New in the Church Library

Tami has recommended several books on Christian parenting, to accompany her adult education series.  One is 9 Ways to Bring Out the Best in You & Your Child, by Maggie Reigh (649 R).  Filled with ways to empower your children rather than control them, it provides real solutions that will inspire you to be the parent you always wanted to be.

God’s Big Table; Nurturing Children in a Diverse World (248.8 C) and Leaving Home with Faith; Nurturing the Spiritual Life of our Youth (248.8 C) are by Elizabeth F. Caldwell.  The former uses the image of a table as a metaphor for the diversity of faith and culture in our society, and how parents and the church can teach children to be open to it.  The latter targets the special issues of adolescents, and should be especially useful to those planning the future of our youth programs.

Carol Jensen, Church Librarian