DVD571 Beyond Death’s Door, by Charity Spatzeck-Olsen, Paraclete Press, 2005. This video provides firsthand understanding of the grief journey through interviews with expert grief counselors and personal testimonies by people who have experienced the death of someone close to them.
DVD572 The Jesus Creed for Students, by Scot McKnight, Paraclete Press, 2011. In this video presentation for high school and college students, Scot presents the twelve key aspects of becoming a Jesus follower.
DVD573 It’s Me: How Do I Embrace Who I Was Made to Be?, by Nicole Johnson and Mary E. Demuth, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2011. The It’s Me study for teens will help them to think about themselves, their motives, and their deepest passions.
DVD574 Exploring Blue Like Jazz, by Donald Miller, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2012. Using the topics, themes, and questions addressed in Blue Like Jazz as a means of starting the conversation, Miller offers an extremely frank look at sex, drugs, alternative lifestyles, and other situations youth face when moving from high school to the freedom of college or a work environment.
DVD575 The 24/7 Experience: A DVD Curriculum on Following Jesus Every Day, by Evangelical Covenant Church, Zondervan Publishing, 2006. Your students will become part of the trip as they watch seven of their peers travel across the country to meet with some radical Jesus-followers.
DVD576 Regroup: Training Groups to Be Groups, by Henry Cloud, Bill Donahue, and John Townsend, Zondervan Publishing, 2007. Whether you’re a new or seasoned group leader, or whether your group is well-established or just getting started, the ReGroup small group DVD and participant’s guide will lead you and your group together to a remarkable new closeness and effectiveness.
DVD577 Sacred Marriage, by Gary Thomas, Zondervan Publishing, 2009. In this six-session video Bible study curriculum, writer and speaker Gary Thomas invites you to see how God can use marriage as a discipline and a motivation to love Him more and reflect more of the character of His Son.
DVD578 A Place Prepared, by Charity Spatzeck-Olsen, Paraclete Press, 2000. A Place Prepared will help you talk with children about death and heaven, and help you to prepare them for the inevitable losses that they will experience throughout their lives.
DVD579 St. John in Exile, by Don Berrigan and Dean Jones, DJ Productions, 1996. This one-man stage show chronicles the imprisonment of John, the last living disciple of Jesus’ twelve.
DVD580 Great Bible Stories: Volume 1, Bridgestone Group, 2011. Six short films depicting stories from the Bible on Jesus’ ministry, Abraham and Isaac, and Mary and Martha.
DVD581 Veracity Video Vignettes: Life…Faith…Discuss: Vol. 8, Abingdon Youth, 2009. Five short films to engage the youth and adults to look deeper into the scripture to find truth.
DVD582 Embracing Emergence Christianity, by Phyllis Tickle, Morehouse Education Resources, 2011. Tickle surveys 2000 years of Western history, identifying the great upheavals that occur in Western culture and Christianity every 500 years
DVD583 Embracing the Prophets in Contemporary Culture, by Walter Brueggemann, Morehouse Education Resources, 2011. Old Testament Scholar Walter Brueggemann develops the contemporary significance and relevance of the Old Testament prophets as uncredentialed purveyors of covenant and moral coherence in a world of power, money and violence
DVD584 Embracing a Life of Meaning, by Kathleen Norris, Morehouse Education Resources, 2012. Norris provides a unique viewpoint of “what matters most,” including belief, the Bible, community, place and us.
DVD585 Forgiveness: Finding Peace Through Letting Go, by Adam Hamilton, Abingdon Press, 2012. Bestselling author Adam Hamilton explores forgiveness in our relationship with God, with our spouses or romantic interests, with our parents and siblings, and with others in our lives.
KIT127 Hope Lives, by Rick Olmstead and Amber Van Schoonevald, Group Publishing, 2008. Take your church on a five-week journey exploring God’s heart for the poor and prompting compassion for the poor–around the globe and in your neighborhood.
BK906 Searching for God Knows What, by Donald Miller, Nelson Books, 2005. Miller shows readers that the greatest desire of every person is the desire for redemption.
BK907 Searching For God Knows What (Expanded Edition), by Donald Miller, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2010. Miller explores the origin and meaning of redemption in this fully revised and redesigned bestseller.
BK908 Uprising: A Revolution of the Soul, by Erwin McManus, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2005. Be captivated by God’s powerful love as K.P. Yohannan leads you on a journey through the slums and villages of South Asia and into the hearts and lives of these precious children.
BK909 A Disciple’s Path: Leader Guide with CD-ROM, by James A. Harnish and Justin LaRosa, Abingdon Press, 2012. A Disciple’s Path is an engaging approach to discipleship from a distinctly Wesleyan perspective.
BK910 Minding the Good Ground: A Theology for Church Renewal, by Jason E. Vickers, Baylor University Press, 2011. Minding the Good Ground organizes a multitude of voices and proposes a new way forward – rooting these renewal movements in a robust historical theology.
BK911 On This Spirit Walk: The Voices of Native American and Indigenous Peoples, by Henrietta Mann and Anita Phillips, Native American Comprehensive Plan of the UMC, 2012. This book is a small group study resource of essays by Native American United Methodists.
BK912 Giving our Hearts Away: Native American Survival, by Thom White Wolf Fassett, Women’s Division, GBGM, 2008. A short, straightforward narrative of the history of what is now The United States, from a Native American perspective.
BK913 Being a Christian in the Wesleyan Tradition: Belonging, Believing, Living, Growing, by John O. Gooch, Discipleship Resources, 2009. Gooch explores our everyday understanding of what it means to be an “involved” member of a church.
BK914 Seeds of Faith: Practices to Grow a Healthy Spiritual Life, by Jeremy Langford, Paraclete Press, 2007. Our challenge is to prepare the soil of our lives to receive and nurture the seeds that God plants in our life so that they may take root and help us grow closer to Him.
BK915 Mind the Light: Learning to See with Spiritual Eyes, by J. Brent Bill, Paraclete Press, 2006. To “mind the light” is a Quaker practice of learning to see God’s light both around and inside us.
BK916 The Burning Word: A Christian Encounter with Jewish Midrash, by Judith M. Kunst, Paraclete Press, 2006. This ancient, Jewish method for interpreting the Bible searches not for what is familiar but for what is unfamiliar, not for what’s clear but for what’s unclear, and then wrestles with the text, passionately, playfully, and reverently.
BK917 Rezando en Colores (Praying in Color), by Sybil MacBeth and Olimpia Diaz, Paraclete Press, 2011. Dibujando un camino nuevo hacia Dios. Praying for the right side of your brain.
BK919 Money Matters Participant’s Guide: Financial Freedom for All God’s Children, by Michael Slaughter and Kim Miller, Abingdon Press, 2006. Money Matters shows you how to do God’s math, which is based on spiritual principles found in Scripture.
BK920 The United Methodist Handbook: 2009-2012, by The United Methodist Church, United Methodist Communications, 2010. A 48-page, colorful publication filled with comprehensive information about The United Methodist Church.
BK921 Why We Apportion, by The United Methodist Church, 2010. The Why We Apportion booklet gives the biblical foundation for the apportionment system.
BK922 Becoming the People of God: Caring for God’s Earth, edited by J. Richard Peck, Cokesbury, 2002. Caring for God’s Earth engages participants in a lively application of United Methodist teaching related to the Natural World chapter of the Social Principles.
BK923 Mosaic: When God Uses All the Pieces, by Shane Stanford, Abingdon Press, 2011. Examine how the God of the universe uses the broken pieces of our lives to reframe our purpose, turning our discarded hopes and dreams into something beautiful and useful—a mosaic in which God uses all of the pieces.
BK924 Teaching Your Child How to Pray, by Rick Osborne, Moody Publishers, 2000. Give your children a real head start. Teach them to communicate with the Savior.
BK925 Good News to the Poor: John Wesley’s Evangelical Economics, by Theodore W. Jennings, Jr., United Methodist Publishing House, 1994. This provocative volume illuminates a dimension of John Wesley’s theology that has received insufficient attention: his deep and abiding commitment to the poor.
BK926 Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus, by Kyle Idleman, Zondervan Publishing, 2011. Not a Fan calls you to consider the demands and rewards of being a true disciple.
BK927 For the Peace of the World, by National Council of Churches, 2005. Be captivated by God’s powerful love as K.P. Yohannan leads you on a journey through the slums and villages of South Asia and into the hearts and lives of these precious children.
BK928 The National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry of The United Methodist Church, by National Committee for Hispanic/Latino Ministries, General Board of Global Ministries, 2009. A 24-page booklet that describes the plan that was approved at the 2008 General Conference for the 2009-2012 quadrennium.
BK929 Plan Nacional para el Ministerio Hispano/Latino de la Iglesia Metodista Unida, by National Committee for Hispanic/Latino Ministries, General Board of Global Ministries, 2009. A 24-page booklet that describes the plan that was approved at the 2008 General Conference for the 2009-2012 quadrennium.
BK930 Charles Wesley at 300: Singer’s Edition, General Board of Global Ministries, 2007. The sheet music to 23 of Charles Wesley’s songs as recorded on CD6 (see below).
BK931 Muslim Faith and Values: What Every Christian Should Know, by Robert Hunt, General Board of Global Ministries, 2003. An excellent study book for pastors, laity, and congregations which expands the knowledge and understanding of Islam.
BK932 A Shared Christian Life, by Ben Witherington, III, Abingdon Press, 2012. This book is for everyday Christians who seek to love God and offer charity toward others by celebrating spiritual practices in their congregation.
BK933 When You Pray: Daily Practices for Prayerful Living, by Rueben P. Job, Abingdon Press, 2009. Bishop Rueben P. Job explores the daily practices of living a prayerful life with this thoughtful devotional.
PM21 Interpreter Mar/Apr 2011: The Ministry of Small Groups, United Methodist Communications. Features include The Ministry of Small Groups, Moving devotionally through Lent, Domestic Violence, Judicial Council clarifies voting eligibility.
PM22 Interpreter May/Jun 2012: A Transformational Connection, United Methodist Communications. Features include A Transformational Connection, “We must speak,” Pinterest-ing churches, Justice for Our Neighbors.
CD6 Charles Wesley at 300, General Board of Global Ministries, 2007. Sound recording of hymns by Charles Wesley: historical, traditional and contemporary musical settings.