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New and Noteworthy: May 2009



CHURCH HISTORY
Edward J. Robinson. Show Us How You Do It — Marshall Keeble and the Rise of Black Churches of Christ. Tuscaloosa, Ala.: University of Alabama Press, 2008. 240 pages. $39.95.
Pioneering minister Marshall Keeble played a significant role in black — and white — Churches of Christ from 1931 until his death in 1968. Robinson, an Abilene Christian University Bible professor, details Keeble’s theology, reconstructs his ministry and explores his legacy both in the church and Keeble’s family.
BIBLE STUDY
Oliver E. Rogers. The Faith of Christ — The Relationship of Christ’s Faith, Our Faith and Salvation. Mustang, Okla.: Tate Publishing and Enterprises, 2008. 343 pages. $18.99.
Rogers, retired minister and current elder of the North Central Church of Christ in Bloomington, Ind., takes up an in-depth study of Romans 3:22 and Galatians 2:16, seeking to offer new insight into the debate over the role of faith and works in salvation. The book includes a forward by Jack P. Lewis.

MISSIONS
Tom Steffen and Lois McKinney Douglas. Encountering Missionary Life and Work — Preparing for Intercultural Ministry. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2008. 416 pages. $24.99.
Offering practical guidance for life and work on the mission field, Steffen of Biola University and Douglas of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School write for would-be or current missionaries and those who support them.
The book includes extensive references to other resources.
WOMEN
Sue Augustine. Sanity Secrets for Stressed-Out Women. Eugene, Ore.: Harvest House Publishers, 2009. 286 pages. $12.99.
Augustine, an author and motivational speaker, offers 25 tested ways to make life better-balanced and more fulfilling.
Starting with recognition of the problems, she moves to powerful solutions for the unique stresses faced by women.
The volume includes helpful Bible passages, charts and lists of immediate ways to face life’s stress.



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