American Baptist Churches of Pennsylvania and Delaware

Thrive Book Groups and Thrive Scholarships

Contact Jodie Vasbinder:  EMAIL or (814) 845-2355

Current recommended books:

  • Reach Out GATHER In by Karen Ehman NEW!
  • Faithfully Different by Natasha Crain NEW!
  • “Revelation - Extravagant Hope" by Margaret Feinberg
  • "Vibrant - Developing a Deep and Abiding Joy for All Seasons" by Carol McLeod
  • Messy to Meaningful by Monica Schmelter, Rhonda Rhea & Kaley Rhea
  • The Bible in 52 Weeks by Dr. Kimberly D. Moore
  • The Fitting Room - Putting on the Character of God by Kelly Minter
  • Just Open the Door - A Study on Biblical Hospitality by Jen Schmidt
  • "Walk It Out: The Radical Result of Living God’s Word One Step At A Time” - by Tricia Goyer
  • “Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel LessThan, Left Out and Lonely” - by Lysa Terkeurst
  • “The Broken Way: A Daring Path to Abundant Life” - by Ann Voskamp
  • “Knowing God By Name” - by Sharon Jaynes, Gwen Smith, Mary Southerland
  • “Seeking Him: Experiencing the Joy of Personal Revival” - by Nancy DeMoss, Tim Grissom
  • “Lioness Arising: Wake Up and Change Your World” – by Lisa Bevere
  • “The Armor of God” – by Priscilla Shirer
  • "20/20: Seen. Chosen. Sent. Bible Study Book" - by Christine Caine

2023 Recommended Book List

2021 Downloadable Book List 

Books From Previous Years May Still Be Ordered And Used

  1. Each lady participating can received $5.00 reimbursement towards the purchase of her book. For first time group, the leader’s guide is paid in full by ABWM.
  2. Thrive Groups are not limited to the books listed above. Approval for other books should obtained before the books are purchased to receive the $5.00 reimbursement for each book. Contact: Jodie Vasbinder (Information Above).
  3. Buy books on Amazon, or at your local Christian bookstore.

Thrive Scholarships for Women Doing Continuing Education Classes

EWE Thrive Scholarships are available for women doing Continuing Education Classes.   
Download the Thrive Scholarship application form / guidelines to apply for a scholarship

Downloadable Scholarship Application