Church Library

Desiring God's own heart: 1 & 2 Samuel and 1 Chronicles.

Author: Arthur, Kay
1997 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   Studies   221   ART  
Summary: God desires total intimacy with you. He longs for you to follow His heart. A 13-week study guide for individuals or groups on ways to please, honor, and worship God, and what it means to trust His promises.
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Subjects: The New Inductive Study series   BIBLE - OLD TESTAMENT\GRACE
(Added: 7/14/2018)


Author: Robinson, Marilynne
2004 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   FIC   ROB    
Summary: A story about fathers and sons and the spiritual battles that still rage in America's heart. In the voice of Congregationalist minister John Ames the human condition is revealed.
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
(Added: 7/14/2018)

The nuts and bolts of Christian education.

Author: Halverson, Delia
2000 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   268   HAL    
Summary: Practical wisdom for teachers and leaders to enable them to plan, manage, and run their education programs with confidence.
Publisher: Abingdon Press
(Added: 7/14/2018)

Finding a way forward.

Author: Commission on a Way Forward,
2017 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   287   COM    
Summary: Resources for witness, contextual leadership and unity. A handbook for United Methodist Church bishops on the work of the Commission on a Way Forward.
Publisher: The United Methodist Church
(Added: 7/14/2018)
Note: 3-ring binder    

God's sweet pickles and promises: a poetic Bible study.

Author: Chadwick, Dot
2016 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   242   CHA    
Summary: Poems and scriptural references for each devotional thought as inspired by the Holy Spirit.
Publisher: Xulon Press
(Added: 7/14/2018)
Note: Author lives in the Pasco/Hernando area, and autographed this book for our library.    

The Zealots of Masada: the story of a dig.

Author: Pearlman, Moshe
/ Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   296   PEA    
Summary: Color photos and descriptions of an archeological dig in 1965 revealing the buildings of Herod and the remains of the Zealots in Masada.
Publisher: Palphot Ltd.
(Added: 7/14/2018)

God in search of man: a philosophy of Judaism.

Author: Heschel, Abraham Joseph
1955 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   296   HES    
Summary: A classic of modern Jewish theology. Discusses not man's search for God but God's for man--the idea of a Chosen People that signifies not a quality inherent in the people but a relationship between the people and God.
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Subjects:   JUDAISM
(Added: 7/14/2018)

Praising God through prayer and worship: Psalms.

Author: Arthur, Kay
2008 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   Studies   221   ART  
Summary: Some of the Bible's most personal and emotional language comes from David and the other psalmists as they pour out their hearts to God in prayer and worship. A 24-week guide for personal or group study.
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Subjects: The New Inductive Study series   BIBLE - OLD TESTAMENT\WORSHIP\PRAYER
(Added: 7/14/2018)

Allow God to wear your face: spiritual care for those who are ill.

Author: Knotts, Alice G.
2010 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   253.5   KNO    
Summary: Guide to being supportive, pastoral and useful to those who are sick and to their families. What do you say to a terminal patient, to a parent who has lost a child, to a beaten spouse or a church member facing surgery? Knotts shares from her extensive and intensive experiences as a chaplain and pastor to encourage the sacred art of listening.
Publisher: Frontrowliving Press
(Added: 7/5/2018)

Crying Wind.

Author: Wind, Crying
1977 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   BIO   WIN    
Summary: The true story of a young American Indian who finds her true worth in the Gospel. She worked in the Mission for Navajo Indians in New Mexico, and now writes and lectures on Indian life in schools and churches. She gives insights into American Indian culture and the barriers an Indian must hurdle when he or she accepts Christ.
Publisher: Moody Press
(Added: 7/5/2018)

If you know who you are. . .you'll know what to do: living with integrity.

Author: Greer, Ronald J.
2009 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   170   GRE    
Summary: Integrity is about who we are and how we live that out, both when someone's watching and when there is not a soul in sight. It is a neglected virtue, and our sad, disordered lives are the result.
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Subjects:   ETHICS
(Added: 7/5/2018)
Note: Includes discussion guide.    

Sing me to heaven: the story of a marriage.

Author: Peterson, Margaret Kim
2003 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   248.8   PET    
Summary: A memoir of death and life, of love and loss, of a crosscultural marriage, of the universality of grief. Margaret knew on her wedding day that marrying an HIV-positive man would lead to many challenges and an inevitably brief marriage as he succumbed to AIDS.
Publisher: Brazos Press
(Added: 7/5/2018)

As iron sharpens iron: building character in a mentoring relationship.

Author: Hendricks, Howard
1995 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   254   HEN    
Summary: The most dramatic spiritual and personal growth often happens through the influence of a mentor. This is a practical guide to mentoring relationships for men. Whether you are looking for a mentor or wish to mentor someone else, this book provides specific steps to begin the relationship and make the most of it.
Publisher: Moody Press
(Added: 7/5/2018)

Telling yourself the truth.

Author: Backus, William
1989 / Book / Young Adult
Location: Main Library   150   BAC    
Summary: Find your way out of depression, anxiety, fear, anger, and other common problems by applying the biblical principles of misbelief therapy. You can identify your own misbeliefs and replace them with the truth.
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
(Added: 7/5/2018)

All things hidden.

Author: Peterson, Tracie
2013 / Book / Young Adult
Location: Main Library   FIC   PET    
Summary: America is in the throes of the Great Depression. Gwyn loves being a nurse at her father's clinic on the beautiful Alaskan frontier. Dr. Jeremiah Vaughan joins their growing practice in the isolated territory, and finds himself attracted to the doctor's daughter.
Publisher: Bethany House
(Added: 7/5/2018)

Old Testament prophets for today.

Author: Sharp, Carolyn J.
2009 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   221   SHA    
Summary: Reviews the lesser-studied prophets of the Bible, including Balaam, Samuel, Nathan, Elijah, Elisha, Amos, Hosea, Micah, Joel, Obadiah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi, as well as the better-known Isaiah, Jeremiah, Jonah and Ezekiel.
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
(Added: 7/5/2018)

Before the face of God: a daily guide for living from the book of Romans.

Author: Sproul, R. C.
1992 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   242   SPR    
Summary: 233 brief devotional studies on the book of Romans and its teachings on God's holiness, human sinfulness, and applications to challenge the reader.
Publisher: Baker Book House and Ligonier Ministries
(Added: 7/5/2018)
Note: One-year checkout.    

Fresh expressions.

Author: Weems, Lovett H., Jr.
2013 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   254   WEE    
Summary: A series of informational documents from the Fresh Expressions movement in England. Fresh Expressions are new ways to be the church in the community.
(Added: 7/5/2018)
Note: 3-ring binder. Includes additional related material.    

Wonder, love and praise: an invitation to conversation.

Author: United Methodist Committee on Faith and Order,
2016 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   287   UNI    
Summary: A statement on the nature of the church prepared for General Conference 2016, to be proposed for adoption at General Conference 2020.
Publisher: The United Methodist Church
(Added: 7/5/2018)
Note: 3-ring binder. Subtitled "Sharing a Vision for the Church."    

Matthew Henry's commentary on the whole Bible.

Author: Henry, Matthew
2008 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   220.7   HEN    
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.
Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers
(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.    
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