Recent Acquisitions

Recent Additions to Our Library

The Sermon on the Mount and Human Flourishing: A Theological Commentary
by Jonathan T. Pennington
BT380.3.P86 2017
“It is balanced, hermeneutically informed, and academically grounded without failing to be pastorally useful as well as theologically responsible.”

James: Faith/Works
by Matt Chandler
BS2785.3.C43 2018
“We don’t work to be saved; we work because we are saved.” This is a DVD-based bible study.

Interpreting the God-Breathed Word
by Robbie F. Castleman
BS476.C325 2018
“Take up and read this excellent, theologically careful introduction to interpretation, but more, take up the God-breathed word it points to throughout.” — Darian Lockett

Shadows from Light Unapproachable: Anglican Frontier Missions (1993–2018)
edited by Tad de Bordenave
BX5990.B67 2018
“Over the last twenty-five years, AFM has been sending missionaries to the largest and least evangelized people groups in the world.”

Faith and Freedom: Stories, Devotions, Poems, and Musings
compiled by Living Parables of Central Florida
BR115.L58 2018
This collection of stories, poems, and devotions reflects multiple forms of faith and freedom: patriotic, spiritual, and personal. “May they inspire you to celebrate your own journey or take the steps necessary to secure your own faith and freedom.”

The Quest: An Excursion toward Intimacy with God
by Beth Moore
BV4597.5.M667 2017
“Learn to dig into the Word, to respond to the questions of God, and to bring your questions before Him.” This is a DVD-based bible study.

The Apostles’ Creed: Together We Believe
by Matt Chandler
BT993.2.C43 2017
This Bible study will consider the value of declaring our shared beliefs with one another and will affirm the long faith tradition of the Christians who came before us. This is a DVD-based bible study.

I Stand Amazed in the Presence: Life Based on a Christian Worldview
by Freddy Davis
BV4501.3.D38 2017
“I Stand Amazed in the Presence not only helps you understand the foundation of a truly biblical worldview, but also gives you practical guidance about how to make it a reality in your own life.”

3D Prayer
by Grace Swift
BV215.S95 2016
“Grace has crafted a message for all young Christians who want to change the world through prayer: Personal perfection is not a prerequisite for being used by Jesus.”

Abolition: Overcoming the Christian Establishment on Education
by Kevin R. Novak
BR516.N6 2016
“Abolition is an idea whose time has come. The civil government’s days of dictating what ideas our children are exposed to, are numbered.”

Redemption: God’s Magnificent Plan from the Foundation of the World
by Martha Lucia
BT775.L83 2015
“Redemption equips you with practical teachings and applications for becoming an empowered Saint of God. . . . Martha’s powerful prayers and strategies are ‘battle-tested’ for launching warfare and gaining victory!”

Pick Me Ups: Christian Inspiration for Ever Day Living
by Mark Schulz
BV4811.S38 2015
“In the frenetic world we live in it behooves us to take time to be grounded. Mark Schulz’s Pick-Me-Ups provide just what we need. Insightful, approachable and spirit filled inspiration that keeps us on course and focused on the hope that comes from the Cross and the Empty Tomb.”  — Dr. Viji George, President, Concordia College, Bronsville, NY

Experience the Living Christ! Learning to Live in the Presence of God
by Norman Mears
BV4501.3.M437 2015
“Here you’ll find godly guidance and gentle admonition with in-depth examinations of supporting Scripture from all corners of the Bible, written in an easy-to-read and wonderfully engaging style.”

Grounded: Finding God in the World; A Spiritual Revolution
by Diana Butler Bass
BT103.B38 2015
“An absolutely gorgeously written book about real faith in the real world.” — James Martin

It’s Not Conformation: Confirmation Sermons from the Front Lines of Post-Christendom Youth Ministry
by John W. Vest
BV4211.V47 2015
“The confirmation sermons collected here reveal a growing awareness of our post_Christendom cultural situation and what it means to work with young people in this shifting context. This is a snapshot of practical theology at work . . .”

Finding Our Balance: Repositioning Mainstream Protestantism
by Ronald P. Byars
BR121.3.B93 2015
“Here is an important argument for the much-needed authority of nuances orthodoxy, for the recovery of word and sacrament at the heart of the life of our churches, for bath, book, meal, and attentiveness to the poor as the unobscured central agenda of our Sunday meetings. If you are thinking about the identity and faithfulness of your own congregation, take and read!” — Gordon W. Lathrop

The Imperfect Pastor: Discovering Joy in our Limitations through a Daily Apprenticeship with Jesus
by Zack Eswine
BV4011.3.E89 2015
“This is simply the best book on pastoral ministry I have ever read.” — Ken Shigematsu