Ellie Claire Journals – Book Review

After taking a month off from blogging, I'm excited to jump back in with a review of three of the most beautiful journals I've ever seen.     Faith & Lettering is perfect for anyone wanting to explore their creativity through journaling, hand-lettering, and note-taking. Throughout the book are beautiful scripture verses designed by graphic…

Thirsty for More – Book Review

As soon as I saw the title of the book, and then underneath it, "Discovering God's unexpected blessings in a desert season", I knew I wanted to read Thirsty for More. Even though I'm not going through the desert right now, I know I will again in the future, and I want to be prepared. Not…

Seeing Green – Book Review

In the midst of our crazy movie tour schedule, I signed up to review a couple of books. What was I thinking? However, once I picked up Seeing Green by Tilly Dillehay, I knew that busy as I was, I needed to find time to read this one. The subtitle of the book is "Don't…

Sarah Bowling – Author, Television Host, Co-Pastor

Sharon Wilharm interviews Sarah Bowling at NRB 2018

Sarah Bowling is one of those people you meet and immediately feel like you've known her forever. Her enthusiasm and warmth are contagious. The daughter of the Rev. Wallace and Marilyn Hickey,  she and her mom co-host a daily television program that reaches a potential audience of 2.2 billion households worldwide. In our NRB Convention…

Up in Smoke – Book Review and Recommendation

This June I'll be teaching screenwriting at the Kentucky Christian Writer's Conference. As a result, I've had the pleasure of getting to know Hannah R. Conway, the faculty chairman of the conference. We were recently chatting, and she mentioned the need for more reviews. I quickly volunteered to review Up in Smoke, and I'm so…

HIStory in 30 Days – Book Review

After years of filmmaking and blogging, I'm slowly returning to my first loves of writing and speaking. After speaking about Lottie Moon at church this past Christmas, I remembered how much I enjoy research. I've began work on a new book about women from the Bible. I'm loving studying the Bible more in depth, so…

Book Review – 365 Bible Answers for Curious Kids

365 Bible Answers for Curious Kids book review

These past two months have been busy with requests to review books and movies, but as a former children's church director, I always enjoy checking out children's products. 365 Bible Answers for Curious Kids is written as a devotional journal for children on their own, but would also make a great resource for children's teachers…

Jesus Always: 365 Devotions for Kids – Book Review

Jesus Always

Guest blog by Brittany Herd. Jesus Always: 365 Devotions For Kids is an adaption by Tama Fortner based upon the book by Sarah Young of the same title. Young is also the author of the bestseller Jesus Calling. First Impressions: The book features a gorgeous purple hard cover. The binding is great, in that it…

Once Upon a Time Holy Bible and Storybook Bible – Book Review

Today's review is a guest blog by my daughter, Brittany Herd. She is a minister's wife and the children's church director at her church, so she was excited to get to test out the new products with her class.  I was delighted to have the opportunity to review the NIrV Once Upon A Time Holy Bible.…