Thursday, August 30, 2012

New Releases

Lysa Terkeurst
Zondervan, August 2012
In this study, Lysa TerKeurst admits that she has experiences where others bump into her happy and she comes emotionally unglued. We stuff, we explode, or react somewhere in between. What do we do with these raw emotions? Lysa shows how to process our emotions and resolve conflicts in ways that lead to a much more peaceful life.


Rick Lawrence
David C Cook, July 2012
Jesus' idea that we be as wise as serpents and as innocent as doves overturns all we think we know about God's kingdom! How can we be crafty and guileless? Drawing on the story of the calculating manager in Luke 16, Lawrence shows how Jesus used laughter, generosity, and bluntness as methods of holy shrewdness. 240 pages, softcover from Cook.

Lead Me, Holy Spirit
Stormie Omartian
Harvest House Publishers, July 2012
Did you know that God's Holy Spirit is as close as your next breath? Best known for her books on prayer, now Stormie Omartian introduces readers to the power and presence of the Holy Spirit in every area of life. Learn to recognize His voice speaking to your heart and your life will never be the same again!

Upside of Down CD
Chris August
Curb Records, August 2012
Dove Award-winner Chris August extends his amazing success with the launch of his sophomore project! Mixing contemporary Christian styles with meaningful lyrics, he has found a way to worship God and lead others to do the same. Includes "Amen," "This Side of Heaven," "Restore," "1989," "Unashamed of You," the hit radio single "Center of It," and the title track.

The Action Bible Devotional
Jeremy Jones
David C Cook, August 2012
Kids will say goodbye to Bible boredom with this 52-week devotional that launches their faith into everyday life! Pairing selected stories from the companion Bible with spiritual lessons, stunning comic-style artwork, and action-adventure activities, this engaging guide takes Scripture truths off the page and into your middle schooler's daily reality. Ages 9 to 12. 320 pages, softcover from Cook.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

New Releases

Josh McDowell
Tyndale, August 2012
A riveting memoir from an esteemed evangelist! After being abused by an alcoholic father and a farmhand, a young boy chose to defy God. Yet God, in his mercy, redeemed the tragic situation. Today Josh McDowell proclaims Christ to millions of people. Read the story of his dramatic spiritual transformation and discover the God who cares! 240 pages, softcover from Tyndale.

What a Difference a Mom Makes
Kevin Leman
Revell, August 2012
As a mom, you want the best for your son, but sometimes the mysterious world of boys can seem baffling, annoying - even downright disgusting! Don't leave all the big questions to dad and miss out on a wonderful opportunity to influence your son. In What a Difference a Mom Makes, Dr. Leman bridges the divide between mothers and sons with wit and wisdom. Learn to command your son's respect; let him fight his own battles; understand his developmental needs; and you'll make an indelible imprint on his heart.

The Breakthrough (Precinct 11 series #3)
Jerry Jenkins
Tyndale, August 2012
As the youngest bureau chief and head of the Chicago Police Department's Major Case Squad, Boone Drake seems to have it all under control. Only those closest to him know that just a few short years ago, he lost everything that mattered to him in a tragic accident. After years of healing, his life is back on track. He recently married a wonderful woman named Haeley, adopted her son, bought a beautiful home, and rediscovered his faith. But Boone can't fight the feeling that something is about to go terribly wrong . . . again.

Live to Give
Austin Gutwein
Thomas Nelson, August 2012
Help your teens discover their unique gifts and how they can use them to help others with this book inspired by the biblical story of the feeding of the 5,000. Written in a candid, down-to-earth voice from author Austin Gutwein, whom is a teenage philanthropist who has built a high school, two medical clinics, and a dormitory in Africa, all before the age of 16! Through this book, he shares how to take what may seem like the simplest of talents, gifts, and interests and to use them for something Jesus can use to move mountains.

A Boy After God's Own Heart
Jim George
Harvest House, August 2012
Send your young guys on an action-packed adventure of faith! Helping tween boys make solid choices that honor God, George encourages kids to respect parents and teachers, build healthy friendships, be responsible in schoolwork and other commitments, grow in Christ through regular prayer and Scripture reading, and more. Includes discussion questions and interactive material. 112 pages, softcover from Harvest.