Waging War Against Bitterness, Part 1
Can the Cross really help someone dig up the root of bitterness? Absolutely. Here’s a first step.Read more
How can the truths of the gospel help those who struggle with anxiety? Consider this challenging, X–ray observation from Tim Keller: “Worry is not believing God will get it right and bitterness is believing God got it wrong.”Read more
How can the gospel help someone with a critical spirit? A desire to find fault, scold, ridicule, to use a condescending or superior tone – all these reveal a heightened sense of one’s own inadequacies – the very thing that fuels a compulsion to elevate ourselves.Read more
I wasn’t compelled by external force. No one put a gun to my head and demanded, ‘Write!’
I was impelled by internal coaxing. Love was my muse, sweetly whispering, ‘Write!’
John Bunyan, the Puritan honored for his literary and theological masterpiece The Pilgrim’s Progress, once said that he ‘preached what he did feel, what he did smartingly feel.’
I wrote Grace–Focused Optimism because I did feel its truth. Indeed, I did smartingly feel it.
Christian Focus Publications seeks a creative, dynamic, and highly motivated individual to create and manage the design and look of our work. With approximately 40 titles aimed at adults and 30 aimed at children produced each year, the core of the job is to co–ordinate with a range of designers and authors to ensure that attractive and creative covers are produced in a timely manner.Read more
Sir Walter Scott, the great Scottish historical novelist was on his deathbed in his home in Galashiels, Scotland. His nurse was at his bedside. He turned to her and said, “Read the book to me.”
“What book will I read to you? This room is full of books,” she replied.
He replied, “There is only one Book.”
This World Book Day, we’re taking a look at what this one Book means to some of our authors.
It all started with a family … and with a little red–headed lassie, sitting on a kitchen floor, playing with a basin of water as her mother tried her hand at writing.Two hours and a rather damp toddler later – the first book was finished, and Christian Focus Publications had begun its journey.Read more