Responding to the sobering reality of modern day slavery, Shayne Moore and Kimberly Yim describe the power that we all have at our disposal when we refuse to do nothing and choose to take our place among the great abolitionists of the past. Available Now. [Learn More]
Spoken word poet Amena Brown explores how we discover by rhythm our God-given potential and the ways we limit God's work in our lives. Be reminded and encouraged that while God has rhythm, God is love, and God's love carries us beyond our rhythms into a fuller, more fulfilling life. Available Now. [Learn More]
Through personal stories and careful meditation on Scripture, Patty Kirk urges our uncertain and ever-burdened souls back into the awareness of our Lord's gentle demands. Despite what we may have heard, the yoke we take on as we follow Jesus is easy, and the burden of a loving God is light. Available Now. [Learn More]
Gradually weaving together separate strands into one compelling story, Sharon Garlough Brown invites us to follow four women as they reluctuantly arrive at a retreat center and are drawn into a soul-rousing journey of spiritual practice, mutual support and personal revelation. Available Now. [Learn More]
Praise for IVP Crescendo
"Living well before God has never been as challenging for Christian women to navigate. We're driven by the demands of work and family, and wooed by the culture's definition of success and beauty. IVP Crescendo speaks to that very challenge, with stories from women who write with courage and clarity about following Christ at home, in the workplace and into frontiers they never imagined exploring."
Former correspondent, ABC News
"These are books for the many women aching for a challenge. Works that approach us with a fresh and long overdue set of basic assumptions about women. . . .These are books for determined women, who insist on making a mark on this world, not for their own sakes but for the sake of Christ and his kingdom."
Editor, Christianity Today's GiftedForLeadership.com, and author, Troubled Minds: Mental Illness and the Church's Mission
"What a gift to the church! IVP Crescendo gives voice to gifted storytellers, poets, writers and modern-day prophets. It is easy to enter into the experiences that these women describe. The authors give voice to experiences I can't articulate. They identify the invisible dynamics that bring both color and dissonance to women in their faith journeys. A gift to women and men alike."
"Some of the IVP Crescendo books will spur women to a more robust and alive relationship with our Creator. Others will awaken us to dark places in our world where we can actually make a small but significant difference, ushering in light and hope. But none of the books are intended to keep us safe, comfortable, and stuck. I am grateful for the ways these authors expand my vision and challenge my aptitude for lethargy. Reading them makes me want to be bolder and more fully alive."
Author, speaker and leadership coach, The Slingshot Group