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  • THE LEGACY OF LUTHER

    THE LEGACY OF LUTHER

    by R.C. Sproul, Stephen J. Nichols | Read by Bob Souer

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    Bob Souer accomplishes the rare feat of narrating an academic work that permits the listener to become so immersed in the life of the Great Reformer, Martin Luther, that it is easy to lose track of time. Because of Souer's strong and authoritative voice, anyone who listens to this work will quickly realize that he or she is being treated to a graduate-level study and discussion... Read More

  • EATS WITH SINNERS

    EATS WITH SINNERS Loving Like Jesus

    by Arron Chambers | Read by Arron Chambers

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Listeners will know that Arron Chambers believes what he writes and narrates. His great pastoral concern is to understand one's role in reaching out to one's neighbors by inviting them to one's dinner table. His passion for reaching the world with the gospel is evident in his communication style. One can envision the animation of his hands and the raising of his eyebrows as he... Read More

  • THE MYTH OF EQUALITY

    THE MYTH OF EQUALITY Uncovering the Roots of Injustice and Privilege

    by Ken Wytsma | Read by Mike Chamberlain

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Mike Chamberlain is stuck between a rock and a hard place as he narrates this thought-provoking discussion of the continuing need for racial equality. Speaking in an academic manner, he sounds as though he himself were the president of a college, as is the author of this work. On the one hand, Chamberlain could use a bit more variation in voice and pace. On the other hand, one... Read More

  • CALLED FOR LIFE

    CALLED FOR LIFE How Loving Our Neighbor Led Us into the Heart of the Ebola Epidemic

    by Kent Brantly, Amber Brantly, David Thomson | Read by Kaleo Griffith, Sara Zimmerman

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Kaleo Griffith and Sara Zimmerman come together to narrate the harrowing story of an American missionary doctor and his wife and their work in the 2013 Ebola epidemic in Liberia. Griffith retells Kent's story with the angst and concern of a husband, father, and doctor who has contracted the very disease he is treating while never losing hope in God. Zimmerman portrays Amber,... Read More

  • DOING BUSY BETTER

    DOING BUSY BETTER Enjoying God's Gifts of Work and Rest

    by Glynnis Whitwer | Read by Nan McNamara

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    In this Bible-based guide to balancing busyness and self-preservation, narrator Nan McNamara's polished speaking style works well with Whitwer's advice but sounds less suited to the author's personal stories and disclosures. Nonetheless, McNamara sounds relaxed with this genre and the author's perspectives, and has created a companionable recording of this useful audiobook. The... Read More

  • WHEN THE SOUL LISTENS

    WHEN THE SOUL LISTENS Finding Rest and Direction in Contemplative Prayer

    by Jan Johnson | Read by Sarah Zimmerman

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Narrator Sarah Zimmerman guides listeners through Johnson's thought-provoking book on contemplative prayer with a clarity that invites action. Her tempo and tone signal listeners of coming shifts in the author's train of thought. Furthermore, her delivery accurately reflects the author's use of emphasis in putting forth complicated ideas. Though many books of this type work... Read More

  • PRAYING THE BIBLE

    PRAYING THE BIBLE

    by Donald Whitney | Read by Donald Whitney

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    The author has taught the content of this book for over a decade as an itinerant speaker and even longer as a seminary professor. Dr. Donald S. Whitney adds the seasoned voice of experience to his own work on prayer that is structured around the words of the Bible. Having witnessed the profound impact of this method of praying, his narration style inspires the listener to want... Read More

  • 12 WAYS YOUR PHONE IS CHANGING YOU

    12 WAYS YOUR PHONE IS CHANGING YOU

    by Tony Reinke | Read by Tom Parks

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Contemporary Culture

    Tom Parks narrates one of the more thought-provoking books on cell phone usage with a flair that keeps the listener wanting to hear more. With the smartphone now so ubiquitous in our lives, we need to pause for a moment to consider how we ought to respond generally as users and specifically as Christians who use smartphones. Parks offers great pacing and vocal inflection as he... Read More

  • LIFE IN COMMUNITY

    LIFE IN COMMUNITY Joining Together to Display the Gospel

    by Dustin Willis | Read by Tom Parks

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Loneliness--we all struggle with it. Tom Parks narrates this biblically saturated message on the importance of community with a zeal that underscores its importance. His enthusiasm throughout the audiobook highlights the joy that is experienced with true fellowship. Yet he balances this excitement with a sad tone when identifying the effects of not being involved in community.... Read More

  • UNASHAMED

    UNASHAMED

    by LeCrae Moore | Read by Lecrae Moore

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    Lecrae Moore's raw approach to writing and rapping is expressed through his reading style of his autobiography. As a professional hip-hop artist, he knows how much work it takes to recount a true story that is stranger than fiction. As a man who now strives to be real with both God and people, he narrates in an honest tone, allowing his fear and anger and loneliness and longing... Read More

  • ADORNED

    ADORNED Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together

    by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth | Read by Leslie Basham

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Narrator Leslie Basham does a spectacular job narrating what amounts to an inductive Bible study. Using the analogy of a woman's wedding day and referencing the biblical book of Titus, Wolgemuth explains what it means to be a model woman today. Basham's ability to make clear the many subheadings throughout each chapter is noticeable for all the right reasons and enables the... Read More

  • CHURCH HISTORY 101

    CHURCH HISTORY 101 The Highlights of Twenty Centuries

    by Sinclair B. Ferguson, Joel R. Beeke, Michael A.G. Haykin | Read by Derek Perkins

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Derek Perkins seems to accomplish the impossible with his narration of this audiobook, written by three noted theologians. Whether it is his British accent or his professorial presentation, Perkins expertly renders this brief historical overview of the first two millennia of the Christian church, making for an exciting audio experience. Through this broad account of events in... Read More

  • GRACE IS GREATER

    GRACE IS GREATER God's Plan to Overcome Your Past, Redeem Your Pain, and Rewrite Your Story

    by Kyle Idleman | Read by Kyle Idleman

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    Pastor Kyle Idleman shares inspirational stories and scripture to illustrate how God's grace is a powerful, never-ending force that can be harnessed in overcoming life's biggest challenges. As narrator, Idleman has a gentle and caring tone. His message on using God's grace as a both a comfort and a source of strength is vocalized clearly and calmly, without judgment or harsh... Read More

  • BETWEEN HEAVEN & THE REAL WORLD

    BETWEEN HEAVEN & THE REAL WORLD My Story

    by Steven Curtis Chapman, Ken Abraham | Read by Paul Michael

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    Christian music star Steven Curtis Chapman's life story starts out with an ordinary childhood in Paducah, Kentucky. But even at the beginning, narrator Paul Michael's tone suggests awe at the musical career that Chapman developed as an adult. Michael excels at capturing Chapman's humility and wry humor. Listeners will smile as he recounts Chapman's struggles with a pre-med... Read More

  • TELL SOMEONE

    TELL SOMEONE You Can Share the Good News

    by Greg Laurie | Read by P.J. Ochlan

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    P.J. Ochlan narrates Pastor Greg Laurie's evangelistic work with interest and emotion. Though the audiobook is basically an introduction to the hows and whys of evangelism, Ochlan offers a personal touch by adopting the work as his own. His approach helps the listener understand the urgency of sharing one's faith with anyone who will listen. The material can be devoured in one... Read More

  • FINDING GOD IN THE RUINS

    FINDING GOD IN THE RUINS How God Redeems Pain

    by Matt Bays | Read by Matt Bays

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Listening to Matt Bays share his life's journey, listeners will be captivated with the raw emotion streaming through their speakers. Many Christians will relate to his wrestling with ideas that he views as moral therapeutic deism pretending to be Christianity. In doing so, he struggles with the questions of who God is and how He redeems the trials and tragedies of life.... Read More

  • RISEN

    RISEN The Novelization of the Major Motion Picture

    by Angela Hunt | Read by P.J. Ochlan, Alana Kerr

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Inspirational Fiction

    Two narrators give this audiobook clear, enthusiastic, performances as they tell the story of a Roman tribune named Clavius, who has been charged with keeping the body of Jesus hidden from radical followers after his soul has been resurrected. The story also concerns a Jewish widow named Rachel who joins Clavius on his mission. P.J. Ochlan and Alana Kerr make each point of view... Read More

  • BOY BORN DEAD

    BOY BORN DEAD A Story of Friendship, Courage, and Triumph

    by David Ring, David Wideman, John Driver | Read by Paul Michael

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    Narrator Paul Michael passionately conveys the painful but ultimately uplifting story of David Ring, who developed cerebral palsy at birth after having been declared dead and deprived of oxygen for 18 minutes. The remarkable story is flawlessly recounted by Ring's friend David Wideman, who intervened when classmates at Ring’s new school were beating him. Michael brings... Read More

  • A FALL OF MARIGOLDS

    by Susan Meissner | Read by Tavia Gilbert

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Two New York women with similar stories--separated by a century-- are richly portrayed by Tavia Gilbert. In September 1911, Clara, a nurse on Ellis Island, is heartbroken over the death of her beloved in a factory fire. One hundred years later, Taryn is devastated to learn that her husband was a victim of the Twin Towers collapse. Gilbert voices both women straightforwardly and... Read More

  • SIDE BY SIDE

    SIDE BY SIDE Walking with Others in Wisdom and Love

    Earphones Award Winner

    by Edward T. Welch | Read by Arthur Morey

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    In simple language, this audiobook provides listeners with practical, Christian-based ways to bring friends or family members to awareness of a problem and provide some direction in getting it resolved. Narrator Arthur Morey’s smooth and gentle tone demonstrates how to create an atmosphere of warmth and calm that will invite a troubled person to confide his or her difficulty,... Read More

  • TEACH US TO WANT

    TEACH US TO WANT Longing, Ambition and the Life of Faith

    Earphones Award Winner

    by Jen Pollock Michel | Read by Karyn O'Bryant

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    In this audiobook on human desires, the author intersperses extensive doses of Christian logic with autobiographical anecdotes of her own experiences with errant desires. Her thesis that desires are God given and, therefore, have the potential for good is expertly handled by narrator Karyn O’Bryant. As the mother of five children, Michel has had her share of errant desires.... Read More

  • TORTURED FOR CHRIST

    TORTURED FOR CHRIST

    by Richard Wurmbrand | Read by Alex Rotaru

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    Countless Christians have read this well-known book about the persecution of Christians in Communist Romania. Many more haven't read it but have it sitting on their shelf in hopes of reading it someday. Thankfully, Alex Rotaru has expertly recorded this modern classic so that everyone can now "read" while they walk or drive. Rotaru's tempo and pace genuinely reflect the gravity... Read More

  • POSSIBLE

    POSSIBLE A Blueprint for Changing How We Change the World

    by Stephan Bauman | Read by Grover Gardner

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Everyone wants to change the world, most for the better of humankind. But the question remains: Can one person change the world? The answer according to Stephan Bauman, as narrated by Grover Gardner, is a solid yes, this is possible. Clearly a Christian, Bauman offers a blueprint that relies heavily on a pragmatism that avoids the biblical teaching of the necessity of the... Read More

  • THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

    THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

    Earphones Award Winner

    by Mark Twain | Read by Robin Field

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Classics

    Narrator Robin Field magnificently captures the tone and rhythm of Mark Twain’s classic novel. Most challenging for any narrator is the reproduction of the dialects, dramatic emphasis, and accents that are essential to the story, which on the surface is merely a journey down the Mississippi but, in truth, explores the coming-of-age of an “uncivilized” boy. Added reverb to some... Read More

  • EVERYONE'S A THEOLOGIAN

    EVERYONE'S A THEOLOGIAN An Introduction to Systematic Theology

    by R.C. Sproul | Read by Grover Gardner

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Grover Gardner, a familiar voice for works on theology, narrates this audiobook with a clear awareness of the weight of its subject matter. What’s more, he offers a delivery of this layman's work with a conversational style that enables the listener to actively engage with it. At the same time, he empowers the listener to meditate on the doctrines discussed. With more 60... Read More

  • PRESCRIPTION FOR LIFE Three Simple Strategies to Live Younger Longer

    by Richard Furman | Read by Sean Runnette

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Personal Growth

    Narrator Sean Runnette employs a serious tone to describe Dr. Furman's surgical experiences with clogged hearts and diseased arteries, which led to exhaustive research of his patients' lifestyles. In a gravelly voice, Runnette captures the doctor's stunning findings on diet and exercise that can increase a person's lifespan by 7 to 14 years. Runnette switches to a more... Read More

  • HOPE RUNS An American Tourist, a Kenyan Boy, a Journey of Redemption

    by Claire Diaz-Ortiz, Sammy Ikua Gachaqua | Read by Tavia Gilbert

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    Tavia Gilbert brings a soft, feminine tone to this double memoir about Christian charity work in Kenya. Sammy Ikua Gachagua describes his life growing up in a Christian orphanage. Claire Diaz-Ortiz tells of traveling to Kenya and meeting Sammy as part of her missionary work. Later, Claire returns to the orphanage to train marathon runners through her own charity Hope Runs,... Read More

  • ROAR: THE CONSERVATIVE WOMAN SPEAKS OUT

    by Scottie Nell Hughes | Read by Scottie Nell Hughes

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    The conservative journalist and Tea Party correspondent renders her own work with skill, except for its opening lines. There she aims for humor in her portrayal of liberal women and why they make her "roar"; instead she sounds shrill and condescending. However, her passion is evident and her commentary incisive and honest when she delivers her views on gun rights, the war on... Read More

  • THE HOLY LAND KEY Unlocking End-Times Prophecy Through the Lives of God's People in Israel

    by Ray Bentley, Genevieve Gilespie | Read by Ray Bentley

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Author Ray Bentley narrates his own work with skill. His focus is the Jewish connection to prophecy as viewed through the lens of God's unbroken relationship with the Jewish people. He provides a compelling characterization of Isaac, God's promised son, and Ishmael, the handmaiden's son, and their ancient conflict, which continues to play out in the Middle East today. Bentley's... Read More

  • HE WINS, SHE WINS Learning the Art of Marital Negotiation

    by Willard Harley | Read by Willard Harley

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Personal Growth

    People often give up on their marriages because they don't know how to negotiate their differences, says an amiable counselor with an optimistic tone and smooth voice. Though his pacing is slow, author-narrator Harley's authentic phrasing captures every nuance in his deceptively simple message. He says that husbands and wives must work every day to nurture their love so that... Read More

  • AHA The God Moment That Changes Everything

    by Kyle Idleman | Read by Kirby Heyborne

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    Narrator Kirby Heyborne's clear, steady pace allows listeners to contemplate the three elements Pastor Idleman says are needed to develop a more intimate relationship with God, thus improving their lives. Heyborne emphasizes each "aha" testimony, pausing in places to support Idleman's pleas for listeners to question their faults and seize opportunities to improve. Heyborne's... Read More

  • ECHOES OF AN ANGEL

    ECHOES OF AN ANGEL The Miraculous True Story of a Boy Who Lost His Eyes but Could Still See

    by Aquanetta Gordon, Chris Macias | Read by Robin Miles

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    Robin Miles perfectly renders the miraculous story of a boy who could "see with sound." When Ben's eyes were removed at age 2 because of a rare cancer, his mother encouraged him to "see" with his senses of smell, touch, and sound. She soon overheard Ben make clicking sounds that alarmed her. The doctors said Ben had mastered the rare art of human echolocation, which taught him... Read More

  • SECRET THOUGHTS OF AN UNLIKELY CONVERT An English Professor's Journey into Christian Faith

    by Rosaria Champagne Butterfield | Read by Rosaria Champagne Butterfield

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    The author, formerly a college professor and radical gay and lesbian activist, is now a pastor's wife and children's advocate. Narrating her own work with skill, she describes her life-transforming acceptance of Christ and conversion to Christian principles. She gives a nuanced portrayal of the Reformed Presbyterian pastor who lovingly challenged her to examine her beliefs... Read More

  • THE ADVOCATE

    by Randy Singer | Read by David Cochran Heath

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Historical Fiction

    This historical fiction packs a powerful punch for listeners, especially those who are Christians. Theophilus, a person mentioned only twice in the Bible, becomes the conduit through which the author creates 1st century Rome and the beginnings of the Christian Church. Narrator David Cochran Heath effectively captures the young Theophilus and his family as he climbs the rungs of... Read More

  • BLOOD MOONS RISING Bible Prophecy, Isreal, and the Four Blood Moons

    by Mark Hitchcock | Read by Tom Parks

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Tom Parks delivers a deft narration of Hitchcock's beliefs on Bible prophecy. Parks's clear delivery of the parallels Hitchcock draws between his own work and Pastor John Hagee's FOUR BLOOD MOONS offers a convincing critique of Hagee's interpretive methods. Parks carefully articulates Hitchcock's analysis of the two major problems with the blood moon prophecy. As the author... Read More

  • LEADERSHIP SECRETS OF THE SALVATION ARMY

    by Robert Watson, Ben Brown | Read by Bob Souer

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Business & Finance

    Although many people view the Salvation Army merely as the charity that stations its "soldiers" outside malls during the Christmas season, this audiobook demonstrates that its growth is the result of many factors, including the organization's leadership style. Narrator Bob Souer skillfully brings the Army's values to audio, avoiding a preachy tone. Listeners will discover that... Read More

  • I AM A CHURCH MEMBER Discovering the Attitude that Makes the Difference

    by Thom S. Rainer | Read by Ray Porter

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    Ray Porter puts a fresh spin on a topic rarely covered in Christian homilies: how to be a good church member. His performance in this audiobook is entertaining, though it may make some church members uncomfortable. He mimics church members' excuses for not including service in their membership. One can hear the mock whine of the weekly church attendee who gives nothing back yet... Read More

  • CALL TO RESURGENCE Will Christianity Have a Funeral or a Future

    by Mark Driscoll | Read by Mike Chamberlain

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Narrator Mike Chamberlain compellingly presents Pastor Driscoll's opinion that America is a post-Christian culture in need of revival. He engages the listener's interest in Driscoll's thought-provoking statistics: Only eight percent of the nation practices true evangelical faith, reads the Bible, prays, and belongs to a community of faith, a downward trend never seen before.... Read More

  • VISIONEERING God's Blueprint for Developing and Maintaining Vision

    by Andy Stanley | Read by Lloyd James

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    Lloyd James's pleasing voice and conversational phrasing capture Stanley's message on why vision--seeing a mental picture of what can be--is the foundation of excellence in leadership. Stanley's Christian-based theory comes from the biblical book of Nehemiah the prophet. James delivers fascinating parallels drawn from Nehemiah's struggles with a workforce that lacked vision... Read More

  • PASSION FOR GOD The Spiritual Journey of A.W. Tozer

    by Lyle W. Dorsett | Read by Arthur Morey

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    Dorsett's account of Tozer's life captures the simplicity, loneliness, and gifted preaching of a unique and talented author, pastor, and teacher whom we know as a spiritual giant. Arthur Morey's versatile range and vocal skill portray Tozer's quirky dress habits and style of "anointed finger-pointing preaching" with skill. The descriptions of the "praying pants" Tozer changed... Read More

  • SAVING SAILOR

    by Renee Riva | Read by Sylvia Durham

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Fiction

    When 10-year-old A.J. and her dog, Sailor, spend summer vacation on an island with her Italian-Catholic family, she adopts a Southern accent that drives her family crazy. However, her brother's teen friend, Danny, thinks she sounds cute, and they often meet to talk about life, God, and the stars on a favorite beach. Sylvia Durham's versatile range and skill capture A.J.'s... Read More

  • DISCOVERING THE CITY OF SODOM The Fascinating, True Account of the Discovery of the Old Testament's Most Infamous City

    by Stevens Collins, Latayne C. Scott | Read by Sean Runnette

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    History/ Contemporary Culture

    Sean Runnette narrates the story of Collins’s discovery of the ancient city of Sodom and how he used the Bible as his guide to find it. Runnette perfectly renders the frustration of Collins’s initial searches before he decides to follow geographical clues from the Bible. He captures Collins’s contagious excitement when the search grid narrows to the Kikkar of Jordan, then to... Read More

  • COMMUNICATING FOR A CHANGE Seven Keys to Irresistable Communication

    by Andy Stanley | Read by Lloyd James

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Lloyd James’s delivery of Stanley’s entertaining parable about public speaking is hard to turn off. In it, a preacher learns from a trucker how to deliver creative messages in powerful, life-changing ways. James fully captures Stanley’s seven concepts of effective communication—from knowing where you’re headed, the premise of your message, to using “turn signals,” transition... Read More

  • NEXT GENERATION LEADER 5 Essentials for Those Who Will Shape the Future

    by Andy Stanley | Read by Lloyd James

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Personal Growth

    This audio covers ground well represented in other business books, but Andy Stanley’s companionable writing and a strong performance by Lloyd James make these ideas sound fresh and appealing. Moving through this material with the same casual thoughtfulness that makes Stanley’s books so popular, James makes this wisdom accessible and memorable. The author’s five leadership... Read More

  • THE BLESSED WOMAN Learning About Grace from the Women of the Bible

    by Debbie Morris | Read by Debbie Morris

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    Debbie Morris reads her own work in a soft voice with a slight Southern accent that adds warmth to her stories of 12 biblical women used by God in spite of their inadequacies. Narratives include accounts of Eve, Mary, Hannah, Naomi, and eight other notable women of faith, as well as their life lessons and spiritual journeys. Morris captures their inspirational examples with... Read More

  • 52 THINGS DAUGHTERS NEED FROM THEIR DADS

    52 THINGS DAUGHTERS NEED FROM THEIR DADS What Fathers Can Do To Build a Lasting Relationship

    by Jay Payleitner | Read by Jay Payleitner

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Personal Growth

    The author’s striking enthusiasm is the star in this memorable guide to father-daughter relationships. Complete with occasional Bible references, his ideas apply to daughters of all ages and run the gamut from simple things we forget to say like “you make me proud” to the suggestion that dads keep a dialogue going about the cultural pressures women face today. Other chapters... Read More

  • FREEDOM OF SELF-FORGETFULNESS The Path to True Christian Joy

    by Timothy Keller | Read by Grover Gardner

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    Keller contrasts what he calls "gospel humility" with selfish pride, which he believes is the natural condition of the human ego. He believes ego-driven pride is the underlying cause of most social ills, an idea that is contrary to popular thinking that says low self-esteem is at the root of our social problems. Grover Gardner crisply delivers the author's ideas on how to... Read More

  • BECAUSE HE LOVES ME How Christ Transforms Our Daily Life

    by Elyse M. Fitzpatrick | Read by Renee Raudman

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Bible counselor Elyse Fitzpatrick explores "spiritual identity" and asks if Jesus has been "left behind" in the general pursuit of godliness. She says if we aren't certain of our identity in Christ, we have "spiritual identity amnesia," and the salvation message is simply a set of facts to believe in order to be saved. Raudman's soft, clear voice describes a scriptural... Read More

  • FOR MARRIED MEN ONLY Three Principles for Loving Your Wife

    by Tony Evans | Read by Mirron Willis

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    [Editors' Note: The following is a combined review with FOR MARRIED WOMEN ONLY.]--Mirron Willis's narration style has a formal edge in these compact productions: His clarity and intensity are arresting. Yet he also connects with listeners with his thoughtful phrasing and palpable focus on delivering helpful advice. The biblical marriage roles that Pastor Tony Evans describes... Read More

  • FOR MARRIED WOMEN ONLY Three Principles for Honoring Your Husband

    by Tony Evans | Read by Mirron Willis

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    [Editors' Note: The following is a combined review with FOR MARRIED WOMEN ONLY.]--Mirron Willis's narration style has a formal edge in these compact productions: His clarity and intensity are arresting. Yet he also connects with listeners with his thoughtful phrasing and palpable focus on delivering helpful advice. The biblical marriage roles that Pastor Tony Evans describes... Read More

  • HAPPINESS IS A CHOICE New Ways to Enhance Joy and Meaning in Your Life

    by Frank Minirth, Paul Meier | Read by Gabriel Travesser

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Written in 1978 and updated in 2013, this book sprinkled with Bible verses presents depression and anxiety in the context of sin and alienation from God. It advocates the treatment of depression with Christian counseling and, in some cases, medication. The book is addressed to those with depression and those who may have family members and friends who suffer from it. Gabriel... Read More

  • HIS LOVE ENDURES FOREVER

    by Beth Wiseman | Read by Kirsten Potter

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Fiction

    Wiseman concludes the Land of Canaan series with 18-year-old "Englischer" Danielle and her unexpected pregnancy. Even though Danielle knows the baby's father has been planning to leave the Amish faith, she prays he will marry her instead and is shocked and humiliated when he wants nothing to do with her or the baby. Kirsten Potter's sweet, melodic voice captures Danielle's... Read More

  • THE KINGDOM A Novel (Cheveis Triology Book 3)

    by Bryan M. Litfin | Read by Ray Porter

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Young Adult

    Ray Porter's skillful narration, delivered with chilling authenticity, captures a post-nuclear world without technology and modern conveniences in the epic conclusion to the Chiveis Trilogy. His portrayal of war, kidnapping, human sacrifice, exiles, monstrous villains, Christian faith, and the discovery of the Sacred Writings of the one true God is filled with suspense as... Read More

  • CALLED TO THE FIRE A Witness for God in Mississippi; The Story of Dr. Charles Johnson

    Earphones Award Winner

    by Cheston M. Bush | Read by David Cochran Heath

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    Like a reluctant Old Testament prophet, the Reverend Charles Johnson resisted going to serve as pastor of a small church in Meridian, Mississippi, in the early years of the Civil Rights struggle. But, ultimately, he felt God was calling him and would protect him. He went on to serve God and the cause of human rights with distinction. This concise biography captures his... Read More

  • I STILL BELIEVE

    by Jeremy Camp, David Thomas | Read by Adam Verner

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    Jeremy Camp's memoir recounts the story of his spiritual journey and his Christian music. He reveals his difficult past and how his faith has helped him become stronger as an individual and as a musician. Narrator Adam Verner carefully parses Camp's memoir, giving expressive emotion to the pivotal moments of Camp's early life. His peaceful and tranquil voice provides... Read More

  • LETTER FROM BIRMINGHAM JAIL

    LETTER FROM BIRMINGHAM JAIL

    by Martin Luther King, Jr. | Read by Dion Graham

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    April 1963 found Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., jailed in Birmingham, Alabama, for his leadership role in a Civil Rights protest there. Eight local religious leaders publicly admonished him for his participation, saying that it was particularly unseemly for a clergyman. The eloquence of the response King wrote from his cell, in which he defended "nonviolent, direct action"... Read More

  • ANNA AND THE KING OF SIAM

    ANNA AND THE KING OF SIAM The Book That Inspired the Musical and Film The King and I

    Earphones Award Winner

    by Margaret Landon | Read by Anne Flosnik

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Historical Fiction

    Enter the exotic world of Siam (Thailand) as seen through the words of Anna Leanowens, who teaches the children and wives of the King of Siam S.S.P.P. Maha Mongkut. Anne Flosnik narrates this charming story full of vignettes about the various characters in the harem, the palace, and nestled along the river in Bangkok. Flosnik flawlessly delivers the complicated Asian names.... Read More

  • SEEING THROUGH THE FOG Hope When Your World Falls Apart

    by Ed Dobson | Read by Arthur Morey

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Arthur Morey delivers Pastor Ed Dobson's memoir of his struggle with Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS). With sensitivity Morey relates Dobson's story of faith, forgiveness, and emotional honesty. Morey even uses subtle humor as Dobson recounts trying to live like a Jew for a year and and then trying to think like Jesus with the gospel as his guide. However, it's when Dobson literally... Read More

  • WHEREVER I WIND UP My Quest for Truth, Authenticity and the Perfect

    by R.A. Dickey, Wayne Coffey | Read by Ben Hunter

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    This book chronicles R.A. Dickey's path from "phenom" (baseball-ese for a hot, young prospect) to minor league hanger-on to Big League success story. Dickey succeeds through perseverance, belief in himself, and reliance on his Christian faith. It's a compelling story, and narrator Ben Hunter has an engaging style that the listener easily can believe is the author's voice. But... Read More

  • THE GIFT A Horse, a Boy, and a Miracle of Love

    by Lauraine Snelling | Read by Arielle deLisle

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Fiction

    Gruff, lonely, and wise "Mac" McNeally places an ad seeking someone to provide companionship for his daughter's horse. The ad is answered by a recent widow, the overprotective mother of a young son who has not spoken since the death of his father, a soldier. Nothing short of divine intervention can be credited with the result. Arielle deLisle smoothly transitions between the... Read More

  • THE 3-MINUTE DIFFERENCE ALTER Your Health, Money and Relationships Without Changing Who You Are

    by Wayne Nance, William Hendricks, J. Keet Lewis | Read by David Cochran Heath

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Personal Growth

    David Heath's easygoing performance makes every idea in this discussion sound fresh and ready to implement. His phrasing and timing are naturally unerring, and he sounds personally connected to the ebb and flow of the writing. The authors tackle life's "big three" challenges by helping us start with who we are A short survey identifies our dominant operating/learning style... Read More

  • GROWING UP AMISH A Memoir

    by Ira Wagler | Read by Adam Verner

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    Adam Verner portrays Wagler's Old Order Amish family and its strict rules in this heartwarming memoir. The story begins with Wagler's rumspringa, the Amish rite of passage in which boys experience the outside world. Verner richly characterizes Wagler's journey of self-discovery, in particular the naïveté and torment that leads to his life-changing decision to leave the Amish... Read More

  • JESUS + NOTHING = EVERYTHING

    by Tullian Tchividjian | Read by Adam Verner

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Billy Graham’s grandson, Tullian Tchividjian, was asked to merge his successful church in Florida with Dr. James Kennedy’s historic Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church. This difficult event taught the young pastor the reality of Jesus, which he emphasizes in this collection of sermons preached from the Book of Colossians. Adam Verner’s compelling narration captures the anguish of a... Read More

  • EXPLICIT GOSPEL

    by Matt Chandler, Jared C. Wilson | Read by David Cochran Heath

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Pastor Chandler, a minister in Dallas, Texas, fears the message of the gospel has been watered down. Some preachers, Chandler believes, focus on a Christianity that is more about cultural identity than what the old-school gospel message really means. Narrator David Heath delivers Chandler’s three-part message at a thoughtful pace. The first part, about God’s holiness and the... Read More

  • FEARLESS

    FEARLESS The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown

    by Eric Blehm | Read by Paul Michael

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    In a measured and deliberate reading, Paul Michael recounts the story of Navy SEAL Adam Brown, who was killed in action in August 2010 in Afghanistan. Blehm, whose previous work, THE ONLY THING WORTH DYING FOR‚ describes the Green Berets in action at the beginning of the Afghan campaign in 2001, was able to interview Brown’s family and friends and gain access to the very closed... Read More

  • RESOLVING EVERYDAY CONFLICT

    by Ken Sande, Kevin Johnson | Read by Maurice England

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    The down-home voice of narrator Maurice England is a suitable match for the down-home writing style of authors Ken Sande and Kevin Johnson. Their book is written as a self-help book for Christians who are interested in working through conflicts at home, in the workplace, and wherever else they come up. England reads in a simple and easy-to-follow style that keeps the listener’s... Read More

  • ALL IS GRACE A Ragamuffin Memoir

    by Brennan Manning, John Blasé | Read by Maurice England

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    In honest and sincere tones, Maurice England narrates the equally honest and sincere memoir of Father Brennan Manning. ALL IS GRACE is a satisfying look back at a lifetime of conquests and failures. In England’s gravelly voice, one hears something of Manning’s age, his wisdom, and, at times, even his regrets. Sometimes it’s a story about wrestling with inner demons, including... Read More

  • BRIDGE TO A DISTANT STAR

    by Carolyn Williford | Read by Tavia Gilbert

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Inspirational Fiction

    This fictionalized narrative of the actual 1980s Sunshine Skyway Bridge collapse opens with stormy sound effects and vivid action before continuing with stories of those caught in the tragic event. Tavia Gilbert delivers an accomplished portrayal of three separate families, including their problems and what brought them to cross the bridge span. Characters run the gamut from a... Read More

  • THE TOUCH

    by Randall Wallace | Read by Paul Michael

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Inspirational Fiction

    Paul Michael’s solemn voice conveys the emotional conflicts of Dr. Andrew Jones and the complex, intelligent character of Dr. Lara Blair. When Jones fails to surgically save his fiancée’s life after a car crash, he fears he’s lost “the touch”—until he falls in love with Blair, a biomedical engineering laboratory owner with a personal motive for getting Jones to perform a... Read More

  • WHAT IS THE MISSION OF THE CHURCH? Making Sense of Social Justice, Shalom and the Great Commission

    by Kevin DeYoung, Greg Gilbert | Read by Adam Verner

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Evangelical pastors Kevin DeYoung and Greg Gilbert give us a book written, as they point out, for other pastors. Narrator Adam Verner conveys passion for the subject of the church’s mission to spread the gospel, and he seems to read with intent to convince listeners of the same. His narration, though fervent, is not too preachy and fits the subject matter. However, the authors... Read More

  • REAL MARRIAGE The Truth About Sex, Friendship, and Life Together

    by Mark Driscoll, Grace Driscoll | Read by William Dufris, Tavia Gilbert

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    With honesty and energy, William Dufris delivers Pastor Mark Driscoll’s views on marriage, marital friendship and headship, sin, his wife’s sexual problems, forgiveness, and pornography. In contrast, Tavia Gilbert’s delivery of wife Grace’s views on healing, pregnancy, sin, respect, and submission is somewhat jarring. Dufris narrates the male point of view, which is most of the... Read More

  • THE TRANSFORMING POWER OF THE GOSPEL

    by Jerry Bridges | Read by Ray Porter

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Ray Porter narrates this quintessential Bridges work with a passion that is only understood from a man who has spent a lifetime walking with the Lord, Jesus Christ. Bridges explains that the gospel is the only true power for our growth in godliness. Porter’s ability to match the author’s enthusiasm and conviction is evident as one listens to what may be the culmination of... Read More

  • FROM PEARL HARBOR TO CALVARY

    by Mitsuo Fuchida, Florence DeShazer | Read by Karl Choi

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    Karl Choi earnestly narrates this memoir of Mitsuo Fuchida’s journey from Samurai of the Emperor to Soldier of Christ. This short production was released to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. It’s a “three-fer”—there’s also an interview with Jacob DeShazer, who was a member of the “Doolittle Raid” and was shot down over Japan; a reading of... Read More

  • GOOD GRIEF

    by Granger Westbrook | Read by Arthur Morey

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Personal Growth

    This new recording of a classic book provides practical advice on navigating the universal stages of grief. Narrator Arthur Morey gives a hopeful and sensitive tone to a book on the serious topic of finding one’s way through these dark emotions. Granger Westbrook takes the listener through the 10 stages of grief using an abundance of anecdotal material, including stories from... Read More

  • I AM IN HERE The Journey of a Child with Autism Who Cannot Speak but Finds Her Voice

    by Elizabeth M. Bonker, Virginia G. Breen | Read by Cassandra Campbell

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    A child who cannot speak writes astonishing poetry. Cassandra Campbell sensitively delivers the story of Elizabeth Bonker’s amazing journey to overcome the grip of autism with the help of her dedicated mother, Virginia Breen. Campbell reads Elizabeth’s insightful poetry, which ends each chapter, in the bright, captivating voice of a young teen. Campbell also portrays her... Read More

  • SHOE BOX A Christmas Story

    by Francine Rivers | Read by Kate Reading

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Inspirational Fiction

    Kate Reading delivers Francine Rivers’s account of what inspired her to write THE SHOE BOX (A Christmas Story) and then sweetly transitions into the story. Timmy O’Leary is a 6-year-old foster child in the home of Mary and David Holmes. Curiously, he carries a shoe box with him everywhere. Reading projects a careful sense of wonder in each character who interacts with Timmy.... Read More

  • GOD WINS Heaven, Hell and Why the Good News is Better than Love Wins

    by Mark Galli | Read by Sean Runnette

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Sean Runnette brings an academic feel to Mark Galli's controversial book on the Christian doctrine of hell. In a direct response to LOVE WINS, by Rob Bell, Galli challenges listeners to embrace his manifesto to accept the biblical belief of a place of eternal suffering. Runnette's narration captures Galli's authoritative voice, weaving inflection into the storytelling and... Read More

  • THE ULTIMATE JOURNEY

    by Jim Stovall | Read by Paul Michael

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    THE ULTIMATE JOURNEY completes Stovall’s trilogy on billionaire Red Stevens—his death, legacy, and the life lessons he wants grandson Jason and bride Alexia to learn. The story is told through the voice of James, Red’s longtime limo driver and friend; Red’s diaries; and video recordings. Paul Michael’s compelling narration guides readers through Jason and Alexia’s twelve-month... Read More

  • SCRIPTURE AND THE AUTHORITY OF GOD

    by N.T. Wright | Read by James Adams

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    N.T. Wright’s latest work is an excellent academic resource that offers a wonderful history of how the Bible has been understood by the church. Still, the author uses this as a platform to push his own controversial views. James Adams reads in the way one would expect of an academic work—dryly. It’s difficult to inject personality into a topic like this, but Adams does his... Read More

  • LION OF BABYLON

    Earphones Award Winner

    by Davis Bunn | Read by Paul Boehmer

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Inspirational Fiction

    Bunn’s novel, which takes place amid the war in Iraq, keeps the listener riveted as it offers hope for a solution to ancient enmities that transcends both national and religious differences. Paul Boehmer narrates with a subtlety that must be experienced. His soft delivery at first seems at odds with a novel of war, but one soon realizes it’s appropriate as the main character is... Read More

  • REVISE US AGAIN

    by Frank Viola | Read by Adam Verner

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Frank Viola presents another inspirational book on Christian living, this one a collection of essays. Focusing on the personal spiritual walk of believers, Viola suggests that each person has a script to follow in the grand play of life. Narrator Adam Verner guides listeners in a well-composed voice. His moderate pace and calm delivery encourage listeners to take notes. Every... Read More

  • RITE OF PASSAGE A Father's Blessing

    by Jim McBride | Read by Arthur Morey

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Arthur Morey brings a suave voice to this lesson on parenthood. Jim McBride grew up in a traveling carnival family. He had his first job at the age of 7 and his own business by age of 9. Through these experiences McBride learned about life and business management but not, he says, how to be a man. It was later that he discovered the real meaning of adulthood—and fatherhood. In... Read More

  • SURRENDERED AND UNTAMED

    by Jason Clark | Read by Jason Clark

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Jason Clark delivers his own work with the meekness and gruffness one might expect from his title. He pulls no punches as he shares the challenges he faces to consistently walk the Christian walk, in addition to talking the talk. As a person who views himself as still learning, Clark dares his listeners to live a life in complete submission to the Lord. He argues that this can... Read More

  • ORDINARY PEOPLE, EXTRAORDINARY POWER

    by John Eckhardt | Read by Mirron Willis

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    In John Eckhardt’s work, we find an apologetic for the current apostolic movement taking place within Christiandom. In siding with the charismatics, Eckhardt believes that what is most needed is the restoration of the apostolic office in the church today. The pleasure of this audiobook is Mirron Willis’s ability to narrate with great care. His tone is both measured and... Read More

  • A TALE OF THREE KINGS

    by Gene Edwards | Read by Paul Michael

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Inspirational Fiction

    Paul Michael offers a theatrical rendition of Gene Edwards’s work. Writing in the early ‘80s in response to the authoritarian movement taking place within Christendom, Edwards creatively retells the biblical accounts of the Old Testament kings Saul, David, and Absalom. In so doing, he offers wise suggestions as to how one might better respond to a tough work or life situation.... Read More

  • THE PASTOR

    by Eugene Peterson | Read by Arthur Morey

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    Peterson, a pastor, is best known for his book THE MESSAGE. Here his memoir offers an inside look at his own life. In particular, he writes of his early years and how they impacted him in his ministerial life. Arthur Morey offers a respectable reading of this work though it won’t engage someone who is not interested in Peterson and his ministry. Expressing more emotion when... Read More

  • AMAZING LOVE

    by Corrie ten Boom | Read by Nadia May

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    Corrie ten Boom, concentration camp survivor and worldwide Christian missionary, shares her personal experiences, as she did in her works TRAMP FOR THE LORD and A HIDING PLACE. These 27 vignettes tell of her experiences spreading the gospel all over the world after the war. Nadia May recounts ten Boom's extraordinary life with ease and style. Reflecting ten Boom's Dutch... Read More

  • EXPERIENCING THE JOY

    by Stephanie Perry Moore | Read by Robin Miles

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Young Adult

    Yasmin is a teen triplet with one brother dead and the other in jail. Her coming-of-age story is set in the city projects, where she gains renewed confidence after graduating from the eighth grade. However, her newfound self-esteem is tested over the summer because of ongoing family drama and pervasive gang activity. Robin Miles portrays Yasmin and her friends with bright,... Read More

  • BROTHERHOOD

    by Jerry B. Jenkins | Read by Johnny Heller

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Inspirational Fiction

    In yet another example of genre-crossing, this police procedural is told from a Christian perspective. Jerry Jenkins introduces the listener to Boone Drake, and Johnny Heller narrates with affection and interest. He changes tone and pitch to accommodate the many characters throughout. What makes the story so fascinating is the real-life struggle of faith depicted in Drake,... Read More

  • PERMISSION TO SPEAK FREELY

    by Anne Jackson | Read by Anne Jackson

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    PERMISSION TO SPEAK FREELY follows a successful blog that brought the author worldwide attention when she encouraged her readers to create essays, poetry, and artwork expressing their secrets and fears. Jackson's own confessional reminisces about events and secrets of her life. Her youthful voice questions with passion and engages listeners. She shares her story in a... Read More

  • THE SLAVE ACROSS THE STREET The True Story of How an American Teen Survived the World of Human Trafficking

    by Theresa Flores | Read by Renee Raudman

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    Sex trafficking is a topic that many think relates only to conditions in Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe. Flores dispels that notion with the story of her exploitation as a teenager in the Detroit area. After being assaulted by a classmate, she was then blackmailed by his cousins—through threats of exposure and violence against her and her family—into performing as a sex... Read More

  • PRACTICE RESURRECTION

    by Eugene H. Peterson | Read by Grover Gardner

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Grover Gardner presents a straightforward rendition of Peterson’s discussion of his belief that the resurrected life was incarnate in Jesus Christ and remains so in us. While Gardner reads quickly, not taking much time to grab a breath or pause between topics, his delivery is clear, precise, and easy to understand. Nonetheless, it lacks embellishment and narrative drive. Those... Read More

  • ADOPTED FOR LIFE

    by Russell Moore | Read by Russell Moore

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    In narrating his book, Russell Moore sets forth the practical application of Christian doctrine on adoption. As one listens, one can hear how he wrestled with the deep truths of what the Bible says about adoption as well as how he has experienced the joy of living out the consequent implications of those truths. One quickly realizes that this audiobook is partly... Read More

  • MINISTRIES OF MERCY The Call of the Jericho Road

    by Tim Keller | Read by Sean Runnette

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Sean Runnette narrates with a somber tone that reflects the grave issues being discussed. The author offers numerous statistics showing that the government will no longer be able to help the needy and argues that Christian churches ought to step up and fill the gap, as commanded in scripture. Runnette also strikes a hopeful tone when sharing theological foundations and... Read More

  • TRAMP FOR THE LORD

    by Corrie ten Boom | Read by Nadia May

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Nadia May narrates TRAMP FOR THE LORD in a winsome and loving manner that would make Corrie ten Boom proud. This book is a sequel to the author’s biography, THE HIDING PLACE. May provides an introspective tone as she recounts the author’s life after a period spent in a concentration camp in Nazi Germany. May reads with inflection and sincerity, making evident the author’s... Read More

  • LEADERSHIP 101 What Every Leader Needs to Know

    by John C. Maxwell | Read by Sean Runnette

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Personal Growth

    Renowned leadership expert John C. Maxwell condenses his tried-and-true methods for sharpening one’s leadership skills in a succinct program derived from his book THE 21 IRREFUTABLE LAWS OF LEADERSHIP. In a composed presentation, narrator Sean Runnette outlines the rudiments every leader needs to know. Runnette takes listeners through personal examples and profiles of famous... Read More

  • SMALL FAITH, GREAT GOD

    by N.T. Wright | Read by James Adams

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Sermons are intended for listening, as James Adams’s narration of N.T. Wright’s book, created out of a series of sermons, shows. This classic from 1978 comes alive as Adams captures the well-known preacher’s cadences. Two chapters especially shine: the careful investigation of biblical text, “Faith in a Great God,” and the passionate passages of “Faith to Walk in the Dark.”... Read More

  • THE SHELTER OF GOD'S PROMISES

    Earphones Award Winner

    by Sheila Walsh | Read by Sheila Walsh

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    THE SHELTER OF GOD’S PROMISES is a tremendous introduction to living under the umbrella of the loving care of God, our Father. With feminine passion and tenderness, Sheila Walsh delivers her own work, which is aimed at women who are suffering. Her depth in applying biblical truths and principles is needed as much today as ever. With keen sensitivity, Walsh delivers a powerful... Read More

  • UNNAMED

    by Chris Travis | Read by Ray Porter

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Using stories from the Bible as references, the author shows how God uses ordinary men, women, and children today during the course of their lives. The people whose lives are used as examples from contemporary times all share one thing—they’re unnamed. Ray Porter narrates their stories with a good sense of timing and an effective use of pauses. In a tone of intimacy, he... Read More

  • THE MILLENNIALS

    by Thom Sam Rainer, Jess Rainer | Read by Ray Porter

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Thom Rainer pairs up with his Millennial son, Jess Rainer, to research and analyze the up-and-coming generation, the Millennials (born 1980-2000) from a Christian perspective. The resulting material can be a bit heavy on the statistics, but Ray Porter’s dynamic voice helps bring the numbers to life as the authors depict the mediating, change-driven, and family-oriented... Read More

  • HAPPY PRINCESS

    by Stephanie Perry Moore | Read by Deborah Raell

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Young Adult

    HAPPY PRINCESS is the fifth book in a Christian coming-of-age series about an African-American preteen named Carmen. Deborah Raell vividly portrays the characters as she relates the story from the young teen’s perspective. This particular book is focused on the changes happening to young Carmen’s body and emotions as she grows into womanhood and discovers that God has a purpose... Read More

  • CITY ON OUR KNEES If You Gotta Start Somewhere, Why Not Here

    by | Read by

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Christian rapper tobyMac clarifies the personal intention behind his album “City on Our Knees,” especially the title song. One has high expectations of the author’s narration of his own work. However, as a musician he has seemed to rely too much on digital enhancement, and this is a problem in his reading, as well. He is too focused on making the work sound like a text instead... Read More

  • HOME TONIGHT

    by Henri J.M. Nouwen | Read by Arthur Morey

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Narrator Arthur Morey interprets the author’s unique identification with the parable of the Prodigal Son in Luke. Morey captures the essence of Nouwen's personal breakdown and spiritual rebirth three years later, in particular the compelling insights he gained from affirming that God loves his earthly children in the same way He loves Jesus. Morey powerfully delivers Nouwen's... Read More

  • PRIMAL

    by Mark Batterson | Read by Mark Batterson

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    PRIMAL focuses on the separation of Christianity today from its primal roots. Mark Batterson believes that we need to celebrate God’s goodness without being distracted by the trappings of modern life. The author narrates the text, but his voice is not persuasive in communicating his beliefs. For one thing, he reads too slowly, as if to prevent even one word from being missed.... Read More

  • FINDING YOUR FAITH

    by Stephanie Perry Moore | Read by Robin Miles

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Young Adult

    Robin Miles delivers an entrancing narration of the first book in Moore’s new series, featuring African-American teen Yasmin Peace. Miles portrays Yasmin’s struggles with puberty and with recent losses in her close-knit family, especially the recent suicide of her brother. Differentiation of all the characters is one of Miles’s strong points, and she also takes care that... Read More

  • JESUS: THE ONLY WAY TO GOD

    by John Piper | Read by Dave Heath

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    This audiobook adds to the abundance of Christian theology books by Piper. David Heath accepts the challenge of delivering Piper's treatise and, in many ways, succeeds. He presents the text in a deep voice with clear diction and a slow place, an effort that seems uninspired at first. But this book is intended for those seriously interested in theological studies, and Heath... Read More

  • RADICAL Taking Back Your Faith From the American Dream

    by David Platt | Read by David Platt

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    RADICAL isn't the book you would expect from the youngest pastor of a megachurch in the U.S. Telling his own stories and those of others, the author delineates the difference between a Christian version of the American Dream and true biblical faith. Listening to this work is like hearing the frank tone of the pastor’s earnest pleas on a Sunday morning. This audiobook compels... Read More

  • A PLACE OF HEALING Wrestling with the Mysteries of Suffering, Pain, and God's Sovereignty

    by Joni Eareckson Tada | Read by Joni Eareckson Tada

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Sometimes a book read by the author can be a hit-or-miss listening experience. Even though an author may know how she meant something to be heard, she herself may not know how to deliver it that way. But this is not the case with Joni Eareckson Tada. She has a bright, clear, direct, and often-cheerful way of speaking that is always appropriate to the context. Tada, a... Read More

  • DON QUIXOTE

    by Miguel de Cervantes | Read by Johnny Heller

    ChristianAudio | Abridged
    Classics

    This version of de Cervantes’s seventeenth-century classic has been updated and abridged, making it easier listening for the modern ear. Even children can enjoy hearing the adventures—real and imaginary—of the self-proclaimed “Don Quixote de la Mancha.” Johnny Heller’s husky voice is especially good when intoning the naïve speech of Sancho Panza, the squire who agrees to join... Read More

  • PRAYERS: A PERSONAL SELECTION

    by Various Authors | Read by Michael York

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Listeners feel the emotional depths of each prayer as Michael York's voice rises to a crescendo of praise and then drops to a meditative tone. With a selection of 24 prayers ranging from various Bible passages from the King James version to well-known prayers like the Prayer of St. Francis and the Serenity Prayer, this production treats listeners to a variety of meditations... Read More

  • THE NEXT CHRISTIANS

    by Gabe Lyons | Read by Gabe Lyons

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Lyons, a well-known researcher and educator of Christians, exhorts believers to more fully engage with a spiritually diverse culture. His delivery is conversational yet vigorous. One can hear the sadness in his voice when he shares stories of Christian detachment from the culture. Conversely, one can feel his face light up with joy when he recounts stories of Christians... Read More

  • THE CHURCH OF FACEBOOK How the Wireless Generation is Redefining Community

    by Jesse Rice | Read by Adam Verner

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    The author looks at how faith affects Facebook and how Facebook affects faith. Narrator Adam Verner verbally paints the author’s picture of a culture obsessed with the creation of community through social media. In particular, Rice examines how this new sense of community might connect people in spiritual ways. Could the connections we build though social media become a new... Read More

  • THE MASTER PLAN OF EVANGELISM

    by Robert E. Coleman | Read by Scott Grunden

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    With a seamless narration Scott Grunden interprets the author's classic study on evangelism, which he has updated. Coleman explains why he has returned to the informal style of evangelism that Jesus used, which incorporates simple but profound biblical principles. Then he describes how Jesus selected a few men to spread the Good News of salvation, called the Great Commission.... Read More

  • A PRAYING LIFE Connecting with God in a Distracting World

    by Paul Miller | Read by Arthur Morey

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    With simple clarity Arthur Morey delivers the author's practical thoughts on prayer, emphasizing the commitment to and the practice of daily prayer. Miller says people make prayer their focus instead of communing with God and nurturing their relationship with Him while asking for His advice and help. He explores what motivates prayer, the practice of daily prayer, and the... Read More

  • RESPECTABLE SINS Confronting the Sins We Tolerate

    by Jerry Bridges | Read by John Haag

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    John Haag's rich vocal personality captures the author's thoughts on what he calls "respectable sins," which include gossip, anger, and pride. These deceptive sins are acceptable among conservative evangelicals, according to Bridges, even though the Bible is clear that all sin is sin. Haag narrates with conviction as the author explores the differences between the “big” sins... Read More

  • WHY MEN HATE GOING TO CHURCH

    by David Murrow | Read by Erik Synnestvedt

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Erik Synnestvedt clearly delivers the author’s cutting-edge work about why men dislike going to church. He matches voice to mood when Murrow discusses his belief that most churches today are female dominated, although led by males. Murrow believes churches cater to women when they should instead “embrace the masculine spirit.” Synnestvedt perfectly renders the author’s... Read More

  • PATCHED TOGETHER A Story of My Story

    by Brennan Manning | Read by Paul Michael

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Paul Michael narrates this three-part semiautobiographical story of Willie Juan with authenticity. Willie is an orphan boy with a bad leg and a body scarred by fire who is being raised by his grandmother, Calm Sunset, in the border town of Hopi, Mexico. Michael's impressive command of the story's subtleties captures Juan's three seasons of life, portrayed as "morning," his... Read More

  • GREAT LIVES: DAVID

    by Charles R. Swindoll | Read by Michael Kramer

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    The humble shepherd David later became the great King David, spoken of in the Bible. Michael Kramer contrasts young David's sins and poor choices with his later courage and devotion to God—which led to his being described as ''a man after God's own heart.'' After Kramer’s versatile range and skill depicts David’s mighty battle with Goliath, Swindoll advises listeners to use... Read More

  • JESUS LOVES YOU . . . THIS I KNOW

    by Craig Gross, Jason Harper | Read by Lloyd James

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Lloyd James’s effortless-sounding narrative and seamless personal anecdotes work together to demonstrate that Craig Gross and Jason Harper are not typical pastors. With a versatile vocal range, James recounts the story of the ministries that earned the men the name "porn pastors" as they work to spiritually help society's unwanted and unloved: panhandlers; shut-ins; porn stars;... Read More

  • JUMPING THROUGH FIRES The Gripping Story of One Man's Escape from Revolution to Redemption

    by David Nasser | Read by Lloyd James

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Lloyd James portrays the Nasser family's dangerous emigration from Iran to the United States in 1979. Young David and his family left to escape religious persecution, but David experiences another form of persecution from his high school peers in the U.S. James's depiction of David's early Muslim education provides a rich contrast to life in our culturally diverse nation. Once... Read More

  • THE OFFICIAL CHUCK NORRIS FACT BOOK 101 of Chuck's Favorite Facts and Stories

    by Chuck Norris | Read by Johnny Heller

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Contemporary Culture

    The only time Chuck Norris uses a stunt double is for crying scenes. That's one of the 101 Chuck Norris facts in his account of inspirational anecdotes and observations. Think of this as “Chicken Soup for the Chuck Fanatic,” an entertaining mix of health and business tips; life lessons; words of wisdom from Gandhi to Colbert; and true tales of Steve McQueen, Bruce Lee, and... Read More

  • FIELDS OF GRACE

    by Kim Vogel-Sawyer | Read by Traci Svensgaard

    ChristianAudio | Abridged
    Inspirational Fiction

    In 1872, when the Vogts discover their oldest son, Henrik, will be drafted into military service when he turns 18, they prepare to leave Russia to find new lives and religious freedom in America. Reinhardt Vogt's foster brother, Eli, joins them on the dangerous ocean voyage, along with the couple's three young sons. Traci Svensgaard gives an authentic sound to this historical... Read More

  • THE REFORMATION FOR ARMCHAIR THEOLOGANS

    by Glen S. Sunshine | Read by Kate Reading

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    This is one of a series of Armchair Theologians books, and it deserves a wide audience. It is, in equal parts, a history of the Protestant Reformation (1517-1648) and a discussion of the major religious differences in Christianity that spawned revolutions, world explorations, and the founding of the United States. The author has a wonderful sense of humor and respects the... Read More

  • CALVIN: "OF PRAYER" AND "THE CHRISTIAN LIFE" Selected Writings from The Institutes of the Christian Religion

    by John Calvin | Read by James Adams

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    The sixteenth-century French theologian John Calvin’s magnum opus was THE INSTITUTION OF CHRISTIAN RELIGION. These two chapters from that discourse offer biblical definitions on how to engage with God in prayer through "proper thought and attitude." James Adams’s academic sounding voice is an excellent fit. With perfect diction and timing he delivers Calvin’s ideas about why... Read More

  • REMEMBERING

    Earphones Award Winner

    by Wendell Berry | Read by Michael Kramer

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Fiction

    Andy Catlett's right hand has been cut off by a corn-picking machine. "Detached" might be a better description since the accident sends Andy into a state of general detachment and malaise. He travels to San Francisco to speak at a meeting of agricultural experts and as he roams the city streets at night, his missing hand becomes a portal into all things missing—love,... Read More

  • A WORLD LOST

    by Wendell Berry | Read by Michael Kramer

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Fiction

    Wendell Berry writes prose with the heart of a poet. The words of his novel evoke scenes and emotions the way good poetry does. As a result, this work translates well to audio. Berry takes the listener to Appalachian Kentucky in 1944, when the narrator's namesake, a black sheep uncle, is murdered. Now approaching his sixtieth birthday, the narrator still is coming to grips with... Read More

  • NATHAN COULTER

    by Wendell Berry | Read by Paul Michael

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Fiction

    Wendell Berry’s Port William series, set in rural Kentucky, involves the Coulter family and the farming community in which they live. The simplicity of young Nathan Coulter's coming-of-age story, which takes place upon the death of his grandfather, is compelling. Paul Michael's narration authentically captures Nathan’s sense of obligation, community, and love of the land. The... Read More

  • THE COST OF DISCIPLESHIP

    by Dietrich Bonhoeffer | Read by Paul Michael

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Bonhoeffer's classic text on the difference between cheap grace and costly faith calls upon the Christian Church to examine its faith in the light of scripture and not culture. Despite having been heavily influenced by the liberal and neo-orthodox German scholars of the early twentieth century (Tillich, Barth, Bultmann, for example), Bonhoeffer remains very orthodox in this... Read More

  • ORGANIC CHURCH Growing Faith Where Life Happens

    by Neil Cole | Read by Marc Cashman

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    For all his admonitions for more scripture reading and prayer, Neil Cole seems to have a skewed idea of what the Christian Church is (or should be). While Cole advises a healthy departure from the "Purpose-Driven" church model, this advice is paired with a dangerous emphasis on nontraditional church gatherings that misapplies a biblical understanding of church. And while books... Read More

  • MY FATHER, MAKER OF THE TREES How I Survived Rwandan Genocide

    by Eric Irivuzumugabe | Read by Dion Graham

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    As a 16-year-old, the author survived the 1994 Rwandan massacre when he climbed a cypress tree and remained there for 15 days without food or water as the slaughter spread throughout the country. The listener hears unforgettable stories of what he saw from his birds-eye view, including instances of children left for dead amid piles of bodies hacked beyond recognition by... Read More

  • HUMILITY True Greatness

    by C.J. Mahaney | Read by Sean Runnette

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    In this concise yet incisive work, C.J. Mahaney explores the concept of humility and offers easy-to-follow suggestions for how Christians can practice it more effectively in their own lives. Pride is never passive, he writes, so defeating it requires an intentional effort. The blessing that follows is God's abundant favor. Sean Runnette’s narration is smooth and... Read More

  • THE HEAVENLY MAN The Remarkable True Story of Chinese Christian Brother Yun

    by Brother Yun, Paul Hattaway | Read by Cristofer Jean, Jeany Park, Grover Gardner

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    "The world can do nothing to a Christian who has no fear of man," Brother Yun says as he tells the world about his trials as a leader in the Chinese house church movement. Brother Yun's testimony is read in a modest yet firm voice by Cristofer Jean. While soft-spoken, Jean conveys all the passion and pain in Yun's life as he hid from Chinese authorities or languished in prison,... Read More

  • GREAT LIVES: PAUL

    by Charles Swindoll | Read by Raymond Todd

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Author Charles Swindoll analyzes the Apostle Paul's character, providing ancient and current illustrations that listeners can use to examine their own lives. In a seamless delivery, narrator Raymond Todd portrays Paul's journey to Damascus, as described by Swindoll, during which he is blinded and then experiences the restoration of his eyesight by God. Then, as an example of... Read More

  • NOTES FROM THE UNDERGROUND

    by Fyodor Dostoyevsky | Read by Simon Vance

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Classics

    This mid-career novel (1864) by the Russian master is said to have prefigured the development of existentialist literature in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The book's first-person narrative, delivered here by Simon Vance, tells a story of bitterness, isolation, and alienation from society. The British-born Vance brings an effective mix of insouciance and... Read More

  • THE DIVINE COMEDY

    by Dante Alighieri | Read by Pam Ward

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Classics

    When Dante loses his way on the path of life, he finds himself on a journey through hell, purgatory, and heaven. Just as the poet Virgil and his beloved Beatrice lead Dante through the afterlife, narrator Pam Ward takes the listeners through the awe-inspiring cantos of this work. She gives voice to the array of characters, skillfully portraying both tortured souls and angelic... Read More

  • FROM ANGER TO INTIMACY How Forgiveness Can Transform Your Marriage

    by Gary Smalley, Ted Cunningham | Read by Lloyd James

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Personal Growth

    The boyish quality in Lloyd James's narrating style is easy enough to hear. He's believable as he modulates his pacing and tone to match the intensity of the writing. But his vocal tone sounds too naïve for an assertive relationship guide who asks couples to take charge of their anger and their reactions to anger. The authors base their lesson on the conventional wisdom of... Read More

  • THE GREAT EMERGENCE How Christianity is Changing and Why

    by Phyllis Tickle | Read by Pam Ward

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Pam Ward's deft reading style enhances Phyllis Tickle's discussion of current changes in fundamental Christianity, which she calls the "Great Emergence." The author's message comes from dialogues she has had with lay and ordained Christians since she became founding religion editor for PUBLISHERS WEEKLY in the 1990s. Ward seamlessly delivers the author’s rationale for this... Read More

  • JOHN CALVIN AND HIS PASSION FOR THE MAJESTY OF GOD

    by John Piper | Read by Michael Koontz

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    John Calvin holds an amazing place in history—he was born at the perfect time to move the Reformation forward. Indeed, it is his theology that is at the core of Protestant thinking, more so even than Martin Luther’s. In this short book, renowned theologian John Piper unfolds the underlying thought behind Calvin's magnum opus, THE INSTITUTES OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION. Michael... Read More

  • BLUE LIKE JAZZ Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality

    by Donald Miller | Read by Scott Brick

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    Donald Miller, who recently rose to national fame after giving a closing prayer at the 2008 Democratic National Convention, shows what many believe are the strengths and weaknesses of the "emerging church" movement. While his heart seems pointed in the right direction, his liberal influences bend the practice of his faith back toward man and away from God, raising more... Read More

  • AT THE SCENT OF WATER

    by Linda Nichols | Read by Traci Svensgaard

    ChristianAudio | Abridged
    Inspirational Fiction

    Traci Svensgaard's rich vocal personality captures the devastation that gifted heart surgeon Sam Truelove and his wife, Annie, feel over the loss of their young daughter, made worse because of Sam's tragic misdiagnosis. With bittersweet angst, Svensgaard portrays their separation, Sam's stress, his flawed priorities, and a second bad surgical decision that leaves another young... Read More

  • GOD'S SMUGGLER

    by Brother Andrew, Elizabeth Sherrill, John Sherrill | Read by Simon Vance

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Simon Vance gives an authenticity to Brother Andrew's true-life account of "working undercover for God” as he delivered thousands of Bibles to Communist countries in 1955, and beyond. Vance presents Andrew's heartfelt prayer at border crossings with a tone of genuine anxiety: "Do not let the guards see those things You do not want them to see." Vance’s soft voice and English... Read More

  • TELL IT SLANT A Conversation on the Language of Jesus in His Stories and Prayers

    by Eugene H. Peterson | Read by Grover Gardner

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    The fourth in a five-volume series on spiritual theology addresses the importance of perceiving the language in the Bible as everyday language—not as lofty, formal "God" language. Peterson, best known for THE MESSAGE, a contemporary translation of the Bible, dissects the language Jesus uses in his parables and attempts to dispel the notion that we speak of and to God one way,... Read More

  • THE SUPREMACY OF CHRIST IN A POSTMODERN WORLD

    by John Piper, Justin Taylor | Read by Scott Grunden

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    The 2006 Desiring God National Conference produced some outstanding and accessible applied Christian theology, especially in the sphere of a postmodern view of Christ. The widely respected reformed theologian John Piper here assembles an all-star lineup of pastors, teachers, and writers who are also popular public speakers on this topic. Scott Grunden takes on the difficult... Read More

  • THE HIDING PLACE

    by Corrie Ten Boom, John Sherrill, Elizabeth Sherrill | Read by Bernadette Dunne

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    When Ten Boom's close-knit, deeply Christian Dutch family, who lived over their watch shop, became involved in the Dutch resistance after the Nazi invasion, the consequences were dire. Bernadette Dunne gives Ten Boom a slightly worn voice, which works well for a story told in retrospect. Dunne also indicates other characters with ease and suppleness. She manages to convey the... Read More

  • HOW TO PRAY

    by R.A. Torrey | Read by David Cochran Heath

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    David Heath delivers the author’s gripping call to prayer with authenticity. With an effortless-sounding narration he recounts Torrey's exploration of topics such as why prayer is important, how to pray in the Spirit, why we need to be constant in prayer, and what hinders God's answers to prayer. The author cites scripture, saying "You have not because you ask not." Then he... Read More

  • EVERYTHING MUST CHANGE Jesus, Global Crises, and a Revolution of Hope

    by Brian McLaren | Read by Lloyd James

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    With light enunciation, Lloyd James narrates this (self-proclaimed) unconventional pastor's call for a new kind of Christianity. James captures the author's anger with God for allowing national and international disasters. He deftly delivers McLaren's analysis of the perfect storm that led to what he calls the four foundational crises—in prosperity, equity, security, and... Read More

  • KNOWING SCRIPTURE

    by R.C. Sproul | Read by Robertson Dean

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Robertson Dean's masterful narration brings what could otherwise be a dry subject to life. With seamless narratives and attention to detail he delivers Sproul’s lessons on how to read the Bible. Dean’s perfect timing lays the practical groundwork for personal study of the scriptures and equips listeners to dig out underlying biblical meanings with discernment and common sense.... Read More

  • THE FURIOUS LONGING OF GOD

    by Brennan Manning | Read by Dan Cashman

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Dan Cashman authentically interprets Brennan Manning's inspiring autobiographical message of God's fierce love for His children. He makes especially believable Manning's comparison of the awesome and majestic forces of nature to God's pursuit of His children. With empathy and clarity, Cashman powerfully characterizes Manning's description of himself as a recovering alcoholic, a... Read More

  • LIVING THE CROSS CENTERED LIFE Keeping the Gospel the Main Thing

    by C.J. Mahaney | Read by Lloyd James

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Lloyd James’s resonant voice explores the author's heartfelt teaching of why the cross is central to belief in Jesus and why it stands at the center of Christian faith. Mahaney strips away nonessentials and brings listeners back to the simple, fundamental reason for faith: Jesus Christ, and the need to develop a personal relationship with him. James's deft narration captures... Read More

  • NEW BIRTH OR REBIRTH Jesus Talks with Krishna

    by Ravi Zacharias | Read by Simon Vance

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Simon Vance's effortless-sounding narration of a fictional chat between Jesus and Krishna is helped along by a real-life Hindu of the twentieth century, Subramaniam, who asks hard questions about Hinduism and Christianity. The author's premise is that both religions contain exclusive claims to truth. Vance interprets the author’s work with delicate authenticity and reveals a... Read More

  • UNCHRISTIAN What a New Generation Really Thinks About Christianity . . .and Why It Matters

    by David Kinnaman, Gabe Lyons | Read by Lloyd James

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Kinnaman is president of the Barna Group, a research and marketing group in service to the Christian ministry. He and Lyons attempt to employ statistics in presenting a numerically informed understanding of current Christianity and the trends within it, specifically those that involve young adults. However, their shortsightedness is evident in their reliance on apparent facts... Read More

  • MORNING & EVENING

    by C.H. Spurgeon | Read by James Adams

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    This is truly a treat. A classic devotional makes its way into the world of audio, and, with tracks between two and three minutes apiece, it can fit into anyone's busy schedule. Two verses for each day of the year (one verse for morning devotions, one for evening), with exegesis by the “Prince of Preachers” himself and eloquent narration by James Adams, give the listener a... Read More

  • RETURN TO ROME Confessions of an Evangelical Catholic

    by Francis J. Beckwith | Read by Grover Gardner

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Beckwith presents a highly nuanced autobiography that spotlights his decision to leave Protestantism and rejoin the Roman Catholic church, which he had been raised in. He bolsters his choice to move from one religious tradition to the other with refutations of some of the sticky bits separating the two. As much as his introduction attempts to diffuse critical examination, his... Read More

  • THE DIFFERENCE A FATHER MAKES Calling Out the Magnificent Destiny in Your Children

    by Ed Tandy McGlasson | Read by Erik Synnestvedt

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    McGlasson, formerly an NFL football player, has been a church pastor for over two decades. Here he expounds upon his life as a father and his experiences with his own stepfather, who was instrumental in his becoming a football player. However, Mark Synnestvedt's voice does not convey the literal weight of a 250-pound lineman, even though he reads quickly and clearly. McGlasson... Read More

  • THE LATE GREAT UNITED STATES

    by Mark Hitchcock | Read by Lloyd James

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    With skill Lloyd James interprets Hitchcock's biblically centered approach to the question of America's role in end-times prophecy. He clearly articulates why the United States isn't prophesized in the Bible, and then provides a thoughtful scriptural analysis to support his views. With seamless narratives he explores prophetic themes and focuses on four prominent views and... Read More

  • A SIMPLE CHRISTIANITY Rediscover the Foundational Principles of Our Faith

    by John MacArthur | Read by Scott Grunden

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    MacArthur adds to the list of entry-level Christian primers. But instead of avoiding controversy, as did C.S. Lewis's MERE CHRISTANITY, or simply giving persuasive evidence, such as John Stott's BASIC CHRISTIANITY, this title brings infant Christians to the next level and frustrated Christians back to basics. Scott Grunden persuasively presents this reworking of MacArthur's... Read More

  • A SHORT LIFE OF JONATHAN EDWARDS

    by George M. Marsden | Read by Grover Gardner

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    Marsden's biography of Jonathan Edwards (most famous for the sermon "Sinners at the Hands of an Angry God") is not intended as an abridgment of his lengthier JONATHAN EDWARDS: A LIFE. Instead, it's meant to provide insight into Edwards's life and influence to a wider audience. Marsden places particular emphasis on the profound cultural and social shifts that were occurring... Read More

  • GREAT LIVES: JOSEPH

    by Charles Swindoll | Read by Michael Kramer

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    Michael Kramer's melodious baritone beguiles the listener with the biblical account of Joseph. Kramer characterizes Joseph's brother's rage and jealousy, Joseph’s imprisonment in Egypt, and his eventual rise from slavery to freedom and power. Kramer carefully depicts the emotions, the challenges, and the fears that grow into faith as Joseph follows God in spite of threatening... Read More

  • THE SHAPE OF MERCY

    by Susan Meissner | Read by Tavia Gilbert

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Inspirational Fiction

    Narrator Tavia Gilbert's clear, youthful diction adds appeal to her portrayal of college student Lauren Durough. She captures Lauren's determination to be independent, even though she relies on her parents for her college tuition. With empathy Gilbert portrays Lauren’s job interview with octogenarian Abigail Boyle. Abigail agrees to hire Lauren to transcribe the journal of one... Read More

  • A PROMISE FOR SPRING

    by Kim Vogel Sawyer | Read by Traci Svensgaard

    ChristianAudio | Abridged
    Inspirational Fiction

    Traci Svensgaard's textured characterizations of spoiled Emmaline Bradford and her fiancé, Geoffrey Garrett, are humorous and authentic. After a long separation, Emmaline has sailed to America to join Garrett. But life on a sheep ranch in Kansas proves to be a shock, and the bride-to-be immediately demands that Garrett pay her return fare home. Svensgaard gives a polished... Read More

  • POINT MAN How a Man Can Lead His Family

    by Steve Farrar | Read by Raymond Todd

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    An updated 1990 book shows how Christian fathers can lead by being fair and firm with their children, and faithful and loving toward their wives. This back-to-basics lesson references its biblical foundations but uses accessible secular language to remind fathers of the power they have to do good in their families. There’s no judgment—only encouragement to take more initiative... Read More

  • DEFENDING YOUR FAITH An Introduction to Apologetics

    Earphones Award Winner

    by R.C. Sproul | Read by Robertson Dean

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Sproul, a fixture in modern Christian apologetics, addresses the superstructure of the apologetical system, dealing with just two questions while laying down the structure that presuppositional apologetics should take. Discussing myriad issues along the way, Sproul gives logical defense to the concept of the existence of a God and to the validity of scripture. But rather than... Read More

  • ESSENTIAL CHURCH? Reclaiming a Generation of Dropouts

    by Thom S. Rainer, Sam S. Rainer III | Read by Erik Synnestvedt

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Erik Synnestvedt’s precise delivery enhances the authors’ examination of the relationship between young adults and the Christian church. Part One examines the reasons that more than two-thirds of young adults 18-22 years old nationwide leave the church. Part Two spells out how the church could be more relevant to young adults in today’s world and includes suggestions on how to... Read More

  • HANNAH COULTER

    by Wendell Berry | Read by Susan Denaker

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Fiction

    Susan Denaker gives authenticity to 70-year-old Hannah Coulter and other Port William, Kentucky, residents as Hannah reminisces about her life and those she loved. Denaker adjusts vocal tones and timbre to depict Hannah's life from childhood through young love, motherhood, and old age. She gives an age-appropriate narration of a life sketched in a broad outline. Her portrayal... Read More

  • INTERCESSORY PRAYER How God Can Use Your Prayers To Move Heaven and Earth

    by Dutch Sheets | Read by Robertson Dean

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    With his deep, resonant voice, Robertson Dean is both energetic and precise as he interprets Pastor Dutch Sheets's inspirational work on intercessory prayer. Dean’s effortless-sounding narration clearly conveys Sheets's thoughts on God, prayer, and the role of intercession. His dynamic vocal range keeps the listener engaged as Sheets explores the question of why God needs... Read More

  • PEACE CHILD

    by Don Richardson | Read by Paul Michael

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    In this inspirational memoir Paul Michael's resonant voice and deft narration capture the risk that missionaries Don and Carol Richardson took in 1962 when they moved to New Guinea, along with their seven-month-old son, to share the gospel with the Stone Age Sawi tribes. Michael's understated portrayal of tribalism, headhunting, and cannibalism sounds fully authentic. A custom... Read More

  • SEARCHING FOR GOD KNOWS WHAT

    by Donald Miller | Read by Scott Brick

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    Scott Brick narrates the author’s message that everyone seeks redemption, though Miller’s belief is based more on personal experience than research. With genuine angst Brick relates the author's frustration with his church experiences as a teenager and his return to faith some time later. In an effortless-sounding delivery, Brick portrays the author's dissatisfaction with the... Read More

  • TWELVE ORDINARY MEN How the Master Shaped His Disciples for Greatness, and What He Wants to Do with You

    by John MacArthur | Read by Lloyd James

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Biblical scholar, college president, pastor, and author of many theological books, John MacArthur is well known in evangelical circles. His book TWELVE ORDINARY MEN focuses on the lives of the 12 disciples of Jesus and how they achieved great things for God though coming from humble circumstances. Jesus chose the 12 from different walks of life, but none were from high-ranking... Read More

  • DISCIPLINES OF A GODLY WOMAN

    by Barbara Hughes | Read by Tamara Kaye Adams

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    Discipline is not something a person would necessarily welcome, but this book makes it seem easy to cultivate. Many topics are discussed, grouped into five categories: soul, character, relationships, grace, and ministry. According to the author, the most effective discipline comes from a personal relationship with God. Narrator Tamara Kaye Adams enlivens the discussion with an... Read More

  • IN A PIT WITH A LION ON A SNOWY DAY How to Survive and Thrive When Opportunity Roars

    by Mark Batterson | Read by Mark Batterson

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    An Old Testament story of uncommon courage inspires this energizing invitation to embrace opportunities that seem terrible or unmanageable. These are often exactly the challenges we need to take our lives to the next level or to boost our capabilities so we'll be ready for the next problem God throws at us. A minister and writer, Batterson goes beyond traditional Christian... Read More

  • SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES FOR THE CHRISTIAN LIFE

    by Donald S. Whitney | Read by Grover Gardner

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Grover Gardner narrates with full attention to the details of the 12 spiritual disciplines identified by the author, including scripture reading, prayer, worship, fasting, and journaling. The purpose of carrying out these disciplines is to become more Christ-like in thought, word, and deed. Whitney’s discussion draws from the early Church fathers, as well as Reformer, Puritan,... Read More

  • A MENDING AT THE EDGE

    by Jane Kirkpatrick | Read by Kirsten Potter

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Inspirational Fiction

    Kirsten Potter's vocal skill and range are so versatile that she sounds like multiple narrators as she portrays Emma Wagner Giesy and her four children, as well as Emma's disapproving parents. In the final book of Kirkpatrick’s trilogy, Emma separates from her abusive husband and travels to a colony in the Oregon Territories to raise her children alone. Manipulating pitch and... Read More

  • A TENDERING IN THE STORM

    by Jane Kirkpatrick | Read by Kirsten Potter

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Inspirational Fiction

    All the sadness and despair of Emma Guisey is reflected in the voice of narrator Kirsten Potter. This novel, based on a true story, recounts the harshness of life in the Northwest wilderness in the 1850s. Having fled with her husband and children from a repressive religious sect, Emma finds herself facing almost insurmountable problems. Tragedy and poor choices make life... Read More

  • ANDY CATLETT Early Travels

    by Wendell Berry | Read by Paul Michael

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Fiction

    For fifty years, Wendell Berry has created stories of life in the fictional town of Port William, Kentucky and shared them with readers. Although fictional, we recognize the characters . . .as real our own ancestors. This memoir-like tale gives us a view of that point in time when we slid from an agrarian to an industrialized society. After Christmas 1943, 9-year-old Andy... Read More

  • LORDS OF THE EARTH

    by Don Richardson | Read by Raymond Todd

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    The Yali people of Indonesia call themselves "Lords of the Earth," and they live by a set of rules designed to appease a wrathful god. But when a disillusioned member looks for another mythos, or framing story, he can't find one until an Australian missionary arrives. There follows a testimony to the transforming power of the gospel. The story takes place in the 1950s and... Read More

  • THE SPIRIT OF THE DISCIPLINES Understanding How God Changes Lives

    by Dallas Willard | Read by Robertson Dean

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    Robertson Dean interprets Willard's work on the spiritual disciplines necessary for Christian growth. Dean’s versatile skill and vocal range give authority to the important question—“What would Jesus do?"—in any situation. Willard reminds the listener that it is insufficient to only ask the question. It’s necessary to answer it, and the answer lies in how the Christian lives,... Read More

  • CULTURE SHIFT Engaging Current Issues with Timeless Truth

    by R. Albert Mohler | Read by R. Albert Mohler

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    The president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary narrates his own work with crisp, clear diction. Mohler’s capacity to convey complex cultural ideas and to explain a Christian's moral responsibility in the world comes across as authentic. The first five chapters are taken from his blog and adapted for this book. His versatile vocal range and skill animate his... Read More

  • THE PROMISE How God Works All Things Together for Good

    by Robert J. Morgan | Read by Scott Brick

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    With warmth and compassion Scott Brick interprets Morgan's reflections on the well-known New Testament verse, Romans 8:28: "We know that all things work together for good for those who love God." Brick's delivers a seamless narration as the author describes how good is birthed from tragedy when one is open to taking that view. With subtlety and adept pacing Brick breathes life... Read More

  • SIMPLE CHURCH Returning to God's Process for Making Disciples

    by Thom S. Ranier, Eric Geiger | Read by Grover Gardner

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Based on a study of 88 churches, this production discusses the concept of simplicity as it relates to spirituality. The authors compare church attendance to inviting guests into one’s home. In a melodious baritone, Grover Gardner delivers their description of how guests arrive in the entryway, which is like the church foyer. They then liken guests in the living room to church... Read More

  • THROUGH PAINTED DESERTS Light, God, and Beauty on the Open Road

    by Donald Miller | Read by Scott Brick

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    In the manner of Jack Kerouac, the author heads out on a three-month road trip of self-discovery. And in the style of Kerouac—but with a clearly Christian perspective—he produces an almost stream-of-consciousness examination of his outer surroundings and inner thoughts. The fundamental question author Donald Miller explores is whether there is more to life than a 9-to-5... Read More

  • TWELVE EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN How God Shaped Women of the Bible and What He Wants to Do with You

    by John MacArthur | Read by Tamara Kaye Adams

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Tamara Adams gives a tone of authenticity to the stories of 12 remarkable biblical women. In Adams’s voice one can hear Ruth’s steadfast commitment to the needs of her mother-in-law after Naomi’s husband's untimely death. Adams creates a tone of understanding as Martha and Mary, sisters of Lazarus, learn to practice love of God by choice instead of circumstance. When Jesus... Read More

  • THE GREAT OMISSION Reclaiming Jesus's Essential Teachings on Discipleship

    by Dallas Willard | Read by Grover Gardner

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Contemporary Christian philosopher Dallas Willard calls upon followers of Christ to participate in active discipleship, a way of life that many churches today seem to consider to be optional. Without dismissing the importance of logic, scientific inquiry, the arts, and spiritual seeking—Willard deftly distills the reverence of historical Christian leaders and mystics into a... Read More

  • THE CROSS AND THE SWITCHBLADE

    by David Wilkerson, John Sherrill, Elizabeth Sherrill | Read by Paul Michael

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Contemporary Culture

    Paul Michael recounts the lives of teenage gangs in New York City in the ‘60s. He has just the right amount of drama and inflection in his voice as he characterizes street kids who are addicted to drugs and crime. This is the true story of David Wilkerson, an Assemblies of God preacher who left a little country church to go to the streets of New York. There he faces... Read More

  • KNOW WHO YOU BELIEVE

    by Paul E. Little | Read by Lloyd James

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    Little's book is a defense of Christianity for the nonbeliever. It is based on questions he has been asked during appearances before college audiences. It also is a spiritual guidebook on how to move from the beginnings of faith to deeper practices. Lloyd James's reading combines the attributes of the author, who was a scholar, pedant, theologian, and counselor. As Little was... Read More

  • FREEDOM OF SIMPLICITY Finding Harmony in a Complex World

    by Richard J. Foster | Read by Lloyd James

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    Lloyd James narrates this fascinating book, which addresses the problem of people’s attempts to find satisfaction in their lives by acquiring more and more things—which, of course, rarely achieves the desired end. Instead, more possessions clutter our lives and create more concerns. The answer, Foster says, is to take our focus off ourselves and to work to satisfy the needs of... Read More

  • ART AND THE BIBLE

    by Francis A. Schaeffer | Read by Nadia May

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Philosophy & Religion

    With her delightful British accent, Nadia May delivers the fervent devotion of theologian Francis Schaeffer. Schaeffer, the founder of L'Abri Fellowship in Switzerland, is well known among evangelicals for his intellectual approach to Christianity. In this audiobook he addresses the importance and relevance of art in Christian thought and life. He covers all forms, including... Read More

  • THE BOOK OF THE DUN COW

    by Walter Wangerin | Read by Paul Michael

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Fiction

    Wangerin's allegory of good and evil pits Chauntecleer, the mighty rooster, against the nefarious and serpentine Wyrm. In a time before humans, Chauntecleer is the only one who stands in the way of Wyrm as it breaks free from its earthly prison and enacts its devious influence upon the innocent animals of the world. Wangerin's prose proves enjoyable despite a heavy-handed... Read More

  • OSWALD CHAMBERS Abandoned to God

    by David McCasland | Read by Simon Vance

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    "Your daddy has gone to heaven," Biddy Chambers tells her daughter at the opening of this biography of the twentieth-century Scots Protestant minister and teacher. Starting with Oswald Chambers's death from appendicitis at age 43, the book chronicles his early life, his commitment to God, and his missionary work. Simon Vance narrates with an ear for drama, treating the... Read More

  • A PLACE ON EARTH

    by Wendell Berry | Read by Paul Michael

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Inspirational Fiction

    The titular place on earth is the rural community of Port William, Kentucky, where family sticks together and neighbors lend a hand. Paul Michael gives voice to Berry's beautiful prose, carrying the listener through life's cycle of birth and death as complicated by the events of WWII. Central is Matt's struggle to cope with his son, Virgil's, status as missing in action, a... Read More

  • THE PURITY PRINCIPLE God's Safeguards for Life's Dangerous Trails

    by Randy Alcorn | Read by Lloyd James

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    "Purity is always smart; impurity is always stupid." Alcorn examines this principle, an issue that is currently at the forefront of the Christian church. He states the principle early and reinforces it with scripture, anecdotes, and lessons learned during his years of being a pastor and a leader in aiding those in need at all levels of society. At times, Alcorn recounts his own... Read More

  • TOO BUSY NOT TO PRAY Slowing Down to Be With God: Including Questions for Reflection and Discussion

    by Bill Hybels, Lavonne Neff | Read by Robertson Dean

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    Robertson Dean's effortless narration, with its impeccable delivery and timing, makes the authors’ work on how to experience a powerful prayer life easy to understand. With thoughtful pacing, Dean delivers their suggestion to set aside 15 minutes each day, divided into 3 five-minute segments. In describing God's nature as loving and emphasizing the importance of praise, Dean... Read More

  • THE WAY OF THE HEART Desert Spirituality and Contemporary Ministry

    by Henri J.M. Nouwen | Read by Robertson Dean

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    Robertson Dean interprets Nouwen's vision of theology and philosophical wisdom with a clear and effortless narration. The foundation of Nouwen's work is solitude, silence, and prayer. In a seamless narration Dean explains Nouwen’s belief that solitude develops compassion, which leads to healing. Dean narrates with full value and attention to detail when Nouwen speaks of the... Read More

  • ABSOLUTE SURRENDER

    by Andrew Murray | Read by Simon Vance

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    Simon Vance narrates Murray's work with clarity and conviction. His eagerness to get the message across is evident in the tone and pace of his narration. Andrew Murray lived at the turn of the twentieth century; the son of Scots missionaries to Africa, he led several churches in South Africa and wrote more than two hundred books. ABSOLUTE SURRENDER has been a favorite of... Read More

  • MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST

    by Oswald Chambers | Read by Michael Card

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    Popular Christian singer and songwriter Michael Card takes on the narration of the bestselling devotional book of all time—and the combination is wonderful. Oswald Chambers, born in Scotland, is known for his thought-provoking writings on Christian faith. This production has an entry for each day of the year and is easy to follow. Card delivers the right amount of emotion and... Read More

  • PAUL In Fresh Perspective

    by N.T. Wright | Read by Simon Vance

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Biography & Memoir

    Wright’s book, taken from his lectures, gives a solid outline of the Apostle Paul's theology. Simon Vance captures the essence of Wright's treatise, giving full attention to complex details as he explicates Paul's thoughts. Part One of the book discusses Paul's world and his legacy, giving a general introduction to Pauline thought. The following chapters focus on major... Read More

  • THE DANGEROUS DUTY OF DELIGHT The Glorified God and the Satisfied Soul

    by John Piper | Read by David Cochran Heath

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    David Cochran Heath interprets the author's theory of Christian hedonism with a strong narration and attention to detail. He fully expresses Piper’s discussion of how man can delight in God and bring satisfaction to his soul to quell inner restlessness. “Man is not made for earth," Piper says, but for eternity. The foundation of Piper's concept is obedience to God, which... Read More

  • HOW SHOULD WE THEN LIVE? The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture

    Earphones Award Winner

    by Francis A. Schaeffer | Read by Kate Reading

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    A twentieth-century classic on Christian morality gets the treatment it deserves as Kate Reading presents the historical sweep of Schaeffer’s perspective. Like a lock pick to the fetters so willingly worn by many Christians, Schaeffer frees the listener to engage with secular culture—but from a solid Christian worldview and with historical precedents. Kate Reading tackles the... Read More

  • JAYBER CROW

    by Wendell Berry | Read by Paul Michael

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Inspirational Fiction

    The celebrated novelist and poet returns to Port William, Kentucky, to tell the story of Jayber Crow, town barber. He is wonderfully performed by the talented Paul Michael. A one-time seminary student, Jayber now sits in his barber chair and watches the changes in his once agrarian world, espousing a Christian philosophy that is both ancient and fresh. Narrator Michael goes... Read More

  • THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE HOLY

    by A.W. Tozer | Read by Scott Brick

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    This relatively short work by the late theologian is a good introduction to evangelical Christian theology. Tozer, who was able to see trends in the evangelical community that are apparent today, describes what the attributes of God are. This is theology in the literal sense. In this soberly written, though by no means dry or dense, work, Tozer advocates a return to a reverent... Read More

  • LIFE TOGETHER The Classic Exploration of Faith in Community

    by Dietrich Bonhoeffer | Read by Paul Michael

    ChristianAudio | Unabridged
    Spirituality

    Paul Michael does a credible rendition of this inspirational audiobook. His measured tones and distinctive voice make it an easy listen. Bonhoeffer, martyred in Nazi Germany in 1945, and a hero to many, is often compared to the Apostle Paul. He spent years in prison for his faith and eventually lost his life. This writing simply describes what he sees as the elements of... Read More

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