DVD553 Not Your Parents Offering Plate Stewardship Seminar, by Dr. J. Clif Christopher, NCCUMC, 2012. A DVD videorecording of the stewardship seminar held at the United Methodist Building in Garner, NC on March 5, 2012.
DVD554 Jesus: He Lived Among Us, Voice of the Martyrs, 2011. In this 90-minute animated video, the story of Jesus unfolds through the eyes of his last surviving disciple, John the Beloved.
DVD555 The Van Dyke Show Bible Study: Vol. 1, by Stephen Skelton, The Entertainment Ministry, 2002. This study uses the show as a modern-day parable to highlight key themes in scripture.
DVD556 The Van Dyke Show Bible Study: Vol. 2, by Stephen Skelton, The Entertainment Ministry, 2002. This second volume covers the themes of fights, loyalty, and brotherly love.
DVD557 Footsteps of Goliath, Eye2Eye Media/PTV Productions, 2004. The filmmakers pieced together clues from the Lands of the Bible and brought them together in the most complete view on the giant Goliath ever presented.
DVD558 Journey of the Heart: The Life of Henri Nouwen, Windborne Productions, 2003. Journey of the Heart is a thought-provoking look at the life of this unassuming, charismatic scholar considered by many of his contemporaries as one of the best and brightest minds of his time.
DVD559 Your Child 6 to 12: Your Last Great Chance, by John Drescher, Vision Video, 2000. This three-part series with best-selling author John Drescher will help parents to appreciate the preciousness of the pre-teen years.
DVD561 With No Apology, by J. John and Joe Boot, The Philo Trust. In a series of five intriguing taxi journeys, J. John asks his friend and colleague, Joe Boot, how to answer life’s hardest questions.
BK858 Career: Take This Job & Love It, by Peter Menconi, Richard Peace, and Lyman Coleman, Serendipity House, 1989. Six ways to plan for a career and what the Bible has to say about each one.
BK859 Transitions: Savoring the Seasons of Life, by Peter Menconi, Richard Peace, and Lyman Coleman, Serendipity House, 1998. Six causes of transitions and what the Bible has to say about each one.
BK860 Christ: Basic Christianity, by John Stott, Sandy Larsen and Dale Larsen, InterVarsity Press, 1994. John Stott’s Basic Christianity provides the content for this study guide based on material from well-loved Christian classics.
BK862 Cokesbury Worship Hymnal, Abingdon Press, 1976. Containing 296 classics, revival songs, general worship songs, and special day favorites, this worship resource also features responsive readings indexed by topic.
BK863 The Gospel of Matthew, by William R. Cannon, Upper Room, 1982. William Cannon has succeeded in artfully translating scholarly research into inviting prose which appeals to both clergy and lay readers.
BK864 When the Little Child Wants to Sing, Westminster Press, 1935. Over 150 children’s songs with words and music.
BK865 Stephen Ministry Training Manual, Vol. 1, Modules 1-14, Stephen Ministries, 2000. For use in Stephen Ministry training.
BK866 Parenting Your Parents, by Dorothy Gager, Abingdon Press, 1996. The focus of this small-group resource is on helping adults think through the issues involved with aging parents, act on these, and find support among others dealing with the same issues.
BK867 Health and Wholeness, by Bartholomew Resta, M.D., Abingdon Press, 1999. This book explores health and wholeness in ways that affect the whole person-including physical, spiritual, emotional, mental, and moral dimensions.
BK868 Juggling Demands, by Aleeta Paulk Christian, Abingdon Press, 1994. The focus of this small-group resource is to help adults look at life priorities; to make decisions about juggling conflicting demands on their commitment, time, resources, and energy; and to find help and develop skills for coping with these demands.
BK869 Covenant Discipleship: Christian Formation through Mutual Accountability, by David Lowes Watson, Discipleship Resources, 1991. In this volume, David Lowes Watson advances the practice of mutual accountability in Christian discipleship by expanding and updating the original handbook for covenant discipleship groups.
BK870 Gaining a New Attitude on Life: 4 Interactive Bible Studies for Individuals or Small Groups, by Max Lucado, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2007. Max Lucado shares four lessons to help you lift your outlook and achieve a positive perspective on each day that God blesses you with from this point on.
BK871 Journey to the Cross: Daily Devotions and Small Group Guide, First United Methodist Church Cary, 2007. Journey to the Cross consists of daily devotions, written by members of First United Methodist Church, Cary, North Carolina, small group weekly sessions written by their pastoral staff, and midweek and weekend worship services that will focus your eyes on the cross during this Lenten season.
BK872 United Methodist Studies: Basic Bibliographies, by Kenneth E. Rowe, Abingdon Press, 1992. A selected list of the basic resources for students and instructors of seminary-level courses in United Methodist history, doctrine, and polity.
BK874 Margin: Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial, and Time Reserves to Overloaded Lives, by Richard A. Swenson, NavPress, 1995. If you yearn for relief from the pain and pressure of overload, take a lifelong dose of Margin under the care of a specialist.
BK875 Creative Bible Lessons in John: Encounters with Jesus, by Jay Ashcraft and Janice Ashcraft, Zondervan Publishing, 1996. Veteran family life and youth workers Janice and Jay Ashcraft have created 12 lively, ready-to-use lessons that actually make it fun to dig into Scripture.
BK876 A Spiritual Formation Workbook: Small Group Resources for Nurturing Christian Growth, by James Bryan Smith and Foreword by Richard J. Foster, Harper San Francisco, 1993. A beginning workbook for new spiritual formation groups featuring guidelines for starting up, study plans for the first eight sessions, and a questionnaire that helps map the way ahead.
BK878 Sharing Your Life Mission Every Day: Six Sessions on Evangelism, by Brett Eastman, Dee Eastman and Denise Wendorff, Zondervan Publishing, 2005. These six sessions will equip you to extend love to seekers around you and talk about your experience with God in ways that people will understand.
BK879 Creation Sings, compiled by Ann Lodge, Geneva Press, 1979. In the belief that God created humankind male and female in God’s own image and blessed them, this hymnbook is presented for the use of all God’s people in worship.
BK880 Beliefs of a United Methodist Christian, by Emerson Colaw, Tidings, 1972. This book presents the efforts of one local pastor, Emerson Colaw, who served on the Theological Study Commission on Doctrine and Doctrinal Standards of The United Methodist Church, to relate the Doctrinal Statement to his own parish life.
BK882 Ecclesiastes: The Meaning of Your Life, by Hea Sun Kim, Mary Lou Blakeman, and Lisa M. Wolfe, Women’s Div. GBGM, 1995. A spiritual growth study from the Women’s Division of the General Board of Global Ministries.
BK884 Dying to Live: A Lenten Study for Adults, by James A. Harnish, Abingdon Press, 2003. As we make our way toward the cross during the days of Lent, exploring the questions and answers together, we will discover God’s power to transform our lives.
BK885 The Joy of Hospitality: Recovering a Lost Art, by Dee Brestin, Cook Communication, 1993. Dee Brestin knows women wish to make their homes a haven from the storms of life, whether that home is a dorm room, an apartment, or a mansion.
BK886 The 7 Laws of the Learner, by Bruce H. Wilkinson, Multnomah Publishers, 1992. Revitalize your classroom by learning and mastering these seven time-tested principles being taught around the world.
BK887 Seeing Jesus: the Visions, the Paintings and the Films that Shaped How We See Christ, by Stephen Skelton, The Entertainment Ministry, 2012. Steve Skelton presents the visions of Anne Catherine Emmerich and the paintings of James Tissot as the inspiration for how we picture Jesus.
BK888 God in a Brothel: An Undercover Journey into Sex Trafficking and Rescue, by Daniel Walker, IVP Books, 2011. This is the personal story of Daniel Walker, one man who followed a path of costly discipleship, agonizing failure and unlikely redemption.
BK889 Effective Church Leadership: Building on the Twelve Keys, by Kennon L. Callahan, Harper San Francisco, 1990. Provides a new model of church leadership through effectiveness principles applied to the day-to-day workings of the local church.
BK890 After You Believe: Why Christian Character Matters, by N. T. Wright, HarperOne, 2010. After You Believe reveals the Bible’s call for a revolution–a transformation of character that takes us beyond our earthly pursuit of money, sex, and power into a virtuous state of living that allows us to reflect God and live more worshipful, fulfilling lives.
PM19 Weavings Vol. XXVII, No. 3: Why Are You Afraid?, The Upper Room, 2012. Weavings provides a space where questions posed by contemporary life and spiritual resources of the Christian heritage can encounter and illuminate one another.