‘The Best Heroes’ to benefit Connie Maxwell Ministries

Doug Kauffmann, retired pastor of Connie Maxwell Baptist Church, has released an illustrated children’s book based on a cherished memory of a magnificent frigid day he spent with his father at Yankee Stadium in December 1962. “The Best Heroes” (Courier Publishing, 28 pages) is the story of a father and son who attend the NFL […]

Emory explores Lamentations’ themes of grief and glory

For Pastor Danny Emory, the book of Lamentations is “God’s handbook on grief.” His new book, “Grief and Glory in Lamentations,” flows from “the writings of a simple pastor/teacher who has experienced grief on many occasions and has attempted to help others walk through the process of grief.” In Lamentations, Jeremiah surveys his beloved city […]

Sandra Pound’s poetry ‘resounds with faith’ in latest book

Courier Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of “A Lifetime of Verse,” a collection of poems by retired educator Sandra R. Pound, Ph.D., of Swansea. Pound’s poetry delves into love, marriage, children, nature, life and death, and God. Whether recalling her wedding day (when “Both became the byword”), or “memorizing children’s laughter that bounced […]

Kathleen Mallory: A ‘Lingering Fragrance’ in Missions History

Over the last 20 years, when Rosalie Hall Hunt wrote books about missions trailblazers like Fannie E.S. Heck, Ann Judson and Hephzibah Jenkins Townsend, a name that kept coming up in her research was Kathleen Mallory. Hunt said that Mallory, the longest-serving executive leader in the history of Woman’s Missionary Union, remains a “steady echo” […]

S.C. woman publishes book of poems about Jesus’ miracles

For anyone who grew up in Sunday school, the stories of Jesus’ miracles are familiar: turning water into wine, banishing a demon, healing a blind man, speaking a storm out of existence. These extraordinary yet familiar stories may be so matter-of-factly accepted that readers cease to be astonished by the depth of love to which […]

Biblical instruction grounds ‘The Vibrant Small Church’

Small churches can be as well equipped to reach the world for Christ as larger churches. That’s the straightforward premise behind Upstate pastor Keith Davis’ newest book, “The Vibrant Small Church” (90 pages, Courier Publishing, $7.95). Davis, who has pastored two small-to-midsize churches in his 27 years of ministry, said he hopes his book will […]

Bunton’s poetry celebrates God’s presence in ordinary life

Patsy Bunton has released her second book of poetry, “Joy Comes in the Morning” (Courier Publishing, 422 pages, $19.95). In “A Simple Life,” one of 365 poems from the collection, Bunton extolls “the morning sun, the dew on the ground, the beauty of creation we see all around.” From her appreciation for the fundamental gifts […]

Darlington pastor offers ‘flight lessons’ in new book

Timothy Coker wants everyone to learn to fly. He believes it’s what God intends for us. In his new book, “Learning to Fly,” published by Courier Publishing, Coker observes, “There’s a big difference in traveling by air and flying.” The pastor of Central Baptist Church for the past 24 years explains, “Those who fly … […]