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Merritt, Jonathan

Summary: "In a rapidly changing culture, many of struggle to talk about faith. We can no longer assume our friends understand words such as grace or gospel. Other words, like lost and sin, have become so negative they are nearly conversation enders. Jonathan Merritt know this frustration well. After moving from the Bible Belt to New York City, he discovered that the sacred terms he used to describe his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Convergent 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 261 MER

Summary: Based on a true account and New York Times best-selling book comes the feature film adaption. Don Piper experienced love, joy and life like he₂d never known during the 90 minutes he was declared dead after a traffic accident. But when he finally wakes in the hospital, Heaven's bliss was replaced by excruciating pain and emotional turmoil. With the support of his family and community, Don clings...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ni

Idliby, Ranya

Summary: Traces how three American women of different faiths worked together to understand one another while identifying the connections between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, during which they openly discussed the issues that divided them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 201.5 IDL

Klein, Linda Kay

Summary: From a woman who has been there and back, the first inside look at the devastating effects evangelical Christianity's purity culture has had on a generation of young women--in a potent combination of journalism, cultural commentary, and memoir. In the 1990s, a "purity industry" emerged out of the white evangelical Christian culture. Purity rings, purity pledges, and purity balls came with a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 261.8 KLE

Finch, Jamie Lee

Summary: "Rooted in her experiences growing up in an Evangelical Christian family, Jamie Lee Finch's "You Are Your Own" offers an overview of Evangelicalism and the painful confusion and anxiety experienced under its demands. Finch explores the mechanisms of trauma and how fundamentalist denominations match the patterns connected with PTSD. She elaborates on the doubt, guilt, fear, and grief that haunt...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Jamie Lee Finch] 2019

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Gries, Ron.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Proctor Publication, LLC 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 242.4 GRI

McDowell, Josh

Summary: "Directed to parents and gatekeepers of today's youth, renowned speaker and author Josh McDowell focuses on the how-to's of teaching teens and pre-teens to make right moral choices...why today's kids feel they have the right to determine what is "right" or "wrong" for themselves; how culture reinforces that there are no universal truths and where this misconception historically originated; how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shiloh Run Press, an imprint of Barbour Publishing, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 248 MCD

Johnson, Elizabeth A.

Summary: For millennia, plant and animal species have received little sustained attention as subjects of Christian theology and ethics in their own right. Focused on the human dilemma of sin and redemptive grace, theology has considered the doctrine of creation to be mainly an overture to the main drama of humanity's relationship to God. What value does the natural world have within the framework of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 260 JOH

Muehlhoff, Tim

Summary: How do we communicate with people who disagree with us? In today's polarized world, friends and strangers clash with each other over issues large and small. Coworkers have conflicts in the office. Married couples fight over finances. And online commenters demonize one another's political and religious perspectives. Is there any hope for restoring civil discourse? Communications expert Tim...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 240 MUE

Welch, Kristen.

Summary: From a Christian perspective, Welch "shares the ups and downs in her own family's journey of discovering why it's healthiest not to give their kids everything. Teaching them the difference between want and need is the first step in the right direction. With ... tips and anecdotes, she shares how to help kids become hardworking, fulfilled, and successful adults"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale Momentum, an imprint of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 248 WEL

Carter, Terrell

Summary: While our faith calls us to Christian unity, the hard fact remains: we're still tragically divided when it comes to race, even - and especially, many say -- in our churches. Racism pervades our faith, our relationships, and our institutions in deep, often imperceptible ways. In Healing Racial Divides, Terrell Carter takes us on a revelatory journey of the history of racism to show us how we've...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chalice Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 277.3 CAR

Meyer, Joyce

Summary: "Joyce Meyer discusses the power of words and provides a guide to 'smart talk' that can change your life"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: FaithWords 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 248.401 MEY

Burke, John

Summary: John Burke compares gripping stories of near-death experiences (NDEs) to what Scripture says about our biggest questions of Heaven. The author shows how the common experiences shared by thousands of survivors--including doctors, college professors, bank presidents, people of all ages and cultures, and even blind people--point to the exhilarating picture of Heaven promised in the Bible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baker Books 2015

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Crandall, Chauncey W.

Summary: How a doctor's glimpses of eternity confirmed everything he believed about God, suffering, life on earth, and what happens after death. Dr. Chauncey Crandall knows his patients well. When they are dying, he sits at the bedside with them and holds their hands. He prays with them. Sometimes he can feel what they feel and see what they see. At other times his patients have near-death experiences...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Faith Words 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 230 CRA

Meyer, Joyce

Summary: In this compact adaptation of Be Anxious for Nothing, #1 New York Times bestselling author Joyce Meyer shows readers how to rid themselves of worry and fear by drawing on the peace of God. Difficult times are part of living in this world. However, God has provided a way for us to enjoy peace as part daily life. We can choose either to allow ourselves to be burdened with worry and anxiety or to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Faith Words 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 248 MEY

Hamilton, Adam

Summary: Money has great power in our lives. Used wisely, it is one key to accomplishing our goals, providing for our needs, and fulfilling our life purpose. In recent years, many of us ignored the wisdom of the past when it came to managing and spending our money. Credit card debt soared, savings rates plummeted, and our home equity became something to be tapped into and spent rather than a source of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: christianaudio.com 2012

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Kopitzke, Becky.

Summary: "This book isn't about raising kids. It's about raising moms. In a Pinterest-perfect culture, moms today sense an accelerated level of pressure to measure up. We assume other women are passing the test while we fail. So we either weigh ourselves down with guilt, or we become resigned--desensitized, even--to this so-called failure. God wants to free us from either extreme. Becky Kopitzke's The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shiloh Run Press, an imprint of Barbour Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 248.8431 KOP

Miller, Craig A.

Summary: "Identifies root emotional causes that block physical healing, including cases in which no cause of an illness can be identified, and provides step-by-step practical, effective methods for bringing real solutions to long-term pain and suffering"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Whitaker House 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 234 MIL

Rennebohm, Craig

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 242 REN

Amiot, Karine-Marie

Summary: From conception to birth, Where Are You From? tells the story of life using heartwarming language that is appropriate for toddlers and young children who aren't quite ready to hear all about the birds and the bees yet. Children will learn that they were lovingly, purposefully created by God, and treasured and loved by their parents. Perfect for reading with little ones who are just beginning to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sparkhouse Family 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 201 AMI

Willis, Dave

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Dave Willis, author, speaker, and father of four boys, talks biblically and practically about how to raise a generation of boys who are champions, encouragers, and respecters of women.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2019

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Burton, Valorie

Summary: Encourages readers to set new personal norms in their lives that guide them on a path to purpose, success, and fulfillment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2016

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Casey, Lara.

Summary: You know all those things you've always wanted to do? You should go do them! In the constant chase for perfection women find themselves worried, anxious, and completely overwhelmed. Working women want to take their careers to the next level, but are struggling to do it all. Stay-at-home moms look for relief from burning the candle at both ends. Aspiring entrepreneurs and artists seek the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W Publishing Group, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 248.4 CAS

Karabell, Zachary.

Summary: Includes information on Abbasid caliphate, Afghanistan, al Qaeda, Alexandria, Andalusia, Antioch, Arabic language, Armenians, Baghdad, Balkans, Beirut, Berbers, Byzantine Empire, Cairo, Christianity, Christians, Constantinople, Cordoba, Crusades, Damascus, Egypt, England, Europe, Fatimid dynasty, France, Franks, Greek Orthodox Church, ancient Greeks, Habsburgs, Caliph Harun al-Rashid, Hebrew...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 201 KAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 201.5 KAR