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Matthew Henry's commentary on the whole Bible.

Henry, Matthew
2008 / Book / Adults
Main Library
220.7   HEN    
Hendrickson Publishers        BIBLE - COMMENTARIES
Summary: Combines practical application, devotional insight, and scholarship on the entire Bible. Henry has profound insights on the content, message and nature of God's divine revelation. Perfect for all readers of the Bible who want a convenient, comprehensive commentary. Includes the entire text of Matthew Henry's original multi-volume commentary.
(Added: 6/30/2018)
Note: Originally published 1706-1721 in six volumes. Matthew Henry (18 October 1662 22 June 1714) was a Nonconformist minister and author, born in Wales but spending much of his life in England. He is best known for the six-volume biblical commentary Exposition of the Old and New Testaments.    

 

Remembering who we are: workbook for the 2018 Florida Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.

,
2018 / Book / Adults
Main Library
287   FLA   2018  
Florida Conference        UNITED METHODIST CHURCH\FLORIDA\CHURCH ADMINISTRATION
Summary: The annual conference workbook for clergy and lay members. Held June 7-9, 2018, at Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida.
(Added: 6/30/2018)
   

 

Love to pray: group discussion presentations. (DVD)

VanderGriend, Alvin
2005 / DVD / Adults
Main Library
Studies   242.8   VAN  
Prayer Shop Publishing        DVD STUDIES\PRAYER
Summary: Each of the eight lessons is taught by a national prayer leader. Will encourage discussion among small groups or classes.
(Added: 6/30/2018)
Note: Eight 20-minute lessons to coordinate with the book.    

 

Who's who and where's where in the Bible.

Miller, Stephen M.
2004 / Book / Adults
Main Library
220.3   MIL    
Barbour Publishing        BIBLE - DICTIONARIES & ENCYCLOPEDIAS\BIBLE - STUDY
Summary: A handy reference to the fascinating people and places in your Bible. Written in everyday language, yet accurate in scholarly detail.
(Added: 6/30/2018)
   

 

The lost art of praying together: rekindling passion for prayer.

Banks, James
2009 / Book / Adults
Main Library
242.8   BAN    
Discovery House        PRAYER
Summary: When the early church in Jerusalem prayed, an angel delivered Peter from execution. When Paul and Silas prayed, an earthquake shattered their prison door. God responds when His people unite their voices in prayer. So why is praying together a lost art for many Christians today? How can we reclaim the blessings of corporate prayer, and what can happen when we do?
(Added: 6/30/2018)
Note: Includes appendix, "Guidelines for Corporate Prayer."    

 

How people change: facilitator's guide.

Lane, Timothy
2010 / Book / Adults
Main Library
Studies   150   LAN  
New Growth Press        DVD STUDIES\PERSONAL GROWTH\DISCIPLESHIP\GRACE
Summary: Provides 12 lessons, directions on how to guide a small group through the Study Guide, extra content, homework discussion, detailed illustrations, and life applications. Based on principles from the book, "How People Change."
(Added: 6/30/2018)
Note: Library also has book, DVD, and study guide available.    

 

How people change (DVD).

Lane, Timothy
2010 / DVD / Adults
Main Library
Studies   150   LAN  
New Growth Press        DVD STUDIES\PERSONAL GROWTH\DISCIPLESHIP\GRACE
Summary: Participants will be challenged to experience the deep-down change that the gospel of Christ brings. Seminar is useful for church-wide training, small groups, Sunday schools, youth groups, or one-on-one discipleship.
(Added: 6/30/2018)
Note: 12-session seminar. Each session approx. 15-25 minutes in length. Library also has book, study guide, and facilitator's guide.    

 

How people change: study guide.

Lane, Timothy
2010 / DVD / Adults
Main Library
Studies   150   LAN  
New Growth Press        DVD STUDIES\PERSONAL GROWTH\DISCIPLESHIP\GRACE
Summary: A workbook for the course "How People Change." Challenges and equips participants to live out the gospel in their everyday lives. Helps people understand the underlying motivations for their actions and gives them specific, practical help in changing long-standing patterns of behavior, so they grow in love for God and others. Based on principles from the book "How People Change."
(Added: 6/30/2018)
Note: Library also has book, DVD, and facilitator's guide.    

 

How people change: how Christ changes us by his grace.

Lane, Timothy
2008 / Book / Adults
Main Library
Studies   150   LAN  
New Growth Press        DVD STUDIES\PERSONAL GROWTH\DISCIPLESHIP\GRACE
Summary: How People Change targets the root of a person the heart. When our core desires and motivations change, only then will behavior follow. Uses a biblical model of Heat, Thorns, Cross, and Fruit,.
(Added: 6/30/2018)
Note: Library has DVD, Study Guide, and Facilitator's Guide also.    

 

10 lies about God: and the truths that shatter deception.

Lutzer, Erwin W.
2009 / Book / Adults
Main Library
Studies   230   LUT  
Kregel Publications        APOLOGETICS\GOD
Summary: The more clearly we see God, the more clearly we can see ourselves. Lutzer examines ten misconceptions about God that threaten to cloud our understanding of Him. He challenges these popular notions and promotes biblically-sound beliefs.
(Added: 6/30/2018)
Note: Includes study guide.    

 

Settling in: my first year in a retirement community.

Morgan, Richard L.
2006 / Book / Adults
Main Library
248.7   MOR    
Upper Room Books        AGING\RETIREMENT\LARGE PRINT MATERIALS
Summary: A book to help people make decisions about retirement living, especially the decision to move to a retirement home or community. Offers hope, meditations, prayers, and scripture passages.
(Added: 6/23/2018)
   

 

Unity of the church and human sexuality: toward a faithful United Methodist witness: study guide.

General Board of Higher Education and Ministry,
2017 / Book / Adults
Main Library
Studies   287   GEN  
The United Methodist Church        UNITED METHODIST CHURCH\SEXUALITY
Summary: Four-week study on how the church can be a witness and provide for a diversified human community. Methodism is no stranger to controversy. John Wesley addressed the contentious issues of his day.
(Added: 6/23/2018)
   

 

Discover the keys to staying full of God: Study guide.

Wommack, Andrew
2008 / Book / Adults
Main Library
Studies   248   WOM  
Andrew Wommack Ministries, Inc.        CHRISTIAN LIFE
Summary: Study guide for the book "Staying Full of God," designed for use with a study group or class, for discipling an individual, or independent study. Learn the essentials to a strong, close relationship with God.
(Added: 6/23/2018)
Note: Includes CD-ROM with lesson outlines, discipleship questions, and scriptures for each lesson, and permission to print as many as needed.    

 

Paul: apostle of Christ.

Affirm Films,
2018 / DVD / Adults
Main Library
DVD   225   AFF  
Sony Pictures        PAUL (APOSTLE)\BIBLE - NEW TESTAMENT\CHURCH HISTORY
Summary: Paul is spending his last days in a dark prison in Rome. His friend Luke risks his life to visit him. As Paul tells the story of his conversion and all that came after it, Luke determines to write a book about Paul and the early believers who died for the faith.
(Added: 6/23/2018)
Notes: Run time: 1 hr 45 minutes. Rated PG-13 for violent content.    

 

I am remnant: discover the power to stand for truth in a changing culture.

Schatzline, Pat
2014 / Book / Adults
Main Library
261   SCH    
Passio/Charisma House        CULTURAL CONCERNS\SPIRITUAL LIFE
Summary: Throughout history God has used small, powerful groups who have stayed true to Him to transform culture, government, and even the spiritual climate of a nation. The Bible calls them remnants. Today God continues to set apart men and women who will rise up, speak out, and lead. He is waiting for you.
(Added: 6/23/2018)
   

 

Serve God, save the planet: a Christian call to action.

Sleeth, J. Matthew
2006 / Book / Adults
Main Library
570   SLE    
Chelsea Green Publishing        ECOLOGY\STEWARDSHIP
Summary: Scriptural lessons of personal responsibility, simplicity, and stewardship of the environment. Dr. Sleeth and his wife sold their large home, gave away more than half of what they once owned, and discovered a healthier lifestyle which led to stronger relationships.
(Added: 6/23/2018)
   

 

America: turning a nation to God.

Evans, Tony
2015 / Book / Adults
Main Library
320   EVA    
Moody Publishers      Billy Graham Library Selection   UNITED STATES
Summary: At a time when it seems that our nation is toppling over--morally, culturally, economically, and politically--is there any hope for America? Evans believes our problems are spiritual, that God is calling us to return to Him in humility and repentance.
(Added: 6/23/2018)
   

 

A grandmother's prayers.

Swatkowski, Kay
2015 / Book / Adults
Main Library
242   SWA    
Discovery House        PRAYER\GRANDPARENTS
Summary: 60 days of devotions and prayers for grandmothers. Also includes inspiring stories and practical ideas for fostering loving relationships. Will help you encourage the faith of your grandkids.
(Added: 6/23/2018)
   

 

Our membership vows in the United Methodist Church.

Stamm, Mark W.
2013 / Book / Adults
Main Library
287   STA    
General Board of Discipleship      Discipleship Resources/Leadership Ministries   UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Summary: A discussion of each of the membership vows and their history and practical application for today's church members.
(Added: 6/23/2018)
   

 

Community is messy: the perils and promise of small group ministry.

Zempel, Heather
2012 / Book / Adults
Main Library
259   ZEM    
IVP Books        CHURCH GROUPS\LEADERSHIP
Summary: Insights into how we can support one another's unique paths to maturity in Christ while maintaining cohesion as a community and blessing the world around us. A fresh perspective on the challenges all leaders face in building biblical community.
(Added: 6/16/2018)
   

 
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