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Book Of The Month For November 2016:  Where Christ Is Present: A Theology for All Seasons on the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Book Of The Month For November 2016: Where Christ Is Present: A Theology for All Seasons on the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Where Christ Is Present: A Theology for All Seasons on the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation By John Warwick Montgomery and Gene Edward Veith with contributions from Ron Rosenbladt, Harold Sinkbeil, Todd Wilken, Uwe Siemon-Netto, Craig A. Parton, Steven A. Hein, Angus J.L. Menuge, and...


Book Of The Month For August 2016:  The Christian Life:  Cross or Glory?

Book Of The Month For August 2016: The Christian Life: Cross or Glory?

Posted in 2016 / Apologetics / Book of the Month

The Christian Life: Cross or Glory? By Steven A. Hein 2015/Paperback/196 pages Overview: This book offers a radically different perspective from that of many best-selling authors concerning how the Christian should measure and evaluate travel along God’s path of righteousness. It will...


Book of the Month for July 2016:  Being Dad: Father as a Picture of God's Grace

Book of the Month for July 2016: Being Dad: Father as a Picture of God's Grace

Posted in 2016 / Book of the Month / Children / family / Fathers Day

Being Dad: Father as a Picture of God’s Grace Dr. Scott Leonard Keith Paperback/2015/168 pages Overview: Being Dad deals with the way fathers, and the subject of fatherhood, are treated in modern culture. Dr. Keith brings his experience with family, students, great mentors and friends to...


Book Of The Month for June 2016: Has American Christianity Failed?

Book Of The Month for June 2016: Has American Christianity Failed?

Has American Christianity Failed? by Bryan Wolfmueller Overview Christianity in America has a distinct smell. The scent of questionable theological ideas floats through our churches. These ideas shape the way we read the Bible, worship, and interpret the world and our place in it. It...


Book Of The Month For May 2016: Being Lutheran

Book Of The Month For May 2016: Being Lutheran

Posted in 2016 / Apologetics / Book of the Month

Being Lutheran By A. Trevor Sutton 2016 / Paperback / 291 Pages/Adult - Mature Adult OverviewThrow out all those notions you might have about what it means to be Lutheran. When it comes down to it, being Lutheran is really very simple. It’s about following Jesus. We go where Jesus goes,...


Book Of The Month For April 2016: The Executioner's Redemption: My Story of Violence, Death, and Saving Grace

Book Of The Month For April 2016: The Executioner's Redemption: My Story of Violence, Death, and Saving Grace

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The Executioner’s Redemption: My Story of Violence, Death, and Saving Grace by Timothy Carter 2016 / Paperback / 211 Pages/Young Adult - Mature Adult Overview:The wrenching account of one man’s journey from executioner to pastor. When young Tim Carter started working at a prison to make...


Book Of The Month For March 2016:  Teaching the Faith at Home: What Does This Mean? How Is This Done?

Book Of The Month For March 2016: Teaching the Faith at Home: What Does This Mean? How Is This Done?

Posted in Book of the Month / Children / Sunday School

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 begin...


Book Of The Month For February 2016: John 1:1 to 7:1 Concordia Commentary

Book Of The Month For February 2016: John 1:1 to 7:1 Concordia Commentary

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

John 1:1—7:1 – Concordia Commentary by William C. Weinrich 2015/Hardcover with jacket Overview The lowly and simple majesty of John’s language calls the reader to become a disciple of the Word became flesh, and so to share in that which he himself is: eternal life. In John, the voice of...


Book Of The Month For January 2016:  AFRAID: Demon Possession and Spiritual Warfare in America

Book Of The Month For January 2016: AFRAID: Demon Possession and Spiritual Warfare in America

Posted in 2016 / Book of the Month

AFRAID: Demon Possession and Spiritual Warfare in America by Robert H Bennett 2016/Paperback/215 pages/Young Adult - Mature Adult Overview: A fascinating and unnerving book, Afraid is a must-read that equips all Christians to recognize the devil’s influence in our society and to act...


Book Of The Month For October 2015: Day by Day: 365 Devotional Readings with Martin Luther

Book Of The Month For October 2015: Day by Day: 365 Devotional Readings with Martin Luther

Posted in Bible Study / Book of the Month / Reformation Day

Day by Day: 365 Devotional Readings with Martin Luther by Martin Luther 2015 / Paperback / 384 Pages Overview: "God gives faith not so that it can deal with insignificant things, but [so that it can deal with] things the whole world cannot handle, such as death, sin, world, and...


Book Of The Month For September 2015:  Standing Firm:  A Christian Response To Hostility And Persecution

Book Of The Month For September 2015: Standing Firm: A Christian Response To Hostility And Persecution

Posted in Apologetics / Bible Study / Book of the Month

Standing Firm: A Christian Response to Hostility and Persecution By Jesse Yow 2015/Paperback/244 pages/Young Adult - Mature Adult Overview Christians encounter hostility and subtle persecution in the U.S. and face open persecution in other parts of the world. We are called to turn the...


Book Of The Month For August 2015:  The Big Book of New Testament Questions and Answers

Book Of The Month For August 2015: The Big Book of New Testament Questions and Answers

Posted in 2015 / Bible Study / Book of the Month

The Big Book of New Testament Questions and Answers By Michael Eschelbach 2015 / Paperback / 824 Pages OverviewHave you ever finished reading a Bible passage, only to be left scratching your head and wondering why no study notes, devotionals, or commentaries answer your questions?  The Big...


Book Of The Month For July 2015:  Lutheran Service Book E-book Edition

Book Of The Month For July 2015: Lutheran Service Book E-book Edition

Posted in 2015 / Book of the Month / family / Prayer

Lutheran Service Book: Pew Edition (ebook Edition) by The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Overview Lutheran Service Book: Pew Edition is a hymnal with a rich compilation of Christ-centered services, psalms, hymns, and prayers to nourish the faithful week after week for generations to come....


Book Of The Month For June 2015:  Ephesians - Concordia Commentary

Book Of The Month For June 2015: Ephesians - Concordia Commentary

Posted in 2015 / Bible Study / Book of the Month / ^Ephesians

Ephesians - Concordia Commentary by Thomas M. Winger 2015 / Hardback with Jacket / 895 Pages Overview Ephesians is a veritable compendium of St. Paul’s theology and a candidate for his most influential epistle. In it we learn of the reconciliation of the cosmos and our eternal election...


Book Of The Month For May 2015:  LadyLike:  Living Biblically

Book Of The Month For May 2015: LadyLike: Living Biblically

Posted in 2015 / Apologetics / Book of the Month / Mother's Day

LadyLike: Living Biblically by Rebekah Curtis and Rose Adle 2015 / Paperback / 224 Pages Overview In a society where conversations about gender have too often become stale and predictable, LadyLike: Living Biblically reimagines what it means to be a Christian woman in our feminized...


Book Of The Month For April 2015:  Frederick The Wise

Book Of The Month For April 2015: Frederick The Wise

Posted in 2015 / Book of the Month

Frederick the Wise By Sam Wellman Overview Frederick the Wise unlocks German research to make available in English, for the first time, a full-length story of Frederick III of Saxony.  The fascinating biographical journey reveals why this noteworthy elector risked his realm of...


Book Of The Month for March 2015:  My First Hymnal

Book Of The Month for March 2015: My First Hymnal

Posted in 2015 / Book of the Month / Children / Easter / family / Sunday School

My First Hymnal by David A. Johnson, editor 2011 / Hardback / 128 Pages Overview This heirloom quality hymnal contains lyric hymns favored by grandparents, godparents, and parents with beautifully conceived illustrations presenting the colors, seasons, and symbols of the Church Year and...


Book of the Month for January 2015:  The Concordia Psalter

Book of the Month for January 2015: The Concordia Psalter

Posted in 2015 / Bible Study / Book of the Month / Prayer / ^Psalms

Concordia Psalter 2015/LayFlat/360 pages Overview Concordia Psalter is a modern psalter that presents the Bible’s ancient hymns for recitation and singing, engaging Christians in singing the psalmody of the Church. As the Church’s hymnbook, singing and reciting Psalms has been part of...


Book of the Month for November 2014:  The Songs of Christmas - Arch Books

Book of the Month for November 2014: The Songs of Christmas - Arch Books

Posted in 2014 / Book of the Month / Children / Christmas / family

The Songs of Christmas - Arch Books by Clark, Lisa M. 2014/16 Pages This book retells the Christmas story through the songs found in the Bible: Mary’s Song: The Magnificat, the song of the angels’ announcement to the shepherds, Simeon’s Song of Praise when Jesus is presented in the temple...


Book Of The Month For October 2014:  House of Living Stones

Book Of The Month For October 2014: House of Living Stones

Posted in 2014 / Book of the Month

House of Living Stones by Katie Schuermann 2014 / Paperback / 352 Pages Overview In the small Illinois town of Bradbury, change doesn’t come often, and it certainly doesn’t come easily. So when Pastor Fletcher hires Emily Duke as the new choir director at Zion Lutheran Church, he...