Behind the Christmas songs we love to sing lie fascinating stories that will enrich your holiday celebration. Taking you inside the nativity of over 30 favorite songs and carols, Ace Collins introduces you to people you've never met, stories you've never heard, and meanings you'd never have imagined.
Ace Collins helps you uncover the background of 32 favorite Christmas songs. Learn the surprising tale of how each song was created. Explore specific times and places that gave birth to each message. Hear these familiar melodies with new understanding as their stories find their way into your heart.
Much like The Stories Behind The Best-Loved Songs Of Christmas, The Stories Behind The Great Traditions of Christmas and More Stories Behind The Best Loved Songs of Christmas this new Collins Christmas book will fill a void in the book world.
Christmas. It should be the most anticipated day of the year. Instead, we dread the shopping, baking, spending, and stress. Best-selling author Ace Collins wants to help you rediscover the joy and peace of the holiday season. Discover how this Christmas can be the happy, joy-filled celebration you’ve always dreamed of!
Helen Meeker is back and has less than 30 days to stop the execution of an innocent pastor who has unbelievably confessed to being a Nazi spy. While on a case that has dynamic implications to uncovering an espionage ring operating on American and British soil, Helen defuses a hostage crisis in a bank robbery gone wrong, unearths an explosive coffin, and is introduced to a dead English hero who seems very much alive.
Determined to save an innocent man from death and unlock the mystery of his own wife’s murder, Lije Evans faces racism, betrayal, and international terror in Swope’s Ridge, the harrowing second book of the Lije Evans Mysteries series.
"This series is a keeper"
It's just another quiet evening out for Lije and Kaitlyn Evans. But somewhere along the way, it becomes something more sinister and a murder takes place. In the aftermath, a small-town attorney sets out to find his wife's killers and uncovers a deadly conspiracy....A suspenseful mystery with a twist of faith.
Turn Your Radio On tells the fascinating stories behind gospel music's most unforgettable songs, including "Amazing Grace", "The Battle Hymn of the Republic", "He Touched Me", "I'll Fly Away", "Were You There?" and many more.
"Not what I expected"
Collins presents a 'mental diet' of 10 negative attitudes to lose during times of hardship that hinder character development, strain relationships with others, and diminish faith.
"Inspiration and appreciation"
Jefferson Burke and the Secret of the Lost Scroll is a mystery as old as the Christian church wrapped in a modern-day thriller. Though an unwilling hero, professor Jefferson Burke's intellectual curiosity pits him against the powerful Bruno Krueger in a race to find a 2,000-year-old scroll that calls into question the divinity of Christ and could shake the foundation of Christian faith, upsetting the balance of power in the modern world.
"The Narration was really bad"
From contemporary men to historical figures, learn how 16 individuals have inspired millions and created legacies that have helped bring so much light into a dark world. Inspiring stories of faith from a master storyteller.
Stories Behind the Traditions and Songs of Easter reveals the real inspiration behind the customs, symbols, and special music of Easter. Through his gift as a storyteller, award-winning author Ace Collins brings new meaning and depth to the celebration of Easter.
Helen Meeker has impulsively hopped onto a DC-2, en route to Nazi Germany, in a seemingly foolhardy attempt to save her friend, Henry Reese. Rebecca Bobbs and the rest of the team watch in horrified resignation, unable to stop the inevitable. Meanwhile, Alistar Fistar discovers that without the injections that have given him super-human powers, he'll soon die. And he won't be the only one, as others - much more innocent than Fistar - are sucked into the fatal addiction.
After an assassin's bullet stops Helen Meeker dead in tracks, her friends must find the man who fired the shot. From the streets of Washington, D.C., to the stockyards in Chicago with a side trip to the heart of Texas, danger and intrigue dog a secret government team as Helen hovers between life and death. Will an enemy's blood offer a second chance at life and the key to finding out what a mysterious, tall man really wants?
This book is a roadmap for making sure the 30,000 words you use each day count and the impact they make is positive instead of negative, inspiring rather than hurting, and bringing light rather than darkness.
Once again, Helen Meeker is up against nearly impossible odds as she races against time to rescue both her sister and her partner. To further complicate matters, however, behind-the-scenes experiments threaten the very survival of Western civilization. From the halls of the White House to the hidden laboratory of a diabolical scientist to the foreign fields of battle, a pervading evil moves ever closer to the successful overthrow of all that is good.