10 NEW BOOKS FOR CHURCH LEADERS ABOUT WORSHIP, OUTREACH, CONGREGATIONAL LIFE, and MORE on sale...
Sometimes, as in last week's BookNotes, I try to tell you a bit about the authors of a particular book, explaining why their past work remains important, and why a new book (in that case, Beyond the Modern Age: An Archeology of Contemporary Culture by Bob Goudzwaard & Craig Bartholomew) is so very urgent. I do my best to explain about it in some detail, making a case that at least some of our readers should purchase it right away. Such reviews are sometimes a bit sprawling, I'd admit This time, without much ado, I'll list 10 recent books about church life that seemed particularly interesting or useful. We have a large selection of other titles in this area, so give us a shout if we can help you or your congregation. All…
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10 New Books on Christian Growth and Serious Christian Living
10 New Books on Christian Growth and Serious Christian Living -- ALL ON SALE Like any good bookstore, we have all kinds of books, shelves in dozens of categories. Gardening, fiction, history, addiction recovery, film studies, engineering; we've got YA novels, cultural criticism, cookbooks, architecture, outdoor recreation, health, grief, and kid's picture books galore. We stand ready as a full service bookstore to help you with almost anything you may ever want -- just use our inquiry page at the website, or give us a call. See a review somewhere or hear an author on Fresh Air or 1A? Chances are we might be getting it in. Heard somebody reference a novel or prayer book? Give us a shout if we can help I suppose one of our largest sections in the store,…
Lessons from Anguilla: What meeting designers can learn from religious services
On my daily vacation walk to Island Harbour, I hear singing. As I turn the corner onto Rose Hill Road, the sound swells. It's 7:30 am, but the morning service at St.
Prioritizing Our Fears
As we return to the regular cycle of readings in Ordinary Time, we meet with a bracing spiritual teaching from the Lord Jesus. No matter who is threatening you, who is thundering denunciation, who is coming at you with furious intensity: don’t be afraid! Why? Because in Jesus Christ, you are connected to the very power of God, to that which is here and now creating the universe.
Religious understanding of transgender issues
The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…
What is the Apostolic Pardon?
As a person draws closer to the doors of death, there is one blessing in particular that the Church reserves for this most sacred moment: the Apostolic Pardon. It is a pardon that can be given by a…
Italian gang's plot to steal Enzo Ferrari's body foiled
Ferraris have been stolen before, but Ferrari himself?! Italian investigators working a drug and arms smuggling case say they uncovered a plot to steal the body of Enzo Ferrari from his grave and hold it for ransom.
How Fantasy Made Me a Feminist
This is a guest post from Margaret Kingsbury. Margaret’s short stories and poems have appeared in Devilfish Review, Pulp Literature, Nonbinary Review, and Expanded Horizons. She and her saxophone-pl
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