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  1. Mothers of the Bible

    Mothers of the Bible

    Narrator: Connie Wetzell
    Runtime: 2.8 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Mothers of the Bible takes you inside the lives of twelve biblical mothers whose struggles to live with faith and courage are much like yours. Through their successes and failures alike, these women from long ago will encourage you and strengthen you in your challenging and rewarding role as a mother.
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  2. Unshaken

    Unshaken

    Rising from the Ruins of Haiti’s Hotel Montana

    Author: Dan Woolley
    Runtime: 7.2 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    In a harrowing story of survival, Dan Woolley recounts the nearly three days he spent trapped beneath the rubble of Haiti’s collapsed Hotel Montana. He details his survival methods—including using an iPhone app to treat his life-threatening injuries, conversations with strangers buried nearby, letters to his family, and the small and large decisions he made that affected his chances of surviving the 7.0 Haiti earthquake that took the lives of hundreds of thousands of people.
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  3. The Faith of Dolly Parton

    The Faith of Dolly Parton

    Lessons from Her Life to Lift Your Heart

    Runtime: 5.1 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Dolly Parton has entertained, educated, and inspired millions of fans for over five decades. Whether she’s writing songs, performing live, recording new albums, acting in or producing new movies and TV programs, expanding her wildly successful Dollywood amusement park, helping children around the world learn to read with her Imagination Library nonprofit, or donating millions of dollars to schools, charities, and people in need, the Queen of Country Music has never been shy about crediting her Christian faith for her success. “A belief in God is essential,” Dolly shares. “You have to believe in something bigger than yourself. We grew up believing that through God all things are possible.” Growing up in the little mountain church where her grandfather preached, Dolly started singing hymns and playing guitar at services when she was only six. Consequently, she has never been shy about discussing her faith and relationship with God. “People say, ‘Well, I am surprised that you talk about your faith,’ and I say, ‘Why not? That’s who I am. That’s what keeps me going,’” she explains. Tennessee native, Dolly fanboy, and award-winning writer Dudley Delffs now spotlights ten faith lessons as evidenced in Dolly’s life, music, interviews, and attitude. The Faith of Dolly Parton focuses on the ways Dolly’s life can inspire us all to be more authentic, to trust God during hard times, to stay grounded during the good times, and to always keep our sense of humor. Sometimes poignant, sometimes funny, frequently surprising, and always true to Dolly’s down-home spirit of joyful generosity, this book will delight her millions of fans as well as anyone seeking a fresh faith-filled role model.
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  4. The Year of Living like Jesus

    The Year of Living like Jesus

    Runtime: 9.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Evangelical pastor Ed Dobson chronicles his year of living like Jesus and obeying his teachings. Dobson’s transition from someone who follows Jesus to someone who lives like Jesus takes him into bars, inspires him to pick up hitchhikers, and deepens his understanding of suffering. As Dobson discovers, living like Jesus is quite different from what we imagine.
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  5. Wrestling for My Life

    Wrestling for My Life

    The Legend, the Reality, and the Faith of a WWE Superstar

    Narrator: Daniel Butler
    Runtime: 5.8 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    In Wrestling for My Life, WWE superstar Shawn Michaels shares from his heart about the highs and lows of his life inside the WWE. Included are some never-before-shared stories and an intimate look into his career as well as stories of hunting, family, and faith. With millions of fans, Michaels had adulation and all the attention he could ask for, but he discovered there was something more. When he became a committed Christian during his years in the WWE it had to affect everything. Michaels reveals what it is like to be a man of faith in this unusual world and shares insights for all of us.
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  6. Pieces of Glass

    Pieces of Glass

    A Moment of Tragedy, a Lifetime of Faith

    Author: Sarah Kay
    Narrator: Connie Wetzel
    Runtime: 4.1 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Sometimes joy and grief are separated by mere moments. A last-minute run down a ski slope … a catastrophic accident … and an amazing young man is reduced to a comatose form in a hospital bed. His adoring fiancée remains to weep, pray, grieve, rage, and struggle with the jagged trauma of suffering and loss. Some questions have no answers. Some things in life just don’t make sense—including God. And yet … There is God. There is a deeper, more real faith that roots in the wasteland. There is a promise that comforts, and there is hope, and there is life. Pieces of Glass is the poignant, deeply personal chronicle of a young woman’s journey through grief. With eloquence and relentless honesty, author Sarah Kay shares the emotional ebb and flow of her own heart and spirit—and in so doing, reassures, comforts, and encourages us all.
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  7. North of Hope

    North of Hope

    A Daughter's Arctic Journey

    Narrator: Shannon Polson
    Runtime: 8 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    This beautifully written book is for anyone who has experienced grief and is looking for new ways to understand overwhelming loss. Readers will find empathy and understanding through Polson’s journey. North of Hope is also for those who love the outdoors and find solace and healing in nature, as they experience Alaska’s wild Arctic through the author’s travels.
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  8. Brave Love

    Brave Love

    Making Space for You to Be You

    Author: Lisa Leonard
    Narrator: Lisa Leonard
    Runtime: 6.4 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Women today feel pressure to be the best wife, mom, and professional possible - often at the expense of their own identity. But what if you could experience deep peace - knowing you are loved right now, just as you are? In Brave Love, the founder of the multi-million dollar company Lisa Leonard Designs inspires women to find themselves again amidst the noise and competing demands of real life. Brave Love is about what it means to be human, how it feels to be broken and afraid, and what happens when we dare to love deeply. Join Lisa on a journey where you will discover you are worthy and lovable just as you are. You don't have to try harder or be better. You don't have to prove yourself and you don't have to make others okay. In this freedom you will find more peace and more joy. Most importantly, you will learn that as you stop trying to be everything to everyone, you will love others better. Lisa Leonard shares her story of finding truth and wholeness in the midst of life's competing demands. When she said her marriage vows, she was determined to be the best wife she could be. When her first son was born with a severe disability, Lisa promised herself she would always be the mother he needed. When she began her jewelry business, Lisa committed to giving it her all. Over the years, the exhaustion of trying to be the perfect wife, mother, and businesswoman took its toll. Lisa knew it wasn't working. She wanted to change things, but how? Everyone depended on her. So she kept going, kept pushing, kept trying to prove she could do it all. Until one evening, in tears and desperation, Lisa realized that she could no longer be everything to everyone. Somewhere along the way, she had lost herself. In Brave Love, Lisa shares her story of losing - and finding - her own voice in the clamor of family, career, and internal pressure to prove herself.
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  9. The Gospel of Ruth

    The Gospel of Ruth

    Narrator: Ruth Bloomquist
    Runtime: 7.6 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Traditionally, the Book of Ruth is viewed as a beautiful love story between Ruth and Boaz. You'll find startling revelations if you dig deeper, revelations like: God makes much of broken lives he calls men and women to serve him together, and hes counting on his daughters to build his kingdom.
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  10. Picking Dandelions

    Picking Dandelions

    Runtime: 5.73 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Sarah Cunningham, a moderate middle-class white girl who grew up in the Michigan countryside, speaks about God with humor and honesty more characteristic of liberal west-coast writers in this unabridged audio download of Picking Dandelions.
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  11. The Well

    The Well

    Why Are So Many Still Thirsty?

    Author: Mark Hall
    Narrator: Adam Black
    Runtime: 4.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Using the powerful story of the Samaritan woman at the well found in the Gospel of John, Mark Hall crafts a personal and profound illustration of why life often seems so unsatisfying. Honest, gripping stories from his own life and the lives of others demonstrate with touching clarity how drawing sustenance from Jesus alone will never leave us thirsting or empty ever again.
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  12. No Place to Hide

    No Place to Hide

    A Brain Surgeon's Long Journey Home from the Iraq War

    Narrator: Chip Arnold
    Runtime: 9.65 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    A War Zone of the Soul Dr. W. Lee Warren's life as a neurosurgeon in a trauma center began to unravel long before he shipped off to serve the Air Force in Iraq in 2004. When he traded a comfortable if demanding practice in San Antonio, Texas, for a ride on a C-130 into the combat zone, he was already reeling from months of personal struggle. At the 332nd Air Force Theater Hospital at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, Warren realized his experience with trauma was just beginning. In his 120 days in a tent hospital, he was trained in a different specialty---surviving over a hundred mortar attacks and trying desperately to repair the damages of a war that raged around every detail of every day. No place was safe, and the constant barrage wore down every possible defense, physical or psychological.
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  13. Palau

    Palau

    La autobiografía de Luis Palau con Paul J. Pastor

    Author: Luis Palau
    Runtime: 10.58 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    ¡Este audiolibro incluye una entrevista exclusiva con Luis Palau! Esta es la impactante historia de Luis Palau, el evangelista de fama mundial, a menudo visto como el sucesor de Billy Graham. Desde sus humildes comienzos en las calles de Buenos Aires, Argentina, hasta hablar con jefes de estado y líderes de todo el mundo sobre el amor de Jesús, Palau ha influenciado a millones de personas con su historia, su predicación y su vida. En esta ocasión, acompañando el lanzamiento de la película del mismo título, presentamos la biografía autorizada y confiable de uno de los predicadores y evangelistas cristianos más respetados en la actualidad. Luis Palau tiene una fascinante trayectoria llena de aventura, riesgo, visión, fe y perseverancia. Luis perdió a su padre a una edad temprana y se convirtió en el jefe de su hogar, con cuatro hermanas menores y su madre. Escuchó por primera vez a Billy Graham en una emisión de radio a los dieciséis años y supo desde ese momento que quería trabajar con él y seguir sus pasos. Fue el mismo Graham quien lo estimuló y apoyó económicamente al principio para que comenzara su propio ministerio. La vida singular que Dios le ha confiado a Palau es un verdadero testamento de cómo una persona dispuesta, cuyo corazón está entregado a Dios, puede ser utilizada para realizar grandes proezas, mucho más de lo que nadie podría pensar o imaginar....
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  14. Madison Park

    Madison Park

    A Place of Hope

    Narrator: Brandon Maloney
    Runtime: 7.9 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Welcome to Madison Park, a small community in Alabama founded by freed slaves in 1880. And meet Eric Motley, a native son who came of age in this remarkable place where constant lessons in self-determination, hope, and unceasing belief in the American dream taught him everything he needed for his journey to the Oval Office as a Special Assistant to President George W. Bush. Eric grew up among people whose belief was to “give” and never turn away from your neighbor’s need. There was Aunt Shine, the goodly matriarch who cared so much about young Motley’s schooling that she would stand up in a crowded church and announce Eric’s progress or his shortcomings. There was Old Man Salery, who secretly siphoned gasoline from his beat-up car into the Motley’s tank at night. There were Motley’s grandparents, who bought books for Eric they couldn’t afford, spending the last of their seed money. And there was Reverend Brinkley, a man of enormous faith and simple living. It was said that whenever the Reverend came your way, light abounded. Life in Madison Park wasn’t always easy or fair, and Motley reveals personal and heartbreaking stories of racial injustice and segregation. But Eric shows how the community taught him everything he needed to know about love and faith. This charming, engaging, and deeply inspiring memoir will help you remember that we can create a world of shared values based on love and hope. It is a story that reveals the amazing power of faith in God and each other. If you’re in search of hope during troubled times, look no further than Madison Park.
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  15. My Beautiful Idol

    My Beautiful Idol

    Author: Pete Gall
    Narrator: Pete Gall
    Runtime: 6.86 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    The author of My Beautiful Idol is on a quest to be successful - in a lucrative job at an advertising agency, in ministry work, even in his relationships. And in a futile attempt to control the sources of love and security, he has turned these things into idols he can keep in his soul's back pocket. He pulls the idols out when he feels vulnerable and defenseless, and hides them again when things are going well. But the idols keep failing - even when he turns to his own Christian faith.
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