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Christian Nonfiction

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Explore some of the Christian nonfiction titles available in our collection.

In My Grandmother's House: Black Women, Faith, and the Stories We Inherit by Yolanda Pierce
What if the most steadfast faith you'll ever encounter comes from a Black grandmother? A grandmother's theology carries wisdom strong enough for future generations. The Divine has been showing up at the kitchen tables of Black women for a long time. It's time to get to know that God.

Things that Matter: Overcoming Distraction to Pursue a More Meaningful Life by Joshua Becker, with Eric Stanford
Do you want to live a meaningful life – with very few regrets – and make a positive difference in the world? But is culture distracting you from doing so? Perhaps moments, days, and years go by without you stopping to ask yourself, “Am I living out my true purpose?” Discover how to overcome eight common distractions to build a meaningful, no-regrets life in this practical guide.

Defiant: What the Women of Exodus Teach Us About Freedom by Kelley Nikondeha
Looking back to the women of Exodus as well as to women around the world today, this book presents a paradigm for women that highlights the biblical mandate to join the liberation work in our world.

Serenity in the Storm: Living Through Chaos by Leaning on Christ by Kayleigh McEnany
International and domestic challenges are analyzed through the lens of faith.

Jesus Listens: Daily Devotional Prayers of Peace, Joy, and Hope by Sarah Young
When your days feel overwhelming and life has you anxious and stressed, you can find peace and hope in Jesus. In this new 365-day devotional prayer book you'll find confidence to come to God in all circumstances with short, heartfelt prayers based on Scripture.

God's Library: The Archaeology of the Earliest Christian Manuscripts by Brent Nongbri
While biblical scholars have expended much effort in their study of the texts contained within the earliest Christian manuscripts, there has been a surprising lack of interest in thinking about these books as material objects with individual, unique histories. They are three-dimensional archaeological artifacts with fascinating stories to tell, if we're willing to listen.

Unified: How our Unlikely Friendship Gives Us Hope for a Divided Country by Senator Tim Scott and Congressman Trey Gowdy
In a divided country desperate for unity, two sons of South Carolina show how different races, life experiences, and pathways can lead to a deep friendship – even in a state that was rocked to its core by the 2015 Charleston church shooting.

The True Jesus: Uncovering the Divinity of Christ in the Gospels by David Limbaugh
In this book, Limbaugh combines the four Gospel stories into a unified account (though not, he humbly admits, a perfect harmony) and guides readers on a faith journey through the Four Evangelists' testimonies of the life of Jesus Christ. Along the way, Limbaugh shares his insights on Jesus' words and deeds as well as His unique nature as fully human and fully divine.

Vintage Saints and Sinners: 25 Christians Who Transformed My Faith by Karen Wright Marsh
Saints are people too. The word saint conjures up images of superstar Christians revered for their spectacular acts and otherworldly piety. But when we take a closer look at the lives of these spiritual heavyweights, we learn that they also experienced struggle, doubt, and heartache.

Daily Readings from You Can You Will: 90 Devotions to Becoming a Winner by Joel Osteen
Joel Osteen shares eight undeniable qualities of winners that can help you to reach your potential and achieve new levels of success in your life. You are created to be a winner. Get these eight principles deep down on the inside and boldly go in the direction of your destiny.

The Ox-Herder and the Good Shepherd: Finding Christ on the Buddha's Path by Addison Hodges Hart
In the twelfth century, the Chinese Zen master Kakuan Shien produced the pictures, poems, and commentaries we know as the Ten Ox-Herding Pictures. They trace a universally recognizable path of contemplative spirituality, using the metaphor of a young ox-herder looking for his lost ox.

The Faith Club: A Muslim, a Christian, a Jew – Three Women Search for Understanding by Ranya Idliby, Suzanne Oliver, Priscilla Warner
This groundbreaking book about Americans searching for faith and mutual respect weaves the story of three women, their three religions, and their urgent quest to understand one another.

Audience: Adult Seniors
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