Two new books in the Church Library examine the urgent topic of gun violence. Common Ground; Talking About Gun Violence in America (261.8 G) by pastor Donald V. Gaffney, takes a Biblical... (More...)

A recent book by leading biblical scholar N. T. Wright is now in the Church Library. Surprised by Hope; Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church (234 W) takes... (More...)

To me, it seems unusual to have a book of faith-related reflections written by a lawyer and business executive. But Learning from my Father; Lessons on Life and Faith, by David Lawther... (More...)

Chaplain and spiritual counselor Andrea Raynor has written The Alphabet of Grief, Words to Help in Time of Sorrow (155.9). It consists of brief reflections on dealing with grief under... (More...)

Just in time for the holiday season comes another best-seller by Anne Lamott. This one could not be more appropriate for right now: Almost Everything; Notes on Hope (248 L). The very... (More...)

Even if you’re not yet a fan of N. T. Wright, prolific Bible scholar and thoughtful writer, you’ll want to read Simply Jesus; a new vision of who He was, what He did, and why... (More...)

  Love Heals is a beautifully illustrated book with a beautiful message, written by Becca Stevens, founder of Thistle Farms.* She defines healing in terms of “finding peace... (More...)

As a companion to last year’s book by Archbishop Desmond Tutu The Book of Forgiving (179 T), the church library now has The Book of Joy, Lasting Happiness in a Changing World (179... (More...)

Three beautiful children’s books are new additions to the library. Very young children will be captivated by Where are you Hiding, God? by Elizabeth Zartl. A girl plays hide-and-seek... (More...)

In Good Mourning; getting through your grief (155.9 C), Allan Hugh Cole wisely and gently guides the person who has suffered a loss, first through grief and then through mourning. He... (More...)

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