September, 2020 Newest Titles in the Library

September 2020 – NEWEST TITLES –

American Omens – The Coming Fight for Faith. Travis Thrasher, 2019 [Fiction] “In this taut thriller that depicts a future where belief is dangerous, faith is dangerous, faith is deemed hatred, and a group of powerful elite keeps watch, the Reckoner has come to wake up America.”

My Sister’s Keeper. Jodi Picoult, 2004 [Fiction]  Anna “…was conceived as a bone marrow match for Kate [her older sister ill with leukemia] a life and a role that she has never challenged …until now”

The Guests on South Battery. White, Karen 2017 [Fiction] “…captures the true essence of Charleston by intertwining the sights and smells of the historic town with an enchanting story filled with ghostly spirits, love, and forgiveness…”

Anika’s Mountain. Karen Rispin, 1994 [Child] “Adventure, excitement, danger, and discoveries about God and how to live his way…” all found in this book for ages 10-14.

My Beautiful Broken Shell – Words of Hope to Refresh the Soul.  Carol Hambler Adams, 1998 [248.8]  “Let the heartfelt words and seascape images of this much-loved story wash over your burdens, your imperfections, your deepest pain, and carry you to the shore of restoration.”

From the Place of the Gathering Light – Leelanau Pieces. Kathleen Stocking, 2019 [977.4]  Introspective essays from the Leelanau area written by a well-known local author.

Hey God… I’m Listening. Dr. Stephen A. All, III, 2009 [242)  This collection of real personal incidents are “stories that may parallel an occurrence in your life”…  Learn to not only pray but to listen and reflect.

Finding Our Way Again. – The Return of the Ancient Practices. Brian McLaren, 2008 [248.4] “…a growing number of Christians are turning to early spiritual practices as a means of tending their souls.”

The Gift of Forgiveness – Inspiring Stories from Those Who Have Overcome the Unforgiveable. Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt, 2020 [155.9] “…shows us what we can learn from those who have struggled with forgiveness, … and others who have been able to forgive…”

 Truth That Sets America Free – Calling God’s People Off the Sidelines and into the Game.  Randy Hekman, 2012 [200] “The strength of a nation does not flow down from its government, it flows up from the character of its people.”

 With God, Anything Is Possible – How 15 Extraordinary Individuals-and their Faith-Overcame all Odds. Jack Krasula, 2019 [234.2]  “The stories of dreamers and doers…who beat adversity to achieve their goals.”

 Law of Attraction:  The Tithing Testimony. Michelle Finlayson, 2015 [158] “…a diary created to document how I created a large goal of mine.  The goal I wanted was to be a published author, and to become a millionaire…a memory of mental shifts…”

Quest for the Living God – Mapping Frontiers in the Theology of God.  Elizabeth A. Johnson, 2007 [231] “…there has been a renaissance of new insights into God in the Christian tradition.  On different continents, under pressure from historical events and social conditions, people of faith have glimpsed the living God in fresh ways.”

If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat. John Ortberg, 2001 [248.4] Deep within you  lies the same faith and longing that sent Peter walking across the wind-swept Sea of Galilee toward Jesus.”

If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat – Participant’s Guide – a 6-session journey.