Core Christianity, Elmer Towns, 2007, 155 pages, $12.99, softcover. Towns lays out a basic examination of Christianity, focusing on equipping believers to succinctly explain their faith.
The New Testament (English Standard Version), 2007, 14 discs, $29.99, audiobook. A new recording of the English Standard Version of the New Testament. Narrated by Stephen Johnson, one of the foremost Bible narrators.
Baker Book House
Energy Zappers: Dealing with People Who Drain You Dry, Shaun Blakeney & Wallace Henley, 2007, 259 pages, $14.99, softcover. Blakeney and Henley attempt to teach pastors to turn draining relationships into healthy ones by looking at how Christ positively influenced others and shared real-world experiences of putting His principles into action.
The Jesus Way: A Conversation on the Ways that Jesus Is the Way, Eugene H. Peterson, 2007, 276 pages, $22.00, hardcover. Peterson continues the dialogue on spiritual theology from his other works in contrasting the incarnate "way of the Lord" in the life of Christ with the distorted paths the American church today has chosen to follow.
Church Administration: Programs, Process, Purpose, Robert N. Bacher & Michael L. Cooper-White, 2007, 335 pages, $25.00, hardcover. Provides pastors with sound advice on a host of issues related to modern-day church leadership, from conflict resolution to biblical authority to legal matters.
God's Answers for Today's Problems, Kay Arthur & Pete DeLacy, 2007, 107 pages, $7.99, softcover. Part of the New Inductive Study Series, this book provides insights into Proverbs in the format of a 13 week study. Designed to meet today's therapy-hungry society with the timeless truth of God's wisdom for living.
Heresies and How to Avoid Them: Why It Matters what Christians Believe, edited by Ben Quash & Michael Ward, 2007, 141 pages, $16.95, softcover. Examines ancient heresies regarding the nature of Christ, the Church, and Christian living, with the goal of keeping contemporary believers on guard against false teaching.
Ancient Christian Devotional: A Year of Weekly Readings, edited by Thomas C. Oden & Cindy Crosby, 2007, 291 pages, $17.00, softcover. A collection of 52 weekly readings that combines excerpts from the writings of the church fathers as found in the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture with a simple devotional format.
The Work of the Bivocational Minister, Dennis W. Bickers, 2007, 109 pages, $12.00, softcover. A thorough examination of the nature of bivocational ministry and its risks and rewards.
Living Ink Books
Protecting Your Teen from Disturbing Behavior, Lee Vukich & Steve Vandegriff, 2007, 126 pages, $12.99, softcover. Vukich and Vandegriff follow up their 2005 book, Disturbing Behavior: 53 Alarming Trends of Teens and How to Spot Them, with the treatment for the problems it addressed.
New Hope Publishers
Called and Accountable: Discovering Your Place in God's Eternal Purpose, Henry & Norman Blackaby, 2007, 217 pages, $19.99, hardcover. This father-son team delves into the meaning of God's calling upon our lives and what it means to live that out.
Starting a House Church: A New Model for Living out Your Faith, Larry Kreider & Floyd McClung, 2007, 185 pages, $12.99, softcover. Kreider & McClung discuss how the growing house church movement is tapping the desire of Christians to meet the needs of their communities in ways that traditional churches often don't.
Small Group Help Guides, 2007, 4 volumes (95 pages each), $7.99 each, softcover. This new series is designed to give churches the tools to start and maintain this vital ministry to their congregational life.
Second Chance, Second Act: Turning Your Messes into Successes, Robert Jeffress, 2007, 145 pages, $13.99, softcover. Jeffress shows that God is in the "business of redemption" and how He can transform your biggest mistakes into new beginnings for life, with the reminder that failure is not fatal.