A Passionate Hope GIVEAWAY!

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A Passionate Hope by Jill Eileen Smith Book Description:  Hannah and her husband, Elkanah, share a deep and abiding love, for each other, for their God, and for his tabernacle at Shiloh. Greatly disturbed by the corruption of the priests, they long for restoration and pray for a deliverer. But nothing changes as the years pass. Years that also reveal Hannah …

Welcome, Jill Eileen Smith!

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I’m so excited to introduce you to the lady that opened the door for our current resurgence of quality biblical novels. When I took my first book proposal to a writer’s conference in 2001, I had a small component of biblical fiction buried within a Bible study.    The editor shook his head and, among his myriad of objections, said: “Biblical …

Pinterest Contest

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How To Enter Follow the rules below to create a graphic for Mesu’s newest release! Then, share your creation on the BFF Pinterest Board  (If you are having trouble accessing this board, let Nichole know –nikkidawn3@gmail.com.) A US winner would receive a NIV Notetaker’s Bible, an international winner would receive a gift card of equal value! You DO NOT have to submit the …

Unjust Peace by Nichole Ridner

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 “Yet even then their testimony did not agree.” Mark 14:59 It has never surprised me that Jesus was charged and convicted unjustly. After all, Isaiah 53:3-4 foretold his unfair trial by saying “He was despised and rejected…considered punished by God.” He was misunderstood and judged without just cause. Why then am I shocked when I’m treated similarly? A few years …

Review of A LIGHT ON THE HILL by Connilyn Cossette

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Book Description: Seven years ago, Moriyah was taken captive in Jericho and branded with the mark of the Canaanite gods. Now the Israelites are experiencing peace in their new land, but Moriyah has yet to find her own peace. Because of the shameful mark on her face, she hides behind her veil at all times and the disdain of the townspeople keeps her from …

Nicknames, Name Changes, & Nightmare Pronunciations

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If you’ve ever read one of my novels, you know they’re filled with difficult-to-pronounce names. I try to extend mercy to my readers by assigning nicknames to the characters, a practice I’ve found nowhere in historical records. But nicknames are something with which modern-day readers are familiar.   My readers also have to keep up with character name changes, sometimes changed by God, other times …