Like the most recent Smithsonian museum that chronicles the African American experience, a new biographical novel tackles concentric themes – the triumph of spirituality and significance over racism and poverty. Set in Baltimore at the dawn of the Civil Rights movement, “The Legacy of Nobody Smith” traces one man’s rise to influence despite tremendous odds.
Several important tax developments in 2016 will affect 2017 tax reporting by ministers, church staff, and churches. Richard Hammar lists the top ten developments in the January/February issue of Church Law & Tax Report, including:
With users in every country of the world, the YouVersion Bible App has reached a quarter of a billion downloads. The Bible App was one of the first 200 apps in Apple’s App Store debut eight years ago, and this year has been the biggest year yet for Bible engagement through the app.
As parents struggle to find new ways to bring faith and meaning back to Christmas, the world’s most comprehensive graphic novel-form Bible may be an answer to their prayers.
The American Bible Society recently published the book series, The Journey of a Military Wife: God’s Truth for Every Step, written by Dr. Brenda Pace of the Church of God Chaplains Commission. The four volume set addresses the unique challenges a military wife faces over the course of her husband’s career to include marriage and family issues, deployment, reintegration, relocation, and transitions.
A Christian novel about geology and climate change? You bet.
Indie music and radio favorite JJ Heller is releasing her debut full-length Christmas album, UNTO US, today, November 11. Funded through a successful Kickstarter campaign, UNTO US is a blend of traditional holiday songs and new originals that capture the memories and feelings of JJ’s youth.
Faith Media Center is changing the way churches give and receive information with its mobile ecosystem designed to make all your “What ifs” a reality.
Bible Stories from the Heart, the leading innovator in Adult Coloring Bible Studies, has released “Christmas Joy: An Adult Coloring Bible Study.”
Upliftv, the faith-based network that offers more inspirational movies and documentaries than any other faith channel and includes a variety of ministries and TV series, proudly presents The Inspirational Art of Thomas Kinkade, an Upliftv original production.
Hurricane Matthew brought a devastating blow to the east coast with power outages and down trees, but the worst was yet to come with record breaking flood waters threatening hundreds of people who had to evacuate to shelters. The community responded with clothes, shelters, and perishables, but Recording Artist Lessette who lives in the little town of Kinston, NC. which was devastated by the flood found an unusual way to encourage the people in the shelters. “After The Storm” is the anthem for storm survivors.
A brief glance at the headlines on any given day is enough to make anyone unsettled, frustrated, or down right scared of what might happen next. Horrific acts of terrorism, destruction wrought by natural disaster, and economic volatility in world markets are just a few of the headlines that are becoming common in the daily news reports.
Jason London (Dazed and Confused), Diana Angelson (The Impaler, Armenia, My Love), Quinton Aaron (The Blind Side), Natalie Burn (Expendables 3), Al Sapienza (Sopranos, House of Cards) and Meredith Salinger (The Journey) are among the stars joining Golden Globe nominee Tom Sizemore (Saving Private Ryan) and Oscar nominee Sally Kirkland (JFK, Bruce Almighty) in the film about an atheist female scientist who, at the end of times, discovers that true Faith can bring miracles.
Internationally respected Bible teacher, pastor, TV and radio host and 9-time New York Times bestselling author, Dr. David Jeremiah has released his newest book, “Is This The End? Signs of God’s Providence in a Disturbing New World” with the W Publishing Group, an imprint of Thomas Nelson.
Deborah C. Solomon’s new book, The Deadly Battleground of the 21st Century Church, ($12.99, paperback, 9781498484787; $6.99, e-book, 9781498484794) explains her belief that every evil working must be exposed and the Church must be united in order for God’s Glory to saturate His Church.
Austin Stone Worship is partnering with The Austin Stone Community Church KIDS Ministry and other staff members to release a revolutionary new kids worship album, “Only Jesus.” The album will be released with a complementary devotional guide and interactive dance videos for every song. Preorders are available now through the album’s release on Friday, October 7, 2016, and every preorder comes with two instant song downloads!
We all invest a significant part of our lives in working—and how we approach all of that time in work matters to God. Combining doctrine, Scripture application, and real-life experiences, the NIV Faith and Work Bible will help readers answer the question “How does my faith relate to my work?”