April 2016 New Titles in the Library

Watch for the library cart with the newest titles as well as a Library Committee member in the Narthex one Sunday a month.  Your questions and suggestions are welcome.

In the Meantime – Finding Yourself and the Love You Want. Iyanla Vanzant, 1998 [158]  “Every living being wants to experience the light of love.  The problem is that our windows are dirty! . . . streaked with past pains and hurts, past memories and disappointments.”

Having Our Say – The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years. Sarah & A. Elizabeth Delany, 1993 [920]  “Sadie and Bessie Delaney recall growing up with eight other siblings in turn-of-the-century North Carolina:  their father was born in slavery, yet became the nation’s first elected black Episcopal bishop  . .”

The Eagle and the Rose – A Remarkable True Story. Rosemary Altea, 1995 [920] “A fascinating spiritual adventure.  Rosemary Altea’s journey of self-discovery reminds us that our existence is more mysterious than any of us have dared to believe.”

From Tears to Triumph – My Journey to the House of Hope. Linda Bello-Ruiz, 2013 [920]  “By the age of 22, disillusioned but not defeated, Linda follows a tug on her heart and a voice in her head and moves to Costa Rica, where with faith, defiance, and courage she advocates for runaways, street girls and underage prostitutes.”

If God Made the Universe Who Made God? – 130 Arguments for Christian Faith.  Holman Bible Publishers, 2012 [230] “Christian apologetics is the discipline and growing body of knowledge that equips believers to address their own doubts, to converse with seekers and critics from a position of strength . . .”

One Minute After You Die. Erwin W. Lutzer, 1997 [155] “…you will be either elated or terrified . . . and it will be too late to reroute your travel plans. . . what the Bible teaches about death.”

God, Me, and My Hula-Hoop – Finding Balance and Momentum in Your Walk with Christ. Mary Riesberg, 2013 [248]  “ . . . an 8 week guide and Bible study that explains how to place God at the center of our everyday life and situations.”

Great Expectations– An Adoption Story and Devotional. Meta Wohlrabe Nelson, 2014 [362]  “ . . . delivers an honest and heartfelt look into the agony and ecstasy of foreign adoption.”

A Cup of Comfort for the Grieving Heart– Stories to lift your spirit and heal your soul.  Colleen Sell, Editor, 2010 [152]  “Much needed solace for your time of need.”

Unbroken– A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption.  Laura Hillenbrand, 2010 [920] This is the true story of a flawed human being who found his way in the ability to run, went to the Berlin Olympics, became an airman, crashed into the Pacific and survived the unimaginable on a raft only to be taken into captivity and tested almost beyond his capacity, returned home, dealt with his demons and found his way once again.

Daughter of Grace– the 2nd of the Journals of Corrie Belle Hollister.  Michael Phillips & Judith Pella, 1990 [fiction]  More of the life of Corrie Belle Hollister follow the processing last month of 2 other episodes.

Sea to Shining Sea– 5th of the Journals of Corrie Belle Hollister.  Michael Phillips, 1992 [fiction] As the Civil War approaches, “ . . . Corrie finds herself thrust into the political arena.”

Into the Long Dark Night – 6th of the Journals of Corrie Belle Hollister.  Michael Phillips, 1992 [fiction] “Invited by President Lincoln to visit Washington and help with his reelection campaign, Corrie heads east, toward her own roots.”