10 Books to Read This Winter

10 Books to Read This Winter

Sweater-weather is here! We are sharing 10 books for you to cozy-up with this winter. Grab yourself a cup of tea, a warm blanket, and spend some quality time with one (or all) of these ten titles below.

1. School of the Spirit by Lee M. Cummings

How much of the Holy Spirit do you want? People tend to avoid what they can’t control. Believers often shy away from the Holy Spirit because we don’t know who He really is or what He might do. But if we will let Him into our lives, He will come with His power and change us forever.

In School of the Spirit, Pastor Lee Cummings encourages believers to get to know the Holy Spirit, the most misunderstood Person of the Trinity. He illuminates biblical truths in a clear, easy-to-understand way and answers many common questions

2. Tested and Approved by Tom Lane

Your best days in ministry are ahead of you. Pastors and Christian leaders will benefit from the wisdom and experiences of Pastor Tom Lane. Ministry can be a long road with many rewards and challenges, but you don’t have to walk it alone. In this book Tom shares 21 lessons he has learned in more than 30 years of ministry.

3. The Joy of Being Mom by Judy Brisky

Judy Brisky wants you to know that despite any of these demanding situations, even in the toughest of seasons, you can experience the joy of being a mom every single day. But first you will need help and wisdom that can only come from the Lord. Then you will find that being a mom is one of the most joyful experiences you will ever have. Yes, you’ll get tired and you’ll feel pressures, but you’ll also be filled with joy!

Judy offers the encouragement you need to face common challenges and offers practical solutions from the Bible. She shares from her own relatable experiences, mostly good, but also not so great.

4. Half the Battle by Jon Chasteen

Where have you put your pain? Do you ever feel the pressure to hide your struggles in order to look like a “good Christian”? The truth is, we all face battles and hurts in our lives. Scripture is full of God-fearing men and women who tried to cover up their problems. For Mary and Martha, the death of their brother, Lazarus, was the ultimate devastation. They put his body in a dark place and rolled a stone in front of it. But God knew where they buried their pain, and He knows where you bury yours too.

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5. Pastor Jack by S. David Moore

The Authorized Biography of Jack Hayford

This engaging biography of the pastor of pastors, whom Christianity Today called “The Pentecostal Gold Standard,” invites readers into the fascinating life and faith of Pastor Jack Hayford, a true man of God. Jack Hayford is rightly known as a “pastor of pastors.” The facts bear this out: he is the author of over 50 books, the writer of 600 hymns and choruses (including the internationally popular “Majesty”), and a pentecostal leader committed to building bridges while maintaining the integrity of the gospel.

6. Follow Me by Mary Jo. Pierce

An Unending Conversation with Jesus. Mary Jo Pierce takes a journey through the book of John. Pages with colorful ink illustrate the dialogue she had with Jesus through this experience and will inspire you to start your own conversation.

Jesus wants to talk directly with YOU. Right now. Wherever you are. The red-letter words in the book of John are an invitation to start the conversation. Be open and trust Jesus with the real you. Release your burdens and problems. Experience an intimate encounter with Him. Discover that Scripture is personal and relevant. Fall in love with Jesus all over again (or for the first time).

7. Sabbath: A Gift of Time by Bonnie Saul Wilks

You have to stop to go forward. A guide to Sabbath celebration complete with recipes, songs, and prayers. Sabbath is God’s gift to all men and women—not just the Jewish people. 

Everyone is busy. The pace of life is fast. Families struggle to connect and have quality time. People are just burned out. Rest is a luxury we think we can’t afford. However, we can’t afford not to rest. Sabbath celebration is good for you. 

8. How to Worship a King by Zach Neese

Prepare your heart. Prepare your world. Prepare the way. Zach Neese unveils the power and beauty of true worship beyond any known song or melody, and carefully builds understanding and compelling evidence into the intended purpose of worship as a powerful weapon designed by God for the advancement and building of His Kingdom, here on earth.

9. Unwrapped by Cassie Reid

Open the Gift of Holiday Sanity. The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year, unless you are tangled in family drama. Dr. Cassie Reid shares 25 secrets to navigating the holidays with grace and composure, no matter what your family may be like.

10. A New Color for Christmas by Jon Huntzinger

An Advent Devotional. Orange represents change, and the first Christmas was filled with change. This Advent devotional will take you back to the first Christmas to explore how a baby in Bethlehem altered the course of history.

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