Jean Vanier: Portrait of a Free Man

Constant does a beautiful job of covering the major events and accomplishments in Vanier’s life. Like many biographies of seminal Christian leaders, she praises him highly and occasionally compares him to Biblical figures or saints.

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Silencing Insecurity: Believing God’s Truth about You

As a whole, this book breaks down and assesses a nuanced topic with a realistic, Christian mindset. Gibbs is compassionate and effective while addressing what many of her readers will consider tender topics.

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Rings of Fire: Walking Through A Volcanic Future

In a world where change keeps coming so fast, Rings of Fire gives much-needed advice on what Christians truly need to know about the future. With dramatic writing, compelling arguments, warnings and yet hope, Sweet and Chironna pave the way for a Church that can understand its next challenges and answer them with Spirit-filled wisdom.

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**SAVE THE DATE** ECLA 2019 Library Conference!

Join us in celebrating the annual ECLA conference and enjoy free book giveaways, author meet and greets, and spending time with other christian librarians and book lovers!

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ECLA SPRING BOOK EVENT & ALL-DAY CONFERENCE!

LIBRARIANS’ BOOK DAY at Baker Books — Free Event! Friday, May 3 Reviews by Chris Jager! Enjoy new books at a discount price as well as Baker’s extensive used book division Books are at a 30% discount price for conference attenders, Friday and Saturday. To register, simply e-mail president@eclalibraries.org WHY A CHURCH LIBRARIAN’S MINISTRY MATTERS […]

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Hell and Divine Goodness: A Philosophical-Theological Inquiry

An intelligent, highly readable study on hell and why Christians should reconsider their views on eternal damnation.

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The Big Bible Storybook

The Big Bible Storybook is a child’s first Bible, perfect for when a child is being read to and when a child is beginning to read. Unlike many other child’s Bible’s, this storybook Bible not only covers the major biblical
stories such as Creation, the Fall, Samson, the Birth of Christ, it also covers everything in between.

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The Gospel-Driven Church

If you’re a church leader in any way (pastor, deacon, ministry leader), this book is a must read, especially if you are attempting to give your church a shot of energy. The Gospel-Driven Church focuses on how a church might say it’s gospel-driven but in reality it’s not, and what to do to fix that. For many churches in the United States, attempting to attract nonbelievers, to be missional, has been what has driven the church and its leadership.

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The Number of Love

Reviewed by: Diane Ash, retired teacher and current church librarian of the Federated Church of Sandwich Title: The Number of Love Author: Roseanna M. White Publisher: Bethany House Date: 2019 Format: Paperback book Length: 358 pages OVERVIEW: Margot De Wilde lives in London during the Great War.  The year is 1917, and she is passionate […]

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