Church Library



The case for Christ. (DVD)


Strobel, Lee
2017 / DVD
Adults
Main Library
Pureflix      DVD   232   STR  
APOLOGETICS\JESUS CHRISTSummary: Working to disprove the growing Christian faith of his wife, an investigative journalist chases down the biggest story of all time--with unexpected, life-altering results.
(Added: 9/3/2017)
Notes: Run time: 1 hr. 53 minutes. Stars Mike Vogel, Erika Christensen, Faye Dunaway, and Robert Forster. Rated PG. Based on the true-life story in the book of same title. Includes bonus features.    

Confronting the controversies: biblical perspectives on tough issues.


Hamilton, Adam
2005 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Abingdon Press      Studies   215   HAM  
SOCIAL ISSUES\ETHICSSummary: 7-session group study of issues including (1) the separation of church and state, (2) creation and evolution in the public schools, (3) the death penalty, (4) euthanisia, (5) prayer in public schools, (6) abortion, and (7) homosexuality. Includes sermon starters and promotion aids.
(Added: 9/3/2017)
   

The journey. (DVD with Leader Guide)


Hamilton, Adam
2011 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Abingdon Press      Studies   395.5   HAM  
DVD STUDIES\CHRISTMAS\ADVENTSummary: Take your group on a journey with Adam Hamilton as he travels on video from Nazareth to Bethlehem in this fascinating look at the birth of Jesus Christ. Five-session DVD was filmed on location in the Holy Land. Each segment approx. 10 minutes. Leader guide includes session plans, discussion questions, multiple format options, and suggestions for making the study a meaningful experience for your group.
(Added: 9/3/2017)
Note: Leader Guide by John P. Gilbert.    

The journey: walking the road to Bethlehem.


Hamilton, Adam
2011 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Abingdon Press      Studies   395.5   HAM  
CHRISTMAS\ADVENT\JESUS CHRISTSummary: A young woman named Mary and her husband Joseph travel many miles to the village of Bethlehem. Now imagine the sheer almost unfathomable magnitude of the secret task carried by this young couple. Hamilton's book integrates historical and archeological information with personal reflection.
(Added: 9/3/2017)
   

Real-life discipleship: building churches that make disciples.


Putman, Jim
2010 / Book
Adults
Main Library
NavPress      254   PUT    
DISCIPLESHIP\CHURCH GROUPSSummary: The secret is in your small groups, where your disciples make disciples. Practical steps for creating a culture of discipleship.
(Added: 9/3/2017)
   

The holiness of God.


Sproul, R. C.
1998 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Tyndale House Publishers      231   SPR    
GODSummary: Our culture tries to reduce God to human dimensions. We need to renew our sense of a God who is so majestic and so awesome as to be almost incomprehensible and allow this holy God to touch our lives.
(Added: 9/3/2017)
   

The irresistible revolution: living as an ordinary radical.


Claiborne, Shane
2006 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Zondervan      320   CLA    
SOCIAL ISSUES\MINISTRY\CHRISTIAN LIFESummary: Many of us find ourselves caught somewhere between unbelieving activists and inactive believers. We can write a check to feed starving children or hold signs in the streets and feel like we've made a difference without ever encountering the faces of the suffering masses. This book describes an authentic faith rooted in belief, action, and love, inviting us into a movement of the Spirit that begins inside each of us and extends into a broken world.
(Added: 9/3/2017)
   

Five practices of fruitful congregations.


Schnase, Robert
2007 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Abingdon Press      254   SCH    
CHURCH RENEWAL\MINISTRY\LEADERSHIPSummary: People are searching for a church shaped by radical hospitality, passionate worship, intentional faith development, risk-taking mission and service, and extravagant generosity. Their presence and strength demonstrate congregational health, vitality, and fruitfulness.
(Added: 9/3/2017)
   

The daily life Bible: easy to read, easier to understand.


Bible,
2011 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Guideposts      220   BIB   CEB  
BIBLE - VERSIONSSummary: A precise, faithful new translation from the original Greek and Hebrew. Uses familiar, up-to-date everyday words that speak with warmth and clarity.
(Added: 9/3/2017)
Note: Common English Bible (CEB) version, a modern Protestant translation.    

Revive us again: worship guide 2017.


,
2017 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Florida Conference      287   FLA   2017  
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH\FLORIDASummary: Programs for worship services held during the 2017 Florida Annual Conference, held June 8-10, 2017, at The Buena Vista Palace Hotel in Orlando, Florida.
(Added: 9/3/2017)
Note: IN PAMPHLET BOX ON SHELF    

Revive us again: workbook for the 2017 Florida Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.


,
2017 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Florida Conference      287   FLA   2017  
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH\FLORIDA\CHURCH ADMINISTRATIONSummary: The annual conference workbook for clergy and lay members. Held June 8-10, 2017, at The Buena Vista Palace Hotel, Orlando, Florida.
(Added: 9/3/2017)
   

Confronting the controversies: pastor's guide.


Hamilton, Adam
2005 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Abingdon Press      Studies   215   HAM  
SOCIAL ISSUES\UNITED METHODIST CHURCH\MINISTRYSummary: Ideas, tools, and insights for implementing the study with your congregation. Includes CD-ROM with video excerpt, Power Point presentation, sermon starters, small-group helps, press releases, banner and poster/flyer, and more.
(Added: 9/3/2017)
Note: Pastor's Guide by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr.    

Glimpses of truth.


Cavanaugh, Jack
1999 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Zondervan Publishing Group      FIC   CAV   BB-1  
The Book of Books series, book 1GREAT BRITAIN\HISTORICAL FICTION\CHURCH HISTORYSummary: Drama, intrigue, and church history combine in an inspiring tale.
(Added: 8/21/2017)
   

I wish I knew what to do: on what to say to get bullies to leave you alone.


Carls, Beth, editor
2005 / Book
Young Adult
Main Library
The MindOH! Foundation      150   CAR    
ABUSIVE BEHAVIOR\YOUTH\RELATIONSHIPS\PERSONAL GROWTHSummary: The stories of teens across the country who were brave enough to share what really goes on before, during and after school. Insights on how to stop bullying.
(Added: 8/21/2017)
   

Warrior Princess: fighting for life with courage and hope.


Zulu, Princess Kasune
2009 / Book
Adults
Main Library
IVP Books      BIO   ZUL    
AFRICA\PHYSICAL HEALTH\SOCIAL ISSUESSummary: After a mystery illness, now known as AIDS, claimed the lives of her parents, baby sister, and brother, Princess learns that she too is HIV-positive. She emerges as a champion for those at risk and affected by the virus, not only in Zambia but around the world.
(Added: 8/21/2017)
   

Inner healing for broken vessels: a domestic violence survival guide.


Hollies, Linda H.
2006 / Book
Adults
Main Library
The Pilgrim Press      150   HOL    
WOMEN\FAMILY LIFE\ABUSIVE BEHAVIORSummary: Follows the author's healing process as she made the decision to move forward with her life after being a victim of childhood incest.
(Added: 8/21/2017)
Note: Includes suggestions for growth experiences during healing.    

Steve Saint: the jungle missionary.


Saint, Steve
/ DVD
Adults
Main Library
Christian History Institute      DVD   BIO   SAI  
MISSIONS\SOUTH AMERICA\FORGIVENESSSummary: Steve Saint recalls life in the jungles of Ecuador and the events surrounding the death of his father, Nate Saint, and four other missionaries in 1956. Steve's testimony is combined with photographs and rare film footage. Captivating true story of forgiveness, Christian love, and missionary devotion.
(Added: 8/21/2017)
Note: Run time: 49 minutes    

The shack. (DVD)


Young, William P.
2017 / DVD
Adults
Main Library
Summit Entertainment      DVD   FIC   YOU  
GOD\FANTASY\GRIEFSummary: An unusual movie that wrestles with the question, "Where is God in a world so filled with unspeakable pain?"
(Added: 8/21/2017)
Notes: Run time: 132 minutes. Rated PG-13. Movie version of the book    

Face of faith: discovering a different kind of makeover.


Lindley, Candy Wood
2009 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Exclaim Publishing      BIO   LIN    
WOMEN\EMOTIONAL HEALTH\PHYSICAL HEALTHSummary: At age 30, a Christian woman discovers a cancer that will change her looks and her life, but not her commitment to the Lord.
(Added: 8/21/2017)
   

In our backyard: a Christian perspective on human trafficking in the United States.


Belles, Nita
2011 / Book
Adults
Main Library
Xulon Press      360   BEL    
SOCIAL ISSUES\SLAVERY\UNITED STATESSummary: Invites the reader into the lives of human trafficking victims, survivors, and the traffickers themselves with true stories. Modern-day slavery exists in the United States.
(Added: 8/21/2017)
NOTE: CONTAINS MATURE SUBJECT MATTER. Includes study questions.    
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