Joseph: The Other Father by Katheryn Maddox Haddad

JOSEPH: THE OTHER FATHER Jesus grew up in a violent world. Just how violent was it? The Romans and Zealots were constantly having skirmishes along the highways and in towns. Sometimes their own king or government attacked the people by the thousands, often at the annual Jewish feasts held in Jerusalem three times a year, such as when Jesus was eleven years old. Sometimes the violence came from outside. Herod…

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Amber Schamel: How Veggie Tales Inspired a Biblical Novella

How Veggie Tales Inspired a Biblical Novella It was a summer evening, I was in the kitchen making dinner while my little siblings (for some odd reason) were watching The Toy That Saved Christmas, a Veggie-Tales movie. My publisher had asked me to write a Christmas story and I was deep in thought wondering what I should write when I suddenly tuned in to what was playing on the screen.…

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Katheryn Maddox Haddad: Joseph: The Other Father

Joseph, Jesus’ earthly father who raised him, had to be a lot of things: Spiritual, quick minded, strong physically, fearless. Can you imagine taking on that assignment? I wonder if God chose Mary partly because of who she was betrothed to. Jesus was born into a violent world. When He was probably about a year and a half old, the king of the land sent his soldiers out to kill…

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Book Review: Jesus Was a Green-Eyed Brunette by Max Davis

If people saw less of us and more of Jesus, it would make a radical and significant impact on those around us. Read this exciting perspective on experiencing the sacred in the ordinary and loving others as Jesus loves us. When Jesus Was a Green-Eyed Brunette weaves heartwarming and miraculous stories of Jesus showing up in ordinary people, revealing that He knows us and is fully present in our everyday…

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Star Song by Katheryn Maddox Haddad

From Julie: This is an excerpt from Katheryn Maddox Haddad’s Star Song, Book 1 of her 8-book series “THEY MET JESUS”. Look for places where you can “talk” to the characters.   “Mary…” Gabriel grows more serious. “Mary, you are a very favored lady, for the Lord is with you and has decided to wonderfully bless you in a special way.” Silence. What is he talking about? He continues. “Very soon…

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My Thankful List by Jean Ann Williams

  My Thankful List by Jean Ann Williams I’m thankful for my Lord and Savior Who drew me from the pit of suicide loss and remolded me to need Him for everything. I love my husband of forty-six years, and who I’ve known since I was eleven when he took me on motorcycle rides with me sitting on the tank of the bike. And, yes, after we married, we rode…

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