It's that time again! We will have another All-Day Giveaway on Friday, August 30th! Follow the Homecoming Magazine Facebook page that day to see new prizes posted every hour beginning at 9 a.m. CT! We'll have a great selection of music, books, DVDs and more to give away, and if you are working that day, you'll still be able to enter over the entire Labor Day weekend (through Monday). Winners will be randomly selected on Tuesday, September 3rd.

We love the thoughtful answers you give for the questions we often pose here, and we have a fun one for you this time: If you had an entire day of free time and money were no object, how would you spend the time? Answer that question here!

A thought from the Word...

Psalm 16:11
You make known to me the path of life: you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.

Prayers are appreciated for Michael English and his family. After a long battle with cancer, Michael's father Aubine went to be with the Lord last Wednesday, August 14. Michael was able to spent some quality time with his father shortly before his passing, and he posted photos and comments about that on his Facebook page. Click here to read more about Aubine and to see a video of Michael and his brother Biney singing with their dad.
In case you missed it, we had a  wonderful, in-depth interview recently with renowned author and speaker Liz Curtis Higgs. Besides being an avid reader and a student of history, she's also hilarious, and among her many writing ventures, she brings a fresh, relevant outlook in exploring the lives of familiar Biblical characters. We also have an article about Liz in the September/October issue of Homecoming, so be on the lookout for that!
A few issues back, we reviewed the book New Man Journey, by author Steve Silver, in which he offers a helpful perspective to men adjusting to the changes that retirement brings. He shares some of those valuable insights for retired men and women in  "5 Ways to Make the Most of Retirement." Even if you are not retiring soon, you probably know someone who might benefit from reading this engaging article!
Could you be part of the 44th Annual Dove Awards? Just send a 30-second video clip explaining how a gospel song has impacted your life, and the GMA will show selected clips up to and during the Dove Awards! Submit your clips here! Also, the Dove Awards nominee press conference will be streamed live at 10:30 a.m. CT tomorrow, August 21st, and you can enjoy that here!
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