GO

First Chapter Christian Book Excerpts

Homemade Haunting

Charlie Walker is living his dream: he is finally writing his horror novel. But when he dabbles in the supernatural to get ideas for his book, strange things happen to him and his family.

An Eye for Glory

Michael Palmer is a good man, a family man. But honor and duty push him to leave his comfortable life and answer the call from Abraham Lincoln to fight for his country.

The Scent of Water

In The Scent of Water, join author Naomi Zacharias in traveling to different parts of the world, meeting people who have endured injustice and broken dreams.

Faith in the Land of Make-Believe

Faith in the Land of Make-Believe is the brutally honest memoir of an award-winning filmmaker who learned to become totally dependent on God.

Thirty-One Days of Drawing Near to God

Experience lavish love, astounding mercy—and an intimacy more satisfying than you’d ever imagined possible. Read an excerpt from Ruth Myers' latest devotional.

Blood Covenant

A group of climbers is attacked by renegade soldiers. When a medical team rescues them, it's discovered that one of them is carrying an infectious disease. It won't be long before the disease is out of control.

The Chasm

Randy Alcorn weaves a supernatural interplay of wills and motives, lusts and longings, love and sacrifice. It’s a potent mix that leaves every reader wondering: Is there more to all this than I’ve ever dared hope?

One.Life: Jesus Calls, We Follow

In One.Life, Scot McKnight offers a manifesto of Christian faith that beckons readers out of the rut of religious rituals to the high places of Christian living. Find out what it means to embrace the vision of God’s kingdom in a way that awakens your finest dreams and shapes your entire life.

One Thousand Gifts

Drawing heartbreaking beauty out of the simplest of details, Ann Voskamp invites you into her grace-bathed life of farming, parenting, and writing and deeper still into your own life. In One Thousand Gifts, you will discover a way of seeing that opens your eyes to ordinary amazing grace.

The Tale of the Third Follower: Excerpt from Lazarus Awakening

"I need to talk," Lisa whispered in my ear one day after women's Bible study. A committed Christian with a deep passion for the Lord, my friend had tears pooling in her dark eyes as we found a quiet corner where we could talk.

Unshaken: Worshipping in the Ruins of Haiti's Earthquake

Dan Woolley woke up after Haiti's massive earthquake to find himself trapped under six stories of rubble. More than two days later, he was still trapped and close to death. That's when God spoke to him.

  • Dan Woolley with Jennifer Schuchmann |
  • January 11, 2011 |
  • comments
iF@ith: Connecting with God in the 21st Century

Bloggers, tweeters, texters, emailers, and all of you who are accustomed to moving quickly, thinking quickly, and acting quickly while also tweeting and messaging multiple times in a day: Dan Darling's message is for you. Read an excerpt from iF@ith.

The Shelter of God's Promises

In The Shelter of God's Promises, Sheila Walsh searches Scripture for what God has promised us, what God's promises mean, and how encounters with Christ are the eternal fulfillment of His unrelenting commitment to us.

Dad Cents

Do you want your children to know more about financial matters than you did when you left home? Most dads will answer, "Of course!" Author and financial consultant Shane Barkley has written Dad Cents to help fellow fathers by sharing biblical truths along with practical tools to give them the ability to teach their children biblical principles of money. Read an excerpt.

Almost Heaven

Billy Allman is a hillbilly genius. People in Dogwood, West Virginia, say he was born with a second helping of brains and a gift for playing the mandolin but was cut short on social skills. Read more from an excerpt of Chris Fabry's Almost Heaven.

When You Question God's Love

I am convinced that the reason so many people spend so little quality time with God is because, deep down, they do not think God likes them very much.

A Christian Perspective on Horror in Movies & Culture

Why is there a massive industry dedicated to the production of fear for pleasure? Scary movies, haunted houses on Halloween, and horror novels combine to make a multibillion dollar economic powerhouse. How should Christians engage in and process this phenomenon?

Catching Moondrops

Jessilyn Lassiter no longer has to convince people she's not a child. Having just turned 19 in the summer of 1938, her love for Luke Talley has never been more real. And Luke is finally beginning to care for her in the way she's always dreamed of. Read more from an excerpt of Jennifer Erin Valent's Catching Moondrops.

  • Jennifer Erin Valent |
  • October 27, 2010 |
  • comments
Between a Rock and a Grace Place

From best-selling author Carol Kent comes a riveting journey of facing the impassible obstacles of life and discovering the last thing ever expected—the sweet spot of grace. Read an excerpt from Between a Rock and a Grace Place.

The Twelfth Imam

As the apocalyptic leaders of Iran call for the annihilation of Israel and the U.S., CIA operative David Shirazi is sent into Tehran with one objective: use all means necessary to disrupt Iran’s nuclear weapons program, without leaving American fingerprints and without triggering a regional war. Read more from Joel Rosenberg's The Twelfth Imam.

GO
Example: "Gen 1:1" "John 3" "Moses" "trust"
advertise with us

Shopping

RSS

Add Crosswalk.com content to your site

Browse available content