August, 2021 – Newest Titles in the Library

Father’s Day – A Journey into the Mind & Heart of My Extraordinary Son. Buzz Bissinger, 2012 [306.874] “…this unflinching, heartbreaking, and ultimately triumphant tale of disability and difference, and what it means to be a father, a son, and a man.”


Don’t Sing Songs to a Heavy Heart – How to Relate to Those Who Are Suffering. Kenneth C. Haugk, Ph.D., 2004 [248.6] “…will touch your heart, expand your thinking, and guide you in bringing Christ’s loving care to hurting people who they need it most.”


Tattoos on the Heart – The Power of Boundless Compassion. Gregory Boyle, 2010 [277.94] “…breathtaking series of parables inspired by faith…a stirring look at how full our lives could be if we could find the joy in loving others and in being loved unconditionally.”


Where All Our Journeys End – Searching for the Beloved in Everyday Life. C. Lynn Anderson, D. Min., A.C.S.W., 2008 [242] “…an eloquent and inspirational book on how to live a deeply spiritual life that honors diversity while affirming fundamental unity.”


Creating a Healthier Church – Family Systems Theory, Leadership, and Congregational Life. Ronald W. Richardson, 1996 [250] “…helps us to understand how congregations function emotionally…gives clear directions on how to improve their quality of life together and function more effectively in achieving mission goals.”


My Bright Abyss – Meditation of a Modern Believer.  Christian Wiman, 2013 [814] “…creates in the reader the keen poetic attention of a man with a cancer diagnosis trying to remain fully present in his life.”


The Windows of Westwood:  Church Symbols in Stained Glass.  Westwood Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, 2018 [748] It shows us the artwork and the meaning of the symbols.


Rebel With a Cause – Finally Comfortable Being a Graham. Franklin Graham, 1995 [361.7] “…a thoughtful and provocative account of how a young man develops and matures in his faith as the son of one of the world’s most respected and admired spiritual leaders.”


Blessings in Disguise – Sugarcreek Amish Mysteries #1. Nancy Mehl, 2015 [Fiction] …a newly arrived ‘Englisher’ … settles into running her aunt’s store in an Amish community.


Where Hope Dwells – Sugarcreek Amish Mysteries #2. Elizabeth Ludwig, 2015 [Fiction] While running her aunt’s store, Cheryl gets embroiled in and solves a mystery and reunites a baby with its mother.


The Buggy Before the Horse – Sugarcreek Amish Mysteries #3. Tricia Goyer, 2015 [Fiction]  Cheryl solves another local mystery.


A Season of Secrets – Sugarcreek Amish Mysteries #4.  Elizabeth Adams, 2015 [Fiction]  Cheryl learns more about the Amish life as she solves another mystery.