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Mandisa: Out of the Dark – Review and Giveaway!

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There’s just something incredible about God’s people being inspired to share what He has laid upon their heart and done in their lives to give Him the glory. Mandisa has already become a wonderful inspiration to many with her previous hit songs that our Lord had here share with the world.  Now she shares her heart and tells us the story of how God has rescued her from some of the darkest parts of despair in her life. Encouraging us to look to Him for guidance and trusting Him to be there for us always. Watch a short video of Mandisa sharing this story behind her new album here.

Mandisa wrote her song “Overcomer” in 2013 to encourage her close friend Kisha, who was battling breast cancer. Mandisa really believed and prayed that God was going to heal her, but when Kisha went to be with Jesus in 2014, Mandisa’s foundation was shaken in a way she never expected. She fell into a deep pit of depression for close to 3 years, shutting out her friends, family and the rest of the world. Mandisa believes if she had kept going down that road she was on, she would not be here today… but God stepped in and lifted her out of that pit by using her close friends to communicate their love for her and God’s love for her. This album is Mandisa’s way of letting her fans into her story – it’s called ‘Out Of The Dark’ because that is exactly where God lifted her out of!
You can watch her talk openly about this on Good Morning America last week here.

No matter where you are in your walk with the Lord, or where you see yourself going in life, we all have a need for encouragement. Everyone can use a lift and a bright spot to help them through their day. This new album from Mandisa titled “Out of the Dark” can be that tool to help pull your down attitude into one of encouragement and gratitude!  Get your hands on a copy today and find ways to bless it to others as well. They will thank you!

I particularly felt blessed by this collection of “musical weapons against the enemy’s schemes” as you feel how much Mandisa pours out her heart to God in the lyrics. Her desire is to show us how much God truly loves us and rescues his children. We are NEVER alone during our trials or tough circumstances – God is there through the midst of it, gently guiding us through.

I always love songs that include other artists as guest singers or cameos so it was a joy to see so many great artists popping in for some of these great songs on Mandisa’s album such as Toby Mac, Kirk Franklin, Jeremy Camp and Britt Nicole!

Mandisa has a fantastic song on this album called “Unfinished” that I really think you’ll enjoy listening to. Check out the Acoustic Video for it here.

GIVEAWAY TIME!!

Now I give a huge thanks to Mandisa, Capital Records, and Flyby Promotions for allowing me to share a great opportunity with all of you! Here’s YOUR chance to win this brand new just released Mandisa album in a giveaway!

To Enter: Simply share in a blog post comment below telling me what Mandisa songs you enjoy the most, OR share how much you’d really like to win and why.  Each comment counts as one entry. You may enter once per day until the end of the giveaway.

You must be 18 years or older to enter. Open to the USA lower 48 states (Continental US) only. Void where prohibited.

This giveaway starts on Thursday, May 25 and ends on Tuesday, May 30 at midnight, EST. Winners will have 24 hours to respond to email notification to claim their prize.

“Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the
Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post. Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway. If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller / FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days, you are not eligible to win. Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.”

Phil Wickham: Children of God – New CD!

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Time to crank it up America! Get excited for Jesus by living your faith out loud with this awesome new music CD by Phil Wickham titled: Children of God! In this energizing album, you’ll get excited right out of the gate as you hear the Doxology/Amen presented in all it’s glory to God!

Here’s the latest album by Phil Wickham and it’s incredible song list!

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  1. Doxology/Amen
  2. Better Than Life
  3. Your Love Awakens Me
  4. The Secret Place (featuring: Madison Cunningham)
  5. Wide Awake
  6. My All in All
  7. Starmaker (Above the Earth)
  8. Children of God
  9. Stand in Awe
  10. Body Mind & Soul
  11. As It Is In Heaven
  12. Spirit of God
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I’m having a really hard time choosing a favorite song as there are so many upbeat and lively faith-filled songs on this CD! Phil Wickham really nailed it with this one! He has been blessed with such a great gift to share his musical talents with the world, and I’m honored to have been chosen to be able to help spread the word about this terrific compilation of Contemporary Christian songs with you here at Love2EncourageYou. I guess if I really had to choose, it would be a tie with the songs “Wide Awake” and “Your Love Awakens Me”. I love them both! But, I honestly really enjoyed all the songs on this CD!

Check out this YouTube video of “Your Love Awakens Me”! It’s just such a great testimony of who Phil Wickham is at the heart and what he is trying to accomplish with his music for the Lord. Please enjoy watching and listening to this awesome song!

If you have the opportunity, please go pick up this Phil Wickham: Children of God CD and help support this type of music being shared in todays markets and on radio. It’s so important to keep talented Christian artists like this supported and encouraged to know we love their gifts from God and hope they continue to sing and share their joy of the Lord with the world through song for years to come!

Hope you get to dance for Jesus to this awesome Phil Wickham CD soon!

Disclosure: Love2EncourageYou received a free sample copy of this album in exchange for an honest review. My opinions are my own and may differ from your own. However, I only share articles I feel are of value to my family and my readers.

M is for Manger children’s storybook review

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In this adorable hardback children’s book by Tyndale Kids publishing, you’ll find nothing less than perfection in writing, illustration and print quality!

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I was so impressed with this book overall – from the beautiful kid-friendly illustrations designed by Claire Keay that help kids learn their A B C’s to the glossy, colorful printed pages and sturdy hardcover binding. Authors: Crystal Bowman and Teri McKinley, absolutely shine with this well-written children’s book that demonstrates the story of the celebration and birth of Jesus to kids on their level of understanding, but still includes the important and necessary elements of truth from the Bible story to help make this the perfect gift for little ones. It even includes Scripture references and verse to help support the mini story on each page that goes with a letter of the alphabet.

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ABC books are always a joy to read with your little ones as they grow interest in learning their ABC’s and reading, but with “M is for Manger”, to combine it into a keepsake hardcover book that is focused on Jesus – now that’s just plain AWESOME!

Grab a copy of M is for Manger today and enjoy the beauty and truth of this kid’s Bible Storybook throughout the entire year.

Blessings,

Rebecca at Love2EncourageYou

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Disclosure: Special thanks to Tyndale Kids Publishing for providing Love2EncourageYou a sample copy for review. My opinions are my own and may differ from your own, but I only share items I feel will be of value or interest to my family and my readers.

Bloom where you are planted

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Greetings my sweet readers!

I’m delighted to share that we are finally settling into our new  home and new city here in Florida. It’s hard to believe how fast this summer and fall have flown by with all the hard work and preparation that goes into showing, selling and closing on a home. We are very glad that is behind us! God is so good in all things though and we are very thankful for His unbelievable provision in all things great and small. He made a way in every circumstance to help us get through without too much stress. Lesson to be learned? God’s got this! Don’t worry or stress about anything. He is bigger than all problems that may pop up and show their ugly face. If you can hang in there, say a prayer and BELIEVE that God is BIGGER than any attack the enemy can send your way, then you will find an amazing peace that passes all understanding. I bet you’ll also find your current trial will suddenly seem very small compared to other things people are going through. Our God is an AWESOME God! He can and WILL be there for you through any circumstance. Trust in the Lord and you will see His miracles come shining through the darkest hours.

It was a joy to be side by side some terrific friends that helped us pack and load the truck during our move to our new home, along with making some new friends from our church near the new house that so kindly volunteered to help us unload the moving truck. A very special shout-out to one family who went beyond the call of duty and not only helped unload the truck, but sent family members to watch my kids, disinfect my cabinets in the kitchen, unpack kitchen items, bought the kids lunch, blessed us with toiletries and other essentials you need when first moving into a place, and let me take a full van of teens to the old house to finish last minute packing and loading of the truck for a second round. What a blessing this family has been to us! You KNOW who you are! 😉 We are forever grateful to EVERYONE who helped us in any way – through prayer, food provisions, financial help, packing, moving and physical labor. You are ALL simply the BEST! May God bless you in a mighty way for all your sacrifices of love towards our family. My only hope is that you will allow us to be there for you one day in your time of need too. You have all been such a treasure to our hearts through your friendship and love.

I’ve always loved the phrase, “Bloom where you are planted.” But it wasn’t until recently when I was forced to make a decision to sell our home that we loved tremendously and move to a new home and new city and new life, that I realized that phrase can be applied to many things. In my new environment – we know not only are we to try to be happy in all circumstances in our life whether rich or poor, in sickness and in health, but we are to strive to live for Jesus and trust in Him no matter how strange or different the new circumstances or environment may seem. Blooming where we are planted could mean to you – being the best you can at a new job and reaching out to coworkers or customers. Maybe it means to another the chance to show their talents of cooking, baking, sewing, craftiness in art, and share with neighbors near their home or in their church. For my family, we were already trying to bloom while stretching ourselves across two different cities and we found it quite difficult. Now God has blessed me with a chance to do it more successfully by only having to bloom in one. We were concerned how things would turn out in some ways, but knew God was directing us to this area for a reason. I’m happy to share we love our new home, our church and hubby loves his job and my son loves his school and college he is dual-enrolled in. The little ones seem to love the neighborhood and all it has to offer. Plus God already dropped a new job on my lap that I can start to stretch my wings and fly with, so as they say – Bloom where you are planted. Realizing God’s plan for our life and taking that step of faith to sell our home has made all the difference. Sometimes you just have to let go and let God! I’m making my new home and city our new garden to thrive in so I can bloom where I’ve been newly planted. 🙂 May God bless us with opportunities to touch hearts and lives in His Name.  I hope He blesses you with the opportunity to do the same.

The Unmaking by 8X Dove Award Winner Nichole Nordeman

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Capital Records presents the newest album from Nichole Nordeman (8 times Dove Award Winner!) titled “The Unmaking“! Just released this weekend! Check out some of my favorite songs on the album such as “Name”, “Something Out Of Me”, and “Love You More”! She’s got a hit on her hands again with some of these amazing songs – great music and lyrics that you want to sing praises to the Lord with!


Love the beautiful picture of God’s grace that is painted in our minds while listening to these soothing and yet upbeat songs for the soul. I love hearing her songs on the local Christian radio and the songs from this new album, “The Unmaking”, are sure to be on there often.

Nichole’s contemporary Christian music style fluctuates from album to album slightly, and variety can be a good thing! I’m always happily blessed by the final outcome after listening to her music and words that the Lord inspired her to share with the world. I hope you’ll find “The Unmaking” to be a true blessing to your heart and give you encouragement to face tomorrow.

Visit Nichole Nordeman’s website and read her heart-felt message about why she sings for God. Very inspiring!

GIVEAWAY TIME!

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Prize: One winner will receive a copy of the new album by Nichole Nordeman called “The Unmaking”!

Location: Open to residents of the US and Canada.

Age: Must be 18 years of age or older to enter.

Date: Ends at midnight EST on Sept 13th.

“Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.

Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway. If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller / FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days, you are not eligible to win. Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.”

Love2EncourageYou received a sample copy in exchange for an honest review. This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook or any other social media channel. Love2EncourageYou is not responsible for sponsor prize fulfillment.

New Album by TobyMac: This Is Not A Test

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Fabulous timing for the release of this newest album in the Christian music genre! Needing some new tunes on your way to work or school this fall? Check out the latest smash hit new album by none other than TobyMac! His new album “This Is Not A Test” features many guests, a couple pretty cool remixes and some hot new songs with totally jammin’ beats that share the all-important inspirational message or encouragement we all need on a daily basis from our music choices. Don’t miss entering the giveaway below!

While giving his all to this album (as always), TobyMac also added that favored musical rap flavor from his days with D.C. Talk that I loved listening to in college at Liberty (also where TobyMac attended!) I’m sure many of you have already heard his hit single “Beyond Me” that the radio stations have been playing from this brand new “This Is Not A Test” album, well wait until you hear the rest of this album – there are too many songs to name at once but I have enjoyed them all!

Some of my favorite songs on the album are “Feel It” and “Like a Match” and I love “Beyond Me” of course. I’m also tickled with the original style and music in the new title hit, “This Is Not A Test”. There are so many great things to say about this new album – the musical variation in the songs are incredible, the lyrics never disappoint from a Christian stand point (which is worth applauding!), and his charm and obvious gift for music shines through as much as TobyMac’s desire to use his music to encourage others in the Lord.

Five stars for this fantastic new album from TobyMac called “This Is Not A Test”! I strongly encourage you to check it out for yourself and grab a copy today! We love it hear at our house with my eight year old daughter dancing away to the beat of these catchy songs. My teen son gives it two thumbs up as well and can’t wait to play it for his friends.

About TOBYMAC:
Toby McKeehan(known professionally as TobyMac) is a husband, father, performer, songwriter, producer, and businessman.  Growing up in the northern Virginia suburbs adjacent to Washington D.C. helped instill his love for rap music.  While attending Liberty University during the mid 80s, Toby met Michael Tait and Kevin Max Smith and these three friends formed the Grammy winning, platinum selling group dc Talk.  Toby began his solo career in 1999 with his first solo album, Momentum, releasing in 2001.  Momentum has been followed by four additional studio albums, Welcome to Diverse City (2004), Portable Sounds (2007), Tonight(2010), and Eye On It (2012), along with his first live album, Alive and Transported (2008).  This Is Not A Test is his 6th studio album to be released.  Starting with dc Talk, and then going solo when the group disbanded, Toby still clings to such rootsy notions as hard work, persistence, patience, and – perhaps most relevant of all – the power of music, which he insists is still what keeps him going.  “It’s the truth,” he says.  “I still believe that a song can penetrate a heart.  I believe God can use a song to open someone’s mind and heart.”
ALBUM RELEASE DATE:  AUGUST 7th! 
Don’t be shy, come chat it up with TobyMac on social media! Visit on all your favorite social media channels and follow to learn more about TobyMac and the excitement around this incredible new album!



YOUTUBE CHANNEL – Includes a 3 part video series for the song Feel It (see link on the Feel It giveaway below) 
FEEL IT GIVEAWAY(Feel It will be the 2nd single released from the new album – and personally, I think it’s an awesome song!)
Tweet with us! Use the OFFICIAL HASHTAG:  #THISISNOTATEST

GIVEAWAY TIME!

Prize: One winner will receive a physical copy of the new album by TobyMac called “This Is Not A Test”!

Location: Must be a resident of the USA or Canada.

Age: Must be 18 years of age or older to enter.

Date: Ends at midnight EST on August 17th.

 

Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.

Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway.  If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller / FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days, you are not eligible to win.  Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.”


 

Disclosure: Love2EncourageYou received a digital copy of the album for the purpose of a review. This giveaway is not associated with Facebook or any other social media channel. Love2EncourageYou is not responsible for sponsor prize shipment.

FamilyLife’s Passport2Purity Getaway Kit Educates and Brings Smiles

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Even though my daughter is only 8.5 yrs and not yet a preteen, she is already showing the early signs of curiosity by having questions about life’s important yet awkward challenges involving growing up, physical development, and marriage and family.  As a caring mom who values my child’s curiosity and desire to live a righteous life, I was thrilled to have the chance to review this amazing Getaway Kit by Barbara and Dennis Rainey called FamilyLife’s Passport2Purity.
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I did not go through the entire course with my sweet, innocent 8 yr old daughter, but we did cover the beginning parts of the course and spent that all important quality time together getting to have deeper conversations and question and answer time in a positive and personal environment where she felt comfortable enough to talk about it.
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I loved her excitement with the idea of a “passport” to purity. She thought that was awesome! It related to her  creative/imaginative nature and she was completely interested in learning more. We made our own little passports creating these sketch versions of our profile photos and printed them out to take with us on all our getaway weekend excursions. I brought “stampers” with me to appeal to her age level and we stamped our passports wherever we went and wrote it down in our journal.
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We pretended to be away on an exotic vacation together playing spa with painting nails and putting on make-up before getting to go out for something special to eat. We followed it up with our favorite dessert – Dairy Queen ice cream! Prayer times, listening to the messages from the cds, object lessons, and heart to heart chats were a big part of our weekend. She loved one on one time with mom and it gave me the chance to have constant opportunities to work in conversations about purity from the lessons in Passport2Purity as follow up to really know if she was understanding what we discussed and taking it to heart.
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I am pleased to share the Passport2Purity Getaway Kit is a huge success, and I plan to use many of the additional lessons we were not able to cover yet (at her young age) in the future when she is a little older. The foundation it is building is a fantastic start to knowing my daughter is on the right track to living a life of purity and being able to make the best choices in tough situations in the future. It also developed a stronger bond between mother and daughter so I feel she will want to come to me now with questions she has and not take it elsewhere such as the internet or friends who might not provide the best choice of answers to her questions.
About the getaway kit:
(1) Tour Guide for the parent, (1) Travel Journal for the preteen including 25 follow-up devotions, and (8) CDs containing 5 sessions, scripture memory songs and downloadable MP3s:  Session 1: Beginning the Journey – Challenges, Traps, and Choices; Session 2: Running With The Herd – Friendships and Peer Pressure; Session 3: Ready For An Upgrade? – Changes in Him, Changes in Her; Session 4: Destination: Lé Pure – Setting Boundaries; Session 5: Crossing The Date Line – Seeing Dating Differently
Your child begins the journey into adolescence in a world of sexting, bullying, online stalking and moral defiance.  Innocence is under attack, and you cannot win the battle with a single awkward talk or a strict set of rules.  The primary defense for your child is a strong relationship with you and with God.  FamilyLife developed Passport2Purity (P2P) to assist you in building heart-to-heart communication with your preteen while laying a foundation of purity that will prepare him or her for the turbulent years ahead.  Through the shared listening experience, object lessons and guided conversations of a P2P weekend getaway, you can set your son or daughter on a journey of moral integrity – and strengthen the bond between you.  It is designed to be used by a mother and daughter or a father and son when the child is a preteen.  It is suggested that the materials be completed over a weekend away from home, as the child may be more open to discussing the topics away from his or her normal environment.  If this isn’t possible, the material can be completed over a period of four or five weeks.

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Twitter: @FamilyLifeToday @DennisRainey @BarbaraRainey 



Get chatty with Dennis Rainey and Barbara Rainey! Come check out what people are sharing about Passport2Purity!  Tweet or search hashtag #PASSPORT2PURITY

 

Disclosure: Love2EncourageYou received a sample copy in exchange for a review. My opinions are my own and may differ from your own, however, I only share items I feel are of value or interest to my family and my readers.

Michael W. Smith in NEW Sky Spills Over Video!

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Wow! I’m in awe of the incredible things God has been bringing along for me to share with you here at Love2EncourageYou!

You are in for an amazing treat! Michael W. Smith has given a handful of bloggers the opportunity to share with their audiences today about his brand new video from the (totally awesome) Sovereign album called “Sky Spills Over”! I am delighted to be able to do this for you!! Don’t forget to enter the giveaway below to win a copy of the Sovereign CD!

Here’s a personal quote from Michael W. Smith regarding the video:

“I’m really passionate about the song SKY SPILLS OVER.  It was fun creating it in the studio and I’ve been overwhelmed at the response it gets when we perform it live every night.  My son Ryan is a really talented filmmaker so I always enjoy working with him on a project.  But what made this project even more special was that 3 of my own grandkids were in the video.  This video was a lot of fun to make.  I hope people enjoy it!”

Check out “Sky Spills Over” below:

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I can’t wait to hear what you think about this new video by Michael W. Smith! Let me know your thoughts in the comments below.

Giveaway Time!

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Prize: One winner will receive a copy of the Michael W. Smith album Sovereign!

Location: Open to USA & Canada. Void where prohibited.

Age: Must be 18 years or older to enter.

Date: Ends at midnight EST on June 4th!

 

Disclosure: Love2EncourageYou will receive a sample product in exchange for sharing about the new video. This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook or any other social media site. Love2EncourageYou is not responsible for sponsor prize fulfillment.

Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.

Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway.  If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller / FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days, you are not eligible to win.  Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.”

Veggie Tales Super Comics – Keep Kids Reading!

Have you ever struggled with getting your child to buckle down and practice reading or get some good reading time in? One of the many delights of my career as a Preschool and Elementary Teacher was to help students learn to read or develop stronger reading habits. The desire to skip their reading assignment and go off to play or daydream seemed a constant battle with some students, where others adored getting their hands on anything they could read from magazines to comic books.

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Today I want to suggest a great way to encourage your reluctant readers to have some fun with their summer reading and keep their skills up. Introducing the Veggie Tales Super Comics Vol. 1 & 2! These are two fantastic new comic books with many of your favorite characters and stories you’ve grown to love from the Veggie Tales brand and they’ve even inserted a few surprise new stories too – all in comic strip form! Each Volume contains three stories with vibrant, colorful illustrations and adorable characters from Veggie Tales.

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Both my younger kids enjoyed reading these comic books – especially my youngest who is four years old and just developing his reading habits. He plopped right down on the floor for hours just scouring the pages one by one pointing out his favorite characters and telling me all about the stories in the book. It was just too cute!

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I hope you will find offering your reluctant readers something fun like these unique Veggie Tales Super Comics (available at Family Christian Stores and online) to be a sure win/win for you and your budding reader.

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Details

VeggieTales SuperComics brings all the fun you’ve come to expect in a popular new format. Each SuperComic includes three VeggieTales stories, hundreds of full-color illustrations and fun bonus features. Stories included in this first volume are Dave and the Giant Pickle, Lyle the Kindly Viking and an all new Larry Boy and the Prideosaurus. Each story focuses on a specific lesson, with sharing, self-esteem, and humility being covered in this volume.

Product Details:

Pages: 104
Release: 02/2015
Age: 4- 8

Giveaway Time!

 

Prize: One winner to receive a copy of both Volume 1 and Volume 2 of the Veggie Tales Super Comics! ($12.99 value each)

Location: Must be a resident of the USA. Void where prohibited.

Age: Must be 18 years of age or older.

Date: Ends on June 10th at midnight EST.

 

Disclosure: Love2EncourageYou is not responsible for sponsor prize shipment. This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook or other social sites. Love2EncourageYou received a free sample and gift certificate in exchange for an honest review. However, I only share items I feel would be of interest or value to my family and my readers.

Christy Nockels: Let It Be Jesus CD – Just Released! #Giveaway #Review

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It’s my pleasure to introduce you to a wonderful new artist named Christy Nockels! I had the honor of doing a review of her latest album called: Let It Be Jesus. This is a beautiful collection of contemporary Christian tunes that you can certainly expect to hear playing on your local Christian radio station real soon! My family loves the sound of her voice, plus the style and arrangements on many of the songs. There are clear, strong faith-based messages within the lyrics which is what I love the most.

The first song on the album titled: Freedom Song, is actually one of my favorites. It has a great tempo, lovely lyrics and a passion within the music that the artist brings out with her emotions and voice during the song. There are many others that tickled my fancy and overall the entire album is pretty good. We were impressed and this is her third solo album, so now I’m interested in hearing her other ones! I hope you’ll take a peek at the info below and learn a little more about Christy and the song titles on the album. It is definitely worth checking out! Enjoy!

About Christy:
As a worship leader for many years, she has been an integral part of Passion Conferences from its inception in 1997.  She’s seen first hand music sweep people into the presence of God in a powerful way. A pastor’s kid, who was born in Fort Worth and raised in Oklahoma, she grew up singing in church. She met her husband, Nathan, in 1993 at the Christian Artists Seminar in Estes Park, Co. They recorded an independent record with fellow worship leader Charlie Hall under the name Sons & Daughters that led to an invitation from Louie Giglio to participate in the first Passion conference in Austin. Christy’s voice gained a national platform when she and Nathan formed the duo Watermark, recording four acclaimed albums before that musical season ended, paving the way for Christy’s solo career. In 2008, the couple moved to Atlanta to become part of Passion City Church where she serves on the worship team with sixstepsrecords labelmates Chris Tomlin and Kristian Stanfill. The following year, Nockels released her acclaimed solo debut, Life Light Up and spent much of the next two years touring with Tomlin and Passion.

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Pick up a copy of the music today via iTunes!

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Check out the song list:

 1. Christy Nockels – Freedom Song 04:27 
 2. Christy Nockels – My Anchor 04:35 
 3. Christy Nockels – Everything Is Mine In You 07:08 
 4. Christy Nockels – The Wondrous Cross 05:54 
 5. Christy Nockels – Let It Be Jesus 05:32 
 6. Christy Nockels – Who Can Compare 07:26 
 7. Christy Nockels – Jesus, Rock Of Ages 04:13 
 8. Christy Nockels – If You Never 04:09 
 9. Christy Nockels – Leaning On You, Jesus 05:29 
 10. Christy Nockels – Find Me At The Feet Of Jesus 05:27 
 11. Christy Nockels – Wonderful Name 06:09 

 

GIVEAWAY TIME!

Prize: one winner will receive a code for a full digital download of the new Christy Nockels album: Let It Be Jesus!

Location: USA & Canada only

Date: 4/28 – 5/6 at midnight EST

Age: Must be 18 years of age or older to enter. Void where prohibited.

Disclosure: Love2EncourageYou received a free download of the album in exchange for an honest review. This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook, or any other social media outlet. Void where prohibited.

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