NEWEST TITLES IN OUR NEW RICHARDSON LIBRARY –
Random Acts of Kindness. Conari Press, Editors, 1993  “Be a force of kindness…will inspire you to start – with the small, the particular, the individual – to bring delight and goodness to yourself and others.
16 Lighthouse Road. Debbie Macomber, 2001 [Fiction] Another story of people in a small town (Cedar Cove, Washington) living regular, complicated lives of struggle and joy.
The Last Rhinos – the Powerful Story of One Man’s Battle to Save a Species. Lawrence Anthony, 2012 [599.66] When the author (owner of a Zululand game reserve) “…heard that there were only a handful of northern white rhinos left in the wild…he knew he had to take action.”
10 Gospel Promises for Later Life. Jane Marie Thibault, 2004 [248.8] “Many older adults experience a spiritual crisis as they face what seems to be ongoing diminishment. How does the Good News speak to their fears?”
God Whispers – Learning to Hear His Voice. Margaret Feinberg, 2002  “The majority of Americans pray, but how many recognize when God has answered?
Light in the Shadow of Jihad – The Struggle for Truth. Ravi Zacharias, 2002  “Where was God on September 11? …searches through the rubble – and the Bible for the answers people need to their searing questions?”
The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven – A remarkable account of miracles, angels and life beyond this world. Kevin & Alex Malarkey, 2010  When six year old Alex “…awoke from a coma two months later [after a terrible car wreck], he had an incredible [true] story to share.”
Have a Little Faith- a True Story. Mitch Albom, 2009 [296.7] “…a heartwarming true story about the power of love to triumph over death, and the power of faith.”
The Good and Beautiful God – Falling in Love with The God Jesus Knows. James Bryan Smith, 2009  “Put your ideas about God and how he works to the test to see if they match up with what Jesus himself reveals about God?”
The Good and Beautiful Life- Putting On the Character of Christ. James Bryan Smith, 2009  “We have bought into false notions of happiness and success. These self-centered decisions lead us further into the vices that cause ruin: anger, lust, lying, worry and judging.”
The Good and Beautiful Community- Following the Spirit, Extending Grace, Demonstrating Love. James Bryan Smith, 2010  “…helps us to know how to live in relationship with others as apprentices of Jesus.”
Job – A Man of Heroic Endurance. Charles R. Swindoll, 2004  “…another of God’s amazing men with heroic character qualities worth emulating.”
The Journey- Our Quest for Faith and Meaning. Os Guinness, 2001  “…a carefully conceived collection of readings that illustrate the historical human search for truth, reality and spiritual goodness.” One of the Trinity Forum Study Series, this book includes a reader’s guide.