Our Endangered Values – America’s Mortal Crisis. Jimmy Carter, 2005 [306] “He [Carter] puts forward…a strong warning of where the country is heading as the lines between politics and rigid religious fundamentalism are blurred.”


Lessons in Chemistry.  Bonnie Garmus, 2022 [Fiction] “A story for all the smart girls who refuse to dumb themselves down.”  This was a favorite of the church’s book discussion group.


The Midnight Library.  Matt Haig, 2020 [Fiction] “The books in the Midnight Library enable Nora to live as if she had done things differently.”


Small Things Like These.   Claire Keegan, 2021 [Fiction] “It is 1985 in an Irish town…[and] Bill Furlong encounters the complicit silences of a people controlled by the Church.”


Jesus Calling – Enjoying Peace in His Presence. Sarah Young, 2011 [242] “This 365-day devotional…is written as if Jesus Himself were speaking directly to you…”


Encounters with Jesus – Unexpected Answers to Life’s Biggest Questions. Timothy Keller, 2013 [232.9] “…shows how the central events and meetings in Jesus’ life can change our own lives forever.”


Your Heart Will Sing Again – Comfort for Those Who Mourn. Gillian & Darryl Torckler, 2010 [155.9] …combines beautiful images…with a warm and thoughtful text…a statement of sympathy and compassion…”


God Bless My Friends. Hannah C. Hall, 2016 [child] “God shows His kindness to us all through friendships that He sends.  Big or small, short or tall – God bless my greatest friends.”


WWJD for Kidz – What Would Jesus Do?  Mary Hollingsworth, 1998 [child] Help young children understand what Bible stories mean  – includes prayers and activities.


Operation Morningstar. Dorothy Lilja Horrison, 1997 [child age 10 and up] It is 1945 and the Mueller children travel across war-torn Germany in search of their father and younger sisters.



*Matthew 25 Shelves

*Creation Care Shelves