Sergio De La Mora | Baker Books
Sergio De La Mora—founder and pastor of San Diego’s Cornerstone Church, one of the country’s fastest-growing churches—compels readers to rise out of spiritual complacency and toward personal transformation, in The Heart Revolution: Experience The Power of a Turned Heart.
The son of Mexican immigrants and the youngest of six, De La Mora’s young life was swallowed up by drugs and gangs. In the eighth grade he was nearly paralyzed after being stabbed in the back. By 16, he owned a successful deejay company, but a cocaine habit owned him—until he allowed the Holy Spirit to bring about a heart revolution.
Ellie Kay | WaterBrook Press
The 60 Minute Money Workout: An Easy Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Your Finances Into Shape goes beyond the traditional budgeting steps of saving, tithing, spending and debt elimination. Ellie Kay, a finance expert often called upon by the national media and known for her “Focus on the Family” commentary, encourages a hands-on approach to personal finance that takes only an hour a week, encouraging families to live a full lifestyle with her thrifty tips on anything from food to vacations.
Carol Kent | ZondervanBest-selling author and speaker Carol Kent continues the story of her son Jason's life imprisonment and the emotional consequences to his family, in Between a Rock and a Grace Place: Divine Surprises in the Tight Spots of Life.
Kent reveals the hard truths she had to re-learn more than 10 years after Jason murdered his stepchildren's father in order to protect the children after all other avenues seemed lost.
Michelle McKinney Hammond | Tyndale House Publishers
In Divanomics: How to Still Be Fabulous When You're Broke, speaker and TV host Michelle McKinney Hammond is candid about her financial downfall and the redemption she found through faith and guidance.
After writing more than 30 books, crossing the country for speaking engagements, co-hosting a TV show and living an extravagant lifestyle, she lost almost everything, proving that the recession plays no favorites.
Shane Stanford | Zondervan
In A Positive Life: Living With HIV as a Pastor, Husband, and Father, speaker, author and teacher Shane Stanford is straightforward in his tell-all book of living with—not dying of—chronic disease. Leaving the results of his illness up to God, he has lived 20 years past his doctor's original expectations after his diagnosis at age 16.
Sarah Sundin | Revell
In A Distant Melody, first-time novelist Sarah Sundin mixes history, romance and a lesson about waiting on God for His perfect will to be fulfilled.
Sundin brings World War II-era England alive with romance. Allie, who is betrothed to Baxter in an arranged marriage, goes off for the week to her college friend's wedding. Meeting a fighter pilot who shows her what love is all about, she begins to forget about her fiance. Throwing caution to the wind, Allie finds the courage to follow her heart.
Andy Croft and Mike Pilavachi | David C. Cook | softcover | 224 pages | $12.99
In Storylines: Your Map to Understanding the Bible, popular international speaker, author and founder of the Soul Survivor youth ministry organization, Mike Pilavachi joins the up-and-coming author Andy Croft to discover Christ in the Old and New Testaments. The introduction sets a lighthearted tone that continues throughout this powerful Bible study.