Join the pioneers of Dakota Territory as they settle the land, turn the virgin soil, and persevere through drought, blizzards, grasshopper plagues, Indian uprisings and other catastrophes of man and nature. Discover why they come. Experience their journey as they traversed the North Atlantic's tumultuous seas. Walk hundreds of miles with them to stake a claim. Learn to trust God as they did.
Where the River Rises is a warm-hearted, engaging book for the whole family to enjoy. The fourth and final book in the multi-award-winning series, The Barn Chronicles by Rosie Boom, it invites readers to join the Boom family in another year of homesteading in rural New Zealand.
Winner 2014 Christian Small Publishers International Book of the year Award Children's Category(8-12 years)
Laryn and her sisters must leave the Earth's Federation or face permanent separation. Determined to stay together they board a colonial transport ship heading for the planet of Nequam, knowing nothing about the pastoral world of their fellow colonists—or about marriage, which will shortly be required of them. Amidst the onslaught of unforeseen challenges Laryn strives to find peace and acceptance.
Many Christian Pastors and Laymen act or pretend, as if Church Growth is some kind of mystical thing that we really can't grasp, something like the wind. Why one church grows and another is a mystery. Is it really a mystery? Surely there is a "supernatural" element to Church Growth, but is that all it is? After spending over 20 years in the church, here's what I've seen and learned.
this is the story of young zeb and his sweetheart, dorinda, and the temptations they face while learning about love. the family is carving out a niche in the wilds of the montana frontier. they battle to keep what they gain from the grip of those who would wrest it away. predators are trying to take zebs cattle, his ranch and even his life.
The almost forgotten story of Mavis Hutchison, first woman to run across America -- at age 53. A mousy housewife 'with no guts and no backbone' until she began running at the late age of 37, she became a national icon as she set records over distances women had never attempted -- and she still runs competitively at 87: "You're only old when you stop growing." She intends to finish life running.
Where Lions Roar at Night is an engaging read-aloud for the whole family. Enjoy the fun, adventures and dramas of a modern day ‘pioneering’ family as they make their home in a 90-year-old barn in rural N.Z. The first of the Barn Chronicles series and winner of the 2010 CALEB Prize for children’s books. “A simple piece of sunlit childhood. ” Emma Jelsma, Scene Magazine 2010
Book 5: The Owen Family Saga. Jessie Bingham put heartbreak away to tend to her sister's needs, but when she settled for second best in love, she didn't know James Owen would come back into her life. Award-winning author Marsha Ward reunites Jessie and James in a bewildering tangle of values, emotions and high adventure. Rape scene and Mormon beliefs included.
Prose and Poetry of the West from acclaimed Western novelist Marsha Ward. Six short stories, three poems, and an excerpt from a forthcoming novel make up this collection of Western treasures, including the never-before-published "Thumps in the Night."
"Marsha Ward spins an authentic yarn of a good ol' Western tale." ~Joyce DiPastena, author of "Illuminations of the Heart"
Jane McKechnie Walton was murdered during Utah's pioneer day celebration in 1891. One hundred and eighteen years later, her case - solved. Emigrated from Scotland in 1850, she braved an ocean crossing, walked the American plains as a pioneer and conquered, "Hole in the Rock," where wagons and cattle were lowered 2,000 feet below. Fought Indians and drunken outlaws and settled the west.