Wednesday, October 22, 2008

New Releases: October 22, 2008

Sticky Church
Larry Osborne
Zondervan, October 2008

Does it matter how many people are coming through the front door if the back door is wide open? Sticky church is an ideal book for church leaders who want to start their small group ministry and velcro their congregation to the Bible and each other. Includes samples of sermon notes, study questions, and leadership training materials.

Saving God One Soul at a Time (DVD)
Cloud Ten Pictures, October 2008

After serving 15 years for manslaughter, reformed pastor Armstrong Cane is ready to make amends with the neighborhood he abandoned. Returning to his late father's preaching ground, he reaches out to Norris, a troubled dealer on the path to self-destruction. With Armstrong's guidance, Norris wants out but his drug boss threatens to kill him. When Armstrong is pressured by another pastor to sell the church, their chances of building a new life seem slim. Together, the two strive to escape their dark pasts, and to reclaim a brighter future.

Apocalypse Unleashed
Mel Odom
Tyndale, October 2008

In this much-anticipated conclusion to the Apocalypse series, First Sergeant "Goose" of the US Army Rangers is trapped by the carnage of war in the Middle East. Far from his wife and child back home, he's living every day on the edge, terrified that he'll never see the people he loves again. He soon discovers that those in power within his own forces, fearful of his leadership, are determined to bring him down. With everyone gunning for him, he is going to need a miracle to pull off his mission, even as the war-torn land around him explodes in violence.

5 Conversations you must have with your daughter
Vicki Courtney
B & H Publishing Group, October 2008

For mothers with girls newborn to eighteen, this is simply a must-have book. This helps moms pinpoint and prepare the discussions that should be ongoing in their daughter's formative years. The book is linked to online bonus features offering invaluable tips on having these conversations across the various stages of development: five and under, six to eleven, and twelve and up.

Faith-Based Family Finances: Let go of worry and grow in confidence
Ron Blue with Jeremy L. White, CPA
Tyndale, September 2008

How would you like access to your own financial advisor 24-7? This book is the next best thing. This is a comprehensive guide through every stage of your family's life. Ron's core principles are grounded in timeless scriptural truths, which lead to contentment and financial freedom no matter what your situation. Whether you're a whiz or a novice, this guide is filled with commonsense, practical tools to help you make wise decisions year after year. This contains the answers to many of the questions asked by families like yours and has a biblical understanding of money management that helps you let go of worry and grow in confidence.

Expelled (DVD)
Vivendi Entertainment
October, 2008

Big science has expelled smart ideas from the classroom...What they forgot is that every generation has its Rebel! That rebel, Ben Stein, travels the world on his quest, and learns an awe-inspiring truth...that educators and scientists are being ridiculed, denied tenure, and even fired for merely believing that there might be evidence of "design" in nature. Perhaps life is not just the result of accidental, random chance. In the film Ben says "Enough". And NOBODY messes with Ben!

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