Church Library



Battlefield of the mind for teens.

Meyer, Joyce
2018 / Book / Young Adult
Main Library
150   MEY    
Warner Faith\Hatchette Book Group USA        PERSONAL GROWTH\YOUTH\MENTAL HEALTH
Summary: The most important fight in your life will be waged in your mind. Teenagers face peer pressure and the struggle for independence, and the world is a difficult place.
(Added: 8/10/2018)
   

 

Superbook explorer, volume 16.

Superbook,
2018 / DVD / Junior
Children's Library
J   DVD   220   SUP
The Christian Broadcasting Network      Superbook Explorer series, volume 15   BIBLE - STORIES\BIBLE - STUDY
Summary: Includes two stories, "Naaman and the Servant Girl" and "Lazarus" plus Bible Background for the stories, Signposts that reveal how these stories point to Jesus as the Messiah, Music Videos, and a Drawing Lesson.
(Added: 8/8/2018)
Note: Total run time: 86 minutes. See inside cover for segment times.    

 

Iesodo: Joy.

Zaya Toonz,
2014 / DVD / Junior
Children's Library
J   DVD   FIC   ZAY
Rollman Entertainment      Iesodo: The Way of Jesus   CHRISTMAS\BIBLE - STORIES
Summary: The story "For Unto Us a Dove is Born" (the Christmas story), plus Bible Connections with Pastor Tim, Christmas at Natalie's Nest, Bible Verses, and Six Christmas Sing-A-Long Videos.
(Added: 8/8/2018)
Note: Run time: 29 minutes for story, 50 minutes total.    

 

When no one sees: the importance of character in an age of image.

Guinness, Os
2000 / Book / Adults
Main Library
Studies   150   GUI  
NavPress      Trinity Forum Study Series   LEADERSHIP\CHARACTER\PERSONAL GROWTH
Summary: The true test of character is what you do when no one else is around. What is character, and why does it matter? Included are selected readings from Plato, Freud, the Bible, Newsweek, and others. An important tool for Christian leadership training.
(Added: 8/8/2018)
Note: Includes small group study guide.    

 

The ragamuffin gospel.

Manning, Brennan
1990 / Book / Adults
Main Library
248   MAN    
Multnomah        CHRISTIAN LIFE\PERSONAL GROWTH
Summary: Good news for the bedraggled, beat-up and burnt out. A zestful portrayal of Christian life that will revive lost hope and lift readers into the majestic and loving presence of God our Father.
(Added: 8/8/2018)
   

 

The passion translation: the New Testament with Psalms, Proverbs, and Song of Songs.

Bible,
2018 / Book / Adults
Main Library
225   BIB   PAS  
Broad Street Publishing Group        BIBLE - VERSIONS\BIBLE - NEW TESTAMENT
Summary: A new, heart-level Bible translation that expresses God's fiery heart of love--merging the emotion and life-changing truth of God's Word.
(Added: 8/8/2018)
Note: Includes in-depth footnotes with study notes, commentary, word studies, cross references, alternate translations, and more. Extensive introductions and outlines are included for each book.    

 

The case for miracles: a journalist investigates evidence for the supernatural.

Strobel, Lee
2018 / Book / Adults
Main Library
231.7   STR    
Zondervan        MIRACLES
Summary: Is it reasonable in our skeptical culture to believe in a God who produces miracles? Don't miracles contradict science? What about today--is there convincing evidence that God continues to intervene in people's lives?
(Added: 8/8/2018)
Note: Includes discussion guide.    

 

Developing a faith that works: book of James, volume 2. (DVD)

Warren, Rick
2006 / DVD / Adults
Main Library
Studies   225   WAR   #2
Purpose Driven        DVD STUDIES\BIBLE - NEW TESTAMENT\CHRISTIAN LIFE\PERSONAL GROWTH\RELATIONSHIPS
Summary: Six lessons from James 3:1 through 5:20, taught by Pastor Rick Warren. Includes practical topics such as managing your mouth, avoiding arguments, and facing the future.
(Added: 8/8/2018)
Note: Library also has the study guide for individuals or groups.    

 

Developing a faith that works: book of James, volume 1. (DVD)

Warren, Rick
2006 / DVD / Adults
Main Library
Studies   225   WAR   #1
Purpose Driven        DVD STUDIES\BIBLE - NEW TESTAMENT\CHRISTIAN LIFE\PERSONAL GROWTH
Summary: Six lessons from James 1:1 through 2:26, taught by Pastor Rick Warren. Includes handling problems, making decisions, dealing with temptation, and succeeding in relationships.
(Added: 8/8/2018)
Note: Library also has the study guide for individuals or groups.    

 

Count it all joy. (CD)

Jeremiah, David
2016 / CD / Adults
Main Library
Studies   225   JER  
Turning Point        BIBLE - NEW TESTAMENT\RELATIONSHIPS\PERSONAL GROWTH
Summary: Dr. Jeremiah's dynamic preaching on the book of Philippians.
(Added: 8/8/2018)
Note: 12 audio CD disks in album, each about 45-50 minutes in length. Library also has book, with study guide for groups or individuals.    

 

Count it all joy: discover a happiness that circumstances cannot change.

Jeremiah, David
2016 / Book / Adults
Main Library
Studies   225   JER  
David C. Cook        BIBLE - NEW TESTAMENT\RELATIONSHIPS\PERSONAL GROWTH
Summary: The apostle Paul wrote his most personal letter while abandoned in a Roman prison, where he suffered abuse. Yet that letter, to the Christians at Philippi, is the most joy-filled epistle in the Bible. This book is a study of Phillippians, including a Reader's Guide for individual or group study.
(Added: 8/8/2018)
Note: Library also has Audio CDs of David Jeremiah teaching (not reading) the material.    

 

The bait of Satan: leader's guide.

Bevere, John
2003 / Book / Adults
Main Library
Studies   150   BEV  
Messenger Media        FORGIVENESS\SPIRITUAL LIFE\PERSONAL GROWTH
Summary: 12-session study of the sin of taking offense. Guide includes tips for preparing your class, suggested time guidelines, questions with answers, warm-up questions, personal applications, chapter summaries, and more.
(Added: 7/27/2018)
Note: Library has Student Guide and book with introductory DVD. We do not have the entire video curriculum, but Leader's Guide includes the script for the videos.    

 

The bait of Satan: living free from the deadly trap of offense.

Bevere, John
2004 / Book / Adults
Main Library
Studies   150   BEV  
Charisma House        FORGIVENESS\SPIRITUAL LIFE\PERSONAL GROWTH
Summary: Offense is one of the most deceptive snares Satan uses to get believers out of the will of God. Bevere shows you how to identify the traps ahead of you and escape the victim mentality.
(Added: 7/27/2018)
Note: Library has Leader Guide and Study Guide for groups. DVD is included with 36 minute introductory teaching by John Bevere, and a 30-day devotional guide is also included in book..    

 

Experiencing the heart of Jesus: leader's guide.

Lucado, Max
2003 / Book / Adults
Main Library
Studies   232   LUC  
Thomas Nelson        JESUS CHRIST\SPIRITUAL LIFE
Summary: A 10-lesson discipleship study for groups. Leader's guide includes answers to all questions in the workbook, leader's commentary to discussing the questions, options for opening and closing the weekly class, lesson plans, discussion questions and topics, applications to encourage person faith-sharing, and ideas on how to personalize your class.
(Added: 7/27/2018)
Note: Includes CD-ROM to help teacher prepare promotional items. Library also has student workbook.    

 

Experiencing the heart of Jesus: workbook.

Lucado, Max
2003 / Book / Adults
Main Library
Studies   232   LUC  
Thomas Nelson        JESUS CHRIST\SPIRITUAL LIFE
Summary: Workbook includes 50 lessons on the person of Jesus Christ, 10 chapters focusing on the key characteristics of Jesus, 5 weekly follow-up lessons that will take you one step closer to Jesus, and sections for journaling.
(Added: 7/27/2018)
Note: Library also has Leader's Guide for study.    

 

Lasting impact: seven powerful conversations that will help your church grow.

Nieuwhof, Carey
2015 / Book / Adults
Main Library
254   NIE    
The reThink Group        CHURCH GROWTH\LEADERSHIP
Summary: Maybe the future belongs to the churches that are willing to have the most honest conversations at a critical time. That's what this book is designed to facilitate.
(Added: 7/27/2018)
   

 

Iesodo: Love.

Zaya Toonz,
2013 / DVD / Junior
Children's Library
J   DVD   FIC   ZAY
Rollman Entertainment/Kombine Media      Iesodo: The Way of Jesus series   BIBLE - STORIES
Summary: Includes two stories, "Birds of a Feather Fish Together" (Jesus Changes the Water into Wine) and "Love Your Enemies" (Zaccheus). Bonus features include Bible verses, sing-alongs, and Natalie's Nest: Brotherly Love. Discussion guide available at iesodo.com.
(Added: 7/27/2018)
Note: Run time: 55 minutes. Includes bonus features.    

 

Iesodo: Believe.

Zaya Toonz,
2013 / DVD / Junior
Children's Library
J   DVD   FIC   ZAY
Rollman Entertainment/Kombine Media      Iesodo: The Way of Jesus series   BIBLE - STORIES
Summary: Includes two stories, "The Gathering" (The Sermon on the Mount) and "Believing is Seeing" (The Blind Man and Jesus). Bonus features include Bible verses, sing-alongs, and Natalie's Nest: Mom to Mom. Discussion guide available at iesodo.com.
(Added: 7/27/2018)
Note: Run time: 50 minutes. Includes bonus features.    

 

Iesodo: Faith.

Zaya Toonz,
2014 / DVD / Junior
Children's Library
J   DVD   FIC   ZAY
Rollman Entertainment/Kombine Media      Iesodo: The Way of Jesus series   BIBLE - STORIES
Summary: Includes two stories, "Miracles are Everywhere" (The Loaves & the Fishes) and "The Wind and the Rain" (Jesus Calms the Storm at Sea). Bonus features include Bible verses, sing-alongs, and Natalie's Nest: Faith and Family. Discussion guide available at iesodo.com.
(Added: 7/27/2018)
Note: Run time: 55 minutes. Includes bonus features.    

 

Iesodo: Forgiveness.

Zaya Toonz,
2015 / DVD / Junior
Children's Library
J   DVD   FIC   ZAY
Rollman Entertainment/Kombine Media      Iesodo: The Way of Jesus series   BIBLE - STORIES
Summary: Includes two stories, "The Good, the Bad, and the Vulture" and "Forgive and Forget." Bonus features include Bible verses, sing-alongs, and Bible Connection with Pastor Tim. Discussion guide available at iesodo.com.
(Added: 7/27/2018)
Note: Run time: 50 minutes. Includes bonus features.    

 
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