Church Library



Blessed child.


Bright, Bill
2001 / Book
Adults
Main Library
W Publishing Group      FIC   BRI    
MYSTERYSummary: Intrigue, action, and drama fill this story of a young boy who is gifted with healing power, raised by an Ethiopian priest, and who escapes to the USA with help from a disillusioned Peace Corps worker.
(Added: 4/13/2018)
   

Ushering 101: the complete handbook of ushering for the local church.


Bell, Buddy
1996 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Harrison House      264   BEL    
WORSHIP\LEADERSHIPSummary: Much more than just shaking hands and passing offering plates, your role as an usher is as important to the Body of Christ as that of a prophet, teacher, or evangelist. You will be challenged to serve with excellence!
(Added: 4/13/2018)
   

Unoffendable: how just one change can make all of life better.


Hansen, Brant
2015 / Book
Adults
Main Library
W Publishing Group      150   HAN    
FORGIVENESS\PERSONAL GROWTHSummary: What if Christians were the most unoffendable people on the planet? What if "righteous anger" is a myth, and giving up our "right" to be offended can be one of the most healthy, simplifying, relaxing, refreshing, stress-relieving, encouraging things we can do?
(Added: 4/13/2018)
   

Are we really better together?


Renfroe, Rob
2018 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Abingdon Press      287   REN    
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH\CHURCH ADMINISTRATIONSummary: An evangelical perspective on the division in the United Methodist Church.
(Added: 4/13/2018)
   

WOW hits 2018.


Word Entertainment,
2018 / CD
Adults
Main Library
Capitol Christian Music Group/Provident Label Group      CD   780   WOR   2018
MUSICSummary: 36 of today's top Christian artists and hits, including "What a Beautiful Name," (Hillsong), "Chain Breaker," (Zach Williams), "Home," (Chris Tomlin), "Oh My Soul", (Casting Crowns), "The Lion and The Lamb," (Big Daddy Weave), and others.
(Added: 4/13/2018)
Note: 2 discs in album    

The masterpiece.


Rivers, Francine
2018 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Tyndale House Publishers      FIC   RIV    
ROMANCESummary: An unexpected and redemptive love story, a probing tale that reminds us that mercy can shape even the most broken among us into an imperfect yet stunning masterpiece.
(Added: 4/13/2018)
   

The Kremlin conspiracy: a novel.


Rosenberg, Joel C.
2018 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Tyndale House Publishers      FIC   ROS    
SUSPENSE\ASIASummary: Russia's president is a rising czar determined to restore his country to her former greatness--and he will stop at nothing to do so. Even risk nuclear war.
(Added: 4/13/2018)
   

Holy roar: 7 words that will change the way you worship.


Tomlin, Chris
2017 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Bowyer & Bow      264   TOM    
WORSHIPSummary: Open your eyes to all that you have at your disposal when it comes to worship. Will help the church become rich in understanding as the Holy Spirit leads us to live authentic, purposed and worshipful lives.
(Added: 4/13/2018)
   

Welcome to our church: a handbook for greeters and ushers.


Schroeder, Annette
2014 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Concordia Publishing House      264   SCH    
WORSHIP\CHURCHSummary: Greeters and ushers can meet and anticipate the needs of visitors, cultivating a culture of care and warmth as an example to the congregation.
(Added: 4/13/2018)
   

If I could ask God anything: awesome Bible answers for curious kids.


Slattery, Kathryn
2006 / Book
Junior
Children's Library
Thomas Nelson      J   230   SLA  
THEOLOGY\BIBLE - STUDY\CHILDRENSummary: Jam-packed with clear, easy-to-understand answers to kids' questions about God, making it the perfect resource for children, parents, and Bible teachers.
(Added: 4/2/2018)
   

The beggar's blessing: based on a true story.


Hamby Mark (retold by),
2000 / Book
Junior
Children's Library
Lamplighter Publishing      J   FIC   HAM  
GREAT BRITAIN\CHARACTERSummary: Based on the true story of the childhood of Queen Victoria of England.
(Added: 4/2/2018)
Note: Illustrated by Deborah and Jennifer Hamby    

A is for Abigail: an almanac of amazing American women.


Cheney, Lynne
2003 / Book
Junior
Main Library
Simon & Schuster      J   900   CHE  
WOMEN\BIOGRAPHY\ALPHABET\UNITED STATESSummary: Each letter in the alphabet is represented by an important woman in the history of the United States.
(Added: 4/2/2018)
   

The tale of Despereaux.


DiCamillo, Kate
2003 / Book
Junior
Main Library
Candlewick Press      J   FIC   DIC  
ANIMALSSummary: The story of Despereaux Tilling, a mouse who is in love with music, stories, and a princess named Pea. It is also the story of a rat called Roscuro, who lives in the darkness and covets a world filled with light. And it is the story of Miggery Sow, a slow-witted serving girl who harbors a simple, impossible wish. It is a story of forgiveness, light, love, and soup.
(Added: 4/2/2018)
Note: Newbery Medal book for quality in children's literature.    

Step-by-step paper fun for kids.


Elliot, Marion
1994 / Book
Junior
Children's Library
Anness Publishing      J   746   ELL  
ARTS & CRAFTSSummary: Fifty practical projects for children of all ages, with clear step-by-step photographs and simple techniques.
(Added: 4/2/2018)
   

Making ordinary days extraordinary!


Gaither, Gloria
2004 / Book
Junior
Children's Library
Multnomah      J   790   GAI  
ARTS & CRAFTS\RECREATION\FAMILY LIFESummary: Packed with creative activities that will help your own family make meaningful, long-lasting memories.
(Added: 4/2/2018)
   

Mountain magic.


Lentz, Alice Boggs
1998 / Book
Junior
Children's Library
Tommy Nelson      J   FIC   LEN  
FAMILY LIFESummary: A family spends summers in Grandmother's house in the mountains.
(Added: 4/2/2018)
Note: Illustrated by David Griffin.    

Solomon's temple.


Superbook,
2018 / DVD
Junior
Children's Library
Christian Broadcasting Network      J   DVD   221   SUP
Superbook series, episode 43.BIBLE - OLD TESTAMENT\SPANISH LANGUAGESummary: Chris is ready for a showdown when Superbook sweeps him away with Joy and Gizmo to ancient Jerusalem. They meet King David, who plans to build a magnificent temple but is stopped by God. Discover how being part of God's design is the best plan of all.
(Added: 4/2/2018)
Note: Run time: 28 minutes. Closed captions and Spanish audio included.    

Rebuilding the altar: a bold call for a fresh encounter with God.


Schatzline, Pat
2017 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Charisma House      240   SCH    
SPIRITUAL LIFESummary: A passionate challenge to return to the altar--a daily encounter with Jesus, who became our altar. To declare this truth to the deceived. To raise a standard of holiness without compromise. To bring hope to the hurting.
(Added: 2/17/2018)
   

Unafraid and unashamed: facing the future of United Methodism.


Cantrell, Wil
2017 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Market Square Books      287   CAN    
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH\SEXUALITYSummary: A word of hope to United Methodists seeking both unity and faithfulness to the Christian gospel. A helpful overview of the conversation about human sexuality in the UMC and the current conflict in which the church finds itself.
(Added: 2/17/2018)
   

Good good father.


Tomlin, Chris
2016 / Book
Junior
Children's Library
Passion Publishing/Tommy Nelson      J   FIC   TOM  
GOD\LOVESummary: A little bear named Tucker goes on a journey to see the King and finds out how great his love is for them. Children will be reassured that God is a good, good Father and they are loved by Him.
(Added: 2/17/2018)
Note: Inspired by Chris Tomlin's song, "Good Good Father" about God. Illustrated by Lorna Hussey.    
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