March, 2021 Newest Titles in the Library


Waking Up White – and finding myself in the story of race. Debby Irving, 2014 [920] “…a jolting and continuing journey from white oblivion to white awareness…”

Are Not My People Worthy? – The Story of Matthew 25: Ministries. Wendell E. Mettey, 2004 [920] “…demonstrates that it is possible for one man to change the world.”

An Untold Story – A life dedicated to the “least of these” Matthew 25:40. Charles Herbert Smith, 2019 [920] “[The author’s]… inspiring life of ministry, family, and transforming the world with the love of Christ.”

Just Mercy – A Story of Justice and Redemption. Bryan Stevenson, 2014 [353.4] “…founded a legal practice dedicated to defending the poor, the wrongly condemned, and those trapped in the … criminal justice system.”

Race Matters – Navigating the Minefield Between Black and White Americans. Bruce A. Jacobs, 1999 [305.8] “… what each of us can do to lower suspicion by examining how our own preconceptions lead to actions which bloc meaningful dialogue.”

Woke Church – An urgent call for Christians in America to confront racism and injustice. Eric Mason, 2018 [277.3] “It’s time to take a hard look … and stand together against the indignities and injustice in our world…”

ReMission – Rethinking how church leaders create movement. Gary Comer, 2018 [266] “…helps us rethink what God has called us to be and do.”

The Invisible – What the Church Can Do to Find and Serve the Least of These. Arloa Sutter, 2010 [259.086] “How can we begin to practically seek and serve the invisible in our midst?”

He Walks Among Us – Encounters with Christ in a Broken World. Richard & Renee Stearns, 2013 [248.4) “…You’ll see a glimpse of a world not just wracked by sin and disaster, but reclaimed, healed, and transformed…”

The Time is Now – A Call to Uncommon Courage. Joan Chittister, 2019 [248] “…offers a soul-stirring guide for all who feel disillusioned and dissatisfied with the power-hungry institutions and systems of this world.”

Spirituality and Liberation – Overcoming the Great Fallacy. Robert McAfee Brown, 1988 [233] “…confronts a dilemma that has plagued Christians for centuries…between prayer and social involvement.”

Christianity and the Social Crisis in the 21st Century – The Classic that Woke Up the Church. Walter Rauschenbusch, 2007 [233] “…a powerful statement of the social promise of prophetic Christianity…”

Race Matters. Cornel West, 1993 [230] “…a compelling blend of philosophy, sociology and political commentary…”

The Least of These – Selected Readings in Christian History. Eric R. Severson, 2007 [230] “…gathers all readers around Matthew 25…How do we interpret this parable for out times?”

Sometimes God Has a Kid’s Face. Sister Mary Rose McGeady, 2010 [230] “…America’s street kids…Who exactly are these kids?”

Preaching About Racism – A Guide for Faith Leaders. Carolyn B Helsel, 2018 [230] “[Helsel] cares for the reader without sacrificing her prophetic claim that to follow the way of Jesus is to take part in dismantling racism …”

Anxious to Talk About It – Helping White Christians Talk Faithfully about Racism. Carolyn B Helsel, 2017 [230] “…you’ll become not just a better white person, but a better,…more caring Christian and human being.”

Whose Gospel? – A Concise Guide to Progressive Protestantism. James A. Forbes Jr., 2010 [230] “…offers a compelling guide to social change for churches and the nation.”