Encourage ⋄ Equip ⋄ Empower

We pray these books will be an encouragement to you and your family as you continue on your journey with Jesus. 

New Release!
August 2023

You can listen to Joanna’s interview with Dr. Don Hawkins on the Encouragement Live podcast. She shares about her book and offers encouragement for those who are feeling overwhelmed. 
Go to the episode titled “Hope when you are overwhelmed.” 
(Joanna’s interview begins around the 12 minute mark and lasts about 12 minutes.)

Crazy, Hard, Beautiful Journey -
Stories of God's Unfailing Grace, Goodness, and Divine Purpose

It’s finally here! This book was years in the making, and by God’s grace it is now available in both ebook and print versions. We can’t wait to see how God will use it to encourage those going through hard seasons. His grace never fails!


Crazy, Hard, Beautiful Journey by Joanna K. Harris is easy to relate to and speaks deeply to the heart. The writing style is in everyday language and easy to read. Joanna’s authenticity about her feelings along her journey is refreshing, and she always points to the truth that God’s grace is more than sufficient for whatever comes our way in life. This book is a must-read especially for those in the midst of severe trials of life.” –Suzi James, retired missionary


Have you been on a difficult, painful, unpredictable journey? Whatever you’ve experienced, there is hope in God’s divine purpose and surprising grace. In this new book, Joanna shares stories from a seven-year period of her life filled with ridiculous stress, crazy circumstances, and countless miracles. As you read about God’s faithfulness, wisdom, love, and grace in her life, you’ll be encouraged and see more of the beauty God is giving you on your journey.

Books For Adults

Grace In Time Of Need - Encouragement For Those Who Are Suffering


Strengthened By Grace - Encouragement For Difficult Seasons


Seeing God Through The Storm - Empowering Truths from the Book of Job


United In Prayer - A Prayer Guide for the USA


Books For Children

He's My GOD! Knowing God Through His Names: A Children's Devotional Book 1


He's My GOD! Knowing God Through His Names: A Children's Devotional Book 2


I Want to Be... A Cowgirl
Dare to Dream Series


I Want to Be... A Builder
Dare to Dream Series



Never Too Late - A Short Story of Forgiveness and Hope at Christmas

“Our goal is to provide quality Bible-based materials that will challenge and encourage believers to grow in their faith and personal walk with Christ.” -Howard & Bonnie Lisech

Howard and Bonnie Lisech founded Deeper Roots Publications in 1993 with a desire to provide biblically based resources for individuals, schools, and mission organizations. Their books have blessed and impacted many – including students, small groups, short-term mission teams, homeschool moms, and more. 

Deeper Roots Publications also publishes hand-selected, quality books, training materials, and resources from Christian authors.

Materials by Deeper Roots Publications are available at deeperroots.com and on amazon.com.