‘Family Devotions from Indonesia’ chronicles missionary adventures

Retired Southern Baptist missionary Harry T. Bush brings to life the sounds, sights and culture of Southeast Asia in an illustrated new book: “Family Devotions from Indonesia” (Courier Publishing, 262 pages, $19.95). The author invites readers to join him, his wife and their three small children on the mission field for 30 days of family […]

Author was ‘chosen and blessed’ to be pastor’s wife

Being a pastor’s wife is not the easiest job in the world, but, with a little guidance and a lot of prayer, it can be the most fulfilling calling one could possibly imagine. In “The Pastor’s Wife: Chosen and Blessed” (Courier Publishing, 118 pages, $14.95), June M. Gardner shares her story of what it was […]

Don Harper: Motivating a New Generation

Don Harper is motivating a new generation of minority students at Anderson University through his book, “Blessed is the Man,” and through involvement with AU’s Diversity and Inclusion weekend. The book is filled with stories of God’s providence, especially the story of how his dad, an African-American farmer, received a loan to purchase 80 acres […]

Easler named Broad River DOM

Dwight Easler, senior pastor of Corinth Baptist Church, Gaffney, since 2004, began duties as director of missions for Broad River Baptist Association this month. “The mission of the Broad River Baptist Association is to assist and unite churches to fulfill the Great Commission. This mission stands strong despite a new day and new challenges,” Easler […]

Philippians: A prisoner’s joy still inspires believers today

South Carolina pastor Tom Hinkle has released a new Bible study guide, “Living in the Joy of Jesus: Devotions from Philippians” (Courier Publishing, 86 pages, $9.95). Philippians, one of Paul’s four “prison epistles,” was written by the apostle while incarcerated in Rome. Philippi was a Roman colony and the first city in Europe where Paul […]

‘Powers’ examines spiritual warfare from a missionary’s perspective

For some, the words “spiritual warfare” may conjure up images of horror movies and Hollywood demons. But author and missionary Mike Brakken* says that is not how the Bible sees spiritual warfare. In a new release from Courier Publishing, “Powers” ($19.95 softcover, $9.99 e-book), Brakken says spiritual warfare is simply an inescapable part of the […]

‘The Last Word’ is retrospective on Courier editor’s columns

Whether tackling the thorniest social and religious issues of the day or offering a heartfelt tribute to a pet named Boomer, editor Rudy Gray has shared his straight-to-the-point perspective with readers of The Baptist Courier for 10 years. Now, as he approaches retirement, Gray has released 50 selected Baptist Courier columns in his latest book, […]

Horse owner tells Barkley’s story

Barkley, an award-winning Champion Clydesdale who traveled all over the United States and Canada, was finally being retired after 10 years of competition. In “Hello, My Name Is Barkley,” his new owner, Wally Elliott, shares how Barkley comes to the Diamond E Farm, where he meets some new friends — nine Labrador retrievers, a coon […]

‘Princess Blossom’ is a tale of love and acceptance, author says

Courier Publishing is pleased to introduce “Princess Blossom and the Miraculous Cape” (42 pages, hardcover, $19.95), written by Mayna Cosby and illustrated by Shaina Manuel. Princess Blossom, although deeply loved by her father, the king, is lonely after the death of her mother. She finds solace and companionship in a golden hare, a silver fox […]