September 2019 – Newest Titles in the Library

September 2019 – NEWEST TITLES –

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