Church Library



Our social and sexual revolution: major issues for a new century.

Author: Stott, John
1999 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   360   STO    
Summary: Should Christians confront the controversial issues of our society? John Stott faces today's sticky and difficult issues with courage, convinced that as disciples following Christ we cannot avoid the problems all around us. He provides an evangelical, compassionate, and international perspective on the issues.
Publisher: Baker Books
Subjects:   SOCIAL ISSUES\SEXUALITY\SEXUAL ETHICS\ABORTION\RACE RELATIONS\DIVORCE\POVERTY
(Added: 9/21/2018)
   
 

Teach us to pray.

Author: Superbook,
2018 / DVD / Junior
Location: Children's Library   J   DVD   225   SUP
Summary: Superbook takes Chris, Joy, and Gizmo back to New Testament times, where Jesus is transfigured on the mountaintop. See how He teaches his disciples to pray in faith, and to cast out demons. Discover why the Lord's Prayer is still the perfect guideline for praying today.
Publisher: The Christian Broadcasting Network
Subjects: Superbook, episode 46   BIBLE - NEW TESTAMENT\PRAYER
(Added: 9/7/2018)
Note: Run time: 28 minutes. Spanish audio and closed captions included.    
 

God's NOT dead: a light in darkness.

Author: Pure Flix,
2018 / DVD / Adults
Location: Main Library   DVD   FIC   PUR  
Summary: After a deadly fire rips through St. James Church, Hadleigh University leaders use the tragedy to push the congregation off campus, forcing the church to defend its rights and bringing together estranged brothers for a reunion that opens old wounds and forces them to address the issues that pulled them apart.
Publisher: Pure Flix Entertainment
Subjects:   SOCIAL ISSUES\RELIGIOUS FREEDOM\COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
(Added: 9/7/2018)
Note: Run time: 1 hour 45 minutes. Rated PG for some violence. Includes bonus features.    
 

Elijah and the widow.

Author: Superbook,
2018 / DVD / Junior
Location: Children's Library   J   DVD   221   SUP
Summary: Superbook takes Chris, Joy, and Gizmo to meet the prophet Elijah. Discover how he obeys without question, even when God sends him into enemy territory.
Publisher: The Christian Broadcasting Network
Subjects: Superbook, episode 45   BIBLE - OLD TESTAMENT\BIBLE - STORIES
(Added: 9/7/2018)
Note: Run time: 28 minutes. Spanish audio and closed captions included.    
 

Saints as citizens: a guide to public responsibilities for Christians.

Author: Sherratt, Timothy R.
1995 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   261   SHE    
Summary: Urges Christians to rediscover their identity and embrace public justice as well as personal piety. Discusses the application of Christian principles to the contemporary American political scene.
Publisher: Baker Books & The Center for Public Justice
Subjects:   CULTURAL CONCERNS\POLITICS\EVANGELICALS
(Added: 9/7/2018)
Note: Edited by Mary Suggs.    
 

The Christian mind.

Author: Blamires, Harry
2005 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   261   BLA    
Summary: Blamires argues that a distinctively Christian reasoning has been swept away by secular modes of thought and politically correct assumptions, and calls for the recovery of the authentically Christian mind.
Publisher: Regent College Publishing
Subjects:   CHRISTIAN LIFE\CULTURAL CONCERNS
(Added: 9/7/2018)
   
 

Hero tales: a family treasury of true stories from the lives of Christian heroes.

Author: Jackson, Dave
1996 / Book / Junior
Location: Children's Library   J   BIO   JAC  
Summary: Short biographies of 17 missionaries, evangelists, and other Christian heroes who worked courageously to share the Gospel with others.
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
Subjects:   BIOGRAPHY\MISSIONS
(Added: 9/7/2018)
   
 

Battlefield of the mind for teens.

Author: Meyer, Joyce
2018 / Book / Young Adult
Location: Main Library   150   MEY    
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.
Publisher: Warner Faith\Hatchette Book Group USA
Subjects:   PERSONAL GROWTH\YOUTH\MENTAL HEALTH
(Added: 8/10/2018)
   
 

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

Author: Bible,
2018 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   225   BIB   PAS  
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.
Publisher: Broad Street Publishing Group
Subjects:   BIBLE - VERSIONS\BIBLE - NEW TESTAMENT
(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.    
 

Superbook explorer, volume 16.

Author: Superbook,
2018 / DVD / Junior
Location: Children's Library   J   DVD   220   SUP
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.
Publisher: The Christian Broadcasting Network
Subjects: Superbook Explorer series, volume 16   BIBLE - STORIES\BIBLE - STUDY
(Added: 8/8/2018)
Note: Total run time: 86 minutes. See inside cover for segment times.    
 

Iesodo: Joy.

Author: Zaya Toonz,
2014 / DVD / Junior
Location: Children's Library   J   DVD   FIC   ZAY
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.
Publisher: Rollman Entertainment
Subjects: Iesodo: The Way of Jesus   CHRISTMAS\BIBLE - STORIES
(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.

Author: Guinness, Os
2000 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   Studies   150   GUI  
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.
Publisher: NavPress
Subjects: Trinity Forum Study Series   LEADERSHIP\CHARACTER\PERSONAL GROWTH
(Added: 8/8/2018)
Note: Includes small group study guide.    
 

The ragamuffin gospel.

Author: Manning, Brennan
1990 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   248   MAN    
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.
Publisher: Multnomah
Subjects:   CHRISTIAN LIFE\PERSONAL GROWTH
(Added: 8/8/2018)
   
 

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

Author: Jeremiah, David
2016 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   Studies   225   JER  
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.
Publisher: David C. Cook
Subjects:   BIBLE - NEW TESTAMENT\RELATIONSHIPS\PERSONAL GROWTH
(Added: 8/8/2018)
Note: Library also has Audio CDs of David Jeremiah teaching (not reading) the material.    
 

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

Author: Strobel, Lee
2018 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   231.7   STR    
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?
Publisher: Zondervan
Subjects:   MIRACLES
(Added: 8/8/2018)
Note: Includes discussion guide.    
 

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

Author: Warren, Rick
2006 / DVD / Adults
Location: Main Library   Studies   225   WAR   #2
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.
Publisher: Purpose Driven
Subjects:   DVD STUDIES\BIBLE - NEW TESTAMENT\CHRISTIAN LIFE\PERSONAL GROWTH\RELATIONSHIPS
(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)

Author: Warren, Rick
2006 / DVD / Adults
Location: Main Library   Studies   225   WAR   #1
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.
Publisher: Purpose Driven
Subjects:   DVD STUDIES\BIBLE - NEW TESTAMENT\CHRISTIAN LIFE\PERSONAL GROWTH
(Added: 8/8/2018)
Note: Library also has the study guide for individuals or groups.    
 

Count it all joy. (CD)

Author: Jeremiah, David
2016 / CD / Adults
Location: Main Library   Studies   225   JER  
Summary: Dr. Jeremiah's dynamic preaching on the book of Philippians.
Publisher: Turning Point
Subjects:   BIBLE - NEW TESTAMENT\RELATIONSHIPS\PERSONAL GROWTH
(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.    
 

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

Author: Nieuwhof, Carey
2015 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   254   NIE    
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.
Publisher: The reThink Group
Subjects:   CHURCH GROWTH\LEADERSHIP
(Added: 7/27/2018)
   
 

The bait of Satan: leader's guide.

Author: Bevere, John
2003 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   Studies   150   BEV  
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.
Publisher: Messenger Media
Subjects:   FORGIVENESS\SPIRITUAL LIFE\PERSONAL GROWTH
(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.    
 
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