Then Jesus said ... “If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.” - John 8:31-32
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6 Amazing Bible Stories to Strangely Warm Our Hearts (248.4 Moo)
In this 6-session study, Dr. James W. Moore uses key scriptures that distinctively shape us as United Methodists. Each session also lifts up and uses core terms and life application topics taken from the Wesley Study Bible to help you grow as a faithful follower of Jesus as you practice your faith in everyday life. Study questions are included at the end of each chapter for private devotion or small group study.
Mustang--Wild Spirit of the West (JFic Hen)
Horses were in Annie Bronn's blood. For as long as she could remember, she had been fascinated by the spirited wild mustangs that roamed free throughout the West. So when greedy cattlemen started to round up the mustangs for slaughter, Annie knew it was up to her to save the breed.
The true story of Wild Horse Annie's crusade to save the mustangs is inspiring. Readers will cheer her on, all the way to the White House, in her struggle to preserve these beautiful creatures from extinction.
Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade (616.831)
Across America and around the world, the five love languages have revitalized relationships and saved marriages from the brink of disaster. Can they also help individuals, couples, and families cope with the devastating diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD)?
Coauthors Chapman, Shaw, and Barr give a resounding yes. Their innovative application of the five love languages creates an entirely new way to touch the lives of the five million Americans who have Alzheimer’s, as well as their fifteen million caregivers. At its heart, this book is about how love gently lifts a corner of dementia’s dark curtain to cultivate an emotional connection amid memory loss.
The Unhuggables (E Sos)
Oliver is upset—very upset—and nothing his mother says makes him feel better. When she tries to give him a comforting hug, he rolls up into a tight ball like an armadillo and won’t let his mother near.
Author Kena Sosa captures the delicate dance between mother and child in this fun story about love and the power of hugs. This adorable children's book will delight animal lovers, kids, and parents alike!
Pete the Cat--Five Little Ducks
Number 1 New York Times bestseller James Dean turns it up in Pete the Cat’s cool adaptation of the classic children’s song “Five Little Ducks.”
Five little ducks went out to play, with one cool cat leading the way. Sing along with Pete the Cat in his groovy adaptation. Fans of Pete the Cat will love rocking out to this classic tune with a groovy twist in this fun picture book.
Unafraid (248.4 Ham)
You'd be hard-pressed to overstate the extent to which fear, anxiety, and worry permeate our lives today. Fear wreaks havoc on our relationships and communities. It leads us into making bad decisions. It holds us back from the very pursuits that promise fulfillment and joy.
Making matters worse, not a week goes by when some new threat or calamity isn't dominating the headlines. Why are there so many tragedies? we wonder. What will happen next?
Drawing on recent research, inspiring real-life examples, and fresh biblical insight, author Adam Hamilton shows how to untangle the knots we feel about disappointing others, failure, financial insecurity, loneliness, insignificance, and aging. Then he helps readers understand and counter fears related to such outsize perils as terrorism, death, and the apocalypse.