New and Noteworthy – June 2008
Gary Holloway, Daily Disciple: A One-Year Devotional Guide. Abilene, Texas: Leafwood, 2008. 374 pages, $14.99. (877) 816-4455.
Holloway, associate director of the Center for Spiritual Renewal at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn., provides a daily spiritual guide that includes a psalm, Scripture, prayer and a meditation written by past leaders in the Stone-Campbell Movement.
Edward J. Robinson, A Godsend to His People: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Marshall Keeble. Knoxville, Tenn.: University of Tennessee Press, 2008. 146 pages, $39.95, (800) 621-2736.
This collection contains an edited edition of the writings of Keeble, thought to be the most influential of African-American evangelists in Churches of Christ. Robinson, history professor at Abilene Christian University in Texas, guides the reader through 70 years of a ministry that included 40,000 baptisms and 200 new congregations.
Keith Hodges, The Simon Peter Principles. Fort Worth: Star Bible, 2007. 138 pages, $14.97. (800) 433-7507.
Hodges, minister for the West Erwin church in Tyler, Texas, draws 13 leadership principles out of the apostle’s life.
Lynette Carnahan Gray, ed. Feasting on Assurance: A Fresh Anthology of Communion Contemplations. Collierville, Tenn.: IPublishing, 2007. 170 pages, $10.99.
This anthology features 36 authors presenting 52 communion meditations that can be used at the Lord’s Supper on Sunday morning or in one’s personal devotional life.
Ralph and Gladys Burcham, Vietnam: Triumphs and Tragedies, Our Mission Story. Fairfax, Va.: Xulon, 2007. 359 pages, $19.99.
The Burcham family served as missionaries in Saigon on and off from 1966 to 1975, including the height of the Vietnam War, and later helped scores of Vietnamese settle in the U.S. They tell the story of conversions while serving at an orphanage and international school along with the vivid drama of the fall of Saigon.