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The Great Belonging: How Loneliness Leads Us to Each Other
The Great Belonging: How Loneliness Leads Us to Each Other
By Donlon, Charlotte
Foreword by Winner, Lauren F.
2020-11 - Broadleaf Books
9781506461960 Check Our Catalog

 

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Forgiving What You Can't Forget: Discover How to Move On, Make Peace with Painful Memories, and Create a Life That's Beautiful Again
Forgiving What You Can't Forget: Discover How to Move On, Make Peace with Painful Memories, and Create a Life That's Beautiful Again
By TerKeurst, Lysa
2020-11 - Thomas Nelson
9780718039875 Check Our Catalog

 

 

You deserve to stop suffering because of what other people have done to you.

Have you ever felt stuck in a cycle of unresolved pain, playing offenses over and over in your mind? You know you can't go on like this, but you don't know what to do next. Lysa TerKeurst has wrestled through this journey. But in surprising ways, she's discovered how to let go of bound-up …More
 

Empty Out the Negative: Make Room for More Joy, Greater Confidence, and New Levels of Influence
Empty Out the Negative: Make Room for More Joy, Greater Confidence, and New Levels of Influence
By Osteen, Joel
2020-11 - Faithwords
9781546015994 Check Our Catalog

 

Release the negative thoughts and feelings that are weighing you down and make room for the good things you should have in your life with #1 New York Times bestselling author Joel Osteen.

You were created to be filled with joy, peace, confidence, and creativity. But it's easy to go through life holding on to things that weigh you down-guilt, resentment, doubt, worry. When …More
 

The Bible With and Without Jesus: How Jews and Christians Read the Same Stories Differently
The Bible With and Without Jesus: How Jews and Christians Read the Same Stories Differently
By Levine, Amy-Jill
Author Brettler, Marc Zvi
2020-10 - HarperOne
9780062560155 Check Our Catalog

 

 

The editors of The Jewish Annotated New Testament show how and why Jews and Christians read many of the same Biblical texts - including passages from the Pentateuch, the Prophets, and the Psalms - differently. Exploring and explaining these diverse perspectives, they reveal more clearly Scripture's beauty and power.

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Be the Bridge: Pursuing God's Heart for Racial Reconciliation
Be the Bridge: Pursuing God's Heart for Racial Reconciliation
By Morrison, Latasha
Afterword by Allen, Jennie
Foreword by Hill, Daniel
2019-10 - Waterbrook Press
9780525652885 Check Our Catalog

 

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - ECPA BESTSELLER - "When it comes to the intersection of race, privilege, justice, and the church, Tasha is without question my best teacher. Be the Bridge is THE tool I wish to put in every set of hands."--Jen Hatmaker

Winner of the Christianity Today Book Award - A leading advocate for racial reconciliation …More
 

You Are Never Alone: Trust in the Miracle of God's Presence and Power
You Are Never Alone: Trust in the Miracle of God's Presence and Power
By Lucado, Max
2020-09 - Thomas Nelson
9781400217342 Check Our Catalog

 

 

When life feels depleted, does God care? I'm facing an onslaught of challenges, will God help? When life grows dark and stormy, does God notice? I'm facing the fear of death, will God help me? The answer in the life-giving miracles in the Gospel of John is a resounding yes.

In You Are Never Alone, Max will help you:

  • Realize that Jesus is …More
     

     

Everything Is Spiritual: Who We Are and What We're Doing Here
Everything Is Spiritual: Who We Are and What We're Doing Here
By Bell, Rob
2020-09 - St. Martin's Essentials
9781250620569 Check Our Catalog

 

 

I've had a sense since I was young

that there's more going on here, that

the world is not a cold, dead place,

that it's alive in some compelling and

mysterious way.

This book is about that sense. I've tried

to listen to it, and follow it, and trust it.

It's been devastating at times, intoxicating

at others, …More
 

Total Meditation
Total Meditation
By Chopra, Deepak
2020-09 - Harmony
9781984825315 Check Our Catalog

 

The definitive book of meditation that will help you achieve new dimensions of stress-free living

For the past thirty years, Deepak Chopra has been at the forefront of the meditation revolution in the West. Total Meditation offers a complete exploration and reinterpretation of the physical, mental, emotional, relational, and spiritual benefits that this practice can bring. Deepak …More
 

7 Days of Simplicity: A Season of Living Lightly
7 Days of Simplicity: A Season of Living Lightly
By Hatmaker, Jen
2020-09 - Abingdon Press
9781501888304 Check Our Catalog

 

Inspired by her iconic 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess, New York Times-bestselling author Jen Hatmaker explores the spiritual side of a simpler life and the way our choices affect our spirit, our loved ones, our community, and the earth in her new gift book 7 Days of Simplicity: A Season of Living Lightly.

In 7 Days of Simplicity Hatmaker shares …More
 

Learning to Be: Finding Your Center After the Bottom Falls Out
Learning to Be: Finding Your Center After the Bottom Falls Out
By Rasmus, Juanita Campbell
Foreword by Lawson, Tina Knowles
2020-09 - IVP
9780830845873 Check Our Catalog

 

It felt as though every nerve in my body was popping. Imagine large strong hands slowly applying pressure while breaking a family-size package of uncooked, dry spaghetti. I was the spaghetti. Breaking down one piece at a time. This is how Juanita Rasmus begins the wise, frank, and witty account of what she later called "The Crash" and what her counselor labeled "a major depressive …More
 

Do It Afraid: Embracing Courage in the Face of Fear
Do It Afraid: Embracing Courage in the Face of Fear
By Meyer, Joyce
2020-09 - Faithwords
9781546026303 Check Our Catalog

 

Has Fear Got the Best of You? Everyone who has ever lived has known the torment of fear. Like all of us, you experience fear almost every time you move toward a closer relationship with God. Fear will try to push you back and is always ready to attack you through your thoughts. But you can live free from it! God's promise is that you will be able to overcome this powerful emotion. In this book, …More
 

Love Is the Way: Holding Onto Hope in Troubling Times
Love Is the Way: Holding Onto Hope in Troubling Times
By Curry, Bishop Michael
Author Grace, Sara
2020-09 - Avery Publishing Group
9780525543039 Check Our Catalog

 

Walk the path of love with one of the warmest, most beloved spiritual leaders of our time, and learn how to put faith into action.

As the descendant of slaves and the son of a civil rights activist, Bishop Michael Curry's life illustrates massive changes in our times. Much of the world met Bishop Curry when he delivered his sermon on the redemptive power of love at the royal …More
 

Reading While Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope
Reading While Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope
By McCaulley, Esau
2020-09 - IVP Academic
9780830854868 Check Our Catalog

 

 

  • 2020 Emerging Public Intellectual Award

Growing up in the American South, Esau McCaulley knew firsthand the ongoing struggle between despair and hope that marks the lives of some in the African American context. A key element in the fight for hope, he discovered, has long been the practice of Bible reading and interpretation that comes out of traditional Black …More
 

 

Live Not by Lies: A Manual for Christian Dissidents
Live Not by Lies: A Manual for Christian Dissidents
By Dreher, Rod
2020-09 - Sentinel
9780593087398 Check Our Catalog

 

The New York Times bestselling author of The Benedict Option draws on the wisdom of Christian survivors of Soviet persecution to warn American Christians of approaching dangers.

For years, migr's from the former Soviet bloc have been telling Rod Dreher they see telltale signs of soft totalitarianism cropping up in America--something more Brave New World than …More
 

Becoming Brave: Finding the Courage to Pursue Racial Justice Now
Becoming Brave: Finding the Courage to Pursue Racial Justice Now
By McNeil, Brenda Salter
Foreword by Brown, Austin
2020-08 - Brazos Press
9781587434471 Check Our Catalog

 

" A] powerful work. . . . Provides a road map for any Christian seeking greater racial justice."--Publishers Weekly

Reconciliation is not true reconciliation without justice Brenda Salter McNeil has come to this conviction as she has led the church in pursuing reconciliation efforts over the past three decades. McNeil calls the church to repair the old …More
 

Emerging Gender Identities: Understanding the Diverse Experiences of Today's Youth
Emerging Gender Identities: Understanding the Diverse Experiences of Today's Youth
By Yarhouse, Mark
Author Sadusky, Julia
2020-08 - Brazos Press
9781587434341 Check Our Catalog

 

"This inviting text provides a useful framework for Christians to use in approaching what can be difficult conversations around gender identity."--Publishers Weekly

This book offers a measured Christian response to the diverse gender identities that are being embraced by an increasing number of adolescents. Mark Yarhouse and Julia Sadusky offer an honest, …More
 

The Buddhist on Death Row: How One Man Found Light in the Darkest Place
The Buddhist on Death Row: How One Man Found Light in the Darkest Place
By Sheff, David
2020-08 - Simon & Schuster
9781982128456 Check Our Catalog

 

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Boy explores the transformation of Jarvis Jay Masters who has become one of America's most inspiring Buddhist practitioners while locked in a cell on death row.

Jarvis Jay Masters's early life was a horror story whose outline we know too well. Born in Long Beach, California, his house was filled with …More