Products: Non-Fiction

  • My People, the Amish: The True Story of an Amish Father and Son (By: Joe Keim)

    My People, the Amish: The True Story of an Amish Father and Son (By: Joe Keim)

    $14.00

    In My People, the Amish, Joe Keim paints a detailed picture of life behind the bonnets and buggies. More than a biography, this is an honest look at the heart-warming traditions that mingle with the deep-rooted legalism of the Amish community in Ashland, Ohio. Learn More
  • A Killing in Amish Country (By: Gregg Olsen and Rebecca Morris)

    A Killing in Amish Country (By: Gregg Olsen and Rebecca Morris)

    $18.38

    At just 30 years old, with dark-blonde hair and freckles, Barbara Weaver was as pretty as the women depicted on the covers of her favorite "bonnet" stories - romance novels set in Amish America. Barbara had everything she'd ever wanted: five beautiful children, a home, her faith, and a husband named Eli. But while Barbara was happy to live as the Amish have for centuries - without modern conveniences, Eli was tempted by technology: cell phones, the Internet, and sexting. Online he called himself "Amish Stud" and found no shortage of "English" women looking for love and sex. Twice he left Barbara and their children, was shunned, begged for forgiveness, and had been welcomed back to the church. Learn More
  • Religious Deception (By: Ivan Stolzfus)

    Religious Deception (By: Ivan Stolzfus)

    $14.99

    What makes the Amish and ISIS favor black clothes and a beard with no mustache? What compels the Amish to hate believers of Salvation in Jesus Christ alone and why does ISIS take the greatest of pleasures in killing them? Why do Amish bishops and orthodox Jewish rabbis look alike, yet profess a different religion? What compelled the Jews to kill the author of our faith, Jesus Christ? What was it about the Pharisee that Jesus so despised? Why do the Amish condemn those enlightened believers like their mother church--the Roman Catholics?The answers to these questions can be found in Ivan Stolzfus' book, Religious Deception. Learn More
  • Battle Scars: Secrets in Plain Sight (By: E.V. Stoltzfus)

    Battle Scars: Secrets in Plain Sight (By: E.V. Stoltzfus)

    $12.00

    Battle Scars: Secrets in Plain Sight is the story of E. V. Stoltzfus, a man who was born and raised Amish in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Amish country—Lancaster County. Written by Stoltzfus himself, this book details his life and experiences growing up on the family farm. Life among the Amish for E.V., or “Sonny,” was not always as idealistic as it may seem to outsiders. E.V. faced many difficulties and struggles growing up. In his book, he tells of life on the farm, stories of abuse and molestation, sin and trouble, being drafted into the Army, finding forgiveness through Jesus, leaving the Amish, and more. Learn More
  • Plain Secrets: An Outsider Among the Amish

    Plain Secrets: An Outsider Among the Amish

    $14.99

    Joe Mackall has lived surrounded by the Swartzentruber Amish community of Ashland County, Ohio, for over sixteen years. They are the most traditional and insular of all the Amish sects: the Swartzentrubers live without gas, electricity, or indoor plumbing; without lights on their buggies or cushioned chairs in their homes; and without rumspringa, the recently popularized "running-around time" that some Amish sects allow their sixteen-year-olds. Learn More
  • An Amish Boy and a Mother's Prayer (By: Glen S. Graber)

    An Amish Boy and a Mother's Prayer (By: Glen S. Graber)

    $14.99

    An Amish Boy and a Mother’s Prayer takes readers into the heart of Daviess County, Indiana, where Glen Graber was raised. His family was swiftly kicked out of the Old Order Amish church when Glen’s dad bought a rubber-tired tractor. Then Glen’s mother died, and left him with a request: She had been praying for a business that would alleviate the family’s financial hardship, and asked Glen to take responsibility for the family’s future. Despite the pressure, Glen and his family found hope and humor each day as God miraculously answered their mother’s prayer.More than a biography, this book is about a boy being determined to change his place in the world, and the miraculous reversals of misfortune. It’s about the prayers of a mother, the idiosyncrasies and love of a father, and the strength of a family. It is, in other words, the story of us. Learn More
  • Called to be Amish (By: Marlene C. Miller)

    Called to be Amish (By: Marlene C. Miller)

    $12.99

    Fewer than one hundred outsiders have joined the Old–Order Amish—and stayed—since 1950. Marlene C. Miller is one of them. In this rare memoir, Marlene recounts her unhappy and abusive childhood, how she throws herself into cheerleading and marching band, and how she falls in love with Johnny, the gentle young Amish man who helps her lace her ice skates. Learn More
  • Chasing the Amish Dream (By: Loren Beachy)

    Chasing the Amish Dream (By: Loren Beachy)

    $12.99

    Life in author Loren Beachy’s Amish community brims with old-fashioned box socials, smart-alecky students, and pranks involving pink duct tape and black pepper. Meet the young women who manage to be late for church twice in one day and the man who plans to fight drowsiness by jogging beside his horse and buggy. Cheer for Beachy and his cousins in cut-throat baseball games, and join community members as they surround and support a family in their loss. With the witty warmth of small-town storytellers like Garrison Keillor and Jan Karon, Beachy invites readers into his life as a creative, wise, and wisecracking Old Order Amish schoolteacher and auctioneer. Learn More
  • Plain Faith (By: Ora Jay and Irene Eash)

    Plain Faith (By: Ora Jay and Irene Eash)

    $12.00

    This is the true story of Ora-Jay and Irene Eash, Amish farmers from northwest Montana whose lives changed in an instant when a semi-truck struck the family buggy, killing their two young daughters. Learn More
  • The Greater Inheritance (By: Mary Schrock)

    The Greater Inheritance (By: Mary Schrock)

    $12.00

    Sneak a rare peek into the secret world of the Amish people. Few facts of their religion and culture are known to the outside world, and that's exactly the way they want it. What do they believe about God? Are the Amish holier than most people? Or do they deal with many of the same concerns that plague the rest of the world? Learn More
  • Growing Up Amish (By: Ira Wagler)

    Growing Up Amish (By: Ira Wagler)

    $13.00

    For anyone who's ever wondered about the road not taken . . .One fateful, starless night, seventeen-year-old Ira Wagler got up at 2:00 a.m., packed all his earthly belongings in a little black duffle bag, left a scribbled note under his pillow, and walked away from his home in the Old Order Amish settlement of Blooomfield, Iowa, into a world much wider and more foreign than he could ever have imagined. Learn More
  • A Basketful of Broken Dishes (By: Naomi Mullet Stutzman)

    A Basketful of Broken Dishes (By: Naomi Mullet Stutzman)

    $12.00

    A Basketful of Broken Dishes is a TRUE STORY that demonstrates God's faithfulness to an Amish couple. Simon's refusal to submit to the Amish rules stresses his marriage. The bishops demand that Susan, his wife, must obey the rules she promised to keep and to shun her rebel husband. Who was she to obey, God or man? Together they become a perfect team to set their family free from the bondage of "religion." Learn More
  • Runaway Amish Girl (By: Emma Gingerich)

    Runaway Amish Girl (By: Emma Gingerich)

    $9.00

    Growing up Amish and leaving the fold, Emma Gingerich left her Amish community in Eagleville, Missouri, at the age of eighteen. Her memoir, Runaway Amish Girl: The Great Escape, captivates even the timid reader.Disagreeing with the beliefs of Amish traditions and upbringing, the pressure became too much for her to bear. Forced to make a personal decision, Emma found the courage to leave the only life she had ever known. Learn More
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