Read a book!
No single ministry resource has the potential of defining discipleship for a congregation than that of a church library ministry.
While church visionaries reinvent Sunday school, devise alternative Bible study tactics or exploit the various forms of technology to get the gospel message out, the simple biblical declaration in 2 Timothy 3:16-17, could never be overshadowed by innovation. The value of growing spiritually through reading has never been more important.
“All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works” (2 Tim. 3:16-17)
St. Andrew’s has been blessed with a dedicated library team that has worked diligently to build up a wonderful church library.
Our library is a vital part of our church, and filled with an excellent range of . . . . .
- study resources
- children’s materials
- best selling Christian fiction
- books for spiritual nourishment & growth
BONHOEFFER Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy
by Eric Metaxas
Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a Lutheran pastor and author, was one of a small number of dissidents and saboteurs who worked to dismantle the Third Reich from inside. In this biography, Eric Mataxas looks at both aspects of Bonhoeffer’s life – the theologian and the spy – and shows Bonhoeffer’s incredible moral courage in the face of evil. Bonhoeffer decided to leave the safety of the United States and return to Hitler’s Germany – a decision which ended up costing him his life.
The Great Divide
by T. Davis Bunn
If you like the legal courtroom drama style of John Grisham, then you will enjoy the writing of T. Davis Bunn. This story, The Great Divide, centres around the disappearance of an American girl in China when she goes there to investigate the dubious practices of a company that manufactures sportswear. The lawyer who takes on the case is experiencing some great personal losses and is trying to rebuild himself. He learns a lot about himself as the story unfolds.