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Book Of The Month For October 2020:  Provoking Proverbs: Wisdom and the Ten Commandments

Book Of The Month For October 2020: Provoking Proverbs: Wisdom and the Ten Commandments

Provoking Proverbs: Wisdom and the Ten Commandments by David Coe 2020 / Paperback / 160 Pages Overview: Analyze. Personalize. Memorize. In a 10-lesson Bible study, suitable for individuals as well as groups, probe the Book of Proverbs in the context of The Ten Commandments and discover...


Book Of The Month For April 2020:  Teaching the Faith at Home:  What does this mean?  How is this done?

Book Of The Month For April 2020: Teaching the Faith at Home: What does this mean? How is this done?

Teaching The Faith At Home: What Does This Mean? How Is This Done? By David Rueter 2015 / Paperback / 232 Pages Overview: When children are in their early elementary school years, their minds are actually at the peak time for easy rote memorization. And yet, many Protestant churches...


Book Of The Month For November 2019:  Praise & Honor: Hymn-Inspired Devotions

Book Of The Month For November 2019: Praise & Honor: Hymn-Inspired Devotions

Praise & Honor: Hymn-Inspired Devotions by Timothy Shoup 2019 / Paperback / 288 Pages Overview: When you leave church humming a hymn, you are humming a sermon. Good hymns are filled to the brim with Christ. The purpose of singing them is to praise God by proclaiming the saving work of...


Book Of The Month For October 2019:  Portals of Prayer Devotional Bible

Book Of The Month For October 2019: Portals of Prayer Devotional Bible

Portals of Prayer Devotional Bible by Concordia Publishing House 2020 / Hardback / 1552 Pages Overview: It's a Bible. It's a devotional. The Portals of Prayer Devotional Bible is not primarily about the devotions. It is about the Bible. Every couple of pages, you will encounter a...


Book Of The Month For September 2019:  A Martyr’s Faith in a Faithless World

Book Of The Month For September 2019: A Martyr’s Faith in a Faithless World

A Martyr’s Faith in a Faithless World by Bryan Wolfmueller  2019 / Paperback / 200 Pages Overview: Lutheran theology is glorious and mysterious. It is relatable and applicable. It is for everyone, at any time, in any place. But it also can be intimidating. A Martyr's Faith in a Faithless...


Book Of The Month For August 2019:  The Growing in Faith Bible

Book Of The Month For August 2019: The Growing in Faith Bible

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The Growing in Faith Bible by Concordia Publishing House 2018 / Hardback / 1920 Pages Overview: A Bible just for early readers.The Growing in Faith Bible is designed for children ages 8–10 as they grow in their relationship with their Savior. A Look Inside Colorful artwork is...


Book Of The Month For February 2019:  Day by Day in Genesis: 365 Devotional Readings from Martin Luther

Book Of The Month For February 2019: Day by Day in Genesis: 365 Devotional Readings from Martin Luther

Day by Day in Genesis: 365 Devotional Readings from Martin Luther by Martin Luther 2019 / Paperback / 384 Pages Overview: The Book of Genesis traces the very beginning of not only human history, but also God’s people and His plan to redeem humanity. In this narrative, we see glimpses...


Book Of The Month For November 2018:  Clearly Christian: Following Jesus in this Age of Confusion

Book Of The Month For November 2018: Clearly Christian: Following Jesus in this Age of Confusion

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Clearly Christian: Following Jesus in this Age of Confusion By A. Trevor Sutton 2018 / Paperback / 160 Pages Overview: Let’s just admit we’re all a little confused. Networks connect people around the world, yet we struggle to remember our next-door neighbor’s name. We have access to...


Book Of The Month For October 2018:  Reading Isaiah with Luther

Book Of The Month For October 2018: Reading Isaiah with Luther

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Reading Isaiah with Luther By Rev. Brian L. Kachelmeier 2018 / Paperback / 240 Pages Overview: “My conscience is captive to the Word of God.” —Martin Luther Your conscience is that small voice inside that guides your actions and thoughts, convicting you of wrongdoing—but the conscience is...


Book Of The Month For September 2018:  Never Forsaken: God’s Mercy in the Midst of Miscarriage

Book Of The Month For September 2018: Never Forsaken: God’s Mercy in the Midst of Miscarriage

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Never Forsaken: God’s Mercy in the Midst of Miscarriage By Kathryn Ziegler Weber 2018 / Paperback / 200 Pages Overview: Why my baby? Why? We ask it repeatedly. We seek answers and comfort, and we struggle to make sense of our sorrow. At the core of our questions is doubt. Does God really...


Book Of The Month For August 2018:  Luther's Small Catechism with Explanation - 2017 Visual Edition

Book Of The Month For August 2018: Luther's Small Catechism with Explanation - 2017 Visual Edition

Luther's Small Catechism with Explanation - 2017 Visual Edition By Martin Luther 2018 / Paperback / 368 Pages Overview: When Martin Luther paired simple graphics with the profound teachings of the Small Catechism, it was nothing short of revolutionary. He presented families with a handbook...


Book Of The Month For July 2018:  Faith That Sees Through the Culture

Book Of The Month For July 2018: Faith That Sees Through the Culture

Faith That Sees Through the Culture by Alfonso Espinosa 2018 / Paperback / 264 Pages Overview: God’s Word is filled with paradoxes. It’s tempting to see these paradoxes as either-or statements—one must be true and the other must be false. End of story. Case closed. A look inside But...


Book Of The Month For June 2018:  Religion on Trial: Cross-Examining Religious Truth Claims (Second Edition)

Book Of The Month For June 2018: Religion on Trial: Cross-Examining Religious Truth Claims (Second Edition)

Religion on Trial: Cross-Examining Religious Truth Claims (Second Edition) By Craig Parton, Esq. 2018 / Paperback / 144 pages Overview: With ten thousand religions in the world today and two being added every day, how are we to know which, if any, is true? Religion on Trial takes a...


Book Of The Month For May 2018:  Echo: Unbroken Truth Worth Repeating, Again

Book Of The Month For May 2018: Echo: Unbroken Truth Worth Repeating, Again

Echo: Unbroken Truth Worth Repeating, Again By Rev. Johnathan Fisk 2018 / Paperback / 328 pages Overview: Christianity is not the ability to memorize or recite from books of Scripture or doctrine. It is not magic. It is not social club, counseling group, or self-help support group. It does...


Book Of The Month For April 2018: Embracing Godly Character: Demystifying the Proverbs 31 Woman

Book Of The Month For April 2018: Embracing Godly Character: Demystifying the Proverbs 31 Woman

Demystifying the Proverbs 31 Woman by Elizabeth Ahlman 2018 / Paperback / 192 Pages Overview: Proverbs 31:10–31 has become a beloved, often quoted passage—yet it is often misunderstood and misapplied. As today’s culture lauds the woman who does and has it all, Christians seek to reconcile...


Book Of The Month For March 2018:  Embracing Godly Character: The Christian Community's Response to a Godless Culture

Book Of The Month For March 2018: Embracing Godly Character: The Christian Community's Response to a Godless Culture

Book Of The Month For March 2018:  Embracing Godly Character: The Christian Community's Response to a Godless Culture By Kenneth Kremer 2018 / Paperback / 200 pages / Young Adult Overview We live in a godless culture. What are we to do when the faith of the next generation is threatened...


Book Of The Month For February 2018:  The Gates of Hell: Confessing Christ in a Hostile World

Book Of The Month For February 2018: The Gates of Hell: Confessing Christ in a Hostile World

Book Of The Month For February 2018: The Gates of Hell: Confessing Christ in a Hostile World  Essays, Articles, and Sermons by Various Confessional Lutheran Pastors  2018 / Paperback / 258 Pages The Church is no longer the darling of the culture. Those who have the courage to confess the...


Book Of The Month For January 2018:  Thank, Praise, Serve, and Obey: Recover the Joys of Piety

Book Of The Month For January 2018: Thank, Praise, Serve, and Obey: Recover the Joys of Piety

Posted in Book of the Month / Prayer / Apologetics / Righteousness / 2018

Book Of The Month For January 2018:  Thank, Praise, Serve and Obey: Recover the Joys of Piety by William Weedon 2017 / Paperback / 180 pages Piety has fallen on hard times. Some associate it with its evil twin, pietism, and reject piety based on the incorrect assumption that the two are one...


Book Of The Month For December 2017 Part Two: The Essential Lutheran Libraries for The Family, Teens, and The Standard Package

Book Of The Month For December 2017 Part Two: The Essential Lutheran Libraries for The Family, Teens, and The Standard Package

Raising Children to Keep Them In The Family of Faith God comes to us through His Word and Sacraments during worship at church, and then the family’s devotional life at home keeps its members connected to those gifts all week long. This routine creates a lifelong rhythm that helps keep kids in...


Book Of The Month For December 2017 Part One:  The Baby King - Arch Books and the Essential Lutheran Libraries for Little Ones and Kids

Book Of The Month For December 2017 Part One: The Baby King - Arch Books and the Essential Lutheran Libraries for Little Ones and Kids

The Baby King - Arch Books By Greg Hyatt 2017 / Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 Pages Overview: Oftentimes, we don’t think about how difficult it was for Mary and Joseph to make the long trek to Bethlehem. But every part of their journey fulfilled the prophecy for a Savior—Jesus, who would...