New Book Aims to Reboot America’s Retirement Culture

A radical new book out today aims to shake up America’s laid-back retirement culture and launch a new wave of missions-driven seniors into God’s service. “After a lifetime of work, the thought of a life of ‘(doing) nothing’ can seem like paradise,” said Bruce Bruinsma, author of The Retirement Reformation, published by WestBow Press and … More New Book Aims to Reboot America’s Retirement Culture

Here is How You Can Make Childhood Literacy Real In 2019

Teaching a child to appreciate reading not only promotes academic achievement, but it also opens opportunities for the imagination to soar and for kids to learn about topics beyond their wildest dreams. This year, you can help promote children’s literacy with these ideas: Give books to children. You can find a book on virtually any topic, … More Here is How You Can Make Childhood Literacy Real In 2019

New Religious Novel #1 in its category on Amazon bestsellers list

A new religious novel by author Carol Orsborn, “Angelica’s Last Breath”, shot to the top of its category on Amazon this week. The novel, inspired by “The Death of Ivan Ilyich”, Leo Tolstoy’s 1886 masterpiece, tells the story of a celebrated tai chi guru who over the course of her final breath confronts, absolves and ultimately … More New Religious Novel #1 in its category on Amazon bestsellers list

It’s Spring … So Why Are Some People Still Depressed?

Everyone knows that people with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) find fall and winter, with their lessened sunlight, hard seasons to get through. But did you know that some people continue to have seasonal depression in the spring when the rest of us are more likely to be in good spirits? Ex-Army Cpt. Shateka Husser, who has … More It’s Spring … So Why Are Some People Still Depressed?

Back-to-School Lesson for Parents: Make Time for Your Marriage!

Millions of students are heading back to school this week, and this means that “Mom’s Taxi” and “Dad’s Cab” will be in service once again, with a flurry of family activity surrounding sports practices, after-school activities, dance rehearsals and homework. But authors Dr. Paul and Terrie Chappell, married for 36 years, want to remind parents … More Back-to-School Lesson for Parents: Make Time for Your Marriage!

Author Pays It Forward After Receiving Oprah’s Blessing for Her New Book

Three years ago while attending one of Oprah’s Life You Want Weekends, Connie Rankin met Oprah Winfrey. Summoning her courage, Rankin shared with Oprah her dream of writing a book that would empower women to move out of fear into faith. Connie Rankin’s new book, God Gave Us Wings: A Journey to Success: Theirs, Mine, and Yours Connie … More Author Pays It Forward After Receiving Oprah’s Blessing for Her New Book

Young Adult Literature is Igniting, Empowering Teens

When it comes to teen reads, real-life sagas of racism and bullying are on one end and fantastical sci-fi tales of clashing universes and empowered Millennials seem to be on the other. However, important, igniting themes are crossing genres and coming together in a literary explosion. Novels hitting on real-life teen and young adult struggles are breaking down the … More Young Adult Literature is Igniting, Empowering Teens