Mandy Frey has always longed to see Hawaii. So before joining the Amish church and considering marriage to her boyfriend, Gideon, she convinces three friends to join her on a cruise of the Hawaiian Islands. Captured by the enchanting scenery and culture in Hawaii, their vacation turns into an extended stay. Special friendships are soon made, but home, family, and Gideon await Mandy back in Indiana. Will time away from the Amish community change Mandy's view of the world, her faith, and true love?
Paul's undying passion for Christ continues to inspire and challenge those with a deep spiritual hunger for the things of God. Now acclaimed Bible teacher and author Beth Moore traces the life of the apostle Paul from his childhood to his martyrdom. Listeners will be greatly refreshed by the obvious mercy of God that cause those who have failed him to repent and serve Him wholeheartedly and effectively.
The earliest believers risked everything to follow Christ. Will you? Join out-of-the-box Bible teacher Lisa Harper as she retraces the revolutionary steps of the early Christians in the book of Acts. Although his followers didn't have much of a road map after Jesus ascended to heaven, the Holy Spirit catapulted them forward with so much power, grace, and authority that they dramatically impacted first-century culture and ultimately changed the world as we know it today!
With 300,000 copies in print, Breaking Free is one of author Beth Moore's best-selling releases to date. An empowering audiobook for anyone held back by sin or doubt, it shows listeners how to make freedom in Christ a daily reality by identifying spiritual strongholds in their lives and overcoming them through the truth of God's word.
"Great messages, but..."
Sadie always believed in God's promises. But can she really trust his heart? In this third audiobook of the Daughters of Promise series, young Amish widow Sadie Fisher leads a simple life in the quiet countryside of Lancaster County - selling Amish goods to a steady stream of tourists. Though it is a good life, lately she's wondered if it is God's will for her to remain without a husband and a family.
"This series is my guilty plessure - this plot ok"
Best-selling author Beth Moore has an amazing gift for insightful Bible character studies. Millions have been drawn to her inspired lessons, and the media has called her "America's Bible teacher." The PERSONAL REFLECTIONS series reintroduces Beth's most beloved character-driven books, expanding them into 90-day experiences that include nearly all of the text from her original work, plus thoughtful questions and journal space to engage readers throughout this special time of study.
One of God's greatest gifts is the pleasure and privilege of sex within marriage. Dr. Kevin Leman knows even married people have lots of questions about sex, but sometimes they feel too embarrassed to ask or don't know where to turn for the best answers. For all those questions listeners couldn't imagine asking their pastor or even their close friends, Dr. Leman is ready with open ears and expert advice. Often asked about sex and intimacy as he speaks and travels, he bets that some of those questions are the ones listeners want answered, too. With his trademark humor and wit, he offers frank answers to the burning questions all of us have about sex.
With his trademark humor and wit, Dr. Leman offers frank answers to the questions all of us have about sex.
"Awesome read to help any married couple."
In The Helper, Catherine Marshall gives you a revealing introduction to the Holy Spirit. She shares forty inspirational messages which contain pertinent Scripture, a prayer, and insight into this mysterious Person of the Godhead. Marshall pulls from her intense study of the Holy Spirit and her life experiences to give you answers to questions such as: Who is the Helper?
"Absolute must listen/read for every Christian!"
Charlotte Vance is a young woman who knows what she wants. But when the man she planned to marry joins the Shakers - a religious group that does not marry - she is left dumbfounded. And when her father brings home a new wife who is young enough to be Charlotte's sister, it is more than she can bear. With the country - and her own household--on the brink of civil war, this pampered gentlewoman hatches a plan to avoid her new stepmother and win back her man by joining the Shaker community at Harmony Hill.
When delicious baked goods become lethal, a trail of poetry leads to sweet-toothed killer. Don't taste it. Don't share it. Just throw it away. If you try my bakery pie. You won't live to see another day. The Amish Artisan Village of Middlebury, Indiana, might be the last place you would ever expect to find a murderer, but Amber has been managing the Village for decades, and there's nothing she hasn't seen. Or so she thought.
"Amish Mystery and Veteran with PTSD"
In normal circumstances, Anna Byler would have her choice of any of the young men in her Amish community. But because of the strict rules enforced by her grandfather, the bishop, available suitors are afraid to court her. Then handsome Jacob Hostetler moves to Paradise and decides Anna is worth the challenge.Anna sees that the bishop’s legalism is dividing the community and risking the lives of its members - but her grandfather doesn’t.
Miriam Raber could have had her pick of any of the eligible bachelors in Lancaster County. But she only has eyes for one: Saul Fisher. He captured her heart years ago, and she’s never looked back. Even when rumors circulate that Saul may leave their Amish community to pursue a once-in-a-lifetime apprenticeship, Miriam makes a bold assertion: she will stand by him, whether he stays or he goes.
"Narrator has a poor voice."
On the rolling plains of Lancaster County, PA., Lillian Miller is searching for her grandparents' house...and so much more. After years of neglect and abuse, she's turning to a lifestyle of simplicity among the Amish to find herself. As she discards the distractions of her former life, she befriends the young boy working on her family's farm and his attractive widowed father, Samuel Stoltzfus.
"Could not get past chapter 4.."
Filled with humor, wisdom and loving detail, the powerful story of Peter Marshall's life has touched the hearts and minds of millions of people. It's a story about love--the love between a dynamic man and his God, and the tender love between a man and the woman he married. It is also the gripping adventure of a poor Scottish immigrant who became chaplain of the United States Senate and one of the most revered men in America.
"Great content, sad performance."
In a town where Amish and English mingle every day, a grisly murder leads to mutual suspicion. Can Amber and Hannah find the killer before fear unravels the community... or he strikes again? Even before she heard of Owen Esch’s death, Hannah Troyer knew something was amiss at The Cat’s Meow yarn shop. The store has been closing at odd times, the ever-dependable Mary isn’t always at her post... and an English man has been seen loitering around back.
When the coffee shop manager is murdered in Middlebury’s Amish Artisan Village, two women from different walks of life must join forces to solve the mystery. Spring has arrived in Middlebury, Indiana, and Amber Wright is optimistic about the growing profit from her collection of Amish shops - until she receives a call that Ethan Gray is dead.
Eighteen-year-old Grace Knutson loves Blessing, North Dakota, and sees no reason to leave. She's more serious-minded than her twin sister, Sophie, and very sensitive to the feelings of others. In spite of her family's disapproval, Grace has always had a soft spot in her heart for Toby Valders, for she's seen the vulnerable side he keeps well hidden. Jonathan Gould, the handsome scion of a wealthy New York family, creates a flurry of anticipation and speculation when he arrives in Blessing.
"needs Stina Nelson back as narrator"
.She thought she was content...until a love from the outside world turned hers upside down. Gabrielle Hope and her mother joined the Harmony Hill Shaker community in 1807. The community promised stability and devotion that Gabrielle wholeheartedly embraced. But when a local doctor must be brought into Harmony Hill from the outside, he sets into motion a chain of events that will challenge Gabrielle's loyalty to the Shakers.
More lives need some mending... Amish widow-turned-newlywed Emma Yoder Miller begins another quilting class with a new group of unlikely students, all with tattered pieces of their lives that need mending. Selma is a belittling busybody. Terry is a rugged roofer who just wants a casual date with a pretty classmate. Blaine loses a bet and has to join the class, where he soon finds himself in friendly competition with Terry. Anna’s mother signs her up in a desperate attempt to keep Anna from leaving the Amish faith.
"The Tattered Quilt"