6 books on the list
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Empowered and Equipped
Bible Exposition for Women Who Teach the Scriptures
Empowered and Equipped is a guide for women in the church who want to enhance their teaching abilities. Julia B. Higgins offers step-by-step instruction on interpreting and teaching scripture using both principles and practical lessons. With this book, women in the church will be prepared to make and mold disciples.
@jenniruizduncan @juliabhiggins It’s such a good and needed book! – source
Jesus through the Eyes of Women
How the First Female Disciples Help Us Know and Love the Lord
Experience the revolutionary treatment of women by Jesus through the eyes of those who followed him in this insightful book. Rebecca McLaughlin explores the life-changing accounts of women who met the Lord, giving readers a unique and inspiring lens to see Jesus as these women did. Discover how Jesus loved women in a way that was ahead of his time and remains relatable today.
Rebecca’s book is such a heartening read. – source
Bearing God's Name
Why Sinai Still Matters
Explore the significance of the Old Testament law and how it relates to your Christian life in Bearing God's Name. Author Carmen Joy Imes takes readers on a journey to Sinai, the mountain where Israel first met God, and reveals the true meaning behind the command to "bear God's name." Imes argues that we've misunderstood this command and shows how it ties into the story of Israel and our own lives today. Discover the importance of the Old Testament in this warm and accessible volume.
@carmenjoyimes @bethallisonbarr @MelissaMoore77 @BethMooreLPM @HebrewDaybyDay @Tish_H_Warren @JemarTisby @AmIshoBaraka @drmichellereyes Thank you, Carmen - I’m enjoying Bearing God’s Name right now - wish I had found it sooner! Insightful and accessible, two of my favorite attributes for a book. – source
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Discover an eccentric world of book lovers in the aftermath of WWII with a remarkable conversation in letters. Join Juliet Ashton as she discovers the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, a book club born as a spur-of-the-moment alibi for breaking curfew under German occupation. As she learns about the impact of the war on the Society's members, she finds herself drawn to the story of Elizabeth and sets sail for Guernsey, changing her life forever. A celebration of the written word in all its guises, this debut novel is a collaboration between Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows.
@RebeccMcLaugh It’s so enjoyable! Have you read the book? Delightful also. 😊 – source
Also recommended byPreeti Shenoy
The Priority and Privilege of Prayer in Our Homes, Communities, and Churches
Experience the power of community prayer with Megan Hill's Praying Together. Learn how the Bible teaches us to come together with one voice and make prayer a regular part of our lives. Gain practical guidance and theological foundations for making corporate prayer a reality in your family, church, and community.
@glennadmarshall @JasmineLHolmes @sewistwrites @MeganEvansHill Agree! I love Megan’s book! – source
A timeless classic, Anna Karenina is a captivating novel that covers themes of love, family, and society in nineteenth-century Russia. Written by Leo Tolstoy and hailed by famous authors such as Dostoyevsky, Nabokov, and Faulkner, the novel tells the story of a woman torn between her passion for a man who is not her husband and her desire to maintain social expectations. Tolstoy's unrivaled prose and attention to detail make this novel a must-read for lovers of literary fiction.
Done. Started it in January, so consider this my “Top 10 books of 2018” post. 😂 Such good writing, so many pages. Well done, Mr. Tolstoy. – source
Also recommended byJennifer LawrenceErnest HemingwayBret Easton EllisTendai BitiBranko MilanovicSusan J. FowlerStuart McMillanLaura R Walker