Mother’s Day is (literally) right around the corner (May 12 for the Holiday deficient), so if you have a Proverbs 31 woman in your life and haven’t gotten her a gift yet (shame on you, shame) don’t worry we have you covered. We’ve got a few recommendations for the amazing ladies in your life weather its your mom, sister, wife or even grandma (if Gran-Gran’s a fan of Andy Mineo that is!) Just be sure they don’t catch you looking at this list or you’ll blow the surprise! Good luck.
Christian Books has an impressive collection of amazing books for women of God who love to read and when it comes to Mother’s Day, they have you covered. Check out their site and they’ll show you gifts sure to spark her interest and imagination. They also feature a wide selection of ebooks and music. To get you started below you’ll find a few of our favorite reads.
Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus
If Jesus were to sit down with you right now and have a DTR (Define the Relationship) conversation, how would you respond? Are you truly his follower or just a fan-or perhaps someone who doesn’t even care about the difference? Not a Fan invites you to make Jesus not merely the object of your admiration, but the very center of your life. Through biblical teaching, anecdotes, and humor, Kyle Idleman explores what it means to truly be a follower of Christ. He also shares several powerful Not a Fan stories–testimonies from fellow followers who turned to Jesus. Don’t miss this wake up call to radical discipleship!
Lion of Babylon, Marc Royce Series #1
Special agent Marc Royce’s job in the State Department is routine—until two CIA operatives, a high-placed Iraqi civilian, and a humanitarian aid worker go missing in Iraq. As Marc engages in a covert operation, the underground dialogue between sworn enemies heats up. Will the ultimate Reconciler bring peace between ancient opponents and current foes? 384 pages, softcover from Bethany.
God’s Wisdom for a Mother’s Heart: A Bible Study for Moms
Formatted to suit a mom’s busy schedule, God’s Wisdom for a Mother’s Heart provides mothers at any stage of life with thoughtful, biblical encouragement for each and every day. This study is intended as a companion to the Mom’s Bible, but can be used with any Bible.
For those moms that want an excuse to gather the family together, look no further than a few of our favorite selections of music and movies. A great film will enhance any evening while music just makes any drive with the loved ones more pleasant. Here are a few suggestions!
History Channel’s: The Bible Miniseries
From Executive Producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett comes The Bible — an epic 10-part miniseries retelling stories from the Scriptures for a whole new generation. Breathtaking in scope and scale, The Bible features powerful performances, exotic locales and dazzling visual effects that breathe spectacular life into the dramatic tales of faith and courage from Genesis through Revelation. This historic television event is sure to entertain and inspire the whole family.
Please note: Some scenes that were shown when The Bible aired may not be included in this release. These missing scenes are an artistic choice, not a defect.
Keep in mind giving music or a move as a gift is a bit tricky. If you give it as a gift make sure you either give a few (as these tend to be low in cost) or mix them with something else like some flowers, a teddy or a gift basket. Maybe something from our “Treats” suggestions below.
An absolute favorite destination for my wife and I. I can’t recommend these sweet handmade treats enough. Sweet yet salty and their specials for Mother’s Day sets are fordable gifts anyone with a sweet tooth is sure to love! Our favorite? The Japanese box below, its one of he more expensive items they sell but its a gorgeous box and filled to the brim with assorted delights that even after empty my wife keeps to hold little items and anxiously wait until that next brown box delivery hits her doorstep.
Mom not that into chocolate? Get her something that won’t send her straight to the dentist. Edible Arrangements have really become a household name because of their unique gift baskets that no one expects yet everyone will love. Plus they tell mom you were listening all those times she said to eat your fruits and veggies! Win, Win!
Mother’s Day Bouquet™ – Special Berry Trio features gourmet semisweet chocolate dipped strawberries, gourmet semisweet chocolate dipped strawberries decorated with white drizzle, and is filled pineapple hearts, fresh strawberries, cantaloupe, honeydew and grapes. It’s all artfully arranged in a NEW keepsake pitcher that mom can use long after the fruit is gone!