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Book Giveaway – Daneen Akers & Gillian Gamble – Dear Mama God [3 Winners]

We’re excited to run this giveaway of THREE copies of this great new book:

Dear Mama God
by Daneen Akers,
Illustrated by Gillian Gamble

Hardcover: Watchfire Media, Inc., 2023

Book Description:

“Dear Mama God – Thank you for the earth and all living things.” So begins this wonder-filled prayer of gratitude from a child addressed to Mama God.

Combining stunning illustrations with simple yet profound prayers, Dear Mama God is the perfect children’s book to introduce children (and their adults) to the heart-expanding practice of referring to the divine in feminine form. The text thanks Mama God for trees for birds to nest in, hula hoops for dogs to jump through, paper to draw on, cozy fires, loving hearts, and the universe that is our home. The illustrations invite readers into a luminous, comforting presence.

This book is a simple and beautiful way to share this expansive and life-affirming concept that God is also a mother with children, families, and spiritual communities everywhere. Mama God has love enough and space enough for us all.

Enter now to win a copy of this great new book:
(It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!) :

1) Receive our free weekly online edition via email
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2) Post the following message on your blog, Facebook Profile, or on Threads or Twitter:

I just entered to win a copy of the new book Dear Mama God by Daneen Akers & Gillian Gamble from @ERBks! You can too:

3) Leave a comment below confirming that you are subscribed to the email digest (#1) **AND** a link to your post for #2 before 11PM PT on Saturday August 5. 
(Leaving a comment is essential as we will draw the giveaway winners from among the comments left.)

*** IF you have trouble posting a comment, tweet us ( @ ) the link where you shared the contest, and we will leave a comment on your behalf

To be eligible to win, entrants must reside in the United States.
We will draw the winner at random after the book giveaway ends, and will notify them promptly.

Katie Selby is Associate Editor of The Englewood Review of Books. Prior to her family‘s recent transition to the Englewood Christian Church community, Katie served various churches and organizations in Nebraska, East Tennessee, India, and Ethiopia. She is an M.Div. graduate of Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan University.

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Reading for the Common Good
From ERB Editor Christopher Smith

"This book will inspire, motivate and challenge anyone who cares a whit about the written word, the world of ideas, the shape of our communities and the life of the church."
-Karen Swallow Prior

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    I love the title and vibe of this book, I know our church kiddos would love it!
    I’m subscribed & here’s the link to the post:


    I’m already subscribed, and I’ve wanted to read this book since it came out!

  3. I am already subscribed, and I would LOVE a copy of this awesome book. Here is the link to where I shared on my FB page:

  4. I’m already subscribed to the emails, and I’ve been wanting “Dear Mama God” for awhile now! Here’s my link: