Church Library



The wonder years: 40 women over 40: on aging, faith, beauty and strength.

Author: Fields, Leslie Leyland, editor
2018 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   646   FIE    
Summary: Women provide much-needed role models for aging honestly, beautifully, and faithfully. Aging anxieties are tackled head on--with humor, sass, and spiritual wisdom.
Publisher: Kregel Publications
Subjects:   WOMEN\AGING
(Added: 10/19/2018)
   
 

Melissa: a father's lessons from a daughter's suicide.

Author: Page, Frank
2013 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   248.8   PAG    
Summary: A book of wisdom and hope that Page wishes he could have read before going through this valley, and a resource the church can use to directly address an all-too-real problem.
Publisher: B & H Publishing Group
Subjects:   GRIEF\DEATH\MINISTRY
(Added: 10/19/2018)
   
 

Hero tales: volume 2.

Author: Jackson, Dave
1997 / Book / Junior
Location: Children's Library   J   BIO   JAC  
Summary: Short biographies of 15 missionaries, evangelists, and other Christian heroes. A family treasury of true stories.
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
Subjects:   BIOGRAPHY\MISSIONS\EVANGELISM
(Added: 10/19/2018)
   
 

Healing where it hurts.

Author: Moore, James W.
2008 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   150   MOO    
Summary: Pastoral guidance and consolation for the times when you need a word of healing.
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Subjects:   PERSONAL GROWTH\HEALING
(Added: 10/19/2018)
Note: Includes study guide.    
 

Letters from home: I loved ya before I even met ya.

Author: Free, Barry K.
2017 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   248.8   FRE    
Summary: Touching reflection on his process of coming to terms with the loss of his wife. He is able to clearly identify and describe what many people feel but many not be able to put into words.
Publisher: 48HrBooks
Subjects:   DEATH\GRIEF
(Added: 9/28/2018)
   
 

At Jesus' side.

Author: Phase 4 Films.,
2007 / DVD / Junior
Location: Children's Library   J   DVD   225   PHA
Summary: Brings the teachings of Jesus to life for today's families through the story of five misfit animals on a journey towards love and forgiveness. Our hero, Jericho, is a vagabond street dog who befriends Jesus and follows him throughout the last week of his life to the resurrection. After Jesus' arrest at Gethsemane, Jericho rallies an epic charge of animal friends to try to save Jesus from his fate.
Publisher: God's Dream LLC/Tundra Productions
Subjects:   JESUS CHRIST
(Added: 9/28/2018)
Note: Run time: 82 minutes. Rated PG for some menace. Special features included.    
 

Red letter Christians: a citizen's guide to faith and politics.

Author: Campolo, Tony
2008 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   320   CAM    
Summary: Believing that Jesus is neither a Republican nor a Democrat, "red letter" Christians attempt to transcend partisan politics and concentrate on issues viewed through a moral and biblical lens. Campolo examines many of the hot-button issues facing evangelicals from the perspective of Jesus' red-letter words in the Bible, such as the environment, war, the AIDS crisis, Palestine, education, gun control, the role of government, and choosing the right kind of candidate.
Publisher: Regal/Gospel Light.
Subjects:   POLITICS\SOCIAL ISSUES
(Added: 9/28/2018)
   
 

Grace revealed: finding God's strength in any crisis.

Author: Sievert, Fred
2018 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   150   SIE    
Summary: Inspirational examples of God's loving grace and power in the crises of life, whether health problems, emotional issues, career challenges, gut-wrenching losses, or personal failures. Some situations may be a result of your own choices, while others may be completely out of your control..
Publisher: BroadStreet Publishing Group
Subjects:   PERSONAL GROWTH\HEALING
(Added: 9/28/2018)
Note: Church member Joe Minarik's testimony on pp. 109-118.    
 

Money matters in church: a practical guide for leaders.

Author: Malphurs, Aubrey
2007 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   254   MAL    
Summary: Creating a culture of giving that supports savvy, faithful, and legal financial practices. How to develop donors and maximize contributions, plus policies and structures for developing a strategic budget, audit process, projecting income and expenses, and much more.
Publisher: Baker Books
Subjects:   FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT\CHURCH ADMINISTRATION
(Added: 9/28/2018)
   
 

Intimacy with Christ: her letters now in modern English.

Author: Guyon, Jeanne
2001 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   240   GUY    
Summary: Spiritual insight and counsel from church history's best-known woman. Her words speak to you of how to know your Lord intimately. She lights up the precious and powerful value of fellowshipping, not only with your Lord, but also with other believers.
Publisher: The Seed Sowers
Subjects:   SPIRITUAL LIFE\DEVOTIONAL LITERATURE
(Added: 9/28/2018)
Note: Formerly titled: Guyon Speaks Again.    
 

Marie Durand.

Author: Carr, Simonetta
2015 / Book / Junior
Location: Children's Library   J   BIO   DUR  
Summary: In 1730, nineteen-year-old Marie was arrested in France for the crime of having a brother who was a Protestant preacher. She spent the next thirty-eight years in prison, but refused to give up her faith, and lived her life in service to Christ and to other prisoners.
Publisher: Reformation Heritage Books
Subjects: Christian Biographies for Young Readers   CHURCH HISTORY\EUROPE
(Added: 9/28/2018)
   
 

Martin Luther.

Author: Carr, Simonetta
2016 / Book / Junior
Location: Children's Library   J   BIO   LUT  
Summary: Five hundred years ago, a monk tried to start a discussion about sin and repentance in Germany. In a few years, his questions upset and changed not only his country but all of Europe! This is the story of the Protestant Reformation and Luther's heroic stand for God's truth.
Publisher: Reformation Heritage Books
Subjects: Christian Biographies for Young Readers   LUTHER, MARTIN\CHURCH HISTORY
(Added: 9/28/2018)
   
 

Jonathan Edwards.

Author: Carr, Simonetta
2014 / Book / Junior
Location: Children's Library   J   BIO   EDW  
Summary: Edwards is often remembered as the preacher of a scary sermon about God's anger, but he was actually one of the greatest thinkers America has produced. This book traces the events of Edwards' life from a young student interested in science to husband and father, pastor, leader of the Great Awakening, missionary, writer, and college president in Colonial America.
Publisher: Reformation Heritage Books
Subjects: Christian Biographies for Young Readers   CHURCH HISTORY\UNITED STATES
(Added: 9/28/2018)
   
 

Grandpa's box: retelling the biblical story of redemption.

Author: Meade, Starr
2005 / Book / Junior
Location: Children's Library   J   242   MEA  
Summary: 42 devotional stories that emphasize learning about God more than about the biblical characters.
Publisher: P & R Publishing
Subjects:   DEVOTIONAL LITERATURE\GOD
(Added: 9/21/2018)
   
 

Raiders from the sea.

Author: Johnson, Lois Walfrid
2003 / Book / Junior
Location: Children's Library   J   FIC   JOH   #1
Summary: Viking raiders capture Bree and her brother Devin and take them away from their home in Ireland.
Publisher: Moody Publishers
Subjects: Viking Quest series, book 1   HISTORICAL FICTION\SUSPENSE
(Added: 9/21/2018)
   
 

Unshakable hope: building our lives on the promises of God.

Author: Lucado, Max
2018 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   248   LUC    
Summary: Because life is filled with problems, God's Word is filled with promises. Lucado unpacks a dozen of the Bible's most significant promises, equipping us to overcome difficult circumstances, experience lasting security, and make wise decisions.
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Subjects:   CHRISTIAN LIFE\BIBLE - STUDY
(Added: 9/21/2018)
Note: Includes discussion questions.    
 

Everybody, always. (DVD)

Author: Goff, Bob
2018 / DVD / Adults
Location: Main Library   Studies   248   GOF  
Summary: Five-session video Bible study with author Bob Goff. Bob shares some of the stories from his life that have helped him understand what it truly means to love everybody the way Jesus loved them--without fear, insecurity, or restriction. Provides practical steps to help you take that journey.
Publisher: Nelson Books
Subjects:   CHRISTIAN LIFE\LOVE\DVD STUDIES
(Added: 9/21/2018)
Note: Run time: 90 minutes. (Five sessions, about 18 minutes each.)    
 

Heroes in black history: true stories from the lives of Christian heroes.

Author: Jackson, Dave
2008 / Book / Junior
Location: Children's Library   J   270   JAC  
Summary: Biographies of influential Christians from black history who worked courageously to spread the gospel and effect social change.
Publisher: Bethany House/Baker
Subjects:   BIOGRAPHY\MINORITIES
(Added: 9/21/2018)
Notes: Includes discussion questions.    
 

Everybody, always. (Study Guide)

Author: Goff, Bob
2018 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   Studies   248   GOF  
Summary: Study guide for five-session DVD Bible study. Includes discussion questions, Bible exploration, and personal study and reflection materials for in-between sessions.
Publisher: Nelson Books
Subjects:   CHRISTIAN LIFE\LOVE\DVD STUDIES
(Added: 9/21/2018)
Note: Includes leader's guide. Library has book and DVD also.    
 

Everybody, always: becoming love in a world full of setbacks and difficult people.

Author: Goff, Bob
2018 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   Studies   248   GOF  
Summary: An entertaining and inspiring follow-up to the bestselling "Love Does." Takes readers on a journey into the secret of living without fear, constraint, or worry: love people, even the difficult ones, without distinction and without limits.
Publisher: Nelson Books
Subjects:   CHRISTIAN LIFE\LOVE
(Added: 9/21/2018)
   
 
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