Life: Living for the Glory of God in Christ

Owen on the Christian Life: Living for the Glory of God in Christ

by Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols, Michael A. G. Haykin, Carl R. Trueman and Matthew Barrett

John Owen is widely hailed as one of the greatest theologians of all time. His many works—especially those encouraging Christians in their struggle against sin—continue to speak powerfully to readers today, offering much-needed spiritual guidance for following Christ and resisting temptation day in and day out. Starting with an overview of Owen’s life,… Read more…

Heart for Freedom

Heart for Freedom

by Chai Ling

More than twenty years ago, Chai Ling led the protesters at Tiananmen Square and became China's most-wanted female fugitive. Today, she's finally telling her astonishing story. Though haunted by memories of the horrifying massacre at Tiananmen and her underground escape from China in a cargo box, Ling threw herself into pursuing the American dream. S… Read more…

North of Hope

North of Hope

by Shannon Polson

After author Shannon Huffman Polson’s parents are killed by a wild grizzly bear in Alaska’s Arctic, her quest for healing is recounted with heartbreaking candor in North of Hope. Undergirded by her faith, Polson’s expedition takes her through her through the wilds of her own grief as well as God’s beautiful, yet wild and untamed creation—ultim… Read more…

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Thomas Edison: Inspiration and Hard Work
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Thomas Edison: Inspiration and Hard Work

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

Questions. Questions. Questions. That was how Tom worked--always thinking, always asking questions, until he arrived at a deep understanding or insight that he could use to develop some new invention. As far back as he could remember, Tom had always been asking questions, even as a small boy back in Milan, Ohio. With only three months of formal education, Th… Read more…


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