Book Deals, News, VOLUME 12

5 Essential Ebook Deals for Church Leaders [16 August 2019]

Here are 5 essential ebook deals that are worth checking out:
( Henri Nouwen, M. L’Engle, Anne Lamott, MORE )

Each week, we carefully curate a handful of books for church leaders that orient us toward the health and the flourishing of our congregations.

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Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers

Anne Lamott

*** $1.99 ***

***PLUS, Buy the Ebook, and get
the Audiobook for only $7.49!!!

“A refreshingly simple approach to spiritual practice in a pint-sized reflection on prayer… Lamott manages to deftly convey the idea that in trying to control things, we’ve largely lost our ability to see the good and the miraculous in everyday life… there’s more here than meets the eye.”
Kirkus Reviews

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Discernment: Reading the Signs of Daily Life

Henri Nouwen

*** $1.99 ***

[ Our intro guide to Henri Nouwen’s work ]

“Nouwen artfully explores how nature, our neighbors, and our own hearts reveal God’s active presence all around us. Life-giving and beautiful, yet practical and wise, he invites all those who doubt, feel lost, wounded or broken to discover the beating heart of love at the center of world.”
Diana Butler Bass

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Selected Essays, 1917–1932

T.S. Eliot

*** $2.99 ***

“This is the best single volume collection of essays by T. S. Eliot, and a superb introduction and anthology of his literary/intellectual/cultural passions and pursuits.”
– customer review

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The Crosswicks Journals
(4 books in 1 ebook!)

Madeleine L’Engle

*** $2.99 ***

The New York Times–bestselling author of A Wrinkle in Time takes an introspective look at her life and muses on creativity in these four memoirs. Set against the lush backdrop of Crosswicks, Madeleine L’Engle’s family farmhouse in rural Connecticut, this series of memoirs reveals the complexity behind the beloved author whose works have long been cherished by children and adults alike.


The Liturgical Year: The Spiraling Adventure of the Spiritual Life (The Ancient Practices Series)

Joan Chittister

*** 99c ***

[ Our intro guide to Joan Chittister’s work ]

What may at first seem to be simply an arbitrary arrangement of ancient holy days, or liturgical seasons, this book explains their essential relationship to one another and their ongoing meaning to us today. It is an excursion into life from the Christian perspective, from the viewpoint of those who set out not only to follow Jesus but to live and think as Jesus did.
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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at:

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