Church Library



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)
   
 

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. (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.)    
 

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.    
 

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)
   
 

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.    
 

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)
   
 

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.    
 

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.    
 

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)
   
 

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.    
 

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.    
 

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.    
 

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.    
 

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.    
 

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.    
 
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