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.

August 2018 – Newest Titles in the Library


The Noticer – Andy Andrews, 2009 [Fiction]  “…grapples with life’s biggest questions… It only takes a little perspective to recognize the miracles in our moments, the seeds of greatness tucked into our struggles.”

Experience, Strength & Hope.  Alcoholics Anonymous, 2003 [362]  A collections of stories back to the initial 56 members of A.A. Fellowship and through tremendous growth of membership of this healing organization.

The Purpose Driven Life – Devotional for Kids. Rick Warren, 2015 [Children’s books] This book of devotionals, first donated to the orphanage in Bolivia, has now been donated back to the church.  “….devotions meant to help you discover who you are in God’s eyes and help you find your purpose in relation to Christ.”

Lazarus, Come Forth! – How Jesus Confronts the Culture of Death and Invites Us into the New Life of Peace. John Dear, 2011 [232.9] “… reading it will lead us away from the culture of death all around us and into the new life of peace Jesus offers to those who accept His radical way of active love.”

The Broken Truth. Karl Olson, 2017 [248] “We all live in a broken world and this explains my brokenness and how we can overcome it with his help!”

On Living. Kerry Egan, 2016 [170]  “…allows us a glimpse into a little-known world where ordinary people face death with wit, humor, sadness, and regret.”

Zealot – The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. Reza Aslan, 2013 [232.9] “This is Jesus as a passionate Jew, a violent revolutionary, a fanatical ideologue, an odd and scary and extraordinarily interesting man.”

Peace Be Upon You – Fourteen Centuries of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish Conflict and Cooperation. Zachary Karabell, 2007 [201] “…thoughtful and passionate, hopeful but without illusions … reveals the history of peaceful coexistence among Muslims, Christians and Jews over the course of fourteen centuries until the present-day.”

Non-Religious Christian – Finding Faith Outside the Church. Vern Jones, 2012 [201] “…debunks so-called biblical truths and the whole notion of biblical inerrancy… puts forward a new and exciting way of looking at faith, without the restrictions placed by organized religion…”

Exuberance – The Passion for Life. Jay Redfield Jamison, 2004 [152.4]  “…something wonderfully different: an exploration of exuberance and how it fuels our most important creative and scientific achievements.”

The Man Who Planted Trees – A Story of Lost Groves, the Science of Trees and a Plan to Save the Planet. Jim Robbins, 2012 [333.75]  This is the story of our own Northwest Michigan nurseryman, David Milarch and “his near-death experience in which he was shown an image of a devastated Earth, …was tasked with cloning the champion trees of the world.”

Comfort and Joy – Volume One. Cantus, 2004 [CD] Enjoy this lovely collection of the male choir, Cantus, in performing wonderful Advent music.

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