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1984

1984

George Orwell- Paperback

$9.99

Satire on the possible horrors of a totalitarian regime in England in 1984. Big Brother is always watching...

American Buffalo

American Buffalo

Steven Rinella- Paperback

$18.00

Both a captivating narrative and a book of environmental and historical significance, "American Buffalo" is an adventurous, fascinating examination of an animal that has haunted the American imagination.

American Omens

American Omens

Travis Thrasher- Paperback

$14.99

In this taut thriller that imagines a near-future America following the decline of the Religious Right, where the Christ-followers who have anticipated a rising intolerance for their beliefs for decades find out they're right after all.

An Outlaw and a Lady

An Outlaw and a Lady

Jessi Colter- Hardcover

$26.99

Renowned songwriter, singer, and wife of Waylon Jennings writes an intimate, enormously entertaining memoir of American music, of life with Waylon and the Outlaws, and of faith lost and found.

Animal Farm

Animal Farm

George Orwell- Paperback

$9.99

In this controversial classic fairy tale, a farm is taken over by its overworked, mistreated animals. With flaming idealism and stirring slogans, they set out to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality, setting the stage for one of the most telling satiric fables ever penned.
 

Big Woods

Big Woods

William Faulkner- Paperback

$15.95

"The Bear", "The Old People", "A Bear Hunt", "Race at Morning"--some of Nobel Prize-winning author William Faulkner's most famous stories are collected in this volume--in which he observed, celebrated, and mourned the fragile otherness that is nature, as well as the cruelty and humanity of men.
 

Brave New World

Brave New World

Aldous Huxley- Paperback

$15.99

Huxley's story shows a futuristic World State where all emotion, love, art, and human individuality have been replaced by social stability. An ominous warning to the world's population, this literary classic is a must-read.

The Case for Christ

The Case for Christ

Lee Strobel- Paperback

$8.99

With the dramatic scenario of an investigative journalist pursuing his leads, Lee Strobel uses his experience as a Chicago Tribune reporter to interview experts about the evidence for Christ from the fields of science, philosophy, and history.

The Complete Guide to Hunting, Butchering, and Cooking Wild Game, Volume 2: Small Game and Fowl

The Complete Guide to Hunting, Butchering, and Cooking Wild Game, Volume 2: Small Game and Fowl

Steven Rinella- Paperback

$28.00

This invaluable book includes
recommendations on what equipment you will need,basic and advanced hunting strategies for all North American small game, how to find hunting locations, on both public and private land, detailed sections on furred small game, upland birds, and waterfowl, instructions on how to field dress and butcher your own small game animals, recipes for cooking, and so much more.

Devotions from the Mountains

Devotions from the Mountains

Hardcover

$16.99

These inspirational, outdoor-inspired devotions will fill you with wonder at the majesty of the Lord as you enjoy the beautiful images of God’s creation. Start your year off right with daily scripture readings. This daily devotional can help.

Enclave

Enclave

Thomas Locke- Paperback

$14.99

Fifty years after America's collapse, Caleb has a plan that could help secure his enclave's future. But if his secret is uncovered, he won't live to see another dawn.

Facing Islam Without Fear

Facing Islam Without Fear

Patrick Nachtigall- Paperback

$10.99

In this introductory book to the Islamic world, Patrick Nachtigall introduces the basics of the Islamic faith, explains the underlying reasons for Islam's current instability, and does not shy away from discussing the militancy found in many forms of Islam.

The Facts on Islam

The Facts on Islam

Ankerberg, Weldon, & Burroughs- Paperback

$6.99

Known for their extensive research and Bible knowledge, the authors offer the essential facts needed to evaluate and discuss today's issues regarding Islam.

Firmly Planted

Firmly Planted

Robby Gallatty- Paperback

$13.99

Are you one of the many Christians desiring a closer relationship with God but have no idea where to begin? Then this book is for you! In biblical, practical, and simple terms, Robby Gallaty shares a roadmap for spiritual maturity. The book addresses topics such as how you can be sure of your salvation, why your identity in Christ affects everything you do, how to overcome the three enemies that cripple a Christian's growth, a battle plan for gaining victory over temptation, and the indispensable spiritual discipline every believer must foster.

The Forgotten Jesus

The Forgotten Jesus

Robby Gallaty- Paperback

$17.99

Trading the popular, but inaccurate Western perspective of the Bible for the context in which Jesus actually ministered in 2000 years ago, author Robby Gallaty reveals the fascinating Hebraic culture, customs, and nuances many Christians have never experienced or learned about.

God, Greed, and the (Prosperity) Gospel

God, Greed, and the (Prosperity) Gospel

Costi W. Hinn- Paperback

$17.99

Costi Hinn went from being a next-generation preacher in a prosperity gospel dynasty to abandoning the family faith for the true Gospel. God, Greed, and the (Prosperity) Gospel offers unprecedented perspective on the perils of greed, threats to the global church, and encouragement for your own journey toward the Truth.
 

God, Nimrod, and the World

God, Nimrod, and the World

Bracy V. Hill II & John B. White- Paperback

$40.00

God, Nimrod, and the World presents the perspectives of more than two-dozen authors on the controversial sport of hunting, surveying the relationship between the blood sport and the salvation religion of Christianity.

Heaven, So Near So Far

Heaven, So Near So Far

Colin Smith- Paperback

$8.99

Judas, who betrayed Jesus, and Peter, who denied Jesus, both hit a low point in their lives when it looked as if they were done with Jesus forever. Yet these men responded in very different ways. Judas separated from the other disciples and gave up on faith in Christ completely. Peter chose a different and a better path.
 

The Hidden Enemy

The Hidden Enemy

Michael Youssef- Paperback

$16.99

Youssef, popular teacher and Middle Eastern expert, explains in detail what's troubling today's world. He shows how to win the war against aggressive secularism, beat back the threat of radical Islam, and build a brighter future for this and the next generation.

How to Be a Perfect Christian

How to Be a Perfect Christian

The Babylon Bee- Hardcover

$19.99

Written in the trademark style of The Babylon Bee, this book humorously satirizes cultural Christianity while peppering in subtle challenges to the reader. Through humor and sarcasm (and a handy meter to rank your "holiness" as you progress through the book), readers will be called to find a more biblical understanding of the Christian faith, all while poking fun at the quirks of the modern, American Christian community.

I'd Rather Be Reading

I'd Rather Be Reading

Anne Bogel- Hardcover

$14.99

Popular blogger and host of the What Should I Read Next? podcast offers a charming, relatable, and highly readable essay collection for book lovers everywhere, examining the magical and maddening aspects of the reading life.

Jesus is for Liars

Jesus is for Liars

Tim Baker- Paperback

$10.99

For many teenagers who become Christians, the issues they face make them feel like they just don't fit into the Christian mold. But questions and failures are part of the process of following God. This book asks teens tough, honest questions without offering easy answers. It allows for them to explore who they are and who God is so they can live an authentic faith.

Jesus Journey

Jesus Journey

Trent Sheppard- Paperback

$16.99

Come face-to-face with the historical Jesus and his astounding humanity in Jesus Journey, where Trent Sheppard takes a fresh, insightful look at the gospels to illuminate what it means to be a disciple today.

Keep Christianity Weird

Keep Christianity Weird

Michael Frost- Paperback

$7.99

Many Christians have become comfortable letting the world mold them instead of being set apart by God. And many churches have traded in their biblical roots for complacent conventionality. But Jesus and the church are anything but conventional. The hallmark of our faith is that it sees the world differently than the world sees itself.

Letters to the Church

Letters to the Church

Francis Chan- Paperback

$16.99

In his most powerful book yet, Pastor Francis Chan digs deep into biblical truths, reflections on his own failures and dreams, and stories of ordinary people God is using to change the world.

The Light in the Forest

The Light in the Forest

Conrad Richter- Paperback

$7.50

Returned to his white family, Indian captive John Cameron Butler wants to go back to his Indian family whom he respects and loves.

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies

William Golding- Paperback

$9.99

The classic tale of a group of English school boys who are left stranded on an unpopulated island, and who must confront not only the defects of their society but the defects of their own natures.

Love That Lasts

Love That Lasts

Jefferson & Alyssa Bethke- Paperback

$17.99

In Love That Lasts, New York Times bestselling author of Jesus > Religion Jefferson Bethke and his wife, Alyssa, expose the distorted views of love that permeate our culture and damage our hearts, minds, and souls.

Meat Eater

Meat Eater

Steven Rinella- Paperback

$18.00

Told through the lens of the author's experiences as a hunter, Meat Eater explores humanity's oldest pursuit and its relevance today.

NIV Heart of the Outdoors Bible

NIV Heart of the Outdoors Bible

Paperback

$4.99

The NIV Heart of the Outdoors Bible is designed especially for hunting and fishing enthusiasts. This NIV compact Bible features the full-text of the New International Version with added color pages of adventure stories and photos focusing on Ed Weatherby, Kathy Butt, Jay Yelas and several other noted outdoor enthusiasts who share how to read God's Word, how to pray, and how Scripture has increased their love for the outdoors.

NIV Listener's Bible

NIV Listener's Bible

Audio CD- performed by Max McLean

$79.99

Read in a single voice with subtle background music, Max McLean's engaging but never over-dramatized style will bring God's Word to life during your devotion times, group Bible study, or during your weekday commute.

NLT Filament Bible

NLT Filament Bible

Tyndale Publishing- Imkitation Leather, Black

$79.99

Filament combines the simple elegance of a premium Bible with the powerful capabilities of your mobile device. You get the best reading experience a print Bible can offer and instant access to more meaningful content than you'll find in any one study Bible or devotional Bible.

Not a Fan

Not a Fan

Kyle Idleman- Paperback

$17.99

If Jesus were to sit down with you right now and have a DTR (Define the Relationship) conversation, how would you respond? Not a Fan invites you to make Jesus not merely the object of your admiration, but the very center of your life.

The One Year Bible- NLT

The One Year Bible- NLT

Paperback

$18.99

A fresh new look makes this Bible all the more appealing as it guides readersthrough God's Word with daily readings from the Old Testament, New Testament, Psalms, and Proverbs.

Pilgrim's Progress

Pilgrim's Progress

John Bunyan, retold by James Thomas- Paperback

$9.99

Feel like the only person with struggles? Millions of Christians have cherished John Bunyan's tale of the journey Christian and Christina made to the Celestial City. Written in the 1600s, this classic is now available in a modern-day, understandable text.

Raised Hunting

Raised Hunting

David & Karin Holder- Paperback

$14.99

Experience the thrill of living at full draw spiritually, physically, mentally, and on the hunt with popular Discovery Channel personalities the Holders. Join them as they help readers take aim for success in every area of life.

Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus

Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus

Lois Tverberg- Hardcover

$21.99

Bestselling author and an expert in the Jewish context of Scripture illuminates the language, culture, and imagery of the Bible, revealing new insights and helping us grasp the perspective of its original audience.

Reforesting Faith

Reforesting Faith

Matthew Sleeth, MD- Harbcover

$21.99

The Bible talks about trees more than any living creation other than people. In this groundbreaking walk through Scripture, a former physician and carpenter makes the convincing case why trees are essential to every Christian's understanding of God.

A Sand County Almanac

A Sand County Almanac

Aldo Leopold- Paperback

$7.99

First published in 1949, A Sand County Almanac combines some of the finest nature writing since Thoreau with an outspoken and highly ethical regard for America's relationship to the land.

Soul Coma

Soul Coma

Scot Longyear- Paperback

$19.99

Could your spiritual life use a way up call? In Soul Coma: Wake up to an Extraordinary Life, we explore seven practices to awaken our relationships with Christ. Using sound biblical principles, real-life stories, and much humor, you will find yourself inspired and equipped to live the vibrant spiritual life you have always imagined.

Start Here

Start Here

David Dwight & Nicole Eunice- Paperback

$7.99

What is the relationship between God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit? Why does God want me to know him? Why Jesus? Start Here addresses your questions about faith in a straightforward, conversational style. Got questions? Start here.

The Story- NIV

The Story- NIV

Lucado & Frazee- Hardcover

$19.99

"The Story Bible" reveals the unfolding, grand narrative of the Scriptures. Using the clear, accessible text of the NIV, this rendering of the Bible allows its stories, poems, and teachings to come together in a single, compelling read.

Tactics

Tactics

Gregory Koukl- Paperback

$17.99

In Tactics, how to artfully regain control of conversations, keeping them moving forward in constructive ways through thoughtful diplomacy. You'll learn how to maneuver comfortably and graciously through the minefields of a challenging discussion and how to get people thinking about Jesus.
 

Take Heart

Take Heart

Matt Chandler- Paperback

$12.99

In this stirring, passionate book, Chandler shows that Christian courage is needed like never before. He encourages believers not to be thwarted by fear, but to depend on God and have confidence that Christ will build his church, despite continual marginalization.

That Wild Country

That Wild Country

Mark Kenyon- Paperback

$14.95

From prominent outdoorsman and nature writer Mark Kenyon comes an engrossing reflection on the past and future battles over our most revered landscapes--America's public lands.

They Like Jesus But Not the Church

They Like Jesus But Not the Church

Dan Kimball- Paperback

$19.99

This is a ministry resource book exploring six of the most common objects and misunderstandings emerging generations have about the church and Christianity. The objections come from conversations and interviews the church has had with unchurched twenty and thirty-somethings at coffee houses.

The Third Jihad

The Third Jihad

Michael Youssef- Paperback

$16.99

Dr. Youssef, a Coptic Christian who was born in Egypt and now leads a megachurch in America, knows from firsthand experience that radical Islamists have goals that many American Christians believe are "unthinkable." In this book, he warns Western Christians that it doesn't help to ignore what's going on.
 

To Hell With the Hustle

To Hell With the Hustle

Jefferson Bethke- Paperback

$17.99

A New York Times-bestselling author delivers a call to resist the cultural worship of connectivity and achievement before people lose the essentials that make them distinctly and deeply human.

Twelve Lies That Hold America Captive

Twelve Lies That Hold America Captive

Jonathan Walton- Paperback

$16.00

The president is not the Messiah, the Constitution is not the Bible, and the United States is not a city on a hill or the hope for the world. Jonathan Walton exposes the cultural myths and misconceptions about America's identity, showing how our notions of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are at odds with the call to take up our cross and follow Jesus. Discover how the kingdom of God offers true freedom and justice for all.

Unoffendable

Unoffendable

Brant Hansen- Paperback

$16.99

In Unoffendable, readers will find something of immeasurable value---a concrete, practical way to live life with less stress. They ll adjust their expectations to fit human nature and replace perpetual anger with refreshing humility and gratitude."

A Walk in the Woods

A Walk in the Woods

Bill BRyson- Paperback

$7.99

With his offbeat sensibility, his eye for the absurd, and his laugh-out-loud sense of humor, Bryson recounts his confrontations with nature at its most uncompromising over his five-month journey along the Appalachian Trail in this "New York Times" bestseller.

Walking in the Dust of Rabbi Jesus

Walking in the Dust of Rabbi Jesus

Lois Tverberg- Paperback

$15.99

Examining the words of Rabbi Jesus in the light of their Jewish context will provide a richer, deeper understanding of Jesus' ministry, compelling us to live differently, to become more Christ-like.

We Stood Upon Stards

We Stood Upon Stards

Roger Thompson- Paperback

$15.99

"We are made for freedom and adventure, friendship and romance. Yet too much of life is spent unfulfilled at work, restless at home, and bored at church. All the while knowing there is something more."

William Tyndale: A Very Brief History

William Tyndale: A Very Brief History

Melvyn Bragg- Hardcover

$18.00

Writer and broadcaster Melvyn Bragg invites you to explore the life and times of William Tyndale, how his legacy was formed and why it has lasted until the twenty-first century.
 

The World Turned Upside Down

The World Turned Upside Down

Michael S. Heiser- Paperback

$12.99

The paranormal television series Stranger Things taps into the mysterious elements that have fueled spiritual questions for millennia. The otherworldly manifestations in Hawkins, Indiana offer compelling portrayals of important spiritual truths--and many of these truths are echoed in the supernatural worldview of the Bible.

Something Different

Something Different

Sidewalk Prophets- CD

$13.99

The Altar and the Door

The Altar and the Door

Casting Crowns- CD

$13.99


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