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

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

Love to pray: group discussion presentations. (DVD)

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

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

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

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

Author: Banks, James
2009 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   242.8   BAN    
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?
Publisher: Discovery House
Subjects:   PRAYER
(Added: 6/30/2018)
Note: Includes appendix, "Guidelines for Corporate Prayer."    
 

How people change: facilitator's guide.

Author: Lane, Timothy
2010 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   Studies   150   LAN  
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."
Publisher: New Growth Press
Subjects:   DVD STUDIES\PERSONAL GROWTH\DISCIPLESHIP\GRACE
(Added: 6/30/2018)
Note: Library also has book, DVD, and study guide available.    
 

How people change (DVD).

Author: Lane, Timothy
2010 / DVD / Adults
Location: Main Library   Studies   150   LAN  
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.
Publisher: New Growth Press
Subjects:   DVD STUDIES\PERSONAL GROWTH\DISCIPLESHIP\GRACE
(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.

Author: Lane, Timothy
2010 / DVD / Adults
Location: Main Library   Studies   150   LAN  
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."
Publisher: New Growth Press
Subjects:   DVD STUDIES\PERSONAL GROWTH\DISCIPLESHIP\GRACE
(Added: 6/30/2018)
Note: Library also has book, DVD, and facilitator's guide.    
 

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

Author: Lane, Timothy
2008 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   Studies   150   LAN  
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,.
Publisher: New Growth Press
Subjects:   DVD STUDIES\PERSONAL GROWTH\DISCIPLESHIP\GRACE
(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.

Author: Lutzer, Erwin W.
2009 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   Studies   230   LUT  
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.
Publisher: Kregel Publications
Subjects:   APOLOGETICS\GOD
(Added: 6/30/2018)
Note: Includes study guide.    
 

Settling in: my first year in a retirement community.

Author: Morgan, Richard L.
2006 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   248.7   MOR    
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.
Publisher: Upper Room Books
Subjects:   AGING\RETIREMENT\LARGE PRINT MATERIALS
(Added: 6/23/2018)
   
 

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

Author: General Board of Higher Education and Ministry,
2017 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   Studies   287   GEN  
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.
Publisher: The United Methodist Church
Subjects:   UNITED METHODIST CHURCH\SEXUALITY
(Added: 6/23/2018)
   
 

A grandmother's prayers.

Author: Swatkowski, Kay
2015 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   242   SWA    
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.
Publisher: Discovery House
Subjects:   PRAYER\GRANDPARENTS
(Added: 6/23/2018)
   
 

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

Author: Wommack, Andrew
2008 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   Studies   248   WOM  
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.
Publisher: Andrew Wommack Ministries, Inc.
Subjects:   CHRISTIAN LIFE
(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.    
 

America: turning a nation to God.

Author: Evans, Tony
2015 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   320   EVA    
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.
Publisher: Moody Publishers
Subjects: Billy Graham Library Selection   UNITED STATES
(Added: 6/23/2018)
   
 

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

Author: Schatzline, Pat
2014 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   261   SCH    
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.
Publisher: Passio/Charisma House
Subjects:   CULTURAL CONCERNS\SPIRITUAL LIFE
(Added: 6/23/2018)
   
 

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

Author: Sleeth, J. Matthew
2006 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   570   SLE    
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.
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Subjects:   ECOLOGY\STEWARDSHIP
(Added: 6/23/2018)
   
 

Our membership vows in the United Methodist Church.

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

Paul: apostle of Christ.

Author: Affirm Films,
2018 / DVD / Adults
Location: Main Library   DVD   225   AFF  
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.
Publisher: Sony Pictures
Subjects:   PAUL (APOSTLE)\BIBLE - NEW TESTAMENT\CHURCH HISTORY
(Added: 6/23/2018)
Notes: Run time: 1 hr 45 minutes. Rated PG-13 for violent content.    
 

Killing kryptonite: destroy what steals your strength.

Author: Bevere, John
2017 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   240   BEV    
Summary: You can enjoy a life of intimacy and connection with God. You can have a vibrant, powerful faith that impacts the world around you. But first, you have to face off with spiritual kryptonite: the sin of idolatry.
Publisher: Messenger International
Subjects:   SIN\SPIRITUAL LIFE
(Added: 6/16/2018)
Note: Includes study questions.    
 

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

Author: Zempel, Heather
2012 / Book / Adults
Location: Main Library   259   ZEM    
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.
Publisher: IVP Books
Subjects:   CHURCH GROUPS\LEADERSHIP
(Added: 6/16/2018)
   
 
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