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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The Lord And His Prayer

In this book of pastoral reflections N.T. Wright explores how the Lord’s Prayer sums up what Jesus was all about in his first-century setting. Wright locates the Lord’s Prayer, clause by clause, within the historical
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Unbroken: An Olympian’s Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive

On a May afternoon in 1943, an American military plane crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean
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The Hiding Place

Corrie ten Boom was a woman admired the world over for her courage, her forgiveness, and her memorable faith. In World War II, she and her family risked their lives to help Jews escape the
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A Charitable Discourse Volume 2: Uncomfortable Conversations

If the work of ministry is to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable, then this book is certainly aimed at the latter. In A Charitable Discourse, Dan Boone turned heads and got the church talking
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A Charitable Discourse: Talking About The Things That Divide Us

Homosexuality, social drinking, and politics . . .Why is it so hard to talk about these topics and others like them in the church? What keeps us from having open and honest conversations about complex
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Christians At Our Best

Are you tired of reading yet another news story about Christians acting their worst? Today there are too many examples of those claiming to follow Christ being caustic, divisive, and irrational, contributing to dismissals of
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Mighty Be Our Powers

As a young woman, Leymah Gbowee was broken by the Liberian civil war, a brutal conflict that destroyed her country and claimed the lives of countless relatives and friends. Propelled by her realization that it
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