Here at CBE, we love books! We’ve got them stacked four-deep on our desks, lining our breakroom, and shelved chummily with plants in our welcome area. The only thing better than having fresh ideas and deep encouragement at our fingertips is sharing the love with you all. As Christmas approaches, we know you’re just as excited to share inspiration and empowerment with the ones you love. With this in mind, we’ve stacked a few piles with specific gift-recipients in mind. These bundles are in our bookstore, ready to go. Just click below and choose your option to deliver a CBE-curated book bundle by Christmas (refer to bottom of page for Christmas shipping deadlines):
She asks the hard questions, doesn’t accept easy answers, and wants to know where she fits into this whole Christianity thing. We recommend these books to challenge and inspire your favorite teen feminist. (Actually, these books would be great for any age.) This Christmas, help her step further in discovering her identity in Christ.
A Year of Biblical Womanhood
The Young (or Young at Heart) Couple:
They’re eager to get their relationship off on the right foot or maybe they’ve been around awhile, but want a fresh start. Vetted by our reviewers, these marriage books aren’t built on patriarchal theological, but instead present a vision for marriage based on God’s design of mutuality and equality. Wrap up this bundle to jumpstart their conversation and connection.
Mutual by Design
Before The Ring
As for Me & My House
Whether she’s a SAHM, a WAHM, or a WM, she believes a woman’s place is wherever she’s called. She’s not interested in reading books which assume a stereotypical vision of motherhood, and our reviewers agree. Choose this CBE-curated bundle of books to give refreshment and encouragement to all types of moms.
Surprised by Motherhood: Everything I Never Expected About Being a Mom
Known & Loved: 52 Devotions from the Psalms
Families Where Grace Is In Place: Building a Home Free of Manipulation, Legalism, and Shame
She’s concerned with recovering women’s stories erased from the pages of history and amplifying the voices of women previously silenced. These books will highlight how, despite significant barriers, the legacies of women have profoundly shaped church history, biblical scholarship, and the kingdom of God. Put a bow on this bundle to inspire the history-lover in your life.
Christian Women in the Patristic World: Their Influence, Authority, and Legacy in the Second through Fifth Centuries
Handbook of Women Biblical Interpreters: A Historical and Biographical Guide
No Time for Silence
50 Women Every Christian Should Know
You want your kids to know Jesus has always been for women, with women, and worked through the lives of women. Unfortunately, some popular Christian kids’ books don’t depict that truth. Make sure kids get the whole gospel story by adding these titles to their library.
Grit and Grace
Gutsy Girls Series’
Deep Blue Kids Bible
You see it in her, the leader God made her to be, but maybe she’s not so sure. Or maybe she sees it, but the barriers to fulfilling her calling seem insurmountable. Gift these books to help her recognize and embrace her identity to more powerfully impact her world for Christ.
More Than Enchanting: Breaking Through Barriers to Influence Your World
10 Lies the Church Tells Women, How the Bible has been misused to keep women in spiritual bondage.
Gifted to Lead: The Art of Leading as a Woman in the Church
Her heart beats in tandem with God’s heart for the marginalized and oppressed. These books offer practical advice and biblical vision for how to participate in God’s plan for setting things right. Put these under the tree and fuel her fight for justice.
The Very Good Gospel
Ministry at the Margins: The Prophetic Mission of Women, Youth & the Poor.
Good News about Injustice
NIV God’s Justice Bible
He feels the weight of the church’s expectations for him to “be the man” and wonders if he measures up to whatever standard by which they’re measuring. Recognizing Jesus’ treatment of women, he senses there’s a different model, but wonders how it might look in practice. How should these ways of thinking inform his relationships with women at home, church, and work? Ship these books to his doorstep to offer fresh vision for God’s design for his life.
Under Construction: Reframing Men’s Spirituality
Man Enough: How Jesus Redefines Manhood
Bound & Determined: Christian Men and Women in Partnership
Shipping Deadlines for Christmas Delivery:
Next Day Air (1 business day), the cutoff will be Thurs 12/20 at noon.
2-Day Air (2 business days), the cutoff will be Wed 12/19 at noon.
Ground is location dependent (1-6 business days).
Standard Shipping (1-2 weeks), the cutoff will be 12/13.