Book Recommendations

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The staff has recommended the following books and studies to help you grow your faith and deepen your relationship with God. Please share your thoughts about the ones that inspire you!

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Heaven is for Real

“Do you remember the hospital, Colton?” Sonja said. “Yes, mommy, I remember,” he said. “That’s where the angels sang to me.” Colton told his parents he left his body during an emergency surgery–and proved that
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Everybody, Always

What happens when we stop avoiding difficult people and simply love everyone? In his wildly entertaining and inspiring follow-up to the New York Times bestselling phenomenon Love Does, Bob Goff takes readers on a life-altering
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Irresistible

A book for anyone who cares deeply about the future of the church. Once upon a time there was a version of our faith that was practically . . . irresistible. But that was then.
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The Bible Jesus Read

Philip Yancey has a way of confronting our most cherished–but misguided–notions about the Christian life. In The Bible Jesus Read, Yancey challenges the perception that the New Testament is more important than the Old, that the
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Healthy. Happy. Holy.

“Take care of yourself. “ It’s an encouragement we offer freely to others but often withhold from ourselves. Why is self-care so hard for Christians to embrace? Perhaps it starts with our view of God.
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Live More Want Less

Get rid of clutter and live a more meaningful life. From taking control of an overflowing closet to creating clear and achievable life goals, Mary Carlomagno shows you how to strip away the nonessentials and
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Invitation to Solitude and Silence

Much of our faith and practice is about words―preaching, teaching, talking with others. Yet all of these words are not enough to take us into the real presence of God where we can hear his
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Liturgy of the Ordinary

In the overlooked moments and routines of our day, we can become aware of God’s presence in surprising ways. How do we embrace the sacred in the ordinary and the ordinary in the sacred? Framed
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Busy Lives & Restless Souls

If you’ve already figured out your life and feel totally complete, then this book may not be for you. But if you are like the rest of us, every day presents a mountain of to-do
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Seven Sacred Pauses: Living Mindfully Through The Hours Of The Day

Using scripture, poetry, reflections, personal stories, and quotes from a rich array of spiritual teachers for many religions, Wiederkehr helps readers become more attuned to living in the present moment and develop a kindred spirit
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