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    • THE OLD BOOK
      “The grass withers and the flowers fade, but the word of our God stands forever." (Isaiah 40:8) Several decades before the fictional Dr. Spock of Star Trek fame became a household word, another Dr. Spock was making a name for himself providing child-rearing advice for millions of Americans. On July
    • The Death Dealers
      "The Death Dealers" by David Griffith David Griffith is a master at keeping his readers riveted to the page.  The rest of the world seems to vanish every time I pick up one of his books. In "The Death Dealers," Lonnie Bowers meets three relatives he never knew he had -- a grandfa
    • STILL BEING CALLED
      “For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching       ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions…”                    (2 Timothy 4:3) John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, the second and third presidents of the United States, respe
    • SIMPLY GONE WITH THE WIND
      “The wind blows, and we are gone--as though we had never been here.” (Psalm 103:16) When Margaret Mitchell selected “Gone with the Wind” as the title for her epic tale, she was referring to a remembered past as the main characters in the story find themselves trying to survive in a world which had
    • WALK OF FAITH
         “ . . . so that your faith might not rest on human wisdom, but on God's power.”                 (1 Corinthians 2:5) Holding a 43-pound balancing pole, he prayed out loud as he walked untethered across a 1,400-foot-long, 8.5-ton two-inch thick steel cable suspended 1,500 feet above the Little Col
    • COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF
      “My child, don't make light of the LORD's discipline, and don't give up when he corrects you.”     (Proverbs 3:11) There would have been a day not so long ago when any grade school student would have been able to tell you, without hesitation, that the ‘father of our country’ was George Washington.
    • ONE DAY AT A TIME
      “How do you know what your life will be like tomorrow? Your life is like the morning fog--it's here a little while, then it's gone.”  (James 4:14) What happens when you bring together a New York City stockbroker and an Ohio physician with a common personal concern?  You end up with a solution. At l
    • Blackwater Crossing
      "Blackwater Crossing" by David Griffith This excellent novel is overflowing with suspense and action. When Lonnie Bowers and his best friend, Brian Besser, head off for different rodeos, they have no idea their lives are about to take a bad turn.  Brian is kidnapped by a dangerous drug cartel.
    • TRUTH THAT WILL ULTIMATELY MATTER
      “With their mouths the godless destroy their neighbors, but through knowledge the righteous escape.” (Proverbs 11:9) Corruption in the government at the highest level. Spies implanted in political campaigns of candidates by the FBI. Collusion with foreign governments in order to influence elections
    • A Man Called Blessed
      "A Man Called Blessed" by Ted Dekker and Bill Bright I put off reading this book because I didn't see how it could possibly be as great as "Blessed Child." Surprisingly, it's just as good. When Rebecca Solomon and her father discover the Ark of the Covenant is hidden in Ethiopia, Rebecca and h
    • ALL GOOD THINGS
      “And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” (Matthew 28:20) If you were to ask who the best baseball player of all time is, most persons would reply that it was Babe Ruth. George Herman Ruth Jr. acquired the nickname 'Babe’ while playing for the Baltimore Orioles minor
    • Operation Firebrand: Crusade
      "Operation Firebrand: Crusade" by Jeff Gerke Get ready for a harrowing read!  Author Jeff Gerke does not sugarcoat the horrid situation in southern Sudan. When it comes to the attention of Eloise Webster that slavery is alive in Sudan, she deploys her team of six as soon as she can
    • AN ANGEL ON THE BATTLEFIELD OF LIFE
      “I myself will tend my sheep and give them a place to lie down in peace, says the Sovereign LORD.  I will search for my lost ones who strayed away, and I will bring them safely home again.  I will bandage the injured and strengthen the weak…”               (Ezekiel 34:15-16). When she was young, Cl
    • Operation Firebrand: Origin
      "Operation Firebrand: Origin" by Jeff Gerke This book is a fun and thrilling adventure into danger. When Jason Kromer becomes a Christian, it becomes difficult doing his job as a Navy SEAL.  He balks during a mission, unable to take the life of the intended target.  Then the team he is on gets
    • DO NOT GIVE UP
      “But the one who endures to the end will be saved.” (Matthew 24:13) At the beginning of World War II - Hitler invaded Holland, Belgium, and the Netherlands. Winston Churchill, known for his military leadership ability, was appointed British prime minister on that very occasion - May 10, 1940.  He f
    • A BENDING WILLOW IN THE WILDERNESS
      “The Spirit then compelled Jesus to go into the wilderness…” (Mark 1:12) On May 5, 1864, the forces of Union General Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate General Robert E. Lee clashed in the tangled Wilderness west of Chancellorsville, Virginia in one of the largest campaigns of the Civil War. On what
    • Without Redemption
      "Without Redemption" by David Griffith Filled with tension and suspense, this book is simply magnificent. Lonnie Bowers is not your ordinary cowboy.  When riding broncs is no longer an option, Lonnie takes an assignment from Frederick Roseman to go to Costa Rica.  Only this time, he brings alo
    • SEE WHAT GOD HAS DONE
      “Our help is from the LORD, who made heaven and earth.” (Psalm 124:8) On April 27, 1791 - Samuel Finley Breese Morse was born in Charlestown, Massachusetts, the eldest of three sons of clergyman, Dr. Jedediah Morse. The Morse boys were educated at a Christian boarding school and later at Yale Colle
    • FAKE NEWS
      “You were running a good race. Who cut in on you to keep you from obeying the truth?” (Galatians 5:7) On the third Monday in April, the state of Massachusetts commemorates Patriots’ Day - the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the first ones of the American Revolutionary War. On t
    • FALSE HOPES AND TRAGIC ENDINGS
      “God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble. So we will not fear when earthquakes come and the mountains crumble into the sea.” (Psalm 46:1-2) April 14 was a tragic day in history.  Five days after General Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox in 1865 - the 16th Pres