How Coffee Saved My Life by Ellie Roscher.
At 25, Ellie Roscher, a self- described rich, white North American overachiever, decided to spend a year in Lascano,
Uruguay. She reveals her physical and emotional struggles for survival, and though spiritually tried and tested,
she eventually flourished beautifully. This is the story of Ms. Roscher’s year-long mission and how, through a
multitude of grace- filled moments, she discovers that God has accompanied her all along the journey.
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Outcasts United by Warren St. John.
Clarkston, Georgia, was designated as a refugee settlement center in the 1990s and became the first American home for
families in flight from the world’s war zones. Outcasts United is the stunning real-life story of an inspiring group of
refugees and a woman who, with tough love and fiery determination, changes an entire community for the better.
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A Hopeful Earth by Sally Dyck and Sarah Ehrman.
A Hopeful Earth bridges the gap between Jesus and the environment and guides readers in their understanding that living
as good stewards of God’s creation is a significant component of what it means to follow Jesus. Readers will discover how
the church can reach out to younger generations by joining them in the race to save the planet. (Leader Guide also available.)
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Plain Wisdom: An Invitation into an Amish Home and the Hearts of Two Women by Cindy Woodsmall and Miriam Flaud.
Best-selling novelist Cindy Woodsmall might seem to have little in common with Miriam Flaud, but they both have found the
secrets to facing life with strength and grace, and welcome you into their friendship. Plain Wisdom is a heartwarming
celebration of God, womanhood and the search for beauty that unites us all.
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Signs of Life by David Jeremiah.
The book discusses signs of life – signs that Jesus has transformed us and that we are committed to him and his kingdom.
Signs of Life will lead the reader on a journey to a fuller understanding of the marks that identify one as a Christian,
that advertise your faith – the imprints that can impact souls for eternity and help one become a person of influence who
radiates relevancy, authenticity, generosity and compassion every day, just like Jesus did.
(See more selections from Spiritual Growth.)