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.

September 2019 – Newest Titles in the Library


A House Without Windows. Nadia Hashimi, 2016 [Fiction] A moving story of an Afghan women who accepts responsibility for the murder of her abusive husband for reasons that are not a part of our American experience.  While awaiting trial Zeba is sent to a women’s prison where she befriends others whose own misfortunes reflect the life of women in Afghanistan.

Waiting for Superman – How We Can Save America’s Failing Public Schools. Karl Weber, Editor, 2010 [379.10]  “The American Public School System is in crisis, failing millions of students, producing almost as many drop-outs as graduates, and threatening our economic future…an inspiring call for reform…”

Traverse City State Hospital – Images of America. Chris Miller, 2005 [970]  “…traces the history of this great institution, from the local and mental health context in which it was founded…”

The Spiritual Lives of Great Composers. Patrick Kavanaugh, 1992 [780] “…will lead you on a brisk walk through the innermost thoughts of twelve masters of western music…[including] Handel, Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Liszt, Wagner, Dvorak, Ives and Stravinsky…”

The Christian Atheist – Believing in God but Living as if He Doesn’t Exist. Craig Groschel. 2010 [DVD]  The six-session group study is the DVD version of the book already on our library shelves under Classification 248.2.

In Pursuit of Paul the Apostle – Our Daily Bread Ministries. Dr. Constantine Campbell, 2017 [DVD] “Apart from Jesus, no one had a greater influence in founding Christianity than the Apostle Paul.”

Landmarks – Turning Points on Your Journey Toward God. Bill Delvaux, 2013 [232] “…a spiritual growth experience that takes you on a journey to think, act and be more like Jesus.”

Doorways to Greater Faith – A Personal and group study book. William D. Gainey, 2009 [232]  “…takes us through various facets of faith…a state of continual growth…”

You are the Treasure That I Seek – But there’s a lot of cool stuff out there, Lord. Greg Dutcher, 2009 [248.4] “…exposes the myth that idols are only wood or stone statues that belong to primitive, ancient cultures…will help you identify twenty-first century idolatry…”

Not Seeking But Found – A Memoir of God’s Faithfulness. Steven Reiff Lorenz, 2009 [920] Raised in a Christian family who never talked about their spiritual lives outside of church, the author has experienced several “miracles” which have directed his life in new unexpected directions.

Do I Know God? – Finding Certainty in Life’s Most Important Relationship. Tullian Tchividjian, 2007 [234]  “To know that you know God and God knows you is life’s greatest source of peace, joy and strength for the journey”

Radical – Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream.  David Platt, 2010 [261] “…challenges you to consider with an open heart how we have manipulated the gospel to fit our cultural preferences.  He shows what Jesus actually said about being his disciple – then invites you to believe and obey what you have heard.”

Book Discussion Group: Meets the 1st Tuesday each month at 10 am in the Westminster Room at the church.

Date                            Title                                                  Author(s)        

10/1/2019         Educated                                        Tara Westover

11/5/2019         Someone Knows My Name      Lawrence Hill                  


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