Who is Hephzibah?

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There are several women in Scripture for whom my heart absolutely aches. Leah, because her husband Jacob openly loved his other wife, Rachel, more. Mary, the mother of Jesus, whose joy of birth and early motherhood gave way to letting go of the unpredictable and divine Son she watched die on the Cross.   And then there is Hephzibah. She was wife of Hezekiah, …

Guest Review of JUDAH’S WIFE by Tina Chen

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Judah’s Wife by Angela Hunt  About the Book  Seeking peace and safety after a hard childhood, Leah marries Judah, a strong and gentle man, and for the first time in her life Leah believes she can rest easily. But the land is ruled by Antiochus IV, descended from one of Alexander the Great’s generals, and when he issues a decree that all …

Who is Micah?

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  When we look at the people in our churches, we see great variety. Tall and short. Young and old. Thin and . . . not so thin (especially after all those Thanksgiving and Christmas goodies!). Big churches, little churches, well-to-do parishes, and those that struggle financially. We could break it down into Protestant, Catholic, Evangelicals and then name various denominations. But what’s …

How Do We Know Isaiah’s Daughter?

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February is BFF month! My new team of BFFs is in place. CLICK HERE to see a list of the members and their personal websites. A few weeks ago, I asked y’all on my Facebook page to ask some questions about Isaiah’s Daughter, and you responded with some great ones! This month’s blog posts will answer those questions. Understanding God’s Word It …

Planning Ahead for Miriam’s Release

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Have you started buying Christmas presents yet? What about Valentine’s Day candy? Made plans for Spring break 2016? It may seem crazy to plan so far ahead, but such is my life these days. Miriam, my second novel of the Treasure of the Nile series will release in March 2016, and we’re already gearing up for the big event! One …

Bible Heroes

Flawed Biblical Good Guys & Good in Biblical Bads

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Think of your favorite biblical hero. David? Moses? Paul? Now, imagine some grouchy biblical novelist (like me) writing David’s story—but giving the beloved king a terrible flaw. Maybe he bites his fingernails or incessantly clears his throat. What if Moses had a receding hairline? Not a problem while he’s a prince of Egypt—wearing a wig all the time—but certainly a …