Books

Man of Purpose: 100 Devotions for the Aspiring Life9781643529486_4d582

by Josh Mosey

Barbour Books, 9781643529486, 208pp.
Publication Date: August 1, 2021
List Price: 12.99

Men, the world needs you.
Celebrate true masculinity with
Man of Purpose Devotions.

Masculinity has come under fire in recent years, but the world needs Christian men like never before. Man of Purpose: 100 Devotions for the Aspiring Life celebrates manhood, the kind that honors God, loves and supports others, and makes a positive difference in our world.

Each reading centers on a needful biblical character quality, encouraging readers to “be the man”—the man who

  • helps the needy
  • prays without ceasing
  • respects women
  • gives cheerfully
  • anticipates Jesus’ return

You’ll be challenged and encouraged to fill your God-given role in your home, your workplace, your community, and your world.


9781643528502_c4c0dStrength for the Challenge: 365 Devotions for Men

by Josh Mosey & Other Cool Folks

Barbour Books, 9781643528502, 384pp.
Publication Date: May 1, 2021
List Price: 16.99

Guys, you know life can be tough.
But never forget that God is strong.

This brand-new daily devotional builds off the inspired message of 2 Corinthians 12:10:

For Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

Featuring hundreds of contemporary entries plus “classics” from figures such as D. L. Moody, Andrew Murray, Charles Spurgeon, and John Wesley, Strength for the Challenge promises insight and inspiration for men of all ages. Whatever life is throwing at you, you’ll be encouraged to seek your daily strength from God through Jesus Christ. Sure, life can be tough. But with the all-powerful God on your side, how can you lose?


Men of Valor: 3-Minute Devotions

by Josh Mosey & Bob Evenhouse

Barbour Books, 9781643526454, 192pp.
Publication Date: November 1, 2020
List Price: 4.99

3 Minutes of Encouragement: Scripture, Devotion, and Prayer

You’ll find powerful lessons in courage from great men of the faith in Men of Valor: 3-Minute Devotions. Written especially for today’s Christian man, this devotion packs challenge and encouragement into just-right-sized entries for guys of all ages.

  • Minute 1: scripture to meditate on
  • Minute 2: a short devotional reading
  • Minute 3: a prayer to jump-start a conversation with God

Each reading highlights a worthy Christian leader, someone who demonstrated courage in his service to God:

  • St. Augustine
  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • Frederick Douglass
  • Billy Graham
  • Jim Elliot
  • John Bunyan
  • Watchman Nee
  • George Mueller
  • and many more

These 180 entries highlight courageous aspects of the characters’ lives, and further develop the theme of valor with related Bible teaching. Men of Valor: 3-Minute Devotions is the ideal way to begin or end your day!


Dare to Be a Brave Boy: A Devotional Journal for Adventurous Boys Growing in Faith (Brave Boys)

by Josh Mosey

Shiloh Kidz, 9781643526430, 192pp.
Publication Date: November 1, 2020
List Price: 14.99

This delightfully unique journal will challenge the brave boys in your life to live boldly for God!With each turn of the page, boys ages 8 to 12 will encounter a new “dare” from the easy-to-understand New Life Version of scripture alongside a brief devotional reading and thought-provoking journal prompt or “challenge” that encourages them to take action and obey God’s Word.

Challenges include:
Dare to Be Courageous
Dare to Be Kind
Dare to Love Your Neighbor
Dare to Tell the Truth
Dare to Be Thankful

Each “dare” will inspire and motivate boys to grow in their faith as they think about how they can make a difference in the world.


9781643525259_17ad5Daily Devotions for Brave Boys

by Josh Mosey & Other Cool Folks

Shiloh Kidz, 9781643525259, 384pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2020
List Price: 9.99

God’s Word is what makes boys brave. . . 

And they’ll experience His unchanging truth firsthand in this brand-new daily devotional entry in the popular Brave Boys series from Barbour Publishing.

Daily Devotions for Brave Boys, written especially for guys ages 8 to 12, addresses the timeless themes that every boy meets on the path to Christian manhood:

  • overcoming fear
  • making good choices
  • loving others
  • being generous
  • obeying God
  • and much more

With each turn of the page, you’ll come to know and understand how God is working—every day—to grow you into the faithful, brave boy He created you to be.


Daily Wisdom for Men 2021 Devotional Collection

by Josh Mosey & Other Cool Folks

Barbour Books, 9781643525181, 384pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 2020
List Price: 15.99

Follow God with Boldness, Faithfulness, and Tenacity, Every Day!

This brand-new devotional collection for 2021 is designed to challenge men to live a life of faithful endurance.

This brand-new devotional collection is designed to challenge you to live out every area of your spiritual life with boldness, faithfulness, and tenacity. With an inspiring reading and powerful prayer for every day of 2021, this book will provide both encouragement and refreshment, as you come to know just how deeply God cares for you.

Alongside devotional and prayer encouragement, you will find scripture and a read-through-the-Bible plan you may choose to follow.

In these pages, you will find comfort, challenge, and encouragement as you deepen your faith in the one true Lord all 365 days of the year.


9781643522197Wise in the Word

by Josh Mosey & Other Cool Folks

Barbour Books, 9781643522197, 208pp.
Publication Date: November 1, 2019
List Price: 12.99

Get Wise in THE WORD!

This handsome devotional—created especially with you in mind—will build godly wisdom as you spend quiet time in God’s presence.

Guys, here are devotional readings based on one hundred key Bible words and concepts—including Authority, Calm, Delight, Focus, Growth, Kindness, Perseverance, and Victory.

You’ll be inspired to think deeply on God and His Word, “which is able to make you wise for salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus” (2 Timothy 3:15 NKJV).


9781643520766Daily Wisdom for Teens 2020 Devotional: The Power of Love

by Josh Mosey & Other Neat People

Barbour Books, 9781643520766, 384pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 2019
List Price: 15.99

God’s Love: The Power to Change the World!

This brand-new 2020 daily devotional focuses on the theme of the power of God’s love. Every day for an entire year, you will be challenged by scriptures, devotional readings, and prayers that encourage you to deepen your faith in a loving Father God who calls us to love Him and love each other (Mark 12:30-31). From the Golden Rule to love’s transforming power and the Bible’s definition of real love, you will be inspired to choose God’s path of love–a powerful love that can change the world!

In these pages you’ll find challenge, inspiration, and spiritual encouragement as you grow in your faith all 365 days of the year.

“‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.”
Mark 12:30-31 NIV


3-Minute Prayers for Boys

by Josh Mosey
Barbour Books, 9781683229995, 192pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2019
List Price: 4.99

Young boys, ages 8 to 12, are encouraged to take a few moments of their day to pause, reflect, and renew their spirits with these 3-minute prayers.

Each day’s reading includes. . .

Minute 1: meditate on a brief scripture selection
Minute 2: pray, using the provided prayer to jump-start a conversation with God
Minute 3: reflect on a question for further thought

Each of these 180 prayers address important issues of life common to all boys—such as knowing God, having friends, making choices, and loving others.  Just 3 short minutes, and boys will be on their way to thoughtful one-on-one time with their heavenly Father!


Other Publications

Jot That Down

By A. L. Rogers (Editor)
Caffeinated Press, Inc., 9781943548248, 154pp.
Publication Date: September 15, 2017
List Price: 14.95

You. Are. A. Writer.

Writing isn’t easy. Becoming established as a writer is even harder.

This collection of 19 short essays explores the writing life. Each offers tips intended to help new authors find time to write, to hone their craft and to prepare for their first publication.

There’s no magical shortcut to publication. New writers must pay their dues. These essays share practical, encouraging advice to help the next generation of wordsmiths more easily find their literary voice.

Most of the contributors–published authors, themselves–have spoken at the Jot Writers’ Conference, a free annual event in western Michigan emphasizing both the craft and the community of writing.