The Faith: What Christians Believe, Why They Believe It, and Why It Matters
Charles Colson and Harold Fickett

The apologetic laid out in The Faith is theological grounding for believers put on the spot. Colson's case in point: the courage of the Amish girls at Nickel Mines.

Escaping the Devil's Bedroom: Sex Trafficking, Global Prostitution, and the Gospel's Transforming Power
Dawn Herzog Jewell

Generations ago, ministry to prostitutes stalled out after conversion. Today, outreach is comprehensive and transformational, focused on helping women.

Young, Restless, Reformed: A Journalist's Journey with the New Calvinists
Collin Hansen

Hansen goes on a road trip to the nerve centers of a Calvinist renewal. His stops include Bethlehem Baptist Church, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Mars Hill Church, and Passion Conference.

Nurturing the Nations: Reclaiming the Dignity of Women in Building Healthy Cultures
Darrow L. Miller with Stan Guthrie

Miller and Guthrie offer worldview transformation as a critical response to the global misogyny that keeps women in poverty.

A Mended and Broken Heart: The Life and Love of Francis of Assisi
Wendy Murray

Murray aims to set the record straight about Saint Francis both by dismissing legends that present him as barely human, and by elevating the role of Clare of Assisi, one of Francis' first followers.

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