Some books are recognized by the church as “age-old classics.” Books like Augustine’s “Confessions” come to mind. Other books experience intense popularity, but their “shelf life” as best-sellers is short. Frank Peretti’s books like “This Present Darkness” sell like hotcakes for a few years but are soon lost to the dustbin of would-be classics. Another class of books include those that, though … [Read more...] about Good Books – August 2023 Recommendation
In John 17, Jesus asks his Father to sanctify--make holy his disciples by his truth. Truth is the primary means God uses to make believers more like Jesus. The main source of truth is the Scriptures and in fact, the profit of any other resources must be measured by how much it increases our love for God and his word. Christian Publishing is a big business and not all publishers are created equal. Because we all have limited time to read Christian books, each month, we will be highlighting one new book for our library. Each of these books are of exceptional quality and guaranteed to build up anyone who reads them. Feel free to stop by the library to check out any of the books featured here.
Did you know you probably have a church mailbox? The mailboxes are located in the church library, and were just updated! If you don't have a mailbox and would like one, please let Allisen in the church office know: 906.863.3212 // firstname.lastname@example.org. … [Read more...] about Mailbox Update
“Peacemakers are people who breathe grace.” That’s how Ken Sande opens his truth-driven and intensely helpful and practical book call “The Peacemaker.” Sande was a lawyer for years who became heartsick over all the cases he handled where believers were suing other believers. Out of that heartache, he drove himself to become well informed on what the bible teaches about how believers are to … [Read more...] about Good Books – July 2023 Recommendation
Good Books June 2023 - A Basic Guide to Interpreting the Bible by Robert Stein For this month’s “Good Books” selection, I happily submit Robert Stein’s book, “A Basic Guide to Interpreting the Bible.” I make no claims at being objective about this book or this author. Dr. Stein was my seminary professor in the science and art of interpreting the Bible and he brings unique gifts to this topic. … [Read more...] about Good Books – June 2023 Recommendation
RightNow Media launches this Sunday for North Shore Church! RightNow Media is the world’s largest streaming library of video Bible study resources. This extensive library has more than 20,000 videos taught by leaders like Francis Chan, J.D. Greear,, and many more. These Bible study videos can be used as part of a group study or for personal devotions. Many series include free discussion guides … [Read more...] about RightNow Media Launches this Sunday, May 21st!
Did you know we have mailboxes in the library? Make your way to the library this Sunday to clean out your mailbox! Any mail left in a mailbox after June 4th will be either sent to you, or will be hand delivered to you by Allisen in the following weeks. There are some exciting things happening with the library, and we need those mailboxes cleaned out. If you have any questions, … [Read more...] about Mailbox Clean-Up