Wednesday, July 16, 2008

New Releases: July 16, 2008

The Winners Manual
Jim Tressel with Chris Fabry
Tyndale, July 2008

Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel shares his "Big Ten" fundamentals for success: Attitude, Discipline, Faith, Handling Adversity & Success, Excellence, Love, Toughness, Responsibility, Team, and Hope. Peppered with personal stories from Tressel's storied coaching career, the book shares the fundamental lessons that he has been imparting to his players for the past 20 years. A perfect blend of football stories, spiritual insights, motivational reading, and practical application, The Winner's Manual provides an inside look at the core philosophy that has served as the foundation for one of the most successful college football programs of all time. Includes 8 pages of color photos and a foreword from NYT best-selling author John Maxwell.

Love as a Way of Life
Gary Chapman
WaterBrook, July 2008

In his first major work since the publication of his phenomenal bestseller The Five Love Languages, Dr. Chapman delivers a powerful plan for whole-life happiness. Using real-life anecdotes, he examines the obstacles and misunderstandings that undermine relationships, and provides quizzes and exercises to help readers evaluate their own strengths and weaknesses. Rich in wisdom and inspiration, Love as a Way of Life is an invaluable guide to creating fulfilling and satisfying relationships and reaping the joys of living a love-driven life.

By Reason of Insanity
Randy Singer
Tyndale, April 2008

After a series of murders, newspaper reporter Catherine O'Rourke experiences disturbing dreams that detail each crime. In an effort to aid the investigation, she shares them with a detective working on the case. Catherine's intimate knowledge of the crimes immediately makes her a prime suspect. When evidence corroborates her guilt, she's arrested and charged with murder. Catherine turns to Quinn Newberg, a high-priced specialist in the insanity defense. Quinn doesn't believe that Catherine's dreams are anything other than the result of a fractured personality disorder. To win, or even survive, Quinn will need more than his famed legal maneuvering and biting skepticism. On this case, he needs a miracle.

Eyewitness: The Life of Christ Told in One Story
Frank Ball
Wine Press, July 2008

For two thousand years, people have wondered, questioned and debated the life of the man we call Jesus. Some of the details of Jesus' life were recorded by four of his closest followers. Each account in written from a different perspective, and only on of the four tells the events n chronological order. Therefore, for centuries, the account have been told in out-of-order sequence. Eyewitness compiles the information from the Gospels and hundreds of other Bible verses into one chronological story.

Tomato Sawyer & Huckleberry Larry's Big River Rescue
Big Idea, July 2008

Meet Tomato Sawyer & Huckleberry Larry - two friends homesteading along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River. Tom & Huck look forward to owning their own land, building a home, and opening Huck's Jerkey Land and Tom's Tax Service. But everything changes when they meet a mysterious stranger who is on the run and trying to find his mama. Will Huck & Tom risk losing all they've worked for in order to help someone they hardly know? Running Time: 45 minutes Format: DVD

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