Jim Baton

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Jim Baton (pen name) has spent the last 20 years living in the Muslim world, where he’s been involved in a variety of peace and reconciliation activities including interfaith dialogue, training elementary through university students in peace principles, and bringing Christians and Muslims together to pray.
Jim also speaks internationally on the peacemaking themes he's presenting through the thrillers he writes. These books contain a depth of understanding regarding the roots of the Christian and Muslim conflict, how to bring healing to Abraham’s broken family, how to combat terrorism with non-violence and love, and how to become a true peacemaker.

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[image error]The holidays can be the toughest time of year. Especially if you’re alone.


As I write this, my wife is out of town helping a friend through surgery. My daughter is taking off on a train trip with her friends. And my son is an ocean away at university. Being alone at Christmas can make you long for the days of bickering over which Christmas movie to watch, awkward political conversat...

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In Jesus' day, the religious leaders had the Scriptures but had created a complex system of rules that both affirmed their self-righteousness and kept the common people from finding God. Jesus had to buck the religious system to open the way for sinn ...more
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Redemptive Justice beautifully contrasts those who are growing in the Christian faith with those who look religious on the outside but are hiding evil within. The author’s tender heart toward victims of violent crimes, and especially children, shines ...more
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Salt and Pepper—Unearthing Taboos is a heart-wrenching tale of an innocent young Bengali girl in a not-so-innocent world. As Ranya grows from six year old into a teenager, then begins college and looks forward to marriage, she seems to narrowly escap ...more
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This is my favorite Islamic terrorism spy thriller of all time. Besides his tremendous plot and character development, I love how Alex presents Islam with such grace, honoring the beautiful aspects of the faith while not shying away from the horror e ...more
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Lorilyn Roberts The King is a well-crafted tale of a young man’s struggles to understand his identity, his destiny and his faith. Like many youth who have to leave home to discover who they really are, Daniel has to travel back in time to Palestine i ...more
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Understory by Lisa J. Lickel
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An entertaining plot, winsome characters, timely themes of overcoming prejudice and the horrors of human trafficking...this book has plenty to keep a reader's interest--I was so engrossed I had to finish it the same day I picked it up!
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Guy Right has crafted a systematic journey that connects the truths of earliest human history to the Good News Jesus brought to mankind. I found myself stopping along the way to take notes. May this profound revelation of God’s complete and utter goo ...more
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