Thursday, April 4, 2013

New Releases

The Bible (The Epic Miniseries) DVD
Twentieth Century Fox, April 2013
From Executive Producers Roma Downey (Touched by an Angel) and Mark Burnett (The Voice, Survivor) comes The Bible — an epic 10-part miniseries retelling stories from the Scriptures for a whole new generation. Breathtaking in scope and scale, The Bible showcases powerful performances and visual effects that span Genesis to Revelation. The Bible feature score by Oscar and Grammy winning film composer Hans Zimmer and it's narrated by Emmy winning Keith David. Rated PG. Widescreen. Closed captions. 4 DVDs, approx. 7.5 hours.

The Good Fight
Les and Leslie Parrott
Worthy Publishing, February 2013
Did you know that a "good fight" can actually enrich and strengthen your relationship? Drawing on extensive research and their years as marriage counselors, the Parrotts show you how to manage conflict constructively; avoid common pitfalls; and diffuse anger and hurt feelings. Includes "his" and "hers" study guides. Foreword by Gary Chapman. 288 pages, hardcover from Worthy.

Upside-Down Prayers for Parents
Lisa Bergren
WaterBrook Press, March 2013
Discover how to entrust your children's past, present, and future to God, who loves them best! Wrestling with 31 issues that drive moms to their knees, a month's worth of meditations, Scripture verses, prayers, and discussion starters will help you equip your kids to live a deep, rich, and holy life.

Take a Chance on Me (Christiansen Family Novel)
Susan May Warren
Tyndale, April 2013
Darek Christiansen is almost a dream bachelor-oldest son in the large Christiansen clan, heir to their historic Evergreen Lake Resort, and doting father. But he's also wounded and angry since the tragic death of his wife, Felicity. No woman in Deep Haven dares come near. New assistant county attorney Ivy Madison simply doesn't know any better when she bids on Darek at the charity auction. Nor does she know that when she crafted a plea bargain three years ago to keep Jensen Atwood out of jail and in Deep Haven fulfilling community service, she was releasing the man responsible for Felicity's death. All Ivy knows is that the Christiansens feel like the family she's always longed for. And once she gets past Darek's tough exterior, she finds a man she could spend the rest of her life with. Which scares her almost as much as Darek learning of her involvement in his wife's case.

More or Less
Jeff Shinabarger
David C Cook, March 2013
What is "enough"? What would happen if we gave away our excess food, money, and clutter? Encouraging you to think about your consumer choices differently, Shinabarger helps you see generosity as a chance to experience freedom from greed in a selfish world; and guides you in making small changes now that will have a huge impact later. 224 pages, hardcover from Cook.

Making Good Habits Breaking Bad Habits
Joyce Meyer
FaithWords, April 2013
From cell phone addiction to overspending, bad habits seem to outnumber the good. Examining the nature of behaviors, Meyer helps you make a commitment to commune with God daily and set the stage for identifying and overcoming negative patterns. Each of the 14 chapters offers a specific "road map" for establishing new routines in your life. Hardcover.

Who Is This Jesus
Max Lucado
Worthy Publishing, March 2013
 This exquisitely illustrated story from Max Lucado gives readers a new perspective on the depth of grace extended to all of us. this is a firsthand account of the earth-shaking events of Jesus' death, burial and resurrection astold by a Roman soldier who was assigned to work at Golgotha the night ofJesus' crucifixion. He was the soldier who actually nailed Jesus to the cross. It's astory brilliantly told as only Max Lucado can. A perfect gift, it will inspire readersall year 'round.

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