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The Way I Heard It
The Way I Heard It by
Call Number: D210 .R69 2019
Publication Date: 2019-10-01
"Emmy-award winning gadfly Mike Rowe presents a ridiculously entertaining, seriously fascinating collection of his favorite episodes from America's #1 short-form podcast, The Way I Heard It, along with a host of memories, ruminations, illustrations, and insights. It's a delightful collection of mysteries. A mosaic. A memoir. A charming, surprising must-read."--
Finding Jesus at the Border
Finding Jesus at the Border by
Call Number: BV 2695 .E4 F64 2020
Publication Date: 2020-04-21
"A beautifully written, well-researched, painfully moving book" Interweaving biblical narratives of border crossing and stories of immigrants journeying to the United States, Finding Jesus at the Border invites Christians to reconsider the plight of their neighbors and respond with compassion to the immigration crisis. Book jacket.
Social-Emotional Learning and the Brain : strategies to help your students thrive
Social-Emotional Learning and the Brain by
Call Number: LB 1072 .S68 2020
Publication Date: 2020-09-22
Today's teachers face a daunting challenge: how to ensure a positive school experience for their students, many of whom carry the burden of adverse childhood experiences, such as abuse, poverty, divorce, abandonment, and numerous other serious social issues. Spurred by her personal experience and extensive exploration of brain-based learning, author Marilee Sprenger explains how brain science--what we know about how the brain works--can be applied to social-emotional learning. Specifically, she addresses how to* Build strong, caring relationships with students to give them a sense of belonging.* Teach and model empathy, so students feel understood and can better understand others.* Awaken students' self-awareness, including the ability to name their own emotions, have accurate self-perceptions, and display self-confidence and self-efficacy.* Help students manage their behavior through impulse control, stress management, and other positive skills.* Improve students' social awareness and interaction with others.* Teach students how to handle relationships, including with people whose backgrounds differ from their own.* Guide students in making responsible decisions.Offering clear, easy-to-understand explanations of brain activity and dozens of specific strategies for all grade levels, Social-Emotional Learning and the Brain is an essential guide to creating supportive classroom environments and improving outcomes for all our students.
Business by design: applying God's wisdom for true success
Business by design: applying God's wisdom for true success by
Call Number: BV4596.B8 H27 2018
Publication Date: 2018-10-02
You don't need to quit your day job to serve God. Do you find it difficult to work with joy? Do you have a hard time with coworkers? Is your identity wrapped up in your job? Many Christian leaders struggle to bridge the gap between the sacred and the secular--particularly at work. Raymond Harris addressed this dilemma and found true success as one of the most prolific American architects. Business by Design draws upon biblical principles and life experiences to help you: avoid the swirl of busyness and develop an eternity-driven mind-set. exceed worldly standards and demonstrate generosity, compassion, forgiveness, and diligence. look beyond your own needs and use profits to promote God's kingdom. let go of feeling you're not doing enough for God and recognize your service to Him at work. The teachings and example of Jesus can transform your professional life and make you more effective in the workplace. Join your faith and work, and discover your ultimate purpose.
Who Is God?
Who Is God? by
Call Number: BS 544 .B385 2020
Publication Date: 2020-07-21
Internationally respected scholar Richard Bauckham offers a brief, engaging study of divine revelation in Scripture. He probes the deep meaning of well-known moments in the biblical story in order to address the key question the Bible is designed to answer: Who is God? Accessible for laypeople and important to scholars, this volume begins by exploring three key events in the Bible in which God is revealed: Jacob's dream at Bethel (the revelation of the divine presence), Moses at the burning bush (the revelation of the divine Name), and Moses on Mount Sinai (the revelation of the divine character). From there, Bauckham shows how the New Testament builds on these Old Testament passages by exploring three revelatory events in Mark's Gospel, events that reveal the Trinity: Jesus's baptism, transfiguration, and crucifixion.
Handbook on Hebrews Through Revelation
Handbook on Hebrews Through Revelation by
Call Number: BS 2775.53 .K67 2020
Publication Date: 2020-07-21
A leading evangelical scholar of the New Testament provides an easy-to-navigate resource for studying and understanding Hebrews through Revelation. Written with classroom utility and pastoral application in mind, this accessibly written volume summarizes the content of each major section of the biblical text to help students, pastors, and laypeople quickly grasp the sense of particular passages. The series, modeled after Baker Academic's successful Old Testament handbook series, focuses primarily on the content of the biblical books without getting bogged down in historical-critical questions or detailed verse-by-verse exegesis.
Higher Expectations by
Call Number: LA227.4 .B666 2020
Publication Date: 2020-08-25
How our colleges and universities can respond to the changing hopes and needs of society In recent decades, cognitive psychologists have cast new light on human development and given colleges new possibilities for helping students acquire skills and qualities that will enhance their lives and increase their contributions to society. In this landmark book, Derek Bok explores how colleges can reap the benefits of these discoveries and create a more robust undergraduate curriculum for the twenty-first century.