When Life Dares You to Break

“Bend is a source of inspiration to look beyond any difficult life circumstances, discover the beauty, and look to God, who is right there with you through it all.”

Daniel Gil
professional Ninja athlete, American Ninja Warrior finalist, motivational speaker

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OVERPOWERING CHALLENGES THREATEN TO TWIST YOU into a chokehold. Frustrated, discouraged, maybe ready to quit?

Bend extends a hand in life’s pressures to rise above the disruption and despair.

As an international journalist, Beth introduces you to courageous sojourners-a wounded veteran, a Wiccan devotee, mothers of children with profound disabilities, and more-who’ve uncovered secrets to resilience.

Riveting, and inspiring, Bend wrestles with anger, revenge, purpose, and hope. How do people begin again? Discover how you too can finish stronger than anyone imagined. Recapture fresh strength and resolve as you sway, lean, and bend, but do not break.

Paperback, 272 pages.


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More Reader Reviews

“WOW!! The bravery of these people in Bend is inspiring. I read thrillers, mysteries, and sci-fi mostly. But the honesty, bravery and straightforwardness of these chapters have made it quite an interesting read.”

Steve R.

“The stories in Bend give me a sense of hope. I read about three books a week and this should be up for a Pulitzer!”

Tracy N.

“I am so mad at you. It is now midnight and I’m still reading Bend. I just can’t put this book down!”

Deb K.

Other Books by Beth

Lifting Our Eyes

Finding God’s Grace Through the Virginia Tech Tragedy: The Lauren McCain Story.

In the initial days following the unthinkable shooting tragedy at Virginia Tech, Beth Lueders met privately with dozens of Blacksburg’s grieving students, faculty, and community members. Paperback, 250 pages.

“In the aftermath of the Virginia Tech Tragedy, this important book provides perspective, encouragement, and hope.”

—Don Piper, author of 90 Minutes in Heaven and Heaven Is Real

Two Days Longer Beth Lueders

Two Days longer

Discover More of God as You Wait for Him.

Packed with gripping stories of real-life waiting, this rubber-meets-the road book helps you get to know the God who lovingly sustains you in all of life’s delays. Paperback, 216 pages. 

“I absolutely love this book! It’s just what I need at this time in my life. Beth is an amazing writer and there’s no other book out there like this. I’m sending a copy of Two Days Longer to all my friends!”

—Victoria Jackson, actress, comedienne, Saturday Night Live alumnus

Two Days Longer Author-Signed Paperback

Celebrations of Faith

Tying Your Children’s Heartstrings to the Truth.

How do you keep your kids engaged in wanting to know God? Celebrations of Faith details simple, creative activities and ceremonies for passing on faith to your children and grandchildren. The resource book shares a A Gift of Perspective, A Gift of Purpose, and A Gift of Protection to ground families in a living faith for today’s times.

Two Days Longer Author-Signed Paperback

Q&A with Point of Grace

Faith, Family, Friends, Dating and More

Young women today need straight, practical answers to questions of friendships, boys, dating, family, sex, suicide, and more real-life topics. Point of Grace vocal artists Denise, Heather, Shelley, and Leigh blend their own helpful advice with biblical insights to offer fresh direction and encouragement.

Articles by Beth

Ian Weikel was 31 and company commander of the 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Ian was killed in action when a roadside bomb detonated under his Humvee in Iraq. A little over three years later, military brass from around the world …


Meet my Ayrabelle who lived with me in Collie-rado where we enjoyed helping others through pet therapy. Each visit felt sacred. Thank you, Power for Living, for sharing our heart for healing.


Held captive by Muslim extremists in outlying jungles of the Philippines, Gracia Burnham turned to daydreaming of simple conveniences such as …


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