Releasing September 2016                                         

  Raising a Young Modern Day Princess                    Christmas is Coming: Waiting is Hard       


                                                                                            2017 Releases:

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                                                                                                52 Week Devotions for Busy Families




Raising a Young Modern Day Princess
Growing the Fruit of the Spirit in Your Little Gir

  Raising a Young Modern Day Princess: Growing the Fruit of the Spirit in Your Little Girl

  Kindness, joy, peace, patience, self-control, as well as gentleness, love, faithfulness and goodness   are all qualities parents want in their little girls. Those are fruits produced by the Holy Spirit from seeds you plant and nurture. Discover through story, activities, and parenting tools how to cultivate the Fruit. Each chapter includes a special dad tool boc=x and dad-daughter activities. Explore ways to reach your unique child through her personlity and enjoy fun together as you instill faith in her.


Christmas is Coming, Waiting is Hard
Family Activities and Devotions for Advent

Christmas is Coming, Waiting is Hard

Keep Christ in Christmas and Build Lasting Memories with your family or as a couple. Each day provides a reading for the advent wreath plus a reading that connects a traditional symbol to Christ. Fun includes a suggested song, interesting fact, and activity paired with each day’s focus.





Nature Bible Puppet Mania
Handbook for making and using puppets

A Great Puppetry Handbook for Camp Directors, Sunday School Teachers, and Youth Group workers.

Provides information on stages, making and manipulating puppets, script writing, and more!


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365 Devotions for Hope


We need hope at all times, especially when life is rough or we feel God is not answering our prayers.

There's good news. Signs and words of hope are all around us. That's good because we need hope to move forward, especially during struggles and loss. Hope is the expectation of something good.Word pictures of images, uplifting quotes, and glimpses into God's love will inspire readers to embrace life. For example, in examining the scripture of Christ as our anchor, devotions explore various anchors (plow, mushroom, claw, and fluke) as well as moorings and other nautical analogies to discover more about hope in God. 

What are some of the signs of hope around us?

  • Nature provides many signs, such as a daffodil blooming in the snow, twinkling stars at night, or playful pups.
  • Loved ones bring hope with encouraging words, hugs, smiles, and gifts.
  • God's Word brings the ultimate hope with the promise of God's presence and eternity.


The One Year Devotions for Active Boys
Daily devotions paired with fun activities

This fun devotional includes 365 upbeat devotions, each with a special twist or dose of humor to keep active boys engaged. The devotions combine Scripture and a spiritual message with jokes, riddles, puzzles, experiments, short self-assessments, and hands-on activities to engage tween boys. The devotions help boys find how real people interacted with God and help them discover solutions to contemporary issues. Each devotion will help guide a young man in developing a lifetime habit of learning from the Bible. Themes include how to navigate the Bible, make good choices, discern God’s will, use good and uplifting language, avoid temptation, choose good friends, trust God, etc.

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Nature Girl: a guide to caring for God's creation
Become an earth BFF

Nature Girl provides fun and learning with experiments, quizzes, games, crafts, recipes, and tip lists for caring for the earth. Each chapter focuses on a different topic, like energy, critters, water, air, healthy food, and beauty. Girls can have fun with spa parties, healthy food parties, and enjoying the great outdoors with activities at parks. Explore creation through experiments, projects, and investigations as well as applying great tips on conserving resources and caring for all that God made.


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The One-Year My Princess Devotions
Become a princess in action daily devotional

The One-Year My Princess Devotions is writter for early readers and preschoolers. Each day';s devotion sheds light on how the reader is a princess, a daughter of God, the King. Daily readings emphasize how little princesses should respond to being God's child. Little princesses will look forward to learning more about their King each day and doing the Princess in Action activities.

Each devotion includes

  • Royal Words (the Bible verse)
  • Princess Thoughts (a short devotion)                                                           
  • A Prayer
  • A "Princess in Action" section (activity related to the devotion)

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Stories of Faith & Courage from the Home Front
Winner: 2013 AWSA Golden Scroll Nonfiction Book

French Indian War through the Wars in Irag and Afghanistan
This devotional book contains 365 true stories of struggles, courage, and actions of women, children, and men involved in the home front of American wars, in chronological order, from the French Indian War through the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. These stories illustrate effective prayers, heroism, volunteer efforts, and daily courage. Special weekend devotions consist of original words from a journal, newspaper, letter, or newspaper, and glimpses into life during that era, such as fashion, pastimes, work, and celebrations. Each story includes a coordinated Scripture and a prayer for today’s military, families, or individuals encountering struggles.

The book represents hundreds of years of history that up until now has gone largely unnoticed and uncelebrated. While generations have gone to war, those who stayed behind were the backbones holding them up. Stories of Faith and Courage from the Home Front captures the fascinating and inspiring history of the heroes at home, from the very foundation of our nation up until the present day.

God & Country Press May 7, 2012 ISBN: 0899571654

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My Mini Dream Room

This book is about having fun by making little things. Why? Because the littlest action matters to God. In My Mini Dream Room dive right into these mini crafts and devotions to make furniture, curtains, baskets of flowers, pillows, teddy bears and other total amazing decorations. Let your creativity shine by making your very own dream room.

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God's Girls #1

For girls, ages 9-12. Combine the fun of crafts with discovering more about Biblical women. Each unit includes: A special craft to make, journaling, ideas that inspire creativity, and a devotion on a Bible woman.

Book 1 Craft Topics: Joyful crafts for spiritual growth, crafts to wear, and gifts to share.

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Legacy Press July 2000 ISBN: 1584110201

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The 365 Most Important Bible Passages for Women

Daily Readings and Meditations on Becoming the Woman God Created You to Be
One of a three-book collection, THE 365 MOST IMPORTANT BIBLE PASSAGES FOR WOMEN is a daily devotional designed to encourage women to live the lives God designed for them.

This year-long devotional is both unique and simple. Features include:

  • More Scripture throughout
  • A comprehensive overview and accompanying medidation for each passage
  • Daily Scriptures that encourage women to engage in and enjoy reading the Bible
  • Bible passages specifically targeted at women
  • Focus on the Bible passages that reveal the divine character of God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit in relation to godly womanhood
  • Insightful comments and applications to daily life

FaithWords April 25, 2011 ISBN: 0446575003

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God's Girls #2

For girls, ages 9-12. Combine the fun of crafts with discovering more about Biblical women. Includes 9 themed parties for girls to plan and carry out themselves. Directions come with ideas for invitations, games , decorations, food ideas, and devotional activities.

Book 2 Craft Topics: Room decorating crafts and crafty organizers.

Legacy Press July 2000 ISBN: 158411021X

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102 Wiggly Bible Rhymes and Rhythms

Bible Learning Activities for Young Children
You're teaching little children, and you run out of ideas before the time is up. Or your children get antsy, bored, or wiggly. Maybe you want to add a little fun to your children's learning experiences. What's a teacher or parent to do? 102 Wiggly Bible Rhymes and Rhythms provides a solution option. This Christian education book for teachers or parents of ages 4-7 presents lively rhymes and songs for use that:

  • Introduce, reinforce, or review a Bible story or teaching
  • Provide multi-sensory teaching
  • Change the pace of lessons
  • Let children move and get their wiggles out
  • Provides multiple intelligence learning experiences
  • Engages students in learning
  • Appeals to different learning styles

Abingdon Press February 5, 2010 ISBN: 1426708491

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Secrets of Success for Women: The Home

This beautiful little gift book weaves practical tips with Scripture and creative solutions to help women create a Christ-centered home life and nurture children's spiritual growth. The Home offers Bible-based advice on blessing the home, prayer at home, servant love that models Christ's example, teamwork with spouses, and cultivation of family relationships rooted in Christian love. For women without a spouse the book includes tips on partnering with God in raising children.

With this book a woman who imagines a better life for herself and her family can make the dream become a reality. Reflections on Biblical women provide inspiration and insight. They can discover ways to help children connect to Christ through their personalities, interests and learning styles. Parents can continue nurturing children's spiritual growth with age-group specific ideas. When a home becomes a haven love spills out beyond family in hospitality and community service.

CLW Communications/AMG March 2005 ISBN: 0899571239

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Secrets of Success for Women: Time

This handy little gem is small enough to tuck in a purse yet big enough in content to provide creative time solutions for women drowning in the busyness of life. Discover God's creation as a pattern for Time usage.

Here women will find tools for a simpler yet more productive life. It will help them to set goals, define their life mission, make time choices that bring fulfillment and help her reach those goals.

An inspirational guide that will help women maximize moments with God and family reduce stress, organize time, and make wise choices that balance life. Topics include setting goals, prioritizing, seven stress-busting techniques, when to say "yes," ways to say "no" graciously, sprinkling joy into days, overcoming procrastination, eliminating time-wasters, maximizing time with God and family, timely home management, and God's time promises.

CLW Communications/AMG March 2005 ISBN: 0899571247

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Lets Chat About the Bible

What would happen if one evening your family turned off the television and then read and talked about the greatest story ever told? That’s the premise of this tour of the scriptures. Fifty accurate Bible stories launch families into exploring the people, places, and events in the Bible.

  • Bible people serve as tour guides and prompt children to discover important facts.
  • Friendly questions help generate discussions.
  • A time tunnel with each story shows families how the testaments are linked and how Jesus fulfilled prophecies.
  • Each story ends with a journal prompt and a simple prayer.

The book encourages interaction, promotes the development of family relationships, and develops cognitive skills, all while entertaining children.

Promise Press ly 2002 ISBN: 0570053730


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Family Devotional Builder

Family Devotional Builder Devotional Builder helps families, with elementary children, explore scriptural themes in 10-20 minute active-oriented, worship experiences. Family Devotional Builder uses a wide variety of fun activities, from storytelling and drama to crafts and cooking, to help children and families learn Biblical principles.

There are 57 weeks of devotional sessions, with three theme or topical activities per week, for a total of 171 devotional activities.

Family Devotional Builder is a valuable resource for parents, but also for grandparents, Sunday school teachers, youth pastors, home schoolers, anyone who works with children and desires to help them experience God’s teachings in their everyday world.

Hendrickson Publishers, Inc September 2000 ISBN: 1565635671

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Finger Puppet Mania!

Let your fingers do the teaching and reaching with movable mouth finger puppets! This book contains directions and patterns for 19 finger puppets, staging ideas, and puppet manipulation exercises. Bible theme ideas accompany each pattern.

This book is curently out of print, but limited new and used copies are available from resellers.

Concordia Publishing House February 1999 ISBN: 0570053730


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Walking in Grace

by First Place 4 HealthMost people who struggle with healthy eating and fitness feel guilty and ashamed—and it’s sadly ironic that these two emotions often lead to compulsive overeating! The solution to the problem of emotional overeating is much deeper than avoiding the fridge—it’s a heart-and-soul acknowledgement of God’s grace. When we truly understand that God accepts and loves us, we can begin to heal the emotional wounds that have made us unhealthy for so long. Walking in Grace, a new Bible study from First Place 4 Health, will help participants understand their significance to God so that they can experience His freedom, live the abundant life and extend grace to others! Each First Place 4 Health Bible study contains 12 weeks of daily study to help members put Christ in first place. Based on proven techniques and 25 years of experience, First Place 4 Health is the most complete Christ-centered healthy living program available, and it has helped thousands of members create balance in the four core areas of their lives: emotional, spiritual, mental and physical. The results? Weight loss and total health from the inside out!

Gospel Light October 21, 2010 ISBN: 0830754903

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