DVD661 Christian: It’s Not What You Think, by Andy Stanley, Zondervan, 2012. In this eight-session DVD Bible study, Andy challenges us to change the name and reputation of Christianity by becoming a group of followers characterized by one thing—Love.
DVD662 Methodist Identity Part 1: Our Story, Wesley Ministry Network, 2012. Speakers describe the 18th-century Wesleyan revival in England and the growth of Methodism in the United States and around the world.
DVD663 Methodist Identity Part 2: Our Beliefs, Wesley Ministry Network, 2012. Eight half-hour long presentations by leading Methodist theologians offer valuable information and insight concerning core Wesleyan ideas.
DVD664 How God Takes Our Little & Makes It Much, by James W. Moore, Abingdon Press, 2010. In this 6-session, video-based study, Dr. Moore uses key Scriptures that distinctively shape us as United Methodists.
DVD665 Start> Becoming a Good Samaritan: Teen Edition, Zondervan, 2012. The Start> Becoming a Good Samaritan Teen Edition takes your students into the streets where, as the hands and feet of Christ, they will live out the gospel, positively impacting those suffering from poverty, social injustice, pandemic diseases, and more.
DVD667 Embracing Interfaith Cooperation, by Eboo Patel, Morehouse Education Resources, 2013. Join interfaith commentator Eboo Patel as he explores what it means to be “literate” about other faiths, how interfaith cooperation “works” and why, the skills needed for interfaith cooperation and the significant role that our institutions, including colleges and faith communities, can play in this process.
DVD668 Trade of Innocents, The Bicycle Peddler, 2012. Parallel story lines intertwine and twists unfold against the backdrop of the dangerous world of human trafficking.
DVD669 St. Patrick: Apostle Of Ireland, Insight Film & Video Productions, 2000. Director Dave Tennant takes the viewer on an emotionally moving and visually dramatic rendition of the life of Ireland’s Patron Saint.
DVD670 The First Valentine, Envoy Productions, 2003. Through a very special book, Tess meets the third century martyr Valentine and his Christian friends.
DVD671 Ordained Ministry in The United Methodist Church, by General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, 2011. The DVD and accompanying brochure highlight what it means to be called and the different ways to serve in ordained ministry in The United Methodist Church.
DVD672 The Bible: 30-Day Experience, Outreach, 2013. This 5-week study features video clip segments from The Bible miniseries (2013 – The History Channel).
DVD673 Braving Iraq: Restoring the Garden of Eden, PBS, 2010. One man is making an extraordinary effort to restore both animals and people to the scene of one of the greatest ecocides of the Twentieth Century.
DVD674 Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial, PBS, 2008. NOVA captures the emotional conflict in the historic six-week trial, Kitzmiller v. Dover School District, which was closely watched by the world’s media.
DVD675 Beyond The Da Vinci Code, A&E, The History Channel, 2005. We examine both sides of the story–the conventional view of Christianity and the “alternate history” proposed by Brown–so that viewers can decide.
DVD676 The Buddha: The Story of Siddhartha, PBS, 2010. This film tells the Buddha’s story through painting and sculptures by some of the world’s greatest artists and tracks his biography across the sweeping landscapes of northern India.
DVD677 Quest for Solomon’s Mines, PBS, 2010. Join NOVA and National Geographic as they embark on two groundbreaking expeditions to expose new clues buried in the pockmarked desert of Jordan and seek to reveal the source of the great wealth that powered the first mighty Biblical kingdoms.
DVD678 Jerusalem: Center of the World, PBS, 2009. This documentary tells the story of the world’s most incredible city, capturing the rich mosaic of the city’s Christian, Jewish and Muslim communities.
DVD679 Building the Great Cathedrals, PBS, 2010. On this dazzling journey inside the jewels of Gothic architecture, NOVA reveals the hidden formulas, drawn from the pages of the Bible itself, that drove medieval builders ever upward.
DVD680 The Bible’s Buried Secrets: Archaeology’s New Theories, PBS, 2009. Go on a scientific journey to the beginnings of modern religion, and dig into both the Bible and the history of the Israelites through the artifacts they left behind.
DVD681 Earth Days, PBS, 2010. A poetic meditation on man’s complex relationship with nature and a probing analysis of past responses to environmental crisis.
DVD682 A Class Apart: A Mexican American Civil Rights Story, PBS, 2009. Built around the landmark 1954 legal case Hernandez v. Texas, the film interweaves the stories of its central characters with a broader story of the civil rights movement.
DVD683 Evolution: The Evolutionary Arms Race and Why Sex?, PBS, 2001. The Evolutionary Arms Race explores “Survival of the fittest.” Why Sex? looks at the idea that, in evolutionary terms, sex is more important than life itself–without progeny, we are evolutionary losers.
BK1071 The Word is Very Near You: A Guide to Praying with Scripture, by Martin Lee Smith, Cowley Publications, 1989. In this introduction to the practice of praying with Scripture, Smith shows how the Bible can guide our response in prayer.
BK1072 Seeking God Together: An Introduction to Group Spiritual Direction, by Alice Fryling, IVP Books, 2009. Fryling offers a unique introduction specifically for group spiritual direction: a place where individuals can experience what it means to be listened to and loved by others, so that they can learn to listen more attentively to God in their daily lives and be used by God.
BK1073 Heart Whispers: Benediction Wisdom for Today, by Elizabeth Canham, Upper Room, 1999. Canham offers accessible insights from Benedict that will help us find a place of inner security in the midst of a mobile, transitory world.
BK1074 Letters to a Young Poet, by Rainer Maria Rilke, BN Publishing, 2008. The majority of the letters address personal issues that Kappus revealed to Rilke; their span is tremendous, ranging from atheism, loneliness, sexuality, and career choices.
BK1075 The Psalms: An Artist’s Impression, by Eugene H. Peterson and Anneke Kaai, InterVarsity Press, 2000. This book combines the talents of two artists, from different continents and cultural contexts, who express their personal encounters with the words of the Psalms.
BK1079 Burst: Green Church, by Tim Gossett, Abingdon Press, 2010. Burst: Green Church is a 6-week program for youth groups that will show Christian teens how carring for the earth is a way to honor God and show love for our neighbors.
BK1086 Covenant and Call: Mission of the Future Church, by Mary Elizabeth Moore and Mullino Moore, Discipleship Resources, 2005. Covenant and Call challenges you to discover new directions for your local United Methodist congregation as you explore the identity and mission of the church.
BK1087 Send Me? The Itineracy in Crisis, edited by Donald E. Messer, Abingdon Press, 1991. This book provides a forum for thoughtful discussion of the itineracy in crisis by exposing myths, challenging assumptions, and considering options.
BK1088 God’s Story: Finding Meaning for Your Life through Knowing God, by Anne Graham Lotz, Word Publishing, 1999. Anne Graham Lotz unlocks hidden meanings in the familiar stories of Creation, Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Noah and the ark, the Tower of Babel, and others.
BK1089 The Joy of Following Jesus, by J. Oswald Sanders, Moody Publishing, 1994. Beloved author J. Oswald Sanders outlines the standards and underlying principles of discipleship.
BK1090 Fulfilling God’s Call: Guidelines for Candidacy, General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, 2009. Guidelines for deacons, elders, and local pastors in The United Methodist Church that are enrolled in the candidacy process for licensed or ordained ministry.
BK1091 The Ministry of Liturgical Environment, by Thomas G. Simons and James M. Fitzpatrick, Liturgical Press, 1984. Emphasis on quality and appropriateness pulses through this booklet, which stresses reverence and dignity for the liturgy and the space prepared for its celebration.
BK1092 The Ministry of Hospitality, by James A. Comiskey, Liturgical Press, 1989. Monsignor Comiskey offers practical suggestions for extending hospitality in sacramental moments and while teaching, serving, greeting, or in day-by-day living.
BK1093 The Ministry to the Imprisoned, by Joan Campbell, Liturgical Press, 1989. An overview of jail and prison ministry with practical guidelines for volunteers who wish to pursue the gospel mandate to visit the imprisoned.
BK1094 Antagonists in the Church: How to Identify and Deal with Destructive Conflict, by Kenneth C. Haugk and R. Scott Perry, Augsburg Fortress Publishing, 1988. Haugk shows how congregational leaders can learn to prevent or reduce much of the pain and suffering caused by antagonism; tell the difference between constructive, healthy conflict and destructive antagonism; and cope with antagonism when it arises.
BK1095 Antagonists in the Church: Study Guide, by Kenneth C. Haugk and R. S. Perry, Augsburg Fortress Publishing, 1988. This study guide enables congregational boards, committees, and study groups, clergy convocations, judicatory boards, and other groups to discuss key questions, share experiences, and learn valuable skills for dealing with antagonism.
BK1102 Job Descriptions & Leadership Training in The United Methodist Church 2013-2016, by Betsey Heavner, Discipleship Resources, 2012. This work represents new understandings of church positions as needed for ministry today.
BK1103 Live to Give: Let God Turn Your Talents Into Miracles, by Austin Gutwein, Thomas Nelson, 2012. A teenage philanthropist who has built a high school, two medical clinics, and a dormitory in Africa, Austin Gutwein shares how to take what may seem like the simplest of talents, gifts, and interests and use them for something Jesus can use to move mountains.
KIT132 Labyrinth & Resource Kit. The Labyrinth & Resource kit includes a 24-foot labyrinth, a wooden, double, finger labyrinth and two Sand Labyrinth Kits. The Resource Kit includes books and music, as well as LED votive candles to display around the labyrinth.
Quarterly Curriculum from Cokesbury
BK1119 Adult Bible Studies – Teacher Book – Spring 2013, Abingdon Press, 2013. This edition gives bible studies on the Daniel, Luke, Acts, 1 and 2 Thessalonians, and 1 and 2 Peter.
BK1120 Adult Bible Studies – Large Print Student Book – Spring 2013, Abingdon Press, 2013. This edition gives bible studies on the Daniel, Luke, Acts, 1 and 2 Thessalonians, and 1 and 2 Peter.
BK1121 Bible Lessons for Youth – Leader’s Guide – Spring 2013, Abingdon Press, 2013. Lesson units included in this edition are: The Kingdom of God, Resurrection Hope, and A Call to Holy Living.
BK1122 Bible Lessons for Youth – Student Book – Spring 2013, Abingdon Press, 2013. Lesson units included in this edition are: The Kingdom of God, Resurrection Hope, and A Call to Holy Living.
BK1123 Grow, Proclaim, Serve! – Preschool Bible Story Pak – Spring 2013, Abingdon Press, 2013. The themes in this edition are New Life, A New Paul, and New Believers.
BK1124 Grow, Proclaim, Serve! – Preschool Leader’s Guide – Spring 2013, Abingdon Press, 2013. The themes in this edition are New Life, A New Paul, and New Believers
BK1125 Grow, Proclaim, Serve! – Early Elementary Bible Story Pak – Spring 2013, Abingdon Press, 2013. The themes in this edition are New Life, A New Paul, and New Believers
BK1126 Grow, Proclaim, Serve! – Early Elementary Leader’s Guide – Spring 2013, Abingdon Press, 2013. The themes in this edition are New Life, A New Paul, and New Believers
BK1127 Grow, Proclaim, Serve! – Middle Elementary Story Pak – Spring 2013, Abingdon Press, 2013. The themes in this edition are New Life, A New Paul, and New Believers
BK1128 Grow, Proclaim, Serve! – Middle Elementary Leader’s Guide – Spring 2013, Abingdon Press, 2013. The themes in this edition are New Life, A New Paul, and New Believers
BK1129 Grow, Proclaim, Serve! – Older Elementary Leader’s Guide – Spring 2013, Abingdon Press, 2013. The themes in this edition are New Life, A New Paul, and New Believers
BK1130 Grow, Proclaim, Serve! – Older Elementary FaithGuide – Spring 2013, Abingdon Press, 2013. The themes in this edition are New Life, A New Paul, and New Believers
KIT133 Grow, Proclaim, Serve! – One Room Sunday School – Spring 2013, Abingdon Press, 2013. The themes in this edition are New Life, A New Paul, and New Believers.