Tuesday, November 20, 2012

New Releases

Grace, Gold, & Glory
Gabrielle Douglas
Zondervan, November 2012
Read about Gabrielle Douglas's story of faith, perseverance, and determination as she stole hearts and flew high as the All-Around Gold Medal winner on the 2012 U.S. gold-medal-winning women's gymnastics team. Featuring full-color inserts of photographs of Gabby and a full-color poster.

C is for Christmas
David and Warren Wiersbe
BakerBooks, November 2012
Throughout history many non-essential traditions have woven themselves into the celebration of Christmas that it's difficult to understand just what the season of Christ's birth is all about. Now beloved writer Warren W. Wiersbe and David W. Wiersbe give adults their very own A-Z primer to Christmas entitled C is for Christmas: The History, Personalities, and Meaning of Christ's Birth. Cutting through the wrapping paper and pretty bows to expose and explain the backgrounds and reasons for our various symbols and traditions. From angels and Bethlehem to yuletide and Zechariah, the information in this unique collection is sure to enlighten. Anyone who wants to have a deeper understanding of Christmas will love this insightful resource.

Everyday Church
Tim Chester & Steve Timmis
Crossway, September 2012
HOW DOES THE CHURCH REACH THE UNCHURCHED? We live in an increasingly post-Christian culture. More and more we find ourselves on the margins as less and less people have any intention of ever attending church. What used to work doesn't work anymore and we need to adapt. Helping us to see the way forward, this book offers practical ideas and personal stories for engaging with Western society. Find out how to effectively reach people in the context of everyday life and take hold of the opportunity to develop missional communities focused on Jesus.

Jesus Calling Teen Edition
Sarah Young
Thomas Nelson, September 2012
Is your teen's devotional time limited to prayer requests? Young's used to be, until she began the practice of waiting on God to receive and record his answers---and her monologue became a dialogue. Your 12- to 17-year-olds will experience a greater sense of Jesus' peace while reading these messages paired with Scripture. (Same content as adult edition.) 392 pages, hardcover from Nelson.

O God Save Us All CD
Provident, November 2012
Tennessee-born metal mainstays Disciple return with their ninth full length album, an eleven song set of shout-along anthems and fist-pumping grooves with messages of faith, perseverance, and hope in the midst of struggle. O God Save Us All includes the firey lead single "Draw The Line" plus "Unstoppable," "Beautiful Scars," the title track, and more.

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