Take a trip down Memory Lane – back to the old holiday classic, Miracle on 34th Street. Kris Kringle (Santa Clause) takes a radical approach to buying and selling. He is so concerned about the customer’s happiness and satisfaction that he would rather send them away from the store that he represents (Macy’s) to visit the local rival (Gimbel’s) – so they can find exactly what they’re looking for.
All that to say … there are some AMAZING books and resources out there, and one of my goals is to help you find exactly what you are looking for. Material that will entertain you, disciple you, challenge you, and maybe – just maybe – give you a new perspective on this story (life) that we find ourselves in.
And I can’t do that alone. Nope, I need help. That’s why I’ve provided links that send you away from my site. You see, I’ve put together a list of some of my favorite ministries, organizations, publishers, DVDs, websites, authors, and books that have impacted my life and strengthened my Biblical Worldview – yeah, that’s a thing! 🙂
I hope you take the time to browse through these sites and delve deep. I guarantee that your foundation will be solidified … or shaken to the core. And when you think about it, either would be priceless … like buried treasure, or the pearl of great price!
Do I want you to buy my books? Sure, of course … that would be great!
But more than anything, I want to proclaim this message:
“For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son,
that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.”
My Top-Recommended Show EVER:
THE CHOSEN – #1 highest crowd-funded media project of all time. A multi-season series about the life of Christ and those that have been Chosen by him. It is fantastic!!
Watch Season 1 for FREE on VidAngel (no fees or subscriptions) or Season 2 with the FREE App. Come and See what they saw … you will not be disappointed!
Start with the pilot episode that you can find HERE.
Season 1 Official Trailer HERE.
Season 2 Official Trailer HERE.
Books That Shed Light on The Big Picture:
- The Bible – The History Book of the Universe; The Author’s telling of His Story
- Epic [John Eldrege] – When we were born, we were born into the midst of a great story, begun before the dawn of time. A story of adventure, of risk and loss, heroism…and betrayal. A story where good is warring against evil, danger lurks around every corner, and glorious deeds wait to be done. Think of all those stories you’ve ever loved—there’s a reason they stirred your heart. They’ve been trying to tell you about the true Epic ever since you were young.
- The Story of Reality [Gregory Koukl] – How the world began, how it ends, and everything important that happens in between. “Worldviews matter, they lead to myriad consequences, and everyone has one. Make sure you think through yours—and its implications—carefully.”
Biblical Perspective on Ancient History:
The Genius of Ancient Man & The Secrets of Ancient Man – The Bible supports a model of ancient man that is intelligent and creative. Enough to build cities, organize economies, and expand to every corner of the globe. The Bible also supports a model of ancient man that has the intelligence to harness technology, such as the boat. When Christians adopt a Biblical perspective and apply it to ancient history, they will find that it does fit. A Biblical perspective can explain ancient history without the need to abandon the field to an entirely secular opinion.
Creation Apologetic Resources:
- Answers in Genesis – An apologetics ministry, dedicated to helping Christians defend their faith and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ effectively. Focuses on providing answers to questions about the Bible—particularly the book of Genesis—regarding key foundational issues such as creation, evolution, science, and the age of the earth.
- Creation, Evolution and Science Ministries – To confirm Biblical Truth and expose misinterpretations of God’s creation in order to exalt Jesus Christ as our Creator, Judge and Redeeming Savior.
- Creation Today – Creation Today seeks to impact individuals to know and defend our faith in Creator God and to wholeheartedly experience and share Him through the foundations of Scripture. Creation Today is committed to excellence, producing some of the most requested resources available on creation, apologetics, and evangelism.
- Institute for Creation Research – For over four decades, the Institute for Creation Research has equipped believers with evidence of the Bible’s accuracy and authority through scientific research, educational programs, and media presentations, all conducted within a thoroughly biblical framework.
Biblical Resources for Personal Growth, Discipleship & Homeschooling:
- Drive Thru History – Drive Thru History with Dave Stotts® is a fun, fast-paced, content-rich history show that speeds through The Gospels, New Testament, ancient civilizations, the Holy Land, and the founding of America, allowing the viewer to experience the people, places, and events that shaped our world and the Christian faith.
- The Truth Project – The Truth Project is a DVD-based small group curriculum comprised of 13 one-hour lessons taught by Dr. Del Tackett. This home study is the starting point for looking at life from a Biblical Perspective. Each lesson discusses in great detail the relevance and importance of living the Christian worldview in daily life.
- Master Books – Master Books® is the world’s largest publisher of creation-based material for all ages including apologetics, homeschool resources, reference titles, and quality children’s literature.
Biblical, Historical & Really Good Fiction:
- Mark of the Lion Series [Francine Rivers]
- Blood of Adam Series; When Jonah Ran [Rachel Neal]
- Immanuel’s Veins; A.D. 30 & A.D. 33; Outlaw [Ted Dekkar]
- Madman; Stones of my Accusers; The Brother’s Keeper; Maggie Bright; The Sentinels of Andersonville [Tracy Groot]
- Song of Albion Trilogy; King Raven Trilogy; Pendragon Cycle; Patrick [Stephen Lawhead]
- The Silent Years; The Shadow Women; Risen; Bathsheba [Angela Hunt]
- Havah; Iscariot; Sheba [Tosca Lee]
- Books of the Infinite [R.J.Larson]
- Wars of the Realm Trilogy [Chuck Black]
- Medieval Fairy Tale Retellings [Melanie Dickerson]
- Dragon King Trilogy [Stephen Lawhead]
- The Myridian Constellation [Wayne Thomas Batson]
Teen / Pre-Teen / Kids:
- The Door Within Series; Isle Chronicles; Berinfell Prophecies [Wayne Thomas Batson]
- The Kingdom Series [Chuck Black]
- The Wormling Series [Jenkins, Fabry]
- The Truth Chronicles [Chaffey, Westbrook]
- The Imagination Station Series [Focus on the Family]