Books

To Fly Again

To Fly Again

A follow-up to missionary hostage survivor Gracia Burnham’s earlier bestseller In the Presence of My Enemies, this time with lessons learned and perspectives gained once she returned home to America. “A training manual for anyone seeking to fly about discouraging...

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Damage Control

Damage Control

Subtitle: How to Stop Making Jesus Look Bad (Baker, 2006). An honest look at making fewer enemies and more friends for the gospel. “Readers can’t help being challenged by Merrill’s message of change and love. He’ll offend a few, encourage many others, and cause some...

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Sinners In The Hands Of Angry Church

Sinners In The Hands Of Angry Church

Of course the current culture isn’t what many of us would like it to be. Now, what to do about that? Does confrontation help, or hinder? Was America ever a “Christian nation”? “A book for Christians serious enough to truly believe that God is God and that he...

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Going Public

Going Public

Subtitled Your Child Can Thrive in Public School, this book is the inspiring voice of an amazing Tacoma couple named David and Kelli Pritchard who not only believe in public education but have also proved it successfully by raising their eight children (count ‘em)...

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Kids In Crisis

Kids In Crisis

Written with child behavior expert Ross Wright, this is the book for every parent or guardian who is close to despair over a difficult, hard-to-control child or teenager. It shows what you need to do to rebuild on the basis of relationship instead of rules alone....

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The Road To Unafraid

The Road To Unafraid

Written with “Black Hawk Down” hero Cpt. Jeff Struecker. If you saw the movie or read the book, you know Jeff as the convoy leader who in 1993 drove his men into Mogadishu, Somalia, and got shot to pieces—three times. That was a turning point for this brave U.S. Army...

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The God Who Won’t Let Go

The God Who Won’t Let Go

This book brings a message of hope to those who have made some kind of major mistake in life, and now wonder if God has rejected them permanently. “A book of realistic hope in the face of guilt, tragedy, and failures which ultimately enter every life.” –Harold Myra,...

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Wait Quietly

Wait Quietly

Subtitled Devotions for a Busy Parent. Seventy-five readings that apply directly to the work of keeping a home on solid ground. Perfect for short bits of time at the beginning or end of a hectic day. “How I wish this answer-filled book had been available when John and...

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Together At Home

Together At Home

How to organize a doable family night that kids will enjoy instead of dread. This book provides more than 100 creative, pre-tested ways to implant your faith in the next generation, especially ages 6-12. Written with my wife, Grace Merrill. “More than just helpful...

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Fighting For David

Fighting For David

With Leone Nunley. The passionate story of one gutsy mother (Yakima, Wash.) who refused to give in to her son’s massive brain injury (from a motorcycle accident) even though some doctors said it was hopeless. Today, David walks with a walker, can speak about 200...

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