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New and Noteworthy, November 2014


“Thoughts from the Mound.”

Jeff A. Jenkins. Thoughts from the Mound . Bowie, Texas: Start2Finish Books, 2014. 206 pages. $12.99

Culled from the author’s blog, this book presents winsome thoughts on varied topics, with a scripted prayer at the end of each entry. 

Chapters are focused but supported with many Scripture references. 
Jenkins has preached for the Lewisville Church of Christ in Texas for 10 years.


Steve Cordle, A Closer Walk with Jesus .
Nashville, Tenn.: 21st Century Christian, 2014. 122 pages. $8.99

This 13-chapter study is geared toward adult Christians wishing to deepen their spiritual maturity. 
Written by a graduate of Bear Valley Bible Institute of Denver, topics include prayer, the tongue and trials. Each chapter ends with a suggested prayer and discussion questions — making it suitable for group study. 
BIBLE STUDY “Providence: The Silent Sovereignty of God.”

Cecil May Jr. Providence: The Silent Sovereignty of God
Nashville, Tenn.: Gospel Advocate Co., 2014. 127 pages. $9.99.  

May, a longtime minister for Churches of Christ, reknowned church scholar and a dean emeritus of Faulkner University, discusses God’s work among mankind under the New Covenant. Originally written as a Bible study series for churches, numerous requests for the series resulted in its publication, he writes.

MEMOIR “My Day to Die: Running for My Life.”
Serge Gasore with Patsy Watson. My Day to Die: Running for My Life
Bloomington, Ind.: Archway Publishing, 2014. 155 pages. $13.99.

A survivor of the Rwandan genocide of 1994, Gasore won a track scholarship to Abilene Christian University in Texas, where he experienced peace, healing and conversion to Christianity. Now married and pursuing a master’s, he and his wife founded a nonprofit that provides medical care for children in Rwanda.

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