Sixteen-year-old Peter strains his eyes down the mountain. Six painful weeks have passed since his minister father was rudely torn from his life by Anabaptist hunters. How will Peter and his family survive amidst the hardship, betrayal and persecution of sixteenth-century European Anabaptism? Always hunted and ever moving, yet always trusting in God. Amidst the heartache, Peter turns prodigal. Will he turn back to the church of his father, or will he follow the ways of the medieval world?
On his choice hangs his future. Follow Peter’s journey from his Swiss mountain refuge to the German valley of the Palatinate.
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Are you a Christian writer who feels the need to be
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Am I too young and my future too promising to become a hunted martyr for Jesus Christ? Is it right that I leave the Catholic Church? Mass? My family? My friends? Can’t I just serve God quietly without being re-baptized? Is it right to read the “forbidden book” in my own language?
The dark bloody battle of the sixteenth-century Reformation rages in the hearts of young Margriete and her closest friend, Grietje. Go with them as they decide if they are willing to pay the cost of the crown.
Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer…be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life. Revelation 2:10
A lot of time and creativity are poured into making good food for the families, the community, and the many visitors of the Greenville, Pennsylvania Amish community. In The Farmhouse Kitchen we’ve cooked up a storm of recipes to give you the very best in Amish kitchen cooking.
Most of our community has roots in Holmes County, Ohio, the largest Amish community in the world, which is renowned for its great meals. The 578 recipes in The Farmhouse Kitchen honor those great food traditions of our heritage.
Woman, how divine your mission!” penned the poet W. R. Wallace, “for the hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world.” But rocking the cradle is not always an easy task, for many mothers find the joy and wonder of a baby’s birth to be offset by weariness, frustration and a lack of time or energy for spiritual nourishment. The Hand that Rocks the Cradle was birthed because of the more complete truth that “the hand that rocks the cradle needs the Hand that rules the world.”
With the arrival of your child, your life has changed forever. You’ve felt its highs and lows. And whether this is your first child or your fifth, you face added adjustments and responsibilities. More than ever, you need the Hand of the One Who rules the world—Jesus Christ.
What sets The Invisible Customer apart from other sales books? It educates salespeople and managers about the revolutionary concept of urgency. Learn how to increase sales activity both urgently and strategically, in order to create a cycle of motivation and greater sales independence in the face of market risks.
Drawing from 30 years of sales and sales management experience, the author provides a step by step guide for achieving urgency and making successful sales plans. For salespeople already on the right path, this book will help you avoid complacency, achieve more sophisticated goals, and obtain lasting success.
With high hopes John Rittenhouses’ parents join the surge of Mennonites into the American frontier. The Master Craftsman carves out young John’s faith and character in this budding wilderness where medical help is scarce and hard work, danger, and Indians are plentiful.
Will John’s sister Meg ever walk without pain? Should they stay on the homestead with warring Indians pouring over the mountains? John worries about his wild red-haired uncle Dan when he joins the army against Grandpa’s wishes. Then Dan is captured by the Indians. Will he ever return? But most importantly, will he repent of his wicked ways and give his heart to Jesus Christ before Grandpa dies?
Johnny Miller grew up in an Old Order Amish family, but he often quipped that he was Out of Order Amish. His early and constant doubts about the Amish faith and lifestyle lead to a desperate choice; but even as he leaves his family and the life he’s known behind, he is not sure whether he’s headed for life and hope or destruction and damnation.
17-year-old Miriam Miller is the youngest of three generations of Amish cooks. In the Wooden Spoon Cookbook she shares her favorites. Heirloom favorites like her grandmother’s Bob Andy Pie (see page 55), her mother’s Homemade Bread (see page 4), and her own Soft Batch Cookies (see page 95). Miriam is already well acquainted with the good feeling connected to her family’s (as well as their guests’) compliments after a delicious home-cooked meal.
Welcome to the warmth of her kitchen woodstove. Gather round the table to a hearty Amish meal. Experience life from the Wooden Spoon perspective!