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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

Posted in Book of the Month / Persecution / Apologetics

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...


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

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

 Book Of The Month For November 2017:  Luther's Small Catechism with Explanation - 2017 Edition By Martin Luther 2017 / Hardback / 448 Pages /  Young Adult and Adult More than a quarter of a century has passed since the Explanation to Luther’s Small Catechism was updated. During that...


Book Of The Month For October 2017:  The Reformation

Book Of The Month For October 2017: The Reformation

The Reformation by Cameron MacKenzie 2017 / Hardback / 224 Pages/ Adult Many people recognize the name Martin Luther when they think of the Reformation, but this era was filled with other fascinating personalities and dramatic changes across every aspect of human life throughout the...


Book Of The Month For August 2017:  The Harvest Raise

Book Of The Month For August 2017: The Harvest Raise

Posted in Youth/Young Adults / Book of the Month

The Harvest Raise by Katie Schuermann 2017/paperback/399 pages/Young Adult - Adult The third and final book in the Anthems of Zion series! Overview: It’s summer break in Bradbury—and that means cookouts, cornfields, and county fairs! But at Zion Lutheran Church, the changes and chances of...


Book Of The Month For July 2017:  Hebrews - Concorida Commentray

Book Of The Month For July 2017: Hebrews - Concorida Commentray

Posted in Bible Study / Book of the Month / ^Hebrews

 Hebrews - Concordia Commentary By Dr. John Kleinig 2017/656 pages/Adult - Mature Adult The Book of Hebrews is one of encouragement, hope, and confidence. Jesus Christ is shown to be our great High Priest, the greater Moses, the fulfillment of Old Testament prophesies, the sacrifice for...


Book Of The Month For June 2017:  Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up?: 12 False Christs

Book Of The Month For June 2017: Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up?: 12 False Christs

Posted in Bible Study / Book of the Month / My Church Home

Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up?: 12 False Christs By Rev. Dr. Matthew Richard 2017 / Paperback / 261 Pages / Young Adult - Adult When’s the last time you stepped up to the counter and ordered one medium-size Jesus, extra generous, and heavy on the bling? Or maybe you like your...


Book Of The Month For May 2017:  From Atheism to Christianity: The Story of C. S. Lewis

Book Of The Month For May 2017: From Atheism to Christianity: The Story of C. S. Lewis

Posted in Book of the Month / My Church Home

From Atheism to Christianity: The Story of C. S. Lewis By Joel Heck 2017/Paperback/214 pages/Adult This is the story of how one of the world’s most famous atheists became one of its most famous Christians. Overview: From Atheism to Christianity: The Story of C. S. Lewis is the...


Book Of The Month For March 2017:  Hallmarks of Lutheran Identity

Book Of The Month For March 2017: Hallmarks of Lutheran Identity

Hallmarks of Lutheran Identity by Alvin J. Schmidt 2017 / Paperback / 340 Pages / Adult Lutheran theology survived the last five hundred years. But will it survive the next? Overview:  Since the time Luther nailed his Ninety-Five Theses to the church door in Wittenberg, Lutheran theology...


Book Of The Month For February 2017:  Man Up!: The Quest for Masculinity

Book Of The Month For February 2017: Man Up!: The Quest for Masculinity

Posted in Book of the Month / Fathers Day / family / Men's Group

  Man Up!: The Quest for Masculinity By Jeff Hemmer 2016 / Paperback / 224 Pages No free weights or cologne required. OverviewWhat does it mean to be a man? Sacrifice.Man Up! doesn't tell you to take down the feminists or reclaim your God-given role and rights. Real masculinity starts...


Book Of The Month For January 2017:  Ethics of Sex: From Taboo to Delight

Book Of The Month For January 2017: Ethics of Sex: From Taboo to Delight

Ethics of Sex: From Taboo to Delight By Gifford Grobien 2017 / Paperback / 224 Pages Overview Breaking through the noise of our hyper-sexualized Western culture, Ethics of Sex is a much-needed, masterful compilation that speaks to the nature of Christian sexual ethics as simultaneously...


Book Of The Month For December 2016:  The Christmas Connection - Arch Books

Book Of The Month For December 2016: The Christmas Connection - Arch Books

Posted in Children / Book of the Month / Christmas / Advent / Christmas Eve

The Christmas Connection - Arch Books By Karyn Lukasek OverviewWhen we think of Jesus’ life on earth, we must remember both the beginning of the story and the end! This Arch Book ties together Luke 2 and Matthew 28 to help children learn the parallels between Christmas and Easter.   A...