NEW eBook on Homemaking: The Heart of Simplicity

| May 30, 2012

  We are pleased to announce that the NEW eBook–The Heart of Simplicity: Foundations for Christian Homemaking has been released today! Here are some of the wonderful contributing authors along with Courtney Dunkin of Simply Nurtured (the dream began with her) in the center. Starting from the top: Stephanie Langford, Kelly Crawford, Natalie Klewja, Ann […]

Diapers, Dishes, and Dominion: How Christian Housewives Can Change the World (Interview with Author and a Giveaway)

| May 2, 2012

Visionary Womanhood is sponsoring a giveaway of an excellent new book! To kick off the month of May and our theme of Women and Dominion, I’m really excited to introduce you all to a book I’ve been waiting for MONTHS to be released.  It’s finally here!  And Leah Smith’s Diapers, Dishes and Dominion: How Christian Housewives […]

“When Motherhood Feels Too Hard” – new eBook!

| February 20, 2012

Kelly Crawford has put together a marvelous devotional for mothers. She let me have a sneak peek at it last week, and I devoured it while recovering from the flu (perfect timing, Kelly!). This eBook is Kelly’s “cup of cold water” to mothers. We all need refreshment and encouragement when the hard days come, and […]

What does “Virtuous” really mean? (Excerpt from the Introduction to “Queen of the Home”)

| October 28, 2011

(From the introduction to Queen of the Home) In the famous chapter of Proverbs 31 we have a detailed description that shows just how strong, capable and influential the virtuous woman of God really is. What might not be as well known is what is packed into the actual meaning of the word “virtuous” which appears […]

The War Against Girls

| June 21, 2011

[Editor’s note: Abortion and birth control are issues central to feminism (yes, even with a minority like Feminists for Life out there holding the pro-life line), but the results of widespread abortion harm women. In particular, sex-selective abortion has destroyed far more girls than boys all over the world. This piece from the Wall Street […]

Instructing a Child’s Heart Review

| March 24, 2011

Are you passionate about passing on your faith and vision to the next generation? Instructing a Child’s Heart by Tedd and Margy Tripp is written to help you achieve that goal. Tedd’s prior book, Shepherding a Child’s Heart, focuses on reaching the heart through biblical correction. Instructing a Child’s Heart focuses on providing children with […]

The Artist’s Worldview

| February 9, 2011

I purchased an art instruction book while traipsing through First Monday in Canton last month. I think it cost me a dollar if I remember correctly. I perused it briefly and it contained many of the basics, everything from, “First considerations” and “The Essential Equipment” to instruction in free-hand perspective, cast drawing, life drawing, architectural […]

New Leaf Press Book Giveaway!

| December 14, 2010

New Leaf Press recently sent me a review copy of their new edition of  Mornings & Evenings by Charles H. Spurgeon. This is a marvelous devotional with short, meaty reads for the start and end of your day. Better still, this new printing is accompanied by a very nice blank journal for your own devotional notes, […]

The Ultimate Meaning of True Womanhood

| August 4, 2010

In the ten years since I committed my life to Jesus Christ, I have often wondered about my purpose. What are the most important things for me to be doing in life? Gradually, my focus has shifted from the question “what do I want?” to “what does God want?” I have sought God’s will when […]

Eclipse: An Ideal Romance?

| July 3, 2010

“Welcome to the new majority. We’re right. You’re wrong. End of story.” Andrew Wilkow –who my brother and I love listening to together –ends every radio broadcast the same way. He is definitely a man who is sure of himself and his position. Although you’ve got to love a conservative talk show host who has […]

Giveaway! Win a copy of Get Married by Candice Watters

| June 16, 2010

I wrote a review of Candice Watters’s excellent book two years ago, but I want to reprint it here on the new site, since Moody sent me a copy to give away! To enter the drawing, please tweet or post a link to this review, then come back here and leave a comment with the […]

Book Giveaway! Start Your Family by Steve & Candice Watters

| May 5, 2010

The folks at Moody have been kind enough to provide a copy for us to give away to a reader. This is a book I highly recommend and am happy to spread around. You can read my full review HERE. Update May 10: Congrats to Titus245mama, the winner of the drawing!

Book Review: Start Your Family

| March 29, 2010

Steve and Candice Watters have championed marriage for many years, encouraging Christians to pray for it, prepare for it, and look forward to it. Back in 2008, I reviewed Candice’s excellent book, Get Married, and I was thrilled to hear that she and her husband had written a follow-up. Start Your Family sounds like “start […]