Because when we make room for others, we make room for God, and our homes become a vibrant source of life, just as he means them to be. Bri mckoy tells us this is within reach! All we need is a table, open hearts, and a simple invitation: come and eat. Mckoy invites us to discover how a common dining-room table can be transformed into a place where brokenness falls away to reveal peace and fellowship.
Come and Eat: A Celebration of Love and Grace Around the Everyday Table #ad - I may not know you, but I know your maker. Come with your brokenness, and your worries, your celebration, but most of all come and eat. In today’s busy and often superficial world, we all crave something deeper and truer. Whether the table is laid with bounty or with meager offerings, broken souls, whether it is surrounded by the Body of Christ or homeless, she shows us that healing begins when we say, “Come in.
The Next Right Thing: A Simple, Soulful Practice for Making Life DecisionsRevell #ad - If you have trouble making decisions, because of either chronic hesitation you've always lived with or a more recent onset of decision fatigue, Emily P. Freeman offers a fresh way of practicing familiar but often forgotten advice: simply do the next right thing. Nothing gets our attention like an unmade decision: should i accept the new position? Which schooling choice is best for my kids? How can I support my aging parents? When we have a decision to make and the answer isn't clear, what we want more than anything is peace, clarity, and a nudge in the right direction.
With this simple, soulful practice, quiet the fear of choosing wrong, it is possible to clear the decision-making chaos, and find the courage to finally decide without regret or second-guessing. Whether you're in the midst of a major life transition or are weary of the low-grade anxiety that daily life can bring, Emily helps create space for your soul to breathe so you can live life with God at a gentle pace and discern your next right thing in love.
The Turquoise Table: Finding Community and Connection in Your Own Front YardThomas Nelson #ad - Life changed in her community and it can change in yours, too. Ordinary people like you wanting to make a difference right where they live. Community and friendship are waiting just outside your front door. Alongside personal and heartwarming stories, kristin gives you: stress-free ideas for kick-starting your own Turquoise TableSimple recipes to take outside and share with othersStories from people using Turquoise Tables in their neighborhoodsEncouragement to overcome barriers that keep you from connectingNew ways to view hospitality Today, Turquoise Tables are inviting individuals to connect with each other in nearly all fifty states and seven countries.
Are you consumed with a busy life but unsure how to slow down? do you desire connection within your community and think, comfortable connection? what if meeting neighbors and connecting with friends was as simple as showing up and being available?Desperate for a way to slow down and connect, painted it turquoise, a way to find those moments of peace and to create a time for honest, Kristin Schell put an ordinary picnic table in her front yard, but I don’t have time for that” or “I can’t create that”? What if there was another way through it all, “Absolutely, and began inviting friends and neighbors to join her.
The Turquoise Table: Finding Community and Connection in Your Own Front Yard #ad - A simple way to connect your neighborhood, your community and build friendships.
The Wondering Years: How Pop Culture Helped Me Answer Life's Biggest QuestionsThomas Nelson #ad - Yes, you can love god and binge netflix!podcaster knox mccoy, tells hilarious stories about how pop culture helped him answer life’s biggest questions in his debut book, co-host of The Popcast with Knox and Jamie, The Wondering Years. Pop culture may not cure diseases or make scientific breakthroughs, but it does play a vital role in the story of humanity.
From the first time he was punched in the face to saving dog souls as a canine evangelist, Knox reflects on how pop culture has helped shape his life and carve out the foundation of his faith. While the three cultural tentpoles—the south, the Church, and Sports—defined many aspects of his East Tennessee upbringing, it was pop culture that influenced Knox and his sense of the world at large.
The Wondering Years: How Pop Culture Helped Me Answer Life's Biggest Questions #ad - . Through books, music and movies, television, Knox found many of the answers he was searching for about God and why we’re all here. When you hear the phrase pop culture, you likely think reality television, boy bands or Real Housewives of various cities. While these are elements of popular culture, they aren’t all it has to offer.
Love Welcome Serve: Recipes that Gather and GiveCenter Street #ad - Combined with her refreshing enthusiasm and approachable recipes, Amy Hannon has ignited a passion in young cooks who are spreading their hospitality wings, and she has reignited that same passion in seasoned cooks who had forgotten how much joy comes from serving others. Love welcome serve, amy's first cookbook, will encourage you to embrace hospitality so you can enjoy the life that happens when you make and serve food for your people.
Amy encourages people to open their homes and their hearts, crowd-pleasing, comfort recipes, connecting with folks over food; and she offers home cooks simple, meals that can be prepared for whatever the hospitality affair. Love welcome serve is a cookbook of southern comfort food from Amy Nelson Hannon, the owner of Euna Mae's, a destination kitchen boutique in Northwest Arkansas.
Having been a preacher's wife in the south for more than twenty years, Amy Hannon's heart for hospitality was established, confirming her long-held belief that people who are cooked for feel cared for. Modeled after her grandmother, euna mae, welcome, Amy's big-hearted lifestyle has become noticed by a disconnected world that is drawn to her mission of using food to love, and serve those around her.
Love Welcome Serve: Recipes that Gather and Give #ad - Recipes like brown sugar chili over cheese Grits, Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas, and Sam's Pulled Pork are perfect belly-fillers for gathering people in your home. And recipes like comfort chicken pot pie, Hello Dolly Brownies, and Layered Spaghetti Pie are ideal for giving to folks when they just need to feel loved.
The Ministry of Ordinary Places: Waking Up to God's Goodness Around YouThomas Nelson #ad - She walks us through her own discoveries about the vital importance of paying attention, as well as the hard but rewarding truth about showing up and committing for the long haul, despite the inevitable encounters with brokenness and uncertainty. The details will look quiet and ordinary, and the call will both exhaust and exhilarate us.
Through personal stories, overlooked, theology, she helps us discern God’s call upon our lives right where we are and illuminates why the most faithful ministry is oftentimes mundane, and Scripture, and seemingly unimpressive. Even as believers, we are prone to aspire to do sexy ministry that garners headlines and warrants photo ops.
I cheered along with every word. Korie robertson, new york times bestselling author“These are the days when we could all use a firm but gentle nudge to extend extra kindness to the people around us. If you’re longing for authentic community but aren’t sure where to begin, Shannan and this beautifully written book are the perfect guide.
The Ministry of Ordinary Places: Waking Up to God's Goodness Around You #ad - I love this book. Jen hatmaker, for the love, new york Times bestselling author of 7, and Of Mess and Moxie . This book will help you thrive in your faith in practical and rooted ways!” —dominique dubois gilliard, author of Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice That Restores“Sometimes when reading a book, I would put this book in every single pair of hands across ideology, ’ but hand to heaven, camps, I think ‘I’ll recommend this to that group’ or ‘this one goes go that community, and tribes.
I truly believe when we stand together we stand a chance.
Placemaker: Cultivating Places of Comfort, Beauty, and PeaceZondervan #ad - Placemaker is a timely yet timeless reminder that the cultivation of good and beautiful places is not a retreat from the real world but a holy pursuit of a world that is more real than we know. In a world of chaos and conflict, we want a place of comfort and peace. In placemaker, christie purifoy invites us to notice our soul's desire for beauty, our need to create and to be created again and again.
Images of comfortable kitchens and flower-filled gardens stir something deep within us--we instinctively long for home. No matter our vocation, keeping, we spend much of our lives tending, and caring. A reminder that we are always headed home. A call to tend the soul, the land, and the places we share with one another.
Placemaker: Cultivating Places of Comfort, Beauty, and Peace #ad - In each act of creation, we reflect the image of God. In each moment of making beauty, we realize that beauty is a mystery to receive. Weaving together her family's journey with stories of botanical marvels and the histories of the flawed yet inspiring placemakers who shaped the land generations ago, Christie calls us to cultivate orchards and communities, to clap our hands along with the trees of the fields.
As she reflects on the joys and sorrows of two decades as a placemaker and her recent years living in and restoring a Pennsylvania farmhouse, Christie shows us that we are all gardeners.
Simple Gatherings: 50 Ways to Inspire Connection Inspired IdeasHarvest House Publishers #ad - The helpful tips and creative ideas inside will inspire even the most reluctant hostess to take that first step toward creating space for a simple but memorable experience. Sandy coughlin, Reluctant Entertainer blog. Create memorable gatherings with simplicity and style Welcoming friends and family into your home doesn't have to be intimidating! These 50 affordable and inspired ideas from bestselling author Melissa Michaels will help you turn any get-together into a special memory.
Simplify tasks and focus on what guests remember most: the atmosphere, conversation, feast, and special touches. Reduce stress when you embrace your authentic hosting style, easy DIYs, and the freedom of using what you have. Celebrate people as the centerpiece of any gathering with simple activities that spark conversation and connection.
Simple Gatherings: 50 Ways to Inspire Connection Inspired Ideas #ad - With more than 300 tips for a variety of gatherings—from a casual outdoor barbeque to a creative guest-of-honor dessert--you'll feel inspired to open your door with confidence!* * * "Simple Gatherings invites us all to check hospitality fears and perfectionism at the door.
Rhythms of Renewal: Trading Stress and Anxiety for a Life of Peace and PurposeZondervan #ad - We worry about health, politics, and many other complexities we can't control. Daily struggles with anxiety and stress make it difficult to receive God's peace. Rhythms of renewal will help you trade your anxiety for the vibrant life you were meant to live through four profound rhythms: rest, restore, connect, and create.
With encouraging stories and practical steps, Rebekah Lyons will help you begin an intentional, relational, lifelong journey toward sustained emotional, and spiritual health. Rhythms of renewal is your guide to daily rescue and a way forward into the peace your soul longs for. As a society, we are in the throes of a collective panic attack.
Rhythms of Renewal: Trading Stress and Anxiety for a Life of Peace and Purpose #ad - Eventually we find our minds spinning, trying to cope or manage a low hum of anxiety, unlike ever before. But it doesn't have to stay this way. Rebekah draws from her own battle with depression and anxiety and shares a pathway to establish four life-giving rhythms that quiet inner chaos and make room for a flourishing life.
By taking time to rest, and create, connect, restore, you will discover how to: Take charge of your emotional health and inspire your loved ones to do the sameOvercome anxiety by establishing daily habits that keep you mentally and physically strongFind joy through restored relationships in your family and communityWalk in confidence with the unique gifts you have to offer the world .
We feel pressure chasing careers, security, and keeping up. Anxiety and loneliness are on the rise, with 77% of our population experiencing physical symptoms of stress on a regular basis.
Cozy Minimalist Home: More Style, Less StuffZondervan #ad - But how does a content imperfectionist make actual design decisions?Cozy Minimalist Home is the answer to that question. More style, less stuffcozy Minimalism isn’t about going without or achieving a particular new, modern style. With people, priorities and purpose in mind, anyone can create a beautiful home that transcends the trends.
A pretty home is nice, but a Cozy Minimalist home goes beyond pretty and sets the stage for connection, relationship, and rest. No more fretting when it comes to decorating your house! in cozy minimalist home, the nesting place, myquillyn smith helps yourealize your role as the curator of your home who makes smart, and what not to worry about when it comes to your homeDiscover the real secret to finding your unique style—it has nothing to do with those style quizzesUnderstand how to find a sofa you won't hate tomorrowDeconstruct each room and then re-create it step by step with a fail proof processCreate a pretty home with more style and less stuff—resulting in backwards decluttering!Finish your home and have it looking the way you've always hoped so you can use it the way you've always dreamed After reading Myquillyn's first book, style-impacting design choicesFinally know what to focus on, women everywhere were convinced that it doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful and they found real contentment in their homes.
Cozy Minimalist Home: More Style, Less Stuff #ad - Why use more if you don't have to?in cozy Minimalist Home, accidental stylist and bestselling author Myquillyn Smith guides you step by step on making purposeful design decisions for your home. You'll have the tools to transform your home starting with what you already have, and using just enough of the right furniture and decor to create a home you're proud of in a way that honors your personal priorities, budget, and style.
Nope. Written for the hands-on woman who'd rather move her own furniture than hire a designer, this is the guidance she needs to finish every room of her house.
Beholding and Becoming: The Art of Everyday WorshipHarvest House Publishers #ad - Every day is an opportunity to be shaped and formed by what moves your heart…drives your thoughts…captures your gaze. The wall street journal bestseller ● publishers weekly bestseller ruth is such a gift to us—her voice is strong and honest, yet believably grace-filled and kind. No circumstance is too ordinary or too forgotten for Him to meet you there in worship.
Annie F. Not just on sunday, not just on holidays, not just when extraordinarily hard or wonderful things happen…but today. Bestselling author and artist Ruth Chou Simons invites you on a new journey to Beholding and Becoming. His transforming grace turns your “everyday ordinary” into a holy place of becoming.
Beholding and Becoming: The Art of Everyday Worship #ad - Is it any wonder that where you direct your eyes and your heart matter in your day-to-day? We become what we behold when we set our hearts and minds on Christ and His redemption story here in the details of our daily lives. We learn and grow into who we want to be when Ruth's words and art lead us. Downs, bestselling author of 100 days to brave and host of That Sounds Fun podcastBecome What You Behold You are in the process of becoming.
With more than 850 pieces of intricate, original artwork, Ruth encourages you to elevate your gaze to the One who created all things. Today is an opportunity for God to demonstrate His love and His faithfulness in the midst of your mundane.