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With May comes a new month and three handpicked reads from our library to draw your attention to!


God In My Everything: How An Ancient Rhythm Helps Busy People Enjoy God | Ken Shigematsu

Learn how to live with the peace and presence of God in the midst of our hectic, busy lives.

Spiritual formation is more than just solitude and contemplative reflections. Spiritual formation happens in the everyday, in each and every moment of life.  For those caught up in the busyness of work, family, and church, it often feels like time with God is just another thing on a crowded to-do list.

Ken Shigematsu—award-winning author and pastor—will teach you simple rhythms to help you slow down and experience God in every part of your life. Through personal experiences, stories, and poetic and practical meditations, Ken shares spiritual practices that will help you learn how to have a richer, deeper connection with God, no matter your life situation or vocation.

In God in My Everything, discover how to create and practice a life-giving, sustainable rhythm in the midst of your demanding life. As you learn how to savor the presence of Jesus, you’ll find yourself more relaxed, more thankful, and more conscious of the Savior’s presence and provision than ever before.


Prayer: Finding the Heart's True Home | Richard Foster

A comprehensive, profound and immediately accessible book which opens the way for all to increase their understanding and develop their practice of prayer. Richard Foster explores the riches of the historical classics of prayer as well as his own personal experience and roots his teaching in scripture. No one who reads PRAYER will remain unmoved; all will find encouragement within its pages.


Live Fearless: A Call to Power, Passion, and Purpose | Sadie Robertson

Are you tired of the comparison game and trying to keep up? Are you worried that people will discover the real you and be disappointed? Sadie Robertson, New York Times bestselling author, has an important message for her generation: you don’t have to be held back by fear, anxiety, or loneliness anymore. In Live Fearless, Sadie takes you on a liberating journey out of fear and into freedom and a life of passion and purpose!

No matter who you are, where you come from, or what your fears are, freedom is available to you in Jesus. The Bible is full of encouraging verses and stories to equip and inspire you in your daily battle against your fears.

Sadie invites teens and young adults to

  • set aside fear, anxiety, and comparison so they can become the joy-filled person God created them to be

  • believe they are seen and known

  • recognize and resolve FEAR—False Evidence Appearing Real
  • be an agent of change by choosing compassion, connection, and acceptance


Happy Reading!