Sunday, June 10, 2012

New Releases

Go and Do
Jay Milbrandt
Tyndale, April 2012
With an MBA and a law degree from Pepperdine University, Jay Milbrandt had the world at his feet. But rather than following his peers into big firms with high profile clients and even higher salaries, Jay has chosen a completely different road—a journey that has led him across large portions of the globe to “go and do likewise,” as Jesus modeled and instructed in His life on this earth. In his efforts to bring justice and healing to people all around the world, Jay’s pursuit of justice has become an adventure far greater than he could have ever dreamed or imagined. As Christians, we are called to take a step of faith for Christ, to change ourselves, and perhaps by doing that, to change those we encounter along the way. Go and Do is an invitation for all of us to join in the adventure of God’s story arc. It is an opportunity to understand why so many are finding such satisfaction and joy in reaching out to others. It is a chance to climb on board and discover exactly what role each of us can play in actively engaging this world as we, too, “go and do.”

Arnie Cole and Michael Ross
Bethany House Publishers, April 2012
Feel like your Christian walk isn't progressing the way it should? Drawing on extensive research concerning spiritual growth, Back to the Bible leaders Cole and Ross offer a solid plan for getting Unstuck using the power of Bible engagement. Discover a practical and proven way to encounter Scripture, connect with God, and revitalize your faith! 256 pages, softcover from Bethany.

Joshua Graham
Howard Publishing, April 2012
After scattering her mother's ashes in Vietnam, photojournalist Xandra Carrick moves home to New York to rebuild her life and career. When she experiences supernatural visions that reveal atrocities perpetrated by American soldiers during the Vietnam War, she finds herself entangled in a forty-year-old conspiracy that could bring the nation into political turmoil. Launching headlong into a quest to learn the truth from her father, a Pulitzer Prize winner who served as an embedded photographer during the war, Xandra confronts him about a dark secret he has kept-one that has devastated their family. Pursued across the continent, Xandra comes face-to-face with powerful forces that will stop at nothing to prevent her from revealing the truth. But not before government agencies arrest her for murder, domestic terrorism, and an assassination attempt on the newly elected president of the United States.

Murder in Miami, Cuban Trilogy #2
Noel Hynd
Zondervan, May 2012
Join U.S. Treasury agent Alexandra LaDuca as she follows the trail of a deadly global money-laundering scheme. In Murder in Miami, Alex travels to South Florida to speak to a Cuban defector---and walks into a lethal trap set by the Dosi cartel. Can she emerge from the Miami underworld with her life---and her faith---intact?

When a Child You Love is Grieving
Harold Smith
Beacon Hill Press, April 2012
Compassionate care can make a tremendous impact in a child's life; this is ever truer when the child is grieving. Distinguished grief specialist Harold Ivan Smith explains how adults can best help children who are mourning the death of a loved one. They need support and time to grieve. With an ABC-like approach, Smith offers insights and activities for the parent, teacher, or friend who wants to give their support. This new and revised edition will help you help a hurting child grieve through healthy and necessary outlets.

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