Summer Book Clubs
6-week Book Clubs starting week of july 10th
Join a small group of women to walk together through a compelling book and encourage each other to apply it to your lives.
7 Women and the Secret of their Greatness
Meets Tuesdays at 11:30am in S. Carlsbad/Encinitas (starts July 11th)
What makes a great woman great? Eric Metaxas explores this question by telling the captivating stories of seven women who changed the course of history — Joan of Arc, Susanna Wesley, Hannah More, Maria Skobtsova, Corrie ten Boom, Rosa Parks and Mother Teresa.
Each of these world-changing women followed the call placed on her life, doing so with remarkable feminine dignity. Metaxas offers a refreshing view of womanhood, including fire strengthened by faith, courage to forsake personal comfort, boldness to take great risks, sacrificial compassion for others, and convictions to live and die by.
be confident: live by faith not by sight
Meets Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. in Carlsbad (starts July 11th)
Hebrews—written by Christians, to Christians, and for Christians—is loaded with spiritual truth accessible to any believer looking to grasp the importance of faith. Penned at a politically unstable time, Hebrews targets believers tempted to abandon their faith and slip back into the rules and regulations of Judaism.
In our politically unstable day of "wars and rumors of wars" (Mark 13:7) we can all understand the quest for stability, but there is only one source of rock solid security.
There was a time for rules and sacrifices. Then Christ came as the perfect, spotless Lamb to atone for sin once and for all. Respected pastor Dr. Warren W. Wiersbe will show you that by focusing on the reality of the unseen first, an overwhelming desire for intimate friendship with God will follow.
Woman to Woman: Sharing Jesus with a Muslim friend
Meets Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. in Oceanside (starts July 12th)
Author Joy Loewen encourages Christian women to put away fear and reach out to Muslim women. Born in Yemen and a missionary for 10 years in Pakistan, Loewen has acquainted herself with Muslim culture and the role of women in Muslim society. Caught between fear and indifference, she did her best to avoid Muslim women. Then she learned something that changed her life — many of these women are irresistibly attracted to the love of Jesus.
With insight and practical help, Loewen shows how you, too, can move from fear to love and compassion. Sharing powerful stories from her own experience, she shows you how to develop authentic connections with these often overlooked women. Once you touch their hearts with the Gospel, you will change their lives forever.
never unfriended:the secret to finding and keeping lasting friendships
Meets Wednesdays at 5:45 p.m. in San Marcos (first meeting Monday, July 10th)
In a world where women can unfriend each other with the swipe of a finger, how do we find friendships that we can trust to last? The key is to first become those kinds of lasting friends ourselves.
Starting with that guarantee from the most faithful friend who ever lived—Jesus—this book is a step-by-step guide to friendships you can trust. It answers the questions that lurk under the surface of every friendship—what are we afraid of? What can’t we change? What can we change? Where do we start?—with personal stories and practical tips to help you make the friends that last and be the friend that lasts.
For questions, please email Belinda at firstname.lastname@example.org.