November Recent Releases

Baker Books

Decoding the Church, Mapping the DNA of Christ’s Body, Howard A. Snyder with Daniel V. Runyon, 2002, 208 pages, $14.99, softcover. Provides theological analysis, biblical principles, and practical applications for understanding the structure and mission of today’s church and how it can transform the world.

Broadman & Holman Publishers

Reaching Your Kids: a  Team Strategy for Parents and  Youth Workers, Karen Dockery, 2002, 224 pages, $12.99, softcover. A new resource for helping youth workers and parents become more effective in reaching teens.

Faith, Form, and Time: What the Bible Teaches and Science Confirms About Creation and the Age of the Universe, Kurt P. Wise, 2002, 288 pages, $14.99, softcover. Covers the events of Creation Week, beginning with the heavens, the earth beneath, and moving on to organisms and finally man.

Christian Millennial History Project

The Christians: Their First Two Thousand Years, the Veil Is Torn, A.D. 30 to 70, Ted Byfield and Calvin Demmon, editors, 2002, 288 pages, $39.95, hardcover. Opening volume of a 15-volume set.

Crossway Books

When Morning Gilds the Skies, Hymns of Heaven and Our Eternal Hope, Joni Eareckson Tada, John MacArthur, Robert and Bobbie Wolgemuth, 2002, 128 pages, $19.99, hardcover. This is the fourth book in the Great Hymns of Our Faith Series. It features 12 beloved hymns and comes with a musical CD.

Repentance: the First Word of the Gospel, Richard Owen Roberts, 2002, 368 pages, $19.99, softcover. A comprehensive study of the theology of repentance, referencing both the Old and the New Testaments.

Love in Hard Places, D.  A. Carson, 2002, 208 pages, $14.99, softcover.  A guide to understanding what biblical forgiveness and biblical love look like in the painful situations of life.

Saved From What? R. C. Sproul, 2002, 128 pages, $14.99, hardcover. Gives a challenge to believers to understand God’s act of salvation so they will fully grasp the glory of being saved.

Eerdmans Publishing

Hannah’s Prayer and Its Answer, an Exposition for Bible Study, Ronald S. Wallace, 2002, 113 pages, $14.00, softcover. The writer transforms Hannah’s story and the entire narrative of 1 Samuel 1-7 into a satisfying, illuminating Bible study for individuals and groups.

Herald Press

A Healing Grief, Walking With  Your Friend  Through Loss, Sara Wengerd, 2002, 72 pages,  $11.99, softcover. Includes practical advice and suggestions at the end of each chapter for the grieving person or a guide for those walking with a friend through loss.

Integrity Publishers

God @ Ground Zero, How Good Overcame Evil…One Heart at a Time, Chaplain Ray Giunta, with Lynda Rutledge Stephenson, 2002, 224 pages, $14.99, softcover. A book of compelling stories from Ground Zero.

InterVarsity Press

Who Gives a R.I.P. About Sin?  Breaking Sin’s Death Grip on Your Life, Dr. Norm Wakefield, 2002, 138 pages, $10.00, softcover. The book gives a clear solid biblical strategy for dealing sin a deathblow in your life.

Steering Clear, Earl Wilson, 2002, 177 pages, $11.00, softcover. Provides a penetrating look at the slippery slope to moral failure, uncovering how our self-delusions can fuel ethical compromise.

Scribbling in the Sand: Christ & Creativity, Michael Card, 2002, 168 pages,  $16.00, hardcover.  With Jesus as the model, Card shows how understanding God’s creative imagination leads to a lifestyle of humility, obedience, and servanthood.

The Power of a City at Prayer: What Happens When Churches Unite for Revival, Mac Pier and Katie Sweeting, 2002, 192 pages, $12.00, softcover. This book shares prayer lessons learned in New York City—lessons from the past and present that apply to any city.

Kregel Publications

The Virgin Birth: a Biblical Study of the Deity of Jesus Christ, Robert Gromacki, 2002, 240 pages, $13.99, softcover. Beginning with a fundamental doctrinal summary of the Trinity, Gromacki then considers the primary passages in both Testaments addressing the virgin birth and the deity of Christ.

A Gallery of Grace: 12 New Testament Pictures of the Christian Life, Warren W. Wiersbe, 2002, 174 pages, $10.99, softcover. Using twelve symbolic pictures of common things from the New Testament, the believer is reminded that the Christian life is not intended to be lived as a mundane, day-to-day existence.

A Different Kind of Laughter: Finding Joy and Peace in the Deep End of Life,  Andy Cook, 2002, 159 pages, $10.99, softcover.  Everyday life can steal your laughter in a hurry, and when it throws its worst at you, joy is the first casualty.

A Box of Delights: An A-Z of the Funniest, Wisest, and Most Poignant Stories, Proverbs, Jokes, and One-Liners, J. John & Mark Stibble, 2002, 223 pages, $12.99, softcover. 

Kress Publications

Notes for the Study and Exposition of 1st John, Eric E. Kress, 2002, 151 pages, $14.99, softcover.  A book of reference notes that have been divided into sermon-sized pieces to facilitate preaching, teaching, and studying through the Epistle of 1st John.

Navpress

Sticking Up for What I Believe,  Answers to the Spiritual Questions Teenagers Ask, Gwendolyn Mitchell Diaz, 2002, 171 pages, $12.00, softcover. Answers tough questions like “Can you prove there’s a God?” “Is the Bible True?” and “Is there really a heaven?”

Servant Publications

Read Your Bible One Book at a Time, Woodrow Kroll, 2002, 150 pages, $9.99, softcover.  This book includes informative introductions to each book of the Bible, reading plans that you can follow, and estimates of how long it will take to read through each book.

Winepress Publishing

A Whisper Revival—Our Only Option, Timothy Williams, 2002, 158 pages, $10.95, softcover. A thorough examination of what revival is and what it is not.

Zondervan

Your First Two Years in Youth Ministry, a Personal and Practical Guide to Starting Right, Doug Fields, 2002, 304 pages, $14.99, softcover. A book about making good choices so you’ll survive and become a healthy youth worker for the long haul, no matter what your role—volunteer or lead youth worker.

Bible Prophecy for Blockheads: A User-Friendly Look at the End Times, Douglas Connelly, 2002, 256 pages, $14.99, softcover. Connelly starts with the basics and keeps it simple and clear every step of the way to help readers sort things out with respect to God’s plan for the future.