Stanley – How good is good enough?

234 S

Author: Stanley, Andy
Title: How good is good enough? / Andy Stanley
Published: Sisters, Or. : Multnomah Publishers, c2003
Description: 94 p. ; 17 cm
Series: Lifechange books
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 93)
Summary: Find out now what’s wrong with the most popular theory about heaven — and what it really takes to get there.
Subjects (Topics): Christian life
ISBN: 1590522745

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Fryer – Reclaiming the “L” word

284.135 F

Author:     Fryer, Kelly A., 1961-
Title:     Reclaiming the “L” word : renewing the church from its Lutheran core / Kelly A. Fryer ; foreword by Timothy F. Lull
Published:     Minneapolis, MN : Augsburg Fortress, c2003
Description:     111 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Series:     Lutheran voices
Bibliography:     Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-96)

Summary: Where Lutheran Christians stand at the foot of the cross and where they are met by Jesus.  Shows where mission and the Lutheran theological tradition connect.  Fryer gives “5 Guiding Principles”:

  1. Jesus is Lord
  2. Everyone is welcome
  3. Love changes people
  4. Everybody has something to offer
  5. The world needs what we have.

As a result she offers “5 Strategic Behaviors”:

  1. Pray always
  2. Set people free
  3. Take action
  4. Expect surprises
  5. Be hopeful.

ISBN:    0806645962 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780806645964 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Subjects (Topics):    Lutheran Church — Doctrines
Mission of the church
Evangelistic work
Church renewal

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Gulley – Front porch tales

242 G

Personal Author: Gulley, Philip.
Title: Front porch tales / Philip Gulley.
Publication info: Harper Collins, c2001.
Physical description: 174 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Summary: Tender, hilarious newsletter essays of real-life moments filled with the important truths of everyday life.  Paul Harvey Jr. encouraged him years ago and writes the Foreward to this view of small town life by acclaimed author and PBS host, Gulley.  These are warm-hearted stories of family, faith, laughter, and love.
Personal subject: Gulley, Philip.
Subject term: Christian life–Anecdotes.
ISBN: 978-0-06-125230-3 : 11.99

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Sprinkle – Women who do too much

248.843 S

Author:     Patricia Houck Sprinkle
Title:         Women who do too much : how to stop doing it all & start enjoying your life
Publisher:     Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan, ©1992.
Subjects:    Women — Religious life.
Stress (Psychology) — Religious aspects — Christianity.

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Lerner – Daily affirmations for adult children of alcoholics

242.2 L

Author     Lerner, Rokelle.
Title     Daily affirmations : for adult children of alcoholics / [Rokelle Lerner].
Publisher     Deerfield Beach, Fla. : Health Communications, c1985.
Notes     Statement of responsiblility taken from the cover.
Includes index.
Description     372 p. : ill., port. ; 16 cm.
ISBN     0932194273 (pbk.)
Subjects     Alcoholism.
Devotional calendars.
Adult children of alcoholics.
Adult children of alcoholics — Conduct of life.

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Fossum – More we find in each other

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Author:    Fossum, Mavis.
Title:     The more we find in each other : meditations for couples / Mavis Fossum, Merle Fossum.
Publication Info.: New York, NY : HarperCollins, 1992.
Description: ix, 145 p. ; 16 cm.
Edition: 1st HarperCollins ed.
Note:     Includes index.
ISBN:    0062553143 (alk. paper)
Series: Hazelden meditations

Summary: Over one hundred meditations for couples.
Subjects: Twelve-step programs — Religious aspects — Meditations.
Spouses — Prayers and devotions.
Interpersonal relations — Religious aspects — Meditations.
Added Author: Fossum, Merle A.

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Extravagant grace

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Title:     Extravagant grace : devotions that celebrate God’s gift of grace / Patsy Clairmont … [et al.] ; Traci Mullins, general editor.
Published:     Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan Pub. House, c2000.Description     219 p. ; 19 cm.
Note:     At head of title: Women of Faith.
Summary: With their trademark blend of humor and wisdom, six bestselling Women of Faith* authors–Patsy Clairmont, Barbara Johnson, Marilyn Meberg, Luci Swindoll, Sheila Walsh, and Thelma Wells–shift their focus from joy to grace, the foundation of joy.

ISBN: 0-310-25436-1

Subjects (Topics): Christian women — Prayers and devotions.

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