New & Recommended
Here are our newest things. We also have paper copies of an ever-changing variety of book lists in the library, on the desk.
Newest and Best – Recent Additions for fall
Protestant Reformation – Learn why it’s such a big deal
Reformation for Young People – for ages 7 and up
Intentional Living – Purpose in the Third Chapter of Life
Living Online – Helpful advice for navigating the digital world with your family.
The Bible is at the core of our faith and practice. Here are three ways to grow.
Bible for Life – getting acquainted with the Bible, learning to use it in your devotional life, and getting started memorizing it.
Reading the Bible – How to get going your first time through, with or without a plan.
Personal Bible Study – Bible study guides and other resources to help you learn more and go deeper.
Marriage & Family
Marriage and Parenting Resources
Marriage – Our best books for getting ready for marriage and for living it for the long term.
Spiritual Parenting – Raising your children in the faith, whatever their ages.
Holy (and Healthy) Sexuality – Here are helps for tackling that most important task of parenting.
Reading with your Children
Reading is a wonderful way to share some quiet and loving time together. Reading is active, interactive, and stimulating in ways totally lacking in even the best of TV and other screen-time. It is also self-pacing, allowing time to ponder, imagine, and share.
Families Together – Books everyone can enjoy.
Father and Son – Boy books for sharing.
Mother and Daughter – Books especially for moms and their daughters.
Teenagers are in a special category all their own. They are leaning to think like adults, but still can feel like children. We have a collection of books and media especially for high school students near the big windows, and here are some additional reading lists.
Sexual Purity – Helping teens steer through the cultural chaos.
Reading the Adult Collection – For older teens reaching for adulthood.
Ready for College? – Good for parents and teens to read together.
We have a wide variety of help for your Small Group, from how to do groups, to Bible study guides, to DVD curricula on many topics. To find them, look left just past the library desk.
DVD Sets – Our newest and best!
Books – Great discussion starters.
For Young Adults – Topics and formats of particular interest to younger adults.
The internet has an overabundance of resources and information – both good and bad – so here are a few things that we find most helpful.
Podcasts (Also available through iTunes)
Renewing Your Mind with R.C. Sproul – A good place to go for excellent teaching from the Bible. R. C. Sproul is known for making difficult things clear.
White Horse Inn – Lively and accessible discussions on a variety of topics relating to Christianity and the Bible
5 Minutes in Church History – A weekly sampling of people and events.
Tim Challies – This has become a favorite place for me to check reviews. He also keeps a regularly updated list of e-book deals.
Redeemed Reader – Especially for parents, with reviews, reading guides, and much more.
Discerning Reader – A great source of serious reviews, including a summary of the book and reflections on its quality.
Serious sources for serious information
Reformation 21 – This is a webzine produced by the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals.
Monergism Directory – Here is a goldmine of articles and essays on all topics theological.
Historic Church Documents – Creeds, catechisms and much more
Theopedia – A wiki-style source of definitions and thorough articles for theology questions, history and terminology.