New and Noteworthy, November 2010
Mike O’Neal. An Angel’s View: Encountering God through the Stories of the Heavenly Hosts. Nashville, Tenn.: 21st Century Christian, 2010. 239 pages. $12.99.
O’Neal, a NASA engineer for 31 years, discusses the world of angels upsetting much of what popular culture says about divine beings. A part-time preacher for the East Orange Church of Christ in Orlando, Fla., he considers angels in light of the holiness, love, justice and sovereignty of God.
C. Philip Slate. Lest We Forget: Mini-Biographies of Missionaries from a Bygone Generation. Winona, Miss.: J.C. Choate Publications, 2010. 123 pages. $8.
Slate, a former missionary to the United Kingdom and longtime missions professor, received a poster in the 1970s with 84 photos of missionaries who served in Japan, Brazil, Africa, Hawaii and many more locales. Slate spent years researching the missionaries and presents short biographies of their lives.
Lula Rampey. Where He Leads Me I Will Follow: The Story of Maurice and Marie Hall. Garden Grove, Calif.: Wordbyrd Publishing, 2010. 196 pages. $20 (donation).
Rampey, a longtime friend of Maurice and Marie Hall, pens a tribute to the couple, detailing their lives as the driving force behind the World Christian Broadcasting ministry. The book is free with a $20 donation to the Franklin, Tenn.-based radio ministry. For more information, contact www.worldchristian.org.
Richard S. Lytle. Abandon the Ordinary: Building a Distinctive Leadership Brand in Business, Family and Church. Abilene, Texas: ACU Press/Leafwood Publishers, 2010. 224 pages. $19.99.
Lytle, dean of the College of Business Administration at Abilene Christian University, presents a down-to-earth plan on leading in a complex global society by developing distinctive, personal branding. The book focuses on four principles: perspective, position, power and promise.