New and Noteworthy, July 2015
José Antonio Fernández and Timothy Archer.A History of Churches of Christ in Cuba . Abilene, Texas: Herald of Truth Publications, 2015. 102 pages. $11.50.
Fernandez, who preaches for the Versalles Church of Christ in Matanzas, Cuba, and Archer, a bilingual minister in Texas, seek to unite believers on the island nation with their North American brethren. In Cuba, characterized by a mix of Roman Catholicism and Santeria, both ministers have worked to establish the New Testament church.
BLENDED FAMILIES The Smart Stepfamily Marriage
Ron L. Deal and David H. Olson. The Smart Stepfamily Marriage: Keys to Success in the Blended Family . Ada, Mich.: Bethany House Publishing, 2015. 256 pages. $15.99.
Deal, a popular speaker and author on stepfamilies, teams up with Olson, a family social science professor emeritus, to explore 16 keys to strengthening relationships based on remarriage.
The book includes a voucher for an online test, the Couple Checkup, developed by the authors for those married, engaged or dating.