Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): An Alphabet for Change by Steve Hallblade

Posted October 4, 2021 by meezcarrie in Christian, giveaway, nonfiction / 15 Comments

An Alphabet for Change JustRead Blog BlitzWelcome to the Blog Blitz for An Alphabet for Change by Steve Hallblade, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt!

An Alphabet for ChangeAN ALPHABET FOR CHANGE
Author: Steve Hallblade
Publisher: Good Soil Press
Release Date: May 21, 2021
Genre: Devotional

An accessible and thoughtful book that provides concrete steps for people to take as they seek to be genuinely transformed in their relationship with Jesus.

The alphabet provides a simple road map that will draw you into the readings and encourage you to take practical steps toward personal transformation.


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“What if we chose gentleness in our responses, both in words and deeds? What would that look like? I think it would look a lot like maturity. Gentleness is named in the Scriptures as one of the Fruit of the Spirit. Have you ever seen ripe fruit on a little sapling? No. Fruit is the result of a tree or plant that is both healthy and mature. Likewise, the Fruit of the Spirit is displayed in someone who is healthy and mature.

Unfortunately, our world is becoming vastly devoid of gentleness. No place is this more evident than today’s social media. Political posts, conspiracy posts, I’m-right-you’re-wrong posts—they seem to be the dominant themes across all of the popular platforms. It seems there is no longer room for difference of opinion nor cordial debate. Social media has provided humanity the means to spew our toxic rhetoric and responses at one another in an unprecedented manner.

Gentleness calls for a different response.

Gentleness does not constitute losing one’s convictions or identity. It is a matter of responding with a tenderness of the heart. It is listening to others, not only hearing them, but also looking for understanding.”

Steve Hallblade

Steve Hallblade currently owns and operates a private marketing firm just outside St. Paul, Minnesota. Both he and his wife, Kristine, are active in the community at Eagle Brook Church in the Twin Cities. They have two adult children and live in Hugo, Minnesota.

CONNECT WITH STEVE: Website | Facebook | Instagram

An Alphabet for Change JustRead Giveaway

(1) winner will receive a $25 gift card to Starbucks, a $25 gift card to Amazon, and a signed copy of An Alphabet for Change.

Full tour schedule linked below. Giveaway began at midnight October 4, 2021 and will last through 11:59 PM EST on October 11, 2021. Winner will be notified within 2 weeks of close of the giveaway and given 48 hours to respond or risk forfeiture of prize. US/CAN only. Void where prohibited by law or logistics.

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15 responses to “Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): An Alphabet for Change by Steve Hallblade

  1. Lori Smanski

    What a cool cover to grab someone’s attention. This sounds like a neat way to go through the Bible.

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