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The Boy and the Ocean: A reading by author, Max Lucado

Just how wide, how deep, and how big is the love of God really?

See for yourself in this heart-warming story about a boy, his parents, and the wonder of creation.

From the vast reaches of the ocean to the towering heights of the mountains, Max Lucado takes children on a journey of discovery and thanksgiving as he shows how creation expresses the unmatched love of the Creator.

Watch and listen as Max reads The Boy and the Ocean.

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Glimpses of Grace – Launch Week Special Offer

This week marks the official release of Gloria Furman’s first book, Glimpses of Grace: Treasuring the Gospel in Your Home. Furman reminds women of the gospel’s extraordinary power in ordinary life, helping homemakers see and savor Glimpses of Grace Cover the miraculous in the mundane.

Lauren Chandler shares the following in her foreword:

Glimpses of Grace is not a how-to. It is a true friend’s invitation to see and know the Lord’s steadfast love displayed in every wave, big and small. Gloria offers encouragement rooted in her personal experience and wisdom from saints who have weathered the storms decades and even centuries before us. May you catch glimpses of his steadfast love and find an anchor for your soul.

Launch Week Special

In honor of the book’s release, we’re excited to offer something special. Purchase a copy of Glimpses of Grace from your favorite local or online retailer from June 3-7 and receive a free Glimpses of Grace ebook as well as one of Gloria’s favorite resources—the ESV Study Bible Online (available on ESVBible.org)!

To redeem your free extras, simply scan and email your receipt to glimpses@crossway.org before 11:59am on Friday, June 7.*

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Watch the Book Trailer

*Note: Any receipts that are not legible, not included, or believed to be fraudulent will be disqualified. Limited to one promotion per person.
June 3, 2013 | Posted in: Books,Children,Family,Giveaways,Joy,Marriage,Parenting,The Gospel,Women, Wives, Mothers | Author: Ted Cockle @ 9:27 am | 0 Comments »

Weekly Ebook Deals: Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 12th

No gift, words, or single day of celebration can adequately convey the gratitude we should have for our mothers. And while it may never be communicated in full, Mother’s Day is a great opportunity to give our best effort in appreciation of these women.

In honor of Mother’s Day, we’re featuring one of our new releases as well as a number of discounted ebooks we think moms will love.

To learn more about each book, click on the covers below to find them at Crossway.org. You will find the ebooks at their reduced prices on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Bookshout, Christianbook.com, eChristian, Vyrso, or your participating independent bookstore’s site. Discounted prices available through 5/13/2013.*

Featured New Release

Glimpses of Grace

Glimpses of Grace: Treasuring the Gospel in Your Home 

By Gloria Furman

$14.99

The work that goes into managing a home can sometimes feel boring and insignificant. Furman reminds women of the gospel’s extraordinary power over ordinary life, helping homemakers see and savor the miraculous in the mundane.

Learn More | Preview an Excerpt

Discounted eBooks:

Give them Grace

Give Them Grace: Dazzling Your Kids with the Love of Jesus

By Elyse M. Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson, Foreword by Tullian Tchividjian

$11.99 $5.99

Helps Christian parents raise their children with grace and the gospel, addressing topics such as the law, God’s forgiveness and love, and true heart obedience. A great resource for raising grace-filled kids.

Comforts from Romans

Comforts from Romans: Celebrating the Gospel One Day at a Time 

By Elyse M. Fitzpatrick

$11.99 $3.99

Seasoned counselor and author Elyse Fitzpatrick makes the message of Romans readily accessible in 31 devotional-like chapters that encourage prayer and further study. This book helps readers to experience the deep comforts articulated in the book of Romans.

Feminine Appeal

Feminine Appeal

By Carolyn Mahaney, Foreword by Nancy Leigh DeMoss

$11.99 $3.99

In this book of instruction for wives and mothers, Carolyn Mahaney explores seven feminine virtues given in Titus 2 that have transformed her life and the lives of countless other women. Expanded edition with study questions.

Disciplines of a Godly Woman

Disciplines of a Godly Woman 

By Barbara Hughes

$12.99 $4.99

Barbara Hughes carefully guides her readers through the Scriptures, asks them questions for self-evaluation, and provides helpful suggestions for direct application of these fundamental spiritual disciplines.

Through His Eyes

Through His Eyes: God’s Perspective on Women in the Bible 

By Jerram Barrs

$15.99 $5.99

Answers the question “What does God think about women, and how does he treat them?” by walking readers through several biblical case studies. A happy exposition of the dignity and glory the Lord showers on women.

Happy reading!

*Note: Some discounts may be unavailable outside the United States due to international rights agreements.

May 7, 2013 | Posted in: Children,Family,Marriage,Parenting,Women, Wives, Mothers | Author: Ted Cockle @ 11:13 am | 0 Comments »

New from Max Lucado: “The Boy and the Ocean”

“God’s love is like the ocean, my little boy,” she said. “It’s always here. It’s always deep. It never ends. God’s love is special.”

Just how wide, how deep, and how big is the love of God really? See for yourself in this heart-warming story about a boy, his parents, and the wonder of creation. From the vast reaches of the ocean to the towering heights of the mountains, Max Lucado takes us on a journey of discovery and thanksgiving as he shows us how creation expresses the unmatched love of the Creator. Filled with beautiful illustrations, this charming tale teaches about the God whose love never ends, and will remain a favorite among families for years to come.

To download an excerpt, click here.

March 20, 2013 | Posted in: Books,Children,Fiction,The Love of God | Author: Lindsay Tully @ 8:00 am | 0 Comments »

Crossway and Awana Announce New Alliance: Awana to Release ESV Bible Curriculum

Crossway is pleased to announce a new partnership with Awana that seeks to extend the reach of the gospel of Jesus Christ to young people throughout the world. Awana will begin to make its core Awana Clubs and Awana Youth Ministry curriculum available in the ESV (English Standard Version) Bible by the fall of 2013.

Awana President Jack Eggar says, “Our two ministries have a mutually strong history and passion to reach the world with the good news of Jesus Christ, while also equipping local churches. By making our curriculum available with the ESV Bible, we are committed to expanding our opportunities to serve and connect with churches across denominational lines.”

Awana is a not-for-profit ministry that helps churches and parents raise children and youth to know, love, and serve Christ. Each week, nearly two million kids take part in Awana worldwide. “We believe our Awana alliance will help a whole new generation of young people learn and love the truth of God’s Word,” says Dr. Lane Dennis, Crossway president and Bible publisher.

Crossway President Lane Dennis with Awana President Jack Eggar

December 6, 2012 | Posted in: AAA - BLOG UPDATE,Children,Company Updates,ESV,Ministries,News & Announcements | Author: Crossway Author @ 10:53 am | (2) Comments »