Wonderful donations of new titles are added to our church library shelves every month. A list of the newest materials is included at the end of today’s weekly e-blast. Easy self check out instructions are available at the Libraryette just outside Fellowship Hall. Check one out this Sunday, curl up and enjoy a good read! Happy reading and thank you to our wonderful Library Committee.

The current list of new titles is below. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to view previous months’ new titles. There are many more titles in addition to these to explore in the Libraryette.

June 2017 – Newest Titles in the Library


One Summer – America, 1927. Bill Bryson, 2013 [973.91] From Lindbergh’s historic flight to Babe Ruth’s record setting season, to Calvin Coolidge’s laconic presidency and so much more are described in this telling of the amazing historic events of 1927 America.

Still Alice.  Lisa Genova, 2007 [Fiction]  “ . . . an accomplished woman slowly loses her thoughts and memories to a harrowing disease – only to discover that each day brings a new way of living and loving.”

Mercy & Eagleflight.  Michael Phillips, 1996 [Fiction]  A young inexperienced evangelist’s assistant finds herself in a small Kansas town in the 1890’s and is challenged by dialogue with Jeremiah Eagleflight a most unusual card-playing cowboy.

Marriage Heart to Heart. Restoration International, [DVD] “Drawing from principles of God’s Word . . . [this video] addresses the most common struggles that set up the ‘Fatal’ year in marriage.”

The Gospel According to John – illuminated. Fiona Pfennigwerth, 2013 [220] This work invites the viewer into “ . . . contemplation of the text as a beautiful thing in itself.”

The Scrolls – illuminated – Solomon’s Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes and Esther.  Fiona Pfennigwerth, 2011 [220]  “ . . . a stunning integration of the visual and the verbal, the beauty and shape of creation with the sounds and metaphors of scripture.”

Journey Through Heartsongs.  Mattie J.T, Stepanek, 2001 [261]  “ “By confronting his mortality, Mattie has become a teacher whose words make the wisdom and beauty of creation available to us all.  If, as we are told, angels are messengers, Mattie is definitely an angel.”

Messy Spirituality – God’s Annoying Love for Imperfect people.  Michael Yaconelli, 2002 [248.4] “ . . . written for the silent majority of us who have been convinced that we just don’t do Christianity right. . . suggests that imperfection, unfinishedness, and messiness are, in fact, the earmarks of true Christianity. . . ”

Reading the Gospels Wisely – A Narrative of Theological Introduction.  Jonathon T. Pennington, 2012 [220] “. . . skillfully distills what matters most.  .  . What comes across is a powerful sense that the Gospels are not only historical but also life-changing.”

Seeking Solid Ground– Anchoring Your Life in Godly Character. John Trent, Ph.D., & Rick Hicks, Ph.D. 1995 [248.4] “ . . explores the life-changing plan found in this psalm [Psalm 15 re: Seeking Solid Ground].  . . . reveals the incredible depth of wisdom and practical applications in one of the Bible’s most powerful passages.”

Surviving Financial Meltdown – Confident Decisions in an Uncertain World. Ron Blue & Jeremy White, CPA, 2009 [332.024]  “Based on scriptural wisdom and time-tested truth, these principles transcend the gloom and doom . . . and give you proven strategies to strengthen your family’s number one economic indicator:  your own checkbook.”

Generous Living – Finding Contentment Through Giving. Ron Blue, 1997 [332]  “ . . . pointing you beyond guilt-induced giving . . . shows you the true, Bible-based way to give effectively, joyfully, and wisely.”

Standing Together – Impacting Your Generation. Ron Blue, 1995 [248.4]  Learn to stand for truth in the face of hostility, trust in God when your world seems to be falling apart, commit to serve and develop a confidence in your character as these age-old themes come to life as practical application.”