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About Mike Nappa
Director of Marvel Studios Dr. Strange
Mike Nappa is a bestselling and award-winning author whose highlight reel includes VeggieTales comics, popular suspense novels, and narrative design for "Run to My Heart" from Talofa Games, published in association with Niantic ("Pokemon Go"). He writes "coffee-shop theology" books as well as lots of articles on random topics such as data intelligence, biblical studies, pop culture, the publishing industry, and pretty much anything he finds interesting at the moment. Learn more about Mikey by Googling his name or by visiting: nappaland.com/mikenappa
"Mike Nappa's Annabel Lee is a fast-paced thriller ... From the first chapter on, I found it impossible to put down."
New York Times bestselling author of I Know What You Did Last Summer
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Above ground, a former Army sniper called The Mute and an enigmatic "Dr. Smith" know about the girl. As the race begins to find her, the tension builds. Who wants to set her free? Why does the other want to keep her captive forever? Who will reach her first?
Private investigators Trudi Coffey and Samuel Hill need to piece together the clues and stay alive long enough to retrieve the girl--before it's too late.
With its stunning writing and relentless pace, Annabel Lee will captivate readers from the first page.
Meet the Bibleteam, hear about some of their adventures, and read along as they introduce twenty-five action-packed Bible stories. After each story, Bibleman and his team will challenge you with a power Scripture and a challenge to help you live like one of God's heroes.
With danger closing in from all sides, Trudi and Samuel will have to call on all of their allies to keep Dream safe and discover the identity of the people who have been hunting down Samuel. The real questions are whom can they trust? And who will make it out of this thing alive?
This no-preparation-required teaching resource provides a year's worth of engaging, transforming, and easy-to-lead discussion guides for adult small groups. All 52 studies are "open and go" for those who, for whatever reason, don't have the time or energy to prepare. They can be used by anyone in the group--not just the leader--and are perfect for road trips, retreats, coffeehouse conversations, or even as personal devotionals. Bonus callouts with discussion-specific teaching tips, brief Bible background information, and add-on ideas are included, as well as an appendix titled "20 Tips for Dynamic Discussions."
Cancer May Have Taken Her Life, But Not Her Legacy
This is a story about the biggest things in life, which is ironic because it ends with a death.
When Amy Nappa was unexpectedly diagnosed with Stage IV-B uterine cancer, her life and that of her husband's, Mike, changed forever. But they weren't the only ones whose lives were touched by Amy's courageous journey into the waiting arms of her loving Savior.
What started out as a private Facebook group intended to keep family and close friends apprised of Amy's medical condition grew to include hundreds, with thousands more reading publicly about Amy daily on social media. And now, Mike wants to share those poignant posts with you, so you can come to know the amazing woman he adored for 30 years (and still does).
So, this is Amy's story, mostly in her own words. It's a love story, a loss story, but most of all it's a life story. You'll quickly discover that Amy's life, especially the way she lived the end of it, will inspire your own.
As part of his regular street performance, a deception specialist who goes by the name The Raven picks his audience's pockets while they watch. It's harmless fun--until he decides to keep the spare wallet a city councilman doesn't seem to miss, hoping for a few extra bucks. When he finds not money but compromising photos of the councilman and his "personal assistants," The Raven hatches a plan to blackmail the man. However, he quickly finds himself in over his head with the Ukrainian Mafia and mired in a life-threatening plot code-named, "Nevermore."
Private investigators Trudi Coffey and Samuel Hill must scramble to sort out the clues--and their complicated feelings for each other--to rescue The Raven and save hundreds of lives from a wildcard bent on revenge.
Mike Nappa snags readers from the first page of this fast-paced thriller--and he never lets go until the end.
Jesus was not in a hurry.
He had only three years of public ministry—three years to heal and teach and change the world—but the Bible never tells us he was rushing through them.
We are the ones who rush through them. Catching the gist of this parable. Smiling at the punch line in that dialogue. We can race through the Gospels in hours, fully briefed on Christ’s life, but hardly changed.
Until we sit down with Mike Nappa’s God in Slow Motion. Nappa hasn’t carved up the Gospels for quick review or sliced them into tiny pieces for academic study. He has taken ten important moments from the life of Christ and reveled in them, chewing on their words, relating them to life, comparing them with modern culture, allowing the Spirit to work, and letting Christ change him.
The result is a rich, personal, and biblical narrative about Jesus and how His purposes unfold, then and now. See how God is sneaky about his glory. How he presents evidence for belief. How he can be comforting and terrifying at once. This is the “good news” in all its many-splendored wonder: the life of Christ, frame by frame.
And it is worth every minute because it will change you too.
What would it be like to take care of a tiger? What do bears eat for breakfast? And what do you need to clean an eagle’s cage? Zachary knows the answers. He’s the zookeeper. And he’s glad God gave him that job.
This is a Level One I Can Read! book, which means it’s perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. It aligns with guided reading level G and will be of interest to children Pre-K to 2nd grade.
"Dear God, give me five flavors of ice cream for breakfast." "Dear God, make it my birthday every day!"
Kids love the Wish-a-Prayer Machine, but why aren't their prayers being answered? Join Bibleman and his team on a new adventure as they find the villain responsible for the silly prayer requests and teach kids about the true purpose of prayer.
Go to bhkids.com to find this book's Parent Connection, an easy tool to help moms and dads (or anyone else who loves kids) discuss the book's message with their child. We're all about connecting parents and kids to each other and to God's Word.
All 52 studies require zero pre-session preparation and can be used in a variety of settings and times--around the dinner table, during family-night activities, or just before bedtime. They are also perfect for impromptu lessons in Sunday school classes and elementary-aged youth groups.