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Teaching Kids Church History

Today, I’m happy to welcome a friend of mine and fellow writer, Christina Fox, to RR. Christina is a real life friend of mine, as well as a writer, blogger, coffee lover, and homeschool mom. She is the author of A Heart Set Free: A Journey Through the Psalms of Lament (Christian Focus 2016). You […]

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Summer Reading Lite

Growing Pains Our regular readers know we’ve been promising big changes for a while.  But this time we mean it!  We are working on a redesign for the fall, and that means that we just can’t do a Summer Reading Challenge this year.  So, no prizes, no writing contest, no worldview building material, and no […]

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Cinderella Radio Review: Listen Here!

Thanks to Megan Saben, Betsy Farquhar, Kristen Eicher (producer!) and my daughter, Rebecca, for making this review possible!  

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New Facebook Community! RR Parties and Giveaways!

Hi all!  We’re trying something new this month.  We’ve started a Facebook Community Page, and if you’ll take just a moment and “like us” there, we’ll keep you updated on upcoming giveaways, as well as some fun Easter and summer parties we have in the works. CLICK HERE to join us!  

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Eight Twenty Eight: An Interview with Larissa Murphy

With 50 Shades of Grey opening in theaters this weekend, we are happy to share an interview I did recently with Larissa Murphy, author of Eight Twenty Eight.  Written with her husband, Ian, the book presents a godly picture of true love, and this piece produced by TW&E is an introduction to their book and […]

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50 Shades Trilogy: The Tim Challies Interview

(This interview was originally published Aug 7, 2012.  We have repubbed today in preparation for the movie’s release this Valentine’s Day weekend.) NEW TO REDEEMEDREADER.COM?  Like our Facebook page or sign up for our newsletter (see right-hand corner of the homepage) to get more updates on 5o Shades and other significant book trends! Introduction Despite […]

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Fifty Shades Roundtable with WORLD’s Megan Basham

(This interview was originally published Aug 8, 2012.  We are republishing today in preparation for the movie’s release Valentine’s Day weekend 2015.) Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James is the first in a trilogy of novels labeled erotica by its publisher Random House. The novels were released in 2011 and besides topping the […]

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February Freebies: Giveaways and Book News!

**THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW OVER.  WINNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY EMAIL.** It’s been a while since we gave away a bundle of books.  Time to remedy that with a few of our recent favorites!  (Lord willing, these should get to you in time for Valentine’s Day!) How to Win Tell us in the comments how […]

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*The Green Ember by S. D. Smith

NOTICE: Our giveaway of this title is now over.  Thanks to everyone who entered! *The Green Ember by S. D. Smith, illustrated by Zach Franzen.  Story Warren Books, 2014.  368 pages. Bottom Line: The Green Ember is animal fantasy at its best, filled with gripping action and heartwarming rabbits, all deeply informed by the Christian […]

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*Rise by Trip Lee

*Rise: Get Up and Live in God’s Great Story by Trip Lee.  Thomas Nelson, 2014.  240 pages.  Reading Level: Young Adults, ages 12-15 and up Maturity Level: 4 (ages 11-12) and up Bottom Line: Trip Lee’s Rise is a gospel-based, conversational book set to a hip-hop album soundtrack in which Lee challenges young adults to rise above low expectations and “get up and live” for God’s glory. Early in […]

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Into the Woods: A Radio Review (LISTEN HERE!)

If you’re thinking of taking your kids Into the Woods this Christmas, here are some reasons you might want to think twice… Thanks so much to TW&E radio and Kristen Eicher for producing!  Be sure to visit World’s website for more radio reviews and content.

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