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Our readers share their current books to help us through the coronavirus

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I was preparing the community calendar of events this week and saw many events are being postponed because of the coronavirus crisis. Looking at the cancelled library events made me think of ...

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Oliver North draws parallels to 1775 in new book

They say history repeats itself. That’s never seemed to be more true, according to a new book by Col. Oliver North who says it puts things in perspective. “Our nation’s capital is ...

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Quiet Fire: Lincoln’s faith explored in new book

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President’s Days is just around the corner, and the leaders of the past can offer insights for our times. Abraham Lincoln is remembered for holding the union together and trying to bring ...

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25 Best-selling Evangelical books of 2019 listed

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The top 25 Christian books of 2019 include some well-known names and some new authors. One of the books has been a top seller for 16 years and remains on the list ...

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New book ‘Mascot on a Mission’ shares the adventures of KC Wolf

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Dan Meers has brought fun and excitement to gamedays at Arrowhead Stadium for more than three decades as KC Wolf. Away from the field, he has brought hope, encouragement and inspiration to ...

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New book is about the ‘Characters of Christmas’

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With its sparkly lights, piles of gifts, and heartwarming sentiments, it’s easy to become caught up in the flurry of activity at Christmas, forgetting about Who is at the center of it ...

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New book from Paula White divides evangelical leaders

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Paula White, a spiritual advisor to President Donald Trump and former pastor of New Destiny Christian Center, is no stranger to controversy. Like many pastors who attain national attention, she has been ...

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Andrew Brunson says ‘It was a fight for my faith’ in Turkey

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Andrew Brunson lived in Turkey for a quarter-century starting churches and helping refugees. His new book, “God’s Hostage: A True Story of Persecution, Imprisonment, and Perseverance,” tells the story of his last ...

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Join a 40 day journey with martyrs of the faith

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Are you ready to experience radical transformation in your walk with Christ? Do you want to inject hope into the dark corners of your life with spiritual truth? A  40-day devotional has ...

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New book delves into the faith of Johnny Cash

Guitars, fiddles and heartbreaking songs take center stage this fall as “Country Music”, the new documentary series from acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns, airs on PBS. The man in black, Johnny Cash, is ...

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Is an artificial intelligence Antichrist possible?

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There was a time when most of humanity could envision some occupations that would be replaced by machines, technology or artificial intelligence. Working as a fashion model probably wasn’t one of them. ...

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New book explores unique spiritual history of Kansas City

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Have you ever wondered about the spiritual destiny of cities? Kansas City has a unique spiritual history. A new book, The Spiritual Roots of Kansas City: Discovering the Past to Shape Our Future, ...

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What contributes to 60% of divorces?

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Every generation has faced sexual temptation and engaged in sexual sin, says author and national radio host Dr. Michael Brown. And that fact is causing divorces. But what is new is the ...

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Reader anticipation for ‘The Oracle’ by Jonathan Cahn

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Millions of Christian are familiar with Jonathan Cahn and his New York Times best-sellers of the past decade. First were the smash hits and New York Times best-sellers. They include “The Harbinger,” ...

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Tim Tebow’s mom to publish first book ‘Ripple Effects’

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Tyndale House Publishers says that debut author Pam Tebow will publish Ripple Effects in May 2019. In her first book, Tebow uncovers and explores the motivating power of influence that each of us has ...

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That is My Dream! by Langston Hughes, to represent Kansas

Each year as part of the Great Reads program at the Library of Congress National Book Festival, every state offers a book that highlights its literary culture and history. At this year’s ...

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Little House on the Prairie controversy has Missouri connection

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When you think of Little House on the Prairie, you normally wouldn’t think of Missouri or racism. Now the legendary author who wrote those books has had her name stripped from a ...

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These top pick books can’t be beat for summer reading

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Summer has begun and so has the rush to find the perfect books to read. Rachel Campbell is the owner of Beacon Book and Bible in Belton, Mo. She’s compiled a list ...

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Book on archaeological discovery brings Bible to life

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JERUSALEM, Israel – Israel is home to some of the world’s greatest archaeological treasures and scientists often link their direct finds to the Bible. Now you can make those same connections in ...

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‘Mother of the Bride’ author shares timely wisdom for weddings

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Spring brings thoughts of sunshine, flowers, warm days…and weddings! June is the month that sees the most weddings in the United States, with May as third on the list. For the bride, ...

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Franklin Graham responds to GQ dissing Bible

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Franklin Graham is getting kudos for his take-down response to the magazine GQ. The liberal men’s lifestyle and fitness publication last week included the Bible on a list of “21 Books You ...

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The boy who did not go to heaven sues book publisher

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He didn’t go to heaven but he may be going to the bank. Alex Malarkey, the boy made famous by his claim in a bestselling book that he went to heaven, is ...

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The past shaping the future…even in love

Books with a romance plot in the hearts of them are consistent favorites among readers. Heart of America Christian Writers Network (HACWN) member Catherine Brakefield has had some short, personal-experience stories printed, ...

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Intentional Parenting: An interview with the author of “936 Pennies”

Eryn Lynum, who is ready to welcome her fourth child into the world, knows that our time of influencing our kids is short. But God has given her a vision on how ...

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How to Shop for the Right Bible

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Either for yourself or a gift, buying a bible is an important decision. The prospect of purchasing a Bible for oneself or as a gift, usually does not cause any anxiety in ...

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