The Wounded Warrior’s Wife

The Wounded Warrior’s Wife by Hannah Conway is a fictional look into the life of a young couple dealing with long term deployment. Their struggles are the real struggles that many of our military families face daily. The main character finds herself not wanting to cause her husband to be distracted, but so much of life is lived needing the support of the other spouse. Whitleigh, the wife deals with life and death issues stateside as her husband is dealing with life {Read More}

About Page Hughes

Page Hughes is a Jesus loving party girl who is always ready to have fun! She has been married to Dr. Les Hughes for over 30 years and they reside in Alabaster, Alabama. Les and Page have been blessed with 4 amazing children and 4 fabulous grand children who are the source of many great illustrations. Page loves people well through ministering to their hurts, cooking delicious meals, and partying with the purpose of leading others to a deeper relationship with Jesus. Page’s goal in life is to go to heaven when she dies and take as many people as she can with her.

Eve’s Daughters by Lynn Austin

 * Affiliate links included. Have you ever thought about how the decisions you make now will affect your children for generations to come?  Eve’s Daughters by Lynn Austin begins with three generations of women working together to put the pieces of their lives together. Through looking back at good and bad decisions that were made along the way, the reader can see how the sins of prior generations affected later generations in Eve’s Daughters. As the reader unravels story by story, she discovers {Read More}

About Page Hughes

Page Hughes is a Jesus loving party girl who is always ready to have fun! She has been married to Dr. Les Hughes for over 30 years and they reside in Alabaster, Alabama. Les and Page have been blessed with 4 amazing children and 4 fabulous grand children who are the source of many great illustrations. Page loves people well through ministering to their hurts, cooking delicious meals, and partying with the purpose of leading others to a deeper relationship with Jesus. Page’s goal in life is to go to heaven when she dies and take as many people as she can with her.

Book Review: The Insanity of God

* This post contains affiliate links. Have you ever read a book that made such a deep impact on your life that you could not stop thinking about it or telling people about it? It has been several weeks now since I read The Insanity of God and I am still thinking about it daily and praying for the persecuted saints around the globe. Nik Ripken is a false name the author writes under because he is a missionary who has served {Read More}

About Page Hughes

Page Hughes is a Jesus loving party girl who is always ready to have fun! She has been married to Dr. Les Hughes for over 30 years and they reside in Alabaster, Alabama. Les and Page have been blessed with 4 amazing children and 4 fabulous grand children who are the source of many great illustrations. Page loves people well through ministering to their hurts, cooking delicious meals, and partying with the purpose of leading others to a deeper relationship with Jesus. Page’s goal in life is to go to heaven when she dies and take as many people as she can with her.

Book Review: For Better, For Worse

  * This post contains affiliate links. Some books are meant to be read and reread. Their lessons never become dull or outdated, and their wisdom remains fresh and true. That’s what my husband and I found when we recently reread For Better, for Worse: Devotional Thoughts for Married Couples, a devotional gem for married couples. Marlene Bagnull, author, speaker, and conference director, compiled and edited the book, which includes devotions from more than one hundred Christian authors. Written by both {Read More}

About Lydia Harris

Lydia E. Harris is happily married to Milt, her sweetheart for 48 years. She has two married children, five grandkids, and is the author of a Bible study, "Preparing My Heart for Grandparenting" (AMG Publishers, 2010 release). She's also a tea enthusiast and writes the column "A Cup of Tea with Lydia."

Book Review: The Best of John Wesley on Prayer

A small book at just 96 pages,  The Best Of John Wesley is filled with powerful insights on prayer. Drawn from his various sermons and pamphlets, each page offers a Scripture and meat to consider regarding prayer in everyday life. A variety of topics are expounded on in relation to prayer such as faith, grace, prayer in conflict, in light of eternity, in the spirit of gentleness, through temptation, crying out for God’s goodness among a few. The Best Of John Wesley sits {Read More}

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading and studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

Book Review: 52 Heart Lifters for Difficult Times

* This post contains affiliate links. Hope. Encouragement. Understanding. Who doesn’t need these? And during difficult times, we need them more than ever. Author Diana Savage has walked through loss, disappointment, and grief and knows where hope comes from. Now she shares insights gained from her journey and God’s Word in 52 Heartlifters for Difficult Times to help readers move toward emotional and spiritual healing. Devotions begin with a Bible verse followed by interesting anecdotes or information that draw you in. {Read More}

About Lydia Harris

Lydia E. Harris is happily married to Milt, her sweetheart for 48 years. She has two married children, five grandkids, and is the author of a Bible study, "Preparing My Heart for Grandparenting" (AMG Publishers, 2010 release). She's also a tea enthusiast and writes the column "A Cup of Tea with Lydia."

Book Review: Redeeming Love

* This post contains affiliate links. Stopping off at a bookstore on the way home from a women’s ministry retreat, I found Redeeming Love on the clearance table for just a few dollars. That was seven years ago. Since then, dozens of friends have said, “Oh, you’ve got to read it, it’s wonderful” more times than I can count. It wasn’t until this month that I dusted off Redeeming Love and decided to see if all the accolades over the {Read More}

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading and studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

Honey, They’re Playing our Song

* This post contains affiliate links. Occasionally, Mentoring Moments will run reviews of worthwhile older books, as long as they are still available through sites such as amazon.com. Recently I sorted through my books and found Honey, They’re Playing Our Song. I enjoyed this book years ago, so I read it again–this time aloud to my husband. The short, comical chapters delighted us both.   Author Nancy Kennedy tells of her search for a special song to epitomize their marriage. Using Erma {Read More}

About Lydia Harris

Lydia E. Harris is happily married to Milt, her sweetheart for 48 years. She has two married children, five grandkids, and is the author of a Bible study, "Preparing My Heart for Grandparenting" (AMG Publishers, 2010 release). She's also a tea enthusiast and writes the column "A Cup of Tea with Lydia."

Book Review: Four Christian Fictions to Start off the New Year

* This post contains affiliate links.  Gardenias for Breakfast by Robin Jones Gunn Robin traces a mother and daughter’s journey from their home in Hawaii to the sticks of Louisiana. Through the journey the mother learns more about herself and what has made her relationship with her mother so difficult. She also learns much about her daughter and how to take steps with her own child to not end up like her relationship with her mom. There are many happy {Read More}

About Page Hughes

Page Hughes is a Jesus loving party girl who is always ready to have fun! She has been married to Dr. Les Hughes for over 30 years and they reside in Alabaster, Alabama. Les and Page have been blessed with 4 amazing children and 4 fabulous grand children who are the source of many great illustrations. Page loves people well through ministering to their hurts, cooking delicious meals, and partying with the purpose of leading others to a deeper relationship with Jesus. Page’s goal in life is to go to heaven when she dies and take as many people as she can with her.

Book Review: Dragonflies, Ketchup, and Late-Night Phone Calls

  Note: This post contains affiliate links to Amazon.com. Weird title alert: what do an insect, a condiment, and something by definition considered an inconvenience have to do with each other? And how did they come together to form a book title? It would be better for Daphne Tarango to explain that—as she does well in the introduction to her book. Suffice it to say she has found that each of them adds uniquely to her life and, more importantly, {Read More}

About Vicki Huffman

Writer / Editorial Board. Vicki Huffman's latest book is The Jesus Moses Knew: How to See Christ in the Old Testament. In an easy-to-understand way, it takes the reader through much of the Old Testament looking at appearances and types of Christ. Her other books are: A Secret Hope (novel); Still Looking: Finding the Peace of God in Job Loss; Plus Living: Looking for Joy in All the Right Places, and The Best of Times. All are available in print and e-book on amazon.com. Vicki is a national award-winning author who has taught the Bible for many years. She was an editor for several Christian publishing houses, including Thomas Nelson and David C. Cook Ministries.