The Always God: He Hasn’t Changed and You Are Not Forgotten (Multnomah, $16 trade paper, ISBN 978-0-7352-9121-8). Pastor Jarrett Stephens assures anxious readers that God is always present and ready to transform lives.
When Thoughts and Prayers Aren’t Enough (IVP, $25, ISBN 978-0-8308-3170-8). Taylor Sharpe Schumann's book tells how she survived a workplace shooting that left her with physical and spiritual wounds, and why she wants Christians to move beyond “thoughts and prayers” to take action against gun violence.
A Journey of Sea and Stone: How Holy Places Guide and Renew Us (Broadleaf, $16.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-5064-6459-6). Spiritual director, teacher, and pilgrim Tracy Balzer guides readers to find sustenance and connection in sacred spaces as she does in the Scottish island of Iona.
Terraform: Building a Better World (HarperOne, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-06-303624-6). The writer known as Propaganda uses the metaphor of terraforming— creating a livable world out of an inhospitable one—through essay, poetry, and art to show how we can begin to reshape relationships, communities, and politics.
The Rational Bible: Deuteronomy (Regnery Faith, $39.99, ISBN 978-1-62157-900-7). Dennis Prager shows how the text relates to the contemporary world in general and to each individual reader, without once asking people to accept anything on faith alone.
The Soul of a Hero: Becoming the Man of Strength and Purpose You Were Created to Be (Tyndale Momentum, $15.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-4964-1371-0). Steve Arterburn and David Stoop explore the seven secrets to spiritual success to help you become the man you were meant to be.
Divine Accounting: Theo-Economics in Early Christianity (Yale Univ., $85, ISBN 978-0-300-25316-0). Jennifer Quigley shows how the divine was considered an active participant in the economic spheres of the ancient Mediterranean world. Early Christ-followers also used financial language to articulate and imagine their relationship to God.
The Ninefold Path of Jesus: Hidden Wisdom of the Beatitudes by (IVP Formatio, $16 trade paper, ISBN 978-0-8308-4684-9). Mark Scandrette shows how the Beatitudes point the way to a life that is free from anxiety, shame, and fear and filled with resilience, grace, and hope.
Treading Boldly Through a Pornographic World: A Field Guide for Parents by (Salem, $16.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-68451-160-0). Daniel Weiss and Joshua Glaser offer practical and spiritual guidance for parents seeking to help their teens navigate this pornographic digital landscape and find a rewarding path where their children can truly thrive.
The Art of Listening: A Guide to the Early Teachings of Buddhism (Shambhala, $20.95 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-61180-885-8) Sarah Shaw shows how the early oral tradition in Buddhism features key teachings in Buddhist philosophy including meditation, ethics, meditative states, the Four Noble Truths, and the Eightfold Path.
I Love Jesus, But I Want to Die: Moving from Surviving to Thriving When You Can’t Go On (WaterBrook, $16 trade paper, ISBN 978-0-593-19352-5). Sarah J. Robinson offers a compassionate, shame-free guide for Christians battling severe depression and suicidal thoughts in a clear, hopeful road map to a rich, vibrant life in Christ.
Reclaiming Rest: The Promise of Sabbath, Solitude, and Stillness in a Restless World (Broadleaf, $16.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-5064-6599-9). Public health expert Kate H. Rademacher explores how Sabbath is connected to issues of justice, vocation, parenting, simplicity, and more. To rest is not only a commandment to obey but a freedom to reclaim.
30-Minute Bible (IVP, $17 trade paper, ISBN 978-0-8308-4784-6). Bible teachers Craig Bartholomew and Paige Vanosky have condensed the Bible’s story into 30 studies that are planned to take about 30 minutes each.
Ordinary Wonder: Zen Life and Practice (Shambhala, $17.95 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-61180-877-3). Charlotte Joko Beck, with editor Brenda Beck Hess, presents never-before-published talks on the crux of Buddhist practice and how to uncover wonder in your daily life from Beck, a lZen teacher.
Tales of a Mad Yogi: The Life and Wild Wisdom of Drukpa Kunley (Snow Lion, $20.95 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-61180-705-9). Liz Monson infuses flourishes of magical realism in the biography of Drukpa Kunley, a Tibetan Buddhist master and crazy yogi, a patron saint of Bhutan, and an enduring figure throughout Asia.
Introduction to the Apocrypha: Jewish Books in Christian Bibles (Yale Univ., $38 trade paper, ISBN 978-0-300-24879-1). Lawrence Wills introduces these texts in their original Jewish environment while addressing the very different roles they had in various Christian canons
Eternal Heart: The Mystical Path to a Joyful Life (Broadleaf, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-6461-9). Carl McColman, the author of The Big Book of Christian Mysticism, weaves together teachings from the biblical tradition, literature of the mystics, and wisdom of the world’s contemplative traditions in profound, practical exercises for cultivating a fuller life.
It’s Not Your Turn (IVP, $17 trade paper, ISBN 978-0-8308-4776-1). Heather Thompson Day points readers to what they can do to shape themselves while waiting so they are ready when it is their turn and to trust God to do his work in us.
Bridge of Gold (Barbour, $12.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-64352-957-8). Kimberley Woodhouse’s new series introduces readers to great American landmarks. This entry begins with human remains being found during repair work on the Golden Gate Bridge.
Along a Storied Trail (Revell, $15.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-0-8007-3721-4). Ann H. Gabhart introduces Kentucky packhorse librarian Tansy Calhoun as she serves her mountain community during the Great Depression while finding romance.
A Lady in Attendance (Revell, $15.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-0-8007-3973-7). Rachel Fordham’s heroine, freed from prison after serving an unjust sentence, wants to find work and clear her name. Can she find that and more?
No Journey Too Far (Multnomah, $15 trade paper, ISBN 978-0-525-65295-3). Carrie Turansky continues her saga of the McAlister family in a sequel to No Ocean Too Wide featuring a missing sweetheart and a journey for love.
Chasing Shadows (Tyndale House, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4964-3734-1). Lynn Austin’s characters, two women living under Nazi authority in the Netherlands during World War II, must make life-or-death decisions.